Audiobook Review: Atkins For Life

My fifth and final Atkins audiobook review is of Atkins For Life by Dr. Robert C. Atkins. Released in 2003, the book’s subject matter is crystal clear: it’s about doing Atkins for life. Should you listen to it? Read on for my thoughts.

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Audiobook Review: The Atkins 100 Eating Solution

The Atkins 100 Eating Solution: Easy, Low-Carb Living for Everyday Wellness is the latest official book from Atkins about the low-carb lifestyle first brought to the masses 50 years ago by Dr. Robert C. Atkins. The author, Colette Heimowitz, is vice president of nutrition and education at Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. She has more than 25 years of experience as a nutritionist and received her MSc in clinical nutrition from Hunter College of the City University of New York. Moreover, Colette worked alongside Dr. Atkins at his clinical practice in New York, helping thousands of patients. With so many Atkins books available, how does this one stack up? Read on for my thoughts.

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Audiobook Review: Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution

If you’ve been following my recent posts, then you know I’ve been doing Atkins and seeing terrific results because of this lifestyle change. I find it fitting that I decided to get into Atkins in 2022, the 50th anniversary of Dr. Robert C. Atkins’ seminal book that brought the low-carb approach to millions of people the world over. Below is my review of the updated version of Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution, released in 2002. The audiobook, which is what I’m reviewing here, came out in 2004.

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Review: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live At Donington 1996

KISS is set to release the next installment in their popular Off The Soundboard official live bootleg series with KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live At Donington 1996, recorded during the Monsters Of Rock Festival at Donington Park in England on August 17, 1996. But is it any good? Read on for my thoughts.

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Review: Being Barry Manilow

Mark Bezos, left, and Jeff Bezos seen on day two of Summit LA17 in Downtown Los Angeles’s Historic Broadway Theater District on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Last night, CNN aired a one-hour, in-depth interview with Barry Manilow, the 78-year-old pop sensation who has garnered countless hits and millions of fans over the span of nearly 60 years. So, did this profile about “The Showman of Our Generation,” the man who Frank Sinatra said, “He’s next!” when referencing, live up to the iconic star’s blinding luminescence? Read on for my thoughts.

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Audiobook Review: The Atkins Essentials

This year, 2022, is the 50th anniversary of the Atkins Nutritional Approach. First introduced to the world in the wildly popular 1972 book Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution, this healthy lifestyle is still going strong years after its founder, Dr. Robert C. Atkins, passed away. Considering Dr. Atkins wrote nearly 20 books, and there are even more official Atkins books to read, where should you start if you’re new to Atkins and want a solid primer on the topic? I recommend The Atkins Essentials. Read on for my thoughts on this audiobook.

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Remembering Bobby Rydell

In 2016, I had the opportunity to attend Bobby Rydell’s book signing in Philadelphia, interview him a few months later, and then see him perform live in Atlantic City with Frankie Avalon and Fabian, meeting all three after the show. I’m very sorry to hear that Bobby passed away, he was a kind, talented, and positive force in the world of music. He may be gone, but his music will live on. Below you’ll find my interview with Bobby and my review of his live show.

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HALO: Ghosts of Onyx

The Halo live-action series debuted on Paramount+ today! You can watch the first episode of this long-awaited series right now. I look forward to checking it out myself. To get you in the mood, read on for my thoughts on the fourth book in the Halo novel series: Ghosts of Onyx.

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Treachery Times Two by Robert McCaw

Treachery Times Two by Robert McCaw is book four in the Koa Kane Hawaiian Mystery series. Released earlier this year, it is a tightly woven story that takes place in an exotic locale, and it is filled with plenty of danger and drama. Read on for more details.

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Lord of Souls: An Elder Scrolls Novel

The Elder Scrolls is one of the most successful and influential video game series of all time. Greg Keyes was enlisted to expand on the rich lore of the Elder Scrolls universe through two novels: The Infernal City and Lord of Souls. Read on for my thoughts on the audiobook version of Lord of Souls.

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