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  • The Wild Heart of Stevie Nicks

  • By: Rob Sheffield
  • Narrated by: Rob Sheffield
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,356
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,945
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,938

Grab your lace shawl and top hat and get ready to twirl—this is a full-throttle appreciation of the life and voice of Stevie Nicks from one of rock criticism’s most celebrated writers.   

Best-selling author and Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield explores the music and artistry of the rock goddess who has kept generations of music lovers totally bewitched and spellbound, with such classic rock hits as "Rhiannon" and "Gypsy".

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • As much Fleetwood Mac as Stevie

  • By Michael W. Travis on 05-05-19

Good overview of Nicks and FM

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

Reviewed: 05-05-19

Based on some of the reviews I thought it would be horrible. Took a chance anyway. It’s an entertaining listen with a great look at what makes Nicks and FM tick. I enjoyed it.

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  • Guitar Zero

  • The New Musician and the Science of Learning
  • By: Gary Marcus
  • Narrated by: Gary Marcus
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 277
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 239

Just about every human being knows how to listen to music, but what does it take to make music? Is musicality something we are born with? Or a skill that anyone can develop at any time? If you don't start piano at the age of six, is there any hope? Is skill learning best left to children or can anyone reinvent him-or herself at any time?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Somewhat disappointing

  • By Urban Ottosson on 02-20-12

Music and the Brain

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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: 03-03-19

I’m learning guitar late in life and so it’s an inspiration to follow his journey. But I’m also a teacher and his discussion of the art of techniques and the neuroscience behind everything has me thinking about new ways to approach what I do. It’s a good book.

  • Fire and Fury

  • Inside the Trump White House
  • By: Michael Wolff
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolff, Holter Graham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,469
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,367

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the country—and the world—has witnessed a stormy, outrageous, and absolutely mesmerizing presidential term that reflects the volatility and fierceness of the man elected Commander-in-Chief.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as credible as one would like.

  • By Jerry R. Nokes Jr. on 01-29-18

It Fits

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

Reviewed: 01-28-18

The Trump story has a lot of craziness to it and it’s confusing to watch unfold. Step back and take a wider view and it begins to make sense. This book provides that perspective. It’s also pretty fair and balanced about Trump, which I didn’t expect.

  • A Monster Calls

  • Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan Dowd
  • By: Patrick Ness
  • Narrated by: Jason Isaacs
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,690
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,515

As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming.... This monster, though, is something different. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good "one-timer" for all ages

  • By TVNerd95 on 09-10-16

Incredible real story

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

Reviewed: 02-26-17

For a fantasy, this story feels very real and honest. Beautifully written. Worth the time.

  • Just One Damned Thing After Another

  • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,866
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,326

Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not always within their power - especially given their propensity for causing loud explosions when things get too quiet. Meet the disaster-magnets of St Mary's Institute of Historical Research as they ricochet around History.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action Adventure Time Travel Novel w/ Good Reader

  • By Sires on 04-13-14

Discovered on Sale

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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: 02-25-17

Bought it on sale, didn't expect a lot. Absolutely loved it. Looks like a fun series.

  • Plugged

  • By: Eoin Colfer
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 286
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 253

Daniel McEvoy has a problem. Well, really, he has several, but for this Irish ex-pat bouncer at a seedy, small-time casino, the fact that his girlfriend was just murdered in the parking lot is uppermost in his mind. That is until lots of people around him start dying, and not of natural causes. Suddenly, Daniel’s got half the New Jersey mob, dirty cops, and his man-crazy upstairs neighbor after him, and he still doesn't know what's going on.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Irish Chili Palmer

  • By Townsend on 09-06-11

Whacky but Fun

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

Reviewed: 01-18-12

What did you love best about Plugged?

Artemis Fowl has an irreverent humor that is a lot of fun (for a kid's book). This is a story that gets crazier and crazier. But it is just a lot of fun (for an adult's book). Can't wait to see where Colfer takes it next.

  • Steve Jobs

  • By: Walter Isaacson
  • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
  • Length: 25 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,336

Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting man

  • By Jeanne on 11-13-11

Complicated and Gifted Person

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

Reviewed: 01-18-12

What was one of the most memorable moments of Steve Jobs?

The first half of the book feels uncomfortable as you realize how difficult Steve Jobs could be to those around him. He was hard on people and selfish. But there is a moment in the second half when you realize how brilliant he truly was. It took a driven and complicated person to change computer devices and how we interact with them. He was being creatively selfish to the huge benefit to all of us.