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Anna Jennings

Paradise Valley, Arizona
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  • Recovery

  • Freedom from Our Addictions
  • By: Russell Brand
  • Narrated by: Russell Brand
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,775
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,762

With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his 14 years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar addictions to addictions to work, stress, bad relationships, digital media, and fame. Brand understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not just for hardcore alcohol & drug addicts...

  • By Magen on 10-06-17

Anna Jennings

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 10-13-17

Russell sums up addiction and recovery in an honest and educated way. He tells his story from a place of profound authenticity, and demonstrates through personal experience that his sobriety and serenity is contingent on practicing and expanding a spiritual program of action. His writing is poignant and poetic... parts feel like very accessible spoken word at times. I listened to the audio book on a drive from the desert to the coast. It was entertaining and hypnotic. Even though I've been happily and gratefully sober and very active in 12 step recovery since my early 20's, I learned a great deal from Russell's perspective. Thank you Russell, for being a beautiful example of what I believe is a Divinely inspired program and way of life!
This book should be shared with anyone affected or interested in addiction.
A beautiful and brave book!!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,780
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,825
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,778

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What Happened?

  • By Celina Resendez on 10-21-17

Inspiring!

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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: 09-22-17

Thanks Hilary,
I listened while working, parenting, hiking, cleaning and doing service work. Now I want to get more involved in the political process too!
Excellent job on this very important book. You Rock.

6 of 82 people found this review helpful

  • Sex God

  • Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality and Spirituality
  • By: Rob Bell
  • Narrated by: Rob Bell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Sex. God. You know the two subjects are connected; you just don't have the words for how they are connected. And they cannot be separated. Where the one is, you will always find the other. When you actually live and feel and engage, you discover that the physical things around us are like windows into more. And when you talk about sexuality, you quickly end up in the spiritual - because "this" is always about "that". Something deeper. Something behind it all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Rob's perspective

  • By Kim on 08-27-12

A new perspective.

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-15-17

This very well written and read audio book helped me gain a nail, positive perspective about sexuality and it's significance in the biblical and modern relationship.
It also includes insights into relationships in general which very helpful and inspiring.
Bell introduces and supports the concept that a mutually empowering, sexually fulfilling relationship is "heaven on earth". This beautiful idea is exactly what I needed to hear at this point in my life.
The book is very female friendly and dispels many of the oppressive myths used as tools by Christian males. This book could easily be called "Sex Goddess!"