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  • House to House

  • An Epic Memoir of War
  • By: Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, John Bruning
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,051
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,051

In one of the most compelling combat narratives ever written, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, an Army infantry platoon leader in Iraq, gives a teeth-rattling, first-hand account of 11 straight days of heavy house-to-house fighting during the climactic second battle of Fallujah. His actions in the firefight, which included killing five insurgents in hand-to-hand combat, earned Bellavia the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, and New York state's highest military honor, the Conspicuous Service Cross.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As raw as it gets

  • By Robert on 09-24-07

Best Account of War on Audible

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

Reviewed: 06-25-17

You need to check this out if you're interested in the Iraq War, specifically the war from the mouth of a SGT in the Army.... Infantry. Wow!!

  • Narconomics

  • How to Run a Drug Cartel
  • By: Tom Wainwright
  • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,323

What drug lords learned from big business. How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the $300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the strategy and tactics used by corporations such as Walmart, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, miscast narrator

  • By Felipe Alves on 12-15-16

Crazy Journey!

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

Reviewed: 11-06-16

you will find yourself deeply immersed in the world of drug kingpins and criminal cartels throughout Central America

  • The Serial Killer Files

  • The Who, What, Where, How, and Why of the World’s Most Terrifying Murderers
  • By: Harold Schechter
  • Narrated by: Charles Constant
  • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 504
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 448
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 445

Hollywood's make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can't hold a candle to real-life monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and scores of others who have terrorized, tortured, and terminated their way across civilization throughout the ages. Now, from the much-acclaimed author of Deviant, Deranged, and Depraved, comes the ultimate resource on the serial killer phenomenon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Made me feel sick, yet I didn't want it to end

  • By Neuron on 02-07-17

Very Comprehensive!

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

Reviewed: 06-30-16

A must for criminology majors! Also great for anyone interested in abnormal psychology. Check it out!

  • The Exorcist

  • 40th Anniversary Edition
  • By: William Peter Blatty
  • Narrated by: William Peter Blatty, Eliana Shaskan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,174

Four decades after it first shook the nation, then the world, William Peter Blatty's thrilling masterwork of faith and demonic possession returns in an even more powerful form. Raw and profane, shocking and blood-chilling, it remains a modern parable of good and evil and perhaps the most terrifying novel ever written.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrifying...

  • By Kenneth on 10-01-12

absolutely terrifying

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

Reviewed: 06-04-16

This was read perfectly. Even crazier than the movie (as you'd expect.) Any horror fans should try this immediately.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Coloring Book

  • A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America
  • By: Colin Quinn
  • Narrated by: Colin Quinn
  • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 676

Colin Quinn has noticed a trend during his decades on the road - that Americans' increasing political correctness and sensitivity have forced us to tiptoe around the subjects of race and ethnicity altogether. Colin wants to know: What are we all so afraid of? Every ethnic group has differences, everyone brings something different to the table, and this diversity should be celebrated, not denied. So why has acknowledging these cultural differences become so taboo?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smart,Funny,Provocative

  • By gary gulman on 06-18-15

an intelligent and hilarious book

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

Reviewed: 10-03-15

I love Mr Quinn stand up and his books are almost as good if not better!

  • Ricky Gervais Show

  • The Complete Second Season
  • By: Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, Karl Pilkington
  • Narrated by: Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, Karl Pilkington
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 391
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 381

It's the complete second season of The Ricky Gervais Show - six episodes in one tidy package. It's packed full of all-new drivel, as Ricky and Steve Merchant forage through the long grass of Karl Pilkington's brain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • laugh out loud funny

  • By Danny on 03-25-07

Best Podcast Ever

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

Reviewed: 09-20-15

These 3 are hilarious enough to listen to repeatedly....great stress relief, or mood enhancement tool. Karl Pilkington is an idiot, and the premise is that Ricky & Steve just harass & confuse him & record the results. Brilliant.

  • The Bedwetter

  • Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee
  • By: Sarah Silverman
  • Narrated by: Sarah Silverman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,998
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,329
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,318

From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne and star of the powerful 2015 film I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly poignant, and still pee-in-your-pants funny. If you like Sarah's television show The Sarah Silverman Program, or memoirs such as Chelsea Handler's Are You There Vodka? It's Me Chelsea and Artie Lange's Too Fat to Fish, you'll love The Bedwetter.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Adequate but not great...

  • By Theodore on 03-12-12

She's Great

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

Reviewed: 09-19-15

if you're a fan of Sarah then you should definitely give this a try very funny stuff

  • The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

  • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,709
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,160

Everything we now know about the universe - from the behavior of quarks to the birth of galaxies - has come from people who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable. And with the advent of modern science, great minds have turned to testing and experimentation rather than mere thought as a way of grappling with some of the universe's most vexing dilemmas. So what is our latest picture of some of the most inexplicable features of the universe? What still remains to be uncovered and explored by today's scientists?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "The Universe is in us!"

  • By Kristi R. on 01-05-15

Mind Melting

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

Reviewed: 03-29-15

This guy is brilliant. I highly recommend his project "Cosmos" which I believe he recreated with Seth MacFarland.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Podfather Trilogy - Season Four of The Ricky Gervais Show

  • By: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington
  • Narrated by: Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, Karl Pilkington
  • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267

Here are three special episodes of The Ricky Gervais Show, featuring those doyens of the medium, the eponymous multi-award winning Ricky Gervais; Steve Merchant ( The Office, Extras); and the round-headed idiot savant, Karl Pilkington.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Amazing

  • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 12-11-12

Top Notch

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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: 03-04-15

Great stuff. Three British men (one an idiot) arguing about virtually every subject imaginable. Ricky Gervais, Steven Mitchell, & Karl Dilkington.

  • Undeniable

  • Evolution and the Science of Creation
  • By: Bill Nye
  • Narrated by: Bill Nye
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,350
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,917
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,899

Sparked by a provocative comment to BigThink.com last fall, and fueled by a highly controversial debate with Creation Museum curator Ken Ham, Bill Nye's campaign to confront the scientific shortcoming of creationism has exploded in just a few months into a national crusade.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Leasurly read for those who don't want equations

  • By StefP on 02-05-15

The Hype is Real

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

Reviewed: 01-22-15

I learned more about evolution & biology from this audiobook than in High School & College. Not only that, it was entertaining! One of the Top 5 Audible choices I've ever made. A+