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  • Thanksgiving

  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 159

When it comes to men, Megan Murphy has an aversion to "I do". Then she meets irresistible pediatrician Pat Hunter. Add in a cozy colonial cottage, the world's biggest turkey, two hopeful families, and a skirt-chomping rabbit, and you've got a feast of fabulous fun!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Downright Frothy

  • By Audrey on 11-12-11

not great

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

was looking for cute Thanksgiving story. I expected a little bit of cheesy-ness, but got all cheese no substance. loved that it was set in Colonial Williamsburg and that's about it

  • Twain’s Feast

  • By: Audible Originals
  • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,210
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,180

Mark Twain, beloved American writer, performer, and humorist, was a self-proclaimed glutton. With the help of a chef and some friends, Nick Offerman presents the story of Twain’s life through the lens of eight of Mark Twain’s favorite foods.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Recycling

  • By Greg Hill on 11-17-18

more than I bargained for....

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

I started this because it was a free audible original and thought it could be funny with some light history thrown in. what I ended with was not only what I expected, but the addition of a little insight into myself and my fellow American. wonderful read.

5 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Island of the Sequined Love Nun

  • By: Christopher Moore
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,720
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,319
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,318

Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise - a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking fruit bats. Our bumbling hero is Tucker Case, a hopeless geek trapped in a cool guy's body, who makes a living as a pilot for the Mary Jean Cosmetics Corporation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Read

  • By Holly Helscher on 07-01-12

I can't decide but glad I tried it

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

very creative. worth the read, but more like a drive in movie, not a summer blockbuster.

  • The Apothecary's Poison

  • Glass and Steele, Book 3
  • By: C. J. Archer
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 754

When Dr. Hale is murdered, Matt becomes a suspect. With Matt's nemesis Sheriff Payne influencing the investigating detective, India and Matt know they must find the real killer, or risk his freedom, and ultimately, his life. Time is running out as they hunt for a killer capable of turning medicine into poison with a magic spell, as well as continue the search for Chronos. A search that must end in success before Matt's malfunctioning watch stops altogether.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Get On With It

  • By Maranda G. on 06-28-17

disappointed

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

only bought this 3 to book to hear the resolution of glass and Steele relationship. I found story line of book 2 and this book 3 boring. good characters but I won't read the next book. too slow moving and repetitious like a soap opera.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Mapmaker's Apprentice

  • Glass and Steele, Book 2
  • By: C. J. Archer
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017

When an apprentice from the Mapmakers' Guild goes missing, Matt and India are employed to find him. Going undercover as a married couple, they discover that not everyone at the guild is what they seem, and the lad's unearthly maps caused jealousy, suspicion and fear. With one of the apprentice's magic maps in their possession, India and Matt must use their wits and India's fledgling, untried magic to find him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great follow up to book 1!

  • By BikeVON on 03-27-17

good characters ok story-teller terrible accents

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

not as good as book 1 drags on but I still want to know what happens in book 3. book 1 has good story, good characters, poor reader. book 2 has ok story, good characters, different readers equally poor and bothered me more because it felt disrupted by speaker change who was also poor. I liked the first reader better.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Watchmaker's Daughter

  • Glass and Steele, Book 1
  • By: C. J. Archer
  • Narrated by: Emma Powell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,959
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,784
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,772

India Steele is desperate. Her father is dead, her fiancé took her inheritance, and no one will employ her, despite years working for her watchmaker father. Indeed, the other London watchmakers seem frightened of her. Alone, poor, and at the end of her tether, India takes employment with the only person who'll accept her - an enigmatic and mysterious man from America, a man who possesses a strange watch that rejuvenates him when he's ill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding Start to Historical Fantasy Series!

  • By LilMissMolly on 01-16-17

reader does terrible accents but still good read

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

Reviewed: 08-02-17

good read terrible accents threaten to reck enjoyment but I still managed to enjoy. the English accent is spot on but when she tries to do several different American ones, it's awful

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • A Discovery of Witches

  • A Novel
  • By: Deborah Harkness
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 23 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,456
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,624

Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Started out intriguing, devolved into Twilight 2.0

  • By Elina on 11-13-17

interesting overall premise but poorly written..

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

Reviewed: 03-12-17

I haven't decided on reading the next in the series yet due to the irritatingly tween ish feeling heroine who is supposed to be 30 something year old woman. the narrators tone woul not be a poor one perhaps in a different story, but somehow in this one magnifies the unbelievable even annoying dialogue. feels unbelievable and tween like. the overall story line is very good though and is the books redeeming quality.

  • The Modern Scholar: Geology

  • The Story of Earth
  • By: Professor Kate Zeigler
  • Narrated by: Professor Kate Zeigler
  • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Geology is often thought of as simply the study of rocks. In reality, geology is the study of our planet on all scales, from microscopic to planet-wide, and ranging in time from almost instantaneous events, like earthquakes, to the glacially slow motion of the tectonic plates. Everything we know about our world from a geologic perspective is based on information locked into the rock record and the job of a geologist is to tease out that story through a wide variety of observations. This insightful course explores a range of topics that help to tell the story of Earth and to explain the discipline of Geology and the role of the geologist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • interesting, informative and well presented.

  • By Steven Mark on 01-09-16

great teacher. easy to understand!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-16

very nice speaking voice. made what can sometimes be dry and informative into interesting conversational tones that are understandable.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tikki Tikki Tembo

  • By: Arlene Mosel
  • Narrated by: Peter Thomas
  • Length: 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148

This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My 3 year old and 7 year old love this book!

  • By Jessica on 03-19-19

A favorite since I was a child with books on tape

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

Reviewed: 07-19-16

I remember following along to this via a book on tape that chimed to let you know when to turn the page. wonderful story.