Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A whole lotta listening: new audiobooks

Gone Tomorrow: a Reacher novel by Lee Child. 13th in the series, this one has Jack delving into the past: Afghanistan in the 1980's.
Medusa: a novel from the NUMA files by Clive Cussler. Kurt Austin battles Chinese criminals and the threat of biological attack.
The City & the City by China Mieville. A compelling mixture of mystery and fantasy set in an alternative Europe.
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly. A reporter about to be downsized exposes a false murder confession and decides to track down the real killer.
The Deadhouse by Linda Fairstein. A new installment in Fairstein's popular Alexandra Cooper series.
Women's Fiction:
The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman. A nicely-layered story that follows three sisters as they become women and deal with the challenges of life.
The Diary by Eileen Goudge. Two sisters try to decipher the secrets of their dying mother's life through the pages of her old diary.
On the Divinity of Second Chances by Kaya McLaren. A full-cast reading of a light novel that showcases one very odd family.

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