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  • Feeding the Dragon

  • By: Sharon Washington
  • Narrated by: Sharon Washington
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,830
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,809

Sharon Washington’s autobiographical one-woman play, Feeding the Dragon, delighted audiences off-Broadway and is now available exclusively on Audible. The one-act play invites listeners into Sharon’s unorthodox childhood, growing up in an apartment on the top floor of the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library, where her father served as the building’s custodian. A love of literature and boundless imagination helped the playwright as a young woman persevere over dragons of all forms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story!

  • By Imara Walker on 09-07-18

Delightful!

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

I usually only listen to business books or biographies of successful people but when I saw all the 5-Star reviews of this short book I figured I’d give it a try. I listened straight through, it was so captivating! The author who tells her own story did a marvelous job with all the different accents and personalities. And it keeps your attention the whole time. I definitely recommend it!

  • Summary and Analysis | Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg

  • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
  • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
  • Length: 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

From the author of the New York Times best-selling phenomenon The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book that explores the science of productivity and why, in today's world, managing how you think - rather than what you think - can transform your life. At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key concepts - from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making - that explain why some people and companies get so much done.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Worst Reading Imaginable

  • By Chris G. on 04-18-16

Annoyingly slow speaking

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

Reviewed: 01-19-17

I had to turn up the playback speed up to 2.0 and the narrator's awkwardly long mid sentence and even mid phrase pauses were still evident and annoying.

The summary itself seemed fine but I just couldn't get past the distracting narrator. Maybe it's just me?