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  • This Will Only Hurt a Little

  • By: Busy Philipps
  • Narrated by: Busy Philipps
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,170
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,895
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,876

Busy Philipps’ autobiographical audiobook offers the same unfiltered and candid storytelling that her Instagram followers have come to know and love, from growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona, and her painful and painfully funny teen years to her life as a working actress, mother, and famous best friend. Busy is the rare entertainer whose impressive arsenal of talents as an actress is equally matched by her storytelling ability, sense of humor, and sharp observations about life, love, and motherhood. Her conversational writing reminds us what we love about her on screens of all sizes.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted to like it so much...

  • By Amy Isbell on 10-18-18

Exhausting but entertaining

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

This is a story of a completely self-absorbed and whiny woman. If I had known that going in, I could have lowered expectations and leaned it...this could have been one of those listens where you have other things going on and it would have been great! I was expecting something in the vein of Poheler or Kaling and the depth is just not there. If you have any EQ this will be painful.

The only time I felt there was real emotion was when she spoke of her sister coming home to her daughters birth- which was beautiful. Everything else was just surface level; blaming others and a total lack of accountability. It’s fine for what it is...just know what it is.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Resurrections

  • A Short Story Collection
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23

A boy and his father walk on the shore of an ocean filled with bloody spears cast off from a war between gods. A father travels back in time over and over, unable to rescue the mother of his child. A mischievous satyr lurking in a dungeon has a field day with trespassing adventurers. These tales and more are in Resurrections, a compilation of short stories written by Chris Philbrook.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Philbrook has done it again!!!

  • By David on 07-14-17

Time Travel & Zombies...and a lot more

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

Reviewed: 07-23-17

I came for the addition to the AUD world/rules- which was great-always is. What shocked me is how much I enjoyed everything else. Chris Philbrook is a fantastic writer- so don't misinterpret "shocked", but I'm not typically a fantasy lover and have only read bits of his other series...so I thought I wouldn't connect as thoroughly- but I did. In fact, my favorite story was the fixed time line time travel story. I could have read an entire book on that concept- loved it.

Key takeaway...entertaining stories that you don't have to have devious knowledge of anything to enjoy...but there are definitely special nods to those die hard fans across the board.

Oh, and James Anderson Foster's comforting voice is flawless as per usual.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Nightlife

  • By: Rob Thurman
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 467
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 391
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 395

In New York, there's a troll under the Brooklyn Bridge, a boggle in Central Park, and a beautiful vampire in a penthouse on the Upper East Side. Of course, most humans are oblivious to this, but Cal Leandros is only half-human. His father's dark lineage is the stuff of nightmares - and he and his entire otherworldly race are after Cal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent debut for promising new series

  • By Tracey on 03-28-13

Just as I Remembered

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

Reviewed: 12-22-16

I read these books awhile back and really enjoyed them- I stumbled upon them on audible and thought I would give it a shot via audible. It was great that I had forgotten certain things so it was like reading them for the first time again. The narrator was not my favorite- not that he did a bad job- I am sure he would be lovely in another capacity, but his voice did not encompass who Cal and Nico are.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Tribe

  • By: Brad Manuel
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,429
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,920
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,908

Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead, rotting in a dormitory-turned-morgue steps from his room. The nights are getting colder, and his food has run out. The last message from his father is to get away from the city and to meet at his grandparents' town in remote New Hampshire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect year in the post apocalypse.

  • By Andrew Pollack on 06-18-16

A Good Book Where Nothing Happens

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

Reviewed: 09-30-16

I still can't wrap my head around this book - it is good, let me say that up front- but nothing actually happens. It is not a thriller, no mystery, no gore, not horror, no sci-fi, not a romance, not a comedy...The closest I can wrap my head around is a character exploration but really outside of one or two relationships...it's not that either. Nothing bad ever happens to this insanely fortunate group, there is no real conflict, no antagonist beyond survival- which comes easy...but somehow it's still a decent book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Pretty Girls

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 20 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,212

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss—a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely needed the trigger warning, but..

  • By Hillary on 02-01-16

Intense but Good

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

Reviewed: 05-09-16

The other reviewers are correct that the book does have some intense violence, however, I never felt like it was gore for gore's sake...it was necessary to set the tone. This is about really bad people who do bad things- you feel it in your gut.

The narrator is good and I enjoyed the way she handled the book...I got a chuckle anytime she used a "Wh" word...She pronounces it similar to Stewie from Family Guy.. "whip" is "Hwip"

  • I Am Number Four

  • By: Pittacus Lore
  • Narrated by: Neil Kaplan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,242
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,558
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,569

Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but we are real.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I am number four

  • By Joshua Kring on 08-22-15

I have no idea if I like these books

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

Reviewed: 12-01-15

Just throwing it out there....I have no idea if I like these books.

Narrator:
I am not a fan of the narrators voice outside of John and a future nemisis he does...But the other books have additional narrators- so Neil Kaplan can focus less on his horrendous job of female voices and Sam. To be fair, this could be a personal thing because I did not care for his female voice and nasally interpretation of "nerds" in a different series either. No hate on you Neil, your John is great.

Story:
It's interesting and the best part of the books. Let's be honest they aren't very well written but they are entertaining. This isn't a YA novel that after the fact you are like "WOW! I would never have known!"...you know. The entire time. That being said, again still entertaining.

Overall
They are great to put on in the background while you are cleaning or doing something else because you will never fall behind if you can't focus attention on them. I didn't listen to these on long car rides though because they can't hold my attention for extended periods of time but if you know what they are before you go into it, it can be positive. I'll keep going with them because they are great to just have to throw on.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Career of Evil

  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,747
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,822
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,765

Audie Award, Mystery, 2016. When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Characters Mean Everything

  • By Charles Atkinson on 11-09-15

Third Times a Charm

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

Reviewed: 12-01-15

Well-Written, fast paced but paired with a great deal of imagery and relationship building. I love Robyn and Strike more and more with every book. Well Done. The narrator is aperfect choice as well.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Cassie

  • Adrian's Undead Diary Book Eight
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Foster
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522

One last test. One last quest. Adrian and the men and women who love him head deep into the city in search of the one thing that may save Adrian's soul, and the entire world. Redemption. But before he earns what he needs so desperately, there will be blood, and there will be death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SIMPLY FAN-DAM-TASTIC!!!!!!!!

  • By Jennifer on 08-22-15

A Wonderful Wrap Up, Brought a Family Together

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

Reviewed: 10-20-15

What made the experience of listening to Cassie the most enjoyable?

I began AUD quite some time ago and fell in love. My husband and I notoriously like different things and he appeased me by trying this...and he fell in love. With my veteran husband championing, my brother started reading while deployed...which sparked my other brothers...and eventually we were all calling and texting about Adrian! It has been endlessly wonderful to have drinks with my brothers and husband and chat, yell, get angy and laugh about AUD. I'll never forget random text messages from one of them that just said "OH F*$&!" and I would say WHERE ARE YOU!!!??? or I KNOW, RIIIIGHT!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Cassie?

Seeing Cassie's point of view was unsettling in a really nice way. Outside of the meeting in Africa with Michelle- this was the creepiest moment for me.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • In the Arms of Family

  • Adrian's Undead Diary, Book 6
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Foster
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 678
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633

In Book Six of Adrian's Undead Diary, no one near Adrian is safe. Many will make the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that he can keep his loved ones protected at any cost, and rebuild a new, better world. In the Arms of Family also follows Kevin and Michelle as their stories entwine and bring them ever closer to the horrors that surround Adrian across the vast Atlantic Ocean. How long can they survive before the dead finish what they came to do?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • HURRY UP BOOK #7!

  • By Kelleefornia on 04-13-15

Best One Yet

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

Reviewed: 04-16-15

What made the experience of listening to In the Arms of Family the most enjoyable?

After feeling so much for these characters I didn't think I could love any more of them- but alas....the existence of the Kevin/Michelle storyline is great. During the parts with Caleb/Becca I literally was yelling out loud in the car- it was ridiculous.

What does James Foster bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He embodies Adrian. I would read other books just for him- I hope they keep in for the duration.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Recollections

  • Adrian's Undead Diary, Volume 1
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Foster
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,077

For the first time, the Internet phenomenon is now in print! Beheading a zombie isn't easy in a world where you're more afraid of the living than the dead. Adrian Ring's simple life is thrown into chaos when the world is ripped apart by a plague of undead and legions of desperate survivors. Retreating to Auburn Lake Preparatory Academy, Adrian attempts to rescue friends and family on the way while dancing around his impending insanity over who and what he left behind, and evading maniac survivors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Different

  • By dailey on 11-05-15

For the Post-Apocalypse Lover

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

Reviewed: 04-16-15

What did you love best about Dark Recollections?

This book was a winner from the get go- the level of detail brings you right into the story. So much so, that I often find myself thinking how I would do it or where I would go and have to rewind the book. It goes into detail on things the zombie movies and other books gloss over and it's the important stuff!

Any additional comments?

The performer is great- I have come to associate him with Adrian!

2 of 4 people found this review helpful