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  • Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

  • A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 454
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 416
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 414

Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi's inner turmoil will challenge Christians and Muslims alike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great insight into Islam

  • By Kevin McIntyre on 13-12-14

A truly life changing testimony!

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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: 14-01-18

Nabeel has shared such a deep and moving account of his path to meeting Jesus. I have been so blessed by his writing. I look forward to meeting you one day Nabeel, in our Lord and our Father's presence. May you rest in peace.

  • Animal Farm

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Simon Callow
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,838
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,486
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,477

Animal Farm is George Orwell's great socio-political allegory set in a farmyard where the animals decide to seize the farmer's land and create a co-operative that reaps the benefits of their combined labours. However, as with all great political plans, some animals see a bigger share of the rewards than others and the animals start to question their supposed utopia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant classic, superbly read by Simon Callow

  • By Anthony on 15-06-14

A great picture!

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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: 06-12-17

This is a great narration about the desire for true communism and its success in early days of the liberated farm; however, these days are sadly turned around to become a time of oppression lead through tyranny. It is amazing to see such a mental picture of a reality we can all see happening in our lives, in many nations from West to East. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn more about the intent of the heart for equality but the distortion and manipulation of this for self gain by a select few.

  • The Screwtape Letters

  • Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil
  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Joss Ackland
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169

>The Screwtape Letters, now in its 70th anniversary year, is an iconic classic on spiritual warfare and the power of the devil. This profound and striking narrative takes the form of a series of letters from Screwtape, a devil high in the Infernal Civil Service, to his nephew Wormwood, a junior colleague engaged in his first mission on Earth trying to secure the damnation of a young man who has just become a Christian. Although the young man initially looks to be a willing victim, he changes his ways and is ‘lost’ to the young devil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Those pesky spirits and their ways

  • By A. Halfacre on 12-12-14

Excellent read.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-08-17

An excellent and timely read. C. S. Lewis was a master writer and this book is timeless. He embodies and describes so accurately the times preceding the current days and age. Our generation and the youth of the day should all listen to this and learn from history. There is nothing new under the sun. When we face our Maker one on one, then we will truly know the times we are living in just as Lewis elegantly puts it in the book.
This is a fantastic read and Joss Auckland does a great job in adding depth to the story through his husky narration.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Redeeming Love

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 121

Francine Rivers is one of America's favorite romance writers and a bestselling inspirational author. Her many heartfelt novels have won awards and the adoration of fans accross the country. In Redeeming Love, she retells the Biblical story of Hosea, setting it in the 1850s, amidst California's gold country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • story that won't let go of you

  • By anna on 13-04-13

Praise Yah for this book.

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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: 01-05-17

I was so incredibly touched by this amazing book. It is told in such a heart felt way and Francene has really been able to show the struggles of the lies we tell ourselves on a daily basis. This book is a true testimony about the Fathers unwavering, steadfast and redeeming love.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • My Family and Other Animals

  • By: Gerald Durrell
  • Narrated by: Nigel Davenport
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485

This memoir is soaked in the sunshine of Corfu, where Gerald Durrell lived as a boy, surrounded by his eccentric family - as well as puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Animal Anecdotes

  • By Kindle Customer on 21-08-07

An all time favourite!!

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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: 27-04-17

I will cherish this book forever. I love the narration, the story in itself and the imagery given by Gerald Durrell and Nigel Davenport as he explicates the story so eloquently. It might be a little advanced for young listeners, but I will try to pass it on to my animal loving niece's and nephews as soon as I can.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Organized Mind

  • Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
  • By: Daniel Levitin
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 172

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin, read by Luke Daniels. Modern society is in a state of information overload. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin investigates how and why our brains are struggling to keep up with the demands of the digital age. Why is email so addictive? Is multitasking really possible? And what do successful people keep in their junk drawers?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Way too long to provide usefulness

  • By Natural Biomedical Customer Service on 15-03-16

Information to live by

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

Reviewed: 27-04-17

Really enjoyed this book. It was a bit of a struggle at times as Luke Daniels could read at a relatively monotone level. But persevering pays off as his voice actually helps you concentrate on the points Daniel Levitin makes. I feel like I need the written book now so I can highlight and annotate all the points of advice given. It's opened a new form of understanding my mind and the world we live in.

  • Stormbreaker

  • By: Anthony Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349

When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, 14-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission to Cornwall, where Middle-Eastern multi-billionaire Herod Sayle is producing his state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers - but there's more to Sayle than meets the eye....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Alex Rider is amazing ( or so I'm told)

  • By Kathleen Esplan on 20-07-15

Really gripping

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

Reviewed: 10-03-16

This was a great story and I was gripped throughout. It's exciting to imagine Alex beginning his adventures and made me feel like I was a kid again. Brings back the days of the Famous Five!

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The House of Silk

  • By: Anthony Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,615

It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked him in recent weeks.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a ripping yarn

  • By L on 25-02-12

Great story

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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: 14-02-16

I really enjoyed this story although the twist at the end is sad and very disturbing. Anthony still manages to make all the characters come to life and the whole story was very well read. Overall an excellent read!

  • An African Love Story

  • Love, Life and Elephants
  • By: Daphne Sheldrick
  • Narrated by: Virginia McKenna
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of An African Love Story, Daphne Sheldrick's touching memoir about romance, life and elephants from Africa's greatest living conservationist. Read by Virginia McKenna, the star of Born Free and the Founder Trustee of the Born Free Foundation. An African Love Story is the incredible memoir of the life of Africa's greatest living conservationist. It tells two stories.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely uplifting book

  • By Emma on 13-04-13

Astounding Testimony of Courage

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 10-09-15

This book is such a blessed testimony and reminder of what life in Africa carries for those who had the privilege of living there. It causes the hearer to float away in the imagery of the wild bushveld, the diverse flora and fauna, and share in the incredible life of the animals which Daphne came into contact with on a daily basis.
The life, loss, love and courage of the elephants really inspires the hearer to see life in a new light. There is so much we can still learn from these beautiful creatures...should we be humble enough to admit it.

  • Sister

  • By: Rosamund Lupton
  • Narrated by: Juanita Mahon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 689
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 421

Their bond was unbreakable. The truth was unimaginable. When Beatrice receives a call to say that her sister, Tess, is missing, she boards the first flight home. But as she learns about Tess’s disappearance, she is stunned to discover how little she actually knows of her sister's life. Everyone around her accepts they have lost Tess, but Beatrice refuses to give up, embarking on a dangerous journey to discover the shocking truth, whatever the cost...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sooooo gooood!

  • By Ann-Marie on 03-03-11

Great Ending

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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: 09-09-15

The story was well constructed and had a great ending...the scenes were very descriptive too.