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  • World Without End

  • The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 2
  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 45 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,313
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,644
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,640

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius, and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bereaved when it ended

  • By bex4ad on 15-03-11

brilliant. I was apprehensive about 45 hours but

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

Reviewed: 18-09-18

it was done before I was ready for it to finish. great story. five stars

  • Confessions of an Adoptive Parent

  • Hope and Help from the Trenches of Foster Care and Adoption
  • By: Mike Berry
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Adopting or fostering a child brings its own unique set of challenges only another parent facing the same uphill climb could possibly understand. From parenting children with traumatic pasts, to dealing with attachment issues, to raising a children with special needs, it can sometimes be a struggle just getting through the day. Mike Berry knows the loneliness and isolation you can easily feel in your particular parenting role - because he's been there.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • interesting but not for me

  • By Claire on 16-08-18

interesting but not for me

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-08-18

we are going through the process of becoming adoptive parents. this book was interesting and it did give me many thinking points. it does contain a lot of religious content and I'm not a religious person so I found that distracting.

  • Forged in Fire

  • A Red-Hot SEALs Novel, Book 1
  • By: Trish McCallan
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Beth Brown’s dream feels so real: a mysterious stranger is gunned down during a violent airplane hijacking, and there’s nothing Beth can do to stop it. But Beth doesn’t believe in premonitions - or does she? How else can she explain the intense connection she feels to the gorgeous man in her dream whom she’s never met? A man she’s determined to save....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • weak storyline and cheesily read. didn't finish

  • By Claire on 26-07-18

weak storyline and cheesily read. didn't finish

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

Reviewed: 26-07-18

takes a lot for me not to finish a story but this one was really bad!