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  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming 2019 + Understanding Human Behavior 2-in-1 Psychology Bundle

  • Contains All the Knowledge and Training You Need to Become an Emotional Intelligence and NLP Guru
  • By: Louis Sinclair, John Berkowitz
  • Narrated by: Jason Belvill
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Are you tired of being stuck in the same negative habits but don’t know how to change? Here's a basic guide to understanding human behavior! Neurolinguistic programming may be just what you need to create drastic positive change in your life. This audiobook gives you the tools to change your life, overcoming the things that are holding you back: your phobias, depression, habits, psychosomatic illnesses, or learning disorders. You, too, can become a strong, happy, successful person, and achieve your goals.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A clear and well-explained guide

  • By Curtis Ronquillo on 02-19-19

I learned, despite choppy delivery

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

Content: 5
I am very pleased with the content of the book, as introduced in this audiobook.I might even by the physical book. If I don't, it would be out of protest to the audiobook.

Performance:
Enunciation: 5
Flow: 1
The staccato, word-by-word, performance was horribly distracting. He read the book without a natural flow, as if every single word were important, by itself. There were brief periods of relief, when the reader sounded more natural. However, most of the 1st part of the book, so far (5 chapters), sounded as if a computer was reading. As a matter of fact, I spent the 1st 2 chapters debating whether or not it was AI or not. I've spent 30 mins trying to find an alternative.

  • Have a Nice Day

  • By: Billy Crystal, Quinton Peeples
  • Narrated by: Justin Bartha, Annette Bening, Dick Cavett, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,371
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17,061
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,966

Tony and Emmy Award-winner Billy Crystal leads an all-star cast including Oscar winner Kevin Kline (President David Murray) and four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening (First Lady Katherine Murray) in a performance of this hilarious and poignant story about a man desperately scrambling to put his affairs in order: to save his presidency, his marriage, his relationship with his daughter – and possibly his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO well done!

  • By Tracey Ellen Frances on 11-05-18

A wonderful stage play about time.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

A wonderful stage play by Billy Crystal. It taught a brilliant lesson on time management. that is, how we spend the last minutes if our life, because these might be our last minutes

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • 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 8,095
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,455

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

Fascinating, fun, heart wrenching

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

She does a wonderful job of helping readers visualize what life was like growing up in a library.
Loved the part where she and her mom fed the dragon. I cried, and I don't cry. I couldn't help myself. The story progression and music was so powerful at that it pulled the tears right out of my eyes.

  • The Leader Who Had No Title

  • A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
  • By: Robin Sharma
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 879
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 718

Regardless of what you do within your organization and the current circumstances of your life, the single most important fact is that you have the power to show leadership. Wherever you are in your career or life, you should always play to your peak abilities.This book shows you how to claim that staggering power, as well as transform your life and the world around youin the process.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Alison on 03-24-16

Motivational

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

The book did what it set out to do, motivate. But it took me a while to get out of fighting off the apparent sells pitch (of being motivational) to get to the actual story.
But I did enjoy the story and summaries

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,395
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 63,241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63,112

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

An exciting view of a loaner geek's God complex!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

1. Loved it.
2. Learned a lot about space
3. Rated PG (anti-religious views espoused throughout)
**SPOILER ALERT**
4. I loved how Taylor wove in what must me the secret yearning of every computer / space geek: get rich, die, get converted into your own autonomous drone, kick ass, rage against the religious-right, go to space, without jerks (i.e. non computer/space geeks), self replicate, explore various story lines of your eternal life as a GOD!
5. Bob is hilarious

  • The World Walker

  • The World Walker Series, Book 1
  • By: Ian W. Sainsbury
  • Narrated by: Todd Boyce
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,440
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,444

Just outside Los Angeles, a prisoner hidden away for 70 years sits up, gets off the bed and disappears through a solid wall. In Australia, a magician impresses audiences by producing real elephants. Nobody realizes it's not an illusion. Across the world, individuals and organizations with supernatural power suddenly detect the presence of something even they can't understand. At the center of it all, Seb Varden, a 32-year old musician with a secret in his past, slits his wrists, is shot dead and run over on the freeway.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Stuff

  • By DobieChuck on 01-15-17

Exciting mix of Self help Scifi New Age vs AI-ish

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

a) The narrator kept the book exciting
b) The book touched on many takes on evolutionary progress.
c) The story line was enthralling
d) The writer made us emphasize through every coming of age experience
e) The historical twists enlightened readers along the way

  • For We Are Many

  • Bobiverse, Book 2
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 45,992
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 43,049
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,925

Bob Johansson didn't believe in an afterlife, so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock. To add to the surprise, he is now a sentient computer and the controlling intelligence for a Von Neumann probe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Denis E.Taylor Sets A New Standard For Sci-Fi

  • By Devin on 04-18-17

depressing .. ugh!

