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  • Six Suspects

  • By: Vikas Swarup
  • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
  • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30

Seven years ago, Vivek Rai murdered Ruby Gill in a restaurant in New Delhi because she refused to serve him a drink. Now Vivek Rai is dead, killed at a party he had thrown to celebrate his acquittal. Six of the guests are discovered with guns in their possession and are taken in for questioning. Who are these six, and what were they doing that night?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fresh and engaging, but ya gotta be in the mood

  • By Janet on 02-17-10

Six Suspects

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

Very entertaining, funny at times and interesting.
I really enjoyed the book.
Had me going til the end

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  • Quiet Strength

  • The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life
  • By: Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker
  • Narrated by: Tony Dungy
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307

Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach. How is it possible for anyone to be successful without compromising faith and family? In this inspiring and reflective memoir, Coach Dungy tells the story of a life lived for God and family - and challenges us all to redefine our ideas of what it means to succeed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a man

  • By Marsh Buice on 09-23-07

Quiet Strength

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

Reviewed: 10-15-17

Awesome!!! I’ve passed it on to my son.
I thought it would be only about football, but it was so much more

  • Liar

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,577
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,064
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,040

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It!

  • By TC on 07-03-17

Wow!!

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

Reviewed: 07-30-17

Not what I expected. Twists and turns until the very end. Well written. I recommend this book

  • Small Great Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,820
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21,936
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,863

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must Read

  • By Sabrina on 11-01-16

Prickly, uncomfortable but good

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

Reviewed: 11-01-16

I was surprised how it really made me look at the race situation from both sides. Very good

  • A Big Little Life

  • A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Dean Koontz
  • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 321
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297

In a profound, funny, and beautifully rendered portrait of a beloved companion, bestselling novelist Dean Koontz remembers the golden retriever who changed his life. A retired service dog, Trixie was three when Dean and his wife, Gerda, welcomed her into their home. She was superbly trained, but her greatest gifts couldn’t be taught: her keen intelligence, her innate joy, and an uncanny knack for living in the moment. Whether chasing a tennis ball or protecting those she loved, Trixie gave all she had to everything she did....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A very good read

  • By Sher from Provo on 03-16-14

Lovable Fun

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

Reviewed: 05-23-12

If you could sum up A Big Little Life in three words, what would they be?

Life changing happiness

Who was your favorite character and why?

Trixie, of course. Because she was so lovable

What about Dean Koontz’s performance did you like?

I just love stories by Dean Koontz. He's straight to the point during performance. I enjoyed it.

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

I was moved by how sensitive Trixie was about the family's personal space. I thought it endearing.

Any additional comments?

I'd love more " Trixie" stories.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • This Is How

  • Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike
  • By: Augusten Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Augusten Burroughs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 367

To say that Augusten Burroughs has lived an unusual life is an understatement. From having no formal education past third grade and being raised by his mother’s psychiatrist in the seventies to enjoying one of the most successful advertising careers of the eighties to experiencing a spectacular downfall and rehab stint in the nineties to having a number one bestselling writing career in the new millennium, Burroughs has faced humiliation, transformation and everything in between.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this book

  • By David Shear on 06-15-12

Enlightning, Funny and Honest

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

Reviewed: 05-23-12

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

Yes, have already to several friends. I wish I could buy a copy for my entire family.

What did you like best about this story?

It was brutally honest. Straight talk about life.

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

I have listened to several. He seems so open and fun during performances. He's enjoyable even talking about serious issues. It was exactly the type of book I needed.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I did not plan to listen at one sitting, but I did.

Any additional comments?

Loved it.

  • A Chance in the World

  • An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home
  • By: Steve Pemberton
  • Narrated by: Steve Pemberton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 210

A Chance in the World is the unbelievably true story of a wounded and broken boy destined to become a man of resilience, determination, and vision. Through it all, Steve’s story teaches us that no matter how broken our past, no matter how great our misfortunes, we have it in us to create a new beginning and to build a place where love awaits.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting, moving story

  • By Sandra on 03-27-12

Interesting, moving story

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

Reviewed: 03-27-12

Would you listen to A Chance in the World again? Why?

Yes. It was interesting and gave reason to be appreciative about your own life events. I'd lsiten again just to be sure I had'nt missed anything. I listenend to the story as quickly as I could.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The teacher who gave him a place to stay after he ran away from his adoptive family. Because he had little time to realize just what he might have been getting into. He simple wanted to help a kid in need.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he talked about his own family. His relationship with his wife and children. How his past had'nt ruined a good person.

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

That he found a way to survive by reading alone in the basement. When he realized that life should be different from what he'd seen

Any additional comments?

It was a great listen. Great story!!!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Kindred

  • By: Octavia E. Butler
  • Narrated by: Kim Staunton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,249
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,595
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,579

Having just celebrated her 26th birthday in 1976 California, Dana, an African-American woman, is suddenly and inexplicably wrenched through time into antebellum Maryland. After saving a drowning white boy there, she finds herself staring into the barrel of a shotgun and is transported back to the present just in time to save her life. During numerous such time-defying episodes with the same young man, she realizes she's been given a challenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Octavia is awesome!!

  • By Kirsten on 01-30-08

Kindred

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-25-09

It was an awesome story. Quite interesting.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Help

  • By: Kathryn Stockett
  • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 38,022
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23,880
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23,896

In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women - mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends - view one another. A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great surprise!

  • By Jan on 12-02-09

The Help

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-06-09

I really enjoyed this book. The character voices were great. I hated it to end.

  • The Other Side of Me

  • A Memoir
  • By: Sidney Sheldon
  • Narrated by: Mike O'Malley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

In his eagerly anticipated memoir, America's premier storyteller shares the story of his own life in a frank and revealing book that rivals any of his fictional tales. Sidney Sheldon is truly an entertainment legend: Author of over a dozen best sellers, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, and creator of some of television's greatest hits, he has lived a singularly fascinating life.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • DULLLLLLLL

  • By Rhonda on 04-10-06

The Other Side Of Me

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-09

It was awesome. I absolutely love Sidney Sheldon and he did not dissapoint. Enjoyable and interesting from page one until the end