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  • Digging Up Mother: A Love Story | Doug Stanhope,Johnny Depp - foreword

    Digging Up Mother: A Love Story

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Doug Stanhope, Johnny Depp - foreword
    • Narrated By Doug Stanhope and Friends
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    Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie.

    Amazon Customer says: "Chad Shank's Golden Pipes"
  • Mother and Son: The Respect Effect | Emerson Eggerichs

    Mother and Son: The Respect Effect

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Emerson Eggerichs
    • Narrated By Emerson Eggerichs
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    Love is important, but it is respect that is the key to your son's heart. The idea of moms respecting their sons may sound alien to some, but it seems to ignite curiosity across the board. It is easy to relate to the need for all of us to feel a mother's love, but is that the same thing as respect? Even for young boys, the effect of respect is nothing short of astounding when applied properly.

    Naija Princess says: "This Served a need"
  • A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy | Sue Klebold

    A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Sue Klebold
    • Narrated By Andrew Solomon, Sue Klebold
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    On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill 12 students and a teacher and wound 24 others before taking their own lives. For the last 16 years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the promising young man she had loved and raised, be responsible for such horror? And how, as his mother, had she not known something was wrong?

    Sharon says: "I kept on driving just to listen to a few more chapters"
  • Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men | Meg Meeker

    Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Meg Meeker
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
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    From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician, Meg Meeker, MD, a highly sought-after national speaker, assistant professor of clinical medicine, and mother of four, shares the secrets that every mother needs to know in order to strengthen-or rebuild-her relationship with her son.

    trashface killa says: "Mother of two boys, but not her audience."
  • Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the 'Saint of Calcutta' | Brian Kolodiejchuk

    Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the 'Saint of Calcutta'

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Brian Kolodiejchuk
    • Narrated By Sherry Kennedy Brownrigg, Paul Smith, Greg Friedman, and others
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    This book includes correspondence (and context for understanding it) from Mother Teresa's early years in religious life and throughout her years as founder of a new religious community. This correspondence reveals Mother Teresa's struggles, doubts and her sense of abandonment by God. These revelations can encourage and strengthen us as she reveals her abiding faith despite darkness and trials.

    ginackri says: "Beautiful!"
  • Mother's Day | Dennis McDougal

    Mother's Day

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Dennis McDougal
    • Narrated By Tara Ochs
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    In June of I985, while her teenage sons held their half sister down, Theresa Cross beat her I9-year-old daughter, Sheila, unconscious and then stuffed her into a 2' x 2' storage locker. After three days, the knocking, kicking, and cries stopped. Theresa and her sons dumped the girl's body in the desolate High Sierras....

    B Rose says: "Good, but tragic."
  • Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers | Karyl McBride

    Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Karyl McBride
    • Narrated By Karyl McBride
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    The first book specifically for daughters suffering from the emotional abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life for yourself.

    Virginia says: "An eye opener"
  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother | Amy Chua

    Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Amy Chua
    • Narrated By Amy Chua
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    All decent parents want to do what's best for their children. What Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother reveals is that the Chinese just have a totally different idea of how to do that. Western parents try to respect their children's individuality, encouraging them to pursue their true passions and providing a nurturing environment. The Chinese believe that the best way to protect your children is by preparing them for the future and arming them with skills, strong work habits, and inner confidence.

    Michael Blumstein says: "Provocative for all parents"
  • Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters | Susan Forward,Donna Frazier Glynn

    Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Susan Forward, Donna Frazier Glynn
    • Narrated By Susan Forward, Kathleen Gati, Julia Whelan, and others
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    With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 best-seller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their daughters - and provides clear, effective techniques for overcoming that painful legacy.

    wendy says: "Very Powerful. Deserves 6 stars!"
  • Mother Night | Kurt Vonnegut

    Mother Night

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated By Victor Bevine
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    American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Kurt Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of grey with a verdict that will haunt us all. Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense.

    Robert says: "“We are what we pretend to be”"
  • Dear Mother: A Gripping and Emotional Story That Will Make You Sob Your Heart Out | Angela Marsons

    Dear Mother: A Gripping and Emotional Story That Will Make You Sob Your Heart Out

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Angela Marsons
    • Narrated By Alison Campbell
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    Three sisters. Three childhoods ruined. One chance to heal the scars of the past. After their death of their cruel and abusive mother, estranged sisters Alex, Catherine and Beth reunite once again.

  • Mother of the Moonrat: The Bowl of Souls Book 5 | Trevor H. Cooley

    Mother of the Moonrat: The Bowl of Souls Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Trevor H. Cooley
    • Narrated By Andrew Tell
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    The Battle Academy and Mage School forces have joined, but they are outnumbered by Ewzad Vriil's army of mutated men and Mellinda's forest of monsters. There are spies on both sides, assassins on the hunt, secrets to be revealed, and Justan's magic will be unleashed. But there is one thing they haven't considered. Even if they can somehow overcome Ewzad Vriil, will they be able to destroy The Mother of the Moonrats?

