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Juli

glendale, CA, United States | Member Since 2013

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  • How to Turn a Player into a Stayer

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Lyn Kelley
    • Narrated By Lyn Kelley
    Overall
    (13)
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    (11)
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    (11)

    Finally! Here are the answers to all your questions about that hard-to-pin-down man you've been dating! Here are the little-known secrets (all the things players don't want you to know) to making any man commit to you. If you follow these strategies, any man will beg you for a real relationship!

    Juli says: "Oh honey"
    "Oh honey"
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    What did you love best about How to Turn a Player into a Stayer?

    This is a great book. Lots of good information, but sweetie, get a better editor. And baby try to sound a little more sultry. Other than that I loved the whole thing. She gives good advice and Ive read a lot of books on the subject, this book gave me some new pointers.


    What three words best describe Lyn Kelley’s voice?

    mommish :) sweet, kind


    Any additional comments?

    For the price, Why not? You might hear something you can apply or applies to you.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By David Sedaris
    • Narrated By David Sedaris
    Overall
    (3688)
    Performance
    (1432)
    Story
    (1431)

    David Sedaris' collection of essays - including live recordings! - tells a most unconventional life story. With every clever turn of a phrase, Sedaris brings a view and a voice like no other to every unforgettable encounter. You can also listen to Sedaris in an interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air.

    Amazon Customer says: "You will ROFL"
    "It had me at hello"
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Absolutely. Its a sophisticated blend of memoir and satire.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was my first book by the author. It took me by surprise because at the time I was more a fan of his sister Amys work. I purchased the book because it was on CNNs 100 books to read in your life time and I had the extra credit.


    What does David Sedaris bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He's wonderful at narration. A real pro. It helps that his profession is in entertainment, but his deliverance and performance is so on point. His impression of Amy on the phone with her father reciting lines from television novellas is something I wouldve missed out had I just read the book.


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

    Yes, absolutely. I do a lot of driving for work and it took me a day and a half to finish the book. I never wanted it to end.


    Any additional comments?

    Get this book.

    I look forward to his other books. And they all have such great ratings.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Truman Capote
    • Narrated By Michael C. Hall
    Overall
    (1184)
    Performance
    (1083)
    Story
    (1091)

    Golden Globe-winning actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under) performs Truman Capote's masterstroke about a young writer's charmed fascination with his unorthodox neighbor, the "American geisha" Holly Golightly. Holly - a World War II-era society girl in her late teens - survives via socialization, attending parties and restaurants with men from the wealthy upper class who also provide her with money and expensive gifts. Over the course of the novella, the seemingly shallow Holly slowly opens up to the curious protagonist.

    Michael says: "Subtle yet Extravagant"
    "I loved it"
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    What did you love best about Breakfast at Tiffany's?

    I loved the narration. Im not a fan of Dexter, only because ive never watched it, but thats besides the point Michael C Hall did wonderful narration to a timeless classic. I loved that it was like the movie but so not like the movie, perhaps because as the recording was playing I visualized the lovely ms. Hepburn in a somewhat directors cut of the movie in my head.


    Have you listened to any of Michael C. Hall’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not listened to any of Mr. Halls other recordings if he indeed has any. His performance was great. His portrayal of Ms. Golightly is amusing.


    Who was the most memorable character of Breakfast at Tiffany's and why?

    You know to be honest, for me it was Ms. Golightlys nosy neighbor who is not mentioned anywhere in the film. She was such a b****. I wouldve cocked her one.


    Any additional comments?

    Get this book! For the price? Its a steal.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Power of the Pussy: How to Get What You Want From Men: Love, Respect, Commitment and More!

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Kara King
    • Narrated By Romy Nordlinger
    Overall
    (121)
    Performance
    (106)
    Story
    (108)

    Kara King's controversial book The Power of the Pussy shares 12 powerful secrets that will transform any woman into the type of strong, desirable woman that can effortlessly obtain what she wants from men - including the love, respect, and relationship she desires. This book has empowered women and dramatically changed their lives by changing the way they think about men and dating, and it can change your life too!

    Asanda says: "A book for all the ladies"
    "wow"
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    What did you love best about The Power of the Pussy?

    i loved how direct, how forward it was. She wasnt afraid to tell it how it is.


    Which character – as performed by Alexandra Shawnee – was your favorite?

    the narrator. i found her sassy.


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

    yes.


    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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