Why we think it’s a great listen: The most celebrated performance in all of Audible’s history, The Help has nearly 2,000 5-star reviews from your fellow listeners. We hear the print book’s not bad, either. In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women - mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends - view one another.
"What a great surprise!"
Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Aibileen is a black maid raising her 17th white child. Minny, Aibileen's best friend, is the sassiest woman in Mississippi: a wonderful cook with a gossip's tongue. Graduate Skeeter returns from college with ambitions, but her mother will not be happy until she's married. Although world's apart, Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny's lives converge over a clandestine project that will change the town of Jackson forever.
"Skeptical at 1st, Enjoyed every moment"
Meet Randi Rhodes, the world's first ninja detective! Mystery abounds in this delightful new middle-grade series from Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer. Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope for survival is the success of their Founder's Day Festival. But the festival's main attraction, a time capsule that many people believe holds the town's treasure, has gone missing. andi Rhodes and her best friend, D.C., are Bruce Lee-inspired ninjas and local detectives determined to solve the case.
"Quick Hitting Adventure"
Randi Rhodes and her fellow ninja detectives, DC and Pudge, were flying high after solving the case of the time-capsule bandit. But life in sleepy Deer Creek has begun to feel...a bit boring. There are no crimes to investigate! But a trip to New York City to visit Randi's aunt changes that! While the ninja detective trio explores Randi's old neighborhood in Brooklyn, they uncover an art heist. Except no one will believe them. So they'll just have to catch the criminals in the act...