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  1. People of Abandoned Character Audiobook People of Abandoned Character
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  2. Box 88 Audiobook Box 88
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  3. Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE Audiobook Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE
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  4. A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis Audiobook A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis
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  5. Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books Audiobook Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books
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  6. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future Audiobook A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future
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  7. The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller Audiobook The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller
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  8. The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger Audiobook The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger
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  9. Us Three Audiobook Us Three
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  10. Grown-Ups Audiobook Grown-Ups
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More Than a Woman Audiobook

More Than a Woman

Author: Caitlin Moran Narrator: Caitlin Moran Release Date: September 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. A decade ago, Caitlin Moran thought she had it all figured out. Her instant bestseller How to Be a Woman was a game-changing take on feminism, the patriarchy, and the general ‘hoo-ha’ of becoming a woman. Back then, she firmly believed ‘the difficult bit’ was over, and her forties were going to be a doddle. If only she had known: when middle age arrives, a whole new bunch of tough questions need answering. Why isn’t there such a thing as a ‘Mum Bod’? How did sex get boring? What are men really thinking? Where did all that stuff in the kitchen drawers come from? Can feminists have Botox? Why has wine turned against you? How can you tell the difference between a Teenage Micro-Breakdown, and The Real Thing? Has feminism gone too far? And, as always, WHO’S LOOKING AFTER THE CHILDREN? Now with ageing parents, teenage daughters, a bigger bum and a To-Do list without end, Caitlin Moran is back with More Than A Woman: a guide to growing older, a manifesto for change, and a celebration of all those middle-aged women who keep the world turning. © Caitlin Moran 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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OK, Let's Do Your Stupid Idea Audiobook

OK, Let's Do Your Stupid Idea

Author: Patrick Freyne Narrator: Patrick Freyne Release Date: September 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Patrick Freyne has tried a lot of stupid ideas in his life. Now, in his scintillating debut, he is here to tell you about them: like the time (aged 5) he opened a gate and let a horse out of its field, just to see what would happen; or the time (aged 19) he jumped out of a plane for charity, even though he didn't much care about the charity and was sure he'd end up dead; or the time (aged old enough to know better) he used a magazine as a funnel for fuel when the petrol cap on his band's van broke. He has also learned a few things: about the power of group song; about the beauty of physically caring for another human being; about childlessness; about losing friends far too young. Life as seen through the eyes of Patrick Freyne is stranger, funnier and a lot more interesting than life as we generally know it. Like David Sedaris or Nora Ephron, he creates an environment all his own - fundamentally comic, sometimes moving, always deeply humane. OK, Let's Do Your Stupid Idea is a joyous reading experience from an instantly essential new writer. © Patrick Freyne 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx Audiobook

God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx

Author: Desus, Mero Narrator: Desus, Mero Release Date: September 2020

"Desus & Mero are smarter and funnier than everyone writing books."-Shea Serrano "I will never write anything as hilarious as they have. I give up."-Malcolm Gladwell "These motherf***ers make me laugh until I choke."-Jia Tolentino   A wild, hilarious guide to life from the hosts of the hit late-night show Desus & Mero and the Bodega Boys podcast   Who could have predicted that, after a fateful meeting in a Bronx summer school in the 1990s, Desus & Mero would turn their friendship into an empire of talking to each other. And it's no surprise-tuning in to them is like listening to the funniest, smartest people you know dissect a topic and then light it on fire. Now they've written the most essential guide to life of this century*, in which all the important questions are asked: How do I talk to my kids about drugs if I do them, too? What are the ethics of ghosting in a relationship? How do I bet on sports? How should I behave in jail? How much is too much to spend on sneakers? Is porn really that bad for me?   As they put it: "We want to share all we've learned, after years in the Bronx streets, with you: the people. So with a lifetime spent building up a plethora of information from trials and tribulations and a handful of misdemeanors, we decided to write this book-a sequel to the Bible, or maybe to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,depending on how big a nerd you are. Let this book be your North Star."   *NO REFUNDS

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Ask Me What's for Dinner One More Time: Inappropriate Thoughts on Motherhood Audiobook

Ask Me What's for Dinner One More Time: Inappropriate Thoughts on Motherhood

Author: Meredith Masony Narrator: Meredith Masony Release Date: September 2020

From the founder of That's Inappropriate—one of the most popular parenting blogs on the web—comes a hilarious, genuine, and relatable essay collection on the ups and downs of motherhood. Meredith Masony founded That's Inappropriate in 2014 as an innocent and humorous way to chronicle her chaotic days as a working mom, child wrangler, and busy wife. It soon evolved into a massive, dynamic community of parents—now nearly three million strong—brought together by their shared belief that parenthood and marriage don't have to be perfect. Now, in Ask Me What's for Dinner One More Time, Meredith shares her collection of witty essays on the universal frustrations of being a mom in today's world, presenting her laugh-out-loud perspective on sex, aging, anxiety, friendship, and much more. Perfect for fans of Jenny Lawson, Laura Clery, and Jen Mann, these essays provide laughter, relief, validation, and "a metaphorical hug for all of those moments you spend crying on your bathroom floor, thinking that you are failing at the hardest job on the planet."

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The Space Between: Chaos. Questions. Magic. Welcome to your twenties. Audiobook

The Space Between: Chaos. Questions. Magic. Welcome to your twenties.

Author: Michelle Andrews, Zara Mcdonald Narrator: Michelle Andrews, Zara Mcdonald Release Date: September 2020

There's this weird gap in life that's fuelled by cheap tacos and even cheaper tequila - also known as our twenties. It's a specific limbo of being suspended between being a teenager and a Proper Adult, and though it's wildly confusing, often lonely, sometimes embarrassing and frequently daunting, there's also a whole lot of magic to be found in the chaos. It's a time when we're finding our own voices, cementing our relationships and starting to fulfil our big ambitions (or simply just working out what they are). Michelle Andrews and Zara McDonald, creators of the award-winning pop culture podcast Shameless, are two of the many twentysomething women trying to make sense of it all. They definitely don't have all the answers but they know that mapping out our place in the world is a little bit easier when we do it together. Brimming with wit and unflinching honesty, here are their stories and personal puzzles about life as twentysomethings: from heartbreak and mental health challenges to overcoming career setbacks and letting go of fear. (Not forgetting the deeper meaning behind the state of their fridges and why it's so damn good to ghost out of a friend's party.) Join Zara and Michelle as they navigate their journeys between the women they are now and who they want to be. You just might find tiny pieces of yourself in the space between the first page and the last.

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An Atlas of Extinct Countries: The Remarkable (and Occasionally Ridiculous) Stories of 48 Nations th Audiobook

An Atlas of Extinct Countries: The Remarkable (and Occasionally Ridiculous) Stories of 48 Nations th

Author: Gideon Defoe Narrator: Ben Allen Release Date: September 2020

Prisoners of Geography meets Bill Bryson: a funny, fascinating, beautifully illustrated – and timely – history of countries that, for myriad and often ludicrous reasons, no longer exist. ‘Countries are just daft stories we tell each other. They’re all equally implausible once you get up close’ Countries die. Sometimes it’s murder, sometimes it’s by accident, and sometimes it’s because they were so ludicrous they didn’t deserve to exist in the first place. Occasionally they explode violently. A few slip away almost unnoticed. Often the cause of death is either ‘got too greedy’ or ‘Napoleon turned up’. Now and then they just hold a referendum and vote themselves out of existence.   This is an atlas of nations that fell off the map. The polite way of writing an obituary is: dwell on the good bits, gloss over the embarrassing stuff. This book fails to do that. And that is mainly because most of these dead nations (and a lot of the ones that are still alive) are so weird or borderline nonsensical that it’s impossible to skip the embarrassing stuff. The life stories of the sadly deceased involve a catalogue of chancers, racists, racist chancers, conmen, madmen, people trying to get out of paying tax, mistakes, lies, stupid schemes and General Idiocy. Because of this – and because treating nation states with too much respect is the entire problem with pretty much everything – these accounts are not fussed about adding to all the earnest flag saluting in the world, however nice some of the flags are.

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You Can Keep That to Yourself: A Comprehensive List of What Not to Say to Black People, for Well-Int Audiobook

You Can Keep That to Yourself: A Comprehensive List of What Not to Say to Black People, for Well-Int

Author: Adam Smyer Narrator: Donald Faison Release Date: September 2020

At long last, a much-needed guidebook for well-intentioned people of pallor on what not to say to their African American 'friends.' Greetings, well-intentioned person of pallor. Your good intentions used to be enough. But in these diverse and divisive times, some people would hold you accountable for your actions. You were not raised for such unfairness. You need help. And help you now have. Let Daquan--that black coworker you are referring to when you claim to have black friends--help you navigate perilous small talk with African Americans with this handy field guide. This portable bit of emotional labor puts at your fingertips a tabbed and alphabetized list of things not to say to black people. Finally! How to use: Keep this handbook close. Whenever you are confronted with an African American and you feel compelled to blurt out an observation about her hair or to liken your Tesla lease to slavery, ask for a moment to consult this reference. She'll wait. If the keen insight you want to share is listed herein, You Can Keep That to Yourself. It truly is that easy!

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A Cry from the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land Audiobook

A Cry from the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land

Author: P. J. O'rourke Narrator: L.J. Ganser Release Date: September 2020

In a time of chaos, the #1 New York Times bestselling political humorist asks his fellow Americans to take it down a notch. Is there an upside to being woke (and unable to get back to sleep)? If we license dentists, why don't we license politicians? Is your juicer sending fake news to your FitBit about what's in your refrigerator? The legendary P. J. O'Rourke addresses these questions and more in this hilarious new collection of essays about our nation's propensity for anger and perplexity, which includes such gems as 'An Inaugural Address I'd Like to Hear' (Ask not what your country can do for you, ask how I can get the hell out of here) and 'Sympathy vs. Empathy,' which contemplates whether it's better to hold people's hands or bust into their heads. Also included is a handy quiz to find out where you stand on the Coastals vs. Heartlanders spectrum. From the author of Parliament of Whores, None of My Business, and other modern classics, this is a smart look at the current state of these United States, and a plea to everyone to take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy a few good laughs.

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Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black Audiobook

Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black

Author: Dr. Boulé Whytelaw Iii, Nels Abbey Narrator: Nels Abbey Release Date: September 2020

'Hilarious . . . This original approach to discussing race is funny, intellectual and timely' Independent 'Cutting!! This book rewarded me with dark, dry chuckles on every page' Reni Eddo-Lodge By following the White Man Commandments - namely, that winning justifies anything and everything - you too can achieve success beyond your capabilities. With lessons on the value of shock and awe, putting compassion on the back-burner and pretending racism doesn't exist, Think Like a White Man teaches you how to understand, overcome and overthrow the White Man in the whiter-shade-of-pale world of work. 'I really can't think of any comedian, satirist or journalist (with a sense of humour) that has made me laugh out so loud and be so stimulated intellectually at the same time. No messing people, Nels Abbey has written the most original book ever . . . It takes hold of your cerebral cortex then grabs your funny bone, and it doesn't let go until the very end. Honestly. Even the appendices shine with brilliance. What kind of book is this? I don't know. Just read it and see how difficult it is to put the label on the work of a true mastermind' Benjamin Zephaniah 'Hilariously captures the realities of working in corporate spaces . . . although lighthearted in tone, he approaches the topic with a level of care and understanding that allows readers to engage beyond the satire and confront the ways in which they navigate the workspace' Trench

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Astro-Guide für das 21. Jahrhundert - Mit den Astro Poets verstehen, wie die Sternzeichen ticken (Un Audiobook

Astro-Guide für das 21. Jahrhundert - Mit den Astro Poets verstehen, wie die Sternzeichen ticken (Un

Author: Alex Dimitrov, Dorothea Lasky Narrator: Oliver Erwin Schönfeld, Vanida Karun Release Date: September 2020

Mit ihren knackigen, poetischen und humorvollen Tweets haben die Astro Poets die Astrologie ins 21. Jahrhundert geholt und sich eine riesige internationale Fangemeinde erschrieben. Nun beantworten die beiden Fragen wie: Haben Sie sich jemals gefragt, warum Ihr Zwillinge-Freund endlos reden kann? Lohnt es sich um zwei Uhr morgens noch auf die große WhatsApp-Liebeserklärung von Ihrem Skorpion-Schwarm zu warten? (Spoiler: Wohl eher nicht.) Wie können Sie Ihre Stier-Freundin mal wieder dazu animieren, mit Ihnen tanzen zu gehen? Oder was sollten Sie am besten tun, wenn Ihr nah am Wasser gebauter Krebs-Freund Hilfe bei seinem verrückten Waage-Boss braucht? Diese Einführung in die zwölf Sternzeichen macht nicht nur dem interessierten Anfänger den Einstieg in die moderne Sterndeutung leicht, sondern hält auch für den fortgeschrittenen Astro-Spezi viele unterhaltsame Details bereit.

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Aufzeichnungen eines Schnitzeljägers (Ungekürzt) Audiobook

Aufzeichnungen eines Schnitzeljägers (Ungekürzt)

Author: Bernhard Hoecker Narrator: Bernhard Hoecker Release Date: September 2020

Wandern ist out, Geocaching ist in! Geocaching ist die moderne Schnitzeljagd: Ausgerüstet mit dem GPS-Gerät werden querfeldein die verschlüsselten Koordinaten geknackt, um den Cache zu heben. Caches sind wasserdichte Tupperdosen - als Schätze in Wäldern verscharrt, in Seen versenkt oder unter Parkbänke geklebt. Jede freie Minute widmet sich Bernhard Hoecker der geheimnisvollen Schatzsuche. Mit viel Humor erzählt er von seinen außergewöhnlichen Abenteuern und erklärt alles, was man über Geocaching wissen muss.

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Bekenntnisse eines Nachtsportlers (Gekürzt) Audiobook

Bekenntnisse eines Nachtsportlers (Gekürzt)

Author: Wigald Boning Narrator: Wigald Boning Release Date: September 2020

Auf seine unverwechselbare Art erzählt Wigald Boning von seinen skurrilen Trainingserlebnissen und ungewöhnlichen Trainingsmethoden, berichtet von heroischen Kämpfen mit dem inneren Schweinehund, versieht das Ganze mit Tipps für Sportler und Möchtegern-Sportler und bietet vor allem eins: Amüsement.

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