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Angela Bishop

Rochester Hills, MI
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  • Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart

  • An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail
  • By: Carrot Quinn
  • Narrated by: Erin Spencer
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 854
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 798

Carrot Quinn fears that she's become addicted to the Internet. The city makes her numb, and she's having trouble connecting with others. In a desperate move, she breaks away from everything to walk 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. It will be her first long-distance hike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fresh and surprising thru-hikealog

  • By Beth E. on 06-05-16

Perfect

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

I want to listen to this book for the rest of my live. So beautiful and positive. The narrator is the perfect fit, too.

  • One Second After

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,087
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,110
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,133

Already cited on the floor of Congress and discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a book all Americans should read, One Second After is the story of a war scenario that could become all too terrifyingly real. Based upon a real weapon - the Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) - which may already be in the hands of our enemies, it is a truly realistic look at the awesome power of a weapon that can destroy the entire United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Realistic Worst Nightmare

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 03-02-17

Kept my attention, but wouldn't highly recommend

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

Reviewed: 12-08-17

I kept listening because the storyline was interesting enough, but character development was lacking, and a major overuse of the word "damn" by all the characters. The reader was alright for male voices, I liked that he did not have a robotic voice like I hear so often. The female voice interpretations made me cringe a little, especially the daughters. I stuck with it because this is a topic I'm interested in, but wouldn't recommend it to a friend.

  • Alas, Babylon

  • By: Pat Frank
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,803
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,804

This true modern masterpiece is built around the two fateful words that make up the title and herald the end - “Alas, Babylon.” When a nuclear holocaust ravages the United States, a thousand years of civilization are stripped away overnight, and tens of millions of people are killed instantly. But for one small town in Florida, miraculously spared, the struggle is just beginning, as men and women of all backgrounds join together to confront the darkness....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazingly contemporary

  • By SomervilleWhereElse on 12-25-10

Looked forward to listening every day. Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 05-30-17

I'm so glad I came across this book during a sale. I wouldn't have normally gravitated toward it, but the sale was the motivation I needed to give it a try. Really enjoyed the story and the voice of the reader.

  • The Leading Brain

  • Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance
  • By: Friederike Fabritius, Hans W. Hagemann
  • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

There's a revolution taking place that most businesses are still unaware of. The understanding of how our brains work has radically shifted, exploding long-held myths about our everyday cognitive performance and fundamentally changing the way we engage and succeed in the workplace. Combining their expertise in both neuropsychology and management consulting, neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present simple yet powerful strategies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Understand your brain for a better life!

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-23-18

Good info, but not engaging

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

Reviewed: 05-12-17

There were some good tips in here, but it seemed to drag out longer than necessary. I could only listen for brief periods, otherwise I'd find myself sleepy and distracted. Listening became a chore for me. The reader was tolerable.

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