This first-person perspective had me using the dictionary feature on the Kindle several times. Very eloquent and honest. I'm glad this story was recorded so we can all enjoy it for decades to come.
Barrett's narration brings the story to life in a way that makes you want to give Harriet Jacobs a hug afterward!
I couldn't pull myself away. I normally don't listen to Audible during the weekend, but this story didn't let me go!
Add this story to your list. Jacobs attitude isn't about racism, it's about how we can fight to make this world a better place for our children. She speaks of how different the people around her would be without "the demon of Slavery" rather than judge others. What an example.
The story line was fresh, surprising, yet still based on the time honored topic of "monsters that go BUMP!". Each turn in the plot was exciting and enhanced the story seamlessly.
No, I don't believe I've come across any other book compared to this book. The Zombie books by Mark Tufo comes to mind, but while "Spiders" is humorous like Tufo, the story is different.
Oh, what a question...so many to chose from. I must say, the visual of the main character's house being burnt down via flame thrower is pretty good. But the change in the detective's description toward the end may be better than that even!
This really is the perfect title.
Yes, I would highly suggest this book if you are looking for a humorous read with an engaging, yet light topic. This is high on my list! After listening to the first couple hours, I purchased the author's other audiobook; yes, this book is THAT good!
You can feel the research McCullough used to put this story together. You get lost in time and stay entertained in relateable eloquence.
I could really feel like I understood John Adams and really enjoyed the honesty. The book uses Adams' correspondence and gives the feeling of hearing John's story in his own words. I watched the television series along with listening to this title, and as is typical, the book is better! (The series stayed pretty close to the book, though.)
The death scene. What an epic event!!
The correspondence between Adams and Jefferson in their twilight years makes me think of my love for my friends. I know that no matter what they do, I will always love them for who they are.
I'm planning on getting other McCullough books.
The cross-section sample of history book from several decades ago really helped solidified the author's point. I had purchased a paperback about 9 years ago and never got around to read it. I enjoy history, but being able to see how past events affect our current condition and how our future, with resource scarcity and peak oil looming in our future.
Keeler's voice takes you to a college classroom setting with the tone of his voice. It was an educational experience that makes you want to research these exciting events.
No, you need a few breaks.
I would, depending on the topic. I learned that Sedaris has a distinctive viewpoint, which could lead to an interesting book...possibly.
This book didn't give any consistent outstanding lines, but some parts really made me laugh. I forced myself through chapter 19 and 20, but after chapter 21, I skipped through and couldn't sit through. I understood the author's point, but extremism, no matter what position, really turns my interests sour.
I would. I think he was the best person to narrate his book.
The extremists at the end...
I think this author is capable of enjoyable, random humor, but this piece does not demonstrate any ability. I don't regret buying this book, but I wouldn't recommend.
I think this audio book was well done by Mindy and I liked how the picture area was not edited out. Although I didn't buy the print edition, I enjoyed the book better with full disclosure.
I enjoyed the discussion on some less than flattering aspects of a young adult woman's experience in life. I can really relate to her point of view and humor.
Mindy's properly placed pauses and delivery matches the way my generation says certain quips.
This book did make me chuckle and laugh out loud. The inner thoughts are honest and, to me, relatable.
I typically enjoy fiction, but this was a nice break away from a twisting, action storyline and just to hear some points of someone's life.
The imagery that Greaney uses allows me to enjoy an action movie in my head as I'm at work! Even though the story line is predictable, it is just right. I have a few more hours to go and I'm glad there are more books in the series! Awesome narrator!!
This narrator was very fitting and this story was gripping. I am planning to collecting the entire series to get caught up on this story line! If you enjoy action movies, this is your kind of book!
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