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  • The Resort

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 162

Opulent doesn't begin to describe the Arizona getaway where Lowell Thurman, his wife Rachel, and their three young sons have come for one glorious week. Everything at The Reata is perfect - although Rachel is a bit unnerved by the openly lustful gaze of one of the gardeners, something she doesn't mention to Lowell. Nor does he tell her about the frightening sensation he has in the pool of hands clutching at him, trying to pull him under.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good haunted hotel book.

  • By Anonymous User on 08-16-18

Story was weak

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

The story on this book was weak. It was a little all over the place. I have enjoyed some of Bentley Little's books. This one was "meh".

  • In the Shadow of Statues

  • A White Southerner Confronts History
  • By: Mitch Landrieu
  • Narrated by: Mitch Landrieu
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 408

When Mitch Landrieu addressed the people of New Orleans in May 2017 about his decision to take down four Confederate monuments, including the statue of Robert E. Lee, he struck a nerve nationally, and his speech has now been heard or seen by millions across the country. In his first book, Mayor Landrieu discusses his personal journey on race as well as the path he took to making the decision to remove the monuments, tackles the broader history of slavery, race and institutional inequities that still bedevil America, and traces his personal relationship to this history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everyone should read this

  • By Carol Carlson on 03-23-18

This Book Was Terrific!

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

Mitch Landrieu speaks about his life as a Mayor and Civic Leader. I enjoyed the history and the descriptive way he writes. I also enjoyed how he called out what racism was and what it is today. Good read!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Gump & Co.

  • By: Winston Groom
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 98

The lovable man for all ages, who captured America's heart in the #1 best-selling novel Forrest Gump and in the blockbuster film, returns in the long-awaited sequel to the book hailed by Larry King as "the funniest novel I have ever read." A little older, and wiser in his own unique way, he is still running through the kaleidoscopic events of our times -- and straight into the age of greed and instant gratification known as the 1980s.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Smedley on 07-30-12

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 05-13-16

What disappointed you about Gump & Co.?

There was no story line or substance. More silliness less heart felt story.

Has Gump & Co. turned you off from other books in this genre?

No

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

I am a huge an of Will Patton. This one was not his best work.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

ehhhh! Apathy. I don't think I listened to most of it. Not interesting.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Revival

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: David Morse
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,699
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,928
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,934

In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs - including Jamie’s mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Get to the point already!

  • By Roberto Flores on 01-10-15

Another Excellent Book by the Master

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

Reviewed: 12-14-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This book lived up to the hype. I LOVE SK. He has not let me down. His last few new books have been amazing. Those who may not be hard core fans will still love this book.

What about David Morse’s performance did you like?

I did enjoy the narrator. Will Patton is my all time favorite. David is now my second.

1 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder Book

  • An Alex Delaware Novel
  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282

In 17 consecutive best selling novels, Jonathan Kellerman has proven himself the master of the psychological thriller. Now, in Kellerman's most compelling novel yet, L.A. psychologist-detective Alex Delaware confronts a long-unsolved murder of unspeakable brutality - an ice-cold case whose resolution threatens his survival and that of longtime friend, homicide detective Milo Sturgis.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I liked it

  • By Lynn on 01-27-03

Another Great Book From Kellerman

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

Reviewed: 08-22-13

If you could sum up The Murder Book in three words, what would they be?

Consistently Jonathan Kellerman

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The plot was good. I've read almost all of the Alex Delware's stories. Delving into the characters lives again was pure listening pleasure.

What does John Rubinstein bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Without John Rubinstein I do not think I would enjoy the story as much. His voices and personality he brings to the characters is riveting.

  • The Haunted

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: Dan Butler
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 926
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 837
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 847

The Perry family's new house is perfect - except for the weird behavior of the neighbors, and that odd smell coming from a dark corner in the basement. Pity no one warned the family about the house. Now it's too late. Because the darkness at the bottom of the basement stairs is rising.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very dark, Very Good!

  • By Jason on 05-24-12

Huge New Fan

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

Reviewed: 11-23-12

If you could sum up The Haunted in three words, what would they be?

Spooky, Scary, Spooky

Who was your favorite character and why?

Meg. The daughter seemed to be the most frightened and real.

Have you listened to any of Dan Butler’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The oldest of evil

Any additional comments?

I'm a huge Stephen King fan. In fact I've read or reread most of his stuff. This story was right there with SK's stories. My husband walked up on me while I was listening to a very scary part...I jumped and screamed when he tapped my shoulder to get my attention. Seriously engrossed in the story.