By: Tara Westover
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 12 hours 9 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
“Extraordinary . . . an act of courage and self-invention.”—The New York... Read more »
By: Anne Lamott
Narrated by: Anne Lamott
Length: 2 hours 53 minutes
“Anne Lamott is my Oprah.” —Chicago Tribune
The New York Times bestseller from the author of Dusk, Night, Dawn, Almost Everything and Bird by Bird, a powerful exploration of mercy and how we can embrace it.
"Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book, Hallelujah Anyway. It's the permission you give... Read more »
By: Martha Beck
Narrated by: Martha Beck
Length: 8 hours 51 minutes
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“A roadmap on the journey to truth and authenticity… [The Way of Integrity] is filled with aha moments and practical exercises that can guide us as we seek enlightenment.” –Oprah Winfrey
Bestselling author, life coach, and sociologist Martha Beck explains why “integrity”—needed now more... Read more »
By: Casper ter Kuile
Narrated by: Casper ter Kuile
Length: 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 » Learn more
By: Jon Krakauer
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 12 hours 31 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, this extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities. Now an the acclaimed FX limited series streaming on HULU.
“Fantastic.... Right up there with In Cold Blood and The Executioner’s Song.” —San... Read more »
By: Kristin Kobes du Mez
Narrated by: Suzie Althens
Length: 12 hours 3 minutes
How did a libertine who lacks even the most basic knowledge of the Christian faith win 81 percent of the white evangelical vote in 2016? And why have white evangelicals become a presidential reprobate's staunchest supporters? These are among the questions acclaimed historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez asks in Jesus and John Wayne, which explains how... Read more »Learn more
By: Austin Channing Brown
Narrated by: Austin Channing Brown
Length: 3 hours 54 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From a leading voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female that exposes how white America’s love affair with “diversity” so often falls short of its ideals.
“Austin Channing Brown introduces herself as a master memoirist. This book will break open... Read more »
By: Emily P. Freeman
Narrated by: Emily P. Freeman
Length: 5 hours 5 minutes
Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: Should I accept the new position? Which schooling choice is best for my kids? How can I support my aging parents? When we have a decision to make and the answer isn't clear, what we want more than anything is peace, clarity, and a nudge in the right direction.
If you have trouble making... Read more »
By: Tara Brach, PhD
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 12 hours 15 minutes
"Believing that something is wrong with us is a deep and tenacious suffering," says Tara Brach at the start of this illuminating book. This suffering emerges in crippling self-judgments and conflicts in our relationships, in addictions and perfectionism, in loneliness and overwork—all the forces that keep our lives constricted and... Read more »Learn more
By: Hunter Clarke Fields & Carla Naumburg
Narrated by: Jennifer & Gilmour
Length: 5 hours 36 minutes
"A wise and fresh approach to mindful parenting.”
—Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance
A kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, you’ll find powerful and practical strategies to break free from “reactive parenting” habits and raise kind, cooperative, and confident kids.
Whether you’re...Read more » Learn more
By: Pema Chödrön
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 5 hours 44 minutes
Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth, and makes for a perfect addition to one's spiritual library.
How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön... Read more »
By: Benjamin Hoff
Narrated by: George Newbern
Length: 1 hours 56 minutes
From Benjamin Hoff, author of The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, which have sold millions of copies worldwide, comes The Eternal Tao Te Ching, a new translation of the Chinese philosophical classic, the Tao Te Ching.
The Eternal Tao Te Ching is the first translation to employ the meanings of the pre-writing brush characters in use 2,400... Read more »
By: Tara Brach
Narrated by: Tara Brach
Length: 8 hours 20 minutes
One of the most beloved and trusted mindfulness teachers in America offers a lifeline for difficult times: the RAIN meditation, which awakens our courage and heart
Tara Brach is an in-the-trenches teacher whose work counters today's ever-increasing onslaught of news, conflict, demands, and anxieties--stresses that leave us rushing around on... Read more »
By: Lama Rod Owens
Narrated by: Lama Rod Owens
Length: 9 hours
A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER
In the face of systemic racism and state-sanctioned violence, how can we metabolize our anger into a force for liberation?
