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Jennifer Stover

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  • Storm Glass

  • The Harbinger Series, Book 1
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 673

Theirs is a world of opposites. The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known only as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor are forced into factory work to maintain the engine of commerce. Only the wealthy can afford to learn the Mysteries, and they use their knowledge to further lock their hold on society. Cettie Pratt is a waif doomed to the world below, until an admiral attempts to adopt her. But in her new home in the clouds, not everyone treats her as one of the family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Immersive, Wonderful, Magical!

  • By Huntress on 07-05-18

I wasn't expecting

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

Reviewed: 10-30-18

I wasn't expecting a ya book as I found it under another category. however I couldn't put it down.i truly cared about the characters and couldn't wait to find out what happened next. tho I don't usually read young adult books , I will be looking for more of this series definitely recommend it to others

  • 51 Sleepless Nights: Collection of Horror Stories

  • By: Tobias Wade
  • Narrated by: Skip Nelson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 57

A diverse collection of 51 short horror stories, including the grizzly confessions of a serial killer, parallel dimensions, becoming trapped in a virtual world, and encountering ancient aliens buried beneath the Earth's crust. Demons, monsters, psychopaths, undead, mad experiments, and paranormal - no matter what makes your heart race, you're guaranteed to face your fear with these terrifying tales. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • unfinished storylines<br />

  • By Maggie on 05-17-18

returned there was nothing horrific about it.

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

Just a bunch of so so stories. boring for the most part. had to push through hoping the each time the next would be better. it wasn't.

  • Baby Teeth

  • A Novel
  • By: Zoje Stage
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,846
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,713
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,711

Suzette knows her clever and manipulative seven-year-old daughter doesn’t love her. She can see the hatred and jealousy in her eyes. And as Hanna’s subtle acts of cruelty threaten to tear her and her husband apart, Suzette fears her very life may be in grave danger....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Immediately Gripping

  • By Tatiana on 07-18-18

finally something worth listening to

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

after many hits and misses over last several books I've read or listened to, I finally found a book I loved. And im not one who says that very often. There are very few books I can honestly say that about. I don't know why on Facebook there are so many mixed reviews especially regarding the ending of the book. I thought the end was perfect , it left it open for a sequel at the same time winding it up so your not left wondering WTH why did I just read that and not knowing at all what just happened. I also have a six year old daughter and it really made me look at her and thank God she is truly perfect and made me so grateful for the perfect Angel I was blessed with. I don't know what I would do if I had to face the difficulties these parents were put through. however that said I could never react as this mother did in the end but I liked how through the book as a mother it makes you feel and side with her but by the end it twists your emotions so you can't wait to see what the daughter has install for her in the next one , that maybe she was right and deserved everything she had planned for her mother after all. That said I will definitely be looking for other books Zoje Stage in the future . also just warning, you won't get any sleep while listening to this book. I finished it in less than two days I couldn't put it down and was up to 5 this morning desperate to hear the end.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Gilchrist: A Novel

  • By: Christian Galacar
  • Narrated by: Kevin Clay
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 183

Two years after losing their infant son to a tragic accident, Peter Martell, a novelist with a peculiar knack for finding lost things, and his wife, Sylvia, are devastated to learn they may no longer be able to have children. In need of a fresh start, and compelled by strange dreams, the couple decide to rent a lake house in the idyllic town of Gilchrist, Massachusetts, a place where bad things might just happen for a reason. As bizarre events begin to unfold around them, Peter and Sylvia are drawn into the chaos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well Executed Horror

  • By Big Cheese on 08-05-18

without giving anything away

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

I will just say after being sorely dissapointed with the last few books I've gotten , this was refreshingly good. I actually really enjoyed it. This is the first book I have listened to by this author and I'm going to search for more now. also the narrator did very good job, easy to listen to and did really good switching between characters. Is definitely worth the credit.

  • Bad Mommy

  • By: Tarryn Fisher
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Lance Greenfield, Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 797
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 731

When Fig Coxbury buys a house on West Barrett Street, it's not because she likes the neighborhood, or even because she likes the house. It's because everything she desires is next door: the husband, the child, and the life that belongs to someone else. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant- really good!

  • By Candice on 06-01-18

first novel by fisher

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

this book caught my eye I don't usually read these types I usually sticknyo more horror and suspense. But something about the description just hooked me. being a woman I completely understood joelenes side and hearing it also from the crazy side as well I couldn't help but laugh at aloud out how truly crazy she was. It was very enjoyable book fast paced I listen to it in just two days. tho I was hoping for something more thrilling to happen at the end that never came. It was very true to life when you find yourself suddenly surrounded by others who don't truly have the same intentions as yourself. I would recommend this book to any woman who's ever felt well like the third wheel in her own relationship when certain others arrive. great book I may check out others by her.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,057
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,932

