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  • Party Girl

  • The Girl's Series, Book 1
  • By: Rachel Hollis
  • Narrated by: Rachel Hollis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,358
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,109

Landon Brinkley's dreams are all coming true. She's landed an internship with the fabulous Selah Smith, event planner for the Hollywood elite, taking her from small-town Texas to the bright lights of LA. Landon soon finds herself in a world in which spending a million dollars on an event - even a child's birthday party - is de rigueur and the whims of celebrity clients are life-and-death matters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpectedly Good

  • By Holly Helscher on 07-13-16

Sweet Read

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

I absolutely loved this book! It was a great, sugary sweet story to listen to!

  • You're Not Lost

  • An Inspired Action Plan for Finding Your Own Way
  • By: Maxie McCoy
  • Narrated by: Maxie McCoy
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

You're Not Lost is the manifesto for a generation of women who don't have the self-confidence to trust their instincts and go for it. This compelling guide gets to the root of the problem, showing you how to drop the panic-inducing, big-picture obsession over "Where am I going with my life?" and instead shines a spotlight on the small yet impactful decisions that will take you from lost to found. With step-by-step advice, thought-provoking exercises, and real-life stories, this book is an energizing action plan for getting to the amazing career and life you deserve.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best self-help book I have listened to in FOREVER

  • By Cory Clemmons on 04-16-19

Core Points are Wonderful but....

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

I bought this book after attending one of Maxie's seminars at a conference. I LOVED IT. A lot of it is reiterated in this book! However the strongest difference between the two is she geared her seminar more towards everyone, men and women. The book however is for women mostly and has a strong sense of feminism. I wish it were geared more towards everyone as there are men that need this kind of advice/tips as well. This is a good book for teenagers and women who are re-discovering themselves. If you have read self help books before this is a refresher.

  • Sunshine at the Comfort Food Café

  • By: Debbie Johnson
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Cooper
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

For Willow, the ramshackle café overlooking the beach, together with its warmhearted community, offers friendship as a daily special and always has a hearty welcome on the menu. But when a handsome stranger blows in on a warm spring breeze, Willow soon realises that her quiet country life will be changed forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PLEASE KEEP WRITING THIS SERIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • By louise on 01-22-19

Good book but personally irritating protagonist

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

Reviewed: 08-30-18

It was a struggle to finish this book for me, apart from the forced pop culture references and (creates her own drama) protagonist I rather liked everything else about the book. It wasn't horrible but it wasn't a smooth read for me.

  • Girl Walks into a Bar...

  • Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle
  • By: Rachel Dratch
  • Narrated by: Rachel Dratch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,771
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,772

Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians. Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians." Her career at a low point, Dratch suddenly had time for yoga, dog- sitting, learning Spanish - and dating. After all, what did a forty-something single woman living in New York have to lose?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hanging out with Rachel Dratch

  • By LARRY on 04-30-12

Rachel Dratch :)

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

Reviewed: 09-15-15

Would you consider the audio edition of Girl Walks into a Bar... to be better than the print version?

I can't be sure because I only have the audio, but I can say for certain that it is worth reading/listening.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Girl Walks into a Bar...?

How Rachel describes her life in general. It was very interesting to see that perspective of show biz and the life of a "plain girl."

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

Her voice helped establish certain tones in the text.

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

When Rachel just becomes fully accepting of herself, her values and what she has.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed this book because it was refreshing to "hear" the voice of a woman who is usually looked over due to her lack of "looks" and focus on her personality. Her sense of humor is great to and i really appreciate people like her that don't need others to justify their existence. She is who she is and she's funny. Take it or leave it :))

  • 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 30,086
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,790
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,578

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

Modern Romance explained for the curious

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

Reviewed: 09-15-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes i very much would. Although more for single friends.

What does Eric Klinenberg and Aziz Ansari bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Aziz brings his humor to the audio for sure and makes the book richer.

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

Talking about how marrying for love is a fairly new concept and our expectations for what we want in a "soulmate."

Any additional comments?

I truly enjoyed every moment!

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,460
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197,964

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

ABSOLUTELY HANDS DOWN MY FAVORITE BOOK

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

Reviewed: 09-15-15

If you could sum up Ready Player One in three words, what would they be?

Adventurous, Exciting, Nerd Bible

What other book might you compare Ready Player One to and why?

NO OTHER BOOK

Have you listened to any of Wil Wheaton’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

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

Yes, i laughed really hard. I had a tear rolling down my cheek at the effort wade was making to get Art3mis back.

Any additional comments?

You can really relate to the main protagonist and the book does not give into stereotypes. It also had a very creative setting and sooo sooo many wonderful references to pop culture worth mentioning.