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Class Mom, Laurie Gelman

I won this book from Early Reviewers on librarything.com, and I am so glad I did. What a relief it was to read a book that made me laugh, chuckle or smile on every page, a book I hated to … Continue reading

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The Child, Fiona Barton

I read an uncorrected proof of this book and thoroughly enjoyed it. The writer has a knack for keeping the reader hungry for more. I didn’t want to rush to the end because I so enjoyed the story’s evolution. It … Continue reading

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, Jennifer Ryan, author; Gabrielle Glaister, Laura Kerman, Imogen Wilde, Adjoa Andoh, Tom Clegg, Mike Grady, narrators

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir tells the story of a typical small community in England during the early days of WWII. Entirely through the journals, diaries and letters of the characters, over a period of about six months, from mid March … Continue reading

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And After The Winter, Sere Prince Halverson

When the novel begins, the reader learns that three of the four members of the Glenn Winkel family, of Caboose, Alaska, had been killed in a tragic, small plane crash two decades earlier. Kachemak Winkel, 18 years old at the … Continue reading

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The Boat Rocker, Ha Jin, author; Edoardo Ballerini, narrator

Feng Danlin and Yan Haili, were married in China. He was an unsophisticated, aspiring author, and she turned out to be a scheming young woman who also imagined herself as a writer, He loved her and believed her love for him was … Continue reading

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Duty and Honor, Grant Blackwood, Tom Clancy, authors; Scott brick, narrator

Duty and Honor, Grant Blackwood, Tom Clancy, authors; Scott brick, narrator Usually, I eagerly await a Clancy novel to listen to on my long drives up and down the east coast. This book, however, was disappointing. From the get-go, I … Continue reading

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Fortune Smiles, Adam Johnson

Fortune Smiles presents six short stories, each narrated by a different voice which lends authenticity to the whole. Each of the narrators on the audio does an admirable job regarding accent, tone and emphasis. The characters take on a shape … Continue reading

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