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Jessica

Providence, UT, United States | Member Since 2014

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  • Jimmy Stewart - Radio Collection

    • ORIGINAL (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Jimmy Stewart
    • Narrated By Jimmy Stewart
    Overall
    (61)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (50)

    This collection features 13 of the best radio performances by one of America's most beloved stars.

    Kristi Richardson says: "A few gems in here."
    "Jimmy Stewart is Amazing"
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    Old time radio, with the scratchy sounds, is so charming to me. This is an excellent compilation of Jimmy Stewart classics, performed by the masters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • FREE: Classic Love Poems

    • UNABRIDGED (22 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated By Richard Armitage
    Overall
    (1403)
    Performance
    (1259)
    Story
    (1192)

    For anyone who's in love - or hopes to be - what greater celebration could there be than to hear the world's greatest love poetry read lovingly by Richard Armitage? With 15 poems by William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and more, Classic Love Poems is a listening treat for Valentine's Day - or any day.

    vc says: "Wonderful recitation by Richard Armitage"
    "Thanks for the Wonderful Gift!!!"
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    What a wonderful Valentine's Day Gift, thank you Audible! You are always so generous!

    The poems were beautiful and the narration was perfect. Thanks again and again!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Persuasion

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Jane Austen
    • Narrated By Juliet Stevenson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1452)
    Performance
    (1079)
    Story
    (1092)

    Anne Elliot has grieved for seven years over the loss of her first love, Captain Frederick Wentworth. But events conspire to unravel the knots of deceit and misunderstanding in this beguiling and gently comic story of love and fidelity.

    Emily - Audible says: "Juliet Stevenson is Simply Amazing"
    "Jane Austen and Juliet Stevenson are Perfect"
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    This combination of talent is ideal for any Austen fan. While not Austen's best work, definitely worth the time. The heroine Anne may not be a favorite but she has her charms. And the Captain is also an easy hero to love.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Left Behind: Left Behind Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Tim LaHaye, Jerry Jenkins
    • Narrated By Jack Sondericker
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (544)
    Performance
    (466)
    Story
    (466)

    In one cataclysmic moment, millions around the globe disappear. Vehicles, suddenly unmanned, careen out of control. People are terror stricken as loved ones vanish before their eyes. Is this the rapture prophesied by scriptures in the Bible from ancient times? If so, what destiny and tribulations are about to befall those who remain on the Earth and are left behind? In the midst of global chaos, airline captain Rayford Steele must search for his family, for answers, for truth.

    Elizabeth says: "Great story, terrible audio"
    "Not as gripping as expected."
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    I've heard so many rave about this series, I decided to try it out. This book was pretty slow for me. I'll likely read other books in the series but not in the near future.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Napoleon Hill, Sharon Lechter (editor)
    • Narrated By Dan John Miller, Phil Gigante
    Overall
    (758)
    Performance
    (653)
    Story
    (650)

    In 1938, just after publication of his all-time best-seller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill revealed that he had broken the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscript - Outwitting the Devil - proved so controversial, it was hidden for more than 70 years. Now, Sharon Lechter brings us this important book, annotating and editing it for a contemporary audience. Using his legendary ability to get to the root of human potential, Hill digs deep to identify the greatest obstacles we face in reaching our personal goals....

    Chelsea says: "the most powerful information of your life"
    "Valuable Info!!"
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    Napoleon Hill has interviewed some of the most successful men who ever lived. His final interview to be published in this book. Here he has a conversation with the devil where he learns how to best overcome and not be influenced by him.

    Well worth the time!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Snow Queen

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 14 mins)
    • By Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan
    Overall
    (4738)
    Performance
    (4157)
    Story
    (4196)

    This classic tale is a fantastical fable of two dear friends - one of whom goes astray and is literally lost to the north woods, while the other undertakes an epic journey to rescue him. This charming, strange, and wonderful story is a timeless allegory about growing up and the challenges of staying true to one's self, and it served as the wintry inspiration for the blockbuster hit Frozen.

