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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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Never Let Go: How to Parent Your Child Through Mental Illness Audiobook

Never Let Go: How to Parent Your Child Through Mental Illness

Author: Suzanne Alderson Narrator: Suzanne Alderson Release Date: October 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. How to help your child with mental illness through partnering, not parenting. Never Let Go is a supportive and practical guide for parents looking after a child with a mental illness. Suzanne Alderson understands the agonising struggle of bringing a child back from the brink of suicide, having spent three years supporting her own daughter through recovery. Her method of 'partnering, not parenting' has now helped thousands of other parents through her charity, Parenting Mental Health. Combining Suzanne's honest personal experience with expert input from psychologists, this book provides parents with the methods and knowledge they need to support, shield and strengthen their child as they progress towards recovery. Chapters include a background to the mental health epidemic, why a new method of parenting is crucial, how to change your thinking about mental health and practical advice on solutions to daily problems including accepting the new normal, dealing with others, and looking after yourself as well as your child. © Suzanne Alderson 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path Audiobook

The Wild Silence: The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path

Author: Raynor Winn Narrator: Raynor Winn Release Date: September 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Following the Sunday Times bestselling, prize winning book The Salt Path, Raynor Winn returns with her profoundly moving second memoir. In The Salt Path, Raynor and her husband Moth head to the windswept coastline to try to find a way through homelessness, and ultimately to find themselves. Now in The Wild Silence, they come back to four walls, but the sense of home is elusive and returning to normality is not easy. Raynor and Moth continue to face his debilitating illness, as Raynor struggles to recover trust in herself and others. Until someone who read The Salt Path makes an unbelievable offer and they find themselves living on an overused farm, tasked with revitalising the land and returning the wildlife to its hedgerows. With only their life-long love of each other and the natural world to help them, they begin to rediscover the meaning of home. © Raynor Winn 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Uplifting Stories: True Tales to Inspire You to Take Action Audiobook

Uplifting Stories: True Tales to Inspire You to Take Action

Author: Ione Butler Narrator: Ione Butler Release Date: September 2020

This collection of inspirational narratives, curated by the popular founder of Uplifting Content, is sure to change your perspective—and maybe even restore your faith in humanity. If you can't bear to watch the news lately, you're not alone. Luckily, Ione Butler is here to offer you an alternative—and maybe even restore your faith in humanity. As the founder of Uplifting Content, a social media platform followed by over 1.4 million people, she has interviewed some of the most inspiring people in the world. Here, she shares their remarkable stories and the lessons they've learned to help you through life's many challenges. Among the amazing folks you'll meet is Kyle Maynard, a motivational speaker and the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro without the aid of prosthetics—thanks to his "no excuses" attitude. You'll also meet Destiny Watford, a high school student whose passionate activism helped save her town, once dubbed "the most polluted zip code in America," and Kouhyar Mostashfi and Greg Smith, two men from Ohio with completely opposing political views who have done the seemingly impossible and set aside their differences to become great friends. At the end of each story, you'll also find exercises to help you take action in your own life—whether by asking deeper questions about what's important to you, forging new connections and nurturing existing relationships, or reflecting on the contributions you wish to make in the world. The stories explore themes like human connection, service to others, and the pursuit of passion. Butler, who struggled with depression herself, firmly believes that focusing on the good in the world helped bring her back from the brink. Uplifting Stories reminds you that the world is still full of great people—even if their voices sometimes get lost in the noise.

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Sway Audiobook

Sway

Author: Matthew John Bocchi Narrator: Timothy Andrés Pabon Release Date: September 2020

After his father died on 9/11 in the World Trade Center, nine-year-old Matthew John Bocchi began an obsessive quest to find out exactly how he died. He researched video tapes, pictures, blogs, anything that could potentially answer the question looming in his mind: was his father one of the jumpers? In the first memoir told by a child of 9/11, Matt intimately delves into the psychological and emotional torment that ensued after his father's death. With heartbreaking vulnerability, he details how his incessant quest resulted in a devastating act of violence that stripped his innocence as a young man. As Matt spirals down a bottomless pit of drug abuse, he willfully risks his life in search of the next high-all in an attempt to forget his past. Now at twenty-eight years old and sober, he recounts his unique story-one full of heartbreak and despair, grief and uncertainty, but most importantly, happiness and hope. The lesson he teaches us is clear but intricate: No matter how far you fall, you can always rise again. No matter how far you stray, you can always find your way home. And no matter how wide you sway, you can always pick up the pieces and stand tall.

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On My Own Two Feet: From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life Audiobook

On My Own Two Feet: From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life

Author: Amy Purdy, Michelle Burford Narrator: Jorjeana Marie Release Date: September 2020

Amy Purdy, who inspired a nation on Dancing with the Stars and has been called a hero by Oprah Winfrey, reveals the intimate details of her triumphant comeback from the brink of death to making history as a Paralympic snowboarder In this poignant and uplifting memoir, Dancing With the Stars sensation Amy Purdy reveals the story of how losing her legs led her to find a spiritual path. When the Las Vegas native was just nineteen, she came down with bacterial meningitis and was given less than a two percent chance of survival. In a near-death experience, she saw three figures who told her: “You can come with us, or you can stay. No matter what happens in your life, it’s all going to make sense in the end. In that moment, Amy chose to live. Her glimpse of the afterlife—coupled with a mysterious premonition she’d had a month before —became the defining experiences that put Amy’s life on a new trajectory after her legs had to be amputated. She wouldn’t just beat meningitis and walk again; she would go on to create a life filled with bold adventures, big dreams, and boundless vitality—and share that spirit with the world. In 2014, Amy—the only competitor, male or female, with two prosthetic legs—claimed a bronze medal for the U.S. Paralympic team in adaptive snowboarding. She then became a contestant on season eighteen of Dancing With the Stars, and viewers were captivated as the girl with bionic legs managed to out-dance her competitors all the way to the finale. Amy’s journey is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the capacity we all have to dream bigger, defy expectations, and rewrite our stories. Amy was given a second chance for a reason—to use her life to inspire others. Her powerful memoir urges us to live life to the fullest, because we are all a lot more capable than we could ever imagine.

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Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss Audiobook

Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss

Author: Jenna Bush Hager Narrator: Jenna Bush Hager Release Date: September 2020

Jenna Bush Hager, the former first daughter and granddaughter, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and coanchor of the Today show, shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life. To the world, George and Barbara Bush were America’s powerful president and influ­ential first lady. To Jenna Bush Hager, they were her beloved Gampy and Ganny, who taught her about respect, humility, kindness, and living a life of passion and meaning—timeless lessons that continue to guide her. In Midland, Texas, Jenna’s maternal grandparents, Harold and Jenna Welch—Pa and Grammee—a home builder and homemaker, lived a quieter life outside the national spotlight. Yet their influence was no less indelible to their granddaughter. Throughout Jenna’s childhood and adolescence, the Welches taught her the name of every star in the sky, the way a dove uses her voice—teaching her to appreciate the beauty in the smallest things. Now the mother of three young children, Jenna pays homage to her grandparents in this collection of heartwarming, intimate personal essays. Filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable stories, Everything Beautiful in Its Time captures the joyous and bittersweet nature of life itself. Jenna reflects on the single year in which she and her family lost Barbara and George H. W. Bush, and Jenna Welch. With the light, self-deprecating charm of the bestselling Sisters First—cowritten with her twin sister, Barbara—Jenna reveals how they navigated this difficult period with grace, faith, and nostalgic humor, uplifted by their grandparents’ sage advice and incomparable spirits. In this moving book, Jenna remembers the past, cherishes the present, and prepares for the future—providing a wealth of anecdotes and lessons for her own children and all of us. Poignant and humorous, intimate and sincere, Everything Beautiful in Its Time is a warm and wonderful celebration of the enduring power of family and an exploration of the things that truly matter most. “As long as I’m alive, my grandparents will not be forgotten. . . . I hear their voices in the letters they sent me and in my memories. They offer comfort, support, and guidance, and I will listen to them always.”

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Found in Transition: A Mother's Evolution during Her Child's Gender Change Audiobook

Found in Transition: A Mother's Evolution during Her Child's Gender Change

Author: Paria Hassouri, M.D. Narrator: Siiri Scott Release Date: September 2020

What do you do when, just before Thanksgiving at your mother's, your fourteen-year-old son asks you to iron the dress he recently purchased and plans to wear? Listeners learn the answer and much more in this wonderfully frank, loving, and practical account of parenting a transgender teen. Paria Hassouri chronicles what amounts to a dual transition: as her child transitions from male to female, she navigates through anger, denial, and grief to eventually arrive at acceptance. Despite her experience advising other parents in her work as a pediatrician, she was blindsided by her child's gender identity. Her journey forces her to reckon with how her own childhood as a brown kid in a white world led her to sometimes parent with fear rather than love. Hassouri discovers her capacity to evolve, as well as what it really means to parent and the deepest nature of unconditional love. At its heart, Found in Transition is a universally inspiring portrait of what it means to be a family.

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Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Life Rescued by Tragedy Audiobook

Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Life Rescued by Tragedy

Author: Dani Shapiro Narrator: Dani Shapiro Release Date: September 2020

From one of the most gifted writers of her generation comes the harrowing and exquisitely written true story of how a family tragedy saved her life. Dani Shapiro was a young girl from a deeply religious home who became the girlfriend of a famous and flamboyant married attorney-her best friend's stepfather. The moment Lenny Klein entered her life, everything changed: she dropped out of college, began to drink heavily, and became estranged from her family and friends. But then the  phone call came. There had been an accident on a snowy road near her family's home in New Jersey, and both her parents lay hospitalized in critical condition. This haunting memoir traces her journey back into the world she had left behind. At a time when she was barely able to take care of herself, she was faced with the terrifying task of taking care of two people who needed her desperately. Dani Shapiro charts a riveting emotional course as she retraces her isolated, overprotected Orthodox Jewish childhood in an anti-Semitic suburb, and draws the connections between that childhood and her inevitable rebellion and self-destructiveness. She tells of a life nearly ruined by the gift of  beauty, and then saved by the worst thing imaginable. This is a beautiful and unforgettable memoir of a life utterly transformed by tragedy.

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The Other Side of Me: Memoir of a Bipolar Mind Audiobook

The Other Side of Me: Memoir of a Bipolar Mind

Author: Julie Kraft Narrator: Sarah Zimmerman Release Date: September 2020

In this unforgettable memoir, first-time author Julie Kraft takes listeners on an intimate journey through her struggles and triumphs with bipolar disorder. No stone is left unturned. In baring her skeletons and soul, Julie offers a rare glimpse into a world that affects millions but is often misrepresented, feared, or hidden. It is Julie's greatest hope that in sharing her story she will open minds, shatter stigma, and offer help to those walking a similar path.

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Thanks for the Mammogram!: Living through Breast Cancer with Faith, Hope, and a Healthy Dose of Laug Audiobook

Thanks for the Mammogram!: Living through Breast Cancer with Faith, Hope, and a Healthy Dose of Laug

Author: Laura Jensen Walker Narrator: Randye Kaye Release Date: September 2020

When Laura Jensen Walker was diagnosed with breast cancer on her first wedding anniversary, she found humor to be healing in the midst of terrifying circumstances. In this energetic and hope-filled book, she draws on her faith and her sense of humor to encourage others going through the same thing. From discovering that 'bald is beautiful' to navigating the world of saline breast implants, Walker recounts the highs and lows of coping with cancer. Infused with strength and dignity, this classic book has now been revised and updated for a new generation, showing women confronting the disease-and those who love them-that faith, hope, and a healthy dose of laughter can make all the difference.

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Just Don't Fall 'International Edition': A Hilariously True Story of Childhood, Cancer, Amputation,  Audiobook

Just Don't Fall 'International Edition': A Hilariously True Story of Childhood, Cancer, Amputation,

Author: Josh Sundquist Narrator: Josh Sundquist Release Date: September 2020

At age nine, Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with cancer, and by age 10, he'd lost his leg to the illness. But Sundquist never faltered in his dream to ski in the Paralympics, and in 2006 he achieved his goal in Turin, Italy. Just Don't Fall is the remarkable and honest story of Sundquist's determination and grit in the face of long odds and tough choices.

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Consumer Experiences and Emotion Management Audiobook

Consumer Experiences and Emotion Management

Author: Avinash Kapoor Narrator: Adam Lofbomm Release Date: September 2020

Emotions can organize cognitive processes or disorganize them, be active or passive, lead to adaptation or maladaptation. Consumers may be conscious of their emotions or may be motivated by unconscious emotions. The emotions in combined form with different intensities have an adaptive significance in consumers' life. Further, the challenges that marketers and researchers face in today's global markets are to understand the expression of the emotions or consumer emotional experience. The purpose of this book is to emphasize the value of emotions and explore mental behavioral and emotional dimensions that affect consumers of all age groups, societies, and cultures. This book is an excellent reference for students, executives, marketers, researchers, and trainers. It includes the different elements of emotion, evidence of how emotions govern and organize consumer life, and emotion and individual functioning, including psychological disorders and well being.

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