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  • Esther Perel's Where Should We Begin?: The Arc of Love

  • By: Esther Perel
  • Narrated by: Esther Perel
  • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,389
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,843

For her latest Audible Original, Where Should We Begin?: The Arc of Love, Esther Perel invites you to listen to private and intimate conversations exploring the evolution of relationships. Hear six sets of people at different points in their quests for romantic and familial love, including a young couple whose immigration status has forced them to consider marriage, a stepmother trying to put the pieces back together for four children whose mother died by suicide, a nonbinary child desperate to connect with their single mother, and more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect

  • By Tal on 10-18-18

Interesting cases but too much crying

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

It's fun to get into people's lives but this is a bit too emotional. I would have preferred more positive stories.

  • The Growth Delusion

  • Why Economists Are Getting It Wrong and What We Can Do About It
  • By: David Pilling
  • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

A revelatory and entertaining book about the pitfalls of how we measure our economy and how to correct them, by an award-winning editor of The Financial Times. According to GDP, the economy is in a golden era: economic growth has risen steadily over the past 70 years and shows no sign of stopping. But if this is the case, why are we living in such fractured times, with global populism on the rise and wealth inequality as stark as ever?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent education in economy without being bi

  • By Anonymous User on 10-18-18

An excellent education in economy without being bi

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

This book is the best thing you can read if you want to understand why economy works as it does now. Very well written, simplifying GDP and what it actually means for our societies. I recommend it very much.

  • Lullaby

  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13,156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,060
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12,059

A young couple buys a beautiful house by a picturesque lake in the Catskills, looking to escape the bustle of the city to raise their newborn baby. It is a perfect place for a fresh start. Except that nothing is ever as perfect as it seems. As autumn nights close in around their home, they learn that darkness takes many forms. And sometimes that darkness is hungry. New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry delivers an unsettling Audible Original that will give listeners the Halloween creeps all year round.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I guess there’s a reason it’s free

  • By Katie Washington on 10-05-18

brief and brilliant

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

I am not easily impressed by scary stories but this one is good. Gave me a proper chill in the middle of the day. I like the performance and the atmosphere a lot.

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  • An Ember in the Ashes

  • By: Sabaa Tahir
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Steve West
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,825

Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire's greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulous listen!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-01-15

Boring story, full of cliches

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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: 08-02-18

This was such a disappointment. I have read some fantasy series before with various degrees of satisfaction but this one was just bad. Characters are so unrelatable, no real tension as you know who will come out just fine. the story is just so cliche, we have all heard it before. I regret not reading A Song of Ice and Fire again instead! The narrator has a nice voice but the performance is too dramatic. It seems like she is on verge of crying all of the time. I do not recommend this book unless you have never read any stories before, then you might enjoy all the cliches it is pulling.

  • Homo Deus

  • A Brief History of Tomorrow
  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 740
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The book is great but the narrative is incomplete

  • By Muzzaffar on 04-17-17

You get one thing out of this: insight

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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: 06-08-17

Very much the continuation of his other book the Sapiens, Harrari takes you from the realm of what was to what could be. Even though it's filled with facts and descriptions of scientific experiments, the main frame is very much a story. With a captivating language the author takes you to think about very fundamental issues while being utterly entertained. This is a story worth your time in this age of rapid changes and mindless trends.

  • Deviate

  • The Science of Seeing Differently
  • By: Beau Lotto
  • Narrated by: Beau Lotto
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

Perception is the foundation of human experience, but few of us understand how our own perception works. By revealing the startling truths about the brain and perception, Beau Lotto shows that the next big innovation is not a new technology: it is a new way of seeing. In his first major audiobook, Beau Lotto draws on over a decade of pioneering research to show how our brains play tricks on us.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Eye opening

  • By Anonymous User on 05-15-17

Eye opening

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

Explained many things well beyond what knowledge can explain. Indeed I knew a lot of the information even experiments described here, however Lotto put that knowledge in an understandable framework. Loved chapter 9 and the role of conflict. Also his way of looking into creativity at companies was quite interesting. I recommend this book to both Neuroscientists and everyone curious about their own curiosity!