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Who am I? I am you. I am everyone out there who loves to read and discuss and voice an opinion!

The Last Year of the War, Susan Meissner, author; Kimberly Farr, narrator

Two young teenage girls meet in an internment camp called Crystal City, in Texas, after the United States enters World War II. Although they are residents there, with their needs provided for, they are really prisoners. One, Elise Sontag (now … Continue reading

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Warburg in Rome, James Carroll, author; David Doersch, narrator

This book captured my attention and held it from the beginning to the end, however, there were times when rather than being historical fiction, it felt like it verged on becoming a romance novel. There were sexual escapades and innuendo … Continue reading

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Wunderland, Jennifer Cody Epstein, author; Lisa Flanagan, narrator

The author of this novel has woven a tale, that begins in 1933 and travels to 1989. It is difficult, but necessary for all to read. She has deftly placed the reader in the middle of the maelstrom known as … Continue reading

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The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel, Sara Collins, author, Sara Collins and Roy McMillan, and narrators

This was a very well read, by both narrators, and well written book. The author knew her characters well and expressed their personalities with the tone and timbre of her voice, using accents when necessary to also identify particular characters. … Continue reading

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The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag, author; Caspar Rundegren, Clara Andersson, narrators

I understand, after completing this book, why it won awards and acclaim. It was well researched and the use of the English language was exceptional. However, the extensive descriptions of excessive brutality made it really hard to keep reading, at … Continue reading

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The Friend, Sigrid Nunez, author; Hillary Huber, narrator

When a writer’s dear friend of several decades, her former teacher and mentor, a well known author, attempts to commit suicide, the results are devastating for her. Her grief seems unrelenting. When offered the opportunity to care for his rather … Continue reading

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The Case For Trump, Victor Davis Hanson, author; David Lertham, narrator.

Although, as the title suggests, it is somewhat more positive in its approach to the description of Donald Trump, Hanson has meticulously analyzed the man and his behavior, warts and all. Unlike the plethora of “hit” books that have been … Continue reading

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