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    • Becoming a Writer

    • By: Dorothea Brande
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      3 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Published in 1934 and still the best audiobook available on practical psychology of creative writing and all related aspects. The author was herself a successful fiction writer, journalist and also authored a self-help best-seller Wake Up and Live! This audiobook is a must for every practicing or aspiring writer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Robotic, Siri-type voice!!!

    • By badgerfan on 01-06-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Sycamore Row by John Grisham - Review

    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    You have enjoyed previous legal thrillers from best-selling author John Grisham, but how does Sycamore Row compare? Find out what experts have to say about this sequel to A Time to Kill before making your listening decision. Three years after his victory in the Carl Lee Hailey case, Jake Brigance believes his glory days as a trial lawyer are gone. Jake's commitment to his profession is revived when he is called on to defend Seth Hubbard's seemingly incredible decision to disinherit his family and name his black housekeeper as his beneficiary. Why?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Husband's Secret: by Liane Moriarty

    • Expert Book Review & Analysis
    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Everyone has secrets, and The Husband's Secret explores three typical Australian couples who experience revelations but never learn other key secrets. Your secret might be that you came up with clever questions and insights for your book club meeting by using Expert Book Reviews to help you interpret the plot and suggest literary devices, like the book's consistent use of the fall of the Berlin Wall as a metaphor.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Review: Sue Monk Kidd's The Invention of Wings

    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Are you looking to improve your knowledge of slavery in America within a non-academic setting? Sue Monk Kidd's latest novel, The Invention of Wings, offers just that with detailed depictions of the South and North during the early 19th century. Find out who would like this novel and why it is a worthwhile read with the help of this companion review. Kidd has selected two real women from America's history and fictionalized them as protagonists in her third novel. Sarah Grimke comes from a wealthy white family and struggles with the justifications of slavery from a young age.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the $3.00

    • By readerberg on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Goldfinch

    • Donna Tartt - Review
    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Learn what the experts are saying about Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch with this literary review. Dark themes prevail throughout the novel as protagonist Theo Decker copes with the violent and untimely death of his mother. As a 13-year-old boy, Theo's grasp of reality is limited, and the tragic event forces despair and self-defeating behavior. With sophisticated themes like death, abuse, and sex, this book is better suited for a mature audience. If you are looking for an intellectually stimulating audiobook that keeps you guessing, then The Goldfinch may be just what you need.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid This Purchase

    • By Michael on 05-10-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Fault in Our Stars: by John Green

    • Expert Book Review & Story Analysis
    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Expert Book Reviews presents a comprehensive review, analysis and plot summary of John Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars. As the book states, you can find the infinite within a finite period. John Green tells a story of relationships and the things that matter most. Read the review to decide whether to buy the book for yourself, your kids or as a gift. Don't worry about spoiling the surprise. Each Review & Analysis has a spoiler-alert section that you can skip if you prefer.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Book Thief: by Markus Zusak - Review

    • By: Expert Book Reviews
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Are you wondering if The Book Thief will be a good read for you? Check out this review of Markus Zusak's bestseller to get an expert's opinion on the story, characters, and themes. With the comprehension of a typical 9-year-old, Liesel Merminger struggles to survive with a foster family in Nazi Germany. Books and the words within become Liesel's strongest tool as she learns to read and fight for her life. Young adults learning about the Holocaust can gain an insider's perspective from this fictional portrayal.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • I'll Buy You a Cadillac

    • The Life and Struggle of Country Song Writer Danny Boy Brothers
    • By: Will Bevis
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Danny Boy Brothers - a wild haired, hard driving Southern man that's got one goal in life: To write a Number one Country Hit... and buy me the writer... a Cadillac.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Chimeric Machines

    • By: Lucy A. Snyder
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection from rising author Lucy A. Snyder offers three dozen poems to delight listeners who enjoy sly wordplay and subtle allusion, high intelligence and fierce heart.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Beginning... Not the End: Volume 2

    • By: Charmaine Gordon
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Celeste Hamlin, seventy-five year old widow, has a goal...conquer the six mountains in the Saranac Lake region before deciding what to do with the rest of her life. Sixty-two year old Professor Paul Harris, meets the dynamic Celeste, and recalls the last words his wife said before she passed. "Find another love and begin again." Will they begin again?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Heart's Revenge

    • By: Michael Jasper
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A haunted romance. An unsolved mystery. And a centuries-old curse at the heart of it all. Off the rough coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Ella Simon tracks down one man-the infamous pirate Blackbeard. She must identify a shipwreck off the coast of the island, but she and her divemaster Mitch Thompson discover much more than that. They just have to stay alive long enough to solve the mystery of a young girl's killer before the ghosts of dead pirates take them down to the bottom of the ocean, forever.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • She Didn't Say No

    • By: Charmaine Gordon
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Nineteen-year-old Grace Meredith didn't say no to the Big Man On Campus, Scott Dwyer. And then her life changed... Grace makes her way to a new town and with the kindness of strangers, establishes a business called The Pet Emporium where she grooms, what else? Dogs and cats. Years later, a too-close encounter of an unpleasant kind with a skunk and Scott's German Shepherd reunites the former lovers. What happens in between are their stories of beginnings and endings and love lost, then found.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Love... and Other Troubles

    • Three Short Romantic Stories
    • By: Kimberly Lowe, E.C. Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here are three stories in this audiobook. All three about love, but... It’s not quite that simple!

    The first story was written by Kimbely Lowe and titled "So I Tamed a Texan”. It's a classic old-style "boy meets girl”, or rather "rich girl meets a poor boy, or rather knows him all her life but…” story.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Two Streets: One Bad. One Worse.

    • By: Will Bevis
    • Narrated by: Julie Sears
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Just when you think things can't get worse. They do. Then what do you do? There are some things, you just cannot ignore. Or can you?

    Regular price: $3.95