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J. Pavao

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  • Evil Has a Name

  • The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
  • By: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,163
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,365
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,329

For his victims, for their families and for the investigators tasked with finding him, the senselessness and brutality of the Golden State Killer's acts were matched only by the powerlessness they felt at failing to uncover his identity. Then, on April 24, 2018, authorities arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif., based on DNA evidence linked to the crimes. Amazingly, it seemed, evil finally had a name. Please note: This work contains descriptions of violent crime and sexual assault and may not be suitable for all listeners.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Raises The Bar On True Crime Genre

  • By R. Squyres on 11-16-18

Gripping. Best book production I ever heard.

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

Just a great production. Never wanted to hit pause. Voices of real investigators and victims. You will not regret buying this.

  • Infinity

  • Overcoming the Fear of Death
  • By: Craig Beck
  • Narrated by: Craig Beck
  • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Birth and death are the only two events that we all share. One is remembered and acknowledged every year and is considered a joyful celebration to enjoy. The other we bury deep in our subconscious and never talk of it. We don't just forget that we are going to die but rather most of us spend a lifetime passively terrified by the mere thought of it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyed this book!

  • By Steve on 03-06-18

So tired of the political nonsense

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

What disappointed you about Infinity?

At the 40 minute mark and have heard nothing of relevance to the fear of death. Unless you care to hear again about Donald Trump being the next coming of Hitler and how his followers will destroy the world.

Has Infinity turned you off from other books in this genre?

No

How did the narrator detract from the book?

N/A

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Infinity?

Anything political

Any additional comments?

Nope

  • Opening the Door of Your Heart

  • And Other Buddhist Tales of Happiness
  • By: Ajahn Brahm
  • Narrated by: Francis Greenslade
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 519
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424

During his wanderings and work over the last 30 years as a Buddhist monk, Ajahn Brahm has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories. While traditional Buddhist philosophy is at the heart of this collection, these thoughtful stories are written like playful parables, which are used to launch into a deeper exploration of subjects such as mindfulness, suffering, forgiveness, hope, wisdom, and unconditional love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listen and change your perspective

  • By Jo on 08-07-12

Don't Hesitate! Wonderful and Inspirtational!

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

Reviewed: 08-25-12

Any additional comments?

One of the best books I have ever listened to. I have over 300 "self help" books here at audible. This ranks among the very best.

  • Jealousy

  • Why it Happens and How to Overcome It
  • By: Paul Hauck Dr.
  • Narrated by: Bob Sinfield
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 157

Jealousy can invade every relationship, whether it be with husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, family or friends. If we love others and need their love in return we can all suffer from the pain of jealousy. Dr Hauck believes jealousy is a self-defeating emotion which drives away the love we crave. He explains what makes us feel jealous, and shows us how we can control it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I dont even know how to thank the writer

  • By christopher on 12-06-14

Great book for ANYONE in a meaningful relationship

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

Reviewed: 06-22-12

Would you listen to Jealousy again? Why?

I have already. 3 times in 3 days.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Surprised. This book is wonderful. This book is abour respect for one another in a relationship. This book is about helping you take it easy on yourself. A chance for me to really enjoy reflecting on the importance of respect for my wife and myself. A good look at fundamental ideas on worth and sharing happiness.

Any additional comments?

This is not psycho babble on jealousy. I mean the topics flow and are very interesting. No I am not an extremely jealous person. But I love my wife and she deserves to be treated, at all times, as an individual with free choice. (She is not property that I own) Her choice is to love me. And I will do everything and anything to cultivate that beautiful spirit in her. And I have learned so much on how I can improve my behavior and bring more to the table for her ..... and thus ..... to US! Great book!!! Oh. And I have over 300 self improvment books from audible. This is one of the best on relationships and just plain old loving the worth of different personalities. This book will bring you such freedom .... and your loved one will appreciate the change very quickly!!

