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    • The Gifts of Imperfection

    • Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic down to earth book

    • By Belinda on 13-01-2015

    Regular price: $29.22

    • Daring Greatly

    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a powerful new vision, Dr. Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength, and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability - from revealing our true selves - we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Anonymous User on 15-09-2018
    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 26-07-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 59 ratings

    Regular price: $30.38

    • Rising Strong

    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Rising Strong, written and read by Brené Brown. The physics of vulnerability is simple: if we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. This is a book about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle can be our greatest call to courage and Rising Strong our clearest path to deeper meaning, wisdom and hope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Whole hearted in training

    • By Holly on 06-07-2018

    Regular price: $30.38

    • The Power of Vulnerability

    • Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage
    • By: Brené Brown PhD
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
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    On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise - that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You'll Laugh, You'll Cry, It'll Change Your Life!!

    • By Lyndon on 28-05-2015

    Regular price: $50.21

    • Braving the Wilderness

    • The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.' Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives - experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarisation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent . started it again as soon as i finished

    • By Tracey on 16-10-2017

    Regular price: $28.09

    • Origin

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointing read

    • By Veronica on 11-11-2017

    Regular price: $40.58

    • Dare to Lead

    • By: Brené Brown
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    In her number one NYT best sellers, Brené Brown 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. Leadership is not about titles, status and power over people. Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognising the potential in people and ideas, and developing that potential. This is a book for everyone who is ready to choose courage over comfort, make a difference and lead. 

    Regular price: $27.33

    • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic

    • By: Pottermore Publishing, Mark Salisbury, Hana Walker-Brown
    • Narrated by: Dan Fogler
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Available only in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest installment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan Fogler (who plays No-Maj Jacob Kowalski) will guide you through the process of creating the magical on-screen world and explore the story, themes, and characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

    • An Indian History of the American West
    • By: Dee Brown
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions. Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AWESOME

    • By stu on 06-02-2015

    Regular price: $33.79

    • The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting

    • Raising Children with Courage, Compassion, and Connection
    • By: Brené Brown PhD
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown PhD
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    On The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting, Dr. Brené Brown invites us on a journey to transform the lives of parents and children alike. Drawing on her 12 years of research on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame, she presents ten guideposts to creating what she describes as "wholehearted" families where each of us can continually learn and grow as we reach our full potential.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So clear and articulate. ..

    • By Lunagirl on 24-09-2015

    Regular price: $14.33

    • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t)

    • Telling the Truth about Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
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    Based on seven years of ground-breaking research and hundreds of interviews, I Thought It Was Just Me shines a long-overdue light on an important truth: Our imperfections are what connect us to each other and to our humanity. Our vulnerabilities are not weaknesses; they are powerful reminders to keep our hearts and minds open to the reality that we're all in this together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what I needed and wanted to hear 15 years ago

    • By karen on 18-05-2016

    Regular price: $36.54

    • The Da Vinci Code

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winner of the British Book Awards, Book of the Year, 2005.

    A murder in the silent, late night halls of the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected by a clandestine society since the days of Christ. The victim is a high-ranking agent of this ancient society who, in the moments before his death, manages to leave gruesome clues at the scene that only his cryptographer daughter and her symbologist friend can untangle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intense the whole way through.

    • By MetalShooter85 on 19-08-2018

    Regular price: $59.01

    • Red Rising

    • By: Pierce Brown
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Perfection

    • By The Lazy Book Reviewer on 17-05-2015

    Regular price: $51.25

    • Men, Women and Worthiness

    • The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough
    • By: Brené Brown PhD
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown PhD
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    What does it take to be secure in our sense of belonging and self-worth? We may hustle to attain this security through achievements, meeting expectations, or repeating affirmations to ourselves - but Dr. Brené Brown's research has shown there is ultimately one obstacle to our sense of worthiness. “Shame is the barrier,” she teaches, “and building shame resilience is how we overcome it.”

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great on it's own - but similar content

    • By Jordan on 05-05-2017

    Regular price: $17.56

    • Golden Son

    • Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy
    • By: Pierce Brown
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded among the Gold ruling class, Darrow continues his work to bring down Society from within.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books I've ever read!!!

    • By Chris Gander on 10-03-2016

    Regular price: $46.12

    • The Lost Symbol

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol. Within minutes of his arrival, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object is discovered in the Capitol Building. The object is an ancient invitation, meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom. And when Langdon's mentor is kidnapped, Langdon's only hope of saving him is to accept this invitation and follow wherever it leads him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Thriller ... Bit weird end

    • By Brian on 19-04-2015

    Regular price: $26.53

    • Rising Strong as a Spiritual Practice

    • By: Brené Brown PhD LMSW
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dr. Brown defines spirituality as something not reliant on religion, theology, or dogma - rather, it is a belief in our interconnectedness and in a loving force greater than ourselves. Whether you access the sacred through traditional worship, solitary meditation, communion with nature, or creative pursuits, one thing is clear: Rising strong after falling is a spiritual practice that brings a sense of perspective, meaning, and purpose to our lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another moving publication from Nene Brown

    • By Amazon Customer on 27-06-2017

    Regular price: $20.45

    • Morning Star

    • Book III of the Red Rising Trilogy
    • By: Pierce Brown
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 21 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society's mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A captivating and exhilarating space adventure!

    • By Chris Gander on 07-04-2016

    Regular price: $46.12

    • Inferno

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dan Brown’s new novel, Inferno, features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. As Dan Brown comments: "Although I studied Dante’s Inferno as a student, it wasn't until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante's work on the modern world."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful story that ran out of puff

    • By Swarup on 29-12-2015

    Regular price: $37.46

    • Breaking the Stronghold of Food

    • How We Conquered Food Addictions and Discovered a New Way of Living
    • By: Michael L. Brown PhD, Nancy Brown - contributor
    • Narrated by: Susan Hanfield, Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In their first-ever jointly authored book, Michael and Nancy Brown share the inspiring, practical, and humorous story of their own journey from obesity to vibrant health. If you want to break free from the stronghold of food and discover a wonderful new way of life, this book will tell you the way. 

    Regular price: $24.37

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