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  • Level Five

  • Written by: William Ledbetter
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 93
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

In Level Five, the debut near-future thriller by Nebula Award winner William Ledbetter, AIs battle for dominance, and nanotechnology is on the loose. And all that stands in the way of the coming apocalypse is a starry-eyed inventor who dreams of building a revolutionary new spacecraft and an intelligence agency desk jockey faced with the impossible choice of saving her daughter - or saving the world. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thriller with sci fi elements

  • By Blythe on 2019-06-12

Eye opening for possible Doom and Gloom scenarios

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Reviewed: 2019-08-01

The ideas in this book do not seem that fictional. The books stretches your imagination to understand how AI might conquer humanity, soon and scary! Too many technical details necessary to build up the story.

  • Never Split the Difference

  • Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
  • Written by: Chris Voss
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,493
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,310
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,310

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI's lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss' head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listened to it 2 times in 1 week

  • By Jonah Ferguson on 2018-07-20

Wortwhile read, but title misleading

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Reviewed: 2019-05-28

An interesting perspective to negotiation from an FBI agent view, however, most examples showed how to reach an outcome within the gap between the two parties, by splitting the difference. Nice techniques preparing for a negotiation using questions, mirroring, labeling, finding black swans and more.

  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • Written by: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Jacqueline Ciancone on 2018-10-20

Excellent thriller

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Reviewed: 2019-04-26

An ordinary crime story for 3/4 of the book converges into an incredible psyco ending

  • Great at Work

  • How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More
  • Written by: Morten Hansen
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
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    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Why do some people perform better at work than others? This deceptively simple question continues to confound professionals in all sectors of the workforce. Now, after a unique, five-year study of more than 5,000 managers and employees, Morten Hansen reveals the answers in his "Seven Work Smarter Practices" that can be applied by anyone looking to maximize their time and performance. Each of Hansen's seven practices is highlighted by inspiring stories from individuals in his comprehensive study.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great at Writting.

  • By Sean on 2018-09-15

a good reference book on smart productivity

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-02-20

Many obvious advice but good stories and examples. Can work as a reference for enterprises that obsess on collaboration.

  • Liar

  • Written by: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 79

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Page turner!

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-08-14

Captivating story

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Reviewed: 2019-01-29

Very engaging story, beautiful narration. Although written by a woman, about women, with amazing details that only women can sense and care about, I was quite thrilled by the story and liked the twisted end.

  • Bad Blood

  • Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  • Written by: John Carreyrou
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 749

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose start-up “unicorn” promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fund-raising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes’ worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn’t work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great and informative book

  • By Jonah Ferguson on 2019-06-29

Hard to believe the rise and fall of a sociopath

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Reviewed: 2019-01-20

Sometimes hard to follow the details and people names, Bad Blood revealing the secrets of sociopath Homes is a must read story for every tech startup fan. Narration well done!

  • Inferno

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in a hospital in the middle of the night. Disoriented and suffering from a head wound, he recalls nothing of the last 36 hours, including how he got there...or the origin of the macabre object that his doctors discover hidden in his belongings. Langdon's world soon erupts into chaos, and he finds himself on the run in Florence with a stoic young woman, Sienna Brooks, whose clever maneuvering saves his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Memorable and exciting book

  • By Haroon on 2018-08-13

Marvelous, a must read for all biology students

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Reviewed: 2019-01-04

An enjoyable thriller story about history, art, culture, morals and genetic engineering from the serial talented writer Dan Brown. Excellent narration too.

  • You Are a Badass

  • How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
  • Written by: Jen Sincero
  • Narrated by: Jen Sincero
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,430
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180

Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen with all kinds of helpful tips

  • By Sandman on 2018-02-21

A worthy believable book about your better self

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-24

A thought provoking book, pushing you to believe you can do anything. A good framework for life.

  • The Culture Code

  • The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
  • Written by: Daniel Coyle
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world's most successful organizations - including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and the US Navy's SEAL Team Six - and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting insights

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-09-27

Makes you think, wonderful narration

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Reviewed: 2018-12-03

Interesting stories about how small changes can create dramatic differences in behaviour. Everyone can learn something from these stories and apply to his own life and relationships.

  • Origin

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,333

In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno, interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art, and architecture in this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earthshaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally engaged from the start

  • By Marilyn Pope on 2017-11-04

Genius plot

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Reviewed: 2018-08-04

One more amazing creation by Dan Brown, firing on all cylinders of suspense, religions, technology, AI in beautiful locations in Spain. Well done to the last minute.