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Gilma M. Salazar

Atlanta, Ga
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  • City of Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reader is amazing!

  • By Gilma M. Salazar on 06-07-19

Reader is amazing!

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

Reviewed: 06-07-19

Gilbert did it again, start very light and funny and move to deeper levels of pure human behaviors, yes a lot sex!. Love it, Vivian is a carácter that you will love and know to the bone.

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Sleeping Beauties

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King, Owen King
  • Narrated by: Marin Ireland
  • Length: 25 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,036
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,229
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,191

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: They become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place.... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By William J. Gibbons on 11-27-17

Masterpiece!

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

Reviewed: 10-14-17

Love this book, this King guys have a going on together. Don’t miss it, the Black Queen mau get you. Boo!

1 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • 2666 [Spanish Edition]

  • By: Roberto Bolaño
  • Narrated by: Pedro Sánchez, Gerardo Prat, Humberto Amor, and others
  • Length: 45 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

La ciudad mexicana de Santa Teresa - trasunto de Ciudad Juarez - atrae como un imán a los protagonistas. Cuatro críticos literarios europeos viajan hasta Sonora tras las huellas del escritor desaparecido Benno von Archimboldi, cuya vida se refiere en la parte final de la novela. Allí conocerán a Amalfitano, el profesor universitario chileno que, junto con su hija, se establece en la ciudad, a la que también llegará el periodista estadounidense Oscar Fate para retransmitir un combate de boxeo.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gran libro, narración excelente.

  • By Patricio on 01-18-18

La totalidad en letras

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

Un libro fuera de lo común, el tiempo invertido será remunerado con la increíble habilidad de Sr. Roberto de contar historias.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dispara, yo ya estoy muerto [Shoot, I'm Already Dead]

  • By: Julia Navarro
  • Narrated by: Belén Roca, Juan Carlos Gustems
  • Length: 29 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 628
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 568
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 573

Una extraordinaria novela de personajes inolvidables cuyas vidas se entrelazan con momentos clave de la Historia, desde finales del siglo XIX hasta mediados del XX, y que recrea la vida en ciudades tan emblemáticas como San Petersburgo, París o Jerusalén.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Salvándose muriendo o matando

  • By Mario on 03-19-16

Por fin las dos caras!

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

Reviewed: 02-10-17

Me ha encantado este libro, su parte humana y compleja de sus personajes, por fin en sus páginas pude vivir el conflicto entre Palestina y Israel. Cuanto podríamos aprender de nuestra historia para no repetir genocidios. En hora buena Sra. Navarro!

  • Dime quién soy [Tell Me Who I Am]

  • By: Julia Navarro
  • Narrated by: Daniel Albiac, María Belén Roca
  • Length: 32 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 773
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 703
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 701

Un periodista investiga la apasionante vida de una antepasada suya, una mujer que vivió intensamente el siglo XX desde los convulsos años de la república hasta la caída del muro de Berlín. Un periodista recibe la propuesta de investigar la vida de su bisabuela, Amelia Garayoa, una mujer de la que solo sabe que huyó abandonando a su marido y a su hijo poco antes de que estallara la guerra civil española.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A very good audiobook to listen to in SPANISH!!!

  • By Allan on 12-10-14

Oh Amelia que vida!

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

Reviewed: 02-05-17

Me fascinó esta novela, creíble, fantástica y humana; donde pase de la risa al llanto en cuestión de palabras.

  • Cómo Escribir una Novela Completa en 90 Días

  • Spanish Edition
  • By: Conrad Jones
  • Narrated by: Rafael Serrano de Royal Logistics Group
  • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Esta guía breve te dice cómo escribir una novela utilizando una estrategia sistemática de redacción. Esta guía está escrita por un autor, no un “gurú”. Es un simple paso a paso desglosado sobre cómo planear cada día. Sin rellenos ni teoría, sólo datos reales.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buenas ideas

  • By Gilma M. Salazar on 01-23-17

Buenas ideas

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

Reviewed: 01-23-17

Me ha gustado mucho este libro. Muchas ideas prácticas y bien explicadas. Lleno mis expectativas.

  • The Signature of All Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 21 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,631
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,154
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,161

In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the 18th and 19th centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker - a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't miss this one

  • By Molly-o on 12-27-13

Master piece!

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

Reviewed: 08-20-16

Great book! Love it. Strong characters and incredible story. Well done Elizabeth Gilbert. Very graceful for this master piece.

  • Big Magic

  • Creative Living Beyond Fear
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,182
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,144

Readers and listeners of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Biggest Inspiration In a Long Time

  • By Gillian on 09-23-15

Love it!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-16

Great ideas. Fresh and uplifting especially if you looking break truth. Thank you Gilbert. Your books make my soul happy.

  • 90 Minutes in Heaven

  • A True Story of Death & Life
  • By: Don Piper
  • Narrated by: Don Piper
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 592
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440

After colliding with a semi-truck, Don Piper died and went to heaven. Ninety minutes later he returned to life on earth. After years of silence, he is now sharing his life-changing story.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good Beginning

  • By Dudley Kenney on 02-28-11

Great book! Can't wait to see the movie

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

Reviewed: 02-21-15

Great book. Even I am not in the religious path. Feel better spiritual and down to earth. Can't wait to see the movie.