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  • Little Children

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Tom Perrotta
    • Narrated By George Wilson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (255)
    Performance
    (125)
    Story
    (124)

    Tom Perrotta's thirtysomething parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have stumbled into a traditional marriage; Richard, Sarah's husband, who has found himself more and more involved with a fantasy life on the Internet than with the flesh and blood in his own house; and Mary Ann, who thinks she has it all figured out.

    Ashley says: "Distracting..."
    "Great listen!"
    Overall

    I didn't find the narrator to be distracting at all. He reminded me of the narrator of the movie. I would recommend watching the movie and reading the book for comparison of the two. Both are fantastic.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Still Alice

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Lisa Genova
    • Narrated By Lisa Genova
    Overall
    (2512)
    Performance
    (1900)
    Story
    (1901)

    Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At 50 years old, she's a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she begins to grow disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life - and her relationship with her family and the world - forever.

    Sara says: "A Disappointing Look at Early Onset Alzheimer's"
    "so poorly written"
    Overall

    I love the premise of this book but it was poorly executed. The manner in which the book was written did not coincide with the narrator being a linguistics professor at Harvard, Alzheimer's disease or not. The narrator sounding so young wasn't the best match for this book either.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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