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  • Social Anxiety

  • Overcome Social Anxiety & Shyness Forever
  • By: Jennifer Alison
  • Narrated by: Rebekah Amber Clark
  • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

Social anxiety affects almost 20 million Americans, many who find working a difficult and at times impossible task. The good news is that it is totally treatable with the right knowledge, which this guide will teach you! Best-selling author Jennifer Alison brings you a simple, no-nonsense guide that will teach you how to start dealing with your social anxiety immediately.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Starting again with the help from this book

  • By Jays on 30-01-17

A Complete Life Changer

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-12-16

What made the experience of listening to Social Anxiety the most enjoyable?

Listening to this book honestly changed the way I think about social anxiety completely. It covers all the bases - everything from protecting yourself online to coping with and preventing panic attacks - but there's something about it that's just different from other audio books on this subject. The tone of the book is comforting and conversational. You really feel like the writer is on your side, propelling you forward. Rarely have I experienced anything like that with another author.

What did you like best about this story?

This book really offers a fresh and current take on social anxiety. It's really engaging and insightful. Unlike other books of its kind which can be boring and repetitive, this book offers new approaches and a better understanding of social anxiety.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Absolutely. I'm not the type of person that's crippled with social anxiety. I can go out with my friends and pretend I'm okay most of the time. But I've always felt apprehensive about socialising and I've had more than a few panic attacks in my life. One thing that really stood out for me (and did make me tear up) were the case studies. In this book, there are accounts of other people who have struggled with, and overcome, their social anxiety. I found them all very moving and motivating.

Any additional comments?

If you have social anxiety to any degree, I really think this book will be a great help. It's a masterpiece in this field and I honestly think it will be the best book of its kind for years to come. Highly recommend!

21 of 22 people found this review helpful

  • Darkness Illuminated

  • The Pleasures, Book 2
  • By: Alice Wright
  • Narrated by: Amanda Hendricks
  • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 15
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    5 out of 5 stars 15
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    5 out of 5 stars 15

Sex and emotions: a dangerous combination. Despite the weakness in her legs and the fear of what was yet to come, she rose to meet her Master. She knew better than to hesitate when given orders. Instinctively she dropped her chin, stealing her gaze away from his eyes and letting them rest closer to his waist. "None of that," he said, taking her hands firmly and placing them at her sides. Then he reached down and undid the button of her jeans. He unzipped them. Alex breathed in sharply, feeling herself getting instantly excited by the brush of his hand on her stomach.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AWESOME!!!

  • By Jays on 14-11-16

The pleasure continues...

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Reviewed: 06-11-16

Would you listen to Darkness Illuminated again? Why?

Yes yes YES! This is a truly fantastic follow up from Book One: Her Secret Submission. In my experience, a lot of series like this can lose steam in the second book but that certainly was NOT the case with Darkness Illuminated. This saga continued with even more passion and excitement. Alice Wright's writing is so engaging and the story line between Alex and her Master is hotter and more suspenseful than ever in this volume... This book opens with action right from the start. Tensions are running high. And just as Alex begins to feel secure in a more conventional relationship with Sir, everything turns upside down again! The sex scenes are hotter than before and the emotional connection you feel with the protagonists is incredible. What a triumph!

What other book might you compare Darkness Illuminated to, and why?

I thought that this series might end up being like 50 shades of grey and other books of that genre but actually, this was a very unique book. I think the thing that sets it apart from the rest is the quality of the writing and the level of suspense. The best part for me is knowing that I'll never be able to predict what's going to happen next!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The emotional connection with Alex and Sir is so heart wrenching, so bitter sweet. Their actions are so human in a way... they both do good things and bad things, you can love them and hate them at the same time. I was also very excited to get to see the smaller, supporting characters developed much more in this book. And the ending.... oh my gosh, the SUSPENSE!

Any additional comments?

I can't WAIT for book three!

