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Polly Agee

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  • The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

  • A Novel
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Robert Dugoni
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,074
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,734
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,723

Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called “Devil Boy” or Sam “Hell” by his classmates; “God’s will” is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered. Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God’s idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls. Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow..allow yourself to be submerged in this book

  • By Donna Smith McG on 05-18-18

Read this book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-18

Omg I loved this book so very much it touched my soul I highly recommend it and have told so many about the greatness in this book. Do yourself a favor and download this book today

  • Tending Roses

  • By: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270

When Kate Bowman temporarily moves to her grandmother’s Missouri farm with her husband and baby son, she learns that the lessons that most enrich our lives often come unexpectedly. The family has given Kate the job of convincing Grandma Rose, who’s become increasingly stubborn and forgetful, to move off her beloved land and into a nursing home. But Kate knows such a change would break her grandmother’s heart.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful and uplifting story of living our goodbyes

  • By cathy on 07-04-18

Nice book

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Reviewed: 09-18-18

It was a really nice book steady and loving
I would recommend it to anyone needing grounding

  • The Simple Wild

  • By: K. A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286

City girl Calla Fletcher attempts to reconnect with her estranged father, and unwittingly finds herself torn between her desire to return to the bustle of Toronto and a budding relationship with a rugged Alaskan pilot in this masterful new romance from acclaimed author K.A. Tucker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5 STARS 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

  • By Cyndi on 08-10-18

It needs 100 stars

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 08-23-18

I think this might be my new favorite book. I loved this so much. There are alot of laugh out loud moments. Recommend highly!

  • Calypso

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,503
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,715
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,646

If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And it's as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation - and dark humor - toward middle age and mortality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, as always

  • By Ruthie on 05-31-18

great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-18

great book unexpected find really enjoyed the book as well as the author reading it quite funny highly recommend

  • Escape

  • By: Jay Crownover
  • Narrated by: George Wickham, Serena St. Clair
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Lane Warner is used to being overshadowed and overlooked. After all, he's the youngest brother and the most laid back one in the family. He's the one known for going with the flow and not making waves, even when things seem to be at their worst. Very few things in life have had the ability to rile Lane up and get under his skin. At the top of that list is his childhood friend Brynn Fox...no...Brynn Warner. The fact that they share a last name was the one thing that has the power to light him up and spin him out of control like no other.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • DISAPPOINTING

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 03-15-18

Favorite of series so far...

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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: 07-16-18

Love this series so much so vivid so great highly recommend. Even thought about traveling to Montana after reading lol

  • Something in the Water

  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,335
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,247

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

Highly recommend

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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: 06-28-18

It snags you from the first 60 seconds holy moly read this book highly recommend. Loved it couldn't put it down

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  • The Keeper of Lost Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Ruth Hogan
  • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Sandra Duncan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 878
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 795
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 796

Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things. Forty years ago he carelessly lost a keepsake from his beloved fiancée, Therese. That very same day, she died unexpectedly. Brokenhearted, Anthony sought consolation in rescuing lost objects - the things others have dropped, misplaced, or accidently left behind - and writing stories about them. Now, in the twilight of his life, Anthony worries that he has not fully discharged his duty to reconcile all the lost things with their owners.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Charming story with great narration

  • By June J on 09-29-17

What a wonderful story

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-09-18

This was not expected and highly recommended this was sick a lovely story of love, of loss and and of happy endings

  • Shelter

  • The Getaway Series
  • By: Jay Crownover
  • Narrated by: Aaron Abano, Paula Hoffman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

His life is chaos and confusion. It's a storm of uncertainty and raging emotion. Sutton Warner is a mess. Everything in his life feels like it's unraveling. He's let a lot of people down lately, including his daughter. Sutton always promised his little girl he would never disappoint her and that he would always be there when she needed him. Until he wasn't. The truth is, he's used to disappointing the women in his life. He more than disappointed Emrys.... He almost got her killed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Learn to Love

  • By Jan M on 01-15-18

Great series

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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: 05-13-18

Love Jay Crownover's books so much this series definitely doesn't disappoint. Highly recommend any of her books

  • The Couple Next Door

  • A Novel
  • By: Shari Lapena
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,277
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11,104
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,063

Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all - a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Plot twist overload

  • By RueRue on 10-12-16

fantastic book highly recommend

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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: 05-07-18

fantastic book highly recommend edge of your seat couldn't listen fast enough to figure out what was going on really enjoyed it I hope you do to download this one today

  • The Power of Vulnerability

  • Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage
  • By: Brené Brown PhD
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22,312
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,855
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19,623

On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise - that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The audio makes all the difference.

  • By Sadie on 09-14-13

This book changed my life

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 03-30-18

I was told this book would change my life and I was like, sure ok, the stories she tells were amazing and I'm laughing and then I'm like omg I do that and it's ok. So yourself a favor and listen to this audio book. I've already bought copies for other people.