Thoughts on “Desirable Daughters” by Bharati Mukherjee

Desirable Daughters was recommended to me years ago by a bookstore coworker. I finally got around to reading it. About the Book: Tara Chatterjee is happy enough in her current life. She and her teenage son, Rabi, live in San Francisco, where they moved after Tara’s divorce from the man her father choose for her. […]

Thoughts on “The Gracekeepers” by Kirsty Logan

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan came to me through LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers program. About the Book: Sometime in the unspecified future, the seas of Earth have risen. Great cities are now completely under water, and all that remains of the land are tiny islands scattered throughout the vast oceans. Earth’s population has sorted itself into […]

Thoughts on “The Martian Chronicles” by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronciles was recommended to me by a bookstore coworker several years ago, and it’s been sitting on my shelf ever since — a perfect candidate for the TBR Pile Challenge. I enjoyed Fahrenheit 451 when I listened to it a while back, so I was looking forward to wandering into Bradbury’s world again. About […]

Thoughts on “Sovay” by Celia Rees (Audiobook)

I can’t remember where I heard about Sovay by Celia Rees, but when I saw the audiobook version at my library, the title jumped out at me as familiar, and I decided to give this YA novel a try. About the Book Our first introduction to Sovay Middleton, the fiery daughter of an English aristocrat, […]

Thoughts on “Going Somewhere” by Brian Benson

I received a copy of Going Somewhere by Brian Benson for review through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers program. About the Book: Going Somewhere is mostly about a cross-country bike trip Brian Benson, the author, took with his girlfriend, Rachel. After meeting in South America and then returning to their respective homes in Wisconsin (Brian) and Oregon […]