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  • The Hobbit

  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,923
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,194
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,202

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of 13 dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!!!

  • By Stuart on 12-06-11

Love love love

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I loved the films and always wanted to read the book. Being dyslexic reading isn't easy and I was never able to read it. Now along side this audio book I've gone from cover to cover! Fantastic story!

  • A Brief History of Time

  • From Big Bang to Black Holes
  • By: Stephen Hawking
  • Narrated by: John Sackville
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite, or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos, from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the big bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting and intelligible

  • By Anthony on 21-03-17

Very interesting!

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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: 24-04-17

If you're interested in all things space and time then you'll love this! Admittedly I'd hope Stephen Hawking would read it himself but John Sackville does a great job.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • David Attenborough - Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster

  • By: David Attenborough
  • Narrated by: David Attenborough
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,220
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,683

His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly five decades and there are very few places on the globe that he has not visited. In this volume of memoirs David tells stories of the people and animals he has met and the places that he has visited. Over the last 25 years he has established himself as the world's leading Natural History programme maker with several landmark BBC series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unforgettable David

  • By Mark on 20-11-10

Astounding work

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-04-17

I have throughly enjoyed listen to the works of David Attenborough. It has inspired me to watch the documentary series he discusses and take more of an interest in mother earth!

  • The Marble Collector

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon, Aidan Kelly
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 415
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 383

A forgotten childhood. A discovered life. The poignant new best-seller from Cecelia Ahern. What if you only had one day to find out who you really were? When Sabrina Boggs stumbles upon a mysterious collection of her father's possessions, she discovers a truth where she never knew there was a lie. The familiar man she grew up with is suddenly a stranger to her. An unexpected break in her monotonous daily routine leaves her just one day to unlock the secrets of the man she thought she knew.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't stop listening.

  • By Stacey Edney on 22-05-16

Good story!

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-04-17

Really enjoyed this story. It's not my absolute favourite celia Ahern book but it's definitely worth a listen!

  • Perfect

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine's life has completely fractured - all her freedoms gone. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with the complicated, powerfully attractive Carrick, the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret - one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect follow up

  • By Ellisticity on 11-09-17

Love! Love! Love!

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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: 23-04-17

A phenomenal sequence to flawed! Absolutely love it! The reader does a great job at keeping the listener hooked, if the story line doesn't! Which I highly doubt!

  • The Year I Met You

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Remie Purtill-Clarke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 109

A thoughtful, captivating and ultimately uplifting novel from this uniquely talented author Jasmine loves two things: her sister and her work. And when her work is taken away she has no idea who she is. Matt loves two things: his family and the booze. Without them, he hits rock bottom. One New Year's Eve, two people's paths collide. Both have time on their hands; both are at a crossroads. But as the year unfolds, through moonlit nights and suburban days, an unlikely friendship slowly starts to blossom.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A different kind of relationship story

  • By Anonymous User on 08-12-14

Love it

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

Reviewed: 04-06-16

Love love love that's all I can say. Great story and performance, it's read so beautifully you forget your not actually reading.

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  • If You Could See Me Now

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Amy Creighton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

Tender, magical and captivating - a story of family, friends, and the unlikeliest of romances . . .Read by Susan Lynch and Rupert Degas. What if love was right there in front of you - you just couldn't see it? Elizabeth Egan is too busy for friends. As a reluctant mother to her sister Saoirse's young son Luke and with her own business to run, every precious moment is made to count.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Seagull on 16-03-16

Amazing, another success for Cecelia Ahern!

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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: 19-05-16

I couldnt love cecelia Aherns writing style more! Brilliant story. I was gripped form the start and kept on going!

  • Flawed

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247

Celestine North lives a perfect life. She's a model daughter and sister, she's well liked by her classmates and teachers and she's dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine encounters a situation in which she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule and now faces life-changing repercussions. She could be imprisoned. She could be branded. She could be found Flawed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • this book had me gripped

  • By Mrs. K. Rarity on 12-04-16

Phenomenonal!

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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: 28-03-16

Completely gripped all the way through! Officially one of my favourite stories! I've always loved books by Cecelia Ahern but this one was amazing! I felt the highs and lows with Celestine. Amazing read, highly recommend it to all!