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  • Nightfall

  • By: Shannon Messenger
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
  • Length: 20 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 106

Sophie Foster is struggling. Grieving. Scrambling. But she knows one thing: She will not be defeated. The Neverseen have had their victories - but the battle is far from over. It’s time to change tactics. Make sacrifices. Reexamine everything. Maybe even time for Sophie to trust her enemies. All paths lead to Nightfall - an ominous door to an even more ominous place - and Sophie and her friends strike a dangerous bargain to get there. But nothing can prepare them for what they discover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Story Ever!

  • By Rachel S. on 05-11-19

Sophie's world is enchanring

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

It still amazes me how wonderful the world in which Sopgie and her friends live in and yet the core of the story is still about the people. Growing up is hard but complicated even in a enchanting world. I can't wait to see where Sophie and her friends go next.

  • Neverseen

  • By: Shannon Messenger
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
  • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 113

Sophie Foster is on the run - but at least she’s not alone. Her closest friends from the Lost Cities have gone with her to join the Black Swan. They still have doubts about the shadowy organization, but the only way to find answers is to start working with them. And as they settle into their new lives, they uncover secrets bigger than anything they’d imagined. But their enemies are far from done and unleash a terrifying plague that threatens the safety of an entire species. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this book

  • By Christi k on 12-24-18

I love this series.

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

This book is a wonderful continuation of Sophie's story and world. It is surprising and delightful.

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    Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    191 ratings
    Overall 4.7
  • Exile

  • By: Shannon Messenger
  • Narrated by: Eva Wilhelm
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

Sophie befriends the mythical Alicorn - and puts her mysterious powers to the test - in this enchanting sequel to Keeper of the Lost Cities. Sophie is settling in nicely to her new home and her new life in the world of the lost cities. And it helps that living at Havenfield means getting to spend time with rare and precious species - including the first female Alicorn, who shows herself to Sophie and trusts no one but her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Story—Horrible Narrator. Read the book.

  • By MelindaCogs on 12-29-14

Exile is refeshingly delightful

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

The sequel to Keeper of the Lost Cities is refreshing and original. Furthers the adventures Sophie while staying unique. it packs in a few surprises, too.

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        Julia Roundtree
    
    


    
    Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    286 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Keeper of the Lost Cities

  • By: Shannon Messenger
  • Narrated by: Julia Roundtree
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

In this riveting debut, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world - before the wrong person finds the answer first. Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She’s skipped multiple grades and doesn’t really connect with the older kids at school, but she’s not comfortable with her family, either. And Sophie has a secret - she’s a Telepath, someone who can read minds. But the day Sophie meets Fitz, a mysterious (and adorable) boy, she learns she’s not alone.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Reader was horrible

  • By Mercedes on 06-25-13

Inner kid will love this

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

I listen to a lot of books. my inner kid loves this story! It is original and fresh.

  • The Second Sister

  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Angela Brazil
  • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 202

Years of long workdays and little sleep as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey's boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson's Bay, her small, close-knit Wisconsin hometown.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story, But ...

  • By Laurie M. on 09-21-15

Slow progress through the plot.

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

Reviewed: 06-04-17

This book was very much a single person perspective with occasional interactions with other characters. I usually have Marie's books but this one was tough to push through then suddenly everything wrapped up quickly with the feeling of fulfilling a deadline rather than a conclusion after so much detail.

  • From Here to Home

  • Too Much, Texas, Book 1
  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271

Mary Dell Templeton prefers the quiet charms of Too Much to the bright lights of Dallas any day. She's relieved to be moving back to her hometown - and bringing her cable TV show, Quintessential Quilting, with her. There are just a couple of wrinkles in her plan. Her son, Howard, who is her talented cohost and color consultant, and who happens to have Down syndrome, wants to stay in Dallas and become more independent. Meanwhile, Mary Dell's new boss hopes to attract a different demographic - by bringing in a younger cohost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Real as Texas

  • By kjnlor on 02-02-17

Very enjoyable. Light, lovely and happy .

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

Reviewed: 05-18-17

The story has real down to earth people with struggles many books don't address like DownSyndrome and PTSD. The main character Mary Dell is a strong woman who has faced life and trived! The happy ending is the fiction we all want. It is a delightful story.

  • Falling to Pieces

  • A Quilt Shop Murder
  • By: Vannetta Chapman
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

In this first book of a three-book series, author Vannetta Chapman brings a fresh twist to the popular Amish fiction genre. She blends the familiar components consumers love in Amish books - faith, community, simplicity, family - with an innovative who-done-it plot that keeps readers guessing right up to the last stitch in the quilt. When two women - one Amish, one English - each with different motives, join forces to organize a successful on-line quilt auction, neither expects nor wants a friendship.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cozy English Meets Amish Mystery

  • By Sara on 08-16-14

Mystery quilt mytery and charm

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

Reviewed: 10-19-15

This is a new look at old world country living tied together with a twist of modern innovation all wrapped up with intrigue and healing. It is fun and light.

  • Big Stone Gap

  • A Novel
  • By: Adriana Trigiani
  • Narrated by: Adriana Trigiani
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 528
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the tiny town of Big Stone Gap is home to some of the most charming eccentrics in the state. Ave Maria Mulligan is the town's self-proclaimed spinster, a thirty-five year old pharmacist with a "mountain girl's body and a flat behind." She lives an amiable life with good friends and lots of hobbies until the fateful day in 1978 when she suddenly discovers that she's not who she always thought she was.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laughs, Tears & a Place I'd Like to call Home

  • By Brad B on 09-17-12

Good ole' feel good, easy reading evening!

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

Reviewed: 04-18-15

I enjoyed the story and the characters. There were some nuggets of truth and knowledge about life in it, too. It is a just sit back and enjoy some southern life sprinkled with an Italian adventure Ava Marie figures herself out.