Summer Summary: September 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this final Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in September of 2015. As with the previous four installments, rather than go in reading order, I’ll list the books in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if […]

Summer Summary: August 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in August of 2015. As with first three installments, rather than go in reading order, I’ll list the books in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if you’d like […]

Thoughts on “1984” by George Orwell (Audiobook)

I’ve always felt I should read 1984, so when I discovered my library had a version read by Frank Muller, a narrator I know I enjoy, I borrowed the recording to keep me occupied during my daily commute. About the Book: Published in 1949, George Orwell’s 1984 is a classic dystopian novel. The year is […]

Thoughts on “The Revisionists” by Thomas Mullen

The Revisionists by Thomas Mullen came to me through LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers program. I read it during last month’s Readathon. About the Book: Zed has been sent from the future to a time around our own. His mission? Keep history (and thus, the seemingly perfect future from which he comes) intact by preventing counter-agents from […]

Thoughts on “When She Woke” by Hillary Jordan

I read Mudbound, Hillary Jordan’s debut novel, when it first came out, after Jordan did an event at the bookstore where I worked. After the reading, when asked about what she was working on next, Jordan hinted that her next novel would be very different from Mudbound, and I was instantly intrigued. The long-awaited When […]