Summer Summary: June 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this second Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in June of 2015. As with the first installment, 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 […]

Books for Your Ears: Middle Grade and Young Adult Favorites

A few Fridays ago I introduced a miniseries featuring some of my favorite audiobooks. This week, I’ll be focusing on middle grade and young adult novels, all of which I, as an adult, really enjoyed. I’ve selected three of my favorites: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (read by […]

Thoughts on “Al Capone Shines My Shoes” by Gennifer Choldenko (Audiobook)

I’ll be spending this week talking about the books I read during last Saturday’s Readathon. I’ll be going in order from least favorite to most. Al Capone Shines My Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko is the sequel to Al Capone Does My Shirts, which received a Newbery Honor award. Set on Alcatraz during the Great Depression, […]