WordPress makes it so easy to turn posts into podcasts so I gave it a try. Click here to listen to my review of Where the Crawdads Sing. Hope you enjoy! https://open.spotify.com/show/5ZCaL5nszGlKQdlLIoLWjq
What can I say about Where the Crawdads Sing that hasn't been said before? For four years you've heard the hype; you've seen the movie (or at least the trailer); you may have even heard about the controversy surrounding the author. And you still haven't read it? Okay, let me convince you. First, I'm still … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing
https://www.etsy.com/listing/1289768679/bookthrasher-t-shirts Hello there dear readers, followers, and book lovers, Last month was my two year blog anniversary! I'm still having fun and still making plans to do more. I want you to know that I appreciate each and every time you click, read, comment, and like. Thank you! I have some bookthrasher branded t-shirts for … Continue reading Etsy shop is open!
Hindsight is everything and Lawrence Wright knows it. Wright is the author of The Looming Tower, a methodical and sweeping history that's so engaging and interesting you feel guilty for enjoying it. He published it in 2006, won the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for it in 2007, and it was made into a mini-series … Continue reading The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11
I don't read enough poetry so I jumped at the chance to check out a chapbook written by the one and only @germlynnlives What's a chapbook? A small book of poetry, often handmade and stitched together. It's a scrappy, romantic throwback and I'm tempted to try making one of my own since scrappy and romantic … Continue reading Pressured Speech
May I Come In? is the most fun I've had in book form in a while. It's pure voyeuristic pleasure. If you're nosy, if you like to peek into people's homes, if you enjoy finding decorating ideas to steal... oh honey, you're going to love this book. The subtitle is 'Discovering the world in other … Continue reading Other people’s houses
I can't get enough of coffee table books. They feel indulgent with their oversized pages, substantial weight, glossy paper. They're always fascinating, packed with photos, ideas and inspiration. Here's the first of five coffee table book reviews. The Ultimate Art Museum by Ferren Gipson is classified as a children's book but that's nonsense - this … Continue reading The Ultimate Art Museum