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  • Ikigai

  • The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
  • By: Héctor García, Francesc Miralles
  • Narrated by: Naoko Mori
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles, read by Noako Mori. Bring meaning and joy to your every day with the internationally best-selling guide to ikigai. The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai - a reason for being; the thing that gets you out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa - the world's longest-living people - finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Though provoking

  • By juozas kasiulis on 24-03-18

Life altering

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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: 11-12-18

Do not read this unless you want a better, more healthier and happier life.

I purchased a print copy while still listening!

  • Differently Morphous

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,418
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,335
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334

A magical serial killer is on the loose, and gelatinous, otherworldly creatures are infesting the English countryside. Which is making life for the Ministry of Occultism difficult, because magic is supposed to be their best kept secret. After centuries in the shadows, the Ministry is forced to unmask, exposing the country's magical history - and magical citizens - to a brave new world of social media, government scrutiny, and public relations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Half Supernatural thriller, half Yes Minister

  • By Anonymous User on 16-03-18

Waited for this...

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Will tell you later if it was worth it, most likely, it was! Loved the previous book, but the first two need new recordings... UPDATE! AMAZING! Like, a WHODUNNIT with MAGIC! and more brilliant is,YOU will never guess who it was until the last few chapters!!! Worth a Read/Listen! Annoyance: the typing effects... made it kill the fantasy a bit...

7 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Will Save the Galaxy for Food

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,137

Space travel just isn't what it used to be. With the invention of Quantum Teleportation, space heroes aren't needed anymore. When one particularly unlucky ex-adventurer masquerades as famous pilot and hate figure Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into an ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. Between space pirates, adorable deadly creatures, and a missing fortune in royalties, saving the universe was never this difficult!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stumbled across this 'plying' beauty

  • By M.Brad on 11-04-17

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Did not want it to end, listened to over and over... A must for anyone with some plying sense of humour!

  • Originals

  • How Non-Conformists Change the World
  • By: Adam Grant, Sheryl Sandberg - foreword
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

The New York Times best-selling author examines how people can drive creative, moral and organisational progress - and how leaders can encourage originality in their organisations. How can we originate new ideas, policies and practices without risking it all? Adam Grant shows how to improve the world by championing novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battling conformity and bucking outdated traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking and implementable

  • By Ex-Ordinary Life on 27-05-17

You should buy this book if...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-09-16

If you are a creative type or a designer or even a programmer of sorts... a very good listen/read.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Journey to the Centre of the Earth

  • By: Jules Verne
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

The adventure begins when a strange Icelandic parchment is uncovered in an old bookstore and reaches a fevered pitch that never lets up as Professor Lidenbrock, his nephew Axel, and their guide, Hans, journey to the centre of the earth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • totally amazing super cool I love axl !!!!!

  • By Diana Edwin on 18-12-16

Awful

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

Reviewed: 06-09-16

Why did this go missing for so long?!, 1 star all round for that.

For those wondering, this is a five star product!

Annoyed I was unable to listen to this for over two months! And not even an update that it was back!