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  • The Perfect Child

  • By: Lucinda Berry
  • Narrated by: Christine Williams, Erin Bennett, Dan John Miller
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368

Christopher and Hannah are a happily married surgeon and nurse with picture-perfect lives. All that’s missing is a child. When Janie, an abandoned six-year-old, turns up at their hospital, Christopher forms an instant connection with her, and he convinces Hannah they should take her home as their own. But Janie is no ordinary child, and her damaged psyche proves to be more than her new parents were expecting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You can see it coming... but how bad is it?

  • By shelley on 03-02-19

captivating

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

Reviewed: 03-25-19

Well formed characters. Excellent narration . 4 stars because it ended to soon! I would love a second book. I need an epilogue for this book! I would absolutely watch this movie.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Changeling

  • A Novel of Sorcery and Society
  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,959
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,954

If 14-year-old Cassandra Reed makes it through her first day at Miss Castwell’s Institute for the Magical Instruction of Young Ladies without anyone discovering her secret, maybe, just maybe, she’ll let herself believe that she really does belong at Miss Castwell’s. Except Cassandra Reed’s real name is Sarah Smith and up until now, she lived her whole life in the Warren, serving a magical family, the Winters, as all non-magical “Snipes” are bound by magical Guardian law to do. That is, until one day, Sarah accidentally levitates Mrs. Winter’s favorite vase in the parlor.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-23-18

Totally enjoyable to listen to.

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

Reviewed: 03-01-19

Curiously, interesting read, kept me to the end! I highly recommend this book. Second perhaps?

  • The Ragged Edge of Night

  • By: Olivia Hawker
  • Narrated by: Nick Sandys, Olivia Hawker
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027

Germany, 1942. Franciscan friar Anton Starzmann is stripped of his place in the world when his school is seized by the Nazis. He relocates to a small German hamlet to wed Elisabeth Herter, a widow who seeks a marriage - in name only - to a man who can help raise her three children. Anton seeks something too - atonement for failing to protect his young students from the wrath of the Nazis. But neither he nor Elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken once again by the inescapable rumble of war. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Ragged Edge of Night must be made into a movie

  • By M. King on 10-04-18

Amazing read

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

I must say, read or listen to this book, but make to do the same with the author 's note!

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  • By Invitation Only

  • A Novel
  • By: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett, Courtney Patterson, Sarah Naughton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347

 The Lowcountry of South Carolina is where By Invitation Only begins, at a barbecue engagement party thrown by Diane English Stiftel, her brother Floyd, and her parents to celebrate her son’s engagement. On this gorgeous, magical night, the bride’s father, Alejandro Cambria, a wealthy power broker whose unbelievably successful career in private equity made him one of Chicago’s celebrated elite, discovers the limits and possibilities of cell phone range. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Feel-good story

  • By Jane on 06-16-18

Pure Entertainment

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-13-18

very entertaining read, every line read was spot on! Love when I am listening to a book and the narration is so good the characters are recognizable just but the voice

  • Sea of Memories

  • By: Fiona Valpy
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 379
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368

In 1937, seventeen-year-old Ella’s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful Île de Ré and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe. They spend the summer together, exploring the island’s sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, and, for the first time in her life, Ella feels truly free. But the outbreak of war casts everything in a new light. Ella is forced to return to Scotland, where she volunteers for the war effort alongside the dashing Angus. In this new world, Ella feels herself drifting further and further from who she was on the Île de Ré.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating narration of a compelling story...

  • By Alexis on 06-15-18

I loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

Amazing story, very believable! Truly pulls you in and keeps you there! The performance starts out more like a cadence, but improves immensely as the story progresses.

  • Finding Rebecca

  • By: Eoin Dempsey
  • Narrated by: Napoleon Ryan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,071
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065

Nothing could keep Christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when World War II finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler’s Final Solution against the Jewish population.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Immature Writing

  • By S06N on 11-04-15

excellent

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

Never a struggle with this! Felt like I was listening to a memoir! I highly recommend it

  • If You Only Knew

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands, Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,642
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513

Wedding-dress designer Jenny Tate understands the happily ever after business, yet somehow she's still involved in her ex-husband's life. In fact Owen's new wife may - inexplicably - be Jenny's new best friend. Sensing this, well, relationship isn't helping her move on, Jenny trades the Manhattan skyline for her hometown up the Hudson, where she'll be able to bask in her sister Rachel's picture-perfect family life...and hopefully make one of her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and amazing performance!

  • By Rannie on 07-27-16

If You Only Knew

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-17

Excellent. The narrations, spot on! Funny, entertaining best lighthearted book I have read/listened to in ages

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Protectors

  • By: Alison Stine
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15

It was supposed to be a fresh start for eighteen-year-old Devon Grace and her father, but fate had other, darker plans. The Appalachian town of Millicent, Ohio, is poor and forgotten by the world - the perfect setting for a disgraced cop and his artistic "misfit" daughter to regroup after a tragic mistake upends their lives. Trouble is, the young men of Millicent are disappearing, including Devon's sole confidant and first love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By A Bennett 2 on 12-19-16

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Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-19-16

Very interesting! I want more! The story brought me in, where do I find the rest?