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  • The Strawberry Thief

  • By: Joanne Harris
  • Narrated by: Joanne Harris
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 145

Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has finally become her home. With Rosette, her 'special' child, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. Even Reynaud, the priest, has become a friend. But when old Narcisse, the florist, dies, leaving a parcel of land to Rosette and a written confession to Reynaud, the life of the sleepy village is once more thrown into disarray....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this visit to Lansquenet sur Tannes!

  • By Portybelle on 30-04-19

Completely gripping!

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Reviewed: 08-06-19

I couldn’t stop listening to Joanne Harris reading her captivating and heartwarming novel. I love all of her books and I love this one the most.

  • Educated

  • By: Tara Westover
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,311
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,043
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,043

Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn’t exist. She hadn’t been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she’d never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn’t believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At 16, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, inspiring book on the value of education

  • By David Bowden on 03-03-18

Utterly compelling, heart wrenching and inspiring!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-03-19

I’ve just listened to this audible book in the space of a couple of days - I couldn’t stop listening to it. I can’t recommend it enough!