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  • The Spirit of Imhotep

  • Lucid Dreams & Spiritual Warfare, Book 1
  • By: Maria Isabel Pita
  • Narrated by: Maria Isabel Pita
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

I was supposed to start college next year, but after being given a ticket to Cairo as a high school graduation present, I skipped the ceremony and jumped on the plane. My name is Mary Fallon. I'm 18 years old, and for as long as I can remember, I've been fascinated by ancient Egypt. I could never have imagined the experiences awaiting me here in the ancient land of the pharaohs, including having my first lucid dream.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fills you mind and senses

  • By P. Maich on 04-21-18

The Spitit of Imhotep:Lucid Dreams & Spititual War

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

Audiobook: The Spirit of Imhotep ( Lucid Dreams & Spiritual Warfare, Book 1
This was a very interesting audiobook. I'm not sure if it was meant to be a little interactive. I loved the idea of lucid dreaming and how this was woven into the story. For me it started out a little slow but picked up fairly quickly. I love where Maria Isabel Pita is going with this series and hope to listen to more of it. I especially enjoy the overall themes of her books.

Narration: I love that Maria Isabel Pita narrated her own audiobook. She has a beautiful voice and displays not only a wonderful ability to write but also excellent voice acting skills. Definitely recommended.

I received a review copy at my request and voluntarily reviewed.

  • Minimalist Living

  • Declutter Your Home, Schedule & Digital Life for Simple Living (and Discover Why Less Is More)
  • By: Aston Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Corinne Phillips
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Save your life from your stuff with minimalist living. Declutter your home. Live simply. Save money. Learn mental tricks to want what you already have, instead of always craving more. Minimalism doesn't mean you live in a bare apartment and own three shirts. Minimalism means cutting out the things in your life that waste your time, energy and money, so you can spend time on the things you love and cherish most. It's true: Less is more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really Good Advice On Decluttering Your Life

  • By Teresa on 07-07-18

Really Good Advice On Decluttering Your Life

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

Audiobook: Minimalist Living: Declutter Your Home, Schedule & Digital Life for Simple Living
(and Discover Why Less Is More)
This was a very uselful and eye-opening audiobook. It really opened my eyes at the things that are clutter in my home and life. I've learned that I'm on the right track each day. I think I heard somewhere that every time you bring in something new, you should toss out two things that are old which will help you to declutter. This audiobook is extremely helpful and I'll listen to it again for moral support as I go through and let go of old things.

As for being a minimalist; I was raised a minimalist. My mother could stretch a dollar for a mile even when she didn't have to. Back in those days you couldn't rent movies or buy them and if you wanted books you went to the library. My mother sewed her own clothes and we went out to eat once a week. And we didn't have to do this, but it was how she herself was raised.

There was a place in this audiobook that touched briefly on how the Egyptians were buried with all their belongings and without being too blunt I figured it meant that you can't take things with you when you pass. That's my philosophy. I like buying things. What I don't like is wastefulness. I think in some instances too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. As for getting rid of things to later re-purchase them on Amazon, I learned the hard way that if you find something you love then buy more than one as 99% of the time the price will triple at least if not more or the item will be discontinued altogether. As for digital; I try really hard to not sign up for emails or subscriptions.

I am very glad that a lot of things touched upon in this book I already do without even realizing it. Overall, I found this book to be very helpful and full of good suggestions that I can work harder on to continue with my quest of de-cluttering.

The narration: Corinne Phillips is a splendid reader. She has a perfect voice for anything. She did an exceptional job with this book being a sort of guide. She was upbeat and positive with a subject that may be hard for some people to grasp. Her performance was spot on.

I received this audiobook for review and have left an honest and unbiased review.

  • Tornado Warning

  • The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
  • By: Tamara Hart Heiner
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Gilmour
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

The true story about seven ordinary women and one extraordinary event. Summer is coming, and the residents in Joplin, Missouri, anticipate the rush of freedom and activities that will follow: graduation, summer classes, vacations, overflowing gardens, family time, and plenty of photo opportunities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great story of brave women

  • By cosmitron on 07-09-18

An Important Story To Tell For Joplin

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

Audiobook: Tornado Warning (The Extraordinary Women of Joplin)
I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook. I listened to this in two sittings and it was hard to turn off at night. The stories of these incredible women and not to forget all the amazing people that helped was heart-wrenching and heart-warming at the same time and the loss this town suffered was deeply saddening. I remember this well as I lived not too far away in Kansas at the time. A few years before that in 2008 my town had an EF4 tornado that ripped through but luckily no lives were lost unlike in Joplin.

