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  • The Unidentified Redhead

  • By: Alice Clayton
  • Narrated by: Keili Lefkovitz
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 744
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 681
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 683

When Grace Sheridan returns to Los Angeles to become a working actress, it's a second shot at a life-long dream. With some help from her best-friend agent, will that dream become a reality - or at 33, has Grace missed her chance at the big time? And when an unexpected sizzling romance with Jack Hamilton, the entertainment industry's newest "it" boy, threatens to shine an uncomfortable spotlight on her life, how will that affect her career... and his?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun, Flirty, Sexy, Smutty Book!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 07-17-13

fun until middle

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

Reviewed: 12-23-17

Great fun start: Chr's, meetup, situation, humor.
But then, you hit the middle where it just goes into constant repeat: spending half of a book describing sex after sex after sex simply becomes a chore to listen to. Nothing new happens after that mid- point.

  • Kill the Competition

  • A Humorous Romantic Mystery
  • By: Stephanie Bond
  • Narrated by: Jodie Bentley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155

Kill the Competition is a frothy, funny romantic mystery! There's only one sure way to get to the top: Kill the competition….Four women who carpool to their jobs in midtown Atlanta learn that competition can be murder, y'all!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A 5-star guilty pleasure

  • By fred on 12-08-15

A 5-star guilty pleasure

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

Reviewed: 12-08-15

Lovable, sweet, funny and light. The perfect execution of entertainment for entertainment's sake. This is what Hollywood should be using as source material for rom-coms.
The only flaw was the speedy matlock-esque resolution... but the next moment more than made up for it.
And an epilogue that was even more candy on top of the icing on the cake. Ms. Bond is fun.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Notes from the Underground

  • By: Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

A predecessor to such monumental works such as Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, Notes From Underground represents a turning point in Dostoyevsky's writing towards the more political side.

In this work, we follow the unnamed narrator of the story, who, disillusioned by the oppression and corruption of the society in which he lives, withdraws from that society into the underground.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awful hero, great narrator

  • By Tad Davis on 10-13-09

insights that transcend time

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

Reviewed: 11-16-15

Loved it. Why can't every authour write as well, or, at the least, use Dostoevsky as a measuring stick for their own plots, styles and themes? And such themes--of truth, of character, of love, hate, ideology and motives. 'Notes' has insights that are more contemporary than most self-help books written only last week: timeless. And an Anti-Hero that readers can use as a measuring stick of symptoms to identify in one's own psyche. Could there have been a Breaking Bad without this authour's formulation of the seminal, negative (yet honest to a fault) existential protagonist?

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Candide

  • By: Voltaire
  • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
  • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

Candide and his tutor Pangloss travel the globe trying to follow the philosophy "All is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds". However, they are stung and let down at every turn, being robbed, tortured, and ridiculed, amongst other trials. On hearing about their often disasterous travels, a listener feels unfortunately less than empathetic, and can't help themselves laughing out loud at this very funny account of the trail our optimistic travellers take.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Why the music?

  • By Michael Howard on 02-23-17

The Existentialist's telenovela

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

Reviewed: 11-14-15


It is a light read that uses events, rather than introspection, to explore a philosophical concept.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lullaby

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,032
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 653
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 655

New York Times best-selling author of Fight Club, which was adapted into a major motion picture, Chuck Palahniuk offers a haunting tale. Winner of the Northwest Booksellers Association Award, Palahniuk is one of the rare literary geniuses who has been able to bridge the gap between a cult following and commercial success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Palahniuk's New Hit

  • By RockyToTheMoon on 01-12-05

starts strong, then doesn't advance very much

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

Reviewed: 11-13-15

Excited by the first chapter, full of possibilities by the end of the first third of the book; but, not much new gets introduced for the remainder. The themes are engaging when first introduced, but gets bland when repeated over and over again. The plot gets too neat, too convenient, too contrived throughout the second half: everything just seems to happen to prove a point instead of having outside motivators (like a morose sitcom).

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Inner Game of Tennis

  • The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance
  • By: W. Timothy Gallwey
  • Narrated by: Dan Woren
  • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 957
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948

The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. This classic best-seller can change the way the game of tennis is played.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For anyone who wants to perform

  • By Casper Paludan on 07-23-14

applicable beyond tennis

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

Reviewed: 03-26-15

I don't play tennis.
I love this book.
Provides insights into peak-performance for any endeavor involving "The Zone"