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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day


    

AJ has had this book for some time, I forget when and where he go it. It’s a great book to read every so often.

Amazon Summary:

The perennially popular tale of Alexander’s worst day is a storybook that belongs on every child’s bookshelf.

Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair.
And it got worse…
His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV!

AJ’s Review:

Alexander is having a bad day. His brothers are mean to him. His mommy and daddy yelled at him. He wants to go away where people are nice to him. Sometimes I have bad days and I don’t like them. But Mommy and Daddy still love me. I still love them. 

Mommy’s Review:

A classic book that will always teach kids it’s okay to have a bad day. It’s okay for things to not go the way you want. The next day things might get better.

The one major thing lacking in this book is the mom or dad hugging Alex. There’s no acknowledgement of Alexander having a bad day, but still being loved and cared for. There’s no understanding from his parents that it’s okay to make mistakes and get in trouble, it’s okay be be angry. There’s no reassurance that tomorrow will be a better day. 

AJ actually asked why his mommy didn’t hug him and tell him she loves him to the moon and back. I thought it was a valid question. What do you think about that? 

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Goodreads Summary: Saving Grace

Grace and Ted Chapman are widely regarded as the perfect literary power couple. Ted is a successful novelist and Grace, his wife of twenty years, is beautiful, stylish, carefree, and a wonderful homemaker. But what no one sees, what is churning under the surface, is Ted’s rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted’s longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. She finds herself in need of help but with no one to turn to…until the perfect new assistant shows up out of the blue.  To the rescue comes Beth, a competent young woman who can handle Ted and has the calm efficiency to weather the storms that threaten to engulf the Chapman household. Soon, though, it’s clear to Grace that Beth might be too good to be true. This new interloper might be the biggest threat of all, one that could cost Grace her marriage, her reputation, and even her sanity.  With everything at stake and no one to confide in, Grace must find a way to save herself before it is too late.

My Review 3 Stars 

WTF? So Ted can have his rants and treat his wife like sh*t, but when she starts acting like anything but prefect he wants her to see a doctor. I know Beth was tricking him, but seriously Ted? You are an arrogant, ignorant, jerk! 

Grace, being perfect doesn’t keep you safe or happy. Letting your husband treat you like crap behind closed doors doesn’t make you perfect. Perhaps if she had a backbone and stood up to her damn husband then she would have time to do her things and time for herself. 

I had to keep fast forwarding the CD, some parts just dragged and I wanted it to end. While I was hoping for a “Happy Ending” I also wanted it over. While some parts were exciting, there were many parts that dragged. 

Has that ever happened to you? You wanted a book over and kept skipping pages just wishing it would end. 

Highlight for spoilers (((((Grace tries to go to Ted but he’s so under Beth’s spell, it’s pathetic. He let Beth steal all their money. Eventually Beth leaves him to go on to the next victim. He begs Grace to take him back and you think she does….but she finally comes to her sense. Did you really think she wanted you back after you not only treated her like crap but put her through hell? WOOOOHOOOO Take that you f&cktard Ted.

Grace goes back to Patrick and they live a happy life.

Really sad that her own daughter didn’t believe her. But Claire was clearly spoiled and thought her parents lived a perfect life. Glad that she finally came to her senses. 

Beth who is now Liz, moves on to her next victim…sickening. I would be blogging, Facebooking, and Tweeting away about Beth. I would want the world to know her face and what she did. Seriously, so one wants revenge or to make her pay? The mom before Grace, had her kids taken away…she’s going to do the same to this new family. I want to cry as she says to the next mom, “I will be changing your life.”))))

 

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Goodreads Summary: Crazy Love You

Falling in love can feel like a dream…or a living nightmare.

Darkness has a way of creeping up when Ian is with Priss. Even when they were kids, playing in the woods of their small Upstate New York town, he could feel it. Still, Priss was his best friend, his salvation from the bullies who called him “loser” and “fatboy”…and from his family’s deadly secrets.

Now that they’ve both escaped to New York City, Ian no longer inhabits the tortured shell of his childhood. He is a talented and successful graphic novelist, and Priss…Priss is still trouble. The booze, the drugs, the sex—Ian is growing tired of late nights together trying to keep the past at bay. Especially now that he’s met sweet, beautiful Megan, whose love makes him want to change for the better. But Priss doesn’t like change. Change makes her angry. And when Priss is angry, terrible things begin to happen…

Lisa Unger never disappoints with her twisted books and endings…this will be good! I can’t figure out if Priss is real, in his mind, or a ghost…so intriguing. 

