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  1. The House on the Lake: The new gripping and haunting thriller from the bestselling author of Day of  Audiobook The House on the Lake: The new gripping and haunting thriller from the bestselling author of Day of
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  2. Letters on Motherhood Audiobook Letters on Motherhood
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  3. Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Audiobook Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe
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  4. Into the Fire Audiobook Into the Fire
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  5. The Sun Sister Audiobook The Sun Sister
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  6. Sea Witch Audiobook Sea Witch
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  7. Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, & Profitability Audiobook Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, & Profitability
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  8. The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors Audiobook The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors
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  9. The Last Day: The Sunday Times bestseller and one of their best books of 2020 Audiobook The Last Day: The Sunday Times bestseller and one of their best books of 2020
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  10. The Chase Audiobook The Chase
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Lean Out: A Meditation on the Madness of Modern Life Audiobook

Lean Out: A Meditation on the Madness of Modern Life

Author: Tara Henley Narrator: Tara Henley Release Date: March 2020

'Beautifully written, brimming with insight and reassurance--I'm so grateful for this book.' -Olivia Sudjic, author of Exposure A deeply personal and informed reflection on the modern world--and why so many feel disillusioned by it. In 2016, journalist Tara Henley was at the top of her game working in Canadian media. She had traveled the world, from Soweto to Bangkok and Borneo to Brooklyn, interviewing authors and community leaders, politicians and Hollywood celebrities. But when she started getting chest pains at her desk in the newsroom, none of that seemed to matter. The health crisis--not cardiac, it turned out, but anxiety--forced her to step off the media treadmill and examine her life and the stressful twenty-first century world around her. Henley was not alone; North America was facing an epidemic of lifestyle-related health problems. And yet, the culture was continually celebrating the elite few who thrived in the always-on work world, those who perpetually leaned in. Henley realized that if we wanted innovative solutions to the wave of burnout and stress-related illness, it was time to talk to those who had leaned out. Part memoir, part travelogue, and part investigation, Lean Out tracks Henley's journey from the heart of the connected city to the fringe communities that surround it. From early retirement enthusiasts in urban British Columbia to moneyless men in rural Ireland, Henley uncovers a parallel track in which everyday citizens are quietly dropping out of the mainstream and reclaiming their lives from overwork. Underlying these disparate movements is a rejection of consumerism, a growing appetite for social contribution, and a quest for meaningful connection in this era of extreme isolation and loneliness. As she connects the dots between anxiety and overwork, Henley confronts the biggest issues of our time.

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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America: 50 Writers on 50 States Audiobook

State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America: 50 Writers on 50 States

Author: Matt Weiland, Sean Wilsey Narrator: Michael Butler Murray, Tanya Eby Release Date: March 2020

See America with Fifty of Our Finest, Funniest, and Foremost Writers. Anthony Bourdain chases the fumigation truck in Bergen County, New Jersey. Dave Eggers tells it straight: Illinois is Number 1. Louise Erdrich loses her bikini top in North Dakota. Jonathan Franzen gets waylaid by New York's publicist . . . and personal attorney . . . and historian . . . and geologist. John Hodgman explains why there is no such thing as a 'Massachusettsean.' Edward P. Jones makes the case: DC should be a state! Jhumpa Lahiri declares her reckless love for the Rhode Island coast. Rick Moody explores the dark heart of Connecticut's Merritt Parkway, exit by exit. Ann Patchett makes a pilgrimage to the Civil War site at Shiloh, Tennessee. William T. Vollmann visits a San Francisco S&M club and many more!

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Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation Audiobook

Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Author: Jack Reid Narrator: Johnny Heller Release Date: March 2020

Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. Beats, hippies, feminists, and civil rights and antiwar activists saw 'thumb tripping' as a vehicle for liberation, living out the counterculture's rejection of traditional values. Yet, by the time Ronald Reagan, a former hitchhiker himself, was in the White House, the youthful faces on the road chasing the ghost of Jack Kerouac were largely gone-along with sympathetic portrayals of the practice in state legislatures and the media. In Roadside Americans, Jack Reid traces the rise and fall of hitchhiking, offering vivid accounts of life on the road and how the act of soliciting rides from strangers, and the attitude toward hitchhikers in American society, evolved over time in sync with broader economic, political, and cultural shifts. In doing so, Reid offers insight into significant changes in the United States amid the decline of liberalism and the rise of the Reagan Era.

