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  • Hiding in the Light

  • Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus
  • By: Rifqa Bary
  • Narrated by: Rifqa Bary
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 31

Rifqa Bary grew up in a devout Muslim home, obediently following her parents' orders to practice the rituals of Islam. But God was calling her to freedom and love. He was calling her to true faith. He was calling her to give up everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent testimony and story

  • By Nathan on 30-06-15

wonderful story of faith

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

Reviewed: 30-01-19

this book moved me to tears and anger and left me asking myself 'what have I done for my Lord and saviour?'

  • The Masterpiece

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want - money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn't know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist - an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • awesome searching story, and amazing narrator

  • By Anonymous User on 20-02-19

good read

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

Reviewed: 19-11-18

a good read but I prefer her historical ones. lineage of grace is very good

  • High Sobriety

  • My Year Without Booze
  • By: Jill Stark
  • Narrated by: Vannessa Coffey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

I'm the binge-drinking health reporter. During the week, I write about Australia's booze-soaked culture. At the weekends, I write myself off. Born and raised in Scotland, the home of whisky, Jill Stark had booze in the blood. Alcohol had dominated her social life ever since she had her first sip of lager, at 13. She thought nothing could curb her love of big nights. Then came the hangover that changed everything. In the shadow of her 35th year, Jill made a decision: she would give up alcohol.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eye opening

  • By Kim on 26-05-16

Spoiled by rushed narration

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

I enjoyed the book but why was it not read by someone with at least a little bit of Scottish accent. The narration was far too quick and I had to rewind it many times. That said i enjoyed the book.

  • In the Days of Rain

  • By: Rebecca Stott
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Stott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

As Rebecca Stott's father lay dying, he begged her to help him write the memoir he had been struggling with for years. He wanted to tell the story of their family, who, for generations, had all been members of a fundamentalist Christian sect. Yet each time he reached a certain point, he became tangled in a thicket of painful memories and could not go on. The sect were a closed community who believed the world is ruled by Satan: nonsect books were banned, women were made to wear headscarves and those who disobeyed the rules were punished.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breathtaking, haunting, tragic.

  • By Colliedog on 06-06-18

Excellent book

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

Reviewed: 13-09-18

A very honest account and a great questioning style. For a Christian reader so sad that a gospel of love was and is so distorted. The patriarchal culture effectively silencing women was questioned but I'd like to see Rebecca explore more. Perhaps another book?

  • The Sober Revolution

  • Women Calling Time on Wine O'Clock, Addiction Recovery Series, Volume 1
  • By: Sarah Turner, Lucy Rocca
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

Do you count down the minutes to wine o'clock on a daily basis? Is a bottle of Pinot Grigio your friend at the end of a long hard day? If you want to give up being controlled and defined by alcohol then now is the time to join The Sober Revolution.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narrator

  • By Anonymous User on 04-12-18

Ok but not brilliant

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

Reviewed: 28-08-18

This was a reasonably good book but spoiled by the rushed narration. I had to rewind a number of times to catch what was being said. This also made it a bit manic in bits. I was also off put by the number of poorly pronounced words and the overuse of erstwhile and imbibe. The narrator should look up the pronunciation of convivial and various other words which made it very irritating to listen to. That said, I didn't return it which was a good sign and it had some good advice for someone trying to cut down rather than stop.

  • To the Moon and Back

  • By: Karen Kingsbury
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Brady Bradshaw was a child when the Oklahoma City bombing killed his mother. Every year, Brady visits the memorial site on the anniversary to remember her. A decade ago on that day, he met Jenna Phillips, who was also a child when her parents were killed in the attack. Brady and Jenna shared a deep heart connection and a single beautiful day together at the memorial. But after that, Brady never saw Jenna again. Every year when he returns, he leaves a note for her in hopes that he might find her again.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • poor story line

  • By Anonymous User on 06-07-18

poor story line

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

this was not up to KKs usual standard. Not a believable story and very sacarine in parts. Sorry K but disappointed in the lack of depth and overuse of previous phrases and story lines