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  • Honor Kills

  • Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries, Volume 3
  • By: Nanci Rathbun
  • Narrated by: Kieren Calland Metts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

When a worried mother wants divorced Private Investigator Angelina Bonaparte to track down her missing husband, she’s eager to bring the deadbeat dad to justice. But even after she discovers the man’s obituary, she refuses to believe it until she sees the body. Tracking down the nurse who last saw him alive could be the missing puzzle piece to her client's broken family. But as she digs deeper, she realizes there’s something darker at play than dodging child-support payments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DON’T MISS IT!

  • By Mary Lou PagePrincess Hoffman on 11-03-18

Book 3

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

I loved this book. This is book 3 in the Angie Bo-nah-par-tay series. I love these books. Nanci Rathbun does a wonder job of narrating this series. Angelina is a wonderful character and I can't wait to read book 4 in the series when it comes out.

  • DAN+ABBY: Scenes from a City Park

  • By: Kay Hartford
  • Narrated by: Kay Hartford
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

"DAN + ABBY" is graffiti that was scratched into the wet concrete deck of a footbridge decades ago in a southern Arizona city park. The park’s visitors, activities, and public and personal art inspired this anthology of found fiction. The collection includes character sketches, candid images, quick scenes, and sometimes longer pieces. Each story stands alone; together, they are a community. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great short stories

  • By Suzan on 12-04-18

Great short stories

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

What a wonderful way to write short stories. In the description for this book it says "Each story stands alone; together, they are a community. " and I think that is the best way to describe this series of short stories. The author Kay Hartford reads her own books and she does a wonderful job. I really like when an author reads their stories.

  • Bassets and Blackmail

  • A Dog Detective Series, Book 2
  • By: Sandra Baublitz
  • Narrated by: Nancy Bober
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Will this mystery game be murder? Peaceful Dreams B&B is hosting a murder mystery game to celebrate its grand opening. Local sleuth Clarissa Hayes and her loyal Saint Bernard, Paw, have joined in the entertainment. All is fun and games until one of the guests is found dead at the bottom of the basement stairs. Was it an accident? Or murder? Did the victim share a secret past with one of the guests or the B&B owners? It's up to Clarissa and Paw to trail the clues to find out the truth. Along the way they're joined by a bevy of friends, both human and animal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Murder Mystery Turns Deadly

  • By Aurora Dawn on 12-07-18

Fun Cozy

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

I love cozy mysteries with dogs. Paw the Saint Bernard was a fun playful helpmate for sleuth Clarissa Hayes. This book starts out as a Mystery Game weekend at a local bed and breakfast. But it fast turns in to the real thing. There are lots of characters in this cozy mystery and I find it hard to keep up with so many. This is the 2nd book in this series and I have not read book one but had no problems because of that. This book works well as a stand alone story. The narrator Nancy Bober does a good job of giving animal sounds and reading this book. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Yoga for Beginners

  • Your Guide to Master Yoga Poses While Strengthening Your Body, Calming Your Mind and Be Stress Free!
  • By: Emily Oddo
  • Narrated by: Sarah DaMetz
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

This guide will introduce you to the magical method known as yoga. By listening to it, you will get to know the history of yoga, the benefits of yoga, what to expect from yoga classes, and what you need to start practicing it. You will also learn some yoga postures and routines you can do to free your mind from stress while strengthening your body. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Loved it!

  • By Yoko W. Diggs on 12-06-18

Excellant

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

Reviewed: 11-21-18

This book has so much information about yoga. Yoga has been a part of my life since I was a child and I would do it with my Mom. I am so happy to have listened to this and was able to learn about the history and different kinds of yoga. This book also has a nice section on different poses. A little bit of everything. I was given this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Killer Finale

  • Chloe Cook Cozy Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Kayla Michelle
  • Narrated by: Renee Dorian Begley
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

When a loudmouthed, egotistical comedy club owner is found dead, Chloe's once sleepy hometown of Cape Cod is rocked to the core. Even worse, the police think one of Chloe's best friends is the killer. Convinced that her friend has been framed, the feisty, pie-loving cosmetics saleswoman is left with no choice but to take matters into her own hands to find the real killer herself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you guessing!

  • By Susan Patterson on 11-20-18

Short cute cozy mystery

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

This is book 3 in the Chloe Cook series. Once again Chloe finds herself involved in a murder case. She needs to find who did this so her friend will not be charged. This is a fun, quick, clean, cozy mystery. Renee Dorian Begley does a good job of narrating this book. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Lady Justice and the Mysterious Box

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

A mysterious box left by a dying man falls into Walt’s hands. He learns, much to his dismay, that the box is being sought by agents from four countries. Walt has no idea what the box contains but is told that in the right hands it could be a blessing to mankind, but in the wrong hands, a curse. Walt is charged with the safekeeping of the box, but at what expense? Others who have come in contact with the box are dead. At some point, Walt must decide whether the contents of the box are worth risking the lives of those closest to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What's in the Box?

  • By Jan M on 11-25-18

I LOVE this series!

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

Reviewed: 11-18-18

This series is like nothing else I have ever read. How Robert Thornhill keeps writing book after book and have them all be so great is a mystery to me. I just hope he keeps them coming. Walt Williams is once again in a mess that is so over his pay scale (HeHe like he is even paid for this) that he tries to solve this mess without help. But like a bad penny his problem just keeps turning back up and worse each time. I loved how this ends too, lets just say it is open ended and I smell another book. George Kuch once again is the narrator and he does an outstanding job. For me he is the voice of Walt Williams even the books in this series I have read and not listened to I hear his voice in my head. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review. Honestly give this series a try.

  • The Positive Thinking Manifesto: Rewire Your Brain by Manifesting Powerful Daily Affirmations

  • The Positive Affirmations Script
  • By: Kiera Zinn
  • Narrated by: Russell Newton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

We live in a world where we are constantly reminded that our lives aren’t perfect, and so, we can’t help but feel like this is actually true. This overwhelmingly negative feeling can stunt our own ability to progress and get exactly what we want out of life. A positive affirmation is a way for you to take ownership of your life, to put a stop to any negativity and reap the rewards that come from attracting positivity. One simple positive affirmation can already start to make a substantial shift in your life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Better Books Out There

  • By Shannon G on 12-03-18

Okay

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

If you are looking for a book with many positive affirmations repeated over and over then this audiobook is perfect. I thought the narrator Russell Newton does a great job of reading one after another of these affirmations. I was expecting more instruction on how to use positive affirmations to change your outlook. This book has three different variations of the same repeated affirmations. The first being just read. The second and third have music (spa, relaxation music) but the same affirmations read. If you want to fall asleep to this then the second or third would be perfect for this purpose.
I was gifted this audiobook with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • A Hole in One: A Glass Dolphin Mystery

  • Glass Dolphin Mystery Series, Book 2
  • By: Judy Penz Sheluk
  • Narrated by: Kelli Lindsay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Hoping to promote the Glass Dolphin antiques shop, co-owners Arabella Carpenter and Emily Garland agree to sponsor a hole in one contest at a charity golf tournament. The publicity turns out to be anything but positive, however, when Arabella’s errant tee shot lands in the woods next to a corpse. They soon learn that the victim is closely related to Arabella’s ex-husband, who had been acting as the Course Marshal. With means, opportunity, and more than enough motive, he soon becomes the police department’s prime suspect, leaving Arabella and Emily determined to clear his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as Book 1 in the series...

  • By Lidia Chymkowska on 12-08-18

Book 2

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Arabella Carpenter and Emily Garland are once again involved in a murder case. This is book two in the "Glass Dolphin Mystery series". I have listened to book one but by no means do you need to. This book can be a stand alone story. Kelli Lindsay is the narrator for this book and she does a good job but I really enjoyed Suzanne T. Fortin who narrated the first book in the series. The murder takes place on the golf course but you don't need to like golf to read this book. I really enjoyed the insight into antiques. I understand the Judy Sheluk is an antique expert and she uses this in a wonderful way in her writing of this book. Loved the details on some of the antique items and how a small antique shop is run. I was gifted this audiobook with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

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  • Mindfulness

  • Top 10 Tips Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness
  • By: Charlie Mason
  • Narrated by: T.A. Hodgson
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

One of the best treatments for anxiety disorders, including OCD, is mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of constantly being aware of your own inner world and your environment in such a way that you are able to accept what is going on without being judgmental. Practicing mindfulness can actually alleviate some of the symptoms of OCD, helping people suffering from it get their lives back. This book will give you 10 different ways that you can practice mindfulness with particular information as to how each of these different ways can benefit people with OCD.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • quick listen with useful tips

  • By Christi on 11-29-18

Very informative

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

This audiobook is short but is so full of great info. I am not OCD but I still learned a lot of great things I can use in my everyday life. T.A. Hodgson is the narrator for this book and does a wonderful job. I would recommend this book to everyone. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • What Doesn't Kill You

  • Twisted, Book 1
  • By: Jo Ho
  • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

When Marley moves into her dorm at Blackville University, the recent murder of a Tennerson student is the last thing on her mind. She has roommates to get to know, classes to sign up for, parties to attend, and an over-protective father to avoid, who, as luck would have it, has just been hired at BU as its newest history professor. After a childhood of being bullied due to a condition she can't help having, all Marley wants is to be normal. She hopes a new start in a new city will provide that. Unfortunately, life has other plans for her. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A twisted read!

  • By Sairaika on 11-20-18

Okay

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I found this book okay. I really enjoyed the narration by Allyson Voller. Allyson has a lovely voice and helped me to really be able to concentrate on the story. What I don't like is the fact that there is no ending. You must buy another book well maybe a few more to get the whole story. I am a big fan of books in series but this is more like buying each chapter. I have left this honest review after receiving this audiobook to review.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful