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Donna M. Zadunajsky

HOMER GLEN, IL, US
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  • 3
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  • The Cheerleaders

  • By: Kara Thomas
  • Narrated by: Phoebe Strole
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 187

There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook. First there was the car accident--two girls dead after hitting a tree on a rainy night. Not long after, the murders happened. Those two girls were killed by the man next door. The police shot him, so no one will ever know his reasons. Monica's sister was the last cheerleader to die. After her suicide, Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer squad. No one wanted to be reminded of the girls they'd lost. That was five years ago. Now the faculty and students at Sunnybrook High want to remember the lost cheerleaders.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a thriller or horror, just a mystery

  • By Lillian on 09-26-18

Great book!

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

Loved it!!!! It was such a great book every teenager should read. Can’t wait to read the authors next book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Mrs. Parrish

  • A Novel
  • By: Liv Constantine
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman, Meghan Wolf
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,586
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,758
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,735

Amber Patterson is fed up. She's tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more - a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne - a socialite and philanthropist - and her real-estate mogul husband, Jackson, are a couple straight out of a fairy tale. Amber's envy could eat her alive...if she didn't have a plan.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Up in the Air

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-05-18

WOW!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

Holy, WOW! on the ending. Although I had some kind of an idea there was a twist. A must listen to book. #CrazyEnding #Clever #tagsgiving #Ssweepstakes

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,810
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,707
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,565

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.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Will Patton great - story so so

  • By Randall on 06-19-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

I really did love the book, but again, what was with the ending?? Think outside the box. #CrazyEnding #Clever #tagsgiving #Ssweepstakes

0 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Talk to Me

  • HELP ME!, Book 2
  • By: Donna M Zadunajsky
  • Narrated by: Laura Bannister
  • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Carly Boyles was once popular and dated the captain of the football team. She wanted to be like any other 15-year-old teenage girl at Lakeport Central High School, but Taylor Ryans changed everything. Two weeks after their break-up, Carly can't find a reason to live after she finds her best friend Staci Garrison hanging all over her ex-boyfriend, Taylor Ryans. Carly decides to take matters into her own hands, but is it more than just the break-up that has her world falling apart?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!

  • By Donna M. Zadunajsky on 11-11-18

WOW!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

This is an amazing story about a girls life that was turned upside down. To her, her only way out was to commit suicide. This story will have you listening until the very end. #Domestic #CrazyEnding #Dark #HeartFelt #FemaleProtagonist #tagsgiving #sweepstakes

  • Two Days Gone

  • A Ryan DeMarco Mystery
  • By: Randall Silvis
  • Narrated by: Graham Winton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 107

The perfect family. The perfect house. The perfect life. All gone now. What could cause a man, when all the stars of fortune are shining upon him, to suddenly snap and destroy everything he has built? This is the question that haunts Sergeant Ryan DeMarco after the wife and children of beloved college professor and best-selling author Thomas Huston are found slaughtered in their home. Huston himself has disappeared and so is immediately cast as the prime suspect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is AMAZING!

  • By Samantha on 02-02-17

I really wanted to...

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

Reviewed: 04-12-17

I really wanted to like this book when I saw it in a magazine. I kept the page to order the book. I was disappointed that it had dragged on and on as I listened. Thought the cover was very intriguing; it's what got me to read the summary.

  • Found

  • Mickey Bolitar, Book 3
  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 986
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 891
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 891

It's been eight months since Mickey Bolitar witnessed the shocking, tragic death of his father. Eight months of lies, dark secrets, and unanswered questions. While he desperately wants answers, Mickey's sophomore year of high school brings on a whole new set of troubles. Spoon is in the hospital, Rachel won't tell him where he stands, his basketball teammates hate him... and then there's Ema's surprise announcement: She has an online boyfriend, and he's vanished.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love, love, love this book!!

  • By Amber Herman on 02-05-16

Awesome book!

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

Reviewed: 09-27-16

I loved it! Another great book by the author. I will be reading more of his books.

  • Hidden Bodies

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,895
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,420
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,402

Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past 10 years, this 30-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he's heading west to Los Angeles, the city of second chances, determined to put his past behind him. In Hollywood, Joe blends in effortlessly with the other young upstarts. He eats guac, works in a bookstore, and flirts with a journalist neighbor. But while others seem fixated on their own reflections, Joe can't stop looking over his shoulder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Approach With Caution, All Ye Who Enter Here

  • By Gretchen SLP on 02-25-16

Worst book ever!

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

Reviewed: 04-24-16

I didn't care for this book, and was very disappointed in it. Looked and sounded intriguing, but was a waste of my time and money.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,335

Pirriwee Public's annual school Trivia Night has ended in a shocking riot. One parent is dead. The school principal is horrified. As police investigate what appears to have been a tragic accident, signs begin to indicate that this devastating death might have been cold-blooded murder. In this thought-provoking novel, number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty deftly explores the reality of parenting and playground politics, ex-husbands and ex-wives, and fractured families.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, Calamity!

  • By L. O. Pardue on 10-07-14

Awesome Book!

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

Reviewed: 11-14-15

I love this novel by Liane Moriarty. I have read the book twice and will read it again and again. Highly recommend!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Good Girl

  • By: Mary Kubica
  • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15,888
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14,167
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,157

Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, Colin Thatcher seems at first like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant performances, moving story

  • By Roger on 09-11-14

Great Read!

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

Reviewed: 11-14-15

Love the book! Looking forward to reading more by this author. Thought I'd be confused by the different narration, but loved it better than I thought I would.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Croak

  • By: Gina Damico
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,689
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,554

Fed up with her wild behavior, 16-year-old Lex’s parents ship her off to upstate New York to live with her Uncle Mort for the summer, hoping that a few months of dirty farm work will whip her back into shape. But Uncle Mort’s true occupation is much dirtier than shoveling manure. He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to teach Lex the family business. She quickly assimilates into the peculiar world of Croak, a town populated by reapers who deliver souls from this life to the next.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A little more teenage angst than I anticipated

  • By Ronald Albury on 02-13-15

Fascinating Book!

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

Reviewed: 11-14-15

This was the first book I've read by this author. Looking forward to reading more in this series.