Theresa Horn

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Walking the Americas: 1,800 Miles, Eight Countries, and One Incredible Journey from Mexico to Colombia

Recommended for fans of travel writing and those with an interest in Central America. ["He focuses on the people and places he and Alberto encounter, which makes for great reading": LJ 2/15/18 starred review of the Atlantic hc.]

The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More than Anything You Can Buy in a Store

Followers of Flanders's blog will enjoy getting to hear the author narrate her own story and will appreciate her honesty as she shares her journey to self-improvement and being a more mindful consumer. However, those needing more practical advice will want to look elsewhere.

The Rooster Bar

While this is not his best work, Grisham has something important to say here, making this a worthwhile listen. ["Grisham's solid and smart narrative highlights the myriad issues regarding the underemployed workforce and the graduate school scam that many readers may have experienced. The author's many fans will want this": LJ Xpress Reviews 9/15/17 review of the Knopf hc.]

Play Like a Girl: How a Soccer School in Kenya's Slums Started a Revolution

The incredible strength and determination of the girls as they pursue their education will be an inspiration to many young people not to take their own education for granted.

Dead Gone

Although the characters are somewhat lacking, narrator Mark Meadows moves the story along, adding suspense.

Everybody Goes to Jimmy's

Recommended for fans of mysteries set in the 1920s and 1930s.

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Noah is a talented performer, and language (he speaks several, including Zulu, Tswana, Afrikaans, and Tsonga) is such an important part of his story that it should be listened to in his own voice in order to be truly appreciated. Audio at its best.

Terminal City

Fairstein (Death Angel) turns out another solid thriller, although fans of the series may wish for a little more insight into Alex and her life when she is "off the clock."

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of a Creative Mind

You don't need a Twitter account to appreciate the tale of Twitter and its cofounder, but after listening to this if you might want to sign up.

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