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  • The Guy Not Taken

  • Stories
  • By: Jennifer Weiner
  • Narrated by: Mary Catherine Garrison, Jordan Bridges
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 54

We meet Marlie Davidow, home alone with her new baby late one Friday night, when she wanders onto her ex's online wedding registry and wonders what if she had wound up with the guy not taken. We stumble upon Good in Bed's Bruce Guberman, liquored-up and ready for anything on the night of his best friend's bachelor party, until stealing his girlfriend's tiny rat terrier becomes more complicated than he'd planned.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Dissapointing

  • By Joy on 04-12-11

Fantastic!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-29-06

I thoroughly enjoyed all of the stories in this book. This was a great read!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Happiness Sold Separately

  • By: Lolly Winston
  • Narrated by: Melinda Wade
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

Elinor Mackey has always done the right things in the right order: college, law school, career, marriage. But now everything's going wrong. After two painful years of trying, Elinor has learned that she can't have children. All the doctors can tell her is that it's probably because of her age. As she turns 40, she withdraws into an interior world of heartbreak.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • wast of time

  • By Nancy on 06-14-08

Disappointing

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-06

I was pretty bored throughout this book. I'd like to see what other listeners thought.

  • I Don't Know How She Does It

  • The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother
  • By: Allison Pearson
  • Narrated by: Emma Fielding
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 59

The surprise hit of the year, Allison Pearson's debut novel is garnering critical and fan raves. Publishers Weekly calls I Don't Know How She Does It "delightfully fast moving...with dozens of laugh-aloud moments and many tenderly touching ones," and Booklist applauds this "compelling manifesto on the plight of working mothers that manages to be both angry and funny."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Don't Know How She Does It

  • By Charles Loveridge on 03-12-03

Excellent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-20-06

This book is both funny & sad at times. I think that it is an extremely accurate portrayal of the trials of a working mother.

Unlike other reviewers, I thought that the narrator was excellent & not at all distracting.