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  • Blue Moon Bay

  • Moses Lake, Book 2
  • By: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269

Award-winning, best-selling crossover author Lisa Wingate pens inspirational Southern fiction that tugs at the heartstrings. Blue Moon Bay takes Seattle architect Heather Hampton to quiet Moses Lake, Texas, where a promotion at her firm hinges on the sale of family farmland for a proposed industrial plant. Her plans hit a few snags thanks to her quirky family and a handsome banker opposing the land deal. It soon becomes clear that providence has other ideas for her future, and maybe this small town is the place where all her dreams could come true.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blue Moon Bay by Lisa Wingate

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-23-12

Drama, drama, drama

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

Reviewed: 12-23-15

Too much drama for my taste. The narrator was great! Loved Talk of the Town. That was funny and more upbeat.

  • Talk of the Town

  • By: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

In this compelling tale by Lisa Wingate - award winning author of the national best-seller Lone Star Café - the associate producer of TV's hottest show fears Amber Amberson's tiny Texas hometown already knows its Amber who is an American Megastar finalist. But after several hilarious culture clashes, the Hollywood pro enlists the help of the quirky townsfolk when the sweet and naïve Amber goes missing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • narrator

  • By patricia galarza on 07-14-16

LOVED this story and characters

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

Reviewed: 12-13-15

This book had so may funny lines I found myself laughing out loud. I usually don't like the Christian literature, but I loved this book. I grew very attached to the characters. Loved the performance. Our narrator really captured each character perfectly. Refreshing book without a lot of darkness and bad language. If you just want a fun book on vacation...this will keep you laughing and entertained. The story moves along pretty well and kept my interest the whole way through. Not preachy.

  • The Whistling Season

  • By: Ivan Doig
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 972
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 673
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 682

When a widowed rancher hires a housekeeper to help with his three young sons, he finds her to be cheerful and competent. Yet she is concealing a colorful and infamous past. Filled with humor and hardship, this novel sings with what the author calls "a poetry of the vernacular". A finalist for the National Book award, Ivan Doig, who has published 11 books, has been hailed as the "West's preeminent literary novelist" by the Denver Post.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wordplay

  • By Rick Just on 12-21-06

Felt like i knew the characters personally

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

Reviewed: 09-27-11

Grew quite attached to the brother character. Was a little disappointed with the ending - not as happily-ever-after as I like, but acceptable. Character flaws seemed a out weigh the context of the book - but the writing was good and I got used to the narrator. It was a one-time read, enjoyable, worth the $4.95 sale price.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Misquoting Jesus

  • By: Bart D. Ehrman
  • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,568
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,695
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,697

When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had been made by earlier translators. In Misquoting Jesus, Ehrman tells the story behind the mistakes and changes that ancient scribes made to the New Testament and shows the great impact they had upon the Bible we use today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Understanding

  • By P. J. Benyei on 01-11-12

bla, bla, bla bla bla

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

Reviewed: 09-27-11

on and on, dry and monotone - had to quit listening - had the feeling he missed something with all his fact finding

1 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • The Secret Countess

  • By: Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 286
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Rupert, the young Earl of Westerholme, returns home from the war - and Anna, a housemaid, falls hopelessly in love with him. But they can never be together - Rupert is engaged to the snobbish and awful Muriel. And anyway, Anna is only a servant. Or so everybody thinks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Storytelling!!

  • By Lenee on 11-17-10

Delightful, satisfying, clean

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-11

Loved it as well as Georgette Heyer stories. Clean, free of profanity or immorality. All the characters are delightful, except the ones we are meant to dislike and they are not "dark" characters, just characters you love to hate. Very satisfying wrapping of of details. Narrator was perfect- will listen to this many times again.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl in the Gatehouse

  • By: Julie Klassen
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 514
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515

RITA Award finalist and Christy Award winner Julie Klassen delivers historical romances brimming with the eloquence and intensity of Jane Austen. In an abandoned gatehouse on an old estate, Mariah Aubrey lives in seclusion. She supports herself by writing novels in secret—at a time when such writing is considered improper and unladylike. Soon the wealthy and ambitious Captain Bryant leases the estate and is intrigued by the beautiful girl in the gatehouse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing and Fresh Story and Characters

  • By Carrie Fancett Pagels on 10-15-11

Great Listen

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-15-11

Different, out of the box characters, no bad language, uplifting, not preachy. Will listen to this one again.

7 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Last of the Breed

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: David Strathairn
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,411
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223

This is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A western "indian" story set in Siberia

  • By John S on 11-25-13

Loved this Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-11

I think this is my favorite Louis L'Amour book. Will listed to this more than once. No profanity - like that a lot.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Horse Dancer

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
  • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 933
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932

Sarah's grandfather was a horseman of rare talent - only the exceptional are allowed into France's elite riding academy, Le Cadre Noir. But life took an unexpected turn, and now from a council estate in east London, the Captain hopes to train his granddaughter towards a better life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Amazing story start to finish

  • By Kaelin on 12-01-09

Disappointing

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-11

I quit listening to the book after the sexual abuse scene - not entertaining...just gross.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Runaway Jury

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110

In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he's being watched...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phenomenal - Grisham's Best

  • By miyaker on 10-21-03

Loved This BOOK!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-11

Totally enjoyed everything about this book - story, characters, plot development...will listen to this more than once. No profanity- really liked that. Thought I wasn't going to like the narrator at first, but got used to him and soon forgot about him because the book was so good.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Perfecting Kate

  • By: Tamara Leigh
  • Narrated by: Effie Johnson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

In Perfecting Kate by ACFW Book of the Year author Tamara Leigh, an up-and-coming San Francisco artist faces the pressure for perfection with determination and self-deprecating humor. Dumped by a fiancé who learns she's barren, 33-year-old Kate resolves to embrace singleness and refocus her faith. And then she agrees to a free makeover that transforms her into a vision of loveliness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Far more than I expected!

  • By Candace on 12-05-12

Losts of Chuckles

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-11

Didn't think I would enjoy it as much as I did. Loved the whole idea of getting a make-over and the author makes you love Kate with her quirky sense of humor. Will listen to this one more than once.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful