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  • Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded
  • By: Hannah Hart
  • Narrated by: Hannah Hart, Judy Young
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,687
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,498
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,494

By combing through the journals that Hannah has kept for much of her life, this collection of narrative essays delivers a fuller picture of her life, her experiences, and the things she's figured out about family, faith, love, sexuality, self-worth, friendship, and fame. Revealing what makes Hannah tick, this sometimes cringeworthy, poignant collection of stories is sure to deliver plenty of Hannah's wit and wisdom - and hopefully encourage you to try your hand at her patented brand of reckless optimism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She made me feel less alone.

  • By tiffany alzatti on 10-24-16

Insightful...Thought Provoking..Worth every minute

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

Some authors have troubles making a connection to their readers, either through the voice infliction of the narrator or from how the words are constructed within the story. But Hannah nailed this on both fronts!

So far this year I have listened to 76 different audible books...this is in my Top 3. Her tactful honesty, jovial mindset, and ability to convey her tale with such a positive flare, is nothing short of whimsical and entertaining!

In short...I loved this book for everything it is...and congratulate her on what it is not...she did all of this without being vulgar or distasteful like other comedians. (IMO) It freed her from the typical stench of desperation some folks resort to in order to tell a story or sell a book. Rather, she accomplished both without the atypical "triggers"

You should buy this book, listen to this book, re-listen to this book...then buy it for your friends as well. You won't regret it! Take it from a bookaholic!

Kimberly Caperton

  • Fashionably Dead

  • By: Robyn Peterman
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,012
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,854

Vampyres don't exist. They absolutely do not exist. At least I didn't think they did 'til I tried to quit smoking and ended up Undead. Who in the hell did I screw over in a former life that my getting healthy equates with dead? Now I'm a Vampyre. Yes, we exist whether we want to or not. However, I have to admit, the perks aren't bad. My girls no longer jiggle, my ass is higher than a kite, and the latest Prada keeps finding its way to my wardrobe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ridiculously Funny!

  • By Cheri on 02-16-16

The best damn story EVER

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

Reviewed: 10-13-17

Wow!! Holy smokes this was Good! Probably the best love story I’ve ever heard… Packed with action and drama it kept me on my toes the entire time. The imagination and storyline was so skewed and crazy but so damn good! A must read for anybody!!

  • I Can't Make This Up

  • Life Lessons
  • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,895
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,788
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,626

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Audiobook I Ever Listened To

  • By Sam Clear on 07-13-17

Delightfully Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 08-04-17

Kevin-

If you're reading this...(and I'm sure you're not) but did not like you prior to hearing this book. I didn't understand the comedy, I didn't "get" the drama between you and Tory, so to someone who really didn't know anything about you hearing the stories of your fighting and the violence made me think that you were not a very nice guy. In other words, the picture of you that was painted in my head of you, wasn't a good one. To be honest, I figured listening to the book would've given me validation that I was correct somehow.

So imagine my surprise when I found myself taking notes of short quips you would say, and even reared up a little when "the checks, all of them fell out of the Bible..." I'm so glad I picked up this book...more importantly I'm so happy I was wrong about what I thought of you. You're story is one that EVERYONE should read, and I identified with it more than I'll ever let on... but I know your momma is incredibly proud of the man and father you've become. This was a phenomenal read, and I for one am great Gil you chose to write it! Five Stars

  • Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies

  • By: Nick Frost
  • Narrated by: Nick Frost
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238

If I'm going to tell the story of a life, my life, then I need to tell it warts and all. If the tale is too saccharine sweet then what can the reader take away from it? What do they learn about you? I've written everything down. The shit, the death, fun, naughtiness, addiction, laughter, laughter, laughter, some tears and lots of love and happiness. That, to me, is a better reflection of a human's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful and insightful

  • By Logun on 10-10-15

Wowed and Delighted

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

Reviewed: 04-20-17

This was a FANTASTIC book and I loved every single second of it! It kept me laughing, and teetered on emotions as you follow the story from cover to cover...By the ending you'll have such a close feeling relationship with the author/narrator that the ending will bring a tear to your eye. I can't wait for the next one!!

  • Half Empty

  • By: David Rakoff
  • Narrated by: David Rakoff
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 724
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 547

In this deeply funny (and, no kidding, wise and poignant) book, Rakoff examines the realities of our sunny, gosh­ everyone-can-be-a-star contemporary culture and finds that, pretty much as a universal rule, the best is not yet to come, adversity will triumph, justice will not be served, and your dreams won’t come true. The book ranges from the personal to the universal, combining stories from Rakoff’s reporting and accounts of his own experi­ences....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Even better heard than read

  • By Maeghan on 12-15-10

Meh?

