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  • The Reckoning

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Michael Beck
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,980
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,968

Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, a father, a neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Would make a 5 star four hour novella, ...

  • By Wayne on 11-03-18

What in the world? Another dud after that Rooster Bar Nonsense

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

You wait hours and hours through a snooze-worthy story for a mediocre twist at the end. I honestly was getting more mad the closer it got to the end once I realized this terrible story was just that, a terrible story.

I love Grisham but this was not his best by far.

  • Power

  • Why Some People Have It - and Others Don't
  • By: Jeffrey Pfeffer
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 497
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 395

Brimming with counterintuitive advice, numerous examples from various countries, and surprising findings, this groundbreaking guide reveals the strategies and tactics that separate the winners from the losers. Power is a force that can be used and harnessed not only for individual gain but also for the benefit of organizations and society. Power, however, is not something that can be learned from those in charge....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Advice

  • By Douglas C. Bates on 05-03-14

A Good Reflection

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

Reviewed: 11-13-17

I think this is a good work on helping you step back and take an overall bigger picture look at your career. Sometimes the stories and “lessons” seemed a little convoluted. But it is always helpful to be reminded that it’s not just our work that can get us notice or promoted.