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  • The Return of the King

  • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13,488
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,387
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12,497

The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Audio book chapters are in the wrong order!!!!

  • By LJ on 11-04-18

Amazing!

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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: 10-08-16

I love this trilogy. I have read these books, listening is just a great experience.

  • Walking from East to West

  • God in the Shadows
  • By: R. S. B. Sawyer, Ravi Zacharias
  • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 87

Ravi Zacharias was born in India and has literally moved from the East to the West and the West to the East and repeated the cycle again and again to answer skeptics' questions about whether God is alive, who Jesus is, what is truth, and whether we can really find absolutes. Ravi has spoken of his own journey only in bits and pieces in his other books and talks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By Abhilash on 12-13-07

Inspiring Life Story

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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: 08-20-16

Amazing, powerful, touching. it makes me stop to consider God's hand in my own life.

  • In the Heart of the Sea

  • The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
  • By: Nathaniel Philbrick
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,996
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,999

The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In 1819 the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with 20 crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. The crew drifted for more than 90 days in three tiny whaleboats, succumbing to weather, hunger, and disease and ultimately turning to drastic measures in the fight for survival.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, horrible audio

  • By Eric Leal on 02-06-15

Awesome

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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: 06-05-16

I was shocked by the harrowing endurance of those brave seamen on the whaleship Essex.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mayflower

  • A Story of Courage, Community, and War
  • By: Nathaniel Philbrick
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159

From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as best-selling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals in his spellbinding new book, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a 55-year epic that is at once tragic, heroic, exhilarating, and profound.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating book about a little-understood time

  • By John M on 02-04-07

Wonderful!

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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: 05-27-16

So much history that I never heard about. Everyone should hear this telling of events.

  • Brain Maker

  • The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain - for Life
  • By: David Perlmutter, Kristin Loberg
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,631
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,209

Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise - from children diagnosed with autism and ADHD to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that can solve this problem: Astonishing new research is revealing that the health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by the state of your microbiome - the vast population of organisms that live in your body and outnumber your own cells 10 to one.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating science & suggestions for diet changes

  • By AudioAddict on 07-03-15

Great information!

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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: 05-11-15

Long overdue attention to this information. I am implementing some of the recommendations today! I am buying this book for my niece who's child has autism. I hope she will use some of the recommendations as well.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Fire Sermon

  • By: Francesca Haig
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,559

Four hundred years in the future the Earth has turned primitive, following a nuclear fire that laid waste to civilization and nature. Though the radiation fallout has ended, for some unknowable reason every person is born with a twin. Of each pair one is an Alpha - physically perfect in every way - and the other an Omega burdened with deformity, small or large.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Cannot make it!!!

  • By C. Venable on 07-05-15

Great Book

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

Reviewed: 03-21-15

Loved the story and the performance. For me the twist at the end was totally unexpected. It leaves you wanting more.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful