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  • Undead Girl Gang

  • By: Lily Anderson
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 79

Meet teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, who truly could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens, her attitude, or her weight because she knows that, no matter what, her BFF Riley is right by her side. So when Riley and Fairmont Academy mean girls June Phelan-Park and Dayton Nesseth die under suspicious circumstances, Mila refuses to believe everyone's explanation that her BFF was involved in a suicide pact. Instead, armed with a tube of lip gloss and an ancient grimoire, Mila does the unthinkable to uncover the truth: she brings the girls back to life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bless-ed Be clear the way for Zombie angst

  • By Joelle on 07-31-18

One of my tops!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

This book is fun, flirty, dark and creepy! It is put together so well! I wishI could jump into the mind of Lilly Anderson and be Milas best friend! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

  • Girl in Pieces

  • By: Kathleen Glasgow
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kathleen Glasgow
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 446
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409

Charlotte Davis is in pieces. At 17 she's already lost more than most people do in a lifetime. But she's learned how to forget. The broken glass washes away the sorrow until there is nothing but calm. You don't have to think about your father and the river. Your best friend, who is gone forever. Or your mother, who has nothing left to give you. Every new scar hardens Charlie's heart just a little more, yet it still hurts so much. It hurts enough to not care anymore, which is sometimes what has to happen before you can find your way back from the edge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Touching, Sobering, Fascinating

  • By Wendi on 05-31-17

This Book Will Shake You...

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

Reviewed: 05-28-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Girl in Pieces to be better than the print version?

I feel the performance of this book really took it to a whole new level.

What other book might you compare Girl in Pieces to and why?

I would compare this book to white oleander.

What about Julia Whelan and Kathleen Glasgow ’s performance did you like?

You felt as if you were not listening to the book. it was as if it was someone telling you their story. Julia real meshed and and fit the right age bracket.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

From dark to light

Any additional comments?

This book struck so deeply with my own story. It was amazing and i am so happy its a part of my library.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Ghost of Marlow House

  • Haunting Danielle Series, Book 1
  • By: Bobbi Holmes, Anna J. McIntyre
  • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 479

When Danielle Boatman inherits Marlow House, she dreams of turning it into a seaside bed and breakfast. Since she's never visited the property, Danielle's not sure what awaits her in Oregon. She certainly doesn't expect to find one of the house's previous owners still in residence. After all, the man has been dead for almost 90 years - shouldn't he have moved on by now? Charming Walt Marlow convinces Danielle the only way he can move on is if she solves the mystery of his death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Beatrice on 03-18-17

worst narrator for a ghost story ever!

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

What didn’t you like about Romy Nordlinger’s performance?

First this is not someone who should be preforming a ghost story, every one has their own opinions but her voice had me cringing so hard i could not last an hour. Wish i could have heard a the story!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper

  • Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper Series #1
  • By: J. L. Bryan
  • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 303
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 279

Ellie Jordan's job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia - the most haunted city in the United States. When a family contacts her to deal with a disturbing presence in the old mansion they've recently purchased, Ellie first believes it to be a typical, by-the-book specter, a residual haunting by a restless spirit. Instead she finds herself confronting an evil that is older and more powerful than she'd ever expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Creepy and Compelling. Perfect Halloween reading

  • By Shari on 10-25-15

Sadly this is one i feelcompelled to return

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

What would have made Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper better?

the narorator makes this book fail I gave it a couple hours and had to stop as i realized i could not listen as the reader was so boring. Along with that the story is so typical with no new idealizations of the paranormal, its so generic it hurts. I adore giving good reviews as i only listen to paranormal books, but this one ...... this one... Maybe is the sexual comments about her co-worker were cut in half it could have been saved,

Would you ever listen to anything by J. L. Bryan again?

thats pretty high on the "nope" list

What didn’t you like about Carla Mercer-Meyer’s performance?

Absolutely nothing.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Haunting of Ashburn House

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,024

There's something wrong with Ashburn House. The ancient building has been the subject of rumours for close to a century. Its owner, Edith, refused to let guests inside and rarely visited the nearby town. Following Edith's death, her sole surviving relative, Adrienne, inherits the property. Adrienne's only possessions are a suitcase of luggage, 20 dollars, and her pet cat. Ashburn House is a lifeline she can't afford to refuse. Adrienne doesn't believe in ghosts, but it's hard to ignore the unease that grows as she explores her new home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keep an open mind...

  • By Elizabeth Moore on 05-28-17

One of my top listens!

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

Reviewed: 04-26-17

Would you listen to The Haunting of Ashburn House again? Why?

Absolutely! I feel as if this is the kind of book you can listen to again and again, so much detail that doesn't bog the book down will find its way out with every listen.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Adrienne, i find myself in her. Its so nice to find a ghost story without a level of romance. I love the passion of this girl and how she take courageous steps in her life!

Which character – as performed by Eva Kaminsky – was your favorite?

Adrienne, You almost forget its a book!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes! i found myself doing thing that made it possible for my to have my headphones in!

