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Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas | [Zane]

Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas

Noelle Mitchell never explained why she abruptly ran away from home at the age of fifteen. All anyone knew was that her boyfriend Reno convinced her to abandon her family. But when she shows up at the family house on Christmas thirteen years later what’s revealed about her absence will either tear her family further apart or bring them closer together.
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Publisher's Summary

Noelle Mitchell never explained why she abruptly ran away from home at the age of fifteen. All anyone knew was that her boyfriend Reno convinced her to abandon her family. But when she shows up at the family house on Christmas thirteen years later what’s revealed about her absence will either tear her family further apart or bring them closer together.

©2012 Zane (P)2012 Simon & Schuster, Inc

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    Candace Austin, TX, United States 02-15-13
    Candace Austin, TX, United States 02-15-13 Member Since 2013
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    "27 minutes???!!!"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    NO! Had know idea it was only 27 minutes, I NEVER would have wasted my $2.95. SO disappointed in the length :-(


    Would you recommend Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas to your friends? Why or why not?

    No, not worth the time.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Heather Alicia Simms?

    Probably, if it were something I really wanted to hear.


    Could you see Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Not in its current state. LMN. If it were a complete story.


    Any additional comments?

    Write a complete story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    CHARLENE C FIELDS ALEXANDRIA, VA United States 04-29-14
    CHARLENE C FIELDS ALEXANDRIA, VA United States 04-29-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Good Start"
    If you could sum up Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas in three words, what would they be?

    Good start to a story but, not long enough


    Would you be willing to try another book from Zane? Why or why not?

    Yes I have already read other books by Zane


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    TANYA CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, United States 03-23-14
    TANYA CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, United States 03-23-14 Member Since 2012

    I love to listen good books. African American urban literature is my favorite. I hope to see them in more BoGo and discount sales.

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    "Perception is in the reality of the receiver."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. This is a good example of how what you say can be taken so literally it drives an unnecessary wedge into family unit.


    What did you like best about this story?

    After all those years family love was stronger than individual opinions.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    Yes.


    If you could rename Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas, what would you call it?

    I don't know....


    Any additional comments?

    I am glad to see that this story did not have explicit sexual encounters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Crystal Duluth, GA, United States 11-26-13
    Crystal Duluth, GA, United States 11-26-13
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    "WHAT THE H***"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    If there was an actual story associated that would'be been nice.


    What was most disappointing about Zane’s story?

    Everything this was not a story it was an excerpt.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Have a full book.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas?

    There were hardly any scenes at all in this "book"


    Any additional comments?

    I want my money back!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kim FRONT ROYAL, VA, United States 09-17-13
    Kim FRONT ROYAL, VA, United States 09-17-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Disappointment"
    Would you try another book from Zane and/or Heather Alicia Simms?

    Yes


    Has Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No


    What didn’t you like about Heather Alicia Simms’s performance?

    I didn't like or dislike her, for me it wasn't about the narrator it was totaly about the story.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    I know it only cost me like 3$ but it was not even worth the 3$, I could have spent that money on an ice cream and got more enjoyment. Sorry Zane. But I would like to say I have read many of your other books and am a true fan and will continue to read more but this is one I wish I could get the 27 min read and 3$ back in my life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    asidkisses euclid, Ohio, United States 01-04-13
    asidkisses euclid, Ohio, United States 01-04-13
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    "Great Read/Listen"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas to be better than the print version?

    yes.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas?

    I don't want to give it away.


    What does Heather Alicia Simms bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I LOOOVED her.


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

    Coming home.


    Any additional comments?

    This was a GREAT chapter but don't be fooled, that's all it is. One chapter. It left more to be desired, but still worth the couple bucks.

    I LOVED it and was so sad to find out it was a short story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    G. dean MS 04-03-13
    G. dean MS 04-03-13 Member Since 2012

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Was'nt what I expected form Zane!"
    Would you try another book from Zane and/or Heather Alicia Simms?

    Yes


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Nothing


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Heather Alicia Simms?

    no


    What character would you cut from Zane's I'll Be Home for Christmas?

    Not sure


    Any additional comments?

    Not interesting at all. Just a story of going home to see family

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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