Monthly Archives: January 2019

On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle, Hampton Sides, author, David Pittu, narrator

There are few books I would like to award more than 5 stars, but this is one of them. Not only is it researched thoroughly and written logically, with the clear lens of the backward glance, the audio has a … Continue reading

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The Dream Daughter, Diane Chamberlain, author; Susan Bennett, narrator

The time is 1970. The place is Nags Head, North Carolina. Carly Sears is bereft. Within the last year, she has learned two things. Her husband Joe Sears, was killed in Vietnam, only a couple of weeks after he got … Continue reading

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Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens, author, Cassandra Campbell, narrator

The book takes place in North Carolina, and it covers the life of Katherine Danielle Clark, born on October 10, 1945, from her childhood to her death. The story is told tenderly, over more than five decades, through the memories … Continue reading

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies, John Boyne, author; Stephen Hogan, narrator

I was so looking forward to reading this book because I admire the author’s work. After reading the first few chapters, I raved about it and recommended it. The narrator was great, interpreting situations and voices well. Soon, however, as … Continue reading

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Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump-David Corn, Michael Issikoff, authors; Peter Ganim, narrator

The title gives the book away immediately. It is designed to make you believe that Trump’s election was corrupt from the beginning, starting with Putin, America’s new arch enemy. Although I had hoped this book would be a bit different, … Continue reading

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The dinner list, – A Novel, Rebecca Serle, author and narrator

When Sabrina was still a university student at USC, by chance, at a photographic exhibit, she meets a young man from UCLA who is studying photography. For her, it was kismet, but they made no plans to meet again, and … Continue reading

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Judas, Amos Oz, author; Jonathan Davis, narrator

I would describe this book as literary. I do not think it will appeal to a broad audience, but those interested in the history of Israel and the relationship of Jesus Christ and Judas Iscariot, will find it inspirational. Various … Continue reading

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