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  • The Widow

  • By: Fiona Barton
  • Narrated by: Hannah Curtis, Nicholas Guy Smith, full cast
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,513
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,044
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,037

When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on when more bad things began to happen... But that woman's husband died last week. And Jean doesn't have to be her anymore. There's a lot Jean hasn't said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disturbing but very good.

  • By CR on 02-18-16

Build up to nothing

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

Reviewed: 02-05-19

I kept waiting for some crazy twist ! But what a let down!!!! Lame ending ! I hoped for better

  • I Can't Make This Up

  • Life Lessons
  • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,582
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33,432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,267

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I never give anything 5 stars but in this case...

  • By Marlana Crews on 07-12-17

FUNNY TOUCHING INSPIRING RESPECTABLE

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

I am a 58 yr old white gramma, and i found myself laughing out loud a lot, and respecting his determination ! And how far he has come bet his moms proud up there looking down and smiling,

  • The Memory Watcher

  • By: Minka Kent
  • Narrated by: Sally Vahle, Morgan Laure
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,446
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,437

When Autumn Carpenter stumbles upon the social media account of the family who adopted her infant daughter years ago, she finds herself instantly drawn into their picture-perfect existence. From behind a computer screen, Autumn watches Grace's every memory, from birthdays to holidays to bedtime snuggles. But what starts as an innocent fascination soon spirals into an addictive obsession that comes to a screeching halt the day the McMullen family closes their Instaface account.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this book!

  • By Yikes on 06-24-17

Very captivating

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

Reviewed: 05-09-17

Kept my interest glad i listened will look for more from this person good mystery

  • Why Science Does Not Disprove God

  • By: Amir Aczel
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

The renowned science writer, mathematician, and best-selling author of Fermat's Last Theorem masterfully refutes the overreaching claims of the "New Atheists," providing millions of educated believers with a clear, engaging explanation of what science really says, how there's still much space for the Divine in the universe, and why faith in both God and empirical science are not mutually exclusive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A bit deep in spots, but worth powering through them!

  • By Loriel13 on 10-25-16

a little over my head

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

yes I will need to listen again it was a lot of information!

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

It was interesting I will listen to it again!

What three words best describe Grover Gardner’s performance?

standard text book

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

yes

Any additional comments?

a movie would have to be a documentary

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Without Fail

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,447
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,051
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,046

Skilled, stealthy, and anonymous, Jack Reacher is the perfect man for the job: to assassinate the vice president of the United States. Theoretically. The head of a high-level Secret Service security detail wants Reacher to find the holes in her system - and fast. A group of desperate men already has the vice president in its sights. And it will stop at nothing to realize its objective.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best in the series so far

  • By Virgil on 07-11-16

I love Reacher!

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

Where does Without Fail rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

in the race with them all

What was one of the most memorable moments of Without Fail?

its just consistently good

Which character – as performed by Dick Hill – was your favorite?

always Jack!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

not sure

Any additional comments?

I really like these books and hope they will make more movies with Tom Cruise in them !

  • Showdown in Mudbug

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 914
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 912

Who killed Helena Henry? The shorter list may be who didn’t want her dead. Psychic Raissa Bordeaux thought she’d left her former life behind, hidden away in her eclectic shop in the French Quarter. But when a child is kidnapped and Helena Henry appears, Raissa risks her true identity by offering the police help with the case. New Orleans Detective Zach Blanchard doesn’t believe in psychic hooey and is certain Raissa didn’t get her facts about the case from a crystal ball.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous series!!!

  • By K. April Holgate on 02-01-15

more Helena less other stuff

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

Would you try another book from Jana DeLeon and/or Johanna Parker?

yes i love Johanna Parker

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

typical happy ever after

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

yes

Could you see Showdown in Mudbug being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

yes new comers

Any additional comments?

I wish they had more Helena in the books she is the reason I keep going back she's a hoot. but they only throw her in once in awhile now!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Killing Jesus

  • A History
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,422
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,687
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,710

Millions of people have thrilled to best-selling authors Bill O'Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, works of nonfiction that have changed the way we view history. Now the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly 2,000 years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Jesus story in context

  • By Kimberly on 10-01-13

loved it !

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

Would you listen to Killing Jesus again? Why?

yes it was just so easy to understand and a n interesting topic

What other book might you compare Killing Jesus to and why?

none

Which character – as performed by Bill O'Reilly – was your favorite?

he just read and i loved that!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes for sure!

Any additional comments?

I hope Bill will continue to make stories like this easy to understand!

  • Neverwhere

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,664
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,727

Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Vivid, imaginative.

  • By Joseph on 10-29-09

can't get into this book

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

i have no idea

What was most disappointing about Neil Gaiman’s story?

i can't put my finger on it but I couldn't get past the 5th chapter gotta get my money back on this one sorry!

How did the narrator detract from the book?

i am not sure if it was the narrator or the story or me just couldn't get into it

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disappointment

Any additional comments?

the info in the description made it sound a little more exciting than it was. maybe I needed to listen a little longer for it to pick up! but couldn't make myself do it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Bone House

  • By: Brian Freeman
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,510
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,237
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,243

Hilary and Mark Bradley are trapped in a web of suspicion. Last year, accusations of a torrid affair with a student cost Mark his teaching job and made the young couple into outcasts in their remote island town off the Lake Michigan coast. Now another teenage girl is found dead on a deserted beach... and once again, Mark faces a hostile town convinced of his guilt. Hilary Bradley is determined to prove that Mark is innocent, but she’s on a lonely, dangerous quest.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Speedy Read!

  • By kathy on 05-13-12

good read

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

Would you consider the audio edition of The Bone House to be better than the print version?

its always nice to listen to audio it gives you a better picture of what the characters might be like

What did you like best about this story?

solid mystery

What about Joe Barrett’s performance did you like?

i like his voice it is pleasant

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

ummm no but I listened to it in 2 sittings!

Any additional comments?

decent story

  • The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing

  • A Novel
  • By: Mira Jacob
  • Narrated by: Mira Jacob
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 274

Celebrated brain surgeon Thomas Eapen hasa ben sitting on his porch, talking to dead relatives. At least that is the story his wife, Kamala, prone to exaggeration, tells their daughter, Amina, a photographer living in Seattle. Reluctantly, Amina returns home and finds a situation that is far more complicated than her mother let on, with roots in a trip the family, including Amina's rebellious brother Akhil, took to India 20 years earlier.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Albuquerque

  • By Sonya Priestly on 07-19-16

WTH Kind of ending was that??????

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

Reviewed: 09-20-16

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I liked the characters they were all interesting! I was so shocked at how quick it ended I thought I had fast forwarded on accident, I might still go back to make sure I didn't!

If you’ve listened to books by Mira Jacob before, how does this one compare?

no I haven't, she's a good writer but why the chopped quick ending was she in a hurry to catch a deadline?

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

the narrator was great !

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

yes hopefully they would give it a better ending

Any additional comments?

I loved the Moms use of the english language always just a tiny bit off but understood!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful