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Robin Batterson

St.PETERSBURG, FL USA
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  • Counting on You

  • Amarillo Sour, Book 1
  • By: Laura Chapman
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Hansen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Math teacher Haleigh Parde has no desire to change her single status until she receives an invitation to her high school reunion. With her ex spreading rumors, she needs a date and fast. Haleigh finds herself meeting a blind date at a neighborhood bar called Amarillo Sour. After watching Haleigh crash and burn, app developer Ian Henning makes her a proposition. If she'll provide honest feedback on his new dating app, he'll guarantee her a date to knock the socks off her former classmates.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute romance

  • By LeKeisha on 02-12-19

enjoyable story, great narrator!<br />

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

Reviewed: 01-23-19

Listened while driving, really enjoyed story,found myself sitting in car listening and not getting right out. Hoping more coming....

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 35,556
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,495
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,369

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Seattle blues on 08-17-18

enjoyed immensely!

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

Listened to this in my car, found myself taking long way so to listen longer.
Beautifully written book about girl who grown up in the marsh on her own at a young age, becoming intune with the marsh and its creatures she learns from them.
Shunned by the townspeople she adapted to being alone. Eventually she lets in a few people some to her benefit and others not.
Read it you will not be disappointed.

  • The High Tide Club

  • A Novel
  • By: Mary Kay Andrews
  • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
  • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,812
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,644
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,640

When 99-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons Brooke Trappnell to Talisa Island, her 20,000-acre remote barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa, but Brooke has never met her. Over the course of a few meetings, Josephine spins a tale of old friendships, dark secrets, betrayal, and a long-unsolved murder. She wants Brooke to help her make amends with the heirs of the women who were her closest friends....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall a good story but...

  • By RocketDog on 05-25-18

great book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-18

Mary Kay Andrew's at her best. friendships, over generations, family, love and relationships. I highly recommend.

  • The Advocate

  • The Advocate, Book 1
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: Summer Rona
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 213

For Sabre Orin Brown, life is good; she has it all...or would have, if only she could solve the mysterious disappearance of her brother. The search for her brother and her career as a juvenile-court attorney collide when she defends a nine-year-old whose father will go to any length to obtain custody. Sabre finds herself immersed in a case with too many unanswered questions. Her quest for the truth takes her coast to coast and five years into the past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story !

  • By Pat on 06-16-14

Great story.

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

Listened to this on audible, was an entertaining who did it type of book. I liked the background explanations woven in and explained by the end. Main character a lawyer in family court.

  • The Forgotten Ones

  • A Novel
  • By: Steena Holmes
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Arthur Morey
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 765
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 694

Elle is a survivor. She’s managed to piece together a solid life from a childhood of broken memories and fairy tales her mom told her to explain away bad dreams. But weekly visits to her mother still fill Elle with a paralyzing fear she can’t explain. It’s just another of so many unanswered questions she grew up with in a family estranged by silence and secrets. Elle’s world turns upside down when she receives a deathbed request from her grandfather, a man she was told had died years ago. Racked by grief, regrets, and a haunted conscience, he has a tale of his own to tell Elle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Story of Past Family Secrets

  • By Wendi on 05-04-18

great book<br />

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

I actually listened to this book on audible, didnt read it. loved it. Told looking back from several points of view. How secrets and well meaning lies can change the lives around you.
would highly recommend.

  • After Anna

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno, Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,528
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,180

Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie Ippolitti, and for the first time in a long time, he and his young son are happy. Despite her longing for the daughter she hasn’t seen since she was a baby, Maggie is happy too, and she’s even more overjoyed when she unexpectedly gets another chance to be a mother to the child she thought she'd lost forever, her only daughter Anna.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • So Bad That I Couldn’t Stop Listening

  • By Felicity Xenia Spamotic on 05-04-18

mixed feelings but overall think worth reading .

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

Overall it was a great story, I had trouble getting into it and thought it dragged abit. That said Loved the ending and it made the slow parts be more worth it

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Bridge Club

  • By: Patricia Sands
  • Narrated by: Patricia Sands
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

The Bridge Club reminds us of the complexities of women's friendships through an entertaining and often moving tale of eight women whose lives intersect once a month initially to play the game of bridge. What began as one night turns into four decades that span the segments of a woman's journey from youthful optimism to embracing the challenges and opportunities presented in life's later years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a must read( or listen)

  • By Robin Batterson on 07-09-18

This is a must read( or listen)

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

OMG! FABULOUS STORY OF FRIENDSHIP! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
GOING TO PURCHASE ANOTHER COPY TO SEND TO MY BEST FRIEND.

  • Winners

  • A Novel
  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 422

Even the most perfect lives can be shattered in an instant. In this moving, emotionally charged novel, Danielle Steel introduces listeners to an unforgettable cast of characters striving to overcome tragedy and discover the inner resources and resilience to win at life - once again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Would only ever buy this on sale

  • By Katie D. on 07-16-15

Great book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-18

This was a really great story, loved it! You Won't be disappointed. A true Winner!

  • The Great Alone

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,923
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,807

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Long, Hard Slog Through Endless Despair and Heartache

  • By Morro Schreiber on 04-11-18

Great read!

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

I loved this story, a bit of everything, adventure,history, nature and romance. You will not be sorry you started it, just that it ended.

  • The Longest Silence

  • Shades of Death
  • By: Debra Webb
  • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Joanna Guthrie was free. She had been for 18 years - or so she needed everyone to believe. What really happened during the longest 14 days of her life, when she and two other women were held captive by the worst kind of killer, wasn't something she could talk about. Not after what she'd had to do to survive. But when more women go missing in an eerily similar manner, Jo knows her prolonged silence will only seal their fates. She's finally ready to talk; she just needs someone to listen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved

  • By Khristina on 04-22-18

Couldn't put down!

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

Reviewed: 04-09-18

Great story. Couldn't put down. Listened ever chance I had, had to find out how things turned out. now to read priors in series.