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The Bully from the Black Lagoon


    

We bought through the Scholastic Reading Club at our school. Click HERE to check it out. Does your school have one? What books have you bought your kid(s)?

Amazon Summary:

Hubie has heard there’s a new kid in school. His name is Butch Pounder, and he is rumored to be a mean bully! Did Butch really beat up the football team and eat the teacher’s pet at his last school?

Hubie thinks he’ll end up in the nurse’s office, when he finally runs into Butch. But, of course, Hubie’s imagination has run away from him again! All Butch wants is a new friend to show him around school, and Hubie is just who he needed!

AJ’s Review:

He thinks the new kid is going to beat him up, eat him, and throw him away. He is scared of the bully. Bullies are not nice, but he’s not a bully. He’s a good guy and wants to be friends. I’m nice to everyone and like to make friends. 

Mommy’s Review:

Very cute book about a boy who misunderstands what he hears about the new kid or hears rumors. Hubie works himself into a frenzy thinking of horrific and devastating things the bully can do to him. In the end, the new kid is nothing like what he heard he would be…he’s jut a new kid looking to make friends. 

Teaches a great lesson…never judge someone before you meet them. 

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Goodreads Summary: Three Wishes

Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful thirty-three-year-old triplets, seem to attract attention everywhere they go. Whenever they’re together, laughter, drama, and mayhem seem to follow. But apart, each is very much her own woman, dealing with her own share of ups and downs.
Lyn has organized her life into one big checklist, juggling the many balls of work, marriage, and motherhood with expert precision, but is she as together as her datebook would have her seem? Cat has just learned a startling secret about her marriage–can she bring another life into her very precarious world? And can free-spirited Gemma, who bolts every time a relationship hits the six-month mark, ever hope to find lasting love?
In this wise, witty, hilarious new novel, we follow the Kettle sisters through their thirty-third year, as they struggle to survive their divorced parents’ dating each other, their technologically savvy grandmother, a cheating husband, champagne hangovers, and the fabulous, frustrating life of forever being part of a threesome.
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My Review 5 Stars 

WOW…a bunch of twists and turns…some I expected, others I didn’t. While it’s nice to read a book with a happy ending, it’s great to read books with REAL endings. Not everything is perfect, life doesn’t go the way you expect, sometimes you NEVER get that happy ending. Sometimes what is you get is WAY BETTER than what you every expected. A MUST READ.

LOVE LOVE LOVE the comments from people who witnessed this family in their outings…really gave an extra dimension to this book.  \

Highlight for spoilers (((((While Cat is a selfish b%tch, I felt for her. Going through infertility and suffering the loss of miscarriages changes who you are. Yes, you really do just want to stay in bed and never get up. There were days I prayed I would just sleep forever and never have to get up. It breaks my heart that she created a nursery thinking she would get Gemma’s baby and now that dream is gone. has to see her sisters become moms and never get to experience it. Though she can do it on her own! She has the power. The future is bright for her, she WAS following Dan’s dreams, now she can make her own…she is on her way to an awesome life. 

I hope Dan and the Angela mistakenly use super glue instead of lubrication, they have to go to the ER, it ends up on Youtube, and have irreversible damage!

I am so happy for Gemma, she came out of a secret abusive relationship, and finally found love. She’s not the stupid one as her sisters paint her out to be. So glad she’s with Charlie and they have a family. I hope she gets her four kids that her 14 year old self wanted. 

So happy Lynn is finally realizing what a wonderful life she has. So happy she’s asking for help and living her life on her terms! ))))

 

Goodreads Summary: Die Again

Boston Detective Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to procure and stuff for a high-profile museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard’s kill. Rizzoli follows the puzzling trail of clues all the way to Botswana, where she uncovers the unsolved mystery of a deadly camping safari four years prior. When she realizes the two cases are connected, Rizzoli must track down the sole survivor of the tragic trip to discover who—or what—is behind these gruesome deaths.

My Reviews 5 STARS

OMG…so glad to have gone back into Rizzoli and Isle’s world….I so missed them. I pray that Tess Gerritsen will write another…I NEED MORE!

I was so wrong on all my theories…and the kicker is that there were two or three clues right in our faces, but like the detectives I missed it too! Love when a book truly has me stumped…such great writing.

A MUST READ!!!

Highlight for spoilers (((I really thought it was Richard, I thought he set up the whole thing to not only get rid of Millie but to fulfill a sick fantasy. Nope, I was WRONG. It was Elliot, well not the real Elliot. It was the big cat guy at the zoo! He met Elliot on the plane to Africa, befriended him, killed him and set up to kill everyone on the hunting trip.

