Title: Lincoln in the Bardo Author: George Saunders Publish Date: February 14, 2017 # of Pages: 343 Rating: ⭐️⭐️ Description (From Amazon.com) February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, … More Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (audiobook)
What did I finish reading this week? This past week has been a slow reading week due to long hours at work and social engagements this weekend, so I did not finish any new books. What am I currently reading? I am currently reading Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4) by Diana Gabaldon and listening to … More A week in reading – August 20-26
Title: Hunger Author: Roxane Gay Publish Date: 2016 # of Pages: 320 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Description (From Amazon.com) From the bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself “I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my … More Book Review: Hunger by Roxane Gay
Title: Secondborn Author: Amy A. Bartol Publish Date: August 1, 2017 # of Pages: 321 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Description (From Amazon.com) Firstborns rule society. Secondborns are the property of the government. Thirdborns are not tolerated. Long live the Fates Republic. On Transition Day, the second child in every family is taken by the government and forced into servitude. Roselle St. Sismode’s … More Book Review: Secondborn by Amy A. Bartol
Title: Not a Sound Author: Heather Gudenkauf Publish Date: May 30, 2017 # of Pages: 288 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Description (From Amazon.com) When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters—her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora. Now, two years later and with the help … More Book Review: Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf
Excitement is coming home from work to a new electronic toy! I finally replaced my $300 Dell laptop. While that pretty blue dinosaur has served me well for several years, it was time for an upgrade. So what did I get? The late-2016 Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Allow me to geek out on the … More What is excitement?
Title: Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime Author: Val McDermid Publish Date: July 7, 2015 # of Pages: 320 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Description (From Amazon.com) Val McDermid is one of the finest crime writers we have, whose novels have captivated millions of readers worldwide with their riveting narratives of characters who … More Book Review – Forensics by Val McDermid