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  • Still Me

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Anna Acton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,474
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,083
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,066

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • better than 2, not quite as good as 1

  • By Dr. Mary Young on 02-02-18

loved it

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

I struggled with After You because I will still mad and missing Will. But I love Lou, so I thought I'd give this one a go. I loved it. there are great characters, full of flaws and still loveable. It made me cry and laugh. Sometimes at once.

  • The Fault in Our Stars

  • By: John Green
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,218

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Poignant Story

  • By AudioAddict on 04-25-13

"It Demands to be Felt"

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

Reviewed: 02-21-12

What made the experience of listening to The Fault in Our Stars the most enjoyable?

The abundance of emotion felt throughout the entire story. You fall in love with Hazel instantly, and from the moment Gus appears, you want to know him more! The wit, humor, genuine characters, and dialogue make this read great. It plants itself into your heart and stays there.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Fault in Our Stars?

There are so many. Gus's speech to Hazel about loving her, and not denying himself the simple pleasure of saying true things. It's an awesome little speech.

What does Kate Rudd bring to the story that you wouldn???t experience if you just read the book?

Perfect emotion and unique characterization of each person without overacting or accenting.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed and cried, and cried, and cried. It's a beautifully tragic story, and it will stick with you long after the book is done. It's haunting in the best way.

Any additional comments?

Just read it. You won't be sorry.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Life of Bees

  • By: Sue Monk Kidd
  • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,193
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,454
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,444

Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike with its strong, assured voice. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome narrator

  • By Joey on 05-17-10

Beautifully Written, Beautifully Read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-11

After wearing out the paperback version of this book, I finally broke down and purchased the audiobook. Jenna Lamia does a great job of narrating, and really helps the reader to fall even more in love with Lily and the other strong female characters.

The story itself is inspiring and heartwarming. There is sadness and darkness, but Sue Monk Kidd does a great job of interjecting humor and lightheartedness at the perfect times. I've read and listened to this book more times than I can count, and it has never disappointed.

7 of 9 people found this review helpful