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8 hours 21 minutes
“I read this book non-stop for a week, underlining, reading passages to my friends & recommending it to anyone with a pulse. There are many great stories inside, but their charm & power, really, is all Glennon. She is a spiritual seeker & leader who loves reality tv, a formidable activist on the global scale who gets anxiety sweats when the doorbell rings. Equal parts poetic & conversational, memoir & manifesto. Her love story will make you swoon. Her shamelessness & relentless self-interrogation will make you feel deeply exposed. This is not a "you can do it, girl!" book. It's more like a spiritual marathon that invites you to jump the guardrail & take off.”Elon, Apotheosis Comics
#2: White Fragility
Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
6 hours 20 minutes
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.
In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white... Read more »
#3: Me and White Supremacy
Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
5 hours 19 minutes
“Want to learn how to be a good ancestor? Need to address your privilege and feel uncomfortable about talking about racism? You need to read and work through Me and White Supremacy.”Rachel, Avid Bookshop
#4: The Lazy Genius Way
Embrace What Matters, Ditch What Doesn't, and Get Stuff Done
7 hours 8 minutes
Being a Lazy Genius isn't about doing more or doing less. It’s about doing what matters to you.
“I could not be more excited about this book.”—Jenna Fischer, actor and cohost of Office Ladies podcast
The chorus of “shoulds” is loud. You should enjoy the moment, dream big, have it all, get up before the sun, track your water consumption, go... Read more »
#5: Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
By James Clear
5 hours 35 minutes
The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold!
Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones,... Read more »
#6: The Beauty in Breaking
7 hours 46 minutes
“This memoir is a fascinating examination of a life dedicated to helping others, and an illuminating, up-close view of what happens in emergency rooms. Moments of profound human connection exist alongside confrontations with dangerous and erratic patients, overzealous police demands, a lack of resources, and bureaucratic barriers. And the author’s perspective as one of few African American female ER doctors is a valuable contribution to our understanding of the profession.”Mary Williams, Skylight Books
#7: The Power of Ritual
Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices
Narrated by Casper ter Kuile / 5 hours 54 minutes
Casper ter Kuile, a Harvard Divinity School fellow and cohost of the popular Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, explores how we can nourish our souls by transforming common, everyday practices—yoga, reading, walking the dog—into sacred rituals that can heal our crisis of social isolation and struggle to find purpose—a message we need more... Read more »
#8: Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents
Narrated by Marguerite Gavin / 6 hours 50 minutes
In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Lindsay Gibson exposes the destructive nature of parents who are emotionally immature or unavailable. You will see how these parents create a sense of neglect, and discover ways to heal from the pain and confusion caused by your childhood. By freeing yourself from your parents' emotional... Read more »
The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find--and Keep-- Love
By Amir Levine & Rachel Heller
7 hours 6 minutes
"A groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be in a relationship."
--John Gray, PhD., bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
We already rely on science to tell us what to eat, when to exercise, and how long to sleep. Why not use science to help us improve our relationships? In this revolutionary book, psychiatrist... Read more »
#10: Tiny Beautiful Things
Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Narrated by Cheryl Strayed / 9 hours 39 minutes
“Before she was known as the author of Wild, Cheryl Strayed was the anonymous Dear Sugar on The Rumpus website – an agony aunt of sorts, if agony aunts were endowed with ruthless compassion, profound honesty, and excellent prose. Tiny Beautiful Things is a collection of these columns. After I listened to Dear Sugar, the podcast she shared with Steve Almond, I decided to give the audio of this a go. No regrets! It is moving and eloquent, and never predictable -- and the fact that she reads it herself means that her compassion comes through not only in her writing but in her voice.”Claire, East City Bookshop
#11: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
By Mark Manson
Narrated by Roger Wayne / 5 hours 17 minutes
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Over 2 million copies sold
In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.
