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Deanne M. Montgomery

Honogirl

Vancouver WA | Member Since 2009

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  • 6 reviews
  • 24 ratings
  • 252 titles in library
  • 18 purchased in 2014
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  • Let Me In

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By John Ajvide Lindqvist
    • Narrated By Steven Pacey
    Overall
    (521)
    Performance
    (341)
    Story
    (341)

    Let Me In is the horrific tale of Oskar and Eli. It begins with the grizzly discovery of the body of a teenage boy, emptied of blood. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last - revenge for all the bad things the bullies at school do to him. While Oskar is fascinated by the murder, it is not the most important thing in his life. A new girl has moved in next door. They become friends. Then something more. But there is something wrong with her, something odd.

    neil says: "Not for everyone"
    "Awesome!"
    Overall

    The best audio book I've ever listened to. I found myself getting up in the night to listen because I had to know what happened next. Very well told. Dark and disturbing - to the extreme at points because it's just so well told. I was immersed. This isn't your bubble gum vampire story. Loved it.

    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Seth Grahame-Smith
    • Narrated By Scott Holst
    Overall
    (6906)
    Performance
    (5272)
    Story
    (5354)

    While Abraham Lincoln is widely lauded for saving a Union and freeing millions of slaves, his valiant fight against the forces of the undead has remained in the shadows for hundreds of years. That is, until Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon The Secret Journal of Abraham Lincoln, and became the first living person to lay eyes on it in more than 140 years.

    Haden says: "My friends thought I was crazy."
    "Great for history buffs......a little clever"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    A little bit clever......mostly interesting to pull out the real history of Lincoln's life.
    A bit corny for me but I must admit a clever idea.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Seth Grahame-Smith? Why or why not?

    No


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Scott Holst?

    Maybe a bit dry


    Could you see Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    It already is


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By E. L. James
    • Narrated By Becca Battoe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (9431)
    Performance
    (8225)
    Story
    (8239)

    Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist.

    Tracy L says: "I CAN'T LISTEN ANY LONGER! I'M BUYING THE BOOK."
    "No...No Young Women...........No"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This is a pop phenomom and I had to read it like Twilight. But the message sent to young women about worrying so much about pleasing a man and him being mad every two seconds. The rowdy sex was good fun but got boring after awhile the same thing over and over. What really upset me is when he threatens to "beat the s--t out of her" when it has nothing to do with BDSM. I don't know..... I hope young women are reading this tongue in cheek and just for good summer beach reading fun and not taking this too seriously re: how relationships should work. How can he be so dreamy one sec and beat the s--t out of you the next. You dont want to find out in real life. Read as a pop phemom culteral experience for not other reason.


    What was most disappointing about E L James???s story?

    repetitive nature of it .....took ten min of story and played it out for three books


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    horrible male voices


    What character would you cut from Fifty Shades Darker?

    none.......add some more


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By E. L. James
    • Narrated By Becca Battoe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (16237)
    Performance
    (13497)
    Story
    (14122)

    When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

    Amazon Customer says: "Holy Crap minus the Holy"
    "No more email details"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    The story is fantastic. The male voices are horrible. The reading of every single email detail the to the from the date. The time and even the signature block on every email back and forth is infuriating and almost made me stop listening. Except the story is worth it.


    What aspect of Becca Battoe???s performance would you have changed?

    Horrible male voices


    18 of 26 people found this review helpful
  • The Darkest Night: Lords of the Underworld, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Gena Showalter
    • Narrated By Max Bellmore
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1804)
    Performance
    (957)
    Story
    (965)

    All her life, Ashlyn Darrow has been tormented by voices from the past. To end the nightmare, she has come to Budapest seeking help from men rumored to have supernatural abilities, not knowing she'll be swept into the arms of Maddox, their most dangerous member - a man trapped in a hell of his own.

    Amazon Customer says: "Keep Trudging..."
    "Harlequin Romance lovers will LOVE this! So stupid"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    This book wasn???t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Harlequin Romance lovers will love this book where every sentence is full of women trembling at the sight of men they dont know exclaiming


    What was most disappointing about Gena Showalter???s story?

    The endless stupid trembling prose.... I am sure this is true to the genre. I didnt know it was a Harlequin romance so it make me want to puke. I tried to wade thru a few hours to get to the story but I couldnt do it.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Max Bellmore???s performances?

    No


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    What a ridiculous portrayal of interaction between men and women. Does anyone really believe and enjoy this trash??


    Any additional comments?

    I WISH I could get my credit back. Lesson learned. Check the publisher.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Narrows Gate

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Jim Fusilli
    • Narrated By Joe Pantoliano, Joe Barrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (279)
    Performance
    (97)
    Story
    (92)

    A powerful epic novel in the spirit of The Godfather and On the Waterfront, Narrows Gate follows the lives of three men as they clash with the dangerous and seductive environment of a Mob-riddled New Jersey waterfront town before, during, and after World War II.

    James says: "Great fun!"
    "horrible"
    Overall

    the worst audio book i've ever purchased. would ask for my money back if it was possible. was the only thing i had to listen to on cross country flight and even that boredom wasn't enough to keep me interested in this boring story. accents were horrible. disappointed . dont waste your money or a credit on this. the hype was just that ....first book i just couldnt even finish.

    0 of 4 people found this review helpful

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