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    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easily accessible wisdom

    • By Jarrod on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
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    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't want it to end

    • By Riya Banerjee on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $30.62

    • Faking Friends

    • By: Jane Fallon
    • Narrated by: Sally Scott, Kristin Atherton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Faking Friends by Jane Fallon, read by Sally Scott and Kristin Atherton. Best friend. Soulmate. Confidante. Backstabber. Amy thought she knew who Melissa was - then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge of the wedding of her dreams to her long-distance fiancé. When her career begins to unravel, she pays a surprise trip home to London. Her boyfriend Jack is out, but another woman has been making herself at home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Schadenfreude to the max

    • By JK907 on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Why We Sleep

    • The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 93
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    Why can some birds sleep with only half of their brain? What really happens during REM sleep? Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime? Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep or what good it serves or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative with passionate narrator

    • By Winston Lee on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Gary Bond, Michael Hordern, Rosemary Leach, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are now available as a downloadable, digital audiobook, complete and unabridged! The 23 tales in this set have never lost their popularity, and sell in their millions all over the world. Meet again the famous characters that children love and adore: Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, The Flopsy Bunnies, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Tom Kitten, Jeremy Fisher, Jemima Puddle-Duck and many more. These stories are beautifully brought to life by a talented cast of readers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!!

    • By N. Duong on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $19.19

    • The Snowman

    • Inspired by the original story by Raymond Briggs
    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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    When James wakes to see snow falling one December morning, he is delighted and rushes outside to make a snowman. With coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose, he is perfect and James can hardly bear to go inside and leave him. In the middle of the night, he wakes and creeps out to see his snowman again - and to his amazement, the snowman comes to life.... This special tale of true Christmas magic will bring everyone's favourite childhood festive character to a brand-new audience.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic bedtime story, warm-hearted performance!

    • By Anonymous User on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 412

    Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red, and Britannia ruled not just the waves but the prairies of America, the plains of Asia, the jungles of Africa and the deserts of Arabia. Just how did a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic achieve all this? And why did the empire on which the sun literally never set finally decline and fall? Niall Ferguson's acclaimed Empire brilliantly unfolds the imperial story in all its splendours and its miseries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a great listen - What a History Lesson

    • By Dorothy on 11-04-17

    Regular price: $25.58

    • To Die For

    • By: Alice Clark-Platts
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In an empty car park, Ryan James sits in his car contemplating death. He has set up a hose pipe that is pouring carbon monoxide into the car, and his deciding whether or not to close the last window and end it all. Finally, he gets a text and decides to end his life. Detective Martin is called to the scene the next day. At first she is convinced it is a simple suicide but as she looks deeper into the boy's life and his relationships she begins to wonder if someone else was involved.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's like getting only the first 2 chapters of a book

    • By Lisa on 05-12-17

    Regular price: $1.06

    • Daring Greatly

    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
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    In a powerful new vision, Dr. Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength, and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability - from revealing our true selves - we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. 

    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 07-26-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • read this book (not for listenings)

    • By Alex on 02-26-12

    Regular price: $27.72

    • The Fifth Risk

    • Undoing Democracy
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Nobody appeared. Across the US government, the same thing happened: nothing. People don't notice when stuff goes right. That is the stuff government does. It manages everything that underpins our lives from funding free school meals, to policing rogue nuclear activity, to predicting extreme weather events.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Heroes

    • Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures
    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Heroes, written and read by Stephen Fry. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils or outwitted scheming vengeful gods quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. In this companion to his best-selling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales.

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Like a Thief in Broad Daylight

    • Power in the Era of Post-Humanity
    • By: Slavoj Žižek
    • Narrated by: Jamie East
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition. In this extraordinary new audiobook, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find ourselves moving closer and closer to a bizarrely literal realisation of Marx's prediction that 'all that is solid melts into air'. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short and lacking content

    • By Anonymous User on 09-28-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Spy and the Traitor

    • By: Ben MacIntyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine. No spy had done more to damage the KGB. The Safeway bag was a signal: to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Leave a beer capsule under the bench in the park

    • By Neuron on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $26.17

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 80
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to Change Your Mind, written and read by Michael Pollan. When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. It promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness as well as offer relief to addicts and the mentally ill. But in the 1960s, with the vicious backlash against the counterculture, all further research was banned. In recent years, however, work has quietly begun again on the amazing potential of LSD, psilocybin and DMT. Could these drugs in fact improve the lives of many people?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A stunning summary of all things psychedelic

    • By Anonymous User on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Blueprint

    • How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
    • By: Robert Plomin
    • Narrated by: Robert Plomin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Blueprint, written and read by Robert Plomin. The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1 percent of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion or extraversion, our vulnerability to mental illness, even whether we are a morning person - all of these aspects of our personality are profoundly shaped by our inherited DNA differences. In Blueprint, Robert Plomin, a pioneer in the field of behavioural genetics, draws on a lifetime's worth of research to make the case that DNA is the most important factor shaping who we are.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Find Your Why

    • A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team
    • By: Simon Sinek
    • Narrated by: Simon Sinek, Stephen Shedletzky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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    Find Your Why is the follow up to Start with Why, the global best seller and the subject of the third most watched TED Talk of all time. With Start With Why, Simon Sinek inspired a movement to build a world in which the vast majority of us can feel safe while we are at work and fulfilled when we go home at night. Now, along with two of his colleagues, Peter Docker and David Mead, Sinek has created a guide to the most important step any business can take: finding your why.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good sound quality for a practical tool

    • By Gonzalo Torres Arguello on 09-08-17

    Regular price: $19.18

    • The Sea Detective

    • By: Mark Douglas-Home
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer, environmentalist and one-of-a-kind investigator. Using his knowledge of the waves - ocean currents, prevailing winds, shipping records - McGill can track where objects came from or where they've gone. It's a skill that can help solve mysteries ranging from disappearances to murder. Two severed feet wash up on two different islands off the coast of Scotland. Forensics shows that the feet belong to the same body.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply a great book

    • By William Michael Dunn on 04-10-16

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Matilda

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 139
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    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's Matilda, read by multi-award-winning actress Kate Winslet. Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book!

    • By Anonymous User on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $19.19

    • The Infinite Game

    • How Great Businesses Achieve Long-lasting Success
    • By: Simon Sinek
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. The New York Times best-selling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game? In The Infinite Game, Sinek applies game theory to explore how great business achieve long-lasting success. He finds that building long-term value and healthy, enduring growth - that playing the infinite game - is the only thing that matters to your business.

    • How Great Businesses Achieve Long-lasting Success
    • By: Simon Sinek
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Release date: 12-27-18
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $24.00

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