White supremacy in the United States has long necessitated that Black rage be suppressed, repressed, or denied, often as a means of survival, a literal matter of life and death. In Love and... Read more »
By: Deborah Liu
Narrated by: Deborah Liu
Length: 5 hours 38 minutes
Read by the author.
You can't make the world fair, but you can take back your power.
As a woman in Silicon Valley who worked her way to the top of the corporate ladder--she's a former VP at Facebook and the current president and CEO of Ancestry--Deborah Liu knows firsthand the challenges and obstacles in the workplace that keep the deck stacked...Read more » Learn more
By: Christopher Moore
Narrated by: Fisher Stevens
Length: 15 hours 21 minutes
The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years—except Biff, the Messiah’s best bud, who has been resurrected to tell the story in this divinely hilarious, yet heartfelt work...Read more » Learn more
By: Gary Chapman
Narrated by: Gary Chapman
Length: 4 hours 46 minutes
Simple ideas, lasting love.
Between busy schedules and long days, expressing love can fall by the wayside. We forget to compliment, to give gifts “just because,” to linger in an embrace. The things that say “I love you” seem to either not get said or not get through. This is an audio book about saying it — and hearing it — clearly. No gimmicks....Read more » Learn more
By: Alan Lew
Narrated by: Allan Robertson
Length: 8 hours 48 minutes
There are times in life when we are caught utterly unprepared: a death in the family, the end of a relationship, a health crisis. These are the times when the solid ground we thought we stood on disappears beneath our feet, leaving us reeling and heartbroken, as we stumble back to our faith.
The Days of Awe encompass the weeks preceding Rosh... Read more »
By: Victor L. Wooten
Narrated by: Victor L. Wooten, Michael Kott, Chuck Rainey, Sam Hunter, Radmila Bowers, Regi Regi Wooten, JD Blair, Steve Bailey, Dorothy Wooten, Kaila Wooten & Jonathon Chase
Length: 7 hours 25 minutes
"Boy, do I have a lot to learn!" Anyone who's ever picked up a musical instrument of any kind—from the first caveman banging rocks to that little kid at the guitar shop—has though that. I know I did. I'd been trying for years to break in to the music scene, to show everyone my chops, to make my mark. And I was good. But I wasn't great. I knew... Read more »Learn more
By: Caroline Leaf
Narrated by: Caroline Leaf
Length: 8 hours 4 minutes
Toxic thoughts, depression, anxiety--our mental mess is frequently aggravated by a chaotic world and sustained by an inability to manage our runaway thoughts. But we shouldn't settle into this mental mess as if it's just our new normal. There's hope and help available to us--and the road to healthier thoughts and peak happiness may actually be... Read more »Learn more
By: Amishi P. Jha
Narrated by: Xe Sands
Length: 9 hours 28 minutes
STOP FOR A MOMENT.
Are you here right now?
Is your focus on this page? Or is it roaming elsewhere, to the past or future, to a worry, to your to-do list, or to your phone?
Whether you’re simply browsing, talking to friends, or trying to stay focused in an important meeting, you can’t seem to manage to hang on to your...Read more » Learn more
By: Andre Henry
Narrated by: Andre Henry
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes
A leading voice for social justice reveals how he stopped arguing with white people who deny the ongoing legacy of racism—and offers a proven path forward for Black people and people of color based on the history of nonviolent struggle.
“A moving personal journey that lends practical insight for expanding and strengthening the global antiracist... Read more »
By: David I. Kertzer
Narrated by: Arthur Morey
Length: 17 hours 32 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The most important book ever written about the Catholic Church and its conduct during World War II. . . . The best nonfiction book of the summer.”—Daniel Silva on the Today show
Based on newly opened Vatican archives, a groundbreaking, explosive, and riveting book about Pope Pius XII and his actions during... Read more »
By: Thich Nhat Hanh
Narrated by: Dan Woren
Length: 3 hours 18 minutes
Zen master Thick Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace is Every Step and one of the most respected and celebrated religious leaders in the world, delivers a powerful path to happiness through mastering life's most important skill.
How do we say what we mean in a way that the other person can really hear?
How can we listen with compassion and...Read more » Learn more