Thoughts on “Dracula” by Bram Stoker (Audiobook)

I listened to Dracula by Bram Stoker on audio for Allie’s October readalong. If you don’t know anything at all about Dracula, go read it for yourself! I don’t want to ruin it for you. If you’ve read it, or if you know the story’s outline, you can read further without fear of spoilers. About […]

Dueling Monsters 2011: Doctor Moreau vs. Cthulhu

Dueling Monsters is an annual event hosted by Jill and Heather. They each choose a literary monster to go head to head, then participants pick sides and declare a winner. I read both books last year and had a blast. This year I figured I’d only be able to read one of the two, but […]

The Odyssey: Books 19-24

It’s the last week of Trish’s The Odyssey readalong! I’m now finished listening to Ian McKellen read the epic to me. During this final week, we read Books 19-24. I’ll repeat, one last time, my warning regarding the length of my summaries: I like how the story is split into books, which strike me as […]

The Odyssey: Books 13-18

Only six books of The Odyssey and one week left of Trish’s readalong! I’ve been listening to Ian McKellen read the epic to me on audio and using the corresponding Fagles translation in print as a supplement. This week, we read Books 13-18. Same warning as the past two weeks: I like how the story […]