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  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,561
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,175
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,150

The compelling, inspiring (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his relatively young life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellently read

  • By OldskoolHrdcore on 25-08-17

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 15-06-18

Wonderfully engaging, entertaining and informative. Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Good performance by Trevor, would recommend.

  • The Song Rising

  • The Bone Season, Book 3
  • By: Samantha Shannon
  • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

The hotly anticipated third audiobook in the best-selling Bone Season series - a groundbreaking dystopian fantasy of extraordinary imagination. Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London's criminal population. But having turned her back on Jaxon Hall, and with vengeful enemies still at large, the task of stabilising the fractured underworld has never seemed so challenging.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great third part, action packed :)

  • By M. Beldon on 10-03-17

Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 20-05-17

Dragged and was disappointing compared to the other books. Story could have been more exciting and could have elaborated on the move story more. Didn't really take me anywhere emotionally.

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  • Life and Laughing

  • My Story
  • By: Michael McIntyre
  • Narrated by: Michael McIntyre
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,431
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,858

Michael McIntyre has become Britain’s biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, which sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking 54-date Arena tour.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect performer of a life - I loved it!

  • By David on 30-10-10

Great guy, great read

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

Reviewed: 14-09-16

I expected this book to be funny, I was anxious that he would try to steer away from his comedy but he didn't disappoint. What was better was that you can feel the pain in some of the moments he recollects now with humour and you really get a sense of his story. I loved the listen, I found it human, and his performance was funny and entertaining.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Louise Brealey, India Fisher, Clare Corbett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,464
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,462

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • waste of time

  • By Nicole on 02-10-16

Great read

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

Reviewed: 30-08-16

Performances were really good and engaging. I enjoyed the fact that the main characters were flawed and human. I'm sure people could identify with aspects of their characters and personalities.

Story was simple and good. Didn't get bored even though I guessed 'whodunnit' in the last 2 hours of the book.

The Girl You Left Behind
    
    
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        Clare Corbett,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Penelope Rawlins
    
    


    
    Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    1,718 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • The Girl You Left Behind

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Penelope Rawlins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,718
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,491

France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre is ordered to serve the German officers who socialise in her hotel. When the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie's portrait - painted by her husband Edouard - a dangerous obsession is born. Almost a century later, Sophie's portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston. A chance encounter reveals the painting's true worth - and its troubled history that is about to resurface and turn Liv's life upside down…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spellbinding - I loved it

  • By Happy and Smiling on 16-02-13

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 18-08-16

Heart wrenching to think about the things that happened in the war. Absolutely great performances from the narrators. Just a nice overall book.

  • The Mime Order

  • By: Samantha Shannon
  • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on Paige, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city's gangs are invited to a rare meeting of the Unnatural Assembly. Jaxon Hall and his Seven Seals prepare to take center stage, but there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner. Then the Rephaim begin crawling out from the shadows. But where is Warden?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "no brainer" if u enjoyed the first one!

  • By Mini on 04-04-16

Enthralling

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

Reviewed: 31-10-15

Really enjoyed this book. Much more so than the first as I had gotten used to all the different vocabulary. Dying to get the 3rd now!

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