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The 20th anniversary edition of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul is brimming with even more hope and inspiration - the stories you've always loved, plus bonus stories, plus 20 bonus stories from today's thought leaders.

Twenty years later, Chicken Soup for the Soul continues to open the heart and rekindle the spirit. Celebrate the 20th anniversary with the classic book that inspired millions - reinvigorated with bonus stories of inspiration! You will find hope and inspiration in these 101 heartwarming stories about counting your blessings, thinking positive, and overcoming challenges.

This inspiring edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul is read by Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, Rev. Michael Beckwith, don Miguel Ruiz, Gabrielle Bernstein, MK Asante, Kris Carr, Heidi Krupp, Tory Johnson, Darren Hardy, Eric Handler, Nic Ortner, Mastin Kip, and Lori Deschene.

©2013 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, llc (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Oh dear

Heard a lot if good stuff about this book but very disappointed. Very cheesy stories.

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Inspirational

Fantastically inspirational uplifting stories that help you to realise what life is really all about.

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Good Stories, a bit too Sentimental

Good Stories, but very little practical help and unfortunately far too Sentimental for my liking.

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probably better in print

I listen to books on x1.5 speed. This works for most books nicely. however I get the feeling that with chicken soup for the soul you need to take your time - reread - digest each story - and let it sink in.
don't get me wrong - I liked it and some stories were inspiring and uplifting.
however I do get the feeling it's probably one of those books best consumed with the eyes rather than the ears (especially on fast speed)

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but too cheesy for me

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Only to sloppy friends,bit too much based in financial success,

Has Chicken Soup for the Soul 20th Anniversary Edition put you off other books in this genre?

Yes!

Would you be willing to try another one of the narrators’s performances?

Yes liked his voice

Could you see Chicken Soup for the Soul 20th Anniversary Edition being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

Not for uk market,😛

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Amazing!

So thought provoking and for all ages. Love how it makes you realise how lucky we all are. Thank you

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audible roadrunner guaranteed to glide

this book is energy and practical to integrate as they say encouragement sweetens the labour

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Disappointing

Unlike earlier versions, it seems to lack the substancive nourishment I had come to associate with the series.

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Very heart warming and humbling stories.

Lots of entertaining stories, and life experiences shared. amazing obstacles overcome. inspirational read. Thank you.

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Very Poor and boring

What disappointed you about Chicken Soup for the Soul 20th Anniversary Edition?

Heard a lot about these books over the last 20 years I no know why I never bought one!! boring stories

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-04-18

I got a different point of view!!! Thanks a lot :)

It was my first time to listen to the odio book.
Actually, I'm a bigner to study English. Reading is one of my favorite things. So I tried to learn English reading English books. It's the first book. I really satisfied with this way to read books.

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  • Tammara
  • 24-10-19

Loved this Book

This book was AMAZING! It has changed my life forever more! Thank you to all who hand a hand in this wonderful and necessary project!

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  • Smith
  • 03-07-18

Best book ever !

For everyone to read, an eye opener. Very well done, just wish I had bought it earlier

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  • Tabata C. Alain
  • 05-09-17

Positive and unexpected, for me.

Fulfilling. I gain a new perspective. And became inspired and encouraged. Thank you.

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  • Troy T.
  • 26-12-18

Overrated. Successful because of great marketing.

This book is so successful because of their relentless promotional efforts, they'll tell you that themselves. There were a few inspirational stories but most were mediocre and a few were absurd, such as "My Soul Mate" by Victor Mark Hanson. He divorced his wife of 27 years because he thought he could do better. I cringed while listening to his list of traits for the perfect mate, very shallow. One of the narrators sounded pretentious.

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  • Jeff Redondo
  • 19-04-21

Good stories...needs some better readers.

The stories and lessons are good. It needs some fresher and more relevant stories for today's environment. Better performances would help the stories a lot.

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  • Will gladney
  • 12-03-21

I was sad to note profane words

I am sure many will over look the words that were distasteful to me and that a choice as is mine. I would love to separate the safe stories in a book for readers that choose not to use or read profane words.

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  • Juliana Aparecida Gomes Hughes
  • 28-01-21

Amazing!

Excellent book, Excellent story. An amazing book to lifting life up. I cried, I smiled all the way with all the awesome story here!😍🤩👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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  • RRydell17
  • 28-12-20

Amazing this book should be on everyone's shelf

Is there a way to give this book 6 or maybe 7 Stars??

if not maybe we should make an exception for this one.

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  • Sarge W Ruffin
  • 19-12-20

This is a road map from the brain to the heart.

While listening, I found myself wiping away tears. The child in me still lives on.