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  1. The Handmaid's Tale Audiobook The Handmaid's Tale
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  2. The Rosie Result Audiobook The Rosie Result
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  3. In at the Deep End Audiobook In at the Deep End
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  4. The Hate U Give Audiobook The Hate U Give
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  5. The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties Audiobook The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
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  6. Best Self: Be You, Only Better Audiobook Best Self: Be You, Only Better
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  7. 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Audiobook 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World
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  8. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit Audiobook The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit
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  9. Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain Audiobook Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain
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  10. The Whisper Man: The chilling must-read thriller of summer 2019 Audiobook The Whisper Man: The chilling must-read thriller of summer 2019
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How to Skimm Your Life Audiobook

How to Skimm Your Life

Author: The Skimm Narrator: Carly Zakin, Danielle Weisberg, Elise Randall Release Date: June 2019

It might seem like everyone you know took secret classes on budgeting, owning their career, and choosing the right wine-and you were sick that day. Enter: How to Skimm Your Life. Covering everything from personal finance, to career, to stress management, global politics, and more, this book breaks down some of the less glamorous parts of being an adult, and answers questions like...   •  "What's the difference between an ETF and a mutual fund?"   •  "How should I negotiate my salary when I'm offered a new job?"   •  "Should I claim standard or itemized deductions on my taxes?"   •  "How should I tip while traveling abroad?"   •  "How do I read the wine list without breaking out a dictionary?" And much more . . . How to Skimm Your Life gives you the information you need to make informed and empowered decisions in your life. Whether you're a recent graduate, looking to make a change, or just want to reset, this book will be time well spent. Includes a PDF of the book's dictionary and additional resources.

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The Bottom of the Pool: Thinking Beyond Your Boundaries to Achieve Extraordinary Results Audiobook

The Bottom of the Pool: Thinking Beyond Your Boundaries to Achieve Extraordinary Results

Author: Andy Andrews Narrator: Andy Andrews Release Date: June 2019

This is how it's done. This is why it's done this way. This is the result you can expect if you do it. These three pieces of information inform a conclusion about every part of each of our lives. Yet it is these three pieces of information that most often set an insidious trap-a trap that has held the imaginations of generations captive to the belief that because they are doing the best they can do, they are accomplishing the best that can be done. And while each of these three statements are true, not one of them is the truth. Dive deeper with bestselling author Andy Andrews as he shares his unique philosophy regarding foundational thinking. Through his unique and captivating storytelling, Andy helps you search for the reality that lies beyond the boundaries established in the name of "best practices," "industry standards," or "the way things are done." For it's at the bottom of the pool that you discover a pathway to extraordinary results that most people in your position do not even know are possible. In an audiobook-exclusive bonus track, producer Gabe Wicks sits down to have a humorous conversation with Andy Andrews, where they discuss writing, characters, and what it means to narrate your own audiobook.

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The Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed Audiobook

The Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

Author: Matthew Futterman Narrator: René Ruiz Release Date: June 2019

'Athletes in any sport stand to learn from Larsen's methods, and Futterman turns in a fluent yarn reminiscent of Plimpton and McPhee.' --Kirkus Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runners . . . the start of his decades-long quest for championships, Olympic glory, and pursuit of 'the epic run.' In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach. Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners, Larsen set out on a decades-long quest to find the secret of running impossibly fast, for longer distances than anyone thought possible. Himself a former farm boy who fell into his track career by accident, Larsen worked through coaching high school, junior college, and college, coaxing talented runners away from more traditional sports as the running craze was in its infancy in the 60's and 70's. On the arid trails and windy roads of California, Larsen relentlessly sought the 'secret sauce' of speed and endurance that would catapult American running onto the national stage. Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey, and his quest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners (elite and recreational) to breakthroughs never imagined. New York Times Deputy Sports Editor Matthew Futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse of the science behind human running, as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love-affair with the sport. The result is a narrative that will speak to every runner, a story of Larsen's triumphs--from high school cross-country meets to the founding of the cult-favorite 70's running group, the Jamul Toads, from national championships to his long tenure as head coach at UCLA, and from the secret training regimen of world champion athletes like Larsen's protégé, American Meb Keflezighi, to victories at the New York and Boston Marathons as well as the Olympics. Running to the Edge is a page-turner . . . a relentless crusade to run faster, farther.

