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  • The Princess Diarist

  • By: Carrie Fisher
  • Narrated by: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 230

When Carrie Fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved - plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized. Today, her fame as an author, actress, and pop-culture icon is indisputable, but in 1977, Carrie Fisher was just a (sort-of) regular teenager.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected but still enjoyed it.

  • By Steve on 05-12-2016

Oh Lo(u)rd! The diaries!

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

Reviewed: 30-11-2018

The rest of the book is okay, Carrie maybe over delivers the narration and perhaps over glorifies the back story. But my Lo(u)rd! Billie Lourd’s narration of the diary entries and Carrie Fisher’s young poetic prowess is PHENOMENAL and I could listen to that portion of the book over and over and over and take something new from it every single time. It is stunning. For anyone that has felt the pangs of unrequited love or inexperienced sexuality - it is just beautifully clever, painfully accurate, and artisticly acute,

  • Girl, Wash Your Face

  • Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be
  • By: Rachel Hollis
  • Narrated by: Rachel Hollis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162

As the founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Rachel Hollis developed an immense online community by sharing tips for better living while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own life. Now, in this challenging and inspiring new book, Rachel exposes the 20 lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • She does make a few good points

  • By Jessica on 03-09-2018

For the innocent and faint-hearted

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

Reviewed: 28-11-2018

I appreciate the sentiment of what Hollis is trying to convey, but it took a while for it to become clear that this book is a “Christian publication” (as she repeatedly states), and therefore seems to lack the real sass or dose of dirty reality to make it more relatable (for me, anyway). Hollis totally acknowledges this herself though. She is unapologetic about who she is, innocence and naivety flow in abudance in her stories - I adore her self worth, but in general these were not stories I could relate to and as a result I was a little bored. As mentioned, the general sentiment is spot on, just the stories to back it up are a little lack lustre.

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  • The Magic of Thinking Big

  • By: David J. Schwartz Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: David J. Schwartz Ph.D.
  • Length: Not Yet Known
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121

Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation, will help you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and - most important of all - find greater happiness and peace of mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great material

  • By Kurt on 01-11-2018

Listen to this with a pen at the ready

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

Reviewed: 01-02-2018

There’s some great advice in this book and it makes you feel very positive and motivated while listening. It keeps you very engaged. Everything is delivered succinctly and all pieces of advice are so simple, Yet understated. You’ll want to jot things down!