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    • Influence

    • The Psychology of Persuasion
    • By: Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,896
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,057
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,006

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes - and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His 35 years of rigorous, evidence-based research, along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior, has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader - and how to defend yourself against them.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gulp, gulp: Here's my review

    • By Jerry L. Cook on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • A Man Called Ove

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60,690
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55,532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55,434

    Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Laughed and I Cried

    • By Bill on 08-22-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Feeling Good

    • The New Mood Therapy
    • By: David D. Burns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other 'black holes' of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely need the handbook that goes with it

    • By AardCytan on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Like Switch

    • An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over
    • By: Jack Schafer PhD, Ph.D. Marvin Karlins Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,793
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,727

    The Like Switch is packed with all the tools you need for turning strangers into friends, whether you are on a sales call, a first date, or a job interview. As a Special Agent for the FBI's National Security Division's Behavioral Analysis Program, Dr. Jack Schafer developed dynamic and breakthrough strategies for profiling terrorists and detecting deception. Now, Dr. Schafer has evolved his proven-on-the-battlefield tactics for the day-to-day, but no less critical battle of getting people to like you.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommended

    • By Billy G. Gruff on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Save the Cat!

    • The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
    • By: Blake Snyder
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Here's what started the phenomenon: This book has been a best seller for over 15 years and has been used by screenwriters around the world! Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny, and candid look inside the movie business. Save the Cat is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book I have read on writing screenplays.

    • By James M. Patton on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Things That Matter

    • Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
    • By: Charles Krauthammer
    • Narrated by: Charles Krauthammer, George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,794
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,582
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,577

    A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades dazzled readers with his keen insight into politics and government. His weekly column is a must-read in Washington and across the country. Now, finally, the best of Krauthammer's intelligence, erudition, and wit are collected in one volume.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful, Intelligent, Don't miss this one

    • By Karen on 08-22-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Inevitable

    • Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
    • By: Kevin Kelly
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,702
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,217

    Much of what will happen in the next 30 years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives - from virtual reality in the home to an on-demand economy to artificial intelligence embedded in everything we manufacture - can be understood as the result of a few long-term accelerating forces.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Predicting is hard, especially about the future

    • By Michael on 02-20-17
    • Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
    • By: Kevin Kelly
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,702 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Silence Fallen

    • A Mercy Thompson Novel, Book 10
    • By: Patricia Briggs
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King, George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,069
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,707
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,695

    Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form Mercy escapes - only to find herself without money, without clothing, and alone in the heart of Europe. Unable to contact Adam and the rest of the pack, Mercy has allies to find and enemies to fight, and she needs to figure out which is which.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • BAD PENGUIN.

    • By bluestategirl on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Farsighted

    • By: Steven Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Newbern, Steven Johnson - introduction
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    There's no one-size-fits-all model for the important decisions that can alter the course of a life, an organization, or a civilization. But Farsighted explains how we can approach these choices more effectively and how we can appreciate the subtle intelligence of choices that shaped our broader social history. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed it - Not what I was expecting

    • By William Coppage on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Brain's Way of Healing

    • Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
    • By: Norman Doidge
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 605
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 604

    In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in 400 years: the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience - what we call neuroplasticity. His revolutionary new book shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided by the forms of energy around us.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth waiting for!

    • By ANDRÉ on 06-04-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Autonomy

    • The Quest to Build the Driverless Car - and How It Will Reshape Our World
    • By: Lawrence D. Burns, Christopher Shulgan
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    In Autonomy, former GM executive and current advisor to the Google self-driving car project Lawrence Burns offers a sweeping history of the race to make the driverless car a reality. In the past decade, Silicon Valley companies like Google, Tesla, and Uber have positioned themselves to revolutionize the way we move around by developing driverless vehicles while traditional auto companies like General Motors, Ford, and Daimler have been fighting back by partnering by with new tech start-ups. It’s not a question of whether the self-driving car will disrupt the automobile industry; it’s a question of when and how, and who will win the race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy listen, non-technical perspective

    • By James S. on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • A Noise Downstairs

    • A Novel
    • By: Linwood Barclay
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 309

    College professor Paul Davis is a normal guy with a normal life. Until, driving along a deserted road late one night, he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies. That’s when Paul’s "normal" existence is turned upside down. After nearly losing his own life in that encounter, he finds himself battling PTSD, depression, and severe problems at work. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter. But Paul swears it’s possessed and types by itself at night - and that it's somehow connected to the murderer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Gaslighter gets lit...

    • By shelley on 07-29-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

    • A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
    • By: Jeff Hobbs
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,077
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,870
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,872

    When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college roommate for four years, Robert Peace. Robert's life was rough from the beginning in the crime-ridden streets of Newark in the 1980s, with his father in jail and his mother earning less than $15,000 a year. But Robert was a brilliant student, and it was supposed to get easier when he was accepted to Yale, where he studied molecular biochemistry and biophysics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Should Read this Book

    • By oldmanwagner on 12-02-14

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Road to Jonestown

    • Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
    • By: Jeff Guinn
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,567
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441

    In the 1950s a young Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a curious blend of the Gospel and Marxism. His congregation was racially integrated, and he was a much-lauded leader in the contemporary civil rights movement. Eventually Jones moved his church, Peoples Temple, to Northern California. He became involved in electoral politics and soon was a prominent Bay Area leader.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Religion, politics and death. The story of humans and their need to belong.

    • By Lisa M Crowell on 05-09-17

    Regular price: $28.34

    • One Perfect Lie

    • By: Lisa Scottoline
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,753
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,530
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,534

    On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie. Susan Sematov is proud of her son, Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good - or evil.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best Narrator I've heard

    • By Felicity Xenia Spamotic on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Mountain Between Us

    • A Novel
    • By: Charles Martin
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,518

    When their last outgoing flight is cancelled, Ben finds a charter plane that can take him around the storm and drop him in Denver to catch a connection. And when the pilot says the single-engine prop plane can fit one more, if barely, Ben offers the seat to Ashley, knowing that she needs to get home just as urgently. And then the unthinkable happens. The pilot has a heart attack, and the plane crashes into one of the largest stretches of harsh and remote land in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done.

    • By Sher from Provo on 10-14-16

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Lost Letter

    • A Novel
    • By: Jillian Cantor
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan, George Newbern, Betsy Struxness, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 935
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861

    A historical novel of love and survival inspired by real resistance workers in World War II Austria and the mysterious love letter that connects generations of Jewish families. A heartbreaking, heartwarming story for fans of The Nightingale, Lilac Girls, and Sarah's Key.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally! A Great One!

    • By M. Ryder on 10-27-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Boy's Life

    • By: Robert McCammon
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,954
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,829
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,829

    Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometown for eleven-year-old Cory Mackenson - a place where monsters swim the river deep and friends are forever. Then, one cold spring morning, Cory and his father witness a car plunge into a lake - and a desperate rescue attempt brings his father face-to-face with a terrible, haunting vision of death. As Cory struggles to understand his father's pain, his eyes are slowly opened to the forces of good and evil that surround him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Feast for the Senses!

    • By Kim Venatries on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $28.34

    • City of Golden Shadow

    • Otherland, Book 1
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 28 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 955
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 959

    Surrounded by secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Incredible amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best minds of two generations have labored to build it. And somehow, bit by bit, it is claiming the Earth's most valuable resource - its children.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Weird. Seriously weird.

    • By Townsend on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 438 Days

    • An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea
    • By: Jonathan Franklin
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,874
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,718
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,714

    438 Days is the miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history - as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I'M ALIVE..

    • By Big jim Picotto on 12-04-15

    Regular price: $17.00

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