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  • Am I Doing This Right?

  • Life Lessons from the Encyclopedia Bri-Tanya
  • By: Tanya Hennessy
  • Narrated by: Tanya Hennessy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

Am I Doing This Right? is an encyclopedia of life lessons that Tanya has learned so that you don't have to. From A is for Awkward, to B is for Bodies, right through to V is for Viral and Z is for, well, ZZZZ, Tanya has compiled an entire alphabet full of hilarious, horrible, humbling and happy experiences that will make you laugh, make you cry and ultimately leave you feeling less alone in this complicated world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • #relatable

  • By Courtney on 25-08-2018

Quick easy listen

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

Reviewed: 22-08-2018

There wasn't really much of a story to this book, just a bunch of short anecdotes and personal insights, but some really funny moments and some honest ones. If you follow Tanya Hennessy on social media you may have already heard some of the stuff on here there's a bit that's recycled. She does a great job narrating her story.

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  • The Shepherd's Hut

  • By: Tim Winton
  • Narrated by: Kate Mulvany
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 501

Jaxie dreads going home. His mum’s dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was an orphan. And then, in one terrible moment, his life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he can keep himself alive. There’s just one person left in the world who understands him and what he still dares to hope for. But to reach her he’ll have to cross the vast saltlands on a trek that only a dreamer or a fugitive would attempt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bloody ripper!

  • By Jan on 02-04-2018

A cracking yarn

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

Reviewed: 15-08-2018

Gripping story, had me hooked start to finish. I'm so sad to have finished this! Fingers crossed Tim Winton writes a sequel - I need to know what happens to Jaxie next.

  • The Trauma Cleaner

  • By: Sarah Krasnostein
  • Narrated by: Rachael Tidd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207

Sandra Pankhurst founded her trauma cleaning business to help people whose emotional scars are written on their houses. From the forgotten flat of a drug addict, to the infested home of a hoarder, Sandra enters properties and lives at the same time. But few of the people she looks after know anything of the complexity of Sandra's own life. Raised in an uncaring home, Sandra's miraculous gift for warmth and humour in the face of unspeakable personal tragedy, mark her out as a one-off and make this biography unmissable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliant narrative masterly voiced

  • By Philip on 19-04-2018

Confronting, powerful and unputdownable

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

Reviewed: 06-08-2018

A remarkable story, told with sensitivity and great insight. It gave me new understanding of gender, trauma, and the impacts of neglect and isolation. Brilliant.

  • Reckoning

  • A Memoir
  • By: Magda Szubanski
  • Narrated by: Magda Szubanski
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 990
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 915
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 911

Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia’s most beloved performers, tells her story. In this extraordinary memoir, Magda describes her journey of self-discovery from a suburban childhood, haunted by the demons of her father’s espionage activities in wartime Poland and by her secret awareness of her sexuality, to the complex dramas of adulthood and her need to find out the truth about herself and her family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Moving and powerful

  • By Stan on 11-01-2016

Superbly read and thoroughly binge-able

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

Reviewed: 24-07-2018

What an excellent audio book. Brilliantly read by Magda herself, who injected so much warmth, humour and emotion into her story. I'm sad to have finished this, and highly recommend it to anyone even vaguely considering checking out this book. An entertaining and brutally honest memoir.