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  • Daughter of the Siren Queen

  • By: Tricia Levenseller
  • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 321
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320

Alosa's mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, first mate Riden is a constant distraction, but now he's under her orders. And she takes great comfort in knowing that the villainous Vordan will soon be facing her father's justice. When Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew find themselves in a deadly race with the feared Pirate King.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Adventure

  • By Aubri on 04-06-18

Amazing narration, the book? not so much

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

The narrator did a great job! it was fun and fast paced but, tbh, I liked the first one much more! I think the main issue was that my expectations were super high after the first book and I wanted more from the storyline but anyway its a good pirate story and who does not like that?
If you are looking for something light, fun and quick to read I would totally recommend you pick this book !

  • An Enchantment of Ravens

  • By: Margaret Rogerson
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 413
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 385

Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel's paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron - Rook, the autumn prince - she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes - a weakness that could cost him his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For fans of Sarah J Maas and Holly Black

  • By TNH on 12-20-17

Not a big fan, although the narration its great

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

Maybe it was the hype to blame, maybe it was my need to have something similar to ACOTAR that I was hoping this book to be 5 stars (It was only 3). Isobel is a skilled painter and she paints portraits of the fair folks. One day she meets the autumn prince, Rook, and she makes a mistake (she paints sorrow in his eyes) and the story starts there…
I will say the book It was well written, and it has some intriguing parts, but the main reason that started all the journey for the characters it does not make real sense to me, and I didn't believe the romance.

  • All the Light We Cannot See

  • A Novel
  • By: Anthony Doerr
  • Narrated by: Zach Appelman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,420
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,422

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is 12, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Afraid to Write a "Less-Than-Positive" Review

  • By Elizabeth on 08-06-14

Really strong story line!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

I had goosebumps while reading this book. It was a story full of history and a lot of dramatic scenes. It's situated during World War II while the allies try to take down the remaining Nazi troops. The book is told in the past and present from two different perspectives (Marie Laure's and Wener's) and I will say sometimes it was hard to follow which time period it was, but I believe that was mainly because I heard an audiobook instead of reading a physical copy.
Knowing the time period it was I was sure the ending will hurt, and it did! I can't give many more details because I will be spoiling this book, however I will leave below a little history on each of our main characters.

The characters:
Marie Laure is a blind girl which has to run together with her father, Daniel, because of the German invasion. We get to see the amazing relationship they have and how he teaches her to find herself, to read, and to have hope. They go to France to stay with Marie's great uncle, Etienne, who plays a major role in her life being the one who saves them and give them a home, at least before the invasion arrives to Saint Malo too. Etienne has a passion for books and radios, which will be a main breaking point in this book, while all communication media is being taken by the Germans in order to leave the cities without any way to communicate to defend themselves.

Werner was an orphan who has a sister named Jutta, they both live together with another group of childs and her take carer, until Werner is called to war. He was skilled in technology so he goes to a military school to develop himself and be usefull to the troops. In one of his assignments he has to go to Saint Malo, where she meets Marie Laure's and here is where both stories converged.

  • The Unexpected Everything 

  • By: Morgan Matson
  • Narrated by: Bailey Carr
  • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 225

Andie has a plan. And she always sticks to her plan. Future? A top-tier medical school. Dad? Avoid him as much as possible (which isn't that hard considering he's a congressman and he's never around). Friends? Palmer, Bri, and Toby - pretty much the most awesome people on the planet. Who needs anyone else? Relationships? No one's worth more than three weeks. So it's no surprise that Andie's got her summer all planned out, too.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Summer Read

  • By Joséphine on 05-10-16

Really cute contemporary

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

"You have to try. You have to take your chances. Go and attempt and see what happens. And even if you fail - especially if you fail - come back with your experience and your hard-won knowledge and a story you can tell. And then later you can say, without regret or hesitation... 'Once, I dared to dare greatly”

It was a really cute contemporary and a good mix between drama and fun. The book deals with some heavy topics and how our main character, Andy, is dealing with loss and changes in her life, while learning new things about herself like the fact that you can't always plan everything, sometimes you have to go with the flow because Things will happen! and I loved the fact that not all the issues got solved, because that's real life!
The only thing I would say against it is that I found the first few chapters a little slow, that's why it was not a 5 stars read.

  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

  • A Novel
  • By: Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Narrated by: Alma Cuervo, Julia Whelan, Robin Miles
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,523
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,340

Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Five Out of Seven Ain't Bad

  • By Dubi on 12-31-17

Awesome!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

It was a long time since I have read an adult book (since I mainly read YA) but this was amazing. The main character its raw and honest and willing to do whatever she needs to get what she wants. The book is powerful and it talks about defying the norms, we have a latin bisexual character who wants to be a star. She escapes from an abusive father and makes her way to Hollywood top actress. She gets married seven times, each time due to a different reason but she shows another aspect of her life once she tells her biography to Monique, the true life behind a star.
Evelyn Hugo its not a likable character, but I found myself kind of understanding where each decision she takes comes from, and I would say the author did an amazing job of representing the period of time and all the difficulties a woman had then.
I loved this book and I would totally recommend it!

  • Emma

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,699
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,645

This Audible Original production of Jane Austen’s Emma is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Liar), Morgana Robinson (The Windsors, Walliams & Friend, Morgana Robinson's the Agency), Aisling Loftus (Mr Selfridge, War & Peace), Joseph Millson (Casino Royale, The Sarah Jane Adventures), Alexa Davies (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well, that was wonderful

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-18

Amazing performance!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

This book took me by surprise! Im not sure why I haven't pick it up before, since I have a copy at home, but Im not big on classics so I thought I may not like it, and I was wrong.
The book tells the story of Emma, a young woman who swears she's never going to get married but thinks she has the ability to match all single persons around her. She becomes friends with Harriet and its determined to get her a husband but in the meantime she discovers not everything is as she sees it and she might find love for herself too.
Emma its not the most likable character since she takes a lot of decisions without even thinking in the consequences but her development through the book worth the read.
I heard the audible originals version and it was fantastic. The narrators do a great job with this book and the production is really well done, with the background sounds you almost think you are part of the story, I will totally recommend checking it out.