Great book for anyone who has a small child or children in their life. I learned a lot, not just based on this doctors word, but the science and statistics behind it.
I love this writer and I always enjoy his stories. However I am a sucker for a happy ending and I am often left disappointed with this particular Arthur
Did not enjoy - would feel no different had it been free. No fault of the narration though.
The last fourth and ending of this story made the entire book seem like a waste of time. I would not want to listen to this book even if it were free.
This book had the dry humor of (or satire) hitchhikers guide to the galaxy combined with a Forest Gump type story line if Forrest Gump were a terrorist :-)
Did not get the ending I wanted... But great book along the way! Nice change from my usual listens - can't think of anything to compare this story to.
I enjoyed the book, great writer and story. But, I am a sucker for a happy ending... because, this is FICTION! Plenty of unhappy things in every day life. So, the last couple of chapters are my only reason for 4 instead of 5 stars.
I'm feeling pretty neutral about this book. It wasn't bad, it just wasn't really what I am into.
I picked this book from a recommendation and went into it blind with no expectations. It took me quite some time to figure out the setting was in the past of the future instead of the past of the present.
It was not a boring listen, it was well written but I'm not looking for another of its kind like I would after a really good book.
The stories of the Arabian Nights are very different than what Americans grew up listening to, but they really are wonderful.
Since the concepts and stories are so unusual to us, this book should be read at a nice even speed with emphasis in the proper places.
Instead, the reader just blows through the book and it is extremely hard to follow what on earth is going on. I slowed the playback and it was a little more tolerable, but still not so good. Had I not read this book more than once as a teenager, I don't think I would have gotten through 5 minutes.
I ended up giving up half way through the book.
there is a weird, LOUD kreeeeechk sound here and there that will burst your ear drum if you are wearing headphones.
I could not get through the first few chapters of this book. I guess I expected this book to read something like Dr. Oz's 'YOU on a diet", but that was not the case. This book was written by a journalist whose specialty is reviewing evidence of scientific hypothesis. In the few chapter I managed to get through, he goes on and on about the history of dieting.
Not for me.
Great book, great reader. If your looking for a good long book that keeps you interested, this is definitely a top 10!
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