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Infused: Adventures in Tea Audiobook

Infused: Adventures in Tea

Author: Henrietta Lovell Narrator: Henrietta Lovell Release Date: March 2020

Henrietta Lovell is on a mission to revolutionize the way we drink tea by replacing industrially produced teabags with the highest quality tea leaves. Her quest has seen her travel to the Shire Highlands of Malawi, across the foothills of the Himalayas, and to hidden gardens in the Wuyi-Shan to source the world's most extraordinary teas. Infused invites us to discover these remarkable places, introducing us to the individual growers and household-name chefs Lovell has met along the way-and reveals the true pleasures of tea. The result is a delicious infusion of travel writing, memoir, recipes, and glorious photography, all written with Lovell's unique charm and wit.

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Last Chance To See Audiobook

Last Chance To See

Author: Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine Narrator: Matthew Baynton, Stephen Fry Release Date: March 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Join Douglas Adams, bestselling and beloved author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and zoologist Mark Carwardine on an adventure in search of the world’s most endangered and exotic creatures. In this book, Adams’ self-proclaimed favourite of his own works, the pair encounter animals in imminent peril: the giant Komodo dragon of Indonesia, the lovable kakapo of New Zealand, the blind river dolphins of China, the white rhinos of Zaire, the rare birds of Mauritius island in the Indian Ocean and the alien-like aye-aye of Madagascar. Inimitably witty and poignant, Last Chance to See is both a celebration of our most extraordinary creatures and a warning about what we have to lose if we do not act soon. Featuring a fantastic new foreword by the authors' long-time friend Stephen Fry, and an afterword from Mark Carwardine that considers what has changed since the book was first published, Last Chance to See feels more urgent than ever before. ‘Douglas Adams’ genius was in using comedy to make serious points about the world’ Independent © Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine 1990 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Paris: A Curious Traveler's Guide Audiobook

Paris: A Curious Traveler's Guide

Author: Eleanor Aldridge Narrator: Emily Ellet Release Date: March 2020

A fresh approach to visiting the 'city of love' In the last few years, Paris has undergone a huge transformation. It's fostered one of the coolest creative scenes in Europe, some of the continent's best nightlife, and a 'bistronomy' movement that has influenced dining around the globe. Yet while millennial travelers pour into the city, travel guides continue to focus on a staid checklist approach to Paris's big attractions. There's currently no book on the market aimed at younger (perhaps more budget-conscious) American visitors that truly captures the city's revived energy-until this one. Paris: A Curious Traveler's Guide will direct listeners to the best paintings in the Centre Pompidou and tell them how to beat the lines at the Orangerie. It will guide them to quirky, little-known museums and secret squares. It will tell them how to find the city's coolest speakeasies, best neo-bistros, and most unusual boutiques. Informative yet opinionated, it is an insider's guide to Paris without pretension.

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Europe Travel on a Budget: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Europe on a Budget Audiobook

Europe Travel on a Budget: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Europe on a Budget

Author: Jay Lorin Narrator: Clay Willison Release Date: March 2020

Europe Travel on a Budget: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Europe on a Budget

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Traveling the World: How to Travel, Enjoy Life and Create Unforgettable Memories on a Budget Audiobook

Traveling the World: How to Travel, Enjoy Life and Create Unforgettable Memories on a Budget

Author: Jay Lorin Narrator: Clay Willison Release Date: March 2020

Traveling the World: How to Travel, Enjoy Life and Create Unforgettable Memories on a Budget

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Eat, Pray, #FML Audiobook

Eat, Pray, #FML

Author: Gabrielle Stone Narrator: Gabrielle Stone Release Date: February 2020

A year and a half into our marriage, I found out my husband had been having an affair with a nineteen-year-old for six months. I filed for divorce and left. Two weeks later I met a man, and we fell madly in love. It was a fairy-tale romance for a month and a half, and he convinced me to join him on a romantic month-long vacation in Italy. Forty-eight hours before we were supposed to get on a plane, he told me he needed to go by himself. I was devastated. So, I had a decision to make. Either stay home and be heartbroken, or go travel Europe for a month by myself. And staying at home heartbroken? F%*k. That. What does a woman do when her life has fallen apart and her heart has been ripped out and stepped on twice in two months? She goes on a wild adventure, makes some bad decisions, and does a sh*t load of soul searching. But most importantly? She finds out how to love . . . herself. This is so not Eat, Pray, Love. This is Eat, Pray, #FML. Contains mature themes.

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The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird Audiobook

The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird

Author: Joshua Hammer Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies Release Date: February 2020

A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him. On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain's Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach. Inside were fourteen rare peregrine falcon eggs snatched from a remote cliffside in Wales. So begins a tale almost too bizarre to believe, following the parallel lives of a globe-trotting smuggler who spent two decades capturing endangered raptors worth millions of dollars as race champions—and Detective Andy McWilliam of the United Kingdom's National Wildlife Crime Unit, who's hell bent on protecting the world's birds of prey. The Falcon Thief whisks readers from the volcanoes of Patagonia to Zimbabwe's Matobo National Park, and from the frigid tundra near the Arctic Circle to luxurious aviaries in the deserts of Dubai, all in pursuit of a man who is reckless, arrogant, and gripped by a destructive compulsion to make the most beautiful creatures in nature his own. It's a story that's part true-crime narrative, part epic adventure—and wholly unputdownable until the very last page.

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A Midlife Cyclist: My two-wheel journey to heal a broken mind and find joy Audiobook

A Midlife Cyclist: My two-wheel journey to heal a broken mind and find joy

Author: Rachel Ann Cullen Narrator: Kat Rose-Martin, Rachel Ann Cullen Release Date: February 2020

'Masses of heart... frank and funny' Melanie Sykes 'Gritty and glorious' Ruth Field, author of Run Fat B!tch Run 'A truly inspiring tale' William Pullen, author of Run for Your Life 'Thrillingly honest and hopeful' Jools Walker, author of Back in the Frame ***************************************** Includes an exclusive interview with the author. Rachel is a cyclist. But she was never meant to be. After gaining mental strength and healing through running, she thought she was free. Her depression alleviated, she came off antidepressants, winning races and collecting medals at marathons. But when an injury stopped the only thing helping to quiet the voices in her brain, Rachel found out what she is truly made of. As body dysmorphia began to grip her in earnest, she knew she had to find a different way to kick her mental health demons for the sake of her sanity. So, she went down to her cellar, heaved out her old bike, and started pedalling. Like her life depended on it. A Midlife Cyclist is a tale of two wheels, across the Yorkshire Dales, Vietnam,­ Costa Rica and beyond, and a rider in search of peace.

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The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors Audiobook

The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors

Author: Sophy Roberts Narrator: Catherine Bailey Release Date: February 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'A sparkling debut by an outstanding and gifted author. A brilliant guide to Russia of the past and the present, set around an extraordinary search for the heart, soul and lost keyboards of centuries gone by.’ PETER FRANKOPAN 'An extraordinary, cadenced journey into music, exile and landscape.' EDMUND DE WAAL Siberia’s story is traditionally one of exiles, penal colonies and unmarked graves. Yet there is another tale to tell. Dotted throughout this remote land are pianos – grand instruments created during the boom years of the nineteenth century, and humble, Soviet-made uprights that found their way into equally modest homes. They tell the story of how, ever since entering Russian culture under the influence of Catherine the Great, piano music has run through the country like blood. How these pianos travelled into this snow-bound wilderness in the first place is testament to noble acts of fortitude by governors, adventurers and exiles. That stately instruments might still exist in such a hostile landscape is remarkable. That they are still capable of making music in far-flung villages is nothing less than a miracle. But this is Siberia, where people can endure the worst of the world — and where music reveals a deep humanity in the last place on earth you would expect to find it. 'A masterpiece of modern travel literature with words that sing from its pages. A definitive exploration of Russia's wild east.' LEVISON WOOD © Sophy Roberts 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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