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  • All My Sons

  • By: Arthur Miller
  • Narrated by: Julie Harris, James Farentino, Arye Gross, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

World War II is over and a family, mourning a son missing in action, plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives. A storm blows down the tree and a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • terrific play, great performances

  • By Calliope on 04-20-15

Great performance!

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Our local community theater will be performing this next year so I purchased it as reference material. Julie Harris was outstanding, as usual! This performance was so much better than the movie (1948). The characters in this performance seemed to portray the complexities of the characters the way Miller intended. Definitely would recommend this to anyone who wants a different perspective on the war years than the one old Hollywood liked to show.

  • Here Burns My Candle

  • A Novel
  • By: Liz Curtis Higgs
  • Narrated by: Liz Curtis Higgs
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

A mother who cannot face her future.... A daughter who cannot escape her past. Lady Elisabeth Kerr is a keeper of secrets. A Highlander by birth and a Lowlander by marriage, she honors the auld ways, even as doubts and fears stir deep within her.

Her husband, Lord Donald, has secrets of his own, well hidden from the household, yet whispered among the town gossips.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Liz does it again!

  • By Lynn Diener on 05-02-10

Pulls you in!

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

Reviewed: 06-19-17

Liz Curtis Higgs never disappoints! This story, rooted in the Bible and added to by history, was delightful and thought provoking. All of Higgs' books set in Scotland are amazing!!

  • America's First Daughter

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 23 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,464
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,978
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,954

In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, best-selling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Randolph - a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an American legacy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Loved This Story!

  • By Bernard on 05-01-16

Highly entertaining!

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

Reviewed: 06-19-17

I admit that my knowledge of Thomas Jeffersons family was sorely lacking when I purchased this book. The writing and the performance grabbed me from the very beginning. Not only did I fall in love with the characters, it made me want to read more about them! I would recommend this book to anyone!!

  • After You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Anna Acton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,733
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,706

How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Doesn't come close to, Me Before You.

  • By Taryn on 11-09-15

Moyes does it again!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-16

I absolutely fell in love with the characters from Me Before You and was excited to delve into their world again with After You. I was not disappointed! It was a book that had some "oh no", "oh my goodness" and "way to go" moments. I laughed and cried a bit at the continued story of Clark and her clan. Keep up the good work Jojo!