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    • I Can't Make This Up

    • Life Lessons
    • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
    • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,577
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,187

    Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic

    • By Della Michelle on 14-06-17

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Alan Partridge: Nomad

    • By: Alan Partridge
    • Narrated by: Alan Partridge
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,924
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,472
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,452

    In Alan Partridge: Nomad, Alan dons his boots, windcheater and scarf and embarks on an odyssey through a place he once knew - it's called Britain - intent on completing a journey of immense personal significance. Diarising his ramble in the form of a 'journey journal', Alan details the people and places he encounters, ruminates on matters large and small and, on a final leg fraught with danger, becomes not a man (because he was one to start off with) but a better, more inspiring example of a man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every line has a joke.

    • By Dickie Armstrong on 24-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dom Joly's Big American Vacation

    • By: Dom Joly
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Be warned - this raw, unpolished adventure across the States contains alligator wrestling, leather chaps and Vegas weddings. As a multi-award winning comedian and travel journalist, Dom Joly's take on any destination is always witty, sharp, hilarious and irreverent - even more so when that destination is the backwaters of the USA.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By RN on 23-10-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Life and Laughing

    • My Story
    • By: Michael McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Michael McIntyre
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,067
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,543
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,531

    Michael McIntyre has become Britain’s biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, which sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking 54-date Arena tour.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect performer of a life - I loved it!

    • By David on 30-10-10

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Toast on Toast

    • Cautionary tales and candid advice
    • By: Steven Toast
    • Narrated by: Matt Berry - as Steven Toast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,096
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,011

    In Toast on Toast - part memoir, part "how to act" manual - Steven Toast draws on his vast and varied experiences, providing the reader with an invaluable insight into his journey from school plays to RADA and from "It's a Right Royal Knockout" to the Colony Club. Along the way he reveals the secrets of his success. He discloses how to brush up on and expand your technical and vocal skills, how to nail a professional voiceover, and how to deal with difficult work experience staff in a recording studio....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Helpless with laughter!

    • By Wayne on 11-11-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Diary of Two Nobodies

    • By: Mary Killen, Giles Wood
    • Narrated by: Mary Killen, Giles Wood
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

    What is life for Giles and Mary outside the willow-patterned cocoon? Giles is a countryman who relishes solitude. His wife, Mary, thrives in company and enjoys frequent escapes to London. After 30 years in a marriage of opposites, Giles and Mary have adapted to a life of domestic misunderstandings within comical misadventures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marriage - eject or sit it out?

    • By Rachel Redford on 27-12-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Life of Lee

    • By: Lee Evans
    • Narrated by: Lee Evans
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 939
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 939

    Lee Evans is one of the best-loved comedians in the country; a Hollywood star able to sell out arenas in the blink of eye. But he was not always such a roaring success. Read unabridged by the man himself, the audiobook edition of The Life of Lee is an utterly hilarious and very moving autobiography, charting his ups and downs on the way to the top.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By AandL272 on 05-06-13

    Regular price: £22.00

    • The Fry Chronicles

    • An Autobiography
    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,993
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,809

    This dazzling memoir promises to be a courageously frank, honest and poignant read. It will detail some of Fry's most turbulent and least-well-known years, with writing that will excite you, make you laugh uproariously, move you, inform you, and, above all, surprise you.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hours of delighted listening

    • By Mary on 21-09-10

    Regular price: £24.00

    • Sidemen: The Audiobook

    • By: The Sidemen
    • Narrated by: JJ/KSI, Harry/Wroetoshaw, Simon/Miniminter, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,252
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,020
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,013

    Billions of you have watched their videos, and millions of you have followed them on social media. So here we go: it's time to back up, because YouTube superstars The Sidemen are finally here in audiobook form, and they're dishing the dirt on each other as well as the YouTuabe universe. The guys are behind the mic, and it’s about to get messy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED THE BOOK

    • By Charlotte on 18-10-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • How to Be a Woman

    • By: Caitlin Moran
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Moran
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130

    1913 - Suffragette throws herself under the King's horse. 1969 - Feminists storm Miss World. Now - Caitlin Moran rewrites "The Female Eunuch" from a bar stool and demands to know why pants are getting smaller. There's never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain.... Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should you get Botox? Do men secretly hate us? What should you call your vagina?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Indispensable listening

