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  • Me Before You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anna Bentink, Steven Crossley, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,948
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,893

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life - steady boyfriend, close family - who has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life - big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel - and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy - but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journey Into the Unknown

  • By Pamela Harvey on 01-13-13

I don't understand the hype

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

Honestly dunno why this has such good reviews, it's just a girl who has never done anything with her life get a caretaker job for a dieing boy they fall for each other and he doesn't change neither does she.

  • Molly's Game

  • From Hollywood’s Elite, to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
  • By: Molly Bloom
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,193

In the late 2000s, Molly Bloom, a twenty something petite brunette from Loveland Colorado, ran the highest stakes, most exclusive poker game Hollywood had ever seen - she was its mistress, its lion tamer, its agent, and its oxygen. Everyone wanted in, few were invited to play. Hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost at her table. Molly's game became the game for those in the know - celebrities, business moguls, and millionaires.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great until it’s Not

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-27-18

Simply Amazing

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

Reviewed: 02-15-19

I watched the movie first and loved it so I wanted to read the boo and of course it was even better than the movie; of course the movie misses some parts and makes some parts up but the essence was there.
I absolutely recommend this one, it just has it all, gambling, sex, drugs, jail, lawyers, pretty and smart girl, "the bad guys", what else can you ask for?

  • The Wedding Gift

  • Four Weddings and Fiasco Series, Book 1
  • By: Lucy Kevin
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 138

After Julie Delgado’s restaurant closes, she temporarily takes over the catering position at the Rose Chalet, a full-service San Francisco wedding venue. She plans to dazzle the bride and groom so the Chalet’s owner will keep her around, but fate has other plans for her when the bride’s brother shows up for the first food tasting. Andrew Kyle is not only the Cuisine Channel’s Edgy Eats host and chef, but his recent review of Julie’s restaurant was the final nail in its coffin. Once he meets Julie at the Rose Chalet, he’s certain she’s playing it safe.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots and lots of inner-monologue

  • By TR on 04-04-16

Very predictable. Loved the food

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

The story is very predictable, you know who are the main characters and their character from chapter one.
However what saved this story for me was the way they describe the food, the writer has a magic way to describe the colors, taste, smell and they way food was prepared, I liked that very much.
There is not much story other than the very predictable sad girl meets bully-like rich guy and they fall in love.

  • Scarred

  • By: Joanne Macgregor
  • Narrated by: Kelsey Egan, Richard Lothian
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

Sloane Munster had the perfect life - until she didn't. Now 17-year-old Sloane is trying to reboot her life after a serious accident left her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized. Starting her senior year at a different school, she recognizes Luke Naughton, a swimmer whom she once had a crush on, in her new class. But when she smiles at him, he glares back with revulsion, and she's sure he's disgusted by her ugly scar.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life leaves you Scarred

  • By Nicola on 08-15-16

The narrator is the only thing that saves the book

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

The first part (like 8 chapters) is her complaining about the scar on her face, then is about how she likes this boy who seems to be disgusted by her scar and then finally at the far middle they explain what happened to her face and how they both connect, the end has some action and I guess it was ok, but the main character is just so needy and keeps complaining about her scar and how she is not pretty anymore.

  • The Viscount's Christmas Temptation

  • Dukes of War, Book 1
  • By: Erica Ridley
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

Certain individuals might consider Lady Amelia Pembroke a managing sort of female, but truly most people would be lost without her help. Why, the latest on-dit is that rakish Viscount Sheffield is canceling the fete of the year because he hasn't time for silly soirees. He doesn't need time - he needs her!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the book and the narration..

  • By Trish R. on 11-30-18

Short but very enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

Interesting seeing a strong women in those times, how she didn't care to carry a book with her or having no escort.
It was a very short story but very enjoyable.

  • Singing Montana Sky

  • By: Debra Holland
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74

Beautiful, wealthy, and sophisticated, opera star Sophia Maxwell is living the life of her dreams. As the Songbird of Chicago, she's lauded for her pure, rich voice and has a constant circle of admirers vying for her jaded attention. Then she loses her voice during a performance. Her doctor warns her to rest her larynx, or she'll never sing again. Devastated, Sophia retreats to the frontier town of Sweetwater Springs to stay with her sister. She's determined to recover and once again take the stage by storm.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds Like an Unprofessional Narrator

  • By Les Raymond on 01-30-19

I liked the others but not this one

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I cant explain whats different about this one, I've listen to all of the other Montana Sky by Debra Holland and absolutely loved them, but this one is just boring, I feel like its all over the place and maybe trying to hard.
I couldn't finish it, I returned it after the 10th chapter (so I did give it a try).
I really wanted to like it but I just couldn't follow the story.

  • The Kiss Quotient

  • A Novel
  • By: Helen Hoang
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,931
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,650
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,643

Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases - a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with as well as way less experience in the dating department than the average 30-year-old. It doesn't help that she has Asperger's and that French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. She decides that she needs lots of practice - with a professional - which is why she hires escort Michael Phan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-12-18

Nothing new

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I liked the story but it was very predictable, also very "pretty woman" but reversed.
The main characters are nothing new, she is "special" and he makes her feel good about herself.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I Woke Up Dead at the Mall

  • By: Judy Sheehan
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 206

Last night Sarah was a bridesmaid, dressed in a hideous mango chiffon. Today she wakes up dead at the Mall of America. This is where the universe sends teenagers who were murdered. In fact most malls are haunted. The living don't notice it, what with all the bright lights, sales, and free samples. The dead just pass through them while finishing up the business of their former lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Light and fun even though everyone is dead

  • By Angelmarie on 03-24-16

another take on the after life

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

If you have the romance package go ahead and get the book, if not, dont waste your money/credits on this one.
If you can pass the narrator annoying high and whining voice the story is actually not that bad, its another take on the after life, its not the best written book ever and Im sure its not gonna be nominated for any awards but it was ok. It does get a bit repetitive at times.
No spoiler: Its a 16 y/o girl who dies and she wakes up at a mall like place, there is a death coach that explains this place is where she needs to stay to fix her unfinished business, girl meets a cute boy, boy likes her back, they need to work their unsolved issues, its not allowed to date at "the mall", you get the idea.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Once Upon a Haunted Moor

  • The Tyack & Frayne Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Harper Fox
  • Narrated by: Tim Gilbert
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,005
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 925
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 930

Gideon Frayne has spent his whole working life as a policeman in the village of Dark on Bodmin Moor. His first missing-child case is eating him alive. When his own boss sends in a psychic to help with the case, he's gutted - he's a level-headed copper who doesn't believe in such things, and he can't help but think that the arrival of clairvoyant Lee Tyack is a comment on his failure to find the little girl. But Lee is hard to hate, no matter how Gideon tries. At first Lee's insights into the case make no sense, but he seems to have a window straight into Gideon's heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent start, terrific narration

  • By Annika on 01-26-18

Where could the beast be?

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

I tried listening to this a while ago and didn't like it, I even returned it but I gave it a second chance now and I enjoyed it.
Its a bit difficult to follow at first because of his accent and the fast pass of the story but its a cool story once you get a hang of it.
The love story is between two men and there is a sex scene, its not too explicit and if you are not into that you can easily skip it like I did.
The mystery is very good.

  • A Sucky Love Story

  • Overcoming Unhappily Ever After
  • By: Brittani Louise Taylor
  • Narrated by: Brittani Louise Taylor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,605
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,239
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,240

Where does a moderately popular internet star who never leaves her house look for potential suitors? Online. Tinder, Bumble, Match.com, OkCupid - I tried them all. My 31-year-old self clicked and swiped her little heart out, leading to more dates than I could count, and more disappointment than I was prepared for. Maybe you can relate. Maybe you know all too well the perils of modern dating. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • beautiful work

  • By Kristin Pollard on 12-06-18

I didnt see it coming

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

I've been following her YouTube channel for quite a while now, even before she got together with Milosh, I saw the vlogs with him, I saw her pregnant and the vlogs of the 3 of them.
I watched when she explained she was separating and I thought he might've cheated on her, but I never imagined all of this.
This is not the best book of 2018 nor the best of memoirs but its the way she chose to explain her story.
Either if you are a fan or not I really suggest you to read it, there were so many lies and weirdness she didnt see that its scary.
Im scared that this really could happen to anyone.