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  • The Wonder

  • By: Emma Donoghue
  • Narrated by: Kate Lock
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 973
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 977

In Emma Donoghue's latest masterpiece, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle - a girl said to have survived without food for months - soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Could not get past the narration

  • By Annie M. on 10-19-16

Dragged Out

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-17

Story line was ok but seem to be dragged out way too long. The ending was far fetched and the young girl quite annoying.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Killing Kennedy

  • The End of Camelot
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,344
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,346

More than a million listeners have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln, the can't-stop-listening work of nonfiction about the shocking assassination that changed the course of American history. Now the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy—and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing of Substance New

  • By Patti on 09-21-14

Thank You Bill O'Reilly

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-12

Bill O'Reilly makes history very interesting! wish I had had a history teacher that interesting in school! Can't wait for his next history lesson!
Thanks Bill

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Next Always

  • Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,662
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,057
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,057

The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, the changing of hands, and even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect in the family, Beckett’s social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there’s another project he’s got his eye on: the girl he’s been waiting to kiss since he was sixteen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You need to Set your MP3 Playback to FASTER!

  • By Lynne Phelps on 05-04-12

Annoying Narrator

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-24-12

I am not ready to review the story or overall yet as I'm only on chapter 6 of 20 in part one of the book. The problem is I don't know if I can finish listening to this narrator. He's ok when he's just reading but when he does the women and children characters he makes them all sound like they are nimwits that have to whine or yell everything they say. I don't know if I can finish this and feel that I just lost my money on this buy. Maybe you should read this one and not listen to it.

  • The Paris Wife

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula McLain
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,343
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,597
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,606

Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet 28eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her life changes forever. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group—the fabled “Lost Generation”—that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narration Issues

  • By Sara on 10-06-15

Great

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-12

The five stars says it all. The story though is the typical story of the up & comer future star and the love of his life and all the pitfalls they encounter in keeping a relationship together. The road to success is hard enough without trying to get there living in the fast lane of life which only leads this Paris wife to loneliness & self-doubt while being married to a sick, selfish, self-centered alcoholic. She comes out above it all in the end a strong, independent woman who finds herself & her self-worth despite it all.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • County

  • Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital
  • By: David A. Ansell
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 55

This amazing tale is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From it's inception as a "Poor House" dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago's Cook County Hospital has been both a renowned teaching hospital and the healthcare provider of last resort for the city's uninsured. County covers more than thirty years of its history, beginning in the late 1970s when the author began his internship, to the "Final Rounds" when the enormous iconic Victorian hospital building was replaced and hundreds of former trainees gathered to bid it an emotional farewell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Accurate account

  • By Cheryl E Ligon on 11-19-11

Outstanding

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-22-11

Outstanding story of the history of Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Il. Not just a lesson in it's history but also a lesson in the Public Health Care System. It's a system that no matter how awful or beautiful the building is or the medical caretakers are, it's a system that does not work. Obama and his cronies should read this book before they shove their health care down our throats. The care at Cook Co. is the best IF you can get it and if you live long enough to get an appointment or make it through the hours or even months of waiting it takes to get seen in a Public Health Care System. Great lesson, great book, and Great Doctors at Cook Co. Hospital.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful