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  • Nightmares!

  • By: Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
  • Narrated by: Jason Segel
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216

Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teams up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for the hilariously frightening middle-grade novel Nightmares!, the first book in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town. Sleeping has never been so scary. And now waking up is even worse! Charlie Laird has several problems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Lot Of Fun!!

  • By Yolanda S. Bean on 04-21-17

Absolutely wonderful!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-15

Loved the story and the narration, absolutely terrific! Great for all ages, so creative and unique!

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  • Kinsey Millhone, Book 24
  • By: Sue Grafton
  • Narrated by: Judy Kaye
  • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,919
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,545
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,548

Sue Grafton's X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • My X-pectations were too high

  • By Simone on 09-02-15

Good read

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

Reviewed: 12-02-15

I have read each of Sue Grafton's novels and don't remember one starting this slow before. Once it picked up I loved it and was hooked, as usual!
The only criticism I have is that the narrator didn't make the voices for the different characters distinct enough at times, making it difficult to figure out which character was speaking.
Overall, great book and I still love Kinsey!

  • Redeeming Love

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,573
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,799
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,833

Francine Rivers is one of America's favorite romance writers and a bestselling inspirational author. Her many heartfelt novels have won awards and the adoration of fans accross the country. In Redeeming Love, she retells the Biblical story of Hosea, setting it in the 1850s, amidst California's gold country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • POSITIVELY LIFE CHANGING

  • By Nelishia on 01-04-10

One of my favorites

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

Reviewed: 06-29-15

This book is so incredible. The writing is good, narration is good, but the story itself is just so powerful. I think it speaks to women of all backgrounds. I've listened to it four times now, and this time will probably not be the last.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Forgotten Girls

  • By: Sara Blaedel
  • Narrated by: Christine Lakin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 202

The body of an unidentified woman is discovered in a local forest. A large, unique scar on one side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. As the new commander of the Missing Persons Department, Louise risks involving the media by releasing a photo of the victim, hoping to find someone who knew her.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bad Casting/Direction

  • By innisart on 02-10-15

Not great

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

Reviewed: 05-15-15

I finished this but it was rough. I didn't really get into the story until near the end. The way the murder was investigated seemed disjointed and unrealistic to me and some of the sub plots were distracting and seemed unnecessary.
I read in other reviews that the accents were distracting and at first I thought those people were just being negative, but they truly were distracting, as the narrator would start an accent for a character and be inconsistent with it, making it confusing.
All that being said the ending was a good twist albeit rather rushed feeling but I don't know if it was good enough to listen to the whole book.
I wouldn't recommend this title.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Finding Jake

  • A Novel
  • By: Bryan Reardon
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 216

While his successful wife goes off to her law office each day, Simon Connolly takes care of their kids, Jake and Laney. Now that they are in high school, the angst-ridden father should feel more relaxed, but he doesn't. He's seen the statistics, read the headlines. And now, his darkest fear is coming true. There has been a shooting at school.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Slim on 04-19-16

Good!

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

Reviewed: 04-30-15

I liked the imagery and the details. I genuinely liked all the characters and the writing is very skilled. I thought the narration was a bit robotic at times which was a little distracting. The ending dragged a bit, but I loved this perspective of a father dealing with a tragedy. Very interesting read/listen!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Rooms

  • A Novel
  • By: Lili Anolik
  • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 55

Death sets the plot in motion: the murder of Nica Baker, beautiful, wild, enigmatic, and only 16. The crime is solved, and quickly--a lonely classmate, unrequited love, a suicide note confession--but memory and instinct won't allow Nica's older sister, Grace, to accept the case as closed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen!

  • By Jennifer on 04-17-15

Great listen!

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

Reviewed: 04-17-15

Well written, loved the details and character development
Worth the credit for sure
Narrator was a bit over dramatic but nothing too distracting

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Before He Finds Her

  • By: Michael Kardos
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,579
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,190
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,194

Everyone in the quiet Jersey Shore town of Silver Bay knows the story: on a Sunday evening in September 1991, Ramsey Miller threw a blowout block party, then murdered his beautiful wife and three-year-old daughter. But everyone is wrong. The daughter got away. Now she is nearly eighteen and tired of living in secrecy. Under the name Melanie Denison, she has spent the last fifteen years in small-town West Virginia as part of the Witness Protection Program. She has never been allowed to travel, go to a school dance, or even have internet at home. Precautions must be taken at every turn, because Ramsey Miller was never caught and might still be looking for his daughter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stellar Mystery, Top Of The Mark

  • By Marjorie on 06-20-15

Loved this!

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

Reviewed: 04-02-15

Loved this book! Kept me guessing until the very end. Characters were well developed, and the narration was wonderful!
You won't regret this purchase!

39 of 46 people found this review helpful

  • The Final Silence

  • By: Stuart Neville
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 754
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 677
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 676

Rea Carlisle has inherited a house from an uncle she never knew. It doesn't take her long to clear out the dead man's remaining possessions, but one room remains stubbornly locked. When Rea finally forces it open, she discovers inside a chair, a table - and a leather-bound book, its pages filled with locks of hair, fingernails: a catalogue of victims. Horrified, Rea wants to go straight to the police but her family intervenes, fearing that scandal will mar her politician father's public image.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • My last Neville

  • By Barbara on 12-09-14

Worth the credit!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-15

This book was pretty good. I thought the story line was fairly predictable but still had some twists I wasn't expecting. The narrator is excellent.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful