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  • Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1-8

  • By: Mary Pope Osborne
  • Narrated by: Mary Pope Osborne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,090
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089

This audio collection includes the first eight stories from The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, Pirates Past Noon, Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon. Join Jack and Annie in adventures in time and space!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Chapters have been fixed on audiobooks now

  • By J Hasan on 06-18-15

Great for 6 y/o

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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: 06-09-19

My kids loved listening to the show in the car. They couldn’t wait to hear the next episode. They stories are engaging and not too scary.

  • The Leader's Guide

  • By: Eric Ries
  • Narrated by: Eric Ries
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73

After the publication of his New York Times best-selling book, The Lean Startup, entrepreneur and author Eric Ries traveled the world helping companies of every size adopt the Lean Startup approach in order to become more nimble and experimental no matter what their mission. The Leader’s Guide collects and distills the practical, results-oriented advice Ries has dispensed to entrepreneurs, executives, and leaders at early-stage startups, blue chip corporations, and massive federal government agencies. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Valuable insights and practical advice for leaders in any size company

  • By FG on 05-06-19

Boring and vague

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-19

I was a big fan of the Lean Startup, and this was a huge disappointment. It was vague, repetitive, and not actionable. Narration was okay

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • 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 26,208
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23,799
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23,751

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose start-up “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 fund-raising 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
  • Shocking story of a meteoric rise and fall

  • By Jeff Koeppen on 08-14-18

I couldn’t put it down

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Reviewed: 04-19-19

Fantastic! As a lover of both tech startups and medicine, this book hit a sweet spot. It was engaging, thought-provoking, and alarming. I commend the author for his tireless research

  • Lost and Founder

  • A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World
  • By: Rand Fishkin
  • Narrated by: Rand Fishkin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 395

Rand Fishkin, the founder and former CEO of Moz, reveals how traditional Silicon Valley "wisdom" leads far too many startups astray, with the transparency and humor that his hundreds of thousands of blog readers have come to love. Everyone knows how a startup story is supposed to go: A young, brilliant entrepreneur has a cool idea, drops out of college, defies the doubters, overcomes all odds, makes billions, and becomes the envy of the technology world. This is not that story. It's not that things went badly for Rand Fishkin; they just weren't quite so Zuckerberg-esque.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read

  • By Brancusi reading on 07-15-18

Great! Personal 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: 04-08-19

Great book about the trials and tribulations of a startup founder. Refreshingly honest and self-critical

  • Straight Talk for Startups

  • 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds - From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity
  • By: Randy Komisar, Jantoon Reigersman
  • Narrated by: Randy Komisar
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

Veteran venture capitalist Randy Komisar and finance executive Jantoon Reigersman share no-nonsense, counterintuitive guidelines to help anyone build a successful startup. Over the course of their careers, Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman continue to see startups crash and burn because they forget the timeless lessons of entrepreneurship. But, as Komisar and Reigersman show, you can beat the odds if you quickly learn what insiders know about what it takes to build a healthy foundation for a thriving venture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well worth the investment of time.

  • By John Shupe on 11-07-18

So so

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-19

Lots of tips, most are generic and not particularly useful. The speaker uses a halting style which is difficult to enjoy

  • Modern Romance

  • An Investigation
  • By: Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg
  • Narrated by: Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,359
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,817

At some point every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it's wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and informative

  • By ty on 08-23-15

Well researched and delivered

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-26-18

The authors obviously put a lot of time and effort into the book, and Aziz Ansari did a great job narrating. Little new or surprising information, but still a worthwhile listen

  • Skin in the Game

  • Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
  • By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Narrated by: Joe Ochman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,196
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,793
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,772

In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others. Citing examples ranging from Hammurabi to Seneca, Antaeus the Giant to Donald Trump, Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows how the willingness to accept one's own risks is an essential attribute of heroes, saints, and flourishing people in all walks of life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliance smothered by Condescension and Petty Squabbling

  • By Jeremy on 03-11-18

Another brilliant book by Taleb!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-18

A great followup to Antifragile, although can easily be enjoyed without first reading Antifragile. It is always fun to hear Taleb tear into the Expert Yet Idiots. I wish more folks would read his books and realize that experts aren't nearly as perceptive as they seem.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Yes Brain

  • How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child
  • By: Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
  • Narrated by: Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363

When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often act out or shut down, responding with reactivity instead of receptivity. This is what New York Times best-selling authors Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson call a No Brain response. But our kids can be taught to approach life with openness and curiosity. Parents can foster their children's ability to say yes to the world and welcome all that life has to offer, even during difficult times.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crucial content for parents today

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-14-18

Their worst book

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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-18

What a disappointment! Their other books including the Whole Brain Child were pretty good. This one was mostly a rehashing of their earlier material. Almost nothing new here. Also, they had very little scientific evidence in the book. It was almost all their opinion or anecdotes. Finally, they mentioned something in the cover about promoting curiosity in kids, but I didn't hear that in the book at all.
A waste of time. Only positive was that it was narrated by the authors, which I always appreciate

15 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • Launch

  • An Internet Millionaire's Secret Formula to Sell Almost Anything Online, Build a Business You Love, and Live the Life of Your Dreams
  • By: Jeff Walker
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 911
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 815
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 807

The start of everything is critically important - and every truly successful product or business starts with a successful launch. Unfortunately most entrepreneurs put all their focus into "getting the doors open" without giving much thought to creating a great launch. However, since 1996, Jeff Walker has been obsessed with creating hugely successful launches in our increasingly digital world. During those years Jeff created an unbroken string of amazing successes for himself and his clients.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but clearly meant to sell me more

  • By George on 12-26-16
  • Launch
  • An Internet Millionaire's Secret Formula to Sell Almost Anything Online, Build a Business You Love, and Live the Life of Your Dreams
  • By: Jeff Walker
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor

Fantastic!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-18-17

I'm preparing to launch my own small business and this book has me buzzing with inspiration. My favorite part - the pre launch. Don't wait until your launch to reach your customers. Get started early. And he has lots of great tips to try. In fact, I'm working on our squeeze page now...

  • It Takes Balls

  • Dating Single Moms and Other Confessions from an Unprepared Single Dad
  • By: Josh Wolf
  • Narrated by: Josh Wolf
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

Struggling to make it as a stand-up comic didn't always fit with being a single parent. But Josh figured out his own set of rules - through trial and (frequent) error. Early picking up kids from school? The nearby strip club is a great place to kill time and bond with some like-minded dads. Want a drunken heart-to-heart with your son? First make sure there's no Sharpie around in case you pass out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • funny as hell

  • By Marcus on 11-01-16

Hilarious!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-19-17

Loved the book. The stories are engaging and funny and the narration is terrific! A fun and interesting take on being a single dad