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  • Ruthless

  • Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me
  • By: Ronald Miscavige, Dan Koon
  • Narrated by: Harvey Betancourt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 643
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 577

The only book to examine the origins of Scientology's current leader, Ruthless tells the revealing story of David Miscavige's childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology, told through the eyes of his father. Ron Miscavige's personal, heartfelt story is a riveting insider's look at life within the world of Scientology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ruthlessly Honest ~ An Engrossing Read!

  • By susan rios on 05-05-16

A NEW outlook

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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: 06-11-16

I really enjoyed listening to this book as most of the Scientology books I have read are obviously anti-Sci; but Ron Miscavage was there from the beginning and saw Scientology evolve and gives you the left and right perspective. Very interesting.

  • Dawn of the Dead

  • By: George A. Romero, Susanna Sparrow
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 623
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 578
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 575

George A. Romero terrified a generation with his iconic horror film and with this cult-classic novel. Immerse yourself in this unparalleled vision from the revered master of the zombie apocalypse...and be terrified all over again. Zombies have overpowered the living and ravaged the world. Society has collapsed as humans race to save themselves. No one knows how far the creatures have spread or how to stop them. In downtown Philadelphia four people escape the chaos and find shelter in a vacated shopping mall.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not All That Good

  • By Rob H on 03-01-16

Eh

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

Reviewed: 04-07-16

Pretty good. Not the best ever. I still like the Undead series more but I never pass up a zombie novel :)

  • Leap First

  • Creating Work That Matters
  • By: Seth Godin
  • Narrated by: Seth Godin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208

Recorded in an intimate gathering of aspiring entrepreneurs, writers, and leaders, Leap First teaches us 49 essential principles, practices, and life lessons that have helped Seth the most in his own work and life. More than an audiobook or keynote speech, each track here presents a carefully chosen catalyst intended to trigger our own passion and insight with each listening.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great content but audio needs to improve

  • By Jun on 03-10-15

Not as good as Seth's other books

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

I couldn't get into it and partly due to the setting the book was recorded in

  • Furiously Happy

  • A Funny Book About Horrible Things
  • By: Jenny Lawson
  • Narrated by: Jenny Lawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,633

Audie Award, Humor, 2016. In Furiously Happy, number-one New York Times best-selling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Small doses.

  • By Shawna on 10-18-15

Jenny Lawson defines the word "Tangent" :)

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

This was an unexpected great listen. Anyone suffering from any level of mental illness will find part of her stories relateable and comforting. Anyone easily entertained will find part of her stories hilarious even though they may go off on a bit of a tangent :) And anyone who likes swearing will find all of her story fantastic. I'm gonna go listen to her first book now :)

  • Sucker's Portfolio

  • A Collection of Previously Unpublished Writing
  • By: Kurt Vonnegut
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 237

Available to listeners for the first time, Sucker’s Portfolio showcases a collection of seven never-before-published works from Kurt Vonnegut, one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Short, sardonic, and dark, these six brief fiction stories and one non-fiction piece are consummate Vonnegut with piercing satire and an eye for life’s obscene inanity. Also available for the first time is an unfinished science-fiction short story, included in the appendix.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hit or Miss, For Completists Only

  • By Dubi on 06-11-14

Couldn't get into it :(

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

Couldn't get into it :( The stories were semi all over the place which i expected but didn't hold my attention

  • Tom Cruise

  • An Unauthorized Biography
  • By: Andrew Morton
  • Narrated by: John Hinch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 115

In 2006, Forbes magazine ranked Tom Cruise as the most powerful celebrity in the world. With three Golden Globe awards, three Academy Award nominations, and 27 films with an average box office gross of nearly $100 million, People magazine's choice for the "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1990 is unquestionably one of the biggest movie stars of our time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An In-depth Analysis of Tom Cruise & Scientology!

  • By Crusader on 02-05-08

3.5 stars

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

I enjoyed this, it was interesting. I was looking for more about Tom and Scientology since I went on a Scientology kick but the rest was very entertaining. Obviously Tom Cruise has charisma and this book focuses on that a lot. Toward the end you really get a sense of who he is: An amazing actor... but kind of a weird duck.

  • Beyond Belief

  • My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
  • By: Jenna Miscavige Hill
  • Narrated by: Sandy Rustin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,547
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,544

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org - the church's highest ministry - speaks of her "disconnection" from family outside of the organization, and tells the story of her ultimate escape.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Despicable Truth Behind Scientology

  • By Tim on 02-07-13

I'm a Scientology sucker so I loved this

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

I have listened to Leah Remini's book, Going Clear and now Beyond Belief. I am a sucker for the Scientology story and how interesting it is that people "fall" for it. So if you like Scientology then definitely listen to this. It's a different side since she is a relative. A lot of details on Scientology levels and policies, etc etc so some of it may sound confusing but the story as a whole and what Jenna Hill does now is so interesting.

  • The Halloween Tree

  • By: Ray Bradbury
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,276
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,175

On a Halloween night, eight boys are led on an incredible journey into the past by the mysterious “spirit” Moundshroud. Riding a dark autumn wind from ancient Egypt to the land of the Celtic druids, from Mexico to a cathedral in Paris, they will witness the haunting beginnings of the holiday called Halloween.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An October Essential!

  • By Dave on 10-12-12

Classic... and now I see why

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

Bronson Pinchot is incredible and Ray Bradbury can tell and describe a story like no one can.

  • Troublemaker

  • Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
  • By: Leah Remini
  • Narrated by: Leah Remini
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13,799
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,681
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12,633

The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers up a no-holds-barred memoir, including an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching 30-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is fascinating and funny! Fantastic!

  • By Kim on 11-04-15

LOVE LOVE LOVE

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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: 03-11-16

Love Leah, love her stories, love her journey I'm listening to it again! Just wish Audiobooks came with PDFs to see the pics they reference!

  • Wildflower

  • By: Drew Barrymore
  • Narrated by: Drew Barrymore
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,635
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,408
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,394

Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck in a gas station overhang on a cross-country road trip, saying good-bye to her father in a way only he could have understood, and many more adventures and lessons that have led her to the successful, happy, and healthy place she is today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hold the shrieking !

  • By Dawne on 11-27-15

Drew's adorable

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

Seriously, I want to be her friend! Great stories and very relateable. Don't mind the screaming :) It's nice hearing these stories in her own words.