Tag: Book Review

Book Review: The View from the Cheap Seats

Title: The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected NonfictionAuthor: Neil GaimanPublication Date: 2016Publishing House: Harper Audio I’m a fan of Neil Gailman’s writing and up until now I’d only read his fiction work. The View from the Cheap Seats is a non fiction book. I borrowed this audiobook from the library. Normally I don’t include

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Book Review: The Lost Metal

Title: The Lost MetalAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Audible Audio I have been waiting for this book for a while. I was so happy when it was released and then I had to wait for it to be available from the library. I read the first six books in the Mistborn series, originally on

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Book Review: Book of Night

Title: Book of NightAuthor: Holly BlackPublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Macmillan Audio I’ve enjoyed reading Holly Black books in the past. When I heard of this book I decided to pick it up when I got the chance. The library had it available as an audio book. This is the first book in a series, the

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Book Review: Medium Raw

Title: Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who CookAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublication Date: 2010Publishing House: Harper Audio After listening to Kitchen Confidential I was interested in reading more of Bourdain’s books. Medium Raw is not a sequel to Kitchen Confidential but it is a companion book in that Bourdain

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Book Review: The Maidens

Title: The MaidensAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Macmillian Audio A lot of retelling of Greek myths or books inspired by Greek myths and plays end up on my to read list. This book is one that I had come across several times and I came across it again at the library and decided to

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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn HugoAuthor: Taylor Jenkins ReidPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: Simon & Schuster Audio I borrowed this book from the library recently for a trip to Denver. It was also a wonderful book to get me out of a reading slump. Make sure to support your local library, if nothing else, free books

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Book Review: Over the Woodward Wall

Title: Over the Woodward WallAuthor: A. Deborah BakerPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor.com I don’t get to the library as often as I would like but having a library card means that I can use the app associated with my local library. I think I found this book in the Trending Audiobook section. Honestly, I selected this

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Book Review: One Italian Summer

Title: One Italian SummerAuthor: Rebecca SerlePublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Atria Books I picked this book up through Book of the Month. I wanted a lighter summer read. I did get a summer read but it wasn’t as light as I wanted. Goodreads Synopsis: When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s

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Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea

Title: The House in the Cerulean SeaAuthor: T.J. Klune Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard a lot about this book and recently it was my turn on the waitlist to read it from the library. If you don’t already have a library card, I highly suggest one. Goodreads Synopsis: A magical island. A

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Book Review: She Who Became the Sun

Title: She Who Became the SunAuthor: Shelley Parker-ChanPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard good things about this book and borrowed it from the library as an audiobook. I absolutely love the library. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one because free books. Goodreads Synopsis: “I refuse to be

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