Author: Mike Mullin

Book Review of Ashfall by Mike Mullin

Posted October 17, 2013 by Kara in book review, Lyn / 11 Comments
Book Review of Ashfall by Mike Mullin

    “A librarian can’t live by books alone, and I wouldn’t eat them if I could. Feel too much like cannibalism.”   “For the first time ever, I felt ashamed of my species. The volcano had taken our homes, our food, our automobiles, and our airplanes, but it hadn’t taken our humanity. No, we’d given that up on our own.” Review: It is hard to write reviews for authors I know.  Mike Mullin is on my friends list at Booklikes, and I get so jumpy about my final rating and my opinion of said books.  I can say, with more »

Book Review: Ashfall

Posted April 10, 2011 by Kara in book review, Kara / 5 Comments
Book Review: Ashfall

Wow. This is a tough book to review. I’m just going to speak from my heart and not think about it. I liked it. I did. But it was so so hard to read. Not because it wasn’t well-written. It was extremely well-written. It was just so depressing. There was not one moment of happiness in this book. Not one. That makes it really hard for me to read. I thrive on little bits of happiness. Even when life sucks more than you can possibly imagine, I’m always looking for the one ray of light that won’t make me lose more »