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  • Keep Her Safe

  • A Novel
  • By: K. A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Robin Eller, Will Damron, Wendy Tremont King, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 938
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932

Despite their differences, Noah and Gracie are searching for answers to the same questions, and, together, they set out to uncover the truth about the Austin Police Department's dark and messy past. But the scandal that emerges is bigger than they bargained for, and goes far higher up than they ever imagined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The end will Blow You Away!!!!

  • By shelley on 01-26-18

Not worth it

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

Reviewed: 07-14-19

I guess the writing was solid but the plot was not really believable and with the exception of the stray dog I absolutely hated all of the characters particularly Grace. Constant bitching and nagging I just couldn’t take it

  • Three Women

  • By: Lisa Taddeo
  • Narrated by: Tara Lynne Barr, Marin Ireland, Mena Suvari, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

Three Women is an astonishing work of narrative journalism - reported over eight years - about the sex lives and desires of three ordinary American women. Lina is a decade into a passionless marriage when she embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming and transforms her life. Sloane is married to a man who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women. Maggie, a high school student in North Dakota, begins a relationship with her English teacher that will have extraordinary consequences for them both - as well as the community in which they live.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shocking and sensitive

  • By Jennifer S. Leblanc on 07-13-19

Mix feelings

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

Reviewed: 07-13-19

I really struggled with this book, first of it was very depressing secondly it was overly sexual. I like to think that I am pretty liberal when it comes to sex and have no issue with women that are sexually liberated, but I had a hard time empathizing with the women. Maggie was just a child so I guess between the three I felt something for her but both Sloane and Lina were just self centered and borderline sex addicts.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Perfect Alibi

  • A Novel
  • By: Phillip Margolin
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 301

A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of indisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he's sent to prison. Not long after, there's another rape, and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes - which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent legal thriller...

  • By shelley on 03-08-19

Not interesting at all

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

Reviewed: 07-09-19

I like the first book a lot and was excited to read book 2 but it just wasn’t good. 6 hours book and about 60 characters to remember or follow. It is all over the place.

  • Whisper Network

  • A Novel
  • By: Chandler Baker
  • Narrated by: Almarie Guerra
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 576
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 533

Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv’s CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always been surrounded by whispers about how he treats women. Those whispers have been ignored by those in charge. But this time, when they find out Ames is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, they aren’t willing to let it go. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I WANTED to like this book...

  • By Kimberly on 07-03-19

It just didn’t work

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

Reviewed: 07-09-19

I really wanted to like this book but it just didn’t work for me. As someone all too familiar with sexism in corporate world, I definitely find the subject important and long overdue, however the story was weak at best. I didn’t care for any of the characters and I just wanted the story to end. It also didn’t help that it was just wayyyy too long. I wouldn’t recommend it.

7 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • The Silent Sister

  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 384
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 362

Lizzy Beresford is at home alone when she finds a chilling letter in her kitchen. Someone has been into her home - someone who wishes Lizzy harm. In her little country cottage, with her doting boyfriend, not far from the close-knit village, Lizzy can’t imagine who might want to hurt her. But when the threatening letters keep coming, she starts to suspect everyone around her. Desperate, Lizzy reaches out to her sister, Emma. They haven’t spoken in years, not since the argument that tore them apart. But Emma says: ‘I’ve been receiving letters too....’

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Had no idea at all!

  • By Mystical Lady on 07-25-18

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

I read a few of her books and really enjoyed it. This one is really really bad. I wasn’t thrilled at all but I was annoyed and just wanted it to be over. I didn’t care about the characters at all. So so bad. I returned it

  • Beneath the Surface

  • By: Lynn Huggins Blackburn
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

After a harrowing experience with an obsessed patient, oncology nurse practitioner Leigh Weston needed a change. She thought she'd left her troubles behind when she moved home to Carrington, North Carolina, and took a job in the emergency department of the local hospital. But when someone tampers with her brakes, she fears the past has chased her into the present. She reaches out to her high school friend turned homicide investigator, Ryan Parker, for help. Ryan finds satisfaction in his career, but his favorite way to use his skills is as a volunteer underwater investigator.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Faith Author!

  • By Janet on 04-30-18

Too long

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

Reviewed: 06-25-19

I didn’t care for this book at all I had to speed it up and returned it. Too much explaining about breakfast, coffee.... “The author” must be in middle school.

  • Lies and Other Acts of Love

  • By: Kristy Woodson Harvey
  • Narrated by: Janet Metzger
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 462
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 421

After 60 years of marriage and five daughters, Lynn "Lovey" White knows that all of us, from time to time, need to use our little white lies. Her granddaughter Annabelle, on the other hand, is as truthful as they come. She always does the right thing - that is until she dumps her hedge fund manager fiance and marries a musician she has known for three days. After all, her grandparents fell in love at first sight....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • One big giant cheese ball

  • By Book.Lover 1350 on 06-16-19

One big giant cheese ball

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

Reviewed: 06-16-19

I feel like I lost brain cell as I finished this book. All 7 female characters had nothing better to do but being “ Madly in love” the main character Annabelle was just desperately be married have a man didn’t matter whom and she was happily bouncing around with whomever claimed that “Oh Annabelle you are the love of my life” it was all the cheese, all the cliches bundled in hours of nothingness and southern drawl. If it wasn’t for the mention of iPhone I would think the story was in 1920’s when women needed a man to save them. Who is this author?!??

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • City of Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,390
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,060
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,053

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A strong story

  • By Anita Kristensen on 06-08-19

15 Hours of nothingness

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

Reviewed: 06-13-19

I really wanted to like it but it just went around and around and NOTHING.

8 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Where Are the Children?

  • By: Mary Higgins Clark
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Nancy Harmon had been found guilty in a California court of murdering her two young children, but she was released from prison on a legal technicality. Deciding to make a fresh start, to change her identity, she left San Francisco and sought tranquillity on Cape Cod. Seven years later, Nancy is remarried and has two small children: five-year-old Michael and three-year-old Missy. Finally she feels that she has been able to reclaim all that she had lost. Then the nightmare begins again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NAIL BITER

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-09-19

So so bad

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

Reviewed: 06-11-19

I can’t believe how bad this book was. I returned it. The main character is stupid and psycho herself, the whole town heard or saw something and in a series of “ circumstances” no one says anything. Can’t tell you how much I hated it.

  • The Cactus

  • By: Sarah Haywood
  • Narrated by: Katherine Manners
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,758
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,751

For Susan Green, messy emotions don’t fit into the equation of her perfectly ordered life. She has a flat that is ideal for one, a job that suits her passion for logic, and an “interpersonal arrangement” that provides cultural and other more intimate benefits. But suddenly confronted with the loss of her mother and the news that she is about to become a mother herself, Susan’s greatest fear is realized. She is losing control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adorable story, AMAZING Narration.

  • By Monica Flock on 06-29-18

Couldn’t finish

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

Reviewed: 06-06-19

I gave it 3 hours and it just wasn’t engaging at all. I returned it

10 of 12 people found this review helpful