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Rebecca Yates

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  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 101,354
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 92,172
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 91,672

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't know what I was getting into

  • By Kenneth Woodward on 12-05-18

I wanted to LOVE it!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I wanted to love this book, but, and I know I’m definitely in the minority here, it just wasn’t that interesting. I’m sorry!! I love her, I love her voice, it was just a little boring.

12 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • This Will Only Hurt a Little

  • By: Busy Philipps
  • Narrated by: Busy Philipps
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,574
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,239

Busy Philipps’ autobiographical audiobook offers the same unfiltered and candid storytelling that her Instagram followers have come to know and love, from growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona, and her painful and painfully funny teen years to her life as a working actress, mother, and famous best friend. Busy is the rare entertainer whose impressive arsenal of talents as an actress is equally matched by her storytelling ability, sense of humor, and sharp observations about life, love, and motherhood. Her conversational writing reminds us what we love about her on screens of all sizes.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted to like it so much...

  • By Amy Isbell on 10-18-18

Didn’t want it to end!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

I loved this book SO SO SO much!!! It’s hilarious and sad and real and amazing!!!

  • Man Up!

  • Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence
  • By: Ross Mathews, Gwyneth Paltrow (foreword), Chelsea Handler (afterword)
  • Narrated by: Ross Mathews
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 666
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665

As a young kid growing up in a farm town, Ross Mathews might as well have wished for a pet unicorn or a calorie-free cookie tree to grow in his front yard. Either of those far-fetched fantasies would have been more likely to come true than his real dream: working in television in Hollywood, California. Seriously, that stuff just doesn't happen to people like Ross. But guess what. It totally did.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Seriously funny!

  • By Ludimila on 06-29-13

AWESOME

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

Reviewed: 06-21-18

I absolutely LOVED LOVED LOVED this book!!!!! It was so funny and so sweet. I laughed and cried. The very last chapter made me 100% laugh out loud!!! I wish he would write another one!!! ♥️♥️♥️

  • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

  • By: Amy Schumer
  • Narrated by: Amy Schumer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,255
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,484
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,445

In The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy mines her past for stories about her teenage years, her family, relationships, and sex and shares the experiences that have shaped who she is - a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh. Down to earth and relatable, frank and unapologetic, Amy Schumer is one of us: She relies on her sister for advice, still hangs out with her high school pals, and continues to navigate the ever-changing boundaries in love, work, and life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • mind numbing

  • By katrina on 09-17-16

NOT FUNNY. KINDA DEPRESSING.

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

Reviewed: 04-05-17

Any additional comments?

There were a few funny stories, but mostly just kinda sad details about her life.