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • How to Talk to Anyone

  • Overcome Shyness, Social Anxiety and Low Self-Confidence & Be Able to Chat to Anyone!
  • By: Jennifer Alison
  • Narrated by: Rachel Austin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 197
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 178

The fear of talking to people is very real and effects millions of people - but fortunately it is completely curable. Overcome it fast with easy practical steps. Feeling incapable of chatting to people is a horrific curse and one which can affect every part of your life. Don't let it ruin your life. Overcoming shyness, social anxiety, and low self-confidence fast. Get on with your life!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very helpful, fantastic book

  • By Sasha on 18-04-17

Current, Intelligent and Immensely Helpful.

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Reviewed: 09-10-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Definitely! This book exceeds expectations. A lot of books like this take a very generic approach and I'm happy to say that this one really stood out. I've read a few of Jennifer Alison's books now and they just keep getting better. Her style is refreshing. Unlike so many other authors, she seems to really respect her readers. She doesn't patronise or offer loads of generalised advice. Rather, she always starts by encouraging you to really think about yourself, your experience, your feelings and your behaviours. Then she guides you through the self progression. I have found that this approach really works; the more you understand your fears, flaws and anxieties, the more you get out of the advice that follows. She challenges you to step outside your comfort zone and she gives you the confidence you need to do so. In my opinion, this is another winner from a great writer.

What did you like best about this story?

I love the chapter on conversation in the digital age. It's very current and really it's something we could all benefit from reading. The fact that we spend so much time texting and emailing nowadays really does make face to face conversation harder. Nearly everyone I know has social anxiety to some degree and this part of the book really gets to the bottom of it.

Any additional comments?

I think this book would be good for just about anyone. Whether you have social anxiety or you just don't know how to successfully strike up a conversation. I got it because I get nervous when speaking to groups at work and I'd like to feel more comfortable going out on dates. So far I'm happy to say that it's definitely working :)

13 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • First Time Erotica, Volume 1

  • First Time Erotica Series
  • By: Charlie Buxton
  • Narrated by: Missy Cambridge
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Best-selling erotic author and publisher Charlie Buxton brings you volume one of First Time Erotica, exploring the subject of losing virginity, exploring new sexual acts, etc. The authors were hand-picked for their experience and ability to write proper erotica, to go beyond the content you will find on the Internet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Proper erotica, hot scenes, really good!

  • By Jays on 31-08-16

Very exciting!

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Reviewed: 01-10-16

What made the experience of listening to First Time Erotica, Volume 1 the most enjoyable?

These are really hot, expertly narrated stories. They are very well written and make for some VERY exciting listening! This is one of my favourite Charlie Buxton books. Five Stars!!

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Sci-Fi & Fantasy Erotica: Volume 1

  • By: Charlie Buxton
  • Narrated by: Missy Cambridge
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

This book is very strictly over 18 due to the very graphic content. Erotic author and publisher Charlie Buxton brings you Volume 1 of Sci-Fi & Fantasy Erotica Series. The authors were hand-picked for their experience and ability to write proper erotica, to go beyond the content you will find on the internet. Strictly for adults only. Content themes include: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, sexual acts, aliens, dragons, space travel, domination, submission, virtual reality and more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Science Fiction, you'll enjoy this!

  • By Jays on 24-08-16

Wow!

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Reviewed: 01-10-16

Where does Sci-Fi & Fantasy Erotica: Volume 1 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book includes some very creative erotic tales. It really got me thinking outside the box! Wasn't sure what to expect or if I'd like it but I must say, it's a lot of sexy fun! Definitely recommend listening to this if you want to try something new!

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Feet Fetish Erotica: Volume 1

  • Feet Fetish Erotica Series
  • By: Charlie Buxton
  • Narrated by: Vida Colesell
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
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    5 out of 5 stars 19
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    5 out of 5 stars 19

Erotic author and publisher Charlie Buxton brings you volume one of Feet Fetish Erotica, containing graphic and explicit stories of feet fetish. The authors were handpicked for their experience and ability to write proper erotica, to go beyond the content you will find on the Internet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very hot listening

  • By Anna Hart on 01-10-16

Very hot listening

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Reviewed: 01-10-16

Any additional comments?

