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Tammy Goad

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  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19,691
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,062
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,983

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. 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
  • Wonderful

  • By Seattle blues on 08-17-18

Took my Breath Away

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-18

All I can think is "To Kill a Mockingbird". This kept me intrigued until the very last page! If you love nature, you will love this book. If you love mystery, you will love this book. If you love romance, you will love this book.

111 of 118 people found this review helpful

  • Seventeenth Summer

  • By: Maureen Daly
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16

Angie always thought high school romances were just silly infatuations that come and go. She certainly never thought she would fall in love over one short summer. But then she sees Jack Duluth’s crew cut peek out over a booth in McKnight’s drugstore, and their connection is beyond any childish crush. Suddenly, Angie and Jack are filling their summer with stolen moments and romantic nights. But as fall grows closer, they must figure out if their love is forever or just a summer they’ll never forget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Takes you back in time to a slower pace!

  • By Tammy Goad on 07-20-18

Takes you back in time to a slower pace!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 07-20-18

This made my mind go back to a simpler time. A time with values...morals.....true love that lasts.

  • The Wife Between Us

  • By: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,578
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,024
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,975

When you listen to this audiobook, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are listening to a story about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement - a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle. Assume nothing. Twisted and deliciously chilling, The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NOT that confusing! Gone Girl + Last Mrs. Parrish

  • By Jenn on 01-11-18

I wasn't prepared for the ending!!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-12-18

This book kept me turning the page. And wow, I wasn't prepared for the ending!

  • Educated

  • A Memoir
  • By: Tara Westover
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23,139
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21,011
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20,898

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father forbade hospitals, so Tara never saw a doctor or nurse. Gashes and concussions, even burns from explosions, were all treated at home with herbalism. Then, lacking any formal education, Tara began to educate herself. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Other Side of Idaho's Mountains

  • By Darwin8u on 03-28-18

Educated.....through life.

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-26-18

When I first started listening to this book, I thought it was mainly about education....boy was I wrong. Yes, education, but educated through life....through years and years of family situations, wants, desires......I couldn't quit listening. This memoir is more than I expected, it's a diary of what the mind wants and what it knows it can't have due to family faith and ties. Spellbounding.

  • What I Thought Was True

  • By: Huntley Fitzpatrick
  • Narrated by: Erin Spencer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 55

Gwen Castle's Biggest Mistake Ever, Cassidy Somers, is slumming it as a yard boy on her idyllic Nantucket-esque island this summer. He's a rich kid from across the bridge in Stony Bay, and she hails from a family of fishermen and housecleaners who keep the island's summer people happy. Gwen worries a life of cleaning houses will be her fate too, but just when it looks like she'll never escape her past - or the island - Gwen's dad gives her some shocking advice.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste 12 hours

  • By Pilar O. on 12-01-18

Love this Author

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-05-18

I had never read or listened to books by Huntley Fitzpatrick. Great author! Great books for young and old alike.

  • On the Way to You

  • By: Kandi Steiner
  • Narrated by: Lacey Gilleran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

What makes you happy? That was the question Emery Reed asked me the day we met, and I couldn't give him a single answer. I could have said my dog, or my books, or yoga - but I just stared. And then, I got in his car. It was crazy to take a road trip with a stranger, but after years of standing still, he was my one-way ticket to a new life, and I wasn't going to miss it. We shared the same space, the same car, the same hotel room - and still, we were strangers. One day we'd be laughing, the next, we wouldn't speak. Emery was surrounded by impenetrable walls, but I wanted in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spellbounding

  • By Tammy Goad on 06-05-18

Spellbounding

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-18

This book is a romance but so much more. It discusses depression and how it can completely take over someones life, but with the right person, it too can be conquered.

  • The Great Alone

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,013
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,073

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Long, Hard Slog Through Endless Despair and Heartache

  • By Morro Schreiber on 04-11-18

Awesome

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-18

Awesome is all I can say. This book pulled me in from the beginning and took me on a journey through an unknown state. It made me want to take my own journey to Alaska. The characters are so complex and like life.....this book holds nothing back.