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  • How to Win Friends & Influence People

  • By: Dale Carnegie
  • Narrated by: Andrew MacMillan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56,482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,294

You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is well worth listening too! Main points are.

  • By Ralph on 10-21-11

Legitimate best seller, still applicable today.

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

I was extremely sceptical I would not get much out of this one given my past experiences with other "older" best sellers that just had no relevance in today's fast paced world and digital economy.

I have been pleasantly surprised by how well written this book is and how the presentation of each topic is sent across. It's not only still extremely relevant it's super practical and a must read for anyone looking to be a leader.

This is one I may have to listen to again as there is without question a multitude of useful information.

  • The Man on the Mountaintop

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
  • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,930
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,011
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,980

The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simple - which is all you really need

  • By Solunari on 02-01-19

Slightly inspirational, solid story

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

A good inspirational tale about the various problems people face in life and how to overcome them. Some finding their answer within themselves, others after a short visit with the monk. Many answers simply by getting the escape from everyday life and waiting on line to see the monk at the top of the mountain. A variety of tales all rolled into one well narrated and inspirational audio book.

  • Alien: The Cold Forge

  • The Alien Series
  • By: Alex White
  • Narrated by: Michael Braun
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 749
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 705
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 704

With the failure of Hadley's Hope, Weyland-Yutani has suffered a devastating setback - the loss of the Aliens they aggressively sought to exploit. Yet there's a reason the Company has risen to the top of the food chain. True to form, they have a redundancy already in place: the facility known as "The Cold Forge". Remote station RB-232 has become their greatest asset in weaponizing the Xenomorphs. However, when Dorian Sudler is sent to RB-232 to assess their progress, he discovers that there's a spy aboard - someone who doesn't necessarily act in the company's best interests.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story line

  • By Anonymous User on 10-08-18

Not that great, slow and steady

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

This was my second Audible Alien listen. This one was night and day way worse than my previous. The story is slow and the plot not very interesting. There is limited action until about 75% into the book and even from there on its just OK. The plot/story is nothing to write home about either.

I did like the main characters but the overall story was just not that good. Parts here and there were cool but overall I would not recommend this one.

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  • Think and Grow Rich (1937 Edition)

  • The Original 1937 Unedited Edition
  • By: Napoleon Hill
  • Narrated by: Fred Stella
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 644
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 547

The original 1937 manuscript was written and edited with the assistance of Napoleon’s wife. In later years, the existing document was again edited by Dr. Hill. For example, the Foundation owns a 1958 edition that Hill edited personally. This did not lessen the book’s value in Hill’s judgment. Hill made the editing remarks in his own handwriting and the resulting 1960 edited edition has sold over 100 million copies making it the most read self-help book of all time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This version, read by Fred Stella, is THE version to buy

  • By M. Dillon on 08-22-15

Not very relevant. Just a mindset.

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

Struggled to finish. Pushed myself to keep listening hoping it would get better or provide something relevant. Never enjoyed any of it much, not happy with the purchase. Only interesting aspect was the stories about some of the successful businessmen of its time. The entire book is about pushing you to be in a mindset you will succeed and be rich no matter what. If you dream, believe and think it, it will come... I don't get how all the reviews push this as such a good book... For 20 years in the making its just ehh... IMO

  • Power Moves

  • Lessons from Davos
  • By: Adam Grant
  • Narrated by: Adam Grant
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,086
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,063

Power is changing. Private corner offices and management by decree are out, as is unquestioned trust in the government and media. These former pillars of traditional power have been replaced by networks of informed citizens who collectively wield more power over their personal lives, employers, and worlds than ever before. So how do you navigate this new landscape and come out on top?  Adam Grant, Wharton organizational psychologist, went to the World Economic Forum in Davos, the epicenter of power, and sat down with thought leaders from around the world, to find out.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not as described

  • By Sugar Posh on 01-17-19

Well done and informative

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

Reviewed: 01-23-19

Adam Grant did a splendid job putting this one together. The flow is nice and the topics are relevant. The interviews and the way he incorporated his topics with conversation is enjoyable. Overall a good listen and insight into the lives and power of top executives and entrepreneurs.

  • Madness Treads Lightly

  • By: Polina Dashkova, Marian Schwartz - translator
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13

Only three people can connect a present-day murderer to a serial killer who, fourteen years ago, terrorized a small Siberian town. And one of them is already dead.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very slow, lots of characters, boring

  • By JSV on 01-15-19

Very slow, lots of characters, boring

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I fought through this entire audible hoping it would get better or pick up pace. It did not, all the way to the end. The narratation is wonderful and she does a fabulous job with all the characters and voices. However, there are tons of long Russian named characters that do take time to figure out who is who and the relationships. Overall, the story was not very great, nothing special in any way. It is extremely slow paced and just never seems to go anywhere special to really keep interest. I struggled to finish it, just to finish it and give an honest review. I would not recommend.

  • Rich Dad Poor Dad

  • What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
  • By: Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Narrated by: Tim Wheeler
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,380
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,005

Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book will re shape your finance mind

  • By Kevin P. on 08-29-17

A beginners start to financial education

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

As a review coming from an educated person with a bachelors in engineering and an MBA, I like to think I am significantly more financially educated than most. I invested in stocks and options and have done relatively well with my investments (I am in no way rich in any way shape or form). I have no debt outside a mortgage and manage money and savings extremely well. I loved the childhood story of Robert Kiyosaki and how he portrayed his life lessons out to everyone via his rich dad and poor dad experiences; it is well done. As for the guts of the content, it's primarily geared toward the one primary objective of building & accumulating your asset column and avoiding liabilities. It was a good listen and provides an important mindset and lessons for anyone that doesn't feel they are financially educated who are looking for a place to start.

  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,041
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,444
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,378

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

Action packed and fast paced audio movie!

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

Great story and action packed. Being an Audible original this is not your typical read outloud audio book. This one is a full on epic movie you can listen along to and perfectly visualize every step of the way. If you're an Alien fan this one is a must. It brings back Ripley and Ashe (the synthetic AI) and the voice actor for Ripley is so much like Sigourney Weaver it was amazing.

Story, plot, sound engineering, composing and sound effects are all wonderful and not too over done so they do not take away from the story. I personally couldn't stop this one and stayed in my car at times longer than needed just to finish a chapter, it's that good! Highly recommended, enjoy.

  • Zero G

  • By: Dan Wells
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Margaret Ying Drake, Josh Hurley, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,404
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,737

Twelve-year-old Zero is traveling with 20,000 people for 105 years to colonize a new planet. Everyone is in stasis, so they'll be safe during the trip, but when Zero's pod malfunctions it wakes him early, like 105 years early. At first he's excited to be the only one awake - he has the entire ship to himself, so he can go anywhere and see and do and eat anything he wants - but when a family of space pirates show up, trying to hijack the ship and kidnap the colonizers, Zero has to think fast and find a way to stop them all on his own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Passengers movie with space pirates

  • By Kingsley on 12-07-18

Fun story for the young at heart

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

Well narrated and a fun story for the young at heart or younger audience. I wish the story continued, there could be so much more. Lots of potential for a continuation.