My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (audiobook)

In brief: Lucy is unwell in hospital. When her mother arrives, she reflects on her past and then on the present. The good: Narrated beautifully by Kimberly Farr. The not-so-good: I did drift off a new times while listening. Why I chose it: On the Baileys Prize longlist. Year: 2016 Duration: 4 hours 12 minutes... Continue Reading →

Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid (audiobook)

In brief: Hannah is at a crossroads in her life, so she returns to L.A. and her best friend. But depending on what happens one night at a party, her life could go in two directions… The good: Love the Sliding Doors- like narrative, plus I'm totally Team Henry. The not-so-good: I needed to concentrate... Continue Reading →

The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham (audiobook)

In brief: Tilly Dunnage returns home to small Australian town Dungatar to look after her mother. She's exotic, and not to be trusted according to the townsfolk after a tragic childhood incident. But they have their own secrets… The good: Certainly surprising – I didn't think the narrative would go down some of the paths... Continue Reading →

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