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Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Mind = Blown, written and read by Matthew Santoro.

Warning: this audiobook will blow your mind.

Matthew Santoro is a fact-filled YouTube sensation. Now comes his first ever book, packed full of trivia, laughs and facts that seem too mind melting to be true.

From video game characters that were based on real people to myths you still believe about space, Santoro brings together the world's most amazing facts in mind-boggling top 10 lists and myth-busting revelations. Did you know that it's illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament? Or that under extreme pressure, peanut butter can be turned into diamonds?

If you like to learn new things and laugh a little while you're at it, you won't believe what you'll discover in Mind = Blown.

Matthew Santoro is a YouTube star whose videos have been viewed more than 500 million times. He is best known for his top 10 lists of strange and surprising facts and his popular series, 50 Things to Blow Your Mind. A former accountant, he won the 2015 Hubub #AcademySocial award as well as the fan vote for the 2015 Shorty Awards YouTube Star of the Year. He lives in Toronto, Canada. Www.youtube.com/MatthewSantoro.

©2016 Matthew Santoro (P)2016 Penguin AudioBooks

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  • Jamie
  • Stinchcombe, United Kingdom
  • 02-10-16

Terrible irritating narration

This is one of those books where the author was a terrible choice for narration. The over the top shouty delivery throughout this book is so frustrating and distracting that's it's near impossible to take in the content. Really not worth it.

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Interesting and worth a listen

Matthew's book is an interesting mix of.facts. It is a book which he has written to build his own brand. But that doesn't distract from it being a worthy addition to your audible library. You will share some of the facts with your family and friends, guaranteed. I couldn't help myself.

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Stop it with the Fan Facts!

Every couple of minutes "Fan Fact, *some fact that may or may not be interesting*, that fact was brought to you by Mr or Misses somebody"... Leave the credits to the end this isn't a YouTube video. Wouldn't recommend.

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worth a listen

this book is great. fun full of facts. will listen to again. handy trivia for dinner table

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i really loved...

i really loved the voice over of Matthew Santoro which i want an option for every book to be read by his voice 😊

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Not organised, left confused.

What did you like best about Mind = Blown? What did you like least?

while I liked the facts, I just couldn't keep listening to it, the fact change category's so fast it was confusing, one minute I am listing to how cows where on said for a silly amount of money (not wanting to give the fact away) the next i'm listening to a "fan fact" that has nothing to do with the fact before it, and then I am brought some where close to the previous facts.

For me it was just too confusing

Would you ever listen to anything by Matthew Santoro again?

Im not sure if I would, based of this book, I don't think I would TBH

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

I like how he seemed enthused bout the facts he was talking about, it really was a god thing IMO.

Was Mind = Blown worth the listening time?

To me sadly no, I had to keep going back over past facts, the jumping from one set of facts to a different one just confused me and broke the fluidity of them

Any additional comments?

To the author of a book, I am sorry I feel this way about your book, and I am sure you spent a lot of time researching the facts, writing them down and even reading them out for the audio book, but alas for me it wasn't a good listen, and I am sorry

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Great facts and we'll explained but you should know, the audiobook misses out the opportunity to display pictures and many if not all the facts are in the authors Youtube channel. I souks recommend watching them or purchasing the print version of the book. Still good though.

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