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  • I Will Find You

  • Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime
  • By: Joe Kenda
  • Narrated by: Joe Kenda
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,744
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,454
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,444

Joe Kenda investigated 387 murder cases during his 23 years with the Colorado Springs Police Department and solved almost all of them. And he is ready to detail the cases that are too gruesome to air on television, cases that still haunt him, and the few cases where the killer got away. These cases are horrifyingly real, and the detail is so mesmerizing you won't be able to turn it off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical Kenda! Veryv

  • By Somewhat crazy dog lady on 09-27-17

Excellent Story!

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

I loved this book! Amazing story/stories and well narrated. Well worth the listen. I didn’t find any of the descriptions too gory at all. I’m walking away with much more appreciation for our law enforcement officials than ever before.

  • Merle's Door

  • Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
  • By: Ted Kerasote
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 783
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427

Ted Kerasote met and adopted Merle, a Labrador mix, while he was on a camping trip. Merle had been living in the wild, and after taking the dog home with him to Wyoming, Kerasote soon realized that Merle could not adjust to inhabiting exclusively the human world. So he put a door in his house to let Merle live both outside and in. A deeply touching portrait of a remarkable animal, Merle's Door explores the issues that all animals and their human companions face.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Audio Book I've ever listened to

  • By John Bonkowski on 07-15-07

The Best Dog Book!

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

Definitely the best dog book I’ve ever read! Stupendous narration. Amazing story. Loved every minute.

  • The Obesity Code

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
  • By: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,481
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,486
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,379

In this highly listenable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps - a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels - Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight - for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There is a PDF, Folks

  • By Cynthia on 06-27-17

Best. Narrator. EVER!

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is the best book I have ever written on weight loss. I highly recommend this to anyone who is confused, as I was, regarding nutrition and weight gain/loss.

What did you like best about this story?

Dr. Fung gives clear information about how our bodies work and helps clear up so many mixed messages!

What about Brian Nishii’s performance did you like?

The narration was on point and I would have thought Dr. Fung himself was reading to me if I didn't know better. His voice is pleasant, his inflection appropriate, and his narration gave the book a personality that kept me listening even though it got a little science-y in some places.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I got to some places and needed to stop and reflect on the information I just read. I was angry towards other doctors and the government who had fed me incorrect information for so many years. I was angry at myself for believing them when it clearly didn't work. But I was also relieved that I now had information that I knew would work.

Any additional comments?

Armed with this new information, I will never go back to my old beliefs about weight loss. I have begun a new way of eating that incorporates intermittent fasting and I have never felt better. Read Fung's next book, The Complete Guide to Fasting. Watch his YouTube videos, read his blog. Soak it all in. Gin Calhoun Stevens also has an excellent book, Delay Don't Deny, that touts Dr. Fung's principles. It is very relatable. This is doable, people, and we need to do something different since what we have been doing doesn't work. If I can do it, anyone can.

  • I Can't Make This Up

  • Life Lessons
  • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,618
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33,466
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,301

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I never give anything 5 stars but in this case...

  • By Marlana Crews on 07-12-17

Great Story!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-22-17

It starts out a little slow and difficult to listen to, but it gets better after the first few chapters. I love real life stories about people who overcome adversity and this one did not disappoint. I loved how he obviously infused some dialogue specific to the listeners of the audiobook. Several belly laughs, but this isn't meant to be a comic performance. Kevin captured my attention and kept me listening with interesting stories and relatable content. When I am left feeling like I've learned something from someone and the book uplifted me, I know I'll probably read it again. I'm a fan for life. Love his heart! Thanks, Kevin!

  • The Good Earth

  • By: Pearl S. Buck
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,585

This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Ryan on 05-08-10

Exceptional narration

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

Reviewed: 04-20-16

Mr. Heald is a gifted performer and I do not think I would have enjoyed this book half as much as I did if he had not been so beautifully read to me. Not that it wasn't a great story, just not quite what I expected. Through the narration I was able to visualize the exquisite detail of each character, the nuances of their personalities, and the daily struggles of those times so long ago. The story was a little simple, but actually a refreshing change from contemporary novels, and I enjoyed the variation.

  • The Omnivore's Dilemma

  • A Natural History of Four Meals
  • By: Michael Pollan
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,804
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,184

"What should we have for dinner?" To one degree or another, this simple question assails any creature faced with a wide choice of things to eat. Anthropologists call it the omnivore's dilemma. Choosing from among the countless potential foods nature offers, humans have had to learn what is safe, and what isn't. Today, as America confronts what can only be described as a national eating disorder, the omnivore's dilemma has returned with an atavistic vengeance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great presentation of a moral dilemma

  • By MCRedding on 02-07-09

Amazing narration and writing!

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

Reviewed: 02-29-16

I've always said that narration can make or break an audiobook and this narrator definitely made this book a favorite for me. Eloquent, enlightening, and endearing. I learned a lot but it was also an excellent story. Some reviews were not favorable towards the narrator so I wanted to make sure and review this audiobook so you would have other opinions. At first listen, he is a little different, but for me, his narration fits the author perfectly. His annunciations were always on point and he had perfect timing. It truly helped keep me listening.

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

  • The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
  • By: Marie Kondo
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,900
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,663

Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I both love and hate this life changing book

  • By Rebecca on 02-22-15

Yes, It All Makes Sense Now!

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

Reviewed: 01-25-16

If you truly follow her methods, you can achieve a home and life of order. I loved the narrator's voice, too, which is always the best indicator of whether I will enjoy a book or not. If you are considering this book, then you obviously have an interest in how you can change your life by de-cluttering. As with anything else, if you only partially follow these guidelines then you will only partially get results. Just trust her methods and listen to her logic. I believe it can be life-changing if you let it.

  • 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 30,081
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,574

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

Unique!

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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: 01-09-16

Great info in a hilarious context! Unique stuff I haven't read before and I've read quite a few articles and books on this subject. Thoroughly enjoyed this book!

  • The Run of His Life

  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • By: Jeffrey Toobin
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575

The definitive account of the O. J. Simpson trial, The Run of His Life is a prodigious feat of reporting that could have been written only by the foremost legal journalist of our time. First published less than a year after the infamous verdict, Jeffrey Toobin's nonfiction masterpiece tells the whole story, from the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman to the ruthless gamesmanship behind the scenes of "the trial of the century".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted more after the 2016 mini-series...

  • By AudioAddict on 04-15-16

Narration was Great

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

Reviewed: 12-14-15

Great audio books are made or broken by the narrator and this guy delivered. The way the story was told kept me interested and listening. It was long, but it went fast. Great book.

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  • Yes Please

  • By: Amy Poehler
  • Narrated by: Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47,519
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41,491
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,304

Amy Poehler is hosting a dinner party and you're invited! Welcome to the audiobook edition of Amy Poehler's Yes Please. The guest list is star-studded with vocal appearances from Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Michael Schur, Patrick Stewart, Kathleen Turner, and even Amy’s parents - Yes Please is the ultimate audiobook extravaganza.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Necessarily for Knope Fans

  • By Katie - Audible on 06-04-15

Worth the listen

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

Reviewed: 06-26-15

It was funny, but I also learned something. She has some great life perspectives and her stories communicate that she's a good person. Makes me want to be a good person, too. Thanks, Amy.