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M. E. Lee

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  • Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

  • By: Al Franken
  • Narrated by: Al Franken
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 15,131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,964
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13,823

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was reading this when the allegations against Franken came out

  • By Fruitsalad200 on 12-10-17

A Must Read

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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: 09-03-17

I don't know what I expected from Al Franken, but it wasn't this positive hopeful message of common sense government. Regardless of political cie

  • Faithful

  • A Novel
  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Amber Tamblyn
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 880
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 800
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 791

Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend's future is destroyed in an accident while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor filled with emotion, from dark suffering to true happiness - a moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Story of Healing

  • By Brenda Barnes on 12-05-16

Thank you Audible Editors

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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: 12-02-16

I used my Audible credit on Faithful because of an Audible editor review. I'm so glad I did. It just bumped into the number one spot for books I read this year. It might make my top 10 of all time list. Wonderful story and Amber Tamblyn narrated it perfectly.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Tiffany Girl

  • By: Deeanne Gist
  • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

As preparations for the 1893 World's Fair set Chicago and the nation on fire, Louis Tiffany - heir to the exclusive Fifth Avenue jewelry empire - seizes the opportunity to unveil his state-of-the-art, stained glass, mosaic chapel, the likes of which the world has never seen. But when Louis' dream is threatened by a glassworkers' strike months before the fair opens, he turns to an unforeseen source for help: the female students at the Art Students League of New York.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this book

  • By D L Miller on 07-09-15

Loved the history

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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: 08-09-16

The history in Tiffany Girl was outstanding. The romance was okay. The first two thirds of the book flew by, but the last third seemed to drag. Maybe it was because I was listening to the book instead of reading it.

  • Gone Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,732

It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

  • By Theodore on 01-20-13

Great Audio Book

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

Reviewed: 06-21-16

I watched this movie first and did not like it. I appreciated the artistry of the story, but I could never suspend my disbelief. Maybe knowing how the plot unfolds helped me while listening...I don't mind spoilers. I don't think that's it, though. The audio version of the book feels real. The narrators bring the characters to life. I'm glad a friend convinced me to give the book a try because it's easily one of my favorites of the year.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful