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  • Going to Pieces without Falling Apart

  • A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness
  • By: Mark Epstein MD
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 210

Weaving together the accumulated wisdom of his two worlds - Buddhism and Western psychotherapy - Mark Epstein shows how "the happiness that we seek depends on our ability to balance the ego's need to do with our inherent capacity to be." He encourages us to relax the ever-vigilant mind in order to experience the freedom that comes only from relinquishing control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • beautiful and insightful

  • By MossyFernForest on 10-21-15

Fell flat for me

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

I turned to this book after having listened to "10% Happier" by Dan Harris. The narration is poor, drags on and is extremely dry. Had this been a book I read, I may have ranked this higher by a star. Maybe. I enjoyed Susan Salzberg's "Real Happiness" book much more. Much more useful information.

  • Sarah, Plain and Tall

  • By: Patricia MacLachlan
  • Narrated by: Glenn Close
  • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167

"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By jennifer on 09-13-12

Timeless classic with wonderful narration.

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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: 08-07-18

I spent a lot of my winter weekends driving my 11 year old daughter to out of town hockey games. We both LOVED this book. We loved the story and simplicity of those times. Great for those who are fans of Little House on the Prairie or Anne of Green Gablers. You can't go wrong with Glenn Close's narration either! Narration is so important in these audiobooks. This one is a winner.

  • The Land of Stories

  • The Wishing Spell
  • By: Chris Colfer
  • Narrated by: Chris Colfer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,076
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,065

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairytales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful! Entertaining! And beautifully written!

  • By Naomi on 07-27-12

Excellent for the whole family

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

We recently spent over 20 hours road tripping and on a whim I purchased this book for the whole family (kids ages 11,9, 4). Everyone loved it (well, the four year old enjoyed SOME of it). Colfer's story takes characters from well known fairy tales and shows us their futures and an alternative side of things. It was very enjoyable as was Colfer's narration. The voices he makes for the various character's were fantastic. Great audible book. We will be getting the next in series for our next road trip.