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LoveReading Top 10 Audiobooks in June 2021

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The Final Twist Audiobook

The Final Twist

Author: Jeffery Deaver Narrator: Kaleo Griffith Release Date: May 2021

The gripping new thriller from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller Jeffery Deaver Twist left. Unique Investigator Colter Shaw is searching for the answer to his father’s final, posthumous riddle. It will lead him to evidence that will topple the secretive espionage company, BlackBridge. Twist right. He believes BlackBridge to be responsible for his father’s murder and brother’s disappearance.  They  can outmanoeuvre anyone, as the long trail of bodies behind them can confirm. But they haven’t yet met Colter Shaw. Don’t slip up. This time the stakes are huge – the fate of a nation is in Colter’s hands. He must find the solution as to why his father died – but to do that he needs to stay alive…

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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

Author: Malcolm Gladwell Narrator: Malcolm Gladwell Release Date: April 2021

In The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War, Malcolm Gladwell, author of New York Times bestsellers including Talking to Strangers and host of the podcast Revisionist History, uses original interviews, archival footage and his trademark insight to weave together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard. As listeners hear these stories unfurl, Gladwell examines one of the greatest moral challenges in modern American history. Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists had a different view. This “Bomber Mafia” asked: What if precision bombing could, just by taking out critical choke points — industrial or transportation hubs – cripple the enemy and make war far less lethal? In Revisionist History, Gladwell re-examines moments from the past and asks whether we got it right the first time. In The Bomber Mafia, he employs all the production techniques that make Revisionist History so engaging, stepping back from the bombing of Tokyo, the deadliest night of the war, and asking, “Was it worth it?” The attack was the brainchild of General Curtis LeMay, whose brutal pragmatism and scorched-earth tactics in Japan cost thousands of civilian lives but may have spared more by averting a planned US invasion. Things might have gone differently had LeMay’s predecessor, General Haywood Hansell, remained in charge. As a key member of the Bomber Mafia, Haywood’s theories of precision bombing had been foiled by bad weather, enemy jet fighters, and human error. When he and Curtis LeMay squared off for a leadership handover in the jungles of Guam, LeMay emerged victorious, leading to the darkest night of World War II. The Bomber Mafia is a riveting tale of persistence, innovation, and the incalculable wages of war.

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Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking Audiobook

Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking

Author: Jon Acuff Narrator: Jon Acuff Release Date: April 2021

Overthinking isn't a personality trait. It's the sneakiest form of fear. It steals time, creativity, and goals. It's the most expensive, least productive thing companies invest in without even knowing it. And it's an epidemic. In Soundtracks, New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff offers a proven plan to change overthinking from a super problem into a superpower. If you want to tap into the surprising power of overthinking and give your dreams more time and creativity, learn how to DJ the soundtracks that define you. If you can worry, you can wonder. If you can doubt, you can dominate. If you can spin, you can soar.

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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

Author: Michael Hyatt Narrator: Megan Hyatt Miller, Michael Hyatt Release Date: April 2021

You don't have to choose between your career and your personal life. Many people feel fulfilled by their professional accomplishments, and they should. Yet, career wins can come at great cost to your health, relationships, and personal well-being. Failure in those areas can boomerang on your career's success. Why does it seem impossible to both win at work and succeed at life? Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt Miller know we can do better because the five principles in this book have revolutionized their professional achievements while supporting personal lives rich in meaning, relationships, and vitality. Today, Michael and Megan coach their clients to live the Double Win. The Double Win sees work and life in partnership, not opposition. Succeeding at life, in turn, fosters a clear mind, creativity, and a rested body so we can focus on the work that matters most. This is not an abstract hope. It's a concrete, daily reality. Michael, Megan, their employees, and their clients live it. And it's a real possibility for you as well. Backed by insights from psychology and organizational science and illustrated with eyeopening case studies from across the business spectrum and their own coaching clients, Win at Work and Succeed at Life is their manifesto on how you can achieve work-life balance and success.

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Left You Dead Audiobook

Left You Dead

Author: Peter James Narrator: Daniel Weyman Release Date: May 2021

THE BRAND NEW DETECTIVE SUPERINTENDENT ROY GRACE NOVEL ‘Peter James is one of the best British crime writers’ Lee Child NO BODY. NO TRACE. NO CRIME? Niall and Eden Paternoster start their Sunday the same way they always do – with a long drive, a visit to a country house and a quick stop at the local supermarket on the way home. But this Sunday ends differently – because while Niall waits and waits in the car park for Eden to pick up supplies, Eden never returns. She’s not waiting for him at home, and none of their family or friends have heard from her. Gone without a trace, Niall is arrested on suspicion of her murder. When DS Roy Grace is called in to investigate, it doesn’t take long to realize that nothing is quite as it seems – and this might be his most mysterious case yet . . . Sunday Times number one bestseller Peter James returns with the latest installment in his award-winning Roy Grace novels – now a major TV series.

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Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece Audiobook

Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece

Author: Conn Iggulden Narrator: George Blagden Release Date: May 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. THE LATEST ANCIENT EPIC IN THE NEW ATHENIAN SERIES FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF EMPEROR AND WAR OF THE ROSES TWO LEGENDARY BATTLES. ONE FEARLESS WARRIOR . . . Themistocles stands as an archon of Athens: the might of the city is his to command. Yet he is no nobleman, distrusted by many for his modest birthright. For his presumption. But those who stand against him cannot argue with two things: his victories as a warrior and the vast Persian force heading their way. And so Themistocles must fight. To survive the game of politics, to make his name, he must prove himself again and again in battle. On the sea. On land. In the arena of public opinion. His enemies are legion, his allies do not trust him and the Persians would corrupt him - but history belongs to the courageous . . . Readers are raving about The Gates of Athens, Book One in the ATHENIAN series: 'What a brilliantly addictive read' 'This author never fails to deliver!' 'Another brilliant historical novel from the master of the craft' 'It's like being on the battlefield' © Conn Iggulden 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020 Audiobook

Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020

Author: Dawn French Narrator: Dawn French Release Date: October 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. The eagerly awaited, life-affirming and moving new novel from number-one bestselling author Dawn French. Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . . . midnight. The old millennium turns into the new. In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters. Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl. Anna leaves with empty arms. Seventeen years later, the gods who keep watch over broken-hearted mothers wreak mighty revenge, and the truth starts rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all. The power of mother-love will be tested to its limits. Perhaps beyond . . . Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new novel, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love. © Dawn French 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Wife Who Got a Life Audiobook

The Wife Who Got a Life

Author: Tracy Bloom Narrator: Fiona Boylan Release Date: April 2021

‘Feisty and fabulous. Love it. Love Tracy Bloom!’ Milly Johnson ‘Pure Joy!’ Katie Fforde ‘Love this – just the pick me up I needed!’ Jo Thomas 'Guaranteed to put a smile on your face.' Debbie Johnson ‘It's laugh out loud!’ Adele Parks Cathy Collins is a mum on a mission – to change her life.   When her husband drops a midlife-crisis bombshell, Cathy decides it’s time to take control.   No more laundry, teenage tantrums or housework. After years of putting herself last, she’s going to be first for a change.   Cathy Collins is carving a new path, and nothing is going to get in her way…   From No.1 bestselling author Tracy Bloom, The Wife Who Got a Life perfectly captures the joyous chaos of family life. Readers love The Wife Who Got a Life! ‘This is the literary equivalent of meeting your closest girlfriends for a coffee and a gossip… So, so, so funny, I genuinely laughed out loud for the majority of this blooming marvellous, inspirational diary’, Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘I absolutely loved this book. No doubt about it… at least a 6 out of 5!’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Peppered with fantastically humorous episodes, as well as much more serious issues, The Wife Who Got a Life is a brilliant read, and the cast of characters are a joy too’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘It wasn’t long before I was so engrossed in it that I couldn’t put it down… I loved this book’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book is funny, totally relatable and made me laugh out loud, shed a tear in parts as well as the “yes I can identify with that” moments.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘A five star read that I absolutely loved.’ ‘Tracy Bloom has the lightest of touches with the deepest of understanding.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Where has [Tracy Bloom] been all my life, another author to add to my growing list of authors to keep an eye out for.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘I really loved this book, so funny and life affirming.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Very funny, with a few tears, thoroughly recommended.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Hilarious, touching and really laugh out loud!!’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘A fab read which you don't want to put down.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Just like catching up with a good friend that you want to catch up with.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘What a fantastic story! I absolutely loved the characters but especially Cathy – I empathised and rooted for her all through the book.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘What is utterly brilliant about this book is that the story is real… the things that happen are the things that happen to all of us. Like arguing with siblings (in your head) and facing the reality of ageing parents.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ‘Great story not least because it made me realize I’m not alone.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

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Covet Audiobook

Covet

Author: Tracy Wolff Narrator: Heather Costa, Tim Paige Release Date: March 2021

The third book in the smash hit Crave series will not disappoint-full of shocking twists, high-stakes romance, and deep fantasy lore, it'll be a must-have for die-hard series fans and new audiences alike.

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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

Author: Tim Marshall Narrator: Tim Marshall Release Date: April 2021

Tim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation's choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn't changed. But the world has. 'Another outstanding guide to the modern world. Marshall is a master at explaining what you need to know and why.' Peter Frankopan In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a new age of great-power rivalry: Australia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UK, Greece, Turkey, the Sahel, Ethiopia, Spain and Space. Find out why Europe's next refugee crisis is closer than it thinks as trouble brews in the Sahel; why the Middle East must look beyond oil and sand to secure its future; why the eastern Mediterranean is one of the most volatile flashpoints of the twenty-first century; and why the Earth's atmosphere is set to become the world's next battleground. Delivered with Marshall's trademark wit and insight, this is a lucid and gripping exploration of the power of geography to shape humanity's past, present - and future.   READ BY THE AUTHOR Includes pdf with maps.

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