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  • Ashley Bell

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,114
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,119

Who is Ashley Bell? From number-one New York Times best-selling author Dean Koontz comes the must-listen thriller of the year, perfect for listeners of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure. Brilliantly paced, with an exhilarating heroine and a twisting, ingenious storyline, Ashley Bell is a new milestone in literary suspense from the long-acclaimed master.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A truthful review

  • By Christina on 01-11-16

Disappointing ;(

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

Reviewed: 03-21-16

Would you try another book from Dean Koontz and/or Suzy Jackson?

This was my very first Dean Koontz novel and I feel like with all the hype of his writing , that it would be epic. I expected more from the novel. Not sure what but it felt like there was something missing. I will however try more Dean Koontz books :) perhaps Ashley Bells storyline did not grab me from the beginning.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Three Wishes

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

Three sisters, one birthday, one little problem... The three Kettle sisters have had a mortifying mishap. Their raucous, champagne-soaked birthday dinner has come to an abrupt end following a violent argument and an emergency dash to the hospital. So who started it this time? Was it angry, hurt Cat, still recovering from the 'night of the spaghetti'? Was it Lyn, so serenely successful, at least on the outside? Or was it quirky, dreamy Gemma, the sister who can't keep a secret except for the most important one of all?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Jeannine on 08-03-17

Love a Moriarty!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-16

What did you love best about Three Wishes?

The characters are fabulous and funny. The storyline was pretty intense and it just kept getting bigger.

Which character – as performed by Caroline Lee – was your favorite?

Caroline Lee brings all the characters to life with her voice acting. She is brilliant.

  • Lost Girls

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 3
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,415

When nine-year-old best friends Charlie and Amy disappear, two families are plunged into a living nightmare. A text message confirms the unthinkable; that the girls are the victims of a terrifying kidnapping. And when a second text message pits the two families against each other for the life of their children, the clock starts ticking for D.I. Kim Stone and the squad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love the curve balls!

  • By Amy on 12-21-15

LOVED IT!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-16

What made the experience of listening to Lost Girls the most enjoyable?

Fast paced thriller with twists and turns all the way through!

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

YES certainly... some things predictable and others not!

  • Papelucho

  • By: Marcela Paz
  • Narrated by: Rene Pinochet
  • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Papelucho es un niño como todos los niños del mundo: inquieto, inteligente, rápido y que siempre está inventando algo para no aburrirse. Situaciones como preparar un sándwich para un ratón, adiestrar moscas mensajeras, organizar un criadero de jaibas o crear una revista de chistes, son algunos de los hechos sobre los que este ingenioso niño nos escribe en su diario de vida.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • VERY ENTERTAINING!

  • By Lisa on 07-19-15

VERY ENTERTAINING!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

What did you love best about Papelucho?

His quirkiness and innocence.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Papelucho?

When he tried to raise money for his mother.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Most certainly! Although it was a short book I has to listen in a few sittings. None the less it was very funny.

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  • Where All Light Tends to Go

  • By: David Joy
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,061

The area surrounding Cashiers, North Carolina, is home to people of all kinds, but the world that Jacob McNeely lives in is crueler than most. His father runs a methodically organized meth ring, with local authorities on the dime to turn a blind eye to his dealings. Having dropped out of high school and cut himself off from his peers, Jacob has been working for this father for years, all on the promise that his payday will come eventually.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By David Shear on 03-09-15

Not for the faint hearted!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

It felt to me like such a bloke book. It was so graphic and serious but it was very addictive!

What did you like best about this story?

the surprise ending!!!!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the graphic content of the novel was always fast paced and it all evoked emotion!

  • The Wonder of All Things

  • By: Jason Mott
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 550
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 492
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 495

On an ordinary day, at an air show like that in any small town across the country, a plane crashes into a crowd of spectators, killing and injuring dozens. But when the dust clears, a thirteen-year-old girl named Ava is found huddled beneath a pocket of rubble with her best friend, Wash. He is injured and bleeding, and when Ava places her hands over him, his wounds miraculously disappear. Ava has a unique gift: she can heal others of their physical ailments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Poignant

  • By azmom on 03-23-15

Dragged on a bit.

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

What did you love best about The Wonder of All Things?

I liked the whole idea of the ability to heal/

Would you be willing to try another book from Jason Mott? Why or why not?

Yes although it was a short novel there was room for much more story between the characters.

  • The Fault in Our Stars

  • By: John Green
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,204

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Poignant Story

  • By AudioAddict on 04-25-13

whingy whiney and bleh

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

Reviewed: 10-01-14

Would you try another book from John Green and/or Kate Rudd?

Ahh not after this. I expected something ... more?

What was most disappointing about John Green’s story?

The constant whinging and whining of the characters.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Kate Rudd?

The narrator was fine.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Fault in Our Stars?

the whole ordeal with the nuisance author in Amsterdam.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

  • By: Jordan Belfort
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
  • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

Stock market multimillionaire at 26, federal convict at 36, he partied like a rock star, lived like a king, and barely survived his rise and fall as an American entrepreneurial icon. By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining, enlightening but a bit long winded

  • By Karim on 02-06-17

Brilliant!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-01-14

What made the experience of listening to The Wolf of Wall Street the most enjoyable?

The way it was written and presented was fabulous.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The plot was always unpredictable.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The narrator was great and was able to portray characters well.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

YES!

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  • The Zahir

  • By: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared, leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified -- and increasingly fascinated -- by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Magical Journey - into awareness

  • By S on 11-24-07

Started off slow.

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

Reviewed: 08-09-13

Would you recommend The Zahir to your friends? Why or why not?

Zahir is your typical PC book. It seemed a little tedious at the beginning but got better towards the end.

  • This Charming Man

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 26 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 40

Lola has every reason to be interested in who Paddy de Courcy is marrying - because although she's his girlfriend, she definitely isn't the bride. Heartbroken, she flees the city for a cottage by the sea. But will her retreat prove as idyllic as she hopes? Not if journalist Grace has anything to do with it. Grace knew Paddy a long time ago. But why can't she forget him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing, thoroughly brilliant.

  • By Monica Raven on 04-07-10

WONDERFUL!

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

Reviewed: 08-09-13

Would you listen to This Charming Man again? Why?

I don't normally read a book twice but I would listen to this one!

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked all the characters! They were all different and had their own really interesting personalities.

Any additional comments?

Brilliant!