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Kimberly

Waynesville, GA, United States | Member Since 2006

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  • The Modern Scholar: Ecological Planet: An Introduction to Earth's Major Ecosystems

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By John Kricher
    Overall
    (52)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (19)

    Renowned ornithologist John Kricher presents an absorbing analysis of the diverse ecosystems that exist on Planet Earth. He provides a factual study of the many fragile and threatened portions of our biosphere while describing the interaction between each system and the effect of man's presence in these ecosystems. Professor Kricher also explains the amazing variety of flora and fauna that inhabit the individual ecosystems and addresses current ecological issues facing mankind.

    Kimberly says: "Author is a True Ecologist"
    "Author is a True Ecologist"
    Overall

    I really like how Kricher shared his personal experiences with me as I followed him on a journey around the Earth. There were so many interesting stories about the plants and animal interactions in the different ecosystems. I have a strong science background and I still learned a lot by listening to this lecture series. I will be sharing what I learned with others. Highly recommended.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Helen Simonson
    • Narrated By Peter Altschuler
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2421)
    Performance
    (1140)
    Story
    (1133)

    You are about to travel to Edgecombe St. Mary, a small village in the English countryside filled with rolling hills, thatched cottages, and a cast of characters both hilariously original and as familiar as the members of your own family. Among them is Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired), the unlikely hero of Helen Simonson's wondrous debut. Wry, courtly, opinionated, and completely endearing, Major Pettigrew is one of the most indelible characters in contemporary fiction.

    txkimmers says: "A great surprise"
    "Enchanting and Funny"
    Overall

    A great listen - well worth your time. The narrator made it fun to listen to. The author made me feel like I was right there in the village of Edgecombe watching the entire amusing story unfold. If you are an elderly parent with a child who is trying to control you, you will especially enjoy this book. I loved it because I spent a lot of time in England and can relate to so many aspects of the story. If you enjoy politically incorrect humor, then you will love this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (960)
    Performance
    (369)
    Story
    (367)

    At the end of her best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who'd been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances get legally married. But providence intervened one day in the form of the United States government....

    Nancy says: "Perfect timing"
    "Full of Liberal Rants"
    Overall

    Elizabeth Gilbert does a good job interviewing people from other cultures about marriage. Those parts were very interesting. However, I was so tired and annoyed of the author's liberal rants about every social issue under the sun. It took away from the enjoyment of the book. I really liked "Eat, Pray, Love" but this book is a serious let down. The author over analyzes every aspect of life and marriage to the point of annoyance.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Brian Tracy
    • Narrated By Brian Tracy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2249)
    Performance
    (995)
    Story
    (971)

    There's an old saying: if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that might have the greatest positive impact on your life, Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day.

    Bilgin Esme says: "Not only procrastination"
    "Great Refresher on Goal Setting and Prioritization"
    Overall

    I like the way that Brian Tracy put the information together into clear, action steps. If you have read books about goal setting, then you will not find a great deal of new information in this book. A couple of great tips hit home with me. One is to create zones of silence where there are no distractions or interruptions. Another was that if you spend 10% of your time planning, you will save 90% of your time on the project. A little preparation goes a long way. If you need a refresher course on goal setting, balance and priorities, then I highly recommend this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems (Unabridged)

    • NONE (6 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Glenn Beck
    • Narrated By Glenn Beck
    Overall
    (452)
    Performance
    (77)
    Story
    (77)

    The world is a mess. It seems that everywhere listeners turn, there's another problem. What is needed now are solutions. If only there was a man who could simplify things, cut through the rhetoric, and fix everything. Then, if he was just able to put all of that insight into something that people could buy...in a store and online...man, that would great. Wait a minute!

    Sheila says: "Funny & Thought Provoking"
    "Enjoyable Logical Ranting"
    Overall

    Glenn Beck managed to entertain while making a lot of sense. His approach was to dissect many political issues and offer real alternative approaches and solutions. I thought that the book was funny and enjoyable. It made me look at issues differently by requiring me to think more critically. My only issue is that there was an over use of statistical data.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • The Kite Runner

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Khaled Hosseini
    • Narrated By Khaled Hosseini
    Overall
    (6562)
    Performance
    (1880)
    Story
    (1901)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: Never before has an author’s narration of his fiction been so important to fully grasping the book’s impact and global implications. Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of its monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. Their intertwined lives, and their fates, reflect the eventual tragedy of the world around them.

    Joseph says: "A storyteller's story"
    "Suspenseful"
    Overall

    I loved this book because it exposed me to another world. Cultural information was woven into a wonderful story of two boys growing up together in Afghanistan. That is how the story started. Then, the author took me on a wonderful journey of life, full of emotion and suspense. I was drawn into novel because Hosseini is a wonderful author. I cannot wait to read more of his works.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Simpleology: The Simple Science of Getting What You Want

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Mark Joyner
    • Narrated By Mark Joyner
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    Simpleology is the cutting-edge speed-learning psychology that governs success or failure in every endeavor. It provides the explanation for those who succeed in life - because, consciously or unconsciously, they have been following the five laws explained here. Those who fail have been breaking at least one of these laws on a regular basis.

    Salvador says: "Don't buy it"
    "For the Simple Minds"
    Overall

    This book would be useful to you if your life is a disorganized mess. The workbook and lessons could help to keep stay on track and get your life back on track. The messages are simple and clear. For those of you that have any common sense, you might find that this book insults your intelligence.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Brian Steidle, Gretchen Steidle Wallace
    • Narrated By Jeff Cummings
    Overall
    (93)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (13)

    The Devil Came on Horseback is an intense, vivid autobiographical report from the heart of violent Darfur and a call to action by a former American Marine who became a military observer for the African Union. The first extensive on-the-ground account of the genocide in Sudan, it leads us through the tragic impact of an Arab government bent on destroying its black African citizens and the frustrating complexity of international inaction.

    Cranberry says: "Wow"
    "Informative and Authentic"
    Overall

    This book was very educational. Although it made me very sad and angry, I am glad that I now have a better understanding of the genocide taking place in and around Darfur. The bureaucracy of the UN does not help the situation. It is frustrating to hear that the UN observers like the author can not intervene. My only suggestion to the author is that more recommendations need to be made. From someone who was so close to the situation for so long, there were not enough suggestions on how to make the situation better.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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