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  • A Virgin River Christmas

  • A Virgin River Novel
  • By: Robyn Carr
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,921
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,690
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,695

New York Times best-selling author Robyn Carr’s Virgin River novels are beloved by countless fans. Since Marcie Sullivan’s Iraq War-veteran husband died, she’s been unable to move forward. She decides to seek out Ian Buchanan—the man who disappeared after saving her husband’s life four years earlier. Then when Marcie nearly dies and Ian saves her, the couple’s relationship deepens.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chicken soup for my ears...

  • By SIMARA on 05-10-12

Wonderful Christmas Story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-19

It amazes me how Robyn Carr can think of so many interesting things to write in her books. Just when I’m wondering what else there could be to the story a really interesting twist drops in. The narrator was great, as always.

  • Whispering Rock

  • By: Robyn Carr
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,361
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,921
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,917

In Robyn Carr's Whispering Rock, wounded LAPD Sergeant Mike Valenzuela finds the help and healing he needs in Virgin River. Now he longs for the marital bliss his Marine Corps buddies enjoy. And he thinks he's found the right woman. But after she's brutally attacked, Mike must show her how to trust again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Special stories

  • By Julie on 08-28-09

Enjoyable and meaningful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-19

This is a good series because the author introduces a new life story about a character you already were introduced to in a previous book. She also keeps the original characters involved in every story. The narrator has a nice voice making it enjoyable to listen to. So far it’s been the same narrator which I really like. When I start one of these books I listen until they’re over. The story lines are always good and she weaves valuable lessons into each one. I highly recommend this series!

  • A Week in Winter

  • By: Maeve Binchy
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,453
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,258
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,259

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, everyone thinks she is crazy. Helped by Rigger (a bad boy turned good who is handy around the house) and Orla, her niece (a whiz at business), Chicky is finally ready to welcome the first guests to Stone House’s big warm kitchen, log fires, and understated elegant bedrooms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't want it to end.....

  • By Vicki Unger on 02-26-13

Heartwarming

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-18

This is a nice, heartwarming book. Light and entertaining. The narrator is excellent. I will listen to more of Mauve Binchy’s books!

  • The Winter Sea

  • By: Susanna Kearsley
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,783
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,045
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,064

History has all but forgotten.... In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, Carrie McClelland hopes to turn that story into her next best-selling novel. Settling herself in the shadow of Slains Castle, she creates a heroine named for one of her own ancestors and starts to write. But then she discovers her novel is more fact than fiction....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Get Out Your Hankies

  • By Martha on 07-29-11

Great story!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-18

I have thoroughly enjoyed this novel. The author has successfully intertwined the past with the present. I’m going to listen to it’s sequel next!

  • The Magic of Ordinary Days

  • A Novel
  • By: Ann Howard Creel
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Olivia Dunne, a studious minister's daughter who dreams of being an archaeologist, never thought that the drama of World War II would affect her quiet life in Denver. An exhilarating flirtation reshapes her life, though, and she finds herself banished to a rural Colorado outpost, married to a man she hardly knows. Overwhelmed by loneliness, Olivia tentatively tries to establish a new life, finding much-needed friendship and solace in two Japanese American sisters who are living at a nearby internment camp.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I purchased this audio book not 15 minutes ago...

  • By Kimberly A. Hansen on 09-15-16

Excellent book!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-03-18

Even though I saw the movie a few years ago, I still found this book to be so interesting. It tells of several life situations that some will relate to and some will emphasize with. It’s one of those books that I couldn’t stop listening to until it ended.

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  • The Great Gatsby

  • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 692
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302

No one fictional or factual embodies the Jazz Age as completely as F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jay Gatsby. First published in 1925, this legendary novel continues to enthrall generations as it serves as a lens to view our not so distant past. Many of our notions about that period are taken from the pages of this book. Bathtub gin, flappers, and house parties that last all week enliven Fitzgerald's classic tale.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent work and even better reader

  • By Kevin on 10-14-08

Familiar story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-11-18

I’ve seen the movies and loved them both. I decided to listen to the book. It was very similar to the movies. Sometimes the stories get changed a lot but didn’t in this case. The narrator was great.

  • Wuthering Heights

  • By: Emily Bronte
  • Narrated by: Janet McTeer, David Timson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,316
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 918

When Mr. Earnshaw brings a black-haired foundling child into his home on the Yorkshire moors, he little imagines the dramatic events which will follow. The passionate relationship between Cathy Earnshaw and the foundling, Heathcliff, is a story of love, hate, pity, and retribution, the effects of which reverberate throughout the succeeding generations.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic

  • By Stephanie on 12-05-07

A morosely intriguing story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-18

I have been hesitant to read or listen to Wuthering Heights because I prefer happier books. I decided to try this because it is on the Great American Read Book list as one of the top 100. I can not comprehend how the imagination of Emily Bronte could have conceived such a story. It is a depressing story, yet I could not stop listening to it until it was ended. I can see why it is rated in the top 100 books.

  • The Marriage Game

  • A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
  • By: Alison Weir
  • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
  • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 67

Only 25 and newly crowned, Elizabeth vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors continually press her to form an advantageous marriage and produce an heir. Though none of the suitors have yet worked their way to her throne, the dashing - though married - Lord Robert lays claim to Elizabeth's heart.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator's lisp is maddening

  • By Elizabeth on 09-07-16

Interesting life!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

I have read and listened to several books about Elizabeth I. I never tire of hearing about her interesting life and reign.

  • The Marriage of Opposites

  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Gloria Reuben, Tina Benko, Santino Fontana, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,027
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,029

Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel's mother, a pillar of their small refugee community of Jews who escaped the Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for being a difficult girl who refuses to live by the rules. Growing up, Rachel's salvation is their maid Adelle's belief in her strengths and her deep, lifelong friendship with Jestine, Adelle's daughter. But Rachel's life is not her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magical!

  • By TV on 09-27-15

Thought provoking story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-14-18

This book captured your interest from the beginning and held it all the way through! You know an author is good when you get so drawn in that you are feeling the emotions of the characters. I also enjoy fictions that are based on a true story. It opens up their world to you.

  • The Early Middle Ages

  • By: Philip Daileader, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Philip Daileader
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,249
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,113

The Early Middle Ages-the years from A.D. 650 to 1000-were crucial to Europe's future social and political development. These 24 lectures trace a journey from Scandinavia across northern and central Europe to the farthest reaches of the Byzantine and Islamic empires, providing an exciting new look an era often simply called the "Dark Ages."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great professor!

  • By Nicolas Cobelo on 11-16-17

Very informative!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This course covered a lot of material that I was unaware of. It tied the western world together in a way that I have been looking for. It will be a good reference to refer back to.