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The Scoop Audiobook

The Scoop

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Publisher's Summary

Teresa "Toots" Amelia Loudenberry has crammed a great deal of living - not to mention eight much-loved husbands - into her varied and rewarding life. Newly single, Toots is ready to taste life again, and fate has just handed her the perfect opportunity.

The owner of the gossip rag where Toots's daughter works is about to lose the paper to his gambling debts. Eager to find a way to keep her daughter employed among the movers and shakers of Hollywood, Toots calls on her three trusted friends - Sophie, Mavis, and Ida - to help her pull some strings. Together, they'll hatch a plan that promises thrills, laughter, and more than a hint of danger. Putting aside her widow's weeds (black was never her color), Toots will prove that you should never underestimate a Southern lady of a certain age, and that each day can be a gift, if you're willing to claim it...

©2009 Fern Michaels; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Heli Oulu, Finland 09/08/2011
    Heli Oulu, Finland 09/08/2011 Member Since 2015
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    "Delightful!"

    This is a truly uplifting little story full of warmth, wit, friendship and laughter, and Natalie Ross narrates it well. If you're looking for something light-hearted and fun to relax with, this is a good choice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Linda Louise
    Burlington, KS, United States
    12/03/12
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    "GREAT FUN"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Scoop to be better than the print version?

    LOVE THE GIRLS, LOVE THE PLOT. A GREAT TIME LISTENING!


    What does Natalie Ross bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    EXPRESSION. AUDIBLE BOOKS GIVES YOU MORE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARACTERS THAN READING. HAVING TAKEN EXPRESSION LESSONS AND DONE WHOLE PLAYS, I KNOW FROM EXPERIENCE IT RELATES THE STORY MUCH BETTER TO THE CUSTOMER.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • P. Hauser
    Asheville, NC
    25/09/12
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    "I love Fern Michaels, but this was not my favorite"
    Would you try another book from Fern Michaels and/or Natalie Ross?

    Yes. I have many books by Fern Michaels and will continue to read them and more written by her.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Is it over?


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dianne Jones
    23/11/11
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    "The scoop by Ferm Michaels"

    Enjoyable. Little disappointed in the ending that left the results up to the reader.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • MsKate
    Berkeley Springs, WV, United States
    13/10/16
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    "Couldn't find a character I liked"

    And as a non-smoker I found the constant references to smoking (I tried to count how many in a chapter at one point but there were just too many) ugly. I sort of like the daughter and stepson but overall I thought the main characters were shallow, mean spirited and not very bright. Then there was the ending. I kept going hoping for some resolution but there really wasn't any. The end was abrupt and was no more conclusive than some of the chapter endings. I enjoyed it so little that I'll be returning it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Shirley A. Ramsey
    Banning, Ca USA
    10/03/16
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    "More please"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Yes But as a start to a series.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Fern Michaels? Why or why not?

    Yes The characters in Sisterhood caught my attention and I was disappointed in the beginning book for this series.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I needed to be more interested in the characters. Hoping next one does that for me.


    Did The Scoop inspire you to do anything?

    Wait a bit for my mood to change before reading next one in the series.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ellen
    01/12/15
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    "Good but slow to start"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Book was a little busy and all over the place at first but the details were important. I just had hard time keeping interest a little at first. I enjoyed storyline and fact that it is an extension to people within the sisterhood I'm familiar with.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Thought it could have been stronger as I'm used to sisterhood Big Bang endings.


    What about Natalie Ross’s performance did you like?

    That she read the book to me period. Haha.


    Was The Scoop worth the listening time?

    Yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • deanna
    Houston, TX, United States
    23/04/15
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    "Great story love the characters"

    Great story the characters are awesome funny you know easy easy listening so can't wait to read the next book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Rebecca
    LAKE CITY, FL, United States
    25/03/13
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    "Enjoyed the Series"
    Would you listen to The Scoop again? Why?

    yes, it is just about some women that have been friends for fifty years and come together as a family. I love stories like this it always makes me want to be there to be a part.


    What other book might you compare The Scoop to and why?

    I have enjoyed the whole Godmother series upto and including this one I have one left to listen to


    Any additional comments?

    I am a Fern Michaels fan I have not read/listened to a book of hers that I didn't like!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mike
    Antioch, CA, United States
    27/08/12
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    "Word to the Wise - Don't Waste A Credit"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Not sure who might enjoy this book. A friend listened to it as well, and wasn't impressed. We both like Fern Michaels, so we were greatly disappointed.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Vegas Rich by Fern Michaels


    Any additional comments?

    Too much fluff. Main character was irritating.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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