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Good Omens
    The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
    
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        Terry Pratchett,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Neil Gaiman
    
    


    
    
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        Stephen Briggs
    
    


    
    Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    2,736 ratings
    Overall 4.6
  • Good Omens

  • The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
  • By: Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,736
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,053
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,061

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch - the world's only totally reliable guide to the future - the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just after tea...The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, the Four Bikers of the apocalypse are revving up, and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not particularly looking forward to the coming rapture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's the end of the world... but not as we know it

  • By Wayne on 09-10-08

a fabulous Armageddon had by all.

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

Reviewed: 30-01-19

really loved the story, read very well, a lot of characters, and really tricky accents, tackled well. I recommend this story. a really excellent collaboration between two heavy weights. as expected, a bloody rollicking ride.

  • Sunny Side Up

  • A Story of Kindness and Joy
  • By: Susan Calman
  • Narrated by: Susan Calman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

Comedian and broadcaster Susan Calman danced her way across our screens and into our hearts for 10 weeks on Strictly Come Dancing 2017, but how did this ability to find joy change her life? Susan Calman's enthusiasm at being on Strictly Come Dancing was an inspiration to all of us. Cheer Up Love, Susan's first book, had a clear aim: to help people understand depression. Sunny Side Up has a similarly clear path: to persuade people to be kinder to each other and spread more joy. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The whole book is an act of kindness

  • By Amazon Customer on 14-09-18

I bloody love Susan Calman.

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

Reviewed: 15-11-18

let's all be happy. what's not to like? she brings joy into fabulous recollections with ease, the stories are all perfect.
and her cats..

  • Cheer Up Love

  • Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate
  • By: Susan Calman
  • Narrated by: Susan Calman
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 991
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 986

Susan Calman is a well-known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman Is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression. The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you're the world's most negative person.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank god for Susan Calman and this book!! Just excellent!

  • By Miss on 01-06-16

exceptionally awesome.

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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: 04-08-18

I loved it. listened straight through. brilliantly written and read. some great advice too. recommended in the extreme.

  • Moth Girl Versus the Bats

  • By: Michael Wombat
  • Narrated by: Matt Thurston
  • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

This short steampunky adventure with a flavour of thirties movie serials was inspired by a Twitter conversation the author had with singer Thea Gilmore in early 2013, and then by her song "Start As We Mean To Go On". As the story progressed, other Thea songs lent their titles easily to the remaining three episodes, and more song titles found their way into the text. The name "Moth Girl' came out of an anagram of Thea's name in fact Ratporchrico's opening phrase in this story is that very anagram.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I want more!

  • By Corinne on 08-06-14

Absolutely Wonderful

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

Reviewed: 13-12-17

This is NOT your Nana's dystopian steampunk!

although short, Moth Girl is an absolute PEACH of a story, set in a wonderfully grimy and pragmatic world. Thea (Moth Girl) is the kind of heroine I'd love to chat with over coffee; sensible, brave, marginally potty-mouthed...

listening to this, I was literally gasping aloud, as well as cackling, snorting, and DON'T STOP THERE-ing. The ending came out of nowhere, yet was utterly right.

I can only recommend this little gem, and fervently hope for more in the future. Pretty please.

  • The Truth

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,532
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,179
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,180

William de Worde, the accidental editor of Discworld's first newspaper, just wants to get to the truth. Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at William. And it's only the third edition.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pratchett in top form

  • By Martin on 19-04-08

really well read, great story

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

loved it. a good story and the characters come to life really well. would recommend!

  • I Shall Wear Midnight

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 881
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 878

Tiffany Aching, the young witch from The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky, and Wintersmith is back in a new adventure featuring Discworld characters both familiar to fans (such as Tiffany, the Wee Free Men, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg) and new (meet Wee Mad Arthur, the Nac Mac Feegle on the City Watch whose only previous appearance was a brief cameo in Feet of Clay, and city witch Mrs Proust - a fabulous Pratchett creation).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect Pratchett

  • By Ann on 02-12-10

another kick arse Tiffany book.

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

Reviewed: 12-10-17

another great Tiffany book .. she's growing up and facing her worse enemy yet. it's a very dark book but with flashes of Sir Terry's usual bright wit and wisdom. stick around for the author's note, it's lovely to hear from him.

  • Jane Eyre

  • By: Charlotte Brontë
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 596

The work tells the story of Jane's early life, her experience at Lowood School and as a governess. Her refusal to accept Rochester's love on any but her own strictly moral terms is a passionate cry for independence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A beautiful reading by Juliet Stevenson

  • By Rachel on 21-02-10

A wonderful rendition of a classic

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

Reviewed: 27-08-17

Juliet Stevenson brought Jane Eyre newly alive for me. Her Jane is perhaps more fiery than those I've seen on TV, or how I read her; Mr Rochester more vulnerable; St. John somehow more unlikeable, despite his holy and noble fervour. The characters were voiced distinctly and consistently, and the somewhat (infectiously) florid and convoluted language of the author was rendered comprehensible and easy to listen to.

Listening rather than reading also means that different parts of the story have prominence - rather than being swept away on the sheer romance of the tale, I found myself repulsed by some of the attitudes of the time, most especially how patronising Jane is regarding the achievement of her low-born schoolgirls at Moorcroft, and how often she uses 'docile' to denote approval of another female, especially considering her own intractable nature. She is rather a snob, considering her own humble beginnings.

Anyway.

I loved Jane Eyre, and love it still. This will be a firm favourite on my app, and will be replayed many, many times.

Highly recommended.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wintersmith

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,010
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 784

Tiffany Aching put one foot wrong, made one little mistake... and now the spirit of winter is in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs, says it with avalanches and showers her with snowflakes - which is tough when you're 13, but also just a little bit... cool.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • By Tabby, age 8

  • By Madddy on 17-10-17

a superb book.

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

this is a fantastic story continuing Tiffany's growth in witching. with lots of nac Mac feegles too, you can't go wrong.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Strata

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347

The Company builds planets. Kin Arad is a high-ranking official of the Company. After 21 decades of living, and with the help of memory surgery, she is at the top of her profession. Discovering two of her employees have placed a fossilised plesiosaur in the wrong stratum, not to mention the fact it is holding a placard that reads "End Nuclear Testing Now", doesn't dismay the woman who built a mountain range in the shape of her initials during her own high-spirited youth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Strata - where DiscWorld probably began

  • By Amanda on 22-01-12

amazingly relevant considering when it was written

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

Reviewed: 29-07-17

the thing about Pratchett is that he just knows how to write humans. even sci fi future humans..
this is a great story. love the fact it touches on discworld in a non magical setting.. screw about with physics a bit..nice.
read brilliantly with some tricky accents that are held very consistently.
recommended!

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • A Hat Full of Sky

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,016
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 797
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 797

Eleven-year-old Tiffany Aching wants to be a real witch. But a real witch doesn't casually step out of her body, leaving it empty. Tiffany does, and there's something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible, which can't die.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best advice for a witch

  • By Amazon Customer on 25-09-18

more adventures with Tiffany

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

Reviewed: 22-07-17

a great book. wonderful story. it's all about the story...
hang around for the authors note at the end.