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R. Foret Jr.

Barefoot Ray

Houma, la. United States | Member Since 2013

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  • 3 reviews
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  • 320 titles in library
  • 13 purchased in 2015
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  • God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Mike Huckabee
    • Narrated By Mike Huckabee
    Overall
    (68)
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    (60)
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    (57)

    In Mike Huckabee's new book God, Guns, Grits and Gravy, he asks the question, "Have I been taken to a different planet than the one on which I grew up?" The New York Times best-selling author explores today's American culture, drawing from his travels as a presidential candidate to present average, small-town people and families, and their optimistic resilience in the face of hard times.

    Dorothy Ella says: "Review"
    "Well worth the read."
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    Michael could be really puts his heart into this book. I mean that with respect both to the writing, and the reading of it. Yes, he treats serious subjects and this is where it: but, he does so when such a lighthearted fashion, that the book bothers you until you finish it. I mean bothers in a good way. This is well worth the read, and, I dare say, that you will listen to it 1000 times over and get something you from each and every time.

    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Rory's Story: The Early Years

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Konnie Hoffman Ellis
    • Narrated By Josh Kilbourne
    Overall
    (1)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    By the age of four, Rory Hoffman was the official drummer for his family's band. A year later, he played on his first record album. This is the story of how this multi-instrumentalist Nashville studio musician and performer, as well as a two-time winner of the ICMA Musician of the Year award, learned to not just live - but thrive - without sight, in a world full of adventure and opportunity.

    R. Foret Jr. says: "Will inspire hope and trust in God MUST READ"
    "Will inspire hope and trust in God MUST READ"
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    What made the experience of listening to Rory's Story the most enjoyable?

    The purservierence of the Offman Family through the difficult times they had to go through and their trust in God


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Rory. I have an idea that absolutely nothing could bother him at all


    Which character ??? as performed by Josh Kilbourne ??? was your favorite?

    Did reasonably well with all; but frankly, a female narrator would have been a better choice.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    I'd keep the title of the book as originally written


    Any additional comments?

    Honestly, if you want a book which will inspire you to trust in God absolutely, this is the one for you. This book will leave you feeling like your spiritual batteries are fully charged again. Very soon after starting, you completely forget that you are reading a book; and, you actually experience the emotions of all the characters in the book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Whose Body?

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated By Roe Kendall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (63)
    Story
    (65)

    Meet Lord Peter Wimsey, stylish, eccentric, seeming a fool, but in fact one of the great English detectives. The discovery of a body in a bathtub wearing only a pair of spectacles launches a motley set of sleuths and suspects toward a ghastly conclusion.

    Sarah says: "Great story; not so great narrator"
    "Excellent story and narration"
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    What did you love best about Whose Body??

    The narration of this story realy comes to life with the way in which Roe Kendel handles the many characters in the tale


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lord Peter Wimsey. Almost nothing bothers him and he, in his exentric way, manages to solve what looks like a double mystery but turns out to be really one.


    What about Roe Kendall???s performance did you like?

    She handled the narration of the book in such a way that you quickly forget you're listening to a narration and get pulled in to the story.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The way in which Bunter responds to a sudden nervous attack which Lord Peter suffers while staying up too late; Just at the moment when he realizes who the murderor is.


    Any additional comments?

    Although the audio quality of this recording is perhaps a little fuzzy, this fact quickly fades in to the background when you really begin to loose yourself in the story. This happens quite quickly.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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