Book Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Summary:Jules Larsen applies for a job that has very specific stipulations. No visitors, no talking to other guests, no overnights away from the apartment; all Jules has to do is basically live in the apartment and she will receive a large weekly salary. Jules is stuck in a place where she doesn't have much of …

Book review: The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

Summary: Ellen O'Farrell has not had much luck with love in her life. Professionally, she is a professional hypnotherapist working out of her home, but personally she still was looking for love. Ellen meets Patrick at the beginning of the novel and is happy with where the relationship is heading. He is a widowed single …

Book review: Mine by Courtney Cole

Summary: During a fierce Florida hurricane, Tessa opens her husband's iPad to find inappropriate photos of a much younger woman. Her husband, Ethan, is stuck in another city due to the hurricane. Tessa wonders what to do and lures the younger woman, Lindsey, over to their house in the midst of the hurricane. They are …

Book Review: Only Ever Her by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Summary: Annie Taft's wedding is just a few days away, but Annie has disappeared. Everything was prepared for this to be a perfect southern wedding in her South Carolina town. Why did Annie vanish? Were there second thoughts? Did it have anything to do with the fact that her mother's supposed killer was being released …

Book Review: Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton

Summary: Lisa Morton takes the readers through the past hundreds of years to explore how the world has celebrated Halloween and how the Celtic celebration of Samhain in addition to All Souls' Day in the Catholic religion helped to shape Halloween in America. Many aspects of Halloween are considered such as horror movies, haunted houses, …

Book review: The Night Before by Wendy Walker

Summary: Laura and Rosie are sisters but couldn't be any more different. Laura has never had much luck in her love life. Rosie is married with a family living in a stable home in Connecticut. Laura works in the busy setting of New York City in the world of Wall Street. After Laura has another …

Book Review: Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

Summary:Harriet and Charlotte have been best friends, although Harriet remains a bit more secretive about her own personal life. Charlotte is asked to watch her best friend's daughter at the school fair. Charlotte is a little overwhelmed at the fair, but tries to watch all the children as well as she can. Soon she realizes, …

TBR (To Be Read) for October 2019

Can you believe it is almost October??! September flew by. I had a great September passing 50 books for 2019. Our trip to Napa definitely helped giving me time to read on the plane to California and back! I finished the following books (reading and listening on Audible) with reviews pending: Date Night by Samantha …

Book Review: The Last Time I Saw You by Liv Constantine

Summary: Dr. Kate English grew up in a wealthy family and has grown up to have the perfect life. She has a handsome husband and an adorable daughter. She lives in a beautiful home and has a successful career. Kate's perfect life is abruptly halted when her mother is murdered in her own home. Kate …

Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Summary: Alicia is the wife of a wealthy photographer who seems to be living the perfect life. One evening when he gets home, Alicia shoots him five times and then stops speaking.  Alicia becomes a patient at the Grove in seclusion from the public eye. Theo Faber is a psychotherapist who has a special interest …