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  • FREE SAMPLER: Lewis Black: The Rant is Due

  • By: Lewis Black
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 272

The Rant is Due features Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Lewis Black performing diatribes submitted by his fans. For the first time, these hilarious rants, performed in front of a live audience, are available as a weekly audio program.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny, I need to grab the full book, Lewis Black i

  • By Marcos on 06-24-18

5 stars as always

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

Lewis Black is hilarious! I'm so very glad to have found him- he has brightened up so many grumpy days 😂

  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,872
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19,869

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ENTERTAINING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • By Ann on 02-13-18

Will keep you up all night! So very addictive!

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

Reviewed: 02-11-18

What did you like about this audiobook?

I liked everything. There was character development and the producers were able to relay what these peoples devolpment over 40 years had been. All the drama and life that has gone on since the 70's in a very understandable way.

How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter?

I didn't read the print
book. The audio book has made me think about how difficult and nuanced human beings are. Why did Ian stay? Innocent or quilty, why stay? It made me think about the secrets within a society. What we allow and how we judge and how some are hypocritical. They thought him guilty of murdering a woman but did nothing to help his poor battered wife, who he could have easily murdered with his abuse. The audio book was very
engaging and kept you guessing.
The information is told in a very straight out
fashion.
I am more interested now in reading up about the community and the French laws mentioned at the end of the book.

Does the author present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, and if so, how does he achieve this?

Yes, the authors do. A true sense of the surroundings. The scene of the crime, the accused party's voice, the
neighbors and people
who were around then.
Sounds in the background. And sadly, the victims sons pain in his voice, esp at the end. It is heart breaking.. You can close your eyes throughout this audiobook and almost
imagine the scenes.


What did you find wrong about the narrator's performance?

The only kind of irritating thing was the start of the chapters and the end of chapters. I preordered so it was all in 8+ hours. Hearing the credits over and over broke the flow a bit. Besides that the narrators were awesome! 5☆.
I will be honest and say, I had difficulty understanding the dialect of some of the Irish people and others in this Audible series. Adjusting the volume and speed helped a bit.

Do you have any additional comments?

This audio series totally draws you in. The accused is totally annoying and narcisstic, the police (guards)
corrupt, and wow that crime scene! Very interesting how it ends and as it remains unsolved, your mind is free to wonder just which of the characters in this series besides Ian, or maybe even with Ian could have been the one to take her life. Or, maybe none of them are guilty at all. I hope Audible gets more content like this (and by the same producers, and soon!)

  • Hitler's Furies

  • German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
  • By: Wendy Lower
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 178

Wendy Lower's stunning account of the role of German women on the Eastern Front - not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers - powerfully revises history. Many young nurses, teachers, secretaries, and wives saw the emerging Nazi empire as a kind of "Wild East" of opportunity, yet they could not have imagined what they would do there. Hitler's Furies will challenge our deepest beliefs using evidence hidden for seventy years: Women can be just as brutal as men.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As Someone Who Has Read Much...

  • By Douglas on 01-06-14

great

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

Reviewed: 02-12-17

i think it was a great book i liked the narrator. surprised i never thought about the fact they're was so many evil woman during ww2

  • 1984

  • New Classic Edition
  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,582
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,785

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police - a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, a hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living in a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those with unorthodox ideas are brainwashed or put to death, he knows there is no hope for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than the real thing

  • By Andrew George on 05-30-08

Great Book and narrator.

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

Reviewed: 02-06-17

Creepy how like life it is. Except no phones. No internet unless telescreens could be considered that. great book

  • Never Never

  • By: James Patterson, Candice Fox
  • Narrated by: Federay Holmes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,057
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 930
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 929

Harry Blue is the top sex crimes investigator in her department. She's a seasoned pro who's seen it all. But even she didn't see this coming: her own brother arrested for the grisly murders of three beautiful young women. Harry's been sent to a makeshift town in a desolate landscape - a world full of easy money, plenty of illegal ways to spend it, and a ragtag collection of transient characters who thrive on the fringes of society.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps me coming back for more

  • By mamma bear4 on 02-09-17

Extreme amount of cussing. Was good storyline.

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

Reviewed: 01-30-17

I didn't think I would end up liking this book. But it got a lot better, actually it was pretty great story telling about halfway through. You'll have to make it through about 20 chapters of an extreme amount of needless cussing before that though, a slowish start but it really ended up great. Thankfully a great narrator and James Pattersons famous very short chapters.

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  • Before We Visit the Goddess

  • By: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Narrated by: Sneha Mathan, Priya Ayyar, Vikas Adam
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 670
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 621
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 623

The daughter of a poor baker in rural Bengal, India, Sabitri yearns to get an education, but her family's situation means college is an impossible dream. Then an influential woman from Kolkata takes Sabitri under her wing, but her generosity soon proves dangerous after the girl makes a single unforgivable misstep. Years later, Sabitri's own daughter, Bela, haunted by her mother's choices, flees abroad with her political refugee lover - but the America she finds is vastly different from the country she'd imagined.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wish someone had warned me!

  • By Brenda D Maguire on 11-29-16

wonderful book!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-17

I really enjoyed the narrators voices and story. I will look for more by them

  • The Award

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 922
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806

Gaëlle de Barbet is 16 years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked and powerless when French gendarmes take away her closest friend, Rebekah Feldmann, and her family, and send them to a detention camp for deportation to an unknown, ominous fate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not my favorite Steel book...

  • By Maremare13 on 11-22-16

Very good book! The narrator was awesome.

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

Reviewed: 01-11-17

This was the first audio book I ever heard and I loved it! Great narration

6 of 9 people found this review helpful