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    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,464

    What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great advice but a little long-winded at times.

    • By James on 16-02-2018

    Regular price: $37.46

    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,191
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,102
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,101

    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Anonymous User on 14-11-2017

    Regular price: $37.46

    • Everything Is Lies

    • By: Helen Callaghan
    • Narrated by: Anna Popplewell, Sian Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 443
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 441

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan. Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death. The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn't a killer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Genuinely Thrilling

    • By steellyn on 24-03-2018

    Regular price: $31.21

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 68
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      5 out of 5 stars 63
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      5 out of 5 stars 63

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to Change Your Mind, written and read by Michael Pollan. When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. It promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness as well as offer relief to addicts and the mentally ill. But in the 1960s, with the vicious backlash against the counterculture, all further research was banned. In recent years, however, work has quietly begun again on the amazing potential of LSD, psilocybin and DMT. Could these drugs in fact improve the lives of many people?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By James on 14-06-2018

    Regular price: $36.45

    • Why We Sleep

    • The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 120
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      5 out of 5 stars 113
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      5 out of 5 stars 109

    Why can some birds sleep with only half of their brain? What really happens during REM sleep? Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime? Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep or what good it serves or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you value your own health, listen to this book.

    • By Anonymous User on 15-01-2018

    Regular price: $34.34

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 405
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 349

    Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen but good content so far.

    • By Diego on 04-05-2016

    Regular price: $40.60

    • Dear Amy

    • By: Helen Callaghan
    • Narrated by: Helen Baxendale, John Sackville, Laura Aikman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Margot Lewis is the agony aunt for The Cambridge Examiner. Her advice column, Dear Amy, gets all kinds of letters - but none like the one she's just received: 'Dear Amy, I don't know where I am. I've been kidnapped and am being held prisoner by a strange man. I'm afraid he'll kill me. Please help me soon, Bethan Avery.' Bethan Avery has been missing for nearly two decades. This is surely some cruel hoax. But as more letters arrive, they contain information that was never made public.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally engrossing.

    • By Chantelle on 16-04-2018

    Regular price: $34.34

    • Still Me

    • By: Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated by: Anna Acton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
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      5 out of 5 stars 444
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 440

    Lou Clark knows too many things.... She knows how many miles lie between her new home in New York and her new boyfriend, Sam, in London. She knows her employer is a good man, and she knows his wife is keeping a secret from him. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to meet someone who's going to turn her whole life upside down. Because Josh will remind her so much of a man she used to know that it'll hurt. Lou won't know what to do next, but she knows that whatever she chooses is going to change everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By simone o'carroll on 08-02-2018

    Regular price: $37.46

    • Leaders Eat Last

    • Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
    • By: Simon Sinek
    • Narrated by: Simon Sinek
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 388

    Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other. Yet other teams, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why? Today's workplaces tend to be full of cynicism, paranoia and self-interest.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good ideas but twisted truths

    • By Anonymous User on 11-10-2017

    Regular price: $31.21

    • Find Your Why

    • A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team
    • By: Simon Sinek
    • Narrated by: Simon Sinek, Stephen Shedletzky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4 out of 5 stars 76

    Find Your Why is the follow up to Start with Why, the global best seller and the subject of the third most watched TED Talk of all time. With Start With Why, Simon Sinek inspired a movement to build a world in which the vast majority of us can feel safe while we are at work and fulfilled when we go home at night. Now, along with two of his colleagues, Peter Docker and David Mead, Sinek has created a guide to the most important step any business can take: finding your why.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read - time for action

    • By Sara Paton on 22-09-2017

    Regular price: $28.09

    • Sleeping Giants

    • Themis Files, Book 1
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Christopher Ragland, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    Deadwood, USA. A girl sneaks out just before dark to ride her new bike. Suddenly, the ground disappears beneath her. Waking up at the bottom of a deep pit, she sees an emergency rescue team above her. The people looking down see something far stranger.... That girl grows up to be Dr. Rose Franklin, a brilliant scientist and the leading world expert on what she discovered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clever, Cryptic and Creepy

