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Judy

United States | Member Since 2014

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  • 2 reviews
  • 12 ratings
  • 347 titles in library
  • 12 purchased in 2015
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  • Calling Me Home: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Julie Kibler
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin, Lorna Raver
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (563)
    Performance
    (494)
    Story
    (496)

    Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a big favor to ask her hairdresser, Dorrie. She wants the black single mother to drop everything and drive her from Texas to a funeral in Ohio - tomorrow. Dorrie, fleeing problems of her own and curious about Isabelle’s past, agrees, not knowing it will be a journey that changes both their lives. Isabelle confesses that, as a teen in 1930s Kentucky, she fell in love with Robert Prewitt, a would-be doctor and the black son of her family’s housekeeper - in a town where blacks weren’t allowed after dark. The tale of their forbidden relationship and its tragic consequences just might help Dorrie find her own way.

    Alexandria says: "I really wanted to like it"
    "WOW ........A memorable book"
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    Where does Calling Me Home rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    At the top. This is an awesome book.


    Any additional comments?

    I think this is the best audible book and performance of the 100+ books in our audible library.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Anne Tyler
    • Narrated By Kimberly Farr
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (541)
    Performance
    (456)
    Story
    (462)

    "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon..." This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness. But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture.

    Sara says: "The Sharp Edge Of Family"
    "Really like this book"
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    A good yarn delving into the dynamics of a family. Was afraid at first son being gay was the central topic. Just wasn't in the mood for a book centered on that. It wasn't. A really good read!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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