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    • The DevOps Handbook

    • How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations
    • By: Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, and others
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater - whether it's the healthcare.gov debacle, cardholder data breaches, or missing the boat with Big Data in the cloud. And yet, high performers using DevOps principles, such as Google, Amazon, and Netflix, are routinely and reliably deploying code into production hundreds, or even thousands, of times per day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book...narrator could have been better

    • By Joe Power on 15-09-18

    Regular price: £23.49

    • ColdFusion Presents

    • New Thinking: From Einstein to Artificial Intelligence, the Science and Technology That Transformed Our World
    • By: Dagogo Altraide
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The world has never been so unstable. Now, more than ever, we need to understand our history, learn from our mistakes, and embrace science and technology as we push into the future. In his debut book, New Thinking: The Technology and Science That Transformed Our World, Dagogo Altraide of YouTube's ColdFusion breaks down the history of gamechanger breakthroughs in the world of science and technology that have shaped our modern world and will impact the future.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved every second!

    • By Anonymous User on 01-04-19
    • New Thinking: From Einstein to Artificial Intelligence, the Science and Technology That Transformed Our World
    • By: Dagogo Altraide
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 26-02-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Forget Me Not

    • Catalina Cove
    • By: Brenda Jackson
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ashley Ryan never doubted that her husband, Devon, was the love of her life. Even now, three years after Devon died in a car wreck while on a business trip, Ashley can’t bring herself to move on. But when her girlfriends surprise her with a getaway to beautiful Catalina Cove, Louisiana, she gets the shock of her life when she encounters a man - bearded, more rugged than before, but unmistakably her Devon. “Ray Sullivan” moved to this quiet coastal town after waking up in a hospital with amnesia. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book I have read in a very long time

    • By Anonymous User on 05-04-19

    Regular price: £26.19

    • 'Til the Well Runs Dry

    • By: Lauren Francis-Sharma
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler, Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lauren Francis-Sharma's 'Til the Well Runs Dry opens in a seaside village in the north of Trinidad where young Marcia Garcia, a gifted and smart-mouthed 16-year-old seamstress, lives alone, raising two small boys and guarding a family secret. When she meets Farouk Karam, an ambitious young policeman, the risks and rewards in Marcia's life amplify forever.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Cannabis Pharmacy

    • The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana - Revised and Updated
    • By: Michael Backes, Andrew Weil - foreword
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to treat an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up to date with the latest information on the body's encannabinoid system, which is now understood to control emotion, appetite, and memory, plus much more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative.

    • By Amazon Customer on 22-02-19

    Regular price: £26.79

    • Black Against Empire

    • The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party
    • By: Joshua Bloom, Waldo E. Martin Jr.
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves, began patrolling the police, and promised to prevent police brutality. Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the US, the Black Panther Party rejected the legitimacy of the US government and positioned itself as part of a global struggle against American imperialism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • just the facts. <br />

    • By Aston Jones on 20-09-16

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Dragons in a Bag

    • By: Zetta Elliott
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler, Zetta Elliott
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Jaxon is sent to spend the day with a mean old lady his mother calls Ma, he finds out she's not his grandmother - but she is a witch! She needs his help delivering baby dragons to a magical world where they'll be safe. There are two rules when it comes to the dragons: Don't let them out of the bag, and don't feed them anything sweet. Before he knows it, Jax and his friends Vikram and Kavita have broken both rules! Will Jax get the baby dragons delivered safe and sound? Or will they be lost in Brooklyn forever? 

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Go Ahead in the Rain

    • Notes to A Tribe Called Quest
    • By: Hanif Abdurraqib
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The seminal rap group A Tribe Called Quest brought jazz into the genre, resurrecting timeless rhythms to create masterpieces. This narrative follows Tribe from their early days as part of the Afrocentric rap collective known as the Native Tongues, through their first three classic albums, to their eventual breakup and long hiatus. Throughout the narrative, poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib connects the music and cultural history to their street-level impact and draws from his own experience to reflect on how its distinctive sound resonated among fans like himself.

    Regular price: £32.09

    • Love in Catalina Cove

    • By: Brenda Jackson
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the wake of a devastating teen pregnancy that left her childless and heartbroken, Vashti Alcindor left Catalina Cove, Louisiana, with no plans to return. Now, more than a decade later, Vashti reluctantly finds herself back in her hometown after inheriting her aunt’s B and B. Her homecoming gets off to a rocky start when the new sheriff, Sawyer Grisham, pulls her over for speeding, and things go downhill from there. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Soraia on 05-02-19

    Regular price: £29.29

    • Rebound

    • By: Kwame Alexander
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as listeners get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm listeners have come to expect from Kwame Alexander, Rebound will go back in time to visit the childhood of Chuck "Da Man" Bell during one pivotal summer when young Charlie is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers basketball and learns more about his family's past.

    Regular price: £12.89

    • That's Not What Happened

    • By: Kody Keplinger
    • Narrated by: Whitney Dykhouse, Megan Tusing, Almarie Guerra, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah’s story - that she died proclaiming her faith. But it’s not true. I know because I was with her when she died. I didn’t say anything then, and people got hurt because of it. Now Sarah’s parents are publishing a book about her, so this might be my last chance to set the record straight. Except Sarah’s martyrdom is important to a lot of people, people who don’t take kindly to what I’m trying to do.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good listen, not enough mystery

    • By Simon Price on 04-09-18

    Regular price: £18.39

    • How Long 'til Black Future Month?

    • By: N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated by: Jeanette Illidge, Gail Nelson-Holgate, Shayna Small, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed speculative fiction authors of our time. In the first collection of her evocative short fiction, Jemisin equally challenges and delights listeners with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption. In these stories, Jemisin sharply examines modern society, infusing magic into the mundane, and drawing deft parallels in the fantasy realms of her imagination. Dragons and hateful spirits haunt the flooded streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it. big fan of some of the reading

    • By russ on 05-04-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Half Has Never Been Told

    • Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
    • By: Edward E. Baptist
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommended!

    • By F. O. on 19-02-19

    Regular price: £36.69

    • The Leafly Guide to Cannabis

    • A Handbook for the Modern Consumer
    • By: The Leafly Team
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cannabis is at the very beginning of a craft and educational renaissance. It is emerging from the legislative shadows and a second awakening is occurring: people are proactively seeking information about how to properly consume and enjoy it. And cannabis is a wildly diverse product, even more so than alcohol. The Leafly Guide to Cannabis provides all the best tips to navigating this growing market in a definitive guide that will enhance every user's enjoyment and high.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 13-03-19

    Regular price: £26.79

    • Chasing Space

    • An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances
    • By: Leland Melvin
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the stars. While training with NASA, Melvin suffered a severe injury that left him deaf. Leland was relegated to earthbound assignments but chose to remain and support his astronaut family. His loyalty paid off. Recovering partial hearing, he earned his eligibility for space travel.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful

    • By steve_h on 06-02-18
    • An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances
    • By: Leland Melvin
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 23-05-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: £20.39

    • Miguel Street

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A stranger could drive through Miguel Street and just say 'Slum!' because he could see no more." But to its residents, this derelict corner of Trinidad's capital is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else. In this tender, funny early novel, V. S. Naipaul renders their lives (and the legends their neighbors construct around them) with Dickensian verve and Chekhovian compassion. 

    Regular price: £19.29

    • The Mystic Masseur

    • A Novel
    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this slyly funny and lavishly inventive novel, Nobel Prize winner V. S. Naipaul traces the unlikely career of Ganesh Ramsumair, a failed schoolteacher and impecunious village masseur who in time becomes a revered mystic, a thriving entrepreneur, and the most beloved politician in Trinidad. Witty, tender, filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of Trinidad's dusty Indian villages, The Mystic Masseur is Naipaul at his most expansive and evocative.

    Regular price: £21.19

    • Creative Courage

    • Leveraging Imagination, Collaboration, and Innovation to Create Success Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
    • By: Welby Altidor
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Written by the former Executive Creative Director of Creations at Cirque du Soleil, this audiobook shows you how to step up your game, flex your creativity, and make big things happen. Whether you work independently or as part of a team, whether you're self-employed or part of an organization, and even if you think creativity isn't a part of the work that you do - this book gives you the perspective, courage, and kick-start you need to think differently about the things you do every day. 

    • Leveraging Imagination, Collaboration, and Innovation to Create Success Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
    • By: Welby Altidor
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 06-03-18
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: £16.09

    • At Long Last

    • Playa, Book 4
    • By: Brenda Jackson
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A tragedy that occurred while Claire Fowler was working in Algiers sends her back to the States to grieve the friends she lost.  Dr. Logan Montgomery is convinced he fell in love with Claire when he first met her three years ago, thanks to his brother Lance, who married Claire's younger sister, Asia. Logan can't get out of his mind that Claire could have been one of the victims. He knows the emotions she is dealing with and is determined to help her get through them. Logan also knows it's time to pursue the woman he loves. 

    Regular price: £26.19

    • A Lover's Vow

    • The Grangers, Book 3
    • By: Brenda Jackson
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Business mogul Dalton Granger is as passionate as he is gorgeous, but private investigator Jules Bradford won't give him the time of day. She knows all about the youngest Granger brother - a charming bad boy whose only interest is playing the field. But Dalton is more complicated than that, and he's determined to show Jules that behind all the bravado is the honest heart of a devoted son and brother...and a man whose own life is in peril.

    Regular price: £27.69

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