April’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

Listen to last month’s roundup of the top fiction and non fiction titles downloaded by Audiobooks.com members.

Fiction

1. Fallen by David Baldacci, narrated by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy

The Fallen.

Baronville has seen four bizarre murders in just two weeks. Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex’s sister and her family. Decker, with his singular talents, may be the only one who can crack this bizarre case. Only this time-when one mistake could cost him everything-Decker finds that his previously infallible memory may not be so trustworthy after all.
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2. I’ve Got My Eyes On You by Mary Higgins Clark, narrated by January LaVoy

I've Got My Eyes On You.

After a party when her parents are away, eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. The immediate suspect is her boyfriend who had a bitter argument with her at the party. Then there is a twenty-year-old neighbor who was angry because she didn’t invite him to the party. Or is there someone else who has not yet been seen on the radar?
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3. Birthday Girl by Matthew Iden, narrated by James Anderson Foster

Birthday Girl.

Eight years ago, Elliott Nash’s daughter was murdered. Since then, everything the brilliant former criminal psychologist had is a memory-his child, his career, his wife, and his home. Now he lives on the streets around Washington, DC, with only a bottomless well of guilt and nightmares to make him feel alive. Until Amy Scowcroft solicits his help.
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4. Until You’re Mine by Cindi Madsen, narrated by Alexander Cendese and C.J. Bloom

Until You're Mine.

You might’ve heard of me, Shane Knox, the guy who rose quickly through the MMA fighter ranks, only to crash just as fast. I’ve finally convinced the owner of Team Domination to take a chance on me. What I didn’t bargain for is the guy’s spitfire of a daughter. The closer we get, the more I want Brooklyn. The stakes are high, and I know there’s a big chance of both of us getting hurt, but I won’t stop until she’s mine.
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5. After Anna by Lisa Scottoline, narrated by Mozhan Marno and Jeremy Bobb

After Anna.

Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie Ippolitti. Maggie is overjoyed when she unexpectedly gets another chance to be a mother to the child she thought she’d lost forever, Anna. Maggie and Noah know that having Anna around will change their lives, but they would never have guessed that everything would go wrong, and so quickly.
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Non-Fiction

1. A Higher Loyalty by James Comey, narrated by James Comey 

A Higher Loyalty

Former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.
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2. Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business & Life by Gay Gaddis, narrated by Gay Gaddis

Cowgirl Power

As the owner of one of the largest woman-owned advertising agencies in the U.S., Gay Gaddis knows a thing or two about empowerment. Gay‘s insights are rooted in the spirited strength of the real cowgirl heroines of the 1920s and ’30s — gutsy risk-takers in everything they did. These cowgirls are celebrated as a metaphor for the power we all have to achieve far more than we think.
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3. This Is Me by Chrissy Metz, narrated by Chrissy Metz

This Is Me.

When This Is Us debuted, a divided America embraced a show that celebrates human connection. The critically acclaimed series became America’s most watched-and most talked about-network show. As Kate Pearson, Chrissy Metz presents a character that has never been seen on television, yet viewers see themselves in her, no matter what they look like or where they come from.
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4. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World — And Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Anna R. RoslingOla Rosling, and Hans Rosling, narrated by Richard Harries

Factfulness.

When asked simple questions about global trends, we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Factfulness offers a radical new explanation of why this happens.
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5. Crushing It! How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business And Influence — And How You Can, Too by Gary Vaynerchuk, narrated by Gary VaynerchukRich Roll and Amy Schmittauer

Crushing It.

In this lively, practical, and inspiring audiobook, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each. He offers both theoretical and tactical advice on how to become the biggest thing on old standbys like Instagram, podcast platforms like Spotify, and other emerging platforms.
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February’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

Listen to this month’s roundup of the top fiction and non fiction titles downloaded by Audiobooks.com members.

Fiction

1. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, narrated by Julia Whelan

The Wife Between Us.When you listen to this audiobook, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are listening to a story about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.
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2. A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle, narrated by Hope Davis

Wrinkle In Time.

Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a “tesseract,” which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time. Read more and sample the audio.

 

 

3. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, narrated by Sean Crisden and Elisa Davis

An American Marriage.Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. 
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4. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton

Wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut-part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.
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5. Still Me by Jojo Moyes, narrated by Anna Acton

Still Me.

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the superrich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on.
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Non Fiction

1. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Leif Babin and Jocko Willink, narrated by Jocko Willnick

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead And WinIn Extreme Ownership, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life. With riveting first-hand accounts of making high-pressure decisions as Navy SEAL battlefield leaders, this book is equally gripping for leaders who seek to dominate other arenas. Read more and sample the audio.

 

 

2. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, narrated by Mike Chamberlain

Power of Habit.Named one of the best books of the year by The Wall Street Journal Financial Times and New York Times Bestseller. A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed.
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3. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance, narrated by J. D. Vance


From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class, Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis, that of white working-class Americans.
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4. All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers’ Row by James Patterson, narrated by Alex Abramovich

All-American Murder.Football coaches, players, and fans called Aaron Hernandez unstoppable. His four-year-old daughter called him Daddy. The law called him inmate #174594. He was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later a Super Bowl veteran. Aaron Hernandez’s every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life-one that ended in a maximum security prison.
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5. Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff, narrated by Holter Graham and Michael Wolff

Fire and Fury.With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time. The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous-and absolutely mesmerizing. Read more and sample the audio.

 

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December’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

Check out this month’s roundup of the top fiction and non-fiction titles downloaded by Audiobooks.com members!

Fiction

1. READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton
Wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut-part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.
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2. Origin by Dan Brown, narrated by Paul Michael

In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno, interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art, and architecture into this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind’s two most enduring questions, and the earthshaking discovery that will answer them. 
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3. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, narrated by Jennifer Lim

From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
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4. End Game by David Baldacci, narrated by Kyf Brewer

#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci returns with his most breathtaking thriller yet, mixing all the action, emotion, and social commentary we’ve come to expect in the hard-hitting Will Robie series.

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5. Tom Clancy Power and Empire by Marc Cameron, narrated by Scott Brick

A newly belligerent Chinese government leaves US President Jack Ryan with only a few desperate options in this continuation of the #1 New York Times bestselling Tom Clancy series.

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Non Fiction

1. The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish, narrated by Tiffany Haddish


From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself.

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2. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson, narrated by Roger Wayne

In 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. With academic research and well-timed poop jokes, Manson argues that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better.
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3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Narrated by Neil DeGrasse Tyson


Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.

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4. Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio, narrated by Jeremy Bobb and Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business-and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.

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5. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero, narrated by Jen Sincero

Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word.

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November’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

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FICTION

1. Wonder by R.J. Palacio, narrated by Nick PodehlKate RuddDiana Steele

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school-until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he’s just like them, despite appearances?

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2. Midnight Line by Lee Child, narrated by Dick Hill

Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?

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3. Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly, narrated by Titus Welliver

Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael Connelly An Amazon Book of the Month Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town’s 3-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big business world of pill mills and prescription drug abuse.

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4. Oathbringer: Book Three of the Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson, narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading

Dalinar Kholin’s Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction, and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat, Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with the fact that the newly kindled anger of the parshmen may be wholly justified.

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5. Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie, narrated by Dan Stevens

Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.

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NON-FICTION

1. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki, narrated by Tim Wheeler

Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. “The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money. The result is that people learn to work for money… but never learn to have money work for them.” – Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad Poor Dad

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2. Unshakeable: How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in the Coming Financial Correction by Tony Robbins, narrated by Jeremy Bobb and Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.

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3. The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne narrated by the author

In this audiobook you will discover The Secret . . . and you will learn how to have, do, or be anything you want. You will learn how to use The Secret in every single area of your life. You will hear from modern-day teachers — men and women who have used The Secret to achieve health, prosperity, relationships and happiness.

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4. How to Win Friends & Influence People, by Dale Carnegie, narrated by Andrew MacMillan

For over 60 years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this audiobook has carried thousands of now-famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. With this truly phenomenal audiobook, learn: the six ways to make people like you, the twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking and the nine ways to change people without arousing resentment.

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5. Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle, narrated by the author

The Power of Now is a guide to spiritual awakening from a man who is emerging as one of this generation’s clearest, most inspiring teachers on the subject. Eckhart Tolle is not aligned with any particular religion but does what all the great masters have done: shows that the way, the truth, and the light already exist within each of us. There is no need to look elsewhere.

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October’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

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FICTION

 

1. Origin by Dan Brown, narrated by Paul Michael

In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno, interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art, and architecture into this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind’s two most enduring questions, and the earthshaking discovery that will answer them.

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2. Before We Were Yours: A Novel by Lisa Wingate, narrated by Catherine Taber and Emily Rankin

Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.

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3. Haunted by James O. Born and James Patterson, narrated by Danny Mastrogiorgio

You can take Michael Bennett out of New York City, but you can’t take the cop out of Michael Bennett. But far from the city streets he knows so well, no one will talk to the big-city detective, and the bodies keep piling up.A young, hardscrabble, and forgotten girl is haunted… Will Bennett and his unlikely ally unmask the culprit before anyone else winds up haunted?

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4. The Rooster Bar by John Grisham, narrated by Ari Fliakos

Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped… they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.

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5. The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille, narrated by Scott Brick

What Mac learns is that there is sixty million American dollars hidden in Cuba by Sara’s grandfather when he fled Castro’s revolution. With the “Cuban Thaw” underway between Havana and Washington, Carlos, Eduardo, and Sara know it’s only a matter of time before someone finds the stash-by accident or on purpose. And Mac knows if he accepts this job, he’ll walk away rich…or not at all.

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NON-FICTION

 

1. What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton, narrated by the author


Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. 

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2. Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence by Martin Dugard and Bill O’Reilly, narrated by Robert Petkoff

Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain’s King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the listener from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe. What started as protest and unrest in the colonies soon escalated to a world war with devastating casualties.

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3. Unshakeable: How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in the Coming Financial Correction, by Tony Robbins, narrated by Jeremy Bobb and Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.

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4. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, by Jen Sincero, narrated by the author

In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word. Via chapters such as “Your Brain Is Your Bitch,” “Fear Is for Suckers” and “My Subconscious Made Me Do It,” Sincero takes you on a wild joy ride to your own transformation, helping you create the money, relationships, career, and general all-around awesomeness you so desire.

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5. Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy and Sharp, by John Medina, narrated by the author

Brain Rules for Aging Well is organized into four sections… First up, the social brain, in which topics ranging from relationships to happiness and gullibility illustrate how our emotions change with age. The second section focuses on the thinking brain, explaining how working memory and executive function change with time. The third section is all about your body: how certain kinds of exercise, diets, and sleep can slow the decline of aging.

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September’s Top 10 Audiobooks.com Member Downloads

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FICTION

 

1. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber

Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But the promise they made twenty-eight years ago calls them reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city’s children.

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2. Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton, narrated by Judy Kaye

Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate-and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns state’s evidence and two of his peers are convicted. But the ringleader escapes without a trace.

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3. Enemy of the State by Kyle Mills and Vince Flynn, narrated by Scott Brick

They’ve barely begun unraveling the connections between the Saudi government and ISIS when the brilliant new head of the intelligence directorate discovers their efforts. With Rapp getting too close, he threatens to go public with the details of the post-9/11 agreement between the two countries.

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4. Glass Houses: A Novel by Louise Penny, narrated by Robert Bathurst

When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead.

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5. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, narrated by Jennifer Lim

In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead… When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town.

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NON-FICTION

 

1. What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton, narrated by the author


Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. 

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2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, narrated by the author

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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3. Glass Castle, by Jeannette Wells, narrated by the author

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation… Hers is a story of triumph against all odds, but also a tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

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4. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, by Brene Brown, narrated by the author

“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 polarization.

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5. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Enlightenment, by Robert Wright, narrated by Fred Sanders

In Why Buddhism is True, Wright leads readers on a journey through psychology, philosophy, and a great many silent retreats to show how and why meditation can serve as the foundation for a spiritual life in a secular age.

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