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  • Girl Logic

  • The Genius and the Absurdity
  • By: Iliza Shlesinger
  • Narrated by: Mayim Bialik, Iliza Shlesinger
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,846
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,624
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,613

From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships. "Girl Logic" is Iliza's term for the way women obsess over details and situations that men don't necessarily even notice. She describes it as a characteristically female way of thinking that appears to be contradictory and circuitous but is actually a complicated and highly evolved way of looking at the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A delight

  • By Haha917 on 03-28-18

Great Book for Anybody!

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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: 11-26-17

I have been impressed with Iliza since I saw her on Netflix last year. Since then, I've seen more if her work and have really grown to appreciate her via her Instagram feed. I love standup, and I've become a fan so I picked up the audio book. Girl Logic is not just for girls. It's actually among the best memoirs I've read (not written by a former world leader). Get it, absorb it and enjoy it. Iliza really is a great talent and comes off as a genuine person.

  • Promise Me, Dad

  • A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
  • By: Joe Biden
  • Narrated by: Joe Biden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,157
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,785
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,765

In November 2014, 13 members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past 40 years; it was the one constant in what had become a hectic, scrutinized, and overscheduled life. The Thanksgiving holiday was a much-needed respite, a time to connect, a time to reflect on what the year had brought, and what the future might hold. But this year felt different from all those that had come before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Sad Memoir

  • By Jean on 12-02-17

No Politics. Just Humanity.

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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: 11-21-17

I'm a Libertarian who thinks that half of this guy says is a crock. Politically. This book is do amazingly good, please just read/listen. There are moments he makes a case for the Obama/Biden doctrine, but not EVER enough to cause one to read this to the end. I'm not a Democrat and I love Beau.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Difficult Men

  • Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad
  • By: Brett Martin
  • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 523
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 467

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation. While the networks continued to chase the lowest common denominator, a wave of new shows, first on premium-cable channels like HBO and then basic-cable networks like FX and AMC, dramatically stretched television’s narrative inventiveness, emotional resonance, and artistic ambition. No longer necessarily concerned with creating always-likable characters, plots that wrapped up neatly every episode, or subjects that were deemed safe and appropriate, shows such as The Wire, The Sopranos, Mad Men, and more tackled issues of life and death, love and sexuality....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Praise TV's third golden age!

  • By Kali on 10-20-13

As Good As it Gets

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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: 09-28-17

This book flowed like no other. The writer's insight into the making of the greatest shows of our time is amazing.

  • Killing England

  • The Brutal Struggle for American Independence
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,758
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,370
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,345

The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's mega-best-selling Killing series transports listeners to the most important era in our nation's history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the listener from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You Must Read This Book

  • By Susie Davis on 10-22-17

Good, but not his best

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

Reviewed: 09-23-17

Although they did a great job illustrating the brutality of the war, I didn't learn much more than I knew prior to this book. Their other books are near masterpieces, so my criticism is in part because I'm holding this book to the same standard.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unashamed

  • By: Lecrae Moore
  • Narrated by: Lecrae Moore
  • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,265
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,142

Two-time Grammy-winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned this lesson through more than his share of adversity - childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt. Along the way, Lecrae attained an unwavering faith in Jesus and began looking to God for affirmation. Now as a chart-topping industry anomaly, he has learned to ignore the haters and make peace with his craft.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring Testimony

  • By LRenee on 11-09-16

Great Journey

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

Reviewed: 07-13-16

I don't really listen the Christian music, but was pulled in to his orbit when the Anomaly album came out. Whether you're spiritual, into popular music, or whatever you'll find Lacrae is the real deal and he has a powerful story that is well told.