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  • Truevine

  • Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South
  • By: Beth Macy
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

The year was 1899, and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia. George and Willie Muse were two little boys born to a sharecropper family. One day a white man offered them a piece of candy, setting off events that would take them around the world and change their lives forever. Captured into the circus, the Muse brothers performed for royalty at Buckingham Palace and headlined over a dozen sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden. They were global superstars in a pre-broadcast era.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating story hidden in tedium

  • By Vicki on 02-02-17

The Circus, Kidnapping and the Jim Crow South!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Man's inhumanity to man never ceases to amaze! Put together the violent, ferocious and uncaring Jim Crow South with those
people wanting to make a buck on the backs of the weaker and you have a wonderful log and accounting of what happened to these black albino twins.
Definitely a s story that needed be told!

  • Going Down

  • Oral Sex Stories
  • By: Rachel Kramer Bussel (editor)
  • Narrated by: Samantha Prescott, Carmen Rose, Freddie Bates
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405

When you look back on the best sex you ever had, oral sex will no doubt be a part of the picture. Rachel Kramer Bussel is back with more lip-smackingly superb oral sex erotica for everyone. Taking in the essence, taste, smell, and sexy up-closeness of a lover is a powerful aphrodisiac that affects one physically, mentally, and emotionally. Once you have your lover in your mouth, the heat of desire, passion, and lust focus, tying your arousal directly to them. These fictive fellatio stories, sizzling 69ings, and talented tonguing give readers lots of new ideas to try at home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Book

  • By Steve B. Johnson on 03-20-14

You Won't Be Bored!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

This is a fun, sexy easy read book with lots of variations on the theme of oral sex!

235 of 235 people found this review helpful

  • We're Going to Need More Wine

  • Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True
  • By: Gabrielle Union
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Union
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,619
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,624
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,600

In this moving collection of thought-provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union tells astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. Union tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and then spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fucking. Amazing.

  • By Sunny James on 11-03-17

Wow! Who Knew?

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

I've always liked and admired Gabrielle Union's talent as an actress. But I never new she was such a talented story teller.
Spoken in her own voice, she introduces you to those things that have had impact and importance in her life. This book is like sitting down with an old friend, and a bottle of wine and just listening!

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 93,129
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 86,275
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 85,866

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and perfect narration

  • By Marilyn Armstrong on 12-15-16

You Fall in Love All Over Again With Trevor!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

What a wonderful, humorous, historical autobiography! Trevor Noah not only introduces you to his childhood, but also historically explains apartheid and its social and economic ramifications as he was growing up. Filled with truly funny stories as well as heartbreaking ones, it's a book you'll hate to put down!

  • Bonding

  • A Rizzo Family Vacation
  • By: Alex Lizzi Jr.
  • Narrated by: Larry A. Brewer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

For those of you that have blended families or have ever taken a family camping trip, the Rizzos' attempt at bonding will take you down memory lane. This hilarious story is full of family chaos, colorful characters, crazy antics and lively adventures. As a newly blended family, the Rizzos attempt to bond during a camping trip, following the advice of their family therapist.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Family Vacation from Down Below

  • By Lynn on 01-04-17

Never a Dull Moment!

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

Reviewed: 12-13-16

If you could sum up Bonding in three words, what would they be?

Hilarious, engaging and entertaining!

Who was your favorite character and why?

There were no favorite characters. They were all just like "family" members!

Which scene was your favorite?

So well done, there were no favorites!

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

I was laughing and chuckling throughout the entire read!

Any additional comments?

This book laughingly brings back childhood and family vacations!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Transexual Erotica, Volume 1

  • By: Charlie Buxton
  • Narrated by: Shoshana Franck
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

Erotic author and publisher Charlie Buxton brings you volume one of Transexual Erotica. The authors were handpicked for their experience and ability to write proper erotica, to go beyond the content you will find on the Internet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Naughty treasure! Lots crammed in here. 5/5

  • By Edwin on 07-14-16

WoW!

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

Reviewed: 08-09-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Transexual Erotica, Volume 1 to be better than the print version?

I can't answer this question, because I didn't read the print version of this book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Transexual Erotica, Volume 1?

Each page was filled with a/some moment(s) which was absolutely spellbinding!

Which scene was your favorite?

The "Night In", in which the couple invited a third person in for a party.

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

No not an extreme reaction. However it did leave me wanting for a lot more of the same!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Freeway Rick Ross

  • The Untold Autobiography
  • By: Rick Ross, Cathy Scott
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304

Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty in Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central, who was pushed through the school system each year and came out illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing. This untold autobiography is not only personal, but also historical in its implications.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Life as a Drug Kingpin.

  • By pixledust on 12-09-15

A terrific account of “Sales” in South Central!

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

Reviewed: 01-01-16

What did you love best about Freeway Rick Ross?

This book took the listener back into South Central at the heyday of the distribution of cocaine and the onset of meth.

What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

The most compelling aspect of this narrative was bad boy makes good. For this character
rock bottom was actually up!

What about Kevin Pierce’s performance did you like?

Kevin Pierce’s voice was easy to understand, yet kept you captivated.

If you could give Freeway Rick Ross a new subtitle, what would it be?

“How to Become A Multimillion Dollar Salesman in the Hood”

3 of 3 people found this review helpful