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LongerILiveLessIKnow

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  • "Final Chapter Worth Your Credit By ..."

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    A fine little volume for aspiring writers, fans of King, or just avid readers. Time Magazine ranked this book in its top 10 non-fiction books and I get why.

    This book has been heavily reviewed, so just a short thought: the final chapter talks about the car accident that nearly killed King and how his love of his wife and writing helped him to recover. This chapter is one of the best things I've ever read and particularly moving to hear King read it.

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    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Stephen King
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    The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.

    Bill says: "Excellent!"
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  • Choosing a College: A Guide for Parents and Students

    "Whoa! References to 1987? WTF?"

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    This thing must have been written in the late 1980s. But you won't know that from the description. My first clue was him telling you to write away to the AAA to get copies of travel guides to different regions. Umm.... can't you just look on the internet? Then he refers to some guides written in 1986 and 1987. Huh?

    But there's still some good timeless advice in here. But really, Audible? Isn't this a subject that requires CURRENT information?

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  • "Entertaining... and informative"

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    I heard this as a recommendation off a popular tech podcast - I've never been a great writer, however i could always get my point across.
    Me personally, i'm a student of success, and who better to learn from than one of the greats?! Not a straight up, laid out, here is how i write well, try it and see what works... but it's weaved with his life story.

    Overall great nuggets of gold scattered throughout, and entertaining the whole way through. I would have given it 4 1/2 stars only because at some points Steven reading sounds a little bit tired (not the whole way through just little parts) but if i had to choose 4 or 5 i went with 5 stars...

    check it out and learn something.

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    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Stephen King
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    The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.

    Bill says: "Excellent!"

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    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen King Narrated by Stephen King

    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Stephen King
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    The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.

    Bill says: "Excellent!"
  • 4.3 (526 ratings)
    Band of Brothers (






ABRIDGED) by Stephen E. Ambrose Narrated by Cotter Smith

    Band of Brothers

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    • By Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated By Cotter Smith
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    In the summer of 1942, a band of citizen soldiers were brought together by the desire to be better than the other guy. At its peak, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 through Utah Beach, Market-Garden, the Bulge, and Hitler's Eagle's Nest, WWII historian Stephen Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company.

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    SAT Words to Go: Vocabulary Building for Super Busy Students (






UNABRIDGED) by Kaplan

    SAT Words to Go: Vocabulary Building for Super Busy Students

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    Guaranteed to make learning SAT vocabulary words quick, easy, and fun, SAT Words To Go is conveniently designed to allow you to master words found on the New SAT while you're on the run.

    Jeff Wang says: "Great audio book"
  • 4.1 (1336 ratings)
    A Brief History of Time (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen Hawking Narrated by Michael Jackson

    A Brief History of Time

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    This landmark book is for those of us who prefer words to equations; this is the story of the ultimate quest for knowledge, the ongoing search for the secrets at the heart of time and space. Its author, Stephen W. Hawking, is arguably the greatest mind since Einstein. From the vantage point of the wheelchair, where he has spent the last 20 years trapped by Lou Gehrig's disease, Professor Hawking has transformed our view of the universe. A Brief History of Time is Hawking's classic introduction to today's most important scientific ideas.

    Jeff Parent says: "Great book, but...."
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    The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature (






UNABRIDGED) by Elizabeth Kantor Narrated by James Adams

    The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

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    • By Elizabeth Kantor
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    These days, English professors prefer to teach anything and everything but classic English literature. They indoctrinate their students in Marxism and radical feminism, show them Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, and teach them the "post-colonial literature" of South Asia. When they do teach a genuine work of English or American literature, they use it to propagandize against our "oppressive" Western culture.

    Anna says: "Tremendous disappointment"
  • 3.2 (90 ratings)
    Speak Up with Confidence: How to Prepare, Learn, and Deliver Effective Speeches (






UNABRIDGED) by Jack Valenti Narrated by Jack Valenti

    Speak Up with Confidence: How to Prepare, Learn, and Deliver Effective Speeches

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    • By Jack Valenti
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    Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. Speaking up with Confidence is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to write and deliver a speech that people will listen to and remember.

    Gary says: "Not what I expected"
  • 3.2 (241 ratings)
    10 Days to More Confident Public Speaking (






ABRIDGED) by The Princeton Language Institute, Lenny Laskowski Narrated by Peter McHugh

    10 Days to More Confident Public Speaking

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    • By The Princeton Language Institute, Lenny Laskowski
    • Narrated By Peter McHugh
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    Written by international communications consultant Lenny Laskowski, an expert in the field of public speaking with more than 20 years experience, this audiobook has the tools you need to become a relaxed, effective, and commanding public speaker.

    Stanley says: "Hear it before you make your speech"
  • 3.3 (83 ratings)
    Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite (






UNABRIDGED) by June Casagrande Narrated by Shelley Frasier

    Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By June Casagrande
    • Narrated By Shelley Frasier
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    Here's some good news for everyone who's ever been bullied into believing they can't speak their own language: The grammar snobs are bluffing. Half the "rules" they use to humiliate others are really just judgment calls and the rest they don't even understand themselves. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies is a laugh-out-loud funny collection of anecdotes and essays on grammar and punctuation, as well as hilarious critiques of the self-appointed language experts.

    Scott says: "One of the Best"
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  • 3.0 (44 ratings)
    Smart Reading: Read Fast and Remember Every Detail (






UNABRIDGED) by Russell Stauffer, Marcia Reynolds Narrated by Russell Stauffer, Marcia Reynolds

    Smart Reading: Read Fast and Remember Every Detail

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    • By Russell Stauffer, Marcia Reynolds
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    Have you ever wondered how some people can skim through a book in minutes, pick up dozens of facts and ideas, and recall them with pinpoint accuracy, even months or years later? With Smart Reading, you won't need to wonder any more.

    jigglypuff_of_doom says: "A complete waste of time and money"
  • 2.6 (27 ratings)
    Writing Exciting: Seminars 1-6 (






ABRIDGED) by Bill Baldwin, Ron Miller, Lillian Stewart Carl, more

    Writing Exciting: Seminars 1-6

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    • By Bill Baldwin, Ron Miller, Lillian Stewart Carl, and others
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    Timberwolf Press presents an exciting series of writer's workshops and panels, designed to educate, motivate, and enlighten both the novice writer and the experienced author. These panels are conducted by Timberwolf's experienced publishers, editors, authors, legal counsel, and guest panel members. Hear it straight from the publishing industry insiders.

    Aouda X says: "Not useless, but not worth the price"
  • On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen King Narrated by Stephen King

    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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    The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.

    Bill says: "Excellent!"
  • 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger - Sidekick [Study Guide] (






UNABRIDGED) by BookBuddy Narrated by Lee Strayer

    'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger - Sidekick [Study Guide]

    • UNABRIDGED (39 mins)
    • By BookBuddy
    • Narrated By Lee Strayer
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    There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.

  • The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles (






UNABRIDGED) by Gregory Bassham, William Irwin Narrated by Susan Duerden

    The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Gregory Bassham, William Irwin
    • Narrated By Susan Duerden
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    Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.

  • Persecución en Madrid [Persecution in Madrid]: Aventura Joven (






UNABRIDGED) by Elvira Sancho, Jordi Surís Narrated by Jorge Peña

    Persecución en Madrid [Persecution in Madrid]: Aventura Joven

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    • By Elvira Sancho, Jordi Surís
    • Narrated By Jorge Peña
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    Después de la lectura, te proponemos una serie de actividades. Te van a permitir comprobar si has entendido el texto y te van a ayudar a incorporar nuevo vocabulario o a reflexionar sobre los temas de actualidad que preocupan a los jóvenes españoles. Al final de la novela, hemos añadido las soluciones a esas actividades.

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  • SAT Words to Go: Vocabulary Building for Super Busy Students (






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    SAT Words to Go: Vocabulary Building for Super Busy Students

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    • By Kaplan
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    Guaranteed to make learning SAT vocabulary words quick, easy, and fun, SAT Words To Go is conveniently designed to allow you to master words found on the New SAT while you're on the run.

    Jeff Wang says: "Great audio book"
  • 2012 AP European History Audio Learn (






UNABRIDGED) by AudioLearn Editors Narrated by AudioLearn Voice Over Team

    2012 AP European History Audio Learn

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    • By AudioLearn Editors
    • Narrated By AudioLearn Voice Over Team
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    From studying Italian Renaissance while waiting in traffic to learning about the Russian Revolution on your iPod at the gym, AudioLearn is your complete audio study guide to the European History. With its convenient format, AudioLearn fits your busy lifestyle, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime. Best of all, you'll significantly increase learning and retention with AudioLearn's proven study format. So make sure you score a perfect five on your AP exam and gain valuable college credits - get AudioLearn AP European History today!

