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  • The Big Book of Serial Killers

  • An Encyclopedia of Serial Killers - 150 Serial Killer Files of the World's Worst Murderers
  • By: Jack Rosewood, Rebecca Lo
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

There is little more terrifying than those who hunt, stalk, and snatch their prey under the cloak of darkness. These hunters search not for animals, but for the touch, taste, and empowerment of human flesh. They are cannibals, vampires, and monsters, and they walk among us. These serial killers are not mythical beasts with horns and shaggy hair. They are people living among society, going about their day-to-day activities until nightfall. They are the Dennis Rader's, the fathers, husbands, church-going members of the community.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT FOR TRUE CRIME DEVOTÉES, BUT....

  • By Linda Lou on 10-31-17

gets pretty old

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

the book is great for learning about serial killers but it has some major flaws.

they read the victims names, and then read the names again with the date they were murdered. one chapter was 20 minutes long and 90% of it was spent reading off the 150 victims twice.

And I might be wrong, but I don't recall them talking about H. H. Holms, which is ludicrous if they didn't include him

There are some chapters that are very interesting but most are very lack luster

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The 5 Second Rule

  • Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
  • By: Mel Robbins
  • Narrated by: Mel Robbins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,844
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,036
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,896

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Count down 5,4,3,2,1... and do it

  • By A. Yoshida on 04-02-18

must listen

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

Reviewed: 09-26-17

completely rewired the way I think. this has helped me get up and go to the gym more and make small changes in my life

  • The Power of Habit

  • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • By: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,887
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,774
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,578

At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice! A guide on how to change

  • By Mehra on 04-22-12

must read

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

Reviewed: 09-22-17

very interesting look into habits. had information that I wouldn't have ever thought of. must read

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

  • A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
  • By: Mark Manson
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88,337
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77,535
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77,095

For decades we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F*ck positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is - a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A book for 20-somethings, but not me

  • By Bonny on 09-22-16

everyone should read this book

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

Reviewed: 09-07-17

it has taught me so much about my life and my self. It's amazing hearing some of these things out loud

  • Best Seat in the House

  • Your Backstage Pass Through My WWE Journey
  • By: Justin Roberts, Tommy Dreamer - foreword
  • Narrated by: Justin Roberts
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216

Justin Roberts always dreamed of being a ring announcer at World Wrestling Entertainment. From playing with action figures of the Ultimate Warrior, the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels, Bret Hitman Hart and Hulk Hogan to actually announcing these larger-than-life characters to the ring, Roberts lived out the dream of countless, passionate wrestling fans worldwide.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Honest book detailing the life of a WWE performer

  • By Jersey on 06-23-17

very fun read and look on the inside of wwe

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

Reviewed: 08-31-17

a good read to hear about someone's journey to following their dreams. must read for wrestling fans

  • The Disaster Artist

  • My Life inside 'The Room', the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
  • By: Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell
  • Narrated by: Greg Sestero
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,284

Nineteen-year-old Greg Sestero met Tommy Wiseau at an acting school in San Francisco. Wiseau's scenes were rivetingly wrong, yet Sestero, hypnotized by such uninhibited acting, thought, "I have to do a scene with this guy." That impulse changed both of their lives. The Disaster Artist is Greg Sestero's laugh-out-loud funny account of how Tommy Wiseau defied every law of artistry, business, and friendship to make "the Citizen Kane of bad movies" ( Entertainment Weekly), which is now an international phenomenon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You Have to Listen to This Book!

  • By Henry Strickler on 08-28-14

This is the best audio book I've listened to yet

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

wow. I haven't seen the room yet, but noe I feel like I NEED to see it. This book is so amazing

  • The Squared Circle

  • Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling
  • By: David Shoemaker
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 311
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309

A breakthroughexamination of professional wrestling - its history, its fans, and its widercultural impact - that does for the sport what Chuck Klosterman did for heavymetal

The Squared Circle grows out of David Shoemaker'swriting for both Deadspin, where hestarted the column "Dead Wrestler of the Week" - a feature on the many wrestlingsuperstars who died too young because of the abuse they subjected their bodiesto - and Grantland,where he covers the pro-wrestling world and its place in the pop culturemainstream. Shoemaker's sports writing has since struck a nerve withgenerations of wrestling fans who, like him, grew up worshiping a sport oftenderided as "fake" in the wider culture. To them, these professional wrestlingsuperstars are not just heroes but an emotional outlet and the lens throughwhich they learned to see the world.

Starting in the early 1900s and exploring the path of prowrestling in America through the present day, The Squared Circle is thefirst book to acknowledge both the sport's broader significance and wrestlingfans' keen intellect and sense of irony. Divided into eras, each section offersa snapshot of the wrestling world, profiles some of the period's preeminentwrestlers, and examines the sport's influence on our broader culture. Throughthe brawling, bombast, and bloodletting, Shoemaker argues that pro wrestlingcan teach us about the nature of performance, audience, and, yes, art.

Full of unknown history, humor, and self-deprecatingreminiscence - but also offering a compelling look at the sport's rightful placein pop culture - The Squared Circle is the book that legions of wrestlingfans have been waiting for. In it, Shoemaker teaches us to look past thespandex and body slams to see an art form that can explain the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good stories, bad editing

  • By Andrew B on 06-13-16

All wrestling fans should listen to this book

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

Reviewed: 04-28-17

the books are making me fall in love with wrestling all over again. please give these a listen

  • The Death of WCW

  • By: R.D. Reynolds, Bryan Alvarez
  • Narrated by: Bryan Alvarez
  • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,010
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 927
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 925

In 1997, World Championship Wrestling was on top. It was the number-one pro wrestling company in the world, and the highest-rated show on cable television. Each week, fans tuned in to Monday Nitro, flocked to sold-out arenas, and carried home truckloads of WCW merchandise. Sting, Bill Goldberg, and the New World Order were household names. Superstars like Dennis Rodman and KISS jumped on the WCW bandwagon. It seemed the company could do no wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Wrestling Book I've Ever Listened To

  • By Anonymous User on 10-06-17

wow this book is a must read for any wrestling fan

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

Reviewed: 04-11-17

if you live wrestling, you have to read this book. Alvarez does a fantastic job with portraying the stupidity of WCW

  • Crazy Is My Superpower

  • How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules
  • By: AJ Mendez
  • Narrated by: AJ Mendez
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 616
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 571
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 567

Recently retired WWE superstar AJ Brooks is a powerhouse - strong, quirky, and totally confident. But that wasn't always the case. Growing up, AJ was a quiet girl trying to act "normal" when she felt anything but. As her family struggled with drug addiction, poverty, and mental illness, she found escape through comic books and video games, inspired by the tough and unconventional female characters. It wasn't until she discovered the WWE that she learned superheroes could be real.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Expected a wrestling book, got a lot more

  • By marcelo on 07-21-17

great look into AJ Lee's life.

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

Reviewed: 04-08-17

aj lee did a great job narrating her book. it was fun and would definitely recommend

  • Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?

  • By: JTG
  • Narrated by: JTG
  • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124

JTG, one-half of one of the hottest tag teams in current WWE history, better known as Cryme Tyme, will pull back the curtain and take you behind the scenes into the world of wrestling, sharing controversial yet hilarious stories on how he battled heat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 'The everybody hates Chris' of Wrestling books

  • By Terryboifunk on 01-31-16

can't go wrong with this book

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

Reviewed: 03-30-17

it's an easy and fun listen. great look into the Career of JTG. I have a new respect for the man