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Cher Merrill

Reader, writer, listener, learner.

SPOKANE, WA, US

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  • The Handmaid's Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs)
    • By Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated By Claire Danes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3669)
    Performance
    (3313)
    Story
    (3335)

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife. She may go out once a day to markets whose signs are now pictures because women are not allowed to read. She must pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, for in a time of declining birthrates her value lies in her fertility, and failure means exile to the dangerously polluted Colonies. Offred can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name....

    Emily - Audible says: "My Top Pick for 2012"
    "A favorite dystopian book, well done in Audible"
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    What made the experience of listening to The Handmaid's Tale the most enjoyable?

    This is a classic tale, which I read years ago as a teen. Loved it then, and wanted to see if the Audible version would hold up to my dystopian-lovers' vision. It did. An enjoyable yet frightening re-read. Not at all dated.


    Which character – as performed by Claire Danes – was your favorite?

    A real pro. Well done.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Fault in Our Stars

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By John Green
    • Narrated By Kate Rudd
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (11396)
    Performance
    (10458)
    Story
    (10512)

    Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

    FanB14 says: "Sad Premise, Fantastic Story"
    "Best book. Ever. Seriously."
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    What did you love best about The Fault in Our Stars?

    John Green's characters, whether they play a large or small role, are so believable. I have read and/or listened to 100's of books. None has ever made me laugh out loud, respond verbally to characters' comments or cry - not just tear up, CRY - as this book has.

    This is not just a YA book. This is a book for all ages. I am in awe of Green's gift.


    What about Kate Rudd’s performance did you like?

    Kate Rudd did an impressive job with the characters, making each uniquely personal.


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

    Yes and no. Yes, until I got to the last few minutes, literally 10 minutes left to the book, and I had to stop for an entire day before I had the courage to read the to the end,mknowing I would need to leave the lives of the characters.


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