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To change the entire life in the middle years? It's easy!
Review of Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert by Rucolla

Advantages: autobiographical, exciting
Disadvantages: no

I bought this book before a long flight to Berlin. I had to fly 4 hours. Usually I can't listen audio books while flying. But this book was absolutely exiting, thrilling and catching. I managed to listen half of this book during the flight. This book is ... Read review

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Welcome :-) by Scotlass712
Welcome! You say that you only heard half of this book - did you actually finish it? This review is good as far as it goes but did you enjoy the ending? Why did she pick those three apparently random things? Thanks, but this review needs more by sharper_fin
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21.11.2014 17:55
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Having a Whale (and a Snail) of a Time!
Review of The Snail and the Whale - Julia Donaldson by jo-1976

Advantages: Format allows children to enjoy the story on the go, flows well
Disadvantages: Not able to appreciate Axel Scheffler's illustrations

...Donaldson audiobooks on CD from the Book People, giving us ... Read review

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Fantastic review xx by sweetdaisy
I have a feeling I have read this and was very impressed - your review is also excellent and I agree with the points. by Nar2
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26.02.2014 22:01
My Listening Pleasure was Immense
Review of Live for Your Listening Pleasure - David Sedaris by koshkha

Advantages: Sedaris is a comic genius
Disadvantages: Some won't appreciate the occasional swearing

Meet David Sedaris David Sedaris makes me laugh so hard that I cannot listen to him in a public place for fear of being locked up, and I have to be careful listening to him in my car lest I cause an accident whilst doubled up with mirth. He is, quite ... Read review

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Great read. E from me. by MrGump
Another top notch piece - I relate to your opinion about the audio book CD in general; however, this Sedaris production looks to be a game-changer for me also. by 1st2thebar
exceptional

17.01.2014 11:14
Eight Doctors face The Light at the End for the 50th anniversary
Review of Doctor Who The Light at the End - Nicholas Briggs by gazhack

Advantages: Great to hear the old Doctors
Disadvantages: Weak story

...Finish have been producing new Doctor Who stories on audio s ... Read review

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Fab and balanced review!x by Chippytarka
I think I might have to treat myself to this at some stage! by anonymili
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11.11.2013 15:17
A family fun event
Review of Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince - J.K. Rowling by jmallin

Advantages: captivating voice, great story, perfect for families
Disadvantages: hard to find a place again if you fall asleep with it on

Grab the kids, snuggle into bed and get ready to go on an adventure. The narrator has such a soothing voice that really gets me involved in the story! J.K. Rowling is a wonderful author and the storyline of the book will captivate you from the start. We ... Read review

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Hi baby. No money on ciao to be made unless your reviews rate Useful and Above. Best have another crack at it.;-)400 words is where the earn starts. If you get into the swing of that you will have 1000 quid by new year! by thedevilinme
"and the storyline of the book will captivate you from the start" << I'm afraid that to make this review more useful to your readers you need to give some detail on the storyline, the main characters etc etc by Bollinger28

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by donna1990
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01.11.2013 02:59
A little bit of a let down........!
Review of The Men and the Girls - Joanna Trollope by frankiecesca

Advantages: An interesting plot
Disadvantages: Not as gripping as other books by this author

...I had wanted to read the others that I hadn’t already so one Sunday I ended up buying it in Waterstones even though I had to pay full price for it. The author: J ... Read review

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Lovely book review xXx by Deesrev
I tend to need at least one character I can empathise with... by Secre
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24.07.2013 21:26
A Haunting Reading of Tolkien's Children of Hurin
Review of The Children of Hurin - J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee, Christopher Tolkien by kaitlin.smith1992

Advantages: Detailed prequel to Tolkien's more familiar work, Clear listenability
Disadvantages: Difficult for the average listener

...was read by Christopher Lee, the actor who plays Saruman in the LotR film franchise. I had read the book when it first ca ... Read review

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Welcome to Ciao - a helpful first review. by anonymili
helpful

26.05.2013 23:02
harry potter + philosopher's stone audio book read by stephen fry
Review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Unabridged 7 Audio CD Set) - J.K. Rowling by rebeccacabrams

Advantages: Can be put onto an ipod so it can be taken around easier
Disadvantages: havent got any

...to my favourite books again Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is one of these amazing books that can be r ... Read review

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needs more information by sammy_123
sorry this needs more detailed opinion to help consumers by CPTDANIELS

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15.05.2013 23:34
Not All Rhod's and Not Exactly Bulging
Review of Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs - Rhod Gilbert by Essexgirl2006

Advantages: Some good comedy moments, music
Disadvantages: Some parts weaker and went on too long

...CD of the radio show Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs as, not only so I quite like Gilbert, but I am a huge fan of his special guest in this episode: Mark Watson. This episode was first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2010, and is the only on ... Read review

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I like Greg Davies, but I find Rhod Gilbert far more shouty than funny. by Bollinger28
Regret to say I've never heard of him! Good review, though I don't think I'd go out of my way to listen myself. by JOHNV
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01.05.2013 09:12
'The Karl Pilkington Show'
Review of Podcasts - Ricky Gervais by danielclark691

Advantages: Very funny, plenty of episodes to listen to, something a bit different.
Disadvantages: Not everyone will enjoy it, but I find it funny!

...then, but I think these podcasts answer most of the questions as to why Ricky is so ... Read review

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A superb write up :) by Alyson29
I love Karl but I can't stand Ricky and Stephen by koshkha
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15.04.2013 00:04
He's fought Daleks but can he defeat Street Magicians?
Review of Doctor Who: The Magician's Oath - Scott Handcock by SpiderJamb

Advantages: Easy to follow audio adventure, Good variation of voices from the two leads
Disadvantages: The Doctor seems to be side-lined somewhat

One of Big Finish's popular Doctor Who audio ranges is The Companion Chronicles, which focuses primarily on the adventures of the first three Doctors, as these Doctors are no longer with us. Rather than full-cast audio dramas, these adventures take the fo ... Read review

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Well reviewed xXx by Deesrev
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18.02.2013 19:05
A Dahl-ing Collection of Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts!
Review of Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts - Roald Dahl by jo-1976

Advantages: Use of two narrators, very funny, twist on traditional stories
Disadvantages: Use of the word 'slut'

...the set doesn't include either Revolting Rhymes or Dirty Beasts. When I spotted both books combined in an audiobook format, I thought it would be the ideal way for my children to ... Read review

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Well reviewed. E. by 80smusicreviewer
This sounds great. I still love Dahl's stories as an adult. by brokenangelkisses
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08.02.2013 19:41
Nothing Horrid (or Pants) about this Fun Audiobook!
Review of Horrid Henry's Underpants - Francesca Simon by jo-1976

Advantages: Adds an extra dimension to the fun stories, Miranda Richardson brings Horrid Henry to life
Disadvantages: Might have to listen to the same stories over and over again!

My sons and I have long been fans of Francesca Simon's excellent series of 'Horrid Henry' stories. Having enjoyed reading the paperback versions and watching the television series, we have also listened to several of the books on audio CD which is another ... Read review

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A great read :) E! by karalouk
I might have to try this one on our older monster. Granted, he's eleven but acts more like five...and still finds bums and underpants funny. And he definitely qualifies as a non reader...Lissy by Secre
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06.02.2013 19:57
Et tu Brute?
Review of Julius Caesar: Complete & Unabridged - William Shakespeare by RosesAreRed1207

Advantages: great story brought to life
Disadvantages: Scenes as seperate tracks are annoying

...and forced to love Shakespeare! Julius Caesar was my fa ... Read review

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Good review by mozzie76
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20.01.2013 19:49
One child's courage to survive
Review of A Child Called It (Audio Book) - Dave Pelzer by carlz2001

Advantages: Narrator easy to listen to, has breaks every three minutes so easy to pause it
Disadvantages: Harrowing tale (not easy to listen to in this respect)

...saw this for sale at a really cheap price I just couldn't leave it. I had read the books but quite a few years ago and it was always one that I said I would read again (or listen to!). The book made ... Read review

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I read these years ago too, they were very well written albeit hard to read due to the harrowing content. by michelley26
I've never listened to an audio book :o) by Alyson29

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14.01.2013 16:32
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