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    • Clock Dance

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life: when she was 11 and her mother disappeared, being proposed to at 21, the accident that would make her a widow at 41. At each of these moments, Willa ended up on a path laid out for her by others. So when she receives a phone call telling her that her son’s ex-girlfriend has been shot and needs her help, she drops everything and flies across the country. The spur-of-the moment decision to look after this woman - and her nine-year-old daughter, and her dog - will lead Willa into uncharted territory....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful - as you'd expect from such a fine write

    • By Liz Scully on 19-07-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • My Name Is Lucy Barton

    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 293
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
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      4 out of 5 stars 262

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, read by Kimberly Farr. A mother comes to visit her daughter in hospital after having not seen her in many years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great pleasure!

    • By Louise Christie on 15-08-16

    Regular price: £17.99

    • A Spool of Blue Thread

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 424
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
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      4 out of 5 stars 382

    "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon..." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that summer’s day in 1959. The whole family on the porch, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. From that porch we spool back through the generations, witnessing the events, secrets and unguarded moments that have come to define the family.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not For Me

    • By Alison on 23-05-16

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Anything Is Possible

    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Anything Is Possible tells the story of the inhabitants of rural, dusty Amgash, Illinois, the hometown of Lucy Barton, a successful New York writer who finally returns, after 17 years of absence, to visit the siblings she left behind. Reverberating with the deep bonds of family and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout's place as one of America's most respected and cherished authors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good and thoughtful read.

    • By S. Corner on 03-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Shattered

    • Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign
    • By: Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat can begin with anything other than the core problem of Hillary's campaign - the candidate herself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • To lose an election to Trump takes some doing

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-06-17

    Regular price: £30.49

    • Positive Discipline Parenting Tools

    • The 49 Most Effective Methods to Stop Power Struggles, Build Communication, and Raise Empowered, Capable Kids
    • By: Jane Nelsen Ed.D., Mary Nelsen Tamborski, Brad Ainge
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr, Kathleen McInerney, Fred Sanders
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Do you wish there was a way to raise well-behaved children without punishment? Are you afraid the only alternative is being overly indulgent? With Positive Discipline, an encouragement model based on both kindness and firmness, you don't have to choose between these two extremes. Using these 49 Positive Discipline tools honed and perfected after years of real-world research and feedback, you'll be able to work with your children instead of against them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential listening

    • By Bashy on 17-01-17

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Enchantment

    • The Life of Audrey Hepburn
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Her name is synonymous with elegance, style, and grace. Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey Hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. But despite her international fame and her tireless efforts on behalf of UNICEF, Audrey was also known for her intense privacy.

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Angels at the Table

    • By: Debbie Macomber
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Shirley, Goodness and Mercy, who we met in Angels at Christmas, are back! And as always they're causing all sorts of trouble. So escape the craziness of Christmas, settle back with a cup of hot tea and a Christmas treat and be prepared to laugh.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • My Life in France

    • By: Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    This memoir is laced with wonderful stories about the French character, particularly in the world of food, and the way of life that Julia Child embraced so wholeheartedly. Above all, she reveals the kind of spirit and determination, the sheer love of cooking, and the drive to share that with her fellow Americans that made her the extraordinary success she became.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Penelope G. on 22-09-15

    Regular price: £31.19

    • I Need Your Love, Is That True?

    • How to Stop Seeking Love, Approval, and Appreciation and Start Finding Them Instead
    • By: Byron Katie
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    In Loving What Is, best-selling author Byron Katie introduced thousands of people to her simple and profound method of finding happiness through questioning the mind. Now, I Need Your Love, Is That True? examines a universal, age-old source of anxiety: our relationships with others. In this groundbreaking book, Katie helps you question everything you have been taught to do to gain love and approval. In doing this, you discover how to find genuine love and connection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • letting go of other people's drama

    • By G on 07-07-13

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Male Brain

    • A Breakthrough Understanding of How Men and Boys Think
    • By: Louann Brizendine M.D.
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling male brain.
     
    Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the male brain, showing how, through every phase of life, the "male reality" is fundamentally different from the female one. Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain:

         *is a lean, mean, problem-solving machine. Faced with a personal problem, a man will use his analytical brain structures, not his emotional ones, to find a solution. 

         *thrives under competition, instinctively plays rough and is obsessed with rank and hierarchy. 

         *has an area for sexual pursuit that is 2.5 times larger than the female brain, consuming him with sexual fantasies about female body parts.

         *experiences such a massive increase in testosterone at puberty that he perceive others' faces to be more aggressive.


    The Male Brain finally overturns the stereotypes. Impeccably researched and at the cutting edge of scientific knowledge, this is a book that every man, and especially every woman bedeviled by a man, will need to own.

    Praise for The Female Brain:
    "Louann Brizendine has done a great favor for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life. A breezy and enlightening guide to women and a must-read for men."
    —Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
     
         
     
     


    From the Hardcover edition.

    Regular price: £16.89

    • Haunted

    • By: Chuck Palahniuk
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Marc Cashman, Erik Davies, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is a novel made up of stories: 23 of them, to be precise. Twenty-three of the most horrifying, hilarious, mind-blowing, stomach-churning tales you'll ever encounter, sometimes all at once. They are told by people who have answered an ad headlined "Writers' Retreat: Abandon Your Life for Three Months", and who are led to believe that here they will leave behind all the distractions of "real life" that are keeping them from creating the masterpiece that is in them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Needed a good edit!

    • By Simon on 22-02-11

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Eleanor and Hick

    • The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady
    • By: Susan Quinn
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In 1932 Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the first lady with dread. By that time she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behind her and developed an independent life - now threatened by the public role she would be forced to play. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next 30 years, until Eleanor's death, the two women carried on an extraordinary relationship.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr, Various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Here is the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. When Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political unrest grew.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brought to tears

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-11-17

    Regular price: £33.89

    • The Girls in the Picture

    • A Novel
    • By: Melanie Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It is 1914, and 25-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure of Los Angeles, where she is determined to live independently as an artist. But the word on everyone's lips these days is "flickers" - the silent moving pictures enthralling theatergoers. Turn any corner in this burgeoning town and you'll find made-up actors running around, as a movie camera captures it all. In this fledgling industry, Frances finds her true calling: writing stories for this wondrous new medium.

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Blue Nights

    • By: Joan Didion
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    From one of America’s greatest and most iconic writers: an honest and courageous portrait of age and motherhood. Several days before Christmas 2003, Joan Didion’s only daughter, Quintana, fell seriously ill. In 2010, Didion marked the sixth anniversary of her daughter’s death. Blue Nights is a shatteringly honest examination of Joan Didion’s life as a mother, a woman and a writer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sorry - gave up

    • By polly on 09-07-16

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Days of Awe

    • By: A. M. Homes
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    With her signature humor and compassion, A. M. Homes exposes the heart of an uneasy America in her new collection - exploring our attachments to each other through characters who aren't quite who they hoped to become, though there is no one else they can be. In 'A Prize for Every Player', a man is nominated to run for president by the customers of a big box store while he and his family do their weekly shopping.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Isabella

    • The Warrior Queen
    • By: Kirstin Downey
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Whether saintly or satanic, no female leader has done more to shape our modern world, in which millions of people in two hemispheres speak Spanish and practice Catholicism. Yet history has all but forgotten Isabella's influence, due to hundreds of years of misreporting that often attributed her accomplishments to Ferdinand, the bold and philandering husband she adored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen

    • By Matthew on 09-05-15

    Regular price: £40.69

    • South and West: From a Notebook

    • By: Joan Didion
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard dialogue, observations, interviews, drafts of essays and articles. Here is one such draft that traces a road trip she took with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, in June 1970, through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. She interviews prominent local figures, describes motels, diners, a deserted reptile farm, a visit with Walker Percy, a ladies' brunch at the Mississippi Broadcasters' Convention.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Women in Sunlight

    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    She watches from her terrazza as the three American women carry their luggage into the stone villa down the hill. Who are they, and what brings them to this Tuscan village so far from home? An expat herself, and with her own unfinished story, she can't help but question: will they find what they came for?

    Regular price: £34.99

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