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  • Don Quixote

  • Translated by Edith Grossman
  • By: Miguel de Cervantes, Edith Grossman (translator)
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 39 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,092
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,906
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,894

Sixteenth-century Spanish gentleman Don Quixote, fed by his own delusional fantasies, takes to the road in search of chivalrous adventures. But his quest leads to more trouble than triumph. At once humorous, romantic, and sad, Don Quixote is a literary landmark. This fresh edition, by award-winning translator Edith Grossman, brings the tale to life as never before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Ever Written AND Read?

  • By Teadrinker on 02-13-15

but I'm sorry I waited so long to read this <br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

what a wonderful book I highly recommend it for anyone you won't be disappointed, I hope you get started soon.

  • Trigger Warning

  • Short Fictions and Disturbances
  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,090

In this new anthology, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction--stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who story that was written for the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved series in 2013--as well as "Black Dog", a new tale that revisits the world of American Gods, exclusive to this collection.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It Triggered Me to Stay Up Late and Listen

  • By Jan on 02-10-15

Some great stories

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

Reviewed: 03-28-15

Great narration very good performance I like some of the stories better than others I prefer his full length novels

  • Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

  • A Modest Bestiary
  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris, Dylan Baker, Elaine Stritch, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,523
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 883

Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new collection of keen-eyed animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome

  • By Jon on 10-07-10

Quirky collection

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

Reviewed: 12-11-12

Is there anything you would change about this book?

No, it is what it is.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Makes you think.

Which scene was your favorite?

Jazz discussion at the coffee shop.

Do you think Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Not really.

Any additional comments?

Sedaris humor is what it is. This is on the edge even for him.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Valkyries

  • A Magical Tale About Forgiving Our Past and Believing in Our Future
  • By: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 333
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 265

A masterful blend of the exotic locales, dramatic adventure, and magical storytelling, for which Coelho's fictional works are renowned, this true-life account is at once a modern-day adventure and a metaphysical odyssey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Life - Seriously

  • By David Khachadoorian on 06-20-15

Very satisfying

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-12-10

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and recommend it to anyone who enjoys Coehlo's work and anyone who is interested in personal growth. This book really gives you some things to think about.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Alchemist

  • A Fable About Following Your Dream
  • By: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Irons
  • Length: 4 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,867
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,815

Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its simplicity and wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an Alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Timeless Tale

  • By Judi on 01-07-07

Very good book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-09

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and the narration. I intend to give this book as Christmas presents to my children.

3 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • The Traveler's Gift

  • Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success
  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Gary Beaty
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56

Much like the best-selling books by Og Mandino, this unique narrative is a blend of entertaining fiction, allegory, and inspiration. Storyteller Andy Andrews gives a front-row seat for one man's journey of a lifetime. David Ponder has lost his job and the will to live.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Success Formula in Story Format

  • By David on 09-06-09
  • The Traveler's Gift
  • Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success
  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Gary Beaty

Good Book

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-09

I enjoyed this book.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Eat, Pray, Love

  • One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,602
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,603

Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned 30, she went through an early-onslaught midlife crisis. She went through a divorce, a crushing depression, another failed love, and the eradication of everything she ever thought she was supposed to be. To recover from all this, Gilbert took a radical step. She got rid of her belongings, quit her job, and undertook a yearlong journey around the world, all alone. This is the absorbing chronicle of that year.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Inner Journey within an External One

  • By YoginiZora on 07-20-06

Excellent Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-17-09

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and the narration. Writing from the heart the author tells a wonderful story about her journey.

4 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Speed of Trust

  • The One Thing that Changes Everything
  • By: Stephen R. Covey, Rebecca R. Merrill
  • Narrated by: Stephen R. Covey
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 221

A groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting book, The Speed of Trust challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and instead demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver -- a learnable and measurable skill that makes organizations more profitable, people more promotable, and relationships more energizing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Son of Covey carries on the legacy...

  • By Christopher on 09-13-07

HIghly recommended

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-08

An excellent book. To the point, good information. Easy to follow, makes sense.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Boundaries in Marriage

  • By: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
  • Narrated by: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

It takes two individuals to become one flesh. Only when you and your mate know and respect each other's needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another. Boundaries in Marriage gives you the tools you need. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, counselors and authors of the award-winning best seller Boundaries, show you: why boundaries are vital for a thriving, productive marriage; how values form the structure and architecture of marriage; and how to protect a marriage from intruders, whether other people, affairs, or personal idols. This audio guide helps you understand the friction points or serious hurts and betrayals in your marriage - and move beyond them to the mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy you both long for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Stephen on 01-03-11

Real eye opener

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-08

An excellent book on the subject. Lacks a little of the basic information, but if you have the conept of boundaries, you will do well with this book.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Relationship Cure

  • A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships
  • By: John M. Gottman Ph.D., Joan DeClaire
  • Narrated by: John M. Gottman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 456
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287

A five-step guide for building better connections with family, friends, and lovers, The Relationship Cure offers a simple but profound program that will fundamentally transform the quality of all the relationships in your life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Real Answers Supported by Research

  • By Anonymous User on 02-01-05

More information on the Gottman line

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-08

An excellent explanation of the "bidding" description of relationships common thorugh the Gottman work I have read. Good advice for couples/marriage includes significant information and advice for other relationships too.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful