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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 38,353
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,280

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 LadyReadsAlot on 06-04-18

Very Disappointed and Useless

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

This book was recommended to me by so many people so I thought I had have it. I was so wrong, I like when rules are written out in order and the reasons supporting them are also written in like manner. I could not get beyond the first reason, It rambles so far off course and then comes back to what I figured was a solid theme to only be infused with more ramblings. At first I thought I could follow the logic but it petered out in no time and we were back to the confusing 'explanation' that was senseless.

Since then I went back to read other reviews that had the same gut feeling I did and some who thought it was based on Biblical Principals. I can't even clearly see those. I wanted to but they weren't strong or evident. I have read a far simpler book that has better grounding in the Bible and makes more sense and is easy to apply to my life.

I hope I'm able to return this.

The writers voice didn't win me over either.

  • Susannah's Garden

  • By: Debbie Macomber
  • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

When Susannah Nelson turned 18, her parents sent her to school abroad. She said goodbye to her boyfriend, Jake - and never saw him again. She never saw her brother again, either; Doug died in a car accident while she was away. Now, at 50, she finds herself regretting the paths not taken. Returning to her home town, she finds that some paths are dead ends. But some gardens remain beautiful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Susannah's Garden

  • By Stella S. Gerringer on 09-07-09

Debbie Always Gives My Heart A Lift

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

I couldn't wait to know this story. Chrissy wasn't the only one who matured, Susannah did too. And I think I did and I read this story. Maybe she'll write a sequel.

  • The Waiting

  • Lancaster County Secrets, Book 2
  • By: Suzanne Woods Fisher
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

She was waiting for love - and found it in the most unexpected place. Jorie King’s life is on hold. She has been waiting for Ben Zook to return to Lancaster County. Waiting for him to settle down and join the church. Waiting to marry him. But when news arrives that Ben has been killed, Jorie is devastated. She finds unlikely comfort in the friendship of his brother Caleb.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By WeRLoved on 02-08-19

Waiting A Lesson for Our Anxious Hearts

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

I needed to hear the lessons in this story. God used these words to give me peace.

  • The Choice

  • Lancaster County Secrets, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Woods Fisher
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

Lancaster County has always been her home - but where does her heart belong? One moment Carrie Weaver was looking forward to running away with Lancaster Barnstormers pitcher Solomon Riehl - plans that included leaving the Amish community where they grew up. But the next moment she was staring into a future as broken as her heart....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Literary Amish Story

  • By Carrie Fancett Pagels on 11-29-11

My Second Time is Just as Sweet

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

I've read this book before, and I always learn more about God's hand in my life. I'm double blessed.

  • A Time of Love and Tartan

  • By: Alexander McCall Smith
  • Narrated by: Robert Ian Mackenzie
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 320
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291

When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce's invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional life that will follow. Meanwhile, Matthew, her boss at the art gallery, attracts the attention of the police after a misunderstanding at the local bookstore. Whether caused by small things such as a cup of coffee and a book, or major events such as Stuart's application for promotion and his wife Irene's decision to pursue a PhD in Aberdeen, change is coming to Scotland Street.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love this series

  • By cyndyloowhoo on 02-08-18

Another Victory for Scotland Street

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

Reviewed: 06-20-18

Alexander McCall Smith and Robert Ian MacKenzie deliver another wonderful glimpse into the world on Scotland Street.

  • Pickpocket's Apprentice

  • By: Sheri Cobb South
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264

When magistrate Patrick Colquhoun orders a habitual thief and ne'er-do-well transported to Botany Bay, he doesn't realize a 14-year-old boy has been left behind to follow in his father's footsteps - not until young John Pickett is hauled into Bow Street for stealing an apple from the produce market at Covent Garden. Feeling to some extent responsible for the boy, Mr. Colquhoun prevails upon Elias Granger, a prosperous coal merchant, to take him on as an apprentice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delicious language, wonderful narrator

  • By korinka on 10-14-16

Difficult to Understand the Narrator at Times

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

I listened twice and it's a good little story and will try the next in the series but at times I struggled to understand the words.

  • A Turn for the Bad

  • County Cork Mystery Series #4
  • By: Sheila Connolly
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155

After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways - and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Little Disappointing

  • By Chalis on 05-24-16

Wish Narrator Used More Expression

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

Reviewed: 05-16-18

The the storyline was good, but the tone of the narrator made the story drag. leave me curious to see what happens with Mora.

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  • Midnight Sons, Volume 3

  • Falling for Him, Ending in Marriage, Midnight Sons and Daughters
  • By: Debbie Macomber
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town.... Christian, the youngest O'Halloran brother, has a problem, and her name is Mariah Douglas. The Midnight Sons secretary is always losing his messages, misplacing his files and generally creating chaos. Despite that, he can't get her out of his mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely

  • By john taylor on 01-18-19

Good Ending to the Series

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

Reviewed: 04-20-18

This was a good ending to the series. I was wondering about the next generation and she satisfied my query.

  • The House of Unexpected Sisters

  • By: Alexander McCall Smith
  • Narrated by: Lisette Lecat
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 829
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 753
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 742

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: A woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 18th novel and I'm still enchanted and addicted!

  • By Wayne on 11-11-17

A wonderful visit with our sisters in Africa.

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

Reviewed: 03-28-18

We grow closer with each other with every book and adventure that we share. Mma Remotswa teaches me as she grows in understanding herself and others in her life.

  • Looking for a Hero

  • Marriage Wanted/My Hero
  • By: Debbie Macomber
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 145

Two classic stories of finding love where you least expect it! Marriage Wanted: As far as Nash Davenport's concerned, marriage isn't shelter from the storm - it is the storm. He's a divorce attorney, himself divorced, who believes no married couple can live up to their wedding vows. My Hero: Would-be romance writer Bailey York has already failed twice at love. She thinks men are wonderful to read and write about, but that's it. Which is probably why she has such difficulty creating a hero for her novel. What she needs is a real-life example.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved both stories 😍

  • By Jennifer on 02-23-18

These books provide a great time.

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

Reviewed: 03-13-18

Debbie Macomber has a wonderful way of weaving you into her stories and Elizabeth Klett is a welcome talent to reveal each character.