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Toni Hartsell

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  • Troublemaker

  • Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
  • By: Leah Remini
  • Narrated by: Leah Remini
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14,732
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,546
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13,494

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
  • ✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 07-10-18

1984 2.0 I could never report on family or friends

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

Love Leah Remini. Thank goodness you're out and not raising your daughter in that nonsense.

  • A Full Life

  • Reflections at Ninety
  • By: Jimmy Carter
  • Narrated by: Jimmy Carter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 735

Jimmy Carter, 39th president, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Scott Volltrauer on 08-19-16

A kind man full of integrity that is seldom

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-16-18

The world is a better place because Jimmy Carter is in it. A truly good human.

  • The Clarity Cleanse

  • 12 Steps to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment, and Emotional Healing
  • By: Habib Sadeghi, Gwyneth Paltrow - Foreword
  • Narrated by: David Booth
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

Based on the powerful mind-body strategy Dr. Habib Sadegh developed to help himself recover from cancer more than 20 years ago, The Clarity Cleanse will enable you to help your mind clear and your body heal. A regular GOOP contributor in health and spirituality, Dr. Sadeghi shows you how to turn obstacles into healing and energizing opportunities. Because negative emotions actually do damage on the cellular level, The Clarity Cleanse offers guidance for cleansing both your body and your mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Both Lifesaving and Life Changing

  • By Kim on 05-15-18

A remarkable book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-27-18

Dr. Sadeghi is the standard all doctors should strive for. He treats the cause and not the symptoms.

  • Strength in Stillness

  • The Power of Transcendental Meditation
  • By: Bob Roth
  • Narrated by: Bob Roth
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 442
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 379
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 376

Every day, we face a growing epidemic of stress, one that is damaging our physical and emotional health at younger and younger ages. Billionaire CEOs, moms managing households, college students, people of every race, age, and income all make the same confession: "I am so stressed." It is literally killing us. While there is no one single cure, there is a simple practice that dramatically changes how we respond to stress and life's challenges: the Transcendental Meditation technique.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing but a big advertisement

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-11-18

Disappointed that it was not a guide as suggested

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-25-18

was disappointed that it wasn't informative. am going to ask for a refund. wasted time.

  • The Bright Hour

  • A Memoir of Living and Dying
  • By: Nina Riggs
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 430
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 388
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384

An exquisite memoir about how to live - and love - every day with "death in the room", from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awe inspiring legacy of A Brave Young Woman.

  • By Julia on 06-18-17

would be a great book except

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Narrator was pretentious and treated this as a performance instead of just telling Nina's story.

  • How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind

  • Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
  • By: Dana K. White
  • Narrated by: Dana K. White
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 917
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907

"The dirty little secret about most organizing advice is that it's written by organized people," says blogger, speaker, and decluttering expert Dana K. White. "But that's not how my brain works. I'm lost on page three." Dana blogs at A Slob Comes Clean, chronicling her successes and failures with her self-described "deslobification process". In the beginning she used the name Nony (short for aNONYmous), because she was sharing her deep, dark slob secret. Now she has truly come clean - with not only her real name but the strategies she has developed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A gold star plan for de-slobification

  • By zuly on 01-18-17

overall great book

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Loved the book and it's content and the author. My only complaint is I could hear every time she swallowed. I couldn't listen with full volume or headphones because of this. just some advice if she ever narrates another book.

  • Gold Dust Woman

  • The Biography of Stevie Nicks
  • By: Stephen Davis
  • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
  • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 371

Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (the Boston Globe) his ideal topic: Nicks' work and life are equally sexy and interesting, and Davis delves deeply into each, unearthing fresh details from new, intimate interviews and interpreting them to present a rich new portrait of the star. Just as Nicks (and Lindsay Buckingham) gave Fleetwood Mac the "shot of adrenaline" they needed to become real rock stars - according to Christine McVie - Gold Dust Woman is vibrant with stories and with a life lived large and hard.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and partially accurate picture

  • By D. Lichtenstein on 01-14-18

would be a great book with a different narrator.

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

Reviewed: 01-27-18

it was so annoying when the narrator would change her voice when quoting men, especially annoying when she quoted Mick Fleetwood with a bad English accent. Just read! Great biography despite this.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Clean My Space

  • The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster, and Loving Your Home Every Day
  • By: Melissa Maker
  • Narrated by: Melissa Maker
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely reengineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we need to see big, long-lasting results. So, she developed her method to help us get the most out of our effort and keep our homes fresh and welcoming every day.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Buy the hard copy

  • By kathleen buxton on 06-09-17

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 12-20-17

I am disappointed that it refers to the pdf that comes with the book, but never once explains wher to find it or access it.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Spender's Guide to Debt-Free Living

  • How a Spending Fast Helped Me Get from Broke to Badass in Record Time
  • By: Anna Newell Jones
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 250

Popular blogger Anna Newell Jones of AndThenWeSaved.com delivers this self-help manifesto that reveals how a "spending fast" will help you get on the road to living debt free. In 2009, young photographer Anna Newell Jones was rapidly suffocating under the weight of too much debt. An inveterate spender, she was in way over her head, to the tune of almost $24,000. She knew her debt was only going to get worse if she didn't take action, but she didn't know where to look for help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such an inspiring book!

  • By Amy Markham on 05-10-16

Awful! Narrator clearly thinks this is acting gig

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

Reviewed: 09-17-17

Redundant. Couldn't get through 4 chapters. Narration is over acting. Am waiting for my refund.