What I liked best about this audiobook was the stories of the women and what they were doing before, during, and after the tornado. I can't really say I liked anything least because the stats and all the preparedness in the world can't compare to when and if this ever happens. And sadly there are still folks out there that panic and don't know where to go or what to do. The information is priceless and needs repeating until more lives get saved.

Narration: Jennifer Gilmour did an outstanding job reading this audiobook. She showed compassion in her voice and just overall gave the story a great balance. She has an absolutely wonderful voice.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Saturday Night Knife and Gun Club: America's New Wild West

  • Kit Carson's Knife and Gun Club, Book 2
  • By: L.S. Collison
  • Narrated by: Annika Connor
  • Length: 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Nurses Kit Carson and Tonto get temporary gigs across town at WellMart's Emergency Department, where they try to save the life of a well-renowned and well-endowed entertainer named Stormy Wether. Saturday Night is the second episode in Kit Carson's Knife and Gun Club. Lurid drama and trauma in America's new Wild West!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Love the Saturday Night Knife and Gun ClubSeries

  • By Teresa on 07-06-18

I Love the Saturday Night Knife and Gun ClubSeries

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

Audiobook: Saturday Night Knife and Gun Club: America's New Wild West
(Kit Carson's Knife and Gun Club, Book 2)
I've listened to both audiobooks in this series and absolutely love it. Everything about it is so original. I think L.S. Collison is thinking out of the box and giving us something very fun and enjoyable with an excellent storyline and well-rounded characters. The characters, mainly Kit Carson are relatable and likeable. I also liked the new kid in town named Balmy who is Stormy Wether's kid sister. I love that the author is mingling names from the old west as well as from classics and pop culture and creating this fabulous weird world that's totally fun. America's New Wild West!

Narration: Annika Conner was hands down the best reader for this audiobook. She showed excellent vocal skills without overdoing it. Each character was done with perfection. She fleshes out the already amazing characters to a new height.

I thought the cover art was brilliant as well. It's noir-ish and piques your interest. Can't beat a good book in a good cover. Loved it.

I received this audiobook as a gift and my review is my own.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Repeat with Me: I Am (Inspiring, Aspiring & Motivating) Success Every Moment: In the Spring!

  • By: Edward F. T. Charfauros
  • Narrated by: Monica Jaye
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

This audiobook features self-talk messages that can help you to: strengthen confidence and self-esteem, support self-growth and professional development, succeed with relationships (romance, friendships, career, etc.), and more. Use these self-communicating messages within and guide yourself to be the best ideal "YOU" that you have been yearning to be! Reprogram your inner dialogue with Edward F. T. Charfauros' proven self-communication audiobook that assists him in taking control of his life and his destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Get up and Boogie !

  • By cosmitron on 06-28-18

Excellent Daily Affirmation Audiobook

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

Repeat With Me was a great listen although it's meant to be listened to over a period of time. If you listen through, it is repetitive but that's what affirmations are. I would recommend the getting the physical book with this audiobook because reading along is more powerful and there is a place in the book where you can write down your daily goals. This audiobook is a useful tool to help meet those goals. I enjoyed listening to it.

The narrator Monica Jaye speaks very clearly and positively. I enjoyed listening to her voice.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • End of the Rainbow: An Aggie Underhill St. Patrick's Day Short Story

  • An Aggie Underhill Mystery, Book 13
  • By: Michelle Ann Hollstein
  • Narrated by: Jax Russell
  • Length: 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

It's St. Patrick's Day, and Aggie, Betty, and Roger are celebrating at an Irish pub in Palm Springs when Betty's leprechaun love interest drops dead. Could it be murder? Join Aggie and friends as they embark on a celebration they won't soon forget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Romance, mystery, and humor 💋

  • By mandymay on 07-07-18

End of the Rainbow was a Fun Listen

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

I really enjoyed listening to End of the Rainbow. There were many cute moments in this story. It was funny when Aggie was called a sturdily built brick chicken house. The dialogue is great as well as the setting and I love the characters. This was a fun listen and I only wish it were longer however I would like to hear more Aggie Underhill stories.

A fun audiobook written by Michelle Ann Hollstein and wonderfully narrated by Jax Russell who is a great voice actor.

