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  • A Time to Dance

  • The Timeless Love Series
  • By: Karen Kingsbury
  • Narrated by: Melissa Hurst
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury, the “queen of inspirational fiction” ( Time), is acclaimed for her poignant, uplifting novels. Once the perfect couple, John and Abby have drifted apart. Now—after 21 years of love, loss, and laughter—they’ve chosen divorce. When they gather their three children to break the news, their daughter joyfully announces her engagement. Determined not to ruin her happiness, Abby and John put their plans on hold.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • faith builder

  • By Kelly on 02-24-12

Excellent book and well worth a credit

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

Reviewed: 11-10-16

What made the experience of listening to A Time to Dance the most enjoyable?

It was a love story, family and God

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Time to Dance?

the ending, and I won't spoil it for you, but it is really a good book, both for a family and children to listen to

Which scene was your favorite?

The Wedding

If you could take any character from A Time to Dance out to dinner, who would it be and why?

I really don't know, all of them were good, we would have to go Dutch

Any additional comments?

It;s well worth the price

  • The Dawn Patrol

  • By: Don Winslow
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,351
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,126
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,119

Every morning Boone Daniels is out with the Dawn Patrol: four men and one woman as single-minded about surfing as he is, or nearly. They have real jobs; Boone works as a P.I. just enough to keep himself in fish tacos and in the water. But Boone is also obsessed with the unsolved case of a young girl named Rain who was abducted while he was with the San Diego police.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don Winslow always surprises me

  • By Hannah on 09-08-15

Don't waste your time

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

Reviewed: 10-11-16

Would you try another book from Don Winslow and/or Ray Porter?

It would have to have a better story and less thing's that doesn't matter, the whole story could have been read in 2 hrs or less, and you need a pencil and paper to see who is the bad guy and who is the good one.....it wavered too much from the plot of the story, not worth a credit or a reduced price

Would you ever listen to anything by Don Winslow again?

Depend's on what the book is about

What didn’t you like about Ray Porter’s performance?

The narrator was good no problem with him

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Dawn Patrol?

most of them like I said the whole book could have been read in 2 hrs or less

Any additional comments?

Glad I got it at a very low cost.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Me Before You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anna Bentink, Steven Crossley, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,872
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,458
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,407

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life - steady boyfriend, close family - who has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life - big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel - and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy - but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journey Into the Unknown

  • By Pamela Harvey on 01-13-13

Very touching story

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

Would you listen to Me Before You again? Why?

Yes it was that good, and also the movie was good too

What did you like best about this story?

The struggle of having to go thru live's misfortune, but having someone to care for you made it a lot easier

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

narration was good

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The whole book moved me

Any additional comments?

well worth the credit or the cost, also if you get a chance watch the movie

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Light of Day

  • By: T. M. Frazier
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,113

Abby has been through hell and has survived one of the most brutal childhoods imaginable. To the outside world, she is just a loner with an attitude. When her grandmother dies in a tragic explosion, Abby is left with questions - and nothing else. Homeless, sleeping in a junkyard, and on the run from a system that has failed her over and over again, she meets Jake, a tattooed, blue-eyed biker with secrets that rival her own. Two broken souls that can't be healed. They can't be saved.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I WAS WIPED OUT BY THE END OF THIS BOOK

  • By BluBumbleB on 02-22-16

Excellent book and well worth a credit

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

Would you consider the audio edition of The Dark Light of Day to be better than the print version?

I don't do the print version

What other book might you compare The Dark Light of Day to and why?

It's one of a kind, I haven't come across one like it, and it's truly a very good book with how people that have been tortured in their life finally get their revenge.

What does Christian Fox and Lucy Rivers bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I thought the narration was good, I had no trouble knowing who was talking, I think they did a fine job

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

I did both

Any additional comments?

I read some of the reviews and I think, in my opinion that this book is well worth the money or the credit, you won't be dissapointed.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Worth the Fall

  • McKinney Brothers, Book 1
  • By: Claudia Connor
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345

Abby Davis isn't wearing a skimpy bikini or sipping umbrella drinks, not when she's busy chasing around four little ones. And Matt McKinney isn't looking for fun - he's a Navy SEAL, a grown man with a long list of missions and fallen brothers. Abby has brought her children to this beach to start over, to give them the enjoyable memories they deserve. Matt has been sidelined by a combat injury, and he is haunted by the loss of his best friend and the promise he made: to remain a SEAL - focused and dedicated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulous ride for the emotions!

  • By xstitchnut on 03-07-17

Gotta love the story

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes because it's a very heart warming book, a book of thing's that you think would never happen, especially for a single guy.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked the fact that men can love women with children, and marry them and have a good life

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

yes and I like the narration

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

especially when a man can love and marry a woman with children and treat them as his own. that's what happened in my life,

Any additional comments?

I liked the book because it relates to my life....

