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Andrew Clark
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Wish List Wednesday: June
Summer is here! Ready to sit poolside, sip umbrella drinks and read? Here are five books to soak up while working on a tan. Finders Keepers by Stephen King (Scribner) Available in hardcover, ebook and audio The sequel to last year's Mr. Mercedes , King retu...

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Audie Award Winners
The annual Audie Awards were announced last week and several that I reviewed took home trophies. Most notably, Zach Appelman's terrific narration of Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See  took home the prize in the fiction category. Also, Robert Petko...

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Audiobook Review: So You've Been Publicly Shamed
So You've Been Publicly Shamed  (2015) Written and read by Jon Ronson Publisher: Audible/Riverhead Run Time: 7 hours 26 minutes At it's best, the internet is a wonderful engine of creativity, thought, imagination and ideas. But at it's worst, the internet c...

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Audiobook Review: Elephant Company
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II (2014) Written by Vicki Constantine Croke Narrated by Simon Prebble Publisher: Recorded Books/Random House Run Time: 9 hours 43 minutes In Di...

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Audiobook Review: All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See  (2014) Written by Anthony Doerr Narrated by Zach Appelman Run Time: 16 hours 2 minutes Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio/Scribner When All the Light We Cannot See  debuted last year, I predicted it was going to be one of the key...

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Audiobook Review: The Closer
The Closer: My Story  (2014) Written by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey Narrated by Michael Kay Run Time: 7 hours and 25 minutes Publisher: Hachette Audio/Little, Brown In my years of being a baseball fan, I have always rooted against the Yankees (I'm a D-...

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Wish List Wednesday: May
This weekend, the summer blockbuster season kicks off with the highly anticipated  Avengers: Age of Ultron  invading theaters. A few weeks after that, the new Mad Max  will blast into the multiplex and the parade of big-budget films continues through August...

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Book Review: A Passion for Paris
A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light  (2015) Written by David Downie 320 pages Publisher: St. Martin's Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Paris is a city that Western ...

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Film Friday: The Soloist
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music  (2008) Written by Steve Lopez Narrated by William Hughes Run Time: 6 hours 45 minutes Publisher: Blackstone Audio/Putnam Downtown Los Angeles is a strange mix. First Stree...

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Audiobook Review: Water to the Angels
Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct and the Rise of Los Angeles (2015) Written by Les Standiford Narrated by Robert Fass Publisher: HarperAudio/Ecco Run Time: 9 hours 11 minutes Seldom does one get to read books that directly in...
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