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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power Audiobook

Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power

Author: David Dayen Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: July 2020

Over the last forty years our choices have narrowed, our opportunities have shrunk, and our lives have become governed by a handful of very large and very powerful corporations. Today, practically everything we buy, everywhere we shop, and every service we secure comes from a heavily concentrated market. This is a world where four major banks control most of our money, four airlines shuttle most of us around the country, and four major cell phone providers connect most of our communications. If you are sick you can go to one of three main pharmacies to fill your prescription, and if you end up in a hospital almost every accessory to heal you comes from one of a handful of large medical suppliers. Dayen, the editor of the American Prospect and author of the acclaimed Chain of Title, provides a riveting account of what it means to live in this new age of monopoly and how we might resist this corporate hegemony. Through vignettes and vivid case studies Dayen shows how these monopolies have transformed us, inverted us, and truly changed our lives, at the same time providing listeners with the raw material to make monopoly a consequential issue in American life and revive a long-dormant antitrust movement.

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The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy Audiobook

The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy

Author: Katherine M. Gehl, Michael E. Porter Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: July 2020

Most people believe that our political system is a public institution with high-minded principles and impartial rules derived from the Constitution. In reality, it has become a private industry dominated by a textbook duopoly-the Democrats and the Republicans-and plagued and perverted by unhealthy competition between the players. Tragically, it has therefore become incapable of delivering solutions to America's key economic and social challenges. In fact, there's virtually no connection between our political leaders solving problems and getting reelected. In The Politics Industry, Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter take a radical new approach. They ingeniously apply the tools of business analysis-and Porter's distinctive Five Forces framework-to show how the political system functions just as every other competitive industry does, and how the duopoly has led to the devastating outcomes we see today. Using this competition lens, Gehl and Porter identify the most powerful lever for change-a strategy comprised of a clear set of choices in two key areas: how our elections work and how we make our laws. Their bracing assessment and practical recommendations cut through the endless debate about various proposed fixes, such as term limits and campaign finance reform. The result: true political innovation.

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WHOLE: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive Audiobook

WHOLE: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive

Author: Bill Latham, Kevin Baird, Michelle Kinder, Rex Miller Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2020

For years, the expert voices said 'disengagement' was the crucial issue behind poor educational environments and results. Naturally, only massive reform could fix it. But what if the enormous restructuring and expenditures attacked the wrong problem? MindShift, an organization that reframes tired and clogged conversations, pushed the old conclusions off the table and started fresh. They gathered diverse leaders in education, leadership, neuroscience, architecture, and wellness in working forums around the nation. These pivotal meetings produced WHOLE, a game-changing approach to education. With the authors' expertise, the book exposes the exhausted and antiquated thinking that led to the present crisis. But, WHOLE also proposes a new era of disruptive change that can produce happier, healthier, and more successful education for the 21st century. Packed with real-life examples, new research, and solutions that you can introduce to your own schools, students, and communities, WHOLE shows us how to move schools from the age of stress and insecurity to an age of true educational flourishing.

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Customer Experience For Dummies Audiobook

Customer Experience For Dummies

Author: Bob Kelleher, Roy Barnes Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2020

A positive customer experience is absolutely essential to keeping your business relevant. Today's business owners need to know how to connect and engage with their customers through a variety of different channels, including online reviews and word of mouth. Customer Experience For Dummies helps you listen to your customers and offers friendly, practical, and easy-to-implement solutions for incorporating customer engagement into your business plans and keep the crowds singing your praises. The book will show you simple and attainable ways to increase customer experience and generate sales growth, competitive advantage, and profitability. You'll get the know-how to successfully optimize social media to create more loyal customers, provide feedback that keeps them coming back for more, become a trustworthy and transparent entity that receives positive reviews, and so much more. ● Gives you the tools you need to target customers more precisely ● Helps you implement new social and mobile strategies ● Shows you how to generate and maintain customer loyalty in order to achieve success through multiple channels

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Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History Audiobook

Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History

Author: Craig L. Symonds Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: May 2020

From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here is a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare-and the course of the American nation. Acclaimed military historian Craig Symonds offers spellbinding narratives of crucial engagements, showing how each battle reveals the transformation of technology and weaponry from one war to the next; how these in turn transformed naval combat; and how each event marked a milestone in American history. Symonds records these encounters in detail so vivid that listeners can hear the wind in the rigging and feel the pounding of the guns. Yet he places every battle in a wide perspective, revealing their significance to America's development as it grew from a new Republic on the edge of a threatening frontier to a global superpower. Decision at Sea is a powerful and illuminating look at pivotal moments in the history of the Navy and of the United States. It is also a compelling study of the unchanging demands of leadership at sea, where commanders must make rapid decisions in the heat of battle with lives-and the fate of nations-hanging in the balance.

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The New Basics: A-to-Z Baby & Child Care for the Modern Parent Audiobook

The New Basics: A-to-Z Baby & Child Care for the Modern Parent

Author: Michel Cohen, M.D. Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: May 2020

Dr. Michel Cohen, named by the New York Post as the hip, 'must-have' pediatrician, has an important message for parents: Don't worry so much. In an easy-reference alphabetical format, The New Basics clearly lays out the concerns you may face as a parent and explains how to solve them-without fuss, without stress, and without harming your child by using unnecessary medicines or interventions. With sensitivity and love, Dr. Michel describes proven techniques for keeping your children healthy and happy without driving yourself crazy. He will show you how to set positive habits for sleeping and eating and how to treat ailments early and effectively. You'll learn when antibiotics are helpful and when they can be harmful. If you're having trouble breast feeding, pumping, or bottle weaning, Dr. Michel has the advice to set you back on track. If after several months your baby is still not sleeping through the night, The New Basics will provide you with tried-and-true methods to help ease this difficult transition for babies and parents. More than just a book on how to care for your child's physical well-being, The New Basics also covers such parenting challenges as biting, hitting, ADD, separation anxiety, how to prevent the terrible twos (and threes and fours . . . ), and preparing your child for a new sibling.

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Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management Audiobook

Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management

Author: The Staff Of Entrepreneur Media Inc. Narrator: Emily Ellet, Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: December 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Managing Your Team As a manager, you tend to walk a tightrope with executives on one side and employees on the other. But while managing personalities, team dynamics, and company culture aren't your only responsibilities, they are vital to the well-being of any company. To help you boost productivity and find the right management style for you, the staff of Entrepreneur helps you tap into the expertise of over twenty contributors and learn how to: delegate the right jobs to the right people; decentralize management and boost employee productivity; promote accountability with remote and in-house staff; motivate your team with radical candor and genuine appreciation; create a culture that fits your brand and management style; and supervise a staff without breathing down people's necks. Plus, get an inside look at the management styles of Karim Abouelnaga, founder and CEO of Practice Makes Perfect, Dr. Riaz Khadem, founder of Infotrac and author of Total Alignment, Chung-Man Tam, CEO of Homesuite, and Glenn Llopis, chairman of the Glenn Llopis Group and author of The Innovation Mentality.

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The Busy Leader's Handbook: How To Lead People and Places That Thrive Audiobook

The Busy Leader's Handbook: How To Lead People and Places That Thrive

Author: Quint Studer Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: November 2019

A comprehensive book of 'need-to-know' insights for busy leaders Being a great leader means getting the fundamentals right. It also means consistently doing the 'little things' that make a positive difference in the lives of employees, customers, and other stakeholders. The Busy Leader's Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive is a practical, easy-to-use book filled with gentle reminders of what we should be doing every day-especially when work is at its most intense. The Handbook is packed with proven best practices, tools, tips, and tactics for engaging employees, revitalizing cultures, delighting customers, and building high-performance companies. Short, succinct, and accessible, each chapter is 'stand-alone,' offering helpful advice for meeting common business challenges. Plus, the strategies, approaches, and tactics are designed to be put into action immediately. Bestselling author, businessman, visionary, and entrepreneur Quint Studer draws on his thirty-plus years of experience in helping organizations of all sizes and leaders at every level reach peak performance. Comprehensive in scope, his book overflows with insights and practical advice to help you make smart leadership decisions.

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A Republic of Equals: A Manifesto for a Just Society Audiobook

A Republic of Equals: A Manifesto for a Just Society

Author: Jonathan Rothwell Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: November 2019

Why political inequality is to blame for economic and social injustice Political equality is the most basic tenet of democracy. Yet in America and other democratic nations, those with political power have special access to markets and public services. A Republic of Equals traces the massive income inequality observed in the United States and other rich democracies to politicized markets and avoidable gaps in opportunity-and explains why they are the root cause of what ails democracy today. In this provocative book, Jonathan Rothwell draws on the latest empirical evidence from across the social sciences to demonstrate how rich democracies have allowed racial politics and the interests of those at the top to subordinate justice. He looks at the rise of nationalism in Europe and the United States, revealing how this trend overlaps with racial prejudice and is related to mounting frustration with a political status quo that thrives on income inequality and inefficient markets. But economic differences are by no means inevitable. Differences in group status by race and ethnicity are dynamic and have reversed themselves across continents and within countries. A Republic of Equals provides a bold new perspective on how to foster greater political and social equality, while moving societies closer to what a true republic should be.

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Entrepreneur Voices on Elevator Pitches Audiobook

Entrepreneur Voices on Elevator Pitches

Whether you're facing funding sharks or angel investors, we've got the keys to crafting that perfect pitch to help you secure the funds you need to launch your startup, build your business, and achieve your entrepreneurial dreams. In this new edition of the Entrepreneur Voices series, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and experts from both sides of the board room present the game-winning strategies and deal-closing tactics you need to succeed. Dive in and learn how to: - Build a business model and financial plan for your new venture - Make a great first impression and sell your idea in sixty seconds - Connect with the investors most likely to finance your business idea - See every 'No' as an opportunity to find the perfect 'Yes' Plus, gain exclusive insights from stars you've seen on Shark Tank, Planet of the Apps, Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, and more.

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A History of Pi Audiobook

A History of Pi

Author: Petr Beckmann Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2019

The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress-and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism. ***Please contact Customer Service for additional content.***

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Kiss The Enemy Audiobook

Kiss The Enemy

Author: Dianna Love Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2019

New York Times Bestseller Dianna Love sends Margaux Duke into the arms of her enemy where the unpredictable Slye Temp agent uncovers a secret that is as dangerous to her heart as it is to her life. Slye Temp operative Margaux Duke is chasing an international terrorist who murdered the last of her family. But her plans go up in smoke when her agency is in the crosshairs of the dangerous killer, forcing her to turn rogue to protect the only family she has left - her team. This is no time to get involved, especially with an enemy who steps between her and the terrorist she has to stop.   Logan Baklanov has been known by many names in the underbelly of international terrorism and will do whatever it takes to shield those he loves from the treacherous world he lives in. When his brother's life is in jeopardy, Logan takes on a role that places him at the top of the most-wanted lists of government security agencies in every country. He accepts the no-win situation, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice until a long legged beauty draws the attention of his deadly target and screws Logan's carefully planned mission.  Margaux and Logan must join forces in a dangerous game to save a major city from a powerful psychopath, but their ruse escalates out of control when the heat smoldering between them threatens to explode.  What readers and reviewers are saying about the new explosive Slye Temp series: "It seems with each book, this series gets better...(Love) has an uncanny ability of always creating wonderful characters that you care about... This was such a beautiful romance, one of the best I have read this year." ~~Barb, The Reading Cafe

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