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  • The Lord God Made Them All

  • By: James Herriot
  • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 859
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 859

The volume that completes the verse: All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. These are the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just as good as the others

  • By Alison on 03-01-05

Great story, fantastic narrator

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

Another great book in James Herriot's series of books on life as a vet in England, made even better with a fantastic narrator.

  • All Things Bright and Beautiful

  • By: James Herriot
  • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,955
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,501
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,498

Herriot continues the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, and we journey with him across the dales, meeting a whole new cast of unforgettable characters - humans, dogs, horses, lambs, parakeets - all of them drawn with the same infinite fascination, affection and insight that made James Herriot one of the most beloved authors of our time. And all the stories are warmly, evocatively told by the world-renowned "voice" of Dr. Herriot: Christopher Timothy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marred by background noise

  • By Mary Beth on 09-24-09

Great story, fantastic narration!

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

Reviewed: 12-24-16

The narrator really captures the essence of this story, a heartwarming tale of life as a vet in the north of England in the 1930s.

  • Console Wars

  • Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation
  • By: Blake J. Harris
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 20 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,937
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,932

A mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video-game industry. In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video-game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But all that would change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske, a former Mattel executive who knew nothing about video games and everything about fighting uphill battles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Childhood: Explained

  • By Shane Snyder on 07-22-14

A must-have for video game fans

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

Reviewed: 07-20-15

A fascinating story and fantastic narration! I grew up playing Sega Genesis games and this is a great retelling of the rise and fall of Sega.

  • Is It Just Me?

  • By: Miranda Hart
  • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 945
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948

Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cackle Worthy

  • By Lily on 10-26-12

Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 01-07-13

I'm a big fan of Miranda Hart and was thrilled to find her audiobook. It did not disappoint.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Poisoner's Handbook

  • Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
  • By: Deborah Blum
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,139
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,586
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575

In The Poisoner's Handbook, Blum draws from highly original research to track the fascinating, perilous days when a pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CSI eat your heart out

  • By Aaron - Audible on 10-12-11

Interesting subject

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

Reviewed: 03-30-12

If you could sum up The Poisoner's Handbook in three words, what would they be?

Interesting subject matter. The editing of the narration isn't up to par though.

What aspect of Coleen Marlo???s performance would you have changed?

The editing is odd. There are gaps in weird places, such as mid-sentence.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

  • A Book by Patton Oswalt
  • By: Patton Oswalt
  • Narrated by: Patton Oswalt
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,095
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,093

Oswalt combines memoir with uproarious humor, from snow forts to Dungeons & Dragons to gifts from Grandma that had to be explained. He remem­bers his teen summers spent working in a movie Cineplex and his early years doing stand-up. Readers are also treated to several graphic elements, includ­ing a vampire tale for the rest of us and some greeting cards with a special touch.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting peek into the mind of Oswalt

  • By Cliff on 11-01-13

Quirky humour

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-11

I really enjoyed this book. Oswalt's style of narration is reminiscent of Anthony Bourdain's writing. His stories are offbeat and my kind of humour.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Uncle John's Bathroom Reader

  • By: Bathroom Readers Institute
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 163
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 111

Thousands of readers told us they wanted Uncle John in their cars. Of course, he couldn't visit each of them personally, so here's the next best thing: an audio version, jammed with interesting, helpful, and humorous trivia and information from the Uncle John backlist.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just plain fun facts in a easy to listen to format

  • By Berrett M on 05-09-05

Highly recommended!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-20-11

A lot of fun. If you only have five minutes in your car or an hour on the bus, this is the perfect book to listen to. Lots of fun facts, riddles and trivia.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Man Who Ate the World

  • By: Jay Rayner
  • Narrated by: Jay Rayner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

It's about the globalisation of high culture, the market in taste and the money spent on it. From Las Vegas to Moscow, Dubai to Tokyo and New York to London, Jay Rayner chronicles the revolution in high-end gastronomy that has been sweeping the world since the late eighties. Not simply an account of endless meals in high-end restaurants, it is an exploration of the cities and cultures in which they are found.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By Genevieve on 07-08-10

Interesting

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-08-10

Good stories from a multitude of cities reputed for their food.

  • Landing

  • By: Emma Donoghue
  • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 139

Sile is a stylish citizen of the new Dublin, a veteran flight attendant who's traveled the world. Jude is a 25-year-old archivist, stubbornly attached to the tiny town of Ireland, Ontario, in which she was born and raised. On her first plane trip, Jude's and Sile's worlds touch and snag at Heathrow Airport. In the course of the next year, their lives, and those of their friends and families, will be drawn into a new, shaky orbit.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not Nevada Barr's, Bittersweet

  • By Tapioca on 11-17-07

More of this genre

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-21-10

Audible needs more of these types of books. There are too few audiobooks of this kind here.

7 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • I Know I Am, But What Are You?

  • By: Samantha Bee
  • Narrated by: Samantha Bee
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,533
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,302
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,296

Critics have called her “sweet, adorable, and vicious.” But there is so much more to be said about Samantha Bee. For one, she’s Canadian - whatever that means. And now, she opens up for the very first time about her checkered Canadian past. With charming candor, she admits to her Lennie from Of Mice and Men-style love of baby animals, her teenage crime spree as one-half of a car-thieving couple, and the fact that strangers seem compelled to show her their genitals.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I gotta ramble.

  • By Megan on 01-08-11

Brilliant!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-13-10

Absolutely brilliant! I loved every minute of it! I recommend it to anyone who loves humorous memoirs.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful