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Candice

Hawthorne, CA, United States
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  • Dragonfly in Amber

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 38 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 829
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 827

New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in 18th-century Scotland. Now this sequel sweeps listeners back into the past as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior husband, James Fraser. Twenty years after her strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her time travel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not a sappy romance, a great adventure!

  • By Samuel on 25-05-2015

Snoresville

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

Reviewed: 13-04-2018

Most boring, slow, unedited book I’ve read since lady chatterleys lover 🙄 took me two attempts to labour through

  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North

  • By: Richard Flanagan
  • Narrated by: Richard Flanagan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 240
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. This savagely beautiful novel is a story about the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Going to read the book - can't listen any more

  • By John on 08-05-2015

Terrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 12-05-2017

The narrator really ruined this book for me
Worst ever, I'm not sure what they were thinking, monotone voice with lots of little full stops

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Gluten Lie

  • And Other Myths About What You Eat
  • By: Alan Levinovitz PhD
  • Narrated by: Barry Press
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

In this groundbreaking work, Alan Levinovitz, PhD, exposes the myths behind how we come to believe which foods are good and which are bad and points the way to a truly healthful life, free from anxiety about what we eat.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Week arguments

  • By Candice on 30-09-2015

Week arguments

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

Reviewed: 30-09-2015

I really wanted to take something tangible away from this book. In a nutshell the book goes like this, they were wrong about MSG, they were wrong about fats so therefore we can't believe the sensationalism about sugar and gluten. Then after telling us not to believe what we hear the book goes on to tell us it's plastics that's actually killing us and making us fat, the book does the exact thing it had preached to us for 8 hours not to do and that is, tries to convince us without any evidence that tinfoil and plastics are the real culprit. I actually thought this last chapter was a joke, and the authors way of demonstrating how easily we can be convinced of something without much substantiation - but no! We are to be critical of every other report about our health except his which we are to believe. Very odd

3 of 3 people found this review helpful