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  • Voice-Over Voice Actor: The Extended Edition

  • By: Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt
  • Narrated by: Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26

Interested in pursuing a career in VO? Curious what goes on behind the scenes in a business where people talk funny for money? This updated edition of the award-winning audiobook offers a fun and comprehensive look at what it takes, what goes on, and what it's like behind the mic from two (still) working pros who started from scratch.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Filled with valuable information!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-24-18

Fantastic in every way!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

The best book for anyone looking into learning more about the world of VO straight from the voices of my childhood!

  • A Guide to the Good Life

  • The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
  • By: William B. Irvine
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,450
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,079

One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives. In A Guide to the Good Life, Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Sam A. Havens on 04-27-15

Absolutely incredible!

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

"A Guide to the Good Life" walks you through a brief history of how the stoic philosophy was born, concepts and techniques used by stoics, and how stoic philosophy relates to the modern day.

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

  • A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
  • By: Mark Manson
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104,501
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91,639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91,135

For decades we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F*ck positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is - a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A book for 20-somethings, but not me

  • By Bonny on 09-22-16

Great advice but drags on at points!

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

"The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" has a lot of good core ideas and some incredibly funny moments (I would honestly love a book dedicated to just the "Disappointment Panda" introduced in this book!) but the middle moments of the book seem to drag on a bit too much for my taste.

  • Models

  • Attract Women Through Honesty
  • By: Mark Manson
  • Narrated by: Austin Rising
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,571
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,063
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,026

Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them. It's the most mature and honest guide on how a man can attract women without faking behavior, without lying and without emulating others. A game-changer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narration has been updated - it’s great!

  • By Carrie Beals on 08-03-18

Explicit at times but great general life advice!

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

I was very skeptical going into this book fearing it was going to be one of those "Alpha" "Beta" type books, but to my pleasant surprise this book was the polar opposite of that! "Models" stresses general self improvement and cultural enrichment as the true way to becoming a more attractive individual.

  • Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression

  • By: Robert Duff
  • Narrated by: Robert Duff
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression is the follow-up to the best-selling F**K Anxiety. In this book I take the information, tips, and insights that I have gained as a psychologist and translate them into language that doesn't suck. This is the self-help book for people who don't usually like self-help books. In Hardcore Self Help: F**K Depression, I talk to you like a friend. That means I speak directly to you, without psychobabble. Instead I tell you why your brain is such a troll.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • beginner level help

  • By JAF on 08-15-17

Decent but difficult to recommend

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

The author tries desperately to appeal to a younger generation by using terms such as "Swag" and "Turnt" going as far to use swear words in just about every other sentence. If you can get past those things there is some good information here my favorite being the "Depression Letter" and the chapter on "Gamification" as it applies to self help. (Both having free resources available on the authors website which is also great)

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  • Exactly What to Say

  • The Magic Words for Influence and Impact
  • By: Phil M. Jones
  • Narrated by: Phil M. Jones
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,596

Often the decision between a customer choosing you over someone like you is your ability to know exactly what to say, when to say it, and how to make it count. Phil M. Jones has trained more than two million people across five continents and over 50 countries in the lost art of spoken communication. In Exactly What to Say, he delivers the tactics you need to get more of what you want.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but many of the techniques are overused

  • By Todd on 05-21-18

Great Narrator!

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

I prefer the advice given in "Never Split the Difference" I feel like the advice given here is the complete opposite of the advice given in that book. The Narrator has so much energy though which makes me enjoy listening to this anyway.

  • The Richest Man in Babylon

  • By: George S. Clason
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,088
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,104

A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better Financial Control, Better Quality of Life

  • By will on 08-31-14

Should be required reading!

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

The language can be a bit hard to follow but the lessons taught are ones everyone should know.

  • The Mastery of Love

  • A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
  • By: don Miguel Ruiz
  • Narrated by: Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker
  • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,610
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,799
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,800

In The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An amazing book!

  • By Luda S on 10-13-06

Weaker version of The Four Agreements

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

The two different narrators made this hard to listen to and it seemed less focused than The Four Agreements while touching on a lot of the same types of information.

  • The Four Agreements

  • By: don Miguel Ruiz
  • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
  • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,642

In The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible!!!

  • By R. Baker on 05-25-05

Great words to live by!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

First few minutes could scare some people off but after that the core agreements are life changing! The last 20 minutes or so is basically dedicated to prayer and meditation though.

  • Tao Te Ching

  • A New English Version
  • By: Lao Tzu, Stephen Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Stephen Mitchell
  • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,550
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,153

In 81 brief chapters, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, as well as a serene and generous spirit. It teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao: the basic principle of the universe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Peace is ruined at the end

  • By Mary Durand on 03-04-15

Ad at the end kills it!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

I'm not a religious person but this is very relaxing and enjoyable to listen to! the ad at the end kills it though!