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Papillion, NE, US
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  • What Have You Done

  • By: Matthew Farrell
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,384
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,219
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,222

When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he’d had an affair with before breaking it off to save his marriage. But there’s a bigger problem: Liam has no memory of where he was or what he did on the night of the murder. Panicked, Liam turns to his brother, Sean, a homicide detective. Sean has his back, but incriminating evidence keeps piling up. From fingerprints to DNA, everything points to Liam....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Farcical Comedy!

  • By escoocoo on 12-22-18

Had it figured out from the beginning

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

Reviewed: 04-23-19

This was a good listen although I figured it out very early. I waited to see if my hunch was correct. As always, Steven Weber is great and Harlan Coben gives us another great mystery!

  • Lone Wolf

  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Natalia Payne, Louis Changchien, Celeste Ciulla, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,013
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,028

In the wild, when a wolf knows its time is over, when it knows it is of no more use to its pack, it may sometimes choose to slip away. Dying apart from its family, it stays proud and true to its nature. Humans aren’t so lucky. Luke Warren has spent his life researching wolves. He has written about them, studied their habits intensively, and even lived with them for extended periods of time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Typical Jodi Picoult plot, chik lit but good

  • By PlantCrone on 02-29-12

Story is predictable.

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

Reviewed: 03-29-19

Narrator performance was great! storyline was weak and predictable. Luckily, Jodi researches everything so you get to learn wolf facts.

  • Just One Look

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 916
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 829
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 826

An ordinary snapshot causes a mother’s world to unravel in an instant. After picking up her two young children from school, Grace Lawson looks through a newly developed set of photographs. She finds an odd one in the pack: A mysterious picture from perhaps twenty years ago, showing four strangers she can’t identify. But there is one face she recognizes—that of her husband, from before she knew him. When her husband sees the photo that night, he leaves their home and drives off without explanation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good story- most pathetic narration by female ever

  • By Jennie on 02-12-14

Worst narrator ever

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

That's really all that needs to be said. The story was good but hard to get past that womans voice but I bought it so had to listen to it all

  • The Man on the Mountaintop

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
  • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,795
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,484
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,451

The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simple - which is all you really need

  • By Solunari on 02-01-19

Exceptional!

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

I suppose for some or friends on the season in your life but this book is live changing and life affirming for me.

  • Missing You

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,602
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,592

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Harlan Coben set huge sales records with last year’s Six Years - and he’s poised to do it again in his next breathtaking stand-alone thriller. Harlan Coben, author of six consecutive instant number-one New York Times best sellers and a total of 24 award-winning, best-selling, and internationally acclaimed novels, returns with another ripped-from-real-life thriller full of impossibly high emotional stakes and the real-to-life characters for which he has become famous.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A different and wonderful crime thriller!

  • By Wayne on 11-23-15

suspenceful

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

Honestly, there are great storylines and great narrators. Sometimes, you are lucky enough to get both! This audio book nailed it! I was listening to this book while packing for a move. Everyone was bustling about the house. At one point, I turned the audio off to do something and hubby and boys yelled from their respective locations to turn it back on! My husband laughed at me when I was scolding at the characters. You won't be sorry on this mystery thriller.

  • Nine Perfect Strangers

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,386
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,761
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,729

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies, comes her newest audiobook, Nine Perfect Strangers: Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amid all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these 10 days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next 10 days are going to be.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 🌬🌥☁️🌦Fun, Fluffy, and Forgettable🍭🍬🍭

  • By Gretchen SLP on 02-03-19

Enthralling

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

One would think that keeping NINE main characters and numerous outlying characters straight would be difficult. Admittedly at first I was swimming in the names but the author effortlessly laid a road map for me to follow. Additionally, the narration was so outstanding that a voice change was enough for me to recognize who was speaking.

I usually only listen to a book while I'm working/ doing daily tasks but I found myself turning it on each time I could get a minute alone.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pieces of Her

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,312
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,926
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,908

What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beach town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't - confident, settled, sure of herself. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OUTSTANDING BOOK!!

  • By shelley on 08-22-18

Death by Listening

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

I wished I would have stopped listening but I just kept hoping it would get better. The narrator did a good job with what she had to work with. I feel terrible for writing a bad review but I listened to the entire thing and dreaded that it kept droaning. This is the longest it has taken me to listen to a book and I can never get that time back.

42 of 44 people found this review helpful

  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • A Novel
  • By: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,568
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,866
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,735

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Close To Perfection--A Definite Thumbs Up!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-07-17

Interesting, well-played human interaction

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

With the inexperience of a child and the intellect of a scholar, Eleanor navigates her forgotten childhood. Told from the main character's perspective, it can seem dry, even monotone but I listened to this book for two straight days, feeling annoyed when I got interrupted. The reader wants this brain character to succeed but you can't help but giggle when she sees the world in black and white.

  • Still Lives

  • A Novel
  • By: Maria Hummel
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,633
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,513
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,515

Kim Lord is an avant garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the LA art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition, Still Lives, is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous murdered women - the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson, among many others - and the works are as compelling as they are disturbing, implicating a culture that is too accustomed to violence against women.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not my favorite

  • By CB on 08-23-18

ummm ... no

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

After listening to more than a dozen books this summer, this has been the most disappointing. The narrator's voice does not match the main character's traits. The storyline drags. This was a painful read.

35 of 39 people found this review helpful

  • Happiness: A Memoir

  • The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
  • By: Heather Harpham
  • Narrated by: Heather Harpham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,486

Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-roaming California girl, and Brian, an intellectual, homebody writer, kind and slyly funny, but loath to leave his Upper West Side studio. Their magical interlude ends, full stop, when Heather becomes pregnant - Brian is sure he loves her, only he doesn't want kids. Heather returns to California to deliver their daughter alone, buoyed by family and friends.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like Being At A Riveting One-Woman Show

  • By Erin - Audible on 08-09-17

You will hit rewind

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

Sometimes when I'm listening to a book and I need to go to another room, I just let the book play until I return sure that I didn't miss much. Not so with "Happiness"! You wont want to miss a detail because not one spoken word is unnecessary - you need, you want, to hear it all.

Great narrator. Great detail without unnecessary words just for the sake of more words. Very relatable as a parent, but if you are a human being, you will find the book enthralling!