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

Summary: Really, avoid this Book 2 if you're already in an emotional low, it might push you over the edge!

I loved the story, for the most part. It is fun in places. But regardless of how real it might be, the AI, Bob, whose body is a ship (!) get's overly emo!... to the point that at least one of the Bob AI's killed himself! What!? This book had just too many downers. I had to go read some self-help books just to get over it.

  • Snow Crash

  • By: Neal Stephenson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14,517
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,116
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,206

Neal Stephenson is a blazing new force on the sci-fi scene. With the groundbreaking cyberpunk novel Snow Crash, he has "vaulted onto the literary stage." It weaves virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility - in short, it is the gigathriller of the information age.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Stephenson

  • By A. Tuck on 10-16-08

Fun trucker fodder: pagan NLP religion propoganda

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

The book was a disappointing reflection of some aspects of racist America. There were many pros for pseudo geeky comp sci religious dudes. But there were so many downsides that I'm left with a salty taste in my mouth.

Pros...
* Action/fight scenes made me feel like I was there.
* Seemed to appeal directly to the geeky mindset... through and through..
* The few bits of internet info were cleverly wrapped into the story line
* Appreciated the lesson on nuances of Japanese culture and sword handling
* The meta-verse was cool...I could imagine it today. he was really visionary on the immersive VR and cyber-physical interaction

Cons... **SPOILER ALERT**
* The hero spent too much time talking to a librarian AI about a religion based on pseudo neuro linguistic programming. Even if any of that stuff is real, it didn't make me want to go learn about it. Stephenson tried to be Dan Brown but only turned out to present a lit review for a masters thesis based only on a couple of sources👎
* Better authors might have let those things be discovered in caves & dig sites, not in a library!
* The heroine was involved in a statutory rape scene (30 year old having voluntary rough sex with a 15 year old)
* Heroine didn't need to be 15 years old. The plot would have worked at 18 or 21, and the sex scene would have been legal
* The book is filled with racist stereotypes and was blatantly unapologetic about it!
* This is a book filled with stereotypes like these:
- Jews are the best hackers and business people
- Black people, except for the hero/protagonist are shiftless, lazy, thugs
- Hispanics, except for Wanda, are all backwards missionaries blinded by anyone that speaks in tongues
- Italian Americans are all mafia with a penchant for being white isolationists/supremacists
- All programmers and hackers are White
- Minivans are only driven by "bimbos"
- Russians are clean and act business like but will beat you down with their brawn
- Protestants have the best religion because it's closer to pagan worship but its practitioners are like gullible sheep
- White people are the only people that can be on the top
- Government workers are all blind sheep
- and more...
* Stephenson attacked all religions but extolled the Hebrew language as the best and all other languages (and their related cultures) as irrational and substandard

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Cryptonomicon

  • By: Neal Stephenson
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 42 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,170

Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this century.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fixed!

  • By Rob J. on 04-16-17

PG-17 Stories Lessons in computer science & crypto

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

Why I loved this book?
1. It explained Turing machines in layman terms
2. It made the ultra boring lessons of Turing computability and encryption accessible to regular sysadmins
3. It made heroes out of the engineers!
4. It mocked yuppy culture of atheist academics
5. Made clear the problems with people who hang onto Christian dogmas
6. Revealed the lunatic in each of us.
7. Helped present a human side to the Jewish/Israeli perspective. [while completely ignoring the evil behavior of the current rogue Zionist apparatus]
8. Taught details of business startups
9. Taught ww2 history
10. Taught Greek mythology
11. Taught Philippine history
12. Gave insight into Japanese, Chinese, and Philipino culture.

  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection

  • By: Alexander C. Kane
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,878
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,871

Andrea Vernon always thought she would spend her life living in Paris writing thought-provoking historical novels all day and sipping wine on the Seine all night. But the reality is she's drowning in debt, has no prospects, and is forced to move back to Queens, where her parents remind her daily that they are very interested in grandchildren. Then, one morning, she is kidnapped, interviewed, and hired as an administrative assistant by the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection. Superheroes for hire, using their powers for good. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Normal Life in an Abnormal World

  • By Arthur D. Rich on 08-26-17

pg13 - Hilarious office comedy for college grads

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

The book started off quirky, but the crazy mental musings of the Andrea kept me laughing throughout. This book had non-stop office satire poking fun at everything from office romances to gossip to cultural stereotypes to ridiculous performance reviews. lol I'm still laughing.
Enjoy! (without children)

2 of 3 people found this review helpful