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  • Your Spacious Self

  • Clear the Clutter and Discover Who You Are
  • By: Stephanie Bennett Vogt MA
  • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 75

Behind our stress, clutter, and confusion is an infinitely spacious place one might call stillness or joy. This is our natural state of being, but we usually don’t experience it, because we are caught in a web of material possessions, desires, and fears. Our clutter often becomes another member of the family that we feed, house, and lug around. In Your Spacious Self, author and professional space clearing expert Stephanie Bennett Vogt shows us that it’s not our stuff but the holding on to it that creates a force field of stuck-ness that clouds our perceptions and paralyzes our lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • it is a self healing book

  • By True Friend on 05-29-14

Book gets off topic - not enough about clutter

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

Reviewed: 03-24-18

Book doesn’t stay on the topic of clutter, instead it goes off on tangents. Disappointing.

  • Unstuff Your Life

  • Kick the Clutter Habit and Completely Organize Your Life for Good
  • By: Andrew J. Mellen
  • Narrated by: Andrew J. Mellen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,188
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,840
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,808

Arguably the most organized man in America, Andrew J. Mellen has created unique, lasting techniques for streamlined living, bringing order out of chaos for a client list that includes attorneys, filmmakers, and even psychologists. With Unstuff Your Life! he puts his powerful program in the hands of his widest audience yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Stuff

  • By Judy on 12-07-12

Too much superfluous content - wastes time.

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

Reviewed: 09-25-12

The message is good, but there are way too many repetitive, drawn-out examples, quotes, etc. Too much superfluous content. Too much time is wasted on extraneous drivel.

3 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People

  • By: Harold S. Kushner
  • Narrated by: Harold S. Kushner
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

As a young theology student, Harold Kushner puzzled over the Book of Job. As a small-town rabbi he counseled other people through pain and grief. But not until he learned that his three-year-old son, Aaron, would die in his early teens of a rare disease, did he confront one of life's most difficult questions: Where do we find the resources to cope when tragedy strikes?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People

  • By Rhonda on 04-22-04

Excellent & very helpful

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

Reviewed: 05-14-12

This audiobook was very helpful to me during a terminal illness of a loved one. It helped me understand "why"...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • This Time Together

  • Laughter and Reflection
  • By: Carol Burnett
  • Narrated by: Carol Burnett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350

Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do not listen while driving

  • By Robin on 08-12-10

Enjoyable for all Carol's fans.

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

Reviewed: 04-12-12

I grew up watching the Carol Burnett show, and really enjoyed this audiobook. Very glad that Carol read it herself. Thanks, Carol for sharing your happy memories and your heartbreaks.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Until Tuesday

  • By: Luis Carlos Montalvan
  • Narrated by: Luis Carlos Montalvan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114

A highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalvan never backed down from a challenge during his two tours of duty in Iraq. After returning home, however, the pressures of his physical wounds, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder began to take their toll. In constant physical pain, he soon found himself unable to climb a simple flight of stairs or face a bus ride to the VA hospital. He drank; he argued; he cut himself off from those he loved. Then Luis met Tuesday, a beautiful and sensitive golden retriever....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good Book

  • By Char on 08-05-11

Poor recording / performance / editing.

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

Reviewed: 03-22-12

Story is good, but difficult to listen to, because the editing doesn't seem to match. The sound of the voice doesn't match & it's very distracting / annoying.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Thunder Dog

  • The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero
  • By: Michael Hingson, Susy Flory
  • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434

On the 78th floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower, no alarms sounded, and no one knew what had just happened at 8:46 a.m. that morning, September 11, 2001. Blind since birth, Michael couldn’t see a thing, but he could hear the sounds of shattering glass, falling debris, and terrified people flooding around him and his guide dog, Roselle. However, Roselle sat calmly beside him. In that moment, Michael chose to trust Roselle’s judgment and not to panic. They were a team....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 9/11 and People who are blind

  • By Starlet on 09-05-11

Enjoyable true story.

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

Reviewed: 02-26-12

Enjoyed this true story about a man who is blind & his guide dog exiting the World Trade Center moments before it fell. Liked that he shared his thoughts and his experience. It's nice to have something good come out of something so horrific. Not only did I enjoy the story, but I learned something in the process.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Me Talk Pretty One Day

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,839
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,119

David Sedaris' collection of essays - including live recordings! - tells a most unconventional life story. With every clever turn of a phrase, Sedaris brings a view and a voice like no other to every unforgettable encounter. You can also listen to Sedaris in an interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Subtly Funny Musings on Life Experiences

  • By FanB14 on 09-03-12

Hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 02-20-12

Hilarious stories for the open-minded reader. Am looking forward to reading (listening to) his other musings. Glad this audiobook was read by the writer.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Art of Racing in the Rain

  • By: Garth Stein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,775
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,779

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enzo (because he's so wize) for president.

  • By Lora on 06-17-08

Great story from the dog's point of view.

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

Reviewed: 02-20-12

Enjoyable story from the dog's perspective. Held the reader's attention. Story went by quickly. Dog lovers' will appreciate the story.