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Melany

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  • A Land More Kind Than Home

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Wiley Cash
    • Narrated By Nick Sullivan, Lorna Raver, Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (229)
    Performance
    (206)
    Story
    (203)

    For a curious boy like Jess Hall, growing up in Marshall means trouble when your mother catches you spying on grown-ups. Adventurous and precocious, Jess is enormously protective of his older brother, Christopher, a mute whom everyone calls Stump. Though their mother has warned them not to snoop, Stump can't help sneaking a look at something he's not supposed to - an act that will have catastrophic repercussions, shattering both his world and Jess's. It's a wrenching event that thrusts Jess into an adulthood for which he's not prepared.

    Janice says: "An American Tragedy"
    "Excellent!"
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    I really enjoyed this book. Great story, kept my interest from the start, the narration was spot on. Looking forward to other books by this author.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Acts of Contrition

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jennifer Handford
    • Narrated By Tanya Eby, Christopher Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (24)
    Performance
    (23)
    Story
    (24)

    Mary Morrissey is living the life of her dreams. She has a loving husband, Tom, two daughters, and twin boys. But beneath the shiny veneer, Mary hasn’t taken a calm breath in 10 years. She lives in a constant state of panic, afraid the secret she’s kept hidden for so long will be revealed, shattering her perfect life. When addictively charismatic ex-boyfriend Landon James reappears during his high-profile Senate campaign, Mary’s fears become even more real.

    Melany says: "OK - I finished it but didn't love it"
    "OK - I finished it but didn't love it"
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    This book was just OK for me. It was a little slow and it didn't feel like much of anything actually happened in it. Tanya Eby did a nice job but Christopher Lane's voice didn't match up to the Tom character for me.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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