Monthly Archives: July 2018

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian.

Homeless teen makes very bad choices. Also, small nuclear explosion.

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The House of Broken Angels (Highly Recommended)

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The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Exquisite tenderness, cruelty, devotion, estrangement, bawdiness, sentimentality. Tolstoy in Spanglish.

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Gork, The Teenage Dragon

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Gork, The Teenage Dragon by Gabe Hudson.

Like Tom and Jerry, if Tom ate Jerry. Sequel-setup ending.

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The Immortalists (Highly Recommended)

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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.

Four divergent, strong-willed, anxious lives lived in tragedy, beauty, hope.

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Light of the Stars (Non-Fiction, Recommended)

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Light of the Stars by Adam Frank

Astrobiologists theorize about climate change, aliens and humanity’s expiration date.

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