The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
By Greg McKeown
Narrated by Greg McKeown / 6 hours 13 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
Have you ever felt the urge to declutter your work life?
Do you often find yourself stretched too thin?
Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?
Are you frequently busy but not productive?
Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas?
If... Read More »
This Is Marketing
You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See
By Seth Godin & Ken Blanchard
Narrated by Seth Godin / 7 hours 1 minute
#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Instant New York Times Bestseller
A game-changing approach to marketing, sales, and advertising.
Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of countless ideas... Read More »
It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work
Narrated by Eileen Stevens / 3 hours 18 minutes
In this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and "whatever it takes" are required to run a successful business today.
In Rework, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson introduced a new path to working effectively. Now, they build on their... Read More »
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 »
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
By Marie Kondo
Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller / 4 hours 50 minutes
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a... Read More »
The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
Narrated by Michael Prichard / 15 hours 39 minutes
In 1991, acting on a tip from a local fisherman, two scuba divers discovered a sunken German U-boat–complete with its crew of 60 men–not too far off the New Jersey coast. The divers, realizing the momentousness of their discovery, began probing the mystery. Over the next six years, they became expert and well-traveled researchers, taught... Read More »
Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
Narrated by Ray Porter / 8 hours 23 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of Shadow Divers
Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to... Read More »
The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
Narrated by Ray Porter & Robert Kurson / 12 hours 18 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon, from the bestselling author of Shadow Divers.
“Robert Kurson tells the tale of Apollo 8 with novelistic detail and immediacy.”—Andy Weir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Martian and... Read More »
Ready Player One
By Ernest Cline
Narrated by Wil Wheaton / 15 hours 39 minutes
“If you are at all into video games or the 1980's you are going to love Ready Player One. In a future where people often prefer to live in virtual reality than the real world, the man who invented The Oasis is one of the most famous people in the world. Inside the Oasis you can travel from planet to planet, go to school and live out your wildest dreams. But when he dies and leaves his fortune to whoever can find his "easter egg" hidden inside The Oasis - the challenge begins. I'm not even a huge fan of video games and thought this book was a lot of fun. I listened to the audio book read by Wil Wheaton which was great.”Madison, Ballast Book Co.
By Ernest Cline
Narrated by Wil Wheaton / 11 hours 49 minutes
From the author of Ready Player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline can.
Zack Lightman has never much cared for reality. He vastly prefers the countless science-fiction movies, books, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. And too often, he catches himself... Read More »
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Narrated by Marc Cashman / 13 hours 30 minutes
Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? That most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption? These are only a few of the remarkable dynamics that Tom Vanderbilt explores in this fascinating tour through the mysteries of the road.
Based on exhaustive... Read More »
By Tom Hanks
Narrated by Tom Hanks / 10 hours 1 minute
“I used my monthly Libro.fm membership credit on the digital audio edition of this acclaimed short story collection, which is read by Tom Hanks himself. I’m a few stories in, and Hanks is such a fantastic performer of his work. This would be perfect for a long drive to the beach. (Or, if you’re like me, save it for the drive home so you won’t feel as sad about having to leave.)”Steph, Parnassus Books
Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
By Cal Newport
Narrated by Will Damron & 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 »
The Radium Girls
The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
By Kate Moore
Narrated by Angela Brazil / 15 hours 52 minutes
1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous—the girls themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered head to toe in the dust from the paint. They were the radium girls. As the... Read More »
The Art of Manliness
Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man
By Brett McKay & Kate McKay
Narrated by Todd McLaren / 7 hours 23 minutes
While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling, and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous.
Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to... Read More »
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
An Inquiry Into Values
Narrated by Michael Kramer / 15 hours 10 minutes
This lyrical, evocative, thought-provoking journal of a man's quest for truth -- and for himself -- has touched and changed an entire generation.
At its heart, the story is all too simple: a man and his son take a lengthy motorcycle trip through America. But this is not a simple trip at all, for around every corner, through mountain and desert,... Read More »
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
By Jules Verne
Narrated by James Frain / 14 hours 53 minutes
An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention -- a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo's death ship on an underwater odyssey around the world from... Read More »