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  1. The Final Twist Audiobook The Final Twist
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  2. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Audiobook The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
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  3. Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking Audiobook Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking
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  4. Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork Audiobook Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork
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  5. Left You Dead Audiobook Left You Dead
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  6. Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece Audiobook Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece
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  7. Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020 Audiobook Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020
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  8. The Wife Who Got a Life Audiobook The Wife Who Got a Life
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  9. Covet Audiobook Covet
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  10. The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World Audiobook The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook: Heal the Hidden Wounds from Childhood Affecting Audiobook

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook: Heal the Hidden Wounds from Childhood Affecting

Author: Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D. Narrator: Marni Penning Release Date: May 2021

We're all a product of our childhood, and if you're like most people, you have experienced some form of childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at the root of nearly all mental health disorders. Memories associated with ACEs imprint on a child's brain, and can manifest themselves mentally and physically throughout adulthood. So, how can you begin healing the deep wounds of ACEs and build strength and resilience? In this innovative workbook, trauma specialist Glenn Schiraldi presents practical, evidence-based skills to help you heal from ACEs. In addition to dealing with the symptoms, you'll learn to address the root cause of your suffering, change the way your brain responds to stress and the outside world, and soothe troubling memories. Using the trauma-informed and resilience-building practices in this book, you will: - Understand how toxic childhood stress is affecting your health - Rewire disturbing imprints in your brain using cutting-edge skills - Learn how to regulate stress and emotional arousal - Discover why traditional psychological approaches might not be helping - Know when and how to find the right kind of therapy

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American Brujeria: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic Audiobook

American Brujeria: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic

Author: J. Allen Cross Narrator: Cynthia Farrell Release Date: May 2021

American Brujeria is about the fascinating blend of American and Mexican folk magic currently used by those living in the US but whose roots are steeped in Mexican culture. This type of Mexican-American folk magic, which the author calls "American brujeria," features its own unique saints and spirits as well as familiar ones, such as the infamous Santa Muerte. American Brujeria includes stories from Mexico (folk saints, the story of Guadalupe), the influence of Catholicism, the art of limpias (traditional folk healing methods), spell casting, oil crafting, praying the rosary (in English and Spanish), making an altar to Guadalupe, using novena candle magic, making protective charms from saints' medals, and more. There's even a whole section on creative uses for Vicks VapoRub, a staple in Mexican-American folk healing. American brujeria is extremely close to conjure traditions of the American South and, in fact, shares a lot of crossover, demonstrating how these traditions have influenced one another.

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The Subtle Art of Satisfaction: How Not to Die Frustrated (Not Giving a F*ck about Your Human Needs) Audiobook

The Subtle Art of Satisfaction: How Not to Die Frustrated (Not Giving a F*ck about Your Human Needs)

Author: Luke Experience Narrator: Ivan Busenius Release Date: May 2021

GOLDEN RULE The subtle art of Satisfaction means giving answers to your natural needs. Be aware of your needs and fulfill them to live a pleasant and satisfying life. RULE 1 - TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY! The first natural need of every animal is physical security. Never neglect the needs of your body. RULE 2 - ELIMINATE YOUR FEARS! Since humans started thinking, their fears went into their head. Make sure you don't feel afraid of the world. RULE 3 - SATISFY YOUR NEED OF BELONGING What is called “social identity” is actually a natural need of feeling part of a group. Find a place and a community that you really like and create strong bondings to satisfy your 'need of belonging'. RULE 4 - EMBRACE LOVE AND AVOID HATRED Feeling appreciated is another natural need of humans and love brings love, while lack of love brings hatred. Accept and cultivate your needs while building good relationships, so you will give love and you will be loved. RULE 5 - FEEL ALWAYS FREE TO GROW AND EVOLVE The ability of thinking is what makes humans unique. Never feel deprived of the freedom to express or to grow, in order to achieve self- realization. RULE 6 - FOLLOW YOUR EMOTIONS AND GIVE YOUR CONTRIBUTE! Emotions are the purest part of what we are and they lead us towards what we care about. Be always free to experience the emotions you feel and find your way to give your contribute to the people you love. Want to master all of them? With 'The Subtle Art of Satisfaction', you can.

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Wyatt's Little Germs: A Read Aloud Introduction to Germ Prevention Audiobook

Wyatt's Little Germs: A Read Aloud Introduction to Germ Prevention

Author: Kayla Nijai Narrator: Trista Shaye Release Date: May 2021

Wyatt's Little Germs was made to help kids understand how germs are spread. It encapsulates the necessity of hand washing and explains to children how germs live on surfaces and travel from person to person. Older children can relate to the main character's everyday classroom settings, while parents playing this audiobook in repetition helps to establish basic cleanliness guidelines. The audiobook reinforces what parents teach at home and draws awareness to the threats associated with coughing and sneezing. Playing this audiobook for your child once or twice a week is the positive reinforcement your child needs to guarantee a pattern of cleanliness now and into adulthood.

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Granny Mo, Is Teddy Going to Die? Audiobook

Granny Mo, Is Teddy Going to Die?

Author: Sue Brayne Narrator: Sue Brayne Release Date: May 2021

Jack has a BIG question about Teddy, which is keeping him wide awake. He wants to know if Teddy is going to die one day, but he’s not sure who to ask about it. This is where Granny Mo comes to the rescue. She knows just what to say and how to say it, so Jack and Teddy can snuggle up together and go to sleep.

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Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe Audiobook

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

Author: Niall Ferguson Narrator: Niall Ferguson Release Date: May 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. Disasters are inherently hard to predict. But when catastrophe strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted or medieval Italians when the Black Death struck. We have science on our side, after all. Yet the responses of many developed countries to a new pathogen from China were badly bungled. Why? While populist rulers certainly performed poorly in the face of the pandemic, Niall Ferguson argues that more profound pathologies were at work - pathologies already visible in our responses to earlier disasters. Drawing from multiple disciplines, including economics and network science, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe offers not just a history but a general theory of disaster. As Ferguson shows, governments must learn to become less bureaucratic and more 'antifragile' if we are to avoid the impending doom of irreversible decline. © Niall Ferguson 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Gender: A World History Audiobook

Gender: A World History

Author: Susan Kingsley Kent Narrator: Elizabeth Wiley Release Date: May 2021

Gender exists in almost every society as a way of organizing its people. Gender is used to assign certain responsibilities, obligations, and privileges to some, and to deny them to others. In Gender: A World History, Susan Kingsley Kent tells the story of this seemingly simple but in fact quite complex concept. With historical perspective she critically examines our everyday understandings of women and men, masculinity and femininity, and sexual difference in general. Central to this account is the conviction that gender is neither natural nor innocent. What passes for masculinity and femininity in one society might not do so in another. Even the passing of time can change what gender looks like in a particular culture. Thinking about the history of gender can also shed light on other types of relations, such as those between a government and its people, between different social classes, and between a colony and its colonizer. Ranging from prehistory to the present, this book presents a chronological picture of gender across the globe. From Hatshepsut and the rise of patriarchy in the ancient world, to the Bushido code of the samurai in wartime, to Susan B. Anthony and the women's rights movement in the United States, to the gay and trans rights movements of today, the force of gender in world history cannot be denied.

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On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual Audiobook

On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual

Author: Merle Miller Narrator: Paul Boehmer Release Date: May 2021

The groundbreaking work on being homosexual in America-available again only from Penguin Classics and with a new foreword by Dan Savage Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller's On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote a poignant essay for the New York Times Magazine entitled "What It Means To Be a Homosexual" in response to a homophobic article published in Harper's Magazine. Described as "the most widely read and discussed essay of the decade," it carried the seed that would blossom into On Being Different-one of the earliest memoirs to affirm the importance of coming out. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s Audiobook

America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s

Author: Elizabeth Hinton Narrator: Shayna Small Release Date: May 2021

'Groundbreaking, deeply researched and profoundly heart-rending' Peniel Joseph, New York Times A radical reckoning with the racial inequality of America's past and present, by one of the leading scholars of policing and mass incarceration in the US Between 1964 and 1972, the United States endured domestic violence on a scale not seen since the Civil War. During these eight years, Black residents responded to police brutality and systemic racism by throwing punches and Molotov cocktails at police officers, plundering local businesses and vandalizing exploitative institutions. Ever since, Americans have been living in a nation and national culture created, in part, by the extreme violence of this period. In America on Fire, acclaimed professor Elizabeth Hinton draws on previously untapped sources to unravel this extraordinary history for the first time, arguing that we cannot understand the civil rights struggle without coming to terms with the astonishing violence, and hugely expanded policing regime, that followed it. A leading scholar of policing, Hinton underlines a crucial lesson in the book - that police violence precipitates community violence - and shows how it continues to escape policy makers, who respond by further criminalizing entire groups instead of addressing underlying socioeconomic causes. Taking us from the uprising in Watts, Los Angeles in 1965 to the murder of George Floyd in 2020, Hinton's urgent, eye-opening and much-anticipated America on Fire offers an unprecedented framework for understanding the crisis at the country's heart.

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Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples Audiobook

Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples

Author: Jack D. Forbes Narrator: William Andrew Quinn Release Date: May 2021

This volume will revise the way we look at the modern populations of Latin America and North America by providing a totally new view of the history of Native American and African American peoples throughout the hemisphere. Africans and Native Americans explores key issues relating to the evolution of racial terminology and European colonialists' perceptions of color, analyzing the development of color classification systems and the specific evolution of key terms such as black, mulatto, and mestizo, which no longer carry their original meanings. Jack Forbes presents strong evidence that Native American and African contacts began in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean and that Native Americans may have crossed the Atlantic long before Columbus.

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For the Many: American Feminists and the Global Fight for Democratic Equality Audiobook

For the Many: American Feminists and the Global Fight for Democratic Equality

Author: Dorothy Sue Cobble Narrator: Susan Ericksen Release Date: May 2021

For the Many presents an inspiring look at how US women and their global allies pushed the nation and the world toward justice and greater equality for all. Reclaiming social democracy as one of the central threads of American feminism, Dorothy Sue Cobble offers a bold rewriting of twentieth-century feminist history and documents how forces, peoples, and ideas worldwide shaped American politics. Cobble follows egalitarian women's activism from the explosion of democracy movements before World War I to the establishment of the New Deal, through the upheavals in rights and social citizenship at midcentury, to the reassertion of conservatism and the revival of female-led movements today. Cobble brings to life the women who crossed borders of class, race, and nation to build grassroots campaigns, found international institutions, and enact policies dedicated to raising standards of life for everyone. Listeners encounter famous figures, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, and Mary McLeod Bethune, together with less well-known leaders, such as Rose Schneiderman, Maida Springer Kemp, and Esther Peterson. Multiple generations partnered to expand social and economic rights, and despite setbacks, the fight for the many persists, as twenty-first-century activists urgently demand a more caring, inclusive world.

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Condemned: The Transported Men, Women and Children Who Built Britain's Empire Audiobook

Condemned: The Transported Men, Women and Children Who Built Britain's Empire

Author: Graham Seal Narrator: Nigel Patterson Release Date: May 2021

In the early seventeenth century, Britain took ruthless steps to deal with its unwanted citizens, forcibly removing men, women, and children from their homelands and sending them to far-flung corners of the empire to be sold off to colonial masters. This oppressive regime grew into a brutal system of human bondage which would continue into the twentieth century. Drawing on firsthand accounts, letters, and official documents, Graham Seal uncovers the traumatic struggles of those shipped around the empire. He shows how the earliest large-scale kidnapping and transportation of children to the American colonies were quickly bolstered with shipments of the poor, criminal, and rebellious to different continents, including Australia. From Asia to Africa, this global trade in forced labor allowed Britain to build its colonies while turning a considerable profit. Incisive and moving, this account brings to light the true extent of a cruel strand in the history of the British Empire.

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