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  • Orphan Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Christina Baker Kline
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy, Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,718
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,774
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,782

Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to "aging out" out of the foster care system. A community-service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Moving story of sharing and transformation.

  • By Kathi on 04-03-13

Not my genre.

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

This is more for teens or tweens. My mistake ugh, I should have done a prelisten

  • The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

  • By: Melanie Dickerson
  • Narrated by: Jay O'Shea
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 117

Jorgen is the forester for the wealthy margrave and must find and capture the poacher who has been killing and stealing the margrave's game. When he meets the lovely and refined Odette at the festival and shares a connection during a dance, he has no idea she is the one who has been poaching the margrave's game.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator makes this book almost painful to listen to.

  • By J. Hamilton on 06-09-15

Unable to listen any longer

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

Reviewed: 06-19-16

The reader really needs to work on her craft. It is almost impossible to listen and follow along. I really hate giving negative reviews because I am being critical of someones hard work. I am a fan of Melanie Dickerson's work and emphasize this review is in no way disparaging her writing.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

  • The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
  • By: Marie Kondo
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,946
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,097
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,876

Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I both love and hate this life changing book

  • By Rebecca on 02-22-15

Not my thing, I guess.

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

Reviewed: 09-24-15

This book assigns feelings to inanimate objects. I have a really hard time taking it seriously.

  • F.I.T.

  • Faith Inspired Transformation
  • By: Kim Dolan Leto
  • Narrated by: Kim Dolan Leto
  • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 27

Achieve health the right way: from the inside out! Many diet and fitness books claim losing ten pounds in ten days will bring the health and happiness we are seek. But the truth is health and happiness require more than a few weeks of intense dietary restriction or physical exertion. The journey to health isn't a sprint. It's a marathon. We succeed by combining our faith with our fitness and doing real life with God. Only in him do we find the strength to make health a lifestyle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great content, monotonous reading

  • By Anonymous User on 08-02-18

Kim is a practical woman with Godly insight

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

Reviewed: 07-10-15

I have listened to this audio a couple of times. This is inspirational and practical. Just what we women need. Not a quick fix but a reality based process with many growth opportunities along the way. Thanks Kim!!!!



  • The King

  • A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 12
  • By: J.R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 22 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,864
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,865

After turning his back on the throne for centuries, Wrath, son of Wrath, finally assumed his father's mantle - with the help of his beloved mate. But the crown sets heavily on his head. As the war with the Lessening Society rages on, and the threat from the Band of Bastards truly hits home, he is forced to make choices that put everything - and everyone - at risk. Beth Randall thought she knew what she was getting into when she mated the last pure blooded vampire on the planet: An easy ride was not it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Such a disappointment

  • By vicki on 04-15-14

JR Ward did it again

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

Reviewed: 04-26-14

I loved this story. Happy to see Beth and Wrath so together.
Before I bought this I read the reviews. Some were very negative. After listening to this book I really can not comprehend the negativity.

I am looking forward to the next book in the series!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Possession

  • A Novel of the Fallen Angels, Book 5
  • By: J.R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Eric Dove
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 985
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 986

When Cait Douglass resolves to get over her broken heart, throw off her inhibitions, and start really living, she's unprepared for the two sensual men who cross her path. Torn between them, she doesn't know which to choose - or what kind of dire consequences could follow. Jim Heron, fallen angel and reluctant savior, is ahead in the war, but he puts everything at risk when he seeks to make a deal with the devil - literally.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely a Game Changer

  • By Katheryne on 10-17-13

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 10-22-13

At times I found myself hanging on every word or busting out laughing or so drawn in I was sitting on the edge of my seat. Great book!

  • Dead Ever After

  • A Sookie Stackhouse Novel, Book 13
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,372
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,973
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,984

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Charlaine Harris has won numerous awards for her Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire series, which has been adapted into the hit HBO show True Blood. In this 13th and final book, a murder rocks the town of Bon Temps and Sookie is arrested for the crime. After making bail, she sets out to clear her name - but her investigation only leads to more deaths.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Welp, At Least She Didn't Do An Anita Blake

  • By J Barrington on 06-23-13

Glad to have read the series

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

Reviewed: 05-20-13

I totally enjoyed this series. This book series has entertained me for a few years. A lot of fun, sometimes sad, sometimes laugh out loud, always good entertainment. Thanks Charlaine Harris.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lover at Last

  • Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 11
  • By: J.R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 22 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,713

Qhuinn, son of no one, is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline, shunned by the aristocracy, he has finally found an identity as one of the most brutal fighters in the war against the Lessening Society. But his life is not complete. Even as the prospect of having a family of his own seems to be within reach, he is empty on the inside, his heart given to another....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • When it was good, it was very, very good...

  • By C. Mendez on 03-27-13

Least of my favorite....

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

Reviewed: 04-25-13

If this would have been the first book I heard in this series I would not ever listen to another. I love the series but this one caused me to fast forward.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ask for It

  • By: Sylvia Day
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,252
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,127
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,132

Nothing incites Marcus more than the primal hunger roused by his former fiancée, Elizabeth. It’s been years since she jilted him for another man, but that only means there’s a lot to catch up on, a lot to make up for, and that he’s going to enjoy every sweet moment.… The same drive and passion that sent her into another man’s arms is what brings Elizabeth back to Marcus. Her attraction to him is the one thing she fears, but she’s run out of options. Resisting is impossible. But does she have the courage to surrender everything?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FIVE STARS - THREE WORDS PERFECT DELICIOUS HOT

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-30-12

Kind of boring.

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

Reviewed: 02-17-13

Maybe I am in a weird place or something, but this book failed to grab me. Oh well...NEXT!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • You're Next

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,717
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,947
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,927

Mike Wingate had a rough childhood  —  he was abandoned at a playground at four years old and raised in foster care. No one ever came to claim him, and he has only a few, fragmented memories of his parents. Now, as an adult, Mike is finally living the life he had always wanted  —  he’s happily married to Annabel, the woman of his dreams; they have a precocious eight-year-old daughter, Kat.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Its basically every action movie ever made

  • By Branson on 12-05-17

Slow start but captured my attention.

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

Reviewed: 12-21-12

This is a good read and kept me guessing for many many chapters. Good stuff!

0 of 4 people found this review helpful