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Parisa Hervani

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  • Bluff

  • By: Michael Kardos
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,059
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,060

At 27, magician Natalie Webb is already a has-been. Shunned by the magic world after a disastrous liaison with an older magician, she now lives alone with her pigeons and a pile of overdue bills in a New Jersey apartment. In a desperate ploy to make extra cash, she follows up on an old offer to write a feature magazine article - on the art of cheating at cards. In the process, Natalie is dazzled by a poker cheat's sleight of hand and soon finds herself facing a proposition - to help pull off a $1.5 million magic trick that, if done successfully, no one will ever even suspect happened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't say enough about this book!

  • By shelley on 04-05-18

Better than I imagined

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Great book, the author covers all the motives of the characters, and the narrator is great and differentiates the two main characters well. Highly recommend.

  • One Day in December

  • A Novel
  • By: Josie Silver
  • Narrated by: Eleanor Tomlinson, Charlie Anson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,191
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,503
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,475

Laurie is sure love at first sight doesn't exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic...and then her bus drives away. Certain they're fated to find each other again, Laurie spends a year scanning every bus stop and cafe in London for him. But she doesn't find him, not when it matters anyway. Instead they "reunite" at a Christmas party, when her best friend, Sarah, giddily introduces her new boyfriend: the man from the bus.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It's Not Romantic, Not Joyous, and Not for Me

  • By D. Fields on 12-01-18

Great story over a decade

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

Reviewed: 12-18-18

I loved going through the characters lives with them, and I got emotional at times. I also laughed, loved, and became friends with the characters. Greatly enjoyed!

  • Sometimes I Lie

  • By: Alice Feeney
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,349
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,340

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from 20 years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Highly recommended.

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-17-18

Great narration, well written, tons of twists!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I really enjoyed this book. Everything I assumed ended up being wrong, which rarely happens to me in these Brit mystery books, and the story was very creative. Very well read as well.

  • The Favorite Sister

  • By: Jessica Knoll
  • Narrated by: Ashlie Atkinson, Jenni Barber, Aja Naomi King
  • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 578
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 571

When five hypersuccessful women agree to appear on a reality series set in New York City called Goal Diggers, the producers never expect the season will end in murder....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best book I’ve read this year

  • By Parisa Hervani on 06-12-18

The best book I’ve read this year

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

Both the author and the narrators of this audiobook are extremely talented. This writing explores the dark and selfish minds of successful women as well as agism, family bonds, feminism, fame, and American culture. It’s a pessimistic view on sisterhood and friendship, but there’s truth and grit to it that make it a tantalizing read.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • I Liked My Life

  • A Novel
  • By: Abby Fabiaschi
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett, Dan Bittner, Therese Plummer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,782
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,543
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,536

Maddy is a devoted stay-at-home wife and mother, host of excellent parties, giver of thoughtful gifts, and bestower of a searingly perceptive piece of advice or two. She is the cornerstone of her family, a true matriarch...until she commits suicide, leaving her husband, Brady, and teenage daughter, Eve, heartbroken and reeling, wondering what happened. How could the exuberant, exacting woman they loved disappear so abruptly, seemingly without reason, from their lives?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good all around.

  • By Adam C. on 03-16-17

Great book

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

Emotional, thought provoking, yet an easy listen with a twist at the end. Great book

  • All Our Wrong Todays

  • A Novel
  • By: Elan Mastai
  • Narrated by: Elan Mastai
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 861
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 801
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 801

You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, and moon bases, where avocados never go bad and punk rock never existed...because it wasn't necessary. Except Tom just can't seem to find his place in this dazzling, idealistic world, and that's before his life gets turned upside down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really fun time travel novel

  • By Mark on 07-20-17

Wonderful, thought provoking, and touching

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

Reviewed: 11-09-17

I want more! This was a great read. I love how the author wrote and was so relatable. Funny, touching, stimulating read. Could be a good movie too.

  • Maybe in Another Life

  • By: Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,965
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,797
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,788

At the age of 29, Hannah Martin has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs. On the heels of leaving yet another city, Hannah moves back to Los Angeles and takes up residence in her best friend Gabby's guestroom. Hannah goes out to a bar one night with Gabby and meets up with her high school boyfriend, Ethan. Just after midnight, Gabby asks Hannah if she's ready to go. A moment later, Ethan offers to give her a ride later if she wants to stay. Hannah hesitates....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Kept waiting for it to get good... but gave up

  • By KWM on 10-23-15

Makes you think

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Easy read with a great, thought provoking ending. I loved her Evelyn Hugo book as well!

  • I've Got Your Number

  • A Novel
  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,930
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,603
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,590

Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect! Well, perfect except that the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn’t agree.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • i enjoyed it.

  • By leah on 02-16-12

Lovely chick flick

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

Reviewed: 10-21-16

Super cute enjoyable listen. I feel all giddy and romantic (just finished). I was at the edge of my seat at the end.

  • We Were on a Break

  • By: Lindsey Kelk
  • Narrated by: Avita Jay, Ben Allen
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

Is it a break? Or is it a blip? Liv and Adam are in love. Liv and Adam are supposed to be getting engaged. Until Adam accidently suggests they take a break. And Liv starts thinking.... Friends, family and bystanders all have opinions, and one complication leads to another as Adam and Liv try to muddle through in this hilarious, heartwarming comedy. Are they split up - or are they on a break? What exactly are they allowed to get away with? And, most importantly, what do Liv and Adam really want?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The most annoying main characters ever

  • By Faith on 03-11-17

Insightful and funny chick flick

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

Reviewed: 10-13-16

I really liked hearing the story from Adam's side. The male perspective was intriguing and made me step outside my normal heroine view. It was almost like a thriller waiting to see what would happen next. Enjoyable listen.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Single Girl’s To-Do List

  • By: Lindsey Kelk
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Harwood
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

A hilarious and romantic standalone novel from the bestselling author of the I Heart series, Rachel Summers loves a to-do list: Boyfriend – Flat - Great job. NOT on the list: Being dumped - Best friends Emelie and Matthew ride to her rescue with an entirely new kind of list – The Single Girl’s To-Do List.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun read

  • By Mistress of Romance on 03-07-18

Great narration and fun "you go girl" story

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

Reviewed: 10-04-16

I liked the characters and the empowering transitions of the lead. It was a wonderful chick flick type book with enough glamour, travel, and rich gay friends to keep anyone entertained.