Friday Review: Bellwether by Connie Willis (Audiobook)

Narrated by Kate Reading Bellwether by Connie Willis My rating: 3 of 5 stars Sandra Foster is a research scientist working for the Hi-Tek corporation studying fads, specifically the bobbed hair fad among women in the 1920s. Hi-Tek is hoping she will discover how fads begin in order to use that to their marketing advantage. … Continue reading Friday Review: Bellwether by Connie Willis (Audiobook)

Friday Review: The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read by Raul Esparza In this sequel to The House of the Scorpion, Matt Alacran finds himself back in Opium after his ordeal in Aztlan. El Patron is dead, and so are most of the people he surrounded himself with, including the … Continue reading Friday Review: The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

Friday Review: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Raul Esparza Matteo Alacran is a clone. He was grown from a strip of skin taken from El Patron, the drug lord known as the king of Opium, a land made up of parts of the southwestern US and … Continue reading Friday Review: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

Friday Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Audiobook)

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 3 of 5 stars Narrated by Amanda Dolan Mare Barrow is a Red. A commoner, with red blood and no super abilities. She and her family are destined to serve the Silvers, the elite, with silver blood and supernatural abilities. Mare's kind are servants to the upper class, … Continue reading Friday Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Audiobook)

Friday Review: Cosmos by Carl Sagan (Audiobook)

4 of 5 stars Narrated by LeVar Burton, with foreword by Ann Druyan and introduction by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Like just about everyone I know, I watched the public television series of┬áCosmos when it aired in 1980. I enjoyed it, but I don't remember actually reading the book. So, when the audiobook came up as … Continue reading Friday Review: Cosmos by Carl Sagan (Audiobook)

Friday Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass (Cinder Spires #1) by Jim Butcher (Audiobook)

The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Euan Morton The Spires rise to immeasurable heights over the mist-covered surface. Humanity dwells within the Spires, sheltered from the dangers without. Airships ply the skies, and the aristocratic Houses rule their Spires, fostering alliances and building trade and science. Spire … Continue reading Friday Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass (Cinder Spires #1) by Jim Butcher (Audiobook)

Friday Review: The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon My rating: 4 of 5 stars George is sinking. His job is on the line, and he has no idea how to save the big presentation his team has to make, since they are at odds with … Continue reading Friday Review: The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

Friday Review: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi (Audiobook)

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Zachary Quinto In the not too distant future, it is almost impossible to murder someone. Or for most people to die- permanently. Unless you die of natural causes or suicide, within hours you return to life, naked, but alive. No one knows … Continue reading Friday Review: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi (Audiobook)