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  • A History of Britain in 21 Women

  • By: Jenni Murray
  • Narrated by: Jenni Murray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

Britain has been defined by its conflicts, its conquests, its men and its monarchs. To say that it's high time it was defined by its women is a severe understatement. Jenni Murray draws together the lives of 21 women to shed light upon a variety of social, political, religious and cultural aspects of British history. In lively prose Murray reinvigorates the stories behind the names we all know and reveals the fascinating tales behind those less familiar.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable and interesting

  • By Mrs C.J D'Elia on 12-10-16

Great book with the great author narrating

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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: 23-04-18

I liked the breakdown of each historical figure in a positive yet fair light. The author is a fantastic reader.

  • Except the Dying

  • A Murdoch Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Maureen Jennings
  • Narrated by: David Marantz
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the naked body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. The young victim was pregnant when she died. Detective William Murdoch soon discovers that many of those connected with the girl's life have secrets to hide. Was her death on attempt to cover up a scandal in one of the city's influential families?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rather a dull "read"

  • By Edward Smith on 28-02-17

Detective Thriller of 1899

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

Reviewed: 15-08-17

The audio production was excellent. The narrator does an excellent job and uses a array of voices which are distinct.

  • You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

  • By: Felicia Day
  • Narrated by: Felicia Day
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555

The Internet isn't all cat videos. There's also Felicia Day - violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her isolated childhood to become the ruler of a new world...or at least semi-influential in the world of Internet geeks and Goodreads book clubs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and charming and nerdy :)

  • By Beccameriel on 18-08-15

Fun, honest, serious then resolute

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

Reviewed: 27-09-15

The author gave what feels to be a honest reflection of her life story. She shared 'a few warts and all' aspects with the express intent to better those who might find themselves in the same situation.

The book retains its light hearted charm whilst journey through her highs and low points in her education, acting career and geek queen reign.

Having it read by Felicia Day, the author, made it all the more real and honest.

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