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    • The Nightingale

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 416
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 384

    Bravery, courage, fear, and love in a time of war. Despite their differences sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband, Antoine, and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight, and Viann finds herself isolated, so Isabelle is sent by their father to help her. As the war progresses, the sisters' relationship and strength are tested.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Ness on 10-09-2015

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • At the Wolf's Table

    • By: Rosella Postorino
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

     

    Germany, 1943: Twenty-six-year-old Rosa Sauer’s parents are gone, and her husband, Gregor, is far away, fighting on the front lines. Impoverished and alone in war-torn Berlin, she makes the fateful decision to seek refuge with her in-laws in the countryside. But one morning, the SS arrive to inform her she has been conscripted as one of Hitler’s food tasters. Twice a day, Rosa and nine other women must go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf’s Lair, to eat his meals before he does. After each meal, the women must wait an hour to see if they will die.

    Non-member price: $26.03

    • Sarah's Key

    • By: Tatiana de Rosnay
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a 10 year-old girl, is arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By Rebecca on 23-04-2019

    Non-member price: $40.91

    • Parenting with Presence

    • Practices for Raising Conscious, Confident, Caring Kids
    • By: Susan Stiffelman
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Our children can be our greatest teachers. Parenting expert Susan Stiffelman writes that the very behaviors that push our buttons - refusing to cooperate or ignoring our requests - can help us build awareness and shed old patterns, allowing us to raise our children with greater ease and enjoyment.

    Non-member price: $30.72

    • Shaggy Muses

    • The Dogs Who Inspired Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf
    • By: Maureen Adams
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Based on diaries, letters, and other contemporary accounts, these five miniature biographies allow us unparalleled intimacy with women of genius in their hours of domestic ease and inner vulnerability. Shaggy Muses also enchants us with a pack of new friends: Flush, Keeper, Carlo, Foxy, Linky, Grizzle, Pinka, and all the other devoted canines who loved and served these great writers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Detail page is a little misleading

    • By Fiona Thurn on 27-04-2016
    • The Dogs Who Inspired Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf
    • By: Maureen Adams
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 16-08-2007
    • 3 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Non-member price: $40.62

    • Ask for It

    • How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want
    • By: Sara Laschever, Linda Babcock
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ask for It explains why it's essential to ask (men do it all the time) and teaches you how to ask effectively, in ways that feel comfortable to you as a woman. Whether you currently avoid negotiating like the plague or consider yourself hard-charging and fearless, Babcock and Laschever's compelling stories of real women will help you recognize how much more you deserve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reading "Ask" should be a Woman's rite of passage

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-09-2016

    Non-member price: $46.77

    • A Piece of the World

    • By: Christina Baker Kline
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    For decades Christina Olson's whole world has been a rocky, windswept point on the coast of Maine, the farmhouse her ancestors fled to from the Salem witch trials. A world she fears she will never leave. As a girl, farm life asked more of Christina than it did her family, her wasting limbs turning every task into a challenge. But the very tenacity that strengthened her may dash her chances for a life beyond her chores and extinguish her hopes for love.

    Non-member price: $18.72

    • A Paris Affair

    • By: Tatiana de Rosnay
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone, Simon Vance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Late nights at the office... Hotel rooms and secret rendezvous... Lingering perfume... Sizzling texts... What takes place in Paris when husbands and wives tangle with infidelity? In this compulsively listenable collection, Tatiana de Rosnay paints a portrait of forbidden loves in many shades - sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt, always with a dry wit and unflinching authenticity.

    Non-member price: $35.54