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Superb Suspense

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-11

This book was great; I literally couldn't put down my iPod until I finished it. The suspense is superbly built to the point where you find yourself sitting on the edge of your chair without realising it. I spent the whole time trying to figure out what was going on and the author excellently plants several scenarios in the background that keep you guessing. Also five stars for the narrator who does a fantastic job of capturing the panic of someone who wakes up every day without a clue of what's happened or how she got there. Fantastic, definitely worth a listen.

16 people found this helpful

Spooky

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-07-11

I really loved this, so atmospheric and the narrator was great, he really captured the panic of the main character. I really loved to the language in this, so descriptive. You could nearly see everything happening in front of you as you listened. I would definitely recommend this, a great homage to the classic ghost story.

13 people found this helpful

Inspiring

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

I know a lot of people dismiss this kind of thing as mumbo jumbo and think that those of us that enjoy these titles are away with the fairies but I'll stand by the fact that I love it! When I'm having a really bad day and I think the world is awful and there is no hope then picking something like this up and listening to it is great because it's so inspiring and positive. It gives me the belief that life may not always be that crap and you can take control of your situation and become who you feel you want to be and who will make you happy. Brilliant stuff but if you are extremely cynical I would not recommend!

8 people found this helpful

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Funny

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

Very funny, I really like this comedian. I have seen her on several panel shows over the last year or so and have been impressed by her so was keen to download this once I saw it. I was not disappointed; she has a great support cast also. The only thing I found on the negative side is that as I listened to the whole series in one go I found the formula became very apparent and slightly annoying by the last one. However the laughter made up for that.

5 people found this helpful

Amazing

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

I absolutely love this! I have read this as well as listened to it three times. I love how easily digestible it is with most of the stories only lasting 2 or 3 minutes. However in that 2 or 3 minutes the most profound message can be communicated. Some have stayed with me more than others but I love them all. What an amazing mind David Eagleman has, I am envious of his talent and how he managed to create all these different Worlds and give them such life in the short space of time that each story lasts. Also with the all-star cast of narrators you will not be disappointed, I could not complain about any of them as they are brilliant.

10 people found this helpful

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One of the greatest Vampire stories

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

I love this story, it is truly epic and a story you can really get lost in. It is so atmospheric and I love all the history involved. You come to loath Lestat and feel for the narrator who had to put up with him for so long. It is brutal at times but brilliant and I can't wait to listen to the next part in the series. The narration is excellent as well; his voice is so easy to listen to.

3 people found this helpful

Eye Opening

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

This is a very eye opening book with great experiments to back up the information presented. It's a study on how we as a society really don't think about anything anymore especially what we consume food wise. We have become animals of habit and we are nearly automated in our choices plus we also succumb to the ever increasing advertising that we see on a daily basis without giving it a second thought. I would definitely recommend this title for anyone who is ready to become more aware about their food choices and who wishes to be proactive about living a healthier lifestyle.

3 people found this helpful

Unknown

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

This is a great thriller. I was attracted to this after I watched the film and as usual the book is always better. The narration was very good also, I would recommend this title.

3 people found this helpful

Sweet Nostalgia

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

I was the biggest Sweet Valley High fan when I was a teenager so I nearly burst when I saw this was available in audio. It's not a perfect title in that you realise how basic the writing is which you would not have realised 15 years ago however I thoroughly enjoyed this and relished all the scandal that had gone in the then years we've been missing the Wakefield twins. The narration is suited to the story and characters.

2 people found this helpful

Eckhart Tolle

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-11

Eckhart Tolle is an extremely inspiring man. I love this book and his other books also. His ideas are great and having implemented some of them already in daily life I feel a lot more positive than I have in the past. Releasing how far away we are from living life like we should in order to be happy and healthy is amazing. I'm not sure I could dive in like the author did and live happily homeless but I have definitely taken as much of his advice as I can. My only slight issue is that his voice is very calming and hypnotic to the point that I found myself getting a little sleepy while listening but that can also be reviewed as positive because he is very easy to listen to. I would definitely recommend this book.

35 people found this helpful