Sunday, August 13, 2017

Echoes of an Angel

Title: Echoes of an Angel: The Miraculous True Story of a Boy Who Lost His Eyes but Could Still See
Author: Aquanetta Gordon
Publisher:  christianaudio
ISBN: 9781610458153
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Uplifting and touching story of a boy who lost his eyes but was still able to "see" using echo-location.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

My Sister Rosa

Title: My Sister Rosa
Author: Justine Larbalestier
Publisher:  Soho Teen
ISBN: 978-1-61695-674-5
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Very dark, but a tad predictable, although there was one twist I did not see coming.

Rating: 3/5

Bone Gap

Title: Bone Gap
Author: Laura Ruby
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
ISBN: 978-0-06-231760-5
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: A wonderful, rare work of YA magical realism.

Rating: 5/5

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Theft by Finding

Title: Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002
Author: David Sedaris
Publisher: Blackstone
ISBN: 9781478949312
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Not as humorous as I expected, but it was very interesting to see the progression from slacker to best-selling author along with the changing times.

Rating: 3/5

Stacking the Shelves: 7/30-8/5

First Reads from Goodreads:
Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer
The Reunion by Sara Portman
Perfect Scents by Virginia Taylor

LibraryThing Early Review:
Wings of Fire by Alma Alexander
Vanity in Dust by Cheryl Low

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Stacking the Shelves: 7/23-7/29

For review (on Bookloons):
Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

First Reads from Goodreads:
The Truth We Bury by Barbara Taylor Sissel

Received in August's Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss:
Her Master & Commander by Anya Summers
Not in Her Wildest Dreams by Dani Collins
The Trouble with Bachelors by Caitlyn Blue
Fuel for Fire by Julie Ann Walker
A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren
The Pleasures of Passion by Sabrina Jeffries
All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst
The Perfect Recipe for Love and Friendship by Shirley Jump