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    • Slaughterhouse-Five

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: James Franco
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,535
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,877
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,857

    Traumatized by the bombing of Dresden at the time he had been imprisoned, Pilgrim drifts through all events and history, sometimes deeply implicated, sometimes a witness. He is surrounded by Vonnegut's usual large cast of continuing characters (notably here the hack science fiction writer Kilgore Trout and the alien Tralfamadorians, who oversee his life and remind him constantly that there is no causation, no order, no motive to existence).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything is nothing, with a twist.

    • By Darwin8u on 01-22-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Dead Zone

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: James Franco
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,057
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,042

    Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people's futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed. His fiancée married another man during his coma, and people clamor for him to solve their problems. When Johnny has a disturbing vision after he shakes the hand of an ambitious and amoral politician, he must decide if he should take drastic action to change the future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Listen!

    • By karinzart on 04-29-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Dead Zone

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: James Franco
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo. When he wakes up life has been turned upside down. His fiancée has met someone else. And Johnny is cursed with the power to perceive evil in men's souls. He's had these hunches since he had an ice-skating accident as a child. Now he has an ability to see into the future. An ability which will bring him into a terrifying confrontation with a charismatic, power-hungry and dangerous man....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Palo Alto

    • Stories
    • By: James Franco
    • Narrated by: James Franco, Stacey Miller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 109

    Palo Alto is the debut of a surprising and powerful new literary voice. Written with an immediate sense of place - claustrophobic and ominous - James Franco's collection traces the lives of an extended group of teenagers as they experiment with vices of all kinds, struggle with their families and one another, and succumb to self-destructive, often heartless nihilism.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hit Home

    • By Deana Dee on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • WordTheatre: Families & Other Natural Disasters, Volume 1

    • By: Julie Orringer, Alice Mattison, Christine R. Lincoln, and others
    • Narrated by: Halley Feiffer, James Franco, Gary Dourdan, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with many of the authors present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories explore the one topic that everyone knows something about: families. Whether through birth, adoption, or marriage, whatever the relationships, they provide rich fodder for our talented authors - at times amusing, at others, achingly painful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Actors Anonymous

    • A Novel
    • By: James Franco
    • Narrated by: James Franco
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 145

    The actors in James Franco’s brilliant debut novel include a McDonald’s drive-thru operator who spends his shift trying on accents; an ex-child star recalling a massive beachside bacchanal; hospital volunteers and Midwestern transplants; a vampire flick starlet who discovers a cryptic book written by a famous actor gone AWOL; and the ghost of River Phoenix. Then there’s Franco himself, who prowls backstage, peering out between the lines - before taking the stage with fascinating meditations on his art, along with nightmarish tales of excess.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Yikes!!!

    • By Catherine on 02-08-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Metamorphosis: Junior Year

    • By: Betsy Franco
    • Narrated by: James Franco, David Franco
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Ovid’s got a lot on his mind, and he pours it all into the pages of a notebook. Inspired by his namesake, he wryly records his classmates’ dramas as modern-day Roman mythology. There’s Sophie and Caleb, the Psyche and Cupid of cyber-couples; poetic Paula, who pursues filmmaker Franny like Apollo chasing Daphne; and graphic-novelist Duwayne, a Proserpina shuttling between divorced parents. Meanwhile, Ovid hides his own Olympian struggles and a disturbing secret.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting and relatable

    • By Kaylee on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $13.99