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Wasting Talent

Narrated by: Jeff Wiley
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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His music could have made Damien Cantwell the star of his generation. But living fast has its consequences, and Damien soon finds himself spiraling into a dark world full of unfettered debauchery and brutal violence. The horrors of drug addiction are painted in sharp, biting prose in this novel about throwing away everything and finding that some things are too precious to lose.

©2014 Ryan Leone (P)2015 Ryan Leone

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Insane

This book had me cringing almost the entire time with the amount of detail the author went into. Beautifully sad and twisted love story. Totally recommend it.

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Awesome story great book

Ryan Leone came through with a banger on this one definitely recommend reading it also listen to his stories on YouTube brings more details to the storyline

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  • 10-27-19

fantastic

this book captures the life of many drug addicts. the small little details ryan describes are exact memories of my struggling days.

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I loved this book! A very exciting and dangerous love affair of sex, drugs, murder, and pure debauchery!

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Couldn't stop listening once I started.

I think Wasting Talent was a phenomenal. book. The way Ryan tells the stories are SOOOO DESCRIPTIVE and you ALMOST feel like ur there. Can't wait for rhe album, or the new book. PLEASEEE get someone else to read it....dude was mispronouncing words and all. PALABRA
-Mark Dipasquale

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Captivating and realistic!

This book is great. An easy read that holds your attention. If you or someone you are close to has dealt with addiction you will be able to relate to this book. It highlights the disfunctional lifestyles that your average addict deals with. Check it out, it is funny at moments and intensely real at others. You will enjoy it.

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great

great listen would love a sequel wild minded individual would highly recommend to any one with a sense of humor

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RYAN NEVER LETS ME DOWN!!!

Ryan, is a talented author, story teller and visionary. Ever since I’ve found his work on YOUTUBE it’s all I ever look forward to watch after I get off work or get ready for bed or even when I wake up on the morning I’m patiently awaiting something new from Ryan’s arsenal!! I would highly recommend this book and anything else he is a part off!!Thank you Ryan!!

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Amazing I love it!

I never usually leave reveiws on anything but this audiobook is the best one I have EVER listened to! I became a fan of Ryan Leone on Youtube and I finally decided to get his book and I have absolutly NO regrets and neither will you. I wish it had a part 2 and I seriously cant get enough!

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palabra! palabra! palabra!

the most awesome book ever! can't wait for the movie! see you in the next bfing Conga line. palabra!

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  • lee w.
  • 10-10-19

great 1st novel

listened to the hole book in 2 sittings! was a crazy ride from the very first page to the last.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-14-19

I could taste the drugs at points and reminisce.

Loved it. Cant wait for the movie. wish there could be a second with Dameon will wait n see