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  • Someone Else's Love Story: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Joshilyn Jackson
    • Narrated By Joshilyn Jackson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (238)
    Performance
    (215)
    Story
    (215)

    Someone Else's Love Story is beloved and highly acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Joshilyn Jackson's funny, charming, and poignant novel about science and miracles, secrets and truths, faith and forgiveness; about falling in love, and learning that things aren't always what they seem - or what we hope they will be.

    ~Beloved~ says: "perfectly delightful"
    "Didn't see that coming"
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    Joshilyn Jackson consistently delivers stories I don't expect with an enjoyable listen. Though she says up front it's someone else's love story, I honestly didn't expect the plot twists. And though the last subjects I want to listen to are teen motherhood and date rape, her characters are so consistently fascinating, I couldn't turn the book off.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ripper: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Isabel Allende
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (134)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (116)

    The Jackson women, Indiana and Amanda, have always had each other. Though their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. Indiana, a beautiful holistic healer, is a free-spirited bohemian. Long divorced from Amanda's father, she's reluctant to settle down with either of the men who want her - Alan, the wealthy scion of one of San Francisco's elite families, and Ryan, an enigmatic, scarred former Navy SEAL. While her mom looks for the good in people, Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature - as is her father, the SFPD's deputy chief of homicide.

    cristina says: "Extremely entertaining"
    "About 4 hours too long"
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    I was surprised Isabel Allende had written a detective novel, but figured I'd give it a try since I've loved everything else of hers I've read. All I can say is this book was just too long. The ideas are good, the writing is good, but she needs to edit more critically. Too much of a good thing is just too much.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Good House: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Ann Leary
    • Narrated By Mary Beth Hurt
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1450)
    Performance
    (1308)
    Story
    (1302)

    The Good House tells the story of Hildy Good, who lives in a small town on Boston's North Shore. Hildy is a successful real-estate broker, good neighbor, mother, and grandmother. She's also a raging alcoholic. Hildy's family held an intervention for her about a year before this story takes place - "if they invite you over for dinner, and it’s not a major holiday," she advises "run for your life" - and now she feels lonely and unjustly persecuted. She has also fooled herself into thinking that moderation is the key.

    Rhonda Morrison says: "What a great book, Hildy is a great character!"
    "Very real"
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    I bought this book because I love the area of Massachusetts she is writing about. I was hoping for the sights and sounds of a place I hadn't seen since I was a girl. What I got was a very real, hard, yet somehow sympathetic and compelling look at a life unraveling. This is a Yankee kind of story - hard and unvarnished in the telling of both the good and the bad. Mary Beth Hurt's narration was spot on.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Paris Is a Bitch: A Rain-Delilah Short Story

    • UNABRIDGED (50 mins)
    • By Barry Eisler
    • Narrated By Barry Eisler
    Overall
    (638)
    Performance
    (514)
    Story
    (511)

    For most couples, a quiet dinner for two at Auberge de la Reine Blanche on the Ile Saint Louis would be just the thing to smooth out the complications in a romance. But for gorgeous Mossad operative Delilah and trying-to-retire contract killer John Rain, nothing is ever easy, and when Rain sees a crew of hard-looking men setting up outside the restaurant, he realizes someone has been bringing her work home with her.

    Tamara says: "Well written and very good performance"
    "He reads as good as he writes."
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    After having heard Barry Eisler read this short story, I was disappointed to find out he wasn't the narrator for all his other works. His narration really makes his work come alive. I liked this one so much I started right in on "Inside Out". I haven't read gritty spy thrillers since I was a girl, but listening to these reminded me of the sophisticated thrill ride of John Le Carre.

    Thanks for introducing me to a new favorite.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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