Monday What Are You Reading #90

It’s Monday What Are You Reading? is a weekly reading roundup is hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date.

This is technically a weekly meme but I don’t read fast enough to make that worthwhile so I post it every two or three weeks.

Finished in Print

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash

This Dark Road to Mercy was my first book by Wiley Cash and I loved it. I’ve had this one on my shelf for several months and it was time to read it. It was incredibly sad but so beautifully written.

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

I’ve never read anything by Hemingway before. After reading this I’m not going to be in any hurry to read any of his other books.

Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor

This is final book in a trilogy of novellas. It is fascinating and unique science fiction featuring a young Himba girl from what is now Namibia who travels across the galaxy to attend a University. Along the way her life is changed in ways no one could imagine.

Started in Print

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie

I have read and loved Robert K. Massie’s books about Peter the Great and also Nicholas and Alexandra. I bought this biography of Catherine the Great years ago. I’m looking forward to actually reading it.

Continued in Print

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated edition by J.K. Rowling with art by Jim Kay

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated edition

Ever since they’ve been releasing these illustrated editions I’ve made a tradition of reading the new one at the beginning of the year. I’m taking my time with this one.

Finished on Audio

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright narrated by Morton Sellers

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright narrated by Morton Sellers

Scientology and it’s adherents have always fascinated me. This was an interesting look into the history of the church and it’s current leaders.

Started on Audio

Glass Houses by Louise Penny narrated by Robert Bathurst

Glass Houses by Louise Penny narrated by Robert Bathurst

I’ve been a fan of this series from Louise Penny since the first book. It’s series I stick to listening to rather than reading.

Reviews since my last update:

Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

Fables Vol. 18: Cubs in Toyland by Bill Willingham

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash

Going Clear by Lawrence Wright narrated by Morton Sellers

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

What are you reading?