For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k... Read more »
#12: Across That Bridge
A Vision for Change and the Future of America
By John Lewis
5 hours 27 minutes
“John Lewis narrating his insightful words pulls the reader into his experiences as a civil rights icon. Across that Bridge was an incredibly compelling and encouraging narrative of why the civil rights protests worked and how we can apply the same principles to today's continuing fight for equal rights and justice. I highly, highly recommend this book for readers of all ages.”Mary, Anderson's Bookshop
#13: Daring Greatly
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
By Brené Brown
Narrated by Brené Brown / 6 hours 30 minutes
The #1 New York Times bestseller. 1 million copies sold!
From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability.
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have... Read more »
The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle
7 hours 1 minute
This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life.
“Essential reading.”—Bustle • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKRIOT
Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s... Read more »
#15: Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies
And Other Rituals to Fix Your Life, from Someone Who's Been There
11 hours 42 minutes
Brutally honest, often hilarious, hard-won lessons in learning to love and care for yourself from a former vice president at Comedy Central who was called “ahead of her time” by Jordan Peele
“Compelling, persuasive, and useful no matter where you are in your life.”—Chelsea Handler, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Life Will Be the Death... Read more »
#16: The Body Is Not an Apology
The Power of Radical Self-Love
Narrated by Sonya Renee Taylor / 4 hours 49 minutes
A global movement guided by love
Humans are a varied and divergent bunch with all manner of beliefs, morals, and bodies. Systems of oppression thrive off our inability to make peace with difference and injure the relationship we have with our own bodies.
The Body Is Not an Apology offers radical self-love as the balm to heal the wounds inflicted... Read more »
#17: How To Win Friends And Influence People
Narrated by Andrew Macmillan & Andrew Macmillian / 7 hours 18 minutes
You can go after the job you want—and get it!
You can take the job you have—and improve it!
You can take any situation—and make it work for you!
Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all... Read more »
#18: Big Magic
Creative Living Beyond Fear
Narrated by Elizabeth Gilbert / 5 hours 5 minutes
The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller
"A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar
From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of.
Readers of all ages and walks... Read more »
#19: Brag Better
Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion
7 hours 6 minutes
This effortless and unapologetic approach to self-promotion will manage your anxiety and allow you to champion yourself.
Does talking about your accomplishments feel scary or icky because you're worried people will think you're "obnoxious"?
Does it feel more natural to "put your head down and do the work"?
Are you tired of watching the loudest... Read more »
#20: I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening)
A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations
5 hours 34 minutes
Two friends on opposite sides of the aisle provide a practical guide to grace-filled political conversation while challenging readers to put relationship before policy and understanding before argument.
More than ever, politics seems driven by conflict and anger. People sitting together in pews every Sunday have started to feel like strangers,... Read more »
#21: The Secret to Money Masterclass
By Rhonda Byrne
Narrated by Rhonda Byrne / 2 hours 49 minutes
Apply the knowledge of The Secret to your wealth and experience financial abundance with this guide to attracting more money effortlessly from bestselling author Rhonda Byrne.
Financial abundance is your birthright! It’s not something you have to work to deserve, earn, or qualify for. You are meant to have a rich life, in every respect, and yet... Read more »
The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Narrated by Angela Duckworth / 9 hours 22 minutes
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).
The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela... Read more »
#23: The Book of Delights
By Ross Gay
Narrated by Ross Gay / 5 hours
“For those of you having a rough year, take comfort and inspiration from Ross Gay’s aptly titled The Book of Delights. After going through a bumpy patch himself, Gay tasked himself with a year’s worth of essays, each day focusing on something delightful. What resulted is a warm, thoughtful range of reflections on tomato plants, high fives, and airport security. The Book of Delights is a companion to keep with you, whether on your nightstand, in the bathtub, or on the subway, for a brief moment of emotional respite. Definitely one of my first delights of 2019.”Molly Gillespie, Joseph-Beth Booksellers
#24: The Art of Asking
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
By Amanda Palmer & Brené Brown
Narrated by Amanda Palmer / 11 hours 27 minutes
“What could an indie punk rock cabaret star (The Dresden Dolls), married to one of the world’s most celebrated fantasy writers (Neil Gaiman), teach the average person about asking for and accepting help? A lot, apparently! Personal stories turn into advice, vignettes turn into examples, revelations turn into promises; and before too long, The Art of Asking becomes a well-crafted roadmap for living your truth, advocating from the heart for what you need, and trusting in your community – your friends, your fans, and your family – to help provide it.”BrocheAroe, River Dog Book Co.
