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  • Love, Lucy

  • By: Lucille Ball
  • Narrated by: Lucie Arnaz
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 108

Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans—a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself. The legendary star of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy was at the pinnacle of her success when she sat down to record the story of her life. No comedienne had made America laugh so hard, no television actress had made the leap from radio and B movies to become one of the world’s best-loved performers. This is her story—in her own words. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great book

  • By SCOTT on 07-11-18

Nice book in Lucy Own Words

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-18

I loved the intro by her daughter Lucie Arnez. Then you are off o n the Story of Lucy Ball Life in own words. And how she ended up soil owner of Dezlu Productions which means Star Trek. But before you get too excited remember at some point Trek was sold to Univisal/Prarmont. For the movies. I think the same is true with Mission Inpossion if they owned that too. Or was that an Irwin Allan ? Can't remember.

  • Strange Brew

  • By: Caitlin Kittredge, Jim Butcher, P. N. Elrod, and others
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel, Therese Plummer, Jennifer Van Dyck, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 759
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 487

Today's hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic! For anyone who's ever wondered what lies beyond the limits of reality, who's imagined the secret spaces where witches wield fearsome magic, come and drink deep. Let yourself fall under the spell of this bewitching collection!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stories = 4, Narrators = 2

  • By Nancy Powers on 08-17-10

Wonderful!!I! Great group of short stories.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-18

The best Urban Fantasy writer around got together to deliver Strange Brew! While so me have better known character's like Faith Hunter who delivers a piece not from Jane Yellowrock POV, though Jane is in the piece, but from Molly's POV. Super piece. Same with Patricia Briggs and Jim Butcher solids stories in there world's with sometimes new PIG's or new turn. Other less known well known all turned very solid work making me want to look them up still how many writers can't I read

  • Rebirth: Age Of Expansion - A Kurtherian Gambit Series

  • The Ascension Myth, Book 5
  • By: Ell Leigh Clarke, Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

 Molly is back from the dead. And now even more capable. But the transformation is not without more serious issues. Problems that not even ADAM can help with. Feeling cursed, she undergoes a vision quest. The rest of the team prepare for the General's clandestine assignment back at the base. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Molly Continues to grow, meanwhile the team grows

  • By zenabuff on 11-11-18

Molly Continues to grow, meanwhile the team grows

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

Molly is growing both internally in her head, and emotionally. One of the team even comment on how she seems more human.
Molly isn't the only one growing and changing. The team is growing emotionally and going in different directions. They have new team mates that are shape sifters They seem to have a new place in the higher-achier of the federation command. The head General seems to have orders for them. To stop a war. It's tough stuff. The middle ends with one of the team in prison. Of coarse Molly will never leave a man or woman down, so she and her team use a crazy plan to get him out. Which barely works. Its on your sit listening. Either to Molly's thoughts, or to the wild plans and actions. Wild Ride, My advise, Strip in and put your hands in the air just like riding a roller coaster and turn the book on. . .

  • Unleashed: Case of the Gold Retriever

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 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

Finnegan May has had an eventful time in Manhattan since she first moved to New York City. Her unique profession and quirky, bubbly personality endear her to everyone who meets her. Like a magnet for trouble, Finnegan finds herself embroiled in a string of robberies that has spanned decades while she tries to rescue a stray golden retriever that dropped a bag of money at her feet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet...

  • By DB on 10-20-18

Erik has been able to write an Awesome story!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-18

This is the 3rd instalment in dog Walter's take about the small business woman who's name I would Bitch let's just call her F. At the point she is well and truly in love with the Bitch woman she once called jerk cop on a posted it note. Now a much loved token between them especially with all the wrongful addressed F seems to find herself in the middle of, F is just talented that wa y , which is just One reason way unleaseshed is a pathway a minute. Like the whole series .

  • The Hunt for Red October

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,361
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,196
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,188

Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. The chase for the highly advanced nuclear submarine is on - and there’s only one man who can find her. Brilliant CIA analyst Jack Ryan has little interest in fieldwork, but when covert photographs of Red October land on his desk, Ryan soon finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes game of hide-and-seek played by two world powers - a game that could end in all-out war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank GOD you got a new narrator!

  • By Andrew M. Niehaus on 08-24-18

Not like the Movie at all

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

This is a different Jack Ryan than Harrison Ford, Alex Baldwin or Ben Affleck ever played, And the Russian Captain was no Sean Connery. No with it being a book, we are inside the Russian Captains head for a lot of the book and its like there isn't even a cool guy like Jack Ryan until the last half of the book and he is there almost for comic relief just trying to caught up with the main star who is no Jack but rather the actual story of the Sub, The Red October and her crew and how and why each is either in on the scheme or not. It is very complexed novel with many working wheella

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  • We're Going to Need More Wine

  • Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True
  • By: Gabrielle Union
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Union
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11,012
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,891
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,858

In this moving collection of thought-provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union tells astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. Union tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and then spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 👏🏾👏🏾 thank you. Thank You. THANK YOU!! #BRAVO

  • By Kenneisha Thompson on 11-22-17

Ms. Union Rocked my world.

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

She opened my eyes a little to what is to be a Black young girl trying to grow up today. How hard it is to pretend to be one someone all the time out of fear of others hurting you or the the just wanting to disappear felling she also talked about. Now being White but also gay you might find it had to believe I really got a lot of what she said and took it to heart. I am so glad there is the Great Ms Gabrielle Union who I have admired from movies like Bring it ON, Cradle to the Grave with Jet LI and DMX, And The many many other movies I have enjoyed her in. I am also happy to hear she takes time out to speak out on health issue, My father died of Cancer, So it is very personal to me. I suffer from MS, so again it is nice she is interested in people. Her Step-sons are very lucky to be raise with love, so many children lack that, and it shows that in the way she is worried about what happens to young black men which is so sad in america and unfair. All I can do about it is wear my shirt with a lot of slogan which of cores has Black lives matter proudly. I almost got in a fight over it with a friend but I had to stop myself and remember she was a marine in the 1960's and spit at, for being a soldier in Vietnam. She is over 70 now. Pick you fights so I let her have it her way. And she when into what it was like being a soldier during the war. So I guess every one has issues. We just Need to learn to listen better. But I loved the Book. It is Awesome. The issues brought to light are Awesome.

  • The Neighbor

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

When Laura Fry returns to her childhood home to care for her invalid mother, she hopes the writer’s block that has swallowed her writing career will disappear. She doesn’t plan on turning into a “yard girl” but her mother’s long neglected lawn beckons her to return it to the lush and colorful display it had been before her mother’s accident. She also doesn’t plan on making friends with the “nympho lesbian” next door but she finds it impossible not to watch the parade of playmates the neighbor brings to her pool.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New Favorite

  • By Kayla K on 08-22-18

Wonderful get to know first LOVE STORY.

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

The book is Awesome with interplay between Laura and Casey, between Laura and her Mother, between Casey and the endless stream of skinny blonds she brings to her weekend house next door to Laura's childhood home and mother's home. Casey's Overly Large weekend home is well described in the book along with the importand pool area. As is Laura's home. The setting of the book is very important to the book. In a strange way it reminds me of a Steinbeck book I once as a kid, where the setting is described carefully because it is part of the story. But it is a lot better than Steinbeck and not as boring. (The book was Of Mice and Men) Anyway, I am so happy by the time they MAKE LOVE, (NOT HAVE SEX) and then again really well written. And I love the ending.

  • Eyes Like Those

  • A Seven Shores Romance
  • By: Melissa Brayden
  • Narrated by: Melissa Sternenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249

Taylor Andrews is at the top of her career. Everything she touches turns to gold and the studios know it. Just when she's on track for total television domination, Isabel Chase arrives in her office and slowly turns her world upside down. Isabel is intelligent, sarcastic, and dammit, downright beautiful. Unfortunately, she's the one person that can take away all Taylor has worked for. Will Isabel's success lead to Taylor's downfall? Or perhaps Isabel is all she needs....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but not my fav Brayden book

  • By Sondra A., Cobb on 11-17-17

The I perfect job, The perfect boss, The perfect woman?

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-13-18

What could possibly go wrong wrong for youngest and newest staff writer on the forest Prime time soap in network TV? Love for starters, old evil ex's who are hell bend on revenge. (Being weekly rejected for another) and on and on with the two leads in the love story.

  • Valerie’s Elites: Age of Expansion

  • A Kurtherian Gambit Series
  • By: Justin Sloan, P.T. Hylton, Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 40

Valerie goes off mission, trusting her gut and wits more than her physical abilities to get on the inside, to help bring justice to the slaves and the downtrodden. She is, after all, the Justice Enforcer. In the process, she finds herself teaming up with locals to take down an empire, right a cascade of wrongs, and kick some serious ass. Valerie was chosen by the Dark Messiah himself. She can’t turn a blind eye to what she finds on Tol. Join Valerie and her elites as they export her brand of justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome book!

  • By zenabuff on 06-25-18

Awesome book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-18

Michael and Company one a mean, fast paced, action pack yet full of little touching scenes of character interaction., That add to the book and round it out. How each member of the elites adds to the story as whole is amasing. And I trying hard to not give spoiler but the book Hut Rocked my world.

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  • Flotilla: Making Waves

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Lenore Statham, the runner for the Flotilla Project, had been at her lowest when as he was found by Angie Wells and Paya Doshi and brought into the fold. She learned how to be strong again and break the shackles her old life had hobbled her with. While Paya is out making waves in London, Lenore is assigned as the driver for the contractor, McGrath, who is renovating a building for the Flotilla, which will allow people who had fallen upon hard times to have a place to call their own. The problem? Lenore finds McGrath to be the most infuriating woman on the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely

  • By KV on 06-08-18

Making housing using recondition large boat in

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Making housing using recondition boat in London. Feeding the Hungry. These are waves Flotilla is making. And believe or not there are jerks in the world who want her stopped. Still it's got to be done, too many of the down and out, and not all of them are permanently down and out many just need a hand now to get back in the game, they are hard workers, want to be hard tax paying people which most don't get, they want to take pride in their country or country of choice. It's getting over the hump in life now, be it new country, domestic violence, divorce, just out of foster care, and 1000's other reason one gets down on ones luck, from too many medical bill, to getting kicked out for being gay. The reasons don't matter as much as what you do about them after. If you just cry to God and ask "Why me?" When you get to heaven he is going to tell you, Well Charlie I sent Flotilla, then Jill, then James, then etc, etc and you just keep praying "Why me?"
Ok, back to the review- It was an excellent book, with lots of adventure, How do get this to that, and bad guys, Good Friends to help out. Some clever planning. Carol Keene would love this book.

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