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The Red Lotus-A Novel, Chris Bohjalian, author; Rebecca Lowman, narrator

This is a diabolical novel about a scheme to cause a pandemic with the use of a biological weapon that spreads quickly, kills its victims and has no known treatment. Alexis is an Emergency Room doctor.  While she is working … Continue reading

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Conjure women: A Novel, Afia Atakora, author; Adenrele Ojo, narrator

The book is divided into five parts with descriptive chapter names that indicate the timeline and content. It travels in time from 1854 to 1929 and covers the lives of three women endeavoring to survive their own particular burdens, during … Continue reading

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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, Robert Kolker, author, Sean Pratt, narrator

This is the true story of the Galvin family, tragically affected by mental illness. Don and Mimi Galvin had 12 children, beginning in 1945 and continuing until 1965 when the doctor said he would refuse to treat her if she … Continue reading

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The Winemaker’s Wife, Kristin Harmel, author; Robin Eller, Lisa Flanagan, Madeleine Maby, narrators

The novel takes place in Champagne, France, in the wine country. It begins in 1940 as World War two throws family and friends onto opposite political sides. The war has placed all people with Jewish heritage into extreme jeopardy. Some … Continue reading

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Don’t Burn This Book, Dave Rubin

Once, Dave Rubin was a liberal supporting Democrats. In this book, he explains how he metamorphosed into what he refers to as a “classical liberal”.  He no longer blindly supports the Democrats. He feels that many of Trump’s policies mirror … Continue reading

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The Choice, Edith Eva Eger, author; Tovah Feldshuh, narrator

The author is quite an accomplished doctor who is considered an authority on PTSD, and because of her expertise, at times she has been called upon by the military to help soldiers work through their traumatic experiences. Because of her … Continue reading

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The Mountains Sing, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, author; Quyen Ngo, narrator

Intermingled in this story that depicts the horror of Vietnam’s violent history, over several decades, are love stories that will touch the reader’s hearts and illustrate a deeper and kinder picture of the culture and the people. The sharp contrast … Continue reading

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The Splendid and The Vile, Eric Larson, narrated by John Lee

This book paints a very human portrait of Winston Churchill, his family, his trials and his tribulations, as he carried his country forward, in spite of the overwhelming odds against success. At first alone, fighting Germany during WWII, and then … Continue reading

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Little Family, Ishmael Beah, author; Dion Graham, narrator

This novel is mainly about a diverse group of five characters who have been traumatized by the policies and violent practices of the government of their country. It is about how they cope with the issues they face everyday. They … Continue reading

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Miracle Creek, Angie Kim, author; Jennifer Lim, narrator

Pak Yoo decided that his family should move to America. Although Young does not wish to move, Pak is the man of the family, and he makes the decisions. Young and her daughter Mary move to America first. In school, … Continue reading

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