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    • The Science of Getting Rich

    • By: Wallace D. Wattles
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,450
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441

    Wallace D. Wattles was an American "New Thought" writer who wrote this amazing little book in 1910. It caused a sensation then, and continues to be popular today. In fact, Rhonda Byrne said that part of her inspriation for her best-selling book and film The Secret came from this book.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this book

    • By Maisha on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Vanishing Acts

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Jim Jenner, Robert Ramierez, Sharon Washington, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 704

    Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One narrator put me off

    • By katie on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • A People's History of the Vampire Uprising

    • A Novel
    • By: Raymond A. Villareal
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen, Christine Lakin, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This panoramic fictional oral history begins with one small mystery: the body of a young woman found in an Arizona border town, presumed to be an illegal immigrant, disappears from the town morgue. Soon, the US government - and eventually biomedical researchers, disgruntled lawmakers, and even an insurgent faction of the Catholic Church - must come to terms with what they're too late to stop: an epidemic of vampirism that will sweep first the United States, and then the world. With heightened strength and beauty and a steady diet of fresh blood, these changed people, or "Gloamings", rapidly rise to prominence in all aspects of modern society.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Dom on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Alcatraz

    • By: Max Brand
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Alcatraz is classic Western from one of the masters of the genre. It's the story of a wild horse many said could not be caught or broken and the man who set out to prove them wrong. Added to the mix, there's danger, betrayal, heroes and villains, and romance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Max Brand is the best.

    • By Louise M on 06-15-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Art of Money Getting

    • By: P. T. Barnum
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    In this "mini-book", P.T. Barnum gives practical rules that allowed him to stay out of debt and to acquire wealth. The "rules" are illustrated by homespun stories. While some of these of this may seem like common sense, it is the kind of common sense that Wall Street, the government and many ordinary people seem to have forgetten about in recent years. This is a small book but one that could have large consequences for your financial future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By Richard on 01-01-13

    Regular price: $1.37

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Philip K. Dick, Robert Silverberg, Fritz Leiber, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Ben Hurst, Cindy Hardin Killavey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 109

    This first volume of Favorite Science Fiction Stories features "the best of the best" from the Golden Age of science fiction. It includes 21 stories by, among others, Andre Norton, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Robert Silverberg, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Philip K. Dick, Edmond Hamilton, Jack Williamson , Alan Edward Nourse, Fritz Leiber, Frederik Pohl, Fredric Brown, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., and others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very nice collection

    • By Joe on 02-17-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Analects of Confucius

    • By: Confucius
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 86

    Confucius was a Chinese philosopher who lived from 551 BC – 479 BC. Although he is usually listed as the author of The Analects ( wise sayings ), it was actually a group of his followers, years after his death, who wrote down his words and descriptions of his daily life. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized morality, "the proprieties" - correctness of social relationships - as well as justice and sincerity. A major goal of his conversations was to get his disciples to think deeply for themselves by relentless study of the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wise words of a true sage.

    • By Chris on 07-03-17

    Regular price: $9.07

    • How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

    • By: Arnold Bennett
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Arnold Bennett was an English novelist and author. Among his most popular novels are The Grand Babylon Hotel and Anna of the Five Towns. However, none of his novels approached the popularity of his little book, "How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day." It caused a sensation when first printed and continues to be printed and widely read today. In it, he offers practical advice on how one might live (as opposed to just existing ) within the confines of 24 hours a day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A bit dated but still.....

    • By Edward on 05-30-09

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Favorite Children's Stories

    • Volume 4
    • By: Edith Nesbit, Hans Christian Anderson, Abbey Phillips Walker, and others
    • Narrated by: Cindy Killavey, Kevin Killavey, Jim Roberts, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Twenty more stories in this popular series by Edith Nesbit, Hans Christian Anderson, Abby Phillips Walker, The Brothers Grimm, L. Frank Baum, Frank Stockton, Henry Beston, Nathaniel Hawthrone, Olive Thorn Miller, Ignas Kunos, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Anna R. Annan.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • *Strange Stories*

    • By Nana x 3 on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest work is generally thought to be The Great Gatsby. However, he also wrote many wonderful short stories. This one, very much like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," shows Fitzgerald's amazing imagination and creativity. What would it be like, Fitzgerald wondered, to be rich beyond the dreams of avarice? This story is his answer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Imaginative Story

    • By Tracy on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 4

    • By: Poul Anderson, Ben Bova, Fredric Brown, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Cindy Killavey, Emmett Casey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    This fourth volume of Favorite Science Fiction Stories contains 22 more gripping tales.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Manual for Living

