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Alan Ponce

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  • Good Omens

  • By: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,935
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,266

The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfyingly Hilarious

  • By FernT on 09-27-11

great

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Reviewed: 12-02-18

Great book and great story.
the chapters are very long so you really have to commit to them

  • How to Be Yourself

  • Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety
  • By: Ellen Hendriksen
  • Narrated by: Ellen Hendriksen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211

Up to 40% of people consider themselves shy. You might say you're introverted or awkward, or that you're fine around friends but just can't speak up in a meeting or at a party. Maybe you're usually confident but have recently moved or started a new job, only to feel isolated and unsure. If you get nervous in social situations - meeting your partner's friends, public speaking, standing awkwardly in the elevator with your boss - you've probably been told, "Just be yourself!" But that's easier said than done - especially if you're prone to social anxiety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book on social anxiety I have come across!

  • By Anonymous User on 08-25-18

Very helpful. Well written and easy to listen to.<br />

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-19-18

The subject matter of this book is something that we all assume we had a handle on. Listening to it however shows us our cognative biases and how they're affecting our relationships. Ellen Hendriksen helps us navigate the foggy territory of ourselves with facts, anecdotes and genuinely helpful advice on perspectives.
They're good books, Bront.