  • Heartbreaker Episode 1

  • A God Complex Black Comedy
  • By: George Saoulidis
  • Narrated by: Kathy Vogel
  • Length: 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25

Dexter meets Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce in this snarky black comedy that follows Eris as she toys with people's lives. When 25-year-old Eris gets fired from her minimum-wage job, she stumbles on her friend's startup which outsources bad news to people. But will she manage to keep her friendships intact when she finds out she's very good at delivering breakups, when demand is really picking up, and when the recipients don't take to the news too kindly?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy but true, I could see this become a reality

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-13-18

An Entertaining Idea Albeit a Little Mean

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

Reviewed: 06-23-18

Heartbreaker Episode 1 was a good listen. It was short which I thought was good for the story. It was kinda funny but at the same time mean but with all the apps. unfortunately that's the world in which we live. The story was a clever idea and considering the length, it played like a sit com perhaps.

Kathy Vogel's narration was really good. She sounded like a natural and had great voice inflections. I think if it had gone too much longer though it might have gotten on my nerves due to its or her high octane!

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Giving Up Giving Up

  • By: Abigail Gazda
  • Narrated by: Abigail Gazda
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

In this audiobook, Gazda gives the listener an opportunity to "look in the mirror", evaluate who they are, what they are, and what they hope to accomplish in life. This gives listeners the awareness and guidance to break through personal barriers in order to achieve ultimate life goals. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A self help Book that can really help you.

  • By cosmitron on 05-30-18

Giving Up Giving Up Was A Terrific Helpful Listen

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

Reviewed: 06-23-18

This audiobook was such an insightful listen. I enjoyed every bit of it. In many ways I was able to connect with the author. Giving up can sometimes seem so easy but keeping your head in the game is easier really. I liken it somewhat to people on a popular television show who perhaps try to start a fire from the raw and hastily give up after the first few tries rather than to keep trying. This in turn begins a snowball of continued disappointment and failures simply from the one thing that was given up on so quickly. And in life you must keep trying even when the outcome isn't what you expected. Eventually it will be. Baby steps.

Listening to this audiobook I was able to look at my own 'give ups'. I'm an artist for instance and so many times I give up either before I get started or soon after if what I'm painting isn't looking like what I expected.

Giving Up Giving Up has given me a new perspective and I think I will try harder in the future to NOT give up so quickly or at all.

I love when an author narrates their own audiobook and this one was excellent! Abigail Gazda did an outstanding job from top to bottom on this book. Listening to her in her own words was a real bonus. I loved this audiobook.

I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • One Eyed Jack

  • By: Christopher J. Lynch
  • Narrated by: Tom Jordan
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Professional blackmailer John Sharp, aka One Eyed Jack, is a man who knows how to keep a secret - for a price. But when a routine case of infidelity takes an unexpected detour, he soon finds himself caught in a tangled web of double-blackmail, commodities manipulation, and trying to rescue the woman that had once been his target.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fresh, New, Character! Great Story. Love it!

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-02-18

This Was a Really Good Twisty Noirish Story

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

One Eyed Jack was a great listen. It was time well spent and hard to turn off. I especially liked the sort of unlikeable character profile of Jack or One Eyed Jack. He was kind of like the protagonist and antagonist. This was a well written and thrilling story with a good twist. I'll listen to other audiobooks written by Christopher J. Lynch.

Tom Jordan did an excellent job narrating. I've listen to him before and he's a great voice actor who doesn't disappoint. Always exceptional.

I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

  • An Unbidden Visitor

  • By: Dianne Ascroft
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

March 1913: Struggling to make ends meet, widow Bridget Murphy finds life in rural Ireland difficult, raising six children while farming her small acreage. With the help of neighbors and friends, Bridget is able to cope with the many arduous tasks and chores required of her. When an unnatural and terrifying force invades their house, threatening their family, Bridget is surprised to see so many backs turning on her. Fearing for themselves, those she once counted on for help and support will not risk their safety for her. Father Smyth, their priest, is the only one who stands alongside their family in the battle against the uninvited and fearsome poltergeist. But, prayers alone won't run the farm. Will Bridget find a way to save her home and her family before there's nowhere left to turn?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Beginning of a Horror Story.

  • By pixledust on 03-03-18

Loved this story; Wish it were longer

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

I really enjoyed the setting and the characters in this story. I wondered if it were her husband or someone she knew. It was ashame that the preacher and the other townsfolk including the children shunned them for something entirely out of their control. I wish this story had been longer but loved it nonetheless.

Elizabeth Klett has a beautiful voice. Her accent is wonderful along with her voice inflections.

I received this book for free from the author, narrator or publisher and I voluntarily left this review.