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  • Nine Perfect Strangers

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 453
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 430
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 427

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies, comes her newest audiobook, Nine Perfect Strangers: Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amid all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these 10 days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next 10 days are going to be.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Who broke Caroline Lee??

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-09-18

Nine Perfect Strangers

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I've read each of Liane Moriarty's novels, and have adored each and every one of them. Until now. I've had this one in my wish list for months and was so happy when finally it was available. The book started slow. Very slow. I had read in Audible reviews that it took a while to gain momentum. For me, it never became entertaining. It became so claustrophobic and uncomfortable for me that I had to skip chapters, which I never do. Caroline Lee is a great narrator, but it seemed, especially in the first third of the book, that she wasn't getting it, either. It's like someone was doing a poor impression of Caroline Lee. All and all, a huge disappointment.

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  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,415
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,397

Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: she's gorgeous, tough, razor-smart, and sexy beyond his wildest dreams. Joe needs to have her, and he'll stop at nothing to do so. As he begins to insinuate himself into her life - her friendships, her email, her phone - she can’t resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom-made for her. So when her boyfriend, Benji, mysteriously disappears, Beck and Joe fall into a tumultuous affair. But there's more to Beck than her oh-so-perfect façade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. This. Book.

  • By Em on 07-17-15

You

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

I don't think I've ever begun a review talking about the narration, but this one deserves the highest praise. Wow. Holy ****. Santino Fontana grabbed ahold of me and didn't let go. He is absolutely amazing reading You, and I have a feeling that he could read a phone book to me and I'd be infatuated and enthralled. I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this one. I'm hardly a prude, but I'm not a Fifty Shades girl, either. Frankly, even halfway through, if someone had asked me if I liked the book, I wasn't sure what I would say. Having finished, the answer is hell, yes. Yes. I loved the book. I love Joe, who is, at best, a sociopath with homicidal tendencies. I was rooting for him, and actually thought, even at the end, "Joe, you deserve better than Beck. She's nuts." On to the next book soon. I can't wait for Joe/ Santino Fontana to tell me more...

  • Hell House

  • By: Richard Matheson
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,653
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,187
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,187

For over 20 years, Belasco House has stood empty. Regarded as the Mt. Everest of haunted houses, its shadowed walls have witnessed scenes of unimaginable horror and depravity. All previous attempts to probe its mysteries have ended in murder, suicide, or insanity.

But now, a new investigation has been launched, bringing four strangers to Belasco House in search of the ultimate secrets of life and death. A wealthy publisher, brooding over his impending death, has paid a physicist and two mediums to establish the facts of life after death once and for all. For one night, they will investigate the Belasco House and learn exactly why the townsfolk refer to it as the Hell House.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Got scary?

  • By Lesley on 06-17-08

Hell House

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

It's science versus faith in this haunted house story. An arrogant scientist, his wife, a medium, and a survivor of a previous investigation of Hell House make up this group. I actually liked this better than The Haunting of Hill House. It's darker, dirtier, and faster paced. This is a definite must-read during Halloween time, unless the reader has an issue with multiple sexual undertones.

  • The Haunting of Hill House

  • By: Shirley Jackson
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,499
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,179
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,184

Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the adventurous future heir of Hill House.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well written horror tale

  • By Crystal on 02-11-14

The classic haunted house story...or is it?

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

I had read this many years ago, but didn't recall much of it, and thought that the Halloween season would be a good time to give it a listen. It's a very spooky tale regardless of which conclusion is drawn: is the house haunted or is Eleanor insane? Or...a combination of both? At any rate, it's a classic for good reason. The narration is good.

  • Tell Nobody

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 5
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

One hot summer evening, 11-year-old Mikey Driscoll is on the way home from playing with friends. Two days later, his body is discovered on a bed of wildflowers by some local teenagers. The case is assigned to Detective Lottie Parker, and this time it’s personal. The victim was a close friend of her son, Sean, from the run-down Munbally estate on the other side of town. Sean tells his mother Mikey was behaving normally before he died, but Lottie can’t help but feel that her son is keeping something from her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good series

  • By Maine Knitter on 10-06-18

Lottie, Lottie, Lottie...

