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  • The Obesity Code

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
  • By: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,986

In this highly listenable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps - a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels - Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight - for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There is a PDF, Folks

  • By Cynthia on 06-27-17

fantastic

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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: 06-18-19

oh my goodness ..what a well written book backed up by facts and studies. Very well narrated by Brian Nishii. I went Keto 3 months ago but wanted more info about metabolism and diet. This book gave me answers to questions I hadnt thought of...and the ones I had. Its entertaining and fascinating....and blows the lid off all the government food pyramid recommendations.
I recommended

  • Before She Knew Him

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Swanson
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Graham Halstead
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,080
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,074

Hen and her husband, Lloyd, have settled into a quiet life in a new house outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen (short for Henrietta) is an illustrator and works out of a studio nearby and has found the right meds to control her bipolar disorder. Finally, she’s found some stability and peace. But when they meet the neighbors next door, that calm begins to erode as she spots a familiar object displayed on the husband’s office shelf. The sports trophy looks exactly like one that went missing from the home of a young man who was killed two years ago. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Dark Psychological Thriller...

  • By shelley on 03-09-19

kept me enthralled

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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: 05-17-19

excellent narrator.. ..Will def look for more books writtennby this author and read by this narrator.

  • The Making of Us

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,425
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,424

Lydia, Dean, and Robyn live very different lives, but each of them, independently, has always felt that something was missing. What they don't know is that a letter is about to arrive that will turn their lives upside down. It's a letter containing a secret - one that will bind them together and show them what love and family and friendship really mean. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Extraordinary Stories

  • By JimKnott on 08-16-18

interesting unique story

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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: 03-27-19

Loved the Welsh accents...a different type of story but engrossing and beautifully read. I am about ro read another Lisa Jewell book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Then She Was Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,820
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,989
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,919

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO GOOD

  • By Anonymous User on 05-24-18

riviting

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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: 03-08-19

I did not expect such a great read !! I had just finished ' where the crawdads sing' and was looking for another terrific story. I shall definitely be listening to alll the Other books by Lisa Jewell.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 74,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,436
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,177

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DO NOT MISS THIS READ/LISTEN!

  • By Dianna on 08-21-18

one of the best books Ive ever read

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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: 02-22-19

I didnt want this book to end...marvellously written and beautifully read. Im looking for every thing else Delia Owens has written.

  • The Girl Who Was Taken

  • By: Charlie Donlea
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,680
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,004
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,985

Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. A year later the best-selling account of her ordeal has turned Megan from local hero to national celebrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 06-07-17

terrific book

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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: 01-03-19

very well written and kept me going all the way through. Going to look for more from this author

  • Lethal White

  • A Cormoran Strike Novel
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,246
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,737
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,703

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott - once his assistant, now a partner in the agency - set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 🍊🍾🔑🤺🗡🏇🏼💊Only Sorry There’s No Book Five Yet 💵🧯🔦📞♟🎨🐴

  • By Gretchen SLP on 01-08-19

fantastic

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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: 11-22-18

didnt want the book to end. So good in every way
Hurry up and write the next please

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Rabbit

  • The Autobiography of Ms. Pat
  • By: Patricia Williams, Jeannine Amber
  • Narrated by: Patricia Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,005
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,006

One of five children, Pat watched as her alcoholic mother struggled to get by on charity, cons, and petty crimes. At age seven, Pat was taught to roll drunks for money. At 12, she was targeted for sex by a man eight years her senior; by 13, she was pregnant. By 15, Pat was a mother of two. Alone at 16, Pat was determined to make a better life for her children. But with no job skills and an eighth-grade education, her options were limited. She learned quickly that hustling and humor were the only tools she had to survive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating story, narration was a bit rough...

  • By Lindsay on 12-05-17

inspiring and humbling

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

completely engrossing story. I loved that Ms Pat narrated, shocking, poignant and heart wrenching.
Everyone should hear this book

  • The Neon Lawyer

  • By: Victor Methos
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,454
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,843
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,828

With money and hope in short supply, newly minted attorney Brigham Theodore decides it’s time to lower his standards. He joins a seedy fly-by-night firm in Salt Lake City out of desperation. After he loses his first case - a speeding ticket - he’s convinced his career is over. But to his shock, his boss hands him a slightly more complex case: capital murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • HERE'S THE DEAL

  • By John on 02-02-15

short

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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: 07-09-18

It finished too quickly.....Id have ebjoyed story developing a little more. but it was still good

  • Something in the Water

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,140
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30,046

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

fantastic in every way.

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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: 07-01-18

fabulously narrated and a gripping story
I will be watching and waiting for more from this, my new fave author.