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Things My Son Needs to Know About The World Audiobook

Things My Son Needs to Know About The World

Author: Fredrik Backman Narrator: Santino Fontana Release Date: June 2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Things My Son Needs to Know by Fredrik Backman. 'You can be whatever you want to be, but that's nowhere near as important as knowing that you can be exactly who you are' Things My Son Needs To Know About The World is a tender and funny series of letters from a father to his son about one of life's most daunting experiences: parenthood. In between the sleep-obsessed lows and oxytocin-fuelled highs, Backman takes a step back to share his own experience of fatherhood and how he navigates such unchartered territory. Part memoir, part manual, part love letter to his son, this book relays the big and the small lessons in life. As he watches his son take his first steps into the world, he teaches him how to navigate both love and IKEA and tries to explain why, sometimes, his dad might hold his hand just a little bit too tightly. This is an irresistible and insightful collection from one of the world's most beautiful storytellers.

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How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World: Mindfulness Practices for Real Life Audiobook

How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World: Mindfulness Practices for Real Life

Author: Tim Desmond Narrator: Tim Desmond Release Date: June 2019

How can we be more mindful when the world is this f*cked up? How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World is the fresh, engaging answer to this important question. If you’ve tried mindfulness before and failed, we get it. Likely you were told to sit on a pillow in a dark room, meditate, or count your breaths. But mindfulness isn’t about separating ourselves from the problems in the world. Instead, it is about re-learning how to get out there, connect with the suffering of every living being and in so doing, embrace your own personal suffering to heal, transform, grow, and finally find peace. Tim Desmond—an esteemed Buddhist philosopher who has lectured on psychology at both Harvard and Yale and studied under Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh—has spent his life cultivating new ways to bridge the gap between the ancient tradition of mindfulness and modern life. With How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World Desmond gets right to the heart of our collective pain with a life-changing mindfulness practice for surviving the sometimes-miserable world we live in, featuring strategies and guidance you can start using to feel more connected, joyful, and present today.

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Las mujeres que aman demasiado: El best seller que ha ayudado a millones de mujeres Audiobook

Las mujeres que aman demasiado: El best seller que ha ayudado a millones de mujeres

Author: Robin Norwood Narrator: Isabel Cámara Release Date: June 2019

En este libro la autora ofrece un camino para que todas aquellas mujeres que aman demasiado puedan amarse a sí mismas y establezcan una relación de pareja sana, feliz y duradera. Cómo cambiar nuestra manera de amar y así dejar de sufrir. «Cuando estar enamorada significa sufrir, es que estamos amando demasiado. Cuando la mayoría de nuestras conversaciones con amigas íntimas son acerca de él, de sus problemas, ideas, acciones y sentimientos, cuando casi todas nuestras frases comienzan con 'él...', es que estamos amando demasiado. Cuando disculpamos su mal humor, su indiferencia y sus desaires e intentamos justificarlo o incluso convertirnos en su terapeuta, es que estamos amando demasiado.» Este best seller lleva tres décadas apoyando a millones de mujeres que, debido a razones erróneas, son adictas a los hombres equivocados. Porque cuando estar enamorado significa sufrir, es que estamos amando demasiado. Por eso, la reconocida terapeuta Robin Norwood presenta un programa claro y completo para reconocer, comprender y pasar de amar demasiado a alguien que provoca dolor, a amar lo suficiente como para detener ese dolor. A través del testimonio de muchas mujeres que han vivido esa situación en primera persona, Norwood nos explica, uno a uno, los pasos necesarios que hay que dar para librarse del amor tóxico y construir una relación sana, y al hacerlo aporta la esperanza necesaria para encontrar la felicidad. Reseñas: «Un extraordinario libro de autoayuda.» Los Angeles Times «Si eres una mujer que ama demasiado, este libro te recuerda que el amor debería traer felicidad.» The Boston Herald

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Don't Hate, Meditate!: 5 Easy Practices to Get You Through the Hard Sh*t (and into the Good) Audiobook

Don't Hate, Meditate!: 5 Easy Practices to Get You Through the Hard Sh*t (and into the Good)

Author: Megan Monahan Narrator: Megan Monahan Release Date: June 2019

Meditation instructor, Deepak Chopra protégé, director of Meditation Wanderlust Hollywood, and Lululemon ambassador Megan Monahan presents a no-nonsense guide to meditation for everyday soul-searchers. This modern guide to meditation from instructor Megan Monahan takes readers beyond empty Instagram truisms to the simple yet effective ways to 'meditate their way through the bad shit and into the good shit.' With a fresh voice and perspective, Monahan presents a set of tools grounded in a meditation technique that is impossible to screw up. With her help, you'll unpack the five spiritual mindsets (Presence, Acceptance, Intention, Nonjudgment, and Trust, aka PAINT) that are key to moving out of constriction and fear and into a more expansive space within yourself and your life. Ultimately, you will quickly notice, at any triggering moment, where you're getting stuck and how to more consciously move through it. The good news? This process is applicable to everything in your life, from missing a flight to seeing your ex's engagement photo on social media to losing your job. Wouldn't it be nice to not be completely leveled by any of those occurrences? Plot twist: After reading this book, taking the quizzes, and doing the themed meditations . . . you won't be! Includes a PDF of meditations and quizzes.

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Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power Audiobook

Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power

Author: Pam Grossman Narrator: Pam Grossman Release Date: June 2019

A whip-smart and illuminating exploration of the world's fascination with witches from podcast host and practicing witch Pam Grossman (The Witch Wave), who delves deeply into why witches have intrigued us for centuries and why they're more relevant now than ever. When you think of a witch, what do you picture? Pointy black hat, maybe a broomstick. But witches in various guises have been with us for millennia. In Waking the Witch, Pam Grossman explores the cultural and historical impact of the world's most magical icon. From the idea of the femme fatale in league with the devil in early modern Europe and Salem, to the bewitching pop culture archetypes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Harry Potter; from the spooky ladies in fairy tales and horror films to the rise of feminist covens and contemporary witchcraft, witches reflect the power and potential of women. In this fascinating read that is part cultural analysis, part memoir, Pam opens up about her own journey on the path to witchcraft, and how her personal embrace of the witch helped her find strength, self-empowerment, and a deeper purpose. A comprehensive meditation on one of the most mysterious and captivating figures of all time, Waking the Witch celebrates witches past, present, and future, and reveals the critical role they have played—and will continue to play—in shaping the world as we know it.

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Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art Audiobook

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art

Author: Stephen Nachmanovitch Narrator: Robertson Dean Release Date: June 2019

Free Play is about the inner sources of spontaneous creation. It is about where art in the widest sense comes from. It is about why we create and what we learn when we do. It is about the flow of unhindered creative energy: the joy of making art in all its varied forms. Free Play is directed toward people in any field who want to contact, honor, and strengthen their own creative powers. It integrates material from a wide variety of sources among the arts, sciences, and spiritual traditions of humanity. Filled with unusual quotes, amusing and illuminating anecdotes, and original metaphors, it reveals how inspiration arises within us; how that inspiration may be blocked, derailed, or obscured by certain unavoidable facts of life; and how it can finally be liberated-how we can be liberated-to speak or sing, write or paint, dance or play, with our own authentic voice. The whole enterprise of improvisation in life and art, of recovering free play and awakening creativity, is about being true to ourselves and our visions. It brings us into direct, active contact with boundless creative energies that we may not even know we had.

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The Hidden Power of F*cking Up Audiobook

The Hidden Power of F*cking Up

Author: The Try Guys Narrator: Eugene Lee Yang, Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld Release Date: June 2019

The Try Guys deliver their first book-an inspirational self-improvement guide that teaches you that the path to success is littered with humiliating detours, embarrassing mistakes, and unexpected failures. To be our best selves, we must become secure in our insecurities. In The Hidden Power of F*cking Up, The Try Guys - Keith, Ned, Zach, and Eugene - reveal their philosophy of trying: how to fully embrace fear, foolishness, and embarrassment in an effort to understand how we all get paralyzed by a fear of failure. They'll share how four shy, nerdy kids have dealt with their most poignant life struggles by attacking them head-on and reveal their - ahem - sure-fail strategies for achieving success. But they're not just here to talk; they're actually going to put their advice to work. To demonstrate their unique self-improvement formula, they'll each personally confront their deepest insecurities. A die-hard meat-lover goes vegan for the first time. A straight-laced father transforms into a fashionista. A perpetually single sidekick becomes the romantic lead. A child of divorce finally grows more intimate with his family. Through their insightful, emotional journeys and surprising, hilarious anecdotes, they'll help you overcome your own self-doubt to become the best, most f*cked up version of yourself you can be!

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The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life Audiobook

The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life

Author: Loch Kelly Narrator: Neil Hellegers Release Date: June 2019

'Effortless mindfulness' is a new way to immediately enter an optimal flow state available to us in the midst of our busy lives. In The Way of Effortless Mindfulness, Loch Kelly teaches that when you 'unhook' awareness from chattering thoughts, you can access a peaceful mind and a naturally embodied wakefulness. From this heartful space, students report they find that right action comes easily and a loving tenderness for all of life is freely available. This follow-up to Kelly's award-winning Shift into Freedom outlines practical and supportive material from neuroscience, psychology, and the wisdom of various spiritual traditions. Here you will find a listener-friendly guide to understanding exactly what effortless mindfulness is, practices for engaging with it, and how to avoid the pitfalls to the full embodiment of this timeless awareness. The Way of Effortless Mindfulness offers a compelling introduction to the next stage in the ongoing mindfulness revolution.

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Into the Mystic: The Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960s Rock and Roll Audiobook

Into the Mystic: The Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960s Rock and Roll

Author: Christopher Hill Narrator: Christopher Hill Release Date: June 2019

Explores the visionary, mystical, and ecstatic traditions that influenced the music of the 1960s • Examines the visionary, spiritual, and mystical influences on the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, the Incredible String Band, the Left Banke, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, and others • Shows how the British Invasion acted as the "detonator" to explode visionary music into the mainstream • Explains how 1960s rock and roll music transformed consciousness on both the individual and collective levels The 1960s were a time of huge transformation, sustained and amplified by the music of that era: Rock and Roll. During the 19th and 20th centuries visionary and esoteric spiritual traditions influenced first literature, then film. In the 1960s they entered the realm of popular music, catalyzing the ecstatic experiences that empowered a generation. Exploring how 1960s rock and roll music became a school of visionary art, Christopher Hill shows how music raised consciousness on both the individual and collective levels to bring about a transformation of the planet. The author traces how rock and roll rose from the sacred music of the African Diaspora, harnessing its ecstatic power for evoking spiritual experiences through music. He shows how the British Invasion, beginning with the Beatles in the early 1960s, acted as the "detonator" to explode visionary music into the mainstream. He explains how 60s rock and roll made a direct appeal to the imaginations of young people, giving them a larger set of reference points around which to understand life. Exploring the sources 1960s musicians drew upon to evoke the initiatory experience, he reveals the influence of European folk traditions, medieval Troubadours, and a lost American history of ecstatic politics and shows how a revival of the ancient use of psychedelic substances was the strongest agent of change, causing the ecstatic, mythic, and sacred to enter the consciousness of a generation. The author examines the mythic narratives that underscored the work of the Grateful Dead, the French symbolist poets who inspired Bob Dylan, the hallucinatory England of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper, the tale of the Rolling Stones and the Lord of Misrule, Van Morrison's astral journeys, and the dark mysticism of Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground. Evoking the visionary and apocalyptic atmosphere in which the music of the 1960s was received, the author helps each of us to better understand this transformative era and its mystical roots.

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