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Susan Townsend

Oakland, ca, United States
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  • Pandemic

  • By: Robin Cook
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 260

After a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on the NYC subway and dies by the time she reaches the hospital, her case is initially chalked up to influenza. That is, until she ends up on Dr. Jack Stapleton's autopsy table, where Jack discovers something eerily fishy: First, that the young woman has had a heart transplant, and second, that her DNA matches that of the transplanted heart. Strangely, two more incidences of young people with this same sudden and rapid illness follow. Something is off about these cases, and only Jack can figure it out before it's too late.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Misleading Title & Disappointing Plot

  • By Chris H. on 12-16-18

Ok listened to whole story

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

I’d give more stars but there were enough cringe worthy racist & misogynistic phrasing - maybe intentional re main characters stodgy personality but mixed with overused metaphors & self righteous proclamations- it was a little hard to take. Nonetheless I like the science gone crazy future speculations so was good from that perspective...kept me listening

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Productivity Project

  • Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy
  • By: Chris Bailey
  • Narrated by: Chris Bailey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,246
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,977

Chris Bailey turned down lucrative job offers to pursue a lifelong dream - to spend a year performing a deep dive experiment into the pursuit of productivity, a subject he had been enamored with since he was a teenager. After obtaining his business degree, he created a blog to chronicle a year-long series of productivity experiments he conducted on himself, where he also continued his research and interviews with some of the world's foremost experts, from Charles Duhigg to David Allen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Book on Personal Productivity

  • By Bob W.. on 02-26-16

Waste of time & incredibly annoying

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

Seriously makes me question legitimacy of reviews - it was like a 14 yo queried google & wrote a book - both in tone, shallowness, - also downright misses the point of meditation- yoga...Read Julia Morgenstern, Covey, the bullet Journal... all infinitely more helpful & insightful. It’s also painful to listen to someone who clearly hasn’t had to get up early to commute, have multiple jobs, or god forbid had a factory job - which he treats as something out of the 19th century.

  • Behold, Darkness and Sorrow

  • Seven Cows, Ugly and Gaunt, Book One
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784

Ambitious college student Daniel Walker has his world turned upside down when he begins having prophetic dreams about the judgment coming upon America. Through one of his dreams, Daniel learns of an imminent threat of an EMP attack that will wipe out America's electric grid and all computerized devices, sending the country into a technological dark age. Living in a nation where all life-sustaining systems of support are completely dependent on electricity and computers, the odds for survival are dismal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Big fan

  • By Brandon on 03-22-16

Warning Christian proselytizing

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

Reviewed: 09-21-16

Fairly to overtly offensive Christian prepping preaching - there should be a warning label. Plus the gun lobbying was a bit painful. General how to prepping basics with plugging for name brand products. Regressive in terms of the role of women.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful