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  • The Dangers of Dating a Rebound Vampire

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,448
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,153

Gigi is no longer an innocent teen. All grown up and looking for love, her family and friends worry she'll go for the sexy, alluring vampire instead of a nice, safe human. But sexy and alluring, with a penchant for biting, could be just what Gigi wants...

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sadly disappointing.

  • By CL on 03-28-15

awesome as always!

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

Reviewed: 04-01-15

Just as good as Molly Harper's other half moon hollow books. And Amanda Ronconi did a great job as well. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

  • Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32,431
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27,511
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28,143

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I can't believe I bought ths

  • By Jayson on 06-03-12

Horrible Writing.

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

Reviewed: 03-28-15

All I have to say is if I ever hear "Ooooh, myyyyy" again I will puke!

Don't waste your time the writing is awful, it is even worst than writing is for porn.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

  • By: Yann Martel
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Johnny Stange, John Randolph Jones
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17

Here are four unforgettable stories by Yann Martel, the New York Times best-selling author of Life of Pi. In the exquisite title novella, a very young man dying of AIDS joins his friend in fashioning a story of the Roccamatio family of Helsinki, set against the yearly march of the 20th century.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious and disappointing

  • By Douglas on 02-09-05

Somewhere In The Middle

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

Reviewed: 04-07-13

The author of these four stories is the same author of Life of Pi, and Beatrice and Virgil, both very good books. This book has 4 stories, two of which I enjoy and two others that were so, so. If you are looking for a short book, this book would be OK. Don't expect the same kind of writing he did on his two books I mentioned early. The last story I did chuckled a lot.

  • The Butterfly Clues

  • By: Kate Ellison
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

Penelope (Lo) Marin has always loved to collect beautiful things. But in the year since her brother Oren's death, Lo's hoarding has blossomed into a full-blown, potentially dangerous obsession. She discovers a beautiful, antique butterfly pendant during a routine scour at a weekend flea market and recognizes it as having been stolen from the home of a recently murdered girl. And as usual, when Lo begins to obsess over something, she can't get it out of her mind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By Carol on 03-18-12

Dull beginning, Predictable ending

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

Reviewed: 04-07-13

I thought the story was never going to get started. I almost quit before the story started to finally began to unfold.. All I have to say is if you listen to this story you better be ready to tap, tap, tap, banana. Trust me don't waste your credit or time.

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    Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    15,245 ratings
    Overall 4.3
  • Life of Pi

  • By: Yann Martel
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,007
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,073

Pi Patel has been raised in a zoo in India. When his father decides to move the family to Canada and sell the animals to American zoos, everyone boards a Japanese cargo ship. The ship sinks, and 16-year-old Pi finds himself alone on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg, and a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon it's just Pi, the tiger, and the vast Pacific Ocean - for 227 days. Pi's fear, knowledge, and cunning keep him alive until they reach the coast of Mexico, where the tiger disappears into the jungle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audio of the year for me

  • By Theresa Ann McIntyre on 06-04-03

Robert Parker

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

Reviewed: 03-06-13

I know there has been a lot of reviews over the movie Life of Pi. However, I really do enjoy reading Yann Martel works. I must say, I was totally shocked at the ending of the book. Onced it ended, I thought how much it was written in a similar form of Virgel and Betrice. A bit disturbing, yet the story is very interesting and keeps the listener involved. Well worth the time to listen to. If you get a chance listen to Virgel and Betrice, of the two books it is the better one.

  • Just Annoying!

  • By: Andy Griffiths
  • Narrated by: Stig Wemyss
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Is this the right book for you? Take the annoying test and find out. Do you ask 'Are we there yet?' over and over on long car trips? Do you like to drive people mad by copying everything they say and do? Do you hog the shower and use up all the hot water? Do you enjoy asking silly questions that have no real answers? Do you swing on the clothesline whenever you get the chance?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Read If Your An Adult, It's Annoying!

  • By Darline on 10-13-12

Don't Read If Your An Adult, It's Annoying!

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

Reviewed: 10-13-12

Would you try another book from Andy Griffiths and/or Stig Wemyss?

No, I would not. However, I will recommend them to my students in 5th grade. Kids are sure to love his wacky writing and sense of humor.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Not sure at this point. I have a lot of books I want to listen to and read. Thinking about a classic like "The Wizard of Oz" or "Gone With The Wind".

Which character – as performed by Stig Wemyss – was your favorite?

None really, I thought the boy was a brat.

Do you think Just Annoying! needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No, but there is. However, if I was a 5th grader I would love any follow up books because, that is the type of hummor kids like.

Any additional comments?

I only got this book to see if I wanted to recommend it to my students. For a quick, fun read for kids its a decent book.

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  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • By: Ransom Riggs
  • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,470
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13,945
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,956

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets 16-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It might be better to actually read this.

  • By Ariel on 07-25-11

New Favorite Book

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

Reviewed: 10-13-12

Where does Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It is among the very top.

What did you like best about this story?

I like how the story draws you in the moment you look at the cover. There are also so many twist and turns in the story, that just when you think you have it figured out, you don't.

What does Jesse Bernstein bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

You can relate to him as a young teenage boy.

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

No, a bit long for that, but I did listen to it every chance I had.

Any additional comments?

There is some cussing in the book. I really wanted to share the book and the audio to my 5th grade class was unable to, due to the cussing. So, I am doing the next best thing and reading it aloud to them from my Kindle and skipping the cuss words. This book feels like the Lightning Thief or Harry Potter books. Kids are sure to love it. Just wish the cussing had been left out.

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  • Closed for the Season

  • By: Mary Downing Hahn
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

The weather-beaten sign on the gate of the Magic Forest says closed for the season. But when the boys ride up to the gate on their bikes, Arthur tells his new friend, Logan, that the old amusement park hasn’t been open for years. Kudzu vines have grown over everything, making the park look sinister even in broad daylight, so Logan is reluctant to go inside, but Arthur urges him on. He’s sure they’ll discover important clues to the mystery they’re trying to solve: Who killed Myrtle Donaldson? And what happened to the money she handled as head bookkeeper at the Magic Forest?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A Scooby-Doo Novel

  • By Beau on 06-04-14

Wonderful Story for a 5th or 6th Grader

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

Reviewed: 10-06-12

If you could sum up Closed for the Season in three words, what would they be?

It's about friendship

What did you like best about this story?

I liked that the boys remained true to on another. It also had a nice little mystery to go along with it.

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

no, can't compare

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me laugh in a few places.

Any additional comments?

This is a nice little mystery, with a good story line about friendship. Any boy or girl would enjoy reading this book.

1 of 2 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 38,239
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,089
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24,104

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

A Must Read On Your Reading List

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

Reviewed: 05-08-12

Where does The Help rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I loved this book. I enjoyed the different character being read by different people. I got caught up in each one of their stories. I felt like I really knew everyone personally. I was able to connect to each character..

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Help?

I don't want to say because I don't want to give anything away.

What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The main characters were read by different narrators. Makes you feel like each person is telling you their own story.

Who was the most memorable character of The Help and why?

Really each character is memorable because as I said since it is read by a different narrator you see each person as they really are. It is told in first person.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the story very much. Full of laughter, tears, and heartbreak. Yet it shows that no matter what race you are, all races can come together if relationship are nurtured.

  • Beautiful Creatures

  • Beautiful Creatures, Book 1
  • By: Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,939
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,286

Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • warmed over young adult supernatural fiction

  • By BumbleBee 456 on 12-27-12

Nice little mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-13-12

What did you love best about Beautiful Creatures?

It had a differnt spin than some of the other young adult books I have read over the last year.

What did you like best about this story?

I wasn't full of a whole lot of romance, just enough to keep things interesting.

Which scene was your favorite?

I can't say, don't want to give any part of the book away.

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

No, not really. Unless we talk about what her uncle did for her.

Any additional comments?

A very good young adult read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful