Friday Reads #23

Friday Reads #23

(Oops – this was supposed to post Friday, Nov. 1) Next week, look for October’s wrap-up and my report on Poe-tober. Finished: 25 Icelandic Ghost Stories—Jón R. Hjálmarsson—2* (Oct 31) I bought this book on a trip to Iceland. The people there are really...
Friday Reads #23

Friday Reads #22

Finished: Frankenstein—Mary Shelley—2* (Oct 23) The story of Frankenstein has become a common cultural reference, but I’d never read the source material. Still, I had high hopes for creepiness. Instead, the scariest part of the book was how it took so long to...
Friday Reads #23

Friday Reads #21

Finished: A Perilous Undertaking(Veronica Speedwell #2) — Deanna Raybourn — 3.75* (Oct 9) I loved the first book in this series so much that the second installment was destined to fall short of my expectations. The story was still very enjoyable and the main...
Friday Reads #23

Friday Reads #20

Finished: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told — Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman—3.5* (Sept 15) (This book was a September read but I finished it after I completed my last Friday Reads post so here’s the review) This is the first audiobook I’ve ever listened to...
September Reading Wrap-Up

September Reading Wrap-Up

September goal: I’m setting a goal of 3 books for September—and planning for Poe-tober! What I read: (Link to my Goodreads 2019 Reading Challenge The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald 4.5* (Sept 1)Review A Curious Beginning – Deanna Raybourn 4.75*...
Friday Reads #23

Friday Reads #19

Finished: A Curious Beginning – Deanna Raybourn 4.75* (Sept 9) Sometimes impulse buys work out, sometimes they don’t. In this case, beautiful cover art, enthusiastic reviews, and the price (<$1) paid off many times over.Veronica Speedwell is a fascinating...