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  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • Written by: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,943
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,524

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good summary of all his videos.

  • By Hogman on 2018-01-27

Great book, but not so great narration

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

Reviewed: 2019-05-16

The author should probably not have read his book. His voice fluctuated between high octaves and hoarse whispers and you could tell he was choking up when reading about his personal life tragedies. He sometimes shouts his message into your ear a bit too forcefully. His message was fantastic and his lessons for life were truly inspiring. But for the narration it was a great book.

  • Why We Sleep

  • Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
  • Written by: Matthew Walker PhD
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 289
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 240

Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when we don't sleep. Compared to the other basic drives in life - eating, drinking, and reproducing - the purpose of sleep remained elusive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Neat facts and great advice for better sleep

  • By Connor Morgan-Lang on 2018-07-04

Too much time belabouring the issue

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

Reviewed: 2019-04-24

The author could have spent less time talking about how important sleep is. We all know we need to sleep, the problem is how to get good sleep. He should have spent more time explaining how we can sleep better.

  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

  • Written by: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 679
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574

Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today’s most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territory of the future. As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Harari’s Books are a delight

  • By Jose Amaya on 2018-11-18

Someone gave this book a one star rating...

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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: 2019-03-06

I am really sorry for that reviewer that gave this book a one star rating and complained about the author rambling about algorithms and providing no solutions. I am also sorry for the thirteen people who found that review helpful but I thank them for making me buy this book, the third book from this author. If you don’t find this book insightful and poignant in today’s discourse then you are one of the many millions of people living in blissful ignorance who have chosen to bury their heads in the sand for fear of acknowledging the truth. You need help!

  • Money. Wealth. Life Insurance.

  • How the Wealthy Use Life Insurance as a Tax-Free Personal Bank to Supercharge Their Savings
  • Written by: Jake Thompson
  • Narrated by: Alan Caudle
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

America's elite have been using cash value life insurance to stockpile wealth for centuries. Used correctly, it is better described as a personal bank on steroids, and a financial bunker for tough times. To be clear, this audiobook is not about the typical garbage peddled by most insurance agents. Rather, an alternative to the risky investment strategies taught by Wall Street. It details a highly efficient form of cash value life insurance designed to supercharge your savings and stockpile wealth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short and to the point

  • By T. E Anyansi on 2019-01-16

Short and to the point

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

Reviewed: 2019-01-16

This book helped me decide that whole life insurance was a safer way to ensure modest growth of my investments by 5% every year without risking the unpredictability of the stock market. The author still mentions that investments in other potentially more rewarding ventures like real estate was possible by borrowing from your insurance at low interest rates while keeping your money in your policy to yield future dividends. He clarified a lot of questions my insurance agent couldn’t explain well to me because he was always in a hurry. I recommend this book.

  • The Book on Rental Property Investing

  • How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Smart Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing
  • Written by: Brandon Turner
  • Narrated by: Brandon Turner
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

The Book on Rental Property Investing, written by real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast Brandon Turner, contains in-depth advice and strategies for building wealth through rental properties. You'll learn how to build an achievable plan, find incredible deals, pay for your rentals, and much, much more!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Informative - Even for Canadians!

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-06

Concise and precise information

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

Reviewed: 2019-01-16

Well written and presented. The author narrated his book clearly and precisely with genuine objectivity without forcing his opinions on you. His experiences as a real estate investor and landlord made his advice practical and relatable. I definitely learned that a rental property investment is not a Passive investment and I will think very carefully before I venture into it. I recommend this book highly for anybody looking to buy a house or becoming a landlord.

  • The Laws of Human Nature

  • Written by: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
  • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370

Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of listeners, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By MMH Toronto on 2018-12-21

No words can describe this experience

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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: 2018-12-26

This should be regarded as the ultimate book of Life for the human race. I have recommended it to people and I will read it again and again and again...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Sun Does Shine

  • Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection
  • Written by: Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson - foreword
  • Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson - foreword, Kevin R. Free
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 107

In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only 29 years old, Hinton knew that it was a case of mistaken identity and believed that the truth would prove his innocence and ultimately set him free. But with an incompetent defense attorney and a different system of justice for a poor black man in the South, Hinton was sentenced to death by electrocution. He spent his first three years on Death Row at Holman State Prison in despairing silence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Unimaginable becomes Reality

  • By dave on 2018-04-04

Incredible testament to man’s inhumanity

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

Reviewed: 2018-10-11

Reading this book is tough because it makes you confront the inherent wickedness in human beings. Our terrible inhumanity that makes it okay for humans to subject other humans to terrible injustice and yet feel no remorse, no empathy or humility to accept that wrongs were committed. This book is about one man’s hope that lifted him up from misery, but it’s also about the hopelessness of our collective humanity that will forever be tainted by selfishness, greed and pride that makes humans blind to the sufferings of fellow human beings.

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • Written by: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,816
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,500
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,492

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By Amazon Customer on 2017-11-10

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 2018-10-06

I will buy any audiobook read by Trevor Noah after this experience. the book was captivating, well read and full of good humour in spite of the gruesome details it sometimes throws at you. Trevor was very good at stating complex philosophical narratives in a relatable and simple way. His honesty and unabashed truthfulness makes the reader appreciate his comedy from a different perspective when you watch the daily show after listening to this audiobook. Incredible story, incredible guy!