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  • The Bullet Journal Method

  • Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
  • By: Ryder Carroll
  • Narrated by: Ryder Carroll
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341

For years Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the Bullet Journal that helped him become consistently focused and effective. Then it went viral. To his astonishment, Bullet Journaling is now a global movement. The Bullet Journal Method is about much more than organizing your notes and to-do lists. It's about what Carroll calls "intentional living": weeding out distractions and focusing your time and energy in pursuit of what's truly meaningful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent book with outstanding pleasing voice

  • By Samuel Tremblay on 10-25-18

Just tell me how to use the stupid method.

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

Reviewed: 03-25-19

I have both the book and the audio book. there is too much editorializing and telling me how great and effective Bullet Journaling is. But it just won't tell me how to do it.

I'm sorry I don't care about how the method totally revolutionized some random womans life. I want to know how it can help me. just tell me how to do it.

  • The Beasts of Clawstone Castle

  • By: Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

When Madlyn and Rollo are sent to stay at ancient Clawstone Castle, they soon fall in love with the house and its eccentric, penniless inhabitants. There's grumpy, limping Uncle George, mousey Miss Emily, and reclusive Cousin Howard who hardly ever leaves his library. But, the children are especially enchanted by the cattle of Clawstone Park - rare and beautiful beasts, as white as snow and as wild as wolves. No one knows where they came from.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really cute

  • By D EVANS on 12-10-18

really cute

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

cute story. great reader. I was engaged almost immediately. this book renewed my joy of listening.

  • The Magicians

  • A Novel
  • By: Lev Grossman
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,706
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,794
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,811

Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he's still secretly preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret, very exclusive college of magic in upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the craft of modern sorcery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not an average book

  • By Kyle on 04-30-11

TV show better

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

The reader was good but the book began to drag about 2/3 of the way in. I'm not sure I will listen to the others.

  • Zoo

  • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,747
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,452
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,443

All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear. With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really very good

  • By Trina on 08-10-16

not the same as the TV show

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

Reviewed: 12-11-17

i loved the TV show. It was cooky and out there. The book was good but it's not TV show. dont get me wrong...I really enjoyed this book, and the reader was and fantastic but if you're expecting it to match the TV show... don't.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye

  • Psychic Eye Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Victoria Laurie
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Michaels
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,522
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,085
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,077

Abby Cooper is a P.I., psychic intuitive. But her insight failed her when she didn't foresee the death of one of her clients - or that the lead investigator for the case is the gorgeous blind date she just met. Now, with the police suspicious of her abilities and a killer on the loose, Abby's future looks more uncertain than ever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • review of Abby Cooper series

  • By Roger on 03-11-10

Basic chick-lit

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

Book was ok, but I really didn't like the reader for this story. she had a pleasant voice but took odd stops/breather. had no Different creation and characters voices. And sounded like a kindly grandmother than a 30 something psychic.

it is just the wrong book for this reader. I think I would enjoy the books more if I read them myself.

  • The Eyes of the Dragon

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,036
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,874
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,859

The Kingdom of Delain is at stake when King Roland is murdered and his son and rightful heir, Peter, is framed for the crime. Plotting against him is the evil Flagg and his pawn, young Prince Thomas. Yet with every plan there are holes - like Thomas's terrible secret. And the determined Prince Peter, who is planning a daring escape from his imprisonment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Place to Start

  • By jston on 03-19-16

great listen with a few tiny annoyances

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

the reader is amazing! I honestly want to download every book he has read. but there is a trend that is really starting to annoy me in audiobooks. the voices are great. I love how talented this and many readers are in making the stories come alive. but.... there is a problem. these "voices" somtimes cause the reader's volume to drop. there was a whole "scene" in this book that a character with a dramatic voice was whispering. I couldn't here it. there have now been 3 books where the readers do an "airy", or "whisper" voice and the sound drops too low.

I believe this is a production problem not a reader problem.... they should equalize better. but I listen to books when I'm running and driving and neither allow for massive volume adjustments every other conversation or repeating entire scenes over and over agin. it breaks the rythem of the book and massively decrease my enjoyment.

  • Scrappy Little Nobody

  • By: Anna Kendrick
  • Narrated by: Anna Kendrick
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,376
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,211
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,114

Anna Kendrick's autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle-class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is known, Anna Kendrick's essays offer her one-of-a-kind commentary on the absurdities she's experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Anna Kendrick: Scrappy Little... Revelation

  • By Andrew on 01-17-17

cute

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

Reviewed: 08-16-17

cute book. easy listen. highly enjoyed listening. it red like a fiction story but I like anna kendrick as an actress and the book made me smile.

  • Shopaholic to the Stars

  • Shopaholic, Book 7
  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 562
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 494
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 495

Becky and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join her husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can't wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga retreats, and shopping trips to Rodeo Drive. But she really hopes to become a personal stylist - Sage's personal stylist - if only Luke would set up an introduction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Cliffhanger!

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-23-14

would have like it if I could hear the reader!

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

Reviewed: 06-05-17

this may be more of a production team issue not the reader.... but the reader keeps dropping her voice as she is doing character voices. She does an amazing job of voices but she literally drops down to a wiser when reading the main protagonist and various other charaters. My phone is tunnd to max and my car speakers up to 45 just to hear consistently. it's very frustrating.

  • Bloodhound

  • The Legend of Beka Cooper, Book 2
  • By: Tamora Pierce
  • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
  • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 911
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 755

The Dogs discover that gamblers are bringing the counterfeit money from Port Caynn. In Port Caynn, Beka delves deep into the gambling world, where she meets a charming banking clerk named Dale Rowan. Beka thinks she may be falling for Rowan, but she won't let anything - or anyone - jeopardize her mission. As she heads north to an abandoned silver mine, it won't be enough for Beka be her usual terrier self. She'll have to learn from Achoo to sniff out the criminals, to be a Bloodhound.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great sequel

  • By Stephanie Louie on 02-02-10

it was pretty good.

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

Reviewed: 02-15-17

I'm a big Tamora Pierce fan since I was a kid. these Becca Cooper books are not my favorite though. I think it might be the first person narrative, journal story telling, but I'm not sure. while the story was good I found the book lagged and I didn't necessarily feel an attachment to the characters. I will read/listen to third in series eventually but I think I need a little break from Becca Cooper.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Beka Cooper Book 1

  • The Legend of Beka Cooper #1
  • By: Tamora Pierce
  • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
  • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 984
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 986

Tamora Pierce begins a new Tortall trilogy by introducing Beka Cooper, an amazing young woman who lived 200 years before Pierce's popular Alanna character. For the first time, Pierce employs first-person narration in a novel, bringing readers even closer to a character they will love for her unusual talents and tough personality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love it

  • By Clara on 07-26-08

good but not my favorite

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

Reviewed: 01-13-17

it was a cute book but somewhat lacking the charm of lioness quartet or immortals.