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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of The Arbinger Institute's Leadership and Self-Deception

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Leadership and Self-Deception by the Arbinger Institute is a business fable that illustrates the ways that self-deception can undermine interpersonal relationships and productivity. It begins with a new product-line lead employee, Tom Callum, at the fictional Zagrum Company. He's meeting with the company's executive vice president, Bud Jefferson. Bud says that Tom has a problem with self-deception, as they all do, and begins a long meeting to mentor Tom on how to avoid self-deception.

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    • Summary of the Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread Summaries
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd is a coming-of-age novel narrated by 14-year-old Lily Owens, a young white teen who runs away from home. In equal parts fleeing her abusive father and pursuing a lead on her late mother, whose final days are shrouded in mystery, Lily travels to a nearby town where she finds a new home with a black family.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of John Gray's Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by relationship expert Dr. John Gray is a self-help guide to understanding the opposite sex so that romantic relationships can be more fulfilling, healthy, and loving. The key to lasting, successful partnerships is understanding and appreciating gender differences by recognizing that men and women operate so differently that they might as well be from different planets.

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    • Guide to Emeran Mayer's The Mind-Gut Connection

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health (2016) by Emeran Mayer, MD, explores the intricate connection between the brain and the digestive system, which are in constant communication.

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    • Monica's First Flight

    • By: Maria Neblett
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Big and loud, airports can be scary for little travelers. Monica is here to help make traveling fun and easy! She is going on her first trip on an airplane, and has all sorts of tips on how to enjoy the trip wherever you go. Young listeners will learn: how flying on a plane can be fun; how to act at an airport and on a plane; and how they can be comfortable on plane rides. Planes can be annoying, but to a child, they can be terrifying. Follow Monica's story so that you too can enjoy the fun and thrill of flying! 

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Mark Manson's The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F--k by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F--k by blogger Mark Manson is a candid self-help guide for anyone who needs a dose of inspired but realistic perspective on their path of self-development. Manson's personal experience in self-improvement is the cornerstone of his philosophy.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Guide to Tony Robbins's Unshakeable

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. Unshakeable (2017) by Tony Robbins with Peter Mallouk is a concise guide to smart investing for both experienced and novice investors. Those without plenty of investing experience often lose out financially because they don't understand the complex rules of the financial market and make uninformed choices, some of which are driven by fear....

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    • Summary of Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Commonwealth by Ann Patchett is a story of two families that unfolds over the course of 50 years. At the center of the novel is a traumatic loss that profoundly affects each family member in a different way.

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    • Guide to Dr. Richard P. Jacoby's and Raquel Baldelomar's Sugar Crush

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. Guide to Dr. Richard P. Jacoby's and Raquel Baldelomar's Sugar Crush.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Brian Tracy's the Art of Closing the Sale by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Art of Closing the Sale delivers advice and guidelines that author Brian Tracy has accumulated throughout his sales career. Tracy became a more productive salesman when he developed the technique of forcing prospects to choose on the spot whether to buy the product.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Lynda Cohen Loigman's The Two-Family House by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman is a novel that follows two families whose lives are closely intertwined. Mort and Abe are brothers who share a two-family house with their respective families in Brooklyn, New York. Unbeknownst to the two men, their wives switch children after giving birth within moments of one another. The story traces the repercussions of that fateful night during the time between 1947 and 1970.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a coming-of-age novel that follows Theodore Decker, 13, in the wake of his traumatic experience in a deadly terrorist attack on the Metropolitan Museum of Art. That fateful afternoon, Theo lost his beloved mother, who had been the center of his universe, and gained a terrible secret. In a haze of injury, heightened emotion, and mayhem, he left the museum with a priceless masterwork.

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    • Summary of Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler is a coming-of-age story set in New York City. Over the course of a year, 22-year-old Tess, a girl straight out of small-town middle America, arrives in New York City, creates a niche for herself in the glitzy, fast-paced Manhattan restaurant scene, falls in love, and has her heart broken.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Tana French's The Trespasser by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Trespasser by Tana French is a mystery novel in which Detective Antoinette Conway investigates the death of a young woman who was murdered. Although the circumstances surrounding her death seem obvious at first, Conway and her partner Steve Moran soon find themselves drawn into a delicate, complex investigation that could cost them their jobs.

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    • Summary of Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread Summaries
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer is a novel that describes the last few months of a marriage. Jacob and Julia Bloch, a couple in their early 40s, have been drifting apart for years when a betrayal throws their union into acute crisis. As they determine next steps, tragedies unfold in their extended family and in the Middle East, where the aftermath of an earthquake threatens Israel's existence.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Nicholas Sparks's Two by Two by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks is a novel about a 35-year-old husband and father, Russ Green, whose life is upended by circumstances that are alternately within and beyond his control. Over the course of just one year, he'll lose his office job, his wife, his sister, and his home, among other things. Although Russ struggles to adjust to his changed circumstances, he also gains much along the way.

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    • Guide to Joel Fuhrman MD's The End of Dieting

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The End of Dieting by Dr. Joel Fuhrman is a nonfiction book that espouses a natural approach to nutrition, weight loss, and longevity. Dieting is ineffective for weight management.

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    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Melissa Hartwig's Food Freedom Forever by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Tamara Ryan
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Food Freedom Forever by Melissa Hartwig is a self-help guide for anyone who has struggled with dieting and making healthy food choices. Food freedom is a way of life that helps people make conscious decisions about all foods instead of permanently restricting certain foods, such as cheese or cupcakes. Hartwig, a certified sports nutritionist and co-founder of the Whole30 dietary reset, developed the concept of food freedom from her personal experience.

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