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Brett Kruger

Australia
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  • Girl Walks Out of a Bar

  • A Memoir
  • By: Lisa F. Smith
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    5 out of 5 stars 14
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Lisa Smith was a bright young lawyer at a prestigious law firm in New York City when alcoholism and drug addiction took over her life. What was once a way she escaped her insecurity and negativity as a teenager became a means of coping with the anxiety and stress of an impossible workload. Girl Walks Out of a Bar explores Smith's formative years, her decade of alcohol and drug abuse, divorce, and her road to recovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Anonymous User on 31-10-2018

What a listen!

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Reviewed: 30-08-2018

It takes serious guts to put yourself out to the world like this! Kudos to you Lisa for telling your story "warts and all". An amazing book from start to finish. Highly recommended!

  • This Naked Mind

  • Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life
  • By: Annie Grace
  • Narrated by: Annie Grace
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 121
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99

Millions of people worry that drinking is affecting their health, yet are unwilling to seek change because of the misery and stigma associated with alcoholism and recovery. They fear drinking less will be boring, difficult and involve deprivation, and significant lifestyle changes. This Naked Mind offers a new solution. Packed with surprising insight into the reasons we drink, it will open your eyes to the startling role of alcohol in our culture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delivers as promised

  • By Anonymous User on 01-02-2018

A must have for anyone considering quitting booze!

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Reviewed: 27-06-2018

Gotta say I loved this book! Although I have been alcohol-free for over a year I am now driven to learn as much as I can about the topic and this book didn't disappoint. Annie's writing style really clicked with me from the first page. She is honest and raw at times which is truly wonderful yet delivers the knowledge required in spades! I cannot recommend this book more highly for anyone considering the idea of a life without alcohol. Well done Annie! BTW. It is a much, much better life without it. Who would have thought? :-)

  • The Sober Revolution

  • Women Calling Time on Wine O'Clock, Addiction Recovery Series, Volume 1
  • By: Sarah Turner, Lucy Rocca
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
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    4 out of 5 stars 10
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    4 out of 5 stars 10

Do you count down the minutes to wine o'clock on a daily basis? Is a bottle of Pinot Grigio your friend at the end of a long hard day? If you want to give up being controlled and defined by alcohol then now is the time to join The Sober Revolution.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible

  • By Anonymous User on 13-08-2018

Awesome book for anyone looking to quit booze!

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Reviewed: 23-06-2018

Although I have been sober for over a year I had heard so many others reference this book I had to have a listen. Considering the book is aimed at women I still enjoyed it immensely. I like the way the authors used the analogy of the relationship between alcohol and dating the bad boy types. Overall a great listen with solid advice for anyone to stop drinking alcohol.

  • The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

  • Discovering a Happy, Healthy, Wealthy Alcohol-Free Life
  • By: Catherine Gray
  • Narrated by: Catherine Gray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 78

Ever sworn off alcohol for January and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. This inspirational, aspirational and highly relatable narrative champions the benefits of sobriety with a three-pronged approach combining the author's personal experience, factual reportage and contributions from expert sources and self-help advice for anyone who wants to reduce their alcohol intake or eliminate it completely.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring

  • By Jeremy on 23-01-2018

A must have for anyone considering quitting booze!

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Reviewed: 17-04-2018

A truly inspirational and honest book about one woman's struggle with alcohol addiction. I truly loved the authors' honesty and openness (and sometimes bloody funny) stories of her boozy past. As someone who has been alcohol-free for nearly a year at the time of listening, I found myself nodding in agreement throughout the book. If you are toying with the idea of a life without alcohol then you MUST get hold of this book immediately! Not many books inspire me to leave reviews but this one certainly has. Thanks so much, Catherine for baring your soul in an attempt to inspire others to an incredible life of sobriety.

  • You Must Write a Book

  • Boost Your Brand, Get More Business, and Become the Go-To Expert
  • By: Honoree Corder, Hal Elrod
  • Narrated by: Rob Actis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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Beyond technology, software, social media networks, even advertising and marketing campaigns, the biggest and best tool you'll ever have in your belt is a book with your name on the cover. You Must Write a Book introduces you to important concepts, and digs further - revealing not only the benefits of how a book can help you to build and grow your business and your brand, but how you can put your ideas on the page.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The book worked. I am writing a book!

