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  • Strangers in a Strange Land

  • Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World
  • By: Charles J. Chaput
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

From Charles J. Chaput, author of Living the Catholic Faith and Render unto Caesar, comes Strangers in a Strange Land, a fresh, urgent, and ultimately hopeful treatise on the state of Catholicism and Christianity in the United States. America today is different in kind, not just in degree, from the past. And this new reality is unlikely to be reversed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Must Read

  • By Peter on 07-04-17

Faithful, Catholic insight

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

It is worth your time. This is an explanation of current events from a thoughtful and prayerful true man of God.

  • The Great Divorce

  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,199
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,949
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,948

C. S. Lewis's dazzling allegory about Heaven and Hell - and the chasm fixed between them - is one of his most brilliantly imaginative tales, where we discover that the gates of Hell are locked from the inside. In a dream, the narrator boards a bus on a drizzly afternoon in Hell and embarks on an incredible voyage to Heaven. Anyone in Hell is invited on board, and anyone may remain in Heaven if he or she so chooses. But do we really want to live in Heaven?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By Michelle Pierce on 08-22-14

Bus trip from hell

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

Fantastic and insightful allegory for the spiritual realms. A very thoughtful perspective of the rout to each. My favorite CS Lewis book.

  • A Pope and a President

  • John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century
  • By: Paul Kengor
  • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
  • Length: 23 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 117

Even as historians credit Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II with hastening the end of the Cold War, they have failed to recognize the depth or significance of the bond that developed between the two leaders. cclaimed scholar and best-selling author Paul Kengor changes that. In this fascinating book, he reveals a singular bond - which included a spiritual connection between the Catholic pope and the Protestant president - that drove the two men to confront what they knew to be the great evil of the 20th century: Soviet communism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful account of two amazing lives and their impact on us all!

  • By Lesia Petrizio on 01-25-18

Quality in depth 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: 02-17-18

Surprisingly good quantity of new information. Keeps your attention and a good recap of the Cold War.

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  • Brother Odd

  • An Odd Thomas Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,104

No one could have imagined Odd Thomas ever leaving the quirky comfort of Pico Mundo. Yet leave it he has, for a monastery. But Odd has a knack for finding trouble no matter where he goes, and a killer is stalking the ancient holy halls. Odd is about to meet an enemy who eclipses any he has yet encountered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Odds are you will LOVE this book!!!

  • By Travelgirl on 12-09-06

Back in the groove

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

I enjoyed the first of the Odd Thomas series. It was something different and engaging. It was just a nice ride. The second book really left me dissatisfied for various reasons. The third book though (to this point) is my favorite in the series. Far more interaction with others than book 2. The warm hearted quarkiness was back from book one. A few elements of the story were a bit forced but a very enjoyable read.

  • The Lion of Münster

  • The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis
  • By: Fr. Daniel Utrecht
  • Narrated by: Kevin F. Spalding
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

"The dear God placed me in a position in which I had a duty to call black 'black' and white 'white'." These words were spoken by Cardinal Clemens August von Galen, the bishop of the diocese of Münster in Germany from 1933 to 1946. In so doing, he risked death at the hands of the Nazis, one Gestapo leader even urging that he be publicly hanged. Joseph Goebbels and others in the Nazi leadership, knowing the bishop's popularity, advised waiting, subscribing to the adage that revenge is a dish best served cold.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narration problems

  • By Christine A Carty on 03-10-18

Excellent WWII biography of a hero

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

Reviewed: 06-25-17

An insightful biography of a man who stood up for God and against extreme evil

  • The Great Heresies

  • By: Hilaire Belloc
  • Narrated by: RJ Bayley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 40

Hilaire Belloc examines the five most destructive heretical movements to have affected Christian civilization: Arianism, Mohammedanism (Islam), Albigensianism (Cathar), the Reformation (Protestant), and the modern phase. Belloc describes how these movements began, how they spread, and how they continued to influence the world up until the time of his writing (1936).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By Anonymous User on 02-12-19

So prescient about now and clear about then

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

Reviewed: 03-26-17

The last sections on modern circumstances is amazingly spot on for today despite the number of decades since its writing. The review of historical heresies iis excellent also.

  • Star Wars: Bloodline - New Republic

  • By: Claudia Gray
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,735
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,056
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,031

From the New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-16

Incredibly enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 02-17-17

Good characters, well narrated, engaging. There is a lot of politics which you may consider a plus or minus. I enjoyed it.

  • A Father Who Keeps His Promises

  • God's Covenant Love in Scripture
  • By: Scott Hahn
  • Narrated by: Paul Smith
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 216

In A Father Who Keeps His Promises, the popular Catholic apologist Scott Hahn focuses on the “big picture” of Scripture: God’s plan in making and keeping covenants with us throughout salvation history—despite our faults and shortcomings—so that we might live as the family of God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome! Explains God's Love and Mercy.

  • By Rosanna on 02-11-13

Quality material but more opaque than his usual

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

Reviewed: 01-16-17

Scott Hahn has great books, and this may be one of them. Perhaps hard copy is a better forum for this, but I don't know. This one just seemed a little more like trudging through it than delving deeper into a topic, like his other works. Its substantive but just not the easiest audiobook to stay engaged in until the end.

  • You're Lucky You're Funny

  • How Life Becomes a Sitcom
  • By: Phil Rosenthal
  • Narrated by: Phil Rosenthal
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

The creator and executive producer of Everybody Loves Raymond dissects the art of comedy and the making of a sitcom classic. In television, where programs can premiere and disappear in the same week, Everybody Loves Raymond reigned as America's best-loved show for nine years with more than 17 million viewers. As the number-one sitcom, it received more than 70 Emmy nominations, including two wins for best comedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For Raymond Lovers

  • By Margaret Campbell on 11-05-06

A fun behind the scenes view

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

Reviewed: 01-16-17

Mr. Rosenthal's ability to relate the stories that happened was engaging and fun. A perspective only an insider could give. There's also some nice snippets on his life. A few insights on how to get a program made and on the air were pretty interesting also.

  • The Lamb's Supper

  • The Mass as Heaven on Earth
  • By: Scott Hahn
  • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 462
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 389
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 383

Of all things Catholic, there is nothing that is so familiar as the Mass. With its unchanging prayers, the Mass fits Catholics like their favorite clothes. Yet most Catholics sitting in the pews on Sundays fail to see the powerful supernatural drama that enfolds them. Pope John Paul II described the Mass as "Heaven on Earth," explaining that what "we celebrate on Earth is a mysterious participation in the heavenly liturgy."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Lord and My God - I'm home at last!

  • By Bernadette on 05-26-12

Insights on Mass, Revelation and Heaven

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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: 01-16-17

What did you love best about The Lamb's Supper?

The clarity of how often misunderstood information was conveyed clearly and with biblical citations.

What did you like best about this story?

There is not a story/narrative; there isn't meant to be.

Which scene was your favorite?

The explanations of how the book of Revelation relates to Holy Mass.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Its a non-fiction story, this question does not relate to the book.

Any additional comments?

Would you like to deepen your insights into Holy Mass, the Book of Revelation, and Catholic/biblical prophecy? Would you like have a clearer understanding how Revelation relates to the rest of Sacred Scripture? This is a quality book for beginners or those with some knowledge base.

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