“Private Life” by Jane Smiley ★★★

  Private Life primarily follows the life of Margaret Mayfield spanning her life in the generation following the Civil War up to World War II. After the childhood deaths of two of her brothers and the resulting depression and suicide of her father, a doctor who blamed himself for not being able to save everybody, … Continue reading “Private Life” by Jane Smiley ★★★

“From the Corner of His Eye” by Dean Koontz ★★★

This is my first Koontz. The suspense started off so well with murder, rape, personal tragedy, and surprising ties between different characters. We were able to see inside the mind of a sociopathic serial killer, reading his thoughts and seeing his paranoia increase along with his ego. There were some humorous asides as the killer … Continue reading “From the Corner of His Eye” by Dean Koontz ★★★