Richard P Yong
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All We Ever Wanted
- A Novel
- Auteur(s): Emily Giffin
- Narrateur(s): Dorothy Dillingham Blue, Milton Bagby, Catherine Taber
- Durée: 10 h et 29 min
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Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville's elite. More recently, her husband made a fortune selling his tech business, and their adored son has been accepted to Princeton. Yet sometimes the middle-class small-town girl in Nina wonders if she's strayed from the person she once was. Tom Volpe is a single dad working multiple jobs while struggling to raise his headstrong daughter, Lyla. His road has been lonely, long, and hard, but he finally starts to relax after Lyla earns a scholarship to Windsor Academy, Nashville's most prestigious private school.
- Écrit par Melody le 2018-08-27
Great, infuriating read
Évalué le: 2018-11-07
I really liked the format of this book - jumping between various PoVs. While some of the characters seemed a little too "woke"(I felt like they were being a little too self-aware at times), the subject matter and how the author treated it was all pitch perfect. I was initially expecting something completely different from the description, but was pleasantly surprised(and completely enraged) as the story unfolded.
Shelter in Place
- Auteur(s): Nora Roberts
- Narrateur(s): January LaVoy
- Durée: 15 h et 22 min
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It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait - and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.
Not her typical story! Loved it!
- Écrit par Jbird le 2018-06-05
Évalué le: 2018-09-18
Despite being full of cliches and coincidences that make events seem a little too contrived, I really enjoyed listening to Shelter in Place. The early depiction of the mass shooting mostly seemed real, though, thinking back on how everything unfolded left me with a few lingering questions that I only had minimal issues putting aside. The rest of the story was largely predictable, but written and performed well enough to keep me engaged with the characters.
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