Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Binding, A Novel, Bridget Collins, author

In an indeterminate time, in a place called Castleford, England, books were feared because they could be used to remove memories, and essentially, a piece of a life. For some, memory removal was voluntary, as it was meant to be. … Continue reading

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Evergreen Tidings From The Baumgartners, Gretchen Anthony, author, Donna Postel, Andi Arndt, Eric G. Dove, narrators

The book takes place in Minnesota. Minnesota is unique. With extreme weather a certainty, the citizens usually depend on, and help, each other. Basics are stressed, rather than the material life. Additionally, there is an unwillingness to voice an opinion … Continue reading

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A Spark of Light, Jodi Picoult, author: Bahni Turpin, narrator

The story, about an incident at an abortion clinic, immediately draws the reader in because the subject is both timely and heartbreaking. Because of the writing structure, however, it also becomes repetitious and pushes the reader away. The author begins … Continue reading

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Night School, Lee Child, author; Dick Hill, narrator

Although the novel takes place in 1996, it was published in 2016, as a prequel to other Reacher novels. In this book, Jack Reacher is in his mid thirties and is a Major with the military police in the Army. … Continue reading

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A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound, by Donna Hylton, Kristine Gasbarre, authors, Donna Hylton, narrator

Reading this story about the life of Donna Hylton, forces one to suspend disbelief. The horrific life that she experienced from the first moment of her birth, defies reality. Raised for the first seven years by a mother who was … Continue reading

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Death March Escape, The Remarkable Story of a Man who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust, Jack J. Hersch, author

When Jack Hersch discovered his father had a past that he did not fully understand, he also discovered that he had a past he had never known about, as well. There were parts of his life that David Hersch had … Continue reading

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Nighthawk, Clive Cussler, author; Scott Brick, narrator

Centuries ago, in South America, the Incas were wiped out by a disease brought to them by outsiders. Now, hundreds of years later, an object that has been quietly orbiting the earth, for three years, is returning to this same … Continue reading

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