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  • The Illuminati

  • The Secret Society That Hijacked the World
  • By: Jim Marrs
  • Narrated by: Terrence Bayes
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars 1

Chilling initiations. Big banks and money manipulations. Possible links to the Rockefellers, Rothschilds, Adamses, and Bushes. Reviewing the evidence, documents, and connections, The Illuminati: The Secret Society That Hijacked the World by award-winning journalist and author Jim Marrs shines a light on the history, workings, continuing influence, and pernicious and hidden power of this secret order. Surveying experts, Marrs cuts through the wild speculation and the attempts to silence critical thinkers to tell the true story of this secret cabal.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Waste of money

  • By Andree on 24-09-2018

Waste of money

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-09-2018

Full of errors. Conspiracy theory. Not worth the time or money. Hope this writer will do due diligence in the future.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unhinged

  • By: Omarosa Manigault Newman
  • Narrated by: Omarosa Manigault Newman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30

Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman. Their relationship has spanned 15 years - through four television shows, a presidential campaign, and a year by his side in the most chaotic, outrageous White House in history. But that relationship has come to a decisive and definitive end, and Omarosa is finally ready to share her side of the story in this explosive, jaw-dropping account.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • One of the poorer stories I've heard.

  • By Miss Amy V on 05-09-2018

It is an OK book

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-2018

The strong aspect of the audible is the reader. She has a really nice voice and that makes for a pleasurable experience in listening to her book. The book itself is alright as a description of what she remembers as the important moments she had in the White House. But it is not really a profound analysis of the Trump Administration. Omarosa glimpses over those, yet it is somewhat interesting to hear them at least for the new information they give from her personal perspective.

  • Red Notice

  • By: Bill Browder
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 205

November 2009. Sergei Magnitsky is led to an isolation cell in a Moscow prison and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify against the Russian Interior Ministry officials involved in a conspiracy to steal $230 million in taxes. Magnitsky’s brutal killing has remained uninvestigated to this day. Red Notice is a searing exposé of the Russian authorities responsible for the murder, slicing deep into the heart of the Kremlin to uncover its sordid truths.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Super intriguing story

  • By Damon on 08-02-2016

A must read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-2018

Thank you Bill Browder for telling your story. It was so well put together and had a real sense of drama perfectly fit for listening. I truly recommend the book. The reader is a professional who succeeds in imparting the nuanced emotions reflected in the book. Having the opportunity, I would have given more stars in all categories.

  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,974
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,728
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,715

Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little beachside primary school where children are taught that 'sharing is caring.' So how has the annual School Trivia Night ended in full-blown riot? Sirens are wailing. People are screaming. The principal is mortified. And one parent is dead. Was it a murder, a tragic accident or just good parents gone bad? As the parents at Pirriwee Public are about to discover, sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Earphones comfy? Go!!

  • By Natalie on 19-05-2015

Really good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-08-2018

I did not expect what unfolded as the hours passed. From a slow beginning introducing the various characters, the plot came in light and I was hooked. The author has a good sense of human emotions and can unpack it through the story. Furthermore, she dealt with a very delicate and difficult subject: young bullies and domestic violence. She was able to construct a narrative that sounded genuine. Although tough to listen to at times, the book is a success and I recommend it.

  • Fascism: A Warning

  • By: Madeleine Albright
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the 20th century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as US secretary of state. A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, 'is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.' 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A real eye opener!

  • By Janet Catesby on 16-02-2019

Excellent and highly recommended

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-07-2018

The author gives a historical overview and a current analysis of trends toward dangerous nationalism. She demonstrates knowledge and understanding of political bias and explains how it can promote self interest against the welfare of a nation. Her book is timely, pertinent, and easy to listen to.

  • Born Trump

  • By: Emily Jane Fox
  • Narrated by: Emily Jane Fox
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Journalist Emily Jane Fox has developed a personal relationship with Ivanka and has cultivated sources close to Eric, Donald Jr., and Tiffany. She has scoured their Instagram accounts, combed through all their public speeches and spoken to their childhood friends, college acquaintances, business associates, close advisors and campaign operatives. She’s become the foremost expert on the Trump kids, and now, in this exclusive account, Fox chronicles the experiences of the Trump children, individuals who possess more control than any other first children in the history of the presidency. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Stuart on 12-03-2019

Not what I was expecting

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-07-2018

This book let me down. Unfortunately it doesn't answer the journalistic criteria. It is more a gossip narrative than anything else.
Some good facts sometimes, but not much good hard coverage unlike other books about the WH since the 2016 election.
I didn't like the journalist voice; in my opinion she should have left the reading to a professional.

