When I was in high school I used to watch a lot of horror movies. I also used to go to any Halloween or county fair haunted house I came across. My favorite scary movie was “The Changeling” which involved a house haunted by the ghost of a boy who drowned there. I can’t remember the rest of the plot, but I do remember it scared the bejeezus out of me and yet I loved it. Fast forward many years later and you could not […]
I am not a connoisseur of the romance genre but will occasionally pick up a book that I have seen recommended somewhere (or that is free for kindle). With all of the Bridgerton hype on Netflix, I figured I would read some of the books before I delved into the show. Also, I like historical fiction. So I checked out of my local library the first three books in the series. This review will cover all three books. Warning: spoiler alert. I really liked these […]
Thank you Justin The Chancellor Ferguson for my gift! I cannot wait to get into some good mysteries this winter.
I am a huge fan of mystery and spy novels, so when I saw this in a Free Little Library I picked it up based on the title alone. I then read the blurb on the back of the book from a NY Times review which called Littell the American John Le Carré. I don’t like Le Carré’s work (based on the two books of his that I have read), so it took me a while to decide I was going to read this anyway […]
BINGO PANDEMIC I don’t know why I chose to read this book during a pandemic that already had me on edge. Maybe because it had been on my bedside table for so long that I decided its turn had come. Maybe because I was looking for something besides the usual mystery escapism I had been reading. Either way, I am glad I read this, even though as a parent of middle schoolers, it terrified me. Ms. Fagell is a school counselor at a well known […]