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  • The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

  • By: Gary Chapman
  • Narrated by: Gary Chapman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,874
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,011

Dr. Gary Chapman identifies five basic languages of love and then guides couples towards a better understanding of their unique languages of love. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. Skillful communication is within your grasp!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected Brilliance

  • By Vanessa on 02-08-07

Enlightning!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-14-13

Where does The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book makes total sense to me. I now see many people in a different light. I see why I have had conflict with some very important people in my life. I also see how to avoid many of the same types of conflicts in the future.

Who was your favorite character and why?

No Characters in this book just good solid information

What about Gary Chapman’s performance did you like?

Gary is a soft spoken Genius!! I loved the way he softly brought his points to a head and made it clear how this information can change your marriage, and all the relationships that are important to you.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

I will remember that different people want to hear you care about them in different ways. I will pay attention to that from now on in a deliberate effort to make sure important people know they are important to me.

Any additional comments?

I suggest this book to anyone who wants to improve relations with anyone they care about. If you have someone you care for deeply, but seem to conflict with often. Read this book and see if you can't take the initiative, and improve the relationship.

  • D-Day

  • June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of WW II
  • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Narrated by: Jesse Boggs
  • Length: 25 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,054
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,057

Stephen E. Ambrose draws from hundreds of interviews with US Army veterans and the brave Allied soldiers who fought alongside them to create this exceptional account of the day that shaped the twentieth century. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complexities and triumphs of life are laid bare and courage and heroism come to the fore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is an awesome story about the greatest day

  • By Randy on 12-11-12

This is an awesome story about the greatest day

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

Reviewed: 12-11-12

Where does D-Day rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book really exposes the greatness of that generation. I fear to say that if we had such a large issue arise today we would not have the numbers of people who would risk it all to deal with the issue.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked the detail of the things that went wrong and how those men dealt with the issues, and drove on to complete their mission.

What does Jesse Boggs bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Jesse Boggs read this story in a way that I really think did justice to Ambrose. It almost made me think that Ambrose was reading it.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The greatest day in history.

18 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • Mugged

  • Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama
  • By: Ann Coulter
  • Narrated by: Ann Coulter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 539
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475

For decades, the Left has been putting on a play with themselves as heroes in an ongoing civil rights move­ment - which they were mostly absent from at the time. Long after pervasive racial discrimination ended, they kept pretending America was being run by the Klan and that liberals were black America’s only protectors. It took the O. J. Simpson verdict - the race-based acquittal of a spectacularly guilty black celebrity as blacks across America erupted in cheers - to shut down the white guilt bank.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm Fully Converted to the Right.

  • By Shobe Jones on 07-11-16

This is true, and everyone should read it.

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

Reviewed: 10-29-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Mugged to be better than the print version?

The liberal left want everyone to think they are the party of the Minorities, but they also want the minorities to stay in the place the liberals put them. They do not want to have to contend with them. They will also sell them out if the issue they are fighting at the moment requires a sacrificial lamb. It is more loving to tell a people, pull yourself up, work hard, and no one will ever take what you have earned. No one in the USA is holding minorities down except the modern left!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Mugged?

The meeting called by Spiro Agnew on the assassination of Martin Luther King

What does Ann Coulter bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Her voice inflection adds immensely to the experience. Her passin for the subject comes through in her words.

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

No, it made me think.

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • A Stolen Life

  • A Memoir
  • By: Jaycee Dugard
  • Narrated by: Jaycee Dugard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,841
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331

"In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister. For eighteen years I survived an impossible situation. On August 26, 2009, I took my name back. My name is Jaycee Lee Dugard. I dont think of myself as a victim. I survived...."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific

  • By Daniel on 07-27-11

An excellent book about resiliency

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

Reviewed: 08-27-12

What did you love best about A Stolen Life?

Jaycee Dugard tells a riveting story about her 18 years of imprisonment. She is a testament to the resiliency of the human spirit. For those people who think an iPhone and a 46 in Flat Screen are requirements for life should listen to this, and realize we are a coddled people. She survived in the worst of circumstances, and came out stronger.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jaycee

What about Jaycee Dugard’s performance did you like?

Jaycee not only survived a hell most of us cannot imagine, but was able to clearly communicate what happened to here better than most people who read Audio books for a living.

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

It made me cry to realize the failures to find her when Law enforcement had chances.

  • To End All Wars

  • A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918
  • By: Adam Hochschild
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

World War I stands as one of history's most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation. In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings it to life as never before. He focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war's critics, alongside its generals and heroes. Thrown in jail for their opposition to the war were Britain's leading investigative journalist, a future winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and an editor who, behind bars, published a newspaper for his fellow inmates on toilet paper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story of personalities

  • By Tad Davis on 06-09-11

Just fantastic

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

Reviewed: 05-16-12

Would you consider the audio edition of To End All Wars to be better than the print version?

If you don't understand how we got from the 18th Century thought to what became 20th century thought listen to this book. It shows the visionaries, and the old traditionalist, and how each was wrong and right. How each ones actions drove the other to do some things, and how they helped the other realize folly in what they were doing. How millions of lives were wasted, and the Generals and Leaders looked at things wrong rating victory by how many of their own were sacrificed, instead of looking at ground gained (generally none) or enemy troops felled.

What does Arthur Morey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Arthur Morey is an excellent reader and his intonation helps to bring depth to the story.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

World War 1 a turning point for the world.

  • In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks...

  • . . . And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy
  • By: Adam Carolla
  • Narrated by: Adam Carolla
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,050
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,456

It's a sad and eerie harbinger of our times that the Oprah-watching, crystal-rubbing, Whole Foods-shopping moms and their whipped attorney husbands have taken the ability to reason away from the poor schlub who makes the Bloody Marys. What we used to settle with common sense or a fist, we now settle with hand sanitizer and lawyers. Adam Carolla has had enough of this insanity and he's here to help us get our collective balls back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious Book

  • By Brett on 12-03-10

AWESOME!!

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

Reviewed: 01-16-12

Would you consider the audio edition of In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks... to be better than the print version?

Adam Carolla knows what is wrong in our country, and some of the things we need to turn back to. Everyone should read/listen to this so we can start getting our country back.

What other book might you compare In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks... to and why?

None. If I knew of one it would be in my queue to be my next listen.

What about Adam Carolla’s performance did you like?

He has a great way of telling in detail about the little things that have made big things wrong in our country.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No, I listened in the truck over several days.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Millionaire Next Door

  • The Surprising Secrets of America's Rich
  • By: Thomas J. Stanley Ph.D., William D. Danko Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: Cotter Smith
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,163

Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth. Also available:
The Millionaire Mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Its OK to drive a Taurus!!

  • By Stephen Dix on 03-30-05

Excellent Story, that tells a lot about the USA

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

Reviewed: 12-05-11

What did you love best about The Millionaire Next Door?

I love knowing that the reason Millionaires become so is because they don't buy status artifacts. I also now know that providing too much support for your children is worse than not supporting them at all

What did you like best about this story?

The comparisons

Which character – as performed by Cotter Smith – was your favorite?

The doctors, the wealthy one and the status one.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No I listened as I drove, I drive a lot.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Demonic

  • How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America
  • By: Ann Coulter
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth White
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357

The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic. The Democratic Party activates mobs, depends on mobs, coddles mobs, publicizes and celebrate mobs - it is the mob. Sweeping in its scope and relentless in its argument, Demonic explains the peculiarities of liberals as standard groupthink behavior. To understand mobs is to understand liberals.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Coverage on the French Revolution

  • By chris on 10-31-11

Excellent Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-15-11

This is an excellent evaluation of what our society is turning into. The mob is sending us to a place I am not sure we want to go!!!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful