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Coppell, TX, USA

  • 20 reviews
  • 221 ratings
  • 327 titles in library
  • 0 purchased in 2015

  • Nefertiti

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Michelle Moran
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep's heretical desires.

    A User says: "Very Interesting"
    "Sisters "

    Sisters, can't live with them, can't live without them
    The story of Nefertiti by Michelle Morgan, is told through via her sister, Mutnodjmet. It is the younger sister who accompanied her parents to the funeral of future pharaoh and reports the proceedings to Nefertiti. It is Nefertiti who marries the new future pharaoh, Amunhotep. The marriage was arranged in the hope Nefertiti with her strong personality (and father's guidence) will temper her pharaoh husband's heretical desires.
    Mutnodjmet continues to serve her sister in many capacities. The bond between them is strong and complex and as interesting to follow as is the action around them. Like the court of Henry VIII, there is love, betrayal, political unrest and religious conflict with a nasty plague throw in for good measure.
    As with Cleopatra's Daughter, this story is very engrossing and hard to put down!
    Cassandra Campbell's narration is good for the story.
    For me, Nefertiti by Michelle Moran, deserves a five out of five rating. But maybe you should read it for yourself to find out if I am correct n my judgement.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Secret History of the Pink Carnation

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Lauren Willig
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Deciding that true romantic heroes are a thing of the past, Eloise Kelly, an intelligent American who always manages to wear her Jimmy Choo suede boots on the day it rains, leaves Harvard's Widener Library bound for England to finish her dissertation on the dashing pair of spies the Scarlet Pimpernel and the Purple Gentian. What she discovers is something the finest historians have missed: a secret history that begins with a letter dated 1803.

    Jeny says: "Thoroughly entertaining"
    "I spy"

    This was an selection, The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willing.
    If you are a fan of old movies, I am sure you will remember Travor Howard as the Scarlet Pimpernel. You may also have heard of another English fellow, the Purple Gentian. But, have you heard of the Pink Carnation? Me either before this listen; thanks to our heroine, Eloise Kelly! In Eloise's search she comes across letters that tell us "the secret".
    The dialog as quick witted as the pace is fast and salted with humor.
    Give yourself a giggle and check this one out.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Overlook: Harry Bosch Series, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Michael Connelly
    • Narrated By Len Cariou
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    A body has been found on the overlook near Mulholland Drive. The victim, identified as Dr. Stanley Kent, has two bullet holes in the back of his head, from what looks like an execution-style shooting. LAPD detective Harry Bosch is called out to investigate. As soon as Bosch begins retracing Dr. Kent's steps, contradictions emerge. While Kent doesn't seem to have had ties to organized crime, he did have access to dangerous radioactive substances from just about every hospital in Los Angeles County.

    JoAnn Marcon says: "Good thriller"
    "this is a winner"

    it is a good mystery with a good reader (& a bit of sax thrown in. combo is delightful.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Paths of Glory: First Chapter

    • UNABRIDGED (15 mins)
    • By Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated By Roger Allam

    Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. People like Christopher Columbus, Isaac Newton, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, Nancy Astor, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hilary and Neil Armstrong - their unparalleled success has made their stories into legend.But what if one man had such a dream, and once he'd achieved it, there was no proof that he had fulfilled his ambition?

    Sandra says: "would i buy this book"
    "would i buy this book"

    yes, it does not appear to be so dry it is sleep inducing. the chapter has drawn me in. i want to listen to and learn about this man.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Just Take My Heart: Advance First Chapter

    • UNABRIDGED (5 mins)
    • By Mary Higgins Clark
    • Narrated By Jan Maxwell

    America's #1 bestselling Queen of Suspense delves into a legal battle over the guilt or innocence of a man accused of murdering his wife. Woven into her plot is an eerie, little-understood but documented medical phenomenon -- the emergence of a donor's traits and memories in the recipient of a heart transplant.

    Sandra says: "it went on my wish list"
    "it went on my wish list"

    drew me in and made me want to hear more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • An Excerpt from I Am America (And So Can You!) (Unabridged Selections)

    • UNABRIDGED (30 mins)
    • By Stephen Colbert
    • Narrated By Stephen Colbert

    What The Daily Show is to evening news, The Colbert Report is to personality-driven pundit shows. Colbert brings his sarcastic charm to a half-hour report, tackling the important issues of the day and telling his guests why their opinions are just plain wrong. Stephen stands for "truthiness" and his American right to copyright that word and claim ownership of it. The author describes this as a simple audiobook from a simple mind: Stephen Colbert's.

    Leon says: "4 stars for Book (1 star other review)"
    "too much"

    there were too many explatives for me to get very far...just not worth my time and did not seem funny or to add to the humor.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Storm from the Shadows: First Chapter

    • UNABRIDGED (51 mins)
    • By John Weber
    • Narrated By Jay Snyder

    Rear Admiral Michelle Henke was commanding one of the ships in a force led by Honor Harrington in an all-out space battle. The odds were against the Star Kingdom forces, and they had to run. But Michelle's ship was crippled, and had to be destroyed to prevent superior Manticoran technology from falling into Havenite hands, and she and her surviving crew were taken prisoner.

    Sandra says: "giving a book a chance"
    "giving a book a chance"

    this was a great way to get a bit of the feel of the book. this one just didn't draw me in.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Barack Obama
    • Narrated By Barack Obama

    In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father, a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man, has been killed in a car accident.

    Kathryn says: "A wonderful, insightful, non-political story"
    "i like audiobiographies"

    and this one is a good one...and it is good to learn about him and hear his words his way.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Kingdom's Hope: Kingdom Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Chuck Black

    Good and evil clash. Leinad and Cedric are determined to not only survive, but claim hope and victory! In Kingdom's Dawn, Leinad and Tess, along with all the king's people, must escape slavery by the powerful Lord Fairos. Kingdom's Hope finds them free and arriving in the Chessington Valley . But when they forget the king, will Kergon and the Kessons capture them for good?

    Sandra says: "a fun series"
    "a fun series"

    it's fantacy and a fun series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kingdom's Dawn: Kingdom's Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Chuck Black
    • Narrated By Andy Turvey

    Sixteen-year-old Leinad thought he was a common farmer's son, nothing more. He wondered why his father had trained him for years to master the sword, not exactly a tool of the trade for farmers. But one tragic event initiates a world of revelation. Only then does he begin to understand his calling, a calling no other man in the entire kingdom of Arrethtrae can fulfill - a calling given him by the King himself.

    Amazon Customer says: "Great story, lousy production"
    "just fun"

    not deep but fun to listen to

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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