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The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent
3.90
did not like it
Only made it 15 minutes or so. Bad overly emoted narration. I think it's supposed to be over-the-top funny, maybe 13 year old boys would think it is, ...more
May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016
 
Hunger (Hunger #1)
4.16
liked it
Disclosure: I received a free audible copy of this via Audiobookboom.com for an unbiased review.

This is an okay book, if you like apocalyptic tales an
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Sep 20, 2016
Sep 08, 2016
 
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
3.79
liked it
A sensible approach to tidying up by getting rid of all the excess stuff so many of us possess. However, I found some parts so ridiculous I was laughi ...more
Jul 28, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
 
Never Coming Back (David Raker, #4)
3.96
it was ok
The only reason this book gets two stars instead of one is that it did manage to hold my interest enough to finish it. Though that was largely in hope ...more
Aug 12, 2015
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Floral Patterns of India
4.75
it was amazing
A beautiful book with many wonderful patterns. Great source for inspiration for colorwork. Esp. pp. 139, 151, 160, 177, 201, 218, 223, 231, 235.
Jun 24, 2017
Jun 24, 2017
 
Christine Falls (Quirke, #1)
3.47
it was ok
I'm not sure if it was bad narration of the audiobook, but I really didn't like this book. None of the characters were sympathetic and the narrator re ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Sep 03, 2011
 
The Ghoul Archipelago
3.84
really liked it
I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the narrator.

I love a good zombie apocalypse, and this is a good one. The characters are
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May 14, 2017
Jun 01, 2017
 
Nevermore - A Novel of Love, Loss, & Edgar Allan Poe
3.79
really liked it
Disclosure: I received a free audible copy of this via Audiobookblast.com for an unbiased review.

Slightly creepy, very atmospheric, and definitely wor
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Jun 18, 2015
Jun 18, 2015
 
Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad, #1)
4.16
did not like it
The book might not be so bad if eye-read, though it seemed to be very stereotypical fantasy - chosen one, raised in obscurity, etc. The audio, however ...more
Sep 29, 2014
Aug 08, 2013
 
The Sword of Shannara
3.76
did not like it
I was bored to tears by this audiobook and gave up on part 19 of 34. I just couldn't face another 12 hours or so of endless walking, tedious descripti ...more
Jul 25, 2015
Jul 25, 2015
 
Absalom, Absalom!
3.96
liked it
Somehow I had never read any Faulkner before now. Not sure if this was the best choice for an introduction to his work. It wasn't bad, but I don't hav ...more
Jan 13, 2018
Jan 13, 2018
 
The Grey Matter
3.94
liked it
Disclaimer: I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via AudiobookBlast dot com

The beginning of t
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Apr 11, 2016
Apr 10, 2016
 
A Spool of Blue Thread
3.40
liked it
A low three stars, almost only got two. Part of that is I think due to the narrator. When reading certain characters (particularly Abby, Junior and hi ...more
Feb 16, 2016
Feb 16, 2016
 
The Harvesting (The Harvesting, #1)
3.95
liked it
Disclosure: I received a free audible copy of this from Audiobookblast.com for review.

A decent listen if you like zombie apocalypse stories, but not t
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Apr 11, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
 
Enclave (Razorland, #1)
3.92
liked it
A low 3 stars. I didn't really like this much. There's a good story in there, but the characters are not very well developed. At points the plot just ...more
not set
May 12, 2017
 
The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1)
4.24
it was ok
The book has potential, a standard chosen-one-raised-in-obscurity story but with an interesting take on the magic system. The problem is the story is ...more
Nov 11, 2016
Aug 11, 2016
 
Great North Road
4.06
liked it
A real page-turner - well, the audio version of a page-turner, I kept inventing tasks to allow myself to continue listening. Great for doing dishes, c ...more
Apr 29, 2015
Nov 08, 2013
 
Lost Things (The Order of the Air, #1)
3.59
liked it
Disclosure: I received a free audible copy of this from Audiobookblast.com for an unbiased review.

A low 3 star rating, I almost only gave it 2 stars.

A
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May 18, 2015
May 19, 2015
 
The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill (Tales from Ivy Hill, #1)
3.86
it was ok
This should really be a Lifetime/Hallmark movie. It's a very sweet story with fairly one-dimensional characters and a side of self-help preachiness. N ...more
Mar 03, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
 
The Dispossessed
4.20
it was ok
Gave up 4 hours and 45 minutes into the 13+ hour audio. It's not bad, just boring. I am not at all interested in the characters or what happens next. ...more
Jan 11, 2017
Jan 11, 2017
 
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
3.85
liked it
I might have liked this better if I'd eye-read it. The narrator, Edoardo Ballerini, felt to me like he was trying to imbue every phrase with deep mean ...more
Jul 12, 2016
Jun 10, 2016
 
Aran Knitting: New and Expanded Edition
4.41
really liked it
Like all of Alice Starmore's books, this one has gorgeous pictures of gorgeous designs. Also has an interesting section on the history of Aran knittin ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
H is for Hawk
3.73
liked it
This is a beautifully written book about how the author deals with the loss of her father and her ensuing emotional problems, with a lot of falconry a ...more
Feb 23, 2016
Dec 23, 2015
 
A Winter Haunting
3.59
liked it
This was a fun scary book, tho a bit uneven. The main character was not very likeable. He's a college professor who had an affair with a much younger ...more
Jan 08, 2018
Jan 08, 2018
 
California
3.22
it was ok
I got this free from the Goodreads Ford Audiobook Club. Sponsored by the auto manufacturer, this group offered a few free audiobooks last year but see ...more
Apr 05, 2015
Sep 21, 2014
 
Sing, Unburied, Sing
4.07
I really didn't like the narration and gave up 2.5 hours in. The main female narrator had an irritating habit of pausing at awkward spots in sentences ...more
Jan 08, 2018
Jan 08, 2018
 
Indigo
2.86
it was ok
I don't think I'd like this in format, but the audio is extra bad. The narrator over emotes much of the story, with a breathy tremor in her voice, and ...more
Apr 13, 2018
not set
Apr 13, 2018
 
The Furthest Station (Peter Grant, #5.7)
4.09
it was amazing
My library tends to only get this series on paper. I got the audio of this one from Audible and had forgotten what a wonderful job Kobna Holdbrook-Smi ...more
Jan 16, 2018
Jan 16, 2018
 
Locke & Key
3.84
did not like it
I got about half way through this before giving up. The plot is unbelievable, and yes, it's a story about the supernatural, but the characters, their ...more
May 2016
Oct 28, 2015
 
Barkskins
3.74
really liked it
Barkskins gets a low 4 star rating, more like 3.5 stars. The writing is excellent (what else would one expect from Annie Proulx?) The story is good, b ...more
Sep 03, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
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