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  • Alcohol Explained

  • By: William Porter
  • Narrated by: Nick Jermyn
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 176

Alcohol Explained is the definitive, ground-breaking guide to alcohol and alcoholism. It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological, and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism. This audiobook provides a logical, easy-to-follow explanation of the phenomenon and detailed instructions on how to beat it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Transformational

  • By Adele Adonai on 03-01-18

Great Book!

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

Reviewed: 07-08-18

If you want to know why you need to quit alcohol, this book is what you have been looking for. This no nonsense approach was key for me.

  • Scrum

  • The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
  • By: Jeff Sutherland, JJ Sutherland
  • Narrated by: JJ Sutherland
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,936
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,745
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,710

By the man who helped invent the red-hot management process known as "Scrum", Scrum unveils what is wrong with the way we currently do work, and how a simple set of principles, applied in exactly the right sequence, can accelerate productivity and quality as much as 1200 percent. Scrum (which gets its name from the formation in rugby in which the whole team locks its arms to gain control of the ball) is the reason that Amazon can launch a new feature on its website every day.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book but...

  • By punkmasta on 08-31-15

Must Listen To Become More Efficient In Projects

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

Reviewed: 01-15-18

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

Yes, I recommend this book for those of whom want to get a project completed efficiently with the least amount of waste in both time and money.

  • Ghost in the Wires

  • My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker
  • By: Kevin Mitnick, William L. Simon
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,420
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,601
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,618

Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world’s biggest companies—and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular networks. He spent years skipping through cyberspace, always three steps ahead and labeled unstoppable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen for tech fans

  • By Mikeyxote on 06-01-12

Great Book!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-18

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

Yes, it is a fun and relevant story to hear.

Which scene was your favorite?

Tracking down Eric.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

What it means to be on the grid.

  • Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition

  • The Intelligent Escape From Alcohol Addiction
  • By: Craig Beck
  • Narrated by: Craig Beck
  • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 133

Craig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a nice home and a successful media career. A director of several companies & at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. Outwardly, Craig was a highly successful & functioning professional man in spite of a ‘2 bottles of wine a night’ drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled to control his drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn't believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth a listen

  • By T on 02-12-13

Makes Sense

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

Reviewed: 08-14-14

Where does Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Compared to the other books on this same subject, this book makes the most sense to me.

What did you like best about this story?

I like that Craig had me look at alcohol from a different prospective then I have ever done before. I agree, it is poison.

What about Craig Beck’s performance did you like?

Very good performance. Other then him bumping into his mic a few times and making me jump out of my headphones, he did a great job.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes.

Any additional comments?

I recommend this book for anyone that wants to get a chemical understanding as to what alcohol happens to be.

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  • Sober for Good

  • New Solutions for Drinking Problems, Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded
  • By: Anne M. Fletcher
  • Narrated by: Anne M. Fletcher
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

Finally someone has gone straight to the real experts: hundreds of men and women who have resolved a drinking problem. Best-selling author Anne M. Fletcher asked them a simple question: how did you do it? The result is the first completely unbiased guide for problem drinkers, which shatters long-held assumptions about alcohol recovery.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Useful research, but not a how-to

  • By DRoberts on 11-30-08

Wide Stroke of the Alcohol Brush

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

Reviewed: 07-15-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

No not for me, But if YOU have never sought help before for alcohol addiction this book will help you to better understand what is out there and the basics of each program. That was not the case for me as I have been out there.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The most interesting was when the writer explained all the options that are currently out there for those looking for help. The least interesting was the repetitive use of the word "Master's."

Would you listen to another book narrated by Anne M. Fletcher?

No, I don't think so.

Was Sober for Good worth the listening time?

No, not for me.

  • Red

  • My Uncensored Life in Rock
  • By: Sammy Hagar
  • Narrated by: Scott Shepherd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 966
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 805

Loud rock, fast cars, and Cabo. This is the life of Sammy Hagar. For almost 40 years, Sammy Hagar has been a fixture in rock music. From breaking into the industry with the band Montrose to his multiplatinum solo career to his ride as the front man of Van Halen, Sammy's powerful and unforgettable voice has set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems ever written - songs like "I Can't Drive 55", "Right Now", and "Why Can't This Be Love".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • RED ROCKER SCORES ANOTHER #1 HIT

  • By Bruce on 12-10-13

Great Book!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-13

Would you listen to Red again? Why?

Yes, because I find Sammy Hagar to be a fascinating guy and I have been a fan of both his solo music and his Van Halen music as well. Also, Sammy and I have similar upbringings mine in San Jose, CA his in So Cal.

What other book might you compare Red to and why?

None

Which scene was your favorite?

I really like the end of the book when Sammy talks about helping others that might think that they cannot make it in this world of ours because they were born under a bad sign. He gives hope and that's cool.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, I was absolutely gripped to this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful