BOOK REVIEW – A Daily Rate

by Grace Livingston Hill (Author), Susan O’Malley (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher) An Audiobook Review by Jackie Houchin   Originally published in 1900 by Grace Livingston Hill and recorded in this century, A DAILY RATE has a timeless message of love for God and others shown in selfless service. It Is a story of a young girl who depends on…

BOOK REVIEW – Christmas at Harrington’s

by Melody Carlson (Author), Caitlin Kelly (Narrator), Dreamscape Media, LLC (Publisher) An Audiobook Review by Jackie Houchin  CHRISTMAS AT HARRINGTON’S is a sweet, honest, feel-good book about an unfairly convicted woman, just released from her time in prison for a crime she didn’t do, facing a sometimes unforgiving world. Beaten down and nearly broke Lena Markham arrives into a town…

BOOK REVIEW – The Curious League of Detectives and Thieves, Book 1: Egypt’s Fire

Tom Phillips (Author), James Fouhey (Narrator), Blackstone Publishing (Publisher) An Audiobook Review by Jackie Houchin Tom Phillips has an amazing imagination for thinking up plots and twists and cliffhangers and laugh out loud characters. And James Fouhey has just as much imagination in voicing all the wacky characters Tom Phillips creates!  From a young boy (John, our red-headed hero, who…

MINI BOOK REVIEW – November Road

By Lou Berney (Author), Johnathan McClain (Narrator) A Mini Audiobook review by Jackie Houchin November Road is an excellent read from a top author (Lou Berney) and perfect narrator (Johnathan McClain). It’s a crime novel, a road trip, and a romance featuring a hunted man who is a “fixer” for the mob and a woman with her daughters…

BOOK REVIEW – The Wild Robot

by Peter Brown (Author), Kate Atwater (Narrator), An Audiobook Review by Jackie Houchin This is a fun, adventurous, and imaginative story that Peter Brown has written for children. There are lessons of kindness and getting along, lessons on how not to judge people (animals) who are different than you, and how to work together in emergencies. The Wild…

BOOK REVIEW – Gavels, Tinsel and Murder: A British Cozy Mystery with a Female Amateur Sleuth (A Dotty Sayers Antique Mystery Book 4)

by Victoria Tait  (Author) A Book Review by Jackie Houchin Settle into the cozy atmosphere that Victoria Tait has created in her Dotty Sayers Antiques Mystery series. In Gavels, Tinsel, and Murder, readers will enjoy catching up with Dotty and Gilmore, Aunt Beanie and Norman, Keya the Policewoman, and the other nice people at Akeman’s Antiques Auction.…