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  • The Principles of Cybersecurity and Hacking: 5 Books in 1

  • Cybersecurity and Hacking Series
  • By: Zach Webber
  • Narrated by: William Bahl
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

The Principles of Cybersecurity and Hacking series aims to provide you exactly with that knowledge, and with that power. This comprehensive, in-depth guide on the fundamentals, concepts, and strategies of cybersecurity and hacking will take you to another level of protection in this digital world. It provides you with everything you need to know starting from beginner to advanced through five books.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Worst narration

  • By mark on 01-18-19

Worst narration

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I'm about 20 minutes in and can't listen to this anymore. It's like a robot sloth is narrating. Even with the playback rate at 1.4x, it's unbearable as his language is very choppy with unnecessary and very long pauses.

As for the content 20 minutes in, I am displeased. It's equivalent to going to the glossary of a cybersecurity book and just reading that.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Zero G

  • By: Dan Wells
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Margaret Ying Drake, Josh Hurley, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,048
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,250

Twelve-year-old Zero is traveling with 20,000 people for 105 years to colonize a new planet. Everyone is in stasis, so they'll be safe during the trip, but when Zero's pod malfunctions it wakes him early, like 105 years early. At first he's excited to be the only one awake - he has the entire ship to himself, so he can go anywhere and see and do and eat anything he wants - but when a family of space pirates show up, trying to hijack the ship and kidnap the colonizers, Zero has to think fast and find a way to stop them all on his own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Passengers movie with space pirates

  • By Kingsley on 12-07-18

great book with the kids

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

My kids, 6 and 9, loved the book. They are already asking if there is another one just as good.

  • Soul of An Octopus

  • A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
  • By: Sy Montgomery
  • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,571
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,448
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,449

Sy Montgomery's popular 2011 Orion magazine piece, "Deep Intellect", about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death, went viral, indicating the widespread fascination with these mysterious, almost alien-like creatures. Since then Sy has practiced true immersion journalism, from New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, pursuing these wild, solitary shape-shifters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eight legs and so much more!

  • By Kirstin on 07-02-15

Love Octopuses!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I really loved the 1st half and would have bought this book just for that. I really struggled with the last half.

Summary: The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively
    
    
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    Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    1 rating
    Overall 4.0
  • Summary: The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively

  • By: Abbey Beathan
  • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Discover a way to better approach your child in order to build a bulletproof relationship with the help of this audio summary of The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good summary

  • By mark on 10-06-18
  • Summary: The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively
  • By: Abbey Beathan
  • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz

Good summary

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

Reviewed: 10-06-18

I appreciate that someone is creating good summaries of lengthy books. Most of my reading is via audiobooks on my commute and I often forget important parts because I can't write them down on my commute. I often go through and entire book like the original that this summary is for, and it is almost for nothing as I can't remember the main points. This summary condenses all of the good information. I would say it gets rid of the fluff but sometimes the fluff helps push a point or provide a more in-depth understanding of the subject. I like studying and rereading the original but the summary will help remind me on a more of a regular basis of the important strategies and ideas.

  • The Complete Software Developer's Career Guide

  • How to Learn Programming Languages Quickly, Ace Your Programming Interview, and Land Your Software Developer Dream Job
  • By: John Sonmez
  • Narrated by: John Sonmez
  • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

Technical knowledge alone isn't enough - increase your software development income by leveling up your soft skills Early in his software developer career, John Sonmez discovered that technical knowledge alone isn't enough to break through to the next income level - developers need "soft skills" like the ability to learn new technologies just in time, communicate clearly with management and consulting clients, negotiate a fair hourly rate, and unite teammates and coworkers in working toward a common goal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good read for developers of all experience

  • By Krzysztof on 01-05-18

Great info

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

After listening to this book, I've become a fan and follower of Sonmez. He can talk, making the book quite lengthy, but I appreciate the amount of detail he put into it. He really covers a lot and comes off as a down-to-earth kind of guy. Although he includes many items to download and refer to, I feel like I would really benefit from having an actual hard copy of this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,256
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197,776

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Wow. Great story!

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I get bored very easily and I struggle to finish many books. There were some parts of the book that dragged, especially when listing out the scoreboard, or when going into too much detail about certain things, but it was such a good story.

  • Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids

  • By: Eileen Kennedy-Moore, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Eileen Kennedy-Moore
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365

Drawing from the her extensive clinical experience-as well as personal experience as a mother of four-these 12 lectures provide a deeper understanding of your child's development and ways to address common stumbling blocks with compassion.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not a lot of new information

  • By Terrill on 06-23-15

great book

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

Reviewed: 07-19-16

I read a lot of parenting books and listen to a lot of Parenting audio books, and I must say that this is one of my favorites

  • Hidden Credit Repair Secrets

  • That Can Fix Your Credit Fast
  • By: Mark A. Clayborne
  • Narrated by: Brandon Tvedt
  • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 140

Are you tired and frustrated of being denied credit? Are high interest rates robbing you of your hard-earned income and preventing you from getting out of debt? Your low credit score may even be stopping you from getting a new job or home? Take heart. There is hope because, for the first time ever, Hidden Credit Repair Secrets exposes the heavily guarded credit repair secrets used by certified credit consultants and credit repair law firms. One of their own has begun to make these strategies available to the public.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most informative book on credit

  • By a. papai on 03-24-15

Really good info

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

I've read many blogs and many books about credit repair. I didn't think there would be much information in this book that I hadn't heard before, but I was delightfully surprised.

My only issue is that certain information from the author's book is referenced to, but there seems to be no way to access that information unless you buy a separate book. Some authors of some of the audiobooka that I've purchased has usually provided this info on a special page on their website and did not require audiobook purchasers to also buy a copy of a book.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Look Me in the Eye

  • My Life with Asperger's
  • By: John Elder Robison
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 614

Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits, an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes, had earned him the label "social deviant". No guidance came from his mother or his father. It was no wonder he gravitated to machines, which could, at least, be counted on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing!

  • By Anne on 10-27-07

Really interesting

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

Finished this book quickly. It was really interesting and put together well. I never lost interest and was often eager to get back and continue with the reading. It's really nice to have a little peak into what aspergers is, especially since my now 3 year old son has been diagnosed to be on the spectrum and high functioning. If I were to find something to improve upon the book, it would have to be the addition of the author's age as of when the events took place. It was a little bit difficult for me to follow at first because I'm just to chronological order which this book does not do. But I accepted it and just listened to the stories. Very, very good book. I will be reading more of the author's books.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful