My mother was one of 10 children and my father had a sister, so I had lots of aunts and uncles. Aunt Ethel was always my favorite. She was the fun aunt who took us to Wanamakers shopping, introduced us to éclair pie, never made us do chores,...read more
When browsing for something to listen to I picked up "The Good Dream" by Donna VanLiere. When I flipped the CD book over I read that the author was the reader; normally this is a turnoff because you can write or you can read, but not both. Neverth...read more
I am a fan of country music. As a child my parents took the family to Sunset Park for all the country music one could absorb on a Sunday afternoon and evening. As a teenager I went the Pop route, only to return to my country roots as a young adult....read more
I just finished listening to "Tumbleweeds" by Leila Meacham. I have to admit I listened to the last CD a second time, just to be sure I hadn't missed anything. I think I secretly wanted a different ending.
The book begins with Cathy Benson being ...read more
It's the summer of 1959 in small town USA. Children are playing in the playground till dark and life is good. Kagen's narration was a bit irksome until I realized she tells the story as Sally O'Malley the approximately ten year old heroine.
Sally ...read more
I just pulled into the library parking and finished listening a great audiobook - "Good Grief" by Lolly Winston. Winston's writing style compares to Sherryl Woods and Susan Mallery. The narration was done by Cassandra Campbell and she was fantastic!...read more
I just finished listening to "The Love Wife" by Gish Jen. I have approximately a half-hour ride to and from work and find it helps me relax to listen to a book while driving.
The "Love Wife" was great. I listened to the audiobook and the narration ...read more
This is my first read by Beth Wiseman, and her writing compares to Wanda Brunstetter and Beverly Lewis. The setting is Pennsylvania in the heart of the Amish community. Carley Marek, a newspaper columnist from Texas, has recently exp...read more