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  • The Darkest Minds

  • Darkest Minds, Book 1
  • By: Alexandra Bracken
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,054
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,705
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,696

When Ruby woke up on her 10th birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that had killed most of America’s children, but she and the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall, I really enjoyed this thrilling book

  • By Sash & Em: A Tale of Two Bookies on 08-06-13

excellent

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

loved it. best since hunger game's. had to get the other books too. will get them soon

  • Italian Short Stories for Beginners

  • By: Talk in Italian
  • Narrated by: Eddie Pez, Jessica Muraca
  • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Improve your Italian pronunciation and listening skills. Make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 10 fun and engaging Italian stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and accessible way to learn Italian

  • By Katelyn Casey on 05-28-17

one of the best learning tools yet

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

Reviewed: 05-25-17

The audio was overall of good quality. The narrator was clear and precise in the enunciation of the words. Catching the titles of each story was easy to understand overall. (I.e. The old drunkard, find a billion on a cruise, etc.)

I would rather use a longer story with only a few of them, rather then more smaller ones. The book comes with questions to answer to further help you along with the learning process, which is a great bonus for anyone trying to learn a new language.

The stories are brilliant in learning phrasing since it helps to put the wordsin a more natural sentence then simple word learning.

Overall I like this idea to learn a language better since it don't just teach the simple words, but the phrasing and content as well, which is very important in a conversation.

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