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  • Mindfulness

  • Top 10 Tips Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness
  • By: Charlie Mason
  • Narrated by: T.A. Hodgson
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

One of the best treatments for anxiety disorders, including OCD, is mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of constantly being aware of your own inner world and your environment in such a way that you are able to accept what is going on without being judgmental. Practicing mindfulness can actually alleviate some of the symptoms of OCD, helping people suffering from it get their lives back. This book will give you 10 different ways that you can practice mindfulness with particular information as to how each of these different ways can benefit people with OCD.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very informative

  • By Suzan on 11-12-18

Very informative

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

This audiobook is short but is so full of great info. I am not OCD but I still learned a lot of great things I can use in my everyday life. T.A. Hodgson is the narrator for this book and does a wonderful job. I would recommend this book to everyone. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • What Doesn't Kill You

  • Twisted, Book 1
  • By: Jo Ho
  • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

When Marley moves into her dorm at Blackville University, the recent murder of a Tennerson student is the last thing on her mind. She has roommates to get to know, classes to sign up for, parties to attend, and an over-protective father to avoid, who, as luck would have it, has just been hired at BU as its newest history professor. After a childhood of being bullied due to a condition she can't help having, all Marley wants is to be normal. She hopes a new start in a new city will provide that. Unfortunately, life has other plans for her. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • the story of 4 girls discovering their true power

  • By Leticia Crow on 11-08-18

Okay

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I found this book okay. I really enjoyed the narration by Allyson Voller. Allyson has a lovely voice and helped me to really be able to concentrate on the story. What I don't like is the fact that there is no ending. You must buy another book well maybe a few more to get the whole story. I am a big fan of books in series but this is more like buying each chapter. I have left this honest review after receiving this audiobook to review.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • And the Wolf Shall Dwell

  • By: Joni Dee
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Imagine being knocked over by a strange old man on a cold London morning. The man delivers a garbled message about the queen. Moments later he falls under the wheels of a train. The media calls it suicide, but you know better - something doesn't quite add up. That was the start of the day for John Daniel, a foreign professional working in the city of London.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • International intrigue and mystery!

  • By Susan Patterson on 11-14-18

Great first in new series

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

I think for a first book in a new series by a new author it was good. I love spy novels and british too. The book does have lots of intrigue and really kept my interest until about half way. Then it was a little slow for me but about 3/4 of the way and I was all caught up into the story again. I loved the narration done by Paul Jenkins. His voice in my opinion was perfect. In the part I felt slowed down it was Paul's lovely voice that kept me listening. I look forward to more by this author.
I was gifted this audiobook with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Enneagram: The Secret Way to Find Your Personality Type and Strengthen Relationships to Achieve Spiritual Growth and Self-Discovery

  • Bonus: A Test on How to Find Your Personality Type
  • By: Owen Grahart
  • Narrated by: Daniel James Lewis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

The Enneagram of Personality is a model dealing with collections of human traits, presented as nine different character types. This audiobook will help you determine who you are as a person and show you what others like about you, as well as how you should act around others to be more enjoyable to be with. The audiobook will show you how you more easily can understand others and can therefore help build stronger relationships with friends, family, or your partner.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Ketil Grytten on 10-14-18

Okay

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

I was gifted this audiobook with the understanding I would leave an honest review. Honestly I had a hard time getting through this audiobook. I really feel that this book would be better not in audio form. But if you do listen to it I would recommend listening to the questions first and seeing what type you fall in. At least for me I found listening to be overwhelming through 9 personality types and then having to go back an listen again to the ones that I feel into.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Bickering Birds

  • Cozy Corgi Mysteries
  • By: Mildred Abbott
  • Narrated by: Angie Hickman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

When Katie caters a meeting of the Feathered Friends Brigade and drags Fred along, they expect nothing more than loquacious chatter about birds as they endeavor to build a professional relationship with the owner of the wild bird shop. Fred and Katie are quickly roped into a moonlight snowshoeing hike in hopes of spotting a rare owl. While the endangered bird proves elusive...the murdered man in the snow is hard to miss. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good read

