Monthly Archives: June 2012

Final read-along discussion: The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

Welcome to our final read-along discussion of The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene. (part one and part two) Spoiler warning: We will be discussing The Heart of the Matter in detail, both in this post and the comments … Continue reading

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Audiobook Week, Day Four: Narrators

Today’s topic for Audiobook Week is narrators. After listening to as many audiobooks as I have the past few years, I have very strong feelings about the art of narration. ~ First, authors should only read their own books if … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Starters by Lissa Price

Title: Starters Author: Lissa Price Genre: YA dystopian fiction Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Rebecca Lowman First line: Enders gave me the creeps. Callie lost … Continue reading

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Film Club Announcement – discussion post to go up on Monday

We’re supposed to be discussing A Wrinkle in Time today, but I haven’t had time to watch the entire movie yet. I will finish watching it this weekend, and the discussion post will go up on Monday. Sorry for the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Week, Day Three: Mid-Week Meme

For day three of Audiobook Week, Jen has come up with this quick meme. Current/most recent audiobook: Starters by Lissa Price, narrated by Rebecca Lowman Impressions: Really good YA dystopian. Fantastic world-building, but I can tell that it’s the first … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Title: When You Are Engulfed in Flames Author: David Sedaris Genre: Non-fiction, memoir, humor Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: David Sedaris First line: My friend Patsy … Continue reading

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Audiobook Week, Day Two: Reviewing audiobooks

Welcome to day two of Audiobook Week! I hope you’ve been able to visit some posts and read some reviews. I had fun yesterday clicking through to as many of the participants as I had time for, and I’m looking … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Title: Pandemonium Author: Lauren Oliver Genre: YA dystopian fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Sarah Drew First line: Alex and I are lying together on a blanket in … Continue reading

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