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Wish I could get back 7 of those hours.

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

Reviewed: 09-22-13

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Most likely not, it is not my favorite story. It is definitely interesting subject matter and I liked many of the more psychological insights the characters had, but it was just so hard to get into and it just drags on a bit in certain areas. I love historically based fiction too, but this one was just not a keeper for me.

Would you be willing to try another book from Amy Brill? Why or why not?

Probably not...but then again I might.

Would you be willing to try another one of Carla Mercer-Meyer’s performances?

No, honestly I think the book's mostly slow plot line was made worse by the narration. I didn't like the slow, kind of teacher-ish way it was read in at all. And I especially didn't care for the voice she gave to one of the main characters, Isaac Martin. It just got on my nerves the entire time. Also, she took the mostly dull character of Hannah Price and made her even more flat by the almost monotone timid voice she gave her. I don't want to be too harsh though because I'm sure she is talented, but maybe this narrator and this book weren't a good fit.

Was The Movement of Stars worth the listening time?

No, I'd like to at least get 7 of those 14 hours back.

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