An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 4 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 »
Atlas of the Heart
Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In her latest book, Brené Brown writes, “If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection.”
In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a... Read more »
We Should All Be Millionaires
A Woman’s Guide to Earning More, Building Wealth, and Gaining Economic Power
“We Should All Be Millionaires: A Woman’s Guide to Earning More, Building Wealth, and Gaining Economic Power is a great book that made me feel like I was not alone. I cannot describe the feeling of relief the book gave me, I run my own business and I struggle with imposter syndrome every day. This book helped me realize my feelings are valid but my brain is also evil to me. This book is life changing.”Kelsey, The Book Burrow
The End of Policing
Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists, and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in... Read more »
Never Split the Difference
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.
After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals,...Read more »
The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
#1 New York Times Bestseller
“THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much more—it requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious... Read more »
The Perfectionist's Guide to Losing Control
A Path to Peace and Power
From psychotherapist Katherine Morgan Schafler, an invitation to every “recovering perfectionist” to challenge the way they look at perfectionism, and the way they look at themselves.
We’ve been looking at perfectionism all wrong. As psychotherapist and former on-site therapist at Google Katherine Morgan Schafler argues in The Perfectionist's... Read more »
The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty
New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—his mother’s family, the Vanderbilts.
When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father’s small boat ferrying supplies in...Read more »
Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
The inspirational bestseller that ignited a movement and asked us to find our WHY
Discover the book that is captivating millions on TikTok and that served as the basis for one of the most popular TED Talks of all time—with more than 56 million views and counting. Over a decade ago, Simon Sinek started a movement that inspired millions to demand... Read more »
Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Now in audio, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years,... Read more »
Creative Living Beyond Fear
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 »
A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
The ParentData Series: Book #2
From the author of Expecting Better and The Family Firm, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting.
“Both refreshing and useful. With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to help calm things down.” —LA Times
“The book is jampacked with information, but it’s also a delightful read... Read more »
Dare to Lead
Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
“I LOVE this book. I learned so much during my first listen via Libro.fm that I am going to read it again (this time in hardcover, with colleagues reading alongside so we can discuss). It's super-motivating and inspiring, but totally research-based. I feel that leaders at every type of organization would benefit from reading this. (Also: I got to interview Brené Brown about vulnerability and leadership in Feb. 2021 and it was a career/life highlight!) ”Janet, Avid Bookshop
Work Won't Love You Back
How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone
A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives.
You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." Whether it's working for "exposure" and "experience," or enduring poor... Read more »
From David Graeber, the bestselling author of The Dawn of Everything and Debt—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences.
Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this... Read more »
Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition
Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Featuring a NEW PREFACE, AFTERWORD and Radically Candid PERFORMANCE REVIEW BONUS CHAPTER, the fully revised & updated edition of Radical Candor is packed with even more guidance to help you improve your relationships at work.
Radical Candor has been embraced around the world by leaders of every stripe at companies of all sizes. Now a cultural...
The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, an “illuminating” (New York Times Book Review) history of white male identity.
What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color,... Read more »
The New Psychology of Success
From the renowned psychologist who introduced the world to “growth mindset” comes this updated edition of the million-copy bestseller—featuring transformative insights into redefining success, building lifelong resilience, and supercharging self-improvement.
“Through clever research studies and engaging writing, Dweck illuminates how our beliefs... Read more »
Overcome the Patriarchy’s Bullsh*t to Master Your Money and Build a Life You Love
From the globally-recognized personal finance educator and social media star behind Her First $100K, an inclusive guide to all things money—from managing debt to investing and voting with your dollars
Tori Dunlap was always good with money. As a kid, she watched her prudent parents balance their checkbook every month and learned to save for...Read more »
The Attention Merchants
The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads
From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term "net neutrality”—a revelatory, ambitious and urgent account of how the capture and re-sale of human attention became the defining industry of our time.
Feeling attention challenged? Even assaulted? American business... Read more »
How to Invest
By David M. Rubenstein
Narrated by: David M. Rubenstein, Ray Dalio, Marc Andreessen, Stan Druckenmiller, Sam Zell, Mike Novogratz, Larry Fink, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Seth Klarman, Ron Baron, John W. Rogers Jr, Bill Miller, Jon Gray, Dawn Fitzpatrick, Paula Volent, Kim Lew, Kathryn Hall, Britt Harris, Jim Simons, John Paulson, Bill Ackman, Sandra Horbach, Orlando Bravo, Bruce Karsh, Jim Breyer, Betsy Cohen, Adebayo Ogunlesi & David Blood
Length: 17 hours 13 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A master class on investing featuring conversations with the biggest names in finance, from the legendary cofounder of The Carlyle Group, David M. Rubenstein.
