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    • A Really Good Day

    • How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Ayelet Waldman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 715
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 642

    When a small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll", Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her mood storms have become intolerably severe; she has tried nearly every medication possible; her husband and children are suffering with her. So she opens the vial, places two drops on her tongue, and joins the ranks of an underground but increasingly vocal group of scientists and civilians successfully using therapeutic microdoses of LSD.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Radically Different Approach to Self-Medication

    • By Ilana on 01-15-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Red Hook Road

    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    A marriage collapses under the strain of a daughter’s death; two bereaved siblings find comfort in one another; and an adopted young girl breathes new life into her family with her prodigious talent for the violin. As she writes with obvious affection for these unforgettable characters, Ayelet Waldman skillfully interweaves life’s finer pleasures—music and literature—with the more mundane joys of living.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Pamela Harvey on 07-19-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Kingdom of Olives and Ash

    • Writers Confront the Occupation
    • By: Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An emotionally and ethically charged book

    • By Loni Shelef on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Love and Treasure

    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Paul Hecht
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Maine, 2012. An old man is dying with the weight of a plundered necklace on his conscience. As an US Army Captain in 1946 Salburg, guarding the 'Hungarian Gold Train' full of looted Jewish treasure, he fell in love with camp survivor and helped her escape to Israel. Now, as his granddaughter sets out to repatriate the necklace, secrets buried in the past are uncovered, stories of love and deceit linked to that beautiful, peacock-shaped pendant and to a priceless, long-lost painting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Just Another War Story!

    • By Linda on 04-25-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Love and Other Impossible Pursuits

    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    For Emilia Greenleaf, life is by turns a comedy of errors and an emotional minefield. Yes, she's a Harvard Law grad who married her soul mate. Yes, they live in elegant comfort on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. But with her one-and-only, Jack, came a stepson, a know-it-all preschooler named William who has become her number one responsibility every Wednesday afternoon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart breaking, hopeful, and brilliant writing.

    • By Sandra L. Jacob on 12-27-09

    Regular price: $45.27

    • Bad Mother

    • A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Mia Barron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Best-selling author Ayelet Waldman delivers a humorous, encouraging look at the nearly impossible - and often thankless! - job of mothering. Filled with humor and deliciously outrageous observations on the world'smost difficult profession, Bad Mother is a godsend for anyone who's ever felt maternally challenged.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Oh, Mother!

    • By Charles on 02-28-10
    • A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Mia Barron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 05-20-09
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 73 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Big Nap

    • A Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    When her son's Hasidic babysitter vanishes, public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum travels from her havoc-filled home in Los Angeles to a Hasidic enclave in Brooklyn. In search of answers. In pursuit of justice. And in desperate need of a big, long nap.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed feelings

    • By Donna on 09-05-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Nursery Crimes

    • Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    When the principal of Hollywood's premier preschool is killed in a hit-and-run accident, public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum gets off the mommy track - to track down a murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly good

    • By Beatrice on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Death Gets a Time-Out

    • Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Between juggling lunchboxes, piano lessons, and baby-sitters, public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum promises to help her famous friend clear her brother's name of murder. But what will she do when she begins to suspect her friend may not be as innocent as she seems?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Mystery

    • By Donna on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Bye-Bye, Black Sheep

    • A Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Their fledgling detective agency has spread its wings - and now Juliet and Al are finally flying high. They're used to seeing many people come through the doors of their garage-turned-office, seeking their help. But they're about to realize that they ain't seen nothin' yet. Heavenly has come to Juliet with a story too sad for any detective with a conscience to turn down. Her sister, an addict and streetwalker, has turned up dead - and the police couldn't care less. With any luck - and with plucky Juliet doing all she can - Heavenly will bring the killer to justice. But it's hard going undercover when you're a tall, gorgeous transsexual.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still good

    • By Donna on 09-22-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cradle Robbers

    • A Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 6
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Author Ayelet Waldman returns with her one-of-a kind sleuth. Private eye-cum-super-mom Juliet Applebaum tracks the mysterious whereabouts of a missing infant through the dark maze of a widespread conspiracy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short but well written

    • By Beatrice on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Murder Plays House

    • Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Applebaums, with a new arrival on the way, must find a bigger house. But in the tough L.A. real estate market, you practically have to kill to find a house. So no wonder Juliet is prepared to overlook a corpse on the grounds of her dream house. To gain the owner's favor, Juliet promises him she'll find his sister's killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad but very good mystery

    • By Donna on 09-16-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • A Playdate with Death

    • Mommy-Track Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum is back in top form, investigating the mysterious death of her personal trainer ... in between taming tantrums, planning playdates, and playing dress-up with her two rowdy kids

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Love and Other Impossible Pursuits

    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    With wry candor and tender humor, acclaimed novelist Ayelet Waldman has crafted a strikingly beautiful novel for our time, tackling the absurdities of modern life and reminding us why we love some people no matter what.

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Kingdom of Olives and Ash

    • Writers Confront the Occupation
    • By: Michael Chabon - editor, Ayelet Waldman - editor, Colum McCann, and others
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Fred Sanders
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Published to coincide the with 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West Bank, an anthology that explores the human cost of the conflict there as witnessed by such notable writers as Colum McCann, Colm Toibin, Dave Eggers, Madeleine Thien, Eimear McBride and Taiye Selasi and editors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Kingdom of Olives and Ash

    • Writers Confront the Occupation
    • By: Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Love and Treasure

    • By: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Paul Hecht
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    Three men - an American infantry captain in World War II, an Israeli-born dealer in art stolen by the Nazis, and a pioneering psychiatrist in fin-de-siècle Budapest - find their carefully wrought lives turned upside down by three women. A mystery: Where does the worth of people and its treasures truly lie? What is the value of a gift when giver and recipient have been lost - of a love offering when the beloved is no more?

    Regular price: $21.58