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  • The Wild Heart of Stevie Nicks

  • By: Rob Sheffield
  • Narrated by: Rob Sheffield
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,315
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,907
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,900

Grab your lace shawl and top hat and get ready to twirl—this is a full-throttle appreciation of the life and voice of Stevie Nicks from one of rock criticism’s most celebrated writers.   

Best-selling author and Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield explores the music and artistry of the rock goddess who has kept generations of music lovers totally bewitched and spellbound, with such classic rock hits as "Rhiannon" and "Gypsy".

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • As much Fleetwood Mac as Stevie

  • By Michael W. Travis on 05-05-19

Sheffield Doesn't Understand Music

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

Reviewed: 05-09-19

While I appreciate the love of any band, Sheffield's neurotic fetish with Fleetwood Mac is just depressing. This performance is nothing but poor, fallacy-ridden half-cocked interpretations of FM lyrics, and horrendous puns on FM lyrics because Sheffield has minimal writing talent.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • More Bedtime Stories for Cynics

  • By: Kirsten Kearse, Gretchen Enders, Aparna Nancherla, and others
  • Narrated by: Nick Offerman, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11,714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,735
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10,718

Make sure the kids aren’t around! Just because you’re a grown-up doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the art of the children’s bedtime story. Nick Offerman presents this collection of 12 short stories written in the style of a classic kids' tale, but with a decidedly dark and adult approach. What really happened after Snow White died, from the perspective of the one medically trained dwarf? A naive wizard professor reports back from the trenches of an underprivileged school of magic. And much more!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Probably not for everyone

  • By Katie on 05-03-19

Childish is too good a word for this dreck

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

Reviewed: 05-07-19

Offerman was great as always, and many of the narrators were exceptional, but the stories were pandering, childish, and more immature than I can put into words.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Mueller Report

  • The Findings of the Special Counsel Investigation
  • By: Robert S. Mueller III, Special Counsel's Office U.S. Department of Justice
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett, Victor Bevine
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,831
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,791

The wait is over. After a two-year investigation, the results of The Mueller Report have been released to the public. Now listen to an audio version of one of the most talked about government documents in history. These are the redacted findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team, which was tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections, including exploring any links or coordination between President Donald J. Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and the Russian government.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Double Checked Accuracy

  • By Aptly Informed on 05-04-19

Trump Did Not Collude or Obstruct Justice.

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

Reviewed: 04-27-19

Audible, thank you for presenting this document to your users free of charge, and moving away from the Liberal Media's insistence on alienating disadvantaged people from having access to this document through specific channels of access, and high monetary costs associated with obtaining a "doctored" copy of the document which purports a false media narrative. Just remember that the Liberal Media is lying to you, Trump did not lie, obstruct, or collude.

11 of 40 people found this review helpful

  • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

  • By: Jon Meacham
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann, Jon Meacham
  • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,968
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,945

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Man and Biography Relevant to Our Day

  • By Darwin8u on 11-14-12

Meacham is a Master

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

Reviewed: 04-18-19

I can't recommend Meacham's biographies enough. This one is no exception. An exceptional and moving biography with moving narrative and an outstanding level of unique detail; we are fortunate to have Meacham present us with such a breathtaking tapestry of Early America.

  • The Darkwater Bride

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Marty Ross
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Donal Finn, Jamie Glover, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14,618
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13,460
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13,419

Late Victorian London. When James Miller, the most respectable of Scottish businessmen, is pulled, dead, from the Thames, his daughter is drawn into an investigation which reveals a whole world of secrets and corruption. Alongside local detective Culley, Catriona’s search for her father’s killer leads all the way to the tragic truth behind the ghostly legend of The Darkwater Bride and the power of her deadly kiss. The Darkwater Bride combines the genres of the Victorian mystery thriller with the equally classic Victorian mode of the ghostly tale.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • spooky audio drama / sex & violence crime fiction

  • By Paul on 04-07-19

Troupey

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

Reviewed: 04-09-19

While there were some good elements of this performance, I found it by and large very cliched. The over-the-top bad acting, the historical inaccuracies, the very obvious rip-offs from Sherlock Holmes, The Woman in White, The Woman in Black, those God-awful Alice in Wonderland Tim Burton fiascos, Harry Potter, and so on, really made me hyper-aware I was reading a group project slapped together in a conference room with a large window somewhere in hippie-land, California. Hard pass on this group's next "performance."

