Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Flicker of Old dreams, Susan Henderson

This novel tells the really poignant tale of a town and its inhabitants in rural Montana. Without any profanity or pornography, the story is simply told well. Petroleum is slowly withering away and so are its residents. When a terrible … Continue reading

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Lucky Boy-Shanthi Sekaran, author; Soneela Nankani, Roxana Ortega, narrators

This novel is about two mothers engaged in a custody fight over a child called Ignacio. He is alternately called Iggy and Nacho by the two women who love him. Who is the best mother for him? Is a two … Continue reading

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Destiny of the Republic-Candice Millard, author; Paul Michael, narrator

Millard has written a book that desperately needed to be written about a President whose brief time in office is not well known, a President who only served the United States in that capacity for less than a year, but … Continue reading

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Us Against You, Book 2, Fredrik Backman

I am always amazed at the insight this author shows into the hearts and minds of his characters. He seems to truly understand human nature and the fragility that exists in each of us. One little choice becomes the domino effect that creates another, for … Continue reading

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The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers, author; Dion Graham, narrator

I am an honest to goodness coffee lover, so I found it interesting to learn of its origin, history of development, types of beans, types of flavors, methods of growing, ripening stages, roasting and serving suggestions, but some coffee I … Continue reading

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The Great Alone- Kristin Hannah, author; Julia Whelan, narrator

This is a hard book to summarize because it goes off on so many tangents over several decades, really beginning in 1974, with a major change in lifestyle for the Allbrights, and ending with a published piece about Alaska, by … Continue reading

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An American Marriage: A novel, Tayari Jones, author; Sean Crisdon, Elsa Davis, narrators

Three friends are caught up in a love triangle that threatens to tear them apart. Andre Maurice Tucker introduces Celestial Gloriana Davenport to Roy Othaniel Hamilton Jr. Andre and Celestial are neighbors living in an affluent area of successful people. … Continue reading

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