Poor Millie survived the jungle, she thought she was running from Johnny and the whole time he REALLY was trying to save her. He loved her and she broke his heart. She spent all this time in fear of him and now she has to spend her life knowing if they walked off together he might have survived…talk about survivor’s guilt.

I am so glad she got the closure she needed and is now the hero!

I hope Elliot shot Richard, but let him live to have the animals tear him apart…he was a jerk and a moron.))))

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Grace and Ted Chapman are widely regarded as the perfect literary power couple. Ted is a successful novelist and Grace, his wife of twenty years, is beautiful, stylish, carefree, and a wonderful homemaker. But what no one sees, what is churning under the surface, is Ted’s rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted’s longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. She finds herself in need of help but with no one to turn to…until the perfect new assistant shows up out of the blue.  To the rescue comes Beth, a competent young woman who can handle Ted and has the calm efficiency to weather the storms that threaten to engulf the Chapman household. Soon, though, it’s clear to Grace that Beth might be too good to be true. This new interloper might be the biggest threat of all, one that could cost Grace her marriage, her reputation, and even her sanity.  With everything at stake and no one to confide in, Grace must find a way to save herself before it is too late.

Oh Boy, talk about a twisted Lifetime movie…I can’t wait. 

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Dog in Boots

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We bought this book about a year ago, or perhaps even two years ago. We read this every so often, it’s still one of our very favorites.

Amazon Summary:

Inspired by his favorite story about a cat with fantastic boots, Dog heads out to the local shoe store and emerges with some splendid footwear. Wants and needs are contrasted through the process of trial and error in this cheerful picture book.

AJ’s Review:

Dog is so silly, he wants to be like the cat in the story. He wants boots, but doesn’t like them. Then gets high heels and flippers, but doesn’t like them. He already has paws but doesn’t know they are awesome.

Mommy’s Review:

Even though this book is adorable and silly, it has the wondrous message that you MUST always be happy and love who you are and what you have. Dog thinks he needs all these different types of footwear to be a great dog and do great things. In reality, his own paws can do it all…if only he had seen the versatility and wonder of his own paws in the first place.

Dog tries various shoes and silly things happen. AJ can just about repeat the book word for word. The illustrations are wonderful and appealing. 

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Goodreads Summary: The Pocket Wife

A stylish psychological thriller with the compelling intrigue of The Silent Wife and Turn of Mind and the white-knuckle pacing of Before I Go to Sleep—in which a woman suffering from bipolar disorder cannot remember if she murdered her friend.

Dana Catrell is shocked when her neighbor Celia is brutally murdered. To Dana’s horror, she was the last person to see Celia alive. Suffering from mania, the result of her bipolar disorder, she has troubling holes in her memory, including what happened on the afternoon of Celia’s death.

Her husband’s odd behavior and the probing of Detective Jack Moss create further complications as she searches for answers. The closer she comes to piecing together the shards of her broken memory, the more Dana falls apart. Is there a murderer lurking inside her . . . or is there one out there in the shadows of reality, waiting to strike again?

A story of marriage, murder, and madness, The Pocket Wife explores the world through the foggy lens of a woman on the edge.

My Review 5 Stars 

OMG. What NOT expecting that! Oh boy, I missed some major hints, which were revealed to us later on. WOW! Totally blown away by this book. I was scared of how it would end and I would hate it, but I was wrong. A MUST READ

Highlight for spoilers (((((I honestly thought it was either Peter (Dana’s husband), Dan, (Cecil’s husband) , or Dana. NOPE, I WAS WRONG.

 Peter was in on it…but his lover, the tart in the picture killed Cecil. Why????? Because Peter was f*cking the neighbor Cecil and the tart…he was cheating on his cheaters. Cecil threatened the tart to go to the press. Why???? Because the tart was the assistant district attorney, next in line when her boss retires. Yup, she did it and was trying to pin it on Dana. She left some incriminating things behind for Dana, which thankfully Dana found. Peter knew and was happy to make his wife look mad and go down for it. Hell, he was also happy to then turn around and point his tart out as the killer.

Don’t worry, the tart is outed and going to trial, Peter lost his wife and son, and Dana could be starting a romantic life with the detective who helped find the killer.))))

