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  • The Hills of Baldwin

  • By: Jordan Black, Wayne Brady, Vivica A. Fox, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 61

Meet the Bourgeois family, the most wealthy and powerful clan of conniving schemers in all of Baldwin Hills, CA. High above Los Angeles in their palatial mansion, the Bourgeois’ bask in luxury and vie for control of the Fine Swine skincare empire. Dark secrets from the past bubble up to the surface, and before long somebody winds up dead. Who is getting stabbed in the back? Who is doing the stabbing? What other secrets will refuse to stay buried? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious

  • By frances on 10-31-18

Hilarious

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

it was eventful and hilarious and well worth listening to. Definitely an excellent Escape from our current issues.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Black Unicorn

  • By: Tiffany Haddish
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Haddish
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,505
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,695
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,588

Tiffany can't avoid being funny: it's just who she is. But The Last Black Unicorn is so much more than a side-splittingly hilarious collection of essays - it's a memoir of the struggles of one woman who came from nothing and nowhere. A woman who was able to achieve her dreams by reveling in her pain and awkwardness, showing the world who she really is, and inspiring others through the power of laughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad it ended

  • By HerHighness on 12-08-17

Inspirational!

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

I enjoyed listening to the content and the narrator. At times it reminded me about my dark past. She is so real, that it gives me faith in the future.

  • As You Wish

  • By: Jude Deveraux
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152

Olivia is in her 60s and recently married her first love after 40 years apart. Her first marriage was long and unhappy and she is thrilled to finally be with the man she's always loved. Kathy is in her 40s and is married to a handsome, successful businessman. She is a great business partner for him but he is passionately in love with a woman from his past. Kathy wants to stand on her own in business and regrets ever marrying her husband. Elise is in her 20s and is married to the man her wealthy parents chose for her. She has tried everything to get her husband to pay attention to her but she is certain he is having an affair. When she discovers the truth - that he has a pregnant mistress - her life falls apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was thoroughly enchanted with As You Wish

  • By Fiction Obsession on 05-01-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 03-22-18

Finished it in one sitting! It was too good to put down. The past and present popular references were amazing.

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

  • A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
  • By: Mark Manson
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104,424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91,566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91,065

For decades we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F*ck positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is - a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A book for 20-somethings, but not me

  • By Bonny on 09-22-16

It grows on you.

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

Slow start, good middle, excellent finish.
Worth the read., The author makes some valid points.