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  • The Passenger

  • By: Lisa Lutz
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,287
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,175

Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband's body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It's not the first time. She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive's eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy - and dangerous - alliance is born.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun thriller ish novel. Couldn't stop listening '

  • By Felicity Xenia Spamotic on 03-24-16

good

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-19

not terrible. some parts were boring and i guessed a lot of the ending. i would recommend either way.

  • Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

  • A Novel
  • By: Matthew Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 495
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 455
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 452

Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, her eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs - the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store's overwhelmed shelves. But when Joey McGinty, a young, beguiling BookFrog, kills himself in the bookstore's back room, Lydia's life comes unglued.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Here's a bright idea....

  • By Erin S on 07-15-17

it was just "okay"

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

I'm getting disappointed in all the books i keep purchasing. many are just too predictable. i nailed this book within the first 5 chapters. The title is what got me hooked but the story fell flat. oh well.

  • Two Can Keep a Secret

  • By: Karen M. McManus
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288

Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age 17. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now, Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it's hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone has declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn’t stop listening

  • By James ODonnell on 01-09-19

just ok

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-22-19

i didn't get into this book at all. it fell flat by the third chapter but i felt like i needed to finish it. it was predictable in the end.

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  • The Long Walk

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,407
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,408

In the near future, when America has become a police state, 100 boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. Among them is 16-year-old Ray Garraty, and he knows the rules - keep a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings and you're out - permanently.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Overall good story, Bad recording

  • By Kent R Carlberg on 06-04-18

it was just an okay story.

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

the reader had a voice I wasn't very keen on listening to and it took me a bit to want to keep listening. the story was okay, nothing to share to anyone to go pick it up and take a chance on it. it was like reading "black house " again. boring.

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

  • By: Iain Reid
  • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 752
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 697

In this deeply scary and intensely unnerving debut novel, Jake and a woman known only as "The Girlfriend" are on a drive to visit his parents at their secluded farm. But when Jake leaves "The Girlfriend" stranded at an abandoned high school, what follows is a twisted unraveling of the darkest unease, an exploration into psychological frailty, and an ending as suspenseful as The Usual Suspects and as haunting as Misery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a ride! This is a must read!

  • By Elizabeth on 06-15-16

terrible!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

my friend recommended this book. I was annoyed through the ENTIRE thing. it wasn't scary, spine tingling..nothing. I can see why it's a lesser price than most.

  • The Girl Who Was Taken

  • By: Charlie Donlea
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,668

Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. A year later the best-selling account of her ordeal has turned Megan from local hero to national celebrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 06-07-17

it was good

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-18

some parts are slow but overall a good book.
would recommend this book to people

  • Midnight

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: J. Charles
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,807
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,531
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,528

In picturesque Moonlight Cove, California, inexplicable deaths occur, and spine-tingling terror descends to this "edge of paradise". Growing numbers of residents harbor a secret so dark it is sure to cost even more lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Koontz, not crazy about narrator

  • By K. Banham on 03-31-17

loved it

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-24-18

I was hesitant at first but its a very good book.
He has humor, thrills and mushy feelings all rolled into this one. thumbs up

  • What the Night Knows

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,927
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,913
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,923

In the late summer of a long-ago year, a killer arrived in a small city. His name was Alton Turner Blackwood, and in the space of a few months he brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a 14-year-old boy. Half a continent away and two decades later, someone is murdering families again, re-creating in detail Blackwood’s crimes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the better Koontz books

  • By Michelle on 12-31-10

uuuugh

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

Reviewed: 01-12-18

I love koontz and parts of this were hilarious but...the book was very stupid. won't recommend 😣

  • Behind Closed Doors

  • By: B. A. Paris
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,673
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,591
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,545

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He's a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You're hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start but a gripping experience

  • By Vanessa Arizona on 09-04-16

phenomenal!!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-17

I am BEYOND glad I bought this audio!
it was hard to get through slme parts because of the amazingly intense moments. I would give this book a higher rating if I could.
finished it the same day I purchased!

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  • You Should Have Known

  • By: Jean Hanff Korelitz
  • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
  • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 534
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 533

Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. Devoted to her husband, a pediatric oncologist at a major cancer hospital, their young son Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy practice, her days are full of familiar things: She lives in the very New York apartment in which she was raised, and sends Henry to the school she herself once attended. Dismayed by the ways in which women delude themselves, Grace is also the author of a book You Should Have Known, in which she cautions women to really hear what men are trying to tell them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic reading;literary soap opera

  • By colprubin on 06-04-14

awful

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

Reviewed: 05-03-17

very slow/boring.
I should have just given up on this book from the start but I thought it might get better if it was an audio book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful