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  • The Midwife's Apprentice

  • By: Karen Cushman
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 212

Lyrical yet unsentimental, The Midwife's Apprentice won the coveted 1996 Newbery Medal. Filled with striking characters, it paints unforgettable pictures of village life in the Middle Ages, the midwife's craft, and a very remarkable girl's growing independence and pride.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good morality tale for young people

  • By Sher from Provo on 06-22-12

A simple story. Worth reading.

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

Reviewed: 03-14-17

What made the experience of listening to The Midwife's Apprentice the most enjoyable?

I enjoyed the story of the girl and her experiences.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Midwife's Apprentice?

When she succeeded in delivering a baby by herself.

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

I was able to listen to this book in different pieces. I definitely did not want to just leave it unfinished.

  • Unravel Me

  • Shatter Me, Book 2
  • By: Tahereh Mafi
  • Narrated by: Kate Simses
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,087
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005

Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her - people with gifts - and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • When Superheros meet dystopian teen romance

  • By Sarina Anderson on 03-15-13

So intriguing. Breathtaking. Lovely.

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

Reviewed: 05-07-16

This author is exquisite, she weaves a masterpiece of a story that leaves you wanting more. The metaphors and similes draw you in. Somehow you read so much you almost feel as if you are not reading. Such a great book! Can't wait to read the next one!!!! Love love love it!