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    • Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

    • True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons
    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Joshua Higgott
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You won't find any stories of slaying dragons or saving princesses here. In Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, author Ben Brooks - with the help of Quinton Wintor's striking full-color illustrations -offers a welcome alternative narrative: one that celebrates introverts and innovators, sensitivity and resilience, individuality, and expression. It's an accessible compilation of 75 famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his own way.

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Joshua Higgott, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There is an ongoing crisis with regards to young men and mental health, with unhelpful gender stereotypes contributing to this malaise. Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is an extraordinary compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things. 

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Lolito

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When his long-term girlfriend and first love Alice, betrays him at a house party, Etgar goes looking for cyber solace in the arms of Macy, a stunning but bored housewife he meets online. What could possibly go wrong...? Hilarious, fearless and utterly outrageous, Lolito is a truly twenty-first century love story - a cross between Fresh Meat and Nabokov.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Grow Up

    • By: Ben Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Hasler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    Who says youth is wasted on the young? Jasper wants to get on in the world, but life is distracting. He’s got his A-levels to contend with, his mother pushing him to overachieve, weekly visits to his psychologist, come-downs, YouTube suicides and pregnant one-night-stands. And then there's his step-dad - the murderer. Hilarious and heartbreaking by turns, GROW UP is the ultimate twenty-first-century coming-of-age novel.

    Regular price: $14.94