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Beautiful Brain

  • An Audible Original
  • By: Hana Walker-Brown
  • Narrated by: Hana Walker-Brown
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,956
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,516
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,512

An investigative documentary from multi-award-winning producer Hana Walker-Brown, The Beautiful Brain looks at the devastating effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) - a degenerative brain disease found in people who’ve suffered severe or repeated blows to the head. Beginning with the story of FA Cup winner Jeff Astle, the audiobook expands outwards looking at the widows, daughters and families who are left fighting for answers following the death of their loved ones.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CTE and Sports - not just for soccer fans

  • By Kingsley on 04-05-19

Um, um, um, um, um

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

Reviewed: 04-07-19

3.5hrs of non-doctors lecturing on their opinions, which they ludicrously believe represent the facts of hypothetical feminist think-tank research. And the fake crying throughout is just embarrassing.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Junk

  • By: Les Bohem
  • Narrated by: John Waters
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12,168
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11,216
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11,198

Set in present-day Los Angeles, Junk explores an epic conspiracy, one at work for thousands of years that involves total takeover of the planet Earth by aliens. In the wild, souped-up vision of Les Bohem - the acclaimed, Emmy-winning writer of the Steven Spielberg miniseries, Taken - the world is at the end stage of long-range plot that involves a gigantic genetic-engineering project. The aliens who have invaded us have no planet. No spaceship is coming. Instead, a small advance force comes, breeds, and dies - thus becoming an anomaly in our DNA that can’t be explained.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Junk

  • By glass1748 on 04-01-19

Couldn't Finish It

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

Reviewed: 04-03-19

I found the story to be just a little too odd and out-of-place given the tone of the narrative. That, and the useless excess of profanity in every sentence was simply abrasive and came off as childish. Otherwise, the narration was good, and the main idea was intriguing. So, a good story was sullied by an author not quite ready to write it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Washington

  • A Life
  • By: Ron Chernow
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 41 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,815
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,790
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,764

In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. This crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian War, his creation of Mount Vernon, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as America's first president.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!

  • By Jack Merritt on 12-24-10

Superb

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

Reviewed: 02-24-19

This account was superb in every way. It's so detailed and well-organized, I cannot find anything that was left out, or overwritten. Very worth 42 hours.

  • Maps of Meaning

  • By: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,004
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988

From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This is NOT an easy book

  • By Stephen W on 06-19-18

It Requires Multiple Readings

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

Reviewed: 02-24-19

I found the text to be quite dense in many places. A myriad of neuroscience and behaviorist works are mentioned, only a few of which I recall from my psych courses. This definitely warrants closer readings of many of these sections in the future. Otherwise, the narratives are excellent, the literature survey is superb, and the humanness is on-point.

  • Bryan Cranston

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
  • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Introducing his autobiography, A Life in Parts, Bryan Cranston talks to us about embodying the infamous drug kingpin Walter White, the physical and emotional turmoil that comes with being an actor and how a difficult and oftentimes violent upbringing led him to become an unrelenting optimist. Having first graced our screens at the age of seven, Bryan now has over 150 titles to his name, including Linwood Boomer’s hugely celebrated sitcom Malcom in the Middle and Vince Gilligan’s multiaward-winning Breaking Bad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspires me to listen to Cranston’s Memoir!

  • By Kristen D. on 01-20-19

Host ruined it

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

Reviewed: 02-15-19

Cranston was insightful and engaging, but the host was such an unprepared dope, no content, no direction, it was like he wasn't even paying attention...