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre

  • By erin george on 10-03-18

Well... It was definitely better than his last

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

I pre ordered The outsider and was excited to hopefully get past the failure of sleeping beauties.( just my opinion, I just could not get into it) I personally think King does his best work when he works alone. Again just my opinion. I don’t want to give any spoilers so I’ll just speak in general about the book, I hate when you’ve been looking forward to newly released book and others want to recap the entire story. So that being said the overall story plot was intriguing tho as possible horror novel but ended up being more detective mystery type. My fan of horror side was hoping for something a little more “IT” than Mr.Mercedes. However I did love the trilogy, but I went into those knowing what they were. I would have preferred he actually took you there during the murder scenes in the minds of the victims or the outsider. Instead was more just hearing the details after, like hearing a police report. That would have made it more scary for me. And the one thing that made this story better for me tho is the one thing the narrator absolutely killed for me. That being Holly’s character. I love when King intertwines his worlds and novels together and Holly and Bill Hodges are two of my favorite characters from his books. However the narrator absolutely ruined it for me and didn’t pull her off at all. And tho hate is a strong word I hated how he did her character and voice. I think I would have liked this book much more if not for that. And found myself wishing I had just read it myself or that they used a different narrator. Other than those two things the overall story was very good and I do definitely recommend it to other King fans or even those who are new to his stories.

8 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • The Elementals

  • By: Michael McDowell
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,821
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,813

After a bizarre and disturbing incident at the funeral of matriarch Marian Savage, the McCray and Savage families look forward to a restful and relaxing summer at Beldame, on Alabama's Gulf Coast, where three Victorian houses loom over the shimmering beach. Two of the houses are habitable, while the third is slowly and mysteriously being buried beneath an enormous dune of blindingly white sand. But though long uninhabited, the third house is not empty. Inside, something deadly lies in wait.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid Haunted House Book - and that's rare!

  • By Uber Femme on 06-28-18

my first novel by michael mcdowell

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

Reviewed: 10-31-17

This was the first of mcdowell's novels that i have listen/read. and it was very good. i was very much surprised by how much i liked it. I'm always nervous with trying new authors but Michael Mcdowell is now one of my favorites i'm happy to say. i have also since read/listened to the Blackwater saga which i also like however was forced to return it after getting all the way to chapter 89 out 97 because of a glitch in the audio and after listening to over 25 hours was very disappointed in not being able to finish it. so just warning it was very good but if you do get it go ahead and skip to chapter 89 and skim through it and also check chapter 90 before listening to whole book just to make sure it will work that way if it does not work you can go ahead and return it before getting so invested in the story as i was. anyways back to The Elementals, i really enjoyed this book i actually really cared about the characters and cared as to what happened to them compared to other books i've read that i could have cared less rather they lived or died or fell off the face of the earth. i really liked that it took place in southern Alabama and listening to the discriptions of the town etc., because the places he describes in many of his books i've learned take place in areas my grandmother grew up in the early thirties and its nice hearing about the places she grew up, since my grandmother passed last year reading Mcdowell's books, helps me to reconnect and feel close to her again and that alone i feel very grateful for discovering michael mcdowell and his novels. but that is not the only reason i loved them so much. he truly is a wonderful story teller and the discriptions he uses really makes you feel like you are there without going overboard and getting side tracked just to fill up pages and space as King likes to do so well. dont get me wrong i usually love Stephen king but sometimes i can honestly say just get on with it already. i love it when they give deep details to help you actually feel the characters enviroment around them but i dont need three extra hours of backstory on a character who will be killed off in the next chapter never to mentioned again .Mcdowell did none of this, his writing was on point and i loved every moment of it.i wont give any details on the book itself as i don't want to give it away. but if you love old fashioned supernatural ghost story you will love The Elementals.

  • The Abominable

  • A Novel
  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 29 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 509

The year is 1924 and the race to summit the world's highest mountain has been brought to a terrified pause by the shocking disappearance of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine, high on the shoulder of Mt. Everest. By the following year, three climbers - a British poet and veteran of the Great War, a young French Chamonix guide, and an idealistic young American - find a way to take their shot at the top.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring

  • By Verna Wilder on 04-15-15

Not what I was expecting at all

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

Reviewed: 04-20-17

Wasn't the story I was expecting . Narrator was very good and story started off very interesting but didn't go in the direction I thought it would. Don't won't to give anything to much away but let's just say it really has nothing to do with the yeti at all.

  • The Child Thief

  • By: Brom
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545

The award-winning artist Brom takes us on a haunting look at the true world of Peter Pan, in his first full-length novel. From modern day New York to the dying land of Faerie, The Child Thief reveals the world of Peter Pan through the eyes of an insecure runaway who is seduced by Peter’s charm. But any dreams of a fairy wonderland are quickly replaced by the reality of life and death survival as Peter’s recruits are forced into a lethal battle in which the line between good and evil is blurred.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very well done.

  • By Elijah on 01-08-13

loved it! new favorite author to add to my list

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

Reviewed: 12-31-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes

What did you like best about this story?

Everything, from the new take on peter pan story itself to the wonderful narrator. you would never guess its only one person reading. wasn't much on the Disney version but this was very interesting and new twist with much darker side. however don't be mistaken this is not a children's book.

Have you listened to any of Kirby Heyborne’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

yes. one of my favorite narrators.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

not sure but would definitely go see this if they made it into a movie.