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  • Unleash Possible: A Marketing Playbook that Drives B2B Sales

  • By: Samantha Stone
  • Narrated by: Paul Schmidt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Unleash Possible is a how-to guide for high-growth marketing in complex selling environments. Author Samantha Stone, the revenue catalyst, doesn’t just tell you what to do, she shows you how to do it and how to partner with sales to get the right results. There is no shortage of inspiring advice calling you to transform your marketing efforts. They all preach, correctly, that B2B marketing has changed and buyers are in control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Practical guidance on effective marketing!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-28-19

Practical guidance on effective marketing!

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

Reviewed: 06-28-19

First marketing book I really felt was chock full of ideas--some I know well but others that were new to me. It is so good I think I need the desktop copy too.

  • Dare to Lead

  • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,187
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,049
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,945

Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? This audiobook answers this question.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brené's Work Has Changed My Life

  • By Maximus on 01-12-19

Good but not astounding

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

Reviewed: 06-09-19

I enjoyed this, but you can absorb the most important points from the lead-in essay and the first few chapters. This is a book about how leaders need to be more vulnerable in order to really see each other and tackle problems in their organizations, especially ones that are struggling from culture problems. It is true and enjoyed it but I don't know that it applies to everyone or every company equally. It is not a book about how to become a leader.

  • Circe

  • By: Madeline Miller
  • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,153
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,678
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,571

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring, like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power - the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refined writing with an intimate performance

  • By Michael - Audible Editor on 04-11-18

Five stars for the telling

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

Reviewed: 05-11-19

This is beautifully written, and the depictions of the gods told from the POV of a lesser god is fascinating, but the story of Circe is kind of unsatisfying and there's a lot of summary in the middle. I liked the beginning and the very end best because they were the most original, and the WAY it is told in terms of the writing and descriptions, as well as the performance, is excellent. If you want an action packed fantasy epic tale, though, this is not it.

  • Educated

  • A Memoir
  • By: Tara Westover
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 61,108
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 55,149
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 54,933

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father forbade hospitals, so Tara never saw a doctor or nurse. Gashes and concussions, even burns from explosions, were all treated at home with herbalism. Then, lacking any formal education, Tara began to educate herself. Her quest for knowledge transformed her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Other Side of Idaho's Mountains

  • By Darwin8u on 03-28-18

Everyone should read this book

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

Great insight into a microcosm of zealotry, delusion, and abuse, how love and family are complex, how history is a narrative framing, and how education can set you free, but not without cost.

0 of 1 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 84,955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76,844

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
  • Felt like I was there...

  • By Linda Ottey on 08-19-18

Haunting survival story and murder mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

Where the Crawdads Sing will make a terrific movie. I can already imagine the cinematography of the marsh and a beautiful score yet to be written. I'd equate the style similar to To Kill a Mockingbird, though with more of a classist and feminist theme than a racist one. This is a story that aches with loneliness, where love and romance proves to disappointing, horrifying and redeeming all at once, and where the natural beauty and ferocity of the wild world reigns supreme.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • China Rich Girlfriend

  • A Novel
  • By: Kevin Kwan
  • Narrated by: Lydia Look
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,913
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,213
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,189

Kevin Kwan, best-selling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret emails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birth father.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Story. Discontinuity of narrators.

  • By Rachel on 08-17-15

Better than the first one

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

I had heard some people say the sequel was not as good as the first book. I strongly disagree. This was a much more satisfying read, in part because it stuck to the author's strengths: satire amd observation of the social dance, instead of trying to be a romantic comedy. Nick and Rachel are a nice couple and all, but their relationship is not that interesting. The families around them may be insane, but they are definitely interesting. Rather than a break up and reconcilliation romcom plot, this book has a surprise "whodunnit" mystery near the end with a surprise poisoning and police investigation. It's a fun read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • On the Shoulders of Titans

  • Arcane Ascension, Book 2
  • By: Andrew Rowe
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 24 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,417
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,857
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,831

Corin Cadence finally has a firm reason to believe his brother, Tristan, is still alive. Unfortunately, finding more information isn’t going to be easy. Tristan appears to be entangled with a clandestine organization that calls themselves Whispers. And Corin’s last brush with the Whispers didn’t exactly end well. As much as he wants to follow that lead, Corin has more pressing problems to deal with. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fills a void.

  • By Robert Taylor on 01-18-19

I am really enjoying this RPG reminiscent series.

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

Great performance, entertaining story, world and characters. Feels like a lot of story to tell yet, which is excellent.

  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • A Novel
  • By: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,039
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 37,867
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,718

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Completely fine? No... Completely AWESOME

  • By Janna on 07-15-17

Good story about childhood abuse

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

Reviewed: 02-03-19

This is an admirable book about the transformation of kindness and connection amd how a woman overcomes an abusive mother and repressed memories from an incident that scarred her face. Not the story I was expecting, but satisfying overall

  • The Winter of the Witch

  • A Novel
  • By: Katherine Arden
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
  • Length: 14 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 855

The Winternight Trilogy introduced an unforgettable heroine, Vasilisa Petrovna, a girl determined to forge her own path in a world that would rather lock her away. Her gifts and her courage have drawn the attention of Morozko, the winter-king, but it is too soon to know if this connection will prove a blessing or a curse. Now, Moscow has been struck by disaster. Its people are searching for answers - and for someone to blame.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rare perspective on myth

  • By Benjamin Cook on 03-19-19

My new favorite fantasy series

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

This book is wonderful. It has everything I like: strong female characters, strong male character, a well researched historical setting, magical animals, magical spirits, romance, battles, princes, kingdoms, action scenes, and beautiful language. The first book feels a little abrupt. When you understand it is one story split into three parts and each part satisfying... well... I will be rereading it. The audiobook performance is also wonderful.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Crazy Rich Asians

  • By: Kevin Kwan
  • Narrated by: Lynn Chen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,259

Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 1st Chapter, can't stand narration AND I'm asian!

  • By Acct68member on 12-06-17

Enjoyable but lacks a satisfying ending

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

Greatly enjoyable, very colorful, lots of good details that felt authentic, but not a complete story. The characters are also insufferable, and not just the ones we are supposed to dislike. Even Rachel and Nick are kind of annoying in that they are so obtuse to the situation and pretty basic as people/characters. You get the sense that you could swap Rachel for any generally nice, educated middle class girl and Nick would be just as happy, which makes it a little hard to root for them because this is a lot to put up with. Their relationship should be something more uniquely worth fighting for. Astrid was a more interesting character in this way, a Michael a good foil for Rachel. Really needed a more satisfying ending for 5 stars.