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SPRINGFIELD, OR, United States
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  • Then She Was Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,915
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,853

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO GOOD

  • By Anonymous User on 05-24-18

Absolutely Spellbinding

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

What an interesting story, with unique characters and a totally different story. Couldn’t wait to finish it yet still wanted more!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Woman in the Window

  • A Novel
  • By: A. J. Finn
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21,587
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19,849
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19,792

Anna Fox lives alone - a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. And its shocking secrets are laid bare.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An excruciating listen.

  • By Debra on 01-12-18

Almost lost me for the first 40 chapters

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

Reviewed: 01-23-18

This is the authors first novel. I think I could’ve enjoyed it more if it had moved faster in the beginning. I had already guessed a lot of the ending about three quarters of the way through. There are some interesting twists and turns as the story finally starts to develop. So not a failure on The authors part; not a waste of time and fairly interesting.

  • The Queen's Poisoner

  • The Kingfountain Series, Book 1
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,303
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,867
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,851

King Severn Argentine's fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher of traitors. Attempting to depose him, the Duke of Kiskaddon gambles...and loses. Now the duke must atone by handing over his young son, Owen, as the king's hostage. And should his loyalty falter again, the boy will pay with his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great audio book.

  • By Classic Lit Fan on 04-21-16

Difficult to follow

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

Reviewed: 10-16-17

This drags on and on and was so many characters each telling their story that steadily changed, that it was difficult to keep track of what was going on and when it was happening. I thought the narrater was very good.

  • Where the Light Gets In

  • Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again
  • By: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Michael J. Fox - foreword
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Williams-Paisley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 870
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804

Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a tragic secret: Her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called primary progressive aphasia at the age of 61.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wish I had this book sooner

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-21-16

All who have loved ones with dementia should read this!

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

Reviewed: 10-20-16

When I ordered this audiobook I did it knowing it would bring joy and tears. My mother passed away a year ago from Alzheimer's

  • Home

  • Myron Bolitar Series, Book 11
  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,946
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,920

A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For 10 years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager. Where has he been for 10 years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Win comes home. So does Harlan Coben.

  • By Carol on 10-26-17

Harlan Coben Does It Again

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

Reviewed: 10-03-16

Witty, interesting and hard to put down. Once again he keeps you guessing with one twist after another right through the epilogue. Very entertaining. Thank you.

  • Mao's Last Dancer

  • By: Li Cunxin
  • Narrated by: Paul English
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,044
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,041

This is the true story of how one moment in time, by the thinnest thread of a chance, changed the course of a small boy's life in ways that are beyond description. One day he would dance with some of the greatest ballet companies of the world. One day he would be a friend to a president and first lady, movie stars, and the most influential people in America. One day he would become a star: Mao's last dancer, and the darling of the West.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Has the "ring" of truth

  • By Deborah on 04-04-08

Unusual, captivating life story

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

Reviewed: 09-04-16

This was one of those books that I "took a chance on " and I am so thankful I did. Not only did I learn a lot about modern life in China but I had the surrealistic experience of living the author's life. The performance was outstanding, the book is well written and the story is fascinating and human. This book touched me and taught me at the same time. Thank you!

  • House of Eight Orchids

  • By: James Thayer
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 998
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 996

In 1912, John Wade and his brother, William - children of the American consul - were kidnapped off the street in Chungking, China, and raised in the house of Eunuch Chang, the city's master criminal. Twenty-five years later, John is the eunuch's most valuable ward, a trained assassin and swindler, and William has become a talented forger. On the brink of World War II, China is in chaos. When William betrays Eunuch Chang and escapes to central China, a place of ferocious warlords and bandits, John begins a desperate search to save his brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thanks for remembering the dog

  • By Janet Mcbee on 07-18-16

Couldn't put this down!

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

Reviewed: 07-31-16

Absolutely the best book I've read (listened to) this year! Will Damron's narration was some of the best I've ever listened to. James Thayer's story is unique and memorable. His words are so descriptive it's like watching a movie in your head.

  • The Shut Eye

  • By: Belinda Bauer
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 854
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 781
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 777

A woman gets involved with a psychic who may be able to find her missing son. Five footprints are the only sign that four-year-old Daniel Buck was ever here. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiraling toward insanity. Anna is desperate for hope, which she's not getting from the police or her husband, James. So when a woman tells her she's found a true psychic, a "shut eye", she grasps at it. Maybe he can tell her what happened to her son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating Listen

  • By Margaret on 07-21-16

Weird

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

Reviewed: 07-28-16

I must remember that I do not like Belinda Bauer's books before wasting more of my credits on them. This was so mixed up and hard to believe that I simply kept listening just to see if would become clearer by the end. unfortunately it was only more confusing

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    3,792 ratings
    Overall 4.1
  • The Snow Child

  • By: Eowyn Ivey
  • Narrated by: Debra Monk
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,352
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,353

Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Magical, realistic and well worth listening to

  • By Bonny on 03-04-12

Spellbinding

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

Reviewed: 07-24-16

A cross between a fairy tale and a fable, but with so many emotions , so much love and wanting the authou

  • Bruiser

  • By: Neal Shusterman
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, Luke Daniels, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,138

Tennyson: Don’t get me started on the Bruiser. He was voted “Most Likely to Get the Death Penalty” by the entire school. He’s the kid no one knows, no one talks to, and everyone hears disturbing rumors about. So why is my sister, Brontë, dating him? One of these days she’s going to take in the wrong stray dog, and it’s not going to end well.BronteMy brother has no right to talk about Brewster that way — no right to threaten him. There’s a reason why Brewster can’t have friends — why he can’t care about too many people.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 Stars! A deeply touching emotional story!

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-02-15

This is a teen book

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

Reviewed: 06-16-16

Far fetched but makes some good points. Not sure why I chose it. Not worth reading again.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful