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  • An Anonymous Girl

  • By: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
  • Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik, Julia Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,954
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,936

Seeking women ages 18-32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking...and what she’s hiding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Frances Hampton on 01-09-19

Too long to warm up

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I almost gave up on this book but luckily I was on a five hour car ride and the first four hours were slow and torturous. I kept wondering if there was a point to the story. At the end, the story was engaging and it was a great suspense filled drama. The story was interesting but the delivery was too long it took too much time to get to a point where it piqued your interest. I enjoyed the second half three times more than I enjoyed the first half.

  • Killer by Nature

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jan Smith
  • Narrated by: Angela Griffin, Robert James-Collier, Katherine Kelly, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14,042
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12,929
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,881

Dr. Diane Buckley, a talented freelance forensic psychologist, is drafted in to examine a grisly murder – a body found in a children's playground. The murder carries all the hallmarks of one of her most famous incarcerated clients, 'The Playground Killer' (aka Alfred Dinklage). In a series of intimate 1:1 sessions, Buckley has to race against time to unpick the facts and delve into Dinklage's often manipulative, complicated mind to understand his past whilst striving to prevent further murders....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Glad this was free

  • By Tammy on 03-15-19

Wowwwww

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

Superb story. Kept me interested the entire time, it was like watching a movie in my head. The actors were wonderful, the story was suspenseful and the end was fabulously shocking.

  • 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 116,038
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 107,419
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 106,902

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
  • Interesting in the same way a fiction book can be

  • By Paul on 12-17-18

Wow.

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

Reviewed: 04-17-17

I have watched Trevor Noah's comedy routine and occasionally his political commentary and thought he was funny, thought-provoking and intelligent. But while listening to his story, I constantly asked myself "how old can this guy be?" Because his story is so rich that it's difficult to believe it was only a piece of one lifetime. He is an incredible writer; able to share insightful and entertaining anecdotes that are actually introductions to much broader ideas. His experiences leave you breathless and you cant help but ask yourself, how did he get through all this and still seem so normal. I laughed out loud and shed empathetic tears equally. It moved me and introduced me to an understanding of race and segregation I had not ever been able to grasp entirely. This book educated me. He didn't just say "this is what happened." He explained the history of why things happened and he did it an unbiased, matter-of-fact way. I feel enlightened. Not only was his story fascinating but his story-telling skills are articulate, eloquent and unfolded like a flower blooming. I will read anything he writes. What a talented man! Needless to say, I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Informant

  • By: James Grippando
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 259
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 245

FBI special agent Victoria Santos is tracking a string of gruesome murders from New York to San Francisco, Miami to Oregon. Meanwhile, Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami Tribune reporter Mike Posten receives a call from a mysterious stranger who claims his mind works so much like the killer's that he can actually predict the next attack: time, place, victim. When the predictions prove true, Mike and Victoria must join forces to find out if this eerie caller is the real psychopath.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!!! This is a Really Suspenseful book!!!

  • By shelley on 07-13-16

suspenseful story

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

Reviewed: 08-21-16

nice twists and turns. really enjoyed the way the story evolved and the way the characters were revealed.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • NeuroTribes

  • The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
  • By: Steve Silberman
  • Narrated by: William Hughes
  • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,526
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,369

What is autism: a lifelong disability or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is both of these things and more - and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. Wired reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Contrast to "In a Different Key"

  • By Gadget on 06-01-16

mandatory reading worldwide! please.

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

Reviewed: 09-20-15

Educational, inspiring, revolutionizing. My perspective on autism is now forever changed. Explained in the most logical, practical and intelligent manner. I found myself re-reading chapters and shaking my head in accordance and disbelief constantly! I have cried and laughed feeling ever so enlightened. Thank you Mr Silverman.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful