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    • L. Ron Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future, Volume 32

    • By: Jon Laser, Stewart C. Baker, Christoph Weber, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe, Laura Knight Keating, Matthew Greer, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The 32nd edition of Writers of the Future may be the best new book yet! Brand-new adventure through space, time, and possibility. Along the way these new authors will introduce you to fascinating characters such as Nate, a very loyal companion - like most werewolves would be. Keanie has a parasite that lets her morph and so transform into anyone. Liz owns a dinosaur maker, but raw ingredients can be a problem. Anna slaves away in a factory but her magic leaves her unfulfilled. These authors take creative writing to a whole new level!

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Where Does It Hurt?

    • An Entrepreneur's Guide to Fixing Health Care
    • By: Jonathan Bush, Stephen Baker
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    A bold new remedy for the sprawling and wasteful health care industry. In this provocative book, Jonathan Bush, cofounder and CEO of athenahealth, calls for a revolution in health care to give customers more choices, freedom, power, and information, and at far lower prices.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No critical thinking

    • By Steve from MD on 07-31-14

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Numerati

    • By: Stephen Baker
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 245
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      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Every day, we produce loads of data about ourselves simply by living in the modern world: we click web pages, flip channels, and shop with credit cards. Now, in one of the greatest undertakings of the 21st century, a savvy group of mathematicians and computer scientists is beginning to sift through this data to profile us as workers, shoppers, patients, voters, potential terrorists, even lovers. Their goal? To manipulate our behavior.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good but not the best of the genre

    • By Stephen on 02-02-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Boost

    • By: Stephen Baker
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Ralf is a software prodigy. He works in the US government office that updates the software in the population's boosts - networked supercomputers contained in a chip implanted within the brains of 99 percent of the world’s population. Invented by Chinese researchers in 2032, the boost is credited with leading humanity to its most significant cognitive leap since the discovery of fire. Days before a national upgrade, Ralf notices that the update includes an open surveillance gate.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Imaginative and Funny But a Bit Flat

    • By Carl on 12-06-14

    Regular price: $24.95