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  • Poetic Thoughts

  • By: Giselle Lumas
  • Narrated by: Giselle Lumas
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

This is a compilation of thoughts that can at times be poetic by Giselle Lumas. The thoughts were triggered during and after her father's battle with Alzheimer's, as well as the shock and disbelief of losing both of her parents within weeks of each other. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Poetic Thoughts

  • By Catrina P on 10-21-18

Heartfelt Catholic musings on death

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

Mrs. Lumas invites us to journey through pain with her as she processes her grief in her Catholic way. It was nice to hear it in her own voice as they were her thoughts, feelings and words. The production quality and narration were pretty good.

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  • Greek Mythology

  • Beyond Mount Olympus
  • By: in60Learning
  • Narrated by: Jill Rolls
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

You’ve heard of Zeus, Poseidon, Aphrodite, etc. But what do you know about the Greek underworld, minor gods, and mythical beasts? Do you know how these stories were passed on from generation to generation or what significance they held for the people who believed in them? This fascinating audiobook introduces readers to the canon of Greek mythology and its influence on the world today in language, storytelling, and even science. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent concise overview!

  • By Adam on 10-10-18

Excellent concise overview!

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Love this recording. Whether you need a refresher or an introductory primer, this is a great place to start. Gets you familiar with all of the major players from Greek Mythology.

The narrator was excellent and the material was presented really well. I couldn’t believe how much they were able to fit into an hour! Great job guys! Keep these coming!

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  • Gus

  • Unicorn Daze, Book 1
  • By: Laura Hesse
  • Narrated by: Laura Hesse
  • Length: 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Young Jessie Farrell is always being left behind. When she gets lost in a corn maze on Halloween Eve, she is befriended by a unicorn named Gus who takes her on an adventure to meet the Spirit Bear who guards the pumpkin patch from a pumpkin-stealing rat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it 🎃 🍂

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 08-10-18

Whimsical Halloween maze adventure

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

More the feel of the song monster mash than the movie Twilight.
This could be performed as a theatrical production.
Will make you want to get lost in a corn maze.

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  • Lightning in the Desert

  • The Specific Heat of Water, Book 1
  • By: J Ferrigan
  • Narrated by: Amy Wisenfeld
  • Length: 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Kalyah and the young soldier have met before in a more innocent time. They could have been sweethearts, but now they are facing life, death, and tough decisions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • VERY SHORT BUT VERY INTRIGUING STORY

  • By Teresa on 09-05-18

A promising beginning

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

Much that is mysterious here. I might have wished for more as a first installment in the series. I’m a little curious to see where it goes from here.

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  • Hansel and Gretel

  • By: The Brothers Grimm
  • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
  • Length: 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

Hansel and Gretel is a classic fairy tale about siblings Hansel and Gretel who are kidnapped by a cannibalistic witch living deep in the forest in a house constructed of cake and confectionery. The two children escape with their lives by outwitting her. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story for every child.

  • By cosmitron on 06-20-18

Story of good overcoming evil.

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

The story opens with a domineering wife and her panty-waisted husband who falls down before her evil plans instead of growing a backbone and doing the right thing. So it starts with an evil situation in which evil triumphs. But that is not the end of the story. The next act pictures an evil cannibalistic witch who offers Hansel and Gretel a life of luxury for nothing. They get wise and... get the story to find out

Excellent retelling if this classic story.

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  • Lit

  • The Alt Apocalypse, Book 2
  • By: Tom Abrahams
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

In Lit, Abrahams tells the story of a couple on a camping trip to the Angeles National Forest, a Los Angeles firefighter, a lonely fry cook, and a group of college students who struggle to escape and survive in Southern California after an unprecedented outbreak of wild and urban fires. Can they escape the flames? Will they become heroes or run from danger? What will it take to end a fiery hell on earth?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very interesting premise

  • By KS on 07-22-18

Loving this series so far.

