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  1. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires Audiobook The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires
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  2. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America Audiobook Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America
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  3. One-hit Wonder Audiobook One-hit Wonder
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  4. My Lies, Your Lies Audiobook My Lies, Your Lies
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  5. Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization Audiobook Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
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  6. The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story Audiobook The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story
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  7. Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots Audiobook Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots
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  8. The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times  Audiobook The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times
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  9. The Mirror and the Light Audiobook The Mirror and the Light
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  10. Vengeance Audiobook Vengeance
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My Four Seasons in France: A Year Of The Good Life Audiobook

My Four Seasons in France: A Year Of The Good Life

Author: Janine Marsh Narrator: Susan Duerden Release Date: April 2020

A little over ten years ago, Janine Marsh and her husband gave up their careers in London to chase the good life in the countryside of northern France. Having overcome the obstacles of starting to renovate her dream home-an ancient, dilapidated barn-and fitting in with the peculiarities of the locals, Janine is now the go-to expat in the area for those seeking to get to grips with a very different way of life. In this book, Janine regales us with the delights and dramas of a year attempting to live the rural idyll. Each month brings to light a new aspect of life in the French countryside: snow in January, resulting in a broken arm, which in turn leads to an etiquette lesson at the local hospital; wild winds in February; cuckoos in March; and giant hailstones in July that destroy cars and houses and bring the villagers closer together. Told with warmth and humor, My Good Year in France showcases a uniquely French way of life: where two eternally ambitious expats drag a neglected farmhouse to life, and deal with the accompanying disasters, learn to grow vegetables, discover how to cook, and stumble across the hidden gems of this very special part of the world.

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The Braindead Megaphone Audiobook

The Braindead Megaphone

Author: George Saunders Narrator: George Saunders Release Date: April 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo and the story collection Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction. The breakout book from 'the funniest writer in America'--not to mention an official 'Genius'--his first nonfiction collection ever. George Saunders's first foray into nonfiction is comprised of essays on literature, travel, and politics. At the core of this unique collection are Saunders's travel essays based on his trips to seek out the mysteries of the 'Buddha Boy' of Nepal; to attempt to indulge in the extravagant pleasures of Dubai; and to join the exploits of the minutemen at the Mexican border. Saunders expertly navigates the works of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Esther Forbes, and leads the reader across the rocky political landscape of modern America. Emblazoned with his trademark wit and singular vision, Saunders's endeavor into the art of the essay is testament to his exceptional range and ability as a writer and thinker.

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Stephen Fry In America Audiobook

Stephen Fry In America

Author: Stephen Fry Narrator: Stephen Fry Release Date: April 2020

Britain's best-loved comic genius Stephen Fry turns his celebrated wit and insight to unearthing the real America as he travels across the continent in his black taxicab. Stephen's account of his adventures is filled with his unique humour, insight and warmth in this beautifully illustrated book that accompanies his journey for the BBC1 series. Stephen Fry is a treasure of the British Empire.' - The Guardian Stephen Fry has always loved America; in fact he came very close to being born there. Here, his fascination for the country and its people sees him embark on an epic journey across America, visiting each of its 51 states to discover how such a huge diversity of people, cultures, languages, beliefs and landscapes combine to create such a remarkable nation. Starting on the eastern seaboard, Stephen zig-zags across the country in his London taxicab, talking to its hospitable citizens, listening to its music, visiting its landmarks, viewing small-town life and America's breath-taking landscapes – following wherever his curiosity leads him. Stephen meets a collection of remarkable individuals – American icons and unsung local heroes alike. He drops for tea with Steven Spielberg in Ohio, talks to George Bush on his ranch in Texas; visits Maine's most famous resident, Stephen King; meets Bill Gates in Washington; samples Memphis music courtesy of Aretha Franklin; and who better to talk about California than its governor Arnold Schwarzenegger? But there are also unknown mayors, sheriffs, newspaper editors, park rangers, teachers and hobos that Stephen encounters, bringing to life the oddities and splendours of each locale. He discovers Oklahoma's World Cow Pat Throwing Contest, attends Independence Day Parades, cherry-pie bake-offs, and visits the heartland of the Sioux Nation in South Dakota. Along the way, Stephen discovers that each state has its bizarre and quaint local laws – for example, did you know that in Alaska it is illegal to push a moose out of an aircraft, and in New Hampshire on Sundays, citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up? A celebration of the magnificent and the eccentric, the beautiful and the strange, Stephen Fry's In America is our author's homage to this extraordinary country.

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Cross Country: A 3700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America Audiobook

Cross Country: A 3700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America

Author: Rickey Gates Narrator: Rickey Gates Release Date: April 2020

In 2017, professional runner Rickey Gates ran 3,700 miles across the continental United States with just a small backpack and an anthropologist's curiosity to discover the divided America in which we live. In the book Cross Country, Gates documents this epic experience from South Carolina to San Francisco, sharing first-person essays and interviews from the ordinary and extraordinary people and places he saw along the way. While Gates delivers unparalleled insight into the extreme athletic and mental challenge of this transcontinental run, running is not the core focus of Cross Country—it is a story of the remarkable people across the United States who we would otherwise never meet. • A travelogue that follows along Rickey Gates's run across the country, and the individuals who live in it • From South Carolina to San Francisco, the five-month-long run covers 3,700 miles of hiking trails, rivers, and roads. Gates slept in the rain, carried meager possessions on his back, ran through the night, endured mental and physical challenges, and survived on a staple of gas station hot dogs and Pop Tarts. Delivering a patchwork portrait of America, Gates's captivating story captures the spirit of our country—that grit, determination, and compassion are qualities that can unite us all.

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Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth Audiobook

Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth

Author: Dan Richards Narrator: Dan Richards Release Date: April 2020

There are still wild places out there on our crowded planet. Through a series of personal journeys, Dan Richards explores the appeal of far-flung outposts in mountains, tundra, forests, oceans and deserts. Following a route from the Cairngorms of Scotland to the fire-watch lookouts of Washington State; from Iceland's 'Houses of Joy' to the Utah desert; frozen ghost towns in Svalbard to shrines in Japan; Roald Dahl's writing hut to a lighthouse in the North Atlantic, Richards explores landscapes which have inspired writers, artists and musicians, and asks: why are we drawn to wilderness? What can we do to protect them? And what does the future hold for outposts on the edge?

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Bicycle Gourmets More Than A Year in Provence - Vol 3 - Collectors Edition Audiobook

Bicycle Gourmets More Than A Year in Provence - Vol 3 - Collectors Edition

Author: Christopher Strong Narrator: Christopher Strong Release Date: April 2020

Ever since leaving his San Francisco business to his associates, filmmaker Christopher Strong has been doing what many of us dream of doing:Cycling the French Country backroads with no fixed itinerary. Tasting the land and the people as well as the food and wine. As a result of those memorable meetings with exceptional people in amazing places, Christopher Strong has morphed into: The Bicycle Gourmet. With more than a few all tales to tell. And he's told them in his multi-media Lifestyle Adventure series: Treasures of France, on his YouTube channel, in two print books, Three audio books,numerous articles for major publications such as Forbes and the Huffington Post, and on his blog. Cleverly titled: BicycleGourmet.com Now, in this inspiring audio book, Christopher has selected his personal best. His favorite stories from taking the roads not taken. So now, all you have to do is close your eyes, open your ears, and glide down the French Country backroads - to enjoy -More, than a Year in Provence.

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The Motorcycle & The Molecule Audiobook

The Motorcycle & The Molecule

Author: Dougie Lux Narrator: Dougie Lux Release Date: April 2020

The Motorcycle & The Molecule is a comical insight into intentional communities, international travel and alternative styles of living. Mayan rulers, janky motorcycles and mischievous beavers all make appearances in a tale inspired by a solo research expedition through Central America. From a troubled community deep in the wilderness of Oregon to the Mayan ruins at Tikal, and from the beaches of Nicaragua to the jungles of Costa Rica, follow Dougie Lux along roads less traveled as he encounters an array of unforgettable characters, unconventional communities and uncomfortable ceremonies, all while leaving a trail of benevolent mischief sprinkled in his path. More than just a travel novel, The Motorcycle & The Molecule delves deep into the human experience and our desire for connection, reminding us that we are all beautifully flawed, masterpieces in progress. Join the adventure at www.DougieLux.com

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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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