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  • The Odyssey

  • By: Homer, Emily Wilson - translator
  • Narrated by: Claire Danes
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526

The first great adventure story in the Western canon, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. In this fresh, authoritative version - the first English translation of The Odyssey by a woman - this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, this engrossing translation matches the number of lines in the Greek original, thus striding at Homer’s sprightly pace.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator's Readings of Dialogue Overdone

  • By D. Terry on 12-21-18

Very boring Narration

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

Reviewed: 03-18-19

I struggled to finish book because the narration didn't seem to bring any character to life. I couldnt tell the difference between any characters dialogue. The book itself was fine but the lack of narration made the story less appealing and exciting.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

  • By: Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray
  • Narrated by: Stockard Channing
  • Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,935
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,607
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,604

Meet Ramona. She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father and big sister, Beezus. She’s not afraid of anything and is always up to something. And that’s just the beginning…. In this audio collection, join Ramona, one of Beverly Cleary’s most beloved characters, on all her wacky adventures!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ramona's Table of Contents

  • By Ellen on 11-10-16

Great Collection!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This is a fun and engaging collection. The narrator does an excellent job of expressing all of the characters and their personalities. Overall, a great children's audiobook.

  • Circe

  • By: Madeline Miller
  • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,925
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,832
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,745

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring, like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power - the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refined writing with an intimate performance

  • By Michael - Audible Editor 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: 05-26-18

Loved the whole story and all of the characters. The Titans are just as absorbed as the Olympians.

  • The Last Olympian: Percy Jackson, Book 5

  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,066
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,081

All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 10 y.o. boy became a READER with this book!

  • By Christine (and Alex) on 02-24-13

Great Finish!

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

Reviewed: 03-22-18

The story was amazing, intense, fierce, and painted a great picture with words. Everyone should read this series!

  • The Battle of the Labyrinth: Percy Jackson, Book 4

  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,496
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,087
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,114

Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ready for book 5!!

  • By Angelbaby on 04-02-15

Excellent continuation of the story!

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

I enjoyed the book from beginning to end and all of the new characters introduced.

  • I Am Legend

  • By: Richard Matheson
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,984
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,395
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,412

In I Am Legend, a plague has decimated the world, and those unfortunate enough to survive are transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Everyone else has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. By day, he stalks the sleeping undead, by night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superb!

  • By Steven Casper on 01-24-08

Awesome!

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

Reviewed: 12-22-17

Very entertaining, creepy, dark and suspenseful! Great story to continousdly read in short period of time!

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  • Invisible Man

  • A Novel
  • By: Ralph Ellison
  • Narrated by: Joe Morton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,755
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,756

Ralph Elllison's Invisible Man is a monumental novel, one that can well be called an epic of 20th-century African-American life. It is a strange story, in which many extraordinary things happen, some of them shocking and brutal, some of them pitiful and touching - yet always with elements of comedy and irony and burlesque that appear in unexpected places.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Masterfully written; perfectly narrated

  • By Imhokhai on 03-04-13

Loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 12-08-17

Extremely well written and the descriptive narrating allows you to feel like you are there.

  • The Lightning Thief

  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1
  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,935
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,955
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,013

Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to stay out of trouble. But can he really be expected to stand by and watch while a bully picks on his scrawny best friend? Or not defend himself against his pre-algebra teacher when she turns into a monster and tries to kill him? Of course, no one believes Percy about the monster incident; he's not even sure he believes himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Lightning Theif

  • By Sara on 08-17-05

Great story and very entertaining!!

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

Reviewed: 10-20-17

I loved this story. The mix of Greek mythogoly and a young kids current life is fantastic. The characters all are unique and play a great role in contributing to the Journey of Percy Jackson.