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Jamylle Brewton

MCDONOUGH, GA, United States
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  • 40
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  • 155
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  • Pieces of Her

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,927
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,913

What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beach town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't - confident, settled, sure of herself. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OUTSTANDING BOOK!!

  • By shelley on 08-22-18

Couldn't stop listening!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

Typically I listen to a book as I'm falling asleep. I create a bookmark, set the timer, and I'm asleep before the time is up. Things were completely different this time. I'd set the timer and still be awake and listening when time was up! After resetting my timer 3 times (60 mins. each!) I finally gave up and finished it. There were so many questions that I wanted answers to. If you like mysteries and strong female leads, you'll LOVE Pieces of Her!!!

  • Sanctuary

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 830
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 830

Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she had escaped the house long ago. It was where she spent her loneliest years, after her family was shattered by the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother.

But now, the sprawling resort off the coast of Georgia haunts her dreams. Even more haunting are the pictures that someone is sending her - strange close-ups, candid shots, and finally, the most shocking and heartbreaking portrait of all: a photograph of her long-lost mother. . . naked, beautiful, and dead.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Keep in mind this is from the 1990s

  • By Elisabeth on 03-05-14

Skip this one

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

The plot is far fetched and, as a native Georgian, the narrator's Georgia accent is offensive. This is the first Nora Roberts book that has truly disappointed.

  • The Turn

  • The Hollows Begins with Death
  • By: Kim Harrison
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162

Trisk and her hated rival, Kal, have the same goal: save their species from extinction. But death comes in the guise of hope when a genetically modified tomato created to feed the world combines with the government's new tactical virus, giving it an unexpected host and a mode of transport. Plague rises, giving the paranormal species the choice to stay hidden and allow humanity to die or to show themselves in a bid to save them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm sorry I finished it too fast!

  • By Elizabeth K. on 02-16-17

For the fans

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

This was such a fun read! As a fan of Rachel and all the inderlanders, it was fun meeting them before they were so powerful and so evil. Thanks to Ms. Harrison for taking the time to indulge her true fans.

  • The Ex-Wife

  • A Nail Biting Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Jess Ryder
  • Narrated by: Annette Chown
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,463
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,359
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350

Newly married Natasha has the perfect house, a loving husband, and a beautiful little girl called Emily. She’d have it all if it wasn’t for Jen, her husband’s ex-wife who just won’t leave them alone. Then Natasha returns home one day to find her husband and Emily gone without trace. Desperate to get her daughter back, Natasha will do anything even if it means accepting an offer of help from Jen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • spectacular!

  • By Wilma on 06-14-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I kept thinking I knew who the culprit was and how the crime occurred. Wrong, wrong, wrong! I kept being surprised until the final chapter.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Something in the Water

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,593
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,669
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,582

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

She's an idiot

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

Reviewed: 06-26-18

I spent most of this novel yelling at the main character. You know how you watch a scary movie and there's that one dumb girl running in high heels and you just want to slap her for being too stupid to take the shoes off? Yeah, I had THAT feeling for most of the novel. It was one unbelievable stupid decision after another. Yes, the ending was good, but I feel like I deserved that, at least. Skip this one!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Then She Was Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,095

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO GOOD

  • By Anonymous User on 05-24-18

I was hesitant

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

After reading other reviews, I was really hesitant to download this one, but I was pleasantly surprised. I thought it was predictable, but I had it all wrong!

  • Blindsighted

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,140

A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer's twisted work becomes clear. Sara's ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, leads the investigation - a trail of terror that grows increasingly macabre when another local woman is found crucified a few days later.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story- raw and amazing characters

  • By Soccer_mom on 02-19-15

Too graphic

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

Reviewed: 05-05-18

I know this is just preference, but the graphic detail regarding the sexual assaults is too much for those who empathize with characters. Not a bad story, not a bad author, but I certainly took advantage of that FF button.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Homeport

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Erika Leigh
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 843
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 664
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 664

The unseen assailant attacked Dr. Miranda Jones outside her Maine home as she returned from a busy lecture tour. After terrorizing her with a knife held to her throat, he stole her purse, slashed her tires, and disappeared. Shaken and bruised, Miranda was determined to put the assault out of her mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun thrilling mystery with some art and sex.

  • By S. Powell on 01-11-09

This was my least favorite Nora Roberts story

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

The events in the plot are a serious stretch. No woman would've fallen for the male lead. The villains motivation was weak. I'm glad this wasn't my first Roberts read. I know she writes better than this.

  • The Survivors Club

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,235
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 845
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 842

The rapist left an indelible mark on their lives; now three women must live with the consequences of his violent brutality. But when he's murdered on his way to trial, the police investigation takes a scorching new focus. All three women had a reason to hate him. All three wanted him dead. But which one of them murdered him? Explosively plotted and unnervingly suspenseful, The Survivors Club sizzles from beginning to end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Get this one!

  • By Kathleen on 09-16-04

A good read, but...

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

I really enjoyed this novel, although there were some clearly unbelievable actions that made up the twist in the plot. I'd still recommend it

  • Blink of an Eye

  • By: Ted Dekker
  • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265

The future changes in the blink of an eye... or does it? Miriam is a Saudi princess promised to another, a pawn in a political struggle that could shift the balance of power in the Middle East. Seth is a certified genius with a head full of numbers, a life full of baggage, and an attitude born on the waves of the Pacific. Cultures collide when they find themselves thrown together as fugitives in a high-stakes chase across Southern California.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I enjoyed this book!

  • By FOX on 12-31-09

Not what I expected in the he best way!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

I did not realize that this book was going to be science fiction, but I certainly did enjoy every minute of it! The characters were well written, the narration was fantastic, and there are a lot of suspense and action moments