  • By cosmitron on 10-24-18

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

This is book 3 in the Corgi Cozy Mystery. I am so enjoying this fun series. Fred (Winfred ) is someone I would enjoy meeting. Her love of dogs and her love of mysteries would interest me. I love Sherlock such a cute corgi with a great personality. I am also a big fan of Angie Hickman as her narration is very good. Can't wait until the next book comes out. I was gifted this book by the author with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Narcissistic Abuse Recovery: Understanding Narcissism and Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse

  • By: Ivan Turner
  • Narrated by: Guy Messenger
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

No longer does it have to be that way. Many of us have experienced that guilt a partner can make us feel, or the anxiety of seeing our relationship as a pitch black tunnel, without the light at the other side. Often, this leaves us pondering, 'Why are they like this?' But this audiobook will enlighten you to the Narcissistic Personality Disorder that has left you feeling so wounded and vulnerable. No more will you have to put up with narcissists slowly destroying you because from this moment you will know exactly how to spot narcissists, but also how to heal from past abuse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well written

  • By Suzan on 10-26-18

Well written

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

I found this audiobook very informative. I learned a lot about what Narcissism is and how to identify it. I did at times find the book to be a little like a textbook with the language but overall it was a simplified version that I had not trouble relating to. I know a few people with different levels of narcissism and this book has helped me to better deal with them. I thought Guy Messenger did a wonderful job at the narration. I was gifted this audiobook with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Lady Justice and the Black Widow

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

 

Throughout history, men have used their wealth, power, and prestige to harass, manipulate, and coerce women to fulfill their sexual desires. Fed up with the "good ole boy" status quo, the Black Widow appears in Kansas City to avenge the women who have fallen victim to their male predators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fighting back

  • By Book Junkie on 11-01-18

Another great book

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

Robert how do you do it. One book after another and all different and very informative and interesting. In this book gumshoe Walt Williams and his gang go after and kind of team up with a female serial killer known as the black widow. I that this was a great book with a little different take on Walt's personal ideals. Once again George Kuch does a wonderful job of narrating this book. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Lady Justice and the Devil's Breath

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Devil’s Breath is called the most dangerous drug in the world, and it’s come to Kansas City. It is said it takes away a person’s free will, and minions of a Colombian drug lord are using it to rob, steal, kidnap, and even commit murder. Fate throws Walt and his geriatric sidekicks into the path of the purveyors of Devil’s Breath endangering their lives and the lives of those around them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Walt takes on drugs

  • By Lisarami on 10-29-18

Wow

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

This series just gets better and better. In this book the issue is a drug called Devil's Breath. I have not heard about this drug which is much worse than a roofie. Don't miss reading or listening to this series you will be greatly entertained. These books are funny, informative and relevant to the times.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Greyhound at the Gravesite

  • Pets Reporter Mystery
  • By: Kyla Colby
  • Narrated by: Lane Cannon
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Samantha Hodges is ready to get as far away from crime reporting as possible - especially after what happened in Chicago. Writing for the paper in her pets-obsessed hometown will be easy. Except that she’s not really into animals. And her first interviewee turns up dead.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • kind of like the bus service

  • By KD on 11-03-18

New series it's great.

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

Reviewed: 10-20-18

What a fun concept a Pet Reporter! I really loved this first book in a new series. It was not to long and the story was really interesting. I enjoyed the narration by Lane Cannon, she has a very nice voice. I did notice that it repeated sentences a few times so the editing needs to be better but that is not anything to do with the Author or Narrator. I was gifted this book with the understanding that I would leave an honest review.

  • Still Waters

  • Sandhamn Murders, Book 1
  • By: Viveca Sten, Marlaine Delargy - translation
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 682
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 580
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 573

On a hot July morning on Sweden's idyllic vacation island of Sandhamn, a man takes his dog for a walk and makes a gruesome discovery: a body, tangled in fishing net, has washed ashore. Police detective Thomas Andreasson is the first to arrive on the scene. Before long, he has identified the deceased as Krister Berggren, a bachelor from the mainland who has been missing for months. All signs point to an accident - until another brutalized corpse is found at the local bed-and-breakfast.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narration

  • By Silvia Leis on 11-15-16

First in series

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

This book was written by a Swedish author and later translated in to English. I liked the book but it is very long on the descriptions of the detectives thought processes. I found myself skip reading over parts. I really wanted to find out how it ended but didn't read every word. I just found out that this series was made into a TV series. I will have to look into it because this shorten down would be a great show.