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  • The Help

  • By: Kathryn Stockett
  • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 38,208
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,057
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24,072

In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women - mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends - view one another. A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great surprise!

  • By Jan on 12-02-09

LOVED THE MOVIE, BUT THE BOOK IS WAY BETTER

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

Reviewed: 02-25-19

Just as stories are in usual fashion way better than the movie, this didn't disappoint. Loved the fact that there were other actors doing the voices of certain characters. Definitely felt like I was in this movie

  • It Works, Deluxe Edition

  • The Famous Little Red Book That Makes Your Dreams Come True!
  • By: RHJ
  • Narrated by: Mitch Horowitz
  • Length: 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

The author known by the initials RHJ put a dramatic challenge to listeners in 1926. His claim was so sensational, so audacious, so begging of argument that one immediately wants to dismiss it. But for one thing: It works. RHJ's little pamphlet, It Works, has sold more than 1.5 million copies and won the dedication of generations of readers and listeners who have purchased it by the fistful to hand out to friends.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • IT WORKS

  • By Mason Torres on 04-23-16

A quick lesson,

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

Reviewed: 02-16-19

A quick lesson however, I felt it was more about the history of the author rather than the actual book he wrote

  • Push

  • By: Sapphire
  • Narrated by: Sapphire
  • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem inferno. For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears, and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings, and set them down in a diary.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Shocking

  • By Andrea on 04-27-09

Soooooooo good, soooooo sad

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

made me smile, made me cry
hated hearing the story end
leaves me wanting more

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    Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    5,038 ratings
    Overall 4.6
  • The Color Purple

  • By: Alice Walker
  • Narrated by: Alice Walker
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,038
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,266
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,257

Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 - when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate - and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister", a brutal man who terrorizes her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a story!

  • By Nothing really matters on 06-12-14

Exceptional!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-26-16

I've loooooved the movie ever since I first watched it. I've seen it over a dozen times, but never actually read the book. After seeing the play a couple of days ago, I wanted to buy the book but didn't have the patience to wait for it in the mail. I'm sooooo glad I got to "read" it through Audible in the author's own voice. So sad it's over.

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