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  • Girls & Boys

  • By: Dennis Kelly
  • Narrated by: Carey Mulligan
  • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,302
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,245

A pulse-pounding new play from Tony Award-winning® playwright Dennis Kelly takes you on a journey that is at once hilarious, gripping, and heartbreaking. This world-premiere production starring Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, An Education) is available exclusively on Audible after a celebrated run at the Royal Court Theatre in London and off-Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theatre. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I have never heard a story performed so well.

  • By Erin Reeve on 07-05-18

Full of foul language and disgusting negative themes!

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

Hideous in every sense of the word! Could not stand to listen to it more then about 10mins!

  • Wrecked

  • By: JB Salsbury
  • Narrated by: Bunny Warren, Matthew Holland
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482

It's been months since Aden Colt left the army, and still the memories haunt him. When he moved into a tiny boat off the California coast, he thought he'd found the perfect place to escape life. Then Sawyer shows up and turns his simple life upside down. Beautiful and sophisticated, she seems out of place in this laid-back beach town. Something is pushing her to experience everything she can - including Aden. But as much as he wants her, starting a relationship with Sawyer puts them both at risk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEAUTIFUL

  • By BNP on 07-22-17

Pages dripped with misogynistic sexism

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

Reviewed: 12-29-18

I could not finish this book! Who gave it five and a half stars? Definitely a teeny-boppers foray into male and female porn!! When I read "I WANT TO SUCK THE MOUTH OFF THIS GIRL I DONT EVEN LIKE!" I had had enough already!

  • The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

  • A Novel
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Robert Dugoni
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,235
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,799
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,786

Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called “Devil Boy” or Sam “Hell” by his classmates; “God’s will” is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered. Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God’s idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls. Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow..allow yourself to be submerged in this book

  • By Donna Smith McG on 05-18-18

Heart warming

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

Reviewed: 12-15-18

I found this book full of home-made wisdom and very heartwarming! The characters were finely etched and colored in with a touch of acceptance and forgiveness. I wish that all the sons, were as humble and gracious as this red-eyed devil!!

  • New Year Island

  • By: Paul Draker
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 23 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 720
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 662
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 665

Ten strangers, recruited by an edgy new reality show and marooned on an abandoned island overrun by wildlife. One dies in a horrible accident. Nine realize they are all past survivors, alive only because they've beaten incredible odds once before. One by one, their hidden secrets are revealed. Eight discover they are trapped. Caught in a game so deadly that the most terrifying experiences of their lives were only its qualifying round, they must now face the greatest danger on the island... each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A REALLY GOOD LISTEN!

  • By Joyce Munden on 04-01-15

Badly written, empty characters

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

This is one of the worst books I have listened to! It has no substance or real meaning! I found myself drifting off into my own thoughts or going to sleep! In the end after giving it a real try- I could not waste any more of my time listening to it!! I had to abandon it!

  • Tuscan Rose

  • By: Belinda Alexandra
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 964
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 840

A mysterious stranger known as 'The Wolf' leaves an infant with the sisters of Santo Spirito. A tiny silver key hidden in her wrappings is the only clue to the child's identity and so begins a story as intriguing and beautiful as the city of Florence itself. Belinda Alexandra's new novel, Tuscan Rose, is set in Italy during the time of Mussolini. This richly woven tale of passion, love, longing, witchcraft and magic promises to be everything her readers love and more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Richly written, at times disturbing

  • By Jeni Tutwiler on 05-14-15

BORING - convoluted - slow!!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

I found this novel was so slow in the beginning that I began to skip to other chapters. Each chapter had the same boring rhythm. My mind was drifting away from the story. I could not continue as it bored me so much so stopped half way. Maybe granny in a rocking chair would like to listen to this slow pace but I had to return it.

  • Saving Sophie

  • A Novel
  • By: Ronald H. Balson
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 983
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907

Jack Sommers was just an ordinary accountant from Chicago - that is until his wife passed away, his young daughter was kidnapped, and he became the main suspect in an $88 million embezzlement case. Now Jack is on the run, hoping to avoid the feds long enough to rescue his daughter, Sophie, from her maternal grandfather, a suspected terrorist in Palestine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a must read

  • By Rosalind on 10-12-15

Grandstanding about politics in middle east

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

Reviewed: 12-28-17

I was under the impression that this story was about a kidnapping case. However it was only a veil hiding the true purpose about the propaganda regarding the convoluted problems in the middle east. The main character was constantly lecturing about this and that and there was no let up. After about an hour I could not stand it a moment longer and returned ti!!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Darker Than Night

  • The True Story of a Brutal Double Homicide and an 18-Year Long Quest for Justice
  • By: Tom Henderson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 75

In 1985, two 27-year-old friends left their suburban Detroit homes for a hunting trip in rural Michigan. When they did not return, their families and police suspected foul play. For 18 years, no one could prove a thing. Then, a relentless investigator got a witness to talk, and a horrifying story emerged. In 2003, this bizarre case hit the glare of the criminal justice system, as prosecutors charged two brothers, Raymond and Donald Duvall, with murder.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Like listening to grass grow!

  • By "unknown" on 12-26-17

Like listening to grass grow!

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

Reviewed: 12-26-17

I found this book soooo slow moving. Could not concentrate on it as it moved inch by inch. It got very convoluted and every conceivable detail was regurgitated. Could not continue especially when there was no surprise as the write-up told you who was going to be arrested for the crime anyway!!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Call Me by Your Name

  • A Novel
  • By: André Aciman
  • Narrated by: Armie Hammer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,531
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,962
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,940

Call Me by Your Name first swept across the world in 2007. It is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. During the restless summer weeks, unrelenting but buried currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion as they test the charged ground between them and verge toward the one thing both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing.

  • By Nico L. on 10-07-17

Sensitive account of young man's sexual awakening

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

Reviewed: 11-15-17

An account of a youth's awakenings into finding out who he is and his sexuality. I did not think I would like it but it is very sensitively written with the characters clearly defined with the mixture of music and classical literature.

  • Chasing Evil

  • By: Kylie Brant
  • Narrated by: Kate Zane
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 259

There's nothing strange about bodies buried in cemeteries - unless they don't belong there. And when six murdered women are discovered in other people's graves, the hunt for a sadistic serial killer begins before he can claim a seventh victim. Agent Cam Prescott of Iowa's Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the search alongside forensic psychologist Sophia Channing, who knows the minds of psychopaths inside and out. And after a brief but passionate affair, she knows Cam almost as well.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Psychological thriller ends in cliffhanger!

  • By Wayne on 05-15-18

A manual on how to be a misogynist

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

Reviewed: 11-04-17

This book is very misogynistic and has two men who practice this behaviour. One is a cop and the other is a serial killer. The so called heroine aides and abets all of this. The text has many cliches - peppered with banal sexual banter between the "good guy" and the "bad guy". I tried my best to plough on but had to stop and return!! I was being generous with one star!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Firm

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had his choice of the best in America. He made a deadly mistake. When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way. The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school loans, arranged a mortgage, and hired him a decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what his brother Ray - doing 15 years in a Tennessee jail - already knew. You never get nothing for nothing.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Narration, and unique plot.

  • By "unknown" on 10-21-17

Great Narration, and unique plot.

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

Reviewed: 10-21-17

Good narrator but I recognized remants taken from other books. Plot was unique. A real rollercoaster ride.