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  • Misery

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Lindsay Crouse
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,511
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,510

Paul Sheldon is a best-selling novelist who has finally met his number-one fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes, and she is more than a rabid reader - she is Paul's nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also furious that the author has killed off her favorite character in his latest book. Annie becomes his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house. Annie wants Paul to write a book that brings Misery back to life - just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great job

  • By Whitney on 05-06-16

Good book!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

This is an excellent book. However, it is disturbing, more so than the movie. Not for the faint of heart. The narration is excellent as well. Lindsay Crouse did a great job.

  • Her One Mistake

  • By: Heidi Perks
  • Narrated by: Kirsty Dillon, Julie Maisey, Sally Scott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 71

Charlotte was supposed to be looking after the children, and she swears she was. She only took her eyes off of them for one second. But when her three kids are all safe and sound at the school fair, and Alice, her best friend Harriet’s daughter, is nowhere to be found, Charlotte panics. Frantically searching everywhere, Charlotte knows she must find the courage to tell Harriet that her beloved only child is missing. And admit that she has only herself to blame. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Insane

  • By Lyndsey Lopez on 01-18-19

Good book

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I really enjoyed this book. I liked the writing style and the narration was excellent.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Loyal Wife

  • By: Natalie Barelli
  • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

Tamra never dreamed she would marry someone like Mike Mitchell: handsome, rich, a wonderful husband...until she finds out that Mike is having an affair. But Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, and Mike Mitchell should have remembered that before he made a fool of her. Because Tamra knows something about Mike. Something he did. Something evil. And she was prepared to carry the secret to her grave. Not anymore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ending blew my mind!

  • By Mystical Lady on 12-13-18

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

I almost loved this book. It's a great little laid back mystery with some pleasant twists and turns. I loved the writing style and the narration was excellent. But then, 3/4 of the way through, it was as if the author decided to write a different story. The ending was more than a twist, it was all over the place.

  • In the Name of the Children

  • An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators
  • By: Jeffrey L. Rinek, Marilee Strong
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

In the Name of the Children gives an unflinching look at what it's like to fight a never-ending battle against an enemy far more insidious than terrorists: the predators, lurking amongst us, who seek to harm our children. During his 30-year career with the FBI, Jeff Rinek worked hundreds of investigations involving crimes against children: from stranger abduction to serial homicide to ritualized sexual abuse. Those who do this kind of work are required to plumb the depths of human depravity, to see things no one should ever have to see - and once seen can never forget.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious listening...

  • By Jeny Kennedy on 09-26-18

Save your credit!<br />

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

I listened to 12 hours of the author's endless prattle about the FBI and his personal life and finally turned it off. It's difficult to keep up with the cases he worked on because they're laced with so much pointless drivel.
I DNF this book.
The high pitched. sing song narration is annoying.
I plan to return this one.

  • Imperfect Justice

  • Prosecuting Casey Anthony
  • By: Jeff Ashton
  • Narrated by: Jeff Ashton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696

It was the trial that stunned America, the verdict that shocked us all. On July 5, 2011, nearly three years after her initial arrest, Casey Anthony walked away, virtually scot-free, from one of the most sensational murder trials of all time. She'd been accused of killing her daughter, Caylee, but the trial only left behind more questions: Was she actually innocent? What really happened to Caylee? Was this what justice really looked like?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Compelling -

  • By Dave on 03-20-12

Enjoyed this book.<br />

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

I really liked this book. I found it interesting and very informative re the forensic and legal aspects of the case. Narrative was excellent.

  • The Handmaid's Tale

  • By: Margaret Atwood
  • Narrated by: Claire Danes
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,494
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,487

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife. She may go out once a day to markets whose signs are now pictures because women are not allowed to read. She must pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, for in a time of declining birthrates her value lies in her fertility, and failure means exile to the dangerously polluted Colonies. Offred can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Top Pick for 2012

  • By Em on 11-30-12

Tedious

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

Reviewed: 10-06-18

This book was exhausting. There may have been a plot but the unending discription of everything from the bathroom wallpaper to the characters shoes was so mind-numbing that I can't say what it was. I've made a note of the author's name lest I inadvertently select another of her books.

  • The Wife Before Me

  • A Twisty, Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Laura Elliot
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296

One evening as the sun is setting, Amelia Madison’s car slides into the sea off Mason’s Pier. Her body is never found. Two years later, Elena Langdon meets Nicholas Madison. She is grieving the loss of her mother, he is grieving for his wife. Together, they can help each other. Now, Elena is living with Nicholas. But Elena doesn’t really know him. She doesn’t know what he is capable of. And she doesn’t know what really happened to Amelia. Until the day she discovers the torn page of a letter and the words she reads chill her to the bone. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Unfortunately, it’s not a winner...

  • By Jenn on 08-29-18

Amazing!!!<br />

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

I LOVED this book! Work of fiction but so many spot-on insights into real situations.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Wife

  • A Novel of Psychological Suspense
  • By: Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,191
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,851
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,840

When Angela met Jason Powell while catering a dinner party in East Hampton, she assumed their romance would be a short-lived fling, like so many relationships between locals and summer visitors. To her surprise, Jason, a brilliant economics professor at NYU, had other plans, and they married the following summer. For Angela, the marriage turned out to be a chance to reboot her life. She and her son were finally able to move out of her mother's home to Manhattan, where no one knew about her tragic past.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Toni R. on 02-03-18

Good book

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I enjoyed this book. Interesting story with a a nice little twist at the end. Narration was good.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Liar

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,036
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,012

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It!

  • By TC on 07-03-17

Good book

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I enjoyed this book. I'll look for more books by KL Slater in the future.

  • Here's to Us

  • By: Elin Hilderbrand
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,400
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,395

Celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe has always been a force of nature with an insatiable appetite for life. But after that appetite contributes to Deacon's shocking death in his favorite place on earth, a ramshackle Nantucket summer cottage, his (messy, complicated) family is reeling. Now Deacon's three wives, his children, and his best friend gather on the island he loved to say farewell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it❣

  • By jveazey on 08-05-16

Meh

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Ok book. Not great not terrible.
Leans toward boring with a slightly goofy twist.
Narratitation was good.