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  1. Unsettled Ground Audiobook Unsettled Ground
  2. King of Rabbits Audiobook King of Rabbits
  3. Find You First Audiobook Find You First
  4. Just Work: Get it Done, Fast and Fair Audiobook Just Work: Get it Done, Fast and Fair
  5. The World at My Feet Audiobook The World at My Feet
  6. Tap to Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World Audiobook Tap to Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World
  7. Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS Audiobook Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS
  8. Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind Audiobook Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind
  9. A Touch of Ruin Audiobook A Touch of Ruin
  10. A History of What Comes Next: The captivating speculative fiction for fans of The Man in the High Ca Audiobook A History of What Comes Next: The captivating speculative fiction for fans of The Man in the High Ca
Make Your Own Sunshine: Inspiring Stories of People Who Find Light in Dark Times Audiobook

Make Your Own Sunshine: Inspiring Stories of People Who Find Light in Dark Times

Author: Janice Dean Narrator: Janice Dean Release Date: March 2021

These are the kinds of stories we need right now. While the news is filled with villains and villainy, we do see a few famous heroes now and again. But what about the everyday heroes? The people going out of their way bring a little love into someone else's life? They deserve a time in the spotlight to inspire us all. Life can be tough—but it helps to know other people have come through hard times with a smile on their face. In Make Your Own Sunshine, Janice Dean shares inspiring stories that will lift your spirit and touch your heart. Good people are all around us doing selfless deeds, from a firefighter who bravely battled for his colleague’s health after 9/11 to a good Samaritan who secretly pays for the coffees of everyone in line behind him.  You can’t help but smile reading about the teacher who cut her hair to make her student feel better.  And you may shed a tear when you hear the story of the dad who never missed writing a napkin note for his daughter, including stashing extra notes in case he lost his batter with cancer.  From a young man who makes bow ties for dogs waiting to be adopted to an Uber driver who brightened a new mom’s day by helping her buy baby clothes, the heroes in this story will warm your heart and stick in your mind. Janice has made it her mission to uncover and document these good stories to inspire us and gives us a much-needed boost of optimism. All we have to do is open our minds and our hearts, to look for the light on a cloudy day. Because as she reminds us, if we don’t make our own sunshine—who will?  Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

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Crossroads: My Story of Tragedy and Resilience as a Humboldt Bronco Audiobook

Crossroads: My Story of Tragedy and Resilience as a Humboldt Bronco

Author: Kaleb Dahlgren Narrator: Adam Verner Release Date: March 2021

An inspiring story of hope and resiliency  On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport truck in a rural intersection. The tragedy moved millions of people to leave hockey sticks by their front door to show sympathy and support for the Broncos. People from more than eighty countries pledged millions of dollars to families whose relatives had been directly involved in the accident. Crossroads is the story of Kaleb Dahlgren, a young man who survived the bus crash and faced life after the tragedy with resiliency and positivity. In this chronicle of his time with the Broncos and the loving community of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Dahlgren takes a hard look at his experience of unprecedented loss, but also revels in the overwhelming response and outpouring of love from across Canada and around the world. But this book also goes much deeper, revealing the adversity Dahlgren faced long before his time in Humboldt and his inspiring journey since the accident.  From a childhood spent learning to live with type 1 diabetes to his remarkable recovery from severe brain trauma that astounded medical professionals, Dahlgren documents a life of perseverance, gratitude and hope in the wake of enormous obstacles and life-altering tragedy.  The author will donate a portion of his proceeds from this book to STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service).

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Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls Audiobook

Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls

Author: Janice Johnson Dias Narrator: Jacqueline Woodson, Janice Johnson Dias Release Date: March 2021

An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future-from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS. "A stunning and pathbreaking how-to guide and memoir for every mom, dad, or caregiver who believes in rearing children to be healthy individuals and caring citizens."-Khalil Gibran Muhammad, author of The Condemnation of Blackness Renowned sociologist Janice Johnson Dias has devoted her life to nurturing and training girls to become changemakers-whether through her investment in her daughter Marley's humanitarian projects or through her work with the GrassROOTS Community Foundation "SuperCamp" she co-founded for girls. In these unprecedented times, her work has never been more urgent, as parents find themselves asking: How do we teach girls to change the world?   Dr. Johnson Dias knows that self-realized girls are created through intentional parenting. And so she asks parents to make deliberate choices-from babyhood through adolescence-that will give their girls the resources and foundation to take hold of their own futures and to create sustainable social change.    Unlike other parenting experts, Dr. Johnson Dias doesn't urge parents to focus solely on their children. Instead, she tasks them with a personal challenge: to find their own joy. Just as Dr. Johnson Dias brings her own jubilant passion to parenting, mentoring, and teaching, she inspires caregivers to do the same.    Using cutting-edge research and Dr. Johnson Dias's own experiences, the book offers information and strategies for making discussions of racism and sexism a daily practice, identifying heroes and mentors, educating yourselves together, and uncovering your girl's passions and what issues drive her the most.    Parenting is enormous work; it can be as overwhelming as it is fulfilling. Within the pages of Parent Like It Matters, parents will find the invaluable tools they need to raise  resilient, optimistic girls who determine for themselves what their world will look like. * This audiobook includes a bonus pdf of assignments, appendices and a list of resources from the book.

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How to be Sad: Everything I’ve learned about getting happier, by being sad, better Audiobook

How to be Sad: Everything I’ve learned about getting happier, by being sad, better

Author: Helen Russell Narrator: Helen Russell Release Date: March 2021

We live in an age when most reality TV shows climax in a tearful finale. But feeling sad – genuinely sad – is still taboo. Yet, sadness happens to us all, sometimes in heartbreakingly awful ways. If we don’t know how to be sad, it can be isolating for those experiencing it and baffling for those trying to help loved ones through dark times. Today, most of us know intellectually that ‘sad’ is normal. But we’re not always brilliant at allowing for it, in practice. Sadness is going to happen, so we might as well know how to ‘do it’ right. And it’s time to start facing our problems and talking about them. Positive psychology may have become more accepted in mainstream culture, but rates of depression have continued to rise. We’re trying so hard to be happy. But studies show that we could all benefit from learning the art of sadness and how to handle it, well.

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Rompe tu círculo: Porque tú eres el autor de tu destino Audiobook

Rompe tu círculo: Porque tú eres el autor de tu destino

Author: Raúl Molinar Narrator: Karen O'brien, Raúl Molinar Release Date: March 2021

CON PRÓLOGO DE LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE A través de las ondas radiales Raúl Molinar #El Bueno#, del popular show matutino #El Bueno La Mala y El Feo# ha podido formar parte de la vida de sus oyentes. #Cada día me levanto con el ánimo y la disposición de colaborar de alguna forma para que esta vida sea un poquito más llevadera. Pero sentía que faltaba algo, que todavía podía hacer más# Y ése es el objetivo de este libro#. A través de las páginas de Rompe tu círculo el lector descubrirá anécdotas de la vida de #El Bueno#, así como algunos de los métodos que ha utilizado para alcanzar su objetivo, desde la pareja ideal, hasta la estabilidad económica. El autor revela cómo, gracias a una aventura prohibida, encontró al amor de su vida. Habla sin tapujos de los malabares que tuvo que hacer antes de convertirse en locutor# y de seguir adelante con su sueño. #Seguramente te vas a identificar con algunas historias, te reirás con otras y en ciertos casos, puede que te sorprendas descubriendo mis flaquezas. Pues soy como tú, con mis luces y mis sombras#, confiesa. Raúl ha vivido momentos de gloria y otros que han sido un verdadero calvario. Ha tenido aciertos y ha cometido muchos errores. Pero la gran lección que comparte es que siempre hay luz al final del túnel. Siempre hay una nueva oportunidad para romper esos círculos que nos hacen daño, que envenenan el alma y nos impiden ser feliz. En Rompe tu círculo Raúl te invita a que cambies las excusas y tragedias del pasado por la esperanza en el futuro. #Espero que estas líneas te sirvan de compañía para esas noches más oscuras y esos días grises. Te den la motivación para ir por tus sueños, por más locos que parezcan #dice el autor#. Espero que este libro te sirva de inspiración al darte cuenta de que, si un morrito de Chihuahua pudo hacerla, ¡pos, tú también puedes! La llave maestra del éxito la tienes en tus manos. Acuérdate que a cada puerco le llega su Navidad#.

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More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, A Family in Crisis, and the Cutting-Edge Medicine That Cur Audiobook

More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, A Family in Crisis, and the Cutting-Edge Medicine That Cur

Author: Miguel Sancho Narrator: Miguel Sancho Release Date: March 2021

The personally harrowing and medically enthralling story of a family's struggle to save a child from a deadly immune deficiency. A journey through the deepest valleys and highest peaks of parenting. When a two-month-old baby falls ill, his apparently ordinary symptoms turn out to signal a rare and lethal immune deficiency. For parents Miguel Sancho and Felicia Morton, the discovery that their son, Sebastian, has chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) upends their lives and leaves the family with few options, all of them terrifying. With Sebastian at constant risk of deadly infection, they spend the next six years in some degree of self-quarantine, with all its attendant anxieties and stressors, as they struggle to keep their son alive, their marriage intact, and themselves sane. The quest for a cure leads them into the alternate universe of the rare-disease community, and to the cutting edge of modern medicine, as their personal crises send them fumbling through various modalities of self-help, including faith, therapy, and meditation. With brutal honesty, Sancho describes how his struggles derail his career, put his marriage on life support, get his family evicted from a Ronald McDonald House, and ruin a Make-A-Wish trip. Sancho's riveting tale of the diagnosis and treatment of his son's illness takes us deep inside the workings of the immune system, and into the radically innovative treatment used to repair it. Ultimately Sebastian is saved with a stem cell transplant using discarded umbilical cord blood, a groundbreaking technique pioneered and practiced by the medical wizards at Duke University Hospital. Deeply researched and darkly humorous, this is a wrenching tale with a triumphant ending.

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Feelings: A Story in Seasons Audiobook

Feelings: A Story in Seasons

Author: Manjit Thapp Narrator: Imani Jade Powers Release Date: March 2021

A stunning journey through one young woman's year of emotions, adapted for audio-from the saturated highs of early summer to the gray isolation of late winter.   "A visual and emotional treat, full of gorgeous artwork and soothing insight."-Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of Am I There Yet?  Enter Manjit Thapp's world, where you'll find moods that change as quickly as the weather; the different shades of anxiety and hope that each new season brings; and the stages of joy and pain that fuel our growth. From the spark of possibility and jolt of creativity in High Summer, to the need for release from anxiety and pressure during Monsoon, to the desolation and numbness of Winter, Thapp implores us to consider the seasons of our own emotional journeys. Articulating and validating the range of feelings we all experience, this is an audiobook that allows us to feel connected and comforted by the experiences that make us human.

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A Family Secret: My Shocking True Story of Surviving a Childhood in Hell Audiobook

A Family Secret: My Shocking True Story of Surviving a Childhood in Hell

Author: Maureen Wood Narrator: Rachel Atkins Release Date: March 2021

‘Each time my mother laid a finger on me… it was another step into the jaws of hell. Her abuse, more so than any other, destroyed me. It was the ultimate betrayal.’ Abused from the age of eight by her older brother and then her step-father, Maureen Wood quickly became numb to the constant suffering. But Maureen’s world crumbled when her own mother started to abuse her too… A Family Secret is the harrowing true story of how one little girl survived sickening abuse by the people who should have loved her most, and how an innocent baby finally saved her.

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I Had a Miscarriage: A Memoir, a Movement Audiobook

I Had a Miscarriage: A Memoir, a Movement

Author: Jessica Zucker Narrator: Jessica Zucker Release Date: March 2021

Sixteen weeks into her second pregnancy, psychologist Jessica Zucker miscarried at home, alone. Suddenly, her career, spent specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health, was rendered corporeal, no longer just theoretical. She now had a changed perspective on her life's work, her patients' pain, and the crucial need for a zeitgeist shift. Navigating this nascent transition amid her own grief became a catalyst for Jessica to bring voice to this ubiquitous experience. She embarked on a mission to upend the strident trifecta of silence, shame, and stigma that surrounds reproductive loss-and the result is her striking memoir meets manifesto. Drawing from her psychological expertise and her work as the creator of the #IHadaMiscarriage campaign, I Had a Miscarriage is a heart-wrenching, thought-provoking, and validating book about navigating these liminal spaces and the vitality of truth telling-an urgent reminder of the power of speaking openly and unapologetically about the complexities of our lives. Jessica Zucker weaves her own experience and other women's stories into a compassionate and compelling exploration of grief as a necessary, nuanced personal and communal process. She inspires her readers to speak their truth and, in turn, to ignite transformative change within themselves and in our culture.

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Handle with Care Audiobook

Handle with Care

Author: Rochelle Bugg Narrator: Unknown Release Date: March 2021

This is the story of 25 year old Rochelle as she nurses her mum through a terminal brain tumour having already lost her dad to pancreatic cancer, aged 14. Based on the author's popular blog, this accessible guide provides a unique in-depth look at the reality of being a young carer. After her mum's initial misdiagnosis of a stroke, Rochelle decides to give up her party-girl lifestyle in Leeds, along with her job in Marketing and lovely flat she shared with her boyfriend, and move 200 miles home to the not-so buzzing metropolis of Ipswich. We follow the timeline of the illness, including finding out her mum's cancer was terminal, becoming a full time carer, splitting up with her boyfriend, being by her mum's side as she passed away, planning her funeral and finding her way again after her mum's death. Prepare for a tear-jerking journey as Rochelle navigates the changing family dynamics with her two young sisters, the financial and emotional pressure of being a full-time carer, and the challenges of rebuilding your life after the loss of a loved one. But it's not all doom and gloom. This heart-warming account is bursting with practical tips and advice to ease the pressure when someone you love is ill, as well as laugh-out-loud moments.

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Me and Ma: Celebrating Zindagi Audiobook

Me and Ma: Celebrating Zindagi

Author: Divya Dutta Narrator: Divya Dutta Release Date: March 2021

'Divya writes of difficult times with candour and heart-rending simplicity' Shabana AzmiCapturing the beauty of a mother-daughter relationship, Divya Dutta in this moving memoir celebrates her mother's struggles to turn her into the woman she is today. Divya walks us through the most intimate memories of her life, those that strengthened her relationship with her mother. The incredible bond she forged with her mother helped her through tragedies and difficulties, discouragements and failures and led her to become an award-winning actor of stature, both in the Hindi as well as the Punjabi film industry. Me and Ma is a celebration of Divya's exemplary achievements. It is also an honest, intimate and heartfelt tribute to the force behind her success-her mother.

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No Pain, No Gaines: The Good Stuff Doesn't Come Easy Audiobook

No Pain, No Gaines: The Good Stuff Doesn't Come Easy

Author: Chip Gaines Narrator: Chip Gaines Release Date: March 2021

No Pain, No Gaines is a by-the-bootstraps manual for building a network of people you can count on. Fair warning: building it will be painful, but what you'll gain is something strong, something reliable, and something that can change the world. Spoiler alert #1: This is a book about networks Spoiler alert #2: This is not a book about networking Not networking in the traditional sense anyway. It's not about how to leverage your interactions with everyone you meet in an all-out sprint to get ahead. It's about how to find a group of real people who will stand beside you as you bust your butt, who believe that authentic human connection is more important than any other earthly thing, and who bet on each other instead of the status quo. People with beating hearts and passions who live and love and try and fail and try again. People who lift you up and give your life meaning. Written for anyone who believes that relationships are more than transactions, and who is looking to build a network of people they can count on, No Pain, No Gaines will coach you on how to - look outside yourself and your circle and foster connections with others - value what you bring to the table - resist the status quo - find the risks worth taking - engage and be awake to life, not asleep at the wheel - get comfortable with being uncomfortably kind - build a network you trust and then trust the network you build Chip Gaines has been building that kind of network his whole life, and he can tell you, it doesn't come easy. The good stuff never does. It requires faith in people. It requires hope. And it requires a willingness to grow even when it hurts. In No Pain, No Gaines, through hard-won lessons and personal stories, Chip will coach you on how to build a network of your own that will make your life rich and your relationships run deep. Accompanying interactive components are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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