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  • Eat to Live

  • The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
  • By: Joel Fuhrman M.D.
  • Narrated by: Joel Fuhrman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,965
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,583

When Mehmet Oz has a patient whose life depends on losing weight, he calls on Joel Fuhrman, M.D. In Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Dr. Fuhrman offers his healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding radical amounts of weight quickly, and keeping it off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The facts of what's healthy, and what's killing us

  • By Joseph on 07-02-10

Healthy Eating

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

Reviewed: 06-24-13

What did you love best about Eat to Live?

I love his formula for healthy eating, which is healthy eating equals nutrients divided by calories.

  • 1105 Yakima Street

  • By: Debbie Macomber
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 270

Dear Reader,You’ve probably heard that my wife has left me. Rachel’s pregnant, and she says she can’t handle the stress in our household anymore. My 13-year-old daughter, Jolene, is jealous of her. Maybe it’s my fault. As a widower I spoiled her - Jolene was reading over my shoulder just now and says that’s not true. She claims Rachel ruined everything. But that’s not true. The real question is: How can I get my wife back? I don’t even know where she is. She’s not with Teri Polgar or any of her other friends from the salon.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Plenty of Saccharine and neurotic characters

  • By Foodiewife on 04-08-12

Just wasn't my kind of book.

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

Reviewed: 06-24-13

What would have made 1105 Yakima Street better?

I think that if 1105 Yakima Street had less main characters it would be easier to follow what is going on in the book.

  • A Return to Love

  • By: Marianne Williamson
  • Narrated by: Marianne Williamson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,524
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,972

In A Return to Love, Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My return to love

  • By Michael on 07-26-05

Healthy Love

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

Reviewed: 06-24-13

Would you try another book from Marianne Williamson and/or Marianne Williamson?

No, I don't think I would listen to another book from Marianne Williamson, but I would definitely listen to more of the narrated, Marianne Williamson.

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  • Crazy

  • A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness
  • By: Pete Earley
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189

Pete Earley had no idea. He'd been a journalist for over 30 years, and the author of several award-winning, even best-selling, nonfiction books about crime and punishment and society. Yet he'd always been on the outside looking in. He had no idea what it was like to be on the inside looking out until his son, Mike, was declared mentally ill, and Earley was thrown headlong into the maze of contradictions, disparities, and catch-22s that is America's mental health system.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Harrowing, Heart-Breaking

  • By C. Anne on 01-28-07

Mental Illness and The System

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

Reviewed: 06-24-13

Where does Crazy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Crazy ranks high in all the audiobooks that I have listened to on the subject of mental illness, because I suffer from Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Type and this book gave me insight on how others see me in my different phases of this illness and why I should keep taking my medication.

  • The Quilter's Apprentice

  • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 909
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906

An engaging tale full of warmth and wisdom, The Quilter’s Apprentice is the first novel in best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s Elm Creek Quilts series. Sarah McClure takes a job helping elderly Sylvia Compson prepare her family estate for sale. Sylvia, a master quilter, agrees to share the tricks of the trade with Sarah. As the two women grow close, Sylvia shares her family’s tragic past, compelling Sarah to look at her own life more closely.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Mixed Bag

  • By Demurr on 09-19-13

Simply Quilted

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

Reviewed: 06-24-13

What made the experience of listening to The Quilter's Apprentice the most enjoyable?

Listening to The Quilter's Apprentice was very enjoyable and gave me hope of a simpler life.

  • A Beautiful Mind

  • The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
  • By: Sylvia Nasar
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

John Nash was a mathematician teetering on the brink of international acclaim, but he fell instead into madness. Saved by the love of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community, he went on to win a Nobel Prize and worldwide fame. This is his true story - and a new film starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Abridged vs Unabridged

  • By B. W. Larsen on 03-01-03

Hard to Follow

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

Reviewed: 05-23-13

What did you love best about A Beautiful Mind?

Probably it's honest and accurate telling of the story about John Nash.

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Beautiful Mind?

John Nash's numerically about names are numbers in a base 26 number system.

Have you listened to any of Edward Herrmann’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I haven't listened to any of Edward Herrmann's performances before.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No I listen to this book in many sitting.

