I picked this book up from the new books pile at the library looking for an easy vacation read (which will tell you how long ago I read the book). It also crossed off a topic bingo square for the summer reading program that year.
Length: 448 pages Continue reading
This is the eleventh book in the Dresden Files series that I am trying to finish this year.
Genre: urban fantasy
Length: 545 pages
Setting: Chicago, a year and a half after the events of Small Favor Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Felicia Day, having watched her in such delightful shows a The Guild, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and other geeky shows. This book has been on my radar for a while and I felt like a nonfiction book for a change.
Genre: nonfiction memoir
Length: 260 pages Continue reading
This is the next story in the Events Horizon 2017 Anthology.
Published: September 2016 in Fireside Magazine
Genre: science fiction
Setting: a newly colonized planet, far future Continue reading
I’ve heard good things about this book, but have been reluctant to read it because I knew it was about a kid dying of cancer. I’m still a bit sensitive to a plot revolving around dying of cancer, having been diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. However, I convinced Mr. Curiosity to read it (after he loved Eleanor and Park). As soon as he finished, he plopped the book in my lap and told me he’d found my next book. I try to respect his suggestions and read it on his recommendation.
Genre: YA fiction
Length: 313 pages
Setting: generic U.S. city, present day Continue reading
This is the sequel to Julie of the Wolves. I originally read Julie of the Wolves because we owned a copy of Julie and I wanted to read it to the kids. I had to read the first book in the series before I could read the second one. We enjoyed Julie of the Wolves, so it didn’t take too much to convince the kids to read this book.
Genre: historical middle grade fiction
Length: 227 pages
Setting: Kangik, Alaska, it felt like the 1960s, immediately after the events of Julie of the Wolves Continue reading
This was our latest book club choice.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 369 pages
Setting: Virginia, late 1700s/early 1800s Continue reading