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Science of Success

  • How to Attract Prosperity and Create Life Balance Through Proven Principles
  • By: James Arthur Ray
  • Narrated by: James Arthur Ray
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

Using what he calls the Seven SuperLaws and the Seven Power Principles, James takes complex, time-proven concepts and combines them with fun stories and powerful anecdotes, presenting you with a proven path to your ultimate achievement. You will learn that you are able to achieve unlimited success by following a series of tested and proven actions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Michael on 03-23-07

One Of The Best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-10

This is clearly one of the best books in my library and without doubt the most listened to. I've listened to this book at least 20 times over the past 3 years. Just really want to help listeners out there, like me, who need clear reviews to make choices. To be honest I only read these 7 previous reviews here because I like the book so much and was looking to verify that some others would not. Haha. How true. Like life, at times I will be passionate about something, or some vision, or goal, and always there will be those who see it differently. Not right or wrong on their part. Just a reassuring fact of life. Go for your dreams and passions. There will always be nay sayers. Again not right or wrong. Just life at it's best. So click on and get this book. And then download the workbook for free. Instant and life changing info here. The narration is perfectly given here. James Arthur Ray really does want to help others and clearly explains why that can only be true. My best regards to you in life. James

  • The Twelve Gateways to Freedom

  • A Training for Life
  • By: Dan Millman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

The Twelve Gateways to Freedom was recorded at a two-day live seminar based on material in Dan Millman's book, Everyday Enlightenment. Here, Dan presents the full scope of personal and spiritual growth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent lecture

  • By Alex on 05-23-07

Great Book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-30-10

This is a winner. Hours of facintaing insights and incredible inspiration. Did not expect this at all. So much to learn here. Will listen and recommend this recorded seminar over and over again. Lots of funny moments as well. All of this info is presented in a very understanding and caring way. Lots of good meaning to life to be learned here for me.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • 25 Ways to Win with People

  • How to Make Others Feel Like a Million Bucks
  • By: John C. Maxwell, Les Parrott
  • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

25 Ways to Win With People is ideal for any leader, salesperson, parent, or volunteer who wants a quick refresher course on interpersonal relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great reminder of how to help people

  • By Jes on 06-06-14

Buy It!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-16-09

This is great book! How best to write any book review? OK. This book is for any person who desires a more quality day tomorrow. The book is full of stories that stunningly relate the diamonds of insights within. Huh? Hope that is not too corny a sentence....AND....BUY THE DARN BOOK! Just went over 200 books purchased from audible.com. This book rocks with the best!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Mastering the Seven Decisions

  • That Determine Personal Success
  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Andy Andrews
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170

The Responsible Decision: The buck stops here. I accept responsibility for my past. I am responsible for my success. I will not let my history control my destiny. The Guided Decision: I will seek wisdom. The Active Decision: I am a person of action. The Certain Decision: I have a decided heart. Criticism, condemnation, and complaint have no power over me. The Joyful Decision: Today I will choose to be happy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the All Time Best

  • By J. Pavao on 08-03-09

One of the All Time Best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-09

Look no farther! Buy this book! This is one of the best inspirational books, of over a hundred, that I have listened to through the years. This is one of the few that you will listen to numerous times. The feel of the stories and concepts hits home on so many fronts. Because I do put a lot of value on other reviews at audible.com I feel motivated to write a review here. And still I have only done this a few times. This book is just that good. My hope is that you might find the same vigor for life that this audio book unfolded in me. Have a great day and I really mean that.

21 of 21 people found this review helpful

  • Guerilla Marketing Weapons

  • By: Jay Conrad Levinson
  • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

Too many small and mid-sized businesses offer gold-medal quality and service yet struggle to pay their bills and stay in business. Their only missing component is guerrilla marketing, a method that puts energy where the dreams are. The 100 targeted weapons detailed in this audiobook add potency to a marketing attack and substantially increase profits. Most important, they work for all types of small and medium businesses, and even for nonprofit organizations.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good info narrated horribly

  • By Mike MacDonald on 04-22-07

Great Book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-29-08

The book is over 10 years old. Do not let that stop you. This book gets the imagination into marketing overdrive in a 100 wonderfully different and powerful ways. Barrett Whitener brings the book to life with utter clarity and inspirational pointedness. The book, the narraration, and the effects, are timeless. Buy it!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful