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I, Walter
3.90
Audible, June 2013

We meet Walter Crofter as an old man, 67, ill and possibly dying of malaria, determined to write down the story of his life, both wh...more
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Cemetery Yew
3.59
Life on the Vinyard ought to be quiet, but somehow things don't work out that way. West Tisbury is home to Victoria Trumbull, 92 years old, not as phy...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 10, 2014
 
The Snow Child
3.92
In 1920s Alaska, Jack and Mabel, in their early fifties, are homesteading, building a new life away from the reminders of grief in their native Pennsy...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
 
The Quiet Gentleman
3.82
Gervase Frant, the new Earl of St. Erth, returns home unscathed from the Napoleonic Wars to claim his estate--somewhat to the disappointment of his st...more
Sep 04, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.03
In 1951, Henrietta Lacks, a poor, black tobacco farmer and mother of five, sought treatment for cervical cancer at Johns Hopkins. In the course of her...more
Jun 27, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.10
Fitz is the illegitimate son of the late Prince Chivalry, raised on the fringes of the court, and apprentice to the royal assassin by the secret arran...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
Iceworld
3.56
This is a wonderful old classic, that still holds up very well more than half a century later.

Salmon Ken is an ordinary high school science teacher, w...more
May 06, 2013
May 04, 2013
 
Nation
4.02
In a world that isn't quite our own, in a place that isn't the South Pacific, a boy on the brink of manhood is on his way home from his ritual one-mon...more
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
The Love Talker
3.58
This is one of the very early Elizabeth Peters books, when Barbara Michaels was still finding her way with this new voice. It's not as polished as the...more
Dec 25, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
 
A Is For Alibi
3.78
Kinsey Milhone is an ex-cop, twice-divorced, private detective. When Nikki Fife, widow and convicted killer of unloved divorce lawyer Laurence Fife, n...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.98
Diana Bishop is an historian doing research on alchemy and the history of science in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University. She is also, much to h...more
Mar 31, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
 
Tails from the Bark Side: True Stories from the Family Dog Files
3.91
This is a short collection of cute stories about dogs that Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson have worked with over the years. For those hoping for ins...more
Oct 15, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Mary Poppins
4.06
This is a story most of us know, whether from the book or from the 1964 Disney movie. Recently it has gotten a flurry of new attention due to the new...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
 
Killer Pancake (Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, Book 5)
3.87
Goldy Schultz, owner of Goldilocks Catering, has with some reservations, agreed to cater a low-cal lunch banquet for Mignon Cosmetics. It could open u...more
Mar 11, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
 
Beyond the Aquila Rift (Great Science Fiction Stories)
4.35
This is a really nicely done short, making very effective use of compression and mood.

Humans have colonized "the Bubble," the local region of our arm...more
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
 
Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors
4.03
Nicholas Wade discusses how the growing science of genetics expands and deepens our understanding of human evolution, our relationship to our closest...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
It Had to Be You (Grace and Favor Series #5)
3.54
Lily and Robert Brewster are orphaned siblings, now in their twenties, living in their late great-uncle's mansion, Grace & Favor, with Mr. & M...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
Cherry Cheesecake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #8)
3.91
This is a new paperback edition of Fluke's 2006 eighth entry in her Hannah Swensen mystery series. In the last book, both Mike and Norman proposed to...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads (The Human Division, #12)
4.12
Danielle Lowen is back on Earth after her entirely too exciting adventure on board the Colonial Union's diplomatic ship, the Clarke. Unfortunately, sh...more
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
 
Earth Below, Sky Above (The Human Division, #13)
4.24
It's the last episode of The Human Division, and I have mixed feelings about it.

Back channel efforts, trade contacts, and plain diplomatic persistence...more
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
Neverwhere: BBC Dramatization
4.13
This is the BBC dramatization of Neil Gaiman's wonderful 1996 novel, Neverwhere.

Richard Mayhew is a rising young businessman in London, with a beautif...more
Sep 13, 2014
Sep 11, 2014
 
No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller
3.83
In December 2008, Bernie Madoff, one of the most respected figures on Wall Street, co-founder and former president of NASDAQ, confessed to running the...more
Oct 09, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
The B-Team (The Human Division, #1)
4.05
This is another short story, the first of thirteen connected shorts set in Scalzi's Old Man's War universe.

The Colonial Union has a major problem. The...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
 
Chosen by a Horse: How a Broken Horse Fixed a Broken Heart
4.02
Susan Richards has survived an abusive childhood and a bad marriage, and now, in her forties, is living on a small farm with her three horses, working...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation
4.08
Harry de Leyer was a young Dutch immigrant to the US who came over just after World War II, escaping the devastation of the Netherlands. Before the wa...more
Oct 07, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
The Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned from Pets Who Were Left Behind
4.06
Ken Foster is a somewhat disaster-prone writer and academic who didn't set out to do dog rescue. After he adopted his own dog, Brando, though, it was...more
Sep 09, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
Noise
3.30
Mike Hoani, a linguist/historian from Earth, has come to Kainui, a true water world, to study the languages of the Polynesian-descended inhabitants. K...more
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
 
The Martian Child: A Novel about a Single Father Adopting a Son
3.70
This is a fictionalized account of David Gerrold's adoption of his son, at the time an eight-year-old boy who had been "in the system" since birth, an...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
 
A Vote of Confidence
3.77
Guinevere Arlington has made a good, independent life for herself in Bethlehem Springs, Idaho, near her father and sister on their ranch, but inside t...more
May 16, 2013
May 13, 2013
 
Stolen
3.94
Gemma is sixteen years old, traveling with her parents from London to Vietnam on what is a business trip for her art curator mother, when a vaguely fa...more
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
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