Watch this December 2017 booktube wrap-up and other bookish videos on my Read Remark youtube channel.
Happy end-of-the-year! Here’s a booktube wrap-up of what I read in December.
Click each of the links to read the full review:
Made for Love by Alissa Nutting
Hazel leaves her megalomaniacal tech genius husband. However, he won’t let her go easily. He’s invested too much tech within her body and would rather kill her than let her go.
The Cold Equations by Tom Godwin
A teen girl stows away on a spaceship headed for a starving planet. The catch: she’s thrown off the weight to fuel allotment. Should the captain jettison her, or let the rocket crash?
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
Patchett presents a collection of essays she’s written for magazines. Topics encompass the end of a marriage, the beginning of another, dog ownership, and opera at the movies.
Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Townspeople can’t escape the witch, whose eyes and mouth are sewn shut. As we see the way the townspeople react to and treat the witch, we wonder where the real horrorshow is.
The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
Two old women living in Africa. One is black. One is white. Both hate each other. Circumstances force the two to live together temporarily. Will they see past their differences?
Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple
Eleanor Flood discovers her husband has been up to secret deeds. We follow her, their son Timby (autocorrect mistake that stuck), and a rotating cast of wacky characters in one day in the life.
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Jojo cares for his little sister because his dad is in jail and his mom, Leoni, is addicted to drugs. While his grandparents offer a solid home, it may not be enough to counteract his parents.
Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia
Murder in a small town. When high-school senior Hattie is found dead, we follow a life-weathered cop as he investigates whodunnit in this surprisingly touching suspense novel.
Be sure to also check out my 12 Days of Litmas videos, which include favorite poems, short stories, and more.
This is my last video of 2017. My first year on booktube has been such an adventure! Thank you to everyone who’s been on this adventure with me, whether it’s through views, comments, subscribing, or even by being a fellow reader or booktuber I can draw inspiration from. Finding this community of readers means a lot to me, and I sincerely appreciate being part of it. I look forward to more!