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Lisa

Yuma, AZ, USA | Member Since 2008

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  • 2 reviews
  • 9 ratings
  • 221 titles in library
  • 30 purchased in 2014
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  • The Help

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Kathryn Stockett
    • Narrated By Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (27657)
    Performance
    (14245)
    Story
    (14298)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: The most celebrated performance in all of Audible’s history, The Help has nearly 2,000 5-star reviews from your fellow listeners. We hear the print book’s not bad, either. In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women - mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends - view one another.

    Jan says: "What a great surprise!"
    "wonderful"
    Overall

    I've never written a review before but this book needs to be praised. I finished it today and was
    a little sad that it came to an end. I loved the characters and was enthralled by their stories. I have recommended this book to everyone. A wonderful listen!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cutting for Stone: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Abraham Verghese
    • Narrated By Sunil Malhotra
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5011)
    Performance
    (2397)
    Story
    (2412)

    Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Yet it will be love, not politics - their passion for the same woman - that will tear them apart.

    Mary Lynn says: "Brilliant story, pitch perfect narration"
    "Loved it!"
    Overall

    I absolutely loved this book. The narrator is fantastic and I enjoyed the book from beginning to end. I'm usually disappointed at endings but this one didn't leave me disappointed. I was sad it was ending, but not disappointed.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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