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  • The Coming Storm

  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Michael Lewis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,623
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,922
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,880

Tornadoes, cyclones, tsunamis… Weather can be deadly – especially when it strikes without warning. Millions of Americans could soon find themselves at the mercy of violent weather if the public data behind lifesaving storm alerts gets privatized for personal gain. In his first Audible Original feature, New York Times best-selling author and journalist Michael Lewis delivers hard-hitting research on not-so-random weather data – and how Washington plans to release it. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why you shouldn't ignore the weather forecast

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 09-10-18

Wowed

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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: 09-17-18

Excellent Book very informative I never knew the things that I learned in this book, and I’m floored. Thank you for a great book!!

  • That Month in Tuscany

  • By: Inglath Cooper
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo, Eric G. Dove, Adam Verner, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,163
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,059
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,053

Ren Sawyer and Lizzy Harper live completely different lives. He's a rock star with a secret he can no longer live with. She's a regular person whose husband stood her up for a long-planned anniversary trip. On a flight across the Atlantic headed for Italy, a drunken pity party and untimely turbulence literally drop Lizzy into Ren's lap. It is the last thing she can imagine ever happening to someone like her. But despite their surface differences, they discover an undeniable pull between them. A pull that leads them both to remember who they had once been before letting themselves be changed.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I don’t like the narrator.

  • By Ana A. on 07-30-18

A wonderful departure from Reality!!

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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: 09-12-18

I absolutely loved this book!! I couldn’t stop listening, from the wonderful delights of Italy that I remember from visiting there, to the wonderful love story!! Excellent in every way!!

  • Stay Hungry

  • By: Sebastian Maniscalco
  • Narrated by: Sebastian Maniscalco
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 938
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 928

At 24, Sebastian Maniscalco arrived in LA with a suitcase and saved up minimum wages. He knew no one and nothing about standup comedy, but he was determined to go for it anyway. At 44, he's on the Forbes' list of highest earning comedians, sells out arenas, and has starred in four hit comedy specials including Why Would You Do That? on Showtime. Stay Hungry tells the story of the 20 years in between.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A different perspective on success!! Good stuff!!

  • By ChiWax on 03-22-18

Excellent!!

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

Sebastian not only is an excellent comedian, but an excellent author as well, love this book I’d recommend it to anyone who’s looking to get ahead and stay hungry!!

  • Kicking and Dreaming

  • A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll
  • By: Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson
  • Narrated by: Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401

Two sisters. Two voices. One Heart.

The mystery of "Magic Man." The wicked riff of "Barracuda." The sadness and beauty of "Alone." The raw energy of "Crazy On You." These songs, and so many more, are part of the fabric of American music. Heart, fronted by Ann and Nancy Wilson, has given fans everywhere classic, raw, and pure badass rock and roll for more than three decades. As the only sisters in rock who write their own music and play their own instruments, Ann and Nancy have always stood apart - certainly from their male counterparts but also from their female peers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Behind-The-Scenes Look At "Heart"

  • By Kathy on 11-13-12

Just Awesome

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

It’s very refreshing to hear the true story about women & Rick!! Loved it!! Always wondered how tough the music scene was for women!

  • George Carlin Reads to You

  • An Audio Collection Including Grammy Winners 'Braindroppings' and 'Napalm & Silly Putty'
  • By: George Carlin
  • Narrated by: George Carlin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,930
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,628
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,596

If one George Carlin audio is funny, then two are funnier and three must be funniest, right? That's our thinking behind this new collection. t's a HighBridge library of laugh-out-loud, award-winning recordings featuring George himself performing many of his best bits.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like a Cast of Thousands

  • By Rick on 07-16-12

Wow!! I thought this would be funny

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-25-18

I was sadly disappointed with this book, I couldn’t get past the 2nd chapter, way too negative for me. Too bad, wasted money.

  • But Enough About Me

  • A Memoir
  • By: Burt Reynolds, Jon Winokur
  • Narrated by: Burt Reynolds
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 887
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 826
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 821

Burt Reynolds has been a Hollywood leading man for six decades, known for his legendary performances, sex-symbol status, and storied Hollywood romances. In his long career of stardom, during which he was number one at the box office for five years in a row, Reynolds has seen it all. But Enough About Me will tell his story through the people he's encountered on his amazing journey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible life!

  • By Zeppy on 11-24-15

Fantastic!!

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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: 02-07-18

Loved this book!! Loved listening to Burt go through all his movies & history, it was like memory lane, he is and always will be one of my very favorite actors!!

  • Still Foolin' 'Em

  • Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
  • By: Billy Crystal
  • Narrated by: Billy Crystal
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,792
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,785

Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. In humorous chapters like ""Buying the Plot"" and ""Nodding Off,"" Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes, but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him. He also looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life, from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach, Long Island, and his years doing stand-up in the Village, up through his legendary stint at Saturday Night Live, When Harry Met Sally, and his long run as host of the Academy Awards. Listeners get a front-row seat to his one-day career with the New York Yankees (he was the first player to ever ""test positive for Maalox""), his love affair with Sophia Loren, and his enduring friendships with several of his idols, including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali. He lends a light touch to more serious topics like religion (""the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity: Advil, bourbon, and Prozac""); grandparenting; and, of course, dentistry. As wise and poignant as they are funny, Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disarmingly Honest

  • By David Shear on 09-12-13

Excellent 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: 01-15-18

Billy narrated awesomely, had me laughing and and in tears, I loved it and never wanted it to end!!

  • An Italian Journey

  • A Harvest of Revelations in the Olive Groves of Tuscany: A Pretty Girl, Seven Tuscan Farmers, and a Roberto Rossellini Film: Bella Scoperta
  • By: James Ernest Shaw
  • Narrated by: James Ernest Shaw
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 66

An adventure of the heart in the mold of literature's classic spiritual journeys. It began with a girl. Then it was Italian food. After that it was books and discovering that even Mark Twain had fallen for Italy. E. M. Forster was smitten too: "Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvelous than the land." What is it about Italy and Italians?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not my cup of tea

  • By Anonymous User on 05-18-16

Very Disappointing

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-19-16

Wow, what an aggravating, depressing listen this was, I listen to books while commuting and I thought it might be funny, but it ended up being mostly frustrating! I'm planning the journey of my life to Italy, and this book makes me want to stay away! Almost Nothing pleased her, makes Italy seem not worth going to, let alone with a disabled, hard to please mother! Sorry, but can I get my money back??

  • Dying to Be Me

  • My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
  • By: Anita Moorjani
  • Narrated by: Anita Moorjani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,008
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,653
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,649

In this truly inspirational audio book, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body began shutting down - overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience (NDE) where she realized her inherent worth... and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was released from the hospital within weeks - without a trace of cancer in her body!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SImply Amazing

  • By Jeffrey on 05-21-12

Phenomenal!!

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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: 09-18-16

Words to live by!!! Loved this book!!!! I'd recommend this to everyone !!! Love is all that matters !!

  • If God Were Your Therapist

  • How to Love Yourself and Your Life and Never Feel Angry, Anxious or Insecure Again
  • By: David J. Lieberman Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

Dr. David Leiberman, offers insights into the human condition and reveals how, regardless of the opportunities available to us today, a lack of self-control results in poor choices and ultimately leads to negative emotions and destructive habits. If God Were Your Therapist offers neither exercises or affirmations. Rather, listeners learn how to regain self-control and move their thoughts, choices, and lives in a purposeful, powerful direction, free from the shackles of anxiety and stress.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Basic rules that make sense and need to be heard

  • By Melissa on 06-08-11

Excellent 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: 08-22-16

I Learned a lot from this book!! I would recommend it to Everyone!! Read or Listen to it!!

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