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  • Charlie All Night

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Jennifer Crusie
    • Narrated By Sandra Caldwell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (359)
    Performance
    (142)
    Story
    (145)

    Dumped by her boyfriend and demoted from WBBB's prime-time spot, radio producer Allie McGuffey has nowhere to go but up. She plans to make her comeback by turning temporary DJ Charlie Tenniel into a household name. And if he's willing to help cure her breakup blues with a rebound fling, that's an added bonus.

    webempress says: "Typical early Crusie"
    "Typical early Crusie"
    Overall

    Story is good, but the narration is boring. It is just a rather bland reading of the book. All of the characters sound much the same.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • The Shambling Guide to New York City

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Mur Lafferty
    • Narrated By Mur Lafferty
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (139)
    Performance
    (130)
    Story
    (130)

    A travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York, only to find that she must write a guide to the city - for the undead! Because of the disaster that was her last job, Zoe is searching for a fresh start as a travel book editor in tourist-centric New York City. After stumbling across a seemingly perfect position though, Zoe is blocked at every turn because of the one thing she can't take off her resume - human.

    Trick Brown says: "A Pleasantly Different Urban Fantasy"
    "Good story ruined by narration"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Shambling Guide to New York City to be better than the print version?

    Absolutely not!


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narration detracted in every way possible. While I thought the narrator's voice might have worked for the main character SHE USED THE EXACT SAME VOICE FOR EVERY CHARACTER. As a result it was very confusing trying to figure out who was talking.


    Any additional comments?

    No idea why the author chose to ruin the audio version of the book by reading it herself. Her voice did not change for different characters or to reflect any emotions of the characters. Had this been done by a qualified narrator I'd be purchasing the sequel and likely be looking forward to future books, but as the author is also the narrator of the second book I'll only be continuing with a print version...if the library has it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • One Silent Night: A Dark-Hunter Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (523)
    Performance
    (326)
    Story
    (331)

    While the world carries on unawares, Stryker, who leads an army of demons and vampires, is plotting an all out onslaught against his enemies - which, unfortunately for us, includes the entire human race. To avenge his sister, Stryker prepares to annihilate the Dark-Hunters. But things go awry when his oldest enemy returns. Enter his ex-wife. Zephyra.

    A User says: "Narrator is TERRIBLE"
    "Narrator is HORRENDOUS!"
    Overall

    I've listened to other books read by Scott Brick and they were fine--but every time he does a female voice in this book I want to slap him silly! He makes every female character high pitched, squeaky, whiny, and annoying. He should never be allowed to read for this series again, or for any book that has female characters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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