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  • The Palace Job

  • By: Patrick Weekes
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Loch is seeking revenge. It would help if she wasn’t in jail. The plan: To steal a priceless elven manuscript that once belonged to her family, but is now in the hands of the most powerful man in the Republic. To do so, Loch - former soldier, former prisoner, and current fugitive - must assemble a crack team of magical misfits that includes a cynical illusionist, a shape shifting unicorn, a repentant death priestess, a talking magical war hammer, and a lad with seemingly no skills.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a great listen!

  • By ana on 17-05-2016

Such a great listen!

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

Reviewed: 17-05-2016

This is such a well written and enjoyable book and was narrated wonderfully! Each character has a distinctive voice and there is a lot of humour in this story. I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook and I'm going to get the next in the series.

  • The Rogue Not Taken

  • Scandal & Scoundrel, Book 1
  • By: Sarah MacLean
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

When Sophie, the least interesting of the Talbot sisters, lands her philandering brother-in-law backside first in a goldfish pond in front of all society, she becomes the target of very public aristocratic scorn. Her only choice is to flee London, vowing to start a new life far from the aristocracy. Unfortunately, the carriage in which she stows away isn't saving her from ruin. It's filled with it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVE

  • By Nicola on 06-07-2017

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 22-02-2016

This was a really enjoyable book, I loved listening to King and Sophie together, so childish and funny at times and so loving at others.
It was a really long satisfying story, my only dislike was that the reader tended to put on a voice that made men, including King sound very stupid.

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  • The Heart of Love

  • By: Barbara Cartland
  • Narrated by: Anthony Wren
  • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2

I will not marry a man I do not love! When Lady Verena's widowed father suddenly remarries, she finds that her stepmother is anxious to make a match of convenience for her new stepdaughter and produces a suitor who repels her. Verena has always sworn that when she marries, it will be for love and for no other reason. Feeling that she has no choice but to run away, Verena makes a daring midnight escape from her home.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps getting the main characters name wrong!

  • By ana on 10-02-2016

Keeps getting the main characters name wrong!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-2016

The main character of the story is named Verena, but the narrator spends the first half of the book alternating between calling her Verena and Verona. The story is ok, pretty obvious and when it feels like it's finally getting somewhere it feels like jt ends in the middle of jt all.

  • The Age Of Innocence

  • By: Edith Wharton
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 4

Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set in upper class New York City. Newland Archer, gentleman lawyer and heir to one of New York City's best families, is happily anticipating a highly desirable marriage to the sheltered and beautiful May Welland. Yet he finds reason to doubt his choice of bride after the appearance of Countess Ellen Olenska, May's exotic, beautiful 30-year-old cousin, who has been living in Europe. This novel won the first ever Pulitzer awarded to a woman.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Quite a long and boring story

  • By ana on 10-02-2016

Quite a long and boring story

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

Reviewed: 10-02-2016

This was a very long and uninteresting story. There's a lot of prattle between characters and none of them are interesting enough or likeable enough to give you any real interest of what happens to them.

  • Howl's Moving Castle

  • By: Diana Wynne Jones
  • Narrated by: John Sessions
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to lose, she makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above Market Chipping. But the castle belongs to the dreaded Wizard Howl whose appetite, they say, is satisfied only by the souls of young girls....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ahh so enjoyable!

  • By ana on 29-01-2016

Ahh so enjoyable!

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

Reviewed: 29-01-2016

Who was your favorite character and why?

Who doesn't love Howl, he's so vain and selfish, but there's much more to him than he lets show.

Have you listened to any of John Sessions’s other performances? How does this one compare?

John Sessions did a great job with this book, he was enjoyable to listen too and did some great voices and accents for each character.

Any additional comments?

I love this book, I've listened to the audio book several times, read the printed book and watched Hayao Miyazaki's movie. I love the book the best, and while this audio book was enjoyable, I really really wish there was an unabridged version available.

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  • Emma

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Jane Leclercq
  • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

In rural 1800s England, things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman. Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest novel. The book has been adapted countless times to stage, film, and television.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good story but the narrator is not so good

  • By ana on 29-01-2016

A good story but the narrator is not so good

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

Reviewed: 29-01-2016

Any additional comments?

I've read Emma many time and watched several different versions, but I just couldn't stick to this audio version, the narrator just didn't capture my attention and I found her a little annoying to listen to

  • Alice in Wonderland

  • By: Lewis Carroll
  • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Alice begins her fantastic journey by following an unprecedented White Rabbit with a pocket watch. While in the topsy turvy world of Wonderland, Alice takes advice from a caterpillar and attends a mad tea party. She meets the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon, and participates in a ludicrous courtroom scene. Each character has its own charming voice, as B. J. Harrison delivers one of his most whimsical performances.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great voices and life to the story

  • By ana on 29-01-2016

Great voices and life to the story

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

Reviewed: 29-01-2016

Where does Alice in Wonderland rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This was only a short story by comparrison to most I listen to on Audible, but it was very enjoyable and well read.

What about B.J. Harrison’s performance did you like?

This narrator did a great job, he read the story so well and every different character each had their own voice and way of speaking

  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

  • Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
  • By: Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious rubbish

  • By Myk on 12-08-2018

More funny than you'd think

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

Reviewed: 29-01-2016

What was one of the most memorable moments of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

I think the fight scene after Darcy's failed proposal is hilarious, I didn't see that one coming.

Any additional comments?

This is such a goofy and cheesy take on Pride and Prejudice, and I thought it would be terrible, but I actually found myself laughing and it was much better than I expected.

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  • To Conquer Mr. Darcy

  • By: Abigail Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

What if... Lizzy, as she gets to know Darcy, finds him undeniably attractive and her impulses win out over her sense of propriety? What if... Madly in love and mutually on fire, their passion anticipates their wedding? In To Conquer Mr. Darcy, instead of avoiding Elizabeth after his ill-fated marriage proposal, Mr. Darcy follows her back to Hertfordshire to prove to her he is a changed man and worthy of her love. And little by little, Elizabeth begins to find the man she thought she despised, irresistible....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A passionate Darcy and Elizabeth

  • By ana on 29-01-2016

A passionate Darcy and Elizabeth

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

Reviewed: 29-01-2016

Would you consider the audio edition of To Conquer Mr. Darcy to be better than the print version?

I've read this book and listened to the audio, of couse it's lovely to read and imagine the story yourself, but the narrator did a great job with this story

What did you like best about this story?

It's not quite the original Darcy and Elizatbeth in this story, they're a little more modern and much more passionate. I love getting more insight in to each character and their feelings.

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  • Darcy's Diary

  • By: Amanda Grange
  • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Pride and Prejudice is the greatest romance of all time, and in this enjoyable retelling, Amanda Grange allows us to see the events of Jane Austen’s famous novel from Mr Darcy’s point of view. Scenes only hinted at in the original are here recorded in detail and brought to life. Darcy writes of his horror at discovering his sister’s plans to elope with George Wickham....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful

  • By Revati on 31-12-2018

Darcy's side of the story

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

Reviewed: 28-01-2016

Such a lovely story and keeps with the feel of the original Pride and Prejudice. Narrator makes Darcy feel old at times, but he tells the story well.