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  • Design Is a Job

  • By: Mike Monteiro
  • Narrated by: Mike Monteiro
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 621
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 548

Co-founder of Mule Design and raconteur Mike Monteiro wants to help you do your job better. From contracts to selling design, from working with clients to working with each other, this brief book is packed with knowledge you can't afford not to know.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good except the lip smacking

  • By Alexander L Parker on 12-13-17

listen to it.

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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: 06-11-19

lots if great advice and first hand knowledge. and not just for design either.
highly recommend.

  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64,975
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60,634
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60,476

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A ferrari with no motor

  • By will on 11-18-17

some contrived plot devices otherwise ok

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

Reviewed: 03-24-19

good to listen to, performance was brilliant.
overall very good story.
Though towards the end she was meant to have done research but missed some key data. it felt like a stretch that she was able to find out all this information, is highly intelligent but missed some key points.

  • James Moriarty, Consulting Criminal

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 937
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 940

His razor-sharp intellect, uncanny powers of deduction, and knowledge of the criminal underground are legendary throughout London. He solves cases with the able assistance of his close friend and confidant. And, one day, he will become the arch enemy of Sherlock Holmes. Meet Professor James Moriarty - consulting criminal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfectly written and narrated

  • By Burns Waggener on 09-18-17

Well put together

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

Looking forward to more stories about Moriarty. The stories do mesh nicely with the Sherlock feel and are very enjoyable.

  • Sovereign

  • By: Jeff Hirsch
  • Narrated by: Jesse Einstein
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13,109
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12,118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,114

Micah Cole has been in deep space for three years while his parents chase their obsession with finding intelligence to the far corners of the universe, but Micah dreams of the friends he left behind and counts the days until they return home. When a devastating meteor shower nearly destroys their ship, Micah is separated from his family and stranded on Sovereign, a vast planet of raging rivers, towering forests, and deadly creatures. If Micah ever wants to see his family or his home again, he’ll have to learn to how to survive on a hostile alien world, all alone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Exploring strange new worlds

  • By Kingsley on 02-01-19

interesting not great

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

definitely struggled to finish. helped I turned the speed up to 1.40.

interesting concept about first contact but a really difficult listen. The kid was pretty thick. and the tech, seriously no ship wide alarms for meteorite showers, or other danger.

And a life pod that can handle rain? we have cars that have tech that turns on wipers when it rains, but the pod door couldn't close. what no ai, no backups, no redundancies.
jump gated but no ability to make the thing hover, float or fly???

Went back over some of the book again after trying to explain it to some one and yes some of the material is creepy, not horror creepy, creepy creepy.

Really cod.do with a solid edit and editor.

  • Unf*ckology

  • A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence
  • By: Amy Alkon
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 266

Amy Alkon presents Unf*ckology, a "science-help" book that knocks the self-help genre on its unscientific ass. You can finally stop fear from being your boss and put an end to your lifelong social suckage. Have you spent your life shrinking from opportunities you were dying to seize but feel "that's just who I am"? Well, screw that! You actually can change, and it doesn't take exceptional intelligence or a therapist who's looking forward to finally buying Aruba after decades of listening to you yammer on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great writing, better advise

  • By Howard Owens on 01-31-18

Highly recommended

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

Reviewed: 02-21-19

brilliant. listen to it that's all I can say, download, listen Nd maybe listen to it again

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 44,106
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,176

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I wonder what could have been

  • By JJ on 07-26-18

brilliant

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

I really hope there are follow up books in the bobaverse.
Love the way they were written

  • For We Are Many

  • Bobiverse, Book 2
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 48,443
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 45,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,255

Bob Johansson didn't believe in an afterlife, so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock. To add to the surprise, he is now a sentient computer and the controlling intelligence for a Von Neumann probe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Denis E.Taylor Sets A New Standard For Sci-Fi

  • By Devin on 04-18-17

absolutely awesome

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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: 01-13-19

love the style, love the writing and the performance is brilliant.

binged this book just like the first one

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70,910
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 66,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66,413

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

awesome

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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: 01-05-19

binged it. the story, the performance all brilliant. going to the next in the series now.

  • SEO Fitness Workbook: 2019 Edition

  • The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization Success on Google
  • By: Jason McDonald PhD
  • Narrated by: Michael Puttonen
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

More than an audiobook - a workbook. While other books on SEO are either just junk put up to sell consulting services or esoteric mumbo-jumbo by experts, for experts, the SEO Fitness Workbook speaks in plain English and provides practical step-by-step instructions on how to optimize your website to the top of Google, Yahoo, and Bing. It is built upon years of real experience, and the teaching methodology of Jason McDonald, used in his classes in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Stanford University's Continuing Studies program.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you only buy one book on SEO ever, this is it

  • By Lark on 05-18-17

ugh

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-18

struggled to listen. not only was the narrator bad but the content was truly awful. dumbed down to the point of being useless.

found my self fast forwarding through chapters.

It was admirable to try to present this in away that everyone could understand and work, but the author failed - hard. I bought the book to hear about seo, techniques, data, do's and don'ts not bad analogies.