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  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 87,703
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 79,819
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 79,368

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't know what I was getting into

  • By Kenneth Woodward on 12-05-18

Amazing!!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-24-19

This book was a joy to hear.....an amazing story narrated with a beautiful voice....very educational, inspiring and entertaining!!!!! Thank you!!!

  • The Beautiful Lost

  • By: Luanne Rice
  • Narrated by: Hallie Clarke
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Ever since her mother left, Maia's struggled with depression - which once got so bad, she had to go to an institution for a while. She doesn't want to go back. When Maia sets off on a road trip in search of her mom, Billy unexpectedly comes along. They drive up the East Coast, stopping along the way for lobster rolls and lighthouses. Maia learns that Billy has dark secrets of his own - and wants to outrun his past, too. But what will the future hold if they reach their destination?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I mean it wasn't bad

  • By Emma smith on 09-25-17

Amazing story!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-04-17

Characters developed with such true energy, so the reader feels their emotions.....truly an amazing story told with such love and understanding!!!!

  • Blue-Eyed Devil

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 824
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 567

His name is Hardy Cates. He's a self-made millionaire who comes from the wrong side of the tracks. He's made enemies in the rough-and-tumble ride to the top of Houston's oil industry. He's got hot blood in his veins - and vengeance on his mind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A READ ONLY BOOK.

  • By sue on 06-13-11

Story

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

Reviewed: 12-17-16

Storyline not as good as later books… Narration was disappointing, even annoying. Would not recommend

  • The Secret Sister

  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282

After a painful divorce, Maisey Lazarow returns to Fairham, the small island off the North Carolina coast where she grew up. She goes there to heal - and to help her brother, Keith, a deeply troubled man who's asked her to come home. But she refuses to stay in the family house. The last person she wants to see is her wealthy, controlling mother. Instead she finds herself living next door to someone else she'd prefer to avoid - Rafe Romero, the wild, reckless boy to whom she lost her virginity at 16.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not Novak's Best but Still a Good Story

  • By SWV on 09-21-15

Narrator

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

Reviewed: 11-23-16

Enjoyed the story, the narration did not match the energy of the book… It was too harsh in many places

  • Becoming Magic

  • A Course in Manifesting an Exceptional Life, Book 1
  • By: Genevieve Davis
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 897

Becoming Magic is book one of a complete course in becoming creator of your own exceptional life. In this book, I outline the exact steps which enabled me to move my own life from one of poverty and drudgery, to one of previously unimaginable wealth, purpose and joy. But Magic? I do hope you are joking! That's what I would have said, five or ten years ago. I once despised all things 'New-Age'; all these spiritual types and their airy-fairy views, their bad science and their irrational beliefs.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • with patience u get to the content

  • By NJMom on 08-07-15

My magic.....

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

Reviewed: 11-06-16

Been working on my magic last several years and this book was a perfect manual to further my journey! What not to do was so helpful......the advice of others wasn't working and this book simplified everything and put me on a path that is so exciting!!! I can feel the magic bubbling up inside..... thank you for sharing your wisdom!!!

  • The Secrets She Kept

  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Keith bears scars - both physical and emotional - from his childhood, but he's worked hard to overcome the past. After walking away from his mother and her controlling ways five years ago, he's built a new life in LA. He's also accumulated a fortune of his own. But as soon as he learns of his mother's death, he returns to Fairham. He feels he owes it to his grandfather to put the family empire together again, and he's determined to find his mother's killer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story...TERRIBLE narration.

  • By corie on 03-26-18

Performance

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

Reviewed: 09-28-16

Loved the story, found the narration to be harsh, not in sync with the story....

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  • Swept Away

  • By: Robyn Carr
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,695

Jennifer Chaise is proud of her life. Coming from nothing, she's used her beauty to her advantage and is swept up in a glamorous world of wealth and privilege as the mistress of a high-flying businessman. But when she walks in on a violent scene in their Las Vegas hotel room, Jennifer knows she can no longer ignore the truth about her boyfriend, and she flees. Desperate to escape the men searching for her, she invents a whole new persona - with a new look and a new name - as she hides out in a small Nevada town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED THE STORY!

  • By Artkeep on 07-29-16

Great book!!

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

Reviewed: 07-28-16

This book was amazing.....the depth of the characters and the storyline kept me entertained.....I felt like I was right there with them.....

2 of 2 people found this review helpful