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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Stop With the Accent Already!

Charming Grace (Smith, Deborah)
William Dufris (Reader), Moira Driscoll (Reader)
Audio CD
List Price: $39.95
Published in 2004

I am listening to the audio version of Deborah Smith's Charming Grace. I picked this book because I feel in love with her writing on A Place To Call Home. I cried buckets on tears on this book. My heart broke and was put back together again. It's my type of book. In fact, when I find it, I'm going to post it here so you can share the joy of reading this one too.

I am finding more about myself when I deal with books. Lately, I find that I absolutely detest overdone Southern accent. I am sure there's a great story inside Charming Grace. That author who'd written A Place To Call Home couldn't have written a boring book. Sixty-eight readers from amazon gave this book a 5-star!

I am not quitting yet. I put the book in my iPod. I am going to take a deep breath and listen to it once more. I am going to try and not scream in frustration every time Moira Driscoll mangled the Southern talk. I adore William Dufris. On the other hand, it might not be the reader's fault. Amazon 7 amazon reader gave this a 5-star. I might move on after all. We'll see. I'm rating this two right now, but will ammend if it gets better.

Okay...deep breath, deep breath!

1 comment:

  1. I am finished with this book. I am very sorry to say that I can't change my rating. Even thogh Boone and Grace fell in love, and there's a huge finale, and every one made one...I was just all ruined from the southern accent. It was worse than Jessica Simpson's accent on that first movie she made. Ugh!