  • 2013 SAT Vocabulary AudioLearn: The Top 500 Vocabulary Words You Must Know For the New SAT! (






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    2013 SAT Vocabulary AudioLearn: The Top 500 Vocabulary Words You Must Know For the New SAT!

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    • By SAT Test Prep Team
    • Narrated By AudioLearn Voice Over Team
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    A Complete Review of The Top 500 SAT Vocabulary Words. Improve your spelling. Gain a better understanding of sentence structure. Increase your SAT scores. SAT Vocabulary AudioLearn includes a review of more than 500 words that commonly appear on the SAT, making it your indispensable study guide when it comes to SAT vocabulary!

    Jeff Wang says: "Don't buy this book"
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    VangoNotes for Art: A Brief History, 3/e

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    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

    Tim says: "Excellent with taking the class"
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  • AP English Language and Composition: Your Audio Guide to Getting a Five (






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    AP English Language and Composition: Your Audio Guide to Getting a Five

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    Someone last year just loved the way you wrote and argued and somehow convinced you that taking AP English Language and Composition was right up your alley. Now, as May gets closer, you're stressed, slammed with everything else high school throws at you on top of dealing with college admissions. Ok, deep breaths. You can do this. And we're here help to you knock it out of the park.

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    VangoNotes for America: Past and Present, 8/e

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    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

  • How to Win American Scholarships: Avoid These 10 Mistakes & Go to College for Free! (






UNABRIDGED) by Josh Barsch Narrated by Kirk Hanley

    How to Win American Scholarships: Avoid These 10 Mistakes & Go to College for Free!

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    • By Josh Barsch
    • Narrated By Kirk Hanley
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    Want a quick and dirty guide on how to set yourself above the thousands of other students worldwide that are competing with you for scholarship money? Josh Barsch has been a scholarship judge since 2003, and he's identified 10 big essay-writing errors that students make every year that rob them of a chance at big-time college money. For the price of a McDonald's value meal, you can get a giant leg up on the fierce worldwide competition for scholarship money.

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    Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of content in the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam? Has it been a while since you were in school that you're afraid you won't remember how to solve certain problems? Are you stuck retaking the exam multiple times over and can't seem to get over the hump? Before you spend hundreds of dollars on FE Exam review material and practice tests, you need to listen to 30-Minute EIT - How to beat the FE Exam without beating your head...

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    60 Minute Exam Success: 60 Minute Guides

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    • Narrated By Aaron Wagner
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    60 Minute Exam Success provides an easy to follow framework to greatly increase your chances of success in your upcoming exam. This audiobook walks you through a number of approaches to amplify our own revision efforts, giving you the best chances of exam success in the minimum amount of time.

  • 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger - Sidekick [Study Guide] (






UNABRIDGED) by BookBuddy Narrated by Lee Strayer

    'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger - Sidekick [Study Guide]

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    • By BookBuddy
    • Narrated By Lee Strayer
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    There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.

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    College Ready!: Succeeding in College from Beginning to End

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    In today's world where it is estimated that college graduates earn over 75% more in their lifetime than non-college graduates, a college degree in most instances is a requirement. Therefore, choosing to go to college is a great idea. However, maintaining good grades and graduating from college so that you can have the career you desire is a great achievement. This easy to listen to book will quickly walk you through the entire college experience from beginning to end and make your journey a successful one. Now, go ahead and have the best 4 years of your life!

  • Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free (






UNABRIDGED) by Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan Narrated by Noah Michael Levine

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    • By Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan
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  • Fear Free Motorcycle Test: Improving your memory and relaxing for exams  by Anne Morrison Narrated by Anne Morrison

    Fear Free Motorcycle Test: Improving your memory and relaxing for exams

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    Are you worried about failing your moped or motorcycle test? Nerves getting the better of you? Do you wish you could be more calm and clear headed about sitting your motorcycle test? Exam nerves and worry about failing, can make you so nervous that your memory goes blank and you can't think straight. Many people are so worried and nervous that they fail again and again and again. This just makes things worse. Some nervous anticipation is useful in an exam setting as it can give you the edge.