| Checked Out: October Book Review- Suspense Showdown |

I am not usually one to read mystery books or scary, suspenseful thrillers- I preferred ‘The Boxcar Children’ and Judy Blume to Nancy Drew and ‘Goosebumps’ growing up, and those preferences have stayed with me. I remember opening up Stephen King’s “Desperation” at the young age of 11, reading the first chapter, and having nightmares […]

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| Checked Out: January Book Review II- More Than You Know |

It’s a cold, snowy night in Virginia and I am compelled to cozy up with a blanket and jot down a few thoughts about the book I just finished, “More Than You Know,” by Beth Gutcheon. The story unfolds in Dundee, Maine; An old woman confides in the reader immediately by declaring an eery revelation: […]

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