Sometimes life gets in the way of blogging, no? Or reading gets in the way of reviewing? Because lately I’ve been far more inclined to read a book than write about it…
Here’s a round-up of what I’ve read recently, but haven’t written about. Twitterary style. Yes, I made that up, but I like the idea of imposing a 140 character limit to these. I don’t want to overwhelm anyone (specifically myself).
The best of the bunch…
A Sting in the Tale // Dave Goulson. Non-fiction. Quite funny and educational. You may learn more about bees than you ever wanted to know.
The Bees // Laline Paull. Dystopian ficiton. A great follow up to Goulson’s book. You can see exactly how much research went into Paull’s novel.
Oil and Honey // Bill McKibben. Non-fiction. The link between beehives and corporations (through structure) is a bit tenuous, but a solid book with a worthwhile premise.
Deadline // John Sandford. Fiction, series. I love Virgil Flowers. I need to update my list of Virgil’s t-shirts. John Sandford is consistently great.
The Glittering World // Robert Levy. Fiction. A book menu is coming up, but 60% of this book was really strong and then the ending felt rushed.
John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire // Kim Heacox. Non-fiction. John Muir. Fascinating man with a very patient wife. Oh the adventure!
The Eyes of the Dragon // Stephen King. Fiction. Firmly ranked in the middle. Neither great, nor bad… Good glimpse into worlds you’ll learn more about in subsequent SK novels.
For a far better use of twitter in a blog post, check out Reading in Bed’s Things You’ve Inherited From Your Mother by Hollie Adams: A Review with Twitter Pairings.
Who else excels at reading and gets bogged down in reviewing?