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  • No God but One: Allah or Jesus?

  • A Former Muslim Investigates the Evidence for Islam and Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,162
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,068
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,060

On account of the superficial points of agreement between Islam and Christianity, many don't see how tremendously deep the divides between them really are, and fewer still have considered the evidence for each faith. How is jihad different from the Crusades? Can we know the life of Jesus as well as the life of Muhammad? What reason is there to believe in one faith over the other, and what difference can the Gospel really make?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a very thought out, & insightful book

  • By R.C. on 06-03-17

ONLY THROUGH HIS SON

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

Can you imagine the fear that would go through a young mans head wanting to convert from Islam to Christianity and we all know they are real bonafide fears. This book he shares his journey and points out the differences although he plays with words at times, but the cause of this is that fear still guides many facets of his life which is understandable. I give him credit for making the move and thank him for pointing out to Muslims the difference between two very different religions.

  • The First Frontier

  • The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America
  • By: Scott Weidensaul
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
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    4 out of 5 stars 149
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 150

Frontier: the word carries the inevitable scent of the West. But before Custer or Lewis and Clark, before the first Conestoga wagons rumbled across the Plains, it was the East that marked the frontier - the boundary between complex Native cultures and the first colonizing Europeans.Here is the older, wilder, darker history of a time when the land between the Atlantic and the Appalachians was contested ground - when radically different societies adopted and adapted the ways of the other, while struggling for control of what all considered to be their land.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth a listen

  • By Acteon on 07-02-14

If Only<br />

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Reviewed: 09-04-18

What if American kids and most adults knew our history began 15,000 years ago? What if they knew that America was very active in the 1600s when the original Amish settled Pennsylvania and let the Indians slaughter them rather than lift a hand in defense. What if blacks knew long before they were slaves American Indians served that exact purpose and it was from their labors that the Plantation System started. What if American kids knew of the King Philip War? Our history is rich with barbarism 400 years before Washington and what if you were to find out that American Indians were not reasonable at all when it came to land usage. They slaughtered thousands in Pennsylvania taking advantage of a people that found even defending their families was sinful and of course that was the Amish. I have just skimmed over the first several chapters of this eye opening book but believe me when I tell you American maps might not look like they are today if it were not for gunpowder and guns and the Western philosophy of if I am standing on 300 acres then I must own it and of course I mean the Imperialistic English who always had their hands in the mud and blood.

  • The Rapture

  • Christianity's Most Preposterous Belief
  • By: Dr. Chuck Missler
  • Narrated by: Ken Miller
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 127
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    5 out of 5 stars 100
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    5 out of 5 stars 100

There continue to be many questions concerning the "Rapture" of the Church and its apparent contrast with the "Second Coming" of Jesus Christ. Where does this strange view come from? Is the term "rapture" even in the Bible?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-29-17

Good Hypothesis But Not True<br />

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Reviewed: 08-25-18

I listened to it twice as the rapture is Jewish dogma gone astray and the author tries to lead Christians down the wrong path using the rapture and Daniel to blaze the trail for him, but book was thought provoking but again, there is no rapture and the transition after death is instantaneous as Jesus said it on the cross and that's enough for me.

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,335
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35,339

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • By Stacey D. on 05-25-18

Commentator Made the Book

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Reviewed: 07-14-18

This was such a goofy story line and maybe it was the first book after the Outsiders, as anybook after that one surely would be mediocre.

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  • The Doomsday Machine

  • By: Daniel Ellsberg
  • Narrated by: Steven Cooper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 451
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 405
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402

The Doomsday Machine is Ellsberg's hair-raising insider's account of the most dangerous arms buildup in the history of civilization, whose legacy - and renewal under the Obama administration - threatens the very survival of humanity. It is scarcely possible to estimate the true dangers of our present nuclear policies without penetrating the secret realities of the nuclear strategy of the late Eisenhower and early Kennedy years, when Ellsberg had high-level access to them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating Insider Story

  • By Terry Masters on 12-07-17

A Traitor In Any Country

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Reviewed: 06-26-18

Elsberg in 1776 would have been executed. While serving my country he betrayed it and my brothers who were willing to die for it. The disdain and contempt has not mellowed us but in this tedious listen you still maintain the mouse of a man you surely are. History will always have your name next to Benedict Arnold's and the profits gained through this book should be donated to " Wounded Warriors." Sadly, there are folks around that believe that you are noble and I only put my opinion on record as I know and remember you as you are and one day you will be judged.

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  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,346
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,020

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Had Great Promise, Ended Pretty Badly

  • By terri on 08-08-18

The First

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Reviewed: 06-21-18

I have read all of Steves books and up until this one I never really liked his books. I know the rest of the world does not agree with me, but on this book, he moves into a class of authors such as Dickens. It was that good.

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  • The Bell Jar

  • By: Sylvia Plath
  • Narrated by: Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,719
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,706

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful but slowly going under - maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully written, brilliantly performed.

  • By Debra W. on 02-04-16

Who says you cannot love a book with no plot??

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Reviewed: 06-02-18

I was on the cusp wondering if I should add this book to my library and so glad I picked it. I will not get into details as the professional reviewers do, but if you are over 40 you have experienced periods of time where mentally, you seem to be in a world that's not pleasing to you.
Folks just bounce back if you have the correct genetics but what about those poor folks back 50 years ago when psychiatry was barbaric, to put it mildly. Follow this young woman skipping in and out of sanity and I guarantee you will be thankful for your own.

  • Coyote America

  • A Natural and Supernatural History
  • By: Dan Flores
  • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078

Coyote America is both an environmental and a deep natural history of the coyote. It traces both the five-million-year-long biological story of an animal that has become the "wolf" in our backyards and its cultural evolution from a preeminent spot in Native American religions to the hapless foil of the Road Runner. A deeply American tale, the story of the coyote in the American West and beyond is a sort of Manifest Destiny in reverse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable Book, Subject Matter, and Reader

  • By John Townsend on 03-17-17

Wikipedia Book

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1 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-24-18

It started with Bill O Rielly and this is merely a book that is full of pure bunk on Coyotes and their habits with plagiarism scattered all over the book like scat. There are books on Audible where the writer just looks up " Coyote " and copy and paste factoids on the subject matter and like magic you have a book.
That's all you have, mind me, but you sure will have misconceptions about Coyotes in general. I have been trapping these critters since the late sixties and there are very few facts on this animal and the book is a disservice to the public as it gives you the impression that this critter is useful which it is not.
It has decimated rabbit, pheasant, Red & Gray Fox, and totally responsible for cats that do not return home and I get my information from the entrails, but somebody has to police Audible.com for books such as this, as it is a new way of making a buck, and that reminds me its the time of the year these darling animals eat fawn after fawn. (Note) And I cannot return them because I return to many books but Audible does not look at themselves as they are baiting the hook inflating its content when its not deserved.

  • The Power of Now

  • By: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,564

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Consciousness Altering

  • By Darius on 02-13-04

Are You Going To San Francisco

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Reviewed: 05-24-18

I bought this book solely based on nearly 4000 five star reviews and after finishing it I am sure these 4000 are the author's friend. If you live a life as the way God would like, then this book is sacrilege in both grace and content. It is the worse book I have ever read but if you like repetitious dogma by a guy that sounds like Vincent Price then this might be a book for you, but do not forget the flower in your hair. A travesty of literature.

  • How God Became King

  • The Forgotten Story of the Gospels
  • By: N. T. Wright
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

New Testament scholar N. T. Wright reveals how we have been misreading the Gospels for centuries, powerfully restoring the lost central story of the scripture: that the coronation of God through the acts of Jesus was the climax of human history. Wright fills the gaps that centuries of misdirection have opened up in our collective spiritual story, tracing a narrative from Eden to Jesus to today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jesus' life matters, not just his death

  • By Adam Shields on 03-17-16

The Author has a Dangerous Agenda

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Reviewed: 05-21-18

Author just makes up this book as he writes it, and he surely is Jewish.

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