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  • Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics | Charles Krauthammer

    Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Charles Krauthammer
    • Narrated By Charles Krauthammer, George Newbern
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    A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades dazzled readers with his keen insight into politics and government. His weekly column is a must-read in Washington and across the country. Now, finally, the best of Krauthammer's intelligence, erudition, and wit are collected in one volume.

    Alan says: "Charles K, author and narrator ..... enuf said"
  • The Only Thing That Matters: Conversations with Humanity, Book 2 | Neale Donald Walsch

    The Only Thing That Matters: Conversations with Humanity, Book 2

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    • By Neale Donald Walsch
    • Narrated By Neale Donald Walsch
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    Something like 108 billion people have lived on our planet during its history, and despite all of the experiences in all of the lifetimes of all of those people, we have still not found a way to exist together in peace and harmony, much less create individual lives with a powerfully glorious, intrinsic meaning and a wonderfully joyful purpose. Life has such a meaning and purpose, but across thousands of years only a very small number of human beings seem to have really understood it. Until now. Now, everyone seems to be "getting it" all at once - and agreeing with one another, at last, that it truly is...The Only Thing That Matters.

    Tami says: "Worth the credit..."
  • Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter | Hal Urban

    Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter

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    • By Hal Urban
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    Life's Greatest Lessons is a wise, wonderful audiobook. In it Hal Urban, a parent and an award-winning teacher, presents 20 principles that are as deeply rooted in common sense as they are in compassion. The topics, gathered from a lifetime of teaching both children and adults, span a wide range of readily understood concepts, including attitudes about money, understanding the real meaning of "success," and the importance of having fun.

    Jason says: "Great audio Book!"
  • Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things That Matter Most | Mike Huckabee

    Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things That Matter Most

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    • By Mike Huckabee
    • Narrated By Mike Huckabee
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    Mike Huckabee has worn many hats through­out his life: pastor, politician, governor, presidential candidate, talk show host, rock bassist, pundit, husband, and father. But since his first grandchild was born, he’s found that the role of grandfather is more satisfying than just about any of the others.

    Jack Gill says: "A Guide for All Grandparents"
  • Jesus Taught It, Too!: The Early Roots of the Law of Attraction | Philip F. Harris

    Jesus Taught It, Too!: The Early Roots of the Law of Attraction

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Philip F. Harris
    • Narrated By Gregg A. Rizzo
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    In Jesus Taught It, Too!: The Early Roots of the Law of Attraction, Philip Harris examines over 70 quotes from the Master. He shows that, contrary to recent claims and "revelation" the Law of Attraction has not been a "Secret" at all. Instead, it has been there for all to see for over two thousand years.

    Amazon Customer says: "Audiobook includes some unedited segments"
  • A River That Is Congo: Of Rulers and Ruled | Paul J. Stam

    A River That Is Congo: Of Rulers and Ruled

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Paul J. Stam
    • Narrated By Rhett Samuel Price
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    Pierre arrives in the Congo in 1902. Within the first month, he becomes sick and nearly dies; makes an enemy of Harou, Leopold's most powerful man in the Congo; and, on the way to his posting, must always keep his gun within reach. Of Rulers and Ruled is an historical novel of one man's heroic struggle against the greed, cruelty, and terror of a corrupt government in colonial Africa. Pierre d'Entremont went to Africa to seek his fortune, and stayed to fight an evil regime.

  • Papa's Footsteps: From Italy to 'Little Italy' | Antonio Giuseppe Canino

    Papa's Footsteps: From Italy to 'Little Italy'

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    • By Antonio Giuseppe Canino
    • Narrated By Gregg A. Rizzo
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    This is a story of an Italian family, their trials and tribulations of coming to America, and the struggles they endured building a new life. It is a story of love, laughter, heartache, and passion as the author grew up in North Denver's Little Italy, served in England in WW II, his first love, his wife, and his family. Follow his ancestors and his growth as a young Italian boy in the 1920s, to a soldier in the 40s, and to a husband and father. See how this Old Italian views the world and a generation gone by.

  • A Thousand Tiny Cracks | Stella Maddox

    A Thousand Tiny Cracks

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    • By Stella Maddox
    • Narrated By Wendy Tremont King
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    Stella Maddox is approaching forty. After sacrificing her career to become a stay-at-home mom, her marriage and life disintegrate. Birthdays don't bother her, but screaming kids, superficial friends, and grey hairs do. She compromises her spirit over and over, and finds herself slipping through the cracks as her family's lives take priority over her own.

    She strikes up a friendship with her neighbor's college-age son, Tad.

    pattigurl says: "The premise became annoying...."
  • Stealing Andrew Jackson's Head | Charles D. Rodenbough

    Stealing Andrew Jackson's Head

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Charles D. Rodenbough
    • Narrated By Andrew Parrella
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    In his obituary in 1899, the New York Times called Samual Worthington Dewey "one of the most picturesque characters in American history". For most of his life, Dewey was referred to in public as a sea captain, but his 92 years were much more eclectic. He collected knowledge and was attracted by persons who shared his acquisitive thirst for experience and learning.

  • Reaching | Grace Peterson

    Reaching

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    • By Grace Peterson
    • Narrated By Catherine O'Brien
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    Grace's turbulent childhood, with father's violent temper and mother's apathy, their divorce, and her relocation with her mother and siblings to Hawaii, where she experiences racism and violence, sets the stage for this incredible real-life tale of abuse, brainwashing, and - ultimately - the long journey to recovery. At 17, Grace experiences love for the first time, but is soon unable contain the traumas of her past.

  • The Journey Begins: Waking God, Book One | Philip F. Harris,Brian L. Doe

    The Journey Begins: Waking God, Book One

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    • By Philip F. Harris, Brian L. Doe
    • Narrated By Michael Welte
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    Welcome to the Third Edition of Waking God: The Journey Begins. The Waking God Trilogy is not about the doom and gloom that organized religions would have you believe. It is not about an Armageddon style "end times" that pits good against evil in some final battle where religious dogma is triumphant. Yes, there is a final battle of sorts, but as Mantrella says, "It is not about saving humanity, it never has been."

  • Memoirs from the Asylum | Kenneth Weene

    Memoirs from the Asylum

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    • By Kenneth Weene
    • Narrated By George Kuch
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    What is it like to work inside a state hospital or to be a patient in such a hospital? What is it like to live inside the mind of such a patient? This tragi-comedic novel takes the listener inside the asylum, inside the worlds of three central characters: a narrator who has taken refuge from his fears of the world, a psychiatrist whose own life has been damaged by his father's depression, and a catatonic schizophrenic whose world is trapped inside a crack in the wall opposite her bed.

  • Six Weeks to Yehidah | Melissa Studdard

    Six Weeks to Yehidah

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    • By Melissa Studdard
    • Narrated By Karen Krause
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    Move over, C.S. Lewis; Melissa Studdard is here! Annalise of the Verdant Hills is one of the most delightful protagonists to skip through the pages of literature since Dorothy landed in Oz. Join Annalise and her two walking, talking wondersheep as they travel to ever more outlandish places and meet outrageous and enlightening folk on their journey to discover interconnectedness in a seemingly disconnected world.

    mani says: "Yehidah"
  • The Strong Witch Society: The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons, Book 1 | D.H. Parsons

    The Strong Witch Society: The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons, Book 1

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    • By D.H. Parsons
    • Narrated By Jodi Bricker
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    After her death in 1712, it became Mary's purpose to somehow awaken in the mind and spirit of one of her future descendants in order to reinstitute The Strong Witch Society. The author is that grandchild. What unfolds on the pages of this book is a rollercoaster of supernatural events and 'lessons' designed with the express purpose of calling together the remaining strong witches in order to divert an impending world disaster.

    Susan says: "A Curious Awakening"
  • The Punjabi's Wife | Lara Lyons

    The Punjabi's Wife

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    • By Lara Lyons
    • Narrated By Catherine O'Brien
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    In 1968, a naive 19 year old Midwestern girl marries an older Pakistani man and moves to Lahore where she lives as a Muslim wife for almost two years. She did not realize that her new husband married her to gain American citizenship and return to the United States. Her life in Pakistan is adventure-filled: shopping bazaars, dancing girls, an Islamic red light district, historical Moghul architecture, and social turmoil.

    Pauline says: "Interesting story, distracting narration"
  • Transcendence | Gabriel Horn,Amy Krout-Horn

    Transcendence

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    • By Gabriel Horn, Amy Krout-Horn
    • Narrated By Daniel H. Vimont
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    Transcendence is a mesmerizing audiobook of magical realism seamlessly woven with threads of primal wisdom. It will reacquaint listeners with the profound beauty of our mother planet, while turning their mind's eye to rarely realized realms of possibility. Transcendence by Gabriel Horn and Amy Krout-Horn has won the 2012 National Indie Excellence Book Awards in the category of visionary fiction.

    Lora says: "Wonderful literature, wonderfully narrated"
  • Revelations | Sandy Cohen

    Revelations

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    • By Sandy Cohen
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    Travel along with Manny Markovitz and his guide, Abis -- part Native American, part madman -- as they take you on a wild, always funny, sometimes poignant journey from the wilds of Greece to the bogs and barrier islands of south Georgia, USA in search for Abis's boss, Willy Love. Enter with them into a world of imagination, wild adventure and absolute delight as Manny wakens back to life and love after a great personal tragedy. Perhaps you will, too.

  • The Lost Revelation: The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons, Volume 2 | DH Parsons

    The Lost Revelation: The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons, Volume 2

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    • By DH Parsons
    • Narrated By Andrew L. Barnes
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    The Lost Revelation is the second volume in the non-fiction trilogy The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons. In volume one, The Strong Witch Society, a dire warning was given to the inhabitants of this planet that if two very specific cultural behaviors were not changed, Earth would be destroyed in the not-too-distant future. This volume provides detailed instructions on how each and every person can do their part to make those changes before it is too late.

  • Life Is A Balance: It isn't only about you | Philip Nork

    Life Is A Balance: It isn't only about you

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    • By Philip Nork
    • Narrated By Gary Roelofs
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    The journey of self-discovery is a lifetime trip; and just like the fingerprints you possess, yours will be uniquely different than anyone else's. There are things that are common in each-such as good and bad times, emotional highs and lows, and choices that will need to be made. These choices that are presented to you can greatly define how you live your life. They may be influenced by the people you meet, symbols that are strategically placed along your journey.

    Minhaj Arifin says: "A powerful life story in sound"
  • Angel Tracks | Pat Morgan

    Angel Tracks

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    • By Pat Morgan
    • Narrated By Deb Thomas
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    "Are you telling me she's gone?" The doctor nodded yes. On October 29, 2007, my world came to an end when Debbie, my only child, died. I tried to tell the doctor about the car's turn signals going off automatically at the exact moment of her passing, about the voice I heard telling me to check the time on the dashboard clock. I tried to tell him I had just met my first angel…but he was looking at me like he was going to send me someplace very quiet and very dark. So I shut up, went home, and prayed for help.

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