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  • In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People | George K. Simon

    In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By George K. Simon
    • Narrated By Kevin Foley
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    Dr. George K. Simon knows how people push your buttons: your children---especially teens---are experts at it, as is your mate. A coworker may quietly undermine your efforts while professing to be helpful, or your boss may prey on your weaknesses. Manipulative people have two goals: to win and to look good doing it.

    Amazon Customer says: "A Must Read Primer on Manipulation"
  • Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life | William Deresiewicz

    Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By William Deresiewicz
    • Narrated By Mel Foster
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    Excellent Sheep takes a sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and culminates in the skewed applications Deresiewicz saw firsthand as a member of Yale's admissions committee. As schools shift focus from the humanities to "practical" subjects like economics and computer science, students are losing the ability to think in innovative ways.

    LL says: "Important, but oh so boring."
  • The Black Sheep: A Learning Experience, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated By Christian Rummel
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    In the wake of Earth's collapse into chaos, Captain Hoshiko Stuart made the mistake of speaking her mind - and was exiled six months from Sol to a naval base in an unexplored and uncontacted sector. Placed in command of a single squadron of starships, she expected nothing but boredom. But when she discovers an alien race threatening to exterminate all other races within the sector, Hoshiko and her squadron are drawn into a war to stop them.

  • Once They Were Eagles: The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron | Frank Walton

    Once They Were Eagles: The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron

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    • By Frank Walton
    • Narrated By David Randall Hunter
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    Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214 was hastily organized in the field during World War II to meet the urgent need for another combat squadron in the South Pacific. The squadron, self-named the "Black Sheep", went on under the leadership of the swashbuckling "Pappy" Boyington to become the most famous in Marine Corps history. Now comes the true story of the Black Sheep Squadron and the men who wrote its record in the Pacific skies.

  • Blade Runner | Philip K. Dick

    Blade Runner

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    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
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    It was January 2021, and Rick Deckard had a license to kill. Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there lurked several rogue androids. Deckard's assignment: find them and then..."retire" them. Trouble was, the androids all looked exactly like humans, and they didn't want to be found!

    D. ABIGT says: "This is the original Do Androids Dream of Electric"
  • A Wild Sheep Chase: A Novel | Haruki Murakami

    A Wild Sheep Chase: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated By Rupert Degas
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    A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation.

    It begins simply enough: A 20-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: Find the sheep or face dire consequences.

    Frank says: "...narration like Frank Muller and David Lynch..."
  • The Big Sheep: A Novel | Robert Kroese

    The Big Sheep: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Robert Kroese
    • Narrated By Fred Berman
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    Los Angeles of 2039 is a baffling and bifurcated place. After the Collapse of 2028, a vast section of LA, the Disincorporated Zone, was disowned by the civil authorities and became essentially a third world country within the borders of the city. Navigating the boundaries between DZ and LA proper is a tricky task, and there's no one better suited than eccentric private investigator Erasmus Keane.

    Kevin Veldman says: "Fun, inventive, hilarious"
  • The Trouble with Goats and Sheep: A Novel | Joanna Cannon

    The Trouble with Goats and Sheep: A Novel

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    • By Joanna Cannon
    • Narrated By Paula Wilcox
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    England, 1976. Mrs. Creasy is missing, and the Avenue is alive with whispers. The neighbors blame her sudden disappearance on the heat wave, but 10-year-olds Grace and Tilly aren't convinced. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, the girls decide to take matters into their own hands. Inspired by the local vicar, they go looking for God - they believe that if they find him they might also find Mrs. Creasy and bring her home.

    FinnsNana says: "Brilliantly crafted"
  • Black Sheep | Georgette Heyer

    Black Sheep

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    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Barbara Leigh-Hunt
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    He had nothing to recommend him but his smile, and she was surely too old, and had too much commonsense, to be beguiled by a smile... Miss Abigail Wendover's efforts to detach her spirited niece Fanny from a plausible fortune-hunter are complicated by the arrival in Bath of Miles Caverleigh. The black sheep of his family, a cynical, outrageous care-for-naught with a scandalous past - that would be a connection more shocking even than Fanny's unwise liaison with his nephew!

    Hilary says: "Excellent entertainment"
  • A Wild Sheep Chase | Haruki Murakami

    A Wild Sheep Chase

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated By Rupert Degas
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    A Wild Sheep Chase is one of Murakami's most fantastical novels. An advertising executive, infatuated with a girl who possesses the most perfect ears (an erotic charge for him) uses a picture of a sheep with a star on its back. This catapults him into a weird adventure to find the mythical sheep up in the wilds of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island. There are strange encounters, a hotel with an extra disappearing floor, and other oddities.

    Louise says: "Counseling Needed"
  • Babe, The Sheep-Pig | Dick King-Smith

    Babe, The Sheep-Pig

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    • By Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated By Stephen Thorne
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    Farmer Hoggett wins a piglet at the fair. It should fatten up nicely. However Fly, the sheep-dog trains Babe, the piglet, to herd sheep, making Babe an indispensable sheep-pig.

