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Down the River unto the Sea audiobook cover art

Terrific narration

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

This book was a total surprise and a great find. I highly recommended the book. The narration was particularly excellent.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

The Forgotten Garden audiobook cover art

Surprisingly fun

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

Reviewed: 01-10-15

What did you love best about The Forgotten Garden?

A intriguing story that moves through 3 time periods.

What does Caroline Lee bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The narration is brings authenticity to the time and period

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No highs and lows

The Shadow of the Wind audiobook cover art

Unusual story, well written

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

Reviewed: 06-15-12

What made the experience of listening to The Shadow of the Wind the most enjoyable?

The great writing

What other book might you compare The Shadow of the Wind to and why?

Nothing comes to mind right now.

What about Jonathan Davis’s performance did you like?

Straight forward, not overly dramatic. Excellent accents.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No

Any additional comments?

Enjoyed learning about the history of Spain during this time.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Moloka’i audiobook cover art

Good for the history

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

Reviewed: 05-15-12

Would you try another book from Alan Brennert and/or Anne Noelani Miyamoto?

No. Thought it was only OK.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

The story moved along predictably. Enjoyed it only for the history of Molokai and the Hawaiian lore.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Dead Sleep audiobook cover art

A great listen!!

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

Reviewed: 10-28-11

What did you love best about Dead Sleep?

Terrific story.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Dead Sleep?

Enjoyed the intertwine of the art world and the world of the FB.I

Have you listened to any of Susie Breck’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

First experience with this narrator. The Southern accent done well not too cloying.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Would have love to listen straight through, but used discipline.

Why We Get Fat audiobook cover art

Excellant topic

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-11

This is almost a text book. The author sites research in detail and finally 2/3rds into the book reveals why the world is getting fatter. Highly recommend this book. Provides a great education.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter audiobook cover art

Terrific

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-11

Beautifully written. Great story. Recommending this to everyone who will listen to me.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Restless audiobook cover art

Just terrific!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-11-10

I depend on the reviews and this one did not fail. Excellant story, well written and good narration.

Their Eyes Were Watching God audiobook cover art

Did not enjoy

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-26-10

I could appreciate this novel. However I did not like it and thought it a waste of my money.

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet audiobook cover art

Should be listed as a book for young listeners

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-27-10

Only moderately entertaining. Slow and predictable.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful