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  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark

  • One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
  • By: Michelle McNamara
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn - introduction, Patton Oswalt - afterword
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,641
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,597

A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Listen to Scare Yourself in the Dark

  • By Trixie Runnin' on 03-04-18

Fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-02-18

I never listen to these kinds of books, but was interested in Michelle's story. The book is captivating.

  • Braving the Wilderness

  • The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,913
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,043
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,947

"True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are." Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives - experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Actual Step-By-Step To Authenticity!

  • By Gillian on 09-14-17

My favorite book of her's yet

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-23-18

Brene Brown is awesome and I am so glad she put out another book. This is one I know I will keep coming back to.

  • What a Son Needs from His Mom

  • By: Cheri Fuller
  • Narrated by: Callie Beaulieu
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

Through compelling true stories and solid principles, this book offers a blueprint for what sons need from their moms to become healthy, caring, confident young men. With specific advice for boys' different ages, moms will learn the balance between controlling and letting go, how to cultivate their sons' unique masculinity, how to encourage a lasting relationship with God, and much more.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narration!

  • By Heather Gearing on 12-16-17

Valuable information

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-23-18

Asa new mom, I was looking for information that resonated with me and the way I wanted to raise my son. This was information and what I loved were the examples and how the book gave advice for all stages of growth.

  • No Bad Kids

  • Toddler Discipline Without Shame
  • By: Janet Lansbury
  • Narrated by: Janet Lansbury
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,243

Janet Lansbury is unique among parenting experts. As a RIE teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her twenty years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers. No Bad Kids is a collection of Janet's most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely worth it!

  • By Jess on 07-16-15

Great material. Awesome examples

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-23-18

I loved this book. I decided to listen to Magda Gerber's book after hearing her quoted in this book so often, but found Janet Lansbury's advice to be much easier to implement. Her words resonated a lot more with me than Gerber. I am happy I found this book.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131,251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115,862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115,730

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A festival of personality disorders

  • By Paula Dee on 04-20-15

Great book!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-27-16

There were times when this was slow, but overall it was awesome and kept me interested.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • All Things New

  • By: Lynn Austin
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439

Fans of inspirational fiction eagerly devour historical novels from Christy Award winner Lynn Austin. In All Things New, the acclaimed author weaves a tale set in the aftermath of the Civil War. Josephine Weatherly and her mother, Eugenia, return to their Virginia plantation, but their once-grand home has lost its lustre. Jo’s father and brother are dead, and the war has left her remaining brother broken and embittered. Bonding with Lizzie, one of the few remaining servants, Jo struggles to rebuild her life....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another gem

  • By Holly on 02-19-13

Amazing depth to this Civil War story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-27-16

I love all of Lynn Austin's book, but this one gave me a new depth of understanding about slavery and the Civil War, the relationship between and within families. I could not stop listening. Amazing story!

  • Me Before You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anna Bentink, Steven Crossley, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,886
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,472
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,421

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life - steady boyfriend, close family - who has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life - big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel - and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy - but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journey Into the Unknown

  • By Pamela Harvey on 01-13-13

Examines the sides of a very controversial topic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-16

This was a great audiobook that kept me interested all the way through. I loved it. It examines the many effects of depression and assisted suicide, folding in love, friendship and humanity. Awesome and important story.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Nightingale

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Polly Stone
  • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 46,125
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41,809
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 41,738

Audie Award, Fiction, 2016. From the number-one New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah’s next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction

  • By Sara on 08-21-15

One of the best books I've ever encountered

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

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

This is the story of World War II told in a way I've never heard before, through the eyes of two sisters with vastly different lifestyles. It kept me interested the entire way through and I was sad to see it end.

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • By: Khaled Hosseini
  • Narrated by: Atossa Leoni
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,683
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,432

Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss, and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them, in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul, they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent

  • By Bill from Florida on 05-29-07

Stunning and Beautiful. Loved this story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-19-15

What did you love best about A Thousand Splendid Suns?

This story is rich in detail, emotion and pulls the reader into its depths. It was hard to stop listening. I devoured this audible book.

  • Tattoos on the Heart

  • The Power of Boundless Compassion
  • By: Gregory Boyle
  • Narrated by: Gregory Boyle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,461
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,255
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,253

As a pastor working in a neighborhood with the highest concentration of murderous gang activity in Los Angeles, Gregory Boyle created an organization to provide jobs, job training, and encouragement so that young people could work together and learn the mutual respect that comes from collaboration.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compassion is God

  • By Jay on 02-08-14

I just could not get into this. I really wanted to

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I didn't care for the narrrator and the story was not compelling enough for me to stay interested.