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  • A Beautiful, Terrible Thing

  • A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal
  • By: Jen Waite
  • Narrated by: Jen Waite
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 938
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 866
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 860

Before: Jen Waite has met the partner of her dreams. A handsome, loving man who becomes part of her family, evolving into her husband, her best friend, and the father of her infant daughter. After: A disturbing email sparks suspicion, leading to an investigation of who this man really is and what was really happening in their marriage. In alternating Before and After chapters, Waite obsessively analyzes her relationship, trying to find a single moment form the past five years that isn't part of the long con of lies and manipulation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There are people out there waiting for her...

  • By MaryPat on 08-29-17

Not at all so terrible

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

If every woman who has been cheated, which is at least the 90% of us, shoud , first, write a story, second, finds it so strange as to label the husband as a dangerous psicopat, i think few men could be out on the streets

1 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Liar

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,258
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,770
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,750

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It!

  • By TC on 07-03-17

Good,good,good

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

A suspense novel without cops everywhere, withot lawywers, and most of all without a corny love story pushed inside, just because...

  • The Sinner

  • By: Petra Hammesfahr, John Brownjohn
  • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 712
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 641
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 639

Cora Bender killed a man. But why? What could have caused this quiet, lovable young mother to stab a stranger in the throat, again and again, until she was pulled off his body? For the local police it was an open-and-shut case. Cora confessed; there was no shortage of proof or witnesses. But Police Commissioner Rudolf Grovian refused to close the file and began his own maverick investigation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A FIVE

  • By Donna on 06-04-17

Terrifyin,Dreadfull,Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

Incredible well written, different and strange.
Noir and sad.
Suspenssfull, twisred, and on top all ,entertaining
Would love to read more from this author

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Dead Lay

  • By: David Levien
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 102

After the sudden disappearance of two high-priced detectives, former Indianapolis cop Frank Behr, the brooding private investigator introduced in David Levien's nationally acclaimed novel City of the Sunis pulled into a case that is harrowing, relentless, and, ultimately, personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good Writer

  • By Charles McCarthy on 06-29-09

Mr Brick should be prescribed as the better insomnia cure!

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

Reviewed: 11-01-15

I have tried and tried to understand the useless tones used by this reader and it makes me mad or asleep

  • Thornwood House

  • By: Anna Romer
  • Narrated by: Eloise Oxer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,898
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,696
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,700

When you're all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them? When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War II medic - Samuel Riordan, the homestead's former occupant - and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five Stars With a Caution

  • By Nancy F. on 08-08-15

I also hated this book Sweeeeety!, cornie, etc

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

Reviewed: 09-15-15

Really don't understand people rating so many stars!
It's one cliche on top of the other

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Snow Queen

  • By: Michael Cunningham
  • Narrated by: Claire Danes
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5

Michael Cunningham's luminous, compassionate new novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is suddenly and inexplicably inspired to look up at the sky, where he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Although Barrett doesn't believe in visions - or in god, for that matter - he can't deny what he's seen.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cunningham smashed by the reader!

  • By Carmen on 07-20-14

Cunningham smashed by the reader!

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

Reviewed: 07-20-14

The intimacy and difficult situations always proposed by this author really deserves a reader that is apparently so bored about what she is reading, and puts all the wrong accents in every situation

  • The Other Woman

  • By: Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 90

Jane Ryland was a rising star in television news…until she refused to reveal a source and lost everything. Now a disgraced newspaper reporter, Jane isn’t content to work on puff pieces, and finds herself tracking down a candidate’s secret mistress just days before a pivotal Senate election. Detective Jake Brogan is investigating a possible serial killer. Twice, bodies of unidentified women have been found by a bridge, and Jake is plagued by a media swarm beginning to buzz about a “bridge killer” hunting young women. As the body count rises and election looms closer, it becomes clear to Jane and Jake that their cases are connected….

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Badly Flawed Production Ruined it For Me

  • By John Ellenberger on 10-09-12

Find someone else to read !

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

Reviewed: 06-03-14

Impossible to support such exess of enthusiasm and pulmon air in everything, including the most trivial !

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lying

  • By: Sam Harris
  • Narrated by: Sam Harris
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,926
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,373

As it was in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it is in life. Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption - even murder and genocide - generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie. In Lying, bestselling author and neuroscientist Sam Harris argues that we can radically simplify our lives and improve society by merely telling the truth in situations where others often lie.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Confronting oneself

  • By Kazuhiko on 11-23-13

Same Same Same

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

Reviewed: 12-21-13

Seems so right!
Real life shows that almost all said in this book takes you to missery, not the contrary

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • And the Mountains Echoed

  • By: Khaled Hosseini
  • Narrated by: Khaled Hosseini, Navid Negahban, Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,240
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,754
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,744

Khaled Hosseini, the number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Does the End Justify the Means

  • By FanB14 on 05-24-13

MAGIC

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

Reviewed: 08-10-13

i was really inmerse not only in the history, but also i was actually there, living with the people, suffering and absolutely transported.
the readers are magnifecent.Not only the wonderfull voices, but it was the accent that made it so beautifull

  • Lone Wolf

  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Natalia Payne, Louis Changchien, Celeste Ciulla, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,918
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,933

In the wild, when a wolf knows its time is over, when it knows it is of no more use to its pack, it may sometimes choose to slip away. Dying apart from its family, it stays proud and true to its nature. Humans aren’t so lucky. Luke Warren has spent his life researching wolves. He has written about them, studied their habits intensively, and even lived with them for extended periods of time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Typical Jodi Picoult plot, chik lit but good

  • By PlantCrone on 02-29-12

Unexpected Moving Interesting

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

Reviewed: 07-08-13

Wonderfull readers!
Loved to be educated into the ways of these animals in such a way
Also moving is the eternal controversial theme of euthanasia
Resuming, this is a very good mixed story

1 of 1 people found this review helpful