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Bronwyn

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  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Mindy Kaling
    • Narrated By Mindy Kaling, Michael Schur
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2468)
    Performance
    (2278)
    Story
    (2292)

    Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?”

    Tabitha says: "Love it!"
    "Ahh! This Lady is Great!"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) to be better than the print version?

    I love it when interesting, funny, & fabulous people write a great book . . . and then narrate it! Getting Mindy's narration and inflection in my head for 4 and a half hours was just that much better than reading the book.


    What other book might you compare Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) to and why?

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? reminded me of Bossy Pants by Tina Fey. These are both funny memoirs by women I love to watch and read about.


    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Magic Lost, Trouble Found: Raine Benares, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Lisa Shearin
    • Narrated By Eileen Stevens
    Overall
    (173)
    Performance
    (103)
    Story
    (104)

    Raine Benares is a Sorceress Seeker of average ability, until she comes into possession of an amulet that amplifies her powers - and those of her enemies. Now her moderate powers are increasing beyond anything she could imagine - but is the resumé enchancement worth her soul?

    Maria says: "Decent Story"
    "Couldn't finish the book due to unsuited narration"
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    What would have made Magic Lost, Trouble Found better?

    This audiobook would have been better with a different narrator. I hope Audible commissions a different recording in the future.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    I had such a hard time staying interested in the story because of the monotonous unsuitable narration.


    Any additional comments?

    I never read the book in print but heard I would probably like it. As it was, I got about 3/4 of the way through the audiobook before abandoning it because the narration is so unsuited.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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