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Katie

Rocky River, OH, USA | Member Since 2003

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  • 12 purchased in 2014
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  • Pompeii: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1196)
    Performance
    (275)
    Story
    (274)

    All along the Mediterranean coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas, enjoying the last days of summer. But the carefree lifestyle and gorgeous weather belie an impending cataclysm, and only one man is worried. The young engineer Marcus Attilius Primus has just taken charge of the Aqua Augusta, the enormous aqueduct that brings fresh water to a quarter of a million people in nine towns around the Bay of Naples. His predecessor has disappeared.

    Marty-Seattle says: "Brought my visit to Pompeii back to life"
    "Absolutely Entertaining!"
    Overall

    I was impressed by the high rating and great reviews this book has received... and I could not have been more thrilled after listening myself. This is an extremely well-researched, intelligent story--certainly one of the most enjoyable pieces of historical fiction I've ever heard.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • The Scarecrow

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Michael Connelly
    • Narrated By Peter Giles
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2498)
    Performance
    (884)
    Story
    (880)

    Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent.

    P. Giorgio says: "Depth & Breadth"
    "Scary!"
    Overall

    Excellent listen! Kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end. SO much to learn about security issues! I will never feel safe again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Bridget Jones's Diary

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs)
    • By Helen Fielding
    • Narrated By Tracie Bennett
    Overall
    (184)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (53)

    Here is the laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of a hilarious year in the life of the devastatingly self-aware Bridget Jones.- the basis for the film starring Renee Zellweger. And don't miss the sequel: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.

    A J says: "Better heard than read."
    "For Singletons Everywhere"
    Overall

    I listened to this book after seeing the movie, which I thoroughly enjoyed. And I have to admit that I actually liked the movie better that the book! Still, I can't get enough of Bridget Jones, so this was very entertaining and worth the listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Eragon: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Christopher Paolini
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7625)
    Performance
    (2811)
    Story
    (2862)

    When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.

    Sandra says: "Utterly Awesome!"
    "I must admit..."
    Overall

    ...that I was looking forward to listening to this book-- with the excitement, mystery and anticipation of a great fantasy novel. Unfortunately, I was extremely disappointed in all aspects. The parallels to Lord of the Rings are almost comical, where the characters share similar plights and the plot weaves in and out of familiarity. This is an all too typical story of good v. evil, human v. inhuman, with no defining characteristics. Albeit semi-entertaining at times, I couldn't relate to any of the characters, thought the storyline was drab, and was confused by such an abrupt ending.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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