20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea alternates between positively boring and absolutely fascinating. At the story’s opening, the seas are (maybe) being terrorized by (maybe) a giant monster. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a French marine biologist and narrator of the story, and his servant Conseil join an expedition leaving from New York to …

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by R. D. Carstairs

A Christmas Carol tends to be one of my selections every year, whether it be in print, on audio, or watching a movie adaptation. It’s just a good story. Ebenezer starts off as an arrogant, obstinate, miserly man, but by the end, he’s generous and warm-hearted, a changed man. I listened …