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Marjory

Bloomington, IL, United States | Member Since 2010

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  • Endurance

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Jack Kilborn
    • Narrated By Christopher Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (280)
    Performance
    (214)
    Story
    (211)

    The bed and breakfast was hidden in the hills of West Virginia. Wary guests wondered how it could stay in business at such a creepy, remote location, especially with its bizarre, presidential decor and eccentric proprietor. With the event hotel for the national Iron Woman triathlon accidentally overbooked, competitor Maria was forced to stay at the Rushmore. But after checking into her room, she quickly realized she wasn't alone....

    Terri says: "WOW.......GREAT BOOK!!!"
    "perfect narration made for a creepy novel"
    Overall

    If i had read this book on my own I don't think it would of had the same feel. Christopher Lane's narration made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up on end. The book it's self was typical Jack Kilborn. Gruesome and a bit over the top, but I enjoyed every minute of it. I truely recommend to all horror novel fans.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Benjamin Hale
    • Narrated By Robert Petkoff
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (130)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (69)

    Bruno Littlemore is quite unlike any chimpanzee in the world. Precocious, self-conscious and preternaturally gifted, young Bruno, born and raised in a habitat at the local zoo, falls under the care of a university primatologist named Lydia Littlemore. Learning of Bruno's ability to speak, Lydia takes Bruno into her home to oversee his education and nurture his passion for painting. But for all of his gifts, the chimpanzee has a rough time caging his more primal urges.

    Casey says: "Prepare To Be Dazzled!"
    "Bruno, what a life you lived!?!"
    Overall

    Some of the topics of this book were a bit crude at first, but if you truly look at this story as a what if and let your logic go then it is truly enjoyable. I know we as humans don't know all there is to know, so maybe. I really recommend this book to all who truly love fiction.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • The Child Thief

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Brom
    • Narrated By Kirby Heyborne
    Overall
    (142)
    Performance
    (118)
    Story
    (116)

    The award-winning artist Brom takes us on a haunting look at the true world of Peter Pan, in his first full-length novel. From modern day New York to the dying land of Faerie, The Child Thief reveals the world of Peter Pan through the eyes of an insecure runaway who is seduced by Peter’s charm. But any dreams of a fairy wonderland are quickly replaced by the reality of life and death survival as Peter’s recruits are forced into a lethal battle in which the line between good and evil is blurred.

    Lollielollielollie says: "Very well done."
    "Not the children's story I remember, but better!!!"
    Overall

    Great novel! Full of action and adventure, but not for children. Think it could go down in price and credits. If you decide to take a listen I don't think you would be disappointed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Shadow Year: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated By Kevin T. Collins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    On New York's Long Island, in the unpredictable decade of the 1960s, a young boy spends much of his free time in the basement of his family's modest home, where he and his brother, Jim, have created Botch Town, a detailed cardboard replica of their community, complete with figurines representing friends and neighbors. Their little sister, Mary, smokes cigarettes, speaks in other voices, inhabits alternate personas... and, unbeknownst to her siblings, moves around the inanimate clay residents.

    Marjory says: "Couldn't stop listening!!!"
    "Couldn't stop listening!!!"
    Overall

    This book was such a great find. It mixed mystery, the supernatural, along with an itimate view of close knit family suburan life. I can't recomend this book enough. Great from start to finish with never a dull moment.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • The Secret History

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Donna Tartt
    • Narrated By Donna Tartt
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    The smartest murder-mystery you will ever hearA misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engulfs them. And soon they enter a terrifying heart of darkness from which they may never return.

    Meg says: "Not worth it"
    "ok book."
    Overall

    This book had all the elements of being great, but fell short. The characters were all the same self centered brats who I really had a hard time caring about. The plot went round and round and went no where. Starts off strong then you soon relize its a waste of time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • A Good and Happy Child: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Justin Evans
    • Narrated By Mark Deakins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (91)
    Performance
    (22)
    Story
    (21)

    Thirty-year-old George Davies can't bring himself to hold his newborn son. After months of accepting his lame excuses and strange behavior, his wife demands that he see a therapist, and George, desperate to save his unraveling marriage and redeem himself as a father and husband, reluctantly agrees.

    Barbie Smith says: "Fantastic"
    "great book!!!"
    Overall

    This book was creepy and sad at the same time. Ending could have been a bit better, but all in all a captivating listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Water for Elephants

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Sara Gruen
    • Narrated By David LeDoux, John Randolph Jones
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (13376)
    Performance
    (5794)
    Story
    (5866)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: Some books are meant to be read; others are meant to be heard – Water for Elephants falls into the second group, and is one of the best examples we have of how a powerful performance enhances a great story. Nonagenarian Jacob Jankowski reflects back on his wild and wondrous days with a circus. It's the Depression Era and Jacob, finding himself parentless and penniless, joins the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth.

    Kindle Customer says: "Great Narration!!"
    "Perfect"
    Overall

    I loved this book. The two narrators were perfect and add a great touch to such a wonderful novel.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Almost Moon: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Alice Sebold
    • Narrated By Joan Allen
    Overall
    (255)
    Performance
    (46)
    Story
    (45)

    For years Helen Knightly has given her life to others - to her haunted mother, to her enigmatic father, to her husband, and grown children. When she finally crosses a terrible boundary, her life comes rushing in at her in a way she never could have imagined. Unfolding over the next 24 hours, this searing, fast-paced audiobook explores the complex ties between mothers and daughters, wives and lovers, the meaning of devotion, and the line between love and hate.

    Rebecca says: "Life isn't nice and tidy"
    "A sad but very poweful story"
    Overall

    I know some people said this story was disgusting and awful, but if you have ever lived in a home with family members that are mentally ill it makes sense. I see it as a cautionary tale that if you choose not to take care of your illness it will come back to kill you, either by your own hand or by the child you have passed your illness on too. None the less a great read for those with an open mind.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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