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I Must Say: My Life As Humble Comedy Legend
4.07
I listened to this driving from Chicago to Tennessee. Came close to driving off the road or into other cars half the time because I was laughing so ha ...more
Feb 19, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
 
Bones of Betrayal: A Body Farm Novel
4.06
The beginning of this book startled me so much I had to put the book down for a week or so. An old scientist involved in the Manhattan Project had bee ...more
Apr 16, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
 
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
3.61
What happened to Michael Rockefeller and why? A big story in 1961 was the disappearance of Nelson Rockefeller's son, Michael. After college, he wanted ...more
Dec 20, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
 
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France
3.77
An excellent listen on a long distance ride. I really liked the reader, too. She was able to correctly pronounce French things. This is a real asset i ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Oct 09, 2011
 
Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby
3.63
1\2.

Churchwell's book takes its title from one of The Great Gatsby's Nick Carraway's lines when he referred to his cousin Daisy and her husband, Tom
...more
Jun 09, 2015
Jun 08, 2013
 
A Duty To The Dead (Bess Crawford, #1)
3.90
I'm a big Charles Todd fan. Love the Ian Rutledge stories.

Now they branched out to the story of a nurse in WWI. She is on a ship that explodes, breaks
...more
Mar 08, 2011
Sep 04, 2010
 
No More Words : A Journal of My Mother, Anne Morrow Lindbergh
4.02
As I finished this book I noticed that tomorrow is the anniversary of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's death. I think that earned the book an extra 1/2 .

This
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Feb 07, 2015
Mar 07, 2013
 
The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #5)
4.24
A dead body is found in the B & B … Olivier’s B & B. He says he knows nothing about it. But can this be believed by Chief Inspector Gamache? W ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Jul 18, 2010
 
Hollywood Murders and Scandals: Tinsel Town After Dark: True Crimes and Scandals From 1900 to Today
2.96
It could be stretched to 2 1/2 stars. If it is a murder or scandal that the reader has even a passing acquaintance with it can be seen how little rese ...more
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
 
Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917
3.96
Let's face it, I enjoy a good disaster book. And this was one disaster I had never heard of. I've never been to Halifax. But I guess I'm half-Canadian ...more
Jan 2007
Feb 08, 2009
 
The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #3)
4.18
This is the third in the series. Agents Nichol and Lemieux are back.

The people of Three Pines hold a séance in the B&B and nothing much happens.
...more
Apr 20, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
 
A Cold Treachery (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #7)
4.09
Very readable, as are most of Todd's works. Great thing to read when its 11º and snowy out. Not sure why this book took me so long (other than my arth ...more
Dec 31, 2013
Mar 07, 2010
 
Lazy B: Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest
3.56
i was surprised by this book. I guess I thought that because she is a conservative that it would show in this book. Maybe it does but this was written ...more
Feb 10, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
 
And Then There Were None
4.20
This was at least my second reading, if not my third or fourth. And I've seen the movie innumerable times (especially since I have the dvd). And, yet, ...more
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 23, 2014
 
Full Dark House (Bryant & May, #1)
3.69
Excellent. I can't wait for #2 - once I find out what it is.

I was stumped.

It was kind of confusing though - always jumping backwards and forwards thro
...more
Nov 08, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
An Improvised Life: A Memoir
3.50
I guess this is actually 1\2.

I listened to this book and who could read it better than Alan Arkin himself? No one I'm thinking. Partly memoir, partl
...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 13, 2015
 
The Bootlegger: A Story of Small-Town America
3.95
This was an interesting tale. Essentially the life and death of a small town in Illinois. The first portion of the book is basically about small town ...more
Jan 2006
Jan 24, 2009
 
The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Series #5)
4.00
Maybe 1\2.

Adam Dalgliesh learns a little something about false diagnoses. Then he goes to visit a friend who apparently died just before he arrives.
...more
Dec 27, 2014
Dec 27, 2014
 
The Big Sleep
4.05
I read this in college.

One of those books to escape from the books I was supposed to be reading.
Jan 1976
Sep 05, 2009
 
Stagestruck (Peter Diamond, #11)
3.64
I like the Peter Diamond stories. This was the first time I tried to listen to one. Not sure who the reader was but felt that he was pretty effective. ...more
Dec 28, 2013
May 01, 2011
 
Not My Father's Son: A Memoir
3.95
Terrific listen, read by the author. He jumps backward and forward in time. Dreadful childhood with a fair amount of physical and mental abuse at the ...more
Feb 12, 2015
Nov 08, 2014
 
Bury Your Dead (Armand Gamache, #6)
4.32
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - Louise Penny is one of those authors who just seems to keep getting better.

Okay, she left a few loose ends
...more
May 02, 2011
Jun 15, 2010
 
Life Itself: A Memoir
3.86
When getting ready to drive home from North Carolina I was browsing on Overdrive for a couple of decent books to listen to. This was one I found. I kn ...more
Apr 10, 2015
Sep 04, 2011
 
Dry Ice
3.85
I've had the hardcover on my shelf for years. But, driving home from Christmas this year I reached back into the bag of audio books I carry in the car ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Yes Please
3.79
I may be on Amy Poehler overload. I suddenly realized it was due back at the library tomorrow. So I've been listening all day. Much of it made me laug ...more
Feb 09, 2015
Nov 03, 2014
 
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Lord Peter Wimsey, #5)
4.04
This was a re-read. Not sure how many times. I couldn't locate my copy so I had .to get it from the library. When all else fails, try the library.

I re
...more
Jan 2012
Nov 10, 2011
 
All That Ails You: The Adventures of a Canine Caregiver
3.91
Much like The Art of Racing in the Rain, this is told from the dog’s point of view. It starts with a few rough patches with him going in and out of sh ...more
Sep 21, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
 
The Drop
3.67
I received this ARC as a giveaway. Guess I can go see the movie now.

Good read fromDennis Lehane. I have been delaying reading Gone, Baby, Gone until t
...more
Sep 28, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
West with the Night
4.18
When I first read this book I loved it. And I could have sworn I could tell which parts had been writeen by Beryl Markham (a legend in her own time an ...more
Jan 1984
Jan 31, 2009
 
Another Thing to Fall (Tess Monaghan, #10)
3.44
I really like the Tess Monaghan books. I like most of the standalones, too.

Here, she gets involved backstage with a tv show being filmed in Baltimore
...more
Jun 26, 2015
Mar 03, 2010
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