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  • A Higher Loyalty

  • Truth, Lies, and Leadership
  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21,886
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,975
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19,884

In his audiobook, A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of powe, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Than Trump: All Comey's Life/Working Years--

  • By Gillian on 04-17-18

Wonderful Read

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Comey is a great writer, and storyteller. This book will not disappoint. Highly recommended book that will help with the recent history of the FBI and the “forest fire” that is the Trump administration.

  • A Life in Parts

  • By: Bryan Cranston
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,779
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,459

Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father, a struggling actor and director, cast him in a United Way commercial. Soon Bryan was haunting the local movie theater, memorizing and reenacting favorite scenes with his older brother. Acting was clearly the boy's destiny - until one day his father disappeared. Suddenly destiny took a backseat to survival. Seeking something more stable, perhaps subconsciously trying to distance himself from his absent father, Cranston decided on a career in law enforcement.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • They're all good parts.

  • By kelli mcgourty on 10-23-16

Powerful.

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

Reviewed: 03-22-17

This is a fantastic book – read by an amazing storyteller. It makes me want to go back and change all other previous five star ratings to fours – so that this book stands alone!

Buy this book and start it immediately!

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Matter

  • A Novel
  • By: Blake Crouch
  • Narrated by: Jon Lindstrom
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,270
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,270

"Are you happy with your life?" Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason's never met smiles down at him and says, "Welcome back, my friend."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Believable Multiverse

  • By Michael L. Moore on 02-18-17

Mind blowing!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-16

Wow – excellent listen!! This book will keep you on the edge of your seats – and keep you hugging your family extra hard!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Wetlands

  • By: Charlotte Roche
  • Narrated by: Pippa Jayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 31

Helen Memel is an outspoken 18-year-old, whose childlike stubbornness is offset by a precocious sexual confidence. She begins her story from a hospital bed, where she’s slowly recovering from an operation and lamenting her parents’ divorce. To distract herself, Helen ruminates on her past sexual adventures in increasingly uncomfortable detail, taking the listen on a sensational journey through Helen’s body and mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it!

  • By Mistress Lolita on 05-19-15

Strange but captivating.

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

The overall performance was fantastic, and I found Roche's descriptions of life's sticky, drippy, disgusting bodies impressive.

I'm not sure I grasp all of the metaphors in the piece, but many are on the tip of my brain. As with the story our lives begin and end in a hospital -- and a large chunk of time is spent dealing with our bodies . . . and hiding our secretions from others.

It's strange now to consider other fiction that seems to forget that its characters have bodies at all.

A very interesting book, that will make you smile at how much we hide from others . . . and how much pain their can be in life . . . and how gross we all are!

  • The Silent Wife

  • A Novel
  • By: A. S. A. Harrison
  • Narrated by: Karen White, Donald Corren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,983
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,752
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,763

Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater; she lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds; she likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps; she has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, and promises that won’t be kept.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Just Ok...Not Great

  • By Lulu on 08-09-13

Decent book – Worth the read.

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

Reviewed: 07-15-15

Interesting overall structure and fairly good internal representations/internal monologue. Vocal performances were good, not great.