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  • Lucy and Desi

  • The Legendary Love Story of Television's Most Famous Couple
  • By: Warren G. Harris
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

After eight years on the air, Desi Arnaz did not love Lucy any more. On screen, they were dynamite, a comedy pairing more successful than any Hollywood had ever produced. But when the cameras stopped rolling, they fought, screamed and threatened each other more each season. Finally, an argument in Desi's production office turned violent. Lucy hurled a cocktail glass past his head, and Desi demanded a divorce. He moved out that night. After nearly 20 years, America's favorite couple was finished.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it!!!

  • By iris on 01-13-17

AWESOME!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-15-19

I loved this book so much and learned a lot about their impact on the television industry as a whole. Highly recommended!

  • I'm Fine...and Other Lies

  • By: Whitney Cummings
  • Narrated by: Whitney Cummings
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,736
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,737

A hilarious and emotional personal account of the life, times, mistakes, and crippling codependence of comedian, producer, director, actress, and writer Whitney Cummings. Full of intellect, pathos, and profundity, I'm Fine...and Other Lies is, in Whitney's words, her first book, which means her last date. With her signature incendiary edge and self-deprecation, Whitney comes clean about what has shaped her into the trailblazing comic that she is today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I've been waiting for this woman to write a book!

  • By Giggle Pants on 10-09-17

GREAT BOOK!

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Reviewed: 12-17-18

I listened to this twice in a row. It's a book that will make you think about your choices. I related to this book so much. Whitney was brutally honest yet thoughtful and caring in the way she shared her story. I am grateful for her insight.

  • The Happiness Advantage

  • The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
  • By: Shawn Achor
  • Narrated by: Shawn Achor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,037
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,988

Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive at work.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Putting Positive Thinking To Work

  • By Sara on 10-29-14

Excellent book everyone should read.

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This is a how to book with very thought provoking content. It's really more about how our brains work that happiness per se. I highly recommend it.