What do the most successful investors have in common? David M. Rubenstein, cofounder of one of the world’s largest investment firms, has spent years interviewing... Read more »
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Master one of our economy’s most rare skills and achieve groundbreaking results with this “exciting” book (Daniel H. Pink) from an “exceptional” author (New York Times Book Review).
Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and... Read more »
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first... Read more »
The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism
A call to action for consumers everywhere, Consumed asks us to look at how and why we buy what we buy, how it's created, who it benefits, and how we can solve the problems created by a wasteful system.
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We live in a world of stuff. We dispose of most of it in as little as six months after we receive it. The byproducts of our quest to consume are...
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
A Leadership Fable
After her first two weeks observing the problems at DecisionTech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered is she should have taken the job. But Kathryn knew there was little chance she would have turned it down. After all, retirement had made her antsy, and nothing excited her more than a challenge. What she... Read more »
How to Beat Distraction, Expand Your Time, and Focus on What Matters Most
Learn how to reframe your time around life’s happiest moments to build days that aren’t just full but fulfilling with this “joyful guide” (Eve Rodsky, New York Times bestselling author) that is the antidote to overscheduling.
Our most precious resource isn’t money. It’s time. We are allotted just twenty-four hours a day, and we live in a culture... Read more »
Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You)
A How-To Guide from the First Family of Podcasting
By Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy & Griffin McElroy
Narrated by: Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Sydnee McElroy, Rachel McElroy, Teresa McElroy & Clint McElroy
Length: 5 hours 9 minutes
“Looking for a funny, easy to digest guide to starting your own podcast? Look no further! The beloved McElroy brothers have returned to the literary world to compile various tips and tricks they've picked up throughout their ten years of podcasting to create a how-to guide and help you get started in delving into the world of mics, software, comfy chairs, co-hosts, and all of the other minute details involved to bring your new podcast from good to great. The audiobook for this one is a must, especially for fans of the numerous podcasts hosted by the McElroys, because it is narrated by the brothers and other members of their family. This way you get to listen their good good podcasting voice boxes which makes it that much more of an entertaining read!”Colleen, An Unlikely Story
When McKinsey Comes to Town
The Hidden Influence of the World's Most Powerful Consulting Firm
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An explosive, deeply reported exposé of McKinsey & Company, the international consulting firm that advises corporations and governments, that highlights the often drastic impact of its work on employees and citizens around the world
"Meticulously reported, and ultimately devastating, this is an important... Read more »
Building a Second Brain
A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential
“One of my favorite books of the year. It completely reshaped how I think about information and how and why I take notes.” —Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive
A revolutionary approach to enhancing productivity, creating flow, and vastly increasing your ability to capture, remember, and benefit from the unprecedented amount of information... Read more »
The Art of Gathering
How We Meet and Why It Matters
“Whether you're running a classroom, holding a meeting, or hosting a party, this book from Priya Parker offers a ton of insight on what makes a good gathering.”Lisa, The Booksmith
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
*New York Times bestseller—over 40 million copies sold*
*The #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century*
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and... Read more »
The Fun Habit
How the Pursuit of Joy and Wonder Can Change Your Life
Discover the latest compelling scientific evidence for the potent and revitalizing value of fun and how to make having fun a habitual and authentic part of your daily life.
Doesn’t it seem that the more we seek happiness, the more elusive it becomes?
There is an easy fix, hiding in plain sight. Fun is an action you can take here and now,... Read more »
Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
“Theranos was a startup that set itself apart from the bevy of others in Silicon Valley. Its cause was noble, manufacturing revolutionary medical technology that could run a menu of blood tests on only a finger stick's worth of blood, eliminating the need for large painful needles. There was only one problem: the technology didn't exist. Painstakingly researched but still accessible to the medical layman, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist John Carreyrou investigates the meteoric rise and fall of Theranos, exploring how the company managed to fool the public, investors, board members like George Schultz and Henry Kissinger, and even Barack Obama. A must for true crime podcast fans, especially if you find yourself needing a break from the more gruesome stuff.”Maggie, Square Books
Good to Great
Good to Great: Book #1
Built To Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning.
