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Follett’s Trilogy Conclusion, Huston’s Hollywood, a Literary Lovett | Audiobook Reviews, March 1, 2015

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Follett’s characters are an all-too-human blend of youthful idealism and self-indulgence; listeners are catapulted into Huston’s star-studded world; Austen lovers, mystery fans, and romance buffs will thoroughly enjoy Lovett’s love story.

Audiobooks from Carter, Chamberlain, Day, Goodwin, Hilderbrand, Millard, & Steinhauer | Xpress Reviews

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Twisty fiction, a house with secrets, erotic Day, historical romance, a feel-good Christmas novel, Joni Mitchell, a predictable Regency romance, and an espionage novel with ex-lovers, military contractors, and other nefarious types

Audiobooks from Adler-Olsen, Doiron, Douglas, & Sloan | Xpress Reviews

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For Scandinavian crime fiction fans, mystery fans will dig The Bone Orchard, highly recommended especially for those located in the Big Apple, erotica with reservations, thriller fans get to revisit a 1980s TV series

Audiobooks from Hillier, Robb, See, Smith, and Turow | Xpress Reviews

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Murders off the page from Hillier, the usual verve from Robb, female friendship from See, family secrets from Smith, and a twisty narrative and memorable finale from Turow

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Candice Bergen, Philip Glass, & the Dalai Lama’s Brother | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Nonfiction

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Acuff, Jon. Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck. Blackstone. ISBN 9781481519960. Reader TBA. Acuff’s (Start) latest is a guide to making big career changes—by choice or necessity—and escaping the horrible feeling of being trapped in the wrong job. Throughout the book, Acuff features inspiring and funny true stories—not merely his own […]

Free download: love poems performed by Richard Armitage

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Audible has released Classic Love Poems performed by Richard Armitage as a free download

Stiefvater, De La Cruz, & Gutman | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Middle Grade

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Amateau, Gigi. Dante of the Maury River. Brilliance Audio. ISBN 9781501215971. Read by JD Jackson. Gr 3-7—When Dante’s Inferno is born early, there are great expectations for him since he’s the grandson of the greatest racehorse in modern times. He fails to live up to his bloodline, however, and ends up at a thoroughbred rescue facility […]

And the Grammy goes to…

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Two audiobooks received 2015 Grammy awards at the February 8 ceremony.

Vincent on Woolf, McCall Smith Revisits Austen, & a New Toni Morrison | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Fiction

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Ahlborn, Ania. Within These Walls. Tantor Audio. ISBN 9781476783741. Read by R.C. Bray. With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed-up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback. So when he’s promised exclusive access to notorious cult leader and death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb, the opportunity is too good […]

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