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

David's writing is not necessarily for everybody. I love the way it was written, and I adore his clever wit and cynicism. I just have a hard time with the monotone narration... and even though the story is exciting… I find myself drowsy during long parts of the book where there is minimal vocal change. He is a brilliant and creative writer nonetheless. Very talented person... I just personally prefer a little more fluctuation in the reading.

  • Nevertheless

  • A Memoir
  • By: Alec Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Alec Baldwin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,717
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,712

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who knew Alec could write?

  • By Kristin on 04-19-17

Pleasantly Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

I have to say… I was incredibly, and pleasantly surprised with how insightful and well thought out this book was. I have an all new respect for "Alec" Baldwin. I found this book creatively poised amongst one of my favorites for 2017. I have already shared it as a gift to a few of my friends out of state. When I say pleasantly unexpected… It's a kind way of saying THANK YOU to Alec for having taken the time to put your emotions out there publicly and showing the world that you are more than just a pretty face on TV. I applaud the offer for his insightful views on many topics. I've already started listening to this a second time! I recommend this to anybody :-)

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  • How to Be a Woman

  • By: Caitlin Moran
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Moran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,946
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,780
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,771

Though they have the vote and the Pill and haven't been burned as witches since 1727, life isn't exactly a stroll down the catwalk for modern women. They are beset by uncertainties and questions: Why are they supposed to get Brazilians? Why do bras hurt? Why the incessant talk about babies? And do men secretly hate them? Caitlin Moran interweaves provocative observations on women's lives with laugh-out-loud funny scenes from her own, from adolescence to her development as a writer, wife, and mother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hysterical manual for the 21st century woman

  • By mendolynne on 11-05-12

Bravo!!

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

Reviewed: 10-31-16

Caitlin is brilliant in this read! She manages to etch a notion into your brain, like a well trained engraver placing a sheath of lace onto a pistol handle! She's got a well thought out and descriptive way of bringing you into the storyline, as if you were there with her. Love it! Now, time to go read her newest book How to Build a Girl!

  • How to Build a Girl

  • By: Caitlin Moran
  • Narrated by: Louise Brealey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559

It's 1990. Johanna Morrigan, 14, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there's no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde - fast-talking, hard-drinking gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex Adventurer. She will save her poverty-stricken Bohemian family by becoming a writer - like Jo in Little Women, or the Brontës - but without the dying-young bit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Get This Book!

  • By David Shear on 10-06-14

Brilliant!!

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

Reviewed: 10-03-16

This is a brilliant, very well told story! I was a little apprehensive (Being a Big fan of the other books) about the voice work being done by someone else... but it is so beautifully written, and told, that I felt as if I personally knew the characters individually. Spectacular read! Loved it!

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  • People I Want to Punch in the Throat

  • Competitive Crafters, Drop-off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges
  • By: Jen Mann
  • Narrated by: Renée Chambliss
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 320
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 287
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 290

Jen Mann doesn't have a filter, which sometimes gets her in trouble with her neighbors, her fellow PTA moms, and that one woman who tried to sell her sex toys at a home shopping party. Known for her hilariously acerbic observations on her blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat, Mann now brings her sharp wit to bear on suburban life, marriage, and motherhood in this laugh-out-loud collection of essays.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Should have read it on 'paper'...

  • By Mars on 08-13-15

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 09-30-16

The only thing I did not like about the book was the fact it was a little short… But the content was fabulous! An
absolute must read!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Still Foolin' 'Em

  • Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
  • By: Billy Crystal
  • Narrated by: Billy Crystal
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,764
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,759

Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. In humorous chapters like ""Buying the Plot"" and ""Nodding Off,"" Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes, but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him. He also looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life, from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach, Long Island, and his years doing stand-up in the Village, up through his legendary stint at Saturday Night Live, When Harry Met Sally, and his long run as host of the Academy Awards. Listeners get a front-row seat to his one-day career with the New York Yankees (he was the first player to ever ""test positive for Maalox""), his love affair with Sophia Loren, and his enduring friendships with several of his idols, including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali. He lends a light touch to more serious topics like religion (""the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity: Advil, bourbon, and Prozac""); grandparenting; and, of course, dentistry. As wise and poignant as they are funny, Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disarmingly Honest

  • By David Shear on 09-12-13

By far the BEST book EVER!!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-16

Billy Crystal is tasteful, sincere, hilarious, and genuine! ( no I'm not getting paid to give this review either LOL) Billy, if you ever read this review just know that you are spectacular! This entire book was listen to over the course of two days… It had me laughing, and crying… And sometimes crying because I was laughing so hard!! Thank you for writing/reading it!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful