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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 2,522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,321
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,321

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

Amazing!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-2019

This book is both a horrible and a beautiful story all in one. I would very highly reccomend it!!

  • The Dry

  • By: Jane Harper
  • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,466

A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, a farmer turns his gun on his family and then himself. As questions mount and suspicion casts a long shadow over the parched town, specialist investigator Aaron Falk is forced to confront the community that rejected him 20 years earlier.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good book.

  • By Lisa on 29-11-2016

Fantastic Book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-2019

A very catchy read and really well written, I couldn't stop listening! Also very well narrated.

  • The Lost Man

  • By: Jane Harper
  • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 494
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469

Three brothers, one death, a fenceline stretching to the horizon. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there. But today, the scant shadow it casts was the last hope for their middle brother, Cameron. The Bright family's quiet existence is thrown into grief and anguish. Something had been troubling Cam. Did he lose hope and walk to his death? Because if he didn't, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Congratulations

  • By Anonymous User on 03-11-2018

Fantastic Book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-12-2018

This book has you questioning everything throughout the whole book, gripping!! I would definitely reccomend it.

  • Last King of the Cross

  • By: John Ibrahim
  • Narrated by: Alan King
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 136

John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. Last King of the Cross lays bare Australia's most notorious underworld figure. In the mongrel tongue of the streets, John writes of fleeing war-torn Tripoli with his family and growing up in Sydney's rough and tumble west - before establishing himself as a tough guy and teen delinquent, then a bouncer, enforcer and nightclub king on the Golden Mile. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed it a lot.

  • By JBO on 09-08-2018

Good Read

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-2018

This book was a good read, although I wouldn't rave about it. For most of the book he is just telling you what he wants you to know (obviously), it feels a little fabricated.

  • The Bronze Horseman

  • By: Paullina Simons
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 30 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. Their world is turned upside down when Hitler's armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Favourite Book

  • By Dim on 31-03-2017

Beautiful Story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-11-2018

This book was amazing, so well written. The story is so gripping, I couldn't stop listening! I would highly HIGHLY recommend it!

  • Try Hard

  • Tales from the life of a needy overachiever
  • By: Em Rusciano
  • Narrated by: Em Rusciano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 214

Funny, feisty and fabulous, Em Rusciano's insights into her world of mayhem, marriage and motherhood are a laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud balm for the soul. From her exploits at the Miss Sheila Fancypants School of Dance and her efforts to secure a solo at her end-of-year performance to embracing the spotlight as an Australian Idol contestant and her deep and abiding love for John Farnham, Em Rusciano is a self-confessed bottomless pit of anxiety with a taste for glitter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh & Cried

  • By Monique on 23-11-2017

Great listen!

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

Reviewed: 18-07-2018

This book is fab! Spoken by Em herself which makes it much more relatable. I would definitely recommend it to a friend.

  • How to Murder Your Life

  • By: Cat Marnell
  • Narrated by: Cat Marnell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

At the age of 15, Cat Marnell unknowingly set out to murder her life. After a privileged yet emotionally-starved childhood in Washington, she became hooked on ADHD medication. This led to a dependence on Xanax at boarding school, and she experimented with cocaine, ecstasy - whatever came her way. By 26 her life had become a twisted merry-go-round of parties and pills at night and trying to hold down a high-profile job at Condé Nast during the day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive Listening (bad pun I know!)

  • By winky81 on 21-03-2017

Intense!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-06-2018

I would highly recommend this book! So amazingly read, 10/10 from me. If you don't like listening to drug abuse, etc then it's not for you.

  • Working Class Boy

  • By: Jimmy Barnes
  • Narrated by: Jimmy Barnes
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 680
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 678

Raw, gritty, compassionate, surprising and darkly funny - Australian legend Jimmy Barnes' unforgettable childhood memoir. A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of OzPubRock - there isn't an accolade or cliché that doesn't apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before the tall tales of success and excess, there was the true story of James Dixon Swan - a working class boy whose family made the journey from Scotland to Australia in search of a better life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Raw & honest autobiography

  • By M. O'Brien on 27-09-2017

Great Book!

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

Reviewed: 25-03-2018

It's a great listen, especially told by Jimmy himself it makes it that little bit more real. Looking forward to getting the next book!

  • Dead Man Running

  • An Insider's Story on One of the World's Most Feared Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ... The Bandidos
  • By: Ross Coulthart, Duncan McNab
  • Narrated by: Michael Carman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

"We are the people our parents warned us about" is the motto of the Bandidos, one of the world's most feared outlaw motorcycle gangs. For ten years, Steve Utah was a Bandidos insider. He arranged the security of their clubhouses. He 'cooked' ecstasy and ice for them. He was at meetings where interstate and overseas drug and weapons smuggling was planned. He saw stolen military weapons being sold. He witnessed vicious beatings, helped dump corpses.It all became too much and, in an attempt to regain control of his life, Utah resorted to the unthinkable....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • great narrator/reader but struggled to finish

  • By Josh on 21-05-2016

Not A Fan

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-10-2017

I found it very hard to get into and couldn't finish. It might be interesting for someone who wants to know the whole background/linkage of bikie gangs.

  • Marching Powder

  • By: Rusty Young
  • Narrated by: Adrian Mulraney
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386

Rusty Young was backpacking in South America when he heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia's notorious San Pedro prison. Intrigued, the twenty-something Australian law graduate travelled to La Paz and joined one of Thomas's illegal tours. What followed took both men by surprise: they formed a strong and instant friendship and then became partners in an attempt to record Thomas's experiences in the jail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping, cannot put it down once you start

  • By Claire Wallace on 02-04-2018

Absolutely fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-09-2017

This was a fantastic book, well read and I just wanted to go back for more! Such an incredible story.