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Shirley

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  • Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Rachel Maddow
    • Narrated By Rachel Maddow
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1543)
    Performance
    (1401)
    Story
    (1395)

    Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war, with all the financial and human costs that entails. Sensible yet provocative, dead serious yet seriously funny, Drift will reinvigorate a "loud and jangly" political debate about how, when, and where to apply America's strength and power - and who gets to make those decisions.

    Dolf says: "Half the National Debt?"
    "She told the whole truth"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you listen to Drift again? Why?

    Yes! Rachel told an easy to understand story of the sequence of events that lead to the creation of the war machine.


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    How the rich have turned war into a business for all of Cheney's friends and business partners. They pretty much replaced our military with Black water rent-a-troop for billions of dollars and they provided nothing in return.


    What about Rachel Maddow’s performance did you like?

    She just put all the pieces together that show a picture that I have not seen before.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No. I really enjoyed the whole book!


    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Obsession in Death: In Death, Book 40

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By J. D. Robb
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1829)
    Performance
    (1632)
    Story
    (1629)

    Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She - and her billionaire husband - are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation. But now Eve has become the object of one person's obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her - again and again....

    Margaret says: "Addicted in Death"
    "Great book!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    The story lines are good. Once I start a story it's hard to stop listening. The characters are always great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Festive in Death: In Death, Book 39

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By J. D. Robb
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1616)
    Performance
    (1454)
    Story
    (1458)

    Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler's enemies, she's also dealing with her Christmas shopping list - plus the guest list for her and her billionaire husband's upcoming holiday bash.

    BG853 says: "A Feast for In Death devotees"
    "Love them all!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I just love Ms. Robb's stories! I have read all of them multiple times. I can't wait to read the next one!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By Richard Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (737)
    Performance
    (421)
    Story
    (425)

    In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only 13 years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial.

    Brian says: "Fantastic for young audience, Good for adults"
    "Children's Story"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I liked the book. It's a great childrens story!


    If you’ve listened to books by John Grisham before, how does this one compare?

    Doesn't compare.


    What three words best describe Richard Thomas’s performance?

    Richard was good.


    Did Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer inspire you to do anything?

    To be more careful not to buy a children's book.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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