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  • Boy Swallows Universe

  • By: Trent Dalton
  • Narrated by: Stig Wemyss
  • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,627
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    5 out of 5 stars 1,492
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,499

Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way - not least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer. But Eli's life is about to get a whole lot more serious. He's about to fall in love. And oh yeah, he has to break into Boggo Road Gaol on Christmas Day, to save his mum.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to press stop!

  • By Anonymous User on 08-10-2018

Loved it!

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Reviewed: 17-04-2019

I loved this book but they should remove the music that signifies the next chapter.

  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,274
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,275

One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny!

  • By tatiana on 13-03-2016

Great book and fantastic narration!

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Reviewed: 15-07-2018

This book was fantastic! I listened to it in one sitting. Stephen Fry is a perfect choice for narration.

  • Frankenstein

  • By: Mary Shelley
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

Narrator Dan Stevens ( Downton Abbey) presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Wonderful Rendition

  • By Sarah on 05-01-2019

A great classic!

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Reviewed: 06-06-2018

I've been binge listening to alot of audio books recently and this one's the best. Awesome book and narration.

  • Why Buddhism Is True

  • The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
  • By: Robert Wright
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. In Why Buddhism Is True, Wright leads listeners on a journey through psychology, philosophy, and a great many silent retreats to show how and why meditation can serve as the foundation for a spiritual life in a secular age.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why Evolution is sometimes fake news

  • By Paula Stokes on 16-11-2017

Best book on meditation that I've read yet!

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Reviewed: 20-04-2018

This book wonderfully weaves philosophy, science and meditation together. I recommended this book to people interested in or currently practising meditation as I found it very relatable as a mediator and I would have probably mediated sooner if I had read it long ago.

  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,839
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,075
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,047

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking

  • By Anonymous User on 30-08-2017

Best book ever!

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Reviewed: 25-01-2018

I think this maybe my favourite book. Do yourself a favour and read it today!

  • Radical Self-Acceptance

  • By: Tara Brach
  • Narrated by: Tara Brach
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

According to Dr. Tara Brach, feelings of shame and unworthiness are the source of many problems we experience with our relationships, careers, creative endeavors, and most fundamentally, our spiritual unfolding. On Radical Self-Acceptance, this respected clinical psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher shows you how to free yourself from the grip of your insecurities about being "good enough."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life changing book

  • By Anonymous User on 25-07-2018

Get this book!

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Reviewed: 16-08-2017

Tara has a beutiful voice, I am glad she read her own book and it will really help you to connect with yourself.

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