  • By Brett Kruger on 17-04-2018

The book worked. I am writing a book!

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Reviewed: 17-04-2018

A truly inspirational book! You Must Write a Book takes you by the hand and assists you in overcoming all of your fears and self-doubts as to why you can't write a book. Once convinced that you can and should write a book you are then gently walked through all of the steps involved such as writing, publishing, design and more. If like me, you had an idea for a book but lack the self-belief and maybe even self-discipline then this is the book for you! Highly recommended!

  • F--k "the Man"

  • Escape the Rat Race and Live a Purpose Driven Life
  • By: Craig Beck
  • Narrated by: Craig Beck
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
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    5 out of 5 stars 11
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    5 out of 5 stars 11

How do you know if you are working for the man? If the bills necessitate you repeatedly going to a place of work Monday to Friday then...you work for the man! If you feel like time seems to speed up at the weekend and you firmly believe that Monday's suck ass...then yes you work for the man. I am here to tell you that life is far too short to spend your best years working to make somebody else rich.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Would highly recomend, great book.

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-03-2019

Far Better Than I Expected! Picked Up Some Gems!

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Reviewed: 10-11-2017

After listening to Alcohol Lied To Me a few years ago I thought this may be worth a listen. Although not currently looking to leave my job I thought I may be able to pick up some ideas for future reference. I found Craig's passion quite infectious and actually found myself completing a number of the tasks that were suggested and have implemented a few into my daily routine. Highly recommended to anyone who enjoys continual self-improvement. Nice work Craig!

  • The Brain Warrior's Way

  • Ignite Your Energy and Focus, Attack Illness and Aging, Transform Pain into Purpose
  • By: Daniel G. Amen M.D., Tana Amen BSN RN
  • Narrated by: Daniel G. Amen M.D., Tana Amen BSN RN
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Your brain runs your life. When it works right, your body works right, and your decisions tend to be thoughtful and goal directed. Bad choices, however, can lead to a myriad of problems in your body. Studies have shown that your habits turn on or off certain genes that make illness and early death more or less likely. But you can master your brain and body for the rest of your life with a scientifically designed program: the Brain Warrior's Way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An absolute masterpiece!

  • By Brett Kruger on 02-06-2017

An absolute masterpiece!

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Reviewed: 02-06-2017

As a avid audiobook listener it is rare for me to write a review however in this instance I would be doing the world an injustice. This book is the compilation of years of clinical experience and is an absolute credit to both Tana & Dr Amen. The book was so good I listened to it a second time immediately after finishing it the first time. If your brain means anything to you, you need this book!

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  • The Miracle Morning for Transforming Your Relationship

  • How to Create an Unshakeable Love and Unleashed Passion That Lasts a Lifetime!
  • By: Hal Elrod, Stacey Martino, Paul Martino, and others
  • Narrated by: Rob Actis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    4 out of 5 stars 4

Yes, it truly takes only one partner to transform a relationship! What's more, you do not need your partner to do the work with you or you to get the results you want. This is unlike any other "relationship book" you have ever experienced! Empower yourself with the tools and strategies that really work to create the change you deserve in your relationship!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Buried treasure, mediocre value

  • By Anonymous User on 22-03-2018

Every Couple Should Get One Before The Wedding!

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Reviewed: 15-02-2017

As a married man of 20 years I thought I Knew a thing or 2 about women & relationships. Boy was I wrong!!! Although I am in a good relationship this book has certainly taught me many things about how to make it even better. In fact I can honestly say that my relationship has already improved in the past few weeks and believe that it will continue to strengthen over the months and years to come with my new found knowledge.

One of the best things that the book taught me is that that the changes can be implemented by one person. I wouldn’t have thought it would be possible but I have seen the results first hand.

To be totally honest this is not the type of book that I would generally read however I was given an advance copy and enjoyed it so much that I actually bought the audiobook.

This book is not just for those whose relationships are in distress but also for those who desire to create the best relationship they possibly can.

A huge congratulations to Stacey, Paul & Hal for a book that will go on to become one of the most important relationship books ever written.

I give this book the highest recommendation of 5 stars.