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  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,167
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,146
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,121

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fantastic listen

  • By Gary Cooper on 16-11-18

What a journey, what a story ...

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Reviewed: 04-12-18

I can not recommend this book enough - it made me laugh and it made me cry, it was an eye opener for sure. Michelle Obama tells an incredible story - she is accomplished, outspoken, opinionated, compassionate, caring and wonderfully down to earth. Her absolute love for her family is always evident as is her grace and dignity. I loved this book and I think I now have a little crush on the Obamas toooo 😀

  • Finding My Virginity

  • The New Autobiography
  • By: Sir Richard Branson
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034

Fifty years ago, Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur. In Finding My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality and his focus shift from battling bigger rivals to changing business for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read! Truly inspirational

  • By shutterclick on 01-11-17

WOW...amazing & quite, quite inspirational

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

Reviewed: 19-11-18

I shall really miss listening to this book as I paint - I found Richards autobiography fascinating and had no idea that he did/does so much to help other people/the environment etc. There is so much in it, I will probably ‘listen again’. His accounts of his near misses and accidents which litter every corner of his life sometimes had me howling with laughter ....he is quite mad at times. I was left with a more positive outlook on the world in general and the belief that we can all make a difference. If all that is in his book is true, then the world is definitely a better place with him in it.

  • Reveal: Robbie Williams

  • By: Chris Heath
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 141

An intimate, funny and frank account of the moments behind the music, of the truth behind the headlines and of the fascinatingly complicated man behind the imperious entertainer, Reveal is Robbie Williams as you've never seen him before. Best-selling author Chris Heath has been working closely with Robbie for many years to create a personal and raw account of fame, fortune, family and music - a vivid and detailed story of the real highs and lows as Robbie has found his way forward, that is unprecedented in its intimacy and honesty.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator putting me off

  • By A. L. Richardson on 18-02-18

Honest, raw and insightful...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

I was vaguely intrigued to listen to ‘Reveal’ but had not given it much thought when I downloaded this book (I listen to a lot of books when I paint) However, I found it a fascinating insight into his life, the impact social media and the press had/have on Robbie, his struggles, self doubt etc. It is so honest and raw and sometimes shocking - needless to say I loved it! I think I am now a bit of a Robbie fan (ha, ha, never thought I would say that)

  • John Lennon

  • The Life
  • By: Phillip Norman
  • Narrated by: Russell Boulter
  • Length: 32 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 178

For more than a quarter of a century, Philip Norman's internationally best-selling Shout! has been unchallenged as the definitive biography of the Beatles. Now, at last, Norman turns his formidable talent to the Beatle for whom belonging to the world's most beloved pop group was never enough. Drawing on previously untapped sources, and with unprecedented access to all the major characters, here is the most complete and revealing portrait of John Lennon that is ever likely to be published.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never written a review before, but...

  • By MaryB on 06-01-10

Just loved this...

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Reviewed: 21-06-18

Wow, what an insight into the life of Lennon and those who were connected to him in a personal & professional capacity. I feel I learnt so much about not just him, The Beatles, Yoko etc. - but a changing world, fashion, music, religion etc. Fascinating read/listen.

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