Friday, September 21, 2012
What I've Been Reading -- Fall 2012
Michael Vey by Richard Paul Evana -- young adult science fiction
Beautiful Boy by David Sheff -- adult nonfiction -- (a father telling about his son's addiction to meth)
Goliath by Scott Westerfeld -- third book in the Leviathan series -- young adult steam punk (historical science fiction)
Son by Lois Lowry -- young adult science fiction/distopian fiction -- the fourth book among The Giver books
Green Shadows, White Whale by Ray Bradbury --adult autobiographical novel -- Bradbuy tells about the time he spend in Ireland in the 1950s, writing a screenplay for Moby Dick.
The Long Walk -- adult nonfiction -- escape from a Soviet prison camp in 1941. The seven men walk across Siberia, China, and over the Himalayas to attempt to reach freedom. I did not finish this one. I abandoned it because I had other books I'd rather read.
The Haunted Looking Glass by Edward Gorey -- ghost stories by famous authors selected and illustrated by Mr. Gorey
The Key of Kilenya by Andrea Pearson -- fantasy by a local author.