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  • Ordeal by Innocence

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214

Dr. Arthur Calgary takes a ferry across the Rubicon River to Sunny Point, the home of the Argyle family. A year before, the matriarch of the family was murdered and a son, Jack, was convicted and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Dr. Calgary is surprised when his revelation has a disturbing effect on the family: it means one of the family is a murderer.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not her best murder mystery

  • By Sarah Bridge on 18-01-18

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 05-12-17

If you’re an Agatha Christie and haven’t read this one- would highly recommend. It will keep you gripped and trying to solve whodunnit!

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  • Talking as Fast as I Can

  • From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)
  • By: Lauren Graham
  • Narrated by: Lauren Graham
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

In her first work of nonfiction, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls - the first and second times - and shares stories about life, love, and working in Hollywood. This collection of essays is written in the intimate, hilarious, and down-to-earth voice that made her novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe, a New York Times best seller.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good for fans

  • By emma on 09-01-18
  • Talking as Fast as I Can
  • From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)
  • By: Lauren Graham
  • Narrated by: Lauren Graham

Enjoyable listen

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

Reviewed: 21-12-16

I adored the Gilmore Girls tv series and any more time spent in stars hollow was a bonus. I liked the revival but not with the same enthusiasm as the original run. However, listening to Lauren Graham talk about her love and passion for the tv show is a wonderful companion piece.
When I rewatch the revival, I can look out for all the things she highlighted with a fresh viewpoint.
I liked parenthood a lot though have yet to finish the series.
This book is a must if you're a fan of Lauren Graham.

  • Famous Five: Five On A Hike Together

  • Book 10
  • By: Enid Blyton
  • Narrated by: Jan Francis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 53

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. In book 10, Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window. Is someone trying to send him a coded message? When the Famous Five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert. The police won't help, so the Five have no choice - yet again, they'll be solving this mystery by themselves....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By T on 13-07-15

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 13-07-15

Brought back memories. Wonderful. Download them - you won't be disappointed. I'm sure the kids would love them still.

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  • Girl Online

  • By: Zoe Sugg
  • Narrated by: Hannah Tointon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468

I have this dream that, secretly, all teenage girls feel exactly like me. And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we're something we're not... But until that day, I'm going to keep it real on this blog and keep it unreal in real life.' Penny has a secret. Under the alias Girl Online, Penny blogs her hidden feelings about friendship, boys, high school drama, her crazy family, and the panic attacks that have begun to take over her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Antony on 18-01-15

Sweet and real

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

Reviewed: 26-06-15

It's a very good listen narrated wonderfully.

A story of a 15 year old girl in Brighton England who deals with every day teenage life that suddenly shifts into a fairytale. Has some very real moments layered with a saccharine blanket. Overall a very good story. Would recommend it for anyone who likes female young adult fiction.

  • The Dollhouse Murders

  • By: Betty Ren Wright
  • Narrated by: Carol Jordan Stewart
  • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Twelve-year-old Amy knows there's some connection between Aunt Claire's old dollhouse in her great-grandparents' attic and a deadly family secret from years ago. Aunt Claire seems upset about the dollhouse, which is a replica of the house they're in, but she's not talking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprising and brilliant

  • By T on 12-06-15

Surprising and brilliant

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

Reviewed: 12-06-15

After the first chapter, I wasn't really sure how the plot would unfold but it was unexpected and quite brilliant. An engrossing tale that keeps you hooked. I'm very glad I gave it a chance.

I loved point horror as a young teen and wish that I had read this back then! But better late than never.

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  • The Spring of Candy Apples

  • By: Debbie Viguié
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

They’re fun! They’re quirky! They’re Sweet Seasons - unlike any other girls’ books you’ve ever read. You could call them alternative, God-honoring chick lit. Join Candace Thompson on a sweet, lighthearted, and honest romp through the friendships, romances, family, school, faith, and values that make a girl’s lie as full as it can be.It’s the end of Candace’s senior year, and life’s getting sticky.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good ending

  • By T on 10-06-15

A good ending

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

Reviewed: 10-06-15

If this book is the last in the series, then it wraps it all up with you 'knowing' what is in store for candace. Her character is still slightly irritating at times. Lots of wonderful things happen to her and the amount of times everyone telling her how great she is- can be slightly nauseating. As this was possibly the last book- sometimes the characters went into lecture mode about life lessons- you could feel the author trying to get a certain message across.

Overall though- this was a fun and riveting series and I would recommended it to anyone who likes teenage romances and theme parks !

  • Winter of Candy Canes

  • A Sweet Seasons Novel, Book 3
  • By: Debbie Viguié
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Seasons change, and so will life for at least one park employee.Christmas is coming! An elf outfit and the minty scent of what seems like a gatrillion candy canes aren’t the only adjustments for Candace. Her biggest worry - what to get her boyfriend for Christmas - turns into a much larger project after Candace is reminded that real needs can be hiding right around the corner. Can this elf capture the true meaning of Christmas in time to make a difference?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good winter zone

  • By T on 05-06-15

Good winter zone

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

Reviewed: 05-06-15

It was good to see the characters at Christmas. Candace can be a bit irritating at times as everything she does is great/amazing but that is the curve of her story arc. She is becoming more able and confident. It should be obvious where her relationship status is going and I assume that will be addressed. Read it if you are enjoying the series.
Glad to have book 1 narrator back!

  • The Fall of Candy Corn

  • A Sweet Seasons Novel, Book 2
  • By: Debbie Viguié
  • Narrated by: Laura Derocher
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

They’re fun! They’re quirky! They’re Sweet Seasons—unlike any other girls’ books you’ve ever read. You could call them alternative, God-honoring chick lit. Join Candace Thompson on a sweet, lighthearted, and honest romp through the friendships, romances, family, school, faith, and values that make a girl’s life as full as it can be.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good

  • By T on 01-06-15

Good

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

Reviewed: 01-06-15

It was a good sequel as in seeing candace grow into her own more- though I think she is a little too precious at times.

Halloween was fun to read but had the tendency of feeling like an episode from scooby doo at times.

I'm sorry to say the narration ruined it slightly for me. Laura's reading voice is nice but the character voices was quite distracting. So much so that sometimes I missed the words as I was paying too much attention to her voice instead and going huh/ that's not how I imagine bla.

I think tamara is called tamara literally but the narrator kept saying tamera- I haven't seen text so can't say but in book one it was pronounced differently. Also,sorry, but tamara sounded like a 40 year old ghetto queen/ not what I imagine her to be.

Overall it's a good addition/ but found the narrator a bit distracting.

  • The Summer of Cotton Candy

  • A Sweet Seasons Novel
  • By: Debbie Viguié
  • Narrated by: Emily Durant
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Sixteen-year-old Candace thinks her vacation is ruined when her father forces her to apply for a job at the local amusement park. But when she meets a mysterious Lone Ranger there, she finds love and learns the value of true faith and friendship.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet easy listen

  • By T on 30-05-15

Sweet easy listen

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

Reviewed: 30-05-15

Quick and easy and draws you in. Not sure how I felt about candace but enjoyed all the little details and the theme park is glorious! Wish it was real. Credit to the author for making it sound so amazing.

As an adult I viewed the book differently but I'm sure as a teen I would have related to the yo yo emotions much more. Give it s try.

  • One for the Money

  • A Stephanie Plum Novel, Book 1
  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

You’ve lost your job as a department store lingerie buyer, your car’s been repossessed, and most of your furniture and small appliances have been sold off to pay last month’s rent. Now the rent is due again. And you live in New Jersey. What do you do? If you’re Stephanie Plum, you become a bounty hunter. But not just a nickel-and-dime bounty hunter; you go after the big money. That means a cop gone bad. And not just any cop. She goes after Joe Morelli, a disgraced former vice cop who is also the man that took her virginity....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not bad

  • By Ian on 18-03-16

Fluffy and entertaining

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

Reviewed: 23-05-15

Once you get used to the narrators voice, you get sucked into Stephanie's world. If this were another type of book, the serious moments would be highlighted but as it's a fast, pop corn comedic thriller, our heroine just gets on with it and you do too. I enjoyed it. If you're looking for a easy cosy mystery - this is highly recommended.

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