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  1. Lock Every Door Audiobook Lock Every Door
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  2. Wilde Women Audiobook Wilde Women
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  3. The Holiday Audiobook The Holiday
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  4. The Runaway Daughter Audiobook The Runaway Daughter
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  5. Kneel Audiobook Kneel
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  6. Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection Audiobook Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection
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  7. The Morning Mind: Use Your Brain to Master Your Day and Supercharge Your Life Audiobook The Morning Mind: Use Your Brain to Master Your Day and Supercharge Your Life
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  8. How to be Heard: Secrets for Powerful Speaking and Listening Audiobook How to be Heard: Secrets for Powerful Speaking and Listening
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  9. Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths about Aging Audiobook Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths about Aging
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  10. The Genius Within Audiobook The Genius Within
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White Peak: A Thriller Audiobook

White Peak: A Thriller

Author: Ronan Frost Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: May 2019

Ronan Frost's White Peak is a fast-paced action thriller full of death-defying adventure. Greg Rask, a dying tech billionaire, has invested millions chasing miracle cures. None of them are worth a damn, but he refuses to give up. Now, he's gathering a team willing to go to the ends of the earth chasing life. Each of Rask's crew has beaten incredible odds to rise from the ashes of their old lives to where they are now. Together, their next task is to retrieve a painting that is believed to hide a map which, if genuine, marks it as a treasure of the Ahnenerbe, the occult wing of the SS, who had devoted dozens of expeditions in search of the three cintamani stones for their combined properties, and the lost city where they were rumored to lay hidden: Shambhala. But a mystical brotherhood sworn to protect the secrets of the ancients-the same secrets that allow its members to defy death-will stop at nothing to ensure that Rask's crew fail. In an adrenalin-pumping quest through some of the most savage terrains known to man, the crew will be pushed to the limits of endurance and beyond.

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Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries Audiobook

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

Author: Safi Bahcall Narrator: Safi Bahcall, William Dufris Release Date: March 2019

Washington Post's '10 Leadership Books to Watch for in 2019,' Adam Grant's '19 New Leadership Books to Read in 2019,' Inc.com's '10 Business Books You Need to Read in 2019,' Business Insider's '14 Books Everyone Will Be Reading in 2019' This program includes a prologue and introduction read by the author. What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water? In Loonshots, physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we knew about nurturing radical breakthroughs. Drawing on the science of phase transitions, Bahcall shows why teams, companies, or any group with a mission will suddenly change from embracing wild new ideas to rigidly rejecting them, just as flowing water will suddenly change into brittle ice. Mountains of print have been written about culture. Loonshots identifies the small shifts in structure that control this transition, the same way that temperature controls the change from water to ice. Using examples that range from the spread of fires in forests to the hunt for terrorists online, and stories of thieves and geniuses and kings, Bahcall shows how this new kind of science helps us understand the behavior of companies and the fate of empires. Loonshots distills these insights into lessons for creatives, entrepreneurs, and visionaries everywhere. Over the past decade, researchers have been applying the tools and techniques of phase transitions to understand how birds flock, fish swim, brains work, people vote, criminals behave, ideas spread, diseases erupt, and ecosystems collapse. If twentieth-century science was shaped by the search for fundamental laws, like quantum mechanics and gravity, the twenty-first will be shaped by this new kind of science. Loonshots is the first to apply these tools to help all of us unlock our potential to create and nurture the crazy ideas that change the world. "This book has everything: new ideas, bold insights, entertaining history and convincing analysis. Not to be missed by anyone who wants to understand how ideas change the world." -Daniel Kahneman, winner of the Nobel Prize and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow

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Endgames Audiobook

Endgames

Author: Jr. L. E. Modesitt, L. E. Modesitt Jr. Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: February 2019

Endgames is the twelfth novel in L. E. Modesitt, Jr's New York Times bestselling epic fantasy series the Imager Portfolio, and the third book in the story arc that began with Treachery's Tools and Assassin's Price. Solidar is in chaos. Charyn, the young and untested ruler of Solidar, has survived assassination, and he struggles to gain control of a realm in the grip of social upheaval, war, and rioting. Solidar cannot be allowed to slide into social and political turmoil that will leave the High Holders with their ancient power and privilege, and the common people with nothing. But the stakes are even higher than he realizes.

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Voyage: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation by Dirk Maggs Audiobook

Voyage: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation by Dirk Maggs

An alternative history of the US space programme, dramatised by Dirk Maggs. After the moon, Mars... What if John F. Kennedy survived the assassination attempt and developed the space programme? President Nixon, with the help of former president JFK, has just green-lit NASA's first manned expedition to Mars. Aboard the expedition is Natalie York, a geologist who risks everything she loves for the chance to go to space; Phil Stone, former X-15 test pilot; and Ralph Gershon, a Vietnam War hero intent on being the first African American to reach another planet. Exploring mankind's ambitions in space, Voyage chronicles the incredible story of what could have been. Also included is an one-hour bonus programme featuring Dirk Maggs in conversation with Stephen Baxter, 20 years after Voyage was recorded. This wonderful, intimate conversation between the two friends is peppered with memories of the recording, the production process, and what inspired Stephen to pen such a well-loved story. Cast: Natalie York...Laurel Lefkow Mike Conlig...William Dufris Gregory Dana...Michael Roberts Joe Muldoon...Vincent Marzello Chuck Jones...Frank Lazarus Jim Dana...Russell Bentley Ben Priest...William Roberts Ralph Gershon...Mel Taylor Phil Stone...Rolf Saxon Based on the novel by Stephen Baxter Produced and directed by Dirk Maggs Music by Wilfredo Acosta

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On the Road and Off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius Audiobook

On the Road and Off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius

Author: Charlie Harmon Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: January 2019

Written by his former assistant and with a foreword by Broadway legend Harold Prince, this book celebrates Leonard Bernstein's centenary with an intimate and detailed look at the public and private life of the Maestro. Leonard Bernstein reeked of cheap cologne and obviously hadn't showered, shaved, or slept in a while. Was he drunk to boot? He greeted his new assistant with "What are you drinking?" Yes, he was drunk. Charlie Harmon was hired to manage the day-to-day parts of Bernstein's life. There was one additional responsibility: make sure Bernstein met the deadline for an opera commission. But things kept getting in the way: the centenary of Igor Stravinsky, intestinal parasites picked up in Mexico, teaching all summer in Los Angeles, a baker's dozen of young men, plus depression, exhaustion, insomnia, and cut-throat games of anagrams. Did the opera get written? For four years, Charlie saw Bernstein every day, as his social director, gatekeeper, valet, music copyist, and itinerant orchestra librarian. He packed (and unpacked) Bernstein's umpteen pieces of luggage, got the Maestro to his concerts, kept him occupied changing planes in Zurich, Anchorage, Tokyo, or Madrid, and learned how to make small talk with mayors, ambassadors, a chancellor, a queen, and a Hollywood legend or two. How could anyone absorb all those people and places? Because there was music: late-night piano duets, or the Maestro's command to accompany an audition, or, by the way, the greatest orchestras in the world. Charlie did it, and this is what it was like, told for the first time.

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The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump Audiobook

The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump

Author: Harry Turtledove Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: December 2018

In an alternate America that runs on magic, a potential environmental disaster plunges an overworked bureaucrat into a deadly conspiracy of evil gods and darkest sorcery David Fisher pushes paper for the EPA in a world that's a lot like ours . . . only different. In this California-and throughout the alternate United States-all gods are real, science doesn't exist, and magic rules everything, running imp-driven computers and creating anxiety-inducing bumper-to-bumper flying-carpet rush hours. Unfortunately, unchecked magic use can leave dangerous residues, creating hours of mind-numbing deskwork for David and his fellow bureaucrats at the Environmental Perfection Agency. Now a leakage at a toxic spell dump in Angels City is about to complicate David's life in ways he never imagined, unleashing vampires, werewolves, and soulless babies. Even the actual spooks at the CIA concerned. But looking too closely into what might be more than just an accident could have David stepping on the toes of some very nasty deities indeed, imperiling his future on the Other Side . . . and on this one, as well. When it comes to creating alternate histories-and worlds-no one does it better than the great Harry Turtledove. The multiple-award-winning master of the fantastic carries readers on a droll thrill ride through a richly detailed, ingeniously imagined fantasy reality where the impossible is mundane-and absolutely anything can happen.

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The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things Audiobook

The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

Author: Barry Glassner Narrator: Michael Moore, William Dufris Release Date: November 2018

The bestselling book revealing why Americans are so fearful, and why we fear the wrong things-now updated for the age of Trump In the age of Trump, our society is defined by fear. Indeed, three out of four Americans say they feel more fearful today than they did only a couple decades ago. But are we living in exceptionally perilous times? In his bestselling book The Culture of Fear, sociologist Barry Glassner demonstrates that it is our perception of danger that has increased, not the actual level of risk. Glassner exposes the people and organizations that manipulate our perceptions and profit from our fears: politicians who win elections by heightening concerns about crime and drug use even as rates for both are declining; advocacy groups that raise money by exaggerating the prevalence of particular diseases; TV shows that create a new scare every week to garner ratings. Glassner spells out the prices we pay for social panics: the huge sums of money that go to waste on unnecessary programs and products as well as time and energy spent worrying about our fears. All the while, we are distracted from the true threats, from climate change to worsening inequality. In this updated edition of a modern classic, Glassner examines the current panics over vaccination and 'political correctness' and reveals why Donald Trump's fearmongering is so dangerously effective.

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Matters of Vital Interest: A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen Audiobook

Matters of Vital Interest: A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen

Author: Eric Lerner Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: October 2018

A memoir of the author's decades-long friendship and spiritual journey with the late singer, songwriter, novelist, and poet Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen passed away in late 2016, leaving behind many who cared for and admired him, but perhaps few knew him better than longtime friend Eric Lerner. Lerner, a screenwriter and novelist, first met Cohen at a Zen retreat forty years ago. Their friendship helped guide one another through life's myriad obstacles, a journey told from a new perspective for the first time. Funny, revealing, self-aware, and deeply moving, Matters of Vital Interest is an insightful memoir about Lerner's relationship with his friend, whose idiosyncratic style and dignified life was deeply informed by his spiritual practices. Lerner invites readers to step into the room with them and listen in on a lifetime's ongoing dialogue, considerations of matters of vital interest, spiritual, mundane, and profane. In telling their story, Lerner depicts Leonard Cohen as a captivating persona the likes of which we may never see again.

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Never Be Lied to Again: How to Get the Truth In 5 Minutes Or Less In Any Conversation Or Situation Audiobook

Never Be Lied to Again: How to Get the Truth In 5 Minutes Or Less In Any Conversation Or Situation

Author: Dr. David J. Lieberman, Ph.D. Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: October 2018

"If you want to find out whether your boyfriend is cheating, your boss is getting away with murder, or the life-insurance salesman is playing you for a fool, read on." -Cosmopolitan How many times have you been manipulated or taken advantage of by someone's lies? Are you tired of being deceived, tricked, and fooled? Finally, renowned behaviorist David J. Lieberman tells listeners how to stop the lies and uncover the truth -- in any conversation or situation. In a simple, user-friendly format, Dr. Lieberman gives you the tools to determine, with uncanny accuracy, if you are being lied to. Utilizing newly developed techniques in hypnosis and psycholinguistics, this audiobook also shows you how to easily influence anyone to tell the truth -- within minutes. Use it in any situation, from casual conversation to in-depth interviews. Never Be Lied to Again is chock-full of colorful examples and engaging scenarios to help you keep from being taken advantage of and give you that extra edge. Use these groundbreaking techniques to take control of every personal and business situation...and never be lied to again.

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Make Peace With Anyone: Breakthrough Strategies to Quickly End Any Conflict, Feud, or Estrangement Audiobook

Make Peace With Anyone: Breakthrough Strategies to Quickly End Any Conflict, Feud, or Estrangement

Author: Dr. David J. Lieberman, Ph.D. Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: October 2018

Make Peace with Anyone is the first audiobook that shows listeners how to quickly resolve any situation, no matter how long it's been going on, or how many people are involved. The techniques and psychological strategies presented here are simple, easy to understand, and work...fast. In this audiobook listeners will learn how to: *End any family feud *Get an apology from anyone *Jumpstart any relationship or friendship *Handle any passive-aggressive person *Get the respect you deserve from anyone *Dramatically improve any relationship *Get anyone to forgive you for anything *Align anyone to your way of thinking Dr. David J. Lieberman provides the path to permanent peace and will show you the way to Make Peace with Anyone.

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The Soul Keepers Audiobook

The Soul Keepers

Author: Devon Taylor Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: August 2018

'A fantastic high-stakes adventure on a ghost ship sailing forever into eternity, where every soul is (literally) worth fighting for-what's not to love?' -Rin Chupeco, author of The Bone Witch and The Girl from the Well This thrilling audiobook is full of danger, stormy otherworld seas, ghost ships, and terrifying monsters. Death is just the beginning. After dying in a terrible car accident, Rhett awakens in the afterlife and is recruited to join the crew of the Harbinger, a colossal seafaring vessel tasked with ferrying the souls of the dead. To where exactly, no one knows. But the crew must get the souls there, and along the way protect them from vicious soul-eating monsters that will stop at nothing to take the ship and all of its occupants. Rhett and his new friends have a hard enough time fighting back the monsters that grow bolder and more ferocious every day. But then a new threat emerges, a demon who wants something that Rhett has. And if she gets it, it could mean the end of everything... for both the living and the dead. The Soul Keepers is a pulse-pounding, cinematic adventure by debut author Devon Taylor.

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River of Bones Audiobook

River of Bones

Author: Taylor Anderson Narrator: William Dufris Release Date: July 2018

The crew of a WWII destroyer face their greatest challenge yet as they try to survive in a strange new world in the next thrilling book in the New York Times bestselling series. Commander Matt Reddy and his crew are afraid it may finally be the end of the USS Walker. Ever since their ship was transported to another world, and they became embroiled in a deadly conflict between the Lemurians and the vicious Grik, the Walker has been taking a pounding. With Walker out of commission for repairs, Reddy takes command of a different ship and joins a desperate battle to block the Grik swarm. Meanwhile, the humans and their allies face a deadly second front in the Republic to the south. All of Reddy's forces are committed, and there's no turning back. Either they'll win-or lose-everything . . .

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