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Daring Greatly
    How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    
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        Brené Brown
    
    


    
    
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        Karen White
    
    


    
    Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    215 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • Daring Greatly

  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, read by Karen White. Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - we strive to appear perfect. In a powerful new vision, Dr. Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator not ideal

  • By Kate on 21-04-2016
  • Daring Greatly
  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Karen White

whilst i love the content-I want a different voiceover

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-2017

The context of the story is importamt- the voiceovers reading grates on me.
please change

  • Moon over Soho

  • Rivers of London, Book 2
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 410

I was my dad's vinyl-wallah: I changed his records while he lounged around, and that's how I know my Argo from my Tempo. And it's why, when Dr Walid called me to the morgue to listen to a corpse, I recognised the tune it was playing. Something violently supernatural had happened to the victim, strong enough to leave its imprint like a wax cylinder recording.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ❤️❤️❤️

  • By Lucy on 05-06-2016

Great second

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-2016

Still wanted more of Lesley in this one ! Great performance ! Not so sold on the storyline but still a great read!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rivers of London

  • Rivers of London, Book 1
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 650
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 621
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 613

My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! A fantastic book

  • By DarkFish on 31-05-2016

Whisked away to fantastical realistic story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-05-2016

If you could sum up Rivers of London in three words, what would they be?

amazing, enthralling and thrilling

What was one of the most memorable moments of Rivers of London?

finding the character pike in the past and killing him, with the main character and getting Lesley back again.

Have you listened to any of Kobna Holdbrook-Smith’s other performances? How does this one compare?

It was fabulous loved all the characters and the accents

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, wanted it to last forever

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • My Family and Other Animals

  • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatization
  • By: Gerald Durrell
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie, Toby Jones
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Celia Imrie and Toby Jones star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Gerald Durrell's much-loved comic gem. My Family and Other Animals is the classic tale of naturalist Gerald Durrell's magical 1930s childhood on pre-war Corfu. His descriptions of his eccentric family and his encounters with the local creatures are full of humour and charm, and the book has delighted fans of all ages for 60 years. .

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most brilliant book

  • By Irma on 08-10-2017

Magical

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-05-2016

Magical and fantastic dream of a book.
I am lifted away to Cofu with its culture and people I love the Durrells!!!!
Love love love, I would have loved to have lived with the Durrells and been part of the process.

  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • By: Ransom Riggs
  • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 249
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets 16-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, performance made me wince

  • By louise on 29-10-2016

Loved the story not the narrators performance

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-2016

If you could sum up Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children in three words, what would they be?

Great story takes you away to another world, shame about the performance!

What did you like best about this story?

All the characters and the beauty found in the strange and peculiar

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Jesse Bernstein?

An English actor such as Miriam Margolyes, or anyone who can perform a number of different voices and accents, as Jesse Bernstein was horrid at the Englist accent and all his characters sounded the same!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

All of it!!!