Normal People ~ Sally Rooney

Rating: 4/5 Listening to Normal People on audio was not what I expected. I was drawn in almost immediately by Connell and Marianne's story, and the accent of the narrator, presumably Irish as the story is set in Ireland, kept me hooked. I found chores to do in order to spend more time listening to … Continue reading Normal People ~ Sally Rooney

Miss Iceland ~ Audur Ava Olafsdottir

Happy Book Birthday! Rating: 3/5 Written in a very different style than most books, this was a refreshing novel. I was not overly thrilled with any of the characters. I almost felt as though we were intentionally kept distant from the characters' emotions. Like the cool teenagers smoking cigarettes vibe, where they won't let you … Continue reading Miss Iceland ~ Audur Ava Olafsdottir

On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden

Rating: 5/5 Walden's sophomore graphic novel blew me away. A nearly complete departure from her first graphic memoir, Spinning, On a Sunbeam is the story and reflection of Mia, a crew worker on board a spacecraft, cleaning up architectural messes intergalactically. This novel is a sweeping love story, filled with beautiful world-building, graphics, and characters. … Continue reading On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden