Sunday, August 13, 2017

Echoes of an Angel

Title: Echoes of an Angel: The Miraculous True Story of a Boy Who Lost His Eyes but Could Still See
Author: Aquanetta Gordon
Publisher:  christianaudio
ISBN: 9781610458153
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Uplifting and touching story of a boy who lost his eyes but was still able to "see" using echo-location.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

My Sister Rosa

Title: My Sister Rosa
Author: Justine Larbalestier
Publisher:  Soho Teen
ISBN: 978-1-61695-674-5
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Very dark, but a tad predictable, although there was one twist I did not see coming.

Rating: 3/5

Bone Gap

Title: Bone Gap
Author: Laura Ruby
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
ISBN: 978-0-06-231760-5
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: A wonderful, rare work of YA magical realism.

Rating: 5/5

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Theft by Finding

Title: Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002
Author: David Sedaris
Publisher: Blackstone
ISBN: 9781478949312
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Not as humorous as I expected, but it was very interesting to see the progression from slacker to best-selling author along with the changing times.

Rating: 3/5

Stacking the Shelves: 7/30-8/5

First Reads from Goodreads:
Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer
The Reunion by Sara Portman
Perfect Scents by Virginia Taylor

LibraryThing Early Review:
Wings of Fire by Alma Alexander
Vanity in Dust by Cheryl Low