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  • Miss Julia Renews Her Vows

  • By: Ann Ross
  • Narrated by: Cynthia Darlow
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

In this 11th entry, America’s favorite senior citizen wants to stay hidden under the bed covers. It’s bad enough her husband Sam wants them to attend marriage enrichment classes. But when she hears Dr. Fred Fowler will lead the sessions, she’s mortified. Yet she can’t hide forever, especially when someone knocks Francie Pitts in the noggin and sends her to the hospital.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Miss Julia Never Lets You Down

  • By Patrizia on 02-11-11

a nice time

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

Reviewed: 10-28-12

What did you love best about Miss Julia Renews Her Vows?

always a good story from Ann Ross

What do you think your next listen will be?

I am going to pick another Miss Julia story

What does Cynthia Darlow bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

good voices, nuance, enthusiasm

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No

Any additional comments?

continue to love these characters

  • Gourmet Rhapsody

  • By: Muriel Barbery
  • Narrated by: Norman Dietz, Barbara Caruso, Eliza Foss, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 51

In the heart of Paris, in the posh building made famous in The Elegance of Hedgehog, Pierre Athens, the greatest food critic in the world, is dying. Revered by some and reviled by many, Monsieur Arthens has been lording it over the world's most esteemed chefs for years, passing judgment on their creations, deciding their fates with a stroke of his pen, destroying and building reputations on a whim. But now, during these his final hours, his mind has turned to simpler things.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you are a food lover, this is a must to read!

  • By Carlos P. Zilzer on 09-13-09

didn't care for the story

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

Reviewed: 10-28-12

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Great actors, couldn't ask for more

Would you ever listen to anything by Muriel Barbery again?

Yes, I like her work.

What three words best describe the narrators’s voice?

Calm appropriate enthusiastic

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Gourmet Rhapsody?

none, I just didn't like the story premise.

Any additional comments?

None

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Boy in the Suitcase

  • A Nina Borg Mystery
  • By: Lene Kaaberbøl (author and translator), Agnete Friis
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,898
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,698
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,703

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, wife, and mother of two, is trying to live a quiet life. The last thing her husband wants is for her to go running off on another dangerous mission to help illegal refugees. But when Nina's estranged friend, Karin, leaves her a key to a public locker in the Copenhagen train station, and begs her to take care of its contents, Nina gets suckered into her most dangerous case yet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice story set in Denmark

  • By AudioAddict on 09-18-14

Hanging onto the Steering Wheel

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

Reviewed: 09-03-12

Would you listen to The Boy in the Suitcase again? Why?

I liked the characters in this story and the way the story unwound. If I listened again, I'm sure I would pick up on things I missed.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

I listened to this while commuting, and found that I was hanging onto the steering wheel as if I was being chased! Great prose.

What does Katherine Kellgren bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Good use of voices and temporal qualities to give you the feeling of the environment.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Life

  • By: Keith Richards, James Fox
  • Narrated by: Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley
  • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,954
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,943

Now at last Keith Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story! Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records in a coldwater flat with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, building a sound and a band out of music they loved. Finding fame and success as a bad-boy band, only to find themselves challenged by authorities everywhere....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ins and outs

  • By Jesse on 11-07-10

Good story

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

Reviewed: 04-16-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did. For the most part, Keith represented himself critically, although a bit less of the Jagger comparison would have been ok with me. As a child of the 70's, I could related to all that went on.

Have you listened to any of Johnny Depp and Joe Hurley ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

0 of 1 people found this review helpful