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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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The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human, and How to Tell Them Better Audiobook

The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human, and How to Tell Them Better

Author: Will Storr Narrator: Will Storr Release Date: April 2019

'If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book' Sunday Times 'The best book on the craft of storytelling I've ever read' Matt Haig 'Rarely has a book engrossed me more, and forced me to question everything I've ever read, seen or written. A masterpiece' Adam Rutherford Who would we be without stories? Stories mould who we are, from our character to our cultural identity. They drive us to act out our dreams and ambitions, and shape our politics and beliefs. We use them to construct our relationships, to keep order in our law courts, to interpret events in our newspapers and social media. Storytelling is an essential part of what makes us human. There have been many attempts to understand what makes a good story - from Joseph Campbell's well-worn theories about myth and archetype to recent attempts to crack the 'Bestseller Code'. But few have used a scientific approach. This is curious, for if we are to truly understand storytelling in its grandest sense, we must first come to understand the ultimate storyteller - the human brain. In this scalpel-sharp, thought-provoking book, Will Storr demonstrates how master storytellers manipulate and compel us, leading us on a journey from the Hebrew scriptures to Mr Men, from Booker Prize-winning literature to box set TV. Applying dazzling psychological research and cutting-edge neuroscience to the foundations of our myths and archetypes, he shows how we can use these tools to tell better stories - and make sense of our chaotic modern world.

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen Audiobook

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Author: Mary Norris Narrator: Mary Norris Release Date: April 2019

'Hilarious. . . . This book charmed my socks off.' ?Patricia O'Conner, New York Times Book Review Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice. Greek to Me features Norris's laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation, and usage?comma faults, danglers, 'who' vs. 'whom,' 'that' vs. 'which,' compound words, gender-neutral language?and her clear explanations of how to handle them. Down-to-earth and always open-minded, she draws on examples from Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Henry James, and the Lord's Prayer, as well as from The Honeymooners, The Simpsons, David Foster Wallace, and Gillian Flynn. She takes us to see a copy of Noah Webster's groundbreaking Blue-Back Speller, on a quest to find out who put the hyphen in Moby-Dick, on a pilgrimage to the world's only pencil-sharpener museum, and inside the hallowed halls of The New Yorker and her work with such celebrated writers as Pauline Kael, Philip Roth, and George Saunders. Readers?and writers?will find in Norris neither a scold nor a softie but a wise and witty new friend in love with language and alive to the glories of its use in America, even in the age of autocorrect and spell-check. As Norris writes, 'The dictionary is a wonderful thing, but you can't let it push you around.'

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How To Present To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Public Speaking and Presenting in Every Situation Audiobook

How To Present To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Public Speaking and Presenting in Every Situation

Author: Mark Rhodes Narrator: Dennis Kleinman Release Date: April 2019

Master the art of public speaking with a mind- and content-based approach to success How to Present to Absolutely Anyone is the ultimate guide to successful public speaking. Presentations, talks, and speeches are unavoidable in school, work, and even social occasions (have you ever had to deliver a wedding toast?)-but fear of public speaking is statistically more common than fear of death. Author Mark Rhodes once pretended he had crashed his car to avoid doing a presentation! Permanent avoidance will eventually hold you back, but mastering the art of the successful presentation can take you to new heights! This book shows you how Mark eventually learned to love public speaking: by setting himself up for a self-sustaining cycle of presentation success. It takes more than stage presence to make a great presentation-you need great content. Without it, you won't get the result you're after, and you will dread the next talk. But if your presentation stands on its own two feet and you manage to banish the stage fright, you get a taste of success that ignites your passion and gets you excited to present every time! Packed with practical advice for both mental anguish and content creation, this book approaches public speaking holistically to arm you with real skills for success.

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The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories Audiobook

The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories

Author: Christopher Booker Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: March 2019

This remarkable and monumental book at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of 'basic stories' in the world. Using a wealth of examples, from ancient myths and folk tales via the plays and novels of great literature to the popular movies and TV soap operas of today, it shows that there are seven archetypal themes which recur throughout every kind of storytelling. But this is only the prelude to an investigation into how and why we are 'programmed' to imagine stories in these ways, and how they relate to the inmost patterns of human psychology. Drawing on a vast array of examples, from Proust to detective stories, from the Marquis de Sade to E.T., Christopher Booker then leads us through the extraordinary changes in the nature of storytelling over the past 200 years, and why so many stories have 'lost the plot' by losing touch with their underlying archetypal purpose. Booker analyzes why evolution has given us the need to tell stories and illustrates how storytelling has provided a uniquely revealing mirror to mankind's psychological development over the past 5,000 years. This seminal book opens up in an entirely new way our understanding of the real purpose storytelling plays in our lives, and will be a talking point for years to come.

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Le Guide Essentiel De La Nutrition Des Boxeurs Audiobook

Le Guide Essentiel De La Nutrition Des Boxeurs

Author: Joseph Correa Narrator: Louis Steinberg Release Date: March 2019

Le Guide Essentiel De La Nutrition Des Boxeurs vous apprendra comment augmenter votre RMR (taux métabolique au repos) pour accélérer votre métabolisme et vous aider à changer votre corps RADICALEMENT. Apprenez comment être en pleine forme et atteindre votre poids idéal grâce à une alimentation intelligente de sorte que vous pouvez être au mieux de vous-même. Manger des glucides complexes, des protéines et des graisses naturelles en quantité idéale, et le bon pourcentage ainsi que l'augmentation de votre RMR vous feront devenir plus rapide, plus agile, et plus résistant. Ce livre vous aidera à: - Vous empêcher d'avoir des crampes. -Vous blesser moins souvent. -Récupérer plus rapidement après la compétition ou l'entraînement. -Avoir plus d'énergie avant, pendant et après la compétition. Une bonne alimentation et une amélioration de la façon dont vous nourrissez votre corps vous permettra également de réduire les blessures et être moins sujet à ce genre de problèmes dans l'avenir. Être trop gros ou trop mince sont deux raisons communes des blessures qui se produisent et sont les principales raisons pour lesquels la plupart des athlètes ont du mal à atteindre leurs capicités maximales. Trois options de plan de nutrition sont expliquées en détail. Vous pouvez choisir celle qui vous convient le mieux en fonction de votre condition physique générale. Un des premiers changements pour la plupart des gens qui commencent ce plan de nutrition est l'endurance. Ils deviennent moins fatigués et ont plus d'énergie. Tout athlète qui veut être dans la meilleure forme possible a besoin de lire ce livre et de commencer à faire des changements à long terme pour arriver a son but. Peu importe où vous êtes en ce moment ou ce que vous faites, vous pouvez toujours vous améliorer. Joseph Correa est un nutritionniste pour sportif certifié et un athlète professionnel.

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This is London: Life and Death in the World City Audiobook

This is London: Life and Death in the World City

Author: Ben Judah Narrator: Joe Jameson Release Date: March 2019

Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2016, formerly known as the Samuel Johnson Prize. This is the new London: an immigrant city. Over one-third of Londoners were born abroad, with half arriving since the millennium. This has utterly transformed the capital, for better and for worse. Ben Judah is an acclaimed foreign correspondent, but here he turns his reporter's gaze on home, immersing himself in the hidden world of London's immigrants to reveal the city in the eyes of its beggars, bankers, coppers, gangsters, carers and witch-doctors. From the backrooms of its mosques, Tube tunnels and nightclubs to the frontlines of its streets, Judah has supped with oligarchs and spent nights sleeping rough, worked on building sites and talked business with prostitutes; he's heard stories of heartbreaking failure, but also witnessed extraordinary acts of compassion. This is London explodes fossilized myths and offers a fresh, exciting portrait of what it's like to live, work, fall in love, raise children, grow old and die in London now. Simultaneously intimate and epic, here is a compulsive and deeply sympathetic book on this dizzying world city from one of our brightest new writers.

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Next Steps in German with Paul Noble - Complete Course Audiobook

Next Steps in German with Paul Noble - Complete Course

Author: Paul Noble Narrator: Paul Noble Release Date: March 2019

Take your German to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method guaranteed to deepen your understanding of the language with his easy-to-follow approach. From Collins bestselling language coach. Next Steps is an intermediate course, for non-beginners, which follows on from the Complete German Beginner's course. Building on your existing knowledge, Next Steps is designed to teach you the essential tenses and grammar you need to independently construct sentences, in a simple and logical manner. This is the perfect audio course for those looking to develop their German and further their fluency, containing the complete 8 hours of audio and a handy downloadable booklet to help you revise and reinforce your learning. The accompanying booklet is also available here: collinsdictionary.com/resources. Which Paul Noble product is right for me? I need a basic audio course for use on holiday or a business trip - choose The Essential Paul Noble Course. I am a beginner or near-beginner and need an in-depth audio course - choose The Paul Noble Complete Course. I have listened to a Complete Course and I would like to take my learning to the next level - choose The Paul Noble Next Steps Course. I have some understanding and have previously studied the language, I need a book to consolidate what I know and increase my conversational ability - choose The Paul Noble Unlocking Series.

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43 Recetas de Comidas para Mejorar Su Visión Audiobook

43 Recetas de Comidas para Mejorar Su Visión

Author: Joe Correa Narrator: Carlos Mendoza Release Date: March 2019

Tarde o temprano, esto nos pasa a todos. Perder la visión es un proceso normal del envejecimiento, y la mayoría de las personas no le prestan mucha atención. Solo unas generaciones atrás, el uso de anteojos estaba reservado solo para las personas mayores, pero los tiempos están cambiando. Más y más jóvenes están perdiendo la vista. Un estilo de vida moderno que requiere el uso de celulares y computadoras, combinado con una falta de ejercicio y nutrición apropiada, hacen difícil mantener a los ojos saludables. Esto no significa que debería aceptar ver borroso cada vez que quiere leer algo. Hacer más ejercicio y comer mejor pueden mejorar enormemente su vista y prevenir la pérdida futura de la misma. Este audiolibro le ayudará a cuidar de la parte nutricional de la protección de sus ojos, ya que le dará algunas de las mejores recetas específicas para el cuidado de los ojos que pueda encontrar. No podemos negar el hecho de que nuestro trabajo es principalmente frente a computadoras. Esto se mantiene cada día por al menos 8 horas, pero podemos hacer lo mejor para ayudar a nuestro cuerpo a curarse a través de la nutrición. La vista es un regalo maravilloso sin reemplazo conocido, la cual es la razón por la cual debería tomar este problema seriamente. Lo primero que debería hacer por usted mismo es evitar el tiempo innecesario frente a la televisión, computadora y otros aparatos electrónicos. Éstos han sido probados en ser dañinos para los ojos y son la principal causa de la pérdida de visión. En vez de pasar la tarde mirando la televisión, considere dar un paseo caminando con su perro o salir a correr. Este audiolibro de cocina contiene recetas deliciosas preparadas con ingredientes escogidos precisamente, que ayudaran a mantener la salud de su vista. Los vegetales como las zanahorias, espinaca, col rizada, y otros vegetales de hoja verde son antioxidantes naturales que impulsarán la nutrición de su vista y salud en general.

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Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P Audiobook

Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P

Author: Pimsleur Narrator: Pimsleur Release Date: March 2019

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French With Pimsleur you'll become conversational in French — to understand and be understood — quickly and effectively. You'll learn vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation together through conversation. And our scientifically proven program will help you remember what you've learned, so you can put it into action. Why Pimsleur? • Quick + Easy – Only 30 minutes a day. • Portable + Flexible – Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life. • Proven Method – Works when other methods fail. • Self-Paced – Go fast or go slow – it's up to you. • Based in Science – Developed using proven research on memory and learning. • Cost-effective – Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers. • Genius – Triggers your brain's natural aptitude to learn. • Works for everyone – Recommended for ages 13 and above. What's Included? • 5, 30-minute audio lessons, all featuring native speakers What You'll Learn This course includes Lessons 16-20 from the French Level 2 program featuring 2.5 hours of language instruction. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak French. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, Pimsleur will help you learn French, expand your horizons, and enrich your life.

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Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P Audiobook

Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P

Author: Pimsleur Narrator: Pimsleur Release Date: March 2019

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French With Pimsleur you'll become conversational in French — to understand and be understood — quickly and effectively. You'll learn vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation together through conversation. And our scientifically proven program will help you remember what you've learned, so you can put it into action. Why Pimsleur? • Quick + Easy – Only 30 minutes a day. • Portable + Flexible – Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life. • Proven Method – Works when other methods fail. • Self-Paced – Go fast or go slow – it's up to you. • Based in Science – Developed using proven research on memory and learning. • Cost-effective – Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers. • Genius – Triggers your brain's natural aptitude to learn. • Works for everyone – Recommended for ages 13 and above. What's Included? • 5, 30-minute audio lessons, all featuring native speakers What You'll Learn This course includes Lessons 21-25 from the French Level 2 program featuring 2.5 hours of language instruction. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak French. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, Pimsleur will help you learn French, expand your horizons, and enrich your life.

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Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 26-30: Learn to Speak, Understand, and Read French with Pimsleur Lan Audiobook

Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 26-30: Learn to Speak, Understand, and Read French with Pimsleur Lan

Author: Pimsleur Narrator: Pimsleur Release Date: March 2019

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French With Pimsleur you'll become conversational in French — to understand and be understood — quickly and effectively. You'll learn vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation together through conversation. And our scientifically proven program will help you remember what you've learned, so you can put it into action. Why Pimsleur? • Quick + Easy – Only 30 minutes a day. • Portable + Flexible – Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life. • Proven Method – Works when other methods fail. • Self-Paced – Go fast or go slow – it's up to you. • Based in Science – Developed using proven research on memory and learning. • Cost-effective – Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers. • Genius – Triggers your brain's natural aptitude to learn. • Works for everyone – Recommended for ages 13 and above. What's Included? • 5, 30-minute audio lessons, all featuring native speakers • reading instruction to provide you with practice reading French • a digital Reading Booklet What You'll Learn This course includes Lessons 26-30 from the French Level 2 program featuring 2.5 hours of language instruction. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak French. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, Pimsleur will help you learn French, expand your horizons, and enrich your life.

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Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons  6-10: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P Audiobook

Pimsleur French Level 2 Lessons 6-10: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language P

Author: Pimsleur Narrator: Pimsleur Release Date: March 2019

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French With Pimsleur you'll become conversational in French — to understand and be understood — quickly and effectively. You'll learn vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation together through conversation. And our scientifically proven program will help you remember what you've learned, so you can put it into action. Why Pimsleur? • Quick + Easy – Only 30 minutes a day. • Portable + Flexible – Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life. • Proven Method – Works when other methods fail. • Self-Paced – Go fast or go slow – it's up to you. • Based in Science – Developed using proven research on memory and learning. • Cost-effective – Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers. • Genius – Triggers your brain's natural aptitude to learn. • Works for everyone – Recommended for ages 13 and above. What's Included? • 5, 30-minute audio lessons, all featuring native speakers What You'll Learn This course includes Lessons 6-10 from the French Level 2 program featuring 2.5 hours of language instruction. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak French. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, Pimsleur will help you learn French, expand your horizons, and enrich your life.

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