What I’m reading, Twitter style

…to be fair, it’s more like a few of what I’ve read and a few of what I’m reading.

Crank: On audio – Kristina’s deep decent into meth use. Powerful & terrifying yet gripping listen. Will turn anyone off to thought of using drugs.

Feed: All in society born with feeds telling them how to live, act, buy. Feeds get hacked. Who will survive? May make you cry. BEST AUDIOBOOK EVER.

Someone Named Eva: World War II story. Czech-born Milada taken to reprogramming camp & adopted to German family. Becomes Eve. Terrifying based-on-truth story.

An Off Year: What happens when you turn around and decide not to go to college? A lot of nothing, in this case. Book about nothing but still interesting.

A Great and Terrible Beauty: Slow moving with little action and not yet compelling enough to begin my 4th audio disc. Seems like so many other books & not that exciting.

Her Fearful Symmetry: No candle to author’s prior works. Poor editing & writing style. Story of twins & too much happenstance. Can’t tell story on chances alone.

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  1. says

    Oh, no. I've got "Her Fearful Symmetry" on my pile…I'm so sad to hear that it's not so good.

    But I do love this feature. Great way to talk about a lot of books.

  2. says

    Ahhh, I should make clear I'm only about 100 pages in. I don't think "Her Fearful Symmetry" is awful. It's just got poor writing/editing (overuse of semicolons drives me NUTS) and the story's not as compelling as her others. I'm hoping it gets better!

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