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    • Dreams of Falling

    • By: Karen White
    • Narrated by: Shannon McManus, Cassandra Campbell, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    From the New York Times best-selling author of The Night the Lights Went Out comes a stunning new novel. Author Karen White crafts evocative relationships in this new contemporary women's fiction novel about best friends who share a devastating secret, set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow slow slow

    • By Cathy on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 328

    In his defining work on emotional intelligence, best-selling author Daniel Goleman found that it is twice as important as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership. If you listen to nothing else on emotional intelligence, listen to these 10 articles by experts in the field. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you boost your emotional skills - and your professional success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too theoretical!

    • By Masoud on 05-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management

    • By: Renee Mauborgne, W. Chan Kim, John P. Kotter, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    Most companies' change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to. If you listen to nothing else on change management, listen to these 10 articles (featuring "Leading Change" by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth my time

    • By Brian K. Hill on 12-26-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People

    • By: W. Chan Kim, Daniel Goleman, Jon R. Katzenbach, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Cabus, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 157

    Managing people is fraught with challenges - even if you're a seasoned manager. Here's how to handle them. If you listen to nothing else on managing people, you should at least hear these 10 articles.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too eclectic... wasn't satisfied

    • By Donna on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Night the Lights Went Out

    • By: Karen White
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Cook, Susan Larkin, Tiffany Morgan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 970
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 973

    Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia. It's not her first time starting over, but her efforts at a new beginning aren't helped by an anonymous local blog that dishes about the scandalous events that caused her marriage to fail.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Overdramatic and silly

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Communication

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Robert B. Cialdini, Nick Morgan, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Gregory St. John
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    The best leaders know how to communicate clearly and persuasively. How do you stack up? Leading experts such as Deborah Tannen, Jay Conger, and Nick Morgan provide the insights and advice you need.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wooden performances marred the content

    • By Dermot H on 05-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials

    • By: Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, Daniel Goleman, and others
    • Narrated by: Brad Sanders, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    Change is the one constant in business, and we must adapt or face obsolescence. Yet certain challenges never go away. That's what makes this book "must hear." These are the 10 seminal articles by management's most influential experts, on topics of perennial concern to ambitious managers and leaders hungry for inspiration - and ready to run with big ideas to accelerate their own and their companies' success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • essential, but...

    • By Toco on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Innovation

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    If you listen to nothing else on inspiring and executing innovation, listen to these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you innovate effectively.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent for corporate America, ok for startups

    • By Shannon K. Holt on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Clayton M. Christensen, Theordore Levitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    New from the best-selling HBR's 10 Must Reads series. Stop pushing products - and start cultivating relationships with the right customers. If you listen to nothing else on marketing that delivers competitive advantage, hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you reinvent your marketing by putting it - and your customers - at the center of your business.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Obsolete

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Jon R. Katzenbach, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, and others
    • Narrated by: Gregory St. John, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    If you listen to nothing else on building better teams, listen to these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you assemble and steer teams that get results.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HBR Must Read Summaries

    • By Nick H. on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Bill of Rights

    • A User's Guide
    • By: Linda R. Monk, Ruth Bader Ginsburg - foreword
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    In The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide, award-winning author and constitutional scholar Linda R. Monk explores the remarkable history of the Bill of Rights amendment by amendment, the Supreme Court's interpretation of each right, and the power of citizens to enforce those rights. Stories of the ordinary people who made the Bill of Rights come alive are featured throughout. 

