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Nancy Carlson

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

  • By: Iain Reid
  • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 643
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 595

In this deeply scary and intensely unnerving debut novel, Jake and a woman known only as "The Girlfriend" are on a drive to visit his parents at their secluded farm. But when Jake leaves "The Girlfriend" stranded at an abandoned high school, what follows is a twisted unraveling of the darkest unease, an exploration into psychological frailty, and an ending as suspenseful as The Usual Suspects and as haunting as Misery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a ride! This is a must read!

  • By Elizabeth on 06-15-16

Wild and crazy

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

Reviewed: 07-18-16

A real thriller but unbelievable story, not plausible in my mind.
Scary at times. Couldn't wait to finish it and was left flat at the end. Performance was really good!

  • Georgia

  • A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe
  • By: Dawn Tripp
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 128

Georgia O'Keeffe, her love affair with photographer Alfred Stieglitz, and her quest to become an independent artist come vividly to life in this sensual and exquisitely written novel, a dazzling departure into historical fiction by the acclaimed novelist Dawn Tripp.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Titillating and Brilliant

  • By Priscilla F Bourgoine on 03-17-16

Georgia:talented artist whose art developed in conjunction with her womanhood.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-28-16

Her love for Alfred S allowed him to dominate her art. He was narcissistic in that he was first and foremost. She tolerated his infidelities because she depended on his management skills. At one point, it seemed that he used her art to further his photography. When he died, she gained control and became miraculously independent and told one of his lovers to take her work out of Georgia's gallery.

So often, I observe women who assume the dependent role with their significant others and when separated, they mature or simply show that they are capable after all. This dependent role seems necessary in many relationships.

Narrator's voice was childlike in the beginning, annoyingly so! As Georgia aged, voice was more mature, perhaps to portray Georgia as immature in earlier years.

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