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  • The Poisonwood Bible

  • By: Barbara Kingsolver
  • Narrated by: Dean Robertson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,572
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,959
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,998

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it - from garden seeds to Scripture - is calamitously transformed on African soil.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Engrossing

  • By Joe on 06-28-09

one of my all time favorite books

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

Reviewed: 02-26-18

This is my 3rd time reading this book. In my top 5 favorite books for sure.

  • Not Alone

  • By: Craig A. Falconer
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 22 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,136

When Dan McCarthy stumbles upon a folder containing evidence of the conspiracy to end all conspiracies - a top-level alien cover-up - he leaks the files without a second thought. The incredible truth revealed by Dan's leak immediately captures the public's imagination, but Dan's relentless commitment to exposing the cover-up and forcing disclosure quickly earns him some enemies in high places.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Impressive Book About Aliens & the Hype Industry

  • By Russell on 12-21-16

loved it

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

Reviewed: 08-23-17

I really enjoyed this. not huge fan of alien books, but this was anything but typical.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Season

  • By: Eric Blehm
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,867
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,700
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,705

Destined to become a classic of adventure literature, The Last Season examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevada - mountains as perilous as they are beautiful. Eric Blehm's masterful work is a gripping detective story interwoven with the riveting biography of a complicated, original, and wholly fascinating man.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well Written Character Study of an NPS Ranger

  • By Kathy on 06-23-16

Boring and repetitive

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

Reviewed: 05-24-17

I finished it, so there is at least that. I just felt like there was so much "filler" to make this book. I like the authors writing, but the book was too long for the story they had to tell.

  • The Fireman

  • A Novel
  • By: Joe Hill
  • Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
  • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,437
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,421

No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country, striking cities one by one: Boston, Detroit, Seattle. The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton. To everyone else it's Dragonscale, a highly contagious, deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies - before causing them to burst into flames. Millions are infected; blazes erupt everywhere. There is no antidote. No one is safe.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A 23-Hour Long Short Story

  • By M. Grant on 06-16-18

Totally Original!

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

Reviewed: 02-05-17

I was hesitant to give this a shot because everyone was saying it was too much like The Stand, which I loved, but have already read. I dont know what people are talking about, it's apocalyptic, but that is the only similarity. This is a unique story, a great book.

0 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,912
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,898

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

this was awesome!

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

Reviewed: 12-21-16

I am a huge fan of Alien, and this dramatization was great! Worth a credit!

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54,412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54,315

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Gave it a shot, glad I did

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

Reviewed: 10-23-16

I bought this book awhile back and just kept putting it off because I thought it might be boring. I ended up loving it. I literally lol-ed, and teared up too. Just a danm good book.

  • Hollow City

  • The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
  • By: Ransom Riggs
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,069
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,393

This second novel in the Miss Peregine's Home for Peculiar Children series begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises. Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly creepy) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight fantasy fans of all ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different narrator

  • By System1459 on 09-29-16

Better than the first

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

Reviewed: 08-22-16

I enjoyed the first book, but my mind wandered a lot so I had to relisten to parts quite a bit, not with this one. Starts off a little slow, but then it gets good and only gets better. I am gonna get the thrid right away. The end was a real "page turner."

  • The Mermaid's Sister

  • By: Carrie Anne Noble
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,076
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,844
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,839

There is no cure for being who you truly are.… In a cottage high atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives with her sister, Maren, and guardian Auntie. By day, they gather herbs for Auntie's healing potions. By night, Auntie spins tales of faraway lands and wicked fairies. Clara's favorite story tells of three orphan infants—Clara, who was brought to Auntie by a stork; Maren, who arrived in a seashell; and their best friend, O'Neill, who was found beneath an apple tree. One day, Clara discovers shimmering scales just beneath her sister's skin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ASTONISHINGLY GOOD!

  • By I-C Household on 05-08-15

I loved it!

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

Reviewed: 01-13-16

I always think there should be more books about mermaids. This was awesome! When I started it I was unsure, but ended up living the adventure, characters, reading, overall it was a great mermaid tail.

  • The Gate Thief

  • Mithermages, Book 2
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Rankin
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,717
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,311

Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of 13 centuries of gatemages. The Families still want to kill him if they can’t control him - and they can’t control him; he is far too powerful. On Westil, Wad is now nearly powerless - he lost everything to Danny in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he must still somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel North, for when Danny took that power from Loki, he also took responsibility for the Great Gates.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Flashes of Great, Ok, and Bad. Overall: Meh.

  • By Benjamin on 04-04-13

So disappointing.

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

Reviewed: 01-08-16

I loved the first, and the beginning of this started out good, but I am not gonna finish, and I never do that. I'm stopping at chapter 18 after hoping it was gonna pick up... it is only getting worse.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Psycho

  • By: Robert Bloch
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,182
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036

It was a dark and stormy night when Mary Crane glimpsed the unlit neon sign announcing the vacancy at the Bates Motel. Exhausted, lost, and at the end of her rope, she was eager for a hot shower and a bed for the night. Her room was musty, but clean, and the manager seemed nice, if a little odd.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • We're All Not Quite As Sane As We Pretend To Be

  • By Andrew on 05-14-13

way more fun than I thought

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

Reviewed: 11-25-15

this was actually pretty excellent. I have watched the movie, so I thought this might be a little repetitive, but no, I loved it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful