Wandering Scientist described as a cross between Douglas Adams and Eurovision so I was in, especially when I found it to listen to on Hoopla.
Genre: science fiction
Length: 352 pages
Setting: near future Earth and beyond
Summary: Short version: Humans join the rest of the galaxy in competing in the Metagalactic Grand Prix Continue reading
I listened to an audio version of this short story. It was linked to by one of my blogs a decade ago, so I don’t even know if it’s still available. I picked it up to see what the author of Chthulu was like since it was free.
Genre: horror audiobook
Length: 48 pages
Setting: Arkham, a fictional town in Massachusetts
Summary: Short version: Herbert West develops a formula to reanimate dead humans Continue reading
This is the third book in the Circle of Magic. Miss Adventure and I listened to Tris’s Book on the way to Philadelphia. This book filled our way home.
Genre: middle grade fantasy
Length: 232 pages
Setting: Gold Ridge, a city in Emelan, soon after the events of Tris’s Book
Summary: Short version: Fire threatens Gold Ridge and Daja regains her Trader status Continue reading
I was looking for a short audiobook for a trip to a gymnastics meet. This came to my attention because we saw the musical version recently. I was curious to read the source material.
Genre: middle grade fiction with a touch of fantasy
Length: 154 pages
Setting: New York City, late 1960s
Summary: Short version: Annabel switches bodies with her mother for a day Continue reading
I wanted to read this book after watching the Will Smith movie. My husband had listened to the book and recommended the audio book to me.
Genre: post-apocalyptic science fiction
Length: 324 pages
Setting: Los Angeles, near future
Summary: Short version: The only human survivor of a vampire plague tries to survive Continue reading
Our family watched the movie recently. I’ve been intrigued by the series for a while and took the movie as a push to read the book. Bonus, it was available as an audiobook.
Genre: YA scifi/post-apocalyptic
Length: 384 pages
Setting: a constructed maze, near future
Summary: Short version: The boys in the Glade need to figure out how to get out of the Maze Continue reading