Ellen’s Pick of the Week: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

“Greenstone was full of people who could make you sad just by strolling into view.” Virgil Wander, Leif Enger’s eponymous new novel, is set in the hard-luck town of Greenstone, Minnesota along the stormy northern shores of Lake Superior. Although the town and its people have seen better days, together they muddle through by supporting…

Ellen’s Top Ten Audiobooks

Goodreads.com tells me that in the past seven years, I’ve listened to 130 audiobooks. In March 2018, a Forbes magazine article quoted research that said that audiobook purchases increased by  20% last year while print rose only by 1.5% and ebook sales dropped by 5.4%. (https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamrowe1/2018/03/27/the-rising-popularity-of-audiobooks-highlights-the-industrys-backwards-payscale/#784887514723) Clearly I’m not the only one in love with…