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  • As You Wish

  • Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
  • By: Cary Elwes, Joe Layden, Rob Reiner (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,524
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,854
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,805

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Warm-hearted retelling

  • By Thomas Allen on 10-19-14

You'll enjoy "Princess Bride" even more...

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

Reviewed: 12-29-17

I really enjoyed this book. Elwes did an great job as the narrator and author. We learn a lot about him as a man and as an actor. Actually including the people involved in the making of the movie, such as Reiner, Kane, etc. made it just that more interesting. After reading the book, I enjoyed the movie that much more. I highly recommend this book.

  • Sweet Tea and Sympathy

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,559
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,110

Margot Cary has spent her life immersed in everything Lake Sackett is not. As an elite event planner, Margot's rubbed elbows with the cream of Chicago society and made elegance and glamour her business. She's riding high until one event goes tragically, spectacularly wrong. Now she's blackballed by the gala set and in dire need of a fresh start - and apparently the McCreadys are in need of an event planner with a tarnished reputation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect Amount of Sweet in the Tea

  • By Juliana on 12-09-17

I tried to like it...

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

Reviewed: 12-29-17

Molly Harper is one of my favorite authors, so I was really anticipating this book. I was so disappointed with the pacing, the story, and the "heroine", who was totally unlikable, as far as I could tell. I made it half way through audio and decided to give myself a break. I didn't care for the prequel to this book either, so this is one Molly Harper series that I won't be automatically purchasing.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Accidental Sire

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,094

In Molly Harper's newest paranormal romantic comedy, Ben, Gigi's old boyfriend, must find a way to save his new love after a freak Ultimate Frisbee accident. But will she want to live after she finds out how Ben had to save her?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why do these books have to end???

  • By janet on 07-25-17

What's Not to Love About This Book?

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

Reviewed: 07-28-17

Every time I declare a Molly Harper book my favorite, she writes another one! This book had me looking like a loon, driving and laughing out loud in an otherwise empty car. Harper KNOWS how to turn a phrase for sure. On this one the story line is not as strong as some of her others, it helps the characters develop...and that was more than ok with me. I highly recommend this book!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rock Chick Reawakening

  • A Rock Chick Novella - 1001 Dark Nights
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones
  • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,134
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,060
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,051

Rock Chick Reawakening shares the tale of the devastating event that nearly broke Daisy, an event that set Marcus Sloan - one of Denver's most respected businessmen and one of the Denver underground's most feared crime bosses - into finally making his move to win the heart of the woman who stole his.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Building Castles

  • By Erin on 03-23-17

Sigh...A Wonderful Wrap-up

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

If you have read The Rock Chick series already, you will love this book, as it tells Daisy and Marcus's story. Ashley shows their love for each other through the RC books, and certainly tells parts of their story, but this was THEIR story. If you read this story first, follow it up with the series. Either way you will enjoy it.

  • Neanderthal Seeks Human

  • A Smart Romance, Knitting in the City, Volume 1
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,083
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,911
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,907

After losing her boyfriend, apartment, and job in the same day, Janie Morris can't help wondering what new torment fate has in store. To her utter mortification, Quinn Sullivan- aka Sir McHotpants- witnesses it all then keeps turning up like a pair of shoes you lust after but can't afford. The last thing she expects is for Quinn - the focus of her slightly, albeit harmless, stalkerish tendencies - to make her an offer she can't refuse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun, funny and very entertaining

  • By SIMARA on 11-21-17

Fun All the Way

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

Penny Reid's characters in this particular book are hysterical and well developed. I especially like how accepting the main characters are of each others "quirks"...and they are legion. I laughed out-loud in several places and have already listened to it again. The narrator did an excellent job and enhanced an already enjoyable story.

  • Come Sundown

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,253

The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it's kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine's aunt, Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don't talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she's dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heart-rending story... good overcomes misogyny

  • By Sher on 06-15-17

Won't Win New Readers/Listeners

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

While Alice's story is interesting enough to keep you listening, if this is your first Nora Robert's you're probably wondering what all the fuss is about. It is an interesting story, but the romance, which is normally fun and interesting in any NR book, is downright boring. I think I would like all of the couples in real life, but I wouldn't spend a vacation with them!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Cheater

  • By: Rachel Van Dyken
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rivers, Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 956
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 881
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 879

Lucas Thorn wasn't born a cheater. All it took was a single moment - say, a certain disastrous incident on the night before his wedding - and boom. Reputation destroyed forever and always. So now he owns it. He has a lady friend for every night of the week (except Sundays - God's day and all), and his rules are simple: No commitments. No exceptions. But a certain smart-mouthed, strawberry blonde vixen is about to blow that all to hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS WAS HILARIOUS ~ I LOVE IT!

  • By Cheri on 03-22-17

Laugh Out Loud!

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

Reviewed: 05-21-17

I haven't enjoyed a book this much in a long time! The story is far-fetched, of course, but Van Dyken's sense of humor just makes it more fun. The narrators are perfect! I can't wait for the sequel.

  • Fashionably Dead

  • By: Robyn Peterman
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,047
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,891
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,887

Vampyres don't exist. They absolutely do not exist. At least I didn't think they did 'til I tried to quit smoking and ended up Undead. Who in the hell did I screw over in a former life that my getting healthy equates with dead? Now I'm a Vampyre. Yes, we exist whether we want to or not. However, I have to admit, the perks aren't bad. My girls no longer jiggle, my ass is higher than a kite, and the latest Prada keeps finding its way to my wardrobe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ridiculously Funny!

  • By Cheri on 02-16-16

Didn't enjoy

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

Reviewed: 03-23-17

Now, I'm only basing this on the four chapters I listened to, but I did not enjoy the narrator's tone. She may be an awesome narrator, following a director's instructions, but I didn't enjoy it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Echoes in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,643
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,611

After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband, Roarke, happy to be done with cocktails and small talk. After another party, not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband - and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Jean on 02-18-17

Another Solid Read

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

Reviewed: 03-04-17

I have listened and read every single one of the books in this series. As usual, Robb delivers a solid mystery, very well written. The reason I gave it 4 stars overall and for the story is that I wish she would include more scenes with past characters, as she did in the beginning books. I don't want them included as filler, but use them more as part of the story! Waiting for the next one to be released.

  • Golden Trail

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Brian Pallino
  • Length: 21 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,495
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382

Tanner Layne and Raquel Merrick fell in love young, hard, and fast, and both of them knew a beautiful life they thought would be forever. Until Rocky left Layne, no explanation, no going back. Layne escapes the 'Burg only to come back years later because his ex-wife has hooked herself to the town jerk, and Layne needs to make sure his sons get raised right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great installment in a fantastic series!

  • By awhit333 on 08-19-15

I Give Up

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

Reviewed: 03-02-17

I really like KA's books but I cannot make myself like The 'Burg series. I listened to all of #1, half of #2, and 1.5 chapters of Golden Trail. It was so bitter, he was so rude... I give up.