Auckland Libraries: Audiobooks nonfiction new titles

Audiobooks nonfiction new titles

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Have a flick through our collection of nonfiction eAudiobooks and audiobooks on CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Squish, No. 8, Pod vs. Pod by Jennifer L. Holm

Squish, No. 8, Pod vs. Pod

Jennifer L. Holm

eAudiobook

Soon to be an animated show on HBO Max!From the New York Times bestselling, Eisner-winning creators of Babymouse, it's green ... it's blobby ... it's gross ... it's SQUISH(!), a comic-book-loving amoeba whose adventures are perfect for fans of Dog Man,...

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Future rising by Andrew D. Maynard

Future rising

Andrew D. Maynard

Audio CD

"Over the course of 14 billion years, humanity has gained the ability not only to imagine the future, but to design and engineer it. Entertaining and profound, Future Rising by Dr. Andrew Maynard, provides a highly original perspective on our relationship...

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The axis of insanity by Simon Furman

The axis of insanity

Simon Furman

Audio CD

"For the Doctor and his travelling companions, Peri and Erimem, it's a twisted playground, where reality, morality and sanity no longer apply. Stranded within a dimensional nexus, beset by the molten fury of the Firedbreed, they must unwrap a terrify...

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Victoria by A. N. Wilson

Victoria

A. N. Wilson

Audio CD

"Includes a wealth of new material from previously unseen sources to show us Queen Victoria as she's never been seen before. Wilson explores the curious set of circumstances that led to Victoria's coronation, her strange and isolated childhood, her p...

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Things that matter by Joshua Becker

Things that matter

Joshua Becker

eAudiobook

Discover practical steps you can take today to live a life focused on things that matter, from the bestselling author of The More of Less and The Minimalist Home."Things That Matter points the way to free ourselves from the distractions of everyday life...

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Back to the Prairie by Melissa Gilbert

Back to the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert

eAudiobook

The New York Times bestselling author and star of Little House on the Prairie returns with a new hilarious and heartfelt memoir chronicling her journey from Hollywood to a ramshackle house in the Catskills during the COVID-19 pandemic. Known for her ...

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Debt by David Graeber

Debt

David Graeber

eAudiobook

Now in audio, the updated and expanded edition of David Graeber's "fresh, fascinating, thought-provoking, and exceedingly timely" (Financial Times) history of debt. Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom:...

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Outdoor kids in an inside world by Steven Rinella

Outdoor kids in an inside world

Steven Rinella

eAudiobook

The "imperative call to action" (Nick Offerman) for parenting tough, curious, and competent kids who feel at home in the outdoors, from the New York Times bestselling author and host of the TV series and podcast MeatEater"A revelation for families st...

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Hbr's 10 must reads 2022 by author Harvard Business Review Press

Hbr's 10 must reads 2022

author Harvard Business Review Pres...

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The state you're in by Craig Pittman

The state you're in

Craig Pittman

eAudiobook

For more than thirty years, investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Craig Pittman has chronicled the wildest stories Florida has to offer. Featuring a selection of columns that have appeared in the Tampa Bay Times and other out...

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A Maori Phrase a Day by Hēmi Kelly

A Maori Phrase a Day

Hēmi Kelly

eAudiobook

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A lover's gift from her to him

A lover's gift from her to him

eAudiobook

A collection of poetry and music expressing the romantic feelings, from a woman's perspective, of poets, writers and composers through the ages, including Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Katherine Mansfield, Shakespeare's Juliet, and the music of Mendels...

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A history of the world in 100 objects by Neil MacGregor

A history of the world in 100 objects

Neil MacGregor

eAudiobook

Neil MacGregor's radio series 'A History of the World in 100 Objects' has been a unique event that has set a benchmark for public service broadcasting in the UK and across the world. This book is the tie-in to that event, reproducing the scripts describing...

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I'll show myself out by Jessi Klein

I'll show myself out

Jessi Klein

eAudiobook

The eagerly anticipated second essay collection from Jessi Klein, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling debut You'll Grow Out of It."Sometimes I think about how much bad news there is to tell my kid, the endlessly long, looping CVS receipt...

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Boswell's lives, the complete series 1-3 by Jon Canter

Boswell's lives, the complete series 1-3

Jon Canter

eAudiobook

Miles Jupp stars as James Boswell, Dr Johnson's time-travelling biographer, with a host of top actors and comedians as his celebrity interviewees'Blisteringly funny ... essential listening' Radio TimesBefore James Boswell penned a biography of his friend,...

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Ina May's guide to childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Ina May's guide to childbirth

Ina May Gaskin

eAudiobook

Drawing upon her forty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation's leading midwife, shows the benefits and joys of physiological childbirth by showing women how to trust the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birth...

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Steady by S. S. (Sarbjit S.) Johal

Steady

S. S. (Sarbjit S.) Johal

eAudiobook

How do you deal with uncertainty and anxiety when your world is upended by the coronavirus pandemic? Dr Sarb Johal, an expert in emergency management and disaster psychology, had to answer that question for an entire country as he helped develop the....

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Johan Cruyff by Auke Kok

Johan Cruyff

Auke Kok

eAudiobook

Johan Cruyff was one of the greatest footballers of all time, a worldwide phenomenon and arguably the most famous Dutchman of the 20th century. As a player on the pitch and later as a coach off the pitch, his brand of total football added a whole new...

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How do I un-remember this? by Danny Pellegrino

How do I un-remember this?

Danny Pellegrino

eAudiobook

Growing up in small-town Ohio isn't easy, particularly when you're a closeted gay kid surrounded by ... no one openly gay. Luckily, Danny Pellegrino grew up in the '90s, coming of age when the internet opened up a whole new world for a curious kid itching...

