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  • Alice Takes Back Wonderland

  • By: David D. Hammons
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

After 10 years of being told she can't tell the difference between real life and a fairy tale, Alice finally stops believing in Wonderland. So when the White Rabbit shows up at her house, Alice thinks she's going crazy. Only when the White Rabbit kicks her down the rabbit hole does Alice realize that the magical land she visited as a child is real. But all is not well in Wonderland. The Ace of Spades has taken over Wonderland and is systematically dismantling all that makes it wonderful.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Alice of Wonderland Queen of Never Land

  • By peggysue jenkins on 07-07-18

Alice of Wonderland Queen of Never Land

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

I will start with saying the reader was great! The story was missing it's muchness. I went into this story with open eyes and an open mind, however, I was disappointed. I love a good twisted fairytale, but this one was twised too far. Especially inventing a budding romance between Peter Pan and Alice. Why??

  • A Villains Collection

  • The Villains Trilogy
  • By: Serena Valentino
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198

This collection includes all three books in Serena Valentino's Villains trilogy: Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen, The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince, and Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is one Evil Disney Famiy

  • By peggysue jenkins on 06-02-18

This is one Evil Disney Famiy

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

Reviewed: 06-02-18

I have been pleasantlysurprised at these stories. I do not want to give anything away to ruin it.,but I live the way the author is tying all the stories together...that is all I am going to say on that, except....WOW!, Who knew?!?!Great idea. Excellent "behind the scenes" twist. reader is excellent. although you could pick these books up singularly, I suggest you read them in order to get the full effect. job well done

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • As Old as Time

  • A Twisted Tale Series, Book 3
  • By: Liz Braswell
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

What if Belle's mother cursed the Beast? As Old as Time is the third book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. When Belle touches the Beast's enchanted rose, memories flood through Belle's mind - memories of a mother she thought she would never see again. And, stranger still, she sees that her mother is none other than the beautiful enchantress who cursed the castle and all its inhabitants.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • different path

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-27-17

The Story you thought you knew by heart

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

I loved this book. best one in the series so far. Original, dark,magical, mysterious love story. oh for the love of books!

  • Once Upon a Dream

  • The Twisted Tales Series, Book 2
  • By: Liz Braswell, Disney Press
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

It should be simple - a dragon defeated, a slumbering princess in a castle, a prince poised to wake her. But when the prince falls asleep as his lips touch the fair maiden's, it is clear that this fairy tale is far from over. With a desperate fairy's last curse controlling her mind, Princess Aurora must escape from a different castle of thorns and navigate a dangerously magical landscape - created from her very own dreams.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good read for anyone who loves fairy tales.

  • By Anonymous User on 06-16-17

severely depressed whiney princess

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

Reviewed: 05-14-18

story was good except it drug on. I did like the world that was built. it was literally all about her

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

  • By: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
  • Length: 52 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,630
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,217
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,219

On the eve of his marriage to the beautiful Mercedes, having that very day been made captain of his ship, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on a charge of treason, trumped up by jealous rivals. Incarcerated for many lonely years in the isolated and terrifying Chateau d'If near Marseille, he meticulously plans his brilliant escape and extraordinary revenge.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This is the one to spend 50 hours listening to!

  • By james on 03-05-13

love,jealousy,riches,revenge,

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

put your trust in Sinbad the Sailor, I have read this story many times but never have I had it brought to life like this. Bill Homewood was excellent.

  • The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

  • By: Oscar Hijuelos
  • Narrated by: E. G. Marshall
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26

In 1949 - when the dance rage is the mambo - two young Cuban musicians, recent immigrants, make their way up to the grand stage of New York. The Castillo brothers, workers by day, become night stars of the dance halls, where their orchestra plays the lush, sensuous, pulsing music that earns them the title of Mambo Kings.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Poor production value

  • By Kathy on 06-23-11

Wanna go to Havana? read this book

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

sad, exciting, and surprising. not an easy read or a fast read, but a very good one.