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The Capture


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The Capture (Guardians of Ga’Hoole #1) written by Kathryn Lasky read by Pamela Garelick

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The Forest of Hands and Teeth


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The Bride Collector


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Like the Willow Tree


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Like the Willow Tree: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce, Portland, Maine, 1918

by Lois Lowry Narrator Sara Barnett

This was different then the books that I normally read. I’m not usually a fan of historical fiction, but I Read the rest of this entry

The Dark Half


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Ancestor


by Scott Sigler

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This was one of those books that had a lot of potential that the author just didn’t reach into. I think that he could have done more character development, which could have made this a really good character driven novel. In some ways, the book feels like that is what it wanted to be, but it never really lets the characters change as the plot moves along. Big things are happening and I don’t think the characters Read the rest of this entry

Infected (Infected #1) Audio Book


by Scott Sigler

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Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (audio book)


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This is where so many stories began. The ugly duckling, the princess and the pea, the emperor’s new clothes… Stories that I grew up with. They are simple and yet they carry morals and meanings. Some that I agree with and some that I don’t. But I find it amazing that such a short story can carry so much meaning. I would love to master such in my own writing! I’ve known for a long time that these stories Read the rest of this entry

Orphan Train


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by Christina Baker Kline, who has spun a beautiful tale. There are two main characters (Vivian and Molly) and it tells how they came together. The present and the past weave together to create a dynamic story and relationship between the two characters. As a historical fiction, it also explores some of American history with a focus on the orphan trains and the way that they effected a single person. This is Read the rest of this entry

A Face in the Crowd (audio book)


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by Stephen King and Stewart O’Nan

This is such a short work that it is difficult to talk about without giving anything away. I’m not a baseball fan, so the extended baseball theme was less then exciting. The end was predictable.

Read by Craig Wasson

Not a bad narrator. Has a nice rhythm to his reading.

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