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  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 96,266
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 89,167
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 88,749

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and perfect narration

  • By Marilyn Armstrong on 12-15-16

To Miss This Would Be Criminal

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

Reviewed: 03-13-18

I'd never seen Trevor on The Daily Show, nor have I seen any of his stand up. The only thing I heard about him was the controversy about him replacing Jon Stewart. I honestly had no intention of reading/listening to this book but, something compelled me to do so. I am sorry that I didn't do it sooner. This book evokes such a range of emotion. There is room for laughter, tears, outrage, bitterness, astonishment, and a whole plethora of things I can't express. Such an intelligent and eloquent telling of life and living in South Africa during the apartheid. It certainly makes me want to delve deeper into this country's history. I am recommending this to anyone who will listen and cannot tell you how thrilled I am that this is going to be a movie. While listening, I thought to myself that it would be a fascinating film. Serendipitous indeed.

  • The Cattle Baron's Bogus Boyfriend

  • By: Nicki Bennett
  • Narrated by: Rusty Topsfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 102

Administrative assistant Jonah Hollis has nurtured a hopeless crush on his boss, millionaire cattle rancher Lincoln Courtwright, ever since he started working for him. But hope is kindled when Linc and beautiful rodeo star Melissa Cutler break up just weeks before the biggest event of the Dallas social season, the Cattle Baron's Ball, and Linc asks Jonah to accompany him in her place. Is it all a ploy to make Melissa jealous? Can Jonah fit into Linc's world? Find out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 4 stars = I REALLY liked this book!

  • By Angela S Goodrich on 10-27-16

Bogus

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

Reviewed: 08-21-16

I really can't say how much I disliked this story. The main character is so much more whiny than any heroine in the Harlequin romances I read as a teenager. Jonah is so immature and I can't feel any sympathy for him. He handled everything so badly. The way he dealt with the situation with his best friend was well intentioned, but quite high handed. His father was the only one with any sense. I will be returning this ASAP. This pushed all my buttons and not in a good way. I don't know who was worse for Linc - Jonah or his ex-fiancé. Personally, I think he would be better off alone.


  • Spirit

  • By: John Inman
  • Narrated by: John Anthony Davis
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Toss a murder, a hot young stud, an unexpected love affair, and a spooky-ass ghost with a weird sense of humor into Jason's summer plans, and you've got the makings of one hell of a ride.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Listen

  • By Belen on 01-21-16

That's the Spirit

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

Reviewed: 01-12-16

I loved this book when I read it and love listening to it even more. The love and humor that went into this is evident on every page. Jason, Sam, and Timmy are made for each other. The chilling psychopath sister and her deadbeat lover added depth and I rooted for the uncles all the way. John Inman is a genius who mixes up all the emotions and serves up plenty of feels. I look forward to each of his wonderful stories. This was the first time that I experienced the narrator, but he was perfect and his voice for Timmy is so cute. Didn't want it to end. Now I have to wait patiently for the next one.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • GhosTV

  • PsyCop, Book 6
  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 316

For the past dozen years, Victor Bayne has solved numerous murders by interrogating witnesses only he can see - dead witnesses. But when his best friend Lisa goes missing from the sunny California campus of PsyTrain, the last thing he wants to find there is her spirit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • At the risk of sounding like a broken record...

  • By ALLIE on 11-30-15

GhosTV- That's the Spirit

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

Reviewed: 12-11-15

I am always so pumped when a PsyCop novel/audiobook comes out. I've been waiting for this one with baited breath as it is the longest in the series and I could listen to Gomez Pugh all day...and night. I even warmed to Dreyfuss; as sleazy as he is. The characterizations were on point and Victor and Jacob remain my favorite m/m couple evah. Still, I wanted more Crash and Ms. Mattie as well as more of Jacob's family. Already can't wait to get the next one. Thanks Jordan and Gomez πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸŒˆ

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sutphin Boulevard

  • By: Santino Hassell
  • Narrated by: Rusty Topsfield
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236

Michael Rodriguez and Nunzio Medici have been friends for two decades. From escaping their dysfunctional families in the working-class neighborhood of South Jamaica, Queens, to teaching in one of the city's most queer-friendly schools in Brooklyn, the two men have shared everything. Or so they thought until a sweltering night of dancing leads to an unexpected encounter that forever changes their friendship.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Realistic protrayal of addiction and recovery

  • By Ezinwanyi on 01-05-16

I Wish...

