I don't scare easily, but stories about possession petrify me. I'll admit to being TERRIFIED to even pick up this book, let alone reading it without someone else in the house. I was a brave cookie, though, and finished this incredibly twisted novel. The plot centers around the Barrett family as they deal with their… Continue reading A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay | Book Review
As someone who has multiple mental illnesses and has been in therapy, the premise of Eliza immediately intrigued me. This is a visual novel that centers on a woman named Evelyn who becomes a proxy for clients while using an AI to guide each individual to the best therapeutic practices for them. Zachtronic's Eliza is an experience that… Continue reading Eliza | Nintendo Switch Review
The Shining is one of my favorite books by Stephen King, but for some reason I held off on reading this for such a long time. Trepidation that this wouldn't live up to the original novel? Whatever it was, I'm glad I finally rectified the situation. Doctor Sleep is an incredible work of fiction, and I… Continue reading Doctor Sleep by Stephen King | Book Review
https://youtu.be/fjHEUU1IS0k Today I unbox my August 2019 BOTM and show off my choices! If you would like to join Book of the Month Club, use my affiliate link to save money and get a free book! https://www.mybotm.com/kxn72rm0wleuerk9
Are you looking for a short, compelling game with a zen atmosphere and puzzles? Look no further. I was immediately enamored with Solo: Islands of the Heart as soon as I booted it up. Not only was I swept away by the whimsically beautiful graphics and soothing soundtrack, but I loved the fact that the developers Merge… Continue reading Solo: Islands of the Heart Review | (Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC)
https://youtu.be/5eDHoyz7TWw Today I discuss my favorite books, movies, TV shows, and games of July 2019!
I had extremely high expectations for this novel. Both of Sager's previous novels (Final Girls and The Last Time I Lied) garnered five star reviews from me. It's safe to say this is another knockout, and that Sager is one of my favorite new authors. The story follows a young woman named Jules who is in dire… Continue reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager | Book Review
https://youtu.be/cknglqC3b8Q I show off all the gifts I received for my 27th birthday! I'm an incredibly lucky lady.
https://youtu.be/kzB6wCnRQ4Y On this installment of What Alyssa's Recently Played, I talk about My Friend Pedro, Rage 2, and several other games!
I was super excited to read The Bride Test since I loved the first book in this series, The Kiss Quotient, so much. It's safe to say I wasn't disappointed. The plot centers on Esme, a young mother who is approached by a stranger while working in Vietnam. The woman proposes that Esme come to California for the… Continue reading The Bride Test by Helen Hoang | Book Review