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Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing Author: Delia Owens; Genre: Literary Fiction (Novel); Format: Audiobook; Narrator: Cassandra Campbell; Publisher: Penguin Audio (2018); Rating: . I was not swept away by this book as so many others seem to have been, and therefore was a little disappointed. That’s my problem with highly-praised books and so-called “bestsellers;” I’m obviously

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Review: Dracula

Dracula Author: Bram Stoker; Genre: Gothic fiction, fantasy, horror; Format: Audiobook; Publisher: Audible Studios (2112). When this novel was first released in 1897, I can only imagine the horror it caused. We’re so inundated with vampire lore, fictional stories, and references these days that I’m afraid this one just doesn’t pack the same punch. We

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