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

Reviewed: 12-06-15

I wish that the people in charge of choosing the narrators of audiobooks consider everything about the stories. Age of the main characters, ethnicity, regional and international dialects, etc. I've listened to many audio books narrated by Mr. Topsfield and consider him to be an okay choice for many books. But there have been some, this one in particular that leave much to be desired. The characters in Suthpin Boulevard are from Spanish, heavily ethnic NY neighborhoods. The accents are definitely not Hispanic nor Brooklynese. It took me out of the story and lessened my enjoyment. Choosing a narrator that has a command of dialects would increase the marketability and authenticity of the audio productions and could also make a mediocre book extraordinary. I did read this story and was really excited to hear it, only to be disappointed. Please consider this for future projects.

18 of 25 people found this review helpful

  • Unwrapping Hank

  • By: Eli Easton
  • Narrated by: Tristan Wright
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234

Sloane loves a good mystery. He grew up as the son of two psychiatrists, so he finds most people tediously easy to figure out. He finds his way to Pennsylvania State University, longing for a rural experience, and ends up being lured into joining a frat by Micah Springfield, the hippest guy on campus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Gift That Keeps On Giving

  • By Libros Lover on 12-05-15

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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

Reviewed: 12-05-15

I love all books by Ms. Easton; this is no exception. Tristan really captures the essence of both Sloane and Hank. I really like the interaction with Hank's family - Grinch stole my heart 😍. I hope that there is a plan for Micah's audio book very soon.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Candy Man

  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: Philip Alces
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

Finn Stewart takes one look at Adam as he's applying to Candy Heaven and decides he's much too fascinating to leave alone. Finn is bright and shiny - and has never been hurt. Adam is wary of his attention from the very beginning - Finn is dangerous to every sort of peace Adam is forging, and Adam may just be too damaged to let him in at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet 🍭🍬🍫

  • By Libros Lover on 09-07-15

Sweet 🍭🍬🍫

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

Reviewed: 09-07-15

Amy Lane is one of my go to authors. I love everything about her. I am particularly happy when she writes with humor. Candy Man has that in spades, but that's not to say that there isn't any of her trademark angst and characters that you'd like to see swinging over the Golden Gate Bridge with a school of sharks underneath, waiting for the rope to snap. Adam and Finn are adorable and the candy store crew are people that I would like to meet. So glad that Adam has at least one family member who knows his worth and loves him unconditionally - who BTW, has his own story that I can't wait to hear. Philip, as always, is wonderful to listen to. Not sure who chooses her narrators, but they seem to get it right most of the time. This is another delicious offering that satisfied my sweet tooth without the risk of cavities πŸ˜‹

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Walk With Me

  • Home Collection
  • By: Cardeno C.
  • Narrated by: Alexander Collins
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

When Eli Block steps into his parents' living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances. As a tenuous and then binding friendship forms between the two men, Eli must find a way to move past his unrequited love while still keeping his best friend in his life. Not an easy feat when the same person occupies both roles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By Belen on 08-30-15

Bravo!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-15

I've been waiting for this story to be released in audiobook format since it was released in its e-book version - finally.. I love the fact that there is no 'real drama' and the wedding fiascos are the icing on the cake for me πŸ˜‚ I'm excited to find out that the second edition of the Home series will be performed by this narrator and am anticipating the re-release of each and every one. Alexander (Mark) is a wonderful addition to Cardeno's stable of narrators. Can't wait...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Perfect Imperfections

  • By: Cardeno C.
  • Narrated by: Charlie David
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

Reg Moore has fun talking and drinking with "The" Jeremy Jameson and can't say no when the supposedly straight rock star makes him a once-in-a-lifetime offer: keep him company on his tour by playing the part of his boyfriend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorites of all time!

  • By Belen on 08-30-15

Perfection

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

Reviewed: 08-29-15

Like cookies and milk or chocolate and peanut butter, Charlie and Cardeno are great together. So happy that this sexy story has a sexy narrator.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Working for Bigfoot

  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,265
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,926
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,910

Chicago wizard-for-hire Harry Dresden is used to mysterious clients with long hair and legs up to here. But when it turns out the long hair covers every square inch of his latest client's body, and the legs contribute to a nine-foot height, even the redoubtable detective realizes he's treading new ground. Strength of a River in His Shoulders is one of the legendary forest people, a bigfoot, and he has a problem that only Harry can solve. His son, Irwin, is a scion, the child of a supernatural creature and a human.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So That's Who River Shoulders Is!

  • By Phillip on 08-05-15

Thanks Jim and James

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

Reviewed: 08-13-15

I am such a Harry Dresden fan and hate when I finish a book because I know that it will be a long wait until the next one. I happened to be checking for a possible pre-order for Jim's next release and stumbled upon WFBF. I can't tell you how excited I was. Of course, I'm greedy and wished that it was longer, but I'll take what I can get. The stories were charming and just a bit different from the rest of the Dresden universe. I hope that these characters are incorporated into future stories somehow. I'd like to see them play a bigger role in Harry's life. If you're a fan, and I don't know how you couldn't be, pick it up. You won't regret it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful