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  • Your Mind Is a Liar

  • And Why This Is Good News if You Are Trying to Change!
  • By: Joshua Cartwright
  • Narrated by: Steve Stansell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 4
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Your mind is a Liar! What is the one major reason that people don't change? Find out in this book and develop what really counts - a change in understanding and philosophy about how you cannot trust your mind. Joshua Cartwright has been using personal development for over 20 years and this book will help you shift your thinking - and give you a taste of the mental freedom you'll acquire when you understand what is - and isn't - real in your thinking.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • INTERESTING AND INSIGHTFUL

  • By Victoria Haugen on 03-18-19

Great psychological advice

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Reviewed: 04-04-19

Depression and anxiety inhibit a huge amount of human potential, and we all suffer from some degree of these plagues. In this book, Joshua Cartwright outlines potential solutions to overcome the psychological barriers that prevent us from achieving our potential. By stepping back from ourselves and analyzing the natural tricks our mind plays on ourselves, we can objectively assess our goals and move toward them.

The narrator speaks well and enunciates his words clearly. Recommended.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Anti Inflammatory Diet for Beginners

  • A Comprehensive Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet Plus 80-Rated Recipes & 21-Day Dietary Plan Program
  • By: Patricia Greene
  • Narrated by: Cheryl Krawetz
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 9
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If you suffer from chronic inflammation, you’re already familiar with excruciating symptoms such as pain and fatigue, as well as co-existing conditions, including autoimmune disorders and gut health problems. By following an anti-inflammatory diet, you can reverse the frustrating and often debilitating effects of inflammation - but knowing where to start can be difficult.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • AWESOME!

  • By Victoria A Haugen on 04-03-19

Important health information for inflammation

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Reviewed: 04-04-19

Inflammation seems to be at the root of the most significant health issues in America today. From obesity to Alzheimer's, inflammation seems to close off blood vessels, age cells, and damage our internal organs. As Hippocrates once said, let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food.

Inflammation can be prevented in large part through dietary choices, many of which are listed in this audiobook. It's an excellent resource to introduce beginners to the health risks of a sugar-heavy inflammatory diet, with easy recipes and guidance to implement a diet that features anti-inflammatory food. The narrator is well-spoken and enunciates clearly. This was a great resource to understand the importance of diet in maintaining health.

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  • A Little Princess

  • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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When wealthy widower Captain Ralph Crewe first enrolls his little daughter Sara in Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies, she is set to become the school's show pupil. But tragedy soon strikes: Captain Crewe passes away after losing his fortune, and young Sara is quickly forced into servitude by the cruel Miss Minchin. To make it through her long days as a drudge, Sara imagines herself secretly a princess, and along the way learns to treasure true friends and the kindness of mysterious benefactors. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Orphaned Girl at the Turn of the Century England

  • By Romance junkie on 02-11-19

Beautifully told children's story

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Reviewed: 04-02-19

This is a classic story for kids, and one that I intend to let my kids fall asleep to on many nights. Sara, the main character, is a great role model and hero for kids, and the story is part of the canon of children's literature.

The narrator speaks clearly and well -- all stories, but especially children's stories, need a talented voice actor to bring the story to life and encapsulate, in this case, the delicate timbres of a plucky heroine and the challenges that beset her. Definitely recommended.

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  • The Confessions of St. Augustine

  • By: Saint Augustine
  • Narrated by: Greg Rizzo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
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In Saint Augustine's Confessions, he writes about how much he regrets having led a sinful and immoral life. He discusses his regrets for following the Manichaean religion and believing in astrology. He writes about Nebridius's role in helping to persuade him that astrology was not only incorrect but evil, and Saint Ambrose's role in his conversion to Christianity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely beautiful rendition of a classic text

  • By Mark Twain "Eddie" on 03-19-19

Absolutely beautiful rendition of a classic text

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

Saint Augustine's Confessions is one of the foundational texts of Western civilization, and an invaluable part of a thoughtful life. While I've always read the Confessions before in text, hearing it spoken in an audiobook is a profoundly moving experience.

Greg Rizzo does an excellent job as a narrator. He speaks slowly and well, and enunciates without dramatic pauses or breathy transitions.

Highly recommended. I really enjoyed this book.

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  • Learn Spanish Audiobook Bundle - 3 Learn Spanish For Adults Audiobooks: 1,000 Spanish Words, 99 Spanish Conversations & 150 Spanish Idioms

  • By: Patrick Jackson
  • Narrated by: Paul Rodriguez, Jessica Ramos-Collins, Juan Noble
  • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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If you want to know what's the one big lie that multi-million dollar companies of foreign-language products have told us for years, then keep reading....For decades, the multi-million dollar companies of foreign language products have told us a big lie....They've lied to us all and said anyone can become fully conversational or even fluent in a foreign language just by learning a few hundred words or less. As a life-long student of foreign languages who has dedicated the better part of his adult life helping others to learn Spanish, I can tell you that's complete hogwash!  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The bonus package really helps

  • By Ronan Guinan on 01-28-19

Excellent bundle of Spanish language learning book

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

This is a great collection of elementary Spanish language learning tools. Spanish can be difficult to learn without a basic foundation of essential vocabulary, phrases, and syntax. I've found that audiobooks have been an excellent way to introduce the foundations of language and then build upon it.

