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Patricia

Brooklyn, NY, United States | Member Since 2008

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  • The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Kevin R. Free, Katherine Kellgren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3565)
    Performance
    (2398)
    Story
    (2404)

    Since his mother’s death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. But while Carter’s been homeschooled, his younger sister, Sadie, has been living with their grandparents in London. Sadie has just what Carter wants — school friends and a chance at a “normal” life.

    Heather says: "Rick Riordan does it again..."
    "Awesome Read!!"
    Overall

    This was one book that my 15 year old son and I both enjoyed listening to!! We can not wait for the others, this one was truly a great read and the narrators made the book come to life.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Ready Player One

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Ernest Cline
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (11033)
    Performance
    (10284)
    Story
    (10289)

    At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

    Travis says: "ADD TO CART, POWER UP +10000"
    "I Cried Tears of Joy!!!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you consider the audio edition of Ready Player One to be better than the print version?

    Although I have not yet read the printed version of this book, I doubt that I could have done a better job!! I really enjoed listening to this book!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked the fact that I could relate to some of the games, game sytems and movies that were mentioned in the story because I remembered them from my youth.


    What about Wil Wheaton’s performance did you like?

    Oh!! Will Wheaton's performance of the book was breath taking, I felt like I was watching a movie instead of listening to an audiobook. It was that real for me!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I am embarrased to say that I cried in the end I was so happy and proud of parzavil.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Holiday Classics by O. Henry

    • UNABRIDGED (51 mins)
    • By O. Henry
    • Narrated By Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, Jonathan Davis
    Overall
    (3683)
    Performance
    (1177)
    Story
    (1185)

    When it comes to the holidays, no story brings us back to the true spirit of giving like O. Henry’s classic "The Gift of the Magi". So this year we’ve asked some of your favorite Audible narrators—Audie Award winners Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, and Jonathan Davis—to bring to life this timeless tale, plus two more of O. Henry’s gems: "The Cop and the Anthem" and "The Last Leaf", in this holiday collection.

    Sherry says: "Thank You"
    "Aubible is Simply the Best!!!"
    Overall

    Thank you Audible for the wonderful gift!! I love all the traditional Holiday stories!!!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Jesse Bernstein
    Overall
    (3771)
    Performance
    (1891)
    Story
    (1931)

    Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to stay out of trouble. But can he really be expected to stand by and watch while a bully picks on his scrawny best friend? Or not defend himself against his pre-algebra teacher when she turns into a monster and tries to kill him? Of course, no one believes Percy about the monster incident; he's not even sure he believes himself.

    Teddy says: "Fun KIDS Book"
    "Great Read"
    Overall

    I purchased this book for my son who is learning about greek mythology in school and he thought the book was awesome!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sail

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Howard Roughan
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker, Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (466)
    Performance
    (74)
    Story
    (78)

    The Dunnes have set off on a 10 day boat trip, a trip that hopefully will bring them closer together, despite the fact that the father, Stuart is staying behind on land. But just when things start to take a turn for the better, disaster strikes.

    Stephen says: "This light summer read gave me a headache"
    "Awesome Just Awesome!!!!"
    Overall

    OMG!!! I truly enjoyed this book! I found myself sneaking off to the ladies room at work just so I can listen more after lunch! I highly recommend this one!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Dirty

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Megan Hart
    • Narrated By Elenna Stauffer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1006)
    Performance
    (430)
    Story
    (428)

    This is what happened: I met him at the candy store. He turned and smiled at me and I was surprised enough to smile back. This was not a children's candy store, mind you, this was the kind of place you went to buy expensive imported chocolate truffles for your boss' wife because you felt guilty for having sex with him when you were both at a conference in Milwaukee.

    Cynthia says: "Can't get enough!"
    "Awesome Just Awesome!!!!"
    Overall

    This was my first erotica book and I was truly pleased! I found myself turning down the volume on my MP3 player at the steamy parts for fear that someone would hear. I would recommed this one to everyone within the sound of my voice, you will not be let down!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Road Taken

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 19 mins)
    • By Megan Hart
    • Narrated By Gabra Zackman
    Overall
    (674)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (114)

    It would have been impossible for Molly not to take a long, hard look at the Impala in the parking lot: it's big, dark, and impressive. But it isn't the only thing that gets her engine revving.

    Kim says: "A quickie"
    "Awful"
    Overall

    I did not enjoy the commentary inbetween each chapter that got you ready for the next one, I found it to be very distrascing. I am so glad that this audible book was free because I would surely request a refund. Awful!!!!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mary, Mary

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By James Patterson
    • Narrated By Peter Jay Fernandez, Michael Louis Wells, Melissa Leo
    Overall
    (1558)
    Performance
    (192)
    Story
    (197)

    FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family at Disneyland when he gets a call from the Director. A well-known actress was shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e-mail describing the murder in vivid detail.

    Tonda says: "For the True Alex Cross fans!"
    "Incredible, Just Incredible!!!!"
    Overall

    I truly enjoyed listening to this book!! I think of all the Alex Cross series that I have either read or listened to so far this one is by far my favorite!! The readers read with both passion and clarity! It made the listening totally enjoyable and I felt like I could "picture" what I was listening to. I highly recommend this one!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Husband

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Dean Koontz
    • Narrated By Holter Graham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1004)
    Performance
    (199)
    Story
    (200)

    With each and every new novel, Dean Koontz raises the stakes, and the pulse rate, higher than any other author. Now, in what may be his most suspenseful and heartfelt novel ever, he brings us the story of an ordinary man whose extraordinary commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption to the mystery of love itself, and to a showdown with the darkness that would destroy it forever.

    David says: "Excellent read!"
    "Truly Enjoyable"
    Overall

    I truly enjoyed listening to the book! I read other people's review before I purchased and based on their reviews, I must say that I was skeptical and almost didn't purchase it, but since I am a Dean Koontz fan, I decided to give it a try and I am glad that I did!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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