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    • 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
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
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    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

    • 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 305
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      4 out of 5 stars 259
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 253

    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

    • 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 243
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 208
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      4 out of 5 stars 201

    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

    • 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 280
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      4 out of 5 stars 246
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    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

    • 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 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • An opportunity lost...

    • By jason w riley on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
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      4 out of 5 stars 53
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      4 out of 5 stars 53

    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 66
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      4 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    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

    • 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 86
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    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

    • Opening Skinner's Box

    • Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
    • By: Lauren Slater
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, Lauren Slater takes us from a deep empathy with Stanley Milgram's obedience subjects to a funny and disturbing re-creation of an experiment questioning the validity of psychiatric diagnosis. Previously described only in academic journals and textbooks, these often daring experiments have never before been narrated as stories, chock-full of plot, wit, personality, and theme.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, robotic reader

    • By Eva on 08-29-17

    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 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    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

    • Alone

    • Orphaned on the Ocean
    • By: Richard Logan, Tere Dupperault Fassbender
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
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      4 out of 5 stars 106
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    A tanker steaming through the deep Northwest Providence Channel of the Bahamas comes across a shocking sight: a lone dinghy carrying Captain Julian Harvey and the body of a young girl. They are all that remain of the ketch Bluebelle, a handsome sixty-foot sailing yacht chartered by the Duperrault family of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Cool story, crappy storytelling

    • By Chris on 04-22-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4 out of 5 stars 35

    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

    • Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

    • Islam and the Founders
    • By: Denise A. Spellberg
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In 1765, 11 years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur'an. This marked only the beginning of his lifelong interest in Islam, and he would go on to acquire numerous books on Middle Eastern languages, history, and travel, taking extensive notes on Islam as it relates to English common law. Jefferson sought to understand Islam notwithstanding his personal disdain for the faith, a sentiment prevalent among his Protestant contemporaries in England and America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Anonymous User on 03-30-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Monotonous performance

    • By Maya F. on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 79
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    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

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How to Get People to Do Stuff

    • Master the Art and Science of Persuasion and Motivation
    • By: Susan M. Weinschenk
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4 out of 5 stars 61

    We all want people to do stuff. Whether you want your customers to buy from you, vendors to give you a good deal, your employees to take more initiative, or your spouse to make dinner-a large amount of every day is about getting the people around you to do stuff. Instead of using your usual tactics that sometimes work and sometimes don't, what if you could harness the power of psychology and brain science to motivate people to do the stuff you want them to do - even getting people to want to do the stuff you want them to do?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rehash of Old Stuff

    • By Chris Reich on 04-15-18

    Regular price: $20.96

    • What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia

    • By: Elizabeth Catte
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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. 

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Second Coming of the KKK

    • The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition
    • By: Linda Gordon
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      4 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today. Boasting four to six million members, the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s dramatically challenged our preconceptions of hooded Klansmen, who through violence and lynching had established a Jim Crow racial hierarchy in the 1870s South.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Necessary History

    • By S. Summers on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Universe

    • Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson, Danny Campbell, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    In The Universe, today's most influential science writers explain the science behind our evolving understanding of The Universe and everything in it, including the cutting-edge research and discoveries that are shaping our knowledge. Lee Smolin reveals how math and cosmology are helping us create a theory of the whole universe. Neil Turok analyzes the fundamental laws of nature, what came before the big bang, and the possibility of a unified theory. And much more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Equivalant to reading 25 books

    • By Gary on 10-05-14

    Regular price: $31.49

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