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  • Learn Mexican Spanish - Word Power 101

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Innovative Language Learning
    Overall
    (45)
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    (38)
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    (39)

    Master Mexican Spanish with Learn Mexican Spanish - Word Power 101. This audiobook is a completely new way to learn Mexican Spanish vocabulary fast - and for free! Start speaking Mexican Spanish in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you'll find in Learn Mexican Spanish - Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Mexican Spanish language teachers as the top 101 most frequently used words in the Mexican Spanish language.

    Amanda says: "Need both audio and book"
    "Need both audio and book"
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    I thought I wouldn't need the interactive part but you do. It just reads the spanish to go with the book. Cant just listen in your car. Defeats the purpose in my opinion.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • We Like You So Much and Want to Know You Better

    • UNABRIDGED (46 mins)
    • By Dave Eggers
    • Narrated By Dion Graham
    Overall
    (254)
    Performance
    (226)
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    (225)

    A million people, a billion, wanted to be where Mae was at this moment, entering this atrium, 30 feet high and shot through with California light, on her first day working for the only company that really mattered at all. A story from The New York Times Magazine, adapted from The Circle, a new novel by Dave Eggers.

    Janae says: "I was taken aback"
    "Interesting..."
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    Not what I was expecting. It is an interesting take on technology and social interactions. Of course its just a preview, but I will probably end up getting the full book to see what happens.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The New World: Prequel to the Chaos Walking Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (47 mins)
    • By Patrick Ness
    • Narrated By Angela Dawe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (184)
    Performance
    (165)
    Story
    (171)

    The New World tells of Viola's journey to the New World, brilliantly capturing the hope and fear of settlers in search of a new life. Patrick Ness says that he wrote it "as a huge and deeply-felt thank you to readers. I've had so many questions about Viola and what her life was like before that I couldn't resist the opportunity to reveal just a little bit extra.

    CRISTY says: "Great start.."
    "Interested enough to check out the rest..."
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    Not bad. It did what it was supposed to which was pull me in and cause me to want to get the rest of the books in the series. Its not bad. Im not leaping to use a credit right now but it hooked me in. It jumps around to flashbacks a lot which I found a bit annoying. The narrator is ok. She doesn't do guys voices well but is ok. Not the worst I've heard by far. Worth a listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Key of Light: Key Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Nora Roberts
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1019)
    Performance
    (705)
    Story
    (709)

    The Malory Price Life Plan does not include a quixotic quest - but the strangers on Warrior's Peak claim that she must find a key that will release three souls held captive by an evil god.

    AudioAddict says: "Contemporary Romance Plus Ancient Mystery"
    "Just download them all now and call it a day."
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    This trilogy is awesome. I am not a romancy girl but these stories had mystery excitement and a perfect touch of magic and fantasy. Yea yea the romance was ok too. I got sucked into the characters quite quickly and pretty much listened back to back. Really couldn't put them down, in the car, in the kitchen, getting ready for bed, nonstop. Good stuff.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Winter Prey

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By John Sandford
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (599)
    Performance
    (519)
    Story
    (521)

    Few writers have explored the human dark side with as much insight and power - and in Winter Prey, his shattering New York Times best-seller, Sandford tells his most ice-blooded tale of all. Minneapolis Lieutenant Lucas Davenport has tracked killers in cities across America. But even he may be unprepared to face the savage murderer hunting human prey in the Wisconsin woods this winter.

    Janet says: "... when Lucas met Winter ..."
    "Ok heres the deal...."
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    I enjoyed the characters however it wasn't quite what i was expecting. I was kind of put off by the fact that the bad guy is a pedophile. If it wasn't for that aspect I would have really enjoyed the book, other than that it was good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • FREE: The Jester (A Riyria Chronicles Tale)

    • UNABRIDGED (54 mins)
    • By Michael J. Sullivan
    • Narrated By Tim Gerard Reynolds
    Overall
    (1281)
    Performance
    (1152)
    Story
    (1168)

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A thief, a candlemaker, an ex-mercenary, and a pig farmer walk into a trap…and what happens to them is no joke. When Riyria is hired to retrieve a jester’s treasure, Royce and Hadrian must match wits with a dwarf who proves to be anything but a fool. Difficult choices will need to be made, and in the end those who laugh last do so because they are the only ones to survive.

    Janice says: "You have chosen wisely"
    "Eh."
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    In all fairness this really isn't my style of book. I just couldn't get interested in the story. I like that it was a donation to help a friend and can't really complain b/c it was free, but really didn't make it more than 10 minutes, blah.

    1 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • A Dog Named Christmas

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Greg Kincaid
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (556)
    Performance
    (447)
    Story
    (448)

    Todd, the youngest of four children, has a developmental disability that keeps him at home on the farm with his mother and father. One special holiday season, Todd hears an ad on the radio from a shelter looking for temporary homes for their dogs during the holiday week. When Todd's parents at last give in to his pleas for this charitable cause, the family is faced with an entire shelter full of dogs needing homes.

    Gary L. Parks says: "If you love dogs, Christmas and Wisdom..."
    "Loved it!"
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    Such a heartwarming story with plenty of giggles. I didn't expect to get as sucked in as I did. Usually I am a mystery thriller horror story kind of reader but this was great. He is accurate on animal shelter operations and I love the message provided! A must for dog lovers!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Winter Study: An Anna Pigeon Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Nevada Barr
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat
    Overall
    (555)
    Performance
    (190)
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    (192)

    It is January, and Park Ranger Anna Pigeon is sent to Isle Royale in Lake Superior to learn about managing and understanding wolves, as her home base of Rocky Mountain National Park might soon have its own pack of the magnificent, much-maligned animals. But what was once an idyllic refuge becomes a place of unnatural occurrences and danger beyond the ordinary.

    W. Black says: "Perhaps better than reading it"
    "Burrrr...."
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    Loved the story. She does talk a lot of science but that's why I loved it. It was a good mix between my two great loves, nature and mystery!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Run: A Thriller

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Blake Crouch
    • Narrated By Phil Gigante
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (336)
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    (311)
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    (308)

    Five days ago a rash of bizarre murders swept the country. Senseless. Brutal. Seemingly unconnected. A cop walked into a nursing home and unloaded his weapons on elderly and staff alike. A mass of school shootings. Prison riots of unprecedented brutality. Mind-boggling acts of violence in every state. Four Days Ago the murders increased ten-fold. Three days ago the President addressed the nation and begged for calm and peace. Two days ago the killers began to mobilize. Yesterday all the power went out. Tonight....

    Jacqueline says: "Violent, Depressing, Mostly Sci Fi"
    "Loved it!"
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    Loved it. I found it very suspenseful and it had me guessing until the end. All the characters were great.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Exit 9: A Project Eden Thriller, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Brett Battles
    • Narrated By Macleod Andrews
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (73)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (64)

    Before, it was just a test, a little demonstration to see if the virus worked. It did, and so much better than its creators could have ever hoped. But the testing phase is over. It’s time for Project Eden to take the next step. If its members have their way, humanity is about to get a reboot. It’s up to Daniel Ash and the others in the outnumbered resistance to keep the Project from severely downsizing mankind.

    Amanda says: "Well now you are hooked."
    "Well now you are hooked."
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    Why are you reading this review? You can't possibly stop now! Keep listening it is worth it! There has to be an end somewhere!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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