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  • The Secret Life of Bees

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated By Jenna Lamia
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1267)
    Performance
    (811)
    Story
    (800)

    Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike with its strong, assured voice. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.

    Laura says: "It's hard to stop listening..."
    "Well done!"
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    I loved this book and the narrator was wonderful. I know this is also a movie and I want to see it, but I'm glad I've listened to the book first. It did make me cry alot though.

    Definitely recommend, but probably more of a female read.

    Carol

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Edge: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Jeffery Deaver
    • Narrated By Skipp Sudduth
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (258)
    Performance
    (74)
    Story
    (75)

    Behind the well-known U.S. security organizations - the FBI and CIA among them - lies a heavily guarded, anonymous government agency dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection. Shock waves of alarm ripple through the clandestine agency when Washington, D.C., police detective Ryan Kessler inexplicably becomes the target of Henry Loving, a seasoned, ruthless “lifter” hired to obtain information using whatever means necessary.

    Ramon says: "Thrilling book with reasonable narrator"
    "The narrator isn't that bad!"
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    Any additional comments?

    Alot of the reviews criticise the narrator, but I thought he was pretty good. I did grimace everytime he said "wheapon" instead of weapon, or "awhare" instead of aware, but other than that, he did a good job.

    I thought the story was pretty good too. In fact, I wouldn't mind reading more in this series, if there is a series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The End of the Affair

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Graham Greene
    • Narrated By Colin Firth
    Overall
    (2448)
    Performance
    (2251)
    Story
    (2242)

    Graham Greene’s evocative analysis of the love of self, the love of another, and the love of God is an English classic that has been translated for the stage, the screen, and even the opera house. Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, A Single Man) turns in an authentic and stirring performance for this distinguished audio release.

    Emily - Audible says: "Colin Firth Kills It"
    "Not excited by story subject love/hate"
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    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Somewhat. Too much emphasis on the negative. I don't think I would want to read a book that Morris wrote.


    Has The End of the Affair turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Maybe, but I have listened to books from Audible that I never would have finished in book form and mostly enjoy them.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The passages from Sarah's diary


    Do you think The End of the Affair needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    I hope Colin Firth will become a regular reader. His voice is exceptional.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A Trick of the Light: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Louise Penny
    • Narrated By Ralph Cosham
    Overall
    (987)
    Performance
    (846)
    Story
    (838)

    “Hearts are broken,” Lillian Dyson carefully underlined in a book. “Sweet relationships are dead.” But now Lillian herself is dead. Found among the bleeding hearts and lilacs of Clara Morrow's garden in Three Pines, shattering the celebrations of Clara's solo show at the famed Musée in Montreal.

    barbara says: "Amazing"
    "Trick of the Light another winner by Louise Penny"
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    Enjoyed the latest of this series as much as the other books by Louise Penny.
    The reader is superb and the stories spellbinding. I have listened to several of the books again to be sure I did not miss anything.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Land of Painted Caves: Earth's Children, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (34 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Jean M. Auel
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1217)
    Performance
    (726)
    Story
    (738)

    Ayla, one of the most remarkable and beloved heroines in contemporary fiction, continues to explore the world and the people around her with curiosity, insight, and, above all, courage. As the story opens, Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla, are living with the Zelandonii in the Ninth Cave - a shelter of stone. Ayla has been chosen as an acolyte and has embarked on the arduous task of training to become a spiritual leader.

    phillip says: "Be careful what you wish for!"
    "Painted Caves"
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    We had enjoyed reading all the prior stories but were very disappointed in this version and did not finish listening to the complete book. Too many names, caves and references to books that were published years ago. Very disappoining.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Distant Hours

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Kate Morton
    • Narrated By Caroline Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1461)
    Performance
    (963)
    Story
    (970)

    Edie Burchill and her mother have never been close, but when a long lost letter arrives one Sunday afternoon with the return address of Milderhurst Castle, Kent, printed on its envelope, Edie begins to suspect that her mother’s emotional distance masks an old secret.

    Simone says: "Right Mood At The Right Time"
    "So sad yet so beautiful."
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    It took a bit to get into this book, but it's definitely worth hanging in there. I loved the voice of the narrator! A really wonderful book!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • The Postmistress

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Sarah Blake
    • Narrated By Orlagh Cassidy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (507)
    Performance
    (184)
    Story
    (180)

    Alternating between an America still cocooned in its inability to grasp the danger at hand and a Europe being torn apart by war, The Postmistress gives us two women who find themselves unable to deliver the news, and a third woman desperately waiting for news yet afraid to hear it. Sarah Blake's The Postmistress shows how we bear the fact that war goes on around us while ordinary lives continue. Filled with stunning parallels to today, it is a remarkable novel.

    Babs says: "Reasonably enjoyable, but too full of stereotypes"
    "Loved this book!"
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    What a wonderful way to see into the past. A different view of the war showing such human emotion and moral conflict.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Room: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated By Michal Friedman, Ellen Archer, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4509)
    Performance
    (1987)
    Story
    (1977)

    To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough...not for her or for him. She devises a bold escape plan, but what she does not realize is just how unprepared she is for the plan to actually work.

    Kathleen says: "A truly memorable read"
    "Engrossing"
    Overall

    Very cleverly done by telling the story thru the eyes of the boy and also his mother. Sad, happy, and everything in between.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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