Monthly Archives: December 2019

Olive, Again, Elizabeth Strout, author, narrator, Kimberly Farr

Olive remains a curmudgeon in this novel which continues her life story. Once a teacher who was very demanding and authoritarian, she retains those personality traits. She has a sharp tongue and can be very abrasive, but she is also … Continue reading

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Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel, Lee Child, author; Scott Brick, narrator

Blue Moon is the 24th novel in the Jack Reacher series. Jack Reacher has an endearing, but strong-arm way about him. His wit and instincts guide him. He represents right through might, and he almost always seems superhuman as he … Continue reading

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Normal People, Sally Rooney, author; Aoife McMahon, narrator

I think one has to ask oneself what is normal after reading this book. How does one determine if they are ostracized because they don’t fit in, or they are ostracized because the world is filled with bullies who reject … Continue reading

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The Guardians, John Grisham, author; Michael Beck, narrator

Grisham knows how to write a book that holds the reader’s attention. Although it is simplistic at times, in its style, and although there is no real action to excite the reader, many of the problems in our justice system … Continue reading

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The Deserter-A Novel, Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille, authors; narrated by Scott Brick

Magnolia Taylor and Scott Brody are partners working for the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command or CID. Their assignment is to find a deserter, Captain Kyle Mercer. After he left his post and unit, he was captured by the Taliban and … Continue reading

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