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Dec
30

I share 5 fantastic favorite books of 2019

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.

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Oct
05

National Reading Group Month

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 […]

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Apr
21

Stuart Woods Readalikes

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 […]

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Jun
30

8 Humorous Books

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 […]

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May
23

7 Humorous Fiction Audiobooks

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 […]

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Mar
27

6 Book Discussion Titles on Audio Book

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 […]

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Mar
20

7 Comedians Who Read Their Audio Books

The best part about comedians reading their audio books, it is like hanging out with a friend who makes you laugh without any pressure to reciprocate! Plus, they ad-lib and invite their funny friends to read parts of the book. David Spade is Almost Interesting by David Spade A biting personal memoir by the actor, […]

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Feb
28

5 Gentle Reads on Audio Book

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 […]

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