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

Reviewed: 07-28-18

My second book in this series so far. I read Ash a month or two ago. It is fun to see the same characters in differing situations. This is a great premise for a series, to place the same cast of characters in various apocalyptic situations and seeing what kinds of decisions. I’m very curious to know more about the Getty Bunker.

Kevin Pierce always, always always delivers.
Give this series a chance.

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  • The Ugly Duckling

  • By: Hans Christian Andersen
  • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
  • Length: 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

When the story begins, a mother duck's eggs hatch. One of the little birds is perceived by the other birds and animals on the farm as a homely little creature and suffers much verbal and physical abuse from them. He wanders sadly from the barnyard and lives with wild ducks and geese until hunters slaughter the flocks. He finds a home with an old woman. The duckling sees a flock of migrating wild swans. He is delighted and excited, but he cannot join them, for he is too young and cannot fly.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the story you read to your kids

  • By Nick B on 08-06-18

The story of my life!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

This one goes out to all the late bloomers out there. And to all those yet to bloom. Hang in there. If this season of life seems unbearable, wait it out! Survive long enough and don’t lose heart, and you will find your tribe eventually.

Excellent story and narration.

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  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

  • By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
  • Length: 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage. The mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The wedding-guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience to fear to fascination as the mariner's story progresses, as can be seen in the language style: Coleridge uses narrative techniques such as personification and repetition to create a sense of danger, the supernatural, or serenity, depending on the mood in different parts of the poem. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This is something different.

  • By cosmitron on 07-11-18

Improves on every fresh listening

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

This is a poem meant to be read aloud, and Mr. Rizzo has done a valiant job interpreting and delivering this beautiful work.

Pitch perfect narration of a timeless classic.

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  • Tyrant: Main Core

  • Book 2
  • By: L Douglas Hogan
  • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

This action packed sequel to Tyrant: The Rise follows the surviving victims of a violent raid on their southern Illinois homestead to their trek north where their intentions are set on liberating prisoners of a FEMA and UN-controlled facility located on Goose Island, in Chicago, and overseen by a brutal dictator, whose goals are calculated and evil. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not a pleasant view of a possible future

  • By SunsetSam on 08-07-18

Phenomenal follow up to a gripping story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-18

Love this series! I hope it never stops.
Listen to the first one first. Then you will be itching for this brilliant sequel.

I can’t say enough good about it! First the collapse then North Korea gets in on the action!

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  • Think Like Musk

  • How Elon Musk Uses First Principles Thinking to Invent the Future (And How You Can Too)
  • By: Derrick House
  • Narrated by: Nate Sjol
  • Length: 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

First рrіnсірlеѕ thіnkіng, whісh іѕ ѕоmеtіmеѕ called rеаѕоnіng frоm fіrѕt principles, іѕ one of thе mоѕt effective ѕtrаtеgіеѕ уоu can еmрlоу fоr breaking down complicated рrоblеmѕ аnd generating оrіgіnаl solutions. It аlѕо might be the single-best аррrоасh tо learn hоw to think fоr yourself. The fіrѕt рrіnсірlеѕ аррrоасh hаѕ bееn uѕеd by mаnу great thinkers, including inventor Jоhаnnеѕ Gutenberg, mіlіtаrу ѕtrаtеgіѕt Jоhn Bоуd, аnd thе аnсіеnt philosopher Aristotle; but nо оnе embodies the philosophy of fіrѕt рrіnсірlеѕ thinking more еffесtіvеlу thаn the entrepreneur Elоn Musk. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Useful guide to being creative.

  • By cosmitron on 06-13-18

First principles thinking is back!

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

Move over postmodernism, it’s time to reacquaint ourselves with an old school thinker named Aristotle.

Very interesting addition to the thinking behind the thinkers who are shaping our tomorrows. The guy gets a little hung up on global warming, like it’s actually a thing and realized that he had forgotten to virtue signal about it in the whole length of the audiobook, so he tacks on three or four weird sentences about pollution and global warming at the end. It felt forced. Other than that this was an excellent resource.

The narrator did a great job.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful