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Susan Bailey

EL PASO, TX, US
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  • If I Gained the World

  • By: Linda Nichols
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Linda Nichols is a best-selling author of Christian fiction and was a 2003 Christy Awards finalist. She creates another inspiring and emotional novel with If I Gained the World. After leaving her partner, Daniel, Lenore plans on beginning a new life with their son. But parting from the man she loved for so many years sends her into a deep depression. Finally, Lenore meets the people of the Greater Grace Tabernacle, and with their help, she finds peace and happiness again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deserving of 10 stars!!!

  • By Debra on 01-09-11

Heartwarming and Redeeming

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

Reviewed: 04-22-18

Loved the characters. Good Christian based story of living faith and the power of God's love to heal the deepest wounds and make one able to love God's way

  • A Girl's Guide to Moving On

  • A Novel
  • By: Debbie Macomber
  • Narrated by: Nancy Linari, Allyson Ryan, Debbie Macomber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551

When Nichole discovers that her husband, Jake, has been unfaithful, the illusion of her perfect life is indelibly shattered. While juggling her young son, a new job, and volunteer work, Nichole meets Rocco, who is the opposite of Jake in nearly every way. Though blunt spoken and rough around the edges, Rocco proves to be a dedicated father and thoughtful friend. But just as their relationship begins to blossom, Jake wagers everything on winning Nichole back - including their son Owen's happiness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful series by a wonderful author

  • By Shelia on 06-02-16

Great Sequel

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

Reviewed: 03-29-17

Loved finding out what happened to her younger sister. The stories fit together so well.

  • Beauty and the Mustache

  • A Philosophical Romance, Knitting in the City, Volume 4
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Joy Nash
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,062

There are three things you need to know about Ashley Winston: 1) She has six brothers and they all have beards, 2) She is a reader, and 3) She knows how to knit. Former beauty queen, Ashley Winston’s preferred coping strategy is escapism. She escaped her Tennessee small town, loathsome father, and six brothers eight years ago. Now she escapes life daily via her Amazon kindle one-click addiction. However, when a family tragedy forces her to return home, Ashley can’t escape the notice of Drew Runous

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laughed, Snorted and Cried

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-09-15

beautiful love story

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

loved it beautiful love story with breath taking poetry. One of the best stories ever with suspense and feeling

  • Raptureless: An Optimistic Guide to the End of the World

  • By: Jonathan Welton
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Welton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 57

The end-times have become the king of the sacred cows for the modern Church. Jonathan fearlessly treads where most leaders will not and asks questions that many thirst to ask but can't articulate. Questions such as, what does the Bible really say about: a secret rapture of the church? A future one-world ruler? A future seven-year tribulation? Are we living in the last days?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A positive outlook on the future

  • By Viking on 12-07-15

Enlightening!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-15

As an educated professional, I appreciate the author's scholarship , research and depth of both the secular and the sacred. So many Bible passages make sense now. A must read!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Chronicles of Avonlea

  • By: L.M. Montgomery
  • Narrated by: Grace Conlin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

The first thing every listener will want to know is whether Anne Shirley appears in these stories of Avonlea and Spencervale. She certainly does. As a matter of fact, page one starts off in this manner: "Anne Shirley was curled up on the window seat of Theodora Dix's sitting room one Saturday evening, looking dreamily afar at some fair starland beyond the hills of sunset. Anne was visiting for a fortnight of her vacation."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • delightful vignettes

  • By T. Reynolds on 08-24-17

Funny and good for the Soul

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

Reviewed: 11-20-15

Delightful and uplifting stories of the redemptions of men women and love. Not many stories even speak of Anne Shirley, but she occasionally helps in the redemptions and is made reference to.. That fact takes nothing from the stories because they are filled with colorful characters that are every bit as endearing as Anne. The author skillfully accomplishes this in very short stories...Amazing!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Knit the Season

  • A Friday Night Knitting Club Novel
  • By: Kate Jacobs
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 85

Knit the Season is a loving, moving, laugh-out-loud celebration of special times with friends and family. The story begins a year after the end of Knit Two, with Dakota Walker's trip to spend the Christmas holidays with her Gran in Scotland, accompanied by her father, her grandparents, and her mother's best friend, Catherine. Together, they share a trove of happy memories about past Christmases.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narration distracting from characters

  • By Susan Bailey on 08-20-15

Narration distracting from characters

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

Reviewed: 08-20-15

In the original novek , the Peri character had a West Indies accent. In this novel the character had a southern tone. It was distracting. The character of James had a hokey sounding southern dialect which did not match the successful worldly man that had lived abroad.That was distract ng as well.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sittin' in the Front Pew

  • By: Parry Brown
  • Narrated by: Patricia R Floyd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

This spirited tale of love, family, and honoring loved ones is filled with sharp insights. As four sisters prepare for their father's funeral, they examine what he meant to them. But they are all thrown off balance when they discover the secret their father carried to his grave.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Amateur, at best

  • By N. Hall on 11-18-06

Narrator was a little distracting

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

Reviewed: 08-06-15

I could hear the narrator swallowing between phrases or during long sentences. Her diction and character portrayals were great..

  • The Last Anniversary

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,087
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,597
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,593

Sophie moves onto the island and begins a new life as part of an unconventional family, where it seems everyone has a secret. Grace, a beautiful young mother, is feverishly planning a shocking escape from her perfect life. Margie, a frumpy housewife, has made a pact with a stranger. And dreamy Aunt Rose wonders if maybe it's about time she started making her own decisions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Moriarty

  • By cristina on 08-05-14

A Beautiful Twisted Web

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

Reviewed: 07-17-15

True to the author. So many unfolding mysteries that are unexpected especially when you almost expect the obvious one.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful