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  • Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

  • A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,730
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,256
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,247

Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi's inner turmoil will challenge Christians and Muslims alike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic

  • By Brandon on 09-09-14

Amazing! It's an incredible story, passionately narrated

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

Reviewed: 06-16-17

I have met Nabeel and heard him speak, but had no idea how he came to Christ, or the enormity of the price he had to pay, this is his story, and I don't know if I could have had his courage .
Very powerful and moving!

  • Running Man

  • A Memoir
  • By: Charlie Engle
  • Narrated by: Charlie Engle
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 687
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684

After a decade-long addiction to crack cocaine and alcohol, Charlie Engle hit bottom with a near-fatal six-day binge that ended in a hail of bullets. As Engle got sober, he turned to running, which became his lifeline, his pastime, and his salvation. He began with marathons, and when marathons weren't far enough he began to take on ultramarathons, races that went for 35, 50, and sometimes hundreds of miles, traveling to some of the most unforgiving places on earth to race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • unexpectedly excellent book

  • By Ric Walton on 03-22-17

Very honest autobiography,good narration, Too many F-bombs

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

Reviewed: 04-01-17

Great story, brutally honest, well narrated, but the profanity took away from it. If not for the F-bombs, greAt book

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  • Eat and Run

  • My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
  • By: Scott Jurek, Steve Friedman
  • Narrated by: Quincy Dunn-Baker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,183

A dominant force in the sport of ultrarunning, Scott Jurek is a seven-time winner of the 100-mile Western States Endurance Run and a two-time winner of the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon through Death Valley. Eat & Run offers an inspirational account of Jurek’s life as a runner and vegan. Regaling listeners with jaw-dropping tales of endurance, Jurek also delivers sound science and practical advice—as well as his favorite plant-based recipes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you liked "Born to Run"...get this book!!!

  • By Heidi on 07-25-12

Good running book

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

Reviewed: 03-12-17

This is a good book to listen to while running, I nice follow up after the better book Born to Run, but it is after all, mostly a good autobiography. A negative is that there is needless profanity in spots, however true, and the narration can be quite good at times, flat at others. I would like to have heard even more on the Copper Canyon part in Mexico, but is touched on on the book, as is the Athens Sparticathon, which is covered in depth in the fantastic book The Road to Sparta. His food eating tips are interesting and probably no running book explains the food part of the equation better.

  • The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic: The History and Legacy of the World's Deadliest Influenza Outbreak

  • By: Charles River Editors
  • Narrated by: Steve Marvel
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

In 1918, the world was still in the throes of the Great War, the deadliest conflict in human history at that point, but while World War I would be a catastrophic war surpassed only by World War II, an unprecedented influenza outbreak that same year inflicted casualties that would make both wars pale in comparison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complacency can kill

  • By Jan on 12-10-16

very thorough

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

Reviewed: 07-29-16

really enjoyed it and good narration, at least I thought it was an accurate account

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • After the Prophet

  • The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam
  • By: Lesley Hazleton
  • Narrated by: Lesley Hazleton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 556

Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, sparking a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder's controversial wife, Aisha, against his son-in-law, Ali, and shattering Muhammad's ideal of unity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Fantastic

  • By Norman Lasca on 11-02-16

Solid performance, can't stop rereading it

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

Reviewed: 07-17-16

I cannot emphasize how well the author reads her book with such passion, while not taking sides, it really is informative.