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  • The Thirteenth Tale

  • A Novel
  • By: Diane Setterfield
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato, Jill Tanner
  • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,827
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,841

All children mythologize their birth... So begins the prologue of reclusive author Vida Winter's beloved collection of stories, long famous for the mystery of the missing thirteenth tale. The enigmatic Winter has always kept her violent and tragic past a secret. Now old and ailing, she summons a biographer to tell the truth about her extraordinary life: Margaret Lea, a young woman for whom the secret of her own birth remains an ever-present pain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Amazing Story--2 missing chapters

  • By J. Elliott on 01-28-10

Wonderful reading!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-17

this was an amazing listen. I couldn't find time enough to finish the story. with a busy household and a full time job, the only time to listen to it was in the car.

  • The Fiery Cross

  • Outlander, Book 5
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 55 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,296
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,301

The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Something that had to be gotten through

  • By Anne on 03-08-12

nice story.

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

Reviewed: 02-27-16

this way a nice story of the everyday activities that Claire and Jamie had together. it was at times very funny. I love these series. will continue on with the next book.

  • The Multi-Millionaire Hypnosis Bundle

  • Activate Your Millionaire Mindset, with Hypnosis
  • By: Hypnosis Live
  • Narrated by: Hypnosis Live
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

The Multi-Millionaire Hypnosis Bundle - Activate Your Millionaire Mindset, with hypnosis. Every morning, like millions of people, you wake up wishing you had more money, prosperity, and wealth. But you already possess the tools you need to create a wealth-attracting mindset. You simply have to open yourself up to the possibilities around you and start going after your money-generating goals.And you can do all of that in just a few hours - with help from hypnosis.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Too Much Chatter and Promo Speak

  • By Alan on 11-18-13

it will put you to sleep.

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

Reviewed: 05-14-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

The narrator talks too much. I have listen to it, but it's not one of my favorite. All three recording has almost the same story. If I want to completely fall asleep this one will do it for you.

How could the performance have been better?

Yes, just don't talk to much!!

Do you think The Multi-Millionaire Hypnosis Bundle needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

NO!!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Law of Success

  • From the Master Mind to the Golden Rule (in Sixteen Lessons)
  • By: Napoleon Hill
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 24 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 807
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794

Napoleon Hill, born into poverty in 1883, began writing as a reporter for small town newspapers while just a teenager. When industrialist Andrew Carnegie commissioned him in 1908 to interview over 500 successful men and women to help prove his theory that success could be distilled down to a clear-cut formula, Hill met with hundreds of the richest and most famous people of the time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific Guide to Success

  • By Michael on 11-13-10

A very good listen!

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

Reviewed: 05-14-15

If you could sum up The Law of Success in three words, what would they be?

Read it again

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Law of Success?

There are many areas in this books that are memorable. However, it's not a book that you just listen to it once and put away. This has to be listened to many times in order to put into play what he is teaching you. I will be listening to it at least 6 times over. It's a very long but useful if put into practice.

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book to anyone that wants to apply the "golden rule" of success.

  • He's Just Not That Into You

  • The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys
  • By: Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo
  • Narrated by: Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 636
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633

He's Just Not That Into You, based on the popular episode of Sex and the City, educates otherwise smart women on how to tell when a guy just doesn't like them enough, so they can stop wasting time making excuses for a dead-end relationship.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good basic message.

  • By Jenny on 01-10-06

LOL...I really need to listen to Greg's advice.

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

Reviewed: 09-01-14

Where does He's Just Not That Into You rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This listen was very funny. However, alot of it is very true in today's relationship. It would save alot of women from getting a broken heart.

What did you like best about this story?

In overall, the entire book was an excellent book to listen. I believe that EVERY girl and grown women be require to read or listen to this book before getting involve in a relationship.

What does Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

They were able to deliver the message with good humor, but with the truth.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from He's Just Not That Into You?

I'm have decided to stay single and happy...LOL

  • The Kill Order (Maze Runner, Book 4; Origin)

  • By: James Dashner
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,468
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,221
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,232

The prequel to the New York Times best-selling Maze Runner series. Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the Earth, and mankind fell to disease. Mark and Trina were there when it happened, and they survived. But surviving the sun flares was easy compared to what came next. Now a disease of rage and lunacy races across the eastern United States, and there's something suspicious about its origin. Worse yet, it's mutating, and all evidence suggests that it will bring humanity to its knees.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Totally superfluous

  • By Eric Francois on 11-28-14

It killed ME!

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

Reviewed: 07-28-14

What disappointed you about The Kill Order?

the whole plot story. This book was not for me at all. I was hoping that it would be interesting enough for the following book. There is nothing that held my attention in this book. Therefore, I can't say anything positive about it.

What was most disappointing about James Dashner’s story?

Nothing stands out. I really tried to back up and re-listen to certain points, but his story was not interested to me. This book was not for me.

How could the performance have been better?

A better plot. I don't even recall what the plot is really about, Headaches?

What character would you cut from The Kill Order?

All of them

Any additional comments?

I believe I said enough about this book-----next!

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Blood of the Fold

  • Sword of Truth, Book 3
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
  • Length: 22 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,087
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,857
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,875

In a fantasy world as rich and real as our own, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell stand against the ancient forces which besiege the New World - forces so terrible that when last they threatened, they could only be withstood by sealing off the Old World from whence they came. Now the barrier has been breached, and the New World is again beset by their evil power.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator... From bad to worse in this book

  • By Jim on 09-26-09

Terry did it again!

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

Reviewed: 07-22-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Blood of the Fold to be better than the print version?

I can't really say, since I have not read any of the print version. I enjoy listening to stories instead of reading them. I don't have time to read book as I am always on the road.

What did you like best about this story?

Zedd is so funny. I like him alot.

What does Buck Schirner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I couldn't tell the who was who. His voice really didn't make much difference when changing from one person to another. I still perferred Sam Tsoutsouvas. He really made a difference.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no. I had to go back a couple of time in order to know who was who talking. I had to put it down alot of times.

Any additional comments?

In overall, I still enjoyed the story line. Will go on to book 4 now!

  • Wizard's First Rule

  • Sword of Truth, Book 1
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
  • Length: 34 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,157

In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, Richard Cypher encounters a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, in his forest sanctuary. She seeks his help...and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is a blast

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 05-09-12

very good story

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

Reviewed: 06-19-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Wizard's First Rule to be better than the print version?

I never read the print version. I usually buy audio because the only time I get to listen to a good story is while driving. This story was good.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Wizard's First Rule?

The eating of the apple.

What does Sam Tsoutsouvas bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The Narrator was super great. It was a great disappointment that this narrator is not in the following books. I thought he did a super job and would have like it if he has continued in the other series.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

There were a few places in the story that did make me laugh. It was very enjoyable.

Any additional comments?

I think they should have kept the Sam Tsoutsouvas in all the series!

  • Shatner Rules

  • Your Key to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large
  • By: William Shatner, Chris Regan
  • Narrated by: William Shatner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 492
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 457

Admit it. You want to BE William Shatner. This collection of rules, illustrated with stories from Bill’s illustrious life and career, will show you how Bill became WILLIAM SHATNER, larger than life and bigger than any role he ever played. Shatner Rules is your guide to becoming William Shatner. Or, more accurately, beautifully Shatneresque.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't believe he's 80!

  • By colleen on 07-09-12

Love me some Shatner!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Why not listen to the man himself explain how the world works in his mind? I simply love to listen to his thoughts. He makes me laugh with his train of thoughts. If you need to have a
to hear a second opinion to things, listen to Shatnerverse! You will end up liking your world better...LOL

What did you like best about this story?

I like that Shatner himself is narrating his own book. I like his voice!

What does William Shatner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

When we read books, we tend to insert tones and feeling to it. However, When the original writer reads it to you, you will "hear" what he really meant because it is "his tones and feeling" in the story. So listening to Shatner reading his own story helped me to understand what he really meant to say.

  • Wicked

  • The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
  • By: Gregory Maguire
  • Narrated by: John McDonough
  • Length: 19 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,679
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,198

Heralded as an instant classic of fantasy literature, Maguire has written a wonderfully imaginative retelling of The Wizard of Oz told from the Wicked Witch's point of view. More than just a fairy tale for adults, Wicked is a meditation on the nature of good and evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's not easy being green

  • By Kathleen on 07-30-08

WOW I would have never thought!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-14

What did you love best about Wicked?

This story really helped change my thoughts on who wicked is. I love and feel sad for her. In the book "the wizard of oz", we only get to hear one side of the story, but now that I got to listen to the other side, I feel bad for the kind of life wicked had to endure through her whole life.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Wicked was my favorite character. Her whole life was painful, misunderstood, with little love.

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

There are two side to a story!

Any additional comments?

I would recommend that instead of going to the play to see "Wicked" to listen to the audio book. You cannot transfer all the details into a play. I am going to wait a year, so that I can listen to it again. I say a year, because by than, most of it will be forgotten and it will feel fresh again to listen to.