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  • Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book

  • The Mowgli Stories
  • By: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,739
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,615

Audie Award, Excellence in Production; Audie Award, Audio Drama, 2016. The magical storytelling and unforgettable characters in Ben Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well-known voices from British film, TV, radio and comedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kipling at its best!

  • By Sarah Cresap on 06-08-16

Excellent storytelling & dramatization

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

Reviewed: 02-01-18

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this rendering of Rudyard Kipling's classic, The Jungle Book. With the full cast and the jungle symphony, this recording is destined to become a family favorite.

  • Questions to All Your Answers

  • The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith
  • By: Roger E. Olson
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

'Jesus is the answer. ''God has a perfect plan for your life.' 'All sins are equal.' Sayings like these may make catchy bumper stickers, but as deep, life-changing truths they fall short. They are the earmarks of 'folk religion'---a badly distorted pop-Christianity that thrives on cliches and slogans and resists reflection and examination.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lives Up to Its Title

  • By Jeff & Kristi S. on 05-06-17

Lives Up to Its Title

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

Reviewed: 05-06-17

If you are content with the platitudes and pat answers which seem to be so very prevalent in the modern church, then please do not read or listen to this work. If, however, you find yourself desiring a more 'reflective Christianity,' this book will affirm your search and challenge some of your conclusions. Most helpful were various Scripture references which require careful consideration in forming our positions on the answers so widely given.

  • Little Women

  • By: Louisa May Alcott
  • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
  • Length: 19 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,321
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,062

Most people know this book from the Academy Award-winning motion picture starring Winona Ryder. Now, introduce them to the sparkling American classic behind the movie: a charming portrait of the joys and hardships of the four sisters in Civil War New England. Separated by the war from their beloved parents, these "little women" struggle to find their place in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I waited for this release!

  • By Rachel on 07-21-06

Aspiring Motherhood

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

Reviewed: 03-27-17

As a mother to both one girl and one boy, this book rightly found its way into my heart. What more could a mother pray for than that her children walk in Truth, humbly serving their family and neighbors with contentment - whatever their social standing?

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • David Suchet Audio Bible - New International Version, NIV: Complete Bible

  • By: Biblica
  • Narrated by: David Suchet
  • Length: 83 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 521
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 457

Ever since he became a Christian at the age of 40, it has been Poirot actor David Suchet's dream to make an audio recording of the whole Bible. In between filming the final episodes of Poirot, David Suchet spent over 200 hours in the recording studio to create the very first full-length audio version of the NIV Bible spoken by a single British actor.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Poorly organized. List of parts and chapters.

  • By J. Lamkin on 10-25-15

Brilliant! Suchet's Magnum Opus

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

Reviewed: 06-14-16

While Suchet's dulcet voice will doubtless draw the listener into this recording of the Scriptures, it is his masterful execution of the rhythm, timing, and obvious high regard of the text which will encourage the listener to meditate on the passages. Destined to be this family's favorite and your magnum opus, David. Thank you.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Adversary

  • A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Nadia May
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364

The girl in the photograph has been missing for five years. Neither her body nor the secret documents she was carrying have ever been found. Now, post-war England's economic recovery depends on finding her and getting the papers back. But the two young Brits working undercover for the ministry know only that her name was Jane Finn, and the only photo of her is in the hands of her rich American cousin.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I'd have to say: meh

  • By Philip Hofstetter on 01-03-10

Delightful in every way.

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

Reviewed: 03-21-16

I thoroughly enjoyed the first installment of the Tommy and Tuppence series. While the story is equally intriguing, in my opinion, to those in the Poirot series, some of the characters are surprisingly lighthearted. Nadia May's narration is superb and among the best I have heard. If international intrigue is your particular favorite, this novel will not disappoint.

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    Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    91 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • Kidnapped

  • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

Set in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, Kidnapped sustains a gripping narrative. It is told by David Balfour, a young Whig and Lowlander, who is tracked by his miserly uncle, survives attempted murder, kidnap and shipwreck and, in the company of Alan Breck, a Jacobite, escapes through the Highlands.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great classic adventure!

  • By Kristi R. on 09-12-13

Engaging story excellently executed

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

Reviewed: 01-08-15

Michael Page proves himself again as an enormously talented story teller. With each new audio book I am amazed at his accents and command of the text. The Scottish brogue delightfully, and shockingly I would add, transports you to the very setting of Stevenson's tale. Any RLS fan will be thrilled with this performance.