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Enemy Contact, Tom Clancy, Mike Madden, authors; Scott Brick, narrator

Like in all the books about Jack Ryan Jr., who is the son of the President of the United States, there are many confusing ideas introduced which will converge in the final chapter to reveal and explain all of the … Continue reading

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How to Breathe Underwater, Julie Orringer

This, the first book written by Orringer, is an excellent collection of original short stories, concentrating mostly on the young and the difficulties they have coming of age as teens or young adults. The problems they face are unique and … Continue reading

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Redemption, David Baldacci, author; Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy, narrators

I adore the Amos Decker series! The novels about him are easy to listen to and/or read. The big reveal never comes until the very end, but as the story builds, the mystery is always intriguing and absorbing. Decker’s family … Continue reading

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There, There, Tommy Orange, author; Darrell Dennis, Shaun Taylor-Corbett, Alma Ceurvo, Kyla Garcia, narrators

This is a good novel, but it is very heavy, so readers beware, be prepared. It is not a feel good book. It will take you places you might not want to go. The Native American Indian experience is explored … Continue reading

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Devotion, Adam Makos, author; Dominic Hoffman, narrator

This is a well written book that is read expertly by the narrator. It describes two men that became military heroes during the Korean War. One was white and came from privilege and one was black and came from poverty. … Continue reading

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Turbulence, David Szalay, author; Gabra Zackman, narrator

This tiny novel packs a big punch. It begins with the story of a woman who is visiting her son who has been suffering with, and is being treated for, Prostate Cancer. His prognosis is unknown, but he is not … Continue reading

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The Guest Book, Sarah Blake, author; Orlagh Cassidy, narrator.

This is a lengthy book which attempts to tackle some very serious historic societal problems. Using a healthy number of characters and a time line that travels back and forth over several decades, the author highlights the way people lived … Continue reading

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