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  • Fifty Shames of Earl Grey

  • A Parody
  • By: Fanny Merkin
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 43

Young, arrogant tycoon Earl Grey seduces the naïve coed Anna Steal with his overpowering good looks and staggering amounts of money, but will she be able to get past his fifty shames, including shopping at Walmart on Saturdays, bondage with handcuffs, and his love of BDSM (Bards, Dragons, Sorcery, and Magick)? Or will his dark secrets and constant smirking drive her over the edge?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An Amusing Parody - Good if you're a guy

  • By Brian on 10-24-12

This book offers nothing

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

Reviewed: 02-08-19

This book parodies the Fifty Shades of Grey series, but I can’t decide which is worse Fifty Shames or the source material it parodies. This book derives it’s humor from pop culture references which within 10 years will be largely forgotten.

  • A Natural History of Dragons

  • A Memoir by Lady Trent
  • By: Marie Brennan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,968
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,961

You, dear listener, continue at your own risk. It is not for the faint of heart - no more so than the study of dragons itself. But such study offers rewards beyond compare: to stand in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments - even at the risk of one's life - is a delight that, once experienced, can never be forgotten….All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fantastical, Scientific, and Captivating Joy Ride

  • By Abbygail on 03-06-16

Inventive creative and well thought out

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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: 02-02-19

Not only this book but the entire series is full of thrills, knowledge, and mystery. Interesting world build with comparable aspects to our own world. Where as some stories paint dragons and sea serpents in a magical light, the memoirs of Lady Trent take scientific look of dragons and dragon morphology in this world where they exist. Marie Brennan background in anthropology shines where each land exhibits cultural diverse characters and settings to make each story immersive and interesting. I recommend this to people who love etymology, culture, zoology, mystery, and Dragons.

  • Miracles

  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 189

"The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares the way for this, or results from this." This is the key statement of Miracles, in which C. S. Lewis shows that a Christian must not only accept but rejoice in miracles as a testimony of the unique personal involvement of God in his creation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • sound, shrewd, well articulated, and well read.

  • By Andrew on 09-17-15

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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: 05-20-16

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  • The Problem of Pain

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: James Simmons
  • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662

"If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? The greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle this knotty issue. With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C. S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungering for a true understanding of human nature.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Deep, real answers for the existence of pain

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-17-14

incredibly interesting for all walks of life.

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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: 02-09-16

loved it. Great for the intellectual struggling with the belief in the almighty. Very interesting insight from CS Lewis.