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  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World | Cal Newport

    Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Cal Newport
    • Narrated By Jeff Bottoms
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (1135)
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    (979)
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    Popular blogger Cal Newport reveals the new key to achieving success and true meaning in professional life: the ability to master distraction. Many modern knowledge workers now spend most of their brain power battling distraction and interruption, whether because of the incessant pinging of devices, noisy open-plan offices or the difficulty of deciding what deserves their attention the most. When Cal Newport coined the term deep work on his popular blog, Study Hacks, in 2012, he found the concept quickly hit a nerve.

    AManda says: "well written, well read, and extremely useful"
  • The Secrets She Keeps | Michael Robotham

    The Secrets She Keeps

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Michael Robotham
    • Narrated By Lucy Price-Lewis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (570)
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    (530)
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    Everyone has an idea of what their perfect life is. For Agatha, it's Meghan Shaughnessy's. These two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common - a dangerous secret that could destroy everything they hold dear. Both will risk everything to hide the truth, but their worlds are about to collide in a shocking act that cannot be undone.

    Aíslín says: "Gripping and superbly read!"
  • Mindfulness: The Eight-Week Meditation Programme for a Frantic World | Mark Williams,Danny Penman

    Mindfulness: The Eight-Week Meditation Programme for a Frantic World

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Mark Williams, Danny Penman
    • Narrated By Mark Williams
    Overall
    (1001)
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    (726)
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    (702)

    Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn’t have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.

    matt says: "mindfulness"
  • Friend Request | Laura Marshall

    Friend Request

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Laura Marshall
    • Narrated By Elaine Claxton
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    (303)
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    (270)
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    Maria wants to be friends. But Maria is dead. Isn't she? When Louise Williams receives a message from someone left long in the past, her heart nearly stops. Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Maria Weston has been missing for over 25 years. She was last seen the night of a school leavers' party, and the world believes her to be dead. Particularly Louise, who has lived her adult life with a terrible secret. As Maria's messages start to escalate, Louise forces herself to reconnect with old friends....

    M. Fabian says: "lived it kept me hooked"
  • Career of Evil | Robert Galbraith

    Career of Evil

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated By Robert Glenister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5691)
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    When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past whom he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

    Bernadette says: "Another gripping story."
  • The Sword of Shannara: Number 1 in the Series | Terry Brooks

    The Sword of Shannara: Number 1 in the Series

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Terry Brooks
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (320)
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    (294)
    Story
    (292)

    Long ago, the world of the Four Lands was torn apart by the wars of ancient Evil. But in the Vale, the half-human, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford now lives in peace - until the mysterious, forbidding figure of the druid Allanon appears, to reveal that the supposedly long-dead Warlock Lord lives again. Shea must embark upon the elemental quest to find the only weapon powerful enough to keep the creatures of darkness at bay: the fabled Sword of Shannara.

    Ms. S. C. Taylor says: "Shanara"
  • The Cuckoo's Calling: Cormoran Strike, Book 1 | Robert Galbraith

    The Cuckoo's Calling: Cormoran Strike, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated By Robert Glenister
    Overall
    (7992)
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    (7306)
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    When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger...

    Nicholas Moore says: "Excellent"
  • The Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead

    The Underground Railroad

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
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    (284)
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    Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has it worse than most; she is an outcast even among her fellow Africans, and she is approaching womanhood, where it is clear even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a slave recently arrived from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they take the perilous decision to escape to the North.

    bookylady says: "A spellbinding, heartbreaking tale of slavery."
  • Shantaram | Gregory David Roberts

    Shantaram

    • UNABRIDGED (42 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Gregory David Roberts
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    (1575)
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    A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail.

    Bernice says: "AN ABSOLUTELY, MAGNIFICENT , MASTERPIECE!!"
  • The Silkworm: Cormoran Strike, Book 2 | Robert Galbraith

    The Silkworm: Cormoran Strike, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated By Robert Glenister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6125)
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    When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days - as he has done before - and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realises. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published it would ruin lives - so there are a lot of people who might want to silence him.

    Linda says: "5 star rating based on quality not name"
  • I See You | Clare Mackintosh

    I See You

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Clare Mackintosh
    • Narrated By Rachel Atkins
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    When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation, no website - just a grainy image and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who looks like Zoe. But the next day the advert shows a photo of a different woman, and another the day after that.Is it a mistake? A coincidence? Or is someone keeping track of every move they make?

    Simon says: "I See Something Very, Very Impressive Here!"
  • Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography | Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker, Walter Isaacson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (1759)
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    In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, this is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

    Amazon Customer says: "A fascinating insight into a flawed genius"
  • Catch 22 | Joseph Heller

    Catch 22

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Joseph Heller
    • Narrated By Trevor White
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    At the heart of Joseph Heller's best-selling novel, first published in 1961, is a satirical indictment of military madness and stupidity, and the desire of the ordinary man to survive it.

    Keith says: "Wonderful"
  • Legend: Drenai, Book 1 | David Gemmell

    Legend: Drenai, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By David Gemmell
    • Narrated By Sean Barrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (501)
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    (479)
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    Druss, Captain of the Axe: the stories of his life were told everywhere. Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed, he had chosen a mountain lair, high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds. There the grizzled old warrior kept company with snow leopards and awaited his old enemy, death.

    Simon says: "Legends and Sagas!"
  • The Goldfinch | Donna Tartt

    The Goldfinch

    • UNABRIDGED (32 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Donna Tartt
    • Narrated By David Pittu
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    Aged 13, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to one thing that reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld.

    Tara says: "Narrator Hand Picked By Tartt- Outstanding!"
  • The Elfstones of Shannara: Number 2 in the Series | Terry Brooks

    The Elfstones of Shannara: Number 2 in the Series

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Terry Brooks
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (138)
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    (126)
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    (126)

    An ancient evil threatens the Elves and the Races of Man. The Ellcrys, the tree of long-lost Elven magic, is dying, unravelling the spell of Forbidding that locks the hordes of Demons away from the world. Already the fearsome Reaper is free. Only by quickening a new seed in the mysterious Bloodfire can the Ellcrys be reborn and the Forbidding made whole. Amberle, a young Elven girl, is chosen to undertake the quest for the Bloodfire. The way is perilous, though.

    gemma says: "another great listen"
  • The Dry | Jane Harper

    The Dry

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Jane Harper
    • Narrated By Stephen Shanahan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (428)
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    (396)
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    (395)

    I just can't understand how someone like him could do something like that. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, it hasn't rained in small country town Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three members of the Hadler family are brutally murdered. Everyone thinks Luke Hadler, who committed suicide after slaughtering his wife and six-year-old son, is guilty.

    anne says: "Evocative."
  • The Player of Games: Culture Series, Book 2 | Iain M. Banks

    The Player of Games: Culture Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Iain M. Banks
    • Narrated By Peter Kenny
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1190)
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    (908)
    Story
    (913)

    The Culture - a human/machine symbiotic society - has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh: Jernau Morat Gurgeh, The Player of Games, master of every board, computer, and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game... a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor.

    Mark says: "Civilisation and the Culture"
  • The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August | Claire North

    The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Claire North
    • Narrated By Peter Kenny
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1999)
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    (1901)
    Story
    (1902)

    Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. 'I nearly missed you, Doctor August,' she says.

    Robyn says: "A good one!"
  • The Grapes of Wrath | John Steinbeck

    The Grapes of Wrath

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By John Steinbeck
    • Narrated By John Chancer
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    Overall
    (791)
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    (612)
    Story
    (616)

    Shocking and controversial when it was first published, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic remains his undisputed masterpiece. Set against the background of Dust Bowl Oklahoma and Californian migrant life, it tells of the Joad family, who, like thousands of others, are forced to travel west in search of the promised land.

    James says: "A book with a great voice"
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