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  • I, Justine

  • An Analog Memoir
  • By: Justine Ezarik
  • Narrated by: Justine Ezarik
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Justine Ezarik has been tech obsessed since unboxing her family's first Apple computer. By sixth grade she had built her first website. A decade later she became one of the Internet's first - and most popular - "lifecasters", inviting people around the world to watch her every move 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But it was a one-minute video about an itemized AT&T bill that gave Justine her first taste of viral success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ijustine!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜πŸ˜‹πŸ˜†

  • By Charlie on 19-05-2016

I, heart Justine.

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

Reviewed: 15-08-2015

I have watched iJustine on YouTube for many a year now, and was excited at the release of her book. She was and still is, one of my favorite Internet personalities. Any fan of hers would be able to appreciate this book, and those who aren't may just learn a thing or two about the Internet. She offers a glimpse into what happens behind the camera and answers many of the questions I always wanted to ask.

  • Wild

  • By: Cheryl Strayed
  • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
  • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 722
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 718

A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an 1100-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. After her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State - alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than an idea: vague, outlandish, and full of promise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Up there with into the wild.

  • By Luke on 30-01-2015

Motivates and Moves

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

Reviewed: 04-07-2015

I admit I only brought this book because it had the Reese Witherspoon seal of movie approval. It is a revealing journey of a woman named Cheryl and the journey she embarked on. It's raw and exposing and at times I felt as though I was peering into her journal. I experienced her highs and lows and have this incredible desire to embark on a soul searching expiation of my own now.

  • Dark Places

  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 417
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 385

Libby Day was just seven years old when her older brother massacred her family while she hid in a cupboard. Her evidence helped put him away. Ever since then she has been drifting, surviving for over 20 years on the proceeds of the 'Libby Day fund'. But now the money is running out and Libby is desperate. When she is offered $500 to do a guest appearance, she feels she has to accept. But this is no ordinary gathering.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gillian Flynn ran away with my brain again

  • By Larissa on 24-02-2015

Made Me Sick, In A Good Way

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

Reviewed: 22-03-2015

I loved Gone Girl and after finishing it wanted more. I was afraid though this book would not be as good, but I was pleasantly surprised. It kept my attention with enough intrigue and mystery to keep it moving. Normally I steer clear of these types of books, but I found it to engaging and though the ending made me feel nauseous it was very good and has left me hungry for another by Gillian Flynn.

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  • Before I Go To Sleep

  • By: S J Watson
  • Narrated by: Susannah Harker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 171

As I sleep, my mind will erase everything I did today. I will wake up tomorrow as I did this morning. Thinking I'm still a child. Thinking I have a whole lifetime of choice ahead of me ...'Memories define us.So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep?Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight.And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story.Welcome to Christine's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Many twist, much turns

  • By Kellie on 28-02-2017

Awake At The End

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

Reviewed: 16-03-2015

I finished this book rather fast, and was very anxious during sections of its narrative that I found very exciting. Though at times it moves slowly, its end is worth the journey.

  • Gone Girl

  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 701

Who are you? What have we done to each other? What will we do? Just how well can you ever know the person you love? These are the questions that Nick Dunne must ask himself on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Slow to start and pace was a bit too slow for me

  • By Henry on 30-06-2016

Read Without Opinions

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

Reviewed: 07-03-2015

I loved this book, it was fantastic. But its the kind of book your best off knowing nothing about before reading it and so I'll end my review there.

  • The Rosie Project

  • Don Tillman, Book 1
  • By: Graeme Simsion
  • Narrated by: Dan O'Grady
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199

The art of love is never a science.: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs The Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a 16-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers. Yet, Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities and. Don easily disqualifies her as a suitable candidate (even if she is "quite intelligent for a barmaid").

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully engaging

  • By Jayltee on 24-10-2014

Boy Meets Girl And Does Maths

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

Reviewed: 08-02-2015

The Rosie Project is essentially a love story with your typical boy meets girl plot, the only real separation from other novels is its main character being a man with Aspergers (who would probably blend well with the Big Bang crew.) Its a fairly lighthearted story that has a somewhat disappointing end, that once I heard, made me question why I listened to this novel in the first place.

  • The Family Law

  • By: Benjamin Law
  • Narrated by: Benjamin Law
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 213
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 212

Meet the Law family - eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. Your guide: Benjamin, the third of five children and a born humorist. Join him as he tries to answer some puzzling questions: Why won't his Chinese dad wear made-in-China underpants? Why was most of his extended family deported in the 1980s? Will his childhood dreams of Home and Away stardom come to nothing? What are his chances of finding love? Hilarious and moving, The Family Law is a linked series of tales from a wonderful Australian talent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Some interesting insights

  • By Tony Wood on 15-08-2015

Got it for free, so it was good.

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

Reviewed: 08-02-2015

The Family Law was a free book I recieved and is not something I would normally listen to. That aside I did find it entertaining. I wouldn't really call this a novel, it felt as though it was a collection of dairy enteries explaining different faccests of Benjamin Laws family and his life. Though the humor is crude I did find myself laughing several times. I consider the book to be fairly light and striaght forward with not to much thinking involved.

  • The Luminaries

  • By: Eleanor Catton
  • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
  • Length: 29 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 308

It is 1866 and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audiobook in ages

  • By Antonia on 18-02-2014

Without a doubt one of my favourites.

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

Reviewed: 08-02-2015

You will either love this book or loathe it. Thankfully I love it and I would have given it more stars had I the option.

The story at times can be hard to follow since there are many interwoven characters each with stories of their own. Sometimes the descriptions are very long winded but so beautifully written. And the timeline of the story does jump forwards and backwards a lot. But if you can survive those aspects of the novel then you will be able to enjoy the wonderful plot that unfolds.

I did find it best with the kindle book since I kept loosing track of who was who and where was what. It is a book that demands attention and the narrator does a fabulous job. I recommend it to those with patience and an appreciation for subtle beauty.

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  • The Kill Order

  • By: James Dashner
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

When sun flares hit the Earth, intense heat, toxic radiation and flooding followed, wiping out much of the human race. Those who survived live in basic communities in the mountains, hunting for food. For Mark and his friends, surviving is difficult, and then an enemy arrives, infecting people with a highly contagious virus. Thousands die, and the virus is spreading. Worse, it's mutating, and people are going crazy. It's up to Mark and his friends to find the enemy - and a cure - before the Flare infects them all.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Do not read this book after the others.

  • By Greg Frederiksen on 06-03-2016

It made me really angry.

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

Reviewed: 24-01-2015

The Maze Runner series is very addictive, and this story made me cry out injustice! It is a fantastic roller coaster, though I would probably recommend reading this after the other books despite it being a prequel.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Death Cure

  • The Maze Runner, Book 3
  • By: James Dashner
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 134

Maze Runner 3: The Trials are over. WICKED have collected all the information they can. Now it's up to the Gladers to complete the blueprint for the cure to the Flare with a final voluntary test. But something has happened that no one at WICKED has foreseen: Thomas has remembered more than they think. And he knows WICKED can't be trusted.... The time for lies is over. But the truth is more dangerous than anyone could have imagined. With the Gladers divided, can they all make it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Anonymous User on 09-02-2018

The end of a torturous journey.

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

Reviewed: 24-01-2015

This book was hard to finish, I was so tired, but I couldn't stop. Just like its predecessors it is non stop aniexty as you want the Gladers to survive. Though the end left me with such mixed emotions after much thought and contemplation I can't imagine it ending any other way.