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  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • By: Heather Morris
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,520
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,319
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,319

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn' want it to end (I know that seems ghastly)

  • By Sarah on 30-04-2018

I'm so grateful to know Lale and Gita's story

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

Reviewed: 17-03-2019

What an incredible story. I am so glad that Lale and the author shared this with the world. This book was excellently written and narrated. I highly recommend it.

  • Children of Blood and Bone

  • By: Tomi Adeyemi
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled - Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoning forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, anyone with powers was targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Only a few people remain with the power to use magic, and they must remain hidden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Favourite read of the year.

  • By Anonymous User on 26-02-2019

Favourite read of the year.

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

Reviewed: 26-02-2019

Its only February but I'm calling it that this will be my favourite read this year. It was amazing. Kept me hooked the whole way through and one of the best narrators I've ever listened to. Highly recommend. Can't wait to see the movie too!

  • Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and Other Lies)

  • Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them
  • By: Scarlett Curtis
  • Narrated by: Scarlett Curtis, Nico Parker, Natasia Demetriou, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and Other Lies) curated and read by Scarlett Curtis with a cast of fierce women. We asked 52 women: what does the F word mean to you? The result is extraordinary. Curated by journalist and activist Scarlett Curtis, with incredible pieces by Emma Watson, Zoe Sugg, Keira Knightley, Gemma Arterton, Bridget Jones (by Helen Fielding), Saoirse Ronan, Liv Little, Dolly Alderton, Karen Gillan, Alicia Garza, Jameela Jamil, Kat Dennings, Nimco Ali, Beanie Feldstein, Olivia Perez, Amika George, Evanna Lynch, Akilah Hughes and others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Anonymous User on 11-01-2019

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 11-01-2019

So many great short stories/essays in here. I got a lot out of it and it was narrated excellently.

  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • By: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,517
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,238
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,227

Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So much better than completely fine

  • By Bec on 29-10-2017

Honestly, buy this book

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

Reviewed: 06-06-2018

I feel like this is one of those books that I will think about for the rest of my life. I've never read a book that has made me so passionately grateful for the things I've got in life, and simultaneously want to reach out to everyone I know and make sure they're okay. Eleanor and Raymond have changed me forever. Oh, and the narration is 10/10 as well. I cannot fault this audiobook.

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  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,725
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,712

Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little beachside primary school where children are taught that 'sharing is caring.' So how has the annual School Trivia Night ended in full-blown riot? Sirens are wailing. People are screaming. The principal is mortified. And one parent is dead. Was it a murder, a tragic accident or just good parents gone bad? As the parents at Pirriwee Public are about to discover, sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Earphones comfy? Go!!

  • By Natalie on 19-05-2015

Loved it :)

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

Reviewed: 31-05-2018

I watched the series first, still really enjoyed the book. Great characters, great story, great narration.

  • Dietland

  • By: Sarai Walker
  • Narrated by: Lauren Henderson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

The diet revolution is here. And it’s armed. Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you’re fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. She works answering fan mail for a popular teen magazine and is biding her time until her weight loss surgery. Only then can her 'true life' as a thin person finally begin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • F**king awesome!!!

  • By Ruth Corris on 05-07-2018

Essential reading

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

Reviewed: 03-04-2018

I found much of Plum's story very relatable and empowering at the same time. The book offers a view of the world that is powerful and eye opening. A great story and and an even better commentary on diet culture and societal constructs. This book has the potential to create change. It has certainly changed me. Excellent narration.

  • The Scorch Trials

  • The Maze Runner, Book 2
  • By: James Dashner
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

The pulse-pounding sequel to The Maze Runner. Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. The earth is a wasteland. Government and order have disintegrated and now Cranks, people driven to murderous insanity by the infectious disease known as the Flare, roam the crumbling cities hunting for their next victim - and meal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An enjoyable YA read

  • By Anonymous User on 18-02-2018

An enjoyable YA read

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

Reviewed: 18-02-2018

Excellent narration. I didn't love this book as much as the first one but it's still an enjoyable listen.

  • The Girl with All the Gifts

  • By: M. R. Carey
  • Narrated by: Finty Williams
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her 'our little genius'. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh. Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children's cells.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Vividly written, sensitively performed

  • By Barry Earsman on 11-08-2014

very enjoyable read

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

Reviewed: 31-01-2018

good story for fans of dystopian fiction, great narration. Will be purchasing the second book.

  • The Gender Game 2: The Gender Secret

  • By: Bella Forrest
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Evans, Rebecca Soler
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

Gliding over the treacherous Green in a shaky aircraft that she has no idea how to land, Violet Bates is still in shock. The harrowing events of the previous night play over in her mind as she asks herself question after question. Why did Lee Desmond Bertrand behave the way he did?What is the truth about the mysterious silver egg st owed beneath her seat? What happened to Viggo, and where is her brother? Is either of them still alive?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loving this series

  • By Coby on 03-12-2018

Hooked

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

Reviewed: 18-09-2017

So hooked on this series. Great story and the narration of this book is excellent. Heading straight for book 3 ...

  • The Gender Game

  • By: Bella Forrest
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

A toxic river divides 19-year-old Violet Bates' world by gender. Women rule the East. Men rule the West. Welcome to the lands of Matrus and Patrus. Ever since the disappearance of her beloved younger brother, Violet's life has been consumed by an anger she struggles to control. Already a prisoner to her own nation, now she has been sentenced to death for her crimes. But one decision could save her life. To enter the kingdom of Patrus, where men rule and women submit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it.

  • By Anonymous User on 07-09-2017

Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 07-09-2017

Took a while to get into it but by the end I was hooked and will definitely be buying the second book. The narrator was good though some of the male voices were a little weird.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful