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    • Disarming the Narcissist

    • Surviving & Thriving with the Self-Absorbed
    • By: Wendy T. Behary
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    Disarming the Narcissist is a step-by-step guide to treating and communicating with narcissists with compassion and empathy in a way that still preserves the listener's personal boundaries and sanity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Informative

    • By Lawrence on 02-04-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Third Revolution

    • Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
    • By: Elizabeth C. Economy
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Eminent China scholar Elizabeth C. Economy provides an incisive look at the transformative changes underway in China today. Chinese leader Xi Jinping has unleashed a powerful set of political and economic reforms: the centralization of power under Xi himself; the expansion of the Communist Party's role in Chinese political, social, and economic life; and the construction of a virtual wall of regulations to control more closely the exchange of ideas and capital between China and the outside world.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Opening Up

    • A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships
    • By: Tristan Taormino
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271

    Relationship expert and bestselling author Tristan Taormino offers a bold new strategy for creating loving, lasting relationships. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over a hundred women and men, Opening Up explores the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships - from partnered non-monogamy to solo polyamory. With her refreshingly down-to-earth style and sharp wit, Taormino offers solutions for making an open relationship work, including tips on dealing with jealousy, negotiating boundaries, finding community, parenting and time management.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful information for all relationships

    • By Taylor on 09-10-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Toxic Parents

    • Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
    • By: Craig Buck, Susan Forward
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354

    In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward draws on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents---and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You mean I am not the crazy one?

    • By Todd on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Trauma and Recovery

    • The Aftermath of Violence - from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
    • By: Judith Lewis Herman
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    Judith Lewis Herman's volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. Trauma and Recovery brings a new level of understanding to a set of problems usually considered individually. Herman draws on her own cutting-edge research in domestic violence as well as on the vast literature of combat veterans and victims of political terror, to show the parallels between private terrors such as rape and public traumas such as terrorism.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • dense and important

    • By J.Allert on 06-29-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Silent Service in World War II

    • The Story of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force in the Words of the Men Who Lived It
    • By: Edward Monroe-Jones, Michael Green
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the US Navy had a total of 111 submarines. It was mostly a collection of aging boats. Fortunately, with the war in Europe was already two years old and friction with Japan ever increasing, help from what would become known as the Silent Service in the Pacific was on the way: there were 73 of the new fleet submarines under construction. The Silent Service in World War II tells the story of America's intrepid underwater warriors in the words of the men who lived the war in the Pacific against Japan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different than I thought but great.

    • By Robert on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Overcoming Underearning

    • A Five-Step Plan to a Richer Life
    • By: Barbara Stanny
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When it comes to money, are you controlled by fear? Do you underestimate your worth? Are you ready to go to the next level, but can't seem to get there? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be an underearner. Underearners are self-saboteurs who don't live up to their earnings potential, says Barbara Stanny, a financial educator, motivational speaker, and career counselor. The good news is that underearning is a self-imposed condition. By focusing on overcoming it, underearners will not only earn what they deserve, but live a richer life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narrator but good content

    • By Melissa on 12-18-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Bring the War Home

    • The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
    • By: Kathleen Belew
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out - with military precision - an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. In Bring the War Home, Kathleen Belew gives us the first full history of the movement that consolidated in the 1970s and 1980s around a potent sense of betrayal in the Vietnam War and made tragic headlines in the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why so much violence?

    • By Della Lee on 08-23-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Lioness

    • Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel
    • By: Francine Klagsbrun
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 32 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Golda Meir was a world figure unlike any other. Born in tsarist Russia in 1898, she immigrated to America in 1906 and grew up in Milwaukee, where from her earliest years she displayed the political consciousness and organizational skills that would eventually catapult her into the inner circles of Israel's founding generation. Moving to mandatory Palestine in 1921 with her husband, the passionate socialist joined a kibbutz but soon left and was hired at a public works office by the man who would become the great love of her life.

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Price of Privilege

    • How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids
    • By: Madeline Levine PhD
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, substance abuse, and anxiety disorders - rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents. Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children of privilege and their parents alike.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration

    • By J Hasan on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Sleepeasy Solution

    • The Exhausted Parent's Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep - from Birth to Age 5
    • By: Jennifer Waldburger, Jill Spivack
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Psychotherapists and sleep specialists Jennifer and Jill, the dynamic "girlfriends" all of Hollywood calls on to solve Junior's sleep problems, have perfected their sleep technique that will get any child snoozing in no time - most often in fewer than three nights. The key to their method? It addresses the emotional needs of both the parent and the child (yes, how to handle the crying!) - a critical component of why most other sleep methods fail.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great information, light-hearted and encouraging

    • By Daniella on 02-20-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder

    • Understanding and Helping Your Partner
    • By: John D. Preton, Julie A. Fast
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    An essential resource designed to help partners of people with bipolar disorder mend strained relationships, negotiate episodic crises, survive the turbulence manic behavior may cause, and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely worth the read

    • By Tracy on 09-17-15

    Regular price: $23.62

    • What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia

    • By: Elizabeth Catte
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia is a frank assessment of America's recent fascination with the people and problems of the region. The audiobook analyzes trends in contemporary writing on Appalachia, presents a brief history of Appalachia with an eye toward unpacking Appalachian stereotypes, and provides examples of writing, art, and policy created by Appalachians as opposed to for Appalachians. The audiobook offers a much-needed insider's perspective on the region. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A hypersensitive response

    • By B. Simerman on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Why You Eat What You Eat

    • The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food
    • By: Rachel Herz PhD
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Rachel Herz uncovers the fascinating and surprising facts that affect food consumption. Why You Eat What You Eat mixes the social with the scientific to uncover how psychology, neurology, and physiology shape our relationship with food and how food alters the relationships we have with ourselves and with one another.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating information

    • By coppercent7 on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed

    • Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids
    • By: Meghan Daum
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed "fertility crisis" and whether modern women could figure out a way to have it all - a successful, demanding career and the required 2.3 children - before their biological clocks stopped ticking. Now, however, conversation has turned to whether it's necessary to have it all (see Anne-Marie Slaughter) or, perhaps more controversial, whether children are really a requirement for a fulfilling life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Could Not Stop Listening

    • By S on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Selling Luxury

    • By: Robin Lent, Genevieve Tour
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    What does it take to sell high-end luxury creations to the richest clients in the world? In Selling Luxury, Robin Lent and Genevieve Tour, with 30 years of combined experience, share their savoir-faire. You'll also pick up tips from multi-million dollar luxury sales professionals who will help you understand the complexities of the universe of luxury. Selling Luxury will show you how a salesperson can acquire Sales Ambassador status by offering the impeccable service.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent theory for beginners...not much else.

    • By MouthpieceMedia on 11-17-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • House of Versace

    • The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival
    • By: Deborah Ball
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Versace. The very name conjures up images of outrageous glamour and bold sexuality, opulence and daring. All of course true, but only half the story. Versace is also the legacy of a great creative genius from a poor, backward part of southern Italy who transformed the fashion world through his intuitive understanding of both women and how a changing culture influenced the way they wanted to dress. House of Versace shows how Gianni Versace, with his flamboyant sister Donatella at his side, combined his virtuosic talent and extraordinary ambition to help create celebrity culture.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, ok performance

    • By Ophelia Morgan on 11-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Washington Journal

    • Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall
    • By: Elizabeth Drew
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Unfolding over the course of a single year, from September 1973 to August 1974, Washington Journal is the record of the near-dissolution of a nation's political conscience - told from within. In this book, we see corruption in its most prosaic and grandest forms, along with occasional flashes of decency, ethics, and humanity, and other sights rarely witnessed in the wilds of the capital.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating first hand view!!

    • By Kathy on 03-01-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Think Tank

    • Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience
    • By: David J. Linden - editor
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A spirited collection of essays by cutting-edge neuroscientists that irreverently explores the quirky and counter intuitive aspects of brain function. Neuroscientist David J. Linden approached leading brain researchers and asked each the same question: "What idea about brain function would you most like to explain to the world?" Their responses make up this one-of-a-kind collection of popular science essays that seeks to expand our knowledge of the human mind and its possibilities. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • For Your Own Good

    • Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence
    • By: Alice Miller
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    For Your Own Good, the contemporary classic exploring the serious if not gravely dangerous consequences parental cruelty can bring to bear on children everywhere, is one of the central works by Alice Miller, the celebrated Swiss psychoanalyst. With her typically lucid, strong, and poetic language, Miller investigates the personal stories and case histories of various self-destructive and/or violent individuals to expand on her theories about the long-term effects of abusive child-rearing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should be required reading for everyone

    • By Timothy on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $27.99

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