Friday Reads #25

Friday Reads #25

Finished: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer—Michelle McNamara—4.5* (Nov 20) I listened to this audiobook in about a week and really enjoyed it. The narrator (Gabra Zackman) was very engaging. This book has...
Friday Reads #25

Friday Reads #24

Finished: Medallion Status—John Hodgman—4.75* (Nov 6) I love John Hodgman’s podcast, so listening to the audiobook of his latest book was a treat. He’s consistently warm, funny, and insightful. Add in a focus on airline miles and corgis? Perfection. Hotel...
Poe-tober 2019 Report

Poe-tober 2019 Report

Poe-tober wasn’t as jam-packed with creepy media and events as I would’ve liked (unless you count the horror story taking place across the river in DC), but I still want to report on my efforts. Books: Frankenstein (Mary Shelley) – 2*Haunting of Hill...
October Reading Wrap-Up

October Reading Wrap-Up

October goal: I’m setting a goal of 5 books for this month, plus so many other things that go bump in the night. Later this week, I’ll post my Poe-tober report. What I read: (Link to my Goodreads 2019 Reading Challenge A Perilous...
Friday Reads #25

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 #25

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...