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E. Woods

Rockville, IN, United States
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  • Introducing Agatha Raisin

  • The Quiche of Death and The Vicious Vet
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Penelope Keith, Diana Bishop
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

Putting all her eggs in one basket, Agatha Raisin gives up her successful PR firm, sells her London flat, and samples a taste of early retirement in the quiet village of Carsely. Bored, lonely, and used to getting her way, she enters a local baking contest. Despite the fact that Agatha has never baked a thing in her life, she is sure the pie she has secretly bought from an upper-crust London quicherie will make her the toast of the town. But her recipe for social advancement sours when the judge not only snubs her entry―but falls over dead!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoying this series!

  • By bigdjunta on 03-04-18

Very Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

The first book in this series was better than the second, perhaps due to the narration; however, I enjoyed them both immensely.

  • The Power of Vulnerability

  • Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage
  • By: Brené Brown PhD
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 25,542
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22,733
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22,471

On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise - that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The audio makes all the difference.

  • By Sadie on 09-14-13

Privileged White Moms, This is for You!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

Ideas are good. A lot of this is about parenthood, professional life and engaging with white middle class society. I really can't relate to a person who runs to Nordstrom to buy makeup. If you do, you may like this seminar.

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  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • By: Mark Twain
  • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,380
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,075
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,054

A natural storyteller and raconteur in his own right - just listen to Paddle Your Own Canoe and Gumption - actor, comedian, carpenter, and all-around manly man Nick Offerman ( Parks and Recreation) brings his distinctive baritone and a fine-tuned comic versatility to Twain's writing. In a knockout performance, he doesn't so much as read Twain's words as he does rejoice in them, delighting in the hijinks of Tom - whom he lovingly refers to as a "great scam artist" and "true American hero".

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Even better as an Adult!

  • By Rick on 01-10-17

Offerman gets Twain, and I love them both

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

Reviewed: 10-26-16

Nick Offerman was born to read Tom Sawyer to me. He led me to a much fuller appreciation of Twain's humor and of this classic tale. I loved it.