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    • Total Competition

    • Lessons in Strategy from Formula One
    • By: Ross Brawn, Adam Parr
    • Narrated by: Adam Parr, Peter Noble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical directors and then team principals in Formula One. Leading Benetton, Ferrari, Honda, Brawn and Mercedes, he worked with drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton to make them world champions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great insight

    • By Marsha on 08-20-17

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Leonardo Da Vinci

    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      5 out of 5 stars 33

    Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo's genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book

    • By A Customer on 11-22-17

    Regular price: $17.05

    • The History of Bees

    • By: Maja Lunde
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski, Steve West, Gibson Frazier
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      4 out of 5 stars 43

    In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees - and to their children and one another - against the backdrop of an urgent global crisis.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book !!!

    • By Dianne on 08-22-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Anatomy of a Scandal

    • By: Sarah Vaughan
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal, Luke Thompson, Esther Wane, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    You want to believe your husband. She wants to destroy him. Gripping psychological drama for fans of Apple Tree Yard, The Good Wife and Notes on a Scandal. Anatomy of a Scandal centres on a high-profile marriage that begins to unravel when the husband is accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is sure her husband, James, is innocent and desperately hopes to protect her precious family from the lies which might ruin them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Days of men's galantry & caring for women are gone

    • By Mervyn on 03-13-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Perfectly Imperfect Woman

    • By: Milly Johnson
    • Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Marnie Salt has made so many mistakes in her life that she fears she will never get on the right track. But when she 'meets' an old lady in a baking chatroom and begins confiding in her, little does she know how her life will change. Arranging to see each other for lunch, Marnie finds discovers that Lilian is every bit as mad and delightful as she'd hoped - and that she owns a whole village in the Yorkshire Dales, which has been passed down through generations.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was OK .. just lacked that extra sparle

    • By Leisha on 03-10-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • In the Midst of Winter

    • By: Isabel Allende
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Alma Cuervo, Jasmine Cephas Jones
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Amid the biggest Brooklyn snowstorm in living memory, an unexpected friendship blossoms between three people thrown together by circumstance. Richard Bowmaster, a lonely university professor in his 60s, hits the car driven by Evelyn Ortega, a young undocumented migrant from Guatemala.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Betrayal

    • By: Kate Furnivall
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Could you kill someone? Someone you love? Paris, 1938. This is the story of twin sisters divided by fierce loyalties and by a terrible secret. The drums of war are beating, and France is poised, ready to fall. One sister is an aviatrix, the other is a socialite, and they both have something to prove and something to hide. Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage...and betrayal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad for this one to end.

    • By Emily G on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Yes Brain Child

    • Help Your Child be More Resilient, Independent and Creative
    • By: Dr. Daniel J Siegel, Ph.D. Tina Payne Bryson
    • Narrated by: Dr. Daniel J Siegel, Ph.D. Tina Payne Bryson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Children can often act out or shut down when faced with a setback or a tricky issue like homework, food or screen time. This is what acclaimed parenting experts Dr Siegel and Dr Bryson call the 'No Brain' response. But you can help your child develop the ability to cope, solve their own problems and thrive by nurturing their 'Yes Brain'.

    Regular price: $15.45

    • A Year at the Star and Sixpence

    • By: Holly Hepburn
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The perfect escapist listen, for all fans of Cathy Bramley and Scarlett Bailey. A Year at the Star and Sixpence is Holly Hepburn's four Star and Sixpence novellas collected together as a novel for the first time. When sisters Nessie and Sam inherit a little pub in a beautiful country village, they jump at the chance to escape their messy lives and start afresh. But when they arrive at the Star and Sixpence, it's not quite what they imagined - it's pretty much derelict, ruined by debts, and it's going to be a huge job....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Distraction

    • By Sandy Seese on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • You Me Everything

    • By: Catherine Isaac
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You and me, we have history. We have a child together. We have kept secrets from each other for far too long. This summer, in the beautiful hills of the Dordogne, it is time for everything to change. You Me Everything is a heartfelt and unforgettable story about the lengths we are prepared to go to for those we love. Guaranteed to make you laugh and cry, this is a novel you will never forget.

    Regular price: $15.70

    • No Nonsense

    • The Autobiography
    • By: Joey Barton
    • Narrated by: Joey Barton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    No Nonsense is a game-changing autobiography which will redefine the most fascinating figure in British football. It is the raw yet redemptive story of a man shaped by rejection and the consequences of his mistakes. He has represented England and been a pivotal player for Manchester City, Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers, Marseille, Burnley and Glasgow Rangers, but his career has featured recurring controversy.

