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    • Thank You for My Service

    • By: Mat Best, Ross Patterson, Nils Parker
    • Narrated by: Mat Best
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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    Members of the military’s special operations branches share a closely guarded secret: They love their jobs. They relish the opportunity to fight. They are thankful for it, even, and hopeful that maybe they’ll get to kill a bunch of bad guys while they’re at it. You don’t necessarily need to thank them for their service - the pleasure is all theirs. In this hilarious and personal memoir, listeners ride shotgun alongside former Army Ranger and private military contractor and current social media phenomenon Mat Best, into the action and its aftermath, both abroad and at home.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Prognosis

    • A Memoir of My Brain
    • By: Sarah Vallance
    • Narrated by: Cat Gould
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
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    When PhD candidate Sarah Vallance is thrown from a horse and suffers a jarring blow to the head, she believes she walks away unscathed. The next morning, things take a sharp turn as she’s quickly led from work to the emergency room. By the end of the week, a neurologist delivers a devastating prognosis: Sarah suffered a traumatic brain injury that has caused her IQ to plummet, with no hope of recovery. Her brain has irrevocably changed. 

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Call Sign Chaos

    • Learning to Lead
    • By: Jim Mattis, Bing West
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
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    Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis’ storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the way, Mattis recounts his foundational experiences as a leader, extracting the lessons he has learned about the nature of warfighting and peacemaking, the importance of allies, and the strategic dilemmas - and short-sighted thinking - now facing our nation.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • My Friend Anna

    • The True Story of the Fake Heiress Who Conned Me and Half of New York City
    • By: Rachel DeLoache Williams
    • Narrated by: Rachel DeLoache Williams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    Sex and the City meets Catch Me if You Can in the astonishing true story of Anna Delvey, a young con artist posing as a German heiress in New York City - as told by the former Vanity Fair photo editor who got seduced by her friendship and then scammed out of more than $62,000.  

    Regular price: $18.89

    • It's Not What It Looks Like

    • By: Molly Burke
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    In an audiobook like none you’ve ever heard before, blind YouTube star Molly Burke speaks with authenticity and candor about being a purple-haired, pink-loving fashion and makeup lover in a seeing world. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, Burke has been legally blind since age five, and became completely sightless as a teenager. Here, she tackles the preconceived notions we have around blindness, her struggles with bullying and anxiety, inclusivity, how she built her successful influencer business (with over 1.8 million followers), and more.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Dottir

    • My Journey to Becoming a Two-Time CrossFit Games Champion
    • By: Katrin Davidsdottir, Rory McKernan - contributor
    • Narrated by: Katrin Davidsdottir
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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    Dottir is two-time consecutive CrossFit Games Champion Katrin Davidsdottir's inspiring and poignant memoir. As one of only two women in history to have won the title of “Fittest Woman on Earth” twice, Davidsdottir knows all about the importance of mental and physical strength. She won the title in 2015, backing it up with a second win in 2016, after starting CrossFit in just 2011.   

    Regular price: $18.89

    • How to Be an Antiracist

    • By: Ibram X. Kendi
    • Narrated by: Ibram X. Kendi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
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    In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it. In this book, Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science, bringing it all together with an engaging personal narrative of his own awakening to antiracism. How to Be an Antiracist is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society. 

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Inside Out

    • A Memoir
    • By: Demi Moore
    • Narrated by: Demi Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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    For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight - or the headlines. Even as Demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past. Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, Demi battled addiction, body image issues, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years - all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception.

    Regular price: $23.95

    • To Love and Let Go

    • By: Rachel Brathen
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    While on her way to teach a yoga retreat in March 2014, Rachel Brathen collapses at an airport, brought to her knees by excruciating stomach pains. She is rushed to the hospital on the tiny island of Bonaire, and hours later forced to undergo surgery. When she wakes up from anesthesia, her boyfriend is weeping at her bedside. At the same time Rachel collapsed, her best friend, Andrea, crashed her car into a truck driving on the wrong side of the highway. Andrea spent eight hours fighting for her life while Rachel spent the same hours moving through a pain no one could seem to explain.

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Right Kind of Crazy

    • Navy SEAL, Covert Operative, and Boy Scout from Hell
    • By: Clint Emerson
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    Clint Emerson is the only SEAL ever inducted into the International Spy Museum. Operating from the shadows, with an instinct for running towards trouble, his unique skill set made him the perfect hybrid of elite and modern day counterintelligence agent. Emerson spent his career on the bleeding edge of intelligence and operations, often specializing in solo missions that took advantage of subterfuge, improvisation, the best in recon and surveillance tech, and even elements of Hollywood disguise to combat the changing global battlefield.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Is There Still Sex in the City?

    • By: Candace Bushnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
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    Set between the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a country enclave known as The Village, Is There Still Sex in the City? gathers Bushnell’s signature short, sharp, satirical commentaries on the love and dating habits of middle-aged men and women as they continue to navigate ever-modernizing relationships. Throughout, Bushnell documents 21st-century dating phenomena, such as the “Unintended Cub Situation” in which a sensible older woman suddenly becomes the love interest of a much younger man, and what it’s really like to go on Tinder dates as a 50-something divorcee.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient

    • Reflections on Healing and Regeneration
    • By: Norman Cousins
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    A political journalist and activist, Cousins was also a professor of medical humanities at UCLA, where he studied the biochemistry of human emotions and their relationship to healing. When Cousins was hospitalized with a debilitating collagen illness, he decided to take his health into his own hands. Cousins and his doctor combated the disease together by creating a regimen of laughter and vitamin C specifically calibrated to his needs. Against all odds, the treatment worked, proving to Cousins that a positive attitude was key to his improvement. 

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Toil & Trouble

    • A Memoir
    • By: Augusten Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Augusten Burroughs
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    For as long as Augusten Burroughs could remember, he knew things he shouldn't have known. He manifested things that shouldn't have come to pass. And he told exactly no one about this, save one person: his mother. His mother reassured him that it was all perfectly normal, that he was descended from a long line of witches, going back to the days of the early American colonies. And that this family tree was filled with witches. It was a bond that he and his mother shared - until the day she left him in the care of her psychiatrist to be raised in his family.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Space Between

    • Explorations of Love, Sex, and Fluidity
    • By: Nico Tortorella
    • Narrated by: Nico Tortorella
    • Length: 11 hrs
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    Younger star and LGTBQIA+ advocate Nico Tortorella investigates love, sex, gender, addiction, family, fame, and fluidity through their personal story and the lens of their nonbinary identity....

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mobituaries

    • By: Mo Rocca
    • Narrated by: Mo Rocca
    • Length: 8 hrs
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    Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries - reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, captains of industry, innovators, and artists. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. With Mobituaries - the book companion to the CBS podcast of the same name - the journalist, humorist, and history buff is righting that wrong, profiling the people who have long fascinated him - from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer…to sitcom characters gone all too soon…to a shamefully forgotten Founding Father.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying

    • Essays
    • By: Bassey Ikpi
    • Narrated by: Bassey Ikpi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    A deeply personal collection of essays exploring Nigerian American author Bassey Ikpi’s experiences navigating bipolar II and anxiety throughout the course of her life. 

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Don't Wait Up

    • Confessions of a Stay-At-Work Mom
    • By: Liz Astrof
    • Narrated by: Liz Astrof
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
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    In this blunt and side-splittingly funny collection of essays, Liz Astrof embraces the realities of motherhood (and womanhood) that no one ever talks about - from needing to hide from your kids on a regular basis to the eternal quest for time alone, from the terror of failing to sometimes seriously wondering whether this whole parenting thing was a big mistake. 

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Touched by the Sun

    • My Friendship with Jackie
    • By: Carly Simon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha’s Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship. Carly Simon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis made an unlikely pair - Carly, a free and artistic spirit still reeling from her recent divorce, searching for meaning, new love, and an anchor; and Jackie, one of the most celebrated, meticulous, unknowable women in American history. Nonetheless, over the next decade their lives merged in inextricable and complex ways, and they forged a connection deeper than either could ever have foreseen.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Fire and Fortitude

    • The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943
    • By: John C. McManus
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 24 hrs and 18 mins
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    John C. McManus, one of our most highly acclaimed historians of World War II, takes listeners from Pearl Harbor - a rude awakening for a military woefully unprepared for war - to Makin, a sliver of coral reef where the Army was tested against the increasingly desperate Japanese. In between were nearly two years of punishing combat as the Army transformed, at times unsteadily, from an undertrained garrison force into an unstoppable juggernaut, and America evolved from an inward-looking nation into a global superpower.

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

    • By: Cathy Glass
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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    Aneta and Filip, the children’s parents, are distraught when their children are taken into care. Aneta maintains she is innocent of harming them, while Filip appears bewildered and out of his depth. It’s true the family has never come to the attention of the social services before and little Kit and Molly appear to have been well looked after, but Kit has a broken arm and bruises on his face. Could it be they were a result of a genuine accident as Aneta is claiming?

    Regular price: $10.20

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