A Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan. This is one that I read in high school, and bought as an adult. It’s a YA book, and it’s about a young widow and a boy who is deaf in a time when no one know what the heck deafness was. It’s a good one, but I’ve read it so many times that when I read it this month, I skipped huge parts of it because I KNOW IT BY HEART ALMOST. Yikes.
Next is another book-and-movie one:
And I saved my favorite book this month for last:
It’s So Easy: And Other Lies by Duff McKagan. Ho-lee crap did I like this book. Wow. If you are not aware, Duff McKagan was the bassist in Guns N’ Roses and went on to be in a bunch of other bands. (Like Velvet Revolver. Who are never, ever, ever getting back together.)
If you aren’t familiar with a lot of ’80s music, you will probably spend half of the book wondering who in the hell he’s talking about. But if you are familiar with it, then this book is awesome. It’s a memoir with zero ego, and the stories he tells are…interesting. And gross. And eye-wideningly awesome.
So there you have it, another month’s roundup. This month flew by, didn’t it?
See you later!
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