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  • The Case Against Impeaching Trump

  • By: Alan Dershowitz
  • Narrated by: Lawrence Richardson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153

Alan Dershowitz has been called “one of the most prominent and consistent defenders of civil liberties in America” by Politico. Yet he has come under partisan fire for applying those same principles to Donald Trump during the course of his many appearances in national media outlets as an expert resource on civil and constitutional law. The Case Against Impeaching Trump seeks to reorient the debate over impeachment to the same standard that Dershowitz has continued to uphold for decades: the law of the United States of America, as established by the Constitution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The reasonable left

  • By Erik Josephson on 07-10-18

Very Much Needed

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

A legal opinion from arguably one the greatest constitutional lawyers of our time about what is going with the continuous attacks on President Trump. Point by point, he takes apart the baseless attempts to find that the President has violated some law. We may not need a legal scholar to see what is going on, but when it comes from him, it is very impressive.

14 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Outrage, Inc.

  • How the Liberal Mob Ruined Science, Journalism, and Hollywood
  • By: Derek Hunter
  • Narrated by: Derek Hunter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212

From Derek Hunter - one of the most entertaining political writers today - comes an insightful, alarming look at how progressives have took over academia, pop culture, and journalism in order to declare everything liberal great, and everything great, liberal. Progressives love to attack conservatives as anti-science, wallowing in fake news, and culturally backwards. But who are the real denialists here? There are three institutions in American life run by gatekeepers that have stopped letting in anyone who questions their liberal script: academia, journalism, and pop culture. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spot On!

  • By Tresda on 07-28-18

Good Read for our Times.

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

A very good attack on PC and the bias in media reporting of everything. It is helpful in showing just how ridiculous things being reported as news have become. The need to fill an agenda and the rush to get something out there first has replaced investigative reporting. It also points out that there are no consequences for frivolous reporting. Well researched. Cites numerous examples and good narration. There are times when he becomes somewhat repetitive but overall the book keeps your attention. He also writes about how celebrities and the media work together to spin their leftist ideas and no one except those already on board care what they have to say.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Donald J. Trump

  • A President like No Other
  • By: Conrad Black, Victor Davis Hanson - foreword
  • Narrated by: Tom Parks
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 157

Conrad Black, bestselling author of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom and Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, turns his attention to his "friend" President Donald J. Trump and provides the most intriguing and significant analysis yet of Trump's political rise. Ambitious in intellectual scope, contrarian in many of its opinions, and admirably concise, this is surely set to be one of the most provocative political books you are likely to listen to this year.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 45th President of the United States of America

  • By JEYCEE on 05-16-18

Better than Most

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

Reviewed: 06-27-18

There have been far too many Trump Books for the little bit of time he has been in politics. Most are written to pander to an audience of people who can't get over the fact that he got elected. I can't imagine what these people will do if he gets re-elected. This book is somewhat flattering of the President, but compared to most of the stuff that is out there, you would have to consider it balanced.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,034
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8,314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,274

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, the narration!

  • By Destry on 07-20-17

It's No Bosch

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

Reviewed: 07-24-17

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

This book was like listening to a dictionary of police lingo and abbreviations. Some of that is ok, but after a while it becomes distracting. When you are used to Bosch, this character was hard to identify with.

Would you recommend The Late Show to your friends? Why or why not?

Probably not. Having gotten used to Harry Bosch, this book was a bit of a let down. When you have a winner, keep riding it.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Unlike a lot of other readers, I didn't really have any problem with the narration.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

It might be a better movie than a book.

Any additional comments?

What I would like to see is another Mickey Haller book. Go that way if you want to change characters from HB.

  • Camino Island

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,146
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,112

Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them, and a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for - all in one long summer on Camino Island.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Grisham wrote this?

  • By Dan on 06-13-17

Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 06-10-17

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

From someone who has read everything he has written, this book would be toward the end of the line. Usually, I can't put a Grisham book down. I had to work to keep my interest in this one.

Would you ever listen to anything by John Grisham again?

Of course. Too much good stuff to let one book stop me from reading Grisham.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

The narration was adequate.

Did Camino Island inspire you to do anything?

No.

Any additional comments?

I saw another person made a comment that Grisham is back. I thought the opposite, that he may have lost his edge or interest in writing. Maybe it was the story, but overall I thought the book was short of Grisham standards.

15 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Tuesdays with Morrie

  • 20th Anniversary Edition
  • By: Mitch Albom
  • Narrated by: Mitch Albom
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,790
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,359
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,354

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient, and wise who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly 20 years ago. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live

  • By AudioAddict on 04-17-16

A Little Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 06-01-16

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

It's a story of a man dying of a terrible disease. It is a great book about how well a man handled a horrible disease. Most of us would never be able to do what he did. Maybe my expectations were too high. I had heard so much about the book, I felt a little let down after listening to it. As a couple of people stated, it mostly is about the author talking. I kept waiting for the wisdom of Morrie and it just didn't seem to be there.

Would you be willing to try another book from Mitch Albom? Why or why not?

Maybe

What about Mitch Albom’s performance did you like?

He did a good job of narrating it

Do you think Tuesdays with Morrie needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No

  • The Man Who Would Not Be Washington

  • Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision that Changed American History
  • By: Jonathan Horn
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

On the eve of the Civil War, one soldier embodied the legacy of George Washington and the hopes of a divided land. Both North and South knew Robert E. Lee as the son of Washington's most famous eulogist and the son-in-law of Washington's adopted child. Each side sought his services for high command. Lee could choose only one. The decision he made would change history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A breath of unbiased truth!

  • By brian bridges on 07-04-16

It's all been said before and better.

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

Reviewed: 02-23-16

Would you try another book from Jonathan Horn and/or David Drummond?

If it's your first book about Lee or the Civil War it would be somewhat interesting, but all it really does is repeat what has been said it many other places and like I said, not as well.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ball Four

  • The Final Pitch
  • By: Jim Bouton
  • Narrated by: Jim Bouton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 608
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605

When Ball Four was published in 1970, it created a firestorm. Bouton was called a Judas, a Benedict Arnold and a “social leper” for having violated the “sanctity of the clubhouse.” Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force Bouton to sign a statement saying the book wasn’t true. Ballplayers, most of whom hadn’t read it, denounced the book. It was even banned by a few libraries. Almost everyone else, however, loved Ball Four.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Only Man Who Could Tell It...

  • By K. Palmer on 04-20-12

Boring!!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-22-14

What disappointed you about Ball Four?

I can't understand what the big deal is about this book. I love baseball. Just finished books on Cobb, Ruth and Stengel. I could barely listen to this. It was just a continuous attempt by Bouton funny which he was not. It still would not be good but it would have been an improvement had Bouton not tried to narrate it.

Would you be willing to try another one of Jim Bouton’s performances?

No

What character would you cut from Ball Four?

Jim Bouton

0 of 2 people found this review helpful