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  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,872
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,975
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,932

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Revealing and a bit surprising.

  • By Linda Costello on 10-16-17

More than expected!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-17

The book was more in depth than I expected and that made it all the more interesting. I was pleased that Hillary did the reading because it felt like she was talking to me directly. I think it is an important piece and should be as widely read as possible because the information provided in the telling of what happened is vital to us all.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Trespasser

  • A Novel
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Hilda Fay
  • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,096
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,540
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,505

Being on the murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers' quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed to a shine, and dead in her catalogue-perfect living room, next to a table set for a romantic dinner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A literary mystery

  • By lesley on 10-08-16

Too many expletives!

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

Reviewed: 08-28-17

Too many expletives!!
Good story line, plot. Totally believable!
Too much dialogue not enough context.

  • Bad Things Happen

  • By: Harry Dolan
  • Narrated by: Erik Davies
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51

The man who calls himself David Loogan is leading a quiet, anonymous life in the college town of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He's hoping to escape a violent past he would rather forget. But his solitude is broken when he finds himself drawn into a friendship with Tom Kristoll, the publisher of the mystery magazine Gray Streets - and into an affair with Laura, Tom's sleek blond wife. What Loogan doesn't realize is that the stories in Gray Streets tend to follow a simple formula: Plans go wrong.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Potential, but too mechanical

  • By FRITZ STOOP on 10-22-12

Too drawn out

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

Basically a good story but way too drawn out! It should have ended long before it became tedious. And how many times did we have to hear about those glass beads for pete' s sake!

  • Certain Dark Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 37

Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is busy eking out a living when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into his life. Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers, must feast on the young to survive and Domingo looks especially tasty. Smart, beautiful, and dangerous, Atl needs to escape to South America, far from the rival narco-vampire clan pursuing her. Domingo is smitten.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book bad narration

  • By RC on 04-14-17

Narration disappointment

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

Reviewed: 06-18-17

Even though the story takes place in Mexico the narrator does Avery poor job of pronouncing the "Aztec" and Spanish words and in some places completing ignoring the true pronunciation--Hidalgo, and NOT how he pronounced it! Good pronunciation would lend a feeling of credibility to an otherwise light but gory fictional tale.