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  • This Will Only Hurt a Little

  • By: Busy Philipps
  • Narrated by: Busy Philipps
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 96

Busy Philipps' autobiographical audiobook offers the same unfiltered and candid storytelling that her Instagram followers have come to know and love, from growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona, and her painful and painfully funny teen years to her life as a working actress, mother and famous best friend. Busy is the rare entertainer whose impressive arsenal of talents as an actress is equally matched by her storytelling ability, sense of humor and sharp observations about life, love and motherhood. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So so good

  • By Anonymous User on 24-10-2018

Great read

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

Reviewed: 12-11-2018

I really enjoyed this book. Busy shares a lot of personal stories as well as some cool insights into he career and is really honest. really enjoyed this and would recommend to anyone that likes to know actors journey's or wants to read about strong women.

  • The Art of Living Alone & Loving It

  • By: Jane Mathews
  • Narrated by: Jane Mathews
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

An inspirational toolkit for solo living - full of sound, practical advice, warmth and humour. Whether you view living alone as the ultimate compromise or the ultimate luxury, it presents daily challenges, such as cooking for one, organising holidays, juggling finances and avoiding the siren call of wine, Ugg boots and Netflix. And there are the less tangible tests, like nailing the octopus of loneliness to the wall and holding your head high in a society where solo living is viewed (consciously or not) as the runner-up prize.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Anonymous User on 14-05-2018

good read

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

Reviewed: 03-11-2018

Some really good reminders on the positives of being single or doing things on your own.

  • The Life Plan

  • Simple Strategies for a Meaningful Life
  • By: Shannah Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Shannah Kennedy
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Simplify, structure and succeed in life with leading life coach Shannah Kennedy's The Life Plan. Discover what you really want in life and how to get it! Do you want to live with purpose and achieve your life goals? In The Life Plan, leading life coach Shannah Kennedy sets out a step-by-step strategy to help you identify your true self and values, declutter and simplify your life, improve your time management and create structures that will help guide you towards your goals and visions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great booster

  • By Sonya on 09-09-2018

great booster

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

Reviewed: 09-09-2018

I really enjoyed it. I had actions to take which has helped me make better and achievable goals. It has been really good at making me feel positive about my purpose instead of daunted.

  • Buddhism for the Unbelievably Busy

  • How leaders discover, experience and maintain their inspiration
  • By: Meshel Laurie
  • Narrated by: Meshel Laurie
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Meshel Laurie has had a very varied career, but whether she's working the front desk at a brothel or anchoring drive-time radio, it's always had one common thread: she is a self-confessed workaholic. Thankfully, over the years she's learnt to temper her tendencies with a bit of Buddhist perspective - and you can too! Meshel shares her own experiences with wit and wisdom and explores how to navigate the modern workplace (and stay sane).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must Listen

  • By Jessica Cole on 30-11-2017

handy tips and insight

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

Reviewed: 17-08-2018

I am sure parents will learn a lot more from this but I really enjoyed the tips and insight.

  • From Cradle to Stage

  • Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars
  • By: Virginia Hanlon Grohl
  • Narrated by: Virginia Hanlon Grohl, Dave Grohl
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Virginia Grohl, mother of Dave Grohl, had not seen any of it coming. Not the arenas of screaming fans, not Nirvana or the Foo Fighters, not the induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and certainly not her son, Dave, performing with Sir Paul McCartney at the White House. Theirs had always been a life full of music - the Grohl family sang together on long car trips, harmonising to Motown and David Bowie - yet Virginia never expected her son to become a musician.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read, great insight

  • By Sonya on 30-06-2018

great read, great insight

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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: 30-06-2018

I really enjoyed this book. Well written, insightful about both the people and what it is like for both the parents and the musicians.

  • The Barefoot Investor

  • The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
  • By: Scott Pape
  • Narrated by: Scott Pape
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7,056
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,272
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,223

This is the only money guide you'll ever need. That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best advice ever!

  • By Anonymous User on 17-06-2018

good quick read

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

Reviewed: 27-03-2018

I found the book easy to read and easy steps to start and actions to undertake.

  • Try Hard

  • Tales from the life of a needy overachiever
  • By: Em Rusciano
  • Narrated by: Em Rusciano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 210

Funny, feisty and fabulous, Em Rusciano's insights into her world of mayhem, marriage and motherhood are a laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud balm for the soul. From her exploits at the Miss Sheila Fancypants School of Dance and her efforts to secure a solo at her end-of-year performance to embracing the spotlight as an Australian Idol contestant and her deep and abiding love for John Farnham, Em Rusciano is a self-confessed bottomless pit of anxiety with a taste for glitter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh & Cried

  • By Monique on 23-11-2017

funny, real and beautiful book

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

Reviewed: 21-01-2018

I listened to this book over four days. I loved every minute of how funny and open Em was. a great book about a pretty cool chick.

  • Not Dead Yet

  • By: Phil Collins
  • Narrated by: Phil Collins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Phil Collins gained fame as both the drummer and the lead singer for Genesis and continues to enjoy worldwide success today. He's one of only three recording artists who have sold over 100 million albums both as solo artists and separately as principal members of bands - the other two being Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very telling Biography

  • By Ros H. on 16-01-2017

frankly told, good read

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

Reviewed: 06-08-2017

it was very easy to follow. Honest story telling. I enjoyed it a lot

  • Scrappy Little Nobody

  • By: Anna Kendrick
  • Narrated by: Anna Kendrick
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 775
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 734
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728

Anna Kendrick's autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle-class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is known, Anna Kendrick's essays offer her one-of-a-kind commentary on the absurdities she's experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I never knew I'd love Anna Kendrick yelling at me

  • By Beth on 04-01-2017

loved it

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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: 20-02-2017

honest stories about Anna and her experienes so far. hope she writes the sequel before she turns 70.

  • A Life in Parts

  • By: Bryan Cranston
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366

Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father, a struggling actor and director, cast him in a commercial. Soon Bryan was haunting the local movie theater, reenacting scenes with his older brother. Acting was clearly his destiny - until one day his father disappeared. As a young man on a classic cross-country motorcycle trip, he found himself stranded at a rest area in the Blue Ridge Mountains. To pass the time, he read a tattered copy of Hedda Gabler, and in a flash he found himself face-to-face with his original calling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect

  • By Amazon Customer on 27-10-2016

really interesting and entertaining read

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

Reviewed: 29-12-2016

really easy to listen to and can be addictive in parts. if you are a fan of any of his roles, you will hear more about the shows and his part. happy he chose to go with acting and didn't become a cop.