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Mary

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  • Overcoming Shyness and Social Anxiety: How to Boost Your Social Confidence

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Ruth Searle
    • Narrated By Bob Sinfield
    Overall
    (117)
    Performance
    (61)
    Story
    (64)

    The number of people with some form of shyness has increased, and research now suggests that up to 50% of people experience it. Many of these are ""shy extroverts"" - people who are publicly outgoing, but privately experience painful thoughts or feelings. Social phobia, the more chronic form of shyness, is now thought to affect about 13% of people. People who are shy are also at increased risk of depression and anxiety.

    Basim says: "This is a good book :)"
    "Good Enough"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Where does Overcoming Shyness and Social Anxiety rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    About Midway


    How could the performance have been better?

    The "s"s were so harsh I thought my hearing would suffer from listening. My ear actually hurt.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Moral Animal: Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert Wright
    • Narrated By Greg Thornton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (481)
    Performance
    (340)
    Story
    (346)

    Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics - as well as their implications for our moral codes and public policies.

    Darwin8u says: "A Masterpiece of Science Writing"
    "A story of Darwin"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The title


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Didn't really want to hear about Darwin's life, but forced to to get thru the book for tidbits of interesting info


    Could you see The Moral Animal being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    not at all


    Any additional comments?

    This book seemed more about the life of Darwin than anything else.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • What French Women Know: About Love, Sex, and Other Matters of the Heart and Mind

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Debra Ollivier
    • Narrated By Debra Ollivier
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (94)
    Performance
    (48)
    Story
    (47)

    In her groundbreaking and utterly liberating new book, Debra Ollivier goes beyond familiar ooh-la-la stereotypes about French women, challenging cherished notions about sex, love, dating, marriage, motherhood, raising children, body politics, seduction, and flirtation. What French Women Know debunks long-standing myths and offers savvy new thinking from an old sexy culture.

    Josiane says: "The Truth and Nothing but the Truth"
    "Disappointing"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What would have made What French Women Know better?

    Not sure what the author intened in this book, but I think I don't like French people now...


    Would you ever listen to anything by Debra Ollivier again?

    probably not


    Which character – as performed by Debra Ollivier – was your favorite?

    none


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

    are the French really that liberal?


    Any additional comments?

    uuhhggg

    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Raise Your Social I.Q.: How to Do the Right Thing in Any Situation

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Michael Levine
    • Narrated By Mary Woods
    Overall
    (49)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    In this modern, stress-filled time, people face many awkward situations: the dating scene with all its pitfalls; friends going through grief and loss; job difficulties and other personal problems; the woes of love, friendship, and profession. To avoid gaffes and goofs and other embarrassments, we need to bring our social I.Q. into the 21st century. This book defines manners and etiquette for how we live today and shows readers how to keep their mouths foot-free.

    James says: "Common Sense Etiquette"
    "Best for a young single person"
    Overall

    Too many references to things that pertain to single life. Otherwise, somewhat informative.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • The Sound of Your Voice

    • NONE (4 hrs)
    • By Dr. Carol Fleming
    • Narrated By Dr. Carol Fleming
    Overall
    (153)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (28)

    In this remarkable audio program, Dr. Fleming helps you identify your "voice image" and provides techniques for correcting any communication problem. The Sound of Your Voice takes you step-by-step through the fundamentals of good vocal technique. You will learn what your voice says about you, how to analyze your voice and diagnose its problems, how to modify regional dialects and get rid of annoying mannerisms, how to become more assertive, and much more.

    ks says: "Good, but a lot of filler"
    "Dated"
    Overall

    A little corny

    1 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Michael E. Gerber
    • Narrated By Michael E. Gerber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2048)
    Performance
    (830)
    Story
    (836)

    In this audio edition of the totally revised underground best seller, The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business, from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all businesses that succeed.

    Christopher Burbridge says: "Life Changing, I Gotta Say"
    "Info-mercial"
    Overall

    Nothing more than an info-mercial. Don't waste your money

    1 of 4 people found this review helpful

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