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Audiobook Review : The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Title : The Woman in Cabin 10 Author : Ruth Ware Narrators : Imogen Church Genre : Mystery Publisher : Simon & Schuster Audio Listening Length : 11 hours 8 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4/5 Laura Blacklock is our no-so-intrepid journalist. When she’s burgled one night, and injured, it does nothing to […]

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Audiobook Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Title : The 5th Wave Author : Rick Yancey Narrators : Brandon Espinoza, Phoebe Strole Genre : Sci-fi, Post-apocalyptic Publisher : Listening Library Listening Length : 12 hours 45 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4/5 The aliens have come, and they are ridding the earth of its native population, the humans, before they […]

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Audiobook Review : Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Title : Eleanor and Park Author : Rainbow Rowell Narrators : Rebecca Lowman, Sunil Malhotra Genre : Romance Publisher : Listening Library Listening Length : 8 hours 56 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4.5/5 I don’t think I’m the target audience for this book (YA, I’d assume) because this book’s tale is a […]

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Audiobook Review : The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Title : The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Author : Rachel Joyce Narrators : Jim Broadbent Genre : Contemporary Publisher : Random House Audio Listening Length : 9 hours 57 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 5/5 Harold Fry is an ordinary man living out his retirement in Knightsbridge. One day he receives a letter […]

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Audiobook Review : Sycamore Row by John Grisham

Title : Sycamore Row Author : John Grisham Narrator : Michael Beck Genre : Contemporary (Legal thriller) Publisher : Random House Audio Listening Length : 20 hours 50 minutes Source : Library Rating : 3.5/5 This book has lawyer Jake Brigance unwittingly caught up in a legal wrangle involving a dead wealthy man and his […]

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Book Review : Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Title : Born Confused Author : Tanuja Desai Hidier Genre : Mystery Publisher : Scholastic Pages: 512 Publish Date : July, 2003 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 I’m no teenager and generally try to keep away from Young Adult books, but I chose to read this one because of the familiar […]

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Audiobook Review : The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Title : The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Author : Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows Genre : Contemporary Narrators : Paul Baymer, Susan Duerden, Roselyn Landor, John Lee, Juliet Mills Publisher : Random House Audio Listening Length : 9 hrs 39 min Source : Library Rating : 3.5/5 Juliet Ashton, a young author, […]

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Book Review : The Weaver Takes a Wife by Sheri South

Title : The Weaver Takes a Wife Author : Sheri Cobb South Genre : Romance Publisher : Belgrave House Pages: 268 Publish Date : January 2nd, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 The Weaver Takes A Wife is a romance of the Regency era. It features Lady Helen Radney, head-strong and […]

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Book Review : Archetype by M. D. Waters

Title : Archetype Author : M. D. Waters Genre : Sci-fi, Dystopian Publisher : Dutton Pages: 384 Publish Date : February 4th, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 Emma Wade wakes up after an almost fatal accident in a top-notch medical facility, to the relief of her devoted husband Declan. Try […]

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Book Review : The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal by Adite Banerjie

Title : The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal Author : Adite Banerjie Genre : Romance Publish Date : September 1st, 2013 Publisher : Harlequin Source : Author Rating : 3.5/5 It’s been a really long time since I’ve read Mills & Boons. If you know not what these are, they are romances where the men are […]

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