This story line is good, the narration is horrifying. He pauses in places without commas which emphasizes words that were not intended to get the emphasis.
The story felt disjointed, it was hard to listen to as a result of the narration. I have tried listening at several speeds, but the narration grated on me. The story was ruined for me and I have put his name on the list of never listen to him again!
A good story, ruined for me by the narrator.
Never again. I couldn't finish listening to this one.
I never realized before why several family members refuse to shop at Walmart. I also never realized that there really is a "Walmart effect" and it isn't simply a made up tale.
That said, this book is slow in some places. It seems to drone on and on about a few things, but it picks back up again. If it slows, hang in there or skip to the next chapter. Be warned, you will miss valuable insight.
I loved the narrator after I got used to his cadence, it was off putting at first, but after the first five minutes, the story grabbed me and I did not care.
I won't give you spoilers but I will say that I am saddened for the places shut down because of Walmart. My heart breaks for the people who work there and who are forced to work there because there are not that many other options. I am sad that the economy driven world we live in would prefer to save a nickel, knowing that we leave our fellow humans in poverty.
I am not judging, I realize that times are rough, those of us struggling to survive can purchase items more cheaply at Walmart. Just remember, those products are less because the quality is often less. Pay attention to the items that falls apart soon after purchase. Pay attention to the quality, and realize that your item purchased here is likely to be less sturdy than one purchased for a dollar more elsewhere.
The money you save is money leaving someone else's pocket. If you can live with it after reading this book, you have weaker morals than I.
I admit it, I am addicted to this series. This book is darker than the first two, but is a great book.
The headline sums it up. The book is great, it combines comedy with lessons in how to do things correctly.
I wasn't sure if I would like this book, most manners books are dry and a little dull. This book was the opposite of all that.
It is a short listen but full of worthwhile information.
This book is full of solid advice for younger workers and older ones. I am in my 40's and still walked away with many nuggets of advice.
The narration was well done, the writing is equally as great.
Short book but a worthwhile book.
Poor Jackie, she tries so hard to be a lady but she seems to keep botching the job over and over again.
This book takes up where we left her last, disembarking the ship and starting her stint in a school for young ladies.
She is a wee hellion and impulsive to boot, and she finds herself caned several times as a result of her naughty behavior.
Katherine Kellgren narrates and does a great job. She manages to make the voices sound like separate people as they should sound. It brings the story to life!
This is obviously not safe for work unless you work alone.
This book is a graphic guide to performing fellatio in a way to not only please your man but to please yourself while doing it. If you have been approaching fellatio as a "fast prelude to the rest of sex", or are a seasoned performer, it doesn't matter, this book will teach you more.
The book is read in an eloquent and slightly sultry manner, the narrator hits the mark with this book. The topic is one that is part story, part instruction manual and she plays bother teacher and seductive story teller excellently. Marie Helene gets high marks.
The story, as with other books by Jean-Claude Carvill is written wonderfully. I am going to be following his books from now on.
Good story overall. This book is not a happy upbeat book. It is stories of what can go wrong and ways to make sure it doesn't.
The book is written as a series of short stories, each illustrating a different problem. It tells what the characters should have done instead.
The narrators are varied, there are a few different voices and they all do a good job reading.
I purchase the kindle versions end got the audible for less. I enjoy the immersion reading option.
Really enjoyed the knowledge this book had inside. Some of the information was a bit tedious, but it was an eye opener.
I lost respect for Google. in some ways as a result of this book, but the fact remains, Google has created the greatest company imaginable.
First, this book is not for everyone. It is dark. No, it is beyond dark. It is what would happen if you channeled Jack London, Stephen King and Patricia Cronwell into one author.
That warning aside, and if you ignore it and purchase this Audible, you will be forever lost from the moment you hit play. Do not blame me, you were warned.
It is the kind of book that grabs you by the collar from the very first chapter. I was held in a strangle hold listening to Paul Garcia read in a dry tone as one by one people die. I had no problem imagining that he was the character, that voice dry and nearly emotionless, yet somehow bursting at the seams with emotion that sits just below the surface.
It is a dark book. It is the kind of book that gives you nightmares. It is the kind of book where the plot makes no sense in my ordered mind, except in the dark recesses of my soul, it resonated. I understood, I believed.
There is little gore, no sex, just a dry voice droning in your ear, retelling a story as it played out. A man waiting for death, needing to get his story out to the masses before he is gone so he does not die as anonymous as he lived. His life is spelled out by a calendar that tells him what he needs to do each day at what time and for how long. He was born for no reason other than to serve others, like a modern day slave, yet not like a slave.
I yawned at first, how boring. But then it hooked me and dragged me in. I knew by the second chapter that I was going to be content to never leave St. Mary's.
This story is sci fi and fantasy. It's a geek and a nerd's daydream. It is time travel and it keeps you on the edge of your seat, nails dug into your palms as the sweat beads up on your face and under your arm pits. You know something is going to go wrong because it is what happens at St. Mary's.
What you won't expect are the twists and the turns and the mayhem that lies under the surface, waiting to grab you.
I don't give spoilers beyond that, but trust me, you will appreciate this book. It will appeal to geeks, nerds and steampunk folks equally. It will appeal to young adults as much as to the older generations who have imagination.
Zara Ramm narrates this story in spectacular fashion. Her voice is just what I was looking for in a reader. She keeps pace with the story, her tone matches the tone of the words. You hear that she is covered in nervous sweat during the bad times and smiling her heart out during the victories. I want to hug her for making this story come to life.
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