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The Movie Just Doesn't Do It Justice
Review of Coraline - Neil Gaiman by samgoesmeow

Advantages: enjoyable for all ages, easy to read, pulls you in
Disadvantages: It would do well with a sequel, the movie was not as good

I had read this book a few years back, when I had started getting into Neil Gaiman. What fueled my choice was my passion for Tim Burton and his work in film-- especially stop-motion animation. That being said, I am one of those folks who prefer to ... Read review

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nh by ravingreviewer
'Off topic.' by 1st2thebar
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13.05.2016 23:48
Harry Potter, The Boy Who Listened
Review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J.K. Rowling by TheInternetExplorer

Advantages: Good story, well read, voices fit characters
Disadvantages: None

...reviewing the Audible version of Harry Potter narrated by Stephen Fry) It's very rare that you meet someone who hasn't read Harry Potter, and even rarer to find someone who's not heard of him. Until just a month ago I fell into the former cate ... Read review

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vh x by daylehall
I'm one of those who haven't bought into the hype, haven't read the books nor watched the films. by anonymili

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26.02.2016 18:16
Scarface Claw and Doctor Who? How could this not be awesome?!?
Review of Hairy Maclary Story Collection - Lynley Dodd by mull18

Advantages: affordable, nicely read, good number of stories.
Disadvantages: none

My son loves this, it's perfect for bed time to help him wind down from the day. David Tenant is wonderful reading the stories, the perfect choice. There's a good selection of stories and the price makes this relly good value for money. I like the Lynl ... Read review

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Welcome. by 1st2thebar
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25.01.2016 12:09
"When There's No More Room on my MP3 Player…."
Review of Dawn of the Dead - George A. Romero, Susanna Sparrow by sharper_fin

Advantages: A really good introduction
Disadvantages: Everything after the introduction

The Warning Preamble This is… (deep breath) a review of a recording of a reading of a novelisation of a horror film (phew!). A very strong horror film. I make no allowances for the subject matter. It's about zombies and gore and stuff like that. ... Read review

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Very good by AliceBond
Nice review by cath_del
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27.11.2015 15:13
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Mind the plot holes
Review of Omega Rising: Omega Force - Joshua Dalzelle by 87degrees

Advantages: audio quality and narration are excellent
Disadvantages: weak characters, too many plot holes

I listened to the audiobook version of this story, downloaded from Audible. The audiobook quality was excellent. The narrator spoke clearly and the sound quality was great. But there I start running out of good things to say. This story is a science fic ... Read review

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Vh by AliceBond
Intrigued now by jo-1976
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17.06.2015 12:29
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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Not much info by AliceBond
More is needed by Secre
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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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I have read and listened to this this story at least 100 times. Its a lovely story though. Great review x by sirodar
Cute! by Secre
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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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NIce review by AliceBond
Really interesting read. by Secre
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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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Vh by AliceBond
Interesting by Secre
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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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not enough for a review by AliceBond
You add nothing here. by Secre

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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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Interesting review by AliceBond
Lovely book review xXx by Deesrev
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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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Helpful! by AliceBond
Welcome to Ciao! by Secre
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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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NH by AliceBond
You've got nothing new here. by Secre

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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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Goog review by AliceBond
I like Greg Davies, but I find Rhod Gilbert far more shouty than funny. by Bollinger28
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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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Interesting review by AliceBond
VH by Secre
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15.04.2013 00:04
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