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  • A Little History of Philosophy

  • By: Nigel Warburton
  • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,796
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,596
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580

Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns of Socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. This engaging book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good summary view

  • By kwdayboise (Kim Day) on 04-25-16

The Marxist SJW Professor I never had!

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-05-18

Uffda! I’m going to have to listen to some Thomas Sowell and Ayn Rand to detox after this dude. Why is it that a snarky, elitist, condescending author can sound that much more arrogant in a posh British accent?

If you are interested in hearing someone salivate over Hegel, Darwin, Marx, Sartre, Rawls and Peter Singer, this is the recording for you.

The narrator did a pretty good job.

  • The Z Virus, Vol 1: Bunker Fever

  • By: ScreenMagic Entertainment, Rick Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Mark J. Cayco
  • Length: 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

An apocalyptic comic book based on The Z Virus video series of survival when a deadly virus from a meteor turns the Earth into a zombie-infested world no one could have ever imagined. Follow the main characters as they try to survive this new zombie apocalypse. There are many twists and turns, cliffhangers, and missions these survivors with go through to find the ultimate cause, cure, and eradication of The Z Virus. Or will they?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing

  • By Son of Odin on 11-23-18

Comic book audio companion

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Reviewed: 12-04-18

Preppers and zombies, in a comic book! Some gratuitous R-rated language, and a cliff-hanger ending.
This might be good as a companion to the experience of reading along with the illustrated comic book. The narrator does a great job giving context to the sounds he is acting out. Not an easy task. This is a very short beginning to a story.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Reforming Marriage

  • By: Douglas Wilson
  • Narrated by: Gene Helsel
  • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    4 out of 5 stars 9
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    5 out of 5 stars 9

Reforming Marriage does what few books on marriage do today: it provides biblical advice. Whether it has to do with respect and love, confession of sin, sexual fidelity, or even the gnarly issues of divorce and remarriage, Douglas Wilson points to the need for obedient hearts on the part of both husbands and wives. This audiobook is part of the Canon Press series of books on the family, which has helped many people.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor production quality. Excellent content

  • By Adam on 12-04-18

Poor production quality. Excellent content

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Half way through chapter two it fades out and begins chapter three. I was not impressed by that. The sound quality is substandard for what I would expect from any self-respecting daily podcast. I am disappointed that this low-budget treatment was given to one of my favorite books of all time. I’ll change my rating to all 5 stars once they upload a version of this audiobook that will sync with my Kindle copy of this book. I was pretty bummed about the quality of the recording of Wilson’s Beowulf translation as well. As a high profile proponent of classical education, I naturally expect excellence, and am shocked at the shoddiness of these two recordings.

As for the content of this book, I could not be more pleased. It has been foundational for my marriage since it was assigned to us in Pre-marriage counseling, and it was a delight to encounter (most of) the same truths that put us on the trajectory we are on. Thank you Douglas Wilson! Please speak to your sound engineer if you don’t fire him after listening to this audiobook.

If you care about your marriage, you owe it to yourself and your spouse to read or listen to this book!

  • Tao Te Ching

  • By: Lao Tzu
  • Narrated by: JD Kelly
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4 out of 5 stars 7

The Tao Te Ching is a Chinese classic text traditionally credited to the 6th-century BC sage Lao Tzu. The text's authorship, date of composition, and date of compilation are debated. The Tao Te Ching, along with the Zhuangzi, is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism. It also strongly influenced other schools of Chinese philosophy and religion, including Legalism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, which was largely interpreted through the use of Taoist words and concepts when it was originally introduced to China.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A small glimpse into Chinese culture

  • By cosmitron on 10-10-18

Each journey begins with a single step

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Reviewed: 11-30-18

Sometimes helpful, often fraught with contradictions. This is where your hippy college professor or uncle got all of that crazy yet somehow profound sounding double talk that justified all of their terrible life choices. Maybe also why they can’t stay married or talk to their parents anymore. That said, it is a valuable insight into the heart and vacant mind of Eastern philosophy.

This is a good version of the classic. The narrator did an excellent job. If you need to read it, this is the way to do it.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • As We Break: A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller

  • Against All Odds, Book 2
  • By: Jack Hunt
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Ten days after a massive cyber attack tears a hole in the nation's infrastructure and brings the country to its knees, Sam, Anna, Mason, and Amanda are preparing for the worst as the town of Breckenridge, Colorado is about to break. Haunted by his past, and determined to keep his daughter safe, Sam is forced to make some tough decisions and risk it all. A cyber attack was the beginning; a second attack is coming.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not worth it. Bad value.

  • By Anonymous User on 11-08-18

Fresh angle on a sometimes formulaic genre

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Reviewed: 11-30-18

I listen to heaps of post-apocalyptic speculative fiction. This one broke out of the monotony. There was a lot of fresh thinking and writing on this one. The author seemed a little too sympathetic to the Anonymous hacking group than I was comfortable with, but what a story! And excellent job of resolving the story while keeping you invested in the characters and story to keep you coming back for more. Good on you!

Narration was world class as always with Kevin Pierce.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Power Love Sound Mind

  • Biblical Devotional Study for Christian Men
  • By: Pierce Brantley
  • Narrated by: Philip Andrew Hodges
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    5 out of 5 stars 4

Power, love, and a sound mind are three pillars that build up the mind of Christ within you. When one of them is weak, your spirit-man suffers. But it doesn't have to be this way. Use this biblical devotional to grow in spiritual strength by listening to one power-packed excerpt per week. In a month, each of the three pillars will be covered. At the end of the year, you'll be a stronger Christian man, and best of all, you'll recognize the mind of Christ within you. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly Recomend

  • By Anonymous User on 10-18-18

Nice devotional.

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Reviewed: 11-28-18

Get a devotional life. No audiobook will do it for you, but if you take the time with a biblically sound program, you may find yourself growing in Christ-likeness. This would be a great place to start.

Narration was great.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Binge Eating Disorder: Self Help Binge Eating Guide to Stop and Overcome Overeating

  • By: Charlie Mason
  • Narrated by: Jeff Lewis
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

This book will discuss the causes of binge eating and help you learn how to stop it! By learning what triggers a binge eating episode, a person is empowered to break the cycle that keeps them unhealthy and unhappy. Also explained is why diets will not make you thinner nor stop overeating. The bad habits that keep you locked into continuing binge eating are described along with an easy way to do away with them. A guide to making a food plan that will give you complete control over your food intake is included. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very informative..

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 11-19-18

Helpful, informative, actionable!

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Reviewed: 11-28-18

If you are reading reviews for this book, you need it. This is a great first step in developing a lifestyle that can be free of binge eating. The author offers simple, concise and actionable tips along with some really helpful perspectives to arm you for this battle.

Narrator was excellent. Content was great.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

  • By: Oscar Wilde
  • Narrated by: James Reynolds
  • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on February 14, 1895, at the St James' Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious persona to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage and the resulting satire of Victorian ways.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic satire

  • By cosmitron on 10-10-18

Exhaustingly witty and pun-ny

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Reviewed: 11-28-18

If you like plays on words and inside out phrases, here is a feast for you. It was a little too much for my taste, there is a joke every six and a half seconds. It was enjoyable in smallish chunks. The narrator did a ripping good job, I feel like I just watched the movie with a full cast. This is a classic and if you want to listen to this play, here is a great rendition of it.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Little Mermaid

  • By: Hans Christian Andersen
  • Narrated by: Sri Gordon
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    5 out of 5 stars 12
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

The Little Mermaid is a fairy tale written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surperb acting by Sri Gordon!!

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 10-01-18

Great story. There should be a movie!

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Reviewed: 11-27-18

Disney has never done these old stories justice. This one ends a little bit more moralistically than it needed to, but it is a ripping good story. The narrator did a fantastic job. What are you waiting for?

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Unicorn & the Dragon

  • Unicorn Daze
  • By: Laura Hesse
  • Narrated by: Laura Hesse
  • Length: 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    4 out of 5 stars 11
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    4 out of 5 stars 11

The ghost of Sir Lancelot helps Jessie and her unicorn friend, Gus, stop a dragon from destroying the Great Plains and even time itself. Jessie discovers how to release the power of the magical Karkadan horn to do good, and Gus finds the courage to live up to being the son of the unicorn king.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't wait for the next one 🐲

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 10-07-18

Who will extinguish the flaming veil of time?

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Reviewed: 11-27-18

A rollicking romp beyond the veil of time on the back of a talking unicorn prince, when before you know it, the veil of time is engulfed in dragon flame! You may be delighted with the solution to this dilemma. There may be other stories before this one which give context to some of the characters and which explain the existence of a magical artifact that came into play in this story, but it can stand alone as well.
The narration was fun and paced well.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.