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  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

  • A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series
  • By: David Lagercrantz
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,610
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17,577

In this adrenaline-charged, up-to-the-moment political thriller, Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are back. The troubled genius hacker and crusading journalist thrilled the world in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, which have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • All the hallmarks of a good story but...

  • By The Fett Man on 07-16-16

CopyCat Author Tried too Hard

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

Reviewed: 12-13-15

There are several instances where the author tries so hard to copy Larsson's style the story felt phony.
The appearance of Lizbeth's sister is an intriguing direction.
The happily ever after ending also feels far fetched

  • He's Gone

  • By: Deb Caletti
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 541
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 495
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 493

The Sunday morning starts like any other. But on this particular Sunday morning, she's surprised to see that her husband, Ian, is not home. As the hours pass, Dani fills her day with small things. But still, Ian does not return. And then, like a relentless blackness, the terrible realization hits Dani: He's gone. As the days pass, Dani will plumb the depths of her conscience, turning over and revealing the darkest of her secrets in order to discover the hard truth - about herself, her husband, and their lives together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Audible Book I've "Read"!

  • By Swallowtail on 12-27-13

This starts with a familiar wifes feeling and . .

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

Reviewed: 01-09-15

If you could sum up He's Gone in three words, what would they be?

married life

What was one of the most memorable moments of He's Gone?

When the star wakes up and realizes she has the bed to herself and how much she enjoys it.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes

Any additional comments?

this book is a reminder of the things we have done in the past that we will eventually feel guilt for -- even when we felt so right at the time.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Outlander

  • Outlander, Book 1
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51,413
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,489

Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Time Travel VS Romance Quandary

  • By Sara on 09-10-14

This is an addicting series.

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

Reviewed: 05-24-12

What did you love best about Outlander?

This is a long book -- but it holds your interest the whole time. It is filled with romance, adventure, and a little lust here and there

What did you like best about this story?

It is fun to consider the differences in the two time periods. The many characters were all so well developed and unique

What about Davina Porter’s performance did you like?

I generally prefer to listen to women's voices

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

This book is too long for one sitting -- but great for listening to while doing long boring chores

Any additional comments?

have listened to multiple times -- more fun each time.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

  • A Novel
  • By: Jan-Philipp Sendker
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,471

When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father’s past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the listener’s belief in the power of love to move mountains.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Basic Story Interesting, But...

  • By Monica on 06-04-13

Could not put it away

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

Reviewed: 05-14-12

What did you like best about this story?

The mystery in the story makes this a fun book to listen too. It has an unexpected twist.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes

Any additional comments?

The characters of this book are all so well developed. And each one on their own journey.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Gone with the Wind

  • By: Margaret Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
  • Length: 49 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,797
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,274
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,298

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Margaret Mitchell's great novel of the South is one of the most popular books ever written. Within six months of its publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind had sold a million copies. To date, it has been translated into 25 languages, and more than 28 million copies have been sold. Here are the characters that have become symbols of passion and desire....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • not to miss audible experience

  • By dallas on 12-08-09

Great Listen

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

Reviewed: 05-14-12

If you could sum up Gone with the Wind in three words, what would they be?

So much more than the movie.

Any additional comments?

I was sorry the book was over when I reached the end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful