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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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Born Fighter Audiobook

Born Fighter

Author: Ruqsana Begum, Sarah Shephard Narrator: Avita Jay Release Date: July 2020

Ruqsana Begum's account of how she rose to become a Muay Thai world champion is only a small part of why her story is such an inspirational one for anyone who has ever followed their dream.  Ever since she went to school in Bethnal Green, part of a large local Bangladeshi community, Ruqsana Begum stood apart from her friends because she was so keen on sport. At home, she wore the clothes her mother wanted her to wear and behaved like a dutiful Muslim daughter, but at heart she wanted something different. And when she went to college and saw an advert for a Muay Thai club, she knew what that would be. But she also knew that her parents would never allow her to fight - even if they could have afforded the costs. So she fought in secret, and soon discovered that she was a natural. But when her parents arranged her marriage, her new world collapsed and she found herself unable to cope, until she broke free again, and worked her way to the top. Ruqsana's story is a tale of empowerment that will inspire anyone who has ever had to battle against the odds and against all the opposition to achieve their goal. 

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Play Better Golf Audiobook

Play Better Golf

Author: Randy Charach Narrator: Randy Charach Release Date: July 2020

How is your golf game? Would you like to improve and get your handicap down? Randy can help you to achieve this in the 'Play Better Golf' self-hypnosis program.

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Soccer Drills: A 100 Soccer Drills to Improve Your Skills, Strategies and Secrets Audiobook

Soccer Drills: A 100 Soccer Drills to Improve Your Skills, Strategies and Secrets

Author: Chest Dugger Narrator: Jamie Mclean Release Date: July 2020

Are you ready to take your soccer game to the next level? Or just looking for ways to improve your team? This audiobook can help solve your problems. Whether known as football or, as in the US, soccer; the ‘beautiful game’ is the most popular sport in the world. The best players earn millions of dollars per year, and the greatest clubs are icons in their regions. Children love putting down a couple of jerseys and having a kick around. Globally, it is the team sport that has the greatest public participation and, at the highest level - such as the World Cup, top leagues and cup finals - matches are watched live by tens of thousands of cheering fans. Support is only limited by stadium size, with tens or even hundreds of millions following their team on TV. It is therefore no surprise that so many people love to play the game, and want to become better at it. Youngsters dream of becoming the next Pele, Messi, Maradona or Ronaldo. This book offers coaches and players insight into how to become a better soccer player. There are chapters on the role of the individual in this team game, and the role of the team in a sport lit up by the brilliance of individuals. There are drills included to help the player and his side. Indeed, it is drills that lead to players becoming experts, and as good as they can be. Drills take the individual components of soccer and allow practice in a pressure-free, or pressure-controlled, environment. Imagine that a game of soccer is like an English literature examination. For that test, you get taught the information you need to know; you practice using that learning in tests, discussions, and essays. You work on it on your own, making sure that your mind is fit enough to tackle the challenge of the final exam. What you very much do not want is to be learning new concepts under the pressure of the examination hall. That is the place to show what you can do, not try out risky ideas.

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Basic Soccer Drills for Kids: 150 Soccer Coaching and Training Drills, Tactics and Strategies to Imp Audiobook

Basic Soccer Drills for Kids: 150 Soccer Coaching and Training Drills, Tactics and Strategies to Imp

Author: Chest Dugger Narrator: Jamie Mclean Release Date: July 2020

Are you looking to take your kids' soccer game to the next level? Check out this guide for youth soccer players (under 15 years) used by coaches, parents and players alike. Soccer is the most popular team sport in the world. It is perfect for kids to play. It is safe, simple, and the skills required can be easily acquired. Becoming an expert player requires high levels of dedication, natural athleticism, and innate skills. Any girl or boy can take to the sport and find enjoyment at their own level. It is for this reason that the game is escalating to such a rapid extent in the US. And it is why the need for coaches and players is growing continuously and rapidly. After all, who would not turn down the chance for their kids to keep physically fit, to allow their natural competitiveness to be channeled in an organized way, to be kept busy in a manner that is both productive and worthwhile? In addition to this, soccer develops dexterity, problem solving, collaboration, friendship, respect, self-discipline, team spirit, and sportsmanship. All of which are life skills that are best acquired young. But there is so much to learn for youngsters who wish to become soccer players at a good club level. Shooting, defending, pressing, passing, controlling the ball, the laws of the game (even professionals struggle at times with the offside law as do, it sometimes seems, the referees themselves). And more important than all of these, children must learn about the spirit of soccer. Fair play and the sportsmanship mentioned above. This is especially so for today’s youngsters facing all the pressures of growing up in a challenging world driven by the twin pressures of consumerism and social media. Even if you've never played or watched soccer in your life before, you and your kids will gain a significant amount of knowledge from this audiobook!

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Soccer Coaching Bundle: 3 Books in 1 Audiobook

Soccer Coaching Bundle: 3 Books in 1

Author: Chest Dugger Narrator: Jamie Mclean And Jim Cassidy Release Date: July 2020

This audiobook bundle includes three titles that will help your soccer skills: Soccer Analytics Soccer Drills Soccer Offense Listen to learn more about how to improve your soccer abilities....

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Soccer Tactics Bundle: 3 Books in 1 Audiobook

Soccer Tactics Bundle: 3 Books in 1

Author: Chest Dugger Narrator: Jamie Mclean, Jim Cassidy, Paul Wilson Release Date: July 2020

Book 1: Soccer Mental Toughness The mark of the very best players is that they have the mental toughness to overcome moments of adversity. To accept that there are times when matters do not pan out as they hope, and having accepted them, move on without allowing their confidence to drop. Call it resilience, spirit, mental strength or whatever, without a doubt such a mindset is as crucial as having the skills to play at the level to which we aspire. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Importance of Mental Toughness Understanding Your Role in the Team Getting Along with Your Team Mates Difficulties on the Pitch Overcoming Personal Difficulties Improving Self-Discipline Top Mental Exercises and Visualisations Build a Personal Improvement Plan Book 2: Soccer Shooting Drills Go to almost any general compilation of clips online and the overwhelming majority will be shots – usually ones that lead to a goal. This book will provide a series of drills which will help coaches and players to become star shooters, leading to more goals, more wins and even greater joy at playing this most beautiful of games. Book 3: Soccer Intelligence Intelligent people in whatever field they work know that simple works best. Soccer is, at its heart, a simple game. Pass the ball, move into space (where it is easier to control a pass and to deliver a return), move the ball on. When the chance arises, attempt to score a goal. If you are a defender, try to deny the other side space. A simple pass is easier to complete than a complex one. Intercepting the ball is easier than winning it through a tackle. Moving into space, finding a good angle and communicating well makes a pass easier to deliver for a team mate. Intelligence and simplicity are brothers to one another.

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Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter Audiobook

Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter

Author: Steven Rinella Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer Release Date: June 2020

"Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor."-The New York Times Book Review   Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who taught his three sons to love the natural world the way he did. As a child, Rinella devoured stories of the American wilderness, especially the exploits of his hero, Daniel Boone. He began fishing at the age of three and shot his first squirrel at eight and his first deer at thirteen. He chose the colleges he went to by their proximity to good hunting ground, and he experimented with living solely off wild meat. As an adult, he feeds his family from the food he hunts.   Meat Eater chronicles Rinella's lifelong relationship with nature and hunting through the lens of ten hunts, beginning when he was an aspiring mountain man at age ten and ending as a thirty-seven-year-old Brooklyn father who hunts in the remotest corners of North America. He tells of having a struggling career as a fur trapper just as fur prices were falling; of a dalliance with catch-and-release steelhead fishing; of canoeing in the Missouri Breaks in search of mule deer just as the Missouri River was freezing up one November; and of hunting the elusive Dall sheep in the glaciated mountains of Alaska.   Through each story, Rinella grapples with themes such as the role of the hunter in shaping America, the vanishing frontier, the ethics of killing, the allure of hunting trophies, the responsibilities that human predators have to their prey, and the disappearance of the hunter himself as Americans lose their connection with the way their food finds its way to their tables. Hunting, he argues, is intimately connected with our humanity; assuming responsibility for acquiring the meat that we eat, rather than entrusting it to proxy executioners, processors, packagers, and distributors, is one of the most respectful and exhilarating things a meat eater can do.   A thrilling storyteller with boundless interesting facts and historical information about the land, the natural world, and the history of hunting, Rinella also includes after each chapter a section of "Tasting Notes" that draws from his thirty-plus years of eating and cooking wild game, both at home and over a campfire. In Meat Eater he paints a loving portrait of a way of life that is part of who we are as humans and as Americans. Praise for Meat Eater   "Full of empathy and intelligence . . . In some sections of the book, the author's prose is so engrossing, so riveting, that it matches, punch for punch, the best sports writing."-The Wall Street Journal   "Steven Rinella is one of the best nature writers of the last decade. . . . This book was a page-turner."-Tim Ferris   "Rinella's writing is unerringly smart, direct, and sharply detailed."-The Boston Globe   "A unique and valuable alternate view of where our food comes from."-Anthony Bourdain

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A Higher Calling: Pursuing Love, Faith, and Mount Everest for a Greater Purpose Audiobook

A Higher Calling: Pursuing Love, Faith, and Mount Everest for a Greater Purpose

Author: Iv Harold Earls, Rachel Earls Narrator: Iv Harold Earls, Rachel Earls Release Date: June 2020

The husband and wife behind the popular Earls Family Vlogs share their inspiring love story of how an expedition to climb Mount Everest deepened their faith, strengthened their commitment, and sharpened their vision to make a difference in the world.   As a senior at West Point, Harold Earls dreamed of summiting Mount Everest after graduation and bringing awareness to the issue of PTSD in soldiers and veterans. But as a novice mountain climber and newlywed, could he really leave his wife, Rachel, on the other side of the world to pursue such a dangerous quest? After all, Rachel's dream was to be a wife and mother. She knew that her husband's audacious goal might lead to her to give up everything.   A Higher Calling takes us on a beautiful journey through the ups and downs of their relationship, from their unlikely introduction and whirlwind romance to their fairy-tale wedding and the dreams they shared. Dreams that required tremendous sacrifice and faith-in each other and in God.   As their dreams are realized, witness how Harold and Rachel used their powerful bond of love to overcome obstacles and learn that life is about doing versus having, serving versus getting, being versus wanting.   A Higher Calling shows each of us that when God's purpose and our passion meet, we can transcend any sacrifice we make on the mountains of adversity. And as we approach life with an attitude of thanksgiving, we realize that being joyful and living in love is worth it. Every time.

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Fear Is a Choice: Tackling Life's Challenges with Dignity, Faith, and Determination Audiobook

Fear Is a Choice: Tackling Life's Challenges with Dignity, Faith, and Determination

Author: James Conner, Tiffany Yecke Brooks Narrator: David Sadzin Release Date: June 2020

From fighting for his life to pursuing a career in the NFL, ACC Player of the Year and star Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner shares how his choice to not fear the unknown made all the difference in his extraordinary journey. During his first two years at the University of Pittsburgh, running back James Conner became one of the Panthers’ biggest stars, breaking records and winning the adoration of fans. Then, in the first game of his junior year, disaster struck in the form of a torn MCL. During rehab, James’s health continued to inexplicably deteriorate until a chest X-ray and biopsy confirmed the unthinkable: a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Suddenly, it wasn’t just the dream of an NFL career that was in jeopardy; it was James’s life. Yet when he shared the news of his diagnosis publicly, James rallied family, friends, and fans, with his message of hope and courage: “Fear is a choice. I choose not to fear cancer.” In just ten words, James defined his own journey on his own terms and refused to back down from one of the most dreaded diseases known to man. Drawing strength from his faith in God and the support of his community and loved ones, James underwent treatment but continued to practice with his team despite the intense physical toll of chemotherapy. He was declared cancer-free within a year. Returning to the field in 2016, he finished his college career with a record-breaking 3,733 rushing yards and 56 touchdowns. Entering the NFL draft early, his success continued. Selected in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he quickly became one of the most beloved rookies in the league. In Fear is a Choice, James candidly shares his experiences during his battle with cancer and beyond, encouraging readers and illustrating the spiritual truths and personal principles that got him through his darkest days. Conner’s warm, intimate, and inspiring story offers wisdom and advice for anyone who has faced adversity or the loss their dreams—and everyone who wants to learn how to tackle life’s problems with dignity, faith, and determination.

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Brave Enough Audiobook

Brave Enough

Author: Jessie Diggins Narrator: Allyson Ryan Release Date: June 2020

Pyeongchang, February 21, 2018. In the nerve-racking final seconds of the women's team sprint freestyle race, Jessie Diggins dug deep. Blowing past two of the best sprinters in the world, she stretched her ski boot across the finish line and lunged straight into Olympic immortality: the first ever cross-country skiing gold medal for the United States at the Winter Games. The twenty-six-year-old Diggins, a four-time World Championship medalist, was literally a world away from the small town of Afton, Minnesota, where she first strapped on skis. Yet, for all her history-making achievements, she had never strayed far from the scrappy twelve-year-old who had insisted on portaging her own canoe through the wilderness. In Brave Enough, Jessie Diggins reveals the true story of her journey from the American Midwest into sports history. With candid charm and characteristic grit, she connects the dots from her free-spirited upbringing in the woods of Minnesota to racing in the bright spotlights of the Olympics. Going far beyond stories of races and ribbons, she describes the challenges and frustrations of becoming a serious athlete. She also openly shares her harrowing struggle with bulimia, recounting both the adversity and how she healed from it in order to bring hope and understanding to others experiencing eating disorders.

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The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work and What to Do Instead Audiobook

The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work and What to Do Instead

Author: Kristen Ulmer Narrator: Jane Oppenheimer Release Date: June 2020

A revolutionary guide to acknowledging fear and developing the tools we need to build a healthy relationship with this confusing emotion—and use it as a positive force in our lives. We all feel fear. Yet we are often taught to ignore it, overcome it, push past it. But to what benefit?  This is the essential question that guides Kristen Ulmer’s remarkable exploration of our most misunderstood emotion in The Art of Fear. Once recognized as the best extreme skier in the world (an honor she held for twelve years), Ulmer knows fear well. In this conversation-changing book, she argues that fear is not here to cause us problems—and that in fact, the only true issue we face with fear is our misguided reaction to it (not the fear itself). Rebuilding our experience with fear from the ground up, Ulmer starts by exploring why we’ve come to view it as a negative. From here, she unpacks fear and shows it to be just one of 10,000 voices that make up our reality, here to help us come alive alongside joy, love, and gratitude. Introducing a mindfulness tool called “Shift,” Ulmer teaches readers how to experience fear in a simpler, more authentic way, transforming our relationship with this emotion from that of a draining battle into one that’s in line with our true nature. Influenced by Ulmer’s own complicated relationship with fear and her over 15 years as a mindset facilitator, The Art of Fear will reconstruct the way we react to and experience fear—empowering us to easily and permanently address the underlying cause of our fear-based problems, and setting us on course to live a happier, more expansive future.

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101 Skills You Need to Survive in the Woods: The Most Effective Wilderness Know-How on Fire-Making,  Audiobook

101 Skills You Need to Survive in the Woods: The Most Effective Wilderness Know-How on Fire-Making,

Author: Kevin Estela Narrator: Matthew Boston Release Date: June 2020

'Feeder' mind-set means being in control of a situation, proactive rather than reactive. It is an optimistic outlook that reframes any situation as a learning experience. Kevin Estela teaches survival skills from this feeder-based perspective, which is what separates his teaching style from other wilderness instructors. Kevin has written the quintessential guide for an outdoor enthusiast's 'bucket list' of skills-how to make a fire, build a shelter, gather food, find water, use a knife correctly, and make cordage. These skills will keep you safe and better prepare you to deal with emergencies in the field, when you'll need the additional skills of signaling and communication, navigation, and crisis first aid taught in this book. Each chapter concludes with more advanced techniques to build your skills in various challenging situations, with tips that even seasoned survival enthusiasts haven't thought of. 101 Skills You Need to Survive in the Woods is a lifetime reference you will turn to over and over again. It will become the first thing you pack for any adventure and just might save your-or someone else's-life.

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