Awesome book. I couldn't stop listening! It could have used a few more juicy sceens but it was a great book.
I always listen to books from audible on 2X because I think they read too slow and I like to get through books fast --- So as long as I have that option to speed them up they are fine. I wouldn't be able to listen at regular speed though no.
Extream reaction yes. laugh or cry no.
Her voice was breathy, her tone was whiny and her performance sounded forced.
I can't forgive the poor quality of writing present in this book. It was derivative at best and excruciating at worst. The subject matter could have been interesting, but instead was rendered into a cliche of the most tedious nature.
This was our book club's "alternative" book choice for this month. Loved, loved, loved it!
We have read every genre of book. Reminds me of the Diana Gabaldon series - Nora Roberts 4 brides stories & more. Loved the narration. Not all narrators can read both female & male voices equally well - Becca Battoe was perfect!
Long commutes=LOTS of listening. Thanks Audbile!
Sensual and Exquisite
Christian- Very sexy character
Despite all the negative reviews as a the reader, I thought she was wonderful. She sounds young and as I would expect Ana to be.
Holy Cow havn't we had enough books about un-healthy relationships being idolized. The fact that women feel liberated by these stories breaks my heart :( YOU DESERVE TO BE LOVED AND SHOWN LOVE WITHOUT PAIN OR CONTROL!!!!
Great story - hard to get enough of it! I can't understand why so many people complained about the narrator - I thought she was great! I just bought the second book in this series and they changed the narrator - WEIRD! I wish they'd go back to the original.
This story was addicting... I can't wait to start the next book!
YES! Narration of the emails ! ANNOYING and wrong based on any email I've ever seen in my life! Has the author ever seen one???
appropriate, young, innocent
Don't really care
I disagree with many's opinion that narrator sounded too young. She is! and innocent, voice appropriate.
I would recommend reading the BOOK to a friend, but not the audio version. The narration is terrible. Wish I could get my credit back.
The new narration is terrible! Why the change?!
Her voice for Grey is so awful! Hard to listen to! Her Ana voice is so not as sexy as the first!
I can't say I have even got to chapter 3! I have heard great things about this book, but this narrator is killing me! I think my 11 year old could do a better job! Did she know someone to get the job? I am going to keep listening to it only because I paid for it and I do want to hear the story....just hoping I can get through her Valley Girl talk and fake guy voices.