Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 

You no longer follow susan

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 susan

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

susan

college station, TX, United States | Member Since 2006

ratings
118
REVIEWS
2
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
1
HELPFUL VOTES
12

  • A Company of Swans

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated By Patricia Conolly
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (38)
    Story
    (39)

    Nineteen-year-old Harriet Morton leads a dreary existence. Her ballet class is her only joy. When Father won't let her travel on a ballet tour to South America, Harriet creates a clever ruse that covers her escape and triggers an experience far beyond her dreams.

    James says: "A Treat"
    "The best of rainy day books"
    Overall

    A charming story in the classic mode told and read with the gentle irony that keeps it from being commonplace. Harriet is a perfect heroine in the long and honorable tradition of Sarah Carew. Like all of Ms Ibbotson's women she is triumphant because we must believe that kindness, humor and ability are rewarded by a just and well ordered universe. The best of rainy day books.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Feed: The Newsflesh Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Mira Grant
    • Narrated By Paula Christensen, Jesse Bernstein
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (919)
    Performance
    (718)
    Story
    (708)

    The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. The infection spread, virus blocks taking over bodies and minds with one, unstoppable command: FEED.

    susan says: "I laughed, I cried..."
    "I laughed, I cried..."
    Overall

    I would like to thank everyone who was disappointed that this was not really a zombie story. I was not going to buy it until I read the reviews. Your disappointment gave me the encouragement I needed to take a chance on it. It was a great listen. I love the author's October Daye stories and this was just as good. She is a hard hitting story teller, and the idealism is a nice change not usually found in a distopian worlds. I don't want to provide any spoilers, but I will say none of my predictions for the conclusion was correct.

    As for the reader's slight lisp, it helped make the characters more real for me.

    I look forward to the next book, though I know I will have to steel myself to listen to it because of the emotional intensity.

    9 of 9 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.