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  • Everybody Lies

  • Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
  • By: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, Steven Pinker - foreword
  • Narrated by: Tim Andres Pabon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,198

By the end of on average day in the early 21st century, human beings searching the Internet will amass eight trillion gigabytes of data. This staggering amount of information - unprecedented in history - can tell us a great deal about who we are - the fears, desires, and behaviors that drive us, and the conscious and unconscious decisions we make. From the profound to the mundane, we can gain astonishing knowledge about the human psyche that less than 20 years ago seemed unfathomable.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Might be worth it to get the book

  • By Laura on 08-09-17

Close-Minded, Disrespectful, Elitist Author?

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

The author mostly ruins it but the subject matter is certainly interesting. The overreaching, privicy-invading Google knows everything and could do some good in the world with that data - that's a good topic. Unfortunately, the author seems to be a close-minded, disrespectful, elitist who could to do a better job of hiding his prejuduces. Hopefully, other authors will write on the subject. Two stars.

  • New Power

  • How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You
  • By: Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms
  • Narrated by: Andrew Fallaize
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

For most of human history, the rules of power were clear: power was something to be seized and then jealously guarded. This "old power" was out of reach for the vast majority of people. But our ubiquitous connectivity makes possible a different kind of power. "New power" is made by many. It is open, participatory, and peer-driven. It works like a current, not a currency--and it is most forceful when it surges. The battle between old and new power is determining who governs us, how we work, and even how we think and feel. New Power shines fresh light on the cultural phenomena of our day, from #BlackLivesMatter to the Ice Bucket Challenge to Airbnb, uncovering the new power forces that made them huge. Drawing on examples from business, activism, and pop culture, as well as the study of organizations like Lego, NASA, Reddit, and TED, Heimans and Timms explain how to build new power and channel it successfully. They also explore the dark side of these forces: the way ISIS has co-opted new power to monstrous ends, and the rise of the alt-right's "intensity machine."

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Very Disappointing

  • By MCP on 06-01-18

Cheap Shots - Intolerant Author

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

If the author would stick to the subject matter rather than take cheap shots to promote his Marxist views, it would have been okay. It’s sad how the author goes on and on extolling his intolerance for those who don’t embrace his divisive politics. Stay on point.

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  • How to Win in Small Claims Court and Collect

  • By: DD, Dr. Mickey Frazier Sr.
  • Narrated by: Travis
  • Length: 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 7

How to Win in Small Claims Court and Collect, simplifies and clearly explains step by step everything you need to know to win your case. This audiobook is the very first that has information you can use in all states as well as Europe. There is no doubt about it, you will have the upper hand in your case. Prepare yourself for victory and get ready to collect up to 25K in the United States and collect in Europe up to EUR 2000 even if assets are out of the state or out of the country.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Meh

  • By Nate Johns on 12-02-15

Ripoff - zero stars

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

You’ll get a few minutes on small claims court and a glossary of legal terms. Nothing on how to win. What a joke!

  • Bluefishing

  • The Art of Making Things Happen
  • By: Steve Sims
  • Narrated by: Steve Sims
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 928

The man who created Bluefish, the internationally famous company that makes once-in-a-lifetime events happen for the rich and famous, reveals to the rest of us his trade secrets for making things happen. Steve Sims' day job is to make the impossible possible. With his help and expertise, his clients' fantasies and wildest dreams come true. Getting married by the Pope in the Vatican, being serenaded by Elton John, and connecting with powerful business moguls like Elon Musk are just a few of the many projects he has worked on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hella good

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-18-18

Annoying sales pitch for his business

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

Reviewed: 06-10-18

I kept waiting to actually learn something but realized it’s just ADVERTISING for the author’s business that you don’t need. Just buy these experiences for a lot less money from any of the charity websites.

  • Conspiracy

  • Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue
  • By: Ryan Holiday
  • Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,271
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,174
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,167

In 2007, a short blogpost by Gawker Media outed PayPal founder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel as gay. Thiel's sexuality had been known to close friends and family, but he didn't consider himself a public figure, and believed the information was private. This post would be the casus belli for a meticulously plotted conspiracy that would end nearly a decade later with a $140 million dollar judgment against Gawker and its bankruptcy. Only later would the world learn that Gawker's demise was not incidental - it had been masterminded by Thiel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I almost couldn’t make it through...

  • By Grant Hall on 04-06-18

Conclusions without evidence

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

Interesting until the author offers all his half-baked commentary on Trump then it gets dumb. If you’re interested in hearing elitist partisanship, you might like this book that would have been much better without the ongoing political commentary.

  • The Simple Truths of Service

  • Inspired by Johnny the Bagger
  • By: Ken Blanchard
  • Narrated by: Don Hagen, Rose Itzcovitz
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

If you want your customer service team to get creative about excellent customer service, this audiobook will do the job. An unforgettable true story about a young man with Down Syndrome who changes the culture of a grocery store.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring

  • By Amy S. on 02-07-15

Where’s the beef?

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

This is the length of a magazine article, not a book. Good story, good theme, good idea but it should be sold for $1.99 because it’s basically the size of a magazine article. To market this as a book is a misrepresentation.

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  • Adios, America

  • By: Ann Coulter
  • Narrated by: Ann Coulter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,409
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,274

Ann Coulter is back, more fearless than ever. In Adios, America she touches the third rail in American politics, attacking the immigration issue head-on and flying in the face of La Raza, the Democrats, a media determined to cover up immigrants' crimes, churches that get paid by the government for their "charity," and greedy Republican businessmen and campaign consultants - all of whom are profiting handsomely from mass immigration that's tearing the country apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An alarming look at the future of America

  • By Captain Funky Junk on 03-13-18

She's funny & smart

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

An excellent expose of America's failed policies and those selfish people who created the problems. Those in power are stealing from the hard working middle class via disastrous immigration policy and lack of border control - it's really disgusting. Listen, read and share because this is possibly the most critical issue of our time.

  • The Revolution

  • A Manifesto
  • By: Ron Paul
  • Narrated by: Bob Craig
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

In The Revolution, Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has exposed the core truths behind everything threatening America, from the real reasons behind the collapse of the dollar and the looming financial crisis, to terrorism and the loss of our precious civil liberties. In this book, Ron Paul provides answers to questions that few even dare to ask.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth your time

  • By Sierra Bravo on 11-16-08

The Most Legitimate Politician Ever!

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

Exceptional outline of problems and actions to fix them. Scholarly and practical at the same time with some good historical education. A must read for all who really care about the direction of society.

  • Slander

  • Liberal Lies About the American Right
  • By: Ann Coulter
  • Narrated by: Ann Coulter
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

Ann Coulter, "pundit extraordinaire," takes a hard look at modern political discourse. Refreshingly honest, unerringly timely, Coulter lashes into liberals and demonstrates how the media obfuscates the issues, belittles the right and praises the left. Her outspoken manner has made her one of the most fascinating women in politics, according to George magazine. Don't miss C-SPAN's Booknotes: Ann Coulter's Slander.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible how lefties just won't accept the truth

  • By Adam on 02-02-04

Wow - the media exposed!

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

Exposes the media lies and slander with humor, wit, detail and lots of FACTS. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, especially young people who seem to be so brainwashed nowadays. Lots of excellent historical references too. Enjoy!

  • Dangerous

  • By: Milo Yiannopoulos
  • Narrated by: Milo Yiannopoulos
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,194
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,970
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,960

The liberal media machine did everything they could to keep this book out of your hands. Now, finally, Dangerous, the most controversial book of the decade, is tearing down safe spaces everywhere.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do I Dare to give less than 5 🌟🌟?

  • By GIJaneB4 on 09-30-17

The Marxist Thought Police Banned This!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Dangerous to be better than the print version?

Yes, great to hear Milo's humor!

What other book might you compare Dangerous to and why?

Not sure

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

Saw a video online before.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I like the first chapter a lot but it's all good.

Any additional comments?

I think this was the book that the Marxist Thought Police banned several months ago, if so, glad I got it. Milo nails the most important issues of our time. He's clear, concise and very funny. The humor is GREAT, especially when it's so profoundly accurate.

10 of 13 people found this review helpful