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  • Still Lives

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Maria Hummel
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 39

Kim Lord is an avant garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the LA art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition, Still Lives, is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous murdered women - the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson, among many others - and the works are as compelling as they are disturbing, implicating a culture that is too accustomed to violence against women.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Slow

  • By Karen MacDonald on 2018-09-20

Wasn't All That Interesting

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

Reviewed: 2019-04-01

Not sure why, but I just didn't care a whole lot about the characters or what happened to them. The performance was decent, but the story was pretty blah.

  • The Proposal

  • Written by: Jasmine Guillory
  • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 31

When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise - or happen in front of 45,000 people. When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part - they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • fun and VERY light

  • By speilgirl on 2018-12-22

Cute Rom-Com

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-18

This was a cute story. Nice and light and fast. the narration was a little clunky, but otherwise really good.

  • The Other Woman

  • Written by: Sandie Jones
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

Adam adores Emily. Emily thinks Adam’s perfect, the man she thought she’d never meet. Emily chose Adam, but she didn’t choose his mother Pammie. There’s nothing a mother wouldn’t do for her son, and now Emily is about to find out just how far Pammie will go to get what she wants: Emily gone forever.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great twist but the middle is unbearable

  • By Leandri on 2018-10-26

Pretty Good

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-15

I didn't love the story as a personal preference, but it was well written and performed.

  • This Is How It Always Is

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Laurie Frankel
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Complexities of Identity

  • By Julie Stoneberg on 2018-09-19

Beautiful and Poignant

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-05

Well written and performed. An important story in today's world of challenging what we thought we knew about gender.

  • 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 255
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235

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

Cute Story

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

Reviewed: 2019-01-23

I thought this was going to be a silly rom-com type book, but it was actually really good. It's the first audiobook I've heard with two narrators and I thoroughly enjoyed the depth it added.

  • Body Positive Power

  • Because Life Is Already Happening and You Don't Need Flat Abs to Live It
  • Written by: Megan Jayne Crabbe
  • Narrated by: Megan Jayne Crabbe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Instagram star Megan Jayne Crabbe is determined to spread the word that loving the body you have is the real path to happiness. An international body positive guru with fans in all corners of the world, Megan spent years battling eating disorders and weight fluctuations before she found her way to body positivity. She quit dieting, discovered a new kind of confidence, and replaced all those old feelings of body shame and self-recrimination with everyday joy. Free of the pressure to fit in a size 2, her life became more satisfying than ever before. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shining a light on all that is wrong with diet culture

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-28

LIFE CHANGING

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

Reviewed: 2019-01-19

I have been following the author on Instagram for over a year and thought I understood body positivity, but this book taught be so much. I felt like she was giving me my life back one word at a time!

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • Written by: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My heart ached and soared while listening to this

  • By Bobbi on 2018-09-27

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 2018-12-27

I loved it! the story was so intriguing and unique. The performance was astounding. I couldn't stop listening.

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  • The Hate U Give

  • Written by: Angie Thomas
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 636
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must listen

  • By Heidi Ashton on 2018-10-01

Powerful

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

Reviewed: 2018-12-12

I loved it! A powerful and poignant story. One of the best performed audiobooks I've listened to.

  • The Woman in the Window

  • A Novel
  • Written by: A. J. Finn
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 397
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 369

Anna Fox lives alone - a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. And its shocking secrets are laid bare.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator makes this one a challenge

  • By H. Carty on 2018-04-20

Thrilling

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

Reviewed: 2018-09-18

Suspenseful and exciting. This book has lots of surprises! Well written and narrated. Interesting and unique. #Audible1.

  • Little Fires Everywhere

  • Written by: Celeste Ng
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Lim
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 490

In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned - from the layout of the winding roads to the colors of the houses to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter, Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Just drags on and on

  • By Morgan Vincent on 2018-03-03

Great Story!

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

Reviewed: 2018-09-18

The book was well written and interesting. The story was rich and intriguing. Highly recommended! #Audible1