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Rob Kleban

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  • On Writing

  • A Memoir of the Craft
  • Written by: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Stephen King
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 170
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    5 out of 5 stars 152
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    5 out of 5 stars 151

The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Ultimate Primer for Aspiring Writers

  • By George Pickstock on 2018-09-18

From novice to master, a must read.

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Reviewed: 2019-05-03

short, spicy and straight to the gist. A twist of no B.S. theory and hardcore life experiences. And as usual the way King writes his story, you always somehow relate to the characters happiness and struggles. This story is about a writer.

  • White Plume Mountain

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Greyhawk, Book 1
  • Written by: Paul Kidd
  • Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    5 out of 5 stars 6
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    5 out of 5 stars 6

A remorseless ranger. A sentient hell hound pelt with a penchant for pyromania. An irksome pixie who sells intrigue and information. Three companions who find themselves trapped in a city filled with warring priestly factions, devious machinations, and an angry fiend. To save the city, they must find three weapons of power, which lie in the most trap-laden, monster-infested place this side of Acererak's tomb: White Plume Mountain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story for fantasy enthusiasts !!

  • By Rob Kleban on 2019-03-15

Great story for fantasy enthusiasts !!

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Reviewed: 2019-03-15

Awesome plot, great characters in the story and excellent choice of narrator!! I really enjoyed it.

  • The 4-Hour Body

  • An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
  • Written by: Timothy Ferriss
  • Narrated by: Zach McLarty
  • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 72
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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    4 out of 5 stars 61

Join author Tim Ferriss as he shares the incredible experiments he's done over 10 years to beat genetics and achieve the impossible…for himself and more than 200 men and women aged 18 to 70. You don't need better genetics or more discipline. You need immediate results that compel you to continue. This is an abridged edition.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • my personal alchemist and sorcerer.

  • By Rob Kleban on 2018-05-28

my personal alchemist and sorcerer.

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Reviewed: 2018-05-28

great stuff, inspiring and life changing. Straight to the point no B.S. tips and tricks.

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  • The Three Musketeers

  • Written by: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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This historical romance, perhaps the greatest cloak-and-sword story ever, relates the adventures of four fictional swashbuckling heroes who served the French kings Louis XIII and Louis XIV. When the dashing young D'Artagnon arrives in Paris from Gascony, he becomes embroiled in three duels with the Three Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. But when he proves himself by fighting not against, but with, the Three Musketeers, they form a quick and lasting friendship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely exquisite !!

  • By Rob Kleban on 2018-04-20

Absolutely exquisite !!

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Reviewed: 2018-04-20

Loved every moment, the narrator Mr Simon Vance delivers the story in a most delicious way. highly recommend it !!

  • Learn Greek - Word Power 101

  • Absolute Beginner Greek #3
  • Written by: Innovative Language Learning
  • Narrated by: GreekPod101.com
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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Master Greek with Learn Greek - Word Power 101. This audiobook is a completely new way to learn Greek vocabulary fast - and for free! Start speaking Greek in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you'll find in Learn Greek - Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Greek language teachers as the top 101 most frequently used words in the Greek language. Hear the word to master the pronunciation. Then you'll see how the word is actually used in everyday speech with sample sentences and phrases.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible

  • By Karen Arsenault on 2019-02-02

very good book to begin

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Reviewed: 2017-12-28

a little complicated for a first step but at least it's very honest and brings you straight into usefulness phrases.

  • Middle Ages: Medieval History

  • Including: The Holy Roman Empire, Vikings, the Crusades, and "Columbus" Reaching the New World
  • Written by: Wayne M. Nestor
  • Narrated by: Chester L. Proctor IV
  • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
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Intrigue. Disease. Adventure. War. Invention. Famine. This is the story of how humankind emerged from the Dark Ages prepared for the coming age of enlightenment. There is a good reason why many fantasy epics are based on events that took place in the Middle Ages. For nearly a thousand years, people battled nature, disease, and each other to survive. Visionaries laid the foundations that today’s world is built upon and their inventions and innovations gave rise to literacy, education, medicine, engineering and more. Explorers opened trade to foreign lands and flooded Europe with luxuries including silk, tea, and gold. Nearly half a million people died of the black plague. The feudal system failed, and aristocratic power dwindled. In Medieval History - Including: The Holy Roman Empire, Vikings, the Crusades, and "Columbus" Reaching the New World you’ll get a quick trip through the turbulent Middle Ages that is sure to inspire deeper study.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • welcome to MEDIEVAL TIMES !!!

  • By Rob Kleban on 2017-12-20

welcome to MEDIEVAL TIMES !!!

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Reviewed: 2017-12-20

great little book, inspiring and educational. I will probably acquire more books mentioned in this one !!

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  • The Jewel of Dantenos

  • The FREE Lee Starfinder Adventure: from the World of the Godling Chronicles, Book 0.5
  • Written by: Brian D. Anderson
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 28
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    4 out of 5 stars 24

Filled with confidence and no small measure of arrogance, young Lee Starfinder, along with Millet Gristall, set off on their very first adventure. Lee quickly discovers that life beyond Hazrah can be far deadlier than he could have ever imagined. And soon he must learn that muscle and steel cannot replace loyalty, bravery and friendship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Got me interested

  • By Jerilyn Nixon on 2018-09-13
  • The Jewel of Dantenos
  • The FREE Lee Starfinder Adventure: from the World of the Godling Chronicles, Book 0.5
  • Written by: Brian D. Anderson
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins

great short story !!

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Reviewed: 2017-12-19

I love the way the writing is done, for a free short story, I give it two thumbs up, good job !!

  • Mastery

  • Written by: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 153

In Mastery, Robert Greene's fifth book, he mines the biographies of great historical figures for clues about gaining control over our own lives and destinies. Picking up where The 48 Laws of Power left off, Greene culls years of research and original interviews to blend historical anecdote and psychological insight, distilling the universal ingredients of the world's masters.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too much repetition in the story

  • By Alexandra Posadzki on 2017-11-14

truely masterful !!

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Reviewed: 2017-12-14

great to listen and life changing. I will listen to it again and again I believe. the book also encourages you to read on more subjects.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Stop Drinking Alcohol: Quit Drinking with the Alcohol Lied to Me Method

  • Written by: Craig Beck
  • Narrated by: Craig Beck
  • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 10
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    5 out of 5 stars 9
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I understand how it feels to be worried about your drinking because for nearly 20 years I struggled with my own problem. I tried everything to stop drinking alcohol, from creating silly rules about what I was "allowed" to drink to going through torturous "dry months" and taking dangerous prescription-only medication! Absolutely nothing I tried worked until I dramatically changed my thinking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • it really helped well worth the read or listen

  • By Trykel on 2019-05-31

Brilliant, a real eye opener !!

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Reviewed: 2017-12-13

Loved it, the book brings biological, scientific, social, spiritual and pharmaceutical explanations and answers. After 20 years of denial and excuses, I am finally on the road to recovery and freedom. Thank you Mr Beck.