Category Archives: Audiobooks

Read Under Protest: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

I originally said I would not read this book. For me it was a matter of principle. I don’t believe the author wanted this book published. Over and over during her lifetime she said she would not write/publish another book. … Continue reading

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Book Review: What You See by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Placing myself in the world of Jane and Jake makes me smile. I don’t smile about the fact that what consumes them for all the hours I’m with them is the death of someone. No, I smile because these are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Summer’s End by Mary Alice Monroe

Special note: That is the author’s daughter on the cover. Publisher: Gallery Books, 2015 As I said the other day, I love to pick a book each year that epitomizes my feelings about the end of summer. You know the … Continue reading

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A Summer Reading Classic: Coming Home by Rosamund Pilcher

For years my summer reading always included a novel by Rosamunde Pilcher. Her character-rich stories always took me off to the English countryside to meet interesting people who would soon become my friends. Now that the author is no longer … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Graveyard Book

. Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins, 2008 Genre: Children/Middlegrade Format: Audiobook Narrated by the author Awards: Newberry Medel Winner 2009 I’m on a course to read all of the Newberry Medal winners that I missed over the last couple of busy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Godforsaken Daughter

Author: Christina McKenna Publisher: Lake Union Publishing, March 17, 2015 Genre: Literary Fiction I agreed to read and participate in the TLC Book Tour for this book as I was reading Maeve Binchy’s A Week In Winter. I loved the … Continue reading

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2015 Award Winner: The Crossover

Author: Kwame Alexander Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014 Genre: Middle Grade Fiction (Ages 9 to 12) Award: Newbery Medal Winner for 2015 Twelve-year-old twins Josh and J.B. not only love the game of basketball, they’re very good players. They come … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Week in Winter

. Author: Maeve Binchy Publisher: Orion, 2012 Genre: Fiction Format: Audiobook, Narrated by Rosalyn Landor I feel as if I’ve just had a week’s vacation in Ireland. I spent a week listening to the lilting voice of Rosalyn Landor as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia

Author: Kimberly McCreight Publisher: Harper 2013 Genre: Literature/Women’s Fiction Format: Audiobook Narrated by Khristine Hvam Kate is a junior partner in a big New York law firm. She is always under a lot of pressure and feels she must work … Continue reading

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