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  • Inheritance

  • A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
  • By: Dani Shapiro
  • Narrated by: Dani Shapiro
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 686
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 682

Inheritance is an audiobook about secrets - secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than 50 years, years she had spent writing brilliantly, and compulsively, on themes of identity and family history. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A spellbinding book

  • By asdasklda on 01-18-19

Great story, amazing the science of DNA!

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

Reviewed: 03-06-19

Author narrator's voice was soothing to listen to, I enjoyed both the story and the performance. Just beginning my Ancestry DNA journey myself so the timing of this is great. Although I don't suspect I'll have the same experience, it's plausible and now I know its real.

  • The Fix

  • By: Michael Balkind, Ryan Burr
  • Narrated by: Alex Perlman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Star college quarterback, Colt Walker, has it all: good looks, brains, one of the best arms in the game, not to mention potential for the Heisman and a first round NFL draft pick, until he puts it all on the line as he slides into the ugly world of sports gambling. College football referee, Frank Gastner, is a man stewing in his own misery, consumed by a drinking problem, heavy gambling debt, and heading into a nasty divorce.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun, enjoyable, easy listen...

  • By jstep on 10-24-18

Fun for us both to enjoy

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

Sometimes it's hard to find an audio book that will keep hubby interested on long car trip. This one was perfect as it had the sports element to keep him engaged. Since he is an athletics administrator at a college, he found himself so disappointed in, sometimes mad at, some of the characters choices, that it would leave him wanting to resume our trip/listening so the he could see how things would be resolved. Great fun story!

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  • Capital Gaines

  • The Smart Things I've Learned by Doing Stupid Stuff
  • By: Chip Gaines
  • Narrated by: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines, Melinda Paul, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,737
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,177

The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of four in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur who was always ready for the next challenge. Whether it was buying a neighborhood laundromat or talking a bank into a loan for some equipment to start a lawn-mowing service, Chip always knew that the most important thing was to take that first step.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not What I expected

  • By Belinda on 11-16-17

Good story, easy to listen to

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

Reviewed: 05-24-18

My first audible book! Happy to have chosen a biography, I love hearing author speak in own words. Interesting to hear about the beginnings, the struggles and triumphs, and how the t.v. show came to be. There's more to Chip than I knew. Very inspirational listen.