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I’m Crazy for “Psycho”

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Title: Psycho

Author: Robert Bloch

Page Number: 175

Synopsis:

This novel features a young woman, Mary Crane, on the run after stealing $40,000 from the office where she worked as a secretary. Mary stops to rest at the Bates motel, where she encounters Norman Bates and his hostile Mother. There is something off about the duo, could it just be the fact that her suspicions are heightened by the stolen money, or is there something seriously sinister afoot.

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It’s Monday! What Am I Reading?

Psycho

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Title: Psycho

Author: Robert Bloch

Page Number: 30 of 175

Synopsis:

This novel features a young woman, Mary Crane, on the run after stealing $40,000 from the office where she worked as a secretary. Mary stops to rest at the Bates motel, where she encounters Norman Bates and his hostile Mother. There is something off about the duo, could it just be the fact that her suspicious are heightened by the stolen money, or is there something seriously sinister afoot.

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My Thoughts “Under the Harrow”

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Title: Under The Harrow

Author: Flynn Berry

Page number: 219

Synopsis:

This book focuses on Nora, as she is on her way to visit her sister. When she arrives, her sister and dog have both been brutally murdered. Although the police are working on the case, Nora finds herself doing some investigation of her own. As she uncovers information about her sister, she finds out that everything is not as it seems.

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Organising My Thoughts “On Writing”

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Title: On Writing

Author: Stephen King

What page am I on? 284

Synopsis:

At first glance, this book may seem like it can be completely explained through the title of the book. It is a novel “on writing” written by Stephen King. However, the actual book is so much more than that. It is a series of detailed and intricate flashes of King’s past, mixed with perspective changing tips that will should any writer.

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Organizing My Thoughts on “The Ninth Configuration”

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Book Title: The Ninth Configuration

Author: William Peter Blatty

Number of Pages: 172

Synopsis:

“The Ninth Configuration” by William Peter Blatty is a book about a military “rest camp” housing twenty-seven officers being housed as patients. These officers have all mysteriously contracted mental illnesses leaving the Pentagon to question the authenticity of their conditions. The government sends Colonel Kane, a marine psychologist, to discover the origins of the strange occurrences. This novel delves into hard-hitting issues like mental illness, faith and more!

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My mind in “Dark Places”

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Title: Dark Places

Author: Gillian Flynn  

Number of Pages: 538

Synopsis

“Dark Places” by Gillian Flynn is a book about a thirty-two-year-old woman, Libby Day, whose mother and two sisters are brutally murdered when she is seven years old. Libby’s brother Ben Day, is arrested and charged with the murders.  Twenty-five years later, Libby, in need of cash, gets entangled with a strange group of people obsessed with her case. These people, called the Kill Club, are willing to pay for new information about the Day murders and Libby is willing to play investigator. However, the more details she uncovers about the case, the more she finds her own certainty about it wavering.

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