  • The Eye of the Sheep | Sofie Laguna

    The Eye of the Sheep

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    • By Sofie Laguna
    • Narrated By Nikos Andronicos
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    Meet Jimmy Flick. He's not like other kids - he's both too fast and too slow. Jimmy's mother, Paula, is the only one who can manage him. She teaches him how to count sheep so that he can fall asleep. She holds him tight enough to stop his cells spinning. It is only Paula who can keep Jimmy out of his father's way. But when Jimmy's world falls apart, he has to navigate life on his own and make things right.

  • Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain | Timothy Verstynen,Bradley Voytek

    Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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    • By Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek
    • Narrated By Scott Aiello
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    In Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?, neuroscientists and zombie enthusiasts Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek apply their neuro-know-how to dissect the puzzle of what has happened to the zombie brain to make the undead act differently than their human prey. Combining tongue-in-cheek analysis with modern neuroscientific principles, Verstynen and Voytek show how zombism can be understood in terms of current knowledge regarding how the brain works.

    Robert says: "Fun and informative; brilliant reading"
  • Sheepish: Two Women, Fifty Sheep, and Enough Wool to Save the Planet | Catherine Friend

    Sheepish: Two Women, Fifty Sheep, and Enough Wool to Save the Planet

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Catherine Friend
    • Narrated By Erin Bennett
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    What do you do when you love your farm...but it doesn’t love you? After 15 years of farming, Catherine Friend is tired. After all, while shepherding is one of the oldest professions, it’s not getting any easier. The number of sheep in America has fallen by 90 percent in the last 90 years. But just as Catherine thinks it’s time to hang up her shepherd’s crook, she discovers that sheep might be too valuable to give up. What ensues is a funny, thoughtful romp through the history of our woolly friends, why small farms are important, and how each one of us - and the planet - would benefit from being very sheepish, indeed.

    Pam says: "We're all a little sheepish"
  • The Sheep Queen | Tom Savage

    The Sheep Queen

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    • By Tom Savage
    • Narrated By George Guidall
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    Thomas Savage, a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and a PEN/Faulkner Award nominee, has long been a critically acclaimed author. The New Yorker calls him "a writer of the first order". This starkly elegant story details the lives of Emma Russell Sweringen and her family in the early 1900s. Emma’s daughter Beth secretly gave up a baby girl for adoption many years ago. Now, Beth’s secret life is being unraveled as her daughter comes looking for her long-lost family.

  • The Sheep-Pig | Dick King-Smith

    The Sheep-Pig

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    • By Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated By Stephen Thorne
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    When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted sheep-dog. Babe is determined to learn everything he can from Fly. He knows he can't be a sheep-dog. But maybe, just maybe, he might be a sheep-pig.

    AudioAddict says: "My favorite animal story. It's so adorable!"
  • Sheep in a Shop | Nancy Shaw

    Sheep in a Shop

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    • By Nancy Shaw
    • Narrated By George Capaccio
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    Sheep hunt for a birthday present and make havoc of the shop, only to discover they haven't the money to pay for things.

  • Becoming a Lion Among Sheep: 56 Habits to Dominate Life & Achieve Your Goals |  SJ, Ignore Limits

    Becoming a Lion Among Sheep: 56 Habits to Dominate Life & Achieve Your Goals

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    • By SJ, Ignore Limits
    • Narrated By Jason Lovett
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    My name is SJ. I'm the proprietor of Ignore Limits and an Amazon number-one best-selling author. I've built a shredded, Spartan physique. I've created a lifestyle that allows me to travel as I please. I've created several highly profitable online businesses. And I did it all with specially developed habits modeled on some of the greatest men in history.

    Taylor says: "Good material, poor format "
  • Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story | Leonie Swann

    Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story

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    • By Leonie Swann
    • Narrated By Josephine Bailey
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    On a hillside near the cozy Irish village of Glennkill, the members of the flock gather around their shepherd, George, whose body lies pinned to the ground with a spade. George has cared for the sheep, reading them a plethora of books every night. The daily exposure to literature has made them far savvier about the workings of the human mind than your average sheep. Led by Miss Maple, the smartest sheep in Glennkill (and possibly the world), they set out to find George's killer.

    NKBH says: "Sheep Mystery"
  • Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching | R. Albert Mohler,James Montgomery Boice,Derek W. H. Thomas,Joel R. Beeke,R. C. Sproul,R. C. Sproul,Sinclair B. Ferguson,Mark Kistler,Eric J. Alexander

    Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By R. Albert Mohler, James Montgomery Boice, Derek W. H. Thomas, and others
    • Narrated By George W. Sarris
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    In the Old Testament, God decried the fact that his people were perishing for lack of knowledge about him. The same seems to be occurring today. There is sharing, suggesting, plenty of storytelling, and lots of preaching to felt needs in modern pulpits. But the authoritative, expositional opening of the word of God is becoming scarcer all the time. Jesus told Peter, "Feed my sheep" (John 21:17).

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