Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick

Story: B Narration: B Alex is a terminally ill seventeen year-old girl who has ditched school, left the home of her aunt in Illinois, and headed for the woods of upper Michigan in an effort to make peace with her past and what’s left of her future. Her trek to spread the ashes of her […]

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The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswold

Book: B Narration: B From the book description on Goodreads.com: “The tenth parallel, the line of latitude 700 miles north of the equator, is the defining metaphor of our time. An ideological front line stretching across two continents and nineteen countries, this is where Christianity and Islam collide—a profound encounter that shapes the lives of […]

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How Audiobooks Ruined My (Reading) Life and Other Musings

As a child I learned to read early and was a voracious reader of anything I could get my hands on. In grade school and junior high I used to set the alarm clock to go off an hour early so I could get in some quality reading time before school. I still have a […]

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Elijah by Jacquelyn Frank

Book: C+ Narration: B+ Book three in the Nightwalkers series is the story of Elijah, Demon Warrior Captain extraordinaire, and Siena, the Lycanthrope Queen. See all those capitals in that sentence? That is what Jacquelyn Frank’s writing is like for me: emphatic, a little bigger than life, sometimes a little too important sounding, but at […]

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Hellbent by Cherie Priest

Book: B+ Narration: A- So the other night Raylene Pendle was telling me this story… What’s that? That was an audiobook? Someone named Natalie Ross narrated it? Nope. Sorry. You’ve got it all wrong. I don’t know where you’re getting your information but that was Raylene telling me the story of her adventures. I don’t […]

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