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  • City of Girls

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Okay

  • By John on 2019-06-25

Great summertime read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-07-06

loved it! really enjoyed how it was written as a letter. enjoyed the history and accents and language and I could see the costumes and the streets and smell Manhattan. enjoyed muchly!

  • One in a Million

  • Written by: Lindsey Kelk
  • Narrated by: Ellie Heydon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

Annie Higgins has given up on love: she’s too busy trying to get her own business off the ground. Infuriated by the advertising agency across the hall making fun of her job, Annie accepts their crazy challenge - to make a random stranger Instagram-famous in just 30 days. And even when they choose Dr Samuel Page PhD, historian and hater of social media, as her target, Annie’s determined to win the bet - whether Sam likes it or not. But getting to know Sam means getting to know more about herself. And before the 30 days are out, Annie has to make a decision about what’s really important....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Meh...

  • By Amazon Customer on 2019-03-03

A love story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-04-20

A very easy listen. love the character's amd the narrator. it was currentnd not predictable

  • Before We Were Yours

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 575

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge - until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of THE Best books I have ever read!!

  • By Darlene Rempel on 2017-11-17

Beautiful words<br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-03-26

a wonderful descriptive journey. i now want to know so much more about the time and place. also listen to more of the great way and flow of words ...that get to dance in my mind...

  • One Day in December

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Josie Silver
  • Narrated by: Eleanor Tomlinson, Charlie Anson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260

Laurie is sure love at first sight doesn't exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic...and then her bus drives away. Certain they're fated to find each other again, Laurie spends a year scanning every bus stop and cafe in London for him. But she doesn't find him, not when it matters anyway. Instead they "reunite" at a Christmas party, when her best friend, Sarah, giddily introduces her new boyfriend: the man from the bus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good

  • By Kaitlynn Jensen on 2018-12-24

great listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-02-21

loved it ! couldnt wait to get in my car and listen. the story the stories im sad its done!

  • Between Breaths

  • A Memoir of Panic and Addiction
  • Written by: Elizabeth Vargas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Vargas
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in Between Breaths, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety - which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam - and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came of age, to her eventually turning to alcohol for relief.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 'Between breaths' took courage to write!

  • By Leena Kalvik on 2019-05-03

Raw and honest!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-20

we are all human. very brave to tell the story. Loved the voice of the writer. great narrator of her own story!

  • Unbroken

  • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
  • Written by: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 117

Why we think it’s a great listen: Seabiscuit was a runaway success, and Hillenbrand’s done it again with another true-life account about beating unbelievable odds. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unreal Story

  • By phillip on 2019-01-24

Educational

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-20

Recommended by a friend and was hesitant but jumped in both feet and loved it. Learnt so much!

  • A House in the Sky

  • A Memoir
  • Written by: Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett
  • Narrated by: Amanda Lindhout
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 121

Amanda Lindhout reads her spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into 15 months of harrowing captivity in Somalia - a story of courage, resilience, and extraordinary grace. In August 2008, she traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia - "the most dangerous place on Earth." On her fourth day in the country, she and her photojournalist companion were abducted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • speechless

  • By Shannon Bond on 2019-07-08

Riveting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-20

a very difficult story for Amanda to live write and read. it was so interesting how it was like fiction and hard to believe it was a true story! highly recommend!

  • Talking as Fast as I Can

  • From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)
  • Written by: Lauren Graham
  • Narrated by: Lauren Graham
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

In her first work of nonfiction, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls - the first and second times - and shares stories about life, love, and working in Hollywood. This collection of essays is written in the intimate, hilarious, and down-to-earth voice that made her novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe, a New York Times best seller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gilmore Fans Must Read ((Listen)

  • By Kristen Heckman on 2019-06-29

Irritating

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-02-01

sometimes as Loralei she was irritating however Lauren Graham narrating her book was like listening to Lorelei on. manic binge. awful. at least her acting chops came through on Parenthood...love her but should have had some else narrate the book....

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  • Troublemaker

  • Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
  • Written by: Leah Remini
  • Narrated by: Leah Remini
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers up a no-holds-barred memoir, including an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching 30-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mind Awakeni g

  • By Anonymous User on 2017-11-10

Mind Awakeni g

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2017-11-10

Loved Leah's truth and honesty. Sharing her journey was a interesting. She was able to find a good way to tell a very scarybtruth of her life.