You no longer follow Amazon Customer

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 Amazon Customer

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

Amazon Customer

SOUTH EUCLID, OH, United States | Member Since 2014

1
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 9 reviews
  • 9 ratings
  • 224 titles in library
  • 11 purchased in 2015
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Gail Carriger
    • Narrated By Moira Quirk
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1555)
    Performance
    (1414)
    Story
    (1420)

    Fourteen-year old Sophronia is the bane of her mother's existence. More interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper etiquette at tea - and god forbid anyone see her atrocious curtsy - Mrs. Temminnick is desperate her daughter become a proper lady. She enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.

    But little do Sophronia or her mother know that this is a school where ingenious young girls learn to finish all right - but it's a different kind of finishing.

    MissSusie66 says: "Fun beginning to a new series"
    "Treat from start to end."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you love best about Etiquette & Espionage?

    The sense of humor and the world of Steampunk Victorian England.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The imagination and care to detail.


    Have you listened to any of Moira Quirk’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Not had the opportunity yet.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Burn for Me: A Hidden Legacy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Ilona Andrews
    • Narrated By Renee Raudman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (507)
    Performance
    (465)
    Story
    (467)

    Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career - a suicide mission to bring in a suspect in a volatile situation. Nevada isn't sure she has the chops. Her quarry is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, who can set anyone and anything on fire. Then she's kidnapped by Connor "Mad" Rogan - a darkly tempting billionaire with equally devastating powers.

    RabidReads says: "Cover aside, this audiobook rocked!"
    "Ilona ' s Always a Hit"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I loved this book, just like I love all Ilona 's books. the world building and creativity never cease to delight and enthrall me. it's complete mind candy, but if you need a get-away to another world this book will deliver.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Make Yourself Unforgettable: The Dale Carnegie Class-Act System

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By The Dale Carnegie Organization
    Overall
    (84)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (67)

    There's nothing more critical to your success than your ability to stand out as a uniquely qualified, valuable, appealing individual - someone whom other people really want to work with, work for, know, and help. Make Yourself Unforgettable takes an in-depth look at the 10 essential elements of being unforgettable, and gives you a clear-cut step-by-step guide for developing and embodying them.

    Amazon Customer says: "actually not boring"
    "actually not boring"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I was pleasantly surprised that I enjoyed listening and learning from this audio book. I learned a lot and will definitely re-listen to see if there are any points I missed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tricked: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Kevin Hearne
    • Narrated By Luke Daniels
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6613)
    Performance
    (6110)
    Story
    (6096)

    Druid Atticus O’Sullivan hasn’t stayed alive for more than two millennia without a fair bit of Celtic cunning. So when vengeful thunder gods come Norse by Southwest looking for payback, Atticus, with a little help from the Navajo trickster god Coyote, lets them think that they’ve chopped up his body in the Arizona desert. But the mischievous Coyote is not above a little sleight of paw, and Atticus soon finds that he’s been duped into battling bloodthirsty desert shape-shifters called skinwalkers.

    Nicholas says: "Hooked in an Instant"
    "My favorite Kevin Hearne book to date."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I thoroughly enjoy all Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid series. Listening to them is how I pass the work day. I keep coming back to this book. I love the books before and after but Tricked is the one I can always reread or listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Clean Sweep

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ilona Andrews
    • Narrated By Renee Raudman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (970)
    Performance
    (884)
    Story
    (884)

    On the outside, Dina Demille is the epitome of normal. She runs a quaint Victorian Bed and Breakfast in a small Texas town, owns a Shih Tzu named Beast, and is a perfect neighbor, whose biggest problem should be what to serve her guests for breakfast.

    Donna says: "A MUST LISTEN. Promising start for a new series."
    ""Inn"credible good time"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you love best about Clean Sweep?

    I enjoyed the fact that the book takes place in a Magical Bed & Breakfast. The immediate charm that comes to mind when thinking about a B&B never fades throughout the book.


