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A report.

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

Reviewed: 10-01-18

Not some tv talking head opining, not some rumor monger throwing around hearsay, but the product of an experienced gatherer and reporter of facts. Well structured and performed well. A very worthwhile read

America's Bitter Pill audiobook cover art
  • America's Bitter Pill
  • Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
  • By: Steven Brill
  • Narrated by: Dan Woren

Never again lack for Cocktail Party conversation

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

Reviewed: 03-03-15

How the sausage (Affordable Care Act) is made. Agenda driven? I could not say. But, the topic is extremely relevant, a beautiful presentation of fact and opinion, and seems to be very well documented. The book tells the story of the ACA, but is as much a window on the U.S. political process, good and bad. Read it. You won't regret it.

Sex: Woman First - How to teach him You come First - Guide to Female Orgasm audiobook cover art

Jean Fraud Carvill

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

Reviewed: 03-03-15

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Take it from Self-Improvement and place it in Fiction.

What was most disappointing about Jean-Claude Carvill’s story?

The mix of the factual with the really silly and improbable.

What three words best describe Marie Helene’s performance?

Nice lady misused.

Could you see Sex: Woman First - How to teach him You come First - Guide to Female Orgasm being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Yes. With a lot of work, the book could conceivably aspire to one of the soft-core porn, rom-com's found in the dollar bin at Walmart. Folks not making the cut on 'Dancing with the Stars' would be casting candidates. And, with comfy seats and really good popcorn i am sure there would be an audience.

Any additional comments?

This is a compendium of sex related information- about 80% factual and 20% misleading, incomplete, or just plain silly. Though a male author, the book is narrated by a Mae West-sounding female who may have been the radio voice in 'Warriors'. The lucky author, who goes dictionary on Tantra, cites beautiful clients, like 'Cinnamon', who seem to be in no need of paying for orgasm. He claims success with 200 of 1000 women, a percentage not better than a lot of 19-year old boys. Unlike them, he does not mention a repeat business.

Enough of the author. The book is put together coherently, and one gets used to the narrator. This is no guide except for a relevant set of questions at chapter ends. But for a sentence or two, this book does not directly address post-menopausal or HRT women, or women medicating for depression/anxiety. It certainly does not help 'teach him' except in stressing good communication -duh!
As an aside, it is often noted that chasing an orgasm is a good way not to catch one. Try chasing tumescence, instead. And, get your sexual information from a more reliable source.

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wide ranging from an ant guy

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

Reviewed: 12-26-14

a long listen, but worth it. Wilson has fiddled in so many disciplines,, it is a treat to see how he has woven together so many threads.

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Garbage

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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-29-10

The orginal material in Magic Bullet was an attempt to present methodology as seen by this crew of PUA's. This current imitator is piece of trash devoid of useful opinion or information not obtainable elsewhere and is more an ego piece. It appears to be an experiment in stream-of-consciousness writing without the consciousness. I dare you to listen past 30 minutes.

5 of 9 people found this review helpful

Delivered From Distraction audiobook cover art

Great first step

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-18-09

The abridged version does exactly what was intended- make the information digestible to those who would otherwise get stuck between the jacket cover and preface. For me, it was just the right blend to interest me enough to go for the unabridged version. The unique perspective of the author's credentialed expertise and personal involvement makes for a very enjoyable and informative listen. The narration is spot on. The book loses a point for having more women's-magazine 3rd person stories than i like, but it is a style issue, a time issue, that does not detract from the book.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Delivered From Distraction audiobook cover art

Get the abridged first, then this

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-13-09

Very informative and interesting. The woman's magazine style of plenty of 3rd party stories will appeal to many in giving life to the information. The price of that is time. The abridged version gives you a very good 50k foot view, and when you can linger, give this a listen. Good narration, as well. Listen to the Amen book 'Change Your Brain...' as a companion book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Pretty good for a naked lady

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-04-08

The accent is charming and the material covered pretty well in layman terms. It might be considered overly long, but I think justice was done. Non-novices will recognize most of this material, but for a one-stop shop, it does very well. Individual areas are easily eclipsed elsewhere with greater depth, priority, accentuation, and with better examples perhaps. This is a 102 textbook, a bit better than back-to-basics, or perhaps a Thai-food sampler - enough but not too much. Each chapter is summarized and Cliff-noted at the end. This is a very nice listen and worth the time. By the way, you are NOT going to pick up, seduce, and hook up with hot babes by reading a book.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts audiobook cover art

Enjoyable, helpful

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-28-08

This book flows nicely, is narrated pleasantly, and contains enough good information to justify the time. It is not the definitive work on communications in relationships, but it is one more perspective that should be considered. While the author gives five approaches to better communicate with your partner, the real crux of the biscuit is that it helps you actually look at your partners wants and needs. This is one of a hundred ways to skin a cat, but it is a valid way and a good addition to your repertoire. And, a very pleasant listen.

14 of 17 people found this review helpful

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Total BS

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-28-08

Think about something and you "attract" it. Yeah, you don't get something without thinking about it first, agreed. But, step two is not "Magic Happens". This book would have you think so. Nice book if you need a mental rabbit's foot. Don't take it seriously.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful