You no longer follow Mary

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Mary

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Mary

Wayne, NJ, United States | Member Since 2008

29
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 4 reviews
  • 4 ratings
  • 1 titles in library
  • 13 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
2

  • This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Carol Burnett
    • Narrated By Carol Burnett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (955)
    Performance
    (588)
    Story
    (593)

    Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another.

    Robin says: "Do not listen while driving"
    "Wonderful memories"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I really enjoyed this warm and entertaining walk down memory lane as beloved Carol Burnett not only brought back some of her fondest recollections from her life, but made me recall a lot of my old memories in so doing. She and her cohorts in comedy were such a part of my life..I enjoyed this one very much.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • We Are Water: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Wally Lamb
    • Narrated By Wally Lamb, George Guidall, Maggi-Meg Reed, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (987)
    Performance
    (899)
    Story
    (899)

    After 27 years of marriage and three children, Anna Oh - wife, mother, outsider artist - has fallen in love with Viveca, the wealthy Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her success. They plan to wed in the Oh family’s hometown of Three Rivers in Connecticut. But the wedding provokes some very mixed reactions and opens a Pandora’s Box of toxic secrets - dark and painful truths that have festered below the surface of the Ohs' lives.

    Suzn F says: "Lamb writes Fine Literature/What a Book!"
    "I tried!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    To say this book was a disappointing would be an understatement. I waited so anxiously for the release of this book having loved all his previous works. And I read other reviewers praise it to the hilt! So, thinking it was me, I forged ahead. To hear these characters drone on about the petty details of their lives, hour after hour, complaining and whining...well, the only thing I can compare it to is being subjected to reading hours of people's facebook ,the fabulous sunset, the great dinner and all their other personal, trivial, boring details of their lives. Reading is one of my great joys and life is too short to spend another minute on this. I have decided to put it aside for now, perhaps permanently.

    27 of 30 people found this review helpful
  • Life

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Keith Richards, James Fox
    • Narrated By Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2463)
    Performance
    (1310)
    Story
    (1304)

    Now at last Keith Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story! Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records in a coldwater flat with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, building a sound and a band out of music they loved. Finding fame and success as a bad-boy band, only to find themselves challenged by authorities everywhere....

    Jesse says: "Ins and outs"
    "What a Ride!"
    Overall

    Having at least 3 dozen audio books under my belt, this one, next to
    The Help, was my favorite. Surprising how moving, entertaining and absorbing this book was...I was sorry it ended and now am reluctant to download my next book for fear nothing is going to match up. I tried to figure out what exactly was so great about it and it is a combination of things. First off, I don't think "reading" it could compare to the sound of Keith's gravelly, deep voice telling his own story. It was like he was right there shootin the shit with me while I'm ironing my clothes! Seriously, who knew Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones valued his Boy Scout experience as a high point in his life.

    I could go on and on..but suffice to say, this is a must for all audio book fans...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • 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
    (26702)
    Performance
    (13338)
    Story
    (13383)

    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!"
    ""best audible experience ever""
    Overall

    I have enjoyed many audible books and this one was by far the most heartwarming with the most "oscar worthy" performances.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.