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    • My Life in France

    • By: Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    This memoir is laced with wonderful stories about the French character, particularly in the world of food, and the way of life that Julia Child embraced so wholeheartedly. Above all, she reveals the kind of spirit and determination, the sheer love of cooking, and the drive to share that with her fellow Americans that made her the extraordinary success she became.

    Non-member price: $54.07

    • A Spool of Blue Thread

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
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      4 out of 5 stars 53
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      4 out of 5 stars 55

    "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon…" This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. Yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are getting older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them and their beloved family home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Belinda on 15-05-2015

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • Olive Kitteridge

    • Fiction
    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    In a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Strout binds together 13 rich, luminous narratives into an audiobook with the heft of a novel, through the presence of one larger-than-life, unforgettable character: Olive Kitteridge. 

    Non-member price: $43.89

    • Anything Is Possible

    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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    Anything Is Possible tells the story of the inhabitants of rural, dusty Amgash, Illinois, the hometown of Lucy Barton, a successful New York writer who finally returns, after 17 years of absence, to visit the siblings she left behind. Reverberating with the deep bonds of family and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout's place as one of America's most respected and cherished authors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Caitlin on 15-05-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Clock Dance

    • By: Anne Tyler
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life: when she was 11 and her mother disappeared, being proposed to at 21, the accident that would make her a widow at 41. At each of these moments, Willa ended up on a path laid out for her by others. So when she receives a phone call telling her that her son’s ex-girlfriend has been shot and needs her help, she drops everything and flies across the country. The spur-of-the moment decision to look after this woman - and her nine-year-old daughter, and her dog - will lead Willa into uncharted territory....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Underwhelming use of Anne Tyler's skills.

    • By Dr. Jeannette Kavanagh on 11-10-2018

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Shattered

    • Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign
    • By: Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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    It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat can begin with anything other than the core problem of Hillary's campaign - the candidate herself.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A stark reminder why they lost...

    • By Joshua on 13-05-2017

    Non-member price: $45.70

    • Positive Discipline Parenting Tools

    • The 49 Most Effective Methods to Stop Power Struggles, Build Communication, and Raise Empowered, Capable Kids
    • By: Jane Nelsen Ed.D., Mary Nelsen Tamborski, Brad Ainge
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr, Kathleen McInerney, Fred Sanders
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Do you wish there was a way to raise well-behaved children without punishment? Are you afraid the only alternative is being overly indulgent? With Positive Discipline, an encouragement model based on both kindness and firmness, you don't have to choose between these two extremes. Using these 49 Positive Discipline tools honed and perfected after years of real-world research and feedback, you'll be able to work with your children instead of against them.

    Non-member price: $41.01

    • The Male Brain

    • A Breakthrough Understanding of How Men and Boys Think
    • By: Louann Brizendine M.D.
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling male brain.
     
    Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the male brain, showing how, through every phase of life, the "male reality" is fundamentally different from the female one. Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain:

         *is a lean, mean, problem-solving machine. Faced with a personal problem, a man will use his analytical brain structures, not his emotional ones, to find a solution. 

         *thrives under competition, instinctively plays rough and is obsessed with rank and hierarchy. 

         *has an area for sexual pursuit that is 2.5 times larger than the female brain, consuming him with sexual fantasies about female body parts.

         *experiences such a massive increase in testosterone at puberty that he perceive others' faces to be more aggressive.


    The Male Brain finally overturns the stereotypes. Impeccably researched and at the cutting edge of scientific knowledge, this is a book that every man, and especially every woman bedeviled by a man, will need to own.

    Praise for The Female Brain:
    "Louann Brizendine has done a great favor for every man who wants to understand the puzzling women in his life. A breezy and enlightening guide to women and a must-read for men."
    —Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
     
         
     
     


    From the Hardcover edition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So damn good!

    • By Hannah on 13-11-2017

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Haunted

    • By: Chuck Palahniuk
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Marc Cashman, Erik Davies, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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    Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is a novel made up of stories: 23 of them, to be precise. Twenty-three of the most horrifying, hilarious, mind-blowing, stomach-churning tales you'll ever encounter, sometimes all at once. They are told by people who have answered an ad headlined "Writers' Retreat: Abandon Your Life for Three Months", and who are led to believe that here they will leave behind all the distractions of "real life" that are keeping them from creating the masterpiece that is in them.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Worse than bad - just boring

    • By Amazon Customer on 14-04-2015

    Non-member price: $46.32

    • My Name Is Lucy Barton

    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 88
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4 out of 5 stars 84

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, read by Kimberly Farr. A mother comes to visit her daughter in hospital after having not seen her in many years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book and brilliant performance

    • By Gabrielle on 21-05-2017

    Non-member price: $28.09

    • Women in Sunlight

    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    She watches from her terrazza as the three American women carry their luggage into the stone villa down the hill. Who are they, and what brings them to this Tuscan village so far from home? An expat herself, and with her own unfinished story, she can't help but question: will they find what they came for?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing

    • By Amazon Customer jo on 08-07-2018

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • I Need Your Love, Is That True?