#25: Permission to Feel
Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive
7 hours 55 minutes
This program is read by the author.
The mental wellbeing of our children is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do.
"We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."
Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale... Read more »
#26: The Inner Work of Racial Justice
Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness
14 hours 38 minutes
“Illuminates the very heart of social justice and how it might be approached and nurtured through mindfulness practices in community and through the discernment and new degrees of freedom these practices entrain.” --from the foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn
In a society where unconscious bias, microaggressions, institutionalized racism, and systemic... Read more »
#27: This Naked Mind
Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness, and Change Your Life
By Annie Grace
Narrated by Annie Grace / 7 hours 28 minutes
This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.
Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and... Read more »
#28: Digital Minimalism
Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
By Cal Newport
6 hours 59 minutes
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today bestseller
"Newport is making a bid to be the Marie Kondo of technology: someone with an actual plan for helping you realize the digital pursuits that do, and don't, bring value to your life."--Ezra Klein, Vox
Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital... Read more »
Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating
9 hours 46 minutes
Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
68 percent of Americans have dieted at some point in their lives. But upwards of 90% of people who intentionally lose weight gain it back within five years.... Read more »
#30: Life Is in the Transitions
Mastering Change at Any Age
By Bruce Feiler
10 hours 40 minutes
A pioneering and timely study of how to navigate life's biggest transitions with meaning, purpose, and skill
Bruce Feiler, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Secrets of Happy Families and Council of Dads, has long explored the stories that give our lives meaning. Galvanized by a personal crisis, he spent the last few years crisscrossing... Read more »
#31: Over the Top
A Raw Journey to Self-Love
5 hours 50 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
GOOGLE'S BEST AUDIOBOOKS OF 2019
NPR'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER: BEST MEMOIR & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
A laugh-and-cry-out-loud memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness, sharing never before told, deeply personal stories of growing up gay, transforming... Read more »
The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell / 7 hours 43 minutes
The landmark book that has revolutionized the way we understand leadership and decision making -- from #1 bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell.
In his breakthrough bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.
Blink is... Read more »
#33: You Are a Badass at Making Money
Master the Mindset of Wealth
By Jen Sincero
Narrated by Jen Sincero / 6 hours 58 minutes
“A cheerful manifesto on removing obstacles between yourself and the income of your dreams.” —New York Magazine
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass®, a life-changing guide to making the kind of money you’ve only ever dreamed of—an excellent holiday gift
You Are a Badass at Making Money will launch you past the fears... Read more »
#34: How to Be Fine
What We Learned by Living by the Rules of 50 Self-Help Books
Narrated by Jolenta Greenberg & Kristen Meinzer / 4 hours 54 minutes
A humorous and insightful look into what advice works, what doesn’t, and what it means to transform yourself, by the co-hosts of the popular By the Book podcast.
In each episode of their podcast By the Book, Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer take a deep dive into a different self-help book, following its specific instructions, rules, and... Read more »
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
By Susan Cain
Narrated by Kathe Mazur / 10 hours 38 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Experience the book that started the quiet revolution
“A smart, lively book about the value of silence and solitude.”—Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • O: The Oprah Magazine • Christian Science Monitor • Inc. • Library Journal • Kirkus Reviews
At... Read more »
#36: Girl, Wash Your Face
Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be
7 hours 4 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD
Do you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don’t have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: that’s a lie.
