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  • Nine Perfect Strangers

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 966
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 895
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 890

Could 10 days at a health resort really change you forever? Nine perfect strangers are about to find out.... The 10-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. They are all on a path to a better way of living. Or at least a better waistline.... 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By srouch on 30-09-2018

Liane Moriarty stumble

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

Reviewed: 08-11-2018

9 Perfect Strangers, a dreadful mistake by LM, very disappointing for loyal readers. Hopefully she returns to form soon

  • Life After Life

  • By: Kate Atkinson
  • Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 128

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Book - Very different

  • By Denise on 10-06-2015

Life after life

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

Reviewed: 31-08-2016

Don't be like me; I don't like to read the dust-jackets of books in case they give too much away. However in this instance I should have! This is a beautifully written and wonderfully performed book but I got confused with various lives starting and re-starting in the story. My mistake!

  • The Natural Way of Things

  • By: Charlotte Wood
  • Narrated by: Ailsa Piper
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 146

Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert. The Natural Way of Things is a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control and of what it means to hunt and be hunted. But most of all, it is the story of two friends, their sisterly love and courage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • not what you expect

  • By tamzyn bielecka on 20-12-2017

Is it just me?

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

Reviewed: 17-08-2016

Pretty awful book. Read in monotone. Strange story that is never fully explained. Ridiculous premise. Enjoy!