Goodreads Review: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

Two star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] I dunno. Maybe I’m just getting burned out on audiobooks and have lost all attention span or something. I really wanted to love this. Should have been … More Goodreads Review: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

Goodreads Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Three star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] Don’t do this one as an audiobook. I can tell I definitely would have liked this better if I’d actually read it. Morrison does her own narration, … More Goodreads Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Goodreads Review: Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] Very, very interesting subject matter. I ran into the same issue here that I did with Kolker’s last book, Lost Girls; there were so many people to … More Goodreads Review: Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker

Goodreads Review: Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology, #1) by Stephen Fry

Three star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] I had a very uneven experience with this book. On one hand, this should be perfect as an audiobook. On the other hand, this is terrible as … More Goodreads Review: Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology, #1) by Stephen Fry

Goodreads Review: Isaac’s Storm: A Man, A Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Eric Larson

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] I could tell while listening to this book that I would have really enjoyed it in written format. Larson is of course the king of making history … More Goodreads Review: Isaac’s Storm: A Man, A Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Eric Larson

Goodreads Review: Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found by Frances Larson

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly.] Since I’m catching up with old reviews, I’m surprised to see I gave this 4 stars instead of 3. What I mainly remember, is that certain chapters … More Goodreads Review: Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found by Frances Larson

Goodreads Review: Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day by Joel Selvin

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I hadn’t heard of the tragedy at Altamont until earlier this year (I was born in the 80’s). The event was CRAZY. Selvin does a … More Goodreads Review: Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day by Joel Selvin

Goodreads Review: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Five star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I’m not sure how much I can add to the discussions of this book, since everyone and their mother has read and loved this book. … More Goodreads Review: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Goodreads Review: Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope by Megan Phelps-Roper

Three star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] This book was fine. On the one hand, it was very interesting hearing about the inner workings of Westboro Baptist, and to understand what it … More Goodreads Review: Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope by Megan Phelps-Roper

Goodreads Review: You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] Absolutely beautiful. I’m really glad I chose to do this one as an audiobook. In most cases I think you sacrifice something when going with … More Goodreads Review: You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie