Jackaby by William Ritter | Book Review

I feel like I have been anticipating reading Jackaby by William Ritter for like FOREVER. No, but seriously, it was a relatively decent book. Jackaby is described as Sherlock meets Dr. Who. As I’ve watched around fifteen minutes of Dr. Who, have only seen The Great Mouse Detective, I can’t quite testify to the accuracy of that comparison. What I can, however, testify to is the merits and drawbacks that I perceived while reading this book. On the whole, I liked Jackaby, yet it did not entirely gel with me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good book that’s worth recommending.

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I decided to listen to Amy Timberlake’sOne Came Home because I have a very soft spot for middle grade historical fiction books. I listened to a sample of the narration and was hooked. The narration sample was rather pleasing on my ears so I figured, yes, this is […]

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I listened toBury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown because the book has been on my Project Fill In The Gaps Challenge and on my To Be Read list for pretty much forever. A little background, I was a social studies education major in college and […]

Review of We Hear The Dead by Dianne Salerni

We Hear The Dead by Dianne Salerni centers around the spiritualist movement and it’s creators — the Fox Sisters. What began as a not-so-innocent prank turned into a somewhat religious movement. The history of the Fox Sisters is fascinating, I suggest wikipaedia-ing it. Seriously, ya’ll, history is AWESOME. So sayeth the history nerd. The story […]