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  • An Autobiography
  • By: Andre Agassi
  • Narrated by: Erik Davies
  • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,590
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,828
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,823

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography. Agassi brings a near-photographic memory to every pivotal match and every relationship. Never before has the inner game of tennis and the outer game of fame been so precisely limned.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just an Incredible Story!

  • By Patrick on 12-13-09

A Great Audible AutoBiograohy of Andre Agassi

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

Growing up I always enjoyed watching tennis in the 80s. It was always Agassi, Chang, and Sampras with a few others in the mix. But, I never understood what pro tennis players experienced as individuals. Aggasi's story made me appreciate his story individually, but also gain a better understanding of the sport. His story is amazing. I'm thankful he chose to give back to his community and by doing so has given countless children a chance at a better life. I wish he could take his message nationally and offer his contribution to kids all over the country.

  • Band of Brothers

  • E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
  • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Narrated by: Tim Jerome
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,388
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,390

Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to D-Day and victory, Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company, which kept getting the tough assignments. Easy Company was responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. Band of Brothers is the account of the men of this remarkable unit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • High Expectations Met

  • By Scott on 02-12-13

A must read bk that honors men of Easy Co. in WW2

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

Reviewed: 12-13-17

I can't stress enough the thankfulness I feel for those who fought in WW2, particularly Easy Company. Thank you Mr. Ambrose for making these men who would have been forgotten in the big picture and making them a part of my life. Sadly, those who gave all are remembered too little. Thankfully, your book along with the HBO series will make Easy a lasting treasure.

  • Crossroads of Twilight

  • Book Ten of The Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 26 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,861
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,544

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of time. Crossroads of Twilight is book ten of Robert Jordan's best selling Wheel of Time series.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Yawn

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-18-17

A lot of dialogue in Elaine's story is monotonous

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

If a reader is this far in the series, you can't deny that Robert Jordan is a master at juggling plots amongst a myriad of characters whether or secondary. Elaine plot points dragged on a bit too long for me. I'm not citing examples... Only that I experienced myself thinking whether to skip some of her storyline.

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  • The Shadow Rising

  • Book Four of The Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 41 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,072
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,155

The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out in The Shadow Rising, book four of the Wheel of Time, as The Shadow is rising to cover humankind. In the Stone of Tear, the Lord Dragon considers his next move. It will be something no one expects, not the Black Ajah, not Tairen nobles, not Aes Sedai, not Egwene or Elayne or Nynaeve. Against the Shadow rising stands the Dragon Reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The BEST of the Wheel of Time

  • By Mica on 04-27-08

I love this series so much more as an audiobook

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

Reviewed: 05-25-17

This series keeps getting better the longer I've listened to it. I hope it continues!

  • The Final Empire

  • Mistborn Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,528
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,530
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,541

For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost that not even its memory remained, a terribly scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it in the depths of the Lord Ruler's most hellish prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A GREAT TRILOGY!!!

  • By Don Gilbert on 11-12-09

Another Excellent Listen and Story

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

Reviewed: 03-23-17

Sanderson remains one of the authors of the fantasy genre that brings life to characters and an original narrative. Kramer is one of the best narrators. In combination it is a credit well spent!

  • Steelheart

  • The Reckoners, Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,236
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,155

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his will. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He got the idea from a near traffic accident

  • By Don Gilbert on 09-26-13

A great narrator and story!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

Brandon Sanderson has one of the keenest minds in fantasy. It has been a pleasure to listen to his books and I look forward to listening to more.

  • American Heritage's Great Minds of American History

  • By: American Heritage
  • Narrated by: Stephen E. Ambrose, David McCullough
  • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

In a series of fascinating interviews, today's best and brightest historians weigh in on the crucial moments in American history. American Heritage's Great Minds of American History takes you there, imbuing the past with an immediacy that goes well beyond the scope of formal histories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just a Pleasure

  • By Michael on 05-03-11

Interesting for a former History Major

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

Reviewed: 09-19-16

I'm not sure if it would be better to search YouTube to find same discussions on an another format. The only reason being it cost me a credit for a few hours as opposed to something else.

  • The Power of Vulnerability

  • Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage
  • By: Brené Brown PhD
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22,836
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,309
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20,070

On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise - that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The audio makes all the difference.

  • By Sadie on 09-14-13

Brene Brown gives a message we all need to hear!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-16

I first heard of Brene Brown from a friend who had watched her Ted Talks. Interestingly enough, I have yet to see her but instead decided to listen to this audio book first. I was not disappointed. This book revolves around a theme of those who live " whole heartedly." I gravitate towards this topic because of my struggles with living and thinking for one... Me, myself, and I. I think there are life lessons Brene is able to elucidate with humor and eloquence which few of us attain.

  • The Big Short

  • Inside the Doomsday Machine
  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Jesse Boggs
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,849
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,575
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,600

Who understood the risk inherent in the assumption of ever-rising real-estate prices, a risk compounded daily by the creation of those arcane, artificial securities loosely based on piles of doubtful mortgages? Michael Lewis turns the inquiry on its head to create a fresh, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor, a fitting sequel to his number-one best-selling Liar’s Poker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of My Favorite Analysis

  • By Michael on 11-21-13

My head is spinning... A MUST read/listen!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-24-16

I'm not the smartest one in the room by far, but the older I get I've realized that I need to understand more and open my eyes to realities I knew existed yet never really comprehended. Thank you, Mr. Lewis for pulling back the curtain to the metaphorical "wizard of Oz" as it pertains to Wall Street and blind hubris of those who operate within this financial sphere. I would also add that this sphere envelopes government as well. I'm quite literally dumbfounded. Thank you for the interview contained at the end which tidily summed up the book, gave updates on whom you wrote and prognostications of the future.

  • Feverborn

  • Fever Series, Book 8
  • By: Karen Marie Moning
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Jill Redfield
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,911
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,726
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,721

When the immortal Fae destroyed the ancient wall dividing the worlds of Man and Faery, the very fabric of the universe was damaged, and now Earth is vanishing bit by bit. Only the long-lost Song of Making - a haunting, dangerous melody that is the source of life itself - can save the planet.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots and lots of words but no real movement

  • By Elizabeth M. OMalley on 01-22-16

Unwad your panties, people. And enjoy the ride.

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

Reviewed: 01-27-16

I’m going to keep it simple and direct.

Is the male narrator as good as Gigante. No. ***Crossing Fingers and Toes***** Moning finds another narrator to embody the animalistic Barrons and Ryodan. Daniels does a decent job with Christian and a better one with Dancer.

The female narrator handles her job. Is she able to handle a Southern accent in a believable fashion? Sorry, a Southern accent is hard and as a born and bred Southern woman I can tell who has mastered it and not. This is the third female narrator change in the series. All of them have made me wince at times, BUT those instances don’t distract me from the story. I can get over my own biases.

For those who can’t get over their biases, “DUDES, make like the Mega and get over it or get out of my way.” Imho, Moning consistently brings a story that keeps me looking forward to the next book. Veni, vidi,....I came, I saw...I got the audiobook and I’m getting the next one.

As I get older, I’m more inclined to get rid of the chaff….Yes, I will not finish a book if I dislike it. Yes, I will return an audiobook if I can’t stand the narrator...good story or not.

I got through this one in a few days. The end.

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