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  • Believe Me

  • A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens
  • By: Eddie Izzard
  • Narrated by: Eddie Izzard
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,888
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,783
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,771

Over the course of a 30-year career, Eddie Izzard has proven himself to be a creative chameleon, inhabiting the stage and film and television screens with an unbelievable fervor. Born in Yemen and raised in Ireland, Wales, and postwar England, he lost his mother at the age of six. In his teens he dropped out of university and took to the streets of London as part of a two-man escape act; when his partner went on vacation, Izzard kept busy by inventing a one-man act, and thus a career was ignited.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My three least favorite words: "End of footnote."

  • By David H. Lawrence XVII on 06-20-17

An amazingly entertaining book

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

Reviewed: 10-23-18

Eddie Izzard's story is interesting, amusing, sad, delightful and so many more adjectives that I cannot express them all.
It is a delight and Eddie's wit and charm are so critical to this book.
You get SOOoooOOOO much more with him reading.
Sad but it's only 14 hours. Yup I need MORE of Eddie reading.

Footnote: Of course he needs to be let loose which he was in this book.
And his footnotes are priceless.
I fell in love with Eddie Izzard's talents and charm.
End of footnote.
(listen to the book, you'll get it) End of footnote's footnote

  • Who's Haunting the White House?: The President's Mansion and the Ghosts Who Live There

  • By: Jeff Belanger
  • Narrated by: Jeff Belanger
  • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Welcome to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC - better known as the White House. From the outside, it looks innocent enough. But step through its front gate and you may be surprised by what you find! From ghostly sightings of Abigail Adams to strange doings in the Lincoln Bedroom, this audiobook, Who's Haunting the White House?, showcases the spooky side of history - including new information about hauntings during the Bush and Obama administrations! The audiobook also features an in-depth interview with the author about the ghosts of the White House.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh how I enjoyed this book!

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-26-18

Fascinating legends, JB did a great job

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

Reviewed: 05-16-18

This is a very interesting and well done book.
The "many readers" idea went really well and all
contributors were great.
This is really a fun to listen to.
Keep up the great work Jeff.
Looking for your next.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The TB12 Method

  • How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance
  • By: Tom Brady
  • Narrated by: Tom Brady, Jonathan Todd Ross
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 866
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 765
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 762

The first book by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady - the five-time Super Bowl champion who is still reaching unimaginable heights of excellence at 39 years old - a deeply practical "athlete's bible" that reveals Brady's revolutionary approach to sustained peak performance for athletes of all kinds and all ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PDF location read below

  • By musicislife on 01-09-18

Interesting insights on training,Tom and Marketing

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

Let's face it, Tom is GREAT! And he has developed an interesting workout and life style.
The book is fun to listen to while Tom talks about himself and his history.

But make no mistake about it: I do not believe Tom wrote this book.
This is a marketing book (in my humble opinion) for the TB12 system.
(Should is says so in the title)
But they went overboard on selling their product/method.

I did not like listening to "Pliability" and TB12 and "use our Trainers" over and over again.
I also would double check some of the facts presented.

Overall: Good book for some insight into our most marvelous QB Tom Brady.
Good insight into the TB12 method.
But it's greater value is teaching you how to market your products.
Should required reading at the Harvard Business School.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Damocles

  • By: S. G. Redling
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 958
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 872
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 865

When Earth is rocked by evidence that extraterrestrials may have seeded human DNA throughout the universe, a one-way expedition into deep space is mounted to uncover the truth. What linguist Meg Dupris and her crewmates aboard the Earth ship Damocles discover on Didet - a planet bathed in the near-eternal daylight of seven suns - is a humanoid race with a different language, a different look, and a surprisingly similar society. But here, it’s the "Earthers" who are the extraterrestrial invaders, and it’s up to Meg - a woman haunted by tragedy and obsessed with the power of communication - to find the key to establishing trust between the natives and the newcomers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What did I tell you about that pie!?

  • By Brian on 06-05-13

Good idea, poor execution

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

Reviewed: 11-20-17

One big issue for me was the dialog. It made no sense with respect to the characters. It felt like I was listening to a bunch of high school students.

The idea of the story line was very interesting.
I wish the execution was better and the writing solid.

