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Cat Piggott

Sussex, UK
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  • Battle Hymn: Revelations of the Sinister Plan for a New World Order

  • By: John Scura, Dane Phillips
  • Narrated by: Greg Walston
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

This book presents frightening, but truthful, facts that will shake many of your deepest beliefs to the core. A dark plan, put into place centuries ago, has come to fruition. Consider

Battle Hymn

your wake-up call...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating book, but spoilt by the reader!

  • By Amazon Customer on 27-09-16

Riveting.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-08-18

Unfortunately, in today's political climate, most of this is not even a stretch to believe. This book will change the way you think of government, the banks and the world.

  • Your Soul's Plan

  • Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born
  • By: Robert Schwartz
  • Narrated by: Richard Banks
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Your Soul's Plan (which was originally published under the title Courageous Souls: Do We Plan Our Life Challenges Before Birth?) explores the premise that we are all eternal souls who plan our lives, including our greatest challenges, before we are born for the purpose of spiritual growth. Through compelling profiles of people who knowingly planned the experiences mentioned above, Your Soul's Plan shows that suffering is not purposeless, but rather imbued with deep meaning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life changing.

  • By Cat Piggott on 28-10-16

Life changing.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-10-16

This book will change your perception profoundly. I highly recommend. Even things you cannot understand take on a whole new meaning.

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  • Eaarth

  • Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
  • By: Bill McKibben
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way. Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Empowering

  • By Ms on 04-12-12

Excellent. Everyone needs to read this.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-03-16

This book gives me hope. Hope that what we have worked so hard to destroy in the last hundred years is retrievable. Maybe not in any form we now recognise, but it is possible!

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: Joan Walker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,420
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,423

Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He isn't as young as he used to be. He drives a Saab. He points at people he doesn't like the look of. He is described by those around his as 'the neighbour from hell'.Every morning he makes his inspection rounds of the local streets. He moves bicycles and checks the contents of recycling bins, even though it's been years since he was fired as Chairman of the Residents' Association in a vicious 'coup d'état'.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All you need is Ove

  • By Kaggy on 22-09-14

A Heartwarming Story Wrapped In Grump...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-14

What did you like most about A Man Called Ove?

The characters were understated and the story was extremely well writen.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ove. He is just... cool.

Which character – as performed by Joan Walker – was your favourite?

All the characters came to life with her expert reading. She's just wonderful- more a performer than a reader.

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

Ove's relationship with the cat and the times he got protective of others.

Any additional comments?

A masterpiece in the understated:
The main character is someone almost everyone has run across at some time in their life, someone who not-so-quietly gets on with things, fixing, mending, taking the world as he finds it (with a lump of salt), as long as the rules are followed: cantankerous would be putting it mildly... so much so, that a compliment like "You're not a total idiot" coming from him is very high praise indeed.
But like most people like this, there are layers and layers of the outside bit - and the middle, buried deep down - turns out to be... incredibly soft

This story is extremely endearing, not least because we all have elements of Ove in us, on all levels.

A brilliant book, the author, Fredrik Backman, is definitely one to watch, and I intend to keep an eye out for more from him.

Narrated by Joan Walker, who, I must say, provides an absolutely stunning performance, I will look for her again, it's always such a treat to have a reading this well done. Fantastic.

  • Kafka on the Shore

  • By: Haruki Murakami
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
  • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 961
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 956

Kafka on the Shore follows the fortunes of two remarkable characters. Kafka Tamura runs away from home at 15, under the shadow of his father's dark prophesy. The aging Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A new dimension of fiction and sleep

  • By Clare on 24-07-08

Stunning - a Masterpiece in Storytelling

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-10-14

If you could sum up Kafka on the Shore in three words, what would they be?

Playful, multi-genre and elegant.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Kafka on the Shore?

Satoru Nakata's confrontation with Johnnie Walker and subsequent confusion.

Which character – as performed by Sean Barrett and Oliver Le Sueur – was your favourite?

Satoru Nakata - or Hoshino- lovely characterisations.

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

Origami Reality

Any additional comments?

Haruki Murakami. A spirited, playful writer whose stories are like origami, beautiful but exact, simple but mysterious. Many levels of reality simultaneously give you the feeling you can hop from one level to another at will. Which means you can infinitely interpret to your heart's content.
Kafka on the Shore is a masterpiece.
He's also multi-genre:
in one book we have humour, drama, romance, suspense and horror. Like Stephen King in his talent, but much more elegant.

This is a stunning book. I'm nearing the conclusion. Fortunately, he's written more!

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  • Never Fear Cancer Again

  • How to Prevent and Reverse Cancer
  • By: Raymond Francis MSc
  • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2

Most cancer research dollars have been wasted asking the wrong questions, looking in the wrong places, and using the same failed approaches while expecting different results. Conventional cancer treatments damage health, cause new cancers, lower the quality of life, and decrease the chances of survival. In fact, most people who die from cancer are not dying from cancer but from their treatments!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Never Fear Cancer Again- get natural

  • By Cat Piggott on 26-12-12

Never Fear Cancer Again- get natural

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-12-12

This is a common-sense approach on how to get back to what nature intended for you- and bypass all those fears about cancer. With cancer on the rise, it's difficult not to worry when a pain or complaint appears somewhere in your body.



This book takes you to the core of cancer - the cells - and shows you how to give them what they need to fend off illness, including cancer.



Highly recommended.

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