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  • Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Gospel

  • By: G.R.S. Mead
  • Narrated by: Barry J Peterson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Pistis Sophia is a Gnostic text discovered in 1773, possibly written between the 3rd and 4th centuries AD. The existing manuscript, which some scholars place in the late 4th century, relates one Gnostic group's teachings of the transfigured Jesus to the assembled disciples (including his mother Mary, Mary Magdalene, and Martha). In this text, the risen Jesus had spent eleven years speaking with his disciples, teaching them only the lower mysteries. After eleven years, he receives his true garment and is able to reveal the higher mysteries revered by this group.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds like I'm still in trouble.

  • By Mark on 11-23-18

Sounds like I'm still in trouble.

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

Something caught my ear indicating this would be the words of the resurrected Jesus. I sure would like to believe I will be forgiven in the end. But all I keep hearing is torment and destruction for me. Funny too that I have seen the light body. Such that I cannot forget. But it didn't come with a manual either. So God if you're reading this, why feed the pure with my confusion. Let my punishments and destruction begin.
Oh and by the way, I would have asked different questions.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Super Sales on Super Heroes

  • Super Sales on Super Heroes, Book 2
  • By: William D. Arand
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,837
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,531
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,521

In a world full of super powers, Felix had a pretty crappy one. After learning to harness his ability to modify any item he owns, he now runs a corporation that is rapidly expanding - Legion. After tangling with the local Heroes guild they’ve finally settled into a semblance of stability. Sounds great on paper. Run your company, make money, be your own boss, settle down. Except that with running a business, comes an inordinate amount of responsibilities. Like making sure everything keeps running and your people are paid.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Got better

  • By leaf on 05-08-18

Antihero?

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-18

I finished it but for completion sake. Felix, the main character, I found to be quite ...not my kind of people. He came off a bit gangster about half way or so in. Uncomfortable, off-putting. This is not his best book.

  • Otherlife Awakenings

  • The Selfless Hero Trilogy
  • By: William D. Arand
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,499
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497

Runner and his team managed to bring peace to Tirtius, successfully log the crew out, and have begun settling in to make a home on the isle of Vix. Fate isn't going to let them go that easily though. She clearly hasn't decided on what to do with him. Plots are in motion. Threats local, divine, and abroad scheme to exterminate Runner and the threat he represents. The possibility of what he could become.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Something different in a good way!

  • By Lex on 10-06-16

BIG yes

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-06-18

Captivating story and OMG the reader! I dont want to say anything too cliche. So I'll offer this: Only one way to find out for yourself. I know I will be listening to more by the author and reader -- no question about that.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 208,720
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194,463

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

And Im not even into fiction.

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

This book is so captivating even someone like me would be up 24 hours just to finish it. Fictional books I typically can't finish at all. Well done!!

  • What a Fish Knows

  • The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
  • By: Jonathan Balcombe
  • Narrated by: Graham Winton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

An underwater exploration that overturns myths about fishes and reveals their complex lives, from tool use to social behavior. There are more than 30,000 species of fish - more than all mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians combined. But for all their breathtaking diversity and beauty, we rarely consider how fish think, feel, and behave.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Title misled me

  • By Margaret Weidemann on 08-12-17

good

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of good info included here. Too many simply repeat common knowledge just so that Joe Blow can get a publication out there. Not saying its 100%, but praise worthy. Yes, good info does seem to come with it's share of tree-huggin' guilt doesn't it?

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Fishing on the Edge

  • The Mike Iaconelli Story
  • By: Mike Iaconelli, Andrew, Brian Kamenetzky
  • Narrated by: Mike Iaconelli
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105

With his colorful tattoos and booming hip-hop sound track, Mike Iaconelli has turned the world of big-money competitive bass fishing upside down. In Fishing on the Edge, Iaconelli tells his own story, and it's a whopper: a Philly-born, Jersey-bred Yankee who's been stealing the spotlight from bass fishing's traditionally all-Southern anglers, attracting fans and dominating one of the fastest-growing sports in America.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • what you would expect

  • By Nate on 12-20-05

good

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

'bout what i expected. thanks ike. keep doin what we love and give us another book.

  • Lapidary as a Hobby

  • Discover the Secrets for Successful Lapidary That Teach You How to Cut Those Gemstones and Make Them into an Object of Beauty Every Time
  • By: Walter Vargas
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Hughey
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

Want to learn exactly how to get started doing lapidary and learn what the pros do? Discover the secrets for successful lapidary that teach you how to cut those gemstones and make them into an object of beauty every time...even as a beginner! Just follow the instructions and you'll be cutting and polishing gemstones like a pro in no time! Are you ready to get started on your journey to becoming a skilled gem cutter - a lapidarist? Yes? Then let's get started!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • discouraging

  • By Mark on 01-29-18

discouraging

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-29-18

I have to take issue with SO many things that were said in this one. So, not to waist time let me summarize:
You have to join a lapidary club and take lessons to do this or you will most certainly fail, and in turn this book has no purpose. But have fun. The end.

  • Aquaponics

  • How to Build Your Own Aquaponic System and Successfully Grow Aquaponic Plants
  • By: Celine Walker
  • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
  • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

This audiobook contains everything you need to know about growing your own fish and food simultaneously. Aquaculture is a great way to get organic foods year round and save yourself a ton of money! Even if you just want to start small, this audiobook has all you need to know about the process that makes aquaponics so ingenious. You do not have to be a commercial farmer to make this method work for you.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • okay

  • By Mark on 01-29-18

okay

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

Reviewed: 01-29-18

It was not something I felt like I should take notes on. On ther other hand it didn't bore me to tears. The subject matter is interesting, though I don't feel any closer to setup after listenning.

  • The New Case for Gold

  • By: James Rickards
  • Narrated by: James Rickards
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498

James Rickards is the most visible, vocal, and intelligent proponent for the gold standard today, and his unwavering stance on gold's value has drawn him hordes of lifelong fans. In The New Case for Gold, Rickards explains why gold is one of the safest assets for investors in times of political instability and market volatility and how every investor should look to add gold to his or her portfolio.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Masterpiece by James Rickards

  • By Andrew J. Santucci on 04-07-16

Peanut Butter and Sandpaper

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

Reviewed: 01-29-18

This is not what I hoped for, but I don't want to knock it too badly for what it is. I'm sure there is a gold collecting accountant out there that would love to absorb the information. I cannot, but then I'm also clearly NOT the intended audience.

  • Earth Moved

  • On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
  • By: Amy Stewart
  • Narrated by: Heather Henderson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 927
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 830

They destroy plant diseases. They break down toxins. They plough the earth. They transform forests. They’ve survived two mass extinctions, including the one that wiped out the dinosaur. Not bad for a creature that’s deaf, blind, and spineless. Who knew that earthworms were one of our planet’s most important caretakers? Or that Charles Darwin devoted his last years to studying their remarkable achievements?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I bow down to our benevolent worm overlords

  • By Kirstin on 04-17-14

Worms. Oh ya.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-18

Gotta love them worms. Get yourself a worm bin goin and you see for yourself in no time. I simply used a 30 gallon high fish tank and success came easy. If you are even considering this book, it's for you.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful