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  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

  • A Novel
  • By: Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Narrated by: Alma Cuervo, Julia Whelan, Robin Miles
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,514
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,339
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,332

Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Five Out of Seven Ain't Bad

  • By Dubi on 12-31-17

Very Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

I read a lot of historical fiction based around the 40s and 50s. I really enjoyed this book and how it threw curveballs at you.

  • Jane Austen at Home

  • A Biography
  • By: Lucy Worsley
  • Narrated by: Ruth Redman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

Take a trip back to Jane Austen's world and the many places she lived as historian Lucy Worsley visits Austen's childhood home, her schools, her holiday accommodations, the houses - both grand and small - of the relations upon whom she was dependent, and the home she shared with her mother and sister towards the end of her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG - Who doesn't enjoy Jane Austen!

  • By Doris Anna Wright on 09-16-17

very informative

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

Reviewed: 12-25-17

I love Jane Austen and really enjoyed this book. compared to solve other biographies it may not be as fast paced and eventful just due to the time. A lot of the material seems to be taken from her letters, but I hacer not liked into these before so it was perfect. The narrator was easy to understand but not the most exciting. overall a good read as I am a fan.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Lucy and Desi

  • The Legendary Love Story of Television's Most Famous Couple
  • By: Warren G. Harris
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279

After eight years on the air, Desi Arnaz did not love Lucy any more. On screen, they were dynamite, a comedy pairing more successful than any Hollywood had ever produced. But when the cameras stopped rolling, they fought, screamed and threatened each other more each season. Finally, an argument in Desi's production office turned violent. Lucy hurled a cocktail glass past his head, and Desi demanded a divorce. He moved out that night. After nearly 20 years, America's favorite couple was finished.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it!!!

  • By iris on 01-13-17

I Love Lucy!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-17

I Love Lucy has been a part of my life since I was born. I loved this book and it's focus not only on Lucy and Desi as a couple but their lives apart from each other. Would definitely recommend!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rules of Civility

  • A Novel
  • By: Amor Towles
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,681
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,660

Features a sample chapter from A Gentleman in Moscow, the highly anticipated new audiobook from Amor Towles - available fall 2016. This sophisticated and entertaining first novel presents the story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. On the last night of 1937, 25-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a yearlong journey....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bright Young Things in a Dark World

  • By Michele Kellett on 08-13-12

Well Written But Not What I Expected

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

Reviewed: 11-09-17

This book was well written, but just not what I expected. I think I was hoping for more of a historical fiction, but it reads more as a literary fiction. There was nothing wrong with it other than I just thought it was going to be something else.

  • The Night Circus

  • By: Erin Morgenstern
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,647
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,664

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The circus of your dreams

  • By Anonymous User on 09-22-11

Favorite Book Ever!!!

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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: 10-26-17

This is my favorite book in the world!! it is simply enchanting! I have read this book before and I think I enjoyed it even more with Jim Dale reading to me!

  • My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

  • A Novel
  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: Joan Walker
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,284

Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is 77 years old and crazy, standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-men-who-want-to-talk-about-Jesus crazy. She is also Elsa's best and only friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother's stories, in the Land of Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For those who are "different" only! Quirky & sweet

  • By Catherine on 05-18-16

Such a cute and uplifting story!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-17

I got through this book so quickly and I wish it wouldn't have ended! It was very cute, uplifting, and funny. I think anyone who has lost someone recently might appreciate this book. I would definitely recommend.

  • Walt Disney

  • The Triumph of the American Imagination
  • By: Neal Gabler
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 33 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,241

Seven years in the making and meticulously researched - Gabler is the first writer to be given complete access to the Disney archives - this is the full story of a man whose work left an ineradicable brand on our culture but whose life has largely been enshrouded in myth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best biography I've listened to in a long time

  • By M. S. Cohen on 11-12-13

Great Book and Amazing Narrator!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-17

I loved this book. I listened to it while in the car mostly so the 33 hours went by quick. It was interesting from beginning to end. I saw some people say that they thought it was not for people who are really big Disney fans because it talks a lot about his flaws. I actually liked that part even though I am a huge fan. I thought it made him more relatable. We tend to put icons like him on pedestals, so seeing their flaws makes them feel more normal which I enjoy. I would definitely recommend!