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Scott

Pavilion, NY, United States

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  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Mark Twain
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is an excursion into boyhood, a return to simple, rural Missouri world of Tom Sawyer, his friends Huck Finn, Becky Thatcher and Aunt Polly. It is a world of summertime and hooky, of pranks and punishments, of villains and adventure, seen through the eyes of a boy who might have been the young Mark Twain himself.

    Scott says: "MOST OF THE BOOK IS MISSING!!!"
    "MOST OF THE BOOK IS MISSING!!!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What disappointed you about The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

    I purchased the unabridged version (Wil Wheaton performing), I checked and checked that it was unabridged. But when I listened to it, more than half of the book is just missing.


    Would you recommend The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to your friends? Why or why not?

    Yes, but not this version.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Yes, disappointment that I haven't gotten my money back as I did not receive what I purchased.


    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Stuff White People Like: The Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Christian Lander
    • Narrated By Victor Bevine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (389)
    Performance
    (138)
    Story
    (138)

    They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe they're unique, yet somehow they're all exactly the same.

    Laura says: "Stuff White People Like"
    "Whiney and Boring"
    Overall

    List to Lander whine about white people for several hours. As a white person, I don't even understand half of the supposed "all white people do this" references. I've never even met the weird white people he describes which makes it neither funny nor observational. If the people described here are stereotypical it must be of such a small slice of the population that they aren't even identifiable.

    There is no deep insight here. Shallow finger pointing and rather offensive without anything meaningful to offer.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Cat Who Went Bananas

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (136)
    Performance
    (49)
    Story
    (47)

    Autumn has arrived, and the citizens of Pickax find themselves amid a clamor of activity. In addition to the opening of its latest theatrical production, the town is celebrating the dedication of a new bookstore and park built in memory of Pickax's beloved bookshop owner Edd Smith. Columnist Jim Qwilleran, participating in the festivities, is also busy with his latest book project: an account of a uniquely historic guest residence, the Hibbard House.

    Nina says: "VERY disappointing"
    "The books a mystery, the story is not."
    Overall

    Contrary to assumption, this book is not a murder mystery but actually just a story about a town that happens to have a murder happen during the story. There is no resolution nor is there any plot. This book wanders aimlessly and simply ends. The characters in the book are incredibly shallow and flat. They give no sense of reality. You don't feel like you are reading about real people at all. The "suspension of disbelief" that should occur in a good novel is not obtained and you feel like you are reading disjointed sentences mentioning characters.

    Hopefully this book is a result of "The Author Who Went Bananas" and is not a glimpse into the decline of the series yet to come.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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