    Regular price: $17.05

    • The Photographer

    • By: Craig Robertson
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A dawn raid on the home of a suspected rapist leads to a chilling discovery, a disturbing collection hidden under floorboards. Narey is terrified at the potential scale of what they've found and of what brutalities it may signal. When the photographs are ruled inadmissible as evidence and the man walks free from court, Narey knows she's let down the victim she'd promised to protect and a monster is back on the streets.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Strength in Stillness

    • The Power of Transcendental Meditation
    • By: Bob Roth
    • Narrated by: Bob Roth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Bob Roth is one of the world's most sought-after teachers of transcendental meditation - a highly effective form of meditation that goes beyond mindfulness to produce a deeper and long-lasting sense of peace. Every day we face a growing epidemic of stress. People of every race, age and income all make the same confession: 'I am so stressed'. There is a simple practice that dramatically changes how we respond to life's stresses: the Transcendental Meditation technique.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not much about TM techniques

    • By Sunil on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Hell Bay

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Stephen Perring
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    DI Ben Kitto needs a second chance. After 10 years working for the murder squad in London, a traumatic event has left him grief-stricken. He’s tried to resign from his job, but his boss has persuaded him to take three months to reconsider. Ben plans to work in his uncle Ray’s boatyard, on the tiny Scilly island of Bryher, where he was born, hoping to mend his shattered nerves. His plans go awry when the body of 16-year-old Laura Trescothick is found on the beach at Hell Bay. Her attacker must still be on the island because no ferries have sailed during a two-day storm.

    Regular price: $15.70

    • Nobody Gets Hurt

    • By: RJ Bailey
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    'Tell Mum I miss her.' Bodyguard Sam Wylde has had her British licence revoked. She is now operating in Europe, running security on a swanky motor yacht during the Historic Grand Prix race. And at the same time she trawls for news of her ex-husband and daughter. In fact, the owner of the boat is bankrupt and the bank wants the multimillion-dollar vessel back. Sam is in the middle of a very dangerous situation that is rapidly escalating out of control.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Ascent

    • By: Sir Chris Bonington
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Hear Sir Chris Bonington's extraordinary story, read by Gordon Griffin. His memoir, Ascent, charts not only his many triumphs in the climbing world - such as the Eiger and the Himalayas - but also the struggles he has faced in his life bringing up a family and maintaining a successful and loving marriage over the decades of travelling the world to conquer mountains.

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Violet and the Pearl of the Orient

    • By: Harriet Whitehorn
    • Narrated by: Ashleigh Cheadle
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making.... When a new family move in next door, Violet is sure there's something strange about them. Then her eccentric but lovely neighbour Dee Dee Derota has a precious jewel stolen. Could the new family be to blame? Violet is on the case to uncover the truth....

    Regular price: $10.90

    • I've Got My Eyes on You

    • By: Mary Higgins Clark
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. She threw a party the night before, while her parents were away; her house was full of people. But no one saw anything. The police immediately suspect her boyfriend, with whom she had a bitter argument at the party. But other people had a grudge against Kerry, too, including her 20-year-old neighbour. Everyone knows he wanted to come to the party. Everyone knows how angry he was that Kerry didn't invite him. 

    Regular price: $15.70

    • Witch for a Week

    • By: Kaye Umansky
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Elsie Pickles offers to house-sit the mysterious home of local witch Magenta Sharp, she has no idea what she's getting herself into. Left with a talking raven and a scruffy dog for company, a magical tower that has a mind of its own and a book of instruction called Everything You Need to Know, what could possibly go wrong? With an assortment of weird and wonderful neighbours banging at the door and a box of volatile magical ingredients that must be used immediately, Elsie finds out that looking after Magenta's home might not be as easy as she first thought....

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The Picture House by the Sea

    • By: Holly Hepburn
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    The picture house by the sea is the Palace at Polwhipple - a lovely art deco cinema nestled in front of azure Cornish seas. But it is long past its heyday now, and its only saving grace is Ferrelli's, the family run ice-cream concession in the foyer, which is widely known as the best ice cream for miles. So when Ferdie, the owner of Ferelli's, breaks his leg, his granddaughter Gina drops everything to come and help out.

    Regular price: $13.85

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