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  • Marina and Lee

  • The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy
  • By: Priscilla Johnson McMillan
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray, Joseph Finder
  • Length: 24 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Marina and Lee is one of the best and truest audiobooks about the Kennedy assassination. Priscilla Johnson McMillan came to the story with a unique knowledge of the two main characters. In the 1950s she knew Kennedy well for a time when he was hospitalized with Addison's disease. She talked to him frequently, brought him books, knew his wife, and formed a strong opinion of the sort of man he was. What is astonishing is that she also knew Lee Harvey Oswald.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Now I know why he did it

  • By Rodd on 06-09-14

Not a history buff

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

I only knew about Lee Harvey Oswald based off of what Stephen king wrote and after that I was hooked to learn more about Lee, but especially Marina. This is a fantastic book!

  • 11-22-63

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
  • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49,846
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,315
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,224

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What book did others hear?

  • By Tenizmom on 09-20-12

Its everything i ever wanted

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

im not a huge history buff but after this book i purchased 3 books on lee oswald and marina oswald. read it. its soo good.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Stockholmed: 11 Years Surviving Domestic Violence

  • By: Mr David W Larson
  • Narrated by: Thomas Block
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

I am a survivor of an 11-year physically and emotionally abusive relationship. I suffered beatings, broken bones, knocked out teeth, public humiliation, and several serious murder attempts. This is unfortunately not a new story in our society today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Deja Vu

  • By Ken on 10-12-15

Eye opening

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-18

As a survivor of domestic abuse I related to a lot of what the author wrote, and while I have been on a social riot about male victims of rape I didn’t realize what a wide spectrum of abuse some men endured. This was worth the read, and I’m glad this had a happy ending.

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,447
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,307

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Painful to get through

  • By Menas Kapitsas on 01-28-19

Yet Again

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

I have been angry far too many times with Stephen King for killing off admirable characters and I always swear to stop reading his books. I have only my self to blame, and look forward to his next release.

0 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • In a Dark Place

  • By: Ed Warren, Lorraine Warren, Carmen Reed, and others
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538

Shortly after moving into their new home, the Snedeker family is assaulted by a sinister presence that preys one-by-one on their family. Exhausting all other resources, they call up the world-renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, who have never encountered a case as frightening as this.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best book of the Warren series

  • By S. Winchester on 04-03-17

Rated R fer sure

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

It was a tad vulgar near the end. I’m someone who doesn’t mind typically, but good lord let’s save the incubus erotica for... well let’s not save it.

  • 1922

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553

The chilling novella featured in Stephen King's New York Times best-selling short story collection Full Dark, No Stars - soon to be a Netflix original film starring Thomas Jane and Molly Parker. A violence awakens inside a man when his wife proposes selling off the family homestead, setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and narration

  • By indyemmett on 11-13-17

Poor narrating

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-18

I almost wanted Henry to die. The narrator gave him such an irritating and whiney voice.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Demonologist

  • The Extraordinary Career of Ed and Lorraine Warren - The True Accounts of the Paranormal Investigators Featured in the film 'The Conjuring'
  • By: Gerald Brittle
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,934
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,668

If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again. The Demonologist reveals the grave religious process behind supernatural events and how it can happen to you. Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down. For over five decades, Ed and Loraine Warren have been considered America's foremost experts on demonology and exorcism. With over 3,000 investigations to their credit, they reveal what actually breaks the peace in haunted houses. Don't miss the Warrens in the new blockbuster movie The Conjuring.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Scary fun.

  • By Cliff on 08-19-13

Had me til the end

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

Reviewed: 05-04-18

Jonestown had nothing to do with demon possession. Other than that, this book had me til the end.

  • Member of the Family

  • My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness That Ended the Sixties
  • By: Dianne Lake, Deborah Herman
  • Narrated by: Dianne Lake
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 703
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639

In this poignant and disturbing memoir of lost innocence, coercion, survival, and healing, Dianne Lake chronicles her years with Charles Manson, revealing for the first time how she became the youngest member of his Family and offering new insights into one of the 20th century's most notorious criminals and life as one of his "girls". While much has been written about Charles Manson, this riveting account from an actual Family member is a chilling portrait that recreates in vivid detail one of the most horrifying chapters in modern American history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dianne sets the record straight . . . Finally.

  • By Polly Poizendem on 11-18-17

Thank you

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-22-18

This story was honest to a fault, and I enjoyed every bit of your rise to grace. God Bless.

  • Pet Sematary

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Michael C. Hall
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,497
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,799

When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic, rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Yet despite Ludlow's tranquility, there's an undercurrent of danger that lingers...like the graveyard in the woods near the Creeds' home, where generations of children have buried their beloved pets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The soil of a man's heart is stonier. A man

  • By Tj on 04-10-18

Holy moly

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

As a millennial that has been desensitized by television horror movies, I felt jaded, as if no horror novel could ever scare me. I am glad to admit that I am wrong.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Stand

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 47 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,020
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,906
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,908

This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides - or are chosen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My First Completed Stephen King Novel

  • By Meaghan Bynum on 02-20-12

Loved the story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-31-17

I have listened to so many Stephen King novels, and it has destroyed my soul. Someone send help.
Note to the Author: Stop messin with my feels.