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Camille Grizzle

New York, NY, US
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  • The Other Side of Midnight

  • By: Sidney Sheldon
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

In Paris, in Washington, and in Greece in a fabulous villa, an innocent American becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal. She is Catherine Douglas, a woman caught in a web of four lives intertwined by passion as her handsome husband pursues an incredibly beautiful film star...and as Constantin Demeris, a legendary Greek tycoon, tightens the strands that control them all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By Setman on 06-17-16

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 10-13-17

It started of slow but thankfully I stuck to it and wow what a story. Excellently written. I almost want to see the movie but I know like most books to film it will be a disappointment. Excellent performance

  • Dirty Little Secrets

  • The Dirty Little Secrets Series, Book 1
  • By: Joy King
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

Nothing prepares Tyler Blake for the fast-paced living of New York City. A small-town girl from Georgia, she quickly gets caught up in the glamorous entertainment industry. While pursuing her dream of becoming an actress, Tyler continually gets sidetracked by men who promise to help her and finds herself going from one dysfunctional relationship to another. Just when Tyler finally believes she has found her ideal man in hip-hop producer Brian McCall, everything begins to go horribly wrong. Trapped in a nightmarish relationship, Tyler is determined not to go down without a fight.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What waste of a credit

  • By Camille Grizzle on 09-13-17

What waste of a credit

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

Reviewed: 09-13-17

I'm so over this book I can't even write a full review. I'm not sure what was worse the story or the performance. But let's start with the performance. It sounds like it was read by a inexperienced community theatre actor who's treating this like her "big break". How do you over act in an audiobook. Then the storyline. There was several eye rolling moments when I thought wtf, seriously? Badly written story with no substance. With that said I applaud the author for even trying.

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  • Uncivilized

  • By: Sawyer Bennett
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh, Lee Samuels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,584
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,573

Putting a woman on her knees before me is what really makes my cock hard. I f**k with dominant force and absolute control. I demand complete surrender from my conquests. Savage man, loner, warrior... I am dangerous at my core. I have lived amidst the untamed wild of the rainforest, in a society that reveres me and where every woman falls before me in subjugation. Now I've been discovered. Forced to return to a world that I have forgotten about and to a culture that is only vaguely familiar to my senses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My ears are on fire!!

  • By Shelley Psyk on 12-31-14

Just another thoughtless novel

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

Reviewed: 12-09-16

Soon as I finished chapter one I knew the whole story. It was unoriginal and clique at every turn. The story is overdone and redundant. I couldn't stop rolling my eyes at the gag-worthy one-liners. This story is basically Fifty Shades meet Twilight. Huge disappointment.

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  • Zane's The Other Side of the Pillow

  • By: Zane
  • Narrated by: Bridge Carpenter, Hevin Hanover
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 912
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 911

Jemistry Daniels is a bitter woman and not trying to hide it. Even though she is beautiful, intelligent, and makes six figures a year as a high school principal in Washington, DC, one man after another has failed her. So she decides to give up and join the party by adapting the entire "friends with benefits" mentality with a couple of men that she beds on the regular but refuses to hold any kind of real conversation with, in fear that she might actually catch feelings.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I get the point, but not a very good story.

  • By Dani0137 on 03-15-15

Not her Best work

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

Reviewed: 08-29-16

This is not what you would expect from a Zane book. It was preachy, predictable,and corny. You can see the main plot coming from a mile away like a charging 800 lbs elephant. The narrator were annoying and I couldn't stand to hear their voice. This was just bad. Sorry I wasted a credit.

  • Six Years

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,764
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,978
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,007

Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone, and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband, Todd. But six years haven’t come close to extinguishing his feelings, and when Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he’s hoping for...but she is not Natalie....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Obsession, mystery, and you're hooked!

  • By GH on 03-20-13

I wanted to Believe

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

Reviewed: 11-15-13

At the end it took a minute for me to decide if I loved it or hated it. So I settled on somewhere in the middle. First I loved it for all its twist and turns. Even when I was not listening I was still thinking about what will happen next. It left me thinking...."what's going on"...however, I hated his motives towards the middle, and hated the end even more. I do not want to give it away so I will just leave it at that. Six years had such a strong begging, but much to be desired towards the end.

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  • Confessions

  • By: Sasha Campbell
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Kidwell, Simi Howe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 105

Sasha Campbell’s sizzling debut follows Nikki Truth, a radio talk show host who has no trouble dishing out relationship advice on the air, yet can’t seem to follow that advice in her own life. With Nikki’s marriage on the rocks and her husband overseas, her best friend Trinette urges her to seek happiness elsewhere. But once Nikki realizes she’s not ready to move on, she may have already lost her husband for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nice Surprise!!

  • By Ann Abanaka on 02-06-12

So So

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

Reviewed: 07-17-13

Would you try another book from Sasha Campbell and/or Jennifer Kidwell and Simi Howe ?

I would only try another book if I was out of anything else good to read and it was cheap

What do you think your next listen will be?

Consequences

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jennifer Kidwell and Simi Howe ?

Someone other than a Yale /Harvard theater major, trying to sound urban

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment. Everything about this book was a cliché. I was have why though the book and I already knew the ended, better yet I knew exactly what was going to happen next before the next chapter. Do not get me wrong it was an OK read if you're in to Love and Hip Hop Atlanta or the Housewives of Atlanta, but I have read much better Urban novels. Just hated the fact that everything about the characters were a stereotype like the man in the club with the gold tooth button down shirt and "nappy" hairy chest hair. Immediately this brought to mind a character from the Martin Lawrence show from back in the days or the brother name Cool aid (really!?). There were losts of rolling my eyes moment while listening to this book. And please do not get me started on the performances or should I say the narrator. They were so “proper” that when they tried to sound urban or “street” it just came across awkward. Over all I just was not feeling it.

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