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  • Buseyisms

  • Gary Busey's Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth
  • By: Gary Busey, Steffanie Sampson
  • Narrated by: Gary Busey
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

What is a Buseyism? I take the letters that spell a word to create a definition for the word in the truth of its deeper, dimensional meaning. I weave in my personal anecdotes along with my musings on how I live life successfully according to my experiences. Who am I, a genius, a crazy madman, to give advice? This is not advice. I am sharing the life lessons I learned while surviving the ups and downs of almost 50 years in Hollywood, a near fatal motorcycle accident, a drug overdose, two divorces, bankruptcy and cancer in the middle of my face.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good listen Gary's story is amazing!

  • By Stephanie antobenedetto on 09-08-18

Not what I thought it would be.

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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: 11-03-18

It's a total waste of time and money. I'm really disappointed in it because I like Gary Busey. Bless his heart, he's just not a writer/

  • Witch Slapped

  • Witchless in Seattle, Book 1
  • By: Dakota Cassidy
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 567
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 515
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515

Hello. My name is Stevie Cartwright, and I've been witchless for 30 days. If only there was a support group for down-on-their-luck ex-witches who've had their powers slapped right out of them (literally). Just as I was licking my wounds after returning to my hometown of Ebenezer Falls, Washington, and navigating my suddenly nonmagical existence with the help of my familiar, Belfry, things got sticky. Enter an ex-spy and newly departed spirit named Winterbottom, who's infiltrated my life with his sexy British accent and a couple of requests....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this cozy tremendously!

  • By janet on 08-05-16

VERY GOOD<br />

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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: 09-26-18

I WAS VERY PLEASANTLY SURPRISED WITH THIS BOOK. ITS SO REFRESHING TO HAVE BOOK WITH NO VULGAR LANGUAGE AND NO SEX . I WOULD RECOMMEND IT.

  • Leverage in Death

  • In Death Series, Book 47
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,438
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,214

For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would make news in the business world, the nine a.m. meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room, strapped with explosives, the headlines told of death and destruction instead. The NYPSD’s Eve Dallas confirms that Rogan was cruelly coerced by two masked men holding his family hostage. His motive was saving his wife and daughter - but what was the motive of the masked men? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating

  • By Jean on 09-23-18

wonderful story

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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: 09-19-18

This is the very best one yet. I just finished it and going to start it again. incredible!!!!

  • Prince Charles

  • The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
  • By: Sally Bedell Smith
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor, Sally Bedell Smith
  • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 240

From the New York Times best-selling author of Elizabeth the Queen comes the first major biography of Prince Charles in more than 20 years - perfect for fans of The Crown. Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to give us a new look at Prince Charles, the oldest heir to the throne in more than 300 years.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Diana dissed at every chance

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-12-17

boring!!!!

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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: 08-30-18

I've listened to this extremely boring book about half way through. I slept during some of it. I know there can't be a more boring person in the world. He should be grateful that Diana even married him.

  • Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Jasmine Blackborow
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,711
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703

In the days leading up to her wedding to Darcy O'Mara, Lady Georgiana Rannoch takes on the responsibilities of a grand estate, but proving she can run a household just may be the death of her in the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times best-selling author of On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall I loved it!

  • By Dylan on 08-13-18

BEST OF THE SERIES

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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: 08-09-18

I loved this book. I think it's the best in series. The new reader did a great job and she did have big shoes to fill. I can't imagine having to step into that situation but job well done.

  • The President Is Missing

  • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,415
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10,489
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,449

The White House is the home of the president of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and the world's best-selling novelist, James Patterson, The President Is Missing is a breathtaking story from the pinnacle of power.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wanted it to be so much better

  • By K. Moeller on 06-18-18

BORING

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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: 06-22-18

I've never read a book by Patterson. I just could not get into it. It was so boring that I just turned off my device.

  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22,619
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,197
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20,198

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ENTERTAINING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • By Ann on 02-13-18

terrible

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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: 06-02-18

I hated the format in which it was done. VERY
difficult to follow. I would not recommend.

  • Breaking Free

  • How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and My Father, Warren Jeffs
  • By: Rachel Jeffs
  • Narrated by: Rachel Jeffs
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 534

In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it. Born into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rachel Jeffs was raised in a strict patriarchal culture defined by subordinate sister wives and men they must obey.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heart breaking addition to the FLDS cult story

  • By blueskies982 on 12-10-17

NO

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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: 01-17-18

I didn't like it at all. I thought the entire thing was boring as they get. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

  • Day Shift

  • A Novel of Midnight, Texas
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,633
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,393
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,390

A number-one New York Times best-selling author, Charlaine Harris penned the addictive Sookie Stackhouse series. In Day Shift psychic Manfred Bernardo is hounded by the press after a client drops dead during a reading. Turning to the local vampire's lover for help, Manfred hopes she can put the squeeze on the scandal before someone else is put on ice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Midnight, Texas Continues to Fascinate

  • By Lulu on 08-21-15

Delightful and strange

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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: 06-23-17

I am delighted with this book and the other two. It was full of surprises, mystery, and humor. Well done Ms. Harris.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Cases That Haunt Us

  • From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won't Go Away
  • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 817
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 737
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733

Did Lizzie Borden murder her own father and stepmother? Was Jack the Ripper actually the Duke of Clarence? Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? America's foremost expert on criminal profiling and 25-year FBI veteran John Douglas, along with author and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, explores those tantalizing questions and more in this mesmerizing work of detection. With uniquely gripping analysis, the authors reexamine and reinterpret the accepted facts, evidence, and victimology of the most notorious murder cases in the history of crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Douglas is AMAZING

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-16

NOT A FAN OF JOHN DOUGLAS

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

Reviewed: 06-20-17

True to form John Douglas, likes to blow his own horn about how great he is and how smart he is. His huge ego just wont let him see all the things around him. I have decided this is my last book written by this author. I won't waste anymore of my time and money on his books.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful