Tag Archives: psychology

Mind Games, by Kiersten White

Two sisters with psychic powers. A mysterious and dangerous school. Both sisters trying to protect and save each other though one is blind and one is psychologically traumatized by what she’s forced to do. I only found out recently that … Continue reading

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Oathbringer, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Since this book is third in a ten-book series and is over 1200 pages long, a synopsis would pretty much be the size of a full review. I’ll just skip it, and if you’re interested in one, GoodReads has a tidy … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 5K Anxiety

Last Saturday, I was supposed to participate in my first 5K since moving back to Texas this summer. The 5K was to benefit the Animal Defense League, a no-kill animal shelter that I love (and where we got our first … Continue reading

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The Child Finder, by Rene Denfeld

Naomi is known as the “child finder” because she specializes in locating missing children. She has a connection with those children, because she was once a lost child herself. The time before she was found is a blank, though – … Continue reading

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Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta

Eve Fletcher is a divorced single mom whose only son has just gone off to his freshman year of college. As she struggles with empty nest syndrome, she finds herself addicted to internet smut, while simultaneously taking a class in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Brain-dead

Once upon a time, in the dim recesses of my past: April 2003. I’ve just passed my 24th birthday. I have two boys at home, one that’s 2.5 years old and one that’s not quite a year. I’m working as … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism, by Grady Hendrix

Sophomore year, 1988, and a stupid girls’ night out changes everything for Abby and her best friend Gretchen. Gretchen just doesn’t seem to be herself anymore, and the changes in her go from disturbing to worse. Soon Abby has to … Continue reading

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