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  • Me Before You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anna Bentink, Steven Crossley, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,783
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,728

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life - steady boyfriend, close family - who has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life - big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel - and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy - but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journey Into the Unknown

  • By Pamela Harvey on 01-13-13

It was wonderful to my ears

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

Reviewed: 08-22-16

I had bought the book myself long ago and thought it was quite boring to read; but I didn't want to just leave it unknown to on my shelf, so I got this audio and it made the whole experience so much better. I hadn't cried, but I was very close to. Without any spoilers, I say that the way the speakers put in the effort and emotion made me enjoy the story a lot! More than I thought I would! They spoke a bit slow, in my opinion, and had to crank up the speed to 1.5- maybe even 2. Other than that, it was amazing and I'm going to watch the movie very soon!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Way I Used to Be

  • By: Amber Smith
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471

Eden was always good at being good. Starting high school didn't change who she was. But the night her brother's best friend rapes her, Eden's world capsizes. What was once simple is now complex. What Eden once loved - who she once loved - she now hates. What she thought she knew to be true is now lies. Nothing makes sense anymore, and she knows she's supposed to tell someone what happened, but she can't. So she buries it instead. And she buries the way she used to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Rough but Rewarding Read

  • By Amber Rae on 09-10-16

What Even?!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-16

This whole thing… it's terrible. Why… how? How can anyone do such a thing? This main character. After getting raped and not saying anything… when the book ended, I realized that every moment she didn't speak and talk about it, her life was breaking to pieces.
This is insane and terrible.
Everybody who has been through such a thing MUST report it. Of their own sake and others.
Overall, this was a great book and shows how people feel about the topic of assault and how to/not to deal with it.
To be honest, I have mixed feelings about this. Why didn't she tell sooner and why'd she go around being this… slut?
I don't know, but it was a great story.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire

  • The World of Dan and Phil
  • By: Dan Howell, Phil Lester
  • Narrated by: Dan Howell, Phil Lester
  • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,398
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,072
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,064

Since uploading their first ever videos as teenagers, Dan and Phil have become two of the world's biggest YouTube stars. Now they invite you on a behind-the-scenes journey, filled with absolutely essential advice, tons of humor, lots of awkwardness, and TMI honesty that they will probably regret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Too Good; Too Pure For This World

  • By susan on 03-29-16

Too Good; Too Pure For This World

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

Because I'm d&p trash, I've bought the actual book before hand, so listening was just as good. If not, better.
In the book, you have to read everything and laugh yourself. In this audio, you can hear Phil smack his lips as he's trying to speak while Dan is laughing silently in the back. It's like they're right there.

Also, there's a part where they include "their music album", as you get to hear the songs they've created. In the book, you have to imagine the music in your head and bob it to the great sound you think of and people think you're crazy. You know, 'cause you are.

24 of 24 people found this review helpful