Magic and Loss (42-Minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Candace Thaxton / 42 minutes
Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the “best living writers of English prose”) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet. Read More »
Grit (44-Minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Angela Duckworth / 44 minutes
In this must-listen audiobook for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.” Read More »
Getting Things Done (44-Minute Excerpt)
By David Allen
Narrated by David Allen / 44 minutes
David Allen reads an all-new edition of his popular self-help classic for managing work-life balance in the twenty-first century—now updated for the new challenges facing individuals and organizations in today’s rapidly changing world. Read More »
John Medina (Brain Rules for Aging Well) at Third Place Books
By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina / 36 minutes
Third Place Books hosted Dr. John Medina, author of the New York Times Bestseller Brain Rules, for a sold out event at the Seward Park store for his new book, Brain Rules for Aging Well. Read More »
Force of Nature (29-Minute Excerpt)
By Jane Harper
Narrated by TBD / 29 minutes
Listen to this excerpt and get the full-length audiobook of Force of Nature February 6, 2018
The gripping new novel from the author of the Sunday Times top ten bestseller, Waterstones Thriller of the Month, Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month, and Simon Mayo Radio 2 Book Club Choice, The Dry. FIVE WENT OUT. FOUR CAME BACK...Is Alice here?... Read More »
It Calls You Back (Excerpt)
Narrated by Jacob Vargas / 29 minutes
Listen to a free excerpt and get the full-length audiobook of It Calls You Back.
Growing up on the streets of East L.A., Luis Rodriguez narrowly escaped a serious jail term and then struggled to overcome his powerful addiction to heroin and alcohol. Eventually, Rodriguez embarked on a career as a successful journalist and a highly regarded... Read More »
God (29-Minute Excerpt)
A Human History
By Reza Aslan
Narrated by Reza Aslan / 29 minutes
Listen to this 29-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of God: A Human History.
More than just a history of our understanding of God, this audiobook is an attempt to get to the root of this humanizing impulse in order to develop a more universal spirituality. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, or no god at all, God:... Read More »
The Listening Life (26-Minute Excerpt)
Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction
By Adam McHugh
Narrated by Xe Sands / 26 minutes
Listen to this 26-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction.
How would our lives change if we approached every experience with the intention of listening first? In this noisy, distracting world, it is difficult to truly hear. People talk past each other,... Read More »
Zero to Five (23-Minute Excerpt)
70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I’ve Learned So Far)
Narrated by Xe Sands / 23 minutes
Listen to this 23-minute excerpt of Tracy Cutchlow's international bestseller and then get the full-length audiobook of Zero to Five.
Journalist Tracy Cutchlow cuts to the chase, summarizing the best parenting research in bite-sized chunks. She knows from her own experience with motherhood: new parents are too busy and sleep-deprived. Zero... Read More »
Attack of the Teenage Brain (52-minute excerpt)
Understanding and Supporting the Weird and Wonderful Adolescent Learner
By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina / 52 minutes
Listen to this 52-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of Attack of the Teenage Brain.
Whether you're a parent interacting with one adolescent or a teacher interacting with many, you know teens can be hard to parent and even harder to teach. The eye-rolling, the moodiness, the wandering attention, the drama. It's not you, it's... Read More »
I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses (22-minute excerpt)
Narrated by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella / 22 minutes
Listen to this 22-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses.
In I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses, the bestselling mother/daughter pair is back with another hilarious and heartfelt collection of essays about the possibilities and pitfalls of everyday life.
The New York Times... Read More »
The Science of Sleep
By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina / 49 minutes
The Science of Sleep, by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina, gives you the facts—and the prescription to sleep well—in his signature engaging style. Adapted from Medina's Brain Rules for Aging Well:10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp, in this chapter you'll learn how the sleep cycle is born of a constant tension... Read More »