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  • Mastery

  • By: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,773
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,734
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,701

In Mastery, Robert Greene's fifth book, he mines the biographies of great historical figures for clues about gaining control over our own lives and destinies. Picking up where The 48 Laws of Power left off, Greene culls years of research and original interviews to blend historical anecdote and psychological insight, distilling the universal ingredients of the world's masters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Focus on passion=Less stress and more success

  • By Mark on 05-04-15

Awfully repetitive

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-16

After the first few mastery stories, it got a bit over the top. One famous mastery story after another.

  • Helmet for My Pillow

  • From Parris Island to the Pacific: A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in World War II
  • By: Robert Leckie
  • Narrated by: James Badge Dale, Tom Hanks (introduction)
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,929
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,925

The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed. Audible Studios, in partnership with Playtone, the production company co-owned by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and creator of the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific, as well as the HBO movie Game Change, has created new recordings of these memoirs, narrated by the stars of the miniseries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Should be required reading in high school

  • By Randall on 04-03-19

Good beginning, thesaurus-like cliche on and on

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-16

I really wanted this book to be good, but it gradually went from a pretty good war story to a cliche series of romantic short stories. I couldn't get through to the end.

  • Business Secrets from the Bible

  • Spiritual Success Strategies for Financial Abundance
  • By: Daniel Lapin
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 892
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890

It's safe to say that nearly everyone is seeking a happier, more successful life. So then why do so few attain it? Business Secrets from the Bible proposes a new way to view and approach success—one based upon key concepts from the Bible that are actually surprisingly simple. Written especially for those seeking success in the realms of money, relationships, and spirituality, this book encourages listeners to realize their common mistakes, come to terms with them, and turn those mistakes into future triumphs.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Bad philosophy, short on theology

  • By Michael on 06-14-16

Very similar to Thou Shall Prosper

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-25-16

Most of the content of this book is the same as another book by Lapin, "Thou Shall Prosper". Although there is some variation, maybe about 10% new material, 40% slightly re-written material, and 50% just about the same. That said, if you haven't read Thou Shall Prosper, I very highly recommend you get one of the two. I personally liked the narrator in Thou Shall Prosper better. These are not ordinary business books, but really present a different world view about money.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Panic Attacks & Anxiety
    Fast Proven Treatment to Cure Panic Attacks and Anxiety 
    
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    Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    129 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Panic Attacks & Anxiety

  • Fast Proven Treatment to Cure Panic Attacks and Anxiety
  • By: Jennifer Alison
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Dorr
  • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Panic attacks and anxiety can be debilitating conditions that nearly always gets worse if not treated. Best-selling author Jennifer Alison brings you a simple, no-nonsense guide to curing your panic attacks and anxiety fast and without fuss. Actionable steps you can do immediately to once and for all rid yourself of panicked feelings and anxiety!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tremendous Tool for Panic & Anxiety Sufferers!

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-23-15

Not for people who have had panic attacks.

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-25-16

The tone of the reader and the feelings she describes will remind you of the fear you have before a panic attack. Her style would make anyone very nervous to say the least. It might be a good book for someone who is very calm and wants to know what a panic attack feels like. Listening to her will take you towards that feeling.

0 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • You Are Not So Smart

  • Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
  • By: David McRaney
  • Narrated by: Don Hagen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,032
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,020

An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise. You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is, but journalist David McRaney is here to tell you that you're as deluded as the rest of us. But that's OK - delusions keep us sane. You Are Not So Smart is a celebration of self-delusion. It's like a psychology class, with all the boring parts taken out, and with no homework. Based on the popular blog of the same name, You Are Not So Smart collects more than 46 of the lies we tell ourselves everyday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's official, I'm an idiot

  • By Christopher on 07-04-12

Started out pretty funny, got tedious

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

Reviewed: 02-25-16

In the beginning the examples were better because he talked about logical flaws. Later the examples were more about observational flaws, and seemed more for little kids.