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  • The Heavens May Fall

  • By: Allen Eskens
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray, David Colacci, Amy McFadden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,749
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,733

Detective Max Rupert's and attorney Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 2017 Audie Nominee

  • By Bob on 02-20-17

Captivating

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-17

I was completely captivated by this book. I have read all of Allen eskins books and would recommend them over and over. If you enjoy a good crime thriller, this is the book for you.

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56,424
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56,322

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Lovely

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-09-16

for the first chapter, I struggled to grasp the story. the narrator didn't seem to fit.. then suddenly I couldn't get enough and realized HOW PERFECT the narrator was for Ove. by the end of the book, my heart was swelling as if I knew Ove and all the characters. if you are looking for a heartwarming book that will make you laugh and cry.. this is the perfect pick. top shelf.

  • Beside Myself

  • By: Ann Morgan
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,007
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,007

Six-year-old Helen and Ellie are identical twins, but Helen is smarter, more popular, and their mother's favorite. Ellie, on the other hand, requires special instruction at school, is friendless, and is punished at every turn. Until they decide to swap places - just for fun, and just for one day - and Ellie refuses to switch back. Everything of Helen's, from her toys to her friends to her identity, now belongs to her sister.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliantly written but painful story.

  • By Deborah on 05-04-16

Phenomenal

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

Reviewed: 08-17-16

I loved this book cover to cover! Dark & emotional, but complete & perfect. The narrator is excellent.

  • Out of the Shoebox

  • By: Yaron Reshef
  • Narrated by: Dennis Kleinman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

An unexpected phone call hurls Reshef into an intensive two-year journey, during which he has to solve a mystery that took shape in the 1930s and gradually unfolded in the present. A mysterious lot, a forgotten bank account, a people long gone - along with their memory which were obliterated during the Holocaust. All of these rise to the surface, bearing with them memories and emotions previously hidden away in the shoebox.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible story, excellent narration

  • By Elhanan Schaham on 08-11-16

Unexpected.

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

Reviewed: 07-29-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this book to anyone looking for something unexpected. The writing is very detailed and the narrator's voice is a perfect fit. At first, I was hesitant. The story seemed so trivial to me - why would someone write this? The first few chapters were long until more and more details of the mystery began to emerge and I realized the magnitude behind Yaron's history. What an unexpectedly beautiful book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Out of the Shoebox?

The most memorable moment of Out of the Shoebox to me was the ending where all the pieces to Yaron's puzzle fit together. It made me want to dig into my own family history (although nothing compared to Yaron's)... and I cried.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This book made me cry and swell with emotion. I felt like I was following his adventure right along with him.