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  • Born to Be Wild

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 104

Get yourself ready for Mary Lisa Beverly - a soap-opera phenom who's just won her third Daytime Emmy for her role as Sunday Cavendish on Born to Be Wild. She's fun and lovable and has lots of crazy friends, most of whom hang out at her house in the Colony, the famous gated community in Malibu.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall pretty good

  • By TJ on 11-02-18

I Enjoyed The Soap Opera History

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-17

Good story. Good plot. Good characters. I liked the soap opera tidbits at the beginning of each chapter.

  • Hidden Riches

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 654
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659

When Dora Conroy, a Philadelphia antiques dealer, purchases a curious selection of auction items - objects she judges to be humorous novelties, she unknowingly becomes the deadly focus of an international smuggler.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!!

  • By Valerie Ng on 10-28-09

Good Story

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

Reviewed: 02-23-17

Good Story. Good plot. Likeable characters. Nora Robers never fails to deliver. While I know how a story will end, I always enjoy seeing how she will get her characters there.

  • Long Story Short

  • The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need
  • By: Margot Leitman
  • Narrated by: Margot Leitman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 804
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 721
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 716

Did you ever wish you could tell a story that leaves others spellbound? Storytelling teacher and champion Margot Leitman will show you how! With a fun, irreverent, and infographic approach, this guide breaks a story into concrete components with ways to improve content, structure, emotional impact, and delivery through personal anecdotes, relatable examples, and practical exercises.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An eye-opening and revealing book

  • By Forest on 07-30-16

Never To Old To Learn

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

Reviewed: 11-01-16

I an almost 74 years old. I laughed and learned things through out this book to make me believe that I am still a young oldster. Her points on developing a story will help me inmensly in telling stories to other younguns in my apartment complex.

  • The Monuments Men

  • Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
  • By: Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Davidson
  • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,184
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,010
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,024

In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Monuments Men, risked their lives scouring Europe to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fine book, adequate narration

  • By Paul Bennett on 03-13-10

Good History Lesson

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

Reviewed: 03-28-16

Having a father and grandfather in WWII, I found this book informative and interesting. I will "reread" it again in the future.

  • Come the Spring

  • Claybornes' Brides
  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313

Cole Clayborne had always walked a dark path and flirted with a life of crime. While his three brothers chose to settle into married life, Cole rebelliously refused to be tied down. Now, an elusive stranger draws him into a shadowy chase that will bring unexpected turns to his uncertain future - and may determine which side of the law the restless Cole favors. A tragic, heartbreaking loss drives U.S. Marshal Daniel Ryan on a quest for vengeance - and leads him to a beautiful young woman, the sole witness to a terrible crime.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great story an inconsistent narrator

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-26-13

I Enjoyed the 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: 03-21-16

I enjoyed the whole series, but this and the first book (For The Roses) are my favorites .

  • How to Talk to Anyone

  • 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
  • By: Leil Lowndes
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean, Leil Lowndes
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,424
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,652
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,630

What is that magic quality that makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover!) In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their "Midas touch?"

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It could do with some editing

  • By Gudrun on 04-29-16

Interesting Suggestions

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

Reviewed: 02-28-16

I plan to put some of these suggestions into my life immediately. I will listen to it again to refresh my memory on incorperating more tips.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Nemesis

  • FBI Thriller, Book 19
  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Renee Raudman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 958
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 863
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 859

When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenade-carrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nemesis is awesome

  • By Chelly on 07-10-15

Not Really Into Paranormal Stuff

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-10-15

I really like Savage & Lacy & that former agents from firner books are brought back. I could do without the paranormal stuff though. Otherwise it's a good book.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Trust Me on This

  • By: Jennifer Crusie
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 431
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 320

Dennie Banks is an investigative reporter chasing down the biggest story of her career. Alec Prentice is a government agent working undercover to catch an elusive grifter. When they meet by accident, it’s a case of mistaken identities at first sight. What they don’t mistake is the instant attraction they have for each other, an attraction they’ll do everything in their power to resist - because Dennie thinks that Alec is running interference for her interview subject, and Alec suspects that Dennie is linked to his swindler. As the confusion grows, so do their feelings for each other....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Crusie and Dawe -

  • By BuffyF on 12-16-12

I thought it was funny

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

Reviewed: 06-19-15

I enjoyed this book It's my second time listening to it and I still laughed through parts of it. it's a formula stiry, but it still takes talent to make the formula interesting and more talent to make it funny.

  • Hacker Mom

  • By: Austen Rachlis
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 395
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 354
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 350

As a stay-at-home mom with an adorable four-year-old son, Becky Taylor knows she has her hands full. Even though she's juggling her husband's important career ambitions, competitive playgroup moms, and a sister who won't stop reminding her of the dreams she once had to fight for social justice, Becky still feels something is missing. When she discovers a disc with damaging information about a megabank, Becky begins covertly moonlighting for one of the world's most controversial websites, exposing state and corporate secrets.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Plot

  • By Jean on 05-16-15

Story Was Not Completed

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-15

There were three or four story lines and all were left dangling. It was very disappointing. .

  • Imperfect

  • An Improbable Life
  • By: Jim Abbott, Tim Brown
  • Narrated by: Jim Abbott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

In Imperfect, Jim Abbot retraces his remarkable journey. Born without a right hand, Jim Abbott as a boy dreamed of being a great athlete. Raised in Flint, Michigan, by parents who saw in his condition not a disability but an extraordinary opportunity, Jim became a two-sport standout in high school, then an ace pitcher for the University of Michigan. But his journey was only beginning. By 21, he’d won the gold medal game at the 1988 Olympics and cracked the starting rotation of the California Angels....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Must for Parents of Kids with All Abilities

  • By Jonathan Love on 03-15-17

Good Life Lessons

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

Reviewed: 05-09-15

A good interesting stiry. lots of life lessons for all. In some ways it was fun to listen to because I remembered some of the games. It is well written. I liked it.