Book Review: The Dreamers

You crave sleep—desperately. Your eyelids are heavy, threatening to shut from the weight of your exhaustion. But you can’t allow your eyes to close. This unidentifiable disease is spreading fast, and you’re afraid you won’t ever wake up. Karen Thompson Walker’s masterful The Dreamers, tells the story of a strange …

The Woman in the Window

You’re home alone. But you can’t leave. No one is stopping you but you, but the thought of opening that door and stepping outside makes your heart race. Beads of sweat start to form and your breathing gets shallow. So what happens when you see something through your window that …

The Immortalists

We are constantly told to live life to the fullest. Live. Love. Laugh. Now. But do we do this every day? Do we grab life by the lapels and shake it for all it’s worth? Probably not. Why? Because life gets busy. The dog needs walking. The kids need feeding. …

Out of Control

J.L. Butler’s Mine is a tense and gripping psychological thriller that brings into focus the delights and dangers of a complicated and volatile romantic relationship. Francine Day is a divorce lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder who falls in love and is thus catapulted into a tempestuous relationship with her rich, …

Same Old, Same Old

What happens to us when we die? It’s the burning question, the one that must be answered. The one we cannot answer ourselves. Mitch Albom expands on his answer to this question in his novel The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, the sequel to The Five People You Meet …

Double Vision

5 out of 5 stars Cassie Maddox finds herself staring at her own face, lifeless in the corner of an abandoned cottage in the Irish countryside. Crime scene photographers are snapping shots of her unfocused eyes and techs are analyzing every inch of her cold skin. Out of all the …