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Chasing River

  • By: K.A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Louise, Steve West
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016

Armed with two years' worth of savings and the need to experience life outside the bubble of her Oregon small town, 25-year-old Amber Welles is prepared for anything. Except dying in Dublin. Had it not been for the bravery of a stranger, she might have. But he takes off before she has the chance to offer her gratitude. Twenty-four-year-old River Delaney is rattled. No one was supposed to get hurt. But then that American tourist showed up. He couldn't let her die, but he also can't be identified at the scene - so he fled.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing! 5 stars is just not enough!!

  • By Denise on 07-17-15

Great book

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

What made the experience of listening to Chasing River the most enjoyable?

all of the book was good

What did you like best about this story?

First I thought about returning it, but after three try's I got fully involved in it and didn't put it down.

What about Elizabeth Louise and Steve West ’s performance did you like?

good narration

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

yes and I did

Any additional comments?

you just have to get into it after a few chapters, it's well worth the credit,

  • Worth the Risk

  • McKinney Brothers, Book 2
  • By: Claudia Connor
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 635
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578

Two hearts locked away... Hannah Walker spends her days coaching children through injury and trauma, one therapeutic horseback ride at a time. She knows all too well how violence can change a child and leave scars that never heal. It's easy for her to relate to the kids; what isn't easy is the thought of facing her own harrowing past. Millionaire playboy Stephen McKinney could use a little coaching himself. Five years ago he encountered his most horrible nightmare - and the nightmare won.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Much more pain than pleasure in reading this

  • By F. G. Gailer on 10-15-17

Another book worth a credit

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

If you could sum up Worth the Risk in three words, what would they be?

gotta get it

What was one of the most memorable moments of Worth the Risk?

I can't really pick memorable moments, since the book is filled with them, but it's a good family, love and commitment book.

What about Johanna Parker’s performance did you like?

Narration was good

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the whole book, worth the credit, or price, but as before get the series

Any additional comments?

Need to get the full series

  • Worth It All

  • The McKinney Brothers, Book 3
  • By: Claudia Connor
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 376
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

Paige Roberts learned to fend for herself growing up. Now she's doing everything possible to give her daughter, Casey, the stability she never had. But when the vivacious five-year-old decides that she's done wearing her prosthesis, Paige faces her toughest challenge yet: trusting a handsome, brooding stranger who simply wants to help. JT McKinney lost more than his leg in a car accident that stole his dreams of pro football. Eight years later he's made a new life for himself far away from his old one.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator🤢

  • By doleereader on 04-24-16

excellent book

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

What did you love best about Worth It All?

the love of a man to a child with the same problem, without saying any more, it's a must to have.

What other book might you compare Worth It All to and why?

I would review the series and get them all, it's all worth the credits, and the narration is good.

Which character – as performed by Vanessa Daniels – was your favorite?

I can't really pick a favorite as I liked everyone in all the series

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the whole story moved me, a book of love and compassion, and family.

Any additional comments?

Be sure to get the full series

  • The Sound of Glass

  • By: Karen White
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Susan Bennett
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,906
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,524

It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband, Cal, when she receives unexpected news - Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life - and feeling guilt from her husband's tragic death - Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cal's unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You'll LAUGH, LOVE, and maybe CRY a little

  • By Jennifer on 08-08-15

Confusing characters, who belongs to who??

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

Reviewed: 05-28-16

Would you listen to The Sound of Glass again? Why?

yes I'm on the second time of listening to it, with pen and paper in hand, trying to figure out who belong's to who, still not sure, can anyone tell me who got killed on the plane and who he was involved with? I'm back and forth with matching up husband, wife, son, grandparents, and I am still totally confused. can't figure out who Henry was, just that he got killed on the plane and involved with someone, but who???? need a family tree I guess, if anyone can enlighten me, I appreciate it, other than just reading it for the third time.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Merrill, Loralee, Gibbs, Owen, the only one's I understand

What about Therese Plummer and Susan Bennett ’s performance did you like?

I thought the narration was very good

Who was the most memorable character of The Sound of Glass and why?

Loralee, because she never gave up until the end

Any additional comments?

Can anyone outline the characters and how they are related, thank you

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Change of Heart

  • Perfect Indiana, Book 3
  • By: Barbara Longley
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249

Cory Marcel built a successful military career over eight grueling years. But after her commanding officer brutally assaulted her, she lost everything. Shattered, Cory reluctantly agrees to work at a furniture store in the picturesque town of Perfect…but she wonders if she can ever escape the demons haunting her. Ted Lovejoy may have cofounded Langford & Lovejoy Heritage Furniture, but these days, everyone makes decisions without him. He’s ready to walk away from his beloved business…until he sees Cory.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Engaging Romance with Sympathetic Characters

  • By Lulu on 07-06-15

excellent

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

Reviewed: 03-08-15

I couldn't edit the second book, after writing the review, I got the book's mixed up, but in this one as the other two, you will learn to appreciate the veteran's that have served our country and came back with problem's, but the ending is just as good as the other two. women also serve and are abused. men and women that serve our country are very brave. this series I recommend for anyone who has or hasn't served in the service..