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Aino Shperber

Gedera, Israel
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  • Hidden Bodies

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,273
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,844
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,827

Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past 10 years, this 30-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he's heading west to Los Angeles, the city of second chances, determined to put his past behind him. In Hollywood, Joe blends in effortlessly with the other young upstarts. He eats guac, works in a bookstore, and flirts with a journalist neighbor. But while others seem fixated on their own reflections, Joe can't stop looking over his shoulder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Approach With Caution, All Ye Who Enter Here

  • By Gretchen SLP on 02-25-16

Wow terrific!

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

Reviewed: 04-17-18

Never would have thought I'd feel so much sympathy for a serial killer, but Joe has made his way into my heart.
Enjoyed the first book and even more so the follow up.
Terrific concept and very intelligently written. Well done!
Mr Fontana brings the story to life - his performance is outstanding!

  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,552
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,536

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

Weird story with excellent reader!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

Weird but fascinating story with excellent performance by storyteller. A lot of strangeness, cuss words, sex, death but indeed well written and yes, captivating in a strange way.

  • The Girl Who Was Taken

  • By: Charlie Donlea
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,146

Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. A year later the best-selling account of her ordeal has turned Megan from local hero to national celebrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 06-07-17

Surprisingly suspenseful and tense

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

Reviewed: 03-12-18

Very well written with lots of eery and tense moments, loved the medical examiner related stuff. Very nice book. Will look for more by the same author.

  • Force of Nature

  • By: Jane Harper
  • Narrated by: Stephen Shanahan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Is Alice here? Did she make it? Is she safe? In the chaos, in the night, it was impossible to say which of the four had asked after Alice's welfare. Later, when everything got worse, each would insist it had been them. Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nowhere near as good as The Dry

  • By Starr on 03-10-18

Great follow up!!

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

Reviewed: 02-21-18

Loved the first book and this is also very good. Creepy, great characters that seem so real, various and interesting story lines. Can't wait to hear from this author.

  • I Am Watching You

  • By: Teresa Driscoll
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,046
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,046

When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it - until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she's decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls - beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard - has disappeared.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Creepy Thriller With Depth

  • By Sara on 07-15-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

Really enjoyed this thriller - fast paced and with interesting characters and twists and turns. Very well done! The narrator did a good job too. Pleasant to listen to.

  • The Dry

  • A Novel
  • By: Jane Harper
  • Narrated by: Stephen Shanahan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,057
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,050

After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke’s steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now, more than one person knows they didn’t tell the truth back then, and Luke is dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing dry here!

  • By green ice cream garden on 01-18-17

One of the best books I've heard this year!

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

Reviewed: 11-30-17

What a terrific story! Great characters, great interactions, emotion, twists and turns and superb storytelling. Can't wait to read from this author! Highly recommended!

  • Orphan X

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,576
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,543

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets - i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Excellent Distraction

  • By A. Musser on 06-03-16

Evan rocks!

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

I have a crush on Evan Smoak. Action filled story with a (super) hero with a heart. A little bit of everything. I surely hope the next installment is as good as this one....
Scott Brick performs brilliantly.

  • Suspect

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,862
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,802
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,793

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Page Turner!!

  • By Jacqueline on 01-22-13

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 05-23-17

Enjoyed the characters, the story, the performance but most of all Maggie and her relationship with Scott. Wish the story was longer....

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 102,197
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 94,668
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 94,228

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I expected more...

  • By Dany Avila on 12-06-18

Utterly charming, intelligent, hilarious & moving.

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

Reviewed: 04-26-17

Highly recommended.
Trevor has written a very interesting and wonderfully emotional yet intelligent book.
Enjoyed this very much.

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  • The Life We Bury

  • By: Allen Eskens
  • Narrated by: Zach Villa
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,596
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,514

College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran-and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good listen!

  • By Lori on 12-14-15

Great book!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-17

Enjoyable, easy, but tension filled story that keeps you interested. Well performed and well worth it.