Sunday, February 26, 2023

The Wreckage of My Presence


Title: The Wreckage of My Presence

Author: Casey Wilson

Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Entertaining essay memoirs with heart.

Rating: 4/5

Welcome to Hell, Briggy Bundy


Title: Hellicious Vol 1: Welcome to Hell Briggy Bundy

Author: Alan C Medina, Mina Elwell, Kit Wallis, Jio Butler, Micah Myers

Publisher: SPI Press
ISBN: 9780988936362
Thoughts: Fun yet odd story of the lonely grandchild of Satan with cute-gruesome artwork.

Rating: 3/5

Friday, February 24, 2023

Holy Moments


Title: Holy Moments: A Handbook for the Rest of Your Life

Author: Matthew Kelly

Publisher: Blue Sparrow
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Simple and uplifting look at how to make the world a better place one little action at a time.

Rating: 4/5

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

There's a Giant Trapdoor Spider Under Your Bed


Title: There's a Giant Trapdoor Spider Under Your Bed

Author: Edgar Cantaro

Publisher: Amazon Original Stories
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Fast-paced, highly imaginative short story that messes with your mind.

Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Lovely Bad Things


Title: Lovely Bad Things

Author: Trisha Wolfe

Publisher: Lock Key Press
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: This could have been a very atmospheric and horrific mystery, but instead it was an overly talky dark romance with some very blurred lines.

Rating: 2/5

Sunday, February 19, 2023

A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing


Title: A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing

Author: Mary-Alice Daniels

Publisher: Ecco Press
ISBN: 9780062960040
Thoughts: Daniels looks at her life through the various places she has lived and how that has shaped her as well as how the history of each place has shaped it.

Rating: 4/5

Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination


Title: Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination

Author: Helen Fielding

Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143035367
Thoughts: Fun story, but, even though it was written only twenty years ago, it is rather dated and not sure how well it holds up.

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Clap When You Land


Title: Clap When You Land

Author: Elizabeth Acevedo

Publisher: Quill Tree Books
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Acevedo writes amazing characters, and this story, while possible if not probable, is no exception.

Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Radio Free Vermont


Title: Radio Free Vermont

Author: Bill McKibben

Publisher: Blue Rider Press
ISBN: 9780735219861
Thoughts: Fun story, but I truly did not get the fable part, even with the author's explanation, I think because of the ending.

Rating: 3/5

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Signal Fires


Title: Signal Fires

Author: Dani Shapiro

Publisher: Random House Audio
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Good character novel, but the timeline jumps were not always clear.

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Island Queen


Title: Island Queen

Author: Vanessa Riley

Publisher: Audible
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts: Gorgeous descriptions, but while Dolly's hard work and rise to successful business woman was there, it seemed to always take a backseat in the narrative to her love life.

Rating: 3/5