Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 

You no longer follow Leslie

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Leslie

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Leslie

Costa Mesa, CA, United States | Member Since 2008

2
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 3 reviews
  • 5 ratings
  • 71 titles in library
  • 0 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • The Sirens of Titan

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated By Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (399)
    Performance
    (202)
    Story
    (211)

    The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course, there's a catch to the invitation....

    Darwin8u says: "I was a victim of a series of accidents..."
    "Classic book, wrong reader"
    Overall

    I ended up not finishing this book by my favorite author. I just couldn't stand the narrator's style. Vonnegut is a satirist. His take on society is critical, but his humor is innocent, as though he looks at the world through another lens than the rest of us. The reader's style was that of an amateur newscaster. He didn't seem to understand the material. Don't listen to this one, read it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Night Circus

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Erin Morgenstern
    • Narrated By Jim Dale
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6376)
    Performance
    (5668)
    Story
    (5664)

    The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

    Pamela says: "The circus of your dreams"
    "Best book I've heard in years."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    It is truly a unique world that these characters inhabit. Is it magic or powerfully trained brains? Either way, the night circus is the most creative setting since Hogwartz. I was enchanted, not that this story is all warm and fuzzy. Listen carefully, the details will be important later. Jim Dale is the best reader around, as anyone who has listened to the Harry Potter series knows. I rarely give 5 stars, but The Night Circus deserves it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: The Millennium Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Stieg Larsson
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (23269)
    Performance
    (9891)
    Story
    (9962)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: How do you one-up a book that’s already a global literary phenomenon? Hire Simon Vance to (flawlessly) interpret the loves, lives, and murders of Sweden’s cold and secret-filled world. A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It's about the disappearance 40 years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden.

    Pamela Murphy says: "COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN"
    "They couldn't find a Swedish reader?"
    Overall

    How did all of the Swedish characters suddenly become British? Very annoying. This is a good book, but there is a lot of dead space. See the movie, it's better.

    1 of 4 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.