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  • Higher Is Waiting

  • By: Tyler Perry
  • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 754
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 661
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 662

Higher Is Waiting is a spiritual guidebook, a collection of teachings culled from the experiences of a lifetime, meant to inspire listeners to climb higher in their own lives and pull themselves up to a better, more fulfilling place. In this gem of a book, Tyler Perry writes of how his faith has sustained him in hard times, centered him in good times, and enriched his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE in a book.

  • By Anonymous User on 11-16-17

Good inspirational read

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

Reviewed: 04-19-19

It had a nice easy flow to it plenty of biblical quote references to drive his points home. A good life lesson read...

  • The Last Black Unicorn

  • By: Tiffany Haddish
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Haddish
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,281
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25,381
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,272

Tiffany can't avoid being funny: it's just who she is. But The Last Black Unicorn is so much more than a side-splittingly hilarious collection of essays - it's a memoir of the struggles of one woman who came from nothing and nowhere. A woman who was able to achieve her dreams by reveling in her pain and awkwardness, showing the world who she really is, and inspiring others through the power of laughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad it ended

  • By HerHighness on 12-08-17

Great entertaining read by Tiffany!

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

Probably the most raw, ribald, lay it on the line autobiography I've read in a while. Tiffany's very real, talks about funny stories but also about painful stuff that's helped her to grow. a great read!

  • Hard Road

  • A Jon Reznick Thriller, Book 1
  • By: J. B. Turner
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,650
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,390

Jon Reznick is a "ghost": a black-ops specialist who takes his orders from shadowy handlers, and his salary from the US government. Still mourning the loss of his beloved wife on 9/11, he's dispatched to carry out a high-level hit. Reznick knows only that it must look like suicide. It's textbook. But the target is not the man Reznick expected. The whole setup is wrong. In an instant the operation is compromised, and Reznick is on the run with the man he was sent to kill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Plenty of Action

  • By shelley on 01-01-18

Riveting!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

This is my first experience with John Resnick and I'm hooked! I hope they make a movie franchise with him!

  • Bad Action

  • Billy Cunningham, Book 2
  • By: James Swain
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

Con artist Billy Cunningham is no stranger to the casinos of Las Vegas - he's ripped off every single one. But his latest scam - a year in the making - promises his crew their biggest payday yet. Billy has thought of everything down to the last detail...or so he thinks. He hasn't counted on the father-son team of contract killers looking to cash in on Billy's head. Or his old flame, Maggie Flynn, out for payback for her broken heart.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Worst and ONLY letdown ever with a James Swain boo

  • By TechJunkie on 06-01-16

Another winner in the Billy Cunningham series!

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

Reviewed: 09-10-18

The storyline and pace was great and I love his crew, their trials and tribulations and triumphs. I feel for him with what he"s going through with Mags though.

  • The Good Samaritan

  • By: John Marrs
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Charlotte Cole, Matthew Lloyd Davies, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206

The people who call End of the Line need hope. They need reassurance that life is worth living. But some are unlucky enough to get through to Laura. Laura doesn’t want them to hope. She wants them to die. Laura hasn’t had it easy: she's survived sickness and a difficult marriage only to find herself heading for forty, unsettled and angry. She doesn't love talking to people worse off than she is. She craves it. But now someone’s on to her - Ryan, whose world falls apart when his pregnant wife ends her life, hand in hand with a stranger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very twisty

  • By aycee on 04-18-18

Dragged along...

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

I tried to give this book a chance but after 10 chapters I gave up. Took too long to get going and was all over the place with unconnected dots...

  • True Fiction

  • By: Lee Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 515

When a passenger jet crashes onto the beaches of Waikiki, bestselling thriller writer Ian Ludlow knows the horrific tragedy wasn’t an accident. Years before, the CIA enlisted Ian to dream up terrorism scenarios to prepare the government for nightmares they couldn’t imagine. Now one of those schemes has come true, and Ian is the only person alive who knows how it was done...and who is behind the plot. That makes him too dangerous to live. Ian goes on the run, sweeping up an innocent bystander in his plight - Margo French, a dog walker and aspiring singer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A clever and fun parody of espionage thrillers!

  • By Wayne on 04-07-18

5 Stars for True Fiction!

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

I really enjoyed this book, I found myself wanting to get back to it every chance I got, the storyline flowed along at a fast pace and the characters were colorful. I wish the story would've been longer! I hope there are some sequels to this book!

  • Silent Lies

  • By: Kathryn Croft
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish, Rosie Jones
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,775
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,586
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,582

Mia Hamilton lived the perfect life with her husband, university teacher Zach, and their two-year-old daughter. But everything changed when Zach committed suicide on the same night one of his students vanished. Five years later, just when Mia is beginning to heal, stranger Alison walks into her life, saying her husband didn't kill himself. Fragile, slight Alison leads Mia on a path into Zach's past, and Mia begins to think she never really knew her own husband.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Didn’t See it Coming!

  • By Debra on 02-19-18

Offbeat but good read

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

Reviewed: 04-01-18

The plot seemed to jump around quite a bit from past to present but as the story progressed, it began to make more sense. it had a good ending.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Don't Tell a Soul

  • Detectives Kane and Alton, Book 1
  • By: D. K. Hood
  • Narrated by: Alison Farina
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 657
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 572
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 561

When a body is found stuffed into a barrel at a garbage dump, covered in long red lacerations, Detective Jenna Alton and her new deputy, David Kane, rush to the scene. Nothing ever happens in the small American town of Black Rock Falls, so Jenna believes the victim must be one of two recent missing persons, and she fears for the life of the other. Both were strangers to the town, but there's nothing else to link them. Jenna knows someone must have seen something, but no one's talking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • sooo good

  • By ginger anderson on 11-16-17

Good suspense read!

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

Reviewed: 02-16-18

I found myself wanting yo get back to it at every chance although the prologue part at the beginning was confusing, after finishing the book, I couldn't figure out where in the story it fit in. Looking forward to book 2 !

  • Poisonfeather

  • The Gibson Vaughn Series, Book 2
  • By: Matthew FitzSimmons
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,005

When jailed billionaire Charles Merrick hints publicly that he has stashed a fortune in an offshore cache, a school of sharks converges upon his release from federal prison. Among his swindled victims is Judge Hammond Birk, the man who saved Gibson Vaughn's life when he was a troubled teenager. Now Gibson intends to repay that debt by recovering Merrick's victims' money.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cliffhanger

  • By Gayle on 10-11-16

Great Gibson Vaughn intro!

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

Reviewed: 12-26-16

Great action read! The story moved along fast at every point! I wish there was a book 3!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Before You Leap

  • By: Keith Houghton
  • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 721

Peace of mind is all Greg Cole has wanted since the murder of his twin sister, Scarlett. In his new sun-soaked Florida life, he thought he had found it. But when Scarlett's killer is released early from prison with a cast-iron alibi, Greg realizes that his past is about to explode into his present, with terrifying consequences. To expose the truth he must open up old wounds. Greg knows all about dark secrets, but when a childhood friendship comes to the fore, the police turn their spotlight on him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting start that fizzled out

  • By C. Vincent on 12-29-16

Decent read...

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

Reviewed: 11-27-16

It picked up speed toward the end. It was a little bit of a struggle at the beginning as it seemed to sort of stall at certain points...

7 of 11 people found this review helpful