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Books To Die For

If you are a mystery buff, you should definitely pick this up.  It’s an anthology of essays (over 100) by today’s mystery writers on their favorite tales and favorite authors that influenced them.  Edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke, Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels…

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The Living

Ever accidentally stumble across a book and have it be just what you needed at the time? I don’t mean self-help books, necessarily. Whether you’re reading romance, adventure, mystery, biography, metaphysical, etc., sometimes a book comes along and just hits the spot. That’s what happened with me and The Living by Matt de la Peña….

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The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan is a children’s books written by Katherine Applegate.  I got to narrate this little gem not too long ago. When we meet the titular character Ivan, a gorilla, he is in captivity at an enclosure in what is described as a mall.  A mall?  Well, yes!  Evidently, this story is…