Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green

Ronni Sunshine is a famous but mildly aging actress and the mother of three daughters. By her own admission, she failed as a parent, so much so that as adults, they have very little interaction with her or each other. In fact, her middle daughter, Meredith, moved abroad to London in order to put some… Continue reading The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Arrangement by Robyn Harding

Natalie (Nat) Murphy is a 21-year old art student, really struggling financially to make school work as well as survive in New York. As she reaches a desperate point, one of her fellow students who seems to be living well beyond her means suggests that she consider her solution...become a “Sugar Baby” and find herself… Continue reading The Arrangement by Robyn Harding

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

  This story spans decades, beginning with Francis Gleason and Brian Stanhope, two rookie NYPD policemen whose paths crossed briefly on the job but later connect when the Stanhopes buy the house next door to the Gleasons. Lena Gleason is pregnant and lonely, looking forward to someone near her own age as a close neighbor.… Continue reading Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Blind Spot by Brenda Novak

This series has a continuing story arc and I recommend you read the books in order for maximum enjoyment. Who knew that after the end of the last book Evelyn would face more perils? With Jasper safely stashed away, I thought Dr. Evelyn Talbot, head psychiatrist at Hanover House, the maximum security prison in Alaska,… Continue reading Blind Spot by Brenda Novak

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter

A woman is mysteriously abducted from a shopping mall. A month later, a bomb goes off in one of Atlanta’s neighborhoods housing Emery University and it's hospital, the FBI and the CDC. Then, GBI Special Agent Will Trent and Medical Examiner Dr. Sara Linton find themselves in the middle of a dangerous confrontation on their… Continue reading The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter

Audiobook, Fantasy

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Bad enough that Lilith orchestrated Sebastian’s return but she also bound Jace to him. They’ve disappeared and the Clave is looking for both of them. However, killing one kills the other so the solution isn’t easy. Meanwhile, Simon is dealing with his own family issues following his mother’s reaction in learning he’s now a vampire.… Continue reading City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Unforgettable You by Brenda Novak

Jada Brooks returns to her hometown of Silver Springs, California following her father’s death so she can help out her mother. She left 13 years ago following a tragic event that left her family broken. Maddox Richardson was the love of her 17-year old life but that relationship ended when his younger brother Tobias accidentally… Continue reading Unforgettable You by Brenda Novak

Audiobook, History, Non Fiction

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

On April 29, 1986, the Los Angeles Central Public Library caught fire and burned for over seven hours. By the time the fire was extinguished, over 400,000 books were destroyed and almost double that number were damaged. This book explores that event but also lays tribute to the history of that library (and others!) and… Continue reading The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

It’s post-war 1946 and young widow Grace Healey is running late for work. As she takes a shortcut through Grand Central Station, she discovers an abandoned suitcase under a bench. In it, she finds photographs of 12 women and something compels her to take them with her. Once Grace learns that the owner, Eleanor Trigg,… Continue reading The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

Cyrus Haven is a police psychologist who was asked to interview a young girl, Evie Cormac, a resident of a high-security children’s home who has a horrific history. She was discovered six years ago in an abandoned apartment with a corpse and no memory of who she is. Her name was given to her and… Continue reading Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham