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Georgetown, ON, Canada
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  • The Apartment

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 685

Four young women's lives intersect in the apartment they've shared in Hell's Kitchen: Claire, a shoe designer; Abby, an aspiring novelist; Morgan, a successful financial consultant; and Sasha, a resident in obstetrics. As different as they are from one another, the women had become a family by choice. But while their lives had proceeded smoothly in the years they'd lived together, new relationships, job opportunities, and surprising circumstances will test the strength of their bond in and outside the loft that had become their home.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Laughable

  • By Karen on 01-21-17

entire book just a description

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

Bare scraps of dialogue, barely a story, what has happened to Steel? The entire book is just a description of whats happening not a story of the characters. In my life there has only been three books I couldn't bear to finish and this is one of them....

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    Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    5,641 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • The Last Anniversary

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,641
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,116
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,109

Sophie moves onto the island and begins a new life as part of an unconventional family, where it seems everyone has a secret. Grace, a beautiful young mother, is feverishly planning a shocking escape from her perfect life. Margie, a frumpy housewife, has made a pact with a stranger. And dreamy Aunt Rose wonders if maybe it's about time she started making her own decisions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Moriarty

  • By cristina on 08-05-14

insightful

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

Reviewed: 12-04-16

This is the second book I have listened to by this author and I am amazed at those moments she captures of the realities of life. The thoughts and feelings that creep up on us that we would never share. I also love how she wraps up the story at the end. We aren't left hanging.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sharp Focus & Concentration, Boost Mental Clarity & Brain Power

  • Sleep Learning, Guided Self Hypnosis & Affirmations
  • By: Jupiter Productions
  • Narrated by: Anna Thompson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

This "Sharp Focus" program was designed to assist the listener in gaining self-thoughts related to energy, focus, willpower, organization and follow-through.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Chantelle on 08-13-16

Wow

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

Reviewed: 08-13-16

Really noticed a difference after a few days. Subtle but impressive. I just started getting things done. No conscious struggle to try to get organized, it just started to happen. Did start to slide back when I didn't listen for a week but maybe after awhile it can become second nature.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Ashley Bell

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,589
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,150
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,155

Who is Ashley Bell? From number-one New York Times best-selling author Dean Koontz comes the must-listen thriller of the year, perfect for listeners of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure. Brilliantly paced, with an exhilarating heroine and a twisting, ingenious storyline, Ashley Bell is a new milestone in literary suspense from the long-acclaimed master.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A truthful review

  • By Christina on 01-11-16

Not my favorite

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

The first half is very slow, mostly because it is only the primary character and backstory. Picks up in the second half though.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • This Year I Will

  • How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True
  • By: M. J. Ryan
  • Narrated by: M. J. Ryan
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 495
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 388

Why do people find it so hard to change? The secret is that everyone has their own formula for making changes that stick, but most people don't know what theirs is. They think there is one way to lose five pounds, and another way to stay on top of their e-mail, but they don't realize that for all changes, there is one system that works best for each individual.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rapid fire information

  • By Sara on 01-13-14

Pleasantly surprised

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

Reviewed: 04-02-14

This book is full of useful information that is easy to incorporate in everyday lives. I found the writer to the point and not a lot of "filler" in between. There were relevant examples and clear instruction. I found myself reaching for pen and paper many times to take notes. It is presented as a program to help with goals and changes we would like to make, insert your goal now choose how you would like to go about achieving it - here are some options. Really feel I got my moneys worth! In fact I think I may go buy the hard copy too.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Photographic Memory, Focus & Clarity, Guided Meditation and Affirmations (The Sleep Learning System)

  • By: Joel Thielke
  • Narrated by: Joel Thielke
  • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 57

Train your brain to remember more details clarity, and increase your focus and concentration with the Sleep Learning System's Photographic Memory, Focus & Clarity, Guided Meditation and Affirmations, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Positive Response

  • By Chantelle on 03-05-14

Positive Response

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

Reviewed: 03-05-14

I have a few of Joel's Hypnotherapy Audiobooks and I have to say I do notice a change. I leave them on for most of the night and have found myself more motivated and more focused. I have had a problem with focus my whole life, not enough to say ADD but enough to wander around aimlessly for 15 mins now and then, forgetting why I walked into a room. I will continue to listen as I know change doesn't happen in one night!

18 of 20 people found this review helpful

  • Riptide

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,837
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,060
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,055

A centuries-old, cursed pirate's treasure, valued at over $2 billion, lies deep within the treacherous waters off the coast of Maine. Men who have attempted to unearth the fortune have suffered gruesome deaths. Will a high-tech expedition meet the same fate?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • very cinematic. high tech meets pirate treasure.

  • By Allan on 06-13-11

Story Slow, Narrator Irritating

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

Reviewed: 09-30-12

The story isnt bad but can be slow and not in the way that it would increase suspense. The narrator reads the entire story with a depressing overly dramatic affectation of doom. Right from the start his voice seems to tell us this story won't end well. Reminds me of the way Vincent Price use to talk.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Gone Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,728

It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

  • By Theodore on 01-20-13

Very unlikeable characters

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

Reviewed: 09-06-12

Its hard to like a book when there isnt a single character you can root for. By the time I was just over halfway through I was ready to stop. Only the need to finish each book I start kept me going but I wont listen to it again and I'm glad I didnt buy the hard copy. Narrators are great, the story would be great but the writer doesnt give the reader a character we can sympathize with or feel empathy for.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Worth Any Price

  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564

Nick Gentry is reputed to be the most skillful lover in all England. Known for solving delicate situations, he is hired to seek out Miss Charlotte Howard. He believes his mission will be easily accomplished – but that was before he met the lady in question. For instead of a willful female, he discovers one in desperate circumstances, hiding from a man who would destroy her very soul. So Nick shockingly offers her a very different kind of proposition – one he has never offered before.He asks her to be his bride.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great job S Duerden

  • By Cam on 06-22-13

Narrator ruined the story for me

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

Reviewed: 12-20-11

Just a personal preference but I found it very irritating that most of the story is told in a hushed/whispered/breathless voice. It did get better as it went and I can see how others may enjoy a breathy voice, for me it detracted from the story.

6 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Stories I Only Tell My Friends

  • An Autobiography
  • By: Rob Lowe
  • Narrated by: Rob Lowe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,164
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,064

A teen idol at 15, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at 20, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences. Never mean-spirited or salacious, Lowe delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships, and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last 25 years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book and Great Story

  • By Natalie J. Belle MD on 04-30-11

Great Listen!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-11

Coming from the Brat Pack Era myself it was fascinating to hear 'behind the scene' stories from all those great 80's movies - from Outsiders to St. Elmo's Fire - and as I took the advise of a previous reviewer, I need to re-state that having Rob read his life story with all the WONDERFUL impersonations he does really made this book more memorable.

4 of 8 people found this review helpful