Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Well Tempered Heart, Jan-Philipp Sendker

This is the second installment of a book that began with Sendker’s “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats”. Several characters from the first book reappear in the second, notably, a minor character named Nu Nu. Had I known it would also … Continue reading

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The Silent Sister, Diane Chamberlain

When Riley McPherson’s father dies, she discovers many odd secrets about her family. She does not know which ones to believe. She once had a sister, Lisa, whose behavior seriously altered the outcome of her own life and the lives … Continue reading

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Landline, Rainbow Rowell, read by Rebecca Loman

Georgie McCool and Neal are married. . From the first time they saw each other, it was kismet. They are a couple in their late thirties, married for 14 years, with two young children, Naomi and Alice. Georgie worked with … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Joel Dicker

Marcus Goldman is a writer who studied under the tutelage of a world renowned, award-winning author, Harry Quebert. When he finds, after his huge first unexpected success, that at the age of 28 he can no longer seem to write … Continue reading

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Winter People, Jennifer McMahon

This is a page-turning beach read which will keep you on the edge of your seat. If you like fantasy and the supernatural, you will be engaged immediately. The story has hints of strange creatures returning from the dead, winter … Continue reading

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All The Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

This is a remarkably well written book with a different approach to the Holocaust. Rather than one that depicts the plight of the Jews and the Concentration Camps, this one attempts to get behind the evil that man can create … Continue reading

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Stress Test, Timothy Geithner

Stress Test, by Tim Geithner, was read by Mr. Geithner.  He reads in an uneven tone of voice, often in a monotone, and truthfully, I fell asleep no less than three times during the time I listened to this book. … Continue reading

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