Too many things felt like contradictions.
Character motivations did not always fit.
And for characters to be 'on a new world' and have to be
educated on other's 'jobs' did not make sense except to
drive the plot. Not done well at all.

I won't get any sequels. The characters are 'too damaged' for me to care about.

Although I WILL look for this Author again in a few years and hopefully will have better
writing skills because the idea was good.

  • The Whole Art of Detection

  • Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
  • By: Lyndsay Faye
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,311

Internationally best-selling author Lyndsay Faye became enamored with tales of Sherlock Holmes and his esteemed biographer, Dr. John Watson, as a child and later began spinning these quintessential characters into her own works of fiction - from her acclaimed debut novel, Dust and Shadow, which pitted the famous detective against Jack the Ripper, to a series of short stories for the Strand Magazine, whose predecessor published the very first Sherlock Holmes short story in 1891.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yay! More Sherlock!

  • By KadySiga on 03-13-17

entertaining but not much substance

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

Reviewed: 10-18-17

obviously the writer loves Sherlock Holmes.
However the stories are superficial and lacks any deep substance. Fun riddles and enjoyable to listen to.

  • Hunter

  • By: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,048

They came after the Diseray. Some were terrors ripped from our collective imaginations, remnants of every mythology across the world. And some were like nothing anyone had ever dreamed up, even in their worst nightmares. Now, the luckiest Cits live in enclosed communities, behind walls that keep them safe from the hideous monsters fighting to break through.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The Story Vs The Narrator

  • By James on 06-08-17

Oh my Gosh get to the story

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

Reviewed: 08-08-17

What would have made Hunter better?

If the writer had stopped telling so much history and backstory and on and on.
Let the story tell the stories.
Let the characters tell their story.
It was tedious for me to listen to.
Returned it at the beginning of Ch 3 when the showdown was ready to begin and then...oh my gosh more back story.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63,830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58,410
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58,311

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

This took me by surprise:WOW

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

Reviewed: 05-16-17

This is one of the top books in my library.
It is moving funny and it's a wonderful story.

  • Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'

  • By: Corey Olsen
  • Narrated by: Corey Olsen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 633
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633

The Hobbit is one of the most widely read and best-loved books of the 20th century. Now Professor Corey Olsen takes listeners deep within the text to uncover its secrets and delights. Chapter by chapter, he reveals the stories within the story: the dark desires of dwarves and the sublime laughter of elves, the nature of evil and its hopelessness, the mystery of divine providence and human choice, and, most of all, the transformation within the life of Bilbo Baggins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Appreciation, Not Dissection

  • By Troy on 05-09-15

Totally Brilliant. An enlightenment

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

Reviewed: 01-19-17

Any additional comments?

I picked this up thinking it might be a quick recap and outlook of The Hobbit.
WOW I am so pleased with this book. The author has uncovered secrets with
Tolkien's writings and styles that I had no idea could even exist.
If you are a fan of The Hobbit, this book will bring new light and life into the
story making you want to read it again and perhaps again and again.

  • Spell or High Water

  • Magic 2.0
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,065
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,911
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,898

A month has passed since Martin helped to defeat the evil programmer Jimmy, and things couldn't be going better. Except for his love life, that is. Feeling distant and lost, Gwen has journeyed to Atlantis, a tolerant and benevolent kingdom governed by the Sorceresses, and a place known to be a safe haven to all female time-travelers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator!

  • By D. Murdock on 03-13-17

The fun just keeps on going

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

Reviewed: 11-01-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Spell or High Water to be better than the print version?

This is a great little story as their adventures continue.
I so enjoy the talent of Like Daniels.
Scott is an excellent story teller and has captured me with this series.

  • An Unwelcome Quest

  • Magic 2.0, Book 3
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,796
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,579

Ever since Martin Banks and his fellow computer geeks discovered that reality is just a computer program to be happily hacked, they've been jaunting back and forth through time, posing as medieval wizards and having the epic adventures that other nerds can only dream of having. But even in their wildest fantasies, they never expected to end up at the mercy of the former apprentice whom they sent to prison for gross misuse of magic and all-around evil behavior.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • SOOO DISAPPOINTED!

  • By eric on 02-04-16

Need ...beep beep More

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

Reviewed: 10-30-16

This is such a well written fun story I cannot wait for the next one.
The reader is amazingly good in the writing is clear concise and very fanciful.
I totally enjoyed it