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  • Triple Creek Ranch

  • Unbroken, Book 1
  • By: Rebekah A. Morris
  • Narrated by: Donnie Sipes
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Difficulties arise at Triple Creek Ranch when Orlena, Norman Mavrich's spoiled, pampered younger sister comes to live with her brother and his wife. The move is much against Orlena's wishes, and she doesn't hesitate to let everyone know it. Time and again Mr. and Mrs. Mavrich are driven to their knees to find strength to face another day.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ended with no ending

  • By LilibetD on 04-05-17

I really enjoyed this audiobook!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

His wife is the most patient person I've ever heard of! His sister is the biggest spoiled brat! What a unique combination! I enjoyed this audiobook and the narrator did a great job!!

  • Letters to the Church

  • By: Francis Chan
  • Narrated by: Ramon de Ocampo
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 689
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 608
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 600

Millions are satisfied to sit through hour-long, weekly religious services. Millions more have left the church, brokenhearted and cynical. But God is waking up his people - people who will risk everything and sacrifice anything to become the dynamic, powerful church seen in Scripture. We Are Church calls Christ-followers, young and old, to hold fast to their biblical roots while seeking radical change. Scripture promises an exuberant and unstoppable church. That wondrous early church of acts can be our reality today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stings

  • By Raeshan Peterson on 09-16-18

Please read or listen!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

A very powerful book filled with encouragement for those who follow God’s commands and reprimands for those off track. This books gives a clarification on what the church is supposed to look like especially compared to the current Western churches in America! Francis offers new insight that is biblically sound yet we’ve gotten lost in our manmade rules instead of following God’s examples and regulations. He reminds us to be humble and love the difficult. Focus on small God honoring churches instead of mega churches. He opens God’s Word and sharpens our tools to lead and disciple as we ourselves grow intimately closer to God and our brethren. I highly encourage all parts of the body to read this book (or listen to the audio version as I did), act upon it and share these encouragements and reprimands humbly within the church body! Get back to the basics and envision the church that God wants and honors! Be a part of the solution, not part of the problem!
The narrator did a wonderful job and he’s got a pleasing voice, but I would have enjoyed hearing Francis directly. Maybe that’s why he didn’t, so I could focus more on the words, than the familiar yet famous Francis Chan speaking directly to me! May God Bless all the readers, listeners, and doers! All glory to God!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Atomic City Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Janet Beard
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 161

In November 1944, 18-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist. Oak Ridge, Tennessee has sprung up in a matter of months - a town of trailers and segregated houses, 24-hour cafeterias, and constant security checks. There, June joins hundreds of other young girls operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained. They know they are helping to win the war, but must ask no questions and reveal nothing to outsiders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I thoroughly enjoyed this book

  • By Mollie Morrison on 03-08-18

Best narration!!

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

This book is very good, but this is the best narration I’ve ever heard for an audiobook!! Xe did amazing in her transition from male to female to narrator!
This is a great historical tale leading up to the bombings in Japan that ended WWII.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Shadow of Faith

  • Book 7 of the Shadow Series
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Leon Nixon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Zoe and Alf make each other promises before parting for separate colleges. Can they keep those promises? Zoe is forced into a world she doesn’t understand, and a college far from home and her beloved family. Alf meets Sarah at school, but is forced to honor his promise to Zoe and keeps Sarah at bay, even though he’s attracted to her. Lucas Wright, the perfect gentleman, paves the way for Zoe at college, and while she feels something for Lucas, she holds the space in her heart for Alf.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shadows of Color

  • By Betababe on 12-10-18

I loved it

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Loved it!
I’m glad that Barbara took the subject of, Interracial marriage and the treatment of “colored” people, on! She sheds some powerful light on the topic! My favorite quote from this book: “...Skin color is just like the color of someone’s eyes to me.” Sarah said. “Brown or blue, the person is the same.”
I enjoyed the narration as well. He added a lot to the story even if he sounded a bit too modern at times.

  • Wanted: Horse Breeder

  • Silverpines, Book 2
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Courtney Holly
  • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21

A silver-mine cave-in and lumber-camp mudslide caused a shortage of young men in town. Women were saddled with running businesses and ranches alone. Laura Bennett, owner of White Oaks ranch, sends for a mail-order husband. Max Winters lost the love of his life, Catherine, to another man, so he decides to answer Laura's ad. He travels to Silverpines and is met with a beautiful bride and her adorable daughter, but also many trials and setbacks. Will they overcome the tribulations and truly fall in love even after Catherine shows up as a widow?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful performance!

  • By Sandra Sewell White on 09-10-18

Great voice for this genre!

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

What a fun scenario / book premise! I wish Max had a bit more self esteem, but otherwise an interesting and entertaining book!

The audiobook was great! I had a hard time distinguishing characters by voice in two short scenes. But other wise very well done.
I love this author and will be sure to look for more books by this narrator as well! Even better if they’re together again! The narrator’s voice was a wonderful pick for this genre!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hearts of Resistance

  • By: Soraya M. Lane
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

When Hazel is given the chance to parachute into Nazi-occupied France, she seizes the opportunity to do more for the British war effort than file paperwork. Alongside her childhood friend, French-born Rose, she quickly rises up the ranks of the freedom fighters. For Rose, the Resistance is a link to her late husband, and a way to move forward without him. What starts out as helping downed airmen becomes a bigger cause when they meet Sophia, a German escapee and fierce critic of Hitler who is wanted by the Gestapo.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Grabbed my attention and held it

  • By perrolovr on 04-24-18

Riveting!!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

This was an incredible story about brave men and women who risked their lives working as part of the resistance during WWII! The narrator was outstanding and the story superbly riveting! I highly recommend this audiobook!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Texas Weddings: Books 1-2

  • By: Janice Thompson
  • Narrated by: Misty of Echoing Praise
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

When Laura Chapman's husband of over 20 years passes away, she finds herself the sole provider for two teenagers; lonely, frightened, and determined to return to college to obtain a degree. She lands in the same history class with her daughter and finds herself offending the toughest professor on campus. Professor Andrew Dougherty, 47, has sworn off women. His heart was broken years earlier. Just when Laura feels she must drop out of school, Andrew realizes it is time for the battle to cease between them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unique and entertaining

  • By Cindy Nipper on 04-11-18

Unique and entertaining

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

Texas weddings book 1
A Class of her own

I wasn’t particularly delighted with the narrator, but I liked the book and laughed out loud a couple times! Their awkwardness was especially endearing!

Book 2
A Chorus of one
I enjoyed the audiobook version of this book! The narrator kept saying Eye-talian instead of Ee-talian or Eh-talian and she didn’t differentiate between the women characters very common well, but she did and outstanding job with sound effects like a voice on the phone, in a memory or behind a closed door!
The story was quite enjoyable and unique! I wish there would have been more information about the different operas and added more lyrics to the songs because I know very little about either, but maybe I’m the only one. Overall a good experience with this new to me author and narrator. I’ll definitely check out further books by both!

  • Love Letters from Cowboy

  • By: Lacy Williams
  • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19

When the love of his life is injured in combat, Ryan Michaels promises himself he won't let any more time go by without ensuring she knows that he loves her. His problem? Ashley still sees him as the goofy high school kid that followed her everywhere. Ashley Reynolds returns home to Redbud Trails, Oklahoma, a wounded veteran, with her Military Working Dog at her side. She's concerned about her aging parents and doesn't have time for a relationship - especially not one with a college dropout like Ryan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Traditional Romance With A Personal Hook

  • By Me & My Girls on 07-14-14

Cute story

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

Reviewed: 03-25-18

Cute story! I enjoyed the audiobook version! He’s always loved her, but she’s never really known him. 10 years later can the start again!

  • Jacob's Christmas Dream

  • Christmas Mail Order Angels
  • By: Darlene Franklin
  • Narrated by: Barbara Nevins Taylor
  • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Becky Patterson escapes the stifling life at her father's parsonage for an exciting life as a mail-order bride...only to learn her potential groom is part-time preacher Jake Underwood. Her dreams of working alongside Jake in his store stall when an itinerant preacher wants to ordain Jake as pastor of the growing church. Will Becky accept God's calling on her life - or will she reject Jake's love and the future God has planned for them?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I listened to the audiobook version

  • By Cindy Nipper on 03-23-18

I listened to the audiobook version

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

Reviewed: 03-23-18

I listened to the audiobook version.
I’m not particularly fond of the narration. Several sentences seemed to pause during the sentence like she thought it was complete, and then she’d finish. Also she chose almost yelling voices for a few characters.
I enjoyed the story though. The main issue the couple worked to conquer didn’t seem as big of a deal as the author made it out to be in my opinion but I still enjoyed it.

  • The Butterfly Bride

  • Lone Star Brides, Book 3
  • By: Lacy Williams
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

The prodigal son is back. Ever since the terrible mistake he made in high school - a mistake that cost his best friend his life - bullfighter Luke Starr has stayed far away from Pecan, Texas, and his family. But with his twin brothers gone on their respective honeymoons, Luke is forced to come back to town to watch over Gramma and the family ranch. And he can't wait to leave again. Because being home hurts more than being stomped on by a bull - and it's only a matter of time until he messes up all over again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An extremely talented duo!

  • By Cindy Nipper on 03-21-18

An extremely talented duo!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

This was a delightful book about self worth and redemption! I’m extremely fond of Lacy’s short audiobooks and the consistency of her narrator Lara! An extremely talented duo!! Keep up the great work both of you!!