  • The Rising

  • Left Behind Series, Book 13
  • By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Jack Sondericker
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Marilena Carpathia has only one dream; to be a mother. So when a mysterious clairvoyant promises the fulfillment of this dream, Marilena does not hesitate. Through genetic engineering and the power of the Prince of Darkness himself, Marilena is about to become a chosen vessel, one who will unknowingly give birth to the greatest evil the world has ever known. Halfway around the world, God’s plans are subtly being carried out too. Young Ray Steele is determined to avoid taking over the family business.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's ok

  • By Andree on 07-06-2018

It's ok

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-2018

The prequel was written after the series and it is to give a bit of taste of how things could have been developing before the big event. It is alright but not a page turner like the series per se. Go for it if you are a fan of the other books. As for the narrator, it is horrible; he has a problem with his throat making terrible noises as he reads. I can't believe he is reading the whole series. What a shame because the books are good; I read them all and am going for audible to have another taste.

  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpectedly Emotional

  • By Anonymous User on 14-11-2017

Important and great listening

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-09-2017

Any additional comments?

This book is important because it is a substantial reflection not only of the 2016 electoral campaign, but also because it details the life of a dedicated and much knowledgeable public servant.
In this audible, Hilary Clinton shows intelligence, deep insight of the 'political', articulation, openness and honesty. She gives a candid evaluation of her performance as a candidate confronting an angry and at times hostile electorate and a cunning opponent tapping and stirring those negative emotions rather then present solid and thoughtful political alternatives.
I could not put down the book (or turn off my audible). It is well written, full of insightful anecdotes and deep understanding of the socio-political task. I ended up with a renewed respect for Hilary Clinton. I empathize with her grief and salute her courage. Most of all, I receive her call for a renewed sense of duty in the face of a challenging future with ignorant and self-serving leaders. I also congratulate her willingness to move forward and continue the fight for justice, equality and strong leadership.
She is the narrator and frankly this is an advantage because in reading her words she was able to give the right tone everywhere necessary which made listening a real pleasure.
Overall, I consider that Hilary Clinton has given us her true self in pages that will be used for future reference.

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  • Unbelievable

  • My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History
  • By: Katy Tur
  • Narrated by: Katy Tur
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

The NBC journalist who covered - and took fire from - Donald Trump on the campaign trail offers an inside look at the most shocking presidential election in American history. Intriguing, disturbing, and powerful, Unbelievable is an unprecedented eyewitness account of the 2016 election from an intelligent, dedicated journalist at the center of it - a thoughtful historical record that offers eye-opening insights and details on our political process, the media, and the mercurial 45th president of the United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unbelievable

  • By Andree on 15-09-2017

Unbelievable

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-09-2017

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is an honest, candid and at times fun account of an on the ground reporter following a quite uncharacteristic electoral campain. It is true that what is detailed in her book will become historical facts; we will be able to go back to significant moments that baffled the world looking at the American elections which were supposed to be the exercise of democracy at its best. I am still trying to come to grip with the choice the American Electoral
College made chosing everything that stand against moral integrity for the White House. Manipulation is what put this man as so called 'leader of the free world' and I am looking forward to see him out. Thanks Katy and keep up your good work. I love journalists who have a strong view of their tasks as I was one of those.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Life of Elizabeth I

  • By: Alison Weir
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 23 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

The New York Times best-selling author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII and The War of the Roses, historian Alison Weir crafts fascinating portraits of England’s infamous House of Tudor line. Here Weir focuses on Elizabeth I, also known as the Virgin Queen, who ascended to the throne at age 25 and never married, yet ruled for 44 years and steered England into its Golden Age.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By Jennifer2 on 02-10-2018

enjoyable

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-09-2017

Would you listen to The Life of Elizabeth I again? Why?

To write on Elisabeth I is not easy considering the length and the numerous events of her reign. So well done Alison Weir for this concise treatment. However, I believe the volume would have benefited of a shorter appraisal of the queen's need of a husband. Unfortunately, in my view, Alison Weir insists too much on this aspect and maybe not enough on other events which made her reign such a success to the point of being labelled the golden years. In short, I believe that it is worth it since Alison Weir does have a way with words which make her books interesting and enjoyable overall.