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    • This Is How It Always Is

    • A Novel
    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,828
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,828

    When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story mirrors our life -- to a point -- spoilers

    • By 1mom3kids on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Atlas of Love

    • A Novel
    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Bailey Carr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    When Jill becomes both pregnant and single at the end of one spring semester, she and her two closest friends plunge into an experiment in tri-parenting, tri-schooling, and tri-habitating as grad students in Seattle. Naturally, everything goes wrong - but in ways no one sees coming. Janey Duncan narrates the adventure of this modern family with hilarity and wisdom and shows how three lives are forever changed by (un)cooperative parenting, literature, and a tiny baby named Atlas who upends and uplifts their entire world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Original Story

    • By Kay on 11-25-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Goodbye for Now

    • A Novel
    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Sam Elling works for an internet dating company, but he still can't get a date. So he creates an algorithm that will match you with your soul mate. Sam meets the love of his life, Meredith. When Meredith's grandmother, Livvie, dies suddenly, Sam creates a computer program that will allow Meredith to have one last conversation with her grandmother. Mining from all her correspondence - email, Skype, texts - Sam constructs a computer simulation of Livvie who can respond to email or video chat just as if she were still alive. Meredith loves it, and the couple to wonders if this is something that could help more people through their grief.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Living Community

    • By Daryl on 02-15-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • This Is How It Always Is

    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

     This is Claude. He's five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They're just not sure they're ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favourite book of the year

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-20-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Der Algorithmus der Liebe

    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wnuk
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
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    Mithilfe seines Computerprogramms hat Sam sie gefunden: seine Traumfrau. Als deren Großmutter stirbt, will er sie trösten und lässt per Rechner...

    Regular price: $13.77

    • Goodbye for Now

    • By: Laurie Frankel
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Imagine a world in which you never have to say goodbye.... When Sam Elling invents a computer programme that enables his girlfriend, Meredith, to do just this, nothing can prepare them for the success and the complications that follow. For every person who wants to say goodbye, there is someone else who can't let go. And when tragedy strikes, they have to find out whether goodbye has to be forever - or whether love can take on a life of its own.

    Regular price: $16.35