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  • The Boys in the Boat

  • Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
  • By: Daniel James Brown
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26,405
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,006
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23,950

Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do you believe in miracles??

  • By Janice on 07-12-13

great story

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

Reviewed: 07-30-17

wonderful story about another triumph in Berlin.
author made you feel like you were there and the narrator just made it better

  • The Burning Page

  • The Invisible Library, Book 3
  • By: Genevieve Cogman
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

Never judge a book by its cover...Due to her involvement in an unfortunate set of mishaps between the dragons and the Fae, Librarian spy Irene is stuck on probation, doing what should be simple fetch-and-retrieve projects for the mysterious Library. But trouble has a tendency to find both Irene and her apprentice, Kai - a dragon prince - and, before they know it, they are entangled in more danger than they can handle...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do I smell a seris?

  • By Stephanie on 02-06-17

fun listen, we'll spun story.

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

Reviewed: 03-10-17

Thoroughly enjoyed the narrator, and the twists and turns in the story. A great addition to the series, and the development of the characters/ friendships

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Artifact

  • A Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Gigi Pandian
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 460
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 420
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 418

When historian Jaya Jones receives a mysterious package containing a jewel-encrusted artifact, she discovers the secrets of a lost Indian treasure may be hidden in a Scottish legend. But she's not the only one on the trail. Helping her decipher the cryptic clues are her magician best friend, a devastatingly handsome art historian with something to hide, and a charming archaeologist running for his life. When a member of the dig's crew is murdered, Jaya must figure out which of the scholars vying for her affections might be the love of her life - and which one is a killer.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Just awful

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-18-18

very entertaining

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

Reviewed: 09-02-16

author does a great job with the clues to misdirected the reader from who is the actual threat, and just when you think you and Jones have it figured out, there is another twist.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful