T his is an exciting week on the audiobook bestseller list. I can’t wait to dig into these!
Catching Fire: Hunger Games, Book 2 by Suzanne Collins (read by Carolyn McCormick. My son just finished reading a copy of Hunger Games from the library.
He loved it so much (and this is a kid who is a reluctant reader) that he bought a copy so that everyone in the family will read it.
Needless to say, I picked this title for him up as soon as I could. This is the second entry in a trilogy that takes place in a futuristic, fascist US.
In Hunger Games, the protagonist, Katniss, must participate in a fight to the death on live television. In this entry, readers are again taken on a journey through districts in preparation for 75th Annual Hunger Games.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (narrated by Saul Reichlin) This is the first book in a trilogy by deceased author Stieg Larsson.
The murder mystery involves journalist hired to investigate the 40 year old disappearance of a young daughter of a wealthy family. I recently purchased this one and can’t wait to read it!
The Spire by Richard North Patterson (read by Holter Graham) I always look forward to Richard North Patterson’s novels. This one is billed as a tale of psychological suspense.
A stellar trial lawyer returns to his alma mater to assist the professor who helped him through law school. His personal history and new obligations put him in a very precarious situation. This one is on my hold list for the library.
206 Bones: A Novel by Kathy Reichs (read by Linda Emond) You may recall that I was reading this selection as I submitted last week’s list of bestsellers. The forensic thriller starts out with Tempe Brennan (the protagonist of the series) waking up in a dark, closed, cold place with no knowledge of how she got there.
Unfortunately, this entry in the Bones ends up as more of a lecture on the science behind the story than on the story itself.