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  • Split Tooth

  • Written by: Tanya Tagaq
  • Narrated by: Tanya Tagaq
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

A girl grows up in Nunavut in the 1970s. She knows joy and friendship and parents' love. She knows boredom and listlessness and bullying. She knows the tedium of the everyday world and the raw, amoral power of the ice and sky, the seductive energy of the animal world. She knows the ravages of alcohol and violence at the hands of those she should be able to trust. She sees the spirits that surround her and the immense power that dwarfs all of us. When she becomes pregnant, she must navigate all this.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • breathtaking

  • By Jodi halsband on 2019-03-01

breathtaking

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Reviewed: 2019-03-01

I dont think I have the words the describe how amazing this book is. the imagery created with her words genuinely created a picture in my mind. her story telling is absolutely breathtaking. the purchase on audible was made even more stunning as every chapter is ended with a bit of the authors throat singing. this is pure magic and left me wanting more

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  • North of Normal

  • A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Unusual Family, and How I Survived Both
  • Written by: Cea Sunrise Person
  • Narrated by: Cea Sunrise Person
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Sex, drugs, and...bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person's compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness - a searing story of physical, emotional, and psychological survival.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent. Power through adversity.

  • By Elizabeth W. on 2018-01-24

excellent

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Reviewed: 2019-03-01

loved this book and ripped through it in 2 days. what an amazing story. beautifully written and told

  • Evil Has a Name

  • The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
  • Written by: Audible Original
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 158

The Golden State Killer. The East Area Rapist. The Original Night Stalker. The Visalia Ransacker.

The monster who preyed on Californians from 1975 to 1986 was known by many aliases. And while numerous police sketches tried to capture his often-masked visage, the Golden State Killer spent more than 40 years not only faceless, but nameless.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly Recommended

  • By Erik on 2019-03-18

OMG

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Reviewed: 2019-02-21

after listening to multiple true crime podcasts on this case i was excited to dive into this. wow. it is so well done, even though it went over cases 8 had recently listened to it brought something new to the table. and holy crap what a story to catch to catch this monster.

  • Mating in Captivity

  • Reconciling the Erotic & the Domestic
  • Written by: Esther Perel
  • Narrated by: Esther Perel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 127

Esther Perel takes on tough questions, grappling with the obstacles and anxieties that arise when our quest for secure love conflicts with our pursuit of passion. She invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, and explains what it takes to bring lust home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing look at the erotic marriage

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-11-16

excellent

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Reviewed: 2019-02-05

excellent book, easy to absorb while listening to it. well narrated. I think there is a lot of valuable reminders in here

  • Better Than Before

  • Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
  • Written by: Gretchen Rubin
  • Narrated by: Gretchen Rubin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

The author of the blockbuster New York Times best sellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home tackles the critical question: How do we change? Gretchen Rubin's answer: through habits. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once that habit is set, we can harness the energy of habits to build happier, stronger, more productive lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a great listen

  • By Jodi halsband on 2019-02-05

a great listen

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-05

this was an easy listen. well narrated and interesting to hear and easily absorbed. well worth the purchase

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  • Mamaskatch

  • A Cree Coming of Age
  • Written by: Darrel J. McLeod
  • Narrated by: Jason Manuel Olazabal
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Growing up in the tiny village of Smith, Alberta, Darrel J. McLeod was surrounded by his Cree family's history. In shifting and unpredictable stories, his mother, Bertha, shared narratives of their culture, their family, and the cruelty that she and her sisters endured in residential school. Bertha taught him to be fiercely proud of his heritage and to listen to the birds that would return to watch over and guide him at key junctures of his life. However, in a spiral of events, Darrel's mother turned wild and unstable, and their home life became chaotic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • what a book!

  • By Jodi halsband on 2018-10-31

what a book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 2018-10-31

gosh this is such an important story to hear. well written and narrated. tough at times to listen to but it's very important that its heard

  • You Are a Badass at Making Money

  • Master the Mindset of Wealth
  • Written by: Jen Sincero
  • Narrated by: Jen Sincero
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426

You Are a Badass at Making Money is a refreshingly frank and entertaining step-by-step guide to overcoming the fears and stumbling blocks that have kept financial success out of reach and to giving yourself the permission to make the kind of money you've never made before.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not much new. Some good points.

  • By Dr. D on 2018-04-13

loved it

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Reviewed: 2018-07-30

i love her writing style. I find her super relatable. easy listening and super informative