As a year comes to its close, I always like to look back and review my favorite books from the past year. For me, that’s a combination of audiobooks listened to and books read. I also enjoy hearing about what books my family, friends, coworkers and library users discovered over the course of the year.
October is National Reading Group Month. Explore why belonging to a reading group is a good thing. And learn how to set one up. Ten good reasons to join a reading group Great food and beverages It’s free Make friends Meet interesting people Some books just need to be discussed Get away from screen time […]
Stuart Woods has several series but is best known for his Stone Barrington novels. Mr. Barrington is a former N.Y.P.D. detective turned lawyer. Woods writes fast moving investigative thrillers full of twists, and action, often with political or legal intrigue. They are often set in the south and feature boats and boating. The trappings of […]
When you need to escape with a few laughs, try one of these eight humorous novels. American Housewife by Helen Ellis – A collection of stories featuring conventional, if ruthless, housewives features a rigged reality television show, a unique book club initiation ritual, and the fitting room of a legendary lingerie shop. Avenue of Mysteries […]
Get ready for your next road trip with a humorous audio book! The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion – The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they’re about to face a new challenge because–surprise–Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming […]
Six titles popular with book discussion groups that are available in audio book. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. Read by Will Damron and Julia Whelan. Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. Go […]
If you’re looking for a feel-good audio book that is without profanity, violence, or sex, consider these suggestions of gentle reads with charming characters and inspiring stories. Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth and read By Nicola Barber The three books of this trilogy chronicle Jennifer Worth’s […]