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Jeff Barney

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  • The Enchanter Heir

  • By: Cinda Williams Chima
  • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

They called it the Thorn Hill Massacre - the brutal attack on a once-thriving Weir community. Though Jonah Kinlock lived through it, he did not emerge unscathed: like the other survivors Jonah possesses unique magical gifts that set him apart from members of the mainline guilds.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It sucks you in and makes you want more.

  • By Jennifer on 01-30-14

Not impressed

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

Reviewed: 05-04-15

This book was a waste of time. The characters from the other books are barely mentioned, and there is almost no action at all. It's simply a story line of two love interests with less chemistry than Bella and Edward. The language is fowler, the humor is dirtier, and the plot is lamer than the previous books in this series.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 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 25,540
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22,731
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22,469

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

Great Book - Not so good Language

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

Reviewed: 03-15-15

This book is really inspiring and helpful in showing how to deepen relationships. I learned a lot. There's a lot of cussing, if that means anything to you.

  • Battle of the Ampere

  • Michael Vey, Book 3
  • By: Richard Paul Evans
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199

The hair-raising action continues for Michael Vey in this charged third installment of the #1 New York Times best-selling series. In the third book of the electrifying Michael Vey series, Michael and his friends must continue to fight the Elgen and try to disrupt their plans to rule the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible book

  • By dawn on 11-03-13

Okay, not as good as first two

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

Reviewed: 03-06-15

I liked it, just not quite as much as the first two. At least it was clean! I appreciate that.

  • Rise of the Elgen

  • Michael Vey, Book 2
  • By: Richard Paul Evans
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,625
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,479

Michael was born with special electrical powers - and he’s not the only one. His friend Taylor has them too, and so do other kids around the world. With Michael’s friend Ostin, a techno-genius, they form the Electroclan, an alliance meant to protect them from a powerful group, the growing Order of Elgen, who are out to destroy them. The leader of the Elgen, Dr. Hatch, has kidnapped Michael’s mother, and time is running out. After narrowly escaping an Elgen trap, Ostin’s discovery of bizarre “rat fires” in South America leads the gang to the jungles of Peru.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good Series for Boys

  • By FanB14 on 08-26-12

Good Sequel!

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

Reviewed: 02-28-15

I'm pleased with the continuation of the Michael Vey saga. Cool concepts and fun dialogue. I totally saw the ending coming.

  • Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25

  • By: Richard Paul Evans
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,624
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,333

To everyone at Meridian High School, Michael Vey is an ordinary 14-year-old. In fact, the only thing that seems to set him apart is the fact that he has Tourette's syndrome. But Michael is anything but ordinary. Michael has special powers. Electric powers....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Your never too old to enjoy a good story

  • By KCK on 08-18-11

Percy Jackson for Mutants

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

Reviewed: 02-27-15

Very similar to Percy Jackson as far as powers and audience goes. I enjoyed the storyline and the unique concepts

  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t)

  • Telling the Truth about Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,753

Based on seven years of ground-breaking research and hundreds of interviews, I Thought It Was Just Me shines a long-overdue light on an important truth: Our imperfections are what connect us to each other and to our humanity. Our vulnerabilities are not weaknesses; they are powerful reminders to keep our hearts and minds open to the reality that we're all in this together.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Important points, anemic delivery

  • By Dara Burwell on 03-13-16

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 02-23-15

This book has changed my life! I recommend it to everyone! It has helped me love myself and have greater self esteem.




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  • Walt Disney

  • The Triumph of the American Imagination
  • By: Neal Gabler
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 33 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,585
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349

Seven years in the making and meticulously researched - Gabler is the first writer to be given complete access to the Disney archives - this is the full story of a man whose work left an ineradicable brand on our culture but whose life has largely been enshrouded in myth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best biography I've listened to in a long time

  • By M. S. Cohen on 11-12-13

Great story... could have been read better.

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this to anyone who loves Walt Disney and his history.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Walt

Did Arthur Morey do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

Yes

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Walt: A History