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  • Bridge to Haven

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,693

To those who matter in 1950s Hollywood, Lena Scott is the hottest rising star to hit the silver screen since Marilyn Monroe. Few know her real name is Abra. Even fewer know the price she' s paid to finally feel like she' s somebody. To Pastor Ezekiel Freeman, Abra will always be the little girl who stole his heart the night he found her, a wailing newborn abandoned under a bridge on the outskirts of Haven.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Francine Rivers is the best for a reason.

  • By Candace on 05-06-14

Love!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

This book is amazing from start to finish! I could hardly put it down. Wonderful ending!

  • Kingdom of Ash

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
  • Length: 33 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,660
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,461
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,451

Aelin has risked everything to save her people - but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day....With Aelin captured, Aedion and Lysandra remain the last line of defense to protect Terrasen from utter destruction. Yet they soon realize that the many allies they've gathered to battle Erawan's hordes might not be enough to save them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Immensely satisfying and brilliant!

  • By deziree ayala on 10-27-18

Good ending

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

I loved this series but I had a hard time finishing this one. Too much battle and not a lot of intrigue like the others. I also don’t enjoy torture details. Overall a great series just a let down from what I was hoping for.

  • Neverwhere

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,037
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,273

Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Vivid, imaginative.

  • By Joseph on 10-29-09

So so

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

It was a great story if you like Alice in wonderland crazy. It wasn’t my thing but great writing!! I returned it. I don’t think I would listen to it again. If only it didn’t have the small amount out cursing and innuendo I would have thought it a great tween book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Court of Frost and Starlight

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,761
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,757

Months after the explosive events in A Court of Wings and Ruin, Feyre, Rhys, and their companions are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated - scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bring Jennifer Ikeda back

  • By Lori on 05-03-18

Not good

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Not as good as the rest in the series. I’m trying to make myself finish it but I’m almost done and I’m returning it. I hope the next book is good!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,042
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,052

When 19-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin - one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining!

  • By kathrine on 06-19-15

I didn’t like the narrator

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

Reviewed: 12-26-17

The narrator has a monotone voice no matter what is happening in the story. I listened to this book years ago and revisited it since the series got such good reviews. I think you might want to read it instead of listening if you are bothered by the narrator.

  • Daughters of Rome

  • Empress of Rome, Book 2
  • By: Kate Quinn
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

Elegant and ambitious, Cornelia embodies the essence of the perfect Roman wife. She lives to one day see her loyal husband as Emperor. Her sister Marcella is more aloof, content to witness history rather than make it. But when a bloody coup turns their world upside-down, both women must maneuver carefully just to stay alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting though . . . Shouldn't this have been

  • By Dixie Diva on 12-20-15

Boring

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

Reviewed: 12-15-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

It just wasn’t exciting at all. It was missing any substantial plot. I listened to 6 hours and gave up on it.

  • White Gardenia

  • By: Belinda Alexandra
  • Narrated by: Deidre Rubenstein
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

In the tradition of Paullina Simons comes an unforgettable story of a mother and daughter from a remarkable new writer. Beginning in a small village under Japanese occupation on the Chinese-Russian border in the final days of World War II, White Gardenia tells the story of a Russian mother and daughter separated by war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating novel

  • By Paddington on 08-30-11

Sad

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

Reviewed: 08-19-17

I returned it because it was too gory and sad. Too slow moving for me. I wanted to like it.

  • The Alice Network

  • A Novel
  • By: Kate Quinn
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,557

In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • We are standing on the shoulders of giants...

  • By Marie on 02-25-18

Wonderful story!!

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

Reviewed: 08-16-17

I cried tears of joy finishing this book. It's filled with every emotion. A must read for anyone who enjoys a good book!!

  • When We Were Sisters

  • By: Emilie Richards
  • Narrated by: Karen White, Elijah Alexander, Rachel Fulginiti
  • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,523
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,399

As children in foster care, Cecilia and Robin vowed they would be the sisters they had never had. Cecelia, now a superstar singer-songwriter, is living life on the edge. Robin set aside her career as a successful photojournalist to create the loving family she always yearned for. But gazing through a wide-angle lens at both past and future, she sees that her marriage is disintegrating. Her attorney husband is rarely home. She and the children need Kris' love and attention, but does Kris need them?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An incredible journey!

  • By Terri C. on 02-02-17

Great ending

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

Reviewed: 06-14-17

Parts were a little slow moving but it all builds up to a wonderful ending. The last half I could not stop listening. Being involved personally as a foster mother I thought it could have had more detail on their lives growing up.

  • A Gentleman in Moscow

  • A Novel
  • By: Amor Towles
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
  • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,594
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,943

A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in an elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, heartfelt, inspiring

  • By Jon K. Rust on 07-24-17

Great ending!

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

Reviewed: 01-22-17

I loved this story. There were some slow points but they were needed to get the full story. I will be listening to it again to really understand the story fully. It was beautiful!