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  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking | Susan Cain

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Susan Cain
    • Narrated By Kathe Mazur
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

    Theodore says: "Thought provoking and Uplifting.... A++++++++!!!!!"
  • All Quiet on the Western Front | Erich Maria Remarque

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Erich Maria Remarque
    • Narrated By Frank Muller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Paul Bäumer is just 19 years old when he and his classmates enlist. They are Germany’s Iron Youth who enter the war with high ideals and leave it disillusioned or dead. As Paul struggles with the realities of the man he has become, and the world to which he must return, he is led like a ghost of his former self into the war’s final hours. All Quiet is one of the greatest war novels of all time, an eloquent expression of the futility, hopelessness and irreparable losses of war.

    Alan says: "My Choice for Frank Muller's Best"
  • A Quiet Life in the Country: A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 | T E Kinsey

    A Quiet Life in the Country: A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By T E Kinsey
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Knowelden
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    Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and confidante, is an expert in martial arts. The year is 1908 and they've just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life. But it is not long before Lady Hardcastle is forced out of her self-imposed retirement. There's a dead body in the woods, and the police are on the wrong scent. Lady Hardcastle makes some enquiries of her own, and it seems she knows a surprising amount about crime investigation...

    Yvonne says: "A nice cozy read!"
  • The Quiet Game | Greg Iles

    The Quiet Game

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs)
    • By Greg Iles
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
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    When former prosecutor Penn Cage returns to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, he doesn't find the peace he desperately craves. He finds that his own father is being blackmailed by a corrupt ex-cop. And when Penn investigates, he uncovers a murderous secret - and the small town's violent past.

    R. Pontiflet says: "Complex and Good Courtroom Drama!"
  • Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work | David Rock

    Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By David Rock
    • Narrated By Pete Larkin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. "If people are being paid to think," he writes, "isn't it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about?"

    Felix says: "A Must Read for Anyone in Leadership"
  • The Quiet American | Graham Greene

    The Quiet American

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Graham Greene
    • Narrated By Joseph Porter
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    Alden Pyle, an idealistic young American, is sent to Vietnam to promote democracy amidst the intrigue and violence of the French war with the Vietminh, while his friend, Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, looks on.

    Richard says: "Terrible narrator nearly derails Greene novel."
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking | Susan Cain

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Susan Cain
    • Narrated By Kathe Mazur
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    Story
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    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Susan Cain’s groundbreaking book Quiet, brilliantly read by Kathe Mazur. In Quiet, the international best seller, Susan Cain shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts. She gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, Quiet will permanently change how we see introverts - and how you see yourself.

    rebecca says: "Ssshhhh"
  • Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life | Tony Dungy,Nathan Whitaker

    Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker
    • Narrated By Tony Dungy
    Overall
    (348)
    Performance
    (183)
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    Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach. How is it possible for anyone to be successful without compromising faith and family? In this inspiring and reflective memoir, Coach Dungy tells the story of a life lived for God and family - and challenges us all to redefine our ideas of what it means to succeed.

    Zeus says: "Grounded Human Being"
  • Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts | Susan Cain,Gregory Mone,Erica Moroz

    Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Susan Cain, Gregory Mone, Erica Moroz
    • Narrated By Kathe Mazur
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Story
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    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet", it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society - from van Gogh's sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

    Axxul says: "Thank you! Now I get it!"
  • Keep Quiet | Lisa Scottoline

    Keep Quiet

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Lisa Scottoline
    • Narrated By Ron Livingston
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Jake Whitmore is enjoying a rare bonding moment with his 16-year-old son, Kurt, when disaster strikes. They get in a terrible car accident that threatens to derail not only Kurt’s chances at college, but his entire future. Jake makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies, and secrecy. Just when Jake thinks he has everything under control, a malevolent outsider comes forward with the power to expose Jake’s secret.

    Flossiesmommy says: "Could've been so good. Could've."
  • All Quiet on the Western Front: A BBC Radio Drama | Erich Maria Remarque

    All Quiet on the Western Front: A BBC Radio Drama

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 28 mins)
    • By Erich Maria Remarque
    • Narrated By Robert Lonsdale, Simon Trinder, Full Cast
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    First published as a novel in 1929, All Quiet on the Western Front tells the story of a group of young German soldiers who are enduring, and then coming to terms with, the realities of the First World War. At the age of 19, following the outbreak of the First World War, Paul Bäumer enlists in the German Army. He is deployed to the Western Front, where the experience of life and death in the trenches has an enormous effect on him.

    Manny Huerta says: "Read the book before you listen to this."
  • Summary of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain | Book Summary Includes Analysis |  FlashBooks Book Summaries

    Summary of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • UNABRIDGED (38 mins)
    • By FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated By Dean Bokhari
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    This is a book summary of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain. At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet", it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society - from van Gogh's sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

  • All Quiet on the Western Front | Erich Maria Remarque

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Erich Maria Remarque
    • Narrated By Tom Lawrence
    Overall
    (82)
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    Story
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    The story is told by a young 'unknown soldier' in the trenches of Flanders during the First World War. Through his eyes we see all the realities of war; under fire, on patrol, waiting in the trenches, at home on leave, and in hospitals and dressing stations.

    Alyssa says: "Not the America Translation"
  • The Quiet Gentleman | Georgette Heyer

    The Quiet Gentleman

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Cornelius Garrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When Gervase Frant, 7th Earl of St Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcome homecoming.

    bookish327 says: "Excellent hero and heroine; well-narrated"
  • Quiet Dell: A Novel | Jayne Anne Phillips

    Quiet Dell: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Jayne Anne Phillips
    • Narrated By Tandy Cronyn
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    From one of America's most accomplished and acclaimed fiction writers, a spectacularly riveting novel based on a real-life multiple murder by a con man who preyed on widows - a story that has haunted Jayne Anne Phillips for more than four decades. In Chicago in 1931, Asta Eicher, mother of three, is lonely and despairing, pressed for money after the sudden death of her husband. She begins to receive seductive letters from a chivalrous, elegant man named Harry Powers, who promises to cherish and protect her, ultimately to marry her and to care for her and her children. Weeks later, all four Eichers are dead.

    Julie says: "Captures a bygone era but still relevant..."
  • The Quiet Room | Amanda Bennett,Lori Schiller

    The Quiet Room

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Amanda Bennett, Lori Schiller
    • Narrated By Mary Beth Hurt
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    An electrifying true story of one young woman's nightmarish descent into the hell of schizophrenia and her courageous battle to rejoin the real world, such is the story of Lori Schiller. Once she had it all - a loving family, devoted friends, intelligence, and opportunity. Then at age 15 she began to suffer from symptoms of schizophrenia, hearing voices that began to take over her life. At 23, she committed herself to a private mental institution and spent the next 7 years waging a war against the voices that urged her to kill her family, her doctor, herself. This account of a journey into and out of madness is at once gripping, heartening, and ultimately triumphant.

    Eva says: "Well worth the read or the listen!"
  • Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life | Tony Dungy

    Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Tony Dungy
    • Narrated By Tony Dungy
    Overall
    (74)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (60)

    Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African-American coach. How is it possible for a coach - especially a football coach - to win the respect of his players and lead them to the Super Bowl without the screaming histrionics, the profanities, the demand that the sport come before anything else? How is it possible for anyone to be successful without compromising faith and family?

    Jennifer says: "Inspiring life lessons and faith"
  • Quiet Influence: The Introvert's Guide to Making a Difference | Jennifer Kahnweiler PhD

    Quiet Influence: The Introvert's Guide to Making a Difference

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Jennifer Kahnweiler PhD
    • Narrated By Karen Saltus
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    Story
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    Introverts may feel powerless in a world where extroverts seem to rule, but there’s more than one way to have some sway. As Jennifer Kahnweiler proves in this much-needed audiobook, introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths. Kahnweiler shows how you can use those strengths to challenge the status quo, provoke new ways of thinking, effect change, and inspire others to move forward.

    Pen Name says: "Great read"
  • Quiet Leadership: Winning Hearts, Minds and Matches | Carlo Ancelotti

    Quiet Leadership: Winning Hearts, Minds and Matches

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Carlo Ancelotti
    • Narrated By Richard Lumsden
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Carlo Ancelotti is one of the greatest managers of all time, with five Champions League titles to his name. Yet his approach could not be further from the aggressive theatricals favoured by many of his rivals. His understated style has earned him the fierce loyalty of players like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo.

    bernard brannigan says: "without doubt my favorite coaching/leadership book"
  • The Quiet American | Graham Greene

    The Quiet American

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Graham Greene
    • Narrated By Simon Cadell
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (19)

    Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch.

    Cameron says: "Brilliantly read, brilliantly poignant"
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