Happy Halloween everyone! This is one of my favorite times of year. I love a good horror story and all the scary movies (which sadly I have not been able to watch one yet). October continues to be a slow month for reading, but I did manage three books.

How Could She – This has been one of the most disappointing books I have read this year. Just reading the summary I would have thought this book was for me. So many times I am looking for books with characters similar in age to me, and I thought this would meet a ton of categories for me. Sadly, this was definitely not that book. What we got was a story about 3 superficial women, who could not care about anybody but themselves.

Bowies Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David Bowie’s Life – This was such a joy to read. I always knew David Bowie was a reader, but to get such insight to his favorite books felt like getting into this mastermind’s head. Bonus for each book, the author does provide a song and a comparable book to read. Lot’s of classics, but a lot of new books to add to your TBR list. Publication Date, November 12, 2019

Imaginary Friend – This book comes in just over 700 pages and took me 8 days to read. I was looking for that “spooky” story leading into Halloween, and yes, it ticked that box. Reviews have been mixed on this one, but I was bought in from the beginning. I savored every chapter. I never saw the ending coming. And will filling that niche that needed right now, it also provided a very important story about Mental Illness.

Hope you all get your fill of spooky books this week, if that is what you like. Stay safe and warm.

Posted by:Lauren A.

You really can say I am an obsessed reader as I read 200-300 books per year. I love Literary Fiction, Memoirs (I don't really care what kind), Mysteries and Thrillers. Once in awhile I will thrown in some YA and Romance. When I am not reading, I am a Sales Engineer for a software company, and I take care of my three cats with my husband. I love music, which my college degree is in. Looking forward to share my thoughts on all things reading.

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