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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (12,907 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, Susan M. Heim Narrator: Bruce Jenner, Mel Foster, Tanya Eby Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2011 ISBN: 9781455812325
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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandy (WI girl at heart) | 2/20/2014

    " for a 1st book type of "chicken soup..." it was just OK. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maureen | 2/19/2014

    " Enjoyed this and helps a person deal with life easier if they apply the principles of the book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Louise Sørensen | 2/13/2014

    " It's a bit too feel-good and too mushy and americanized, but very cute. Not something you read from beginning till end, but a couple of stories whenever you feel like it "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Samantha | 2/8/2014

    " Loved it can't wait to read the rest of them xxx "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jamie Kay | 2/6/2014

    " i used to read these stories to my campers at bed-time. they are short, but positive...great for settling down tired, but rowdy girls. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heba Friday | 1/27/2014

    " Amazing Series, changing lives books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Linda | 1/26/2014

    " comforting and full of wisdom "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gardavson | 1/10/2014

    " I enjoyed these short stories, tales from peoples lives. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marie Woznicki-likavec | 1/9/2014

    " Great read when I'm feeling I deserve more than I get. Reminders that I really get a lot more than I deserve. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deanie Humphrys-Dunne | 12/10/2013

    " This is a fine book. it's uplifting and inspiring. I'd recommend it for everyone. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Huda | 12/5/2013

    " The book contain of too much unbelievable stories ! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Virginia Davis | 11/23/2013

    " All of these are uplifting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angela | 11/2/2013

    " I can't recall when I read this little gem, but I remember liking (and crying) at several of the little stories. I think the collections from this first one on out have gotten a bit excessive, but this first collection was good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Arun | 10/29/2013

    " Do you want to get inspired? Read this collection of stories by Jack Canfield. He brings together 101 real-life accounts that brought success to many people. The beauty of this anthology is that all are non-fictional. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Majid Nobles | 10/23/2013

    " This is an inspirational book for people from all walks of life. I enjoyed reading every anecdote in its pages. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jannah | 10/14/2013

    " Human nature. I love the stories! :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keirra | 9/27/2013

    " A nice pick me up. I have five different editions. I read through them super fast the first time. Now I pick them up occationally when the mood strikes me. It is like chicken soup for the soul...gives you a warm fuzzy feeling. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pablito | 7/24/2013

    " Sopa de pollo para el alma es un libro muy tierno y bastante inspirador. Lo que me gusto mas era la variedad de cuentos de los que trata del amor, la amistad, ser padre o maestro, etc. Bueno, no todos los cuentos me inspiraron pero sobre todo es un libro muy lindo y lo recomendaria. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sindhu | 6/17/2013

    " i only remember the girl whose arm was bitten off by a shark, didn't she get a nickelodeon kid's choice award later? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Diah | 5/22/2013

    " Very good. I am addicted to the series ;) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sunny | 4/29/2013

    " Went thru a box of Kleenex with this one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dieu Linh Nguyen | 2/24/2013

    " What can I say? I never thought that there was a kind of chicken soup for souls, but the book proved me wrong. It's amazingly meaningful to read. This should be read by every single soul in the world, I believe. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Dodde Stark | 2/7/2013

    " The first one was different at the time and inspiring. I haven't read any others. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Isabelle | 2/5/2013

    " This is a really good books, by other young kids, it has sad funny, shocking, and exciting stories in it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alice | 1/5/2013

    " Highly Recommended as the entree to all the Chicken Soup books! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Catherine | 10/9/2012

    " I read this back before there was an entire line of these books--I think, in fact there were only two or three volumes of general stories. They weren't bad, but the explosion of so many types of these books depresses me in the same way that seeing children clamoring for Barney does. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adam Bricker | 3/16/2012

    " Really inspiring. Just read a story or two and your mood lifts instantly. I was impressed. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cara | 2/6/2012

    " I like this and all the Chicken Soup books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debbie Langley | 10/17/2011

    " Short uplifting stories worth a read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael | 9/16/2011

    " Yeah, it's cheesy but this is a pretty touching, inspiring book at times. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Chris Burks | 7/20/2011

    " Starts out promising then goes down hill. A bit of a book written for an audience who need a simple cheesy pick-me-up. I would not recommend this. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Suzy | 7/13/2011

    " All of these chicken soup book are inspirational. "

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About the Author
Author Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield is the cocreator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers and has received international recognition. An internationally renowned corporate trainer, keynote speaker, and popular radio and TV talk show guest, ha is also the CEO of the Canfield Training Group and the founder of the Transformational Leadership Council. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

About the Narrators

Bruce Jenner won the gold medal in the 1976 Olympic decathlon with a record-breaking 8,634 points, earning him the title of Worlds Greatest Athlete. He has since made many appearances on primetime television, commentated for various sports broadcasts, and hosted his own health show. Now he is best known for appearing on the popular E! Network show Keeping up with the Kardashians.

Mel Foster is a prolific audiobook narrator, having read dozens of titles throughout his career. He is the recipient of the prestigious Audie Award, as well as the AudioFile Earphones Award. A former advertising agency executive who used to record test tracks for commercials, his narration career was born out of encouragement from his clients who would often say, “why are we hiring someone else? I like this guy.”

Tanya Eby is a narrator and novelist who has narrated more than fifty New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, earning two AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has a BA in English language and literature from Grand Valley State University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with her children.