Audiobook, with a Star, from Lindsey Lee Johnson | Xpress Reviews

Johnson’s debut novel centering on a high school in a wealthy suburb of San Francisco is destined to become a book club sweetheart

Audiobook from Tessa Harris on the Whitechapel Murders | Xpress Reviews

Despite some awkward pacing, overall, this program is highly recommended as a strong choice for mystery and historical fiction audiences

Audiobooks by Berenson, Cambron, Christie, Iles, Love, and Mejia | Xpress Reviews

George Guidall’s accents, his smart use of cadence, and his smooth tone make Berenson’s wonderful story even better; Christie is recommended Philippa Gregory fans; Iles’s latest is highly recommended; a detectiveless crime solved by the criminal herself

Audiobooks: Lucey’s Portrait of Sargent’s Women | Xpress Reviews

The author/narrator combination provides nonfiction storytelling at a high level, keeping the listener’s interest throughout the almost eleven hours; highly recommended for medium and large libraries, and small libraries with a strong arts readership

Audiobooks from Craig, Finder, Goodman, Hawkins, and Sincero | Xpress Reviews

Only for true fans of this type of humor; finder’s latest is “highly optional”; unwieldy narrative threads ultimately demand more work than they offer enlightenment; no plot or production missteps will deter Hawkins’s vast audience from demanding access; this motivational book will be popular with Sincero fans

Audiobooks by Altman, Baldacci, Collins, Gill, Korelitz, McCall Smith, Vallere, & Verducci | Xpress Reviews

For listeners who enjoy the suspense genre; recommended for Amos Decker series fans; for listeners who enjoy uplifting contemporary fiction; best appreciated by those who knew New York during urban renewal; for fans of fish-out-of-water stories; of interest to Cubs fans

Audiobooks from Boyd, Grann, and Penrose | Xpress Reviews

For libraries wishing to enrich their historical fiction collections; for those interested in Native American history, civil rights, and the history of forensic science in this county; mystery fans will find great satisfaction with the meticulously researched setting

Audiobooks by Attenberg, Dorries, Foster, Fujimura, Healey, Judson, Lescroart, McKinlay, & Patterson | Xpress Reviews

A disappointing effort from Attenberg; flat characters from Foster; Fujimura’s account is for large collections where interest warrants; Healey is for historical fiction and women’s fiction fans; the operation of the Habsburg Empire; Lescroart’s latest: a very good work by an accomplished author; an appealing series entry for cozy fans—cupcakes not included

Audiobooks: Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | Xpress Reviews

Despite engrossing true-life experiences, Lee’s work ultimately disappoints, though the book was much better received

Audiobooks by Durham, Grant, Grossman, Haskell, Kelly, Mackintosh, Moran, Palm, and Szabó | Xpress Reviews

For those interested in World War II and German life; highly recommended for the foreign and Jewish-themed collections; this will certainly interest film enthusiasts; an awkward kid–turned–polished swan, Kelly handles narration duties as if to the microphone born; highly recommended for all mystery collections; every global citizen with an interest in superb literary fiction will want to open this intriguing Door