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  • The Fiery Cross

  • Outlander, Book 5
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 55 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,992
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18,787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,723

The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Something that had to be gotten through

  • By Anne on 03-08-12

Gets BETTER with each new addition

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-16

I don't ever think I've read a book series that gets better with each new book. The last book (so far) in the series came out and I decided to start AGAIN at the beginning before reading the newest book. Gabaldon is perhaps the finest writer I've ever come across. We language is stunning. Her ability to weave a story is beyond compare. Each book gets better. Fiery Cross is an epic tale set in 1700s America and its so rich with effortless detail that I am carried away to this time and land. I am richer for having found this author. This is my all time favorite book series - and I'm 63 years old and a READER.

  • Small Move, Big Change

  • Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently
  • By: Caroline L. Arnold
  • Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 72

A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major self-improvement. Whether trying to lose weight, save money, or get organized, we' re always setting goals and making resolutions but rarely following through on them. Determination and willpower aren't strong enough to defeat our mass of ingrained habits; to succeed we have to learn how to focus our self-control on precise behavioral targets and overwhelm them, according to longtime Wall Street technology strategist Caroline Arnold.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Real World Usefulness

  • By W. White on 05-15-15

Could change your life

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-15

very insightful gives you some wonderful ideas on how t to make and keep your resolutions