Review: Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield

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Once Upon a River: A Novel by Diane Setterfield begins, (circa 1887) at the Swan at Radcot, a pub along the Thames River where folks regularly gather to drink and tell stories.  One night something considered impossible occurs at the pub. "For another hour they talked.  Every detail of the day's events were gone over,… Continue reading Review: Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield

Review: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

My Review (4 Stars - Liked it a lot!)   The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 11 hours and 6 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: HarperAudio Audible.com Release Date: March 22, 2016 The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney was not the humorous and light read I was expecting.  It was quite the… Continue reading Review: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Review: Lust For Life by Irving Stone

 by Irving Stone Narrated by: Steve West Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins  Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:03-06-12  Publisher: Random House Audio My Review (4 Stars ~ Liked it a lot!) If you are curious about the famous man who created famous art work, Vincent Van Gogh, then this book is for you.  The reason I rated it four stars… Continue reading Review: Lust For Life by Irving Stone

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: 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: 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: Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

  Flight of Dreams: A Novel by Ariel Lawhon Double Day a Division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016 My Review (4 Stars: Liked It A Lot!) In Flight of Dreams, author, Ariel Lawhon puts us on the Hindenburg, from it's majestical take off to it's disastrous landing. Lawhon presents a suspenseful fictional account, character driven, that… Continue reading Review: Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

Review: The Widow by Fiona Barton

  The Widow by Fiona Barton New American Library an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC Release Date: February 16, 2016 My Review (4 Stars: Liked It A Lot!) In her debut novel, The Widow, the author, Fiona Barton, skillfully presents a detective story. The case is that a two year old child goes missing from her front lawn. Among the… Continue reading Review: The Widow by Fiona Barton

Review: The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain

The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain St. Martin's Press, August 2015 My Review (4 Stars: Liked it a lot!) The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain is a short story prequel to her novel: Pretending to Dance.  It is less than 60 minutes long.  I enjoyed reading this short story while waiting for two appointments during a single day.  It made… Continue reading Review: The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain