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Teresa J. Williams

Midlothian, VA United States
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  • Pregnant by Her Husband's Boyfriend

  • By: Linette King
  • Narrated by: Cee Scott
  • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

"Guys love being in situations" couldn't have proven to be anything less than the truth for Zaria. She lands herself in one big heap of mess when she falls for the wrong guy. Somebody's keeping secrets but with the help of her best friend Arteal, everything that was done in the dark will be brought to light. Arteal faces problems of her own that are far easier to hide than reveal. All she needs is a great escape from the cruelty of her harsh reality.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • THE Worst Performance. EVER!

  • By Teresa J. Williams on 07-13-17

THE Worst Performance. EVER!

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

I cannot believe I just wasted 3 hours of my life listening to this. The reader is absolutely horrible, so much so that I felt the need to submit this review when I usually just move on to the next book. Had I not been in a hurry yo grt to my destination (I was driving while listening) I would have pulled over and put on a new book. The storyline seems interesting and it might be a better read than audiobook, but I don't know or care at this point.

  • I'm Judging You

  • The Do-Better Manual
  • By: Luvvie Ajayi
  • Narrated by: Luvvie Ajayi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,939
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,932

With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture. I'm Judging You is her debut book of humorous essays that dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our increasingly digital, connected lives - from the importance of the newest Shonda Rhimes television drama to serious discussions of race and media representation to what to do about your fool cousin sharing casket pictures from Grandma's wake on Facebook.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I have NEVER laughed so hard

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-18-16

Better to listen than to read

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

Reviewed: 10-29-16

I love Luvvie. Her witticisms are unsurpassed. Listening to her read her book is like having brunch with your wise BFF. She is insightful and adds just the right touch of humor to make what are divisive topics more tolerable if you happen to be on the side she's judging. I will probably buy the hardcopy at some point to memorialize the "Yaasss!" and high fives I allowed to escape while listening but I will definitely be referring to this book often.

  • Yellow Crocus

  • By: Laila Ibrahim
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,401
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,386

Moments after Lisbeth is born, she’s taken from her mother and handed over to an enslaved wet nurse, Mattie, a young mother separated from her own infant son in order to care for her tiny charge. Thus begins an intense relationship that will shape both of their lives for decades to come. Though Lisbeth leads a life of privilege, she finds nothing but loneliness in the company of her overwhelmed mother and her distant, slave-owning father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful southern historical fiction

  • By MissSusie66 on 02-27-15

Excellent Book. Excellent Performance.

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

Reviewed: 06-27-15

You won't be disappointed. The performance is probably the best I've ever heard. All around a good selection.

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 156,612
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 144,521
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 144,363

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

I can't believe I cried!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-15

Yeah yeah yeah.....even though I knew I was listening to a work of fiction, the longer I listened the more emotionally vested I became. By the end of the book I was anxiously awaiting the outcome like the rest of the world.

The main character is relatable, witty and charming, and the reader gives an excellent performance. Definitely recommending this to my book club.

  • Fifty Shades Freed

  • Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,428
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,172

When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees. Now, Ana and Christian have it all - love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • We ate the dessert first...

  • By SIMARA on 05-02-12

Don't believe the hype.

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

Reviewed: 06-25-12

Would you try another book from E. L. James and/or Becca Battoe?

I am so glad I listened to this book because there is no way I would have finished it if I had read it. The writing is horrible, and while Becca Battoe did a decent job (she could never give Meg Ryan any competition for the scene in the diner in "When Harry Met Sally"), there was nothing of substance to keep a real book lover interested. E.L. James probably should write a "how-to" book next time and leave the fiction to others with more talent.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Something suspenseful written by a well-respected author.

What about Becca Battoe’s performance did you like?

She was consistently bland.

What character would you cut from Fifty Shades Freed?

Only 1?