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Gina Vansickle

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  • The Orphan's Tale

  • By: Pam Jenoff
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Wydra, Kyla Garcia
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,040
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,027

Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep. When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change the course of her life, she snatches one of the babies and flees into the snowy night.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sappy and tedious

  • By Churchill on 03-23-17

Not worth the time

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

Reviewed: 12-25-17

Just hard to listen to. Inconsistencies in story. Repetitive. I would not recommend this book. Read “Water for Elephants” instead. So much better.

  • The Contract

  • By: Michael Bray
  • Narrated by: Jamie Cutler
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

Melvyn Briggs is a con man, a rip off artist who preys on the rich elderly in order to fleece them of their life savings. When his one big job goes wrong and Melvyn ends up on the run from a violent gangland boss, he finds himself in a coastal town hiding out and trying to figure out his next move. It is here that he stumbles on a pawn shop called Just the Ticket.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narration.

  • By Gina Vansickle on 01-11-17

Poor narration.

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

Reviewed: 01-11-17

The story was interesting but the narration very much lacking. There was no voice inflection. it was like listening to a computerized voice reading the story.