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Audiobook Review : Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Title : Commonwealth Author : Ann Patchett Narrators : Hope Davis Genre : Contemporary Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 10 hours 33 minutes Rating : 4/5 Narrator Rating : 4.5/5 Deputy District Attorney Bert Cousins gate-crashes Franny Keating’s christening party in Torrance, California,, with an inappropriate gift – a bottle of gin. Also, […]

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Audiobook Review : Still life by Louise Penny

Title : Still Life Series : Inspector Gamache (Book 1) Author : Louise Penny Narrators : Ralph Cosham Genre : Mystery Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 9 hours 37 minutes Rating : 4.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4.5/5 In the small village of Three Pines, Montreal, a woman has been found dead, shot by […]

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Audiobook Review : The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Title : The Good Girl Author : Mary Kubica Narrators : Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, Andi Arndt Genre : Thriller Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 10 hours 38 minutes Rating : 1/5 Narrator Rating : 2/5 Mia Dennett is the daughter of influential Judge James Dennett. When she is kidnapped, the […]

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Audiobook Review : The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

Title : The Chaperone Author : Laura Moriarty Narrator : Elizabeth McGovern Genre : Historical Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 13 hours 18 minutes Rating : 4.5/5 I must confess that this book caught my attention because I thought the author was Liane Moriarty. I realized my mistake soon enough but by then […]

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Audiobook Review : The Door Into Summer by Robert Heinlein

Title : The Door Into Summer Author : Robert Heinlein Genre : Sci-fi Narrators : Patrick Lawlor Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 6 hrs 47 min Source : Library Rating : 4/5 Whenever I come across a tiresome book, a book I abandon midway, or stop listening to because the narrator’s voice grates, […]

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Audiobook Review : Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

Title : Invasion of the Body Snatchers Author : Jack Finney Genre : Sci-fi Narrators : Kristoffer Tabori Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 6 hrs 39 min Source : Library Rating : 4/5 I’ve been a fan of Jack Finney’s since reading his time-travel tale “Time and Again”. “The Invasion of the body […]

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