If you have ever said any of these things to yourself . . .Something else will make me happy.I’m not a good mom.I will never get past this. Read more »I...
#37: It's About Damn Time
How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage
5 hours 57 minutes
“A hero's tale of what’s possible when we unlock our potential, continue the search for knowledge, and draw on our lived experiences to guide us through the darkest moments.”—Stacey Abrams
From a black, gay woman who broke into the boys’ club of Silicon Valley comes an empowering guide to finding your voice, working your way into any room you... Read more »
#38: 12 Rules for Life
An Antidote to Chaos
15 hours 40 minutes
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.
Humorous, surprising and... Read more »
#39: The Last Lecture
By Randy Pausch
4 hours 12 minutes
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch
A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world... Read more »
#40: The Rural Diaries
Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm
Narrated by Hilarie Burton / 7 hours 17 minutes
The beloved actress and star of One Tree Hill, White Collar, and Lethal Weapon, Hilarie Burton, tells the inspiring story of leaving Hollywood for a radically different kind of life in upstate New York with her husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan—a celebration of community, family, and the value of hard work in small town America.
While Hilarie Burton’s... Read more »
#41: Think Like a Monk
Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
By Jay Shetty
10 hours 54 minutes
Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast On Purpose, distills the timeless wisdom he learned as a monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.
When you think like a monk, you’ll understand:
-How to overcome negativity
-How to stop overthinking
-Why comparison kills love
... Read more »
#42: Quit Like a Woman
The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
10 hours 7 minutes
USA TODAY BESTSELLER • The founder of a female-focused recovery program offers a radical new path to sobriety.
“You don’t know how much you need this book, or maybe you do. Either way, it will save your life.”—Melissa Hartwig Urban, Whole30 co-founder and CEO
We live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at baby showers and work events,... Read more »
#43: Dare to Lead
Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
By Brené Brown
Narrated by Brené Brown / 8 hours 9 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.
Don’t miss the hourlong Netflix special Brené... Read more »
#44: Dream Big
Know What You Want, Why You Want It, and What You’re Going to Do About It
By Bob Goff
5 hours 36 minutes
Find and Reach Your Biggest Dreams
Bob Goff is on a mission to help people recapture the version of their lives they dreamed about before fear started calling the shots. He wants them to dream big.
In his revelatory yet utterly practical new audiobook, Bob takes you on a life-proven journey to rediscover your dreams and turn them into reality.... Read more »
#45: Year of Yes
How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Narrated by Shonda Rhimes / 7 hours 4 minutes
2017 Audie Award Finalist for Audiobook of the Year
The instant New York Times bestseller from the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder shares how saying YES changed her life. “As fun to read as Rhimes’s TV series are to watch” (Los Angeles Times).
She’s the creator and producer of some of the... Read more »
#46: Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition
When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life
By Henry Cloud & John Townsend
11 hours 18 minutes
Boundaries is the book that's helped over 4 million people learn when to say yes and know how to say no in order to take control of their lives.
Does your life feel like it's out of control? Perhaps you feel like you have to say yes to everyone's requests. Maybe you find yourself readily taking responsibility for others' feelings and problems. Or... Read more »
#47: The Answer Is . . .
Reflections on My Life
By Alex Trebek
4 hours 34 minutes
A RECOMMENDED SUMMER READ BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, TIME, AND NEWSWEEK
Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.
Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into... Read more »
#48: Designing Your Life
How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
By Bill Burnett & Dave Evans
Narrated by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans / 6 hours 17 minutes
#1 New York Times Bestseller
At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage
Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives... Read more »
#49: Full Catastrophe Living - Abridged
Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
Narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn / 5 hours 58 minutes
Stress. It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking book shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods... Read more »
#50: Real Change
Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World
7 hours 45 minutes
This program is read by the author.
From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world.
In today’s fractured world, we’re constantly flooded with breaking news that causes anger, grief, and pain. People are feeling more... Read more »