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  • Emma

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,540

This Audible Original production of Jane Austen’s Emma is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Liar), Morgana Robinson (The Windsors, Walliams & Friend, Morgana Robinson's the Agency), Aisling Loftus (Mr Selfridge, War & Peace), Joseph Millson (Casino Royale, The Sarah Jane Adventures), Alexa Davies (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well, that was wonderful

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-18

Needs work.

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

I loved the story and the voice acting was great but the volume changes and music got annoying real fast. They need to go over this and fix it before I will read it again. There is no need for 30 seconds of music between each part. Please fix the volume problem!

119 of 146 people found this review helpful

  • Tarnish

  • By: Katherine Longshore
  • Narrated by: Leslie Bellair
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Anne Boleyn is the odd girl out. Newly arrived to the court of King Henry VIII, everything about her seems wrong, from her clothes to her manners to her witty but sharp tongue. So when the dashing poet Thomas Wyatt offers to coach her on how to shine at court - and to convince the whole court they're lovers - she accepts. Before long, Anne's popularity has soared, and even the charismatic and irresistible king takes notice. More than popularity, Anne wants a voice - but she also wants love. What began as a game becomes high stakes as Anne finds herself forced to make an impossible choice between her heart's desire and the chance to make history.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best but certainly entertaining!

  • By Mai on 03-08-16

Not the best but certainly entertaining!

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

Reviewed: 03-08-16

I have read many books about the tutor court, some good some bad, this one falls in the middle. The voice actor should of been chosen more carefully and at least should of had a better English accent also why did she not at least google how to pronounce Hever castle ( this bugged me every time she said it)!
As for the story, I would of liked all of the story not just part:
SPOILERS!!!
This book only touches on a small part of Anne boylynn's life and does not even get to her being queen or even Henry leaving queen Catharine.
Overall not bad but not the best'

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Single Undead Moms Club

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,140
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,923
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,899

Widow Libby Stratton arranged to be turned into a vampire after she was diagnosed with late-stage cancer. It wasn't the best idea she'd ever had, but she was desperate - she wasn't about to leave her seven-year-old son to be raised by her rigid, overbearing in-laws.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved!!!

  • By Jessica on 10-28-15

Wonderful mom story!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-15

I have and will always love milky Harper's books, she has the perfect balance of love, loyalty and snark that all bills need. This one in particular was amazing because it truly brought out the fierce love that all mothers have for there children!

Amanda Ronconi did a great job as always and the the way she voiced the kids was priceless!

Buy all Molly's books you will not regret it :D

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Abundance

  • A Novel of Marie Antoinette
  • By: Sena Jeter Naslund
  • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

Marie Antoinette was a child of 14 when she was made to leave her family and country to become the wife of another child, France's 15-year-old King Louis the XVI. Far from home and suddenly thrust not only into the role of a woman and wife, but of a queen, Marie Antoinette lived an astonishing, though short, existence.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not for history fans

  • By llr on 12-09-06

Sadness

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

Reviewed: 10-09-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

This book was just sad, knowing the whole time what her fate would be did not help, the queen seemed to get the short end of the stick and the people should of never did that to there soverans but I did like the book.

  • Boleyn Inheritance

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter, Bianca Amato, Charlotte Parry
  • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,493
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,491

Anne of Cleves must literally save her neck in a court ruled by a deadly game of politics and the terror of an unpredictable and vengeful king. Her Boleyn Inheritance: accusations and false witnesses. Katherine Howard catches the king's eye within moments of arriving at court, setting in motion a dreadful machine of politics, intrigue, and treason that she does not understand. Her Boleyn Inheritance: the threat of the axe. Jane Rochford's name is a byword for malice, jealousy and twisted lust throughout Europe. Her Boleyn Inheritance: a fortune and a title in exchange for her soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Theodore on 11-20-11

Wow.

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

Reviewed: 10-09-15

Would you listen to Boleyn Inheritance again? Why?

Yes I love history and this brings me just the right mix of history and fiction and bring all the historicle figures I love to life!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Boleyn Inheritance?

Henry meeting ann of cleves

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

I liked that they use different voice actors for each lady as it gave them their own personalities

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

catherine howards death was sad, she was just a child played in a game and when the game was lost she payed the price.

Any additional comments?

I would like to read a book about Jane seymore, her story is muddled in to the book but I feel like I want to know more...

  • Twilight Tenth Anniversary/Life and Death Dual Edition

  • By: Stephenie Meyer
  • Narrated by: Michael Crouch, Ilyana Kadushin
  • Length: 29 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,392
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,280
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,280

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Twilight. This special 10th anniversary edition includes the original novel as well as exclusive new bonus content. Listeners will relish experiencing the iconic love story of Bella and Edward again...or for the very first time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed the altered storyline

  • By Holly H. on 10-13-15

I liked the ending

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

Reviewed: 10-09-15

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Beau and Edith where great characters and if you separate them from the original book and not think of them as bella and edward then you will love the new romance and excitement it brings,Stephenie meyer should of rewritin it more to not freak out the readers but the ending made this book worth reading!

Would you recommend Twilight Tenth Anniversary/Life and Death Dual Edition to your friends? Why or why not?

Maybe depends on what they like to read, I alwasy encourage people to read what they love as to keep the love of reading alive!

What aspect of Michael Crouch and Ilyana Kadushin ’s performance would you have changed?

I think Michael did a great job and as always I love IIyanas voice, so no!

Any additional comments?

To all the people that hate this book or leave a review before even reading it, I offer this...Reading is for pleasure and in this world of hate and sorrow please remember that authers can not please everyone and its not fare to them when you spread hate, they are just doing what they love and makes them happy! Would you like it it people could write you a slanderest review about what you love or work at? No. please remember we all humen and no one is the same. Thank you stephanie Meyer for contibuting a book to get people reading again because we all need it more than ever!

26 of 40 people found this review helpful

  • The Dangers of Dating a Rebound Vampire

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,331
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,063
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,047

Gigi is no longer an innocent teen. All grown up and looking for love, her family and friends worry she'll go for the sexy, alluring vampire instead of a nice, safe human. But sexy and alluring, with a penchant for biting, could be just what Gigi wants...

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sadly disappointing.

  • By CL on 03-28-15

Always good!

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

Reviewed: 05-27-15

She never disappoints and as always a great read!
Love to here about my favorite characters and meet new ones!

  • The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,434
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,406

Iris Scanlon, Half-Moon Hollow's only daytime vampire concierge, knows more about the undead than she'd like. Running all their daylight errands - from letting in the plumber to picking up some chilled O neg - gives her a look at the not-so-glamorous side of vampire life. Her rules are strict; relationships with vamps are strictly business, not friendship - and certainly not anything else. But then she finds her newest client, Cal, poisoned on his kitchen floor, and only Iris can help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Once again this should have disclaimers

  • By yasmine32068 on 08-01-12

Always a great story!

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

Reviewed: 08-02-12

If you could sum up The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires in three words, what would they be?

Sexy, Fantastic, Addicting!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires?

I love it all!

Which character – as performed by Amanda Ronconi – was your favorite?

I loved cal in this book!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Cals relationship with GG!

Any additional comments?

I Love all of Molly's books!

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Raven Calls

  • By: C. E. Murphy
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 514
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 516

Suddenly, being bitten by a werewolf is the least of Joanne Walker's problems. Her personal life in turmoil, her job as a cop over, she's been called to Ireland by the magic within her. And though Joanne's skills have grown by leaps and bounds, Ireland's magic is old and very powerful.…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast paced exciting ride through Irish Mythology!

  • By Julie on 03-10-12

Okay But Not Great!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-12

What about Gabra Zackman???s performance did you like?

I love the way she does the different voices and brings sass to the charters.

Any additional comments?

I Love the series but it seems like she is dragging it out and I feel that most of the story is filler.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Nice Girls Don't Bite Their Neighbors

  • Half-Moon Hollow, Book 4
  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,058
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,617
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,616

Just as Jane Jameson’s unlife seems to be stabilizing, fate sinks its fangs firmly into her butt. Despite her near-phobia of wedding planning, her no-frills nighttime nuptials to her sexy boyfriend, Gabriel, are coming along smoothly. That is, until she turns a fatally wounded teenage acquaintance, and the Council pronounces her responsible for the newborn vamp until he can control his thirst.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Molly Harper Does It Again! (Light Spoilers)

  • By Martha on 03-03-12

She did it again!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-12

Where does Nice Girls Don't Bite Their Neighbors rank among all the audiobooks you???ve listened to so far?

I can say this ranks in my top 10 I love Molly Harper and Amanda Ronconi they make a great team and bring these books to life!

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

YES! I did not stop in tell it was over..