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Michael's Book Babble

I'm an indie author and a scribbler of inane babble. I talk about books I've read/liked. Or at least, that's the plan.


Most of the reviews will be considered "mini-reviews." Usually, it's mostly my reaction to what I've been reading. There are people who are far better at doing full and helpful reviews. But I still have fun doing them, and hope you enjoy them!

One of my new favorites

The Book Thief - Trudy White, Markus Zusak

Why it took me so long to finally read The Book Thief, I will never know. All I know is I'm glad I finally read it--or shall I say, listened to it. This is a superb book filled with heart, tragedy, and even a lot of moments of genuine humor. It's hard to think how a story about the Holocaust narrated by Death can work, but by golly it does. It's quite moving and touching. No words can really explain how much I enjoyed this book.


If you're curious about audiobooks, might I suggest that you start with this one? So far, it's my favorite audiobook. The reader does an outstanding job. One of the best I've heard. I rank him right up there with Neil Gaiman when it comes to audiobooks.


5 stars