    Sara says: "Strange & Fascinating"
    "Just My Style"
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    Delightful little read. Just my style. Several short stories that all come together in the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated By Anne Hathaway
    Overall
    (2496)
    Performance
    (2213)
    Story
    (2232)

    One of the best-known stories in American culture, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has stirred the imagination of young and old alike for over 100 years. Best Actress nominee Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married, Alice In Wonderland), fresh from filming The Dark Knight Rises, lent her voice to this uniquely American fairy tale.

    Thomas M Clifford says: "In Time for the Holiday.Give the GIFT of a STORY!"
    "An Enjoyable Performance"
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    I've never read any of these books before so it was fun to read the original story. I was kind of hoping that Anne Hathaway was going to sing Over the Rainbow at the beginning but no such luck.

    Anne did an amazing job reading the book. She brought additional life to the story.

    Probably what I liked most was Dorothy as the heroine. She makes friends, forms solid friendships, and has genuine concern for those around her and that's how she accomplishes her goal. All in all, a delightful story very well read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Frances and Bernard

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Carlene Bauer
    • Narrated By Angela Brazil, Stephen R. Thorne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (70)
    Performance
    (65)
    Story
    (63)

    Bernard Elliot, a poet, and Frances Reardon, a fiction writer, meet at a writers' colony during the summer of 1957 and begin a friendship and correspondence. Bernard, well-born and Harvard-educated, is gregarious, reckless, and passionate; Frances, the precocious daughter of a middle-class Irish family, is circumspect, wry, and more than a little judgmental. What starts as an exploration of faith eventually becomes a romance, a development complicated by Bernard's fall into manic depression and Frances' struggle to decide whether she is strong enough to weather the illness with him for the long term.

    Margaret says: "Satisfying"
    "Enjoyed in a way I didn't expect."
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    I started this book to find another 84 Charing Cross Road. It wasn't but I liked it as well. The book is a series of letters, an absolutely charming way to tell a story. While the method lends itself to lighter topics, this story didn't avoid difficult subjects which I appreciated.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Outlander

    • UNABRIDGED (33 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated By Davina Porter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20551)
    Performance
    (14515)
    Story
    (14413)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

    Lulu says: "The Reason for the Existence of Audio Books"
    "Blech"
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    Naughty, naughty, naughty. I'm a self-proclaimed and proud prude. And this is not a book for us.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mary Poppins: The Mary Poppins Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By P. L. Travers
    • Narrated By Sophie Thompson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (148)
    Performance
    (136)
    Story
    (134)

    Here is the timeless story of Mary Poppins, the world's favorite nanny, and her magical adventures with the Banks family. Mary Poppins is like no other nanny the Banks children have ever seen. It all starts when their new nanny is blown by the east wind onto the doorstep of the Banks house, carrying a parrot-headed umbrella and a magic carpetbag. She becomes a most unusual nanny to Jane, Michael, and the twins.

    Adrienne says: "Why Did I Wait So Long?"
    "Watch the Movie Instead"
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    I would probably give it 2.5 stars. I love the movie a lot. And I loved Saving Mr. Banks. But the Mary Poppins in the book was not Julie Andrews. She was pretty harsh and vain. (Something they allude to in the movie and play, but it went overboard in the book.)

    Anyway, sit down and watch the movie instead of reading the book. :)

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By B. J. Novak
    • Narrated By B. J. Novak, Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (989)
    Performance
    (894)
    Story
    (898)

    B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes - only to discover how claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins - turning for help to the famed motivator himself. A new arrival in Heaven, overwhelmed with options, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to visit his grandmother....

    Marci says: "It gets better, and better, and better, and better"
    "Ew, ew, ew."
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    BJ super disappointed me with this book. I only got a few minutes into it and had to turn it off. So much swearing at the beginning. Blech. Not something I want to listen to!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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