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  • The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels - A Love Story

  • By: Ree Drummond
  • Narrated by: Ree Drummond
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 413
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414

"I'll never forget that night. It was like a romance novel, an old Broadway musical, and a John Wayne western rolled into one. Out for a quick drink with friends, I wasn't looking to meet anyone, let alone a tall, rugged cowboy who lived on a cattle ranch miles away from my cultured, corporate hometown. But before I knew it, I'd been struck with a lightning bolt... and I was completely powerless to stop it."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Real Life Romance and Humor

  • By Elizabeth Lyle on 02-16-11

Hated It -- Could Not Finish

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

Reviewed: 05-04-17

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I understood there would be some gushing about her "cowboy," but after first few chapters I hopped through more chapters until I could not take it any longer. I thought before Chapter 13 there would be something about transitioning from city woman to country woman and adjustments to cope with.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Nothing by Ms Drummond as writer or narrator.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Her voice could have been less shrill and less sounding like excited teenager.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Sparked boredom.

Any additional comments?

Title misleading. I thought the love story was about falling in love with country life . I am sorry I wasted a credit on this book. I admit I did not finish but what I heard was repetitive and immature.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Following Sound into Silence

  • Chanting Your Way Beyond Ego into Bliss
  • By: Kailash Bruder
  • Narrated by: Kailash Bruder
  • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Kailash (Kurt A. Bruder, Ph.D., M.Ed.) believes that chanting is an authentic and effective spiritual practice that is well suited to our contemporary lifestyle. No generation before us has had to contend with the onslaught of voices clamoring for our attention, the chaos of distractions vying for our imagination and allegiance, or the flood of information that is our daily lot.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected

  • By Steven on 03-16-18

Not what I expected

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

Reviewed: 03-31-15

What disappointed you about Following Sound into Silence?

I was drawn into buying this by what I consider a non-representative selection. I loved it, but could not contend with the rest of what I heard. Stopped listening after third piece. I wish I could return it for a refund.

Would you be willing to try another one of Kailash Bruder’s performances?

NO!

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • French Level 1

  • Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • By: Pimsleur
  • Narrated by: Pimsleur
  • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

French Level 1 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of reading instruction in thirty 30-minute lessons. In the first 10 lessons, you'll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Way To Learn French, and with Audible!

  • By Bror Erickson on 12-19-14

Bored already

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

Reviewed: 09-19-13

Any additional comments?

I already bought Phase 1. I do not need to listen to eleven minutes of why I should want to buy this product. I am hoping when the "how great Pimsleur is" speech is done, I will finally find the learning (refreshing) of the language to be a good experience.

7 of 37 people found this review helpful