Audiobooks

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Audiobooks from Higgins and Woods, and a Double Shot of Patterson’s Bookshots | Xpress Reviews

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Recommended for die-hard Higgins fans only; two winners for Patterson fans and admirers of the Bookshots series; recommended for public libraries where Woods is popular

LJ Media Reviews: April 1, 2017

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Collins’s murder probes get painted The Color of Justice; the promise of more Ava Logan mysteries will be music to the ears of mystery lovers; an excellent chronicle of determination and adherence to personal vision; a jewel heist goes awry in Huston’s restored The Asphalt Jungle

Audiobooks by Brontë, Foster, Gregory, Griffin & Butterworth, White, & More | Xpress Reviews

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A nonessential Jane Eyre; A surprising political/sf thriller that literally keeps you guessing until the last sentence; for public libraries with a demand for Gregory’s novels or other historical fiction; for those trying to improve their cultural literacy; recommended for readers who are experiencing a “crisis of meaning”

Audiobooks by Gardner, Hall, Law, Parker, and Perry | Xpress Review

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Will appeal mostly to Gardner’s fans seeking a quick fix; Hall’s “Puzzle Lady” title is fun and true to series form; Law continues her mystery series featuring painter Francis Bacon; Public libraries should strongly consider the latest Perry

LJ Media Reviews: March 15, 2017

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A well-articulated World War II romance moves From Sand to Ash; Treasurer presents an enthusiastic Leadership Kick in the Ass; a nostalgic journey through American pop culture music fans are sure to relish; Tourneur’s dark entertainment Cat People will have fans purring

Audiobooks by Austen, Shinn, Vinet, and Voskamp | Xpress Reviews

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This beloved and enduring novel is a wise choice for all library collections; for religious and self-help collections; if you have solid historical romance fans; a valuable addition to resources that address the psychology of self-harm

28 Titles Exploring & Celebrating Native History & Culture

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INDIGENOUS CIVILIZATIONS flourished in North America centuries before Christopher Columbus set sail in 1492. These 28 titles include new releases as well as classics. Some discuss ancient societies, while others explore the modern experience.

Audiobooks by Patterson & Hayley (and Patterson & McLaughlin), Ribowsky, and Roberts | Xpress Reviews

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Two BookShots from James Patterson and Co. need more development; a story that defined the rock and roll lifestyle of excess before rock and roll; for fans of the Roberts as well as lovers of supernatural fiction

Audiobooks by Doctorow and Vinet | Xpress Reviews

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The fascinating, ironic, and fanciful strands that Doctorow pulls from history and imagination are both humorous and horrific, read in his own voice; a diverting historical romance for libraries collecting to please genre fans

Men Before Their Time | Audio Reviews, March 1, 2017

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A compelling look at two extraordinary historical figures; history buffs will find these books to be challenging but exciting reads