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Adilah Y.

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Not bad

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

Reviewed: 12-01-2021

Slow buildup, and abrupt ending. Some loose ends not tied up. Some parts of the book made me go, "......eh??" .. but all in all, it was so-so. Narrator did a great job

Simple story, but very sweet

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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: 08-01-2021

First of all, i must say the narrators did an AMAAAAAAZING job with this!! So much so that I had to google what they actually look like! The story is simple but very sweet. Even during the sex bits, you can't help but go "awww..." It was like rom-com style in the beginning, and i was like ((rolls eyes)) but the story did pick up. I enjoyed it

Not bad- like a Wednesday night tv drama

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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: 08-01-2021

If this was a movie, it wouldnt be a blockbuster; more of a Wednesday night telemovie. The narrator did a great job

Garbage

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

Reviewed: 08-01-2021

Story doesnt make sense. Dunno whether the narrator was annoying, or she did a very good job in making the characters sound annoying (both scenarios plausible). I persisted til the end solely because i paid for it, so i must listen to it til the end. Dont waste your money

The ending made me go "Ohh didnt see THAT coming!"

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

Reviewed: 24-11-2020

Well written. Narrator did great job also. Would def recommend. The ending was some real M.Night Shyamalan type shiz!

WHAT AN AMAZING BOOK! I'M OBSESSED!

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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: 14-08-2020

Ok, i first thought that this long-as historical story would be boring. Boy was I wrong! The story was RIVETING! Extremely well-written to the point that I was Googling if this story was actually real etc (turns out, it's *sorta* true) and this story made me subscribe to Amazon Prime *JUST* so i could watch the film adaptation!! The narrator did a splendid job with mood, speed, different voices and accents (even Inuit! I dont speak Inuit, but it sounded bloody convincing to me!). It was so engaging such that I was yelling my responses to the car radio (on which I was listening to this Audible on) like a crazy person, liie "No!!! Dr Goodsir! Dont dieeee!!!" Yes, I just did a spoiler there, but seriously, everyone had a bad time on the voyage, so it's kinda expected. So yeah, DEFINITELY one to download. I cannot recommend this enough! Now if you will excuse me, I'm off to binge watch the tv series again :)

RIVETING! COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN!

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

Reviewed: 16-07-2020

Everything about this book was great! I never knew where it was going! at first i thought the daughter was evil, then the mum was evil, then the daughter, then the mum, etc.. it went on and on and i didnt know where the story would take me! It was so well-written! The narrator also did a spectacular job! she read with such emotion, and i was LITERALLY talking to my stereo like, "...and then what? AND THEN WHAT??" as I was totally engrossed in her performance. She also did different voices for the characters, and i legit thought it was narrated by two women, but nope! It was all one person. I would totally recommend this book to EVERYONE! I might even play it again myself :)

ACTUALLY made me dry retch (which is great!)

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

Reviewed: 12-07-2020

This year's collection is one of the better ones in the series. Narrator has a sexy voice no matter what she's saying (not being a pervert, just an observation). Some stories were so gross it LITERALLY made me dry retch, which made the other drivers around me concerned, as I listened to the book while driving. But that's good, coz you know when stories are good when they evoke some sort of reaction from you. Some stories are more poems than anything, which confused me, but it's not the writer's fault that I'm an idiot :)

Light & easy

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

Reviewed: 12-07-2020

Nice & easy story. Narrator's Scottish & English (?) accent was not fantastic, but I can overlook it.

Great story

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

Reviewed: 01-07-2020

Writing flowed well between the two timelines. Narrator did an excellent job with the accents! This book felt like eating a well-balanced meal.

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