This series by Patrick Jackson has been well-planned and well-produced. I've very much enjoyed learning languages on my commute, and this Spanish audiobook bundle is a great value for starting a basic Spanish vocabulary.

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  • True Crime Stories Volume 11: 12 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases

  • True Crime Anthology
  • By: Jack Rosewood
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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In this true crime anthology, you’ll learn about some of the most shocking true crime cases that have happened in the last 40 years. You will find yourself thrust into a world that is often depraved but always intriguing and fascinating, leaving you wanting to learn more. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than ID Channel

  • By Spooky Mike on 11-21-18

Excellent collection of true crime stories

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

This is an excellent volume in a long series of true crime stories. In this volume, a trial for a pair of missing people is particularly interesting. I was very impressed by how intriguing these stories were, and horrified that they were true.

The narrator speaks well and clearly, and the content is a thrilling collection of stories. Highly recommended.

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  • Stoicism: Apply Stoicism to Your Everyday Life and Overcome Destructive Emotions

  • Quick History of Stoicism, Learn Unbiased Thinking, and Improve Your Life!
  • By: Geoffrey Loren
  • Narrated by: Leigh Adams
  • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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In this incredible audiobook, you will learn the secret to applying Stoicism into your everyday life. After a quick and easy walk-through into Stoic history, theology, and psychology, you will dive deep into learning key methods of Stoicism that you can implement today to give you real results.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stoicism is essential for modern life

  • By Mark Twain "Eddie" on 03-19-19

Stoicism is essential for modern life

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

This book s a great, short read on the value of Stoic thought. The ability to control your emotions, rather than let them control you, is absolutely invaluable to the modern world.

This book is only an hour long, but it imparts a great deal of material in that brief time. Highly recommended.

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  • The Great Book of Alaska: The Crazy History of Alaska with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia

  • A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States
  • By: Bill O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Derek Newman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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You’ll learn about Alaska’s history, pop culture, folklore, sports, and so much more in this interesting and informative trivia-packed book.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another excellent book of state trivia

  • By Mark Twain "Eddie" on 03-19-19

Another excellent book of state trivia

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

This is another in an excellent series of audiobooks focused on trivia, particularly about individual states. This book focuses on Alaska, a state which I admittedly knew little about prior to this book.

Well, it turns out Alaska is a fascinating state! This collection of Alaska trivia is a light-hearted way to learn much more than I anticipated about Alaska, and a great way to pass the time in my commute. Recommended.

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  • Italian Vocabulary Builder: 2222 Italian Phrases to Learn Italian and Grow Your Vocabulary

  • By: Lingo Mastery
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Camponeschi
  • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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Are you looking to learn Italian vocabulary quickly and effectively without being swarmed with complicated rules? If you answered “Yes!” to at least one of the previous questions, then this book is definitely for you! We’ve created Italian Vocabulary Builder - 2222 Italian Phrases to Learn Italian and Grow Your Vocabulary - a powerful list of common Italian terms used in context that will vastly expand your vocabulary and boost your fluency in the “language of music”, as it is romantically called.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is what I was looking for!

  • By Viet NGUYEN on 01-25-19

Excellent Italian lessons

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

This is an excellent collection of common Italian phrases and vocabulary that I can practice as I commute. Italian is an absolutely beautiful, flowing language that lends itself well to audiobooks and oral practice, rather than written study. These phrases give context to the most essential Italian vocabulary needed for basic communication.

I've very much enjoyed practicing my primitive Italian and improving my fluency. A huge benefit of this audiobook is that you can hear the inflection and cadence of the phrases, and not just try to sound out the word from the written text. The repeated exposure of these phrases, in this well-planned series of language audiobooks, is invaluable to picking up Italian itself.

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  • Italian Short Stories for Beginners: 20 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian & Grow Your Vocabulary the Fun Way!

  • Easy Italian Stories, Book 1
  • By: Lingo Mastery
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Camponeschi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 14
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Compiled in this short story collection are 20 easy-listening, compelling, and fun stories to help you expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the wonderful Italian language. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Next Step

  • By Shannon G on 01-08-19

Wonderful way to learn Italian

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Reviewed: 03-19-19

Language skills are difficult to obtain from written books, and I think audiobooks are a much better format. Even better than simply rote vocabulary are setting words in context, using stories to engage the reader. This series of Italian short stories has been a great way for me to immerse myself in the language, puzzling out not just how individual verbs are conjugated, but how Italian itself flows and structures itself.

This series of short stories is a fantastic way to pass my commute. Highly recommended.

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