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  • Luckiest Girl Alive

  • A Novel
  • By: Jessica Knoll
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,626
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,639

Ani FaNelli seems to have it all: a glamorous job at a glossy magazine, an enviable figure with the wardrobe to match, and a handsome fiancé from a distinguished blue-blood family. But Ani FaNelli is an invention, that veneer of perfection carefully assembled in an attempt to distance herself from a shocking, sordid past.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Strange, unnerving, confusing.

  • By Candice on 12-06-15

Odd...

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

Reviewed: 09-04-16

Unlike many reviews I liked the story. Yes, the characters were not likable but they weren't meant to be. It was a book on our flaws and imperfections. The reason I only gave the book 3 stars was the performance by the narrator. The odd cadence of her speech made the book somewhat hard to follow. There were odd pauses and inflection on words that made no sense. It was very hard to tell who was talking at certain times because they all sounded so similar. And the mother picked up some kind of accent mid way through the book. I will never listen to another book by this narrator.

  • A Good Marriage

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Jessica Hecht
  • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 981
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 989

What happens when, on a perfectly ordinary evening, all the things you believed in and took for granted are turned upside down? When her husband of more than 20 years is away on one of his business trips, Darcy Anderson looks for batteries in the garage. Her toe knocks up against a box under a worktable and she discovers the stranger inside her husband. It’s a horrifying discovery, rendered with bristling intensity, and it definitively ends a good marriage.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Buy Full Dark, No Stars

  • By Tim on 11-02-14

Worst choice for a narrator I could imagine!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-15

I have never felt so compelled to write a review for anything as I do for this book. The story was ok, typical of the author, no surprises... the ending was lackluster. The part that was almost unbearable was the narrator. It almost made me not finish the book. The wife's voice was comical and sing-song. It sounded as if she were constantly giggling to some inside joke. And the men's voices were just as annoying. I will never listen to anything narrated by this person, and I would suggest listening to the voice sample of the book before purchase. I am mad I wasted my credit!

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