3 Current Books with Blind Characters

From time to time I talk about books with blind characters here on Adventures in Low Vision. Over winter, a few finished reads stacked up. Today’s post combines my notes for three of them that you may enjoy. Book #1: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz Horowitz has written quite a few suspense novels, but the only…

What Happened to Holly Bartlett?

Word-of-mouth is a great way to receive recommendations. And it’s how I heard of the AMI podcast, What Happened to Holly Bartlett, narrated and written by Canadian journalist Maggie Rahr and produced by Ocean Entertainment. Recently, Toby Ball of the Crime Writers On… podcast mentioned it. I was interested when he said Holly Bartlett was…

Elevation {review}

Stephen King has a remarkable ability to hold a reader’s interest, build suspense, and animate average Joe’s. His straightforward language is easy to read, but not easy to write. If you discount him as a genre writer, it tells me more about you than him.  King’s latest horror story, Elevation, is set in his fictional…

New Year, Same Dumb Blindfold Idea

Adventures in Low Vision readers know I love Netflix in part because of its embrace of audio description. You may not know I also love Sandra Bullock. Speed, Miss Congeniality, Practical Magic. Yes, please. When Netflix announced a new project, Bird Box, featuring Sandy you may be thinking what’s not to like. It was the…

Have Dog, Will Travel

Note: this review contains light spoilers. When I read a new-to-me writer and the writing doesn’t affect me, I don’t necessarily give up on the writer. Time passes and if another bit of their work enters my literary galaxy, I revisit them. Have Dog, Will Travel is not the first book I encountered by Stephen…