But what about companies that are not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies...Read more »
Tools for Talking When Stakes are High, Third Edition
The book that revolutionized business communications has been updated for today's workplace. Crucial Conversations provides powerful skills to ensure every conversation—especially difficult ones—leads to the results you want. Written in an engaging and witty style, it teaches listeners how to be persuasive rather than abrasive, how to get back... Read more »
How Minds Change
The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion
The 2022 Porchlight Marketing and Sales Book of the Year
A brain-bending investigation of why some people never change their minds—and others do in an instant—by the bestselling author of You Are Not So Smart
What made a prominent conspiracy-theorist YouTuber finally see that 9/11 was not a hoax? How do voter opinions shift from neutral to... Read more »
How to Do Nothing
Resisting the Attention Economy
A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention—and our personal information—that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world
Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is... Read more »
Leaders Eat Last
Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
The New York Times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" (150+ million views).
Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted... Read more »
The Power of One More
The Ultimate Guide to Happiness and Success
You're one more intentional thought and action away from discovering your best life
In The Power of One More, renowned keynote speaker and performance expert Ed Mylett draws on thirty years of experience as an entrepreneur and coach to top athletes, entertainers, and business executives to reveal powerful strategies to help you live an... Read more »
Difficult Conversations - Abridged
How to Discuss What Matters Most
Dealing with your ex-husband, who can't seem to show up reliably for weekends with the kids; navigating a workplace fraught with office politics or racial tensions; saying "I'm sorry" or "I love you".
We all have difficult conversations, no matter how confident or competent we are. And too often, no matter what we try, things don't go well.... Read more »
Life and Work
#1 New York Times Bestseller
“Significant...The book is both instructive and surprisingly moving.” —The New York Times
Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and... Read more »
A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity
Rediscover your ability to pay attention with this groundbreaking new approach from "the definitive expert on distraction and multitasking" (Cal Newport).
We spend an average of just 47 seconds on any screen before shifting our attention. It takes 25 minutes to bring our attention back to a task after an interruption. And we interrupt ourselves... Read more »
The End of the World is Just the Beginning
Mapping the Collapse of Globalization
2019 was the last great year for the world economy.
For generations, everything has been getting faster, better, and cheaper. Finally, we reached the point that almost anything you could ever want could be sent to your home within days - even hours - of when you decided you wanted it.
America made that happen, but now America has lost interest in...Read more »
Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat
A shocking and unputdownable exposé of the United States meat industry, the devastating failures of the country’s food system, and the growing disappointment of alternative meat producers claiming to revolutionize the future of food. Perfect for fans of Kochland, The Meat Racket, and The Secret Life of Groceries.
Well before COVID-19 swept across... Read more »
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
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 »
Your No-Nonsense Guide to Doing the Work and Doing It Right
The definitive comprehensive and foundational text for critically analyzing and applying actionable DEI techniques and strategies, written by one of LinkedIn's most popular experts on DEI.
The importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace cannot be understated. But when half-baked and under-developed strategies are implemented,... Read more »
Thriving in a World That Wasn’t Designed For You
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women—those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder—exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.
As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted...Read more »
Measure What Matters
How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs
By John Doerr
Narrated by: John Doerr, William Davidow, Brett Kopf, Jini Kim, Mike Lee, Atticus Tysen, Patti Stonesifer, Susan Wojcicki, Cristos Goodrow, Julia Collins, Alex Garden, Joseph Suzuki & Various
Length: 7 hours 56 minutes
Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth--and how it can help any organization thrive.
In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest... Read more »
Eat That Frog!
21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
By Brian Tracy
Length: 2 hours 37 minutes
It's time to stop procrastinating and get more of the important things done! After all, successful people don't try to do everything. They focus on their most important tasks and get those done. They eat their frogs.
There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is eat a live frog, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing... Read more »
The Great Stewardess Rebellion
How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet
The empowering true story of a group of spirited stewardesses who “stood up to huge corporations and won, creating momentous change for all working women.” (Gloria Steinem, co-founder of Ms. magazine)
It was the Golden Age of Travel, and everyone wanted in. As flying boomed in the 1960s, women from across the United States applied for jobs as... Read more »