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Ann Hornbach

Louisville, KY
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  • Rules of Civility

  • A Novel
  • By: Amor Towles
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,737

Features a sample chapter from A Gentleman in Moscow, the highly anticipated new audiobook from Amor Towles - available fall 2016. This sophisticated and entertaining first novel presents the story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. On the last night of 1937, 25-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a yearlong journey....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bright Young Things in a Dark World

  • By Michele Kellett on 08-13-12

Five stars.

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Reviewed: 09-23-18

I Loved every word of this book. It is one of the few books that I will read again years later.

  • One Fifth Avenue

  • By: Candace Bushnell
  • Narrated by: Donna Murphy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 69

One Fifth Avenue, the Art Deco beauty towering over one of Manhattan's oldest and most historically hip neighborhoods, is a one-of-a-kind address, the sort of building you have to earn your way into--one way or another. For the women in Candace Bushnell's new novel, One Fifth Avenue, this edifice is essential to the lives they've carefully establishhed--or hope to establish.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Did Not Care For It

  • By Christine on 10-16-08

I recommend this book

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Reviewed: 02-20-18

This was a well written and well thought out story. I enjoyed all of the characters and hate to say goodbye to them. I listened to this as an audible book, but then bought a hardcopy I saw at a secondhand shop. This book has a place on my bookshelf.

  • At the Devil's Table

  • The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel
  • By: William Rempel
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297

In this riveting and relentless nonfiction thriller, award-winning investigative reporter William C. Rempel tells the harrowing story of former Cali cartel insider Jorge Salcedo, an ordinary man facing an extraordinary dilemma—a man forced to risk everything to escape the powerful and treacherous Cali crime syndicate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling

  • By Lee Chemel on 07-05-11

A great read

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Reviewed: 02-20-18

I highly recommend this book. I liked the main character rooted for him all the way through. I can only imagine the stress and trauma he endured.