Category: Non Fiction Reviews

A Quartet of Reviews

This has been a WONDERFUL reading week, in which, by today, Sunday, I have finished FOUR books: two audiobooks, two physical copies. AND I enjoyed all of them. That's pretty amazing, right? I've been on a roll with good books lately (I'm conveniently forgetting about 99 Red Balloons and Cabin at the End of the … Continue reading A Quartet of Reviews


A Review and a Rant

Right, so in a previous post I promised I would be doing a trio review of This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay, Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter, and Mop Men by Alan Emmins. It breaks my heart, therefore, to have to tell you I lied. I haven't yet read Grief is the … Continue reading A Review and a Rant

Audiobook Review: Assassination Vacation

Title: Assassination Vacation Author: Sarah Vowell Narrator: Sarah Vowell Originally published: 2005 Audiobook published: 2005 Star rating: 5 stars Let me just start by saying I LOVED this book. I've clearly spent a large portion of my life really undervaluing Sarah Vowell. Her essay collection, Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World, was part of … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Assassination Vacation

Audiobook Review: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

    Title: In Cold Blood Author: Truman Capote Original publication: 1966 Audiobook publication: 2006 Audiobook narrator: Scott Brick My rating: 5 stars   From the summary blurb on Goodreads: "On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held … Continue reading Audiobook Review: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote