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  • Evil Has a Name

  • The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
  • By: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,581
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,850
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,817

For his victims, for their families and for the investigators tasked with finding him, the senselessness and brutality of the Golden State Killer's acts were matched only by the powerlessness they felt at failing to uncover his identity. Then, on April 24, 2018, authorities arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif., based on DNA evidence linked to the crimes. Amazingly, it seemed, evil finally had a name. Please note: This work contains descriptions of violent crime and sexual assault and may not be suitable for all listeners.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Raises The Bar On True Crime Genre

  • By R. Squyres on 11-16-18

Amazing book

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

This audio book doesn’t feel like an audio book, it feels like an intimate story being shared amongst friends. It was well put together and definitely was quite heartfelt. I loved it.

  • The Accidental Time Machine

  • By: Joe Haldeman
  • Narrated by: Kevin Free
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 848
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 673
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 678

Joe Haldeman is the esteemed Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of The Forever War. Things are going nowhere for lowly MIT research assistant Matt Fuller - especially not after his girlfriend drops him for another man. But then while working late one night, he inadvertently stumbles upon what may be the greatest scientific breakthrough ever. His luck, however, runs out when he finds himself wanted for murder - in the future.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Cool idea. Tediously told.

  • By Ted on 12-02-16

Great all the way through

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

This was a great book and didn't loose stream at all. I enjoyed listening to it and trying to predict what was going to happen next.

  • Fall in Love, Stay in Love

  • By: Willard F. Harley Jr.
  • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 42

More than a million husbands and wives have improved their marriages through books by Dr. Willard Harley. And now, for the first time, he invites you to "step into his office" and see how the whole plan works. Fall in Love, Stay in Love weaves together the insights and techniques Dr. Harley has collected over the years into one comprehensive plan for building and sustaining the feeling of love. In 17 sessions it equips you with the tools you need for a happy, successful marriage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Marriage Coaching

  • By R. Jones on 08-31-15

Great book with awesome examples

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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: 05-05-17

So I'm still a newlywed but one thing I've been worried about was the increased divorce rate. It really seems many people in my generation end up divorced, and I wanted to know why and how to overcome it.
This book makes perfect sense and with honesty seems common sense once you hear it.
This book seems well researched and I like that I know knowledge now and can actively and consistently work on being the apple of my husband's eye.

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  • Love Your Life, Not Theirs

  • 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
  • By: Rachel Cruze
  • Narrated by: Rachel Cruze
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,530

Rachel Cruze shines a spotlight on the most damaging money habit we have: comparing ourselves to others. Then she unpacks seven essential money habits for living the life we really want - a life in line with our values, where we can afford the things we want to buy without being buried under debt, stress, and worry.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Somewhat disappointed

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-01-16

Seems the same as her father's book

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

Reviewed: 03-27-17

I've listened/read both Rachel Cruze and Dave Ramsey's books and they are very similar. However, Dave's books have the ability of adding new material so it doesn't sound like the same thing.
This book wasn't not able to succeed with that goal and sounds the same as the previous book and also the same as her father's books. I was a little disappointed to be honest.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132,946
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,405
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,280

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Psychological Thriller Mystery

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 01-23-18

Filled with twists

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

Reviewed: 03-22-17

This was such a great book. It had so many twists that I really didn't know what was happening until the very end. This is a good thing since many books can be predictable.

  • Financial Peace

  • By: Dave Ramsey
  • Narrated by: Dave Ramsey
  • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 811
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 809

Dave Ramsey is a businessman and entrepreneur who accumulated a $4-million real-estate portfolio, only to lose it all - and nearly everything else he owned - by making the same mistake millions of Americans make every day: he got too far into debt to get out. Dave Ramsey is also a Christian family man who, through the turmoil of his financial nightmare, discovered a new way of life. He shared the lessons he learned by writing Financial Peace, a simple but powerful guide that offers practical lessons on how to get out of debt - and stay out.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Starter piece

  • By Gina Lovingood on 04-07-16

I love Dave Ramsey's approach to finance

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

Reviewed: 11-13-15

I was raised with slightly different views on debt compared to my peers. Somehow many people think debt is okay. Thankfully my Papi taught me to work hard and pay with the funds I have. If I don't have the money, then I need to save more OR I don't need it.
It was refreshing to find a financial adviser teaching these same principles! I listened eagerly to find how to build up my wealth.
Thank you Dave Ramsey, for validating my financial weirdness.

  • The Total Money Makeover

  • A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
  • By: Dave Ramsey
  • Narrated by: Dave Ramsey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,987
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,841

Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. There's one sure way to whip your finances into shape, and that's with The Total Money Makeover. It's the simplest, most straight-forward game plan for completely making over your money habits. And it's based on results, not pie-in-the-sky fantasies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This guy makes sense

  • By Alexandra on 02-11-14

Great, common sense budgeting concepts

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

Reviewed: 09-28-15

When the book first started I was a little surprised on how aggressive he was. It was more then usual.
I love listening to Dave Ramsey's show so I expected a little bit of gruffness in his voice but the beginning chapter was a little bit ridiculous. Towards the middle of the audio book, he calmed down and began to perform more like he does on his show.
Don't get me wrong, it was a great book, it has great concepts that seemed to have been forgotten as generations went by and we should all should be reminded of. I just wished he didn't over act in the first chapter. It didn't deter me and I finished the book, however I feel that this may be turning some potential listeners away.
Try this audio book, it does calm down and you will be able to get some good budgeting and money handling reminders from it.