Monthly Archives: October 2016

Guilty minds, Joseph Finder, author; Holter Graham, narrator

This book is definitely not about rocket science. The plot is obvious, and although there are some surprises, they are not earth shattering. However, this book sure made our long road trip pass quickly. The story unfolds easily with lots of excitement and … Continue reading

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And Every Morning, The Way Home Gets Longer and Longer, Fredrik Backman

This brief story very tenderly deals with the life cycle; it deals with the maturing of a child and the aging of the adult; it deals with their relationship, their loyalty and devotion to each other. It deals with the … Continue reading

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A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, author; Nicholas Guy Smith, narrator

A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, author; Nicholas Guy Smith, narrator How does one begin to describe this book and do it justice? The time frame is the Roaring Twenties in the United States, but in Moscow, it is a time … Continue reading

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A Truck Full of Money, Tracy Kidder, author; Paul Michael, narrator

Tracy Kidder describes and extols the accomplishments of Paul English, a product of the Boston school system, who was a creative student of technology and a supporter of entrepreneurship for decades. His ventures, large and small, some hare-brained and some … Continue reading

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Hag-seed, Margaret Atwood, author; R. H. Thomson, narrator

The book is read so convincingly by R. H. Thomson, an accomplished actor who brings that skill to every word he utters, that the characters leapt from the page into the real world and took on human forms. Listening to … Continue reading

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I will Send Rain, Rae Meadows, author; Emily Sutton-Smith, narrator

In the 1930’s, the wheat belt suffered the effects of a disastrous drought. Angry clouds of dust brought violent storms that left destroyed crops, homes and animals in its wake. Farmers suffering from the strain of trying to save their … Continue reading

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Leaving Lucy Pear, Anna Solomon, author; Rebecca Lowman, narrator

This is a very interesting novel about the lives of several families beginning in 1917, when class and background were more important and one’s social standing and acceptance into society was considered quite an achievement. Three disparate families, from widely … Continue reading

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