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Book Review: The Other Me by Sarah Zachrich Jeng

The Other Me
by Sarah Zachrich Jeng
Aug 10, 2021
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780593334485
Two lives. The one you wanted. The one that wanted you.

Her birthday should be like any other night.

One minute Kelly’s a free-spirited artist in Chicago going to her best friend’s art show. The next, she opens a door and mysteriously emerges in her Michigan hometown. Suddenly her life is unrecognizable: She's got twelve years of the wrong memories in her head and she's married to Eric, a man she barely knew in high school.

Racing to get back to her old life, Kelly's search leads only to more questions. In this life, she loves Eric and wants to trust him, but everything she discovers about him—including a connection to a mysterious tech startup—tells her she shouldn't. And strange things keep happening. The tattoos she had when she was an artist briefly reappear on her skin, she remembers fights with Eric that he says never happened, and her relationships with loved ones both new and familiar seem to change without warning.

But the closer Kelly gets to putting the pieces together, the more her reality seems to shift. And if she can't figure out what happened on her birthday, the next change could cost her everything...

Kelly, an artist in Chicago, finds her life has entered the "Twilight Zone" after she walks through a door, only to emerge in her Michigan hometown. Suddenly, she is married to Eric, who she never had much contact with in high school. She tried to find her way back to her life as an artist, but it isn’t as easy as she thought it could be. Then strange things begin to happen when parts of her old life and new mix. All of it that might have to do with a tech startup in connection with Eric.

The Other Me could truly be an episode of the Twilight Zone TV show, for that is how a reader should take this novel. And it works for the story.

I Gave The Other Me 4 sheep.

Reviewer: Pamela Kinney

About the Author:
Sarah Zachrich Jeng grew up in Michigan and always had a flair for the morbid and mysterious (for her dad’s thirty-fifth birthday, she wrote a story entitled “The Man Who Died at 35”). She had a brief career as an aspiring rock star before she came to her senses and went back to school to become a web developer. Sarah lives in Florida with her family and an extremely hyper rescue dog. THE OTHER ME is her first novel.

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