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  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,582
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37,583

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Overrated

  • By David on 04-03-13

Entertaining for Road Trip

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

Reviewed: 07-25-15

Enjoyed listening to this on a long road trip. Initially, the Story offers surprises and takes interesting turns. Then, toward the end, it loses some of this appeal in following a more predictable resolution. Overall, very entertaining.

0 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

  • By: Karen Joy Fowler
  • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,508
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,365
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,366

Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and our narrator, Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. She has her reasons. "I spent the first eighteen years of my life defined by this one fact: that I was raised with a chimpanzee," she tells us. "It's never going to be the first thing I share with someone. I tell you Fern was a chimp and already you aren't thinking of her as my sister. But until Fern's expulsion, I'd scarcely known a moment alone. She was my twin, my funhouse mirror, my whirlwind other half, and I loved her as a sister."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was totally worth the credit.

  • By Amber on 10-04-13

Gripping and suspenseful. Cannot predict where this story will go.

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

Reviewed: 07-23-15

Too many books follow a well recognized format. Written in first person, this story is refreshingly different in that respect one cannot predict where the characters will end up. While disturbingly sad in content at times, this reader found the story intellectually stimulating, emotionally interesting and more than worthwhile.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • If You Survive

  • From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of World War II - One American Officer's Riveting True Story
  • By: George Wilson
  • Narrated by: Brian Keeler
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428

George Wilson has garnered much acclaim for this shattering and enlightening memoir. Detailing his odyssey from July, 1944 until the following summer, If You Survive is a startling first-person account of the final year of World War II. Wilson was the only man from his original company to finish the war. As a Second Lieutenant, he went ashore at Utah Beach after the D-Day invasion amidst burned vehicles, sunken landing craft, and broken fortifications.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the best story of the war in Europe I've read

  • By David on 02-18-17

First-hand Account of Infantryman

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

Reviewed: 02-16-15

Straightforward recounting of the realities of combat for infantryman on the front line fighting Germans following D-Day invasion. It's amazing the author lived to tell this story.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful