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    • How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie: An Action-Steps Summary and Analysis

    • By: Ready Reads Summaries
    • Narrated by: Bob Arthur
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    First released in 1936, Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People is now more relevant than ever. This timeless book has sold over 15 million copies, and for good reason. It has been touted by the rich and famous as a secret weapon for success in both their business and personal lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice book have good information and love it

    • By sean on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow | Summary & Highlights

    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    This story of Alexander Hamilton details a true story of an American Revolutionary war hero who was a true founding father. Hamilton was born in disarray in the British West Indies. He escaped a life of meaninglessness and moved to New York as a teenager where he set his feet in political and military prowess.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid at all costs

    • By Blaise J. Jackson on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing by Marie Kondo | Summary & Highlights

    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Marie Kato
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Spark Joy is a book that breaks down the massive difference between cleaning and tidying. To tidy is to rid yourself of any objects that do not spark joy. Clothing, kitchen supplies, cords, and any other item in your home must be sorted through to find the joyful and useful. This will help alleviate many tensions in your life and make your home, your dream home.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not for me

    • By Packer Backer on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham | Summary & Highlights

    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Bush seemed destined for the White House from early on. Destiny and Power takes a look at the early years of politics in the Bush household, through his work in the Nixon camp, all the way to the dynasty that stands today, known as the Bush political family.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle: An Action Steps Summary and Analysis

    • By: Ready Reads Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Williams
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Tolle's powerful book introduces listeners to the state of enlightenment and to the main barrier to enlightenment: the mind and, more specifically, the ego. He leads listeners on a spiritual journey to discover their most true spiritual self, shows them how to live a life free of pain and negativity, and teaches them how to connect with the essence of their own being.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary & Election Analysis of Trump

    • The Art of the Deal
    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 23

    Part memoir, part business advice, Trump's first book offers a thoroughly engaging inside look into the origins of a New York real estate magnate, celebrity, and 2016 presidential frontrunner. Detailing his childhood, development of the Trump Tower and Hyatt Hotels, and his renovation of the Wollman Skating Rink (among others), this unique publication from Summary Reads not only summarizes Trump's famous tome, but also examines how these principals and personal backstory may affect the 2016 election.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very effective

    • By bchristy on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, by Karl Rove | Summary & Highlights

    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Todd Hardesty
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 3

    The Triumph of William McKinley goes into the great history of the United States post-Civil War era. McKinley, a Civil War hero, embarks on a 30-year journey that would one day land him in the White House. From personal tragedies to political setbacks, nothing would stop this moral Ohio man from reclaiming the White House for the Republican Party.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Buy This "Cliff Notes" Version

    • By J.D. Schleimer on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again, by Donald J. Trump

    • Summary & Highlights
    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: David Zarbock
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In this quick listen, get a crystal clear sense of Trump's best seller, Crippled America, presented by Summary Reads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a great way to be informed on a busy schedule

    • By Robert Kaufman on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security | An Executive Summary and Analysis

    • By: Ready Reads Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    What you don't know can hurt you. In Get What's Yours, authors Kotlikoff, Moeller, and Solman teach you the secrets to maximizing the benefits you can collect from social security, navigating the complicated maze that is the social security system, and earning thousands more per year with a few expert tips.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the money

    • By Pedja on 02-19-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary: When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - with BONUS Critics Corner

    • By: Summary Reads
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Breath Becomes Air is the emotional story of renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. As he nears the end of his seven-year residency, he gets the report no one wants: cancer. Now his 40-year plan is scrapped. The hopes and dreams he and Lucy, his wife, have held on to are dramatically altered.

    Regular price: $3.95