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  • Down the Rabbit Hole

  • Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny
  • By: Holly Madison
  • Narrated by: Holly Madison
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,086
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,352

The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion - and finally the secret truth about the man who holds the key - from one of the few people who truly knows: Hef's former number-one girlfriend and star of The Girls Next Door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "Mean girls", magicians, mansions, and more!

  • By Brianna Gallagher on 06-24-15

leave your judgments at the doorstep

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

Holly Madison words help me understand what entices a Woman to want to live in the Playboy Mansion. She also helped me to stop being so judgemental against Playboy Playmates. Although it seemed very hard to get along with most of the other playmates I can't help but think that Holly's judgement on every single playmate was completely accurate, perhaps only accurate in her eyes. All in all a great read, just leave your judgement at the doorstep.

  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,549
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,095

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Nora - Outstanding!!!!

  • By M. Davis on 04-20-12

it started out good

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

I thought I would give a romance novel a try. I didn't give this book a really high rating because it's just not my type of book. The storyline started out really interesting but I just couldn't hang on to it when I got halfway through.

  • Rabbit

  • The Autobiography of Ms. Pat
  • By: Patricia Williams, Jeannine Amber
  • Narrated by: Patricia Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,859
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,856

One of five children, Pat watched as her alcoholic mother struggled to get by on charity, cons, and petty crimes. At age seven, Pat was taught to roll drunks for money. At 12, she was targeted for sex by a man eight years her senior; by 13, she was pregnant. By 15, Pat was a mother of two. Alone at 16, Pat was determined to make a better life for her children. But with no job skills and an eighth-grade education, her options were limited. She learned quickly that hustling and humor were the only tools she had to survive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating story, narration was a bit rough...

  • By Lindsay on 12-05-17

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 11-30-17

I wanted to listen to "Rabbit" non stop from beginning to end but I had to get some sleep. How Patricia survived her childhood simply amaze me.

  • The New Jim Crow

  • Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  • By: Michelle Alexander
  • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,700
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,978
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,950

In the era of colorblindness, it is no longer socially permissible to use race, explicitly, as a justification for discrimination, exclusion, and social contempt. Yet, as legal star Michelle Alexander reveals, today it is perfectly legal to discriminate against convicted criminals in nearly all the ways that it was once legal to discriminate against African Americans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An essential read. A horrifying reality.

  • By Jeremy on 04-28-12

very insightful

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

Reviewed: 11-16-17

"The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander is a must read for people of all colors.

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 116,161
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 107,528
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 107,011

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disjointed stories without an overall narrative

  • By Frost on 04-04-19

Unforgettable Autobiography

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

Amazing story of hardships endured by Trevor Noah as a boy being raised by a strong willed mother. This story is hard to put on hold.

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  • Democracy in Black

  • How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul
  • By: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
  • Narrated by: Kevin Free
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 292
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 292

America's great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire. From the murders of black youth by the police to the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act to the disaster visited upon poor and middle-class black families by the Great Recession, it is clear that black America faces an emergency - at the very moment the election of the first black president has prompted many to believe we've solved America's race problem.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dysfunctional Mindset of American

  • By Paul T. on 07-09-16

wake up brothers & sisters

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

Reviewed: 04-08-17

A total awakening to the huge obstacle course in which black people endure. A must read!

  • Once a Cop

  • The Street, the Law, Two Worlds, One Man
  • By: Corey Pegues
  • Narrated by: Corey Pegues
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251

New Jack City meets Serpico in this provocative memoir of a crack dealer-turned-decorated NYPD officer - a timely reflection on the complex relationship between the police and the communities they are meant to protect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and timely

  • By Philip M Schrader on 07-17-16

a real page Turner !

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

I loved this book!
Had a hard time putting it down.
The narration was perfect!
It was very captivating!

  • Our Revolution

  • A Future to Believe In
  • By: Bernie Sanders
  • Narrated by: Bernie Sanders, Mark Ruffalo
  • Length: 18 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,504
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388

When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an independent senator from a small state with little name recognition. His campaign had no money, no political organization, and it was taking on the entire Democratic Party establishment. By the time Sanders' campaign came to a close, however, it was clear that the pundits had gotten it wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such an important book!

  • By B.Arbuckle on 12-10-16

Bernie Sanders inspires me !

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

Reviewed: 01-24-17

I loved it! And Bernie Sanders narrated most of it! A must read for progressives!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Paul McCartney

  • The Life
  • By: Philip Norman
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 30 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259

Since the age of 21, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock 'n' roll lives, played out on the most public of stages. Now Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than average McCartney bio

  • By tru britty on 05-14-16

Interesting And Informative

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

Reviewed: 06-01-16

A great read and the narration is superb! Full of information of Paul McCartney's life!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Beyond Belief

  • My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
  • By: Jenna Miscavige Hill
  • Narrated by: Sandy Rustin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,178
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,810

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org - the church's highest ministry - speaks of her "disconnection" from family outside of the organization, and tells the story of her ultimate escape.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Despicable Truth Behind Scientology

  • By Tim on 02-07-13

Scientology revealed

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

Reviewed: 03-18-16

Great Book! Captivated me from beginning to end! Exposes the brain washing of children in Scientology!