Tag Archives: memorable

Twelve Angry Men, by Reginald Rose (audio)

Most people know this story already. A teen is accused of murder, and the jury must be unanimous in its decision: guilty or not guilty. It seems a slam-dunk decision, until one man votes not guilty, and sets out to … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Adult, Drama | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Wellness Wednesday #30: Awake

June 1st, 1999. I’d spent a hard semester at college while my relationship with a former long-time boyfriend dissolved, and I’d decided to go to France on a six-week abroad program that summer. I’d been in France roughly a week … Continue reading

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The Raven King, by Maggie Stiefvater

1. Book 4 of the Raven Cycle. 2. There will be no spoilers at all in this review (book or series). 3. I honestly considered simply writing the word LOVE!!!!! on this review and being done with it. 4. I … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Callback: The Well of Ascension

Recently I’ve been re-listening to my favorite of Brandon Sanderson’s trilogies, the Mistborn trilogy: The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension, and The Hero of Ages. After finishing The Final Empire, I found I didn’t have much to say about … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Callback: Warbreaker

When I read Words of Radiance last month, I was pleasantly surprised to run across characters from Warbreaker. I’d been thinking about rereading the book for a long time, so this was the perfect lead-in! During my first experience with … Continue reading

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The Raven’s Prophecy Tarot, by Maggie Stiefvater

Subtitled: Illuminating the Prophecy [Before starting this review, let me clear up a few misconceptions about tarot. Tarot is not magic. It does not tell the future. It is not anti-Christian or some form of devilry. It is not a … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Come As You Are, by Emily Nagoski (audio)

Subtitled: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life In Come As You Are, Nagoski discusses what women’s sexuality is and isn’t, and talks about the many ways that culture and history has interfered with and influenced the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments