Thoughts on “The Eyre Affair” by Jasper Fforde

After years of hearing fellow book bloggers rave about The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde and the Thursday Next books that follow it, I finally read the thing! Yay! About the Book: The Eyre Affair is a little hard to describe. It’s set around 1985 in what mostly resembles Great Britain. Certain key events in our […]

Thoughts on the Temeraire Series by Naomi Novik (Audiobooks)

I spent most of September listening to the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik, read by the marvelous Simon Vance. I borrowed it from my public library. About the Books: I already talked about the first book in this series, His Majesty’s Dragon. Rather than summarize each book, I’ll just say this series is basically the […]

Thoughts on “His Majesty’s Dragon” by Naomi Novik (Audiobook)

One of my former coworkers was forever recommending Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series to customers. When I found out that Simon Vance, whose narrating prowess I had heard about but never experienced, read the entire series, I knew what my next audiobook would be. About the Book: Captain Will Laurence of the British Navy has no […]

Thoughts on “Behemoth” by Scott Westerfeld (Audiobook)

About the Book: Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld is the second book in a trilogy of alternate history. I listened to the first and second installments in quick succession; the third, sadly, hasn’t yet been published. I discussed Leviathan, the trilogy’s first book, last week. For background on the story, please see my thoughts on Leviathan. […]

Thoughts on “Leviathan” by Scott Westerfeld (Audiobook)

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld is one of those books I picked up due to the sheer number of ecstatic reviews I’d read. I chose the audiobook in particular because of how highly it was recommended. I love it when I listen to popular opinion and end up agreeing! About the Book: Leviathan is the first […]