Via the Washington Post, here’s my contribution to the discussion about the Vietnam War documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
I’m excited to share this insightful and beautifully written review of my novel – and the audiobook – by Andria Williams. She’s the editor of the Military Spouse Book Review, and author of the novel The Longest Night, which was one of my favorites of 2016.
My favorite line from her review, other than her praise of narrator Robin Miles, which I totally agree with, is this: “At the dawn of the Iraq war, which rumbles uneasily beneath the novel…”
I want to share with you two magnificent books I read recently. One I knew would be excellent, because I had read the author’s previous novel. The other was my first experience with the author, and her book’s power took me by surprise. Let’s start with the surprise. Continue reading
In March, I nervously reached out to my favorite audiobook narrator, Robin Miles, to ask if she’d be interested in narrating a novel called Her Own Vietnam.
Today, it’s a reality: Her Own Vietnam is an audiobook, narrated by Robin Miles and available on Audible. (And in a couple of days, on Amazon and iTunes as well).
These are hard times. Give your mind and spirit a break with this bouquet of bookish delights.
- From R. O. Kwon at electricliterature.com, 34 books by women of color to read this year. Although this list includes some of my favorite writers, I have read none of these – yet.
- I’ve done a little better with this list from Danika Ellis at Bookriot of 10 mind-blowing bi-lesbian-books.
- Also from Bookriot, this intriguing article about cool subscription services from indie bookstores, by Tirzah Price.
- Finally, here are the three books Stanford is asking incoming freshman to read over the summer, courtesy of Abby Jackson at Business Insider. (Hmm, I’ve only read two…) Stanford summer reading list 2017
Have you read any of these books? Want to recommend them? Are you finding new titles for your To Be Read list?
Plunge into a good book. What else is summer for?