    Amazon Customer says: "the series contines strong"
  • A House for Happy Mothers: A Novel | Amulya Malladi

    A House for Happy Mothers: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Amulya Malladi
    • Narrated By Deepa Samuel
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    In trendy Silicon Valley, Priya has everything she needs - a loving husband, a career, and a home - but the one thing she wants most is the child she's unable to have. In a Southern Indian village, Asha doesn't have much - raising two children in a tiny hut, she and her husband can barely keep a tin roof over their heads - but she wants a better education for her gifted son. Pressured by her family, Asha reluctantly checks into the Happy Mothers House: a baby farm where she can rent her only asset - her womb - to a childless couple overseas.

    M. Ryder says: "Good, But Not Great"
  • Mother Teresa: A Life Inspired | Wyatt North

    Mother Teresa: A Life Inspired

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Wyatt North
    • Narrated By David Glass
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    Mother Teresa's life teaches us that it is never too late to make a difference in the world. As a figure of the 20th century, she saw the rapid changes taking place in the world and among its people. She asked individuals to contemplate the meaning of ideas such as home, love, and family and to be open to new conceptions of these terms in the midst of our changing world. In doing so, Mother Teresa introduced a new, modern way of doing missionary work.

    Kenneth says: "Terrific"
  • Every Mother's Nightmare | Charles Bosworth Jr

    Every Mother's Nightmare

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Charles Bosworth Jr
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    Reveals the harrowing story of two mothers, Jude Govreau and Mari Winzen, whose children were brutally killed by a vicious murderer, and recounts their efforts with a lone district attorney to bring the murderer to justice.

    Mindjacked says: "The Plight of Two Mothers Scorned"
  • Mother Angelica: Her Grand Silence: The Last Years and Living Legacy | Raymond Arroyo

    Mother Angelica: Her Grand Silence: The Last Years and Living Legacy

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Raymond Arroyo
    • Narrated By Raymond Arroyo
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    In a moving, dramatic conclusion to his four New York Times best-selling Mother Angelica books, Raymond Arroyo completes the saga of this singular nun with his most intimate book yet. Here are Mother Angelica's spiritual battles in her cell - including encounters with the devil. Revealed for the first time is the personal request Mother made of God - which sheds light on her long silence.

    BJ Putnam says: "MOTHER saved a soul"
  • The Secret Daughter: A Beautiful Novel of Adoption, Heartbreak and a Mother's Love | Kelly Rimmer

    The Secret Daughter: A Beautiful Novel of Adoption, Heartbreak and a Mother's Love

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Kelly Rimmer
    • Narrated By Vanessa Coffey
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    As I saw my newborn baby’s face for the first time, I tried desperately to capture her face in my mind - to stamp it onto my eyelids. As she was taken from me, I knew I might never see my daughter again. Thirty-seven years later... 'You were adopted'. Three short words and Sabina’s life fractures. There would forever be a before those words and an after. Pregnant with her own child, Sabina can’t understand how a mother could abandon her daughter or why her parents have kept the past a secret.

    Amazon Customer says: "wonderful story"
  • The Mother Tongue | Bill Bryson

    The Mother Tongue

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Bill Bryson
    • Narrated By Stephen McLaughlin
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    With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson - the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent - brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience, and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx into the throat (why you can talk but your dog can't) to the fine lost art of swearing, Bryson tells the fascinating, often uproarious story of an inadequate, second-rate tongue of peasants that developed into one of the world's largest growth industries.

    Barbara says: "More satire than history"
  • 'Night Mother | Marsha Norman

    'Night Mother

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 2 mins)
    • By Marsha Norman
    • Narrated By Sharon Gless, Katherine Helmond
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    This play tells the powerful story of an epileptic woman in her early 40s systematically preparing her own death...and the frantic and touching efforts of her mother to stop her. This searing drama, which won the Pulitzer Prize on Broadway, is guaranteed to keep any listener on the edge of their seat.

    EviePea48 says: "You WILL Cry!"
  • My Mother Was Nuts: A Memoir | Penny Marshall

    My Mother Was Nuts: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Penny Marshall
    • Narrated By Penny Marshall
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    her life story going her humble roots in the Bronx to one of the most liked and respected figures in the entertainment business, also covering her marriage to Rob Reiner and relationships with Art Garfunkel, Carrie Fisher, and John Belushi, and her bout with lung and brain cancer in 2009, to Julia Cheiffetz

    M. S. Cohen says: "The audio performance should get an award!"
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