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Audiobook Review: Donny’s Brain by Rona Munro

Audiobook Review: Donny’s Brain by Rona Munro

Title: Donny’s Brain Author: Rona Munro Narrator: Full Cast Publisher: LA Theatre Works Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes Source: Audiobook Sync Summary: (taken from Goodreads) The acclaimed Scottish playwright Rona Munro has created a remarkable story about a man who wakes up from a car crash with brain damage. Now, he sees the world as the person he was three years ago, when his life and loves were in a very different place. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Jared Harris as Donny Sophie…

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Audiobook Review: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Audiobook Review: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Title: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial Author: Peter Goodchild Publisher: LA Theatre Works Running Time: 1 h 55 min Source: Audiobook Sync Summary: (taken from Goodreads) The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society – debates that…

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Audiobook Review: Dodger by Terry Pratchett

Audiobook Review: Dodger by Terry Pratchett

Title: Dodger Author: Terry Pratchett Narrator: Stephen Briggs Publisher: HarperCollins Running Time: 10 hours, 31 minutes Source: Download from the Audiobook Sync program Summary: (taken from Goodreads) A storm. Rain-lashed city streets. A flash of lightning. A scruffy lad sees a girl leap desperately from a horse-drawn carriage in a vain attempt to escape her captors. Can the lad stand by and let her be caught again? Of course not, because he’s…Dodger. Seventeen-year-old Dodger may be a street urchin, but he gleans a living from London’s…

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Audiobook Review: Anne of Avonlea by LM Montgomery, narrated by Colleen Winton

Audiobook Review: Anne of Avonlea by LM Montgomery, narrated by Colleen Winton

Title: Anne of Avonlea Author: LM Montgomery Series: Anne of Green Gables, Book 2 Narrator: Colleen Winton Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Duration: 9 hours, 25 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables,…

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Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Author: Laini Taylor Narrator: Khristine Hvam Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Book 1 Publisher: Hachette Audio Duration: 12 hours 32 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art…

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Audiobook Review: Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery

Audiobook Review: Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery

Title: Anne of Green Gables Author: LM Montgomery Narrator: Colleen Winton Series: Anne of Green Gables, Book 1 Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Duration: 10 hours, 8 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Anne, a young orphan from the fictional community of Bolingbroke, Nova Scotia, is sent to Prince Edward Island after a childhood spent in strangers’ homes and orphanages. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, siblings in their fifties and sixties, had decided to adopt a boy from the orphanage to help Matthew…

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Audiobook Review: Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

Audiobook Review: Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

Title: Enchanted Author: Alethea Kontis Series: Woodcutter Sisters, Book 1 Narrator: Katherine Kellgren Publisher: Brilliance Audio Duration: 7 hours, 46 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday’s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true. When Sunday meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon…

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Audiobook Review: She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

Audiobook Review: She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

Title: She Stoops to Conquer Author: Oliver Goldsmith Performers: Rosalind Ayres, Adam Godley, Julian Holloway, James Marsters, Christopher Neame, Paula Jane Newman, Ian Ogilvy, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Joanne Whalley, Matthew Wolf Publisher: LA Theatre Works Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) This comic masterpiece mocked the simple morality of sentimental comedies. Subtitled The Mistakes of a Night, the play is a lighthearted farce that derives its charm from the misunderstandings which entangle the well-drawn characters. Mr….

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Audiobook Review: Danger in the Dark by L. Ron Hubbard

Audiobook Review: Danger in the Dark by L. Ron Hubbard

Title: Danger in the Dark Author: L. Ron Hubbard Narrators: Karen Black, R.F. Daley, Christina Huntington, Jim Meskimen, Gino Montesinos, Noelle North, and Josh R. Thompson Duration: 2 hours Publisher: Galaxy Audio Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Explore this fantastic tale. After Billy Newman strikes gold while mining in the Philippines, he believes Lady Luck favors him so much that he buys his own South Seas island for a bargain price . . . or so he thinks.  But when the natives fall…

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Audiobook Review: Timeline by Michael Crichton

Audiobook Review: Timeline by Michael Crichton

Title: Timeline Author: Michael Crichton Narrator: John Bedford Lloyd Publisher: Books on Tape Duration: 15 hours 11 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that…

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