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Jenn C. Charles

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  • Lost Connections

  • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
  • By: Johann Hari
  • Narrated by: Johann Hari
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,765
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,521
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,510

From the New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Are we turning the corner....

  • By jaga on 06-07-18

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

Have you ever had the feeling that something was wrong, but society tells you everything is OK? This book is the validation for what I’ve felt but had no words or evidence for. I always thought depression was not what they are telling us it is, I loved this book!
It was surprising, insightful, and thorough. I will be pondering this book for a long time.
Recommended for anyone who has ever felt “depressed”.

  • How to Be a Bad Bitch

  • By: Amber Rose
  • Narrated by: Amber Rose
  • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 486

Amber Rose didn't let her early years in the tough neighborhood of South Philly keep her from achieving her star-studded goals. From the sets of music videos to high fashion runways and magazines to life at home with her beautiful son, Amber doesn't hesitate to command her personal stage with confidence, edge, attitude, and her own form of grace. For the first time, this renowned model, actress, socialite, pop culture maven, and self-proclaimed "bad bitch" is sharing her secrets on how to lead a powerful life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What is it you expect?

  • By Cazadorestetica on 03-06-16

Didn't expect much, didn't get much

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-23-17

This book wasn't good, but it wasn't bad. I was hoping for some juicy tidbits on wiz Khalifa or Kanye west but got none.
On the positive note it is written for a young girl I would say college, or late teens. Amber comes off as genuine and sweet. She does offer some helpful guidelines that make for being a decent human being. Narrated in her philly accent, she might be more relatable and many other self help books out there.
I'm 35 so I am sure I was not the demographic of this book.

  • Audition

  • A Memoir
  • By: Barbara Walters
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 26 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

"Young people starting out in television sometimes say to me: 'I want to be you.' My stock reply is always: 'Then you have to take the whole package.'" And now, at last, the most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us that "whole package", in her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than 40 years of interviewing celebrities of all kinds, Barbara Walters has turned her gift for examination onto herself to reveal the forces that shaped her extraordinary life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Incredible Listen!

  • By Shaddi on 01-22-09

Should have been called AMBITION not AUDITION

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-17

This book gets a solid 3, that is, if you get to the end. This book is so long. It has many boring parts and some interesting parts, the parts that I did not like were her political and international stories. Too much focus on people who anyone under the age of 50 have never even heard of. She does give some juicy tidbits but they are few and far between. She whines a lot about not being treated fairly because she's a woman, but yet makes more money than everyone else. I feel that this book's title should have been ambition and not audition, because she spends most of her time on her career and not on her personal life. Her three divorces and a daughter who she left to nannies where much more interesting to read about, but not to her. At the end she had a great career. Was it worth it? To each his or her own

  • Wired for Dating

  • How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate
  • By: Stan Tatkin PsyD MFT
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250

Everybody wants someone to love and spend time with, and searching for your ideal partner is a natural and healthy human tendency. Just about everyone dates at some point in their life, yet few really understand what they're doing or how to get the best results. In Wired for Dating, psychologist and relationship expert Stan Tatkin - author of Wired for Love - offers powerful tips based in neuroscience and attachment theory to help you find a compatible mate and go on to create a fabulous relationship.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Title is misleading

  • By tfarmer on 06-10-18

Good for you, if you're an anchor

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

Reviewed: 07-25-16

I enjoyed this book because it helped me identify some communication styles that were not helping me. He introduced me to 3 styles of dating. I do think the author did make it seem like unless you're an "anchor" or dating an anchor the relationship will be difficult. Which was a bit disappointing.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The E-Myth Revisited

  • Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
  • By: Michael E. Gerber
  • Narrated by: Michael E. Gerber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,450

In this audio edition of the totally revised underground best seller, The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business, from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all businesses that succeed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Saved my Life

  • By Christine on 09-17-08

Must read for entrepreneurs

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

Reviewed: 04-23-16

I'm so glad someone recommended this book to me. I was feeling very discouraged in my business, but this book gave me my hope back. This book is a great foundation, and a must read for anyone who has their own business. I love this book!

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

  • Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32,132
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27,251
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27,884

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Laughed so hard, I nearly coughed up a lung!!

  • By Private. on 08-02-12

Well That's 9 hours I'll never get back

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

Reviewed: 01-28-16

This book was pretty bad. But it's not as bad as everyone says. But it's bad, you've been warned!
If this guy really did exist, I highly doubt he would be into the main character. It's a fairy tail story for neurotic, nerd girls who want to fantasize about a handsome, powerful billionaire being obsessed with them... AND having his way with them.
I tried to ask myself why was this book so popular. Maybe It's that crazy irrational love (or infatuation) that all young people experience. Maybe its because many men act they've been chemically castrated, so a guy like mr. Grey is a breath of fresh air. Or maybe the twilight fans needed something a bit more R rated. Either way it's telling about our society.