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Mortuary Confidential

    • Undertakers Spill the Dirt
    • By: Kenneth McKenzie, Todd Harra
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Allan Robertson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    In this macabre and moving compilation, funeral directors across the country share their most embarrassing, jaw-dropping, irreverent, and deeply poignant stories about life at death's door. Discover what scares them and what moves them to tears. Learn about rookie mistakes and why death sometimes calls for duct tape. Enjoy tales of the dearly departed spending eternity naked from the waist down and getting bottled and corked - in a wine bottle.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Reader's Digest Vignettes

    • By Jennifer on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Last Words

    • A Diary of Survival
    • By: Shari J. Ryan
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Willis, Susan Larkin, Chris Kayser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Amelia - 1942: The inside of my closet held the last bit of my freedom before I was torn from my home and shoved onto a dark train. Our destination was even darker. "Women and children to the right. Men to the left," they shouted at us. Everything was taken from me, leaving only the smoke-filled air, piercing screams, and soul-burning cries. I was slowly starved and weakened to the bone, but there was a man - a Nazi - who brought me extra food. He called himself a prisoner too, but he scared me, and I wondered if he was the enemy I should fear the most.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining. Educational. Hopeful.

    • By Em Jay Reads on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Good Girls Revolt

    • How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
    • By: Lynn Povich
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
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      4 out of 5 stars 129
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      4 out of 5 stars 133

    It was the 1960s - a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the “Help Wanted” ads were segregated by gender and the “Mad Men” office culture was rife with sexual stereotyping and discrimination. Lynn Povich was one of the lucky ones, landing a job at Newsweek, renowned for its cutting-edge coverage of civil rights and the “Swinging Sixties.” Nora Ephron, Jane Bryant Quinn, Ellen Goodman, and Susan Brownmiller all started there as well. It was a top-notch job - for a girl - at an exciting place. But it was a dead end.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book read by Ms Robot.

    • By careuther on 09-17-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Signing Their Lives Away

    • The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence
    • By: Denise Kiernan, Joseph D'Agnese
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence - yet how many of them do we actually remember? Signing Their Lives Away introduces listeners to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic document - and the many strange fates that awaited them. Some prospered and rose to the highest levels of United States government, while others had their homes and farms seized by British soldiers.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre and a bit snarky.

    • By Marte Risher on 07-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Beautiful Child

    • The Story of a Child Trapped in Silence and the Teacher Who Refused to Give Up on Her
    • By: Torey Hayden
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Hayden has chronicled experiences from her long career as a special education teacher in several books, including One Child and The Tiger's Child. Successes in this difficult and often frustrating field can be few and hard won, a fact which Hayden deftly illustrates while simultaneously offering hope and joy in small victories. This time she brings to life the story of a scruffy seven-year-old, Venus, who is so unresponsive that Hayden searches for signs of deafness, brain damage, or mental retardation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • shows how hard some teachers have to work

    • By Sophia bac on 01-20-17
    • The Story of a Child Trapped in Silence and the Teacher Who Refused to Give Up on Her
    • By: Torey Hayden
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 11-18-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • See You in the Cosmos

    • By: Jack Cheng
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Graham Halstead, Jason Culp, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 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

    All 11-year old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other lifeforms out in the cosmos what life on Earth, his Earth, is really like. But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum, and a mostly-not-around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions. Where do I come from? Who's out there? And, above all, how can I be brave?

    Regular price: $21.31

    • HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2015: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from HBR

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've combed through ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to help you get up to speed fast on the freshest, most relevant thinking driving business today. With authors from Clayton Christensen to Roger Martin and company examples from Netflix to Unilever, this volume brings the most current and important management conversations to your fingertips.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Recovering from the Loss of a Child

    • By: Katherine Fair Donnelly
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The pain and shock when a child dies can seem unbearable. But expert-on-grief Katherine Fair Donnelly, who has suffered many personal losses, has gained wisdom and strategies for emotional recovery. By sharing, understanding, and accepting this tragic loss, bereaved parents, siblings, and others can cope with this intense grief.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • How I Did It

    • Lessons from the Front Lines of Business
    • By: Harvard Business Review, Daniel McGinn
    • Narrated by: Mark Cabus, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Powerful stories from the world's top CEOs to help prepare you for the hard decisions ahead. The essays in How I Did It teach and inspire. Pulled directly from the pages of one of the most popular columns in Harvard Business Review, these essays offer firsthand accounts of the most difficult management challenges faced by the men and women who occupy the corner office. It's the next best thing to sitting down and talking face to face with these corporate leaders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Variable quality but a must read

    • By Pelebel on 02-03-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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