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  • Girls & Boys

  • By: Dennis Kelly
  • Narrated by: Carey Mulligan
  • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,581
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,062

A pulse-pounding new play from Tony Award-winning® playwright Dennis Kelly takes you on a journey that is at once hilarious, gripping, and heartbreaking. This world-premiere production starring Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, An Education) is available exclusively on Audible after a celebrated run at the Royal Court Theatre in London and off-Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theatre. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. Just . . . wow.

  • By GHBeckwith on 07-16-18

Truly extraordinary

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

This is so believable I felt like I was in the room as things are happening. Carrie does this so well. Thank you so much

  • A Little Knowledge

  • The Split Worlds, Book 4
  • By: Emma Newman
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

Cathy and Will are now the Duchess and Duke of Londinium, the biggest Fae-touched Nether city, but they have different ideas of what their authority offers. Pressured by his Fae patron, Lord Iris, Will struggles to maintain total control whilst knowing he must have a child with his difficult wife. Cathy wants to muscle the Court through 200 years of social change and free it from its old-fashioned moral strictures. But Cathy learns just how dangerous it can be for a woman who dares to speak out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Needs different voices

  • By Laura on 11-12-18

Needs different voices

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

The narrator does an excellent job of reading the book. However, it is hard to follow in some places because she doesn’t use different voices for each character.

  • Children of Time

  • By: Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Narrated by: Mel Hudson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,983
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,834
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,809

Adrian Tchaikovksy's critically acclaimed stand-alone novel Children of Time is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet. Who will inherit this new Earth? The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life. But all is not right in this new Eden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating Premise Within an Excellent Story

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 07-30-17

Great concept

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

It took a while to figure out what was going on. And it’s a very strange concept. But very interesting and the sociological depictions are excellent. It was a little difficult at first to empathize with the spiders, because, after all, they are spiders.

  • Best Served Cold

  • By: Joe Abercrombie
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 26 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,468
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,221
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,211

There have been 19 years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, and between them they have bled the land white. While armies march, heads roll and cities burn, and behind the scenes bankers, priests, and older, darker powers play a deadly game to choose who will be king.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • as good as the main trilogy

  • By mohamed on 02-25-16

Characters sounded the same

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

Sometimes this story was confusing as the narrator seemed to have too few voices and it was hard to tell one character from another.

  • Mississippi Jack

  • Bloody Jack #5
  • By: L. A. Meyer
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 822
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 811

In Mississippi Jack, the fifth installment in the Bloody Jack series, the intrepid Jacky Faber, having once again eluded British authorities, heads west, hoping that no one will recognize her in the wilds of America. There she tricks the tall-tale hero Mike Fink out of his flatboat, equips it as a floating casino-showboat, and heads south to New Orleans, battling murderous bandits, British soldiers, and other scoundrels along the way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious in places

  • By J-9 on 12-31-12

First half - treading water?

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

Reviewed: 09-12-18

The first part didn’t seem to have a general story line that held my attention.

The narrator is absolutely amazing!! Her depiction of characters is so vivid that I could barely listen to the annoying Mike Fink.

  • Curse of the Blue Tattoo

  • Bloody Jack #2
  • By: L. A. Meyer
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,686
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,315
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,299

Jacky Faber, Bloody Jack, is back, and this time, she's facing a situation far worse than a ship full of murderous pirates. Curse of the Blue Tattoo, L. A. Meyer's sequel to the enormous popular Bloody Jack, is just as bawdy and entertaining as the original.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nice story, extremely well read!

  • By William on 12-30-08

Great story ... WONDERFUL performance

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

Light hearted and enjoyable. Seems like it is a young adult novel.

I’m starting to think that anything narrated by Katherine Kellgren will be exceptional. She is unbelievable.

  • After Atlas

  • The Planetfall Series, Book 2
  • By: Emma Newman
  • Narrated by: Andrew Kingston
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Gov-corp detective Carlos Moreno was only a baby when Atlas left Earth to seek truth among the stars. But in that moment, the course of Carlos' entire life changed. Atlas is what took his mother away; what made his father lose hope; what led Alejandro Casales, leader of the religious cult known as the Circle, to his door. And now, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of Atlas' departure, it has something to do with why Casales was found dead in his hotel room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing story, beautifully read.

  • By Leah Petersen on 05-16-17

Speaking like an actual woman

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

Finally, a male narrator who can read a woman’s voice without sounding girly, breathy, and feathery.

  • The Book of the Unnamed Midwife

  • The Road to Nowhere, Book 1
  • By: Meg Elison
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,875
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,738
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,744

When she fell asleep, the world was doomed. When she awoke, it was dead. In the wake of a fever that decimated the earth's population - killing women and children and making childbirth deadly for the mother and infant - the midwife must pick her way through the bones of the world she once knew to find her place in this dangerous new one. Gone are the pillars of civilization. All that remains is power - and the strong who possess it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "Equals" = "Annoying"

  • By Lulu on 12-26-16

Draggy and sad

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

Reviewed: 08-04-18

Too slow and depressing for me. It seems to focus on the worst of human nature.

  • A Bachelor Establishment

  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,543
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,541

High adventure and dark mystery combine in a sparkling historical romance, by Jodi Taylor writing as Isabella Barclay from The Chronicles of St. Mary's. Bascombe, widowed and tied to an impoverished estate, has learned to ask little of life. With no hope of leaving, the years have passed her by. Lord Ryde, exiled abroad after a scandal, has returned to strip his estate and make a new start in America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A clever and well-plotted Regency Romance

  • By Hope on 09-17-15

Sorry Jodi

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

I’m completely hooked on the Chronicles of St. Mary’s series, and the reference to Isabella Barclay is why I got this book. I’ve tried twice, and I didn’t like this book either time. I only got a few hours in before I had to stop. The story was too slow and didn’t hold my interest.

  • Just One Damned Thing After Another

  • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,816

Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not always within their power - especially given their propensity for causing loud explosions when things get too quiet. Meet the disaster-magnets of St Mary's Institute of Historical Research as they ricochet around History.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action Adventure Time Travel Novel w/ Good Reader

  • By Sires on 04-13-14

Great book

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

This is the second time I’ve listen to this. It’s even better than I remember.