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  • Leaving Time

  • A Novel
  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Abigail Revasch, Kathe Mazur, and others
  • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,865
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,845

Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned as a young child, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice's old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother’s whereabouts. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pickiest Reader Would Be Willing to Give 6 Stars

  • By Jan on 10-18-14

Cool Read!

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

Reviewed: 02-16-19

VERY Interesting! Also, author's knowledge of Elephants is incredible!
I really enjoyed this. Recommend as mystery and educational.

  • Last Christmas in Paris

  • A Novel of World War I
  • By: Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham, Billie Fulford-Brown, Morag Sims, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284

Evie and Thomas experience a very different war. Frustrated by life as a privileged young lady, Evie longs to play a greater part in the conflict - but how? - and as Thomas struggles with the unimaginable realities of war, he also faces personal battles back home, where War Office regulations on press reporting cause trouble at his father's newspaper business. Through their letters Evie and Thomas share their greatest hopes and fears - and grow ever fonder from afar. Can love flourish amid the horror of the First World War, or will fate intervene?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A romance told through letters

  • By RueRue on 03-29-18

Outstanding!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

One of the best audios ever! I LOVE how the author told the story with letter correspondence! How unique! Totally recommend this! Bravo!

  • Celebration

  • By: Fern Michaels
  • Narrated by: Lori Gardner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

An only child who lost both parents during her first year at college, wealthy heiress Kristine Kelly had made her husband her whole world. But she didn't see what everyone else did: that handsome, charismatic Logan Kelly was a manipulator and a user. Then, one cold December, Kristine got a chilling wake-up call when Logan vanished, along with the eight-million-dollar trust fund she had naively given him the power to control.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Inaccurate "theme description"

  • By Jenn on 11-28-17

Not worth the time of day!

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

Reviewed: 10-06-18

This was a very lame read. The poorest she has written! I would give it a zero, but there aren't any zeros! If this is the garbage she is now writing, won't read anymore.

  • Walking the Nile

  • By: Levison Wood
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Starting in November 2013 in a forest in Rwanda, where a modest spring spouts a trickle of clear, cold water, Levison Wood set forth on foot, aiming to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Nile. He followed the river for nine months, over 4,000 miles, through six nations - Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, the Republic of Sudan, and Egypt - to the Mediterranean coast.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Informative

  • By mr kieran j murphy on 11-10-16

Riveting!

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

Reviewed: 01-22-18

An amazing account of strength, feelings, stamina and determination. Once you start this read you won't be able to put it down! I thoroughly enjoyed it!

  • Holly and Ivy

  • By: Fern Michaels
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

In a heartwarming novel of secret wishes and family lost and found, acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels creates a timeless Christmas story to cherish.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Twisted Tale

  • By Amazon CustomerBeliever on 04-29-18

Great?

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

Reviewed: 01-03-18

Beautiful, heartwarming story.
Very well narrated. one of Fern Michaels' best. You will not be disappointed.

  • Mangrove Lightning

  • A Doc Ford Novel, Book 24
  • By: Randy Wayne White
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 182

A legendary charter captain and guide named Tootsie Barlow has come to Doc Ford, muttering about a curse. The members of his extended family have suffered a bizarre series of attacks, and Barlow is convinced it has something to do with a multiple murder in 1925, in which his family had a shameful part. Ford doesn't believe in curses, but as he and his friend Tomlinson begin to investigate, following the trail of the attacks from Key Largo to Tallahassee, they, too, suffer a series of near-fatal mishaps.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great one

  • By Dawn on 05-05-17

So, so

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

Reviewed: 04-17-17

Not as good as last Doc Ford book. Vague and hard to follow. Thought more bootleg history would have been utilized. White seemed in a hurry to write this book. I was disappointed.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Christmas Angel Project

  • By: Melody Carlson
  • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
  • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Five women from different walks of life have become close friends through their book club - enjoying one another's company even more than they enjoy the books. So when the leader of the book club unexpectedly passes away on the cusp of the Christmas season, the four remaining friends are stunned. They relied on Abby for inspiration and motivation. She was the glue that held them together, and they're sure that without her the group can't continue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lso

  • By lso on 04-14-17

Lso

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

What did you love best about The Christmas Angel Project?

Love and a community coming together to make something special.

What does Linda Stephens bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Personalities.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Made me smile and feel good inside.

Any additional comments?

Made me believe in angels!

  • Lilac Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Martha Hall Kelly
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathrin Kana, and others
  • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,902
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,870

New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline's world is forever changed when Hitler's army invades Poland in September 1939 - and then sets its sights on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The cover is a bit misleading, but...

  • By Joy Easton on 05-18-16

LSO

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Lilac Girls to be better than the print version?

By far. The narrators are brilliant in the portrayals of the three main women characters.

What did you like best about this story?

Being informed of this concentration camp and the horrific experiments these women were subjected to. I was so informed of the plight of the "Polish" people during Hitler's illegal and maniacle occupation.

What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Real human experience and deep emotions including terror, hurt, despair, betrayal and love. You become eggrossed in their lives.

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

Oh yes! Very difficult to put it aside for very long.

Any additional comments?

The author is a genius with this writing. Her research had to have been very intense and time consuming in both compiling and organizing. Findng all the facts and events had to have been so interesting and then putting it alI into a historical fiction.
I am so very thankful for this audible read!

  • The Lost City of the Monkey God

  • A True Story
  • By: Douglas Preston
  • Narrated by: Bill Mumy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,377
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,376

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Danger and Discovery in the Jungle

  • By Jim N on 01-08-17

I wonder

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

Reviewed: 03-04-17

Very interesting. At times a little controversial. I believe in pandemic catastrophies which are most probably ongoing. My own great grandfather died during the 1918 influenza epidemic (Spanish Flu). As an R.N , I have good insight on disease.
However the author and some of his colleagues take too much liberty with the global warming (more accurately climate change) concept.
Has the author not researched the fact that our planet has gone through climate changes since it's beginning?

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Angel Tree

  • By: Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
  • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

Thirty years have passed since Greta Marchmont left the Marchmont Hall. Now she finally returns, with amnesia and no memory of her past. But a walk through the wintry landscape leads to a disturbing discovery: she comes across a grave in the forest, and the weathered inscription on the cross tells her that her own son is buried here. Greta begins to search for the woman she once was, and to do so she must summon all of her courage....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good!

  • By M. Ryder on 01-19-16

Grab Your Hankies

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

Reviewed: 11-24-16

Excellent, excellent, excellent! Could not stop listening anxious for the next chapter. Real depth to the characters. Lovely ending to a tragic story of love, betrayal, longing and heartache.