    • By Kristin on 04-08-2016

    Regular price: $31.21

    • Enlightenment Now

    • The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    • By: Steven Pinker
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker, read by Arthur Morey. Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible? If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred and irrationality. Yet, as Steven Pinker shows, if you follow the trendlines, you discover that our lives have become longer, healthier, safer and more prosperous - not just in the West but worldwide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential listening

    • By Timothy Lehmann on 20-02-2018

    Regular price: $37.46

    • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

    • By: Becky Albertalli
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, read by Michael Crouch. Straight people should have to come out too. And the more awkward it is, the better. Simon Spier is 16 and trying to work out who he is - and what he's looking for. But when one of his emails to the very distracting Blue falls into the wrong hands, things get all kinds of complicated. Because for Simon, falling for Blue is a big deal.... It's a holy freaking huge awesome deal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING

    • By Anonymous User on 09-04-2018

    Regular price: $31.21

    • Daring Greatly

    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 181
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 152
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, read by Karen White. Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - we strive to appear perfect. 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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator not ideal

    • By Kate on 21-04-2016
    • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 28-01-2016
    • 4 out of 5 stars 181 ratings

    Regular price: $31.21

    • Only Human

    • Themis Files, Book 3
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Sylvain Neuvel, William Hope, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel, read by a returning cast. We always thought the biggest threat to humanity would come from the outside. We were wrong. As the human race picks up the pieces of destruction left behind, a new world order emerges. New alliances are formed. Old divisions are strengthened. And, with a power struggle fuelled by the threat of mutually assured destruction, nothing is certain.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some performances were irritating beyond belief

    • By Lauren Stone on 09-06-2018

    Regular price: $30.38

    • Waking Gods

    • Themis Files, Book 2
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Adna Sablyich, Laurel Lefkow, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    An unknown vessel, not of this world, materialises in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion? Every child has nightmares. But the only thing scarier than little Eva Reyes' dreams - apocalyptic visions of death and destruction - is the habit they have of coming true. Scientist Dr Rose Franklin has no memory of the last few years. The strangers she works with say she died, and was brought back to life. The question is not just how...but why?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling read

    • By Anonymous User on 18-04-2018

    Regular price: $29.96

    • Life 3.0

    • By: Max Tegmark
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Penguin Audio presents Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark, read by Rob Shapiro. We stand at the beginning of a new era. What was once science fiction is fast becoming reality, as AI transforms war, crime, justice, jobs and society - and even our very sense of what it means to be human. More than any other technology, AI has the potential to revolutionise our collective future - and there's nobody better situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor and cofounder of the Future of Life Institute, whose work has helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great discussion on a major topic.

    • By Timothy Lehmann on 21-06-2018

    Regular price: $33.43

    • Matilda

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 273
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      5 out of 5 stars 250
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      5 out of 5 stars 248

    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's Matilda, read by multi-award-winning actress Kate Winslet. Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 7YR OLD STEP-GRAND DAUGHTER'S 1ST AUDIO BOOK

    • By Katherine on 26-05-2015

    Regular price: $28.11

    • After You

    • By: Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated by: Anna Acton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 686
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 634

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of After You by the Jojo Moyes, the stunning sequel to the worldwide phenomenon Me Before You. Jojo Moyes says: "I hadn't planned to write a sequel to Me Before You. But working on the movie script and reading the sheer volume of tweets and emails every day asking what Lou did with her life meant that the characters never left me."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the first book but still enjoyable

    • By Erica on 24-11-2016

    Regular price: $44.86

    • Diary of a Young Girl

    • By: Anne Frank
    • Narrated by: Helena Bonham Carter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 201
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      5 out of 5 stars 175
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    In Amsterdam, in the summer of 1942, the Nazis forced teenager Anne Frank and her family into hiding. For over two years, they, another family and a German dentist lived in a 'secret annexe', fearing discovery. All that time, Anne kept a diary.An intimate record of tension and struggle, adolescence and confinement, anger and heartbreak, Anne Frank's diary is one of those unique documents, famed throughout the world.It portrays innocence and humanity, suffering and survival in the starkest and most moving terms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully read<br />

    • By Amazon Customer on 31-03-2018

    Regular price: $34.35

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