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  • The Longest Ride

  • Booktrack Edition
  • By: Nicholas Sparks
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, January LaVoy
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 42

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, number-one New York Times best-selling author Nicholas Sparks brings listeners the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this book

  • By Terri Gault on 10-11-18

The Longest Ride

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

The storyline was very good. I enjoyed how the two stories came together.
What I liked the best was that the beautiful story was not ruined by vulgar conversations. Thank you for your outstanding writing.

  • The Silver Music Box

  • By: Mina Baites, Alison Layland - translator
  • Narrated by: Jane Oppenheimer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338

1914. For Paul, with love. Jewish silversmith Johann Blumenthal engraved those words on his most exquisite creation, a singing filigree bird inside a tiny ornamented box. He crafted this treasure for his young son before leaving to fight in a terrible war to honor his beloved country - a country that would soon turn against his own family. A half century later, Londoner Lilian Morrison inherits the box after the death of her parents. Though the silver is tarnished and dented, this much-loved treasure is also a link to an astonishing past.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mixed Thoughts

  • By BPotter on 01-08-18

History

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

This story of the worst of times for the Jews I did so enjoy the suspense of the hunt for Lillian’s family. The love story that was threaded through the story was refreshing.

  • Then She Was Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,903
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,840

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO GOOD

  • By Anonymous User on 05-24-18

Then She Was Gone

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

I was glued to this book. The twists and turns kept you wondering what was next. My only complaint is the language after a person gets into book. Don’t understand why that is necessary.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Choice

  • By: Nicholas Sparks
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,259
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,367
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,382

Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life, including boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies, he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Marie C on 10-13-07

The Choice

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

The story was so beautiful. The story kept you as a part of it all the way through!

  • Not Quite Mine

  • Not Quite, Book 2
  • By: Catherine Bybee
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,431
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250

Her life is missing the love… When Katelyn “Katie” Morrison attends her brother’s wedding, the glamorous hotel heiress wonders if she’ll ever find “the one”... especially when she sees her sexy-as-sin ex, Dean Prescott. While attending his best friend’s wedding, Dean can’t stop staring at Katie’s sinful curves. He swore he’d never repeat the mistake of falling for her. Learning that Katie has a newborn, Dean knows there’s more going on than Katie admits.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not quite as good as the first one...

  • By SIMARA on 04-12-14

Language

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

The story line is good. I guess I will never understand using that kind of language. I will not be listening to anymore of Catherine Buber books.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Tangled Mercy

  • A Novel
  • By: Joy Jordan-Lake
  • Narrated by: JD Jackson, Angela Dawe
  • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244

After the sudden death of her troubled mother, struggling Harvard grad student Kate Drayton walks out on her lecture - and her entire New England life. Haunted by unanswered questions and her own uncertain future, she flees to Charleston, South Carolina, the place where her parents met, convinced it holds the key to understanding her fractured family and saving her career in academics. Kate is determined to unearth groundbreaking information on a failed 1822 slave revolt - the subject of her mother's own research.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good and hard story that inspires hope and change

  • By Rona Branson on 12-15-17

A Tangled Mercy

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

Reviewed: 04-24-18

The research explained was so enlightening. I did enjoy the going back and forth , from past to present, kept the attention of the reader.

  • A Christmas Flower

  • A Novel
  • By: Bryan Mooney
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

When a New England Christmas reunites two lifelong friends, romance blooms. From the author of Christmas in Vermont. Miracles are like snowflakes - no two are alike, but each one is precious and beautiful. This Christmas, Dr. Beth Harding could use a few miracles. The hospital she runs in River Dale, New Hampshire, is being shut down, unless she can convince the Scrooge-like board to save it. At least her closest friend, firefighter Logan Mitchell, is home for the holidays to offer a broad shoulder to lean on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Christmas Flower

  • By Billie on 12-20-17

A Christmas Flower

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

Reviewed: 12-20-17

I fully enjoyed this book. The firefighters side of the story was very insightful. All of the book was a delight.

  • A Merciful Death

  • Mercy Kilpatrick, Book 1
  • By: Kendra Elliot
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,631
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,185

FBI special agent Mercy Kilpatrick has been waiting her whole life for disaster to strike. A prepper since childhood, Mercy grew up living off the land - and off the grid - in rural Eagle's Nest, Oregon. Until a shocking tragedy tore her family apart and forced her to leave home. Now a predator known as the cave man is targeting the survivalists in her hometown, murdering them in their homes, stealing huge numbers of weapons, and creating federal suspicion of a possible domestic terrorism event.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This was not a well written book.

  • By Jacque on 02-02-17

Merciful death

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

Very good but the bad language could have been left out. That is all I have.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love Story

  • A Novel
  • By: Karen Kingsbury
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262

From the day they met, John and Elizabeth were destined to fall in love. Their whirlwind romance started when they were young college students and lasted nearly 30 years - until Elizabeth died of cancer. So when John Baxter is asked to relive his long-ago love story with Elizabeth for his grandson Cole's heritage project, he's not sure he can do it. The sadness might simply be too great.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book!!!

  • By fushia on 10-10-17

Beautiful!

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

Reviewed: 07-04-17

Once again you stored the inner most depths of my heart. My husband has dementia and it was wonderful to go back over our love story.
Thank you!

  • Doing It Over

  • Most Likely to, Book 1
  • By: Catherine Bybee
  • Narrated by: Cristina Panfilio
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,535
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,301

Voted Most Likely to Succeed, Melanie Bartlett ended up anything but. The down-on-her-luck single mom wants a complete do-over - is that too much to ask? With her family long gone from River Bend, strong, independent Mel is as surprised as anyone to end up in the quaint small town she once called home. But with her friends, Jo and Zoe, by her side, and a comfortable room at Miss Gina's quirky bed-and-breakfast, she just might have turned the corner on a new life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional - Tough Plot Line

  • By GH on 05-21-16

Language!

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

Reviewed: 07-01-17

The story was very good also the performance. The language was so bad. I normally never listen to books with that kind of stuff. I hate that because I would like to read more books by this author. I will not because of f word especially and taking the Lord's name in vain.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful