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  • Magnolia Nights

  • By: Ashley Farley
  • Narrated by: Steven Menasche, Rachel Jacobs, Rebecca Gibel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

Ellie Pringle has spent endless hours and countless dollars working with a therapist to remember the lost years of her childhood. She's baffled and more than a little intrigued when the grandmother she hasn't seen in 34 years dies and leaves her a fortune. The time has come to face her past in person. Still reeling from a recent breakup of a long-term relationship, and with nothing to keep her in San Francisco, Ellie packs her meager belongings and boards a plane for the South Carolina Lowcountry.

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  • Magnolia Nights

  • By Kindle Customer,mbr on 01-18-19

Good, but lacking in the end.

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Reviewed: 02-01-19

All in all, this was a good book. It kept my attention, and really had a unique story line with a few twists I didn’t see coming. The author didn’t fall back on a lot of traditional tropes and had fun with the background in the story. However, the end was really lacking. I felt like the last few chapters were rushed and missing a lot of detail. The ending was cliche and disappointed me. I can appreciate the story, but I wish there were fewer “flat” characters and a little more depth. With the uniqueness of the tale, I felt like there were a lot of opportunities missed.

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