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Goodreads Summary: Three Wishes

Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful thirty-three-year-old triplets, seem to attract attention everywhere they go. Whenever they’re together, laughter, drama, and mayhem seem to follow. But apart, each is very much her own woman, dealing with her own share of ups and downs.
Lyn has organized her life into one big checklist, juggling the many balls of work, marriage, and motherhood with expert precision, but is she as together as her datebook would have her seem? Cat has just learned a startling secret about her marriage–can she bring another life into her very precarious world? And can free-spirited Gemma, who bolts every time a relationship hits the six-month mark, ever hope to find lasting love?
In this wise, witty, hilarious new novel, we follow the Kettle sisters through their thirty-third year, as they struggle to survive their divorced parents’ dating each other, their technologically savvy grandmother, a cheating husband, champagne hangovers, and the fabulous, frustrating life of forever being part of a threesome.
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Andrew’s Loose Tooth

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Our town had a children’s book sale this past weekend, this was one of the books we bought. Is AJ starting to lose his teeth? Nope, not yet. I think he is ready, solely to get money from the tooth fairy. 

Amazon Summary:

Best-selling author and illustrator team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko have created another adventure about Andrew, his loose tooth, and the wacky ways friends and family try to pull it out!

“Yeow!” shouts Andrew. “Do something about my loose tooth. It hurts to much I can’t eat my apple.” Andrew’s dad breaks his pliers trying to pull that tooth. Andrew’s dentist can’t pull it either–not even by tying a rope to Andrew’s tooth and driving off in his car. The Tooth Fairy is a biker chick who says, “This is the first tooth ever that I can’t pull out!”

Andrew’s best friend, Louis, ends up saving the day with his special tooth-removing remedy–lots and lots of pepper up Andrew’s nose!.

AJ’s Review:

He has a loose tooth and it’s a crazy tooth, it won’t come out. That’s silly, that’s not true, it’s just a book. It’s not safe to use a hammer or car, that’s dangerous. My mommy wouldn’t do that to me, she loves me. His friend knows how to get the tooth out. He’s smart. 

Mommy’s Review:

A very silly book about a boy with a loose tooth that will not come out. He can’t eat his apple, so his father, mother, dentist, and tooth fairy all try super ridiculous and scary ways to get the tooth out. I am so glad that Anthony realized they were all being unsafe. Finally his friend, the smartest one of the bunch, comes up with a normal idea.

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Goodreads Summary: Every Fifteen Minutes 

Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife, Caitlin, he is doing his best as a single dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home life, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country and Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as Eric is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric’s entire world begins to crumble. Seventeen-year-old Max has a terminally ill grandmother and is having trouble handling it. That, plus his OCD and violent thoughts about a girl he likes makes Max a high risk patient. Max can’t turn off the rituals he needs to perform every fifteen minutes that keep him calm. With the pressure mounting, Max just might reach the breaking point. When the girl is found murdered, Max is nowhere to be found. Worried about Max, Eric goes looking for him and puts himself in danger of being seen as a “person of interest”. Next, one of his own staff turns on him in a trumped up charge of sexual harassment. Is this chaos all random? Or is someone systematically trying to destroy Eric’s life?

My Review 3 Stars 

I was a bit disappointed with this book. I was waiting for it to finally end…I hate when that happens.

Halfway through I knew who it was…it just seemed so obvious to me. There were subtle clues and hints, but then towards middle and on the clues became stronger.

I really hated his soon to be ex wife…does it change? You’ll have to read to find out.

The only thing I liked was the fact that you NEVER know who is a sociopath in real life. Who is playing you or is being played. It’s a scary thought…can you really trust anyone?

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(((((At first it appears to be Sam Ward, one of the other psychiatrists who is the sociopath. Then at the very end, it is revealed that is Lori who was in fact the sociopath, she played Sam…who in turn played Kristen and Max and killed Rene.

The whole time Kaitlin is being a b*tch with custody of their daughter Hannah, finally she comes around in the end and shares custody 50/50. She lets him buy the house and knows Hannah will be better off with her dad in her life.

He gets his job back and takes on full control the way he should have before.)))))

 

 

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Goodreads Summary: The Pocket Wife

A stylish psychological thriller with the compelling intrigue of The Silent Wife and Turn of Mind and the white-knuckle pacing of Before I Go to Sleep—in which a woman suffering from bipolar disorder cannot remember if she murdered her friend.

Dana Catrell is shocked when her neighbor Celia is brutally murdered. To Dana’s horror, she was the last person to see Celia alive. Suffering from mania, the result of her bipolar disorder, she has troubling holes in her memory, including what happened on the afternoon of Celia’s death.

Her husband’s odd behavior and the probing of Detective Jack Moss create further complications as she searches for answers. The closer she comes to piecing together the shards of her broken memory, the more Dana falls apart. Is there a murderer lurking inside her . . . or is there one out there in the shadows of reality, waiting to strike again?

A story of marriage, murder, and madness, The Pocket Wife explores the world through the foggy lens of a woman on the edge.

Dana keeps counting down to her next mental breakdown. She is seeing things and now someone is threatening her. Is it real or is she doing it to herself.

I have three theories: 1) Her husband killed the neighbor to hide an affair and wants to make Dana think she did and go crazy. 2) The neighbor’s husband did it and wants to make it look like Dana did so he can get away with murder. 3) She’s already insane and stalking and threatening herself. 

I HOPE that the ending lives up to all this suspense and drama. 

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Old MacDonald Had a Dragon

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Amazon Summary:

Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O! And on that farm he had…a dragon? The animals aren’t happy that there’s a dragon on the farm. But Old MacDonald likes his dragon…until it starts swallowing up the animals! Can Old MacDonald save his farm before it’s too late? Find out in this silly adaptation of the popular song. Christopher Santoro’s brilliant artwork combines with Ken Baker’s fun text for a story sure to tickle kids’ funny bones.

Dino’s Review:

There’s a dragon on the farm. Dragons can’t be on farms, they belong in castles and mountains. The bad dragon swallows all the animals until he can’t move. I can’t tell you what happens to the farmer, it’s a secret. (Dino starts laughing.) Don’t worry, it’s a happy ending.   

Mommy’s Review:

Another book with repetition and wonderful illustrations. Dino loved guessing what would happen next and got mad when the dragon kept swallowing the farm animals. Dino thought the dragon would explode and there would be dragon parts all over. He really wanted a dragon explosion.

No worries though, all the animals and the farmer make it out safely.

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Goodreads Summary: Big Little Lies

Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community, and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madeline’s youngest (how is this possible?). And to top it all off, Madeline’s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline’s ex-husband over her. (How. Is. This. Possible?).

Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare. While she may seem a bit flustered at times, who wouldn’t be, with those rambunctious twin boys? Now that the boys are starting school, Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body. But royalty often comes at a price, and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay.

New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny. Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son. But why? While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all. 

Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

My Review 5 Stars 

The entire time I read this I was screaming, whooping, yelling gibberish unable to control my emotions. A total on the edge of your seat read! So suspenseful and grips at your emotions. Seriously, I was screaming like a lunatic in my car…people must have thought I was a whack job. 

Spoilers below…highlight to read

((((Who died???? It was Perry and I hope he suffered…I hope he heard everyone saying they saw nothing, I hope he realized he was just the trash they threw out, I hope he realized Celeste won! Love how Renata was the first one to say she didn’t see anything.

OMG, as soon as Celeste said Saxton Banks was Perry’s cousin, I knew it was Perry using his name…I knew it was him who tormented and abused Jane and fathered Ziggy.

Once I realized Perry was an abuser, I knew it had to be one his boys that was the bully.

Poor Ziggy and Jane being harassed and tormented by those evil moms! All the lot of them were horrible. I am so glad the truth finally came out and Renatta had to apologize to Jane and Ziggy.

Sooooo glad Jane and Tim are together, she will finally have the love she always deserved and Ziggy will finally have a dad…someday!

Loved Madeline and all that she overcame and the person she became. Oh that Bonnie…I knew something must have happened…not everything is at is seems…Yay to Abigail finally realizing she needed her mom!

WTF Ed? Really? you couldn’t just keep your mouth closed, I know it was the ex-husband’s wife…but more about a an abuser who got what he deserved.))))

 

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Goodreads Summary: Every Fifteen Minutes

Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife, Caitlin, he is doing his best as a single dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home life, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country and Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as Eric is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric’s entire world begins to crumble. Seventeen-year-old Max has a terminally ill grandmother and is having trouble handling it. That, plus his OCD and violent thoughts about a girl he likes makes Max a high risk patient. Max can’t turn off the rituals he needs to perform every fifteen minutes that keep him calm. With the pressure mounting, Max just might reach the breaking point. When the girl is found murdered, Max is nowhere to be found. Worried about Max, Eric goes looking for him and puts himself in danger of being seen as a “person of interest”. Next, one of his own staff turns on him in a trumped up charge of sexual harassment. Is this chaos all random? Or is someone systematically trying to destroy Eric’s life?

Okay…so is the sociopath the young kid or someone else? I’m so cnonfused already and hope in the end Eric comes out on top. I HATE, HATE, HATE Erjc’s soon to be ex-wife…she is pure evil and needs to be eradicated immediately. Can we have her end up a victim of the sociopath? 

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