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  • A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

  • By: Atia Abawi
  • Narrated by: Leila Buck
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family...until the bombs strike. His city is in ruins. His life is destroyed. And those who have survived are left to figure out their uncertain future. In the wake of destruction, he's threatened by Daesh fighters and witnesses a public beheading. Tareq's family knows that to continue to stay alive, they must leave. As they travel as refugees from Syria to Turkey to Greece, facing danger at every turn, Tareq must find the resilience and courage to complete his harrowing journey. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enlightening

  • By Amy Gustafson on 06-20-18

story of Syrian Refugees as the flee wsr

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Reviewed: 02-23-19

Great sadness as a family of six children, parents, grandmother live and deal with Syria's violence, disaster, and fear. Of course, tbey also come in omtact with attackers, abusers, kidnappers, sex-tratficers, and those who would take advsntage of their extremity, as well as helpers who care.

Summary of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson audiobook cover art
  • Summary of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson

  • Analysis of the Main Points and Considerations
  • By: better.me
  • Narrated by: Joe Wosik
  • Length: 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 41

What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant, and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing!!

  • By Mrs.Bushy on 01-21-19
  • Summary of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
  • Analysis of the Main Points and Considerations
  • By: better.me
  • Narrated by: Joe Wosik

Disappointing!!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

Has no idea of Christians have relationship with Jesus Christ which makes all the difference!

  • Unified

  • How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country
  • By: Tim Scott, Trey Gowdy
  • Narrated by: J D Jackson, John McLain
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 65

Tim Scott, an African-American US senator, and Trey Gowdy, a white US congressman, won’t allow racial lines to divide them. They work together, eat meals together, campaign together, and make decisions together. Yet in the fall of 2010 - as two brand-new members of the US House of Representatives - they did not even know each other. Their story as politicians and friends began the moment they met and is a model for others seeking true reconciliation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love + Faith + Compassion = Lasting Friendships

  • By Mike on 07-03-18

Unified Review

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Reviewed: 12-27-18

Heartwarming account of s unique friendship and how it has worked out in situations of crisis as lawmakers in Congress. it should not be that unique, and perhaps if we were as open, it would not be and such trust and respect would unify our land! I pray it will become true as strength of America!

  • Heirs of the Founders

  • The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants
  • By: H. W. Brands
  • Narrated by: Eric Martin
  • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101

In the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to retire to their farms. Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, a champion orator known for his eloquence, spoke for the North and its business class. Henry Clay of Kentucky, as dashing as he was ambitious, embodied the hopes of the rising West. South Carolina's John Calhoun, with piercing eyes and an even more piercing intellect, defended the South and slavery. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Jean on 12-04-18

Heirs of the founders<br />

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Reviewed: 12-21-18

Not only John Calhoun, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster the main characters in this,historical story, but a kidnapped free black man also of that time who's story also provided background on these days a decade before the civil war. very interesting how the statesmen compromised to bring forward means to deal with the slavery problem, yet still maintained their own philosophy and position on slavery!

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  • Loving My Actual Christmas

  • An Experiment in Relishing the Season
  • By: Alexandra Kuykendall
  • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

The Christmas season is a particularly difficult time for women to slow down and relish what's right in front of them. An annual marker for many, it is a holiday that can often remind us how life is not going as we'd planned. Our family relationships remain strained, our finances stretched, and our schedules stuffed with too much to do in too little time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By cathy on 12-17-18

Reminder: keep the joy in Christmas!

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

The author offers tips and suggestions for not stressing and wearing yourself out over holiday plans and preparations! lots of commonsense and practical help to celebrating a truly joyous Christmas with your family!!

