Category Archives: Books for Adults

Someone We Know, Shari Lapena, author; Kirsten Potter, narrator

The book opens with a horribly gruesome murder, and from that point on, the reader is a captive. It goes off in many directions, which seem plausible, until it gets to a real surprise ending that, dear reader, you had … Continue reading

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The Island of Sea Women-A Novel, Lisa See, author; Jennifer Lim, narrator

This is a very well researched piece of historic fiction that takes place from 1944 and continues until 2008. It also is a very dark, difficult read because of the sudden unexpected interjection of brutal violence fairly often in the … Continue reading

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Walk The Wire, David Baldacci, author; Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy, narrators

The best part of this book, for me, was its audio presentation. The plot was thin requiring several themes to create the story. However, the narrators portrayed each character so well that it was easy to know who was speaking … Continue reading

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My Dark Vanessa, Katie Elizabeth Russell, author; Grace Gummer, narrator

The title aptly describes this book. The story is dark and difficult. The subject matter is often too explicit, and the language is occasionally foul. The reader will have to gird themselves, in advance, with patience and tolerance in order … Continue reading

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All Adults Here: A Novel, Emma Straub, author; Emily Rankin, narrator

The book immerses the reader into several serious areas of discussion, like parenting, single motherhood, sexual preference of many types, bullying, selfishness, loss, guilt, infidelity, and more. It does it very well with just the right amount of humor interjected … Continue reading

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Derailed, (A Kelly Pruett Mystery Book #1),  Mary Keliikoa, author

For anyone who has been thirsting for another of Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone mysteries, get ready for a treat. There is a new author in town, Mary Keliikoa. She has created a new girl in town, a private investigator to … Continue reading

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Camino Winds, John Grisham, author; Michael Beck, narrator

This is the follow-up book to Camino Island. Bruce Cable is still operating his Bay Books bookstore and is still sharing his life with Noelle. She is traveling in Europe, when the book begins, to spend time with her paramour, … Continue reading

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