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  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,589
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,571

Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: she's gorgeous, tough, razor-smart, and sexy beyond his wildest dreams. Joe needs to have her, and he'll stop at nothing to do so. As he begins to insinuate himself into her life - her friendships, her email, her phone - she can’t resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom-made for her. So when her boyfriend, Benji, mysteriously disappears, Beck and Joe fall into a tumultuous affair. But there's more to Beck than her oh-so-perfect façade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. This. Book.

  • By Em on 07-17-15

Narrator is amazing!

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

Reviewed: 04-20-16

Would you consider the audio edition of You to be better than the print version?

Yes! Santino Fontana did an amazing job as the narrator. I couldn't imagine a better performer. He brought Joe Goldberg to life.

What was one of the most memorable moments of You?

The voices of Lynn and Hanna. His voice for Lynn reminded me of Tina from Bob's Burgers and I laughed every time they were a part of the story.

What about Santino Fontana’s performance did you like?

The voices! The voices of all of the characters were unique and consistent. It was such a fun albeit twisted story to listen to.

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  • It Starts with Food

  • Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
  • By: Melissa Hartwig, Dallas Hartwig
  • Narrated by: Melissa Hartwig, Dallas Hartwig
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,583
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,074
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,025

It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever-and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset. Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food-accompanied by stunning health improvements.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it! Now I know what all the hype is about

  • By Maria on 11-24-14

Worth the listen

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

Reviewed: 04-10-15

What made the experience of listening to It Starts with Food the most enjoyable?

I chose to listen to this book, not to lose weight, but to adjust my lifestyle and eating habits. To be as healthy as I can possibly be. The information was intriguing, and there are some good tips. The mantra "Change the food on your plate" will stick with me forever. The Hartwigs make excellent cases for eliminating certain foods.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig ?

Literally anyone else. The narration style was boring and felt like they were reading. The most pleasurable books to listen take a more conversational tone rather than scripted tone.Also, the pronunciation of "legume" rubbed my ears the wrong way. I don't know what it was, but it was grating. You will know it when you hear it. The weird chime sound between sections is also less than pleasant.

Any additional comments?

The tone of the book was a little condescending. Using lines like, "What are you, 12?" in references to behaviors with food was irritating. There were several "zingers" like that in the book, which put me off. I do not need an informational book to treat me with kid gloves, but rhetorical insults aren't going to make me an ambassador of your book. The testimonials also SEEMED wildly exaggerated. They may be true, but it the majority just sounded incredibly puffed up.

25 of 30 people found this review helpful