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The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King, Rich Cohen, author, Robertson Dean, narrator

This is the story of Sam Zemurray, A Russian Jew, originally from Maldova, who led the United Fruit Company for 25 years. He was born in 1877 and came to America in 1891 at the age of 14. When he … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn, author; Ann Marie Lee, narrator

This psychological thriller was written with a fine hand, using an exceptional choice of vocabulary to describe scenes and evoke images in superbly descriptive ways. The images will come alive in the mind of the reader because of the juxtaposition … Continue reading

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Us Against You, Book 2, Fredrik Backman

I am always amazed at the insight this author shows into the hearts and minds of his characters. He seems to truly understand human nature and the fragility that exists in each of us. One little choice becomes the domino effect that creates another, for … Continue reading

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The Women in the Castle, Jessica Shattuck, author; Cassandra Campbell, narrator

It is 1938. The place is Burg Lingenfels, in Germany. A traditional yearly party is being planned by Marianne von Lingenfels for her aunt, the countess, who is confined to a wheel chair and no longer able to supervise the … Continue reading

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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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