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    • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

    • A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
    • By: John M.; Nan Gottman; Silver
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 943
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 931

    Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making marriage work. Gottman has scientifically analyzed the habits of married couples and established a method of correcting the behavior that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples to focus on one another and pay attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • DON'T BUY THIS AUDIO BOOK WITHOUT PRINT TOO

    • By Jason on 11-16-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Winner-Take-All Politics

    • How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class
    • By: Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    We all know that the very rich have gotten a lot richer these past few decades while most Americans haven't. In fact, the exorbitantly paid have continued to thrive during the current economic crisis, even as the rest of Americans have fallen behind. Why do the "have-it-alls" have so much more? Lots of so-called experts claim to have solved this great mystery, but no one has really gotten to the bottom of it---until now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VERY INSIGHTFUL

    • By Ray on 04-10-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • History Is Wrong

    • By: Erich von Daniken
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 274

    Erich von Däniken again shows his flair for revealing truths that his contemporaries have missed. After closely analyzing hundreds of ancient and apparently unrelated texts, he is now ready to proclaim that human history is nothing like the world religions claim---and he has the proof! In History Is Wrong, von Däniken takes a closer look at the fascinating Voynich manuscript, which has defied all attempts at decription since its discovery, and makes some intriguing revelations about the equally incredible book of Enoch.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Voynich Manuscript to nowhere

    • By Mario on 01-05-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • This Will Make You Smarter

    • New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson, Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 147

    What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world's most influential thinkers. Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology, philosophy, economics, physics, sociology, and more. Surprising and enlightening, these insights will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A sampler of spicy ideas to liven up the mind

    • By Philo on 03-19-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Little Bets

    • How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries
    • By: Peter Sims
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 185

    What do Apple CEO Steve Jobs, comedian Chris Rock, prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, the story developers at Pixar films, and the Army Chief of Strategic Plans all have in common? Best-selling author Peter Sims found that all of them have achieved breakthrough results by methodically taking small, experimental steps in order to discover and develop new ideas.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Heard it all Before

    • By Daryl Kulak on 01-16-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Work Makes Me Nervous: Overcome Anxiety and Build the Confidence to Succeed

    • By: Jonathan Berent, Amy Lemley
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A proven therapeutic method that channels workplace anxiety into powerful, confident performance. Millions of people are afraid of work. Filled with real stories of real people and a 21-day developmental program of practical exercises and effective stress-management techniques, Work Makes Me Nervous will enable you to finally say, "I can handle whatever situations come my way."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than a few golden nuggets

    • By A Ward on 08-31-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Witches' Book of the Dead

    • By: Christian Day
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Spirits can convey magical talents, fame, love, and wealth to those brave enough to summon them. This book explores the enduring relationships between witches and the dead, and shares rituals and incantations to help listeners open doorways to the rich spirit world. Includes an extensive resource section on how to ethically obtain the tools of the trade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoyed it

    • By ron on 12-26-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Last Narco

    • Inside the Hunt for El Chapo, the World's Most-Wanted Drug Lord
    • By: Malcolm Beith
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    With El Chapo vulnerable as never before, Mexican and DEA authorities are closing in, and journalist Malcolm Beith, a Newsweek contributor who has spent years reporting on the drug wars, follows the chase with full access to senior officials and exclusive interviews with soldiers and drug traffickers in the region, including members of Guzman's cartel. The Last Narco combines fearless reporting with the story of El Chapo's legendary rise from a poor farming family to the "capo" of the world's largest drug empire.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative yet unintentionally hilarious

    • By Jonathan kalkin on 09-13-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Storms of My Grandchildren

    • The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe
    • By: James Hansen
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    In Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen - the nation's leading scientist on climate issues - speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: the planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged to a climatic point of no return. Although Hansen was Al Gore's science adviser for the 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth, his recent data shows that our situation is even more dire today.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too Bad this critical read is so boring!

