What a journey! Sheldon captures quite a lot of what I know to be true in Hollywood based on the many biographies and autobiographies of stars I’ve read. Everything is believable, and he brings us so close to the characters, all the way from their childhoods. The psychology is absolutely solid, and all loose ends are tied up at the end. What a compelling story with complex characters and relationships. It’s so hard to stop reading. I can’t wait to read more Sidney Sheldon books! I understand now why he was so wildly popular.
Yo! by Julia Alvarez My rating: 5 of 5 stars Under the guise of the general storyline—Yolanda García wrote a novel that shares too much of the truth about her real family for their liking—begins a book that’s really about the many perceptions different people can have of one woman. Each chapter is from a […]
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a rare page-turner novel that sometimes kept me in suspense, but wholly captured my heart. Eleanor Oliphant is an utterly relatable character, even in her most extreme moments. Author Gail Honeyman manages to talk about very dark and serious […]