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    • Summary of 'The Whole-Brain Child' by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Whole-Brain Child offers recommendations for a whole-brain approach to parenting. This approach emphasizes the importance of integrating the four quadrants of a child's brain, whether in challenging or joyous moments. Geared toward the brain development of children from birth to age 12, the whole-brain approach includes 12 parenting strategies based on current brain research, as well as a concise breakdown that describes how to apply these strategies at different ages and stages.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Can't recommend summaries. Not worth the money.

    • By Konsta on 01-03-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Egypt Suspends Facebook's 'Free Basics' Service

    • By: Deepa Seetharaman
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Egypt Suspends Facebook's 'Free Basics' Service" is from the Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Deepa Seetharaman and narrated by Susan Murphy.

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    • Summary of Feeling Good by David D. Burns | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Feeling Good by Dr. David D. Burns is a self-help guide to using cognitive therapy (CT) as an effective, scientifically proven tool for combating depression of all degrees, especially when used in combination with therapy and possibly medication. Cognitive therapy is based on the idea that people's perceptions about themselves, their relationships, their job, and their overall life will shape their feelings. When people can change their thinking, they can drastically and often rapidly improve their mood.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too Short

    • By a on 09-16-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vinegar Girl, a novel by Anne Tyler, is a loose retelling of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Set in modern-day Baltimore, it follows 20-somethings Kate and Pyotr as they plan a marriage of convenience. Pyotr needs a green card so he can continue working with Kate's father on a scientific breakthrough. Kate needs a life beyond caring for her father and sister. As the couple sort through the logistics of their sham wedding, the line between fact and fiction starts to blur. Hijinks ensue.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of The Arbinger Institute's The Anatomy of Peace by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict, Second Edition, is an expanded version, including additional appendices, of a successful 2006 publication by the Arbinger Institute. The book, which uses fictional characters to illustrate its points, details strategies for defusing political, personal, and business conflicts. It argues that conflict must be approached with a heart at peace rather than a heart at war. Before people can change another's behavior, they must rid themselves of hatred and self-deception.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Mel Robbins' The 5 Second Rule

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 5 Second Rule (2017) by Mel Robbins explains how to overcome self-doubt and live a more fulfilling life by using a simple tool known as the five-second rule. This tool helps people learn to take action in any situation and change their lives for the better. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s What Happened by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s What Happened (2017) is a memoir of Clinton’s experience running for president of the United States in 2016. In the November general election, she won the popular vote by more than 3 million votes but won fewer delegates to the electoral college, which elects the president of the United States. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • biased and one sided, but that's Hillary...

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Brian L. Weiss's Many Lives, Many Masters

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Many Lives, Many Masters (1988, 2008), psychiatrist Brian L. Weiss describes his treatment of a young woman to show how medical science has only begun to comprehend the mysteries of human existence. In 1980, Weiss began to see Catherine, a 27-year-old lab technician employed by the hospital where he practiced, for debilitating fears that included drowning, choking, and the dark.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Susan Peirce Thompson's Bright Line Eating by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free (2017) by Susan Peirce Thompson offers a weight-loss and maintenance strategy that relies on strict dietary eliminations, instead of eating in moderation. By changing their habits, dieters can lose weight and be released from the powerful grip of foods loaded with sugar and flour.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Analysis?

    • By bg on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is a dating advice book by comedian and radio personality Steve Harvey. As a man, Harvey has insight into how men think and what they want out of relationships. He honed that insight by providing advice to callers on his talk show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show. By explaining men, Harvey promises to help women learn how to get more out of relationships and how to find and keep good men.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Act like a lady,Think LIKE A MAN

    • By K. Meadows on 01-28-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Marshall Goldsmith's, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful (2007), Marshall Goldsmith generalizes from his personal experience as a business consultant, to explain how successful leaders can diagnose and correct interpersonal problems that are holding them back at work. Using data-driven analysis, and simple behavioral modification techniques, senior executives and other leaders can improve their relationships with employees, by adopting an attitude of humility, and making a commitment to change.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Jodi Picoult's Small Great Things by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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    Please note: this is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. This summary contains important people, character analysis, and analysis of the themes and author's style.

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    • Summary of Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy by the Pregnancy Experts at Mayo Clinic, Edited by Rogers Harms & Myra Wick

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is a comprehensive guide to navigating all aspects of pregnancy including pregnancy preparations, conception, week-by-week embryonic development, labor, and postpartum care. Pregnancy is exciting, but for most women there are also numerous accompanying financial and emotional stressors, not to mention hormone-induced emotional shifts.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • So vague it was not helpful

    • By WPA Member on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Barkskins: by Annie Proulx

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Barkskins by Annie Proulx is a novel about settler colonialism in North America and the eradication of the boreal forest and its native inhabitants. The novel spans 300 years tracing the family lineages of two Frenchmen, Charles Duquet and René Sel. In the late 17th century, Duquet and Sel, two poor indentured servants, arrive in the wild, seemingly infinite coniferous forest of New France.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin is a memoir of the author's year-long experiment to see if she could maximize her happiness. Rubin had plenty of reasons to be satisfied with her life. She was married to the love of her life and the mother of two children. She had transitioned from law to a fulfilling writing career. Yet one afternoon while riding on a public bus, she had a sudden awareness of how quickly life passes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Guide to Jason Fung MD's The Complete Guide to Fasting

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Please note: This is a companion to Jason Fung MD's The Complete Guide to Fasting and not the original book.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book Great advice

    • By Peter K on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Heidi Murkoff's What to Expect the First Year by Eureka

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Parents must make innumerable choices including figuring out whether to use cloth or disposable diapers, to breastfeed or use formula, to sleep-train or always get up with the baby. Parents must learn a host of new skills, such as how to hold the baby properly, how to change diapers, and how to interpret the baby's cries, which are an important form of communication. If a mother is breastfeeding, she needs practice, patience, and an understanding of whether or not her baby is receiving enough sustenance.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • very high overview

    • By Anonymous User on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Jill Lepore's The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secret History of Wonder Woman (2014) by Jill Lepore traces Wonder Woman's origins to the women's movements of the early twentieth century, and connects the character's early portrayals to the life, work, and feminist beliefs of creator William Moulton Marston. Marston was born in 1893.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Underground Railroad: by Colson Whitehead | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead is a work of speculative fiction that follows a runaway slave, Cora, on a grisly tour through the American South. Conveyed by the underground railroad, which the author has rendered as a literal mode of transportation, Cora travels from Georgia, to South Carolina, to North Carolina, to Tennessee, and finally to Indiana. Dogged every step of the way by a legendary slave catcher, Cora bears witness to multiple atrocities.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Summer Before the War is a novel that follows the inhabitants of a small English town through the onset of World War I. Its protagonist, Beatrice Nash, is a young woman who was recently orphaned. In the summer of 1914, she moves to Rye to escape the clutches of the oppressive relatives who administer her inheritance. Over the next few months, as she establishes herself as a Latin teacher, the war slowly drains the town of its vitality.

    Regular price: $3.95

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