Summary & Analysis of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by ZIP Reads ***UPDATED SINCE THE CAPTURE OF THE GOLDEN STATE KILLER!*** In her chilling and exhaustive true crime memoir, Michelle McNamara traces the trail of the Golden State Killer–a man who viciously raped and murdered dozens of people in California more than 40 years […]
Summary & Analysis of Factfulness by ZIP Reads Hans Rosling challenges everything you thought you knew about the world in his groundbreaking book, Factfulness. Think you know what percent of the world is vaccinated? Or many people have access to electricity? Rosling proves that whatever you think, you’re most likely wrong. Learn how to fight […]
Fractured Not Broken by Michelle Weidenbenner Fractured Not Broken is a true story of loss, faith, and a rare love that only happens in nonfiction. In a sweeping narrative and heart-wrenching story, Kelly exposes the truth about what happened after a drunk driver rendered her a quadriplegic. She shares how she found her way back—through […]
Great Horned Owlets Rescue by Cheryl Aguiar Cheryl Aguiar has a strong connection with wildlife and a great love for exploring nature. This is the story of how she gains the trust of one of Mother Nature’s most magnificent and mysterious creatures…the Great Horned Owl. These majestic birds known as raptors have a reputation of […]
Summary & Analysis of The Culture Code by ZIP Reads What are the three secret ingredients to a winning team? Here’s a hint: talent isn’t one of them. Author Daniel Coyle shares his secrets to creating a successful organizational culture. Drawing from various examples, Coyle shows that everyone–from companies to comedy troupes–can have success with […]
Summary & Analysis of Tribe of Mentors by ZIP Reads Tribe of Mentors is a 600-page tome for the person asking: “What should I do next?” Tim Ferriss collects insights from the world’s most innovative artists, scientists, athletes, and entrepreneurs to help us learn how to treat failure as a foundation to success and find […]
Summary & Analysis of 12 Rules for Life by ZIP Reads 12 Rules for Life is the #1 bestselling non-fiction book on Amazon this month! Renowned professor of psychology Jordan B. Peterson draws from science, tradition, and his varied clinical experience to explain what it takes to live a rich, meaningful life. In this enthralling […]
Sweet Melissa Ignorance is not Bliss by Susan Segovia-Munoz Heroin Addiction-The Lifestyle-The Recovery I’m not a celebrity or a model. I’m not rich or famous. I’m a hooker, a hustler and a junkie. It’s not like I chose this lifestyle but something inside of me took over my entire being. I became reckless and out […]
Heroic Personal Finances by Larry Jones Do you struggle with your personal finances? Are you “shooting from the hip” with your money? Not sure where to begin with your financial plan? Well, look no further. You simply need a guide to show you the way. In this short, 70-page book, author Larry Jones gives you a […]
Do you wish you were in leadership? Or are you frustrated with being in leadership? Why does leadership suck? It sucks because real leadership is hard and requires selfless service. It sucks because the buck stops here, meaning it is ultimately the leader’s responsibility to deal with all of the crap. It requires less effort […]
The audiobook business is still growing. I recommend doing your research on the potential companies. I also suggest getting a sample of their work. If you plan on doing the reading, I would set up a taping session so you can hear how you sound edited. As a growing business, you want a quality and well-established company. Finally, you should negotiate with the company. We sometimes get excited because our book will go public soon and make quick decisions. You have to still treat it as a business and ensure it makes good financial sense. Do the math based on how many books you will need to sell to at least break even. After you pick the company, have fun. It was a great experience to read my own words from a completely different perspective.
Some people get intimidated by the process of home canning. It’s actually a fairly simple procedure. Listening to the directions could help you get a grasp on the steps of the process. Some people learn best from auditory materials.
We’ve been told it makes great listening, especially the stories of real people.
From the darkness of a six by eight foot cell in solitary confinement to the top of the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere, this is the captivating story of one man’s struggle to recover from a troubled past. Charlie is known to his friends as an accomplished mountain climber and entertaining storyteller. Few know […]
This is a very emotional book, and I am happy to say that comes across in the audio version. I was lucky to work with a narrator who put so much of himself into the production of the book. It’s not just that he has an excellent voice, but that he cared so much about getting every detail of the production right.
As an author, it was odd to hear my story – my life, really – coming out of a speaker in someone else’s voice. I forgot about that in the first ten minutes I was listening, though, and just enjoyed the great storytelling Jeff Conwell did.