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The Complete Works of Florence Scovel Shinn

Narrated by: Cary Valentine
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Florence Scovel Shinn profoundly altered the approach to personal growth and spiritual exploration. This collection features all four of her classic works, offering a wealth of affirmations and success stories.

The Game of Life and How to Play It

First published in 1925, The Game of Life and How to Play It has inspired thousands of people to find a sense of purpose. Florence Scovel Shinn asserts that life is not a battle but a game of giving and receiving. Whatever we place into the world will eventually be returned to us. This audiobook will help listeners discover how the mind plays a leading role in the game of life.

Your Word Is Your Wand

Your Word Is Your Wand contains powerful affirmations that will help listeners obtain what they want in life and banish what they don't. As applicable today as it was in 1928, this critical guide has been a resource for many people seeking to improve their situations and conditions.

The Secret Door to Success

Florence Scovel Shinn established herself as one of the most practical prosperity writers of her era. The Secret Door to Success is a series of talks and lectures given by Shinn that will show listeners how to discover the secret knowledge of success through the power of spiritual law.

The Power of the Spoken Word

Words are powerful, life-changing tools. By focusing our attention on how we speak and think, we can change our lives for the better. The Power of the Spoken Word emphasizes the importance of affirmations to help listeners make the positive changes they've always wanted to make.

©2012 Florence Scovel Shinn (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Disappointing unnecessary additions

I purchased this audiobook so that I could listen to Shinn’s wisdom but it is continually overshadowed by unnecessary lengthy gaps in between her affirmations, tinkling water sounds, and ridiculous character voices. I’ve had to skip past many of the key portions I wanted to hear. Next time just read it straight without the crazy extras.

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great

Loved it, she's the first and they all have followed. So simple yet so powerful

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This book is a must

This book will uplift you and set you on the right path in this lifetime.
Listen to it over and over and live an inspired life through the teachings of Florence Scovel Shinn.

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Christians should read this

This is for Christians that want a better understanding of the bible. The Lord. Jesus. The Holy Spirit.

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  • Carol W.
  • 27-06-2017

Florence is wonderful

Her message is clear and easy to understand. Listening to her books, any of the books, is a great start to any day!

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  • Cecelia
  • 17-06-2017

CECELIA IS MY NAME AND I LOVE THE GAME

THUS IS A BOOK THAT IF YOU COULD ONLY READ ONE IN A LIFETIME THUS WOULD BE THE BOOK ...JUST LIKE A GAME ITS EXCITING
AND MOST LOVING FUN FOR UR LIFE AND ALL AROUND UR DEVINE ORDERED LIFE CREATED. PEACE AND LOVE TO EVERYONE
REGARDS ANEM 🙏🏽

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  • Nancy
  • 16-06-2017

Absolutely Invaluable Teachings!

Wise beyond words. Thank you Florence. I came across your books in divine timing. As the saying goes: When the student is ready, the teacher appears. I'm extremely grateful for these teachings.

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  • Lotus65
  • 26-01-2019

The Content is Brilliant, BUT...

I’ve been a Florence Skovel Shinn devotee since I first read “The Game of Life and How to Play It” decades ago. I’ve subsequently read all of her volumes many times, and I highly recommend them to everyone I know. Because I spend many hours per week on the road I thought listening to the books would be both a convenient and meaningful way to absorb the lessons. That might have proven true if literally anyone else had served as reader. Maybe it’s just me, but I find Cary Valentine’s voice supremely irritating. It’s just way too over the top for me. It sounds as though the book is being read by Al Franken’s “Stuart Smalley” SNL character. I kept expecting to hear Valentine say “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me!”

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-02-2018

Wisdom of the ages

Would you listen to The Complete Works of Florence Scovel Shinn again? Why?

I plan to listen as often as possible until this information is reflected in my behavior. This is the way to an abundant, amazing, joy filled life

What other book might you compare The Complete Works of Florence Scovel Shinn to and why?

Robert Collier: The Secret of the Ages
Same truths told differently

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

I prefer a female narrator when the author is female. Makes the read smoother

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The Affirmations- The Words are very compelling. I was able to really get the "feeling" of the affirmations.

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  • Yvonne
  • 02-01-2017

Yes!!! You play to win the game!!!

Perfect way to begin my New Year 2017!
At 62 years of age it's my time! I feel so thankful for her metaphysical insight. Let's do this! Thanks again!

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  • Steven Pardoe
  • 02-01-2017

Should be narrated by a woman...

Would you try another book from Florence Scovel Shinn and/or Cary Valentine?

The material is amazing, as I have read Mrs. Shinn's books. Although having a man narrate the audio book isn't the best choice, and to add to that, he sounds a bit racist when quoting a man from India, using a fake Indian accent. Not necessary!

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Cary Valentine?

A female who has read the book.

Any additional comments?

It would be great if you were to re-release this fine work with a female voice instead.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-02-2019

Timeless Wisdom

A classic of intention and mindfulness told from a Judeo-Christian perspective.
Highly recommended audio book.

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  • Hanan
  • 17-02-2019

Missing a lot

This audio is missing a lot of the book contents! Instead of playing music at end of each chapter you should have included the book content...

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  • victory07
  • 13-02-2019

Material is Great but the Performance, Not so Much

In reading the reviews prior to purchasing, I saw some negative comments about the performance. I've purchased many books through Audible and hadn't had one I really disliked so I thought I'd give the sample a listen to see how bad it was. The sample isn't bad at all so I thought, "OK, I'll buy it."

Now, in fairness, 80-90% of the reading is ok-good but it's that 10-20% that makes me cringe quite honestly. While I can appreciate a reading that doesn't sound robotic, I don't like to be read to like I'm 5 years old either. It's just too much. I like listening to my books either early in the morning or before I go to bed and I couldn't do it with this book. It's just to mmmm...jarring. Jarring seems like the right word.

Well, the book itself is fine but also agree that perhaps a woman reading would have been nicer since the author was a woman also but that's not a deal breaker for me. Words are words. Just didn't care for the overly animated sections.

I think this is the first negative review of a performance I've given so that's something to consider. Sorry, sir but maybe bring it down a notch.

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  • Kindle Customeranonim
  • 17-09-2018

The power of the ward

The best book I ever . I learn a lot and change my life forever.

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  • max1ok
  • 08-09-2018

For shifting energy, this book is very helpful

I enjoyed this book which I have been listening to over the past few weeks. It has helped me stay focused on where I want my mind to be. If you are on a personal journey, in my opinion this is a great book to listen to and has many gifts within its pages.

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  • Elaine
  • 03-02-2018

Enlightening

Great book full of simple truths and wisdom.
Contains the bits self help/improvement books are missing.

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  • Pamela Christian
  • 29-01-2018

Living in the 4th Dimension

Absolutely soul lifting light and easy to practice and absorb! You can easily see where other modern books got their Inspiration. Don’t be put off by the ‘God’ word use your own perception of a Creative Power Never again have I an excuse to live a mediocre life!

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  • Prianka
  • 18-01-2018

Read it slowly and often!

The authors work has been my companion for many years - each time teaching me something new! Expect to gently have your mind opened with a fresh way of thinking