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  • The Fast 800

  • Australian and New Zealand Edition
  • By: Dr. Michael Mosley
  • Narrated by: Dr. Michael Mosley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 150

Six years ago, Dr. Michael Mosley started a health revolution with The 5.2 Fast Diet, telling the world about the incredible power of intermittent fasting. In this audiobook, he brings together all the latest science (including a new approach: time-restricted eating) to create an easy-to-follow programme. Recent studies have shown that 800 calories is the magic number when it comes to successful dieting - it’s an amount high enough to be manageable but low enough to speed weight loss and trigger a range of desirable metabolic changes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Easy to Download PDF

  • By Emma on 27-01-2019

Excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-02-2019

Mosley has updated his previous few books and summarised then with the latest science in this one. he has an entertaining style, and the strategies he suggests are really solid. Worth buying if you are looking for a solid and realistic weight loss approach that is also as quick as it gets. I'll also add that the book is fairly brief, but that's because he gets to the point and doesn't mince words - so a big plus in my books.

  • Discovering a Genius

  • Rudolf Steiner at 150
  • By: Frederick Amrine
  • Narrated by: Ben Tyler
  • Length: 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

An introduction to the life and work of Rudolf Steiner, a largely undiscovered genius whose work deserves to be far better known. No acquaintance is presupposed, but experienced anthroposophists also stand to gain by listening to it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I read it.

  • By Kate on 04-06-2018

Glad I read it.

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

Reviewed: 04-06-2018

A worthy introduction to Steiner's life and work. Helps to guide further reading of such an interesting and prolific guy who does sound really ahead of his time. the narration was a bit average though with some misreading of words e.g. causal vs casual

  • Brave New World

  • By: Aldous Huxley
  • Narrated by: Michael York
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media: has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 A.F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth revisiting

  • By Nienke Lucas on 17-07-2015

Loved it

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-05-2018

I've heard people say you are either a 1984, or a BNW person but I honestly loved both. Clearly a classic and worthy read. This book had a lot of really impactful moments (John tells of how Shakespeare gave words to his anger and thus let him experience it). Top marks.

  • The Two Towers

  • The Lord of the Rings, Book 2
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 551

Building on the story begun in The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, this is the second part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook. Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very engaging

  • By Gerowyn on 16-07-2018

better than the first

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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: 28-02-2018

brilliant story telling, exciting and kept me listening to the last word! highly recommend the Audio version!

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

  • The Fellowship of the Ring
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 924
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 919

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the first part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the right narrator

  • By Hannah on 22-12-2017

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-2018

Loved the book, had never made it past tom bombadil when I tried to read it the first few times but audible made it really easy. highly recommended!

  • Man's Search for Meaning

  • By: Viktor E. Frankl
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 708
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 700

Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man's primary motivational force is his search for meaning.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An unmissable masterpiece

  • By Davide Gaido on 17-06-2015

Worthwhile read

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

Reviewed: 02-01-2018

Frankl has a rare personal insight on trauma and survival. Worthy of its regard as a psychology classic, and very easy to read.

  • Outliers

  • The Story of Success
  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 738
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 644
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book highly recommended !!!!

  • By Igor on 11-05-2017

Quality and entertaining!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-2016

A genuinely enjoyable read and you come out a little more knowledge and community minded at the end!

  • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

A guy walks into a bar.From here, the story could take many turns. A guy walks into a bar and meets the love of his life. A guy walks into a bar and finds no one else is there. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humour and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. In Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each episode into a love story: how it feels to be in a relationship where one loves and is loved over many years, what it means to be part of a family, and how it's possible, through all of life's absurdities, to accept oneself. With Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why he has been called 'A humorist par excellence, he can make Woody Allen appear ham-tongued, Oscar Wilde a drag' (Observer).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Sergiu Pobereznic (author) on 14-09-2015

Painful

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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: 11-10-2016

I get this guy's sense of humour but just don't find it that funny or interesting. I can see there's maybe a particular audience that would like it but really feel like this book stole precious hours of my life I won't get back.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Blink

  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 420
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366

Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments, and particular rules and principles. This audiobook shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices, and in everyday life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • interesting and engaging.

  • By Anonymous User on 07-08-2018

Fantastic!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-09-2016

A great read you can't help but learn and be fascinated by finding out what you know and understanding what you don't.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma | Summary

  • By: Summary Station
  • Narrated by: Tony Armagno
  • Length: 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

Bessel Van der Kolk, MD, is the author of The Body Keeps the Score. In this book, Bessel examines the ways that trauma can affect people and how they can recover from past traumatic events. When a person experiences trauma, it will change the wiring in their brain, and this will cause a change in the way that person views their life and everyday situations. Trauma has a negative effect on both the body and mind in a way that will prevent a person affected by trauma from enjoying the present moment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • note this is only the summary!

  • By Kate on 03-07-2016

note this is only the summary!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-07-2016

Great book will intrigue you to purchase it but note this one is only the summary version not the actual book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful