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  • She Wants It

  • Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy
  • By: Jill Soloway
  • Narrated by: Jill Soloway
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

In this poignant memoir of personal transformation, Jill Soloway takes us on a patriarchy-toppling emotional and professional journey. When Jill’s parent came out as transgender, Jill pushed through the male-dominated landscape of Hollywood to create the groundbreaking and award-winning Amazon TV series Transparent. Exploring identity, love, sexuality, and the blurring of boundaries through the dynamics of a complicated and profoundly resonant American family, Transparent gave birth to a new cultural consciousness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By jaclyn stevens on 10-16-18

Excellent!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-01-18

Hearing about Jill’s personal transformation was powerful and completely relatable. Thank you for this lovely book. Down with the patriarchy!

  • Feminasty

  • The Complicated Woman's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death
  • By: Erin Gibson
  • Narrated by: Erin Gibson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

A collection of hilarious personal essays and political commentary from the charming, feminist, and wickedly funny creator and host of the Throwing Shade podcast and TV Land show. Erin Gibson has a plan for women to make our future the one Beyonce already thinks we have. In Feminasty - titled after her nickname on Throwing Shade - she has written a collection of make-you-laugh-until-you-cry essays that expose the hidden rules that make life as a woman harder and deconstructs them in a way that's bold and funny and provocative.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nailed It

  • By L on 09-06-18

Nailed It

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-18

Absolutely amazed how much women’s history research and articles from way back when you discussed. You are my new favorite feminist role model. Keep on kicking the patriarchy in it’s ass Erin!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Calypso

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,292
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,232

If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And it's as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation - and dark humor - toward middle age and mortality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, as always

  • By Ruthie on 05-31-18

David Sedaris never disappoints

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-31-18

Humorous as usual. If you are a fan, just listen to it. If you no nothing about Sedaris, just listen to it and enjoy.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Kick Ass with Mel Robbins

  • Life-Changing Advice from the Author of “The 5 Second Rule”
  • By: Mel Robbins
  • Narrated by: Mel Robbins
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,403
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,678
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,640

Want more out of life? You're not alone. And best-selling author Mel Robbins is here to help with no-bullshit life and business advice that you won't get anywhere else. This follow-up to The 5-Second Rule - available only in audio - takes the classic talk-show format and elevates it to a premium audio experience. Listen to private, one-on-one coaching sessions between the celebrated motivational speaker and people like you - people who want better relationships, to be healthier and more productive, to get unstuck from destructive habits.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A $26 Podcast

  • By Sam Cochrane on 06-01-18

Mel Robbins kicks ass!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

Great audio book... especially if you continually struggle with dealing with your own sh*t.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sklars and Stripes

  • By: Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar, Scott Rogowsky
  • Narrated by: The Sklar Brothers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 454
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 424

Randy and Jason Sklar have a knack for exploring what makes America’s cities unique and wonderful, whether it’s finding out who in San Diego serves the best burritos, why basketball is so popular among those in Bloomington, or why the people of Portland can't let go of their old airport carpeting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen for comedy fans!

  • By Matthew Amick on 04-13-18

This was great!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-23-18

Randy and Jason nailed it for each city. Hope to see them live on their next tour.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • I Can Barely Take Care of Myself

  • Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids
  • By: Jen Kirkman
  • Narrated by: Jen Kirkman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 392
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 392

"You'll change your mind." That's what everyone says to Jen Kirkman - and countless women like her - when she confesses she doesn't plan to have children. But you know what? It's hard enough to be an adult. You have to dress yourself and pay bills and remember to buy birthday gifts. You have to drive and get annual physicals and tip for good service. Some adults take on the added burden of caring for a tiny human being with no language skills or bladder control.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Funny. Not fall down laughing funny, but funny

  • By david on 05-22-13

Loved this!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-18

I 100% agree with you Jen Kirkman. Anyone who is like the women she describes that continue to bombard women with questions on why someone chooses not to have a child... please stop asking. It is not your business and pay attention to your own damn kids.

  • Targeted

  • A Deputy, Her Love Affairs, a Brutal Murder
  • By: M. William Phelps
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 76

When her missing boyfriend is found murdered, his body encased in cement inside a watering trough and dumped in a cattle field, a local sheriff's deputy is arrested and charged with his murder. But as New York Times best-selling author and investigative journalist M. William Phelps digs in, the truth leads to questions about her guilt. In his first full-length, original true-crime audiobook for WildBlue Press, Phelps delivers a hard-hitting, unique experience, immersing listeners in the life of the first female deputy in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Did She or Didn't She . . .

  • By Polly Poizendem on 03-01-18

Not one of his best

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

The story itself fell kind of flat and was not that interesting. I usually love his books, but this one was not one I enjoyed. I always enjoy Kevin Pierce’s narrating... that was the only that made me give it 2 stars.

  • The Reporter Who Knew Too Much

  • The Mysterious Death of What’s My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen
  • By: Mark Shaw
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 761
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 700
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 696

Was What's My Line TV star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? If so, is the main suspect in her death still at large? These questions and more are answered in former CNN, ESPN, and USA Today legal analyst Mark Shaw's 25th book, The Reporter Who Knew Too Much.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book! Well organized, great narration

  • By Jaybird on 05-24-17

New found obsession with JFK assassination

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-20-18

Born in the mid 70s, I really never was interested in JFKs assassination. As usual, our history books have lied to us this time by giving the perception of an open and shut case. After listening to this, I want to know more and will be watching all of the documentaries I can about it. Thank you for writing a wonderful book about a strong woman who refused to back down in a man’s world. Dorothy Kilgallen is my new hero!

  • In Such Good Company

  • Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
  • By: Carol Burnett
  • Narrated by: Carol Burnett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602

Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy Award-winning show that made television history for 11 glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches, and antics that made the show legendary as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Memories of a Great Show!

  • By Jami on 10-01-16

A must listen if you grew up with The Carol Burnett Show

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-13-18

Absolutely love her and loved that show! What a great peek inside her life and the life of the show.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Black Unicorn

  • By: Tiffany Haddish
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Haddish
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,026
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24,268
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,168

Tiffany can't avoid being funny: it's just who she is. But The Last Black Unicorn is so much more than a side-splittingly hilarious collection of essays - it's a memoir of the struggles of one woman who came from nothing and nowhere. A woman who was able to achieve her dreams by reveling in her pain and awkwardness, showing the world who she really is, and inspiring others through the power of laughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad it ended

  • By HerHighness on 12-08-17

Nailed It

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-18

It was obviously funny, but she also was able to be authentic and talk about her difficult childhood and how it got her to be where she is now. So happy for her and how she has overcome so much. A truly amazing story and it was awesome she also narrated it. No one else would be able to do it justice.