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  • The Art of War: AOG Study Edition

  • By: Sun Tzu
  • Narrated by: C. J. McAllister
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Sun Tzu's iconic treatise, The Art of War, has been studied by military historians and strategists for centuries. The concepts he recommends remain as effective and his advice as perceptive today as it has ever been. However, The Art of War is certainly not only of use to individuals in the military. The principles he lays out are remarkably applicable to a wide variety of professions and situations, from business to politics to everyday interpersonal relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good principles for everyday life

  • By Spooky Mike on 06-04-18

A good study help to a timeless work

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-18

Hearing the wisdom of Sun Tzu alongside the additional questions to help understand the material is a good combination for anyone wanting to learn and apply the teachings of The Art of War. With applications to life as well as warfare I would recommend this audiobook both the Art of War as well as its study overview.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author, narrator or publisher in exchange for an honest review***

  • Steamborn: The Complete Trilogy Box Set

  • By: Eric Asher
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 27 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193

A supernatural swarm. A treacherous scheme. A tinker's apprentice may be the village's only hope. This collection includes Steamborn, Steamforged, and Steamsworn. Grab it and crank up a whimsical thrill-ride today!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Incredible Ride!!

  • By Lady Meserole on 11-09-17

Steampunk YA, a good listen

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-18

Steamborn is a fun adventure and an enjoyable listen through the perspective of Jacob, an apprentice tinkerer who has a knack for getting into trouble. Set in a world of steam power and giant spiders this series pulls you into the world and care about the people in it. With Jacob and his motley crew we visit all the different places that inhabit this new world to stop a madman and his evil schemes, gotta love it.

Being one story in three books there are times the story can feel it drags a bit too long in places but overall it is well paced and a fun clean adventure. I enjoy clean fiction and though there is some minor profanity it is good for 13+ and anyone who enjoys YA fiction as its a fun easy listen.

Saskia Maarleveld did a great job as narrator and giving all the characters their own voice and I would listen to more from her.

***I received a free copy of this book at my request from the author, narrator or publisher in exchange for an honest review.***

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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet

  • Sherlock Holmes Double-Pack
  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by: Keith Higinbotham
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Enjoy the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in this audiobook that includes two classics: The Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet, brilliantly narrated by Keith Higinbotham.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great!

  • By mandy on 09-25-17

Great Holmes mysteries

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-29-17

Classic Sherlock Holmes is always great and Keith Higginbotham does a great job narrating. A little odd having the hounds as the first audio story but not bad. If you love Sherlock Holmes it is worth getting. Keith does a good job making voices unique and is an easy listen.

***I received a free copy of this audiobook at my request from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

  • The Fun Knowledge Encyclopedia

  • The Crazy Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts - Trivia Bill's General Knowledge, Volume 1
  • By: Bill O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Rob Maxwell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

Are you the trivia buff in your friend group? Maybe you're just always hoping to learn more random facts to keep up your sleeve. Whether you're a regular trivia fanatic or someone looking for a fun audiobook to listen to, this audiobook goes beyond the scope of general knowledge into some of the most interesting facts and intriguing trivia tidbits out there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • this book is awesome!

  • By TinkerMel on 09-27-17

Interesting facts

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-17

If you want a non committed listen while you do the dishes or housework or simply knowing a bunch of facts for conversation starters this book does both. With many facts and anecdotes it provides an easy listen for the time you don't have the mental or emotional investment to follow a novel and can always help with your trivia scores.

Rob Maxwell makes it an easy going listen as it flows much like a conversation as he fills you in on a sarce known fact about the founder of Mother's day or who the oldest person recorded in modern recorded history is.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

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  • The Call of Cthulhu

  • By: H.P. Lovecraft
  • Narrated by: Ron Welch
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Lovecraft

  • By BuildItLikeBeal on 12-08-17

Most iconic Lovecraft story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-17

Ask anyone if they have heard of anything by Lovecraft and Cthulu will almost always be the first thing named if they have. As the most well known of H.P. Lovecraft's works the call of Cthulu is the origin of a whole community of spinoff stories in books, video games and RPGs.

I love this story, and performance wise Ron Welch does a great job in narrating this book. As classic Lovecraft horror Ron does a good job in portraying the emotion of our nameless protagonist and is a smooth listen.

Small disclaimer that as classic horror it is aimed at an older audience and contains some mature subject matter. Not in coarse language or anything graphic just topics mentioned in passimg.

So I would highly recommend this audiobook to fans of Lovecraft as well as anyone new and looking for a place to start.

