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  • The Third Option

  • Hope for a Racially Divided Nation
  • By: Miles McPherson, Drew Brees - foreword
  • Narrated by: Miles McPherson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

The Third Option is a plea on behalf of a brokenhearted God who, scripture teaches, is frustrated with those of us who claim to believe in him but are really “faking the faith”. McPherson argues that we must rise above the issues that divide us and be part of something bigger. The Third Option challenges both believers and seekers to fully embrace God’s goodness and power. McPherson believes that instead of choosing one of two sides, there is a third option - one that’s proven to bring people together, mend relationships, and promote genuine peace in communities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read! Definitely a step in the right direction.

  • By Chad McCutcheon on 09-12-18

Incredibly enlightening and eye opening.

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

I will need to get the hard copy so I can highlight and review and reread! Thank you Lord for directing me to this book.

  • Il Dottore

  • By: Ron Felber
  • Narrated by: Jim Knobeloch
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Il Dottore is the true story of a "nerdy Jewish kid" from the Bronx who, through a series of circumstances, became physician to top Mafia Dons including John Gotti, Carlos Gambino, and Joe Bonanno. At the same time, his reputation as a medical genius was spreading, and he was fast becoming one of the nation's leading cardiac surgeons. Ron Felber paints a vivid portrait of this doctor's unlikely life in the fast lane as he becomes a top confidante of New York's most notorious criminals.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enlightening Story of a Very Different World

  • By Ella on 01-13-06

Very interesting

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

Disturbing, well read and performed, eye opening, was left feeling very conflicted. yes the world needs a Father but a heavenly one, Jesus.

  • Bad Blood

  • Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  • By: John Carreyrou
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,247
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,292
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9,274

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes' worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Extreme retaliation against former employees

  • By Jaccred on 05-29-18

Fascinating story

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

completely captivated by this story. A bit stunned by the lengths someone would go to to "succeed".

  • Pursued

  • God's Divine Obsession with You
  • By: Jud Wilhite
  • Narrated by: Jud Wilhite
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Christian faith isn't blind obedience to a set of rules and regulations; it is entering into a relationship with a God who pursues us - not to punish, but to love. As the leader of Central Christian Church in the self-proclaimed "Sin City, U.S.A.", Jud Wilhite has seen it all, and he knows that no matter how far someone has strayed from God, God always remains in passionate pursuit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and pastor

  • By Amy Bossung on 07-27-18

Great book and pastor

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

This really spoke to me at a time I really needed to hear that God is always pursuing us and I need to embrace the grace and not wallow about the sin in my life. Thank you Jud and praise God!

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  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 101,927
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 94,426
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 93,990

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I started with very high expectations, got bored multiple times during the story

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-16-18

Wow!

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

Reviewed: 05-29-18

This is an amazing story. I was captivated from the beginning. The hand of God was everywhere in this book.

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  • Mere Christianity

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,846
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,100
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,066

One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, Mere Christianity has sold millions of copies worldwide. This audiobook brings together C. S. Lewis' legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mere Christianity, complex ideas in simple terms

  • By Linda M. on 01-30-15

Great book

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

Reviewed: 10-09-17

loved this book. really spoke to me and provoked me. highly recommend for any Christian or non Christian to read.

  • Living Beyond Your Feelings

  • Controlling Emotions So They Don't Control You
  • By: Joyce Meyer
  • Narrated by: Sandra McCollom
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 569
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465

The average person has 70,000 thoughts every day, and many of those thoughts trigger a corresponding emotion. No wonder so many of us often feel like we're controlled by our emotions. Our lives would be much improved is we controlled them. Joyce Meyer discusses the way that the brain processes and stores memories and thoughts, and then - emotion by emotion - she explains how we can manage our reactions to those emotions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By B on 04-10-12

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 06-16-17

Great information and biblical references. Will likely listen to this every year. Thank you God and Joyce Meyer.

  • Radical

  • Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
  • By: David Platt
  • Narrated by: David Platt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170

It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily...BUT WHO DO YOU KNOW WHO LIVES LIKE THAT? DO YOU?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Declare War on American Religiosity

  • By Joshua on 06-18-12

Awakening

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

Reviewed: 05-31-17

Great message. Needed to hear! Will listen to it again I am sure. Thank you God for David Platt

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,123

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST AUDIBLE BOOK EVER .....GRIPPING and UNEXPECTED

  • By Trisha on 03-06-18

Liked it.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-17

Liked it. Twisty end and a little slow starting but overall was quite good. Recommend.

  • The Virtues of Oxygen

  • By: Susan Schoenberger
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby, Laural Merlington
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 79

From the award-winning author of A Watershed Year comes a heartrending story of unlikely bonds made under dire straits. Holly is a young widow with two kids living in a ramshackle house in the same small town where she grew up wealthy. Now barely able to make ends meet editing the town's struggling newspaper, she manages to stay afloat with help from her family. Then her mother suffers a stroke, and Holly's world begins to completely fall apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely story with no easy answers

  • By Alpaca Lady on 10-09-18

inspired

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

Reviewed: 10-27-16

liked it. thought provoking. makes you wonder how you would handle a situation as this. as a believer and follower of Jesus I would know the life lived here is not the end.....only the beginning.

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