Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads

updated 03/17/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 03/17/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

AUDIO BOOKS WE LOVE

THE GIRL WHO STOPPED SWIMMING by Joshilyn Jackson
Read by the author, this novel about estranged sisters reunited by a mysterious death is a treat.

A SLAVE NO MORE by David W. Blight
Actors Richard Allen and Dion Graham bring the poignant, previously unpublished memoirs of two escaped slaves to life.

THE SILVER SWAN by Benjamin Black
Timothy Dalton reads this intriguing mystery about an Irish woman's apparent suicide. It'll keep you awake at the wheel.

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