***I received a free copy of this audiobook at my request from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

  • Primordial

  • By: David Wood, Alan Baxter
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 174

When eccentric billionaire Ellis Holloway hires renegade marine biologist Sam Aston to investigate the legend of a monster in a remote Finnish lake, Aston envisions an easy paycheck and a chance to clear his gambling debts. But he gets much more. There is something terrible living beneath the dark waters of Lake Kaarme and it is hungry. As the death toll mounts, Aston faces superstitious locals, a power-hungry police chief, and a benefactor's descent into madness as he races to find the legendary beast of the lake.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Creature feature!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-19-17

A great monster book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-17

Primordial is a fun monster hunting book with more than one twist. David Wood and Alan Baxter give a grand adventure in a sleepy village lake. With a motley crew of septics and fanatics bent on exposing a monster led by a eccentric billionaire Primordial keeps you hooked all the way through.

Jeffrey Kafer does a great job as narrator and gives everyone their own voice accents included.

This book contains some mature language and content but nothing too graphic, but depends on your preference.

Overall I would highly recommend this book as a fun monster book and an easy listen.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • From Story Idea to Reader

  • By: Rosemary J Kind, Patsy Collins
  • Narrated by: Charles "CW" Hall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. Whether you are brushing up on your writing skills or starting out, this book will take you through the whole process from inspiration to conclusion. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Advice for Writers

  • By Erin on 09-17-17

Helpful, more so for UK listeners

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-17

This book has a lot of helpful tips for beginners to story craft. While some of the information is UK specific like names of contests or publisher names there is still lots to take away from this guide to write your story.

Rosemary and Patsy write conversationally and the narrator does well in carrying that on to the listener and makes it a quick and easy listen.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author , publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

  • Deliverance from the Sin of Laziness

  • Practical Helps for the Overcomers, Book 8
  • By: Zacharias Tanee Fomum
  • Narrated by: Randy Capes
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Most of the world is lazy. Too many believers are idle. Few attain their God-given potential. The kingdom suffers because of the too many spectators who are said to be soldiers in the army of the Lord. The loss to God, to the kingdom of God, and to the lazy person that is caused by the sin of laziness is beyond measure. Must things continue that way? I do not think so. Laziness is a deadly sin. The one who commits this sin can be delivered. That is what this book is about. May the Lord bless you as you listen to it! Amen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book! Very convicting! Could use a bit more emphasis on the power of grace though

  • By Michael Thomas on 05-24-16

Very practical and convicting

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-28-17

From binge watching Netflix to checking Facebook a hundred times a day it is very easy to be distracted from what you need to be doing. Zacharias Fomum is convicting in showing that we are meant to be productive and not to be lazy. I found this book helpful in showing how easy it is to give in to laziness and how to overcome it. However with that said I don't believe in all of his conclusions at the end as it is God's grace to people that allows them to be saved not the works of being productive people. Be discerning of what you hear and compare it to scripture is my advice.

***I received a free copy from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review***

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Juggling Author

  • How to Write Four Books a Year While Balancing Family, Friends, and a Full-Time Job
  • By: Jim Heskett
  • Narrated by: John Alan Martinson Jr.
  • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Are you an author struggling to find time to write? You've worked eight grueling hours at the day job, walked the dog, done the dishes, and put the little ones to bed. How do you still complete your writer to-do list after all of that? It might seem like there's never enough time, but you can find a way to create. You can publish regularly while balancing all those other tasks in your life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Inspired Me to Make More Time for My Writing

  • By Tatiana on 09-06-17

A helpful guide

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-28-17

Life is busy, and we all wish there was more time in the day to do the things we want. This book explains where you can make the time and how to be productive as an author while still being with the family and working to pay the bills. I enjoyed this audio book and found it very useful in its tips and methods to be more productive in writing.

Jim Heskett gives practical advice with the hard truths that it takes discipline and hard work for his method to be a juggling author but also keeps things light with humour making it easy to listen through in no time at all.

I would highly recommend this to anyone seeking to balance a busy life with writing beyond just being a hobby.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author, narrator or publisher in exchange for an honest review***

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Miser's Dream

  • An Eli Marks Mystery, Book 3
  • By: John Gaspard
  • Narrated by: Jim Cunningham
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

A casual glance out his apartment window turns magician Eli Marks' life upside down. After spotting a dead body in the projection booth of the movie theater next door, Eli is pulled into the hunt for the killer. As he attempts to puzzle out a solution to this classic locked room mystery, he must deal with a crisis of a more personal nature: the appearance of a rival magician who threatens Eli's faith in himself as a performer and his relationship with his girlfriend. But the killer won't wait and starts taking homicidal steps to bring Eli's investigation to an end.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun listen that keeps the audience guessing

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 08-10-17

An enjoyable mystery

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-28-17

The Miser's Dream is a light hearted mystery with some fun characters. As a cozy mystery series you don't need to read the first two books to enjoy the story as it fills in the gaps nicely of who everyone is and why they're important. I enjoyed this story a lot as Eli Marks is a fun and sarcastic guy to follow around and the situations he gets himself into.

Jim Cunningham does a good job as the voice of Eli Marks and I enjoyed his narration of this book.

***I received a free copy at my request from the author, publisher or narrator in exchange for an honest review.