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By: Johann Hari
Narrated by: Johann Hari
Length: 10 hours 21 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening—and how to get our attention back.
“The book the world needs in order to win the war on distraction.”—Adam Grant, author of Think... Read more »
The Emotional Lives of Teenagers
By: Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Narrated by: Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Length: 6 hours 14 minutes
An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical developmental stage—from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and Under Pressure
In teenagers, powerful emotions come with the territory. And with so many of today’s teens... Read more »
Hold Me Tight
By: Dr. Sue Johnson
Narrated by: Helen Keeley
Length: 8 hours 46 minutes
Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond.
This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Sue... Read more »
By: Rae McDaniel
Narrated by: Rae McDaniel
Length: 11 hours 59 minutes
A first-of-its-kind practical guide to achieving gender freedom with joy, curiosity, and pleasure for transgender and non-binary individuals, gender explorers, and those who love them—perfect for readers of The Body is Not an Apology and Pleasure Activism.
Taking everything they know from more than a decade of working with the queer and trans... Read more »
By: Marisa G. Franco, PhD
Narrated by: Marisa G. Franco, PhD
Length: 10 hours 57 minutes
Instant New York Times bestseller
Is understanding the science of attachment the key to building lasting friendships and finding “your people” in an ever-more-fragmented world?
How do we make and keep friends in an era of distraction, burnout, and chaos, especially in a society that often prizes romantic love at the expense of other... Read more »
By: Emily Oster
Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
Length: 10 hours 36 minutes
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 »
The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition
By: Brené Brown
Narrated by: Brené Brown
Length: 4 hours 31 minutes
The tenth-anniversary edition of the game-changing #1 New York Times bestseller, featuring a new foreword.
For over a decade, Brené Brown has found a special place in our hearts as a gifted mapmaker and a fellow traveler. She is both a social scientist and a kitchen-table friend whom you can always count on to tell the truth, make you laugh, and,... Read more »
By: Amir Levine & Rachel Heller
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Length: 7 hours 4 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 »
The Comfort Crisis
By: Michael Easter
Narrated by: Michael Easter
Length: 8 hours 52 minutes
“If you've been looking for something different to level up your health, fitness, and personal growth, this is it.”—Melissa Urban, Whole30 CEO and New York Times bestselling author
Discover the evolutionary mind and body benefits of living at the edges of your comfort zone and reconnecting with the wild.
In many ways, we’re more comfortable than... Read more »
By: Rainn Wilson
Narrated by: Rainn Wilson
Length: 9 hours 3 minutes
Comedic actor and performer Rainn Wilson, cofounder of the media company SoulPancake, explores the problem-solving benefits of spirituality in an increasingly challenging world. The trauma that our world experienced in recent years—as result of both the pandemic and societal tensions that threaten to overwhelm us—has been unprecedented and is... Read more »View audiobook
The Book of Charlie
By: David Von Drehle
Narrated by: David Von Drehle
Length: 7 hours
Perfect for Father’s Day
One of our nation’s most prominent writers finds the truth about how to live a long and happy life in the centenarian next door.
When a veteran Washington journalist moved to Kansas, he met a new neighbor who was more than a century old. Little did he know that he was beginning a long friendship—and a profound lesson in... Read more »
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
By: Mark Manson
Narrated by: Roger Wayne
Length: 5 hours 17 minutes
#1 New York Times BestsellerOver 10 million copies soldIn 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 »View audiobook
Me and White Supremacy
By: Layla F. Saad
Narrated by: Layla F. Saad
Length: 5 hours 19 minutes
Based off the original workbook, Me and White Supremacy teaches listeners how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.When Layla Saad began an Instagram challenge called #meandwhitesupremacy, she never... Read more »View audiobook
All the Gold Stars
By: Rainesford Stauffer
Narrated by: Jess Nahikian
Length: 8 hours 5 minutes
From journalist and author of An Ordinary Age, an examination, dismantling, and reconstruction of ambition, where burnout is the symptom of our holiest sin: the lonely way we strive.
Ambition—the want, the hunger, the need to achieve—is woven into America’s fabric from the first colonization to capitalism. From our first gold star assignment to... Read more »
By: Brené Brown
Narrated by: Brené Brown
Length: 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 »
By: Elizabeth Gilbert
Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
Length: 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 »
The Origins of You
By: Vienna Pharaon
Narrated by: Vienna Pharaon
Length: 8 hours 32 minutes
From licensed therapist and popular Instagram relationship expert Vienna Pharaon (@mindfulmft, +683K followers) comes a profound guide to understanding and overcoming wounds from your Family of Origin—the foundation of how we relate to others, ourselves, and the world around us.
None of us had a perfect childhood; we are all... Read more »
The Good Enough Job
By: Simone Stolzoff
Narrated by: Simone Stolzoff
Length: 5 hours 33 minutes
A challenge to the tyranny of work and a call to reclaim our lives from its clutches.
From the moment we ask children what they want to “be” when they grow up, we exalt the dream job as if it were life’s ultimate objective. Many entangle their identities with their jobs, with predictable damage to happiness, wellbeing,... Read more »
By: Adam Grant
Narrated by: Adam Grant
Length: 6 hours 40 minutes
#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 Body Is Not an Apology
By: Sonya Renee Taylor
Narrated by: Sonya Renee Taylor
Length: 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 »
By: Emily Nagoski, PhD & Amelia Nagoski, DMA
Narrated by: Emily Nagoski, PhD & Amelia Nagoski, DMA
Length: 7 hours 1 minute
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This book is a gift! I’ve been practicing their strategies, and it’s a total game-changer.”—Brené Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dare to Lead
This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize... Read more »
Over the Top
By: Jonathan Van Ness
Narrated by: Jonathan Van Ness
Length: 5 hours 50 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERGOOGLE'S BEST AUDIOBOOKS OF 2019NPR'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEARINDIE BESTSELLERGOODREADS 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 Now
By: Eckhart Tolle
Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
Length: 7 hours 37 minutes
Open yourself to the transforming experience of The Power of Now, the acclaimed bestseller by revolutionary spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, now in an audio program read by the author. To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart... Read more »View audiobook
By: Selma Blair
Narrated by: Selma Blair
Length: 9 hours 43 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Selma Blair has played many roles: Ingenue in Cruel Intentions. Preppy ice queen in Legally Blonde. Muse to Karl Lagerfeld. Advocate for the multiple sclerosis community. But before all of that, Selma was known best as … a mean baby. In a memoir that is as wildly funny as it is emotionally shattering, Blair tells the... Read more »View audiobook