  • Ben Behind His Voices

  • One Family's Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope
  • By: Randye Kaye
  • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

When readers first meet Ben, he is a sweet, intelligent, seemingly well-adjusted youngster. Fast forward to his teenage years, though, and Ben's life has spun out of control. Ben is swept along by an illness over which he has no control—one that results in runaway episodes, periods of homelessness, seven psychotic breaks, seven hospitalizations, and finally a diagnosis and treatment plan that begins to work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm glad I listened to Ben's story!

  • By Mitzi McCall on 01-04-16

A Honest But Hopefull Story of Schizophrenia

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

Reviewed: 05-22-13

If you could sum up Ben Behind His Voices in three words, what would they be?

Honest, True, Hopeful.

What other book might you compare Ben Behind His Voices to and why?

A Beautiful Mind: by Sylvia Nasar, is another book about someone with schizophrenia. I like Ben Behind His Voices better, because it is a book that tells it like it is, when a love one of an average family has schizophrenia.

What does Randye Kaye bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She is a good reader. She read it as if she was telling her own story.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Life with Ben.

Any additional comments?

I like this book because there is hope even with a very devastating illness like schizophrenia. If you or a love one has schizophrenia, this is a good book for you.

  • The Chronic Pain Diet Book

  • By: Neville Shone
  • Narrated by: Bob Sinfield
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

Chronic pain affects more than 8.5 million people in the UK and costs the economy 18 billion pounds a year in lost work days; while an estimated 30%, or up to 70 million people, also suffer in the US, where it’s said to be the most costly health problem. Yet, according to one study, two out of three people say that their medication is not always adequate, while 96% of GPs believe there is significant room for improving treatment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great find for the price!

  • By Parola138 on 11-20-12

I Have Chronic, But No Food Allergies

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

Reviewed: 02-28-13

What did you love best about The Chronic Pain Diet Book?

A new approach to chronic pain. Even thought his diet didn't stop my chronic pain, I am eating better.

What other book might you compare The Chronic Pain Diet Book to and why?

Eat To Live, by Joel Fuhman, because Joel Fuhman also has a new approach to Dieting, also.

Have you listened to any of Bob Sinfield’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not listened to any other of Bob Sinfield readings, but he does an excellent job reading this book.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Chronic Pain Solve By Diet

Any additional comments?

He makes an excellent point, that one should consider if you have chronic pain.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability

  • For All of Us Who Live with Disabilities, Chronic Pain, and Illness
  • By: Miriam Kaufman, Cory Silverberg, Fran Odette
  • Narrated by: Donna Postel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is the first complete sex guide for people who live with disabilities, pain, illness, or chronic conditions. Useful for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender, or sexual orientation, the book addresses a wide range of disabilities - from chronic fatigue, back pain, and asthma to spinal cord injury, hearing and visual impairment, multiple sclerosis, and more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What (Almost) Nobody Wants to Tell You

  • By Jennifer on 05-03-15

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 02-19-13

Where does The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability ranks very high among all the audiobooks that I have listened to so far.

What did you like best about this story?

This book is not a story, but what I like best about this book is the way this book treats people as individuals.

What about Donna Postel’s performance did you like?

Donna Postel's performance reading The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is excellent.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes I wanted to listen to all of this book in one sitting, but I didn't do so, instead I like to part over again because parts I like better than other parts.

Any additional comments?

I found this book to be excellent.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The God Delusion

  • By: Richard Dawkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,957
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,845
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,759

Discover magazine recently called Richard Dawkins "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution. Prospect magazine voted him among the top three public intellectuals in the world (along with Umberto Eco and Noam Chomsky). Now Dawkins turns his considerable intellect on religion, denouncing its faulty logic and the suffering it causes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Charming, smart, and unpretentious

  • By Blake on 06-04-13

I Belive In God

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

Reviewed: 11-05-12

Would you try another book from Richard Dawkins and/or Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward ?

This book was all I need to listen to from Richard Dawkins.

Would you ever listen to anything by Richard Dawkins again?

I might listen to more of Richard Dawkins' books.

Would you be willing to try another one of Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward ’s performances?

Yes, I would be willing to listen to more of Richard Dawhins and Lalla Ward's readings, they did a nice job.

What character would you cut from The God Delusion?

The God Delusion did not have characters.

Any additional comments?

I would focus on what to believe in and not so much what not to believe in.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful