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  • Life Will Be the Death of Me

  • ...And You Too!
  • By: Chelsea Handler
  • Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,739
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,324
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,296

This funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery features a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Raw Chelsea Hander

  • By Leslie Snider on 04-14-19

The story we all needed

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

Reviewed: 04-13-19

A story I was not expecting. I laughed and I cried. But I got back up and kept going.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • A Simple Favor

  • A Novel
  • By: Darcey Bell
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Xe Sands, Matthew Waterson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,628
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,203
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4,195

It starts with a simple favor - an ordinary kindness mothers do for one another. When her best friend, Emily, asks Stephanie to pick up her son, Nicky, after school, she happily says yes. Nicky and her son, Miles, are classmates and best friends, and the five-year-olds love being together - just like she and Emily. A widow and stay-at-home mommy blogger living in woodsy suburban Connecticut, Stephanie was lonely until she met Emily, a sophisticated PR executive whose job in Manhattan demands so much of her time. But Emily doesn't come back.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • yuck

  • By Tabitha on 05-05-18

If you've read Gone Girl or Girl on a Train, you've read this book.

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Listening to this book makes me hesitant to see the movie. The plot is a mock Gone Girl that is too slow.

  • When Breath Becomes Air

  • By: Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese - foreword
  • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra, Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,312

At the age of 36, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational yet Existential Crisis Inducing

  • By Celia on 05-31-16

Crying in cars with strangers

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I finished listening to this book while stopped on I-35 in Waco, Tx. Traffic was at a standstill and I was hysterically crying. The ending of this book crushed me emotionally.

I had just lost my grandmother and couping with the loss. Listening to this book rearranged me and assisted in my ability to let go.

After the narrator completed the story I looked to my left to a woman watching me from her own stopped car. She watched me break down in the ugliest way for Lord knows how long.

She smiled and mouthed, "Are you okay?". I smiled back and said, "Yes".

We rolled down our windows and talked about the book and my grandmother. Then traffic began to roll. I never learned her name, but we shared this book.

It was a great listen. I highly recommend!

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133,798
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118,176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118,055

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • The Girl on The Train

  • By BookReader on 12-30-15

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 09-24-16

Couldn't put it down!!!didnt see the ending coming..what a twist ...will definitely recommend to friends


  • Invisible Monsters

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,012

She's a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway "accident" leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she is transformed from the beautiful center of attention to an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge she exists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this!!

  • By Carol on 03-23-12

Freedom

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

Reviewed: 09-06-16

I hated for the book to be over. What link someone has to go through to feel satisfied, free. An amazing ending.