Monthly Archives: August 2015

All The Bright Places, Jennifer Niven, narrators, Kirby Heyborne, Ariadne Meyers

I am not sure why this book has been labeled young adult. All readers, regardless of age, a parent, a counselor, a teacher, a coach or a student, could benefit from reading it. It is right on target about the … Continue reading

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey, author, Rachel Joyce; narrator, Celia Imrie

The author bills this book as a companion to “The Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”. In that book, Harold is trekking 600 miles across England, trying to reach the bedside of a friend in hospice care. Queenie Hennessy and Harold Fry … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hofffman, Gloria Reuben, Narrator, Tina Benko, Narrator, Santino Fontana, narrator, Alice Hoffman, narrates the afterword.

The Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hofffman, Gloria Reuben, Narrator, Tina Benko, Narrator, Santino Fontana, narrator, Alice Hoffman, narrates the afterword. This novel is about the history of the Pissarro family. It takes place on Charlotte, Amalie, St. Thomas, in the … Continue reading

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The Museum of Extraordinary Things, Alice Hoffman

There was so much more to meet the eye in this book, it requires a careful reading to take in all of the symbolism and a lengthy review. It does contain spoilers. Coralie lived in a house that also housed … Continue reading

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Ally, Michael Oren

Michael Oren covers decades of his involvement with Israel and America. For almost half a century he has loved both countries, demonstrating his respect and admiration for both. In this book, he tries to illuminate the magnificence and beauty of … Continue reading

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Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2), King, Stephen

In this second book of an intended trilogy, the now retired former police detective Bill Hodges, runs his agency called Finders Keepers with the help of Holly Gibney, who acts as his secretary. He has trimmed down, having recently suffered … Continue reading

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Inside the O’Briens, Lisa Genova, narrator, Skipp Suddoth

This book is an eye-opener, not only because of how it treats a devastating disease, but because of how it treats the way it is possible to handle end of life decisions when we know our own expiration dates, complete … Continue reading

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