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  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • By: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,020
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,692

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Your Average 'Self Help' Book

  • By TheBookie on 06-04-18

Made me a better person

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

Well crafted and thought provoking. I plan to re-listen immediately in hopes of sorting out and cementing in, the most correct ideas of Mr. Peterson.

  • Fahrenheit 451

  • By: Ray Bradbury
  • Narrated by: Tim Robbins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,931
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,541

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wish I Hadn't Cliff Noted This in High School

  • By Joel on 03-27-17

I still hate this book

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

I have read this book at least 3 times in my life. And I have hated it every time. I hate it the way I hate seafood; not because it's indigestible, but because I don't like how it feels in my mouth. I find it offensive because it is unfamiliar. My son says that's because it's a boy book; short repetitive phrases, fast action, pyrotechnics, violence, and peppered with plenty of swearing.

But this doesn't mean there is not value in it. It makes me think, which is often painful. This is by no means a healing book; it is a book which causes injuries. It causes me to investigate my own paradigms, shattering my complacent outlook on the world, and come away more whole and more compassionate for my suffering.

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel

  • By: Baroness Orczy
  • Narrated by: Stephen Crossly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 351

The French Revolution is at the height of its fury. Daily, hundreds of aristocratic heads fall from the guillotine. Emotions run high, and anyone suspected of sympathy toward the nobility is in mortal danger. Only one man is daring enough to lead a small band against popular opinion - the Scarlet Pimpernel. Using masterful disguises and clever strategies, the Scarlet Pimpernel smuggles noblemen and women from France to safety in England. His success is a thorn in the side of the Revolution. As he vanishes from each escapade, he leaves no trace behind except an image of the colorful flower that is his emblem.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great classic to listen to!

  • By Marydee on 08-12-15

going back to my roots.

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

After seeing a live performance by the same title, I just had to read the original work to compare the storyline. This book is far better than the play. And the voice actor does great with the French accents and pronunciation of names. I highly recommend it! Apparently this book is the parent of the superhero genre, and has thus enjoyed a well-deserved Legacy.

  • Do Hard Things

  • A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
  • By: Brett Harris, Alex Harris
  • Narrated by: Lincoln Hoppe
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

A growing movement of young people is rebelling against the low expectations of today's culture by choosing to "do hard things" for the glory of God. And Alex and Brett Harris are leading the charge. Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank God for these Young Men!

  • By Timothy Peak on 09-02-16

Worth the wait

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

Reviewed: 10-04-18

This book came highly recommended, and it has been on my list for years. I zoomed through it, almost every sentiment echoing in my heart. These brothers nailed it...hard. Now I know where so many youth in our home school community are getting the awesome idea and attitude that they can make a difference for good...now!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Animal Farm

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,559
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,041
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,047

George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture, quoted so often that we tend to forget who wrote the original words! This must-read is also a must-listen!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you hate spoilers, save the intro for last.

  • By Dusty on 02-18-11

A great way to experience this stirring classic

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

Reviewed: 05-14-12

Where does Animal Farm rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one of the best audio books I have heard. I especially appreciated the reader's rendition of the song "Beasts of England", because a song without a believable tune is much less effective than a catchy ditty that draws the listener into the story.
This is an important story for our time and easy for even young readers to grasp.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Animal Farm?

When the pigs walked out of the house on two legs.

Which scene was your favorite?

When the animals kicked the farmer out of the farm house and successfully took over all the farm work themselves.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

My reaction was resolve and determination to not let my cause go the same route.