    • By Michael G on 07-06-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Rules for Radical Conservatives

    • Beating the Left at Its Own Game to Take Back America
    • By: David Kahane
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    The vast right wing conspiracy has found its General Patton, and his name is David Kahane. Kahane's pseudonymous, satiric column for National Review Online, lampooning the Left via his Hollywood-radical persona - Stephen Colbert's liberal doppelganger - is must-listening for political aficionados of all stripes. Now, from the inside, Kahane proudly exposes the secret and not-so-secret winning strategies (and vulnerabilities) of the Left.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent description of the political battlefield

    • By WSV1975 on 08-29-12

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Hitler's War

    • By: Harry Turtledove
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 157

    The New York Times best-selling master of alternate history delivers the captivating first novel in his new World War II series. Harry Turtledove imagines how the war in Europe would have ended had British prime minister Chamberlain refused to allow Hitler's annexation of the Sudetenland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By B Daigle on 01-04-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • End of the Beginning

    • Days of Infamy, Book 2
    • By: Harry Turtledove
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Six weeks ago, Imperial Japanese military forces conquered and occupied the Hawaiian Islands. A puppet king sits on Hawaii's throne, his strings controlled by the general of the invasion force. American POWs, malnourished and weak, are enslaved as hard laborers until death takes them. Civilians fare little better, struggling to survive on dwindling resources. And families of Japanese origin find their loyalties divided.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn’t stop reading...

    • By N. Gray on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Simpsons

    • An Uncensored, Unauthorized History
    • By: John Ortved
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson, Justine Eyre
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    John Ortved's oral history is the first-ever look behind the scenes at the creation and day-to-day running of the television phenomenon known as The Simpsons, as told by many of the people who produce it.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great Content, Awful Reading

    • By JH Easton on 03-13-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Beast of Blackslope

    • The Sherlock Files #2
    • By: Tracy Barrett
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Xena and Xander Holmes are back....and so is a mysterious beast from Sherlock's casebook! Xena and Xander have been looking forward to their vacation in the peaceful country village of Blackslope. But when a huge monster begins to terrorize the town, the young detectives are faced with a mystery that seems impossible to solve. Sherlock Holmes, Xena's and Xander's famous ancestor, investigated the case of a horrible beast in Blackslope, but that was nearly a hundred years ago....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bring back Mr. Pittu, please.

    • By KJ in Chicago on 07-31-11

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Days of Infamy: A Novel of Alternate History

    • By: Harry Turtledove
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched an attack against U.S. naval forces stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. But what if the Japanese followed up their air assault with an invasion and occupation of Hawaii? This is the question explored by Harry Turtledove in Days of Infamy, with frightening implications.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Revisionist History not that compelling.

    • By Matthew on 06-14-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Fighting With the Filthy Thirteen

    • The World War II Story of Jack Womer - Ranger and Paratrooper
    • By: Jack Womer, Stephen Devito
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In this long awaited work one of the squad’s integral members - and probably its best soldier - reveals his own inside account of fighting as a spearhead of the Screaming Eagles in Normandy, Market Garden, and the Battle of the Bulge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting listen

    • By Nick on 11-27-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Social Marketing to the Business Customer

    • Listen to Your B2B Market, Generate Major Account Leads, and Build Client Relationships
    • By: Paul Gillin, Eric Schwartzman
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    B2B markets are fundamentally different from consumer markets. Decisions are made on value, not impulse. Buying cycles are complex, often with many stakeholders involved. Relationships and support are critical. Bet-the-business decisions demand discipline, knowledge, and lots of information. This hands-on guide covers topics unique to this segment, including cost justification, prospecting and lead generation, matching tools to the sales funnel, building, B2B search engine optimization, and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible Narration

    • By DT on 06-22-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Case that Time Forgot

    • The Sherlock Files #3
    • By: Tracy Barrett
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Xander’s classmate gives a report at school about a famous amulet of the Egyptian god of time, Thoth. It was thought to be so powerful that it could turn back time one day every hundred years. And that day will come in a week!

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Our Lady of Guadalupe

    • Mother of the Civilization of Love
    • By: Carl Anderson, Eduardo Chavez
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Nearly a decade after Spain's conquest of Mexico, the future of Christianity on the American continent was very much in doubt. Confronted with a hostile colonial government and Native Americans wary of conversion, the newly-appointed bishop-elect of Mexico wrote to tell the King of Spain that, unless there was a miracle, the continent would be lost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but difficult to get through

    • By Rebecca G. on 01-26-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Zoo Story

    • Life in the Garden of Captives
    • By: Thomas French
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Welcome to the savage and surprising world of Zoo Story, an unprecedented account of the secret life of a zoo and its inhabitants, both animal and human. Based on six years of research, the book follows a handful of unforgettable characters at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo: an alpha chimp with a weakness for blondes, a ferocious tiger who revels in Obsession perfume, and a brilliant but tyrannical CEO known as El Diablo Blanco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Katherine on 09-02-10

    Regular price: $24.49

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