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  • Wait, What?

  • And Life's Other Essential Questions
  • By: James E. Ryan
  • Narrated by: James E. Ryan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387

In his commencement address to the graduating class of 2016, James E. Ryan, dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, offered remarkable advice to the crowd of hopeful men and women eager to make their marks on the world. The key to achieving emotional connections and social progress, he told them, can be found in five essential questions.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This Author and Book Rambles On and On and On ...

  • By J Littlejohn on 06-23-18

Inspiring!

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

Loved it! I feel so blessed to have found this inspiring book!
I certainly have learned a lot & shall put it into practice.
Thank you so much for sharing James for your enlightening journey!
Mary 🙏💞

  • Year One

  • Chronicles of The One, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,929
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,784

It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed - and more than half of the world's population was decimated. Where there had been order, there was now chaos. And as the power of science and technology receded, magic rose up in its place. Some of it is good, like the witchcraft worked by Lana Bingham, practicing in the loft apartment she shares with her lover, Max.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Magical Apocalypse "Lite"

  • By Kitty on 12-07-17

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

I read and reread this book over & over!
I am so looking forward to the follow up one!
The reader was excellent in bringing the characters alive!
Well done Nora Roberts!🎉

  • Single Malt Murder

  • A Whisky Business Mystery
  • By: Melinda Mullet
  • Narrated by: Gemma Dawson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,806
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,638

When Abi inherits her uncle's quaint and storied single malt distillery, she finds herself immersed in a competitive high-stakes business that elicits deep passions and prejudices. An award-winning photojournalist, Abi has no trouble capturing the perfect shot - but making the perfect shot is another matter. When she starts to receive disturbing, anonymous threats, it's clear that someone wants her out of the picture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Read with Excellent Characters

  • By David on 01-22-18

LOVED IT!<br />

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

BRILLIANT! I am looking forward to the next book!
It kept me guessing till the end!
Well read!
wonderful picture words!

  • Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

  • Nevermoor, Book 1
  • By: Jessica Townsend
  • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks - and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on Eventide. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT!

  • By A User on 06-01-18

LOVED IT!

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

This is a delightful story in the mystical magical sense!
Jessica introduced us to some amazing you characters.
I thoroughly enjoyed the readers ability to change your voice to suit each character and totally bring it alive!
I am looking forward to listening to another one of Jessica's fabulous books!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Potato Factory

  • The Australian Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 23 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,005
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,004

Always leave a little salt on the bread. Ikey Solomon's favorite saying is also his way of doing business, and in the business of thieving he's very successful indeed. Ikey's partner in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted and each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audiobook of the year!

  • By karen on 11-30-05

Brilliant but not for the faint hearted!

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

Reviewed: 04-27-18

after reading the fabulous brother fish I decided to look into Bryce courtenay's other books. I came upon this story and found it painful to read in some points and then unable to put it down.
I am now starting on the second book of the trilogy as I am hooked into finding out what happens next! The narration is absolutely fabulous!

  • Brother Fish

  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 31 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,351
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350

From the author of The Power of One comes an inspiring human drama of three lives brought together and changed forever by the extraordinary events of recent history. Inspired by real events, Bryce Courtenay's new novel tells the story of three people from vastly differing backgrounds. All they have in common is a tough beginning in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Just Another Fish Story - something special

  • By Rebecarol on 07-07-08

BRILLIANT! FASCINATING! MAGNIFICENT!

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

Reviewed: 04-03-18

I most HIGHLY recommend experiencing the journey that this MAGNIFICENT novel will take you on!
I found the reader brilliant and able to adapt his voice to any gender age & culture.
Do yourself a favour and listen to this book! 💗

  • The Right Time

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074

Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father - and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. After her father's untimely death, at 14 Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds 26 mothers to take the place of the one she lost, and the time and encouragement to pursue her gift.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to understand the five star ratings given this book

  • By Karyn Mazzeo on 10-21-17

FABULOUS! I absolutely LOVED this book!

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

FABULOUS! I absolutely LOVED this book! I am planning to buy this book for my granddaughter who has aspirations as a writer!

  • The Dispatcher

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,922
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,863

Zachary Quinto - best known for his role as the Nimoy-approved Spock in the recent Star Trek reboot and the menacing, power-stealing serial killer, Sylar, in Heroes - brings his well-earned sci-fi credentials and simmering intensity to this audio-exclusive novella from master storyteller John Scalzi. One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone - 999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Grief This Was Good

  • By Matthew on 11-09-16

l LOVED this story and the telling of it!

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

What a WONDERFUL SURPRISE on all levels! ENJOY! I am an Avid Reader and listener of books I will certainly look for other books by this author!

  • Daughter of Dragons

  • The Legacy of Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,824

The world of Dematr had been locked unchanging for centuries by the Great Guilds, most people living in a world of oil lamps, crossbows, and horse cavalry, the Mechanics reserving to themselves the technology for steam locomotives, rifles, and far-talkers while the Mages treated all others as if they were nothing - until Master Mechanic Mari, dragon slayer and pirate queen, and Master of Mages Alain raised the army of the new day to free their world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Teen emotion

  • By Ray on 08-28-17

Loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 08-29-17

I found the message of this book extremely relevant for these times! I feel that most people of any age could benefit from the experiences of the characters in this fabulous tale. ENJOY!
Has anyone found a passage with a physical description of Jason?
I am very much looking forward to the next book in this series!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Key of Valor

  • Key Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,525

Zoe has the courage to raise her young son alone, and to face all the adversity life has thrown at them. But will she have the courage to face a foe determined to do anything to stop the third key from being found - even destroying everything and everyone she loves?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Key of Valor

  • By BookReader on 03-12-18

I LOVED THIS WHOLE SERIES!

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

Reviewed: 08-13-17

Nora has given us WONDERFUL ROLE MODELS in her books! I was absolutely delighted with this storyline , heroes & even the villan that she presented us with. This book was not only entertaining but showed us a Great Moral lessons!