Any additional comments?

I am about to go see if this author has more books like this! Fingers crossed!

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Demonologist

  • The Extraordinary Career of Ed and Lorraine Warren - The True Accounts of the Paranormal Investigators Featured in the film 'The Conjuring'
  • By: Gerald Brittle
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,498
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,489

If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again. The Demonologist reveals the grave religious process behind supernatural events and how it can happen to you. Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down. For over five decades, Ed and Loraine Warren have been considered America's foremost experts on demonology and exorcism. With over 3,000 investigations to their credit, they reveal what actually breaks the peace in haunted houses. Don't miss the Warrens in the new blockbuster movie The Conjuring.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Scary fun.

  • By Cliff on 08-19-13

My All Time Fave!

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

Reviewed: 04-22-16

If you could sum up The Demonologist in three words, what would they be?

Art, Truth, Enlightening

What other book might you compare The Demonologist to and why?

Nothing, it is one of it's own.

What does Todd Haberkorn bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He brings it to life. It is one of the biggest parts that makes this look so great. he uses different tones for the people involved, but not in a silly way. He is truly a mastermind in the best ways.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did in the aspect that i can;t stop coming back to it. It takes such a deep look into the paranormal and the lives of the Warrens. I learn more every time I re-listen.

Any additional comments?

Worth the credit or money. I recommend it to everyone.

  • I Hate Myselfie

  • By: Shane Dawson
  • Narrated by: Shane Dawson
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,319
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,634
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,608

Shane Dawson has always been an open book. From his first YouTube vlog back in 2008 to his feature film debut Not Cool to a cover story in Variety magazine, Shane has documented his life pre-tty thoroughly. We've seen awkward and adorable Q&As with his mom, weight-loss center drama, love life details, and the all-important haircut reveal. We've seen his hilarious spoofs of Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton, and Sarah Palin. His music videos are awesome.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply fantastic.

  • By Briana on 03-14-15

Fell in love all over again.

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

Reviewed: 03-25-15

Would you consider the audio edition of I Hate Myselfie to be better than the print version?

I subscribed to Shane when he was still under 1000 subs (I am now 24). Hearing his voice narrate his life is something i think only he deserved to bring to life. She really added so much enthusiasm. The audio is always best!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Shane. Since the begging of his you tube we have all been by his side rooting for him. He has a great outlook on life i adore him.

Have you listened to any of Shane Dawson’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I'm sure this is his only book. but i do follow his podcast and videos. he never disappoints. he has a great voice.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It was, and i did! .. It was one of those ones you cant put down.

Any additional comments?

Shane, I love you. always have always will. this is a great book i would recommend to anyone. He really helped me feel happy on days I didn't think i would see tomorrow.

14 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Vampire Kisses

  • By: Ellen Schreiber
  • Narrated by: Devon Sorvari
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

In her small town, dubbed “Dullsville”, 16-year-old Raven—a vampire-crazed goth-girl—is an outcast. But not for long. The intriguing and rumored-to-be haunted mansion on top of Benson Hill has stood vacant and boarded-up for years. That is, until its mysteriously strange new occupants move in. Who are these creepy people—especially the handsome, dark, and elusive Alexander Sterling? Or rather, what are they? Could the town prattle actually ring true? Are they vampires?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Fun, Youthful Listen

  • By Kari on 05-21-10

kind if young 10-16 but enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 03-02-15

it was a fresh outlook and very realistic if vs,pores could be real! I enjoyed the light listen and recommend!

  • A Million Little Pieces

  • By: James Frey
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,118
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 490
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 496

By the time James Frey enters a drug and alcohol treatment facility, he has so thoroughly ravaged his body that the doctors are shocked he is still alive. Inside the clinic, he is surrounded by patients as troubled as he: a judge, a mobster, a former world-champion boxer, and a fragile former prostitute. To James, their friendship and advice seem stronger and truer than the clinic's droning dogma of How to Recover.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • My fury got to me. My fury got to me...etc.

  • By trish on 12-01-05

One of the worst books I have chosen

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

Reviewed: 02-16-15

Would you try another book from James Frey and/or Oliver Wyman?

Maybe the narrator... but not James... he beats things into your head.... when its easily understandable ... over over over over

What could James Frey have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Step back .. dont over think it...

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I feel he went to deeply and intensely into things that didn't need that level of the dramatics.

Any additional comments?

....just ... no....

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • She's Come Undone

  • By: Wally Lamb
  • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,152
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 988
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,007

Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly-up.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Rollicking Roll Through Dysfunction

  • By J. Simonton on 06-11-13

Amazing story ...hated the end

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

Reviewed: 01-22-15

Where does She's Come Undone rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Out of my around 300 I would put it in the top 10! along with titles like White Oleander

What other book might you compare She's Come Undone to and why?

Defiantly would compare to White Oleander and Hold Still

Which character – as performed by Linda Stephens – was your favorite?

Oh the main!!! she really was captivating and brought her to life!

If you could rename She's Come Undone, what would you call it?

Wrong Paths