Ursula LeGuin is best known for her fantasy and science fiction books, from the Earthsea cycle to “The Left Hand of Darkness.” So when I first picked up “Lavinia,” I thought it would fall into one of her niches. Turns out I was wrong – and, in the end, pleasantly surprised.
Being the LOTR nerd that I am, I knew for a while that Peter Jackson had been working on bringing Alice Sebold’s novel “The Lovely Bones” to the big screen. Of course I wanted to see the movie as soon as I knew he was working on it, but I also knew I had to read the book, too.
Introducing a new “segment” to my website: Recent Reads! Whenever I finish reading a book, I’ll post a short review of it here on my website. So, without further ado, here’s the book I finished a couple weeks ago…
“The Weight of Silence” by Heather Gudenkauf