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    • Brave Genius

    • A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
    • By: Sean B. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
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    In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives in Paris. After the German invasion and occupation of France, each joined the Resistance to help liberate the country from the Nazis and ascended to prominent, dangerous roles. After the war and through twists of circumstance, they became friends, and through their passionate determination and rare talent they emerged as leading voices of modern literature and biology, each receiving the Nobel Prize in their respective fields.

    • A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
    • By: Sean B. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 06-20-19
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    Regular price: $24.95

    • Witboy in Berlin

    • Adventures in the First World
    • By: Deon Maas
    • Narrated by: Anton Schmidt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
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    When opportunity strikes, television producer Deon Maas joins the boatloads of migrants heading for Germany. Faced with the choice of taking all his possessions along or selling everything, he opts for the latter. With a rucksack and his four dogs, he departs for the First World. Decadent Berlin blows his mind but also leaves him at a loss for words. As he crisscrosses the city, scratching at its pulsating underbelly, he marvels at German idiosyncrasies, and is roped into this new world by an array of vegan anarchists, eclectic musicians, football hooligans and graffiti artists.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • I Don't Want to Be Like You

    • By: Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta
    • Narrated by: Sarah Staton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
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    I Don't Want to Be Like You is Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta's true story about growing up in the 1970s and having to deal with bullying - both physical and verbal - on a regular basis. This book is bold and honest. It's also positive, written with no resentment and only growth.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • No Easy Way: The Challenging Life of the Climbing Taxman

    • By: Mick Fowler
    • Narrated by: Christopher Knight
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
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    In No Easy Way, his third volume of climbing memoirs following Vertical Pleasure and On Thin Ice, Fowler recounts a series of expeditions to stunning mountains in China, India, Nepal, and Tibet. Alongside partners including Paul Ramsden, Dave Turnbull, Andy Cave and Victor Saunders, he attempts striking, technically challenging unclimbed lines on Shiva, Gave Ding and Mugu Chuli - with a number of ascents winning prestigious Piolets d’Or, the Oscars of the mountaineering world. 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons a Personal Experience, 1864-5

    • By: Homer B. Sprague
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
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    This narrative of prison life differs from all others that I have seen, in that it is careful to put the best possible construction upon the treatment of Union prisoners by the Confederates, and to state and emphasize kindnesses and courtesies received by us from them. For the accuracy of the facts stated, I am indebted to a diary kept from day to day during the whole of my imprisonment and to the best obtainable records. The exact language of conversations cannot, of course, always be remembered, but I aim always to give correctly the substance.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman, Volume 1

    • By: William T. (Tecumseh) Sherman
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
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    William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched earth policies he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lincoln's Gift

    • How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy
    • By: Gordon Leidner
    • Narrated by: Frank Gerard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
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    Abraham Lincoln has long been admired for his leadership, honesty, and eloquence. But despite his somber reputation, the 16th president was quite funny. With an uncanny ability to mimic others and an irresistible midwestern twang, Lincoln, in fact, could be downright hilarious. Brimming with his funniest quips, jokes, and stories, Lincoln's Gift explores the crucial role humor played throughout his tumultuous professional and private life.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Haile Selassie: The Life and Legacy of the Ethiopian Emperor Revered as the Messiah by Rastafarians

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
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    The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered the continent during a particularly hubristic and dynamic phase of European history. In 1884, Prince Otto von Bismarck, the German chancellor, brought the plenipotentiaries of all major powers of Europe together, to deal with Africa's colonization in such a manner as to avoid provocation of war. This event - known as the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 - galvanized a phenomenon that came to be known as the Scramble for Africa.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD

    • By: Katherine Quie
    • Narrated by: Katherine Quie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
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    Raising Will is a heartfelt, humbling memoir written by a Texan-turned-Minnesotan mother and child psychologist. Her heart breaks for Will when he is repeatedly banned from Fun Friday in first grade shortly after he is diagnosed with ADHD. The family zigzags through an obstacle course of therapy, medication side effects, tutoring, and sleepless nights, while shining a light on Will's inherent strength - blues guitar. Listeners will surely recognize themselves in this story and find solace, laughter, and hope as they celebrate the surprising blessings ADHD can bring. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Summary of Leander Kahney’s Tim Cook by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
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    In Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level (2019), technology journalist Leander Kahney explains how a mild-mannered man from a small town in Alabama became the CEO of one of America’s most influential and successful companies. Cook, who once served as Apple’s chief operating officer, was considered a strange choice to replace Steve Jobs when he was announced as the company’s new leader in 2011...

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Buzz Aldrin: The Life and Legacy of the Second Astronaut to Walk on the Moon

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    Buzz Aldrin: The Life and Legacy of the Second Astronaut to Walk on the Moon profiles his life and chronicles the most memorable space mission in history. You will learn about Buzz Aldrin like never before.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Black Widow: The True Story of Giggling Granny Nannie Doss

    • By: Ryan Green
    • Narrated by: Steve White
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    In 1927, Charley Braggs arrived home to find two of his children dead. The doctor who observed the children in their last moments diagnosed food poisoning as the cause. There was no need for an autopsy. His wife, Nannie, blamed tainted grains as the source, but Charley wasn’t convinced. Charley didn’t feel safe around his wife. In the middle of the night, he took his eldest daughter and ran for his life. To her community, she was a sweet lady renowned for her cheerful disposition. But behind the facade was a much darker and sinister reality.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Who Killed My Father

    • By: Edouard Louis
    • Narrated by: Edouard Louis
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
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    Who Killed My Father rips into France’s long neglect of the working class and its overt contempt for the poor, accusing the complacent French - at the minimum - of negligent homicide. The author goes to visit the ugly gray town of his childhood to see his dying father, barely 50 years old, who can hardly walk or breathe: “You belong to the category of humans whom politics consigns to an early death.” It’s as simple as that.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Brownie Crumbs and Other Life Morsels

    • By: Christy Cabe
    • Narrated by: Christy Cabe
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
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    As a preteen girl, I ate the last brownie my mother would ever make. She had passed away in our kitchen just days before. I savored every crumb. Less than a year later, my dad married again - the woman I would soon call “Mom.” It’s a love story of grief, and choosing to open our hearts again. I now have a love story of my own that led to me being a wife and mother of three. Family life is full. Full of joy in growth, laughter around the dinner table, and sorrow in hardships.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Finally Free: The Story of Myse Delione

    • By: Gloria Bradford
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Boyes
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    Myse Delione was an adopted child who, when she was 10 years of age, began to share her thoughts with her adopted mother. “When I grow up, I will live in a big house with nice things, wear nice clothes and be a model for the world,” she would say to her mother every morning on her way to school. “Well you can’t, so forget about it,” her mother would respond, “and don’t ever let me hear you say that again.” “OK mama. I won’t,” Myse always replied.

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    • A Silver Cigarette Case and the Murder of Great Escaper Jack Francis Williams

    • By: Sally Cook
    • Narrated by: Sally Cook, Michael Cook
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    A man my mother considered her boyfriend during World War II was killed at point blank range escaping from Stalag Luft III. His name was Jack Francis Williams and he was shot by the Gestapo 12 days after participating in the Great Escape. This story examines the actual letters and cards he sent my mother, and with that, the building of an unexpected story.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • It's No Secret

    • From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal - A Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All
    • By: Carmen Bryan
    • Narrated by: Danella Sealock
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
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    Carmen Bryan is no stranger to the rap world. Not only did she work at Def Jam and Capitol Records, but she shares a daughter with hip-hop superstar Nas - a relationship made extremely public through Nas' celebrity status, rap lyrics, and the ever-present media. Now, in It's No Secret, a strong, resilient Carmen bares all, telling her side of the story and leaving no detail unturned - with the true candor and raw emotion of someone who has been there, done that, and survived.

    • From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal - A Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All
    • By: Carmen Bryan
    • Narrated by: Danella Sealock
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 06-19-19
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    Regular price: $13.97

    • Before Wallis

    • Edward VIII's Other Women
    • By: Rachel Trethewey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
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    Wallis Simpson stole the king's heart and rocked the monarchy - but she was not Edward VIII's first or only love. Before Wallis dominated his life, he adored three other women: Rosemary Leveson Gower, the girl he wanted to marry; Freda Dudley Ward, the Prince's long-term mistress; and Thelma Furness, his twice-married American lover. Each one of the three women in this book could have changed the course of history. In examining their lives and impact on the heir to the throne, Rachel Trethewey questions whether he ever really wanted to be king....

    Regular price: $21.81

    • From Para to Dakar

    • Overcoming Paralysis and Conquering the Dakar Rally
    • By: Joey Evans
    • Narrated by: Joey Evans, Meredith Evans
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
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    From Para to Dakar is so much more than the story of one man reaching the Dakar finish line. It is a story of friendship and respect, compassion and kindness. It is about defying the odds to reach a dream, it is about grit, endurance and raw courage, and it is inspiring in its true heroism. 

    Regular price: $14.00

    • High Achiever

    • The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life
    • By: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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    With heart-racing urgency and unflinching honesty, Jenkins takes you inside the grips of addiction and the desperate decisions it breeds. She is a born storyteller who lived an incredible story, from blackmail by an ex-boyfriend to a soul-shattering deal with a drug dealer, and her telling brims with suspense and unexpected wit. But the true surprise is her path to recovery. Tiffany breaks through the stigma and silence to offer hope and inspiration to anyone battling the disease - whether it’s a loved one or themselves.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring true story by an incredible survivor!

    • By Jacqueline M. on 06-19-19

    Regular price: $28.00

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