Narrator Susannah Jones's high-speed pacing conveys Maeve's jangly thoughts and obsession with every potential scary outcome of her life--complete with research that feeds her anxiety. Jones does an equally fine job portraying minor characters. Whether calm, compassionate, or frustrated, these secondary characters allow listeners a bit of relief from Maeve's intensity. Maeve... Read More
Narrator Ava Erickson shares a taboo romance that might be best summed up by the famous Van Halen song title "Hot for Teacher." Eighteen-year-old Shannon Drake needs to take trigonometry to graduate from high school. Night school teacher Mateo Alesci uses unconventional teaching methods to motivate her--namely sexual games. Erickson's voice has the right timbre for a young... Read More
Paul Auster's latest audiobook is a strikingly intimate exploration of childhood, growing up, and paths both taken and not taken. Archibald Isaac Ferguson is born on March 3, 1947, and from there his story splits into four narratives, four parallel but entirely separate lives that Archie lives in mid-century America. Auster's narration of his own work is a double-edged sword.... Read More
Luke Daniels provides a crisp, hard-boiled narration to this audiobook--a quick, engaging police procedural that takes place almost entirely in a precinct hallway. Pierce Quincy, an FBI profiler, and police officer Rainie Conner are brought in to investigate a cold case involving a college student, found dead on campus. They bring several suspects in for questioning. The catch?... Read More
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