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  • Lone Survivor

  • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
  • By: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,366
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,512
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,533

Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to have a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive. This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL team leader Marcus Luttrell, and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enthralling and authentic story of valor in combat

  • By Michael J Canning on 01-25-14

Must read!

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

Reviewed: 05-15-18

This story of Marcus's life will have you rolling over laughing one minute and have you crying tears of sadness the next. It's a true patriots story. I promise this read will encourage,motivate, inspire you to be all you can be and have deep respect for the United States military. Hoorah

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • American Sniper

  • The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
  • By: Chris Kyle, Scott McEwan, Jim DeFelice
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,702

From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more than 150 of Kyles kills (the previous American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle so much they named him al-Shaitan ("the devil") and placed a bounty on his head.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's been censored by the publisher

  • By K9NSP on 10-21-17

Don't miss this

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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: 04-08-18

You will be on the floor laughing one minute and crying the next. One of the best books I've listened to in awhile.

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 112,425
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 104,123
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 103,625

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and perfect narration

  • By Marilyn Armstrong on 12-15-16

some what useless book as far as learning goes

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

Reviewed: 10-21-17

This is a very cool stories book,but there really isn't much to be learned from in this book from a self improvement standpoint. Trevor just tells clips of memories and flash backs of his child hood, with no real life lessons learned or anything like that. This book is great for mindless listening but that is about it.

56 of 68 people found this review helpful

  • The Millionaire Booklet

  • By: Grant Cardone
  • Narrated by: Grant Cardone
  • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,261
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,625

The Millionaire Booklet was created for you to keep close to you until you become a millionaire. The eight steps Grant lays out are in a very simple-to-understand language that will allow you to get started today in creating the money you deserve. Let's face it, your parents didn't teach you how to get rich and the schools and colleges don't even talk about it. At a time when more and more people are slipping out of the middle class into poverty, more people are becoming rich.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Grant is awesome - but don't bother with this one

  • By Anonymous Buyer on 07-26-16

This is all of Grants books crammed into one.

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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: 09-28-17

Very high energy and great content. Definitely something to listen to more then once! If you listen this book will change your mindset.

  • Unshakeable

  • Your Financial Freedom Playbook
  • By: Tony Robbins
  • Narrated by: Tony Robbins, Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,794
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,925
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,866

After interviewing 50 of the world's greatest financial minds and penning the number-one New York Times best seller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • a one sentence summary....

  • By Martin on 03-04-17

This reader is extremely monotone.

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

Reviewed: 06-28-17

I'm a huge Tony Robbins fan but I feel he did a bad job picking out the reader for this book. I literally could not finish it due to the blandness of his voice. Great content bad reader. Tony needs to be like Grant Cardone and read his own books.

  • The Richest Man in Babylon

  • By: George S. Clason
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,391
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,407

A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better Financial Control, Better Quality of Life

  • By will on 08-31-14

Must read

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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: 06-28-17

Timeless tale of the value of hard work and monetary wisdom. This is a must read book if your finances are not at their desired destination

  • The Like Switch

  • An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over
  • By: Jack Schafer PhD, Ph.D. Marvin Karlins Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,045

The Like Switch is packed with all the tools you need for turning strangers into friends, whether you are on a sales call, a first date, or a job interview. As a Special Agent for the FBI's National Security Division's Behavioral Analysis Program, Dr. Jack Schafer developed dynamic and breakthrough strategies for profiling terrorists and detecting deception. Now, Dr. Schafer has evolved his proven-on-the-battlefield tactics for the day-to-day, but no less critical battle of getting people to like you.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended

  • By Billy G. Gruff on 05-14-16

game changer

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

Reviewed: 02-20-17

Would you consider the audio edition of The Like Switch to be better than the print version?

yes

Any additional comments?

This book will literally let you read peoples body which will lead to you reading their minds. this is one of the most scientific approaches to making people like you that there is. this is simply a game changer.

  • You Are a Badass

  • How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
  • By: Jen Sincero
  • Narrated by: Jen Sincero
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,702
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,492

Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Title misrepresents tone of content

  • By Matt on 07-29-14

Get the compact addition of the book.

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

This book has great concepts and ideas but it is about 3 hours to long. There is a compact addition I would highly suggest getting the compact over this book for times sake.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132,882
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,223

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Psychological Thriller Mystery

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 01-23-18

Long but great.

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-06-16

This is a wonderful book full of twists and turns that you least expect. I would however say it drags on a bit towards the end. If this book was just about one fifth smaller it would be flawless. Never the less this is a great book with WONDERFUL commentators.