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  • The Ladies' Room

  • By: Carolyn Brown
  • Narrated by: Donna Postel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,665
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,669

Secrets told in the church ladies' room are supposed to stay in the ladies' room. But that doesn't mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude's funeral won't change the rest of her life. Trudy has a daughter in the middle of a major rebellion; a two-timing husband who has been cheating for their entire married life; and a mother with Alzheimer's residing in the local nursing home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Soul Food!

  • By Tunes on 02-25-17

Thoroughly enjoyable

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-16-18

My first novel by this author. Utterly charming. Well written and beautifully narrated. I hope to read more of her works.

  • Brant's Return

  • By: Mia Sheridan
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Virginia Rose
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,122

Brant Talbot runs a glitzy network of high-end bars in New York City, enjoying all the benefits of the lavish lifestyle he's worked so hard to achieve. When he learns that his estranged father is dying, he must return to his family’s Kentucky horse farm - and to a past he thought he left behind. While facing long-buried truths, he collides with his father’s secretary, Isabelle Farris. Despite his undeniable attraction to the beautiful, independent young woman, he sees secrets in her eyes and believes she has designs on Graystone Hill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another hit by Mia Sheridan!

  • By Ashley D on 08-16-18

Fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-18

Love all Mia Sheridan novels and this one does not disappoint. Well written and heartwarming.

  • My Oxford Year

  • A Novel
  • By: Julia Whelan
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,673

American Ella Durran has had the same plan for her life since she was 13: study at Oxford. At 24, she’s finally made it to England on a Rhodes Scholarship when she’s offered an unbelievable position in a rising political star’s presidential campaign. With the promise that she’ll work remotely and return to DC at the end of her Oxford year, she’s free to enjoy her Once in a Lifetime Experience. That is until a smart-mouthed local who is too quick with his tongue and his car ruins her shirt and her first day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful

  • By Karen on 05-03-18

Remarkable!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-18

This novel far exceeded my expectations. Fresh and new. I’ve always enjoyed her narration. Glad to see what a talented writer she is.

  • Love and Other Words

  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 570
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538

Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine: work hard as a new pediatrics resident, plan her wedding to an older, financially secure man, keep her head down and heart tucked away. But when she runs into Elliot Petropoulos - the first and only love of her life - the careful bubble she’s constructed begins to dissolve.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫ Great Narration

  • By Cyndi on 04-13-18

Truly outstanding

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-07-18

Such a heartwarming and well written story. The Christina Lauren novels keep improving and now they are perfect!

  • Rich People Problems

  • A Novel
  • By: Kevin Kwan
  • Narrated by: Lydia Look
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,699
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,680

When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside - but he's not alone. The entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe to stake claim on their matriarch's massive fortune. With each family member vying to inherit Tyersall Park - a trophy estate on 64 prime acres in the heart of Singapore - Nicholas' childhood home turns into a hotbed of speculation and sabotage.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as the first

  • By Dara W. on 06-07-17

True love!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

What a great series and finale. So many twists and turns. Hopefully the movies stay truer to the second two books!

  • Dr. Strange Beard

  • Winston Brothers, Book 5
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Chris Brinkley, Chloe Miller
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Ten years after Simone Payton broke his heart, all Roscoe Winston wants is a doughnut. He'd also like to forget her entirely, but that's never going to happen. Roscoe Winston remembers everything - every look, every word, every single unrequited second - and the last thing he needs is another memory of Simone. Unfortunately, after one chance encounter, Simone keeps popping up everywhere he happens to be....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh Roscoe

  • By Listening is Reading on 11-12-18

Love Penny Reid!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Finally Roscoe!! Squee! I have fallen for this wonderful series of Winston Brothers. And thank goodness they are narrated by Chris Brinkley!

  • Royally Yours

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Shane East, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

Princess Lenora Celeste Beatrice Arabella Pembrook had an unusual childhood. She was raised to be a queen - the first queen of Wessco. It’s a big deal. When she’s crowned at just 19, the beautiful young monarch is prepared to rule. She’s charming, clever, confident, and cunning. What she isn’t...is married. It’s her advising council’s first priority. It’s what Parliament is demanding, and what her people want. Lenora has no desire to tie herself to a man - particularly one who only wants her for her crown. But compromises must be made and royals must do their duty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story of royal love!

  • By Sara on 10-27-18

Best in series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-18-18

I’m loving this entire series and this is the best. Truly royal and unique. Mostly because she is a queen and quite sophisticated.

  • Making Faces

  • By: Amy Harmon
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061

Ambrose Young was beautiful. He was tall and muscular, with hair that touched his shoulders and eyes that burned right through you. The kind of beautiful that graced the covers of romance novels, and Fern Taylor would know. She'd been reading them since she was 13. But maybe because he was so beautiful he was never someone Fern thought she could have...until he wasn't beautiful anymore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eye Opener

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-28-14

Powerful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-18-18

Extremely well written story like all of Amy Harmon’s
novels. Well developed and life like characters with an intriguing plot. Perfect amount of angst.

  • When the Air Hits Your Brain

  • Tales from Neurosurgery
  • By: Frank T Vertosick Jr. MD
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,777
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,560

With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick, Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull. Told through intimate portraits of Vertosick's patients and unsparing-yet-fascinatingly detailed descriptions of surgical procedures, When the Air Hits Your Brain illuminates both the mysteries of the mind and the realities of the operating room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sensitive and Enlightening

  • By Largactil on 02-03-17

Outstanding and fascinating

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-18

Loved it and never wanted the true stories to end. Well written and narrated. So educational yet entertaining.

  • A Different Blue

  • By: Amy Harmon
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 722
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 671

Blue Echohawk doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know her real name or when she was born. Abandoned at two and raised by a drifter, she didn't attend school until she was ten years old. At nineteen, when most kids her age are attending college or moving on with life, she is just a senior in high school. With no mother, no father, no faith, and no future, Blue Echohawk is a difficult student, to say the least.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Different Blue - my number one book ever!!!!

  • By Angel Claire on 03-24-14

Breathtaking

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-18

Breathtakingly beautiful storytelling! Wow, just wow.
Blue has a great journey and Wilson is a kind partner.