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    • The Man's Guide to Women

    • Scientifically Proven Secrets from the "Love Lab" About What Women Really Want 
    • By: John Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Douglas Abrams, and others
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 572
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 567

    The Man's Guide to Women offers the science-based answers to the question: What do women really want in men? The book explains the hallmarks of manhood that most women find attractive and helps men hone those skills to be the men women desire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great advice from the Love Lab again

    • By S. Cragar on 02-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage

    • By: John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Joan DeClaire
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 280
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      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washington made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict, with more than 90-percent accuracy, whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing marriage into a successful one, so Gottman teamed up with his clinical psychologist wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, to develop intervention methods.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Game Changer

    • By Dave on 05-17-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • And Baby Makes Three

    • The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives
    • By: John M. Gottman PhD, Julie Schwartz Gottman PhD
    • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
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      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three, Love Lab™ experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills from their successful workshops, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Helps explain a lot of what has happened.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-12-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Retrain Your Anxious Brain

    • Practical and Effective Tools to Conquer Anxiety
    • By: John Tsilimparis MFT, Daylle Deanna Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Trouble sleeping, panic attacks, knots in your stomach, excessive worry, doubts, phobias - anxiety comes in many shapes and sizes, and affects millions of people. But you don’t have to suffer anymore. In Retrain Your Anxious Brain, renowned therapist and anxiety expert John Tsilimparis, MFT, shares the groundbreaking program he’s created to help hundreds of people (himself included) free themselves from crippling anxiety and live healthier, happier lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well presented!

    • By Mariem on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Money management is one of our most practical survival skills - and also one we've convinced ourselves we're either born with or not. In reality, financial planning can be learned, like anything else. Part financial memoir and part research-based guide to attaining lifelong security, This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order is the audiobook that everyone who has never wanted a preachy financial guide has been waiting for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spot On

    • By Sheryl Garrett on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The studio for what is arguably the world’s most successful online course is tucked into a corner of Barb and Phil Oakley’s basement, a converted TV room that smells faintly of cat urine. This is where they put together “Learning How to Learn,” taken by more than 1.8 million students from 200 countries, the most ever on Coursera.

    "Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain" is from the August 05, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by John Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage

    • By: John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Joan DeClaire
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser, Anne Gartlan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washington made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict, with more than 90-percent accuracy, whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing marriage into a successful one, so Gottman teamed up with his clinical psychologist wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, to develop intervention methods.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was a great tool!

    • By Keonna Simpson on 07-12-17

    Regular price: $22.60

    • What's the Value of a Like?

    • By: Leslie K. John, Daniel Mochon, Oliver Emrich, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Social media endorsements don't work the way you might think.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Commoner

    • A Novel
    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Janet Song
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Meticulously researched, and superbly imagined, The Commoner is the mesmerizing, moving, and surprising story of a brutally rarefied and controlled existence, at once hidden and exposed, and of a complex relationship between two isolated women who, despite being visible to all, are truly understood only by each other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • works on several levels

    • By connie on 08-13-08

    Regular price: $28.00

    • High-Stakes Test for Carbon Capture

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Can one of the most promising — and troubled — technologies for fighting global warming survive during the administration of Donald Trump?

    "High-Stakes Test for Carbon Capture" is from the January 02, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by John Schwartz and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Northwest Corner

    • A Novel
    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean, Chuck Carrington, Rebecca Lowman, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Twelve years after a tragic accident and a cover-up that led to prison time, Dwight Arno, now 50, is a man who has started over without exactly moving on. Living alone in California, haunted yet keeping his head down, Dwight manages a sporting-goods store and dates a woman to whom he hasn’t revealed the truth about his past. Then an unexpected arrival throws his carefully neutralized life into turmoil and exposes all that he’s hidden.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Reservation Road

    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    At the close of a beautiful day, the Learner family stops at a gas station on their way home from a concert. Ten-year-old Josh is standing at the edge of the road when a car comes racing around the bend. He is hit and instantly killed, and the car speeds away. From this moment, Reservation Road becomes a countdown to the confrontation between two very different men. Behind their stories are those of 8-year-old Emma, who can't stop thinking her brother's death was her fault, and of her mother, Grace.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It Had Potential

    • By Ella on 06-17-07

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Commoner

    • A Novel
    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Janet Song
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Commoner is the mesmerizing, moving, and surprising story of a brutally rarified and controlled existence at once hidden and exposed, and of a complex relationship between two isolated women who, despite being visible to all, are truly understood only by each other. With the unerring skill of a master storyteller, John Burnham Schwartz has written his finest novel yet.

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Reservation Road

    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, John Shea, Anne Twomey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    At the close of a beautiful day, the Learner family stops at a gas station on their way home from a concert. Ten-year-old Josh is standing at the edge of the road when a car comes racing around the bend. He is hit and instantly killed, and the car speeds away. From this moment, Reservation Road becomes a countdown to the confrontation between two very different men. Behind their stories are those of 8-year-old Emma, who can't stop thinking her brother's death was her fault, and of her mother, Grace.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Left wondering

    • By mary j aboughadareh on 10-22-07

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Mystery: Dark Tales from the Golden State

    • Panel 1014
    • By: Mr. Gary Phillips, Ms. Denise Hamilton, Mr. John Vorhaus, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. Richard Rayner
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $2.93

    • Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against Oil Companies Over Costs of Climate Change

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A federal judge on Monday threw out a closely watched lawsuit brought by two California cities against fossil fuel companies over the costs of dealing with climate change. The decision is a stinging defeat for the plaintiffs, San Francisco and Oakland, and raises warning flags for other local governments around the United States that have filed similar suits, including New York City.

    "Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against Oil Companies Over Costs of Climate Change" is from the June 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by John Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Court Dismisses Exxon’s Effort to Block Climate Investigation

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A federal judge has dismissed a case brought by Exxon Mobil against the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts that might have blocked investigations into Exxon’s research and public statements about climate change.

    "Court Dismisses Exxon’s Effort to Block Climate Investigation" is from the March 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by John Schwartz and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Oddly Normal

    • One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality
    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: John Schwartz, Joseph Schwartz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Three years ago, John Schwartz, a national correspondent for the New York Times, got the call that every parent hopes never to receive: His 13-year-old son, Joe, was in the hospital following a suicide attempt. Mustering the courage to come out to his classmates, Joe had delivered a tirade about homophobic and sexist attitudes that was greeted with unease and confusion by his fellow students. Hours later, he took an overdose of pills.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Effect of Parental Caring

    • By Wiliam on 01-16-13

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Bumblebee Gets New Protection on Obama’s Way Out

    • By: Tatiana Schlossberg, John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Obama administration, rushing to secure its environmental legacy, has increased protection for a humble bumblebee.

    "A Bumblebee Gets New Protection on Obama’s Way Out" is from the January 10, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Tatiana Schlossberg and John Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Climate Models May Overstate Clouds' Cooling Power, Research Says

    • By: John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Climate Models May Overstate Clouds' Cooling Power, Research Says" is from the April 7, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by John Schwartz and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

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