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Jonathan Levitats

Herzlia, Israel
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  • 5
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  • 39
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  • Never Saw It Coming

  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: Francine Brody
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Keisha Ceylon is a psychic. At least, that's what she passes herself off as. The truth is, Keisha's real powers have more to do with separating troubled families from their money than actually seeing into the netherworld. Keisha watches the news for stories of missing family members. She gives it a few days, then moves in, tells these families she's had a vision, that she may have some clue to where these missing people are. And by the way, she charges for this service, and likes to see the money up front.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great! short and smart

  • By Jonathan Levitats on 11-29-18

Great! short and smart

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

this book was great. Surprising and smart. story made sense and narrator was good. Aaa

  • A Gambler's Jury

  • By: Victor Methos
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

Attorney Dani Rollins is bullish in the courtroom - pushing judges and prosecutors to their limits in defense of the innocent. So when she meets Teddy Thorne, a mentally challenged teen accused of selling drugs, Dani knows she’s got this in the bag. She can easily settle the case with a couple of court appearances. But when prosecutors move for an adult felony conviction, Dani suspects Teddy’s being used as a pawn in a sinister game. As the case moves forward, Dani is certain the judge and district attorney’s office have motivations beyond the crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent book based on the sad realities ...

  • By shelley on 03-03-18

not bad

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

not bad, a little slow at times but good character development. ending was expected. Main character was interesting

  • WIRED

  • By: Douglas E. Richards
  • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 623
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 576
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 577

Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity. But what if this transcendent level of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania? David Desh left the special forces after his team was brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one last mission: find Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius behind a bioterror plot that threatens millions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-23-16

very slow start, great narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-09-18

the book took too long to get interesting. the narrator saved the book. ending was good but until you got there you were too tired

  • Matador

  • By: Ray Banks
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5

Costa del Sol, Spain: He wakes up screaming, a bullet in his head and his body buried in a shallow grave. He has no memory of life before this moment, just a single clue to the past: Crumpled in his pocket is a ticket to a bullfight, a phone number on the back. Maybe it will unlock the answers he needs. Or maybe it will be a brutal reminder that some lives are better left forgotten. Because as his luck would have it, the ticket leads to British drug runners and their gangster bosses who don’t take kindly to dead men walking around. Now they’re hot on his trail, threatening the family and friends he barely remembers yet will kill to protect. If it’s a fight they want, it’s a fight they’ll get.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • boring and unrealistic story. great narrator

  • By Jonathan Levitats on 01-16-18

boring and unrealistic story. great narrator

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

I choose the book because if the great narrator. unfortunately he couldnt save the book. boring and made no sense

  • Beach Lawyer

  • By: Avery Duff
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 801
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 707
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 706

After five grueling years, Robert Worth is just days away from making partner at a powerful Santa Monica law firm. When a client confides in him that senior partner Jack Pierce sexually assaulted her, Robert breaks two of his mentor's cardinal rules: Never let yourself get emotional about clients. And never make an enemy of Jack Pierce. Robert crosses Pierce and is fired on the spot, losing not only his job but also his reputation. Advised to go quietly, Robert vows revenge against the ruthless man who betrayed him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story! Great Narration!

  • By Tracy T on 06-26-17

story was interesting enough. narration less

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

Reviewed: 08-26-17

I found the story of a young lawyer drawn into a whirl of deception interesting. the narration was poor so it made the book long and rather boring at times

  • My Favorite Universe

  • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,312
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,088
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,080

What forces molded the universe? Are those forces still at work, removing, changing, or adding heavenly bodies even as we gaze upward? Will humanity, and Earth itself, one day be gone? Are we alone? In an era when science journalism is perhaps more thorough and ambitious than ever before, fascinating explorations of questions like these seem available to us almost every day - provided we have a working understanding of the scientific theories on which they're based.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wish there was more

  • By dan on 08-21-16

great listening. very interestin

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

Reviewed: 01-05-17

book is very interesting. explains things in an easy way. narrator's voice is terrific. highly recommended

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  • Borderline Insanity

  • Dagny Gray, Book 2
  • By: Jeff Miller
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

Special Agent Dagny Gray is a member of a small FBI team with unprecedented independence. To maintain their autonomy, the team must continue to solve big cases. To stay on the team, Dagny must keep her personal demons under control. When Father Diego Vega tells her that undocumented workers are vanishing from a small town gripped by immigration politics, Dagny thinks she's found her next case. But without bodies or proof of foul play, her boss won't let her take it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By BGarner on 07-27-16

first book was much better. this one just ok

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

Reviewed: 09-10-16

First book, "the bubble thief" was great. this book is simply expected. ending made no sense

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Forgotten

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,431
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,445

Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case - but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really liking PULLER

  • By Diana on 11-30-12

the least exciting from the series.

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

Reviewed: 04-01-16

I think the series is great. having heard all 3 so far, this one is the least exciting

  • Fooled by Randomness

  • The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
  • By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,339
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,326

This audiobook is about luck, or more precisely, how we perceive and deal with luck in life and business. It is already a landmark work, and its title has entered our vocabulary. In its second edition, Fooled by Randomness is now a cornerstone for anyone interested in random outcomes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Excellent and Worthwhile Book

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-13

Most of the ideas I had read in different books

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

Reviewed: 01-29-15

What did you like best about Fooled by Randomness? What did you like least?

the ideas in the book are good but not enough examples from real life trading. I heard most of the ideas in other books

What was most disappointing about Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s story?

not a lot of new ideas and not enough personal stories and trading expriences

  • The Brotherhood

  • By: Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Boone Drake follows all the rules - as a cop, husband, and father. But when everything in his personal life is destroyed, he buries himself in guilt. His faith is rocked when he questions why God would allow this to happen to him. When it appears that it can't get any worse, he's accused of police brutality and suddenly his career is at risk. The possibility of being promoted to the Organized Crime Division is slipping from his hands. His life is spiraling out of control....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Good But......

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-01-11

Boring and annoying

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

Reviewed: 12-12-13

What would have made The Brotherhood better?

shorten the whole beginning, add more action and suspense

Would you ever listen to anything by Jerry B. Jenkins again?

no

What about Johnny Heller’s performance did you like?

great. the only good thing about this book

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

no

0 of 4 people found this review helpful