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  • North

  • By: Scott Jurek, Jenny Jurek
  • Narrated by: Scott Jurek, Jenny Jurek
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081

 Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's finished first in nearly all of ultrarunning's elite events over the course of his career. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking, and touring, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. He embarked on a wholly unique challenge, one that would force him to grow as a person and as an athlete: breaking the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing journey diminished by off putting profiles

  • By Carl on 06-03-18

Adventure in Real Life

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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: 10-29-18

Loved being immersed in the story of Scott and Jenny Jurek’s adventure. Great inspiration for living life and finding your true North!

  • Catalyst (Star Wars)

  • A Rogue One Novel
  • By: James Luceno
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,156
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,133

The must-have prequel novel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - the upcoming film, set before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, that reveals the untold story of the rebel effort to steal the plans to the Death Star!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Setup for Upcoming Movie

  • By dunagrad on 12-15-16

Great Story, Rich Character Development, and Fun

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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: 04-06-17

This was more than just a backstory for Rogue One. It was a great story and had wonderful character development of some lesser known characters of the Rogue One storyline.

It certainly leaves open the possibility for more novels from this time period, but feels like a complete story.

The addition of sound effects from the Star Wars universe adds a delightful layer to the story making it feel like a holo movie for the mind.

  • Communicating for a Change

  • Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication
  • By: Andy Stanley
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 486
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 423
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418

Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you don't need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you you’re not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable that's an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read for every communicator!

  • By Bert on 07-22-14

Challenging Call For Communicators

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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: 01-25-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Communicating for a Change to be better than the print version?

This is a great example of the power of an audio book. The narrarator excells at telling the begining chapters as it is mostly dialogue between characters. I found myself laughign outloud at his interpreation of the characters.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the opening story that provided the listener to be drawn into the character's dilemma. It made the more technical sections more interesting and fun to read as you related the material back to the opening story.

Have you listened to any of Lloyd James’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Lloyd James is spot on as always!

Any additional comments?

Every communicator would be wise to listen to this tale and apply what they learn.

  • The Pursuit of God

  • By: A. W. Tozer
  • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 995
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 996

During a train trip from Chicago to Texas in the late 1940s, A.W. Tozer began to write The Pursuit of God. He wrote all night, and when the train arrived at his destination, the rough draft was done. The depth of this book has made it an enduring favorite.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great classic book to include in your library!

  • By Michael on 03-05-14

A Must Read Christian Classic

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

Reviewed: 01-25-14

If you could sum up The Pursuit of God in three words, what would they be?

I have recommended this book countless times to those who are seeking a deeper more personal relationship with God.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Pursuit of God?

I was struck by how current the text still seems despite being written for a previous generation.

Any additional comments?

If you desire to follow God more fully you should read/listen to this book.

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  • The Principle of the Path

  • How To Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
  • By: Andy Stanley
  • Narrated by: Jon Gauger
  • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

As you are about to discover, the principle of the path is at work in your life every single day. Once embraced, this compelling principle will empower you to identify and follow the path that leads to your desired destination. And this same principle will enable you to avoid life-wasting detours along the way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Practical Success Book For Christians

  • By Kathryn on 11-21-10

Valuable Life Lessons

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

Reviewed: 01-25-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. This is a book that will be equally enjoyed by young adults just starting their paths in life or those of us much further down the road.

Any additional comments?

Andy Stanley provides concrete illustrations of the powerful principle, "Direction—not intention—determines our destination." Solidly biblical and profoundly practical.