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  1. Miss Austen: One of the best novels of 2020 according to the Times, Mail, Observer, Stylist and more Audiobook Miss Austen: One of the best novels of 2020 according to the Times, Mail, Observer, Stylist and more
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  2. Cleanness Audiobook Cleanness
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  3. Don't Hold My Head Down Audiobook Don't Hold My Head Down
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  4. You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters Audiobook You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters
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  5. The Hopes and Triumphs of the Amir Sisters Audiobook The Hopes and Triumphs of the Amir Sisters
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  6. The Other People Audiobook The Other People
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  7. Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be U Audiobook Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be U
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  8. Mr Nobody Audiobook Mr Nobody
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  9. Love Her or Lose Her: A Novel Audiobook Love Her or Lose Her: A Novel
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  10. The Bear and The Nightingale: (Winternight Trilogy) Audiobook The Bear and The Nightingale: (Winternight Trilogy)
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A Good Man Audiobook

A Good Man

Author: Ani Katz Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: January 2020

'Our lives were good - great, even. We were happy and secure. We had everything we needed. There was no way for anyone to know - least of all me - that it would all end the way it did.' Thomas Martin is everything a man is supposed to be. He has a beautiful wife and a loving daughter, a good house on Long Island, a flourishing career at a prestigious Manhattan advertising firm. He's a good son and brother, taking it upon himself to support his ailing mother and adult sisters. He knows it's his God-given duty to shield them, his girls, from the everyday horrors of the world. But he has failed, and unspeakable tragedy has befallen his family. Now, Thomas struggles to come to terms with what has become of his life. If only he can tell the story as he saw it, he believes he might find out how and why things unravelled so horribly; how he failed so disastrously. Because Thomas Martin is a good man. A Good Man is a dark and gripping novel of psychological suspense about a family man, in the wake of a horrifying act, trying to work out where he went wrong. It is the debut of a bold and brilliant new talent. 'Ani Katz has created an edgy debut with a disturbingly unforgettable ending.' The Skinny

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Crime in Progress: The Secret History of the Trump-Russia Investigation Audiobook

Crime in Progress: The Secret History of the Trump-Russia Investigation

Author: Glenn Simpson, Peter Fritsch Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: November 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. The never-before-told inside story of the Steele Dossier and the Trump-Russia investigation In the autumn of 2015, the founders of the Washington-based intelligence firm Fusion GPS, Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, were hired by a republican client to look into the records of Donald Trump. What began as a march through a mind-boggling trove of lawsuits and sketchy overseas projects soon took a darker turn, as they became the first to uncover Trump's disturbing ties to the Kremlin and the crimes that since have plagued his presidency. To help them decipher this alarming evidence, they engaged the services of an old acquaintance, the former British MI6 agent and Russia expert Christopher Steele. Steele would produce the notorious dossier which disclosed that the Trump team was deeply compromised by a hostile foreign power bent on disrupting the West and influencing the US presidential election. In Crime in Progress, the authors break their silence for the first time, chronicling their high-stakes investigation and their desperate efforts to warn both the American and British governments, the FBI and the media, to little avail - and no matter the costs. Yet when the dossier finally exploded onto the world stage after a leak, a ten-person research firm above a Starbucks in Washington was thrust into the centre of the biggest news story on the planet - a story that would lead to the Mueller report and disrupt Trump's secret planned rapprochement with Putin's Russia that could have re-ordered the western alliance. After four years on his trail, the authors' inescapable conclusion is that Trump is an asset of the Russian government, whether he knows it or not. A real-life political thriller with the makings of a modern classic, Crime in Progress is the definitive story of the pursuit of the truth about Trump and one of the greatest betrayals in American history.

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Charlotte's Web Audiobook

Charlotte's Web

Brought to life by Meryl Streep and a full cast, this beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is 'just about perfect.'* Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spider web tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter. E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. Includes an appreciation written and read by Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet, the cover artist of this edition and author/illustrator of Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White. Narrated by Meryl Streep featuring: January LaVoy as CHARLOTTE Kirby Heyborne as WILBUR MacLeod Andrews as TEMPLETON with additional performances by: Mark Bramhall as LURVY Scott Brick as THE MINISTER Cassandra Campbell as EDITH ZUCKERMAN Danny Campbell as HOMER ZUCKERMAN Mark Deakins as MR. ARABLE Kimberly Farr as MRS. ARABLE Tavia Gilbert as THE GOOSE Dion Graham as THE GANDER Almarie Guerra as NELLIE Johnny Heller as THE FAIR ANNOUNCER Lincoln Hoppe as AVERY Raymond Lee as THE BABY SPIDER Robin Miles as THE OLD SHEEP Adenrele Ojo as ARANEA Ray Porter as UNCLE THE PIG Emily Rankin as FERN John Rubinstein as DR. DORIAN Bahni Turpin as THE LAMB Julia Whelan as JOY *New York Times

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Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Revealing the Jewish Roots of Christianity Audiobook

Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Revealing the Jewish Roots of Christianity

Author: John Bergsma Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: September 2019

A major new work on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest sacred documents of Judaism, which reveals their surprising connections to early Christianity.   "A luminous treatment of a fascinating subject! Highly recommended!"-Scott Hahn, author of The Fourth Cup From award-winning scholar John Bergsma comes an intriguing book that reveals new insights on the Essenes, a radical Jewish community predating Christianity, whose existence, beliefs, and practices are often overlooked in the annuls of history. Bergsma reveals how this Jewish sect directly influenced the beliefs, sacraments, and practices of early Christianity and offers new information on how Christians lived their lives, worshipped, and eventually went on to influence the Roman Empire and Western civilization. Looking to Hebrew scripture and Jewish tradition, Bergsma helps to further explain how a simple Jewish peasant could go on to inspire a religion and a philosophy that still resonates 2,000 years later.   In this enriching and exciting exploration, Bergsma demonstrates how the Dead Sea Scrolls-the world's greatest modern archaeological discovery-can shed light on the Church as a sacred society that offered hope, redemption, and salvation to its member. Ultimately, these mysterious writings are a time machine that can transport us back to the ancient world, deepen our appreciation of Scripture, and strengthen our understanding of the Christian faith. "An accessible introduction . . . This is a handy entry point for readers unfamiliar with Essenes or those interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls."-Publishers Weekly

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A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT Audiobook

A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT

Author: Steven Hayes Narrator: Mark Deakins, Steven Hayes Release Date: August 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. Over the last 35 years, Steven C. Hayes and his colleagues have developed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with many hundreds of studies supporting the impact of his approach on everything from chronic pain to weight loss to prejudice and bigotry. A Liberated Mind is the summary of Steven's life's work which will teach readers how to live better, happier and more fulfilled lives by applying the six key processes of ACT. Put together these processes teach us to pivot: to "defuse" rather than fuse with our thoughts; to see life from a new perspective; and to discover our chosen values, those qualities of being that fuel meaning. Steve shares fascinating research results like how ACT techniques decreased typing errors on a clerical test or showed that positive affirmations actually increase negative emotion. And he weaves them with stories of clients and colleagues as well as his own riveting story of healing himself of a severe panic disorder, which is how the idea of psychological flexibility was born. A Liberated Mind is a powerful and important book about a new form of psychology, destined to become a modern classic of narrative psychology on par with Daring Greatly and Rising Strong by Brene Brown, or Carol Dweck's Mindset.

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NFL Century: The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League Audiobook

NFL Century: The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League

Author: Joe Horrigan Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: August 2019

From the former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame comes a sweeping and lively history of the National Football League, timed to coincide with the NFL's 100th anniversary season.   "I can think of no one better qualified-or more enthusiastic-to chronicle the National Football League's century-long history than Joe Horrigan."-Marv Levy, Hall of Fame NFL coach The NFL has come a long way from its founding in Canton, Ohio, in 1920. In the hundred years since that fateful day, football has become America's most popular and lucrative professional sport. The former scrappy upstart league that struggled to stay afloat has survived a host of challenges-the Great Depression and World War II, controversies and scandals, battles over labor rights and competition from rival leagues-to produce American icons like Vince Lombardi, Joe Montana, and Tom Brady. It is an extraordinary and entertaining history that could be told only by Joe Horrigan, former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and perhaps the greatest living historian of the NFL, by drawing upon decades of NFL archives. Compelling, eye-opening, and authoritative, NFL Century is a must-read for NFL fans and anyone who loves the game of football. Advance praise for NFL Century "Joe Horrigan takes the reader on a delightful tour of the seminal moments of the NFL in the past one hundred years-the players, owners, coaches, executives, and historical events that made the game of football the most popular in America. It's a wonderful walk down memory lane for any football fan, young or old."-Michael Lombardi, author of Gridiron Genius   "There is no one-and I mean no one-who knows more about the history of the NFL than Joe Horrigan, the heart and soul of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As the gold standard of sports leagues celebrates its one hundredth season, it's appropriate that the gold standard of sports historians has written NFL Century, an entertaining and educational journey."-Gary Myers, New York Times bestselling author of Brady vs Manning

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Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary: Unveiling the Mother of the Messiah Audiobook

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary: Unveiling the Mother of the Messiah

Author: Brant James Pitre Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: October 2018

"Brant Pitre is one of the most compelling theological writers on the scene today." -Bishop Robert Barron   Bestselling author of Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist casts new light on the Virgin Mary, illuminating her role in the Old and New Testaments.   Are Catholic teachings on Mary really biblical? Or are they the 'traditions of men'? Should she be called the 'Mother of God,' or just the mother of Jesus? Did she actually remain a virgin her whole life or do the 'brothers of Jesus' refer to her other children? By praying to Mary, are Catholics worshipping her? And what does Mary have to do with the quest to understand Jesus?   In Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary, Dr. Pitre takes readers step-by-step from the Garden of Eden to the Book of Revelation to reveal how deeply biblical Catholic beliefs about Mary really are. Dr. Pitre uses the Old Testament and Ancient Judaism to unlock how the Bible itself teaches that Mary is in fact the new Eve, the Mother of God, the Queen of Heaven and Earth, and the new Ark of the Covenant.

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The Book of Magic: A collection of stories by various authors Audiobook

The Book of Magic: A collection of stories by various authors

An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy-featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more! Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois's (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore...and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped-or misshaped-by the potent magic they seek to wield. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human...some might say all too human. Such is their curse. And their glory. In these pages, seventeen of today's top fantasy writers-including award-winners K. J. Parker (The Two of Swords), Megan Lindholm (The Windsingers), John Crowley (The Deep), Tim Powers (Last Call), Liz Williams (Snake Agent), Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky Trilogy), George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire), Kate Elliott (The Court of Fives Trilogy), Scott Lynch (The Republic of Thieves), and more-cast wondrous spells that thrillingly evoke the mysterious, awesome, and at times downright terrifying worlds where magic reigns supreme: worlds as far away as forever...and as near as next door.

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime Audiobook

The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

Author: David Grann Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: September 2018

Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, The Old Man and the Gun is here joined by two other riveting true-crime tales. 'The Old Man and the Gun' is the incredible story of a bank robber and prison escape artist who modeled himself after figures like Pretty Boy Floyd and who, even in his seventies, refuses to retire. 'True Crime' follows the twisting investigation of a Polish detective who suspects that a novelist planted clues in his fiction to an actual murder. And 'The Chameleon' recounts how a French imposter assumes the identity of a missing boy from Texas and infiltrates the boy's family, only to soon wonder whether he is the one being conned. In this mesmerizing collection, David Grann shows why he has been called a 'worthy heir to Truman Capote' and 'simply the best narrative nonfiction writer working today,' as he takes the reader on a journey through some of the most intriguing and gripping real-life tales from around the world.

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The Five Hurdles to Happiness: And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them Audiobook

The Five Hurdles to Happiness: And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them

Author: Mitch Abblett Narrator: Mark Deakins, Mitch Abblett Release Date: August 2018

A practical approach to becoming aware of the 'five hindrances'--the negative qualities that inhibit living the awakened life--and to breaking free of them in order to live more mindfully, effectively, compassionately. The Buddha's teaching on the five hindrances to awakening in the ancient scripture Samyutta Nikaya, where he contrasts them to the seven factors of enlightenment. They are a feature of what's taught in all the Buddhist traditions. Mitch Abblett gives the teaching a unique modern and secular interpretation, combining traditional wisdom with contemporary psychology--with examples from the lives of the real people he has worked with on the hindrances in his psychotherapy practice. The hindrances are, according to Mitch's formulation (there are various others): desire, hostility, sluggishness, worry, and doubt. Recognizing how each hindrance manifests in you goes a long way toward freeing yourself from it, but each hindrance also has a corresponding antidote that works like a wonder drug prescribed for a specific illness. The book takes the Buddhist five hindrances beyond their application to meditation and uses them as a frame for engaging readers in a process of contemplating their own life in general and learning to turn into their experience rather than merely repeating bad habits.

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The Pomodoro Technique: The Acclaimed Time-Management System That Has Transformed How We Work Audiobook

The Pomodoro Technique: The Acclaimed Time-Management System That Has Transformed How We Work

Author: Francesco Cirillo Narrator: Francesco Cirillo, Mark Deakins Release Date: August 2018

Available through bookstores for the first time, the internationally acclaimed time management system that has been used by millions, written by Francesco Cirillo, creator of the Pomodoro Technique.   Francesco Cirillo developed his famed system for improving productivity as a college student thirty years ago. Using a kitchen timer shaped like a pomodoro (Italian for tomato), Cirillo divided the time he spent working on a project into 25-minute intervals, with 5-minute breaks in between, in order to get more done, without interruptions.  By grouping a number of pomodoros together, users can tackle a project of any length, and drastically improve their productivity, enhance their focus, and better achieve their goals. Originally self-published, and shared virally online, this new publication of The Pomodoro Technique includes several new chapters on how teams can use the pomodoro method to save time and increase productivity. The process underlying Cirillo's technique includes five stages: planning the day's tasks, tracking your efforts, recording your daily activities, processing what you have done, and visualizing areas for improvement. With this tried and tested method, readers can simplify their work, find out how much time and effort a task really requires, and improve their focus so they can get more done in the same amount of time each day.

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The Pomodoro Technique: The Life-Changing Time-Management System Audiobook

The Pomodoro Technique: The Life-Changing Time-Management System

Author: Francesco Cirillo Narrator: Francesco Cirillo, Mark Deakins Release Date: August 2018

Random House presents the audiobook adition of The Pomodoro Technique by Francesca Cirillo, read by Mark Deakins, with a preface read by the author. Available in bookshops for the first time, the internationally acclaimed time management system that has been used by millions, written by Francesco Cirillo, creator of the Pomodoro Technique. We all face the same problem: we're constantly busy but we never seem to get anything done. We know we should focus on the task in hand, but it feels impossible with so many distractions and demands on our time. We all need The Pomodoro Technique. This deceptively simple tool, now being used by more than 2 million people around the world, helps us regain control and achieve our goals. It transforms both work and home life by splitting days into 25-minute 'pomodoros', which focus our minds and make us far more productive. Drawing on more than two decades of refinement and thinking, this powerful little book will teach you how to . . . -Work with time -Eliminate burnout -Manage distractions -Create a better work/life balance . . . all using only a pen, some paper and a timer. Start now - and join the Pomorodo revolution. Fully updated edition with exclusive material on teamwork - to make you and your team more dynamic than ever.

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