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  • If Someone Says "You Complete Me," RUN!

  • Whoopi's Big Book of Relationships
  • By: Whoopi Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Whoopi Goldberg
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,232
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,222

In If Someone Says "You Complete Me," RUN!, Whoopi will speak openly about why marriage isn't for everyone, how being alone can be satisfying, and how what's most important is understanding who you are and what makes you happy. Wise, funny, and conversation starting, Whoopi's message is sure to resonate with the millions of people who struggle with relationships every day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Remind me of her long ago solo stand up routines!

  • By shelley on 09-14-17

Good, important advise; but...

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

Reviewed: 10-16-15

Whoopi is great, a familiar friend and wonderful narrator. She gives important advise, updated common sense for today's adults. In particular, we need to stop shaming women for their sexual and relational freedom.

However, I think her final point really comes from her posture towards committed relationships. For some reason she decides to close by telling men that if they are dating a single mother, they need to accept that they will always be second to the kids. My perspective is that I can have equal but separate priorities in my life: my kids, my work, and my partner. Kids need to learn that they are not always #1, and partners need to be able to give each other the attention and support worthy of a real, committed partnership. Equally important, but separate for their own reasons.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Twelfth Night (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

  • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
  • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Andy Greenhalgh, Lucy Robinson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. When characters have to ask "Are all the people mad?" you need a guide! Explore this topsy-turvy world to understand, enjoy, and analyse the language, imagery, and themes of Shakespeare's dark comedy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Buyer Beware

  • By RealSmartFun on 08-21-10

Buyer Beware

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-21-10

A very lively production, well acted and presented, but...

This is developed as a instructional unit, and normally would be accompanied by printed (or pdf) guides; these not available from Audible. I suspect this is true with all Smartpass products, so buyer beware: if you want the instructional materials, you will need to purchase separately from Smartpass/UK.

This title also has a production error, from 2:28 to 2:39 in the recording, the end of Act 2 is repeated.

16 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Who Let the Dogs In?

  • Incredible Political Animals I Have Known
  • By: Molly Ivins
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

The dazzling, inimitable Molly Ivins is back with a new collection of withering and hilarious pieces on the worst politics has to offer. This audiobook features a rogue's gallery of politicians: everyone from George W. Bush and the Democratic presidential contenders to Arnold Schwarzenegger. This career retrospective contains Ivins's funniest, most outrageous (and outraged) work on "the best of the worst", in a volume sure to delight those on the left and infuriate the right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amusing and thought-provoking

  • By Renee on 09-03-04

What a Hoot!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-04

This was my first Molly Ivins book. I loved her candor and expressions. Who could come up with "If you put his brains in a bee it would still fly backwards?" This book if full of them. Molly is smack dab in the tradition Mark Twain. The narrator (Anna Fields) is fantastic - she could BE Molly Ivins.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful