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  • The Address

  • A Novel
  • By: Fiona Davis
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld, Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,588
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,455

After a failed apprenticeship, working her way up to head housekeeper of a posh London hotel is more than Sara Smythe ever thought she'd make of herself. But when a chance encounter with Theodore Camden, one of the architects of the grand New York apartment house The Dakota, leads to a job offer, her world is suddenly awash in possibility - no mean feat for a servant in 1884. The opportunity to move to America, where a person can rise above one's station.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Should be a movie!

  • By Linda Slater on 10-19-17

wonderful historical fiction

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

I really enjoyed this novel, did not want it to end. sad ending but, went with the story.

  • Midnight Riot

  • Peter Grant, Book 1
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,108
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,102

Probationary constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in London's Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he'll face is a paper cut. But Peter's prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, when he gains exclusive information from an eyewitness who happens to be a ghost. Peter's ability to speak with the lingering dead brings him to the attention of Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I LOVE this Book!

  • By Nancy J on 02-26-13

very hard to follow

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

this book jumps around, to many characters names to remember. takes to long to get into the story

  • The Terror

  • A Novel
  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Tom Sellwood
  • Length: 28 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,036
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,918

The men onboard HMS Terror have every expectation of finding the Northwest Passage. When the expedition's leader, Sir John Franklin, meets a terrible death, Captain Francis Crozier takes command and leads his surviving crewmen on a last, desperate attempt to flee south across the ice. But as another winter approaches, as scurvy and starvation grow more terrible, and as the Terror on the ice stalks them southward, Crozier and his men begin to fear there is no escape.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very good then, NOT

  • By Randall on 07-24-18

Hard to follow, But good story

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

this book was quite interesting because it depicts a historic event and it's extremely hard to follow the reason it's hard to follow is because the author goes into such details that you get stuck on the details and it's hard to get on with the story I understand the importance of details but this was quite burdened with details good story though

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  • Successor’s Promise

  • Millennium's Rule Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Trudi Canavan
  • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright, Hannah Norris
  • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

The thrilling third instalment in the Millennium's Rule series by international number one best-selling fantasy phenomenon Trudi Canavan. Five years have passed since the Rebels confronted the Raen. Five years, in which the boy Rielle rescued, Qall, has grown up among the Travellers, with no memory of the life that was stolen from him. Five years of chaos, barely contained by Baluka and the Restorers. Worlds are at war, some overrun by deadly machines, some drained of magic by power-hungry sorcerers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great continuation of the story

  • By William on 10-11-17

as always GREAT

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

I absolutely love these books Can't Get Enough I wish you well in reading them..

  • Angel of Storms

  • Millennium’s Rule Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Trudi Canavan
  • Narrated by: Hannah Norris, Piers Wehner
  • Length: 19 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 423

Tyen is teaching mechanical magic at a school respected throughout the worlds. News arrives that the formidable ruler of all worlds is back and enforcing his old laws - including the one forbidding schools of magic. As teachers and students flee, Tyen is left with no home and no purpose...except the promise he made to Vella. Tyen must decide what he is willing to do to free her. After five years among the tapestry weavers of Schpeta, Rielle's peaceful new life has been shattered by a local war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great so far

  • By Rev. C. Hall on 01-17-16

confused

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

Reviewed: 03-19-18

this series is confusing and took to long to come clear, although I enjoyed the books I'm not overly excited about them.

  • The Traitor Queen

  • The Traitor Spy Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Trudi Canavan
  • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
  • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 287

Relieved that Lorkin is coming home, Sonea prepares to meet with the traitors on behalf of the Guild. Then bad news arrives: The Sachakan king has imprisoned her son.

As the Sachakan king tries to force Lorkin into betraying the traitors, Dannyl questions his friendship with Ashaki Achati. Can he trust the Sachakan? Not at all, if Tayend is right. But do Tayend’s suspicions spring from good political instincts, or jealousy? Easily evading capture by the Guild, the Rogue knows only one obstacle lies between him and his ambition to rule the underworld: Cery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • amazing

  • By Ken on 10-22-12

these books

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

Reviewed: 03-01-18

this is my sixth book, on to 7, 8, & 9... I hope the magic continues.

  • The High Lord

  • The Black Magician Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Trudi Canavan
  • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
  • Length: 21 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 945
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684

Life should have been easier for Sonea, now that Regin ignored her and the rest of the novices treated her with wary respect, but she cannot forget what she witnessed in Akkarin's underground room, or his warning that Kyralia's ancient enemy is watching the Guild closely.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book I have heard in a long time

  • By Thomas on 03-31-09

great trilogy

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

this Trilogy was really good I enjoyed every minute of it the ending of the high Lord could have been a little less sad but overall I enjoyed them very much

  • The Stolen Girls

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 2
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 751
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679

The young woman standing on Lottie's step was a stranger. She was clutching the hand of a young boy. "Help me," she said to Lottie. "Please help me." One Monday morning, the body of a young pregnant woman is found. The same day, a mother and her son visit the house of Detective Lottie Parker, begging for help to find a lost friend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another chilling novel

  • By Bexdvm on 07-25-17

ok

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

Reviewed: 10-23-17

simple story but ok. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone, but wouldn't slam it either.

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  • Hollow City

  • The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
  • By: Ransom Riggs
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,208
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,530
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,517

This second novel in the Miss Peregine's Home for Peculiar Children series begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises. Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly creepy) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight fantasy fans of all ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Peculiar and Suspenseful

  • By JACK on 02-19-14

Great Book

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

Reviewed: 02-06-17

as usual I love these books. can't wait to read book number three. if there were five books that would make me happier

  • Follow You Home

  • By: Mark Edwards
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,843
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,609
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,616

After a perfect start, Daniel and Laura's travels end abruptly when they are thrown off a night train in the middle of nowhere. To find their way back to civilization, they must hike along the tracks through a forest...a haunting journey that ends in unimaginable terror.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • One of the worst I've listened to so far

  • By jennifer on 07-17-15

Gripping

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

Reviewed: 07-23-15

Wow there are many things that are twisted together that makes this story.
I wish the main character was found out.

1 of 5 people found this review helpful