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Belton, TX, United States | Member Since 2011

  • 3 reviews
  • 14 ratings
  • 415 titles in library
  • 12 purchased in 2015

  • Living Without Stress or Fear: Essential Teachings on the True Source of Happiness

    • ORIGINAL (6 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Thich Nhat Hanh
    • Narrated By uncredited

    A life without stress or fear may seem like an impossible dream-yet Thich Nhat Hanh has spent a lifetime proving not only is it possible, but it is also within our grasp. On Living Without Stress or Fear, this treasured Zen master shares a message of hope: that we can, through the practice of mindfulness, find freedom from the grip of emotions like anxiety, anger and despair "Suffering persists because we nourish the feelings that cause it," reveals Thich Nhat Hanh.

    S. Davis says: "Just Listen"

    The production values and sound quality is simply subpar. Very frustrating experience. Would NOT recommend.

    5 of 26 people found this review helpful
  • The River of Souls: Matthew Corbett, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Robert McCammon
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    The year is 1703. The place: The Carolina settlement of Charles Town. Matthew Corbett, professional 'problem solver,' has accepted a lucrative, if unusual, commission: Escorting a beautiful woman to a fancy dress ball. What should be a pleasant assignment takes a darker turn when Matthew becomes involved in a murder investigation.

    Frances says: "SPOILERS! Still love Matthew Corbeett"
    "Sad to see"
    Would you try another book from Robert McCammon and/or Edoardo Ballerini?


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I would have made it a full length story instead of (presumably) cutting it in half to make two sales from one piece of merchandise. The previous book in the series began this trend, which sunk to a new low with this installment. Prior to this McCammon, was doing an exemplary job in creating a fascinating series of well-researched historical novels with deep characterizations and well-developed plots. Not this one.

    Have you listened to any of Edoardo Ballerini’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    He continues to mature and develop. Very good job, perhaps his best performance to date.

    Do you think The River of Souls needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    It clearly is little more than half a book and deliberately incomplete.

    Any additional comments?

    I had come to expect much better from Mr. McCammon and hope he gets his priorities back in order and delivers what he has proven capable of in his first three books in this series.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • The Given Sacrifice: Emberverse Series, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By S. M. Stirling
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Rudi Mackenzie has won the battle that expelled the enemy from the new High Kingdom of Montival. Now he must free the people who live in the state once known as Idaho from occupation by the legions of the Church Universal and Triumphant and pursue them to their lair over the mountains. There he will finally confront the forces behind the Church - the Powers of the Void.

    carl says: "Great Ending To This Part Of The Saga"
    "Poorest quality recording yet"
    What disappointed you about The Given Sacrifice?

    The poor audio quality of the recording itself, possibly compounded by the author's tendency to soften his voice mimicking the lilting Gaelic accent of the main protagonist. I bailed out in frustration after about an hour.

    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    never got that far

    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Todd McLaren?

    no idea

    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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