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A weekend fiction audio book review…because Pastors also need a break from reading and also for you staying at home in light of the Corona Virus…

 

Agatha Christie. They Came to Baghdad. New York, NY: HarperAudio, July 03, 2012. 7 hours, 35 minutes, 26 seconds.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

This is my first audiobook listening to famous mystery writer Agatha Christie!  I’ve been wanting to read her books but my busy work schedule of reading and reviewing other subject areas doesn’t leave much time to read fiction at the moment.  The audiobook is over seven hours long for a novel that’s over three hundred pages and I thought that was reasonable audio length.  It is narrated and performed by Emilia Fox and she does a good job of vocally portraying the various characters while also acting as the narrator describing each individual.

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a children’s book and while its not Christian its still family friendly.

 

Kyandreia Jones. Spies: James Armistead Lafayette.  Waitsfield, VT: Chooseco, May 1st 2019.  199 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

As a kid I love Choose Your Own Adventures!  Now that I’m a parent I wanted my kids to also enjoy these.  I got this book to read to my kids after I read a Christian version of Choose Your Own Adventure and I thought I read one aloud to them.  Of all the titles I picked this one since it focused on the American War of Independence and I’ve gone over the topic as a history lesson with my kids.  My girls thought it was a fun historical fiction!

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