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  • Norse Mythology

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,644
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 39,022
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,845

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as it gets without the old texts

  • By William Taylor on 05-10-18

Neil Gaiman is my favorite reader.

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

Reviewed: 10-22-18

A charming adaptation of my favorite Norse myths beautifully read by the author. A very worthy read.

  • Never Binge Again

  • Reprogram Yourself to Think Like a Permanently Thin Person
  • By: Glenn Livingston PhD
  • Narrated by: Roger Baker
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 408

If you struggle with binge eating, emotional eating, stress eating, or if you repeatedly manage to lose weight only to gain it all back, you may be approaching things with the wrong mindset. Most contemporary thought on overeating and bingeing focuses on healing and self-love. But people who've overcome food and weight issues often report it was more like capturing and caging a rabid dog than learning to love their inner child.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By SHARON LEP on 01-27-17

Self destructive

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

Reviewed: 02-22-18

This book encourages readers to identify their over eating impulses as their inner pigs. Addiction us complex and painful. Encouraging addicts to dive deeper into self hatred is irresponsible and dangerous. Avoid this book.

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  • Return to Life

  • Extraordinary Cases of Children Who Remember Past Lives
  • By: Jim B. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

A first-person account of Jim Tucker's experiences with a number of extraordinary children with memories of past lives, Return to Life focuses mostly on American cases, presenting each family's story and describing his investigation. His goal is to determine what happened-what the child has said, how the parents have reacted, whether the child's statements match the life of a particular deceased person, and whether the child could have learned such information through normal means.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing new

  • By Pita on 08-09-14

A. good case for the plausibility of reincarnation

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

Reviewed: 09-25-17

A worthy read that takes measures to look at a controversial subject through the lense of scientific inquiry.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • MaddAddam

  • A Novel
  • By: Margaret Atwood
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne, Bob Walter, Robbie Daymond
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,647
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,373

Months after the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of humanity, Toby and Ren have rescued their friend Amanda from the vicious Painballers. They return to the MaddAddamite cob house, newly fortified against man and giant pigoon alike. Accompanying them are the Crakers, the gentle, quasi-human species engineered by the brilliant but deceased Crake. Their reluctant prophet, Snowman-the-Jimmy, is recovering from a debilitating fever, so it's left to Toby to preach the Craker theology, with Crake as Creator.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Fine Finish

  • By Bill S. on 01-31-14

Hope springs eternal. Thanks again Margaret Atwood

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

No one can tell a story like Margaret Atwood. The performance was perfect. The reader for Toby's part portrayed her sweetness and toughness beautifully.

  • Woman of God

  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,226
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,219

St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. Is it possible that the new Pope...is a woman?The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement reinvigorating the Church is about to reach the Vatican, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies who aren't afraid to kill for their cause.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My review of Woman of God.

  • By Virginia C. Bailey on 10-16-16

Holy Romantic Adventure

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

Reviewed: 10-17-16

Stories are not worth reading if you don't care about the characters. Bridget Fitzgerald pulled me in. A very moving and worthy read.

  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

  • By: Junot Diaz
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Staci Snell
  • Length: 16 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,422
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,919
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,937

Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuku: the curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still waiting for his first kiss, is just its most recent victim.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous listen

  • By Kathleen on 04-26-08

The Best Book Ever

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-16

I was broken hearted by this book but so glad I read it. fuck you Trujillo.