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Jennifer

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  • Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Phil Robertson
    • Narrated By Al Robertson, Phil Robertson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (376)
    Performance
    (352)
    Story
    (347)

    This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business. Life was always getting in the way of Phil Robertson’s passion for duck hunting. An NFL-bound quarterback, Phil made his mark on Louisiana Tech University in the 1960s by playing football and completing his college career with a master’s degree in English. But Phil’s eyes were not always on the books or the ball; they were usually looking to the sky....

    calluna13 says: ""Redneck" does not necessarily mean unintelligent"
    "Phil is an interesting character!"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Happy, Happy, Happy to be better than the print version?

    I love listening to their voices so no.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Happy, Happy, Happy?

    I really liked hearing how Phil changed his life around and dedicated it to Jesus.


    Have you listened to any of Al Robertson and Phil Robertson ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


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

    Hap-pey, Hap-pey, Hap-pey!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Natchez Burning: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (35 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Greg Iles
    • Narrated By David Ledoux
    Overall
    (409)
    Performance
    (377)
    Story
    (379)

    Raised in the historic southern splendor of Natchez, Mississippi, Penn Cage learned all he knows of honor and duty from his father, Dr. Tom Cage. But now the beloved family doctor has been accused of murdering Viola Turner, the African-American nurse with whom he worked in the dark days of the 1960s. Penn is determined to save his father, but Tom, stubbornly invoking doctor-patient privilege, refuses to even speak in his own defense.

    Carolyn says: "Can't get past reader"
    "Narrator's voice "Nails on a chalkboard!""
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    What disappointed you about Natchez Burning?

    I could not even listen to the whole book because the narrator was so awful


    What other book might you compare Natchez Burning to and why?

    I like all of Greg Ilse's Penn Cage books. Whomever set David Ledoux up to do the narration did the book, the author and the series a great disservice.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of David Ledoux?

    Will Patton


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

    Anger because I have absolutely no tolerance for racism and injustice.


    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
  • Snowblind

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Christopher Golden
    • Narrated By Peter Berkrot
    Overall
    (108)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (99)

    In Christopher Golden’s first horror novel in more than a decade - a work reminiscent of early Stephen King - Snowblind updates the ghost story for the modern age. The small New England town of Coventry had weathered 1,000 blizzards...but never one like this, where people wandered into the whiteout and vanished. Families were torn apart, and the town would never be the same. Now, as a new storm approaches 12 years later, the folks of Coventry are haunted by the memories of that dreadful blizzard and those who were lost in the snow.

    Jan says: "Snowblind.. It's Quite a Party!"
    "Enthralling"
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    Would you listen to Snowblind again? Why?

    YES! It is almost spring now, but next year in the middle of a blizzard I will be returning to this one.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The narrator did a great job.


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

    I've heard this voice before, can't remember on what book, does a great job always.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    SCARY!


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Walk of the Spirits

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Richie Tankersley Cusick
    • Narrated By Suzy Myers
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    When Miranda Barnes first sees the sleepy town of St. Yvette, Louisiana, with its moss-draped trees, above-ground cemeteries, and her grandfather's creepy historic home, she realizes that life as she knew it is officially over. Almost immediately, there seems to be something cloying at her. Something lonely and sad and . . . very pressing.

    Jennifer says: "I want MORE!"
    "I want MORE!"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Walk of the Spirits to be better than the print version?

    I have not read the print version, but this was a great listen. Suzy Myers did a wonderful job of narrating.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story-line was great.


    Which character – as performed by Suzy Myers – was your favorite?

    Etienne


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I actually listened in 2 settings. If I had time it would have been one.


    Any additional comments?

    I agree with another listener: Audible WHERE IS SEQUEL??

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Open Season: A Joe Pickett Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By C. J. Box
    • Narrated By David Chandler
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (662)
    Performance
    (524)
    Story
    (520)

    C.J. Box’s Open Season is a rare debut mystery that “immediately sets itself apart from the crowd” (Booklist). This thrilling novel stars Joe Pickett, a game warden in Wyoming who finds his life in danger after he looks into a murder investigation and discovers a conspiracy involving an oil pipeline and its threat to an endangered species.

    Bob says: "The start of an adventure!"
    "I am so glad that I tried this author."
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    Would you listen to Open Season again? Why?

    Yes, to refresh if needed to.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Yes, could not wait to find out if the daughter would be okay.


    What about David Chandler’s performance did you like?

    He has a wonderful narrator voice. Looked for other books he narrated.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Silver: The Silver Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Cheree Lynn Alsop
    • Narrated By Cody Michael Warren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Silver, book one of The Silver Series, is a coming-of-age story about a teenage werewolf whose father is murdered. He has to come to terms with his new life, new school, and new friends while trying to stop a killer. Attempting to make peace with the territory’s pack and falling in love make his new situation even more perilous.

    Jennifer says: "The NARRATOR was horrible."
    "The NARRATOR was horrible."
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    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The narrator. I listen to a lot of audio books. I often pick the books that I want to listen to by who is doing the narration. The narrator of this book was odd from the first word. Everyting was read extremely roboticly. Narrators of these books most of the time do an wonderful job of assigning a new voice to each character. This narrator could not even remember from sentence to sentence whose voice he was using for which character. UGH!


    What other book might you compare Silver to and why?

    I could not finish the book.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Different narrator. There is a wealth of wonderful male voices to pick from.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Last Thing I Remember: The Homelanders, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Andrew Klavan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (32)
    Story
    (32)

    Charlie West just woke up in someone else's nightmare. He's strapped to a chair. He's covered in blood and bruises. He hurts all over. And a strange voice outside the door just ordered his death. The last thing he can remember is that he was a normal high-school kid doing normal things. How long ago was that? Where is he now? Who is he really?

    Sherry says: "Not Just For Kids!"
    "I am so happy that I took a chance on this one."
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    If you could sum up The Last Thing I Remember in three words, what would they be?

    Fast-paced, engaging, and fun.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Charlie. I loved his outlook on life and his beliefs.


    Which character – as performed by Joshua Swanson – was your favorite?

    Charlie. In my mind Joshua Swanson sounds like Charlie would sound.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes!


    Any additional comments?

    I read a review from a grandmother about this book before purchasing it. That review is what made me take the chance on getting it. I must say that I would agree with her whole-heartedly, this book is not just for kids. I am 46 and enjoyed it completely.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jack Benny: Drawing a Blanc

    • ORIGINAL (5 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Jack Benny, Mel Blanc, Mary Livingstone, and others
    • Narrated By Jack Benny
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (6)

    A woebegone old car, a harried department store clerk, a monosyllabic man in a sombrero, and a train announcer whose line ran somewhere between Orange County and the Twilight Zone are all memorable characters from The Jack Benny Program, and all the products of a single talented throat: Mel Blanc. "The Man of a Thousand Voices" was Carmichael the Polar Bear, who lived improbably in Jack's cellar.

    Jennifer says: "Laugh Out Loud Fun!"
    "Laugh Out Loud Fun!"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Jack Benny: Drawing a Blanc to be better than the print version?

    Yes!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Jack Benny: Drawing a Blanc?

    Learning that Dennis Day had that wide range of voices. He was wonderful.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    All of them.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Program

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs)
    • By Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker
    Overall
    (49)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (26)

    In this powerful follow-up to his action-packed thriller The Kill Clause, Gregg Hurwitz ratchets up the excitement with another page-turner featuring Tim Rackley, a lawman motivated by honor, morality, and justice.

    Tim O'Neill says: "Happy to Have Tried Hurwitz's Books"
    "The thought is SCARY!"
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    If you could sum up The Program in three words, what would they be?

    Mind Control...Frightening


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    Although, I don't believe that cults are that predominant in this day and age, I do believe that we are open to a lot of mind controlling influences. This is a good story to make you think.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tell No Lies

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (352)
    Performance
    (321)
    Story
    (320)

    The scion of an old-money San Francisco family, Daniel Brasher left his well-paying, respectable money-manager position to marry his community organizer wife and work at a job he loves, leading group counseling sessions with recently paroled violent offenders. One night he finds an envelope - one intended for someone else that was placed in his office mailbox by accident. Inside is an unsigned piece of paper, a handwritten note that says, "Admit what you've done or you will bleed for it."

    karen says: "The purgatory of group therapy"
    "Gregg Hurwitz does it again."
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    Where does Tell No Lies rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    There is a similarity to all of Hurwitz's books. I don't mind. I'll keep reading.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Certainly kept you wondering.


    Which character – as performed by Scott Brick – was your favorite?

    He did Evelyn very well. Although I think he does a great job with all of characters.


    11 of 12 people found this review helpful

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