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  • Take Another Little Piece of My Heart

  • A Groupie Grows Up
  • By: Pamela Des Barres
  • Narrated by: Pamela Des Barres
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Pamela Des Barres, celebrated “queen of the groupies,” chronicled her adventures with rock stars in her bestseller I’m with the Band. This book picks up where that one left off, with Pamela embarking on marriage and motherhood, all the while sharing quarters and making friends with stars. But this is a survivor’s story about the anguish of coping with loved ones’ addictions, about suffering divorce, about the joys and terrors of raising a gifted son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Grand, Grand, Grand!!!!

  • By Sarah on 09-03-17

Oh My

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

Reviewed: 06-04-19

I took Miss Pamela's book on vacation to China and Thailand and we had a great time. The emotions in her narration were splendid. I felt I was with her during her "groupie Years". This refreshing memoire made me smile and laugh often. Thanks for the memories, I wish you had more to share.

  • Neon Prey

  • A Prey Novel, Book 29
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,446
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,226

Clayton Deese looks like a small-time criminal, muscle for hire when his loan-shark boss needs to teach someone a lesson. Now, seven months after a job that went south and landed him in jail, Deese has skipped out on bail, and the US Marshals come looking for him. They don't much care about a low-level guy - it's his boss they want - but Deese might be their best chance to bring down the whole operation. Then, they step onto a dirt trail behind Deese's rural Louisiana cabin and find a jungle full of graves. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of moving parts! Outstanding!!

  • By shelley on 04-24-19

Love Davenport

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

Reviewed: 05-30-19

Fascinating book with characters you love to hate. Sandford's ending goes against the norm.....will there be a sequel or is he tempting us? This may be book 29 but it's still fresh and exciting. Ferrone is Lucas Davenport, all the time every time.

  • Rich People Problems

  • A Novel
  • By: Kevin Kwan
  • Narrated by: Lydia Look
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,048
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,413

When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside - but he's not alone. The entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe to stake claim on their matriarch's massive fortune. With each family member vying to inherit Tyersall Park - a trophy estate on 64 prime acres in the heart of Singapore - Nicholas' childhood home turns into a hotbed of speculation and sabotage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cheesy and Funny and the PERFECT Summer Book!

  • By D on 05-30-17

End of the trilogy

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

Reviewed: 03-28-19

The third volume of this trilogy was marginalized by the making a couple second string characters too prominent. It was good until the end where the author seemed intent on ending the series quickly without respect to the readers who were riveted to these books. He mailed it in.

  • Baseball in '41

  • By: Robert W. Creamer
  • Narrated by: Tom Parker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

It was the year that Joe DiMaggio set his 56-game hitting streak, that Ted Williams batted .406, that the Dodgers and the Yankees battled each other in a classic World Series, and that America went to war. In this look at what he calls "the best baseball season ever", Robert Creamer skillfully intertwines all these epochal baseball happenings with an informal history of a pivotal period in American life.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Bait and with book

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-28-19

Bait and with book

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

Reviewed: 03-28-19

I thought I'd read about Joe and Ted's monumental 41 season alas I was tricked by the cover and the promo. Unless you are a Yankee or Dodger fan you won't enjoy this book. It's full of minutia. A history of the Yankees and Dodgers during the 30's and 40's. It's full of personal memories as a youth.

Ted's achievement of hitting .406 lasts a short time and Joe's 56 hitting streak a little longer. Ugh!
I loved the narrator I could listen to him forever.

  • Camino Island

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13,012
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,677
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,654

Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them, and a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for - all in one long summer on Camino Island.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not happy

  • By William on 06-08-17

Grisham has forgotten what got him here!

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

Reviewed: 07-03-17

Has Grisham forgotten to write? I'm not sure but I'm convinced he's forgotten how to end a novel. This is sophomoric. Pabulum for the young. The days of an automatic download are gone. Time to step it up my friend.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

  • A Jack Ryan Novel, Book 17
  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 19 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,666
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,084

It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, US Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the man dies before he says more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New Faith In The Series - Cyber Terrorism & Islamic State

  • By Derek on 12-07-16

Never Expected This Plot

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

Reviewed: 12-29-16

Spellbinding...Scary...Shocking describe "True Faith and Allegiance. Mark Greaney has broken the typical Terrorist plot/subplots that we are accustom hearing. As awesome as this novel is, I can't imagine this happening but yes, I can imagine happening someday ..... I pray it never comes true. You need to listen to this book! Tom Clancy RIP, Mark has your back.

  • No Man's Land: John Puller, Book 4

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,390
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,655
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,612

John Puller's mother disappeared nearly 30 years ago. Despite an intensive search and investigation, she was never seen again. But new allegations have come to light suggesting that Puller's father - now suffering from dementia and living in a VA hospital - may have murdered his wife. Puller is officially barred from working on the case and faces a potential court-martial if he disobeys the order, but he knows he can't sit this investigation out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Uncle Sam likes his deniability...

  • By shelley on 11-16-16

Nepotism

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

The Puller Series is pretty week. First the brother and Father now the Mother and Father, nepotism personified. The plot is too far fetched, SciFi meets Thrillers.

Baldacci is great but I prefer he go back to what makes him an outstanding story teller.

  • The Whistler

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14,379
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12,917
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,844

Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It's John Grisham, right?

  • By Elle on 10-30-16

Grisham can't finish!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

This was a great story, the concept was outstanding. Alas, like most of his recent books the end disappointed. It's a constant theme throughout his recent tales, great story, great characters, great everything but a typical listless ending. I almost didn't purchase this book because of Campbell but she's improved her delivery which is to her credit.

  • Home

  • Myron Bolitar Series, Book 11
  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,003

A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For 10 years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager. Where has he been for 10 years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Win comes home. So does Harlan Coben.

  • By Carol on 10-26-17

Myron and Win are back!

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

Reviewed: 10-04-16

Its been a too long since Coben gave us a good old Bolitar Novel. I loved it and can't wait until they ride again. He kept me in suspense to the end. The epilogue was wonderful. Myron and Win may not be PC but I don't care.......I want more!

  • Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Bourne Ascendancy

  • By: Eric Van Lustbader
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 252

In this thrilling and absorbing new novel Jason Bourne is faced with an impossible mission. He has been hired to impersonate a high-level government minister at a political summit meeting in Qatar, shielding the minister from any assassination attempts. Suddenly, armed gunmen storm the room, killing everyone but Bourne. Their target, however, isn't the minister Bourne impersonates...it is Bourne himself.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I can't believe how lame this book comes off.

  • By Jim on 06-22-14

Holter Graham must be replaced!

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

Reviewed: 07-09-16

I loved this Bourne Novel. The characters and the story were weaved in a wonderful series of progressive plots that intertwined. The narrator is terrible.He needs to be placed as Bourne's next target. Perhaps in an environment that is conducive to headphones at home he may be able to be understood. In the car many of his lines were incoherent. I see he's narrating the next Bourne book, yuck. Eric there are too many narrators out there to subject your fans to Graham's undistinguished voice.