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Julia Vanishes
3.65
liked it
I have to say that my full attention wasn't on the recording of the book and I suspect I missed things I would have known about had I read the book.
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Jun 05, 2017
Jun 01, 2017
 
Ruined (Ruined, #1)
3.89
it was ok
Oh dear, I hate to be a Debbie Downer but I did not care for this book at all.
The basic synopsis is as follows: Emelina (Em) is a Ruined, a race of pe
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Apr 20, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
 
Sleepless
3.66
really liked it
I'll state up front that i didn't always follow everything going on - even with the help of a gamer spouse, I found the concepts of virtual and real e ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2012
 
Abandon (Abandon, #1)
3.70
it was ok
I had been very excited when I had initially heard about this book as it was being touted as a take (of sorts) on the Hades/Persephone myth. At the be ...more
not set
Feb 28, 2013
 
Once a Crooked Man
3.48
did not like it
Caution spoilers ahead.....


Our protagonist is an actor named Harry. After an audition, he tries to use the restroom in a restaurant at the same time t
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Oct 02, 2016
Sep 25, 2016
 
The Secret Place
3.83
liked it
I’m too lazy today to summarize the basic plot so take a quick peek at Goodreads synopsis.
These were the things I loved about the book.
I liked the tim
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Apr 19, 2016
Apr 12, 2016
 
Vanishing Girls
3.59
really liked it
Vanishing Girls is about two sisters who are extremely close despite their radically different personalities. Dara is the wild younger sister while Ni ...more
May 25, 2017
May 21, 2017
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.08
really liked it
I am not sure how enthralled with this book I would have been if I had simply read it. However, having listened to it as a book on tape with two absol ...more
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Apr 15, 2013
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
liked it
As an adult I had problems with the novel. I felt there were plot devices introduced just to carry the story forward but then those plot devices were ...more
not set
Feb 29, 2012
 
Pray for Silence (Kate Burkholder #2)
3.99
it was ok
After listening to a very strong opening for this novel I thought I was in for a treat and had high expectations for a thrilling, fast paced listen. S ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2012
 
Pretty Baby
3.75
liked it
As the story opens we are introduced to a busy typical family of three, Heidi, her husband Chris and their twelve year old daughter. Heidi is involved ...more
Feb 19, 2016
Feb 12, 2016
 
Talking to the Dead (Fiona Griffiths, #1)
3.78
it was ok
I suspect I just was not in the mood for this story. I read the second book in the series first a few years ago and liked it well enough.
Let me start
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Jun 27, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
 
Little Bee
3.70
really liked it
Sarah, a British woman and Little Bee meet initially on a beach in Nigeria and something momentous occurs on that beach. Two years later, Little Bee, ...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
 
The American Heiress
3.41
really liked it
First of all I cannot rave enough about the narrator of this book. She gives each character a distinctive voice and really captures both upper class E ...more
not set
Jul 07, 2012
 
Flashback
3.26
it was ok
Aargh, what an exasperating book. I am not even sure where to start but I will say that I wish I hadn't listened to this as a book on tape. There are ...more
not set
May 10, 2013
 
Welcome to Temptation (Dempseys, #1)
3.94
liked it
First let me just say what an excellent narrator Aasne Vigessa is. I wish she were as prolific as Scott Brick in narrating because I could listen to h ...more
not set
Feb 13, 2011
 
The Search
4.11
it was ok
I listened to this as an audio book. The audio narration was perfectly acceptable.
Fiona Bristow is leading a tranquil life on Orcas island, running a
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not set
Jul 17, 2012
 
13 Bullets (Laura Caxton, #1)
3.62
liked it
In the prologue to Thirteen bullets we are introduced to Special Deputy Jameson Arkeley . He and his then partner are staking out a diner as they susp ...more
not set
Mar 08, 2012
 
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
3.82
it was amazing
Best book I've listened tp this year. The story moves back and forth over a 25 year period starting in the early 70s and concentrates on Silas and Lar ...more
not set
Dec 02, 2010
 
The Disappeared (Jenny Cooper, #2)
3.68
liked it
Jenny Cooper has taken over the job of coroner in Severn valley and the story opens promisingly enough with the body of an identified young female sho ...more
Feb 07, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
 
Interred with Their Bones (Kate Stanley, #1)
3.43
it was ok
Basic premise: a woman who has given up her Phd in Shakespearian studies to direct Shakespeare on the stage is visited by her former professor, said p ...more
Nov 08, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
 
The Sister
3.19
really liked it
Ginny and Vivi are two sisters who've been estranged for 47 years. Ginny has lived her entire life in a crumbling mansion and as the book opens Vivi i ...more
not set
Nov 22, 2010
 
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
3.93
it was amazing
First let me just say that Ms. Jackson could have a career as an audible book narrator if the whole writer then doesn't work out, which I highly doubt ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
 
The Winter People
3.76
really liked it
West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, ...more
Mar 25, 2016
Mar 16, 2016
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.96
really liked it
There are several things Wild is not. It is not a how to guide to hiking or the PCT. It is not a how to manual to have your own life changing epiphany ...more
Jun 10, 2015
Jun 01, 2015
 
Night Film
3.78
really liked it
The book opens with the death of a young woman, Ashley Cordova, who was the daughter of a reclusive film director famous for his psychologically scarr ...more
Mar 27, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
3.94
liked it
Lately a few of the books I’ve read have the feel of a screenplay into a book as opposed to the book being the original piece. This is certainly the c ...more
not set
Oct 09, 2011
 
Scowler
3.52
it was amazing
I’ve been delaying reviewing this title until I had a hard copy of it in hand. The audiobook was superbly narrated (I’ve gotta find more books narrate ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
The Promise
4.18
it was amazing
Robert Crais is one of those authors I cannot remain unbiased about and I tend to like almost everything he writes. This book is certainly no exceptio ...more
Aug 12, 2016
Aug 09, 2016
 
Before I Die
3.84
liked it
Excellent, excellent reader, meh on the story. Tessa is sixteen and has terminal leukemia. She makes a list of ten things she wants to do before she d ...more
not set
Feb 12, 2010