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    • Dare to Lead

    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,730
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,093
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,022

    Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give us meaning. She found that leaders all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver leaders and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? Dare to Lead answers this....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brené's Work Has Changed My Life

    • By Maximus on 01-12-19
    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 5,730 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36,217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35,900

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book.

    • By Dallas Booher on 12-17-18

    Regular price: $36.33

    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,894
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17,553
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,450

    From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Take the Negative Reviews w/ a Grain of Salt

    • By Gabriel on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $32.95

    • The Power of Habit

    • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
    • By: Charles Duhigg
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52,061
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,037
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44,805

    In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but....

    • By Kimmi on 03-03-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,687
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,371
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,358

    Robert Greene is a master guide, distilling wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tempo is key! (1.25X)

    • By James Hawkins on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,502
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,415

    The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Already Purchased Two Copies for Friends

    • By Anthony A. on 07-13-13

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Uninhabitable Earth

    • Life After Warming
    • By: David Wallace-Wells
    • Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent audio book. Will give to my grandchildren.

    • By Ray Clark on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,579
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7,749
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7,684

    An investigation by Michael Pollan into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs - and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful trip

    • By Paul E. Williams on 05-19-18
    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 8,579 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,381
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,728
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,529

    How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these questions than astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book for those new to astrophysics.

    • By TMort on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Happiness Hypothesis

    • By: Jonathan Haidt
    • Narrated by: Ryan Vincent Anderson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 931
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 809

    Award-winning psychologist Jonathan Haidt, the author of The Righteous Mind, shows how a deeper understanding of the world's philosophical wisdom and its enduring maxims can enrich and even transform our lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book, poor performance

    • By Smaranda Nicolau on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Digital Minimalism

    • Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
    • By: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Will Damron, Cal Newport
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383

    Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in a noisy world. Author Cal Newport introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How To Live The Good Life

    • By Anonymous User on 02-12-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mindset

    • The New Psychology of Success
    • By: Carol S. Dweck
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mind-set and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mind-set....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Painful!

    • By Ari on 03-13-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • By: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,838
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,120
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,044

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably clear and Life Changing

    • By colleen geis on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Grit

    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,845
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,800
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,715

    Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit"....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A 9 hour commencement address

    • By Grimjack on 05-13-18
    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 05-03-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15,845 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,423
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12,814
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,709

    Yuval Noah Harari returns with an original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future and our quest to upgrade humans into gods....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but...

    • By Josh on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Coddling of the American Mind

    • How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
    • By: Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,692
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,365

    A timely investigation into the new "safety culture" on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracy.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh so needed of a book by teachers and students alike

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Why We Sleep

    • Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker PhD
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,976
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,941

    Professor Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book on sleep bar none

    • By Innate on 12-10-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Maps of Meaning

    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,508

    A provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT an easy book

    • By Stephen W on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Influence

    • The Psychology of Persuasion
    • By: Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,850
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,882
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,826

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes - and how to apply these understandings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dated but relevant

    • By Rosanne on 12-10-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Richard Matthews
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,571
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,239

    Bill Bryson has been an enormously popular author both for his travel books and for his books on the English language. Now, this beloved comic genius turns his attention to science...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating; Perfect for Adult ADHD

    • By Sean on 05-13-04

    Regular price: $38.95

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