Category Archives: Fiction

The Heart’s Invisible Furies, John Boyne, author; Stephen Hogan, narrator

I was so looking forward to reading this book because I admire the author’s work. After reading the first few chapters, I raved about it and recommended it. The narrator was great, interpreting situations and voices well. Soon, however, as … Continue reading

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The dinner list, – A Novel, Rebecca Serle, author and narrator

When Sabrina was still a university student at USC, by chance, at a photographic exhibit, she meets a young man from UCLA who is studying photography. For her, it was kismet, but they made no plans to meet again, and … Continue reading

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Judas, Amos Oz, author; Jonathan Davis, narrator

I would describe this book as literary. I do not think it will appeal to a broad audience, but those interested in the history of Israel and the relationship of Jesus Christ and Judas Iscariot, will find it inspirational. Various … Continue reading

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A Well-Behaved Woman, Therese Anne Fowler, author; Barrie Kreinik, narrator

A Well-Behaved Woman, Therese Anne Fowler, author; Barrie Kreinik, narrator Alva Smith was raised during a tumultuous time of history. Raised in the south, her family moved north after the Civil War. Class and financial background were very important at … Continue reading

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The Binding, A Novel, Bridget Collins, author

In an indeterminate time, in a place called Castleford, England, books were feared because they could be used to remove memories, and essentially, a piece of a life. For some, memory removal was voluntary, as it was meant to be. … Continue reading

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Evergreen Tidings From The Baumgartners, Gretchen Anthony, author, Donna Postel, Andi Arndt, Eric G. Dove, narrators

The book takes place in Minnesota. Minnesota is unique. With extreme weather a certainty, the citizens usually depend on, and help, each other. Basics are stressed, rather than the material life. Additionally, there is an unwillingness to voice an opinion … Continue reading

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A Spark of Light, Jodi Picoult, author: Bahni Turpin, narrator

The story, about an incident at an abortion clinic, immediately draws the reader in because the subject is both timely and heartbreaking. Because of the writing structure, however, it also becomes repetitious and pushes the reader away. The author begins … Continue reading

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