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  • Look for Me

  • Written by: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one - a sixteen-year-old girl - missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Detective D. D. Warren is on the case - but so is survivor-turned-avenger Flora Dane. Seeking different types of justice, they must make sense of the clues left behind by a young woman who, whether as victim or suspect, is silently pleading, Look for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • highly recommend

  • By Robert on 2018-07-13

Good Story, but a Little Predictable

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-12

I liked the book and it didn't take me all that long to finish it, but I found it a little predictable. I was sure of the ending just past the middle of the book so it made it harder to finish. I also found just having one narrator was a little confusing at times because I wouldn't know who was narrating the chapter. Wasn't too hard to catch on to, just a minor thing.

  • The Home for Unwanted Girls

  • Written by: Joanna Goodman
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245

In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility - much like Maggie Hughes' parents. Maggie's English-speaking father has ambitions for his daughter that don't include marriage to the poor French boy on the next farm over. But Maggie's heart is captured by Gabriel Phénix. When she becomes pregnant at 15, her parents force her to give baby Elodie up for adoption and get her life "back on track".

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Love story unimaginative

  • By Pleh on 2018-06-20

Was a Little Disappointed

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-11-16

I was really hoping to like this book, but struggled to finish. I found it extremely hard to connect to any character and found the book was very all over the place and skipped to one event to the next.

  • Small Great Things

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 137

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another thought provoking and truly special story

  • By Sarah Owen on 2018-07-15

Deep and Meaningful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-15

I loved this book. I always enjoy a Jodi Picoult book, but this one is my favourite by far. You can tell she did her research when it came to writing this book. The narrators did a fantastic job at portraying their character.
I sometimes found the white supremacist's chapters hard to read because they are so crude, but sadly it's reality in parts of our world.
This book was very eye opening to me.