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

Book Brief and Giveaway! The Broken Girls

  I loved, loved, The Broken Girls by Simone St. James .  Like any good ghost story, the secrets are slowly revealed.  So, I wont say too much. Through the years, girls in an all-girl boarding school pass messages via the textbook margins about a ghost named Mary Hand. One example: Mary Hand, Mary Hand, dead… Continue reading Book Brief and Giveaway! The Broken Girls

Book Brief: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 12 hours and 13 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Penguin Audio Audible Release Date: May 3, 2016 I enjoyed I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh.  I started listening to it one morning while catching up with my ironing and stayed up past midnight… Continue reading Book Brief: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Review: The Lost Girls by Heather Young

  My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) The Lost Girls by Heather Young Narrators: Alice Rosengard and Laurel Schroeder  Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 12 hours and 35 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: HarperAudio Audible.com Release Date: July 26, 2016 The Lost Girls is told in a steady, very somber/dark tone.  It is multi layered with many surprising twists. There are two narrators for… Continue reading Review: The Lost Girls by Heather Young

Review: The Women In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

  My Review (5 Stars - Loved it!) The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 11 hours and 8 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Audible.com Release Date: July 19, 2016  Imogen Church (Narrator) Once I started it, I enjoyed The Woman In Cabin 10 and listened to it over the course of… Continue reading Review: The Women In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Review: The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 8 hours and 24 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Tantor Audio Audible.com Release Date: June 9, 2015 Narrator Zach Villa My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens has some violence in it, but it is about a murderer, so it fits the story well.  The novel is fast paced and well written.… Continue reading Review: The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

 by Colleen Hoover Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 11 hours and 11 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Audible.com Release Date: August 2, 2016 Narrator: Olivia Song My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!) In the past author, Colleen Hoover, wrote for entertainment purposes.  It Ends With Us, while entertaining and fictional, is different in that it is more… Continue reading Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

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: 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