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  • Doctor Sleep

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) and the very special 12-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted fans of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent ( Haven't even read the Shinning)

  • By anthony barber on 2018-08-21

So good - voice and story were great

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

Reviewed: 2019-05-08

A masterpiece to follow up The Shining. Liked it better than the original actually. Great storyline and Will Patton is the best!

  • The Wright Brothers

  • Written by: David McCullough
  • Narrated by: David McCullough
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story behind the story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.

On December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright's Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard. The Age of Flight had begun. How did they do it? And why?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting story, awful voice

  • By Colin on 2019-03-25

Interesting story, awful voice

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-25

Interesting story and inspiring. However, David is a good writer but awful voice actor. No emotion and dull tone of voice.

  • Mystic River

  • Written by: Dennis Lehane
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car drove up their street. One boy got in the car, two did not, and something terrible happened - something that ended their friendship and changed the boys forever. Twenty-five years later, Sean is a homicide detective. Jimmy is an ex-con. And Dave is trying to hold his marriage together and keep his demons at bay - demons that urge him to do horrific things. When Jimmy's daughter is murdered, Sean is assigned to the case.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • No shutter island

  • By Colin on 2018-06-06

No shutter island

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

Reviewed: 2018-06-06

Kinda boring, no major shock at the end. 2/5 book but Scott Brick has a decent voice.

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  • One Perfect Lie

  • Written by: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie. Susan Sematov is proud of her son, Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good - or evil.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible voice actor, lame plot

  • By Colin on 2018-01-25

Terrible voice actor, lame plot

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

Reviewed: 2018-01-25

Listened to 25+ audiobooks and this voice actor is the worst yet. No e cute net and all voices almost identical. Poor story. Don’t bother listening

  • The Help

  • Written 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 144
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 133

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
  • Understanding the life of a black person in the US

  • By Madeleine LeBlancReiser on 2017-11-07

All around amazing

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

Reviewed: 2018-01-25

Great story with delightful rememberable characters. Just did a re-listen and was just as good the 2nd time around. 5/5!

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