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  • Best Boy

  • A Novel
  • By: Eli Gottlieb
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,571
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,435
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,434

Sent to a "therapeutic community" for autism at the age of 11, Todd Aaron, now in his '50s, is the "old fox" of Payton Living Center. A joyous man who rereads the encyclopedia compulsively, he is unnerved by the sudden arrivals of a menacing new staffer and a disruptive, brain-injured roommate. His equilibrium is further worsened by Martine, a one-eyed new resident who has romantic intentions and convinces him to go off his meds to feel "normal" again.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but with a Couple O' Caveats...

  • By Gillian on 04-27-16

Sweet n sad n happy all in one.

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

This book was heartwarming and sad, but informative about special needs people. Worth the read.

  • The Didymus Contingency

  • By: Jeremy Robinson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 761
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 692
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 700

If you could go back in time...and witness any event...where would you go? When Dr. Tom Greenbaum faces that question after successfully discovering the secret to time travel, he knows the time, place, and event he will witness: the death and failed resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dr. David Goodman, Tom's colleague and closest friend follows Tom into the past, attempting to avert a time-space catastrophe, but forces beyond their control toss them into a dangerous end game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected at all.

  • By Wesley on 12-17-13

Awesome and thought provoking

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

Reviewed: 05-03-15

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

yes, it was great and refreshed my memory on the bible.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

yes couldn't wait to hear the next words!

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

It was very thought provoking.

Any additional comments?

already discussed it with friends at dinner.

  • Shady Palms

  • By: Allen Dusk
  • Narrated by: Rose Caraway
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 469
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 424

A sleazy motel, burrowed on the edge of town, is haunted by rumors of dead hookers found between mattresses and peep holes drilled through walls. When Special Agent Daniels targets the motel during an investigation, the nefarious owner, Sanjay, must scramble to conceal evidence of his own dark deeds. Just when he believes things can't get any worse, motel guests begin to vanish without a trace.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Okay.

  • By PJPackwood on 05-12-14

I actually was cringing as I listened.

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

Reviewed: 05-03-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

sure. I like most books.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The bugs.

What aspect of Rose Caraway’s performance would you have changed?

none

Did Shady Palms inspire you to do anything?

Look closely at hotel sheets!

Any additional comments?

IF you like gross and creepy, this book is for you!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fifty Shades Darker

  • Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,090
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,068
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,069

Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Point, Well Made!!

  • By Moki on 05-04-12

Pleasantly surprised

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

Reviewed: 03-04-13

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

Yes and I have already.

Any additional comments?

At first the reader was completely annoying. Fortunately the story became interesting and I was able to get past her annoying voice.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Midnight Awakening 

  • The Midnight Breed, Book 3
  • By: Lara Adrian
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,285
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955

With a dagger in her hand and vengeance on her mind, Darkhaven beauty Elise Chase prowls Boston's streets in search of retribution against the Rogue vampires who took from her everything she cherished. Using an extraordinary psychic gift, she tracks her prey, well aware that the power she possesses is destroying her. She must learn to harness this gift, and for that she can turn to only one man: the deadliest of the Breed warriors, Tegan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator dropped the ball!

  • By C.T. on 03-17-13

Erotic vampires! What's not to love?

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

Reviewed: 01-08-13

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

definately.

Any additional comments?

I listened to all of this series back to back. Loved them all. The reader is great.