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  • A Step Toward Falling

  • By: Cammie McGovern
  • Narrated by: Amanda Wallace, Ashley Clements
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Emily has always been the kind of girl who tries to do the right thing - until one night when she does the worst thing possible. She sees Belinda, a classmate with developmental disabilities, being attacked. Inexplicably, she does nothing at all.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Community Service

  • By FanB14 on 01-07-16

Surprising

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

Reviewed: 03-07-16

While there were moments where I thought the story was going to go in a simple, rosy direction, this book turned out to be quite complex and nuanced in it's portrayal of both typical and special needs teens and young adults. Both narrators did an excellent job of keeping me engaged and in giving credible voices to the characters.This book succeeds in bringing out more common ground than differences amongst its characters which was, no doubt, the authors intent.

  • Hollywood Scandals

  • Hollywood Headlines Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Gemma Halliday
  • Narrated by: Ashley Clements
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Tina Bender is the gossip columnist at the infamous L.A. Informer tabloid. She knows everything about everyone who's anyone. And she's not afraid to print it. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Now her managing editor Felix Dunn (from the High Heels Mysteries), has her teaming with a built bodyguard, a bubbly blonde, and an alcoholic obituary writer to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Deliciously Different Fun & Funny Mystery

  • By Edward on 03-31-15

Light and Fun

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

Reviewed: 02-02-15

This is a nice little airplane listen. The narrator makes it fun and entertaining. Helps pass the time quickly.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet

  • A Novel
  • By: Bernie Su, Kate Rorick
  • Narrated by: Ashley Clements
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 425
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418

There is a great deal that goes into making a video blog. Lizzie Bennet should know, having become a YouTube sensation over the course of her year-long video diary project. The Lizzie Bennet Diaries chronicled Lizzie’s life as a twenty-four-year-old grad student, struggling under a mountain of student loans and living at home with her two sisters - beautiful Jane and reckless Lydia. What may have started as her grad student thesis grew into so much more, as the videos came to inform and reflect her life and that of her sisters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A lovely addition to the LBD universe

  • By Samantha Schaffer on 06-27-14

A truly intelligent modern Elizabeth Bennet

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

Reviewed: 06-26-14

This is a version of Pride and Prejudice that I love. Of the modern interpretations I have seen or read, I find this one to be truest to Jane Austen. This Elizabeth Bennet is bright, funny and a feminist. It is narrated by the actress who played Lizzie in the original series, which won an Emmy Award! She sounds intelligent, and at appropriate times, very funny. I can't enjoy an audiobook if I don't love the voice of the narrator, and I love Ashley Clements' voice. I hope she narrates more books.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Paleo Diet for Beginners

  • What Is Paleo Diet, Health Benefits, Allowed Food List and How to Lose Weight
  • By: Russell Dawson
  • Narrated by: Jessica Geffen
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 11

Mankind has evolved for over 2 million years on the food found in nature. Meat, fish, vegetables, fruits and nuts. What impact would it have on our health as modern-day humans if we tried to eat exclusively like our ancestors? Would it really mean a leaner body and less illness? Paleo Diet for Beginners will set you off on the right foot with this revolutionary diet and tell you about the benefits.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wrong narrator!

  • By Seekchange on 04-20-14

Wrong narrator!

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

Reviewed: 04-20-14

The basic information is OK but it is SO difficult to get past the breathy perky voice of the reader that it makes it very hard to take this as any kind of science. I really don't understand the thinking here. She would do better with contemporary romance. For me it ruined this book and made it more like a cheesy infomercial.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Pride and Prejudice [Audible Studios]

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Lindsay Duncan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,276
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,675
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,694

Pride and Prejudice has delighted generations of readers with its unforgettable cast of characters, carefully choreographed plot, and a hugely entertaining view of the world and its absurdities. With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

  • By Dr. Roberta on 05-28-09

a great classic and a lovely voice

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

Reviewed: 06-04-12

I had forgotten how much there is to love in this story. It's so finely crafted. Lindsay Duncan's voice made me feel like I was spending my afternoons with PBS and a cup of tea. It's just what I had hoped for.