Really enjoyed listening to this audiobook with my boyfriend. The writing is great and it really spiced things up in our bedroom! I recommend it!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Essential Oils for Dogs

  • The Complete Guide to Using Essential Oils for Dogs
  • By: Kate Anderson
  • Narrated by: Annette Martin
  • Length: 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Choosing to buy or make your own essential oils for dogs can often be a complicated process but this book is here to walk you through the process. This book is a step by step guide by best-selling author Kate Anderson to give you all the vital knowledge you need to look after your dog's health using essential oils in the easiest, more affordable and most efficient way possible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great effect on my dog, would recommend!

  • By Jays on 25-10-16

Helpful information

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Reviewed: 01-10-16

What made the experience of listening to Essential Oils for Dogs the most enjoyable?

There aren't a lot of books on this subject and this one offered a number of recipes that have been helpful for me and my dog. Must say, the recipe for homemade flea shampoo is excellent!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Raising Vegetarian Children

  • How to Raise Happy, Healthy, Vegetarian Kids
  • By: Kate Anderson
  • Narrated by: Lillie Ricciardi
  • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10
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    5 out of 5 stars 10
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    5 out of 5 stars 10

New York Times best-selling author Kate Anderson brings you her latest book - as a vegetarian raising two kids, she is able to give simple and effective advice and easy to follow steps to have a happy, healthy vegetarian family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great advice, really helpful for any vegetarian

  • By Jays on 25-10-16

Great advice!

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Reviewed: 16-09-16

What did you like most about Raising Vegetarian Children?

This audiobook gets straight to the point. It gave me all the information I needed and expected from it. I have to admit, I preferred this book to others of its type because it didn't go too far into medical lingo that most of us can barely understand. In my opinion, it gave just enough information about vital nutrients and focused more on what to actually feed my children.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Her Secret Submission

  • The Pleasures, Book One
  • By: Alice Wright
  • Narrated by: Amanda Hendricks
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23
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    5 out of 5 stars 23
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    5 out of 5 stars 23

Sex and emotions: a dangerous combination. Beware of what you wish for; it might just come true. Just a few moments earlier she had listened as Sir got dressed. She had never been blindfolded before. Each time he stopped touching her and walked around the room mysteriously she anticipated where she would feel him next. It might be something sweet and slow like the warmth of his breath near her hips. Or it may be something sharp and short; the sting of his palm against her behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great one for women!

  • By Marianne on 23-10-16

Hooked right from the start!

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Reviewed: 16-09-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes! This is one of the best BDSM / romance books I've ever read. It's a great piece of contemporary fiction, unlike most erotic novels. The prose is compelling, the characters are believable, and I absolutely could not put it down.

What did you like best about this story?

It sheds a whole new light on sub/Dom relationships. The relationship between Alex and Sir is complex and you never know what's going to happen next with them. It seems like they are destined to be together but they have so many obstacles to overcome. It's a real rollercoaster for the reader... One minute you want them to get together, the next minute you're outraged by Sir's behaviour or Alexis does something stupid that sends them flailing back to square one. But regardless, I really want them to end up together! Sir is so sexy, broody and mysterious and initially you think Alex is going to just be your average, predictable protagonist but she surprises you again and again. What a suspenseful story line!

In addition to the incredible plot and character development, Alice Wright really knows how to write a sex scene and believe me, there's plenty of them in this book! Hot hot HOT. You don't want to miss this.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

It hurts so good.

Any additional comments?

YES! I cannot wait for book two!

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Slave Erotica, Volume 1

  • By: Charlie Buxton
  • Narrated by: Lyric
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 40

Erotic author and publisher Charlie Buxton brings you volume one of Slave Erotica. The authors were handpicked for their experience and ability to write proper erotica, to go beyond the content you will find on the Internet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprising, hot and inspiring!

  • By Jays on 02-08-16

Great inspiration for the bedroom!

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Reviewed: 19-08-16

Any additional comments?

My partner and I have been listening to these stories together and they're definitely spicing things up between us! The stories are steamy, engaging, and well written. Great for couples ;)

9 of 9 people found this review helpful