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LANCASTER, PA, US
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  • Fool Me Once

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,908
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,060
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,036

Former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya's husband, Joe - who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier. The provocative question at the heart of the mystery: Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Darn it

  • By Glenda Jeffers on 03-25-16

Not a good story!! Hard to follow!

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

Reviewed: 04-11-16

What would have made Fool Me Once better?

This was the worst Harlan Coben book I have ever read. It was hard to follow and boring and had no excitement. The main character was not even likable!

What was most disappointing about Harlan Coben’s story?

The main character was misrepresented.

Did January LaVoy do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

Yes she did a fabulous job. I always like her.

What character would you cut from Fool Me Once?

Just don't know. The main character had no redeeming qualities and the whole book was one big misleading mess.

  • Find Her

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,061
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,208

Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure. Flora Dane is a survivor. Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, working with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother who's never stopped loving her, a brother who is scared of the person she's become, and a bedroom wall covered with photos of other girls who've never made it home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, so damn good.

  • By Christine on 02-12-16

Great story! Scary but not too graphic!!

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

Reviewed: 03-26-16

I thought this book was well written and it kept me guessing a long time! I will read more of this author!

  • Final Epidemic

  • A Beck Casey Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Earl Merkel
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

An invisible killer has returned. The last time it raged, upward of 40 million died - in a matter of months. Now it is back, released to prey on an unsuspecting, unprotected world. The first case appears on a flawless spring morning, initially diagnosed as a common cold - perhaps a mild flu. Then the deaths begin. Beck Casey, an expert on biological warfare, is called back to his former CIA post to unravel the twisted case... and to discover if a vaccine exists. But Casey's potential allies to save the future are the worst enemies from his past.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Listen!

  • By Cecilia on 10-11-13

Terrible Book!

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

Reviewed: 08-18-14

What disappointed you about Final Epidemic?

Just horribly boring! I could not even stay interested long enough to get to the main story! I have never felt that way about a book!

What was most disappointing about Earl Merkel’s story?

The unnecessary background and chit chat that had nothing to do with the story so boring it put me to sleep!

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I did not like his personality or the way he portrayed the characters. Maybe it was just the book or writing itself.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Final Epidemic?

Just all the unnecessary endless descriptions of the characters thoughts that had nothing to do with the story so I could not finish the book.

Any additional comments?

Total waste of a credit and my money!

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  • Zoo

  • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,738
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,443
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,434

All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear. With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really very good

  • By Trina on 08-10-16

The worst book I have ever read!

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

Reviewed: 11-09-12

Would you try another book from James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge and/or Jay Snyder?

I have read just about all of James Patterson's books and this book does not even sound like anything he would write.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Kathy Reichs

How did the narrator detract from the book?

He didn't.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Absolutely none!

Any additional comments?

Don't waste your money!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful