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  • Between the Bridge and the River

  • By: Craig Ferguson
  • Narrated by: Craig Ferguson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 446
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 447

Two childhood friends from Scotland and two illegitimate half-brothers from the deep South suffer and enjoy all manner of bizarre adventures that, it turns out, are somehow interconnected and, even more surprisingly, meaningful. The eclectic cast of characters features Socrates, Carl Jung, and Tony Randall, along with an ex-television evangelist with a penchant for booze, prostitutes, and uncomfortable knitwear who gets mugged in Miami by an almost pure-blooded Watusi warrior - and sets off on a road trip in a stolen motor home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crass, hilarious, and surprisingly touching

  • By C. Ubik on 04-16-14

What in the heck?

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

Reviewed: 04-17-19

Was this really a story? I gave up after 3 hours. Too many characters and I didn’t care about any of them. And nothing was happening. Awful! But Craig Ferguson has a nice voice; it just took me a bit to get used to his accent.

  • Bossman

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Maxine Mitchell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,913
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,616

The first time I met Chase Parker, I didn't exactly make a good impression. I was hiding in the bathroom hallway of a restaurant, leaving a message for my best friend to save me from my awful date. He overheard and told me I was a bitch, then proceeded to offer me some dating advice. So I told him to mind his own damn business and went back to my miserable date. I couldn't help but sneak hidden glances at the condescending jerk on the other side of the room. Of course, he caught me on more than one occasion, and winked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bravo

  • By Stephens Pounds on 09-10-16

Sexy with a wonderful story and strong characters

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

Reviewed: 04-14-19

I loved this book. It was so much more than a steamy, hot story...which it was! But the characters were also smart and funny and passionate and I fell in love with them. This is my first Vi Keeland book and I hope there are a lot more. And the narration was wonderful, especially Maxine Mitchell.

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 74,714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,824
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,564

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not my usual style

  • By Veronica on 09-22-18

Slow start but worth the wait.

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

Reviewed: 03-29-19

Two very different stories are told and it was a slow beginning. But I’m so glad I stuck with it because it was an excellent book.

  • Undone

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,472
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,046
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,032

In her latest suspense masterpiece, Karin Slaughter weaves together moving, powerful human stories of characters as real as they are complex and unforgettable. At the same time she has crafted a work of dazzling storytelling and spine-tingling mystery - as three people, with their own wounds and their own secrets, are all that stand between a madman and his next crime.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Slaughter's got it goin on!

  • By Charles Atkinson on 07-23-13

Too long and gruesome

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

It was hard to listen to descriptions of torture. If I had read the book instead of listening to it I could have skimmed those parts, which would have been better. But the story was too long and I really didn’t care about the characters.

  • Close Enough to Touch

  • By: Colleen Oakley
  • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Kirby Heyborne, Jonathan Todd Ross
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Jubilee Jenkins has a rare condition: She's allergic to human touch. After a nearly fatal accident, she became reclusive, living in the confines of her home for nine years. But after her mother dies, Jubilee is forced to face the world - and the people in it - that she's been hiding from. Jubilee finds safe haven at her local library, where she gets a job. It's there she meets Eric Keegan, a divorced man who recently moved to town with his brilliant, troubled adopted son. Eric is struggling to figure out how to be the dad - and man - he wants so desperately to be.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A touching road to family healing and love

  • By Ezinwanyi on 04-01-17

A different kind of love story.

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

The narration changes each chapter between Eric and Jubilee, and both performances were great. I love how the story slowly unfolded as we got to know and love this small band of characters.