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

I love this one so much that I gave it five stars even though I want to choke the fictional D.I. Parker at times. This is the same for each book in the series. :) But, I love her. I love Boyd, her kids, and the rest of the characters. The plot is quite gripping, and the surprise loss of one of the secondary characters brought me to tears. The narration is, as always, perfect. Bring on #6!!!

  • Lullaby

  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13,173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,074
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12,073

A young couple buys a beautiful house by a picturesque lake in the Catskills, looking to escape the bustle of the city to raise their newborn baby. It is a perfect place for a fresh start. Except that nothing is ever as perfect as it seems. As autumn nights close in around their home, they learn that darkness takes many forms. And sometimes that darkness is hungry. New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry delivers an unsettling Audible Original that will give listeners the Halloween creeps all year round.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I guess there’s a reason it’s free

  • By Katie Washington on 10-05-18

Depressing

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

This freebie short story started out with some promise, though the writing seemed a bit generic. There were some creepy moments in the middle, but the ending just made me sad.

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  • Lethal White

  • A Cormoran Strike Novel
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,789
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,557
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,531

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott - once his assistant, now a partner in the agency - set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best 22 hours of the last week

  • By Jennifer on 09-27-18

Another winner!

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

The Cormoran Strike books are mystery masterpieces. This one, like its predecessors, kept me guessing throughout. I hope that the "will they/won't they" angle keeps going for awhile, because I fear that if Robin and Strike do become a couple, the storylines may not be as enjoyable for me personally. That being said, there were times during this one that I just wanted to shake Robin. She has moments when she's just a big baby. Also, truth be told, I was hoping that Matthew would be killed off. What a wanker! At any rate, this is an enjoyable read by an amazing author. The narration by Robert Glenister is magnificent as always.

  • Craven Manor

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253

Daniel is desperate for a job. When someone slides a note under his door offering him the groundskeeper’s position at an old estate, it seems too good to be true. Alarm bells start ringing when he arrives at Craven Manor. The mansion’s front door hangs open, and leaves and cobwebs coat the marble foyer. It’s clear no one has lived there in a long time. But an envelope waits for him inside the doorway. It contains money and promises more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really Enjoyed

  • By Catherine Simpher-Benwell on 03-28-18

Craven Manor

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

This is a good ghost story, and one of my favorite books by Coates. The protagonist is a quite likeable...a bit too trusting at times...but who isn't? Coates' books can be a bit slow-moving, but there are always enough creepy moments to keep me interested. I liked the good ghost vs. bad ghost angle as well. The narrator was quite good and definitely suited to the main character.

  • The Haunting of Rookward House

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 118

She's always watching.... When Guy finds the deeds to a house in his mother's attic, it seems like an incredible stroke of luck. Sure, the building hasn't been inhabited in 40 years and vines strangle the age-stained walls, but Guy is convinced he can clean it up and sell it. He'd be crazy to turn down free money. Right? The house is hours from any other habitation, and Guy can't get phone reception in the old building. He decides to camp there while he does repairs. Surely nothing too bad can happen in the space of a week. But there's a reason no one lives in Rookward House, and the dilapidated rooms aren't as empty as they seem....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not so scary, but still kept me up

  • By Shaun-Francis Karch on 12-22-17

The Haunting of Rookward House

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I really enjoy Darcy Coates' books as a rule. They can be a bit slow-moving in places, but there are enough creepy moments to make them enjoyable. Ditto with this story. I will say, however, that my personal preference in her books is a female main protagonist and narrator. This narrator was good, though, and that makes a huge difference.

  • Pieces of Her

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,935
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,921

What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beach town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't - confident, settled, sure of herself. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OUTSTANDING BOOK!!

  • By shelley on 08-22-18

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

I've read many of Karin Slaughter's books, and have really enjoyed them all. This one, however, missed its mark with me. Laura (in flashbacks) and Andrea (in present day) were just too unlikable for too much of the book. Spineless, overly dependent, sometimes plain stupid...anyway, it irritated me. Kathleen Early always does an amazing job, and her voice kept me going until the end, which irritated me also. How could mom could still be under Nick's spell after all of his cruelties and abuse? Ick.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful