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Linda

stockton, NY, United States

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  • Brick Lane

    • ABRIDGED (11 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Monica Ali
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Sastre
    Overall
    (158)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (29)

    Nanzeen's inauspicious birth in a Bangladeshi village imbues in her a sense of fatalism that she carries across continents. Married off to a man old enough to be her father, Nanzeen moves to London and cares for her family. But gradually she begins to question whether fate controls her or whether she has a hand in her own destiny. She discovers both the complexity that comes with free choice and the depth of her attachment to her husband, her daughters and her new world.

    Anne says: "A truly wonderful book!"
    "One of my favorite Audible titles!"
    Overall

    I've been an audible listener for several years now. Brick Lane is one of the best titles I've listened to. The narrator's accent gives the book a wonderful authenticity. I was fascinated by the opportunity to witness the immigrant experience of Bangladeshi families in London. The characters were so real and so sympathetic. There's no "bad guy" in this book. Just real people and their life experiences. This is a book you will think about for a long time after you have finished listening to it. Don't miss it!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Ghost Story: The Dresden Files, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Jim Butcher
    • Narrated By John Glover
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5886)
    Performance
    (5045)
    Story
    (5038)

    When we last left the mighty wizard detective Harry Dresden, he wasn't doing well. In fact, he had been murdered by an unknown assassin. But being dead doesn't stop him when his friends are in danger. Except now he has nobody, and no magic to help him. And there are also several dark spirits roaming the Chicago shadows who owe Harry some payback of their own. To save his friends - and his own soul - Harry will have to pull off the ultimate trick without any magic....

    Bill says: "Not the best audio book in the series"
    "Couldn't believe it wasn't Marsters!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    Sorry, the narrator sounds like a car salesman. All the power and drama are gone.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Kevin Hearne
    • Narrated By Luke Daniels
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10687)
    Performance
    (9550)
    Story
    (9526)

    Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old - when in actuality, he’s twenty-one centuries old. Not to mention: He draws his power from the earth, possesses a sharp wit, and wields an even sharper magical sword known as Fragarach, the Answerer. Unfortunately, a very angry Celtic god wants that sword, and he’s hounded Atticus for centuries....

    Chris says: "Finally, a modern day fantasy that really hits the"
    "poor take off on the Dresden series"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    This book looked interesting and I enjoy series. As soon as I started to listen I was struck by how this appeared to be an attempt to create another Harry Dresden type book. However, I thought the writing was unimpressive. I might try the narrator again, but I think he was stuck with a poor script.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • A Feast for Crows: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book IV

    • UNABRIDGED (31 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By George R. R. Martin
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (4271)
    Performance
    (2479)
    Story
    (2504)

    It is not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters start to gather, picking over the bones of the dead and fighting for the spoils of the soon-to-be dead. Now in the Seven Kingdoms, as the human crows assemble over a banquet of ashes, daring new plots and dangerous new alliances are formed, while surprising faces, some familiar, others only just appearing, are seen emerging from an ominous twilight of past struggles and chaos to take up the challenges ahead.

    Aaron says: "No Roy Dotrice"
    "Give this narration a chance!"
    Overall

    Before you listen to all the criticism of this narrator, I have thoroughly his presentation. I have read all 4
    of the Ice and Fire series and then listened to the audio books through Audible. Roy Dotrice is wonderful and I put off ordering the 4th book because of the reviews of John Lee. He is different, but just as enjoyable. I found I could easily tell when he changed characters. I do think it helps if you have read the books first. If you are anxious to hear the 4th book, don't hesitate!

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful

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