Good book and a quick read. An interesting story of a girl who whole life is falling apart so she decides to move and start over. Unfortunately her life, initially, does not get any better once she moves and she must learn how to deal with a life that is not perfect.
This story follows a 16-year-old girl through a very difficult time in her life. This book is dark and somewhat depressing when you read all the turmoil that happens in one girl's life. This is not a feel good book so if you are not in the mood for an intense story, then I would not recommend reading this right now, wait until you are in the right mood.
Bo Forrester continues to find himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. It begins by a police officer finding a dead body in the trunk of his cab and escalates from there. This book had me interested the entire time, trying to figure out "who done it." A very good read.
This intense book tells the story of one family's struggle with the mental illness of a daughter. This book was very interesting and well written. I would caution, however, this is not a feel good book and if you are not in the mood for an intense read I would wait on this one until you are.
A short introduction to the first full novel of the The Balancer Chronicles. Two members of a secret society that keeps tabs on "mythical" beings confirms that balancers, beings who keep the other mythical creatures in check, do in fact exist. This knowledge, however, could potentially put their lives in danger. This definitely has me interested in the first full novel.
After Ariel's best friend goes missing she withdraws from life. Once school begins again; however, she is forced to rejoin her peers and makes friends with two new kids in school, Theo and Henry. While Ariel is trying to reacclimate herself she also discovers that she is able to see ghosts. This discovery takes her on an interesting ride. This was a great book and I look forward to reading the next book in the series.
When Kelly finds out that her father, who see never knew, has passed away she must travel to Wisconsin to settle his estate. What happens during those 6 short day at a cottage on the lake changed who she was forever. A quick read and a great story.
The murder of a young man have the police searching for his killer. The police keep searching for his killer even when the case gets cold and leads to an interesting story of a group of men who served together in the Vietnam War.
Jonathan Rupret is a Parking Enforcement officier who is unlikely selected to join the Drug Task Force to bring down a group known as R.A.C.E. Jon, an interesting character, seems to have no real direction in his life and is completely out of league with the Drug Task Force. Through a series of missteps Jon does help with the tracking of R.A.C.E. though it is by sheer luck.
Sam Banter is a detective who has been assigned a cold case in the hopes that she will receive a promotion. A single mom of Maryann, a good kid but somewhat of a loner, has been assigned the case of a child who was murdered and whose killer was never brought to justice. Clarence Hynes was committed to a mental institution and is haunted by demons that no one knows about. During the course of Sam's investigation she finds herself relying on Clarence to help solve her case and in the process Maryann ends up helping Clarence. This book was a quick and enjoyable read with an interesting story line. I would definitely recommend this book.
When successful businessman, Jonathan, discovers that his wife has early onset Alzheimer's disease, he decides to dedicate himself to helping others just as his wife always has. Jonathan's take on helping others is a bit different from his wife's. He doesn't believe that anything should be just simply given but rather earned because people fully appreciate gifts when they have truly earned them. The people Jonathan picks have asked for something, help with a college education, visiting a spouse's grave or even surgery for an ailing cat, but holds them to a task that they have offered in return for help. This interesting take on helping others made for a very interesting story and just goes to show that if people want something bad enough, they will do almost anything to get it. I would definitely recommend this book.
Reginald must tell his life story before he dies. Reginald had a hard life as a child but just when things seem to be turning around the murder of his foster parent sets into motion a series of events no one could ever have predicted. From being abducted to being forced into a war as a young teenager, Reginald saw things he was much to young to see and some things he would never be able to explain. There were interesting elements of this book that tied into the first book of the series; however, I look forward to seeing where this series it leading.
Joseph Dean takes his son on a journey to explain where he came from and why he was brought to this world. Through this short story, Joseph explains to his son that moments before he was to kill himself, a stranger arrives with an offer of a job. With nothing else but death to consider, Joseph takes the job and begins the decades long job of discovering what happened to Gaia. A very interesting book which makes me curious to see what happens in the next installment.
Dawn has always seen visions but her mother wants her to ignore them. After moving to a new town and a new school, Dawn meets two other girls who share her gifts. They introduce her to Serina, a woman who helps Dawn enhance her abilities. While Dawn is excited to feel accepted and learn about her gifts, there is something about Serina that doesn't feel quite right. Dawn must figure out Serina's plan before more people get hurt. A quick read and a very good book.
The story of Renee, a young girl who finds herself pregnant and unmarried. Doing the "right" thing she marries at sixteen and lives with her abusive husband and young son. Renee's story tells the trials of a young girl who has everything going against her and how she deals with the struggles of feeling like her life is never going to get any better
Ephram Korban's mansion was transformed into an artist's retreat after his death and a group of artists have been invited to spend 6 weeks there. Mason, a sculptor, and Anna, a paranormal investigator dealing with terminal cancer, are among those making the trek to this getaway that has no electricity and appears to be a throwback to the old days. Shortly aftering arriving at the mansion, Anna, Mason and the others find that strange things are happening, things they can't explain. The group must fight the evil spirits that reside in Korban mansion in order to make it out alive. A very good book, I would definitely recommend it.