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  • A Game of Thrones

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1
  • Written by: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,612
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,468

Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King's Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert's name. Far to the north, behind the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse - unnatural things relegated to myth during the centuries-long summer, but proving all too real and all too deadly in the turning of the season. Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south, where Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died under mysterious circumstances....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love it!

  • By Amazon Customer on 2017-10-10

wonderful

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Reviewed: 2019-01-14

a great story with a awesome narrator. I would recommend. if you watch the show you should read the books

  • Crime and Punishment (Recorded Books Edition)

  • Written by: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Constance Garnett - translator
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 25 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56

Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is universally regarded as one of literature's finest achievements, as the great Russian novelist explores the inner workings of a troubled intellectual. Raskolnikov, a nihilistic young man in the midst of a spiritual crisis, makes the fateful decision to murder a cruel pawnbroker, justifying his actions by relying on science and reason, and creating his own morality system. Dehumanized yet sympathetic, exhausted yet hopeful, Raskolnikov represents the best and worst elements of modern intellectualism. The aftermath of his crime and Petrovich's murder investigation result in an utterly compelling, truly unforgettable cat-and-mouse game. This stunning dramatization of Dostoevsky's magnum opus brings the slums of St. Petersburg and the demons of Raskolnikov's tortured mind vividly to life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, amazing narrator

  • By Christophe Hotte on 2018-12-19

Great story

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Reviewed: 2018-07-31

A classic. Well worth the investment of time. I would recommend listening in large chunks to keep up with the characters.

  • World War Z

  • An Oral History of the Zombie War
  • Written by: Max Brooks
  • Narrated by: Max Brooks, Alan Alda, John Turturro, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of 30 million souls, to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cool story

  • By Jamie on 2019-02-26

meh

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2 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 2018-06-25

I found myself quite bored during this book. stories were bland and vauge. I guess it was not what I was expected.

  • Blink

  • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
  • Written by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

In his landmark best seller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant, in the blink of an eye, that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolute insight

  • By Andrew Muller on 2018-10-23

great

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Reviewed: 2018-05-08

loved this book. learning about thin slicing was awesome. and the chapter on the mathematics of marriage was insane.