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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

  • 50th Anniversary Edition
  • By: Ken Kesey, Robert Faggen (introduction)
  • Narrated by: John C. Reilly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,755
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,539

Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Turning conventional notions of sanity and insanity on their heads, the novel tells the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Scott on 08-03-12

Excellent, makes you think.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-16

I really enjoyed this book. It really shows how far some one will go to be the winner. I also really enjoyed John C Reilly's narration. I cant believe this was how mental illness was treated at one time. This one will stay with me.

  • It

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 44 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,656
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,063
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,070

They were just kids when they stumbled upon the horror of their hometown. Now, as adults, none of them can withstand the force that has drawn them all back to Derry, Maine, to face the nightmare without end, and the evil without a name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I thought I was desensitized

  • By Parola138 on 02-19-11

Excellent narration and classic horror.

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

Reviewed: 10-25-15

Stephen King is a true master. I read this book years ago and I remember be so scared but didnt want put it down. Steven Weber does great with narration and his different voices for the characters. Still gives the chills, and I will always dislike clowns.

  • Damned

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Tai Sammons
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,072
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 984
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 978

“Are you there, Satan? It’s me, Madison,” declares the whip-tongued 13-year-old narrator of Damned, Chuck Palahniuk’s subversive new work of fiction. The daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire, Madison is abandoned at her Swiss boarding school over Christmas, while her parents are off touting their new projects and adopting more orphans. She dies over the holiday of a marijuana overdose—and the next thing she knows, she’s in Hell.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • As a new Chuck Palahniuk reader, I liked it a lot!

  • By William R. on 01-18-12

Good story, interesting perspective

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

Reviewed: 07-10-15

I liked this book. Kinda reminded me of Are you there God its me Margaret gor adults.

  • The Mystery of Mercy Close

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 164

As the youngest of the five Walsh girls, Helen has had a tough time finding her way in the world. At 33, her job as a private investigator has proven less than fruitful and after losing her apartment, she’s moved back in with Mammy Walsh. In desperation, Helen takes on a case to locate the missing member of a once wildly popular boy band. The only hitch is that she has to work with her ex-boyfriend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Marian Keyes

  • By Tiffany on 05-29-13

Another great Walsh sister story

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

Reviewed: 05-03-13

Who was your favorite character and why?

Helen Walsh was great. I love her sarcasm and her no nonsense attitude. It was finally great to have her as the star of the story.

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

Excellent narration, she seem to capture the spirit of each character. She could read the phone book and I would listen.

Any additional comments?

Love most books by Marian Keyes. Especially any of the stories of the Walsh sisters. Like I said earlier I am so glad she finally did a story about Helen.

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  • The Brightest Star in the Sky

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Caitriona Keyes
  • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52

The Brightest Star in the Sky follows seven neighbors whose lives become entangled when a sassy and prescient spirit pays a visit to their Dublin townhouse with the intent of changing at least one of their lives. But what will this metamorphosis be and who will the sprite choose?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible sound quality, worse narration

  • By Jan on 02-23-10

Some what disappointed

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

Reviewed: 05-03-13

Any additional comments?

I really enjoy Marian Keyes books. I have been a long time fan and wish audible would have some of her earlier books. This book was very hard to follow and the narrator was the worst. Her voice was way to high pitched or something, Not a her best and didn't even finish listening to the whole story.

  • Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray

  • By: Oscar Wilde, Nicole Spector
  • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 13

Meet artist Rosemary Hall and follow her inevitable downfall brought by her lust for the famous Dorian Gray - a tale both familiar and new in this brilliant erotic mash-up of one of the world’s most beloved novels. With a mix of old fashioned Victorian debauchery and erotic 21st-century lust this cleverly sexed-up classic will leave you wanting more!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Cruel intentions meets morbid 50 shades of Grey

  • By Falon on 04-04-13

Dorian Gray with a wicked twisted

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

Reviewed: 05-03-13

Would you listen to Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray again? Why?

Yes. It was an interesting take on the story and shocking at the same time. I couldn't stop listening because I wanted to see what would happen next.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray?

I think the ending had to be the most memorable. You saw it coming but you still couldn't believe it happened.

What three words best describe Bruce Mann’s performance?

Not so much. I really didn't feel his narration did the story justice. Some times it was quite annoying

0 of 1 people found this review helpful