    • How to Stop Seeking Love, Approval, and Appreciation and Start Finding Them Instead
    • By: Byron Katie
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    In Loving What Is, best-selling author Byron Katie introduced thousands of people to her simple and profound method of finding happiness through questioning the mind. Now, I Need Your Love, Is That True? examines a universal, age-old source of anxiety: our relationships with others. In this groundbreaking book, Katie helps you question everything you have been taught to do to gain love and approval. In doing this, you discover how to find genuine love and connection.

    Non-member price: $35.05

    • Madame Fourcade's Secret War

    • The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler
    • By: Lynne Olson
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1941 a 31-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization - the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed, independent, and a lifelong rebel against her country’s conservative, patriarchal society, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade was temperamentally made for the job. Her group’s name was Alliance, but the Gestapo dubbed it Noah’s Ark because its agents used the names of animals as their aliases.

    Non-member price: $48.69

    • Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy

    • The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters
    • By: Anne Boyd Rioux
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since its publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women has been one of America's favorite stories. While we now think of it as a girls' book, it was initially read by both boys and girls, men and women of all ages. Professor Anne Boyd Rioux, who read it in her 20s, tells us how Louisa May Alcott came to write the book and drew inspiration for her story from her own life. Rioux sees the novel's beating heart in its honest look at adolescence and its inspiring vision of young women's resilience and hope.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Enchantment

    • The Life of Audrey Hepburn
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    Her name is synonymous with elegance, style, and grace. Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey Hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. But despite her international fame and her tireless efforts on behalf of UNICEF, Audrey was also known for her intense privacy.

    Non-member price: $58.49

    • Isabella

    • The Warrior Queen
    • By: Kirstin Downey
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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    Whether saintly or satanic, no female leader has done more to shape our modern world, in which millions of people in two hemispheres speak Spanish and practice Catholicism. Yet history has all but forgotten Isabella's influence, due to hundreds of years of misreporting that often attributed her accomplishments to Ferdinand, the bold and philandering husband she adored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By Rob C on 12-05-2019

    Non-member price: $58.45

    • The Truth According to Us

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Tara Sands, Julia Whelan, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    "I can't stand this poky little town any more. How can I bear it for three more months? Today alone has lasted years..." Disinherited by her father, the debutante Miss Layla Beck is forced to spend the hot summer of 1938 in Macedonia, West Virginia, and is tasked with recording the small town's history. She arrives with one goal: to get out as quickly as possible. Macedonia's history seems simple enough - brief and uneventful.

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • The Last Year of the War

    • By: Susan Meissner
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Elise Sontag is a typical Iowa 14-year-old in 1943 - aware of the war but distanced from its reach. Then her father, a legal US resident for nearly two decades, is suddenly arrested on suspicion of being a Nazi sympathizer. The family is sent to an internment camp in Texas, where behind the armed guards and barbed wire, Elise feels stripped of everything beloved and familiar, including her own identity. The only thing that makes the camp bearable is meeting fellow internee Mariko Inoue, a Japanese American teen from Los Angeles.

    Non-member price: $48.76

    • South and West: From a Notebook

    • By: Joan Didion
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard dialogue, observations, interviews, drafts of essays and articles. Here is one such draft that traces a road trip she took with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, in June 1970, through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. She interviews prominent local figures, describes motels, diners, a deserted reptile farm, a visit with Walker Percy, a ladies' brunch at the Mississippi Broadcasters' Convention.

    Non-member price: $10.47

    • Sometimes the Magic Works

    • Lessons from a Writing Life
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren, Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Sometimes the Magic Works, New York Times best-selling author Terry Brooks shares his secrets for creating unusual, memorable fiction. Spanning topics from the importance of daydreaming to the necessity of writing an outline, from the fine art of showing instead of merely telling to creating believable characters who make readers care what happens to them, Brooks draws upon his own experiences, hard lessons learned, and delightful discoveries made.

    Non-member price: $30.47

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