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  • Buffering

  • Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded
  • By: Hannah Hart
  • Narrated by: Hannah Hart, Judy Young
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,700
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,511
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,507

By combing through the journals that Hannah has kept for much of her life, this collection of narrative essays delivers a fuller picture of her life, her experiences, and the things she's figured out about family, faith, love, sexuality, self-worth, friendship, and fame. Revealing what makes Hannah tick, this sometimes cringeworthy, poignant collection of stories is sure to deliver plenty of Hannah's wit and wisdom - and hopefully encourage you to try your hand at her patented brand of reckless optimism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She made me feel less alone.

  • By tiffany alzatti on 10-24-16

She made me feel less alone.

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

Reviewed: 10-24-16

If you could sum up Buffering in three words, what would they be?

Energetic. Heart-stopping. Honest.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Hannah, because even though we are SO VERY different - her and I have felt some of the same feelings - towards the people everyone kept telling us "were in charge".

What about Hannah Hart and Judy Young ’s performance did you like?

I felt like they were both talking TO me and not AT me. I felt like I was sleeping over at Hannah's house, and that it was her turn to tell me everything about herself, like she trusted me.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The part where she explained she would wave back to her house after exiting - to go to school...so that whoever was watching would think that their was someone in the house. I used to do that too.

Any additional comments?

I didn't know who Hannah was before reading her book. I came across it, and I finished it in a couple of days. It was that good. And I was that connected.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Wildflower

  • By: Drew Barrymore
  • Narrated by: Drew Barrymore
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,758
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,514
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,499

Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck in a gas station overhang on a cross-country road trip, saying good-bye to her father in a way only he could have understood, and many more adventures and lessons that have led her to the successful, happy, and healthy place she is today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hold the shrieking !

  • By Dawne on 11-27-15

Drew Barrymore is Beautiful Inside&Out

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

Reviewed: 10-13-16

If you could sum up Wildflower in three words, what would they be?

Poetic. Romantic. Real.

What did you like best about this story?

Drew Barrymore, uncensored.

What about Drew Barrymore’s performance did you like?

She wasnt afraid to loose herself in her memories and enjoy a story that she so very much wanted out of her.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed and cried aloud. I laughed at her description of making movies with Adam Sandler and cried whenever she talked about her mother and how that motivated to give her daughters all her love.

Any additional comments?

So much truth in such a beautiful way.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Where Am I Now?

  • True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame
  • By: Mara Wilson
  • Narrated by: Mara Wilson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 496
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 458

A former child actress best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the only kid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a neurotic in California, and a grown-up the world still remembers as a little girl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She described the first ten years of my life.

  • By tiffany alzatti on 10-13-16

She described the first ten years of my life.

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

Reviewed: 10-13-16

What made the experience of listening to Where Am I Now? the most enjoyable?

I think it put forth a third layer to the entire experience.

What other book might you compare Where Am I Now? to and why?

My initial thought was to compare her to Mindy Kayling, just because they describe their life and what they remember about their youth so vividly, but Mara has a depth to her that made me understand that all of the repressed anxiety I had at such a young age could be rationalized by me as an adult.

What does Mara Wilson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

If I just read the book, I wouldn't be able to compare Mara Wilson's voice to whoever voices MTV's DARIA, and think - wow, this is what my inner voice sounds like - Matilda, all grown up.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

It was the moment she said her mother died on the set of Matilda. My heart broke.

Any additional comments?

I wholeheartedly believe that the credit or the cash is worth listening to Mara and her honest representation of not only girlhood, but girlhood as a child star. I think her wit and wisdom are beautiful partners to her honesty and maturity. She is a wonderful storyteller.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Why Not Me?

  • By: Mindy Kaling
  • Narrated by: Mindy Kaling, Greg Daniels, B. J. Novak
  • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,429
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,860
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,778

In Why Not Me? Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it's falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or, most important, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you're constantly reminded that no one looks like you.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I love mindy

  • By green ice cream garden on 04-24-17

Read her 1st book first!

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

I read "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?" first (which was great) and then immediately started this one (which is also great) and I believe that if I didn't do that - I wouldn't have had the same Minka Expierence. Mindy is an amazing person. Period. And my life is better after reading her words.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

  • By: Mindy Kaling
  • Narrated by: Mindy Kaling, Michael Schur, B. J. Novak
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,736
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,097
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,079

Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?”

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you like Mindy, you'll enjoy this listen.

  • By Lisa on 01-04-12

An easy funny, informative listen.

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

Mindy talks about her memories, The Office, and her overall take on life in a humorous, down to earth, refreshing way.

  • Modern Romance

  • An Investigation
  • By: Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg
  • Narrated by: Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,080
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,785
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,573

At some point every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it's wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and informative

  • By ty on 08-23-15

A real look at relationahips

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

Aziz is funny in his stand up so it's no shocker that his book - which digs into relationships in this day and age versus the past - is very funny. What was shocking was how informative and interesting it was. It gave me a new outlook on something I thought I already made my mind up about.