Likely Stories - Heard it in a Love Song by Tracey Garvis
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A pleasant story of overcoming obstacles. Tracey Garvis Graves is a New York Times bestselling author. Her most recent bestseller, The Girl He Used to Know received rave reviews. Her latest novel is Heard it in a Love Song. She currently lives in Des Moines, Iowa. Layla Hilding is thirty-five and recently divorced. She had some glory days as a lead singer. Her ex-husband, Iiam, shares custody with Layla. Josh is an electrician, and he begins thinking about Lala every day. The story begins, Graves writes, “Layla Hilding-Cook stood on the curb next to the drop-off line on a mild day in early Sep ..read more
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Likely Stories - Reading the Morning Paper by Lydia Cassatt
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A collection of the best women artists of their day. Those of you who have followed Likely Stories for Public Radio 103.3 FM for many years, I would like to point out something about me. I am a voracious reader; a large percentage of my reading is by and/or about women; and I have often woven works by women into my own imagination. The five stories in this novel—by Harriet Scott Chessman—are all collections from woman painters I have admired. This is my attempt to gather all these works into one sublime experience. We begin with Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper . Paris, Septembre,1878 ..read more
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Likely Stories - Pocket Poems
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250 items to engage your reading pleasure for many years ..read more
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Likely Stories - The Promise
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The 2021 Booker Prize was awarded to Damon Galgut for his stunning novel, The Promise ..read more
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Likely Stories : Oh, William!, by Elizabeth Strout
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Elizabeth Strout has a number of excellent novels of love and death, danger and pleasure. Oh William! Is her latest effort. She is a New York Times bestselling author with numerous awards including Olive Kitteridge which awarded her a Pulitzer Prize. Another of her fine novels is My Name is Lucy Barton. She is also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize ..read more
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Likely Stories : Transcription, by Kate Atkinson
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Kate Atkinson’s first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum , was named England’s Whitbread Book of the Year in 1996. Since then, she has written nine more novels, and she lives in Edinburgh. Transcription is a recent novel ..read more
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Likely Stories : American Rust, by Philipp Meyer
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Philipp Meyer grew up in Baltimore. After spending several years volunteering at a trauma center in downtown Baltimore, he attended Cornell University, where he studied English. He split his time between Texas and upstate New York. American Rust is his first novel ..read more
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Likely Stories : A Slow Fire Burning, by Paula Hawkins
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Paula Hawkins is the author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water. A Slow Fire Burning is her latest novel. These superb novels are by turns frightful, serious, and filled with deceit—by the three main characters. The story revolves around a gruesome murder, which arouses the suspicions of other characters. These three women are connected to the victim ..read more
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Likely Stories : Happy Holidays, 2021
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. I decided to gather a collection of the best books from 2021. Some have lagged from earlier memories, and several from new titles ahead ..read more
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Likely Stories : Matrix, by Lauren Groff
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award finalist and the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Fates and Furies and Florida. Her latest novel is Matrix. This terrific novel demonstrates the raw power of female creativity in a corrupt world ..read more
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