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  • The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

  • Song of the Lioness, Book 3
  • By: Tamora Pierce
  • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 767

A knight at last, Alanna of Trebond heads out to seek adventure in the desert of Tortall. Captured by desert tribesmen, she is forced to prove herself in a magical duel to the death. But her real challenge doesn't come until after she wins. As the first female shaman, Alanna must fight to change the ancient traditions of the stubborn desert tribes, for their own sake and for the sake of all Tortall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • best book for girl

  • By sabrina eschenlohr on 12-22-17

Nice, not amazing

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

Reviewed: 12-03-17

I enjoyed it, not as much as the second one but it was nice enough.

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    4 ratings
    Overall 4.3
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    4 out of 5 stars 4
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Better than the last one

  • By cg on 11-24-17

Better than the last one

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

Reviewed: 11-24-17

This book was definitely better than the last one, but for a third and quite long book in a series, I can’t say it fascinates me as much as other series have done.

  • The Dark Tower I

  • The Gunslinger
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,721
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,501
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22,468

In the first book of this brilliant series, Stephen King introduces listeners to one of his most powerful creations: Roland of Gilead, The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which frighteningly mirrors our own, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • LIKE A DULL AX THROUGH A CALF'S BRAIN

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-14-16

I have no idea what I just read

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

Reviewed: 10-22-17

I think everyone must have felt like this the first time they read the story, but after reading the rest of the series they don't remember it anymore. Hoping the other ones are much, much better.

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    2 ratings
    Overall 4.5
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    4 out of 5 stars 2
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  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By cg on 03-26-17

Interesting

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-26-17

This was an interesting take on how humanity might evolve in the future. I have to say that I still can't see why this is viewed as a cult classic but I will go onto the next ones and maybe that will enlighten me.

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    4 ratings
    Overall 4.0
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    4 out of 5 stars 4
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    4 out of 5 stars 4

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By cg on 02-25-17

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 02-25-17

I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did but I'm glad I gave it a chance. I loved the story, the storytelling, the characters, everything about it. My favorite book so far this year.

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    3 ratings
    Overall 3.7
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By cg on 02-10-16

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 02-10-16

I probably would have loved this ten tears ago but after reading the same story under various instances it becomes quite mediocre. The narration was very good though.

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    Overall 5.0
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  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely!

  • By cg on 11-17-15

Lovely!

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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: 11-17-15

You can't go wrong with Jane Austen and Juliet Stevenson. This was my Nth revisiting of Northanger Abbey and my first listen of it, but I suppose there are many more to come!

  • Shirley

  • By: Charlotte Bronte
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 25 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 235
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 173

Set in the industrialising England of the Napoleonic wars, a period of bad harvests, Luddite riots, and economic unrest, Shirley is the story of two contrasting heroines and the men they love. One is the shy Caroline Helstone, trapped in the oppressive atmosphere of a Yorkshire rectory, whose life represents the plight of single women in the 19th century. The other is the vivacious Shirley Keeldar, who inherits a local estate and whose wealth liberates her from convention.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "As Romantic As Monday Morning"

  • By Joseph R on 09-15-09

Nice story

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

Reviewed: 11-05-15

I really liked the story. It's both traditional and original at the same time. The narrator was very slow and I thought a bit more passion would have suited better at times. I doubt that the characters were supposed
to be almost bored when declaring eternal love. Other than that, everything was great.

Jane Eyre [Brilliance Edition]
    
    
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    Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    1,939 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Jane Eyre [Brilliance Edition]

  • By: Charlotte Bronte
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,939
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,528
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,558

After a sad and neglected childhood as an orphan, Jane Eyre was hired by Edward Rochester as governess for his ward. Jane was pleased with the quiet country life at Thornfield, with the beautiful old manor house and gardens, with the book-filled library, and with her own comfortable room. But there were stories of a strange tenant, a woman who laughed like a maniac, and who stayed in rooms on the third floor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a book that can be heard/read again and again

  • By bebe on 04-17-10

Loved it!!

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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: 10-28-15

I had this misconception since my teenage years that I would hate Jane Eyre when I'd read it. I couldn't have been more mistaken!! I absolutely loved this book! The narrator was really good and the story was gripping and original. Truly a classic story and I'm glad I read it now, when I could fully appreciate it. Highly recommended.

  • Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

  • By: Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

The daughter of one of New York's most influential families, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt witnessed some of the most remarkable decades in modern history, as America transitioned from the Gilded Age, the Progressive Era, and the Depression to World War II and the Cold War. A champion of the downtrodden, Eleanor drew on her experience and used her role as First Lady to help those in need.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What a woman!

  • By Margaret M. Bell on 11-05-14

Facinating book

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

Reviewed: 06-28-15

I was completely fascinated by Eleanor Roosevelt's depiction of her own life - her narration is so modest in the face of so many achievements! Her musings on our attitudes towards life and each other are so relevant, even to this day.
The narrator's American accent (strange pronouncition of some words) detracted a bit from the effect, but overall this was an exceptional book!