Bright’s Passage by Josh Ritter

Ritter, Josh. Bright’s Passage. New York: Dial Press, 2012. Print. Genre: Historical fiction. Summary: Soon after Henry Bright comes home from World War I, his wife dies, leaving him to care for their newborn child. But his wife’s family have an ax to pick with Bright and they are hunting him down. He burns down… Continue reading Bright’s Passage by Josh Ritter

Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov

Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky. 1950. North Kingstown, RI: BBC Audio, 2009. MP3. Genre: science fiction Summary: Robert Fass narrates Asimov’s first novel, and the story that kicks off the Foundation series in book form. Thanks to an accident in a nearby chemistry lab, unsuspecting Joseph Schwartz steps through a wrinkle in time. The… Continue reading Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov

Eating Stone by Ellen Meloy

Meloy, Ellen. Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild. New York: Pantheon Books, 2005. Print. Genre: nonfiction Summary: Meloy spends a full season tracking the big horn sheep of the Southwest. The task is not easy. The animals are going extinct and can hide faster than dissipating smoke. She observes them while observing… Continue reading Eating Stone by Ellen Meloy

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Brosgol, Vera. Anya’s Ghost. New York: First Second, 2011. Print. Genre: YA graphic novel Summary: Anya struggles to hide her Russian accent and all the embarrassing signs of “difference.” She is mostly friendless, under-achieving, and burdened with bad habits and poor self-image. A tumble down into an old well presents Anya with a new friend: a… Continue reading Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol