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  • The Art of Racing in the Rain

  • By: Garth Stein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,863
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,947
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,946

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A stunning read

  • By Cliff on 03-04-09

Loved this book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-21-11

My husband listened to this with me on a road trip, we were both totally engrossed in the story. We wanted to rename our dog, Enzo.

  • Cutting for Stone

  • A Novel
  • By: Abraham Verghese
  • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
  • Length: 23 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,594
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,736
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,742

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Yet it will be love, not politics - their passion for the same woman - that will tear them apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant story, pitch perfect narration

  • By Mary Lynn Richardson on 03-20-09

Loved this book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-10

Kept my interest from start to finish. I did not want it to end. Great narrarator.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • For the King

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Delors
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

The Reign of Terror has ended, and Napoleon Bonaparte has seized power, but shifting political loyalties still tear apart families and lovers. On Christmas Eve 1800, a bomb explodes along Bonaparte's route, narrowly missing him but striking dozens of bystanders. Chief Inspector Roch Miquel, a young policeman with a bright future and a beautiful mistress, must arrest the assassins before they attack again.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I just can't finish this one

  • By mm on 09-03-10

I just can't finish this one

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-10

Really boring, and I usually like historical fiction. To be fair, I have only got throught 1/2 of the novel, probably won't finish it!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Red Queen

  • A Novel
  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,223
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,750
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,763

Heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her house is the true ruler of England and that she has a great destiny before her. Her ambitions are disappointed when her sainted cousin Henry VI fails to recognize her as a kindred spirit, and she is even more dismayed when he sinks into madness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, unsympathetic heroine

  • By Karin on 09-12-10

Really enjoyed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-10

Very entertaining historical novel. Loved the narrator. Will look for more by this author.

21 of 24 people found this review helpful

  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa See
  • Narrated by: Janet Song
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,262
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397

Lily is haunted by memories of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower and asks the gods for forgiveness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh a little Cry a little Love All

  • By Patricia on 11-11-09

Thought provoking, especially for women

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-09

I will never think of "best friends" in the same way after listening to this book. Insight into the customs and beliefs. Enjoyable!

  • Three Junes

  • A Novel
  • By: Julia Glass
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,517
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 603
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 606

Three Junes is a vividly textured symphonic novel set on both sides of the Atlantic during three fateful summers in the lives of a Scottish family. Three Junes "almost threatens to burst with all the life it contains...extraordinary," says Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful Narration of a Wonderful Story!

  • By Dagmar on 01-09-03

So Disappointed!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-09

There is not much I can say positive, accept that I did finish it. I had to read the entire story to see if there was going to at least be a good ending. No luck.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Devil in the White City

  • Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
  • By: Erik Larson
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,587
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,616

In a thrilling narrative showcasing his gifts as storyteller and researcher, Erik Larson recounts the spellbinding tale of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Also available abridged.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Impossible to stop listening

  • By Michael on 05-26-12

Learned details of Chicago Worlds Fair

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-09

If you are just interested in detailed history of the people who developed the Chicago Worlds Fair, then you may like this audiobook. I thought that the characaters were quite boring. Even the serial killer's story was quite ho hum to me.

7 of 10 people found this review helpful