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  • Summer of '69

  • By: Elin Hilderbrand
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,374
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,365

Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the 20th century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year, the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, nothing is the same.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best book to come along in years!

  • By Anonymous User on 06-22-19

I wanted to love it...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-19

I struggled to finish this book, as I found the characters rather unlikable, especially the women. A tiresome read about women of privilege who behave badly and everything is wrapped up with a bow in the end. I understand its fiction and a summer read, but still felt dissappointed.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 86,744
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78,766
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78,470

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Took my Breath Away

  • By Tammy Goad on 09-06-18

Completely entranced

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

This book takes you on a journey from the opening lines. Brilliant. Such rich descriptions you come to love a place you've never been.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful