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  1. Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Audiobook Me: Elton John Official Autobiography
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  2. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T Audiobook Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T
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  3. Christmas Shopaholic Audiobook Christmas Shopaholic
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  4. The Guilty Mother Audiobook The Guilty Mother
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  5. Girl, Woman, Other Audiobook Girl, Woman, Other
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  6. Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You Audiobook Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You
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  7. Indulge Audiobook Indulge
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  8. Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed Audiobook Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed
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  9. The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone Audiobook The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone
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  10. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future Audiobook The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
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Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine Audiobook

Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine

Author: Maria Goodavage Narrator: Suzanne Elise Freeman Release Date: October 2019

New York Times bestselling author Maria Goodavage takes us on a thrilling, delightful, globe-trotting journey to discover the heartwarming and fascinating new world of doctor dogs.   In this groundbreaking book, Goodavage brings us behind the scenes of cutting-edge science at top research centers, and into the lives of people whose well-being depends on their devoted, highly skilled personal MDs (medical dogs). With her signature wit and passion, Goodavage explores how doctor dogs are becoming our happy allies in the fight against dozens of physical and mental conditions.   We meet dogs who detect cancer and Parkinson's disease, and dogs who alert people to seizures and diabetic lows or highs and other life-threatening physical ailments. Goodavage reveals the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with autism, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. And she introduces us to intrepid canines who are protecting us from antibiotic-resistant bugs, and to dogs who may one day help keep us safe from epidemic catastrophe. Their paycheck for their lifesaving work? Heartfelt praise and a tasty treat or favorite toy.   The emotional element in Doctor Dogs delivers as powerfully as the science. You don't have to be a dog lover to care deeply about what these dogs are doing and what we are learning from them-although if you're not a dog lover, you probably will be by the end of the book.

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Letters from an Astrophysicist Audiobook

Letters from an Astrophysicist

Author: Neil Degrasse Tyson Narrator: Neil Degrasse Tyson Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe 'Don't fear change. Don't fear failure. The only thing to fear is loss of ambition. But if you've got plenty of that, then you have nothing to fear at all' - Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson is arguably the most influential, acclaimed scientist on the planet. As director of the Hayden Planetarium, and host of Cosmos and StarTalk, he has dedicated his life to exploring and explaining the mysteries of the universe. Every year, he receives thousands of letters - from students to prisoners, scientists to priests. Some seek advice, others yearn for inspiration; some are full of despair, others burst with wonder. But they are all searching for understanding, meaning and truth. His replies are by turns wise, funny, and mind-blowing. In this, his most personal book by far, he covers everything from God to the history of science, from aliens to death. He bares his soul - his passions, his doubts, his hopes. The big theme is everywhere in these pages: what is our place in the universe? The result is an awe-inspiring read and an intimate portal into an incredible mind, which reveals the power of the universe to start conversations and inspire curiosity in all of us. The full list of narrators includes Victor Bevine, Gabriel Vaughan, Lauren Fortgang, Neil Hellegers, Kevin Free, Vikas Adam, Nick Sullivan, Gabra Zackman, Allyson Johnson, Brandon Rubin, and Piper Goodeve.

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Raising Goats For Dummies Audiobook

Raising Goats For Dummies

Author: Cheryl K. Smith Narrator: Ann Richardson Release Date: October 2019

Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your how-to guide for: ● Breaking down the complicated process of choosing and purchasing the right goat breed to meet your needs and getting facilities for your goat set up. ● Providing in-depth information on proper grooming, handling, feeding, and milking ● Covering the basics of goat health and nutrition ● Offering tips and advice for using your goat to produce milk, meat, fiber, and more Understand what makes these useful and delightful creatures so popular and gain the knowledge and skills to properly care for and utilize their many offerings.

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Hacking the Hacker: Learn From the Experts Who Take Down Hackers Audiobook

Hacking the Hacker: Learn From the Experts Who Take Down Hackers

Author: Roger A. Grimes Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross Release Date: October 2019

Hacking the Hacker takes you inside the world of cybersecurity to show you what goes on behind the scenes, and introduces you to the men and women on the front lines of this technological arms race. Twenty-six of the world's top white hat hackers, security researchers, writers, and leaders, describe what they do and why, with each profile preceded by a no-experience-necessary explanation of the relevant technology. Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly critical at all levels, from retail businesses all the way up to national security. This book drives to the heart of the field, introducing the people and practices that help keep our world secure. ● Go deep into the world of white hat hacking to grasp just how critical cybersecurity is ● Read the stories of some of the world's most renowned computer security experts ● Delve into social engineering, cryptography, penetration testing, network attacks, and more As a field, cybersecurity is large and multi-faceted-yet not historically diverse. With a massive demand for qualified professional that is only going to grow, opportunities are endless. Hacking the Hacker shows you why you should give the field a closer look.

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Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest Audiobook

Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest

Author: Joan Maloof Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: October 2019

In this collection of natural-history essays, biologist Joan Maloof embarks on a series of lively, fact-filled expeditions into forests of the eastern United States. Through Maloof's engaging, conversational style, each essay offers a lesson in stewardship as it explores the interwoven connections between a tree species and the animals and insects whose lives depend on it-and who, in turn, work to ensure the tree's survival. Never really at home in a laboratory, Maloof took to the woods early in her career. Her enthusiasm for firsthand observation in the wild spills over into her writing, whether the subject is the composition of forest air, the eagle's preference for nesting in loblolly pines, the growth rings of the bald cypress, or the gray squirrel's fondness for weevil-infested acorns. With a storyteller's instinct for intriguing particulars, Maloof expands our notions about what a tree 'is' through her many asides-about the six species of leafhoppers who eat only sycamore leaves or the midges who live inside holly berries and somehow prevent them from turning red. As a scientist, Maloof accepts that trees have a spiritual dimension that cannot be quantified. As an unrepentant tree hugger, she finds support in the scientific case for biodiversity. As an activist, she can't help but wonder how much time is left for our forests.

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Tree, A Life Story Audiobook

Tree, A Life Story

Author: David Suzuki, Wayne Grady Narrator: David Skulski, Peter Wohlleben Release Date: October 2019

Now with a new foreword by Peter Wohlleben, the international bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees and The Inner Life of Animals. The story of a single tree, from the moment the seed is released from its cone until, more than five hundred years later, it lies on the forest floor as a nurse log, giving life to ferns, mosses, and hemlocks, even as its own life is ending. This new edition has been updated and revised to reflect the effects of climate change on forests.

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Brain-centric Design: The Surprising Neuroscience Behind Learning With Deep Understanding Audiobook

Brain-centric Design: The Surprising Neuroscience Behind Learning With Deep Understanding

Teach The Way People Love To Learn Scientists have found that people are chemically and structurally hardwired to enjoy learning. The secret to unleashing a learner's potential resides in the very organ we want to teach: the brain. With Brain-centric Design (BcD), you'll learn how to Help others acquire skills and retain knowledge faster Reduce attrition Save valuable time and energy Understand the science behind teaching and learning BcD halted turnover in industries with the highest attrition rate of any other job. It saved Fortune 100s millions, and helped those same organizations foster better employees in less than half the time. Brain-centric Design is the product of decades of scientific research on how we acquire knowledge refined and successfully implemented by the authors, Dr. Kieran O'Mahony and Rich Carr. Brain-centric Design offers an intuitive, easy to use process for presenting information for deep understanding.

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Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing Audiobook

Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing

Author: Gretchen Mcculloch Narrator: Gretchen Mcculloch Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. THE ACCLAIMED NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. Because Internet is for anyone who's ever puzzled over how to punctuate a text message or wondered where memes come from. It's the perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, and what our online interactions reveal about who we are. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured by the shape of our apps and platforms, from the grammar of status updates to the protocols of comments and @replies. Linguistically inventive online communities spread new slang and jargon with dizzying speed. What's more, social media is a vast laboratory of unedited, unfiltered words where we can watch language evolve in real time. Even the most absurd-looking slang has genuine patterns behind it. Internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch explores the deep forces that shape human language and influence the way we communicate with one another. She explains how your first social internet experience influences whether you prefer 'LOL' or 'lol', why ~sparkly tildes~ succeeded where centuries of proposals for irony punctuation had failed, what emoji have in common with physical gestures, and how the artfully disarrayed language of animal memes like lolcats and doggo made them more likely to spread. 'McCulloch is such a disarming writer - lucid, friendly, unequivocally excited about her subject - that I began to marvel at the flexibility of the online language she describes, with its numerous shades of subtlety.' New York Times (c) Gretchen McCullock 2019 (P) Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Rescue Dogs: Where They Come From, Why They Act the Way They Do, and How to Love Them Well Audiobook

Rescue Dogs: Where They Come From, Why They Act the Way They Do, and How to Love Them Well

Author: Gene Stone, Pete Paxton Narrator: Stephen Graybill Release Date: October 2019

A fascinating look at rescue dogs--where they come from, why every dog lover should consider adopting one, and how to make them part of your family. America's leading undercover animal investigator, Pete Paxton, has, among other exploits, infiltrated more than seven hundred puppy mills, worked undercover to close one of the largest and most infamous puppy mills in the United States, and shuttered the most notorious trafficker of dogs for experimentation in history. In this book, he shares stories of the amazing dogs he has rescued and brought to loving families, and also offers invaluable guidance and wisdom for anyone living with rescue dogs. Far too many people think rescue dogs have irredeemable anxieties, behavior issues, or other problems. In truth, rescue dogs can--and do--become wonderful companions. This groundbreaking book will help readers understand these dogs' unique ways of thinking, learning, and loving, and leaves no questions unanswered about the plight of dogs commercially bred in the United States--and what every dog lover can do about it.

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The Hidden World of the Fox Audiobook

The Hidden World of the Fox

Author: Adele Brand Narrator: Jane Mcdowell Release Date: October 2019

'A lovely little book ... quietly lyrical, often funny and gently persuasive' Sunday Times 'Succinct, clear, sophisticated. I couldn't stop reading it' Jeff VanderMeer We've all seen the fox. A flash of his brushy tail disappearing between the gap of a fence, a blaze of orange caught in the headlights as he scampers across the road. We've heard him too, his strange barks echoing in the city night. Perhaps we've even come face to face with him, eyes meeting for a few moments before he disappears once more into the darkness. But where is he going, and what is his world really like? In The Hidden World of the Fox, ecologist Adele Brand shines a light on one of Britain's most familiar yet enigmatic animals, showing us how the astonishing senses, intelligence and behaviour that allowed foxes to thrive in the ancient wildwood now help them survive in the concrete car parks and clattering railway lines of our cities and towns. The result of a lifelong obsession, Brand adds a wealth of firsthand experience to this charming, lyrical love letter to the fox, whether she's fostering their cubs, studying their interactions with humans, or catching them on hidden cameras everywhere from the Bia?owie?a forest of Poland and the Thar desert of India to the classic English countryside of her home in the North Downs. While encounters with a host of furry acquaintances - Chatter, Old Dogfox, Sooty, the Interloper, the Vixen from Across the Road - will delight and amuse, her message about the importance of living peaceably side-by-side with nature will linger long after the last page is turned.

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The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World Audiobook

The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World

Author: Ziya Tong Narrator: Ziya Tong Release Date: October 2019

Our naked eyes see only a thin sliver of reality. We are blind in comparison to the x-rays that peer through skin, the mass spectrometers that detect the dead inside the living, or the high-tech surveillance systems that see with artificial intelligence. And we are blind compared to the animals that can see in infrared, or ultraviolet, or in 360-degree vision. These animals live in the same world we do, but they see something quite different when they look around. With all of the curiosity and flair that drives her broadcasting, Ziya Tong illuminates this hidden world, and takes us on a journey to examine ten of humanity's biggest blind spots. What she reveals is not on the things we didn't evolve to see but, more dangerously, the blindness of modern society. This vitally important new book shows how sciences, and the wonder and courage that drive it, can help civilisation flourish by opening our eyes. Fast-paced, utterly fascinating and deeply humane, The Reality Bubble gives voice to the sense we've all had - that there is more to the world than meets the eye.

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What Do Animals Think and Feel? Audiobook

What Do Animals Think and Feel?

Author: Karsten Brensing Narrator: Kris Dyer Release Date: October 2019

In What Do Animals Think and Feel?, the biologist Karsten Brensing has something astonishing to tell us about the animal kingdom: namely that animals, by any reasonable assessment, have developed the sophisticated systems of social organization and behaviour that human beings call 'culture'. Dolphins call one another by name and orcas inhabit a culture that is over 700,000 years old. Chimpanzees wage strategic warfare, while bonobos delight in dirty talk. Ravens enjoy snowboarding on snow-covered roofs, and snails like to spin on hamster exercise wheels. Humped-back whales follow the dictates of fashion and rats are dedicated party animals. Ants recognize themselves in mirrors and spruce themselves up before they return home. Ducklings can pass complicated tests in abstract thinking. Dogs punish disloyalty, though they are also capable of forgiveness if you apologize to them. Brensing draws on the latest scientific findings as well as his own experience working with animals, to reveal a world of behavioural and cognitive sophistication that is remarkable similar to our own.

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