    What other book might you compare Clean Sweep to and why?

    The tone of the book makes me think of the Elemental Assassin series. Maybe because the main character in that series is also all about taking care of her own.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Vampires, werewolves, and Bed & Breakfasts.. OH MY


    Any additional comments?

    Pardon the puns, I honestly couldn't help myself and it seemed to fit the tone of the book. Tone is lighter, but still takes itself seriously enough to provide a good adventure. It doesn't have a "grand epic" worked into its plotline which I think is part of the reason it is so enjoyable. It is simply a good read and something I enjoy picking up to re-read/ listen to on a rainy day!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Skinny Dip

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Carl Hiaasen
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2501)
    Performance
    (723)
    Story
    (736)

    When Chaz Perron's wife discovers that he is running a scam (posing as a marine biologist to doctor water samples so that an agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fertilizer into the Everglades), he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner. Unlucky for Chaz, Joey survives clutching a bale of Jamaican pot. Rescued from the Atlantic by a former police officer, Mick Stranahan, she decides not to report him but instead haunt and taunt him, with Mick's help, by playing dead.

    Phillip says: "Summer's Best Read"
    "Reason I got audible"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you love best about Skinny Dip?

    The storyline and the performance. This is the ONLY book I prefer to listen to over reading!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Skinny Dip?

    The moment where Chaz realizes Joey is alive :)


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hunted: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Kevin Hearne
    • Narrated By Luke Daniels
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4861)
    Performance
    (4504)
    Story
    (4501)

    For a 2,000-year-old Druid, Atticus O’Sullivan is a pretty fast runner. Good thing, because he’s being chased by not one but two goddesses of the hunt - Artemis and Diana - for messing with one of their own. Dodging their slings and arrows, Atticus, Granuaile, and his wolfhound Oberon are making a mad dash across modern-day Europe to seek help from a friend of the Tuatha Dé Danann. His usual magical option of shifting planes is blocked, so instead of playing hide-and-seek, the game plan is...run like hell.

    D says: "Another Serving of Hilari-tea"
    "Not sure about Granuiel's view"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Any additional comments?

    I think my main thing is that this is really the first time we get Granuiel's POV. Not sure I really care for it. She's a little too much of the deep philosophical for my tastes. I think I prefer straight Atticus.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Switched: The Trylle Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Amanda Hocking
    • Narrated By Therese Plummer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (830)
    Performance
    (748)
    Story
    (752)

    When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn't until 11 years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. With the help of Finn Holmes, Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed - a world both beautiful and frightening, and Wendy's not sure she wants to be a part of it.

    Felicity Fairchild says: "Light and Fun!"
    "didn't bother finishing. "
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    found the entire premise of the series messed up... I didn't even finish it because I just couldn't get past the whole swapping out kids for fortunes.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Howl's Moving Castle

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Jenny Sterlin
    Overall
    (1394)
    Performance
    (1132)
    Story
    (1141)

    A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and ALA Notable and Best of the Year in Young Adult Fiction, Howl's Moving Castle is by acclaimed fantasy writer Diane Wynne Jones amd was transformed into an Academy Award nominated animated motion picture by Hayao Miyazaki. On a rare venture out from her step-mother's hat shop, Sophie attracts the attention of a witch, who casts a terrible spell transforming the young girl into an old crone.

    Elisa says: "Howl's Moving Castle is Amazing!"
    "a fantastical story"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What made the experience of listening to Howl's Moving Castle the most enjoyable?

    I love the plot


    What did you like best about this story?

    the very British sense of humor


    What does Jenny Sterlin bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Spoiler alert******** Jenny does a good job making Old Sophie and Young Sophie's voice different, but seeming like they still belong to the same person.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    ummm well Studio Ghibli already made a film so that is kinda pointless.


    Any additional comments?

    I love this book to pieces so am very biased. I enjoy getting into the ridiculous characters and enjoy this book in its written, audio, and film formats.

    0 of 0 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.