  • Jesus Revolution

  • How God Transformed an Unlikely Generation and How He Can Do It Again Today
  • By: Greg Laurie, Ellen Vaughn
  • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 47

With passion and purpose, Greg Laurie and Ellen Vaughn tell the amazing true story of the Jesus Movement, an extraordinary time of mass revival, renewal, and reconciliation. Setting fascinating personal stories within the context of one of the most tumultuous times in modern history, the authors draw important parallels with our own time of spiritual apathy or outright hostility, offering hope for the next generation of unlikely believers - and for the next great American revival.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • History retold, not rewritten

  • By Stan Stinson on 09-04-18

Jesus Revolution

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Reviewed: 10-21-18

Was a wonderful story of the youth (hippie) movement of 60s and 70's and up to today!
Tied it in the culture at the time, which was helpful!!

  • A Woman of Strength and Purpose

  • Directing Your Strong Will to Improve Relationships, Expand Influence, and Honor God
  • By: Cynthia Tobias
  • Narrated by: Cynthia Tobias
  • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

As a strong-willed woman, you meet the world head-on, undeterred by those who say something can't be done. When applied in the right ways, your God-given passion produces clear-eyed purpose, deep compassion, and a bold spirit that can change the world. But sometimes your determination leads to misunderstandings and fractured relationships. Cynthia Tobias knows firsthand the positive potential of a strong will channeled appropriately.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By alfreda on 02-09-17

A Woman of Strength and Purpose

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Reviewed: 08-21-18

wasn't even the book by Cynthia Tobias that I wanted originally. it the ones on learning styles and succeeding and Middle School Years to help the kids weren't in, so this hidden treasure intrigued me and has been well worth the time, inspiring z d tremendously hellhul!!

  • Saving My Assassin

  • By: Virginia Prodan
  • Narrated by: Matilda Novak
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 52

At just under five feet tall, Virginia Prodan was no match for the towering six-foot-ten-inch, gun-wielding assassin the Romanian government sent to her office to take her life. It was not the first time her life had been threatened - nor would it be the last. As a young attorney under Nicolae Ceausescu's brutal communist regime, Virginia had spent her entire life searching for the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So very inspiring for me.

  • By Jim L on 09-10-18

Saving my Assasin

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Reviewed: 08-06-18

keeps you in suspense, takes lady from. very sad childhood but she has dresm to beckme s lswhyer and seeking truth!!

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  • How the Wild Effect Turned Me into a Hiker at 69: An Appalachian Trail Adventure

  • By: Jane E. Congdon
  • Narrated by: Andrea Gappmayer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 102

This is a terrific audiobook. It's interesting, well-written, and timely. It's the story of a textbook editor who retires, reads the popular book The Wild Effect and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail - and have an unexpected adventure! The tone is wry humor, tongue in cheek - the author has a great sense of humor, is perky, and as she learns in this adventure, is often in over her head! She is a very likeable character.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Appalachian Trail ...personal memoirs

  • By Sandy Grandma on 07-23-18

Strayed's Wild inspired Early Bird to hike!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-17-18

Sometimes one book inspires people! In this case, Strayed's PCT hike inspired a 69 year old gal to prepare and hike the AT and in turn This story is inspiring for retired Seniors too!

  • Walk to Beautiful

  • The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way
  • By: Jimmy Wayne, Ken Abraham (contributor)
  • Narrated by: Gabe Wicks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 423

That’s the real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It’s a miracle that Jimmy survived being hungry and homeless, bouncing in and out of the foster care system, and sleeping in the streets. But he didn’t just overcome great adversity in his life; he now uses his country music platform to help children everywhere, especially teenagers in foster care who are about to age out of the system. Walk to Beautiful is the powerfully emotive account of Jimmy’s horrendous childhood and the love shown him by Russell and Bea Costner, the elderly couple who gave him a stable home and provided the chance to complete his education. Jimmy says of Bea, “She changed every cell in my body.”

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Herein are we all...

  • By PLCC on 11-22-16

Walk to Beautiful.makes me grateful!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-18

Being blessed with family and home.Jimmy Wayne showed .me should not be taken for granted!

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