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  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 103,377
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 93,979
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 93,474

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't know what I was getting into

  • By Kenneth Woodward on 12-05-18

Just okay

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

Reviewed: 04-24-19

This book was not bad. However, I never leave a book unfinished and I actually didn’t finish this one. Something bothered me about her vagueness and the “no big deal” attitude of winning the election and moving into the White House. At that point it did not seem realistic or truthful anymore.

15 of 21 people found this review helpful

  • After

  • The After Series, Book 1
  • By: Anna Todd
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Louise, Hero Fiennes Tiffin
  • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,644
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,454

There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there’s everything after.... Life will never be the same. Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She’s got direction, ambition, and a mother who’s intent on keeping her that way. But she’s barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin. With his tousled brown hair, cocky British accent, and tattoos, Hardin is cute and different from what she’s used to. But he’s also rude - to the point of cruelty, even. For all his attitude, Tessa should hate Hardin.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Repetitive

  • By Tayln on 04-24-19

Unrealistic

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

If you’re over 18 years old, you will find this so unrealistic and juvenile. The girls is annoying with how much crap she takes from the guy.

  • Protecting the Pregnant Princess

  • By: Lisa Childs
  • Narrated by: Tony Craine
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21

A princess and her doppelganger are missing, and a grief-stricken king turns to Aaron Timmer for answers. As a bodyguard to the king, Aaron's mission is clear when one of the women is found: Keep her out of danger and find the abductor. But how can he do that when the mystery woman doesn't remember the events leading up to her disappearance? Terror strikes a young woman when she wakes up in a private hospital with no idea who she is, how she came to be hospitalized - and whose baby she's carrying.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average read

  • By Jennifer Iversen on 12-12-17

Repetitive

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

Repetitive, repetitive, hard to finish. The ending and feelings were predictable from the 2nd chapter.

  • The Controversial Princess

  • By: Jodi Ellen Malpas
  • Narrated by: Anda Bell Llewelyn
  • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245

Her father is The King of England. She is The Controversial Princess. Regarded as down to earth by the press and rebellious by The King, Princess Adeline refuses to bow to the royal expectations her title carries. She knows better than anyone that the united front of the royal family is nothing but smoke and mirrors - lies and secrets masked by power and privilege. She wants no part of it, and she will never surrender to The King's demand to marry a man she does not love. But despite Adeline's determination to retain her free will, she remains deeply unfulfilled, feeling caged.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • NOT A HEA!

  • By Mercedes on 05-28-18

Great

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Reminds me of the show “The Royals.” I love the characters in this one. Eagerly awaiting the sequel.

  • Just Say Yes

  • Escape to New Zealand, Book 10
  • By: Rosalind James
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406

Kevin McNicholl may be a brutal force on the rugby field, but off the field, the star New Zealand All Black is a famously nice guy. His new tenant, though, arouses more than his protective side. She sets him on fire. Pity he's evicting her. Every woman deserves her dreams. Chloe Donaldson can't afford dreams, though, so she's given them up. Marriage, her ballet career, and now, her beautiful tower apartment with its view of the sea. Her new landlord is kicking her out, along with her three-year-old son, Zavy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just Say YES to "Just Say Yes"

  • By EstherF on 04-07-17

Not the best in the series

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

I’ve read all of the books in this series. While I didn’t dislike this one, it is not my favorite. I found Chloe to be overly dramatic and it was a bit annoying. No matter what, she freaked out. So, if that is something you don’t enjoy, it my bother you as well. I’m also not as big of a fan of the new narrator compared to the original one in the first 8 books.

  • Forever, Jack

  • Butler Cove, Book 2
  • By: Natasha Boyd
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Johnathan McClain
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

Keri Ann Butler's life changed on the night she met movie star Jack Eversea. She thought she knew a Jack that was very different from the man adored by fans the world over. In the wake of his betrayal and abandonment, Keri Ann has had to pick up and move forward with the life she was supposed to live and has put off far too long. Suddenly Jack is back, and his explanations for why he left seem more and more plausible - and his declarations more seductive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good.

  • By jodiod on 07-09-17

Struggle

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

It was a struggle to finish this. I read the first one. D it was OK. This was so drawn out and long and I just kept leaving the room because I didn’t care what happened.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Champagne Kisses

  • A Timeless Love Story
  • By: Krista Lakes
  • Narrated by: Alicia Harris
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

What's more important to a soldier- his love of his country, or his love of a woman? In the summer of 1990, Rachel Weber spent a week down on the Florida coast, soaking up the sun's rays while she waited for her life to begin. It was there that she met Dean Sherman, a handsome, muscular soldier with blue eyes. The two spent a week together full of champagne kisses that only ended when Operation Desert Storm forced Dean to choose between his duty and his love. He chose duty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pop a Botttle of Bubbly to Celebrate this Book!

  • By catlin on 01-17-14

Great story that could've been so much better

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

I love the idea behind this story, but it was way too oversimplified. I did not feel like I got to know the characters at all. More detail about what they've been through the 20 years they were apart and how they were feeling when they saw each other again, for example,would've been great.