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  1. The Heat of the Moment: Life and Death Decision-Making From a Firefighter Audiobook The Heat of the Moment: Life and Death Decision-Making From a Firefighter
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  2. Supermarket Audiobook Supermarket
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  3. Hinch Yourself Happy: All The Best Cleaning Tips To Shine Your Sink And Soothe Your Soul Audiobook Hinch Yourself Happy: All The Best Cleaning Tips To Shine Your Sink And Soothe Your Soul
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  4. The Missing Sister Audiobook The Missing Sister
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  5. The Salt Path: The uplifting true tale. Now a Sunday Times Bestseller Audiobook The Salt Path: The uplifting true tale. Now a Sunday Times Bestseller
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  6. Best Self: Be You, Only Better Audiobook Best Self: Be You, Only Better
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  7. The Energy Codes: The 7-Step System to Awaken Your Spirit, Heal Your Body, and Live Your Best Life Audiobook The Energy Codes: The 7-Step System to Awaken Your Spirit, Heal Your Body, and Live Your Best Life
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  8. Educated: The international bestselling memoir Audiobook Educated: The international bestselling memoir
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  9. The Overstory: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Audiobook The Overstory: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018
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  10. The Half-God of Rainfall Audiobook The Half-God of Rainfall
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Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook Audiobook

Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook

Author: Stassi Schroeder Narrator: Stassi Schroeder Release Date: April 2019

Discover how to embrace your best basic self in this laugh-out-loud funny guidebook from the breakout star of Bravo's hit reality show Vanderpump Rules, perfect for fans of the relatable and entertaining books by The Betches and Andi Dorfman. Millions of Vanderpump Rules viewers and podcast listeners know Stassi Schroeder as a major defender of Basic Bitch rights. There's nothing more boring than people who take themselves too seriously or think that you have to be pretentious to be cool. Stassi champions the things that many of us are afraid to love publicly for fear of being labeled basic: lattes, pugs, bubbly cocktails, millennial pink, #OOTD (outfit of the day, obvs), astrology, hot dogs, the perfect pair of Louboutins, romantic comedies...the list goes on and on. This book is for people tired of pretending they would rather see a Daniel Day-Lewis movie about sewing or read War and Peace than watch a Saw marathon or read...well, this book! In Next Level Basic, the reality star, podcast queen, and ranch dressing expert gives you hilarious and pointed lessons on how to have fun and celebrate yourself, with exclusive stories from her own life and on the set of Vanderpump Rules. From her very public breakups to her most intimate details about her plastic surgery, Stassi shares her own personal experiences with her trademark honesty—all with the hope you can learn something from them.

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Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-up Years Audiobook

Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-up Years

Author: Cathy Guisewite Narrator: Anna Guisewite, Cathy Guisewite Release Date: April 2019

From the creator of the iconic 'Cathy' comic strip comes her first collection of funny, wise, poignant, and incredibly honest essays about being a woman in what she lovingly calls 'the panini generation.' As the creator of 'Cathy,' Cathy Guisewite found her way into the hearts of readers more than forty years ago, and has been there ever since. Her hilarious and deeply relatable look at the challenges of womanhood in a changing world became a cultural touchstone for women everywhere. Now Guisewite returns with her signature wit and warmth in this debut essay collection about another time of big transition, when everything starts changing and disappearing without permission: aging parents, aging children, aging self stuck in the middle. With her uniquely wry and funny admissions and insights, Guisewite unearths the humor and horror of everything from the mundane (trying to introduce her parents to TiVo and facing four decades' worth of unorganized photos) to the profound (finding a purpose post-retirement, helping parents downsize their lives, and declaring freedrom from all those things that hold us back). No longer confined to the limits of four comic panels, Guisewite holds out her hand in prose form and becomes a reassuring companion for those on the threshold of 'what happens next.' Heartfelt and humane and always cathartic, Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault is ideal reading for mothers, daughters, and anyone who is caught somewhere in between.

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The News Quiz: Series 98: The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show Audiobook

The News Quiz: Series 98: The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show

Author: Bbc Radio 4 Narrator: , Andy Hamilton, Hugo Rifkind, Miles Jupp, Nish Kumar, Zoe Lyons Release Date: April 2019

The complete 98th series from the long-running topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, hosted by Miles Jupp. Eight more episodes featuring a panel of comedy guests who trawl through news stories big and small to provide comedy, commentary, irony and irreverence. Guests include; Hugo Rifkind, Zoe Lyons, Andy Hamilton, Lucy Porter, Susan Calman and Desiree Burch. Each week, the panellists discuss the week's top stories including Vladimir Putin's suggestion to log off from the world wide web, Theresa May's return to Brussels to discuss the backstop, and the Polar Vortex. Produced by Richard Morris

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Victoria Wood: From Soup to Nuts Audiobook

Victoria Wood: From Soup to Nuts

Author: Victoria Wood Narrator: Rebecca Front, Victoria Wood Release Date: April 2019

Rebecca Front presents this two-part look back at Victoria Wood's stand-up and songs using her own archives and tapes - including never-before-heard material Victoria Wood was a comedian, actress and all-round national treasure. She wrote and starred in countless sketches, plays, musicals, films and sitcoms over four decades, winning numerous awards, and her work remains timeless to this day. With her perceptive observational humour, she made the everyday and mundane hilarious - but how did she do it? In this BBC Radio 4 documentary, Rebecca Front uses Victoria Wood's personal rehearsal recordings, rare live performances and behind-the-scenes footage to reveal some of her comedy tricks and techniques. We hear about her instinctive sense of rhythm, amazing rhyming ability and unerring knack for finding the perfect word to make a sentence sing, and learn how she honed her unique talent to become one of Britain's favourite funny women. With unprecedented access to Victoria's own boxes of battered cassette tapes, this programme is a shameless chance to hear some wonderful stand-up comedy, characters and songs, mixed with a look back at what made her so funny and so universally loved. Executive Producer: Geoff Posner Produced by David Tyler A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog Audiobook

Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog

Author: Dave Barry Narrator: Dave Barry Release Date: April 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author Dave Barry reads his latest book on how he learned to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike for mankind) to "Don't Stop Having Fun" (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that performs in parades—and even Obama's inauguration), Dave navigates his later years with good humor and grace. Lucy teaches Dave how to live in the present, how to let go of daily grievances, and how to feel good in your own skin. The lessons are drawn from Dave's routine humiliations and stream-of-consciousness accounts of the absurdities of daily life, which will leave readers heaving with laughter and recognition. Laugh-out-loud hilarious, whether he's trying to "Pay Attention to the People You Love" (even when your brain is not listening) or deciding to "Let Go of Your Anger," Dave Barry's Lessons From Lucy is a witty and wise guide to joyous living.

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A Woman First: First Woman: A Memoir Audiobook

A Woman First: First Woman: A Memoir

Author: Selina Meyer Narrator: Selina Meyer Release Date: April 2019

The long-awaited memoir of her tumultuous year in office, A Woman First: First Woman is an intimate first-person account of the public and private lives of Selina Meyer, America's first woman president. Known and beloved throughout the world as a vocal and fearless advocate for adult literacy, fighting AIDS, our military families, and as a stalwart champion of the oppressed, especially the long-suffering people of Tibet, President Meyer is considered one of the world's most notable people. In her own words, she reveals the innermost workings of the world's most powerful office, sharing previous secret details along with her own personal feelings about the historic events of her time. In A Woman First: First Woman, President Selina Meyer tells the story of her times the way that only she could, Readers will gain new insights not only into Meyer herself but also the mechanics of governing and the many colorful personalities in Meyer's orbit, including world leaders and her devoted cadre of allies and aides, many of them already familiar to the American people.

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Moving Foreword: Real Introductions to Totally Made-Up Books Audiobook

Moving Foreword: Real Introductions to Totally Made-Up Books

Author: Jon Chattman Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: April 2019

A great foreword is more than just a few pages of self-indulgent frippery that comes before a book. A great foreword adds zest. It sets the stage for the page turner you're about to open, and perhaps even puts you in the locked room where a mystery happens or in the high-button shoes of a year gone by. A great foreword-sometimes-is even better than the book it precedes. So why not skip the boring actual-book part? Moving Foreword is a collection of introductions to imaginary books, written by real celebrities, comedians, musicians, and other writers with something to say. With a real foreword by Rainn Wilson, this book offers a no-holds-barred cacophony of laugh-out-loud funny, poignant, and thought-provoking writing that tackles everything from politics to pop culture, true crime to trout fishing, and Star Wars to skin flicks.

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Humor Deeper Than A Holler Audiobook

Humor Deeper Than A Holler

Author: Gary Mcpherson, Lucius Mccray Narrator: Chad Bowar Release Date: April 2019

Enjoy another down-home anthology of humor, misadventure, and common-sense country insight. Travel from the farm to the city and the mountains to the coast. Join Lucius as he crosses paths with cabin loving bears and beer loving motorcycle enthusiasts. Follow his coastal escapades as he ponders tourists, encounters coed minstrels, and outruns a Carolina hurricane. Contemplate with our hillbilly as he experiences a first-hand miracle and tangles with specters and spooks. Carolina laughter and a few thrills await.

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The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit Audiobook

The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit

Author: Ayser Salman Narrator: Ayser Salman Release Date: March 2019

An Immigrant Love-Hate Story of What it Means to Be American You know that feeling of being at the wrong end of the table? Like you’re at a party but all the good stuff is happening out of earshot (#FOMO)? That’s life—especially for an immigrant. What happens when a shy, awkward Arab girl with a weird name and an unfortunate propensity toward facial hair is uprooted from her comfortable (albeit fascist-regimed) homeland of Iraq and thrust into the cold, alien town of Columbus, Ohio—with its Egg McMuffins, Barbie dolls, and kids playing doctor everywhere you turned? This is Ayser Salman’s story. First comes Emigration, then Naturalization, and finally Assimilation—trying to fit in among her blonde-haired, blue-eyed counterparts, and always feeling left out. On her journey to Americanhood, Ayser witnesses a blowjob at pre-kindergarten daycare, breaks one of her parents’ rules (“Thou shalt not participate as an actor in the school musical where a male cast member rests his head in thy lap”), and other things good Muslim Arab girls are not supposed to do. And, after the 9/11 attacks, she experiences the isolation of being a Muslim in her own country. It takes hours of therapy, fifty-five rounds of electrolysis, and some ill-advised romantic dalliances for Ayser to grow into a modern Arab American woman who embraces her cultural differences. Part memoir and part how-not-to guide, The Wrong End of the Table is everything you wanted to know about Arabs but were afraid to ask, with chapters such as “Tattoos and Other National Security Risks,” “You Can’t Blame Everything on Your Period; Sometimes You’re Going to Be a Crazy Bitch: and Other Advice from Mom,” and even an open letter to Trump. This is the story of every American outsider on a path to find themselves in a country of beautiful diversity.

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Domestic Science: Series 1 and 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy Audiobook

Domestic Science: Series 1 and 2: The BBC Radio 4 comedy

Author: Festival Of The Spoken Nerd Narrator: Helen Arney, Matt Parker, Steve Mould Release Date: March 2019

Get ready to enjoy both series 1 and 2 of the heady combination of maths, science and comedy that is Domestic Science. Featuring Matt Parker, Steve Mould and Helen Arney as Festival of the Spoken Nerd, these 8 episodes use stand-up, songs and experiments to investigate the world around us with a level of scientific accuracy not normally found in your average comedy series. If you've ever pondered where the mint in your toothpaste really comes from, or wondered what The Hot Chocolate Effect is, then come explore and play along at home. The team also investigate everything from radioactive bananas and musical bicycle tyres to assisting you with mathematically efficient sock storage and how to host your very own static electricity party. UK science comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd created this truly experimental radio show for BBC Radio 4, alongside appearances on BBC2's QI and sharing stages at the Hammersmith Apollo and Royal Albert Hall with comedian Robin Ince, Professor Brian Cox and Commander Chris Hadfield. They toured their most recent stand-up science show to over 50,000 curious nerds (and non-nerds) and have accumulated millions of views on YouTube for their stand-up maths, songs and science explanations.

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A Normal...Family, Life, Love, Imagination & Nature: The BBC Radio 4 stand up shows Audiobook

A Normal...Family, Life, Love, Imagination & Nature: The BBC Radio 4 stand up shows

Author: Henry Normal Narrator: Henry Normal Release Date: March 2019

Henry Normal uses poetry, storytelling and comedy to tackle big subjects with his trademark humour. This collection includes five of his funny and moving BBC Radio 4 shows: A Normal Family is centred around Henry's son, Johnny, who was diagnosed with autism. Through stand-up and poetry, Henry explores what this means for Johnny, for himself, and for his wife, Angela. A Normal Life continues to draw on Henry's experiences of bringing up a child with autism, and tackles the subjects of life, death, loneliness, loss, human frailty and other classic conversation stoppers. A Normal Love sees Henry explore love, romance and other unreasonable expectations. A Normal Imagination looks at the reasons why humans create. A Normal Nature is an exploration of unsung nature, from the point of view of a busy urban human. These extended episodes include material never broadcast on the radio. 'It's a rare and lovely thing: half an hour of radio that stops you short, gently demands your attention and then wipes your tears away while you have to have a little sit down' - The Guardian A Normal Life was awarded a Silver ARIA for Best Comedy/Entertainment production at the 2017 Radio Academy Awards. Written and performed by Henry Normal. Produced by Carl Cooper. A BBC Studios Production.

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Women Talking About Cars: Series 1-3 Audiobook

Women Talking About Cars: Series 1-3

Author: Victoria Coren Mitchell Narrator: Victoria Coren Mitchell Release Date: March 2019

Victoria Coren Mitchell meets some fascinating women to explore the journeys they have made in the cars that they have known - and the sorts of things they shout in traffic. Hear what Dawn wrote on the back of her first car; find out which comedian totalled her beloved Cortina; and discover the advantages of the refrigerated glove compartment. Sarah Millican describes a traffic jam that lead to some desperate measures, Sheila Hancock explains how the trick of getting older is actually to speed up, and Jo Brand recounts how her car became an impromptu counselling couch for comedians (and when you shouldn't risk a roadside wee). Plus you can find out what no driving test examiner should ever say to a successful candidate. With guests including Dawn French, Germaine Greer, Sarah Millican, Olivia Coleman, Sheila Hancock, Jo Brand, Esther Rantzen and Claudia Winkleman. Produced by Gareth Edwards. A BBC Studios production.

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