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In My Bedroom

4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  199 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Rayne Holland seems to have it all: a handsome, successful husband, a beautiful five-year-old daughter, and a rapidly rising film career. What everyone doesn't know is that behind closed doors, the picture isn't so perfect. And in the recesses of Rayne's mind she harbors a dark past that even she in unaware of. Then tragedy strikes, and Rayne slowly discovers that the stor ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2004)
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While reading this book I was taking a psychology course. I found it fascinating that while I read I could tell certain things that I would not have understood before they were revealed had I not been taking that class. I loved this book. I couldn't put it down. While the title can be deceiving, and you will get a lot of looks for it, it is most definitely worth it.
the accounts of the mental disorders and therapy as a profession are not that realistic, this is sort of the "made for tv" version. other than that, it was a worthwhile read.
Never judge a book by its cover or title! I thought this was going to be a romance story based off the title and to my surprise it definitely was not. It was more intrigue and psychological. I enjoyed reading Rayne's story and finding out slowly what had happened in her life to cause her disturbing behavior. The story took awhile to unravel but it all came together in the end and made you understand the why's. I'd recommend this book to anyone who likes to read stories that focus on analyzing th ...more
Aug 29, 2011 Chezon rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: abuse survivors, women's fiction
Recommended to Chezon by: mother
The story is interesting and the writing pulls you in, but I just feel like the writer withheld the "secret" too long. It wasn't until several chapters into the book that it's revealed what the character is running from, although it was quite obvious to me very early. This book is extremely helpful for anyone who has experienced abuse. It does have some hope within it, but it's subtle. Even in the end, the hope is subtle. But I guess, that's how hope is sometimes....I wouldn't discourage anyone ...more
This was one of the first books from Donna Hill I've read a few years ago, and I must say this was by far one of the best reads as of date. Like an onion, each chapter unraveled some sort of mystery from Rayne and her family; which I thought was genius on her end. Her wordplay in this book is more than impeccable which I thought was intriguing from the first line. The book itself is filled with emotion, passion, and pain. Definitely a book I'd recommend to anyone. You'll be done by the end of th ...more
This was my first book I read by Donna Hill, It's been sitting on my shelf for a while. I read this book in 2 days, Donna kept me completely intrigued with the characters, and mystery behind Rayne's pain, and double personality. I enjoyed this book and I look forward to reading more of her books.
I read this book a long time ago and liked it very much. To this day, I wonder what happened to Rayne. This book is just that good. It wasn't the kind of book where everything was wrapped up in a nice neat bow at the end, but it was very, very good.
Calisha DeAngelo
It gives you an insight to the human mind. After reading this book I don't necessarily think that psychiatry is all false anymore. Very good read...a little on the graphic side though.
Keyshia Dorsey
This book is one of my all time favs. i've read it at least a dozen times! the story! the characters! i fell in love with this book and i do every time i read it.
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One of my favorites by Donna Hill, this book was deep and has stayed with me since I read it.
Karen Cruz
Great story on how you let your past takeover your life and consume you.
This book was so slow I don't even remember what it was about.
Brilliant. Enjoyed the mystery of the secret and intrigue.
Melissa Miller
this was an excellent book. one of my favorites
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