• Wonderland Creek

  • By: Lynn Austin
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-20-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (551 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Six-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin has won a loyal following for her inspiring historical fiction. In Wonderland Creek, young Chicago-area librarian Alice Grace Ripley is left heartbroken when her fiancé breaks up with her just as the Great Depression forces her out of a job. To escape the local gossip, Alice volunteers to deliver donated books to a library in rural Kentucky. There she discovers that God still has a plan for her after all.
©2011 Lynn Austin (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC
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4 out of 5 stars
By Sara on 06-26-14

Depression Era Kentucky as a Librarian

This is a different sort of Lynn Austin book than the others I have read. It clearly fits into the "inspirational" category with many references to prayer, God, and faith. It is a very long story (over 15 hours) that plods forward as a shallow, over protected outsider makes a new life for herself during a visit to poverty stricken rural Kentucky. The story is not a neat and tidy one. There are many loose ends and miraculous twists and turns. I enjoyed the book very much over all. I thought Kate Forbes did a great job narrating the different voices. At times I thought the book rambled on a bit too long-- but at the same time I kept on listening with great interest. It was a positive story and worth a listen.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amanda on 06-09-16

Grand Journey

I was deterred by the beginning of this book, wondering if it was for a younger crowd and if it would be relatable to me. However, I hung in there. I'm very glad I did. I feel as though I have been on a journey myself, after watching the events unfold for Alice. The characters were very endearing and I fell in love with them, even though I had the same reluctance Alice did at first. The ending left me crying - sad, satisfied tears; as well as smiling, completely fulfilled by a book well written, characters so well developed I feel as though I know them personally, and a plot fully traversed by pen and heart. I will be reading more by this author and listening to more by this narrator. Both were exceptional!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 03-30-18

Best book I’ve listened to

I really enjoyed the story line and history related to this book. Lynn Austin has now become my favourite Christian author!

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5 out of 5 stars
By silvia on 07-14-16


It's a Fun and a creative story. Listened to it about 4 times. Nice voice.

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