Yes. I would love to get to know the characters all over again.
I liked being drawn into the town of Pagford with its petty politics and relationships and secrets.
No, this was my first experience hearing Tom Hollander. He is brilliant and I will add him to my list of narrators. I liked the way he did the voices for the different characters, especially Howard Mollison.
Howard Mollison, First Citizen of Pagford, The casual vacancy due to the death of Barry Fairbrother was full of possibilities for him.
I had a hard time getting into the story with all the characters but once I got to know them, I didn't want it to end.
Yes I would recommend it to a friend. It's long but kept my interest all through the story.
When Grace's mother died and she found out the truth about her father.
Grace was my favorite. I loved hearing her tell the story, going from past to present. Caroline Lee is a great narrator and really did a great performance with all the characters.
No extreme reaction but I was sad that Grace died.
I love stories about the 20s and especially in the UK. This was well worth the almost 19 hours it took to listen.
Yes! Author Ernie Lindsey has crafted a story that is funny and entertaining with a main character who is unique, an intriguing mystery and an unconventional love story.
Steve's methods of solving the murder and the clues he turned up kept me guessing.
It was as if I had Steve following me around telling me his story and not minding when I laughed at him. That's an experience I would never get from the print version.
There's someone for everyone, even Steve.
Don't miss this one! I have to confess that I listened to it again right away.
I liked the simple way Valerie Alexander lays out the process of learning the language of happiness and how she shows her own evolution into happiness. I will admit that I listened all the way through the first time without doing any of the exercises. Then I listened again and did try. I didn't find that easy due to the fact that one of the reasons I listen to books is so I can multitask. So I bought the kindle version and now I'm going through the book again, slowly this time, and doing the exercises and making notes.
I liked the fact that even though I already think of myself as a happy person, I gained insight about myself and learned tools to enhance my happiness.
Valerie Alexander did a wonderful job with the narration. Her voice is pleasant to listen to and she sounds so happy.
I make more happiness lists now but sometimes I call them gratitude lists. I tell myself several times a day that I'm happy. I notice things that add to my happiness more often.
I know people who live in a world of misery, not realizing that it can be changed. I will recommend Happiness as a Second Language to any of them who will listen.
I would rank it as one of my most favorite audiobooks. A Reason to Live is a winning combination of mighty fine writing and excellent narration.
I love Marty Singer. He is a hero who agrees to help a scared young woman even when his own life is uncertain due to his battle with cancer
I laughed out loud at Marty's description of the paper gown he had to wear in the doctor's office.
I would love to take Marty Singer out to dinner to take his mind off his health problems and hear stories about his life before the diagnosis of cancer.
It's the first in the Marty Singer Mystery series and I can't wait to hear more.
Entertaining, fast-paced, predictable
Tressa, Whit Pynchon's teenage daughter. She's headstrong but smart and has a good heart.
I enjoyed the book but most of all I enjoyed the narration of Chet Williamson. This was my first experience with his work and I've added him to my list of favorite narrators. His voice is perfect for this type of novel and I am looking forward to hearing more of his work.
Even though some aspects were predictable, I enjoyed the story all the way to the satisfying ending and look forward to more in the series.
The voice of Frank Muller. His was the perfect voice for the book.
Savannah was my favorite character. It was interesting to see how she coped with her childhood.
It was like hearing poetry read to me.
I wouldn't rename it.
This is a book I will listen to again and recommend to my friends.
I enjoyed it immensely and would recommend it to any one who likes a good action story with a strong female heroine.
I liked Judy Cooper and seeing her develop as the Black Stiletto. It was satisfying to see her get revenge on men who had wronged her.
The Black Stiletto getting naked in her effort to combat Communism.
The revenge scene with her stepfather was very satisfying.
This story was truly enhanced by being narrated by three different readers. I don't think my experience would have been so enjoyable on the printed page. Arielle DeLisle gave Judy Cooper's voice energy and authenticity. I would like to hear more of her and I'm looking to forward to the next in the series. Chris Patton did a good job with the voice of Martin but for some reason his part wasn't edited as well as the rest. There was a couple of instances of a repeated line - sort of like a stutter. Michael Ray Davis was my favorite of all the voices. His performance of Roberto Renelli, a gangster who has been in prison for over 50 years, was flawless and totally believable. He truly sounded like a 72-year-old, broken down gangster. I'm adding him to my list of favorite narrators.
Oh yes. It's an action packed thriller with some romance thrown in.
Jack Reacher!. I liked his quest for total freedom, of never having anyone to answer to, no expectations from any living soul, and the adventure of not knowing what tomorrow will bring. Of course Jack's freedom gets interrupted when he is thrown in jail for a murder he couldn't have committed and the victim turns out to be his brother.
I liked the ending. Jack has realized that he and his lady love will have to part. They want different things in life and Jack finds it necessary to move on. It's sad but now Jack is free again.
I was as relieved as Jack when he found the kidnapped children and they were moved to safety.
This was my first Lee Child novel and it sure won't be my last. It was also the first time I've listened to Dick Hill. He is a superb narrator. I'm adding him to my list of favorite narrators.
I liked all the descriptions of gardening because I can't grow anything and I liked the family relationships, especially the grandsons. I have a grandson about the same age as Timmy even though the author couldn't make up his mind about Timmy's age. He was nineteen months, twenty-one months and finally eighteen months.
What I liked least: The suspense kept me glued to my mp3 player and I hated the narrator blurting out the chapter number in the middle of an intense scene. It made me want to slap someone silly.
When Sam saw how Billy died. It was a plot twist I didn't expect.
Joe Barrett maybe.
Yes, I would.
The story was good enough to keep me listening and was a perfect length. In fact, I finished it in a day. The narrator did well with the suspenseful scenes but he has a tendency to mispronounce words.
Awesome, unique, thought provoking.
I liked all six of the stories and they way they were arranged, the first half of five stories with the middle story whole, then the other half of the first five in reverse order.
All six narrators were brilliant!
Robert Frobisher was my favorite character and his story had a sad ending.
My favorite Frobisher quote: “Whoever opined, “Money can’t buy happiness,” obviously had too much of the stuff.”
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