Review: Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook)

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook) Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 15 hours and 56 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Recorded Books Audible.com Release Date: September 15, 2009 My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum is a Jewish holocaust story focused on the question of the culpability of Germain citizens.  The author uses great vocabulary and descriptions.  However,… Continue reading Review: Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook)

Review: Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

  Before the Fall By Noah Hawley Grand Central Publishing, 2016 My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) Before the Fall by Noah Hawley got off to a good start with a private plane crash and the dramatic survival of two passengers, a man and a boy. About two-thirds of the way into the story, I felt… Continue reading Review: Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

Review: Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer

My Review (4 Stars: Liked it a lot!)   Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer Audiobook narrated by Joshilyn Jackson Listening Length: 10 hours and 53 minutes Publisher: Macmillan Audio Audible.com Release Date: July 17, 2012 Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer is a quirky, clever novel.  It is a slightly exaggerated story about a family that is not, 'normal'.  Maybe I should say each member is 'special'.… Continue reading Review: Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer

Review: Since She Went Away by David Bell & Giveaway

Since She Went Away by David Bell New American Library, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC, 2016 With Questions For Discussion My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) David Bell is a smooth storyteller.  I enjoyed this captivating novel.  It is an, easy to read suspense/mystery with a steady pace and great characterizations. Since She Went Away takes place in… Continue reading Review: Since She Went Away by David Bell & Giveaway

Review: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

My Review (4 Stars: Liked It A Lot!) Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande AudioBook (Downloaded from my local library.) Publisher: Macmillan Audio, 2014 Narrated by Robert Petkoff Length: 9 hr.s and 3 min. Release Date: 10-07-14 Being Mortal is an in-depth look at our views about aging and… Continue reading Review: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Review: The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

Audio The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young Narrator: January LaVoy Sept 1, 2015 Length: 14 hr 6 min Category: Mystery Provider:Penguin Audio Presented by Audible I won a signed hardcover copy of this book from T @ Traveling With T.  I'd like to thank the author, Hester Young and T. The Gates of Evangeline is… Continue reading Review: The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

Review: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

 by Anna Quindlen - Unabridged - purchased ($14.95) via iBooks - presented by Audible.com - from Brilliance Audio. Narrator: Brittany Pressley Length: 8 hr 9 min and Advance Reader's Copy (via NetGalley), Random House, 2016 My Review (5 Stars: Loved It!) I received an ARC e-book for review, free of charge from NetGalley, but due to a back injury decided… Continue reading Review: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

Review: The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

 by Lynda Cohen Loigman St. Martin's Press, New York, First Edition March 2016 My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) In The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman, there are many memorable and touching scenes. This is a story about two Jewish families; two brothers, their wives and their children. Brothers, Mort and Abe, couldn't be… Continue reading Review: The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Review: No One Knows by J.T. Ellison

  No One Knows (A thriller) by J.T. Ellison Gallery Books, March 2016 My Review (4 Stars: Liked It A Lot!) No One Knows, a thriller, is the first novel I've read by the New York Times Bestselling author, J.T. Ellison.  Her writing style is easy to read.  I found myself quickly caught up in this twisted… Continue reading Review: No One Knows by J.T. Ellison

Review: Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazlet

 by Lisa Beazley New American Library an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, April 2016 Release Date (April 5, 2016) My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley is a terrific debut novel.  It has the perfect amount of lightheartedness mixed with seriousness. Two sisters decide to correspond thru actual physical handwritten letters. We… Continue reading Review: Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazlet