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  • Sometimes I Lie

  • By: Alice Feeney
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,555
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,034
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,027

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from 20 years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Highly recommended.

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-17-18

Come. On.

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

Reviewed: 07-13-18

I actually enjoyed this book until just about the end. Then.....WHAT? What author really thinks it's acceptable to write an ending like that? It made no sense. What a cop-out.

  • Everything You Want Me to Be

  • A Thriller
  • By: Mindy Mejia
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn, John Moraitis, Jeff Harding
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 470
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 423
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 417

High school senior Hattie Hoffman has spent her whole life playing many parts: the good student, the good daughter, the good citizen. When she's found brutally stabbed to death on the opening night of her high school play, the tragedy rips through the fabric of her small-town community. Local sheriff Del Goodman, a family friend of the Hoffmans, vows to find her killer, but trying to solve her murder yields more questions than answers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story with One Terrible Narrator

  • By Molly on 01-05-17

The performances. 😩

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

The story was fine, but what the heck was with the readers? Why the unneeded pauses in every sentence? Don’t even get me started on the strange version of midwestern accents. It really ruined what could’ve been a mediocre experience and made it laughable.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 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 31,412
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,952
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,897

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

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 05-16-16

Beautiful story! Couldn't stop listening. I am sad it is over. Now I'm on the hunt for a rebound book😢

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Never Broken

  • Songs Are Only Half the Story
  • By: Jewel
  • Narrated by: Jewel
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,910
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,782
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,783

New York Times best-selling poet and multiplatinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood, rise to fame, marriage, and motherhood. She writes beautifully about growing up amid the natural wonders of Alaska, about pain and childhood trauma, and about discovering her own identity years after the entire world had discovered the beauty of her songs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I did not expect to like this book

  • By Megan on 09-30-15

So soothing

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

Reviewed: 03-27-16

I've always loved Jewel's music, but I wasn't all that interested in the book at first. I'm so glad I changed my mind. It touched me as much as her songs. ❤️

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

  • By: Harper Lee
  • Narrated by: Sissy Spacek
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27,119
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,495
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24,431

Harper Lee’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred, available now for the first time as a digital audiobook. One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the 20th century by librarians across the country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stunning

  • By Alan on 07-08-14

Beautifully told

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

Reviewed: 07-22-15

I loved this story when i read it in high school, and loved it even more having it read to me. I could've done without the musical interludes, but they didn't really hurt anything.

  • A Desperate Fortune

  • By: Susanna Kearsley
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,629

For nearly 300 years, the cryptic journal of Mary Dundas has kept its secrets. Now, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas travels to Paris to crack the cipher.... Jacobite exile Mary Dundas is filled with longing - for freedom, for adventure, for the family she lost. When fate opens the door, Mary dares to set her foot on a path far more surprising and dangerous than she ever could have dreamed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sublime

  • By Nancy Lindquist on 10-11-16

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 06-05-15

I loved it. Sweet and interesting story. Unpredictable and more fun then I thought it would be. The narration was a bit over the top, but it didn't ruin it.

  • Every Fifteen Minutes

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,019
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,016

Dr. Eric Parrish is the chief of the psychiatric unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife, Alice, he is doing his best as a single dad to his seven-year-old daughter, Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his homelife, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country and, Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as he is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric's entire world begins to crumble.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More twists and turns than Lombard Street

  • By Susan on 04-23-15

I thought it moved slowly....

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

Reviewed: 05-31-15

I did not love this story. It was just interesting enough to keep me listening, but just barely. It had a surprising ending, but it didn't mean it was a good ending.

  • The Silent Sister

  • By: Diane Chamberlain
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,910
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,841
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,827

In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I can't think of anything more predictable...

  • By Carol-Ann on 04-09-15

A story to get lost in

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

Reviewed: 04-18-15

I really enjoyed listening to this book. The narrator was a touch ... I don't know...overly dramatic at times and that got to me, but other than that it was good. The story took a few twists and turns that I didn't expect.

  • All the Light We Cannot See

  • A Novel
  • By: Anthony Doerr
  • Narrated by: Zach Appelman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,722
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,883
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,887

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is 12, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, good narrator, not so great production

  • By j phillips on 08-08-17

Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 04-13-15

This book broke my heart. (In a good way). I'm not one to re-read books, but I feel like starting over with it right now.

  • True Grit

  • By: Charles Portis
  • Narrated by: Donna Tartt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,908
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,874
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,872

Mattie Ross, a 14-year-old girl from Dardanelle, Arkansas, sets out to avenge her Daddy who was shot to death by a no-good outlaw. Mattie convinces one-eyed "Rooster" Cogburn, the meanest U.S. marshal in the land, to ride along with her. In True Grit, we have a true American classic, as young Mattie, as vital as she is innocent, outdickers and outmaneuvers the hard-bitten men of the trail in a legend that will last through the ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So worth it!

  • By Tommygaus on 12-29-10

A classic

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

Reviewed: 04-05-15

This book is such a classic. So good to read, and great to listen to. When my daughter gets a little older I can't wait to introduce her to this wonderful story.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful