Monthly Archives: May 2018

Warlight, Michael Ondaatje, author, Steve West, narrator

It is 1945, and the war in Europe has only recently ended. Two young British teens have been told that they are going to be cared for by a guardian since their father, emotionally damaged by the war, has gotten … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn, author; Ann Marie Lee, narrator

This psychological thriller was written with a fine hand, using an exceptional choice of vocabulary to describe scenes and evoke images in superbly descriptive ways. The images will come alive in the mind of the reader because of the juxtaposition … Continue reading

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The Leavers, The Leavers, Lisa Ko, author, Emily Woo Zeller, narrator

There are many reasons why this book received so many accolades, the foremost, I believe, is because it is about current political issues. It attempts to present the plight of the immigrant, emphasis not on immigrant, or illegal immigrant, but … Continue reading

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The Fallen, David Baldacci, author; Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy, narrators

Amos Decker is on vacation with his partner, Alex Jamison, at her sister Amber’s home in PA. They are both there to get some R & R and to celebrate the 6th birthday of Alex’s niece Zoe. Sitting outside, while talking to Zoe, Amos notices flickering lights in the house behind theirs. … Continue reading

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Love and Ruin, Paula McLain, author, January LaVoy, narrator

I have enjoyed reading the author’s previous books, but this one left me a bit cold. I did like it, but only as a beach read, or perhaps chick lit, which I do not prefer. This novel is billed as … Continue reading

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Educated, Tara Westover, author; Julia Whelan, narrator

The author was raised in Idaho near a beautiful mountain called Bucks Peak. There was no record of her birth, and she never attended school. This is her inspiring story. Her parents were Fundamental Mormons who brought her up to … Continue reading

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The Baghdad Clock, Shahad Al Rawi 

I enjoyed reading this book. I kept wanting to pick it up again, each time I put it down which is a sign to me that the book is calling my name, but, if truth be told, I had to … Continue reading

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