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  • A Higher Loyalty

  • Truth, Lies, and Leadership
  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21,832
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,925
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19,834

In his audiobook, A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of powe, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Than Trump: All Comey's Life/Working Years--

  • By Gillian on 04-17-18

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 04-22-18

This book is filled with love for all the amazing people who helped shape him, hope for all who can still learn from him, and best of all a gentle reminder of what it means to be human.The lessons of a life well lived will undoubtedly echo in the heart and minds of all who listen. What a wonderful Journey, one I will take over and over again.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

  • By: Al Franken
  • Narrated by: Al Franken
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14,916
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,779
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13,638

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was reading this when the allegations against Franken came out

  • By Fruitsalad200 on 12-10-17

Entertaining and informative!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-17

And yes, funny too! Thank you for the gift of optimism, and for instilling hope that this too shall pass!

  • A Mother's Reckoning

  • Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
  • By: Sue Klebold
  • Narrated by: Andrew Solomon, Sue Klebold
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,997
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,817
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815

On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill 12 students and a teacher and wound 24 others before taking their own lives. For the last 16 years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the promising young man she had loved and raised, be responsible for such horror? And how, as his mother, had she not known something was wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I kept on driving just to listen to a few more chapters

  • By Sharon on 02-23-16

Sobering! A must read for all parents

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

A beautifully written and sobering account of a mother's reckoning. Her honest recollections of the child who stole her heart, then broke it when he unexpectedly took the lives of others before taking his own. She speaks candidly about the guilt and pain and what it was like to suddenly find herself the mother of a child she did not recognize, a child the press called a "monster

  • The Psychopath Inside

  • A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain
  • By: James Fallon
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 304
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 269
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 265

The memoir of a neuroscientist whose research led him to a bizarre personal discovery, James Fallon had spent an entire career studying how our brains affect our behavior when his research suddenly turned personal. While studying brain scans of several family members, he discovered that one perfectly matched a pattern he’d found in the brains of serial killers. This meant one of two things: Either his family’s scans had been mixed up with those of felons or someone in his family was a psychopath.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining story with some quick neuroscience

  • By smarmer on 09-21-14

Eye opening!

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

Reviewed: 05-09-17

Fast paced, and engaging. A fascinating look at society's best kept secret! A must read for anyone who has an interest in understanding human behavior.

  • You Have to F--king Eat

  • By: Adam Mansbach
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,989
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,681
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,655

Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Malcom in the Middle) follows in the exasperated footsteps of Samuel L. Jackson, giving voice to the long-suffering father whose indifferent child will just not eat in this hilarious follow-up to Adam Mansbach's international best seller, Go the F--k to Sleep.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another role that Bryan Cranston plays to a T.

  • By Darren on 11-12-14

Hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-16

Many thanks to Bryan for lending his voice to this very funny little book. I got a kick out of it and had myself a comforting belly laugh .

  • A Life in Parts

  • By: Bryan Cranston
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,774
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,454

Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father, a struggling actor and director, cast him in a United Way commercial. Soon Bryan was haunting the local movie theater, memorizing and reenacting favorite scenes with his older brother. Acting was clearly the boy's destiny - until one day his father disappeared. Suddenly destiny took a backseat to survival. Seeking something more stable, perhaps subconsciously trying to distance himself from his absent father, Cranston decided on a career in law enforcement.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • They're all good parts.

  • By kelli mcgourty on 10-23-16

Deliciously entertaining!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-16

A very enlightening and fun trek through the life of this self made, adventurous man. A man who carved a path through adversity, lived life on his own terms, and found himself in the process. A man who has taken his fans on an emotional rollercoaster ride; from his perfect comedic timing as Hal, to the shockingly human and dark side of Walter White. He will be best remembered for his impeccable ability to force so many of us to look deep into our soul and ask ; 'What would Walter White Do?

5 of 6 people found this review helpful