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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 828
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712

    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

    • 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy

    • By: Julie Schwartz Gottman PhD, John M. M. Gottman PhD, Daniel J. Siegel - foreword
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, two of the world's leading couple researchers and therapists give listeners an inside tour of what goes on inside the consulting rooms of their practice. They have been doing couples work for decades and still find it challenging and full of learning experiences. This book distills the knowledge they've gained over their years of practice into 10 principles at the core of good couples work. Each principle is illustrated with a clinically compiled case plus personal side-notes and storytelling.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-22-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage

    • America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
    • By: John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Joan DeClaire
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    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 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More couple's therapy than adapting with new baby.

    • By Bridget on 08-19-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Red Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati, Mark Bramhall, John Burnham Schwartz
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In one of the most momentous events of the Cold War, Svetlana Alliluyeva, the only daughter of the Soviet despot Joseph Stalin, abruptly abandoned her life in Moscow in 1967, arriving in New York to throngs of reporters and a nation hungry to hear her story. By her side is Peter Horvath, a young lawyer sent by the CIA to smuggle Svetlana into America. She is a contradictory celebrity: charismatic and headstrong, lonely and haunted, excited and alienated by her adopted country’s radically different society.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    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

    • Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage

    • America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
    • 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 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    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

    • 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 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    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: $19.99

    • 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
    • Overall
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    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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: $19.99

    • The Commoner

    • A Novel
    • By: John Burnham Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Janet Song
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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: various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Two haunted men and their families are engulfed by the emotions surrounding an unexpected and horrendous death. Ethan, a respected professor of literature at a small New England college, is wracked by an obsession with revenge that threatens to tear his family apart. Dwight, a man at once fleeing his crime and hoping to get caught, wrestles with overwhelming guilt and his sense of obligation to his son.  

    • 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: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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

    • 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: Stanley Tucci, John Shea, Anne Twomey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    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: Ms. Denise Hamilton, Mr. Gary Phillips, Mr. Stephen Jay Schwartz, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. Richard Rayner
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      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