Category: Try Reading with Gabriel Torres

Book Review of Marina and the Kraken (The Mythics #1) by Lauren Magaziner

Gabriel T., journalist

This book was so kindly sent to me by its author, Lauren, not long before she was the guest for the season finale of my book podcast “Try Reading.”

I have loved Lauren’s work for so long but it had been a while since I had read a book of hers. And let me just say, it was good to be back.
This is a wonderful middle-grade fantasy and knowing it’s shorter, it cuts to the chase right away and you are well-informed of the way the society works and how these five fantastic girls, Pippa, Hailey, Kit, Ember, and of course our main character, Marina, have to go on a quest to gain their mythical familiars.

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How One Simple Comment Started A Podcast

Gabriel T., journalist

“You know, as I listened to you speak – great presentation by the way – I couldn’t help but feel like I was listening to a podcast. There is something just so relaxing and podcast-like about your voice.” 

I stared at my computer screen in awe. I, podcast? I never would have thought my voice would sound like a podcast host, but oh well. 

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