    • By GlaswegianLassie on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £20.09

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 594
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547

    A guy walks into a bar.From here, the story could take many turns. A guy walks into a bar and meets the love of his life. A guy walks into a bar and finds no one else is there. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humour and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. In Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each episode into a love story: how it feels to be in a relationship where one loves and is loved over many years, what it means to be part of a family, and how it's possible, through all of life's absurdities, to accept oneself. With Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why he has been called 'A humorist par excellence, he can make Woody Allen appear ham-tongued, Oscar Wilde a drag' (Observer).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • funny and often disturbing

    • By Marcus on 17-07-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Attempting Normal

    • By: Marc Maron
    • Narrated by: Marc Maron
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Marc Maron was a parent-scarred, angst-filled, drug-dabbling, love-starved comedian who dreamed of a simple life: a wife, a home, a sitcom to call his own. But instead he woke up one day to find himself fired from his radio job, surrounded by feral cats, and emotionally and financially annihilated by a divorce from a woman he thought he loved. He tried to heal his broken heart through whatever means he could find - minor-league hoarding, Viagra addiction, accidental racial profiling, cat fancying, flying airplanes with his mind - but nothing seemed to work. It was only when he was stripped down to nothing that he found his way back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By The Reluctant Hermit on 07-01-14

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Cheer Up Love

    • Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate
    • By: Susan Calman
    • Narrated by: Susan Calman
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 986
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 900

    Susan Calman is a well-known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman Is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression. The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you're the world's most negative person.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank god for Susan Calman and this book!! Just excellent!

    • By Miss on 01-06-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Yes Please

    • By: Amy Poehler
    • Narrated by: Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942

    In Amy Poehler's highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much).Powered by Amy's charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, and including a star-studded guest list of vocal appearances.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not the giggle fest I thought it would be...

    • By Laura Chambers on 07-06-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Black Privilege

    • Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
    • By: Charlamagne Tha God
    • Narrated by: Charlamagne Tha God
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 576
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 535
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 534

    Charlamagne Tha God - the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pissing People Off", co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, and "hip-hop's Howard Stern" - shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one's truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing truth! Great philosophy to life!

    • By james on 21-04-17

    Regular price: £17.79

    • Peggy and Me

    • By: Miranda Hart
    • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 730
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 657
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653

    The hilarious and heartwarming account of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy. Hello dear audiobook browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book so much

    • By Jemma on 13-10-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Is It Just Me?

    • By: Miranda Hart
    • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,656
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,824
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,819

    Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic!

    • By berta on 25-12-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • How to Be Alone

    • If You Want to, and Even If You Don't
    • By: Lane Moore
    • Narrated by: Lane Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Lane Moore is a rare performer who is as impressive onstage - whether hosting her iconic show Tinder Live or being the enigmatic front woman of It Was Romance - as she is on the page, as both a former writer for The Onion and an award-winning sex and relationships editor for Cosmopolitan. But her story has had its obstacles, including being her own parent, living in her car as a teenager, and moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Through it all, she looked to movies, TV, and music as the family and support systems she never had. 

    Regular price: £17.39

    • It's Not Me, It's Them

    • Confessions of a Hopeless Modern Romantic
    • By: Joel Dommett
    • Narrated by: Joel Dommett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    As a 17-year-old virgin working...for Virgin, Joel Dommett has grand ambitions. Firstly, he is going to swap suburbia for the bright lights of showbiz. Secondly, he is going to find 'the one' - and sets himself the very achievable target of finding her in the first 50 people he's definitely going to sleep with. What follows is a series of disastrous romantic encounters, including carpets mistaken for toilets, futile grand gestures and the catfishing to end all catfishing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Laughed like a drain. Well done Joel what a treat.

    • By Em on 11-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Challenge Accepted!

    • By: Celeste Barber
    • Narrated by: Celeste Barber
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Part memoir, part comedy routine, part advice manual, Challenge Accepted! is Celeste at her best, revealing her secrets to love, friendship, family and marriage (oh hai, #hothusband) and how to deal with life's many challenges: why she checks the bath for sharks, how Nutella quite literally shaped who she is as a woman and why being famous on Instagram is like being rich in Monopoly. Its real, like totally, really real.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hooked from the start

    • By Tracy on 22-10-18

    Regular price: £11.99

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