    • By: Epictetus
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. This short "handbook", which was actually written down by one of his pupils, is a guide to daily living. It has been read by countless people over the centuries because of it's sensibility and and it's easy application to daily living. Unlike some of his forefathers in philosophy, like Plato and Aristotle, he focuses on how to practically apply oneself on a philosophical level.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless wisdom

    • By Caitlin on 12-24-12

    Regular price: $5.57

    • The Science of Being Great

    • By: Wallace D. Wattles
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    The Science of Being Great is another personal-growth classic from the pen of Wallace D. Wattles. His most famous book is The Science of Getting Rich. This is a companion to that book. In it the author, after studying the wisdom of the world's religious leaders and great philosophers, digests their wisdom and puts it all together in his own unique style. Using many examples and "power tools of thought", he demonstrates the power of thought and positive self-esteem as sure ways to greatness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Science of Being Great!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Rainbow Trail

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    At the end of Zane Grey's most famous book, Riders of the Purple Sage, the two main characters are left trapped in "Surprise Valley". This story takes place 10 years later, when the wall to Surprise Valley is finally broken. Further exciting adventure then await Jane and Lassiter, as well as many new characters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome story

    • By Blair Sherwood on 06-08-16

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories

    • Volume 8
    • By: George C. Wallace, Alan E. Nourse, Raymond F. Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Justin Lerman, Emmett Casey, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    More thrilling stories from this popular series. Titles include: "The Last Days of Earth" by George C. Wallace, "Contamination Crew" by Alan E. Nourse, "The Memory of Mars" by Raymond F. Jones, "A Traveler in Time" by August Derleth, "The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones, "Doubletake" by Richard Wilson, "Stamped Caution" by Raymond Z. Gallon, "Success Story" by Robert Turner and "Disqualified" by Charles L. Fauntenay.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Someone's eight year old fiddled with sound board

    • By Alan on 10-24-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Red Badge of Courage

    • By: Stephen Crane
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The setting is the civil war, and the hero (or anti-hero as it seems at first) is Henry Flemming, a young Northern boy who, swept up in the patriotic tide, joins the Union Army. He is plunged into the conflict, and his courage fails him - he runs from his first battle. He finds out later that his side was victorious, and he feels that he will never be able to face himself or his comrades again. He slowly recovers his courage in time for a crucial confrontation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for classroom use

    • By James on 07-19-08

    Regular price: $11.55

    • A Message to Garcia

    • By: Elbert Hubbard
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    A Message to Garcia is an inspirational essay that was was wildly popular, which has sold over 40 million copies, and has been translated into 37 languages. The essay celebrates the initiative of a soldier who is given a daunting mission. He does not object, ask questions, or request help but simply finds a way to accomplish it. Through this essay Hubbard encourages the reader to apply this attitude to his own life as a sure way to success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not an actual adventure

    • By DENNIS on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $2.07

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 5

    • By: Philip K. Dick, Murray Leinster, Horace Brown Fyfe, and others
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey, Kevin Killavey, Jim Roberts, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The fifth set of Favorite Science Fiction Stories contains the following titles: "The Skull" by Phlip K. Dick, "Sam/ This Is You" by Murray Leinster, "Manners of the Age" by Horace Brown Fyfe, "Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper, "Heist Job on Theiser" by Gordan Randall Jarrett, "The Yillian Way" by Keith Laumer, "The Ultimate Vice" by A. Bertram Chandler, "Backlash" by Winston Marks, "Adolescents Only" by Irving Cox, "Project Mastodon" by Clifford Simak, and six more!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • IF YOU LIKE BIG BOSSOMY BLONDES

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-14-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Machine Stops

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    This story describes a world of the future in which humans all remain in their cubicles while all their needs are met by a supercomputer called, "The Machine". They communicate with each other and attend "online" classes and meetings through the Machine and people seldom meet face to face. A problem arises when one man, Kuno, decides he is not satisfied with staying in his room and decides to explore outside.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story

    • By Edward on 07-21-09

    Regular price: $5.57

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 9

    • By: Ray Bradbury, Harry Bates, William Morrison, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Cindy Killavey, Al Kessel, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    This ninth volume of Favorite Science Fiction Stories is a little unusual, in that it includes a few stories that are not really that short, bordering on novellas. Titles include: "The Concrete Mixer" by Ray Bradbury, "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, "Bedside Manner" by William Morrison, "The Inferiors" by Mari Wolf, "The Aggravation of Elmer" by Robert Arthur, "Conquest over Time" by Michael Shara, "The Virgin of Valkarion" by Poul Anderson, "No Charge for Alterations" by H. L. Gold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Consistently good series

    • By cindilla on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $17.47

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