5 Star Reviews

The Two Towers, Book 4 #LotRreadalong

June 30, 2014
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In which I post my thoughts on the second half of The Two Towers, also known as Book 4 of The Lord of the Rings.

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The Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2 #LotRreadalong

May 31, 2014
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In which I post my thoughts on the second half of The Fellowship of the Ring, also known as Book 2 of The Lord of the Rings.

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2013 Audiobook Roundup

May 8, 2014
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In which I briefly review each of the audiobooks I read in 2013.

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#ToBX Roundup

March 5, 2014
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In which I review six books I read in preparation for this year’s Tournament of Books.

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How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, by Mohsin Hamid

January 30, 2014
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In which I gush about this marvelous contender for the 2014 Tournament of Books.

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The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

March 5, 2013
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In which I gush about this debut novel, a retelling of The Illiad.

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Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell

February 13, 2013
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I loved this book. It’s realistic without being overly dark. It’s set in the 80s without sounding like a research paper. It’s romantic without being graphic. It’s lovely and sassy without calling too much attention to itself. It’s hopeful without being unrealistic.

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Arcadia, by Lauren Groff

January 17, 2013
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My review of an awesome and awe-inspiring book. There’s a lot more too it than a hippie commune.

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Mini-Reviews

December 27, 2012
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As advertised, herein are mini-reviews – mostly of book club books, but some not.

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Micro-Reviews Audio Edition

December 17, 2012
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Micro-reviews of some of my favorite middle-grade books on audio.

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