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Dirk Gently, two BBC Radio full-cast dramas by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently, two BBC Radio full-cast dramas

Douglas Adams

eAudiobook

The complete BBC Radio collection bringing together two full-cast dramatisations of Douglas Adams's Dirk Gently novels. In Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Dirk Gently has an unshakeable belief in the interconnectedness of all things, but his ...

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Foreverland by Heather Havrilesky

Foreverland

Heather Havrilesky

eAudiobook

"Full of razor-sharp, big-hearted wisdom ... Couples should read this book aloud to each other instead of writing vows. People who never want to get married should read this book anyway."--Leslie JamisonAn illuminating, poignant, and savagely funny e...

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Nowhere girl by Cheryl Diamond

Nowhere girl

Cheryl Diamond

eAudiobook

By the age of nine, I will have lived in more than a dozen countries, on five continents, under six assumed identities. I'll know how a document is forged, how to withstand an interrogation, and most important, how to disappear . . .Wild, heart-wrenching,...

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Off the Edge by Kelly Weill

Off the Edge

Kelly Weill

eAudiobook

Since 2015, there has been a spectacular boom in a nearly two-hundred-year-old delusion--the idea that we all live on a flat plane, under a glass dome, ringed by an impossible wall of ice. It is the ultimate in conspiracy theories, a wholesale rejection...

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P.D. James by P. D. James

P.D. James

P. D. James

eAudiobook

Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of P.D. James' acclaimed mysteries, plus P.D. James In Her Own WordsThis collection includes:Cover Her Face P.D. James' debut novel, introducing her famous detective Adam Dalgliesh. Starring Robin Ellis as D...

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Fabulous--the complete series 1-3 by Lucy Clarke

Fabulous--the complete series 1-3

Lucy Clarke

eAudiobook

Faye Walters knows that today's women are sorted and stylish. They have the job, the house, the colour co-ordinated capsule wardrobe. They cope with the pressures of singledom, marriage and having kids with peanut-allergies. And they all do it effort...

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RISE by Jeff Yang

RISE

Jeff Yang

eAudiobook

Rise is a love letter to and for Asian Americans--a vivid scrapbook of voices, emotions, and memories from an era in which our culture was forged and transformed, and a way to preserve both the headlines and the intimate conversations that have shaped...

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Raising good humans by Hunter Clarke-Fields

Raising good humans

Hunter Clarke-Fields

eAudiobook

"A wise and fresh approach to mindful parenting."--Tara Brach, author of Radical AcceptanceA kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, you'll find powerful and practical strategies to break free...

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The highly sensitive person's guide to dealing with toxic people by Shahida Arabi

The highly sensitive person's guide to dealing with toxic people

Shahida Arabi

eAudiobook

"Highly sensitive people (HSPs) and those who identify as empaths are natural targets for narcissists, emotional vampires, and other controlling people due to their giving nature. The Highly Sensitive Person's Guide to Dealing with Toxic People is a ...

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Llama drama by Anna McNuff

Llama drama

Anna McNuff

eAudiobook

**WINNER of the 2020 Amazon Storyteller Literary Award**"Llama Drama is simply hilarious. If anyone wants something witty and moving at the same time. Also, something empowering, then this is the one for them. I literally inhaled it." - Claudia Winkleman,...

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Mantel pieces by Hilary Mantel

Mantel pieces

Hilary Mantel

eAudiobook

A stunning collection of essays and memoir from twice Booker Prize winner and international bestseller Hilary Mantel, author of the Wolf Hall Trilogy In 1987, when Hilary Mantel was first published in the London Review of Books, she wrote to the editor,...

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Semi circles by Simon Brett

Semi circles

Simon Brett

eAudiobook

Paula Wilcox and David Wood star in this BBC Radio sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbiaHelen and Ben have recently moved into a lovely semi-detached house in an up-and-coming area, and are eager to r...

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The ring & the crown by Alison Weir

The ring & the crown

Alison Weir

eAudiobook

The excitement surrounding the marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton has prompted four of Britain's top historical biographers to look closely at Royal Weddings. Each writer focuses on different areas of interest, from Medieval to the present day,...

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Oscar Wilde, the BBC Radio Drama Collection by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde, the BBC Radio Drama Collection

Oscar Wilde

eAudiobook

The collected BBC radio productions of the major works of Oscar Wilde, plus bonus play by Neil BartlettLoved for his flamboyant personality, sparkling wit and brilliant epigrams, Oscar Wilde was a comic genius and a literary icon. This collection reflects...

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The grieving brain by Mary-Frances O'Connor

The grieving brain

Mary-Frances O'Connor

eAudiobook

A renowned grief expert and neuroscientist shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning. For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled when...

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All that she carried by Tiya Miles

All that she carried

Tiya Miles

eAudiobook

A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives."A history told with brilliance and tenderness and fearlessnes...

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Declutter like a mother by Allie Casazza

Declutter like a mother

Allie Casazza

eAudiobook

Read by the author with exclusive commentary. Successful business entrepreneur Allie Casazza shares her powerful and proven method for clearing the clutter in our minds by first clearing the clutter in our homes, the place where transformation begins....

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The best mystery stories of the year 2021

The best mystery stories of the year 2021

eAudiobook

Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided by Edgar Award-winning anthologist Otto Penzler, international bestseller Lee Child has selected the twenty most suspenseful, most...

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The Edgar Allan Poe BBC radio collection by Edgar Allan Poe

The Edgar Allan Poe BBC radio collection

Edgar Allan Poe

eAudiobook

Edgar Allan Poe's most celebrated stories, as heard on BBC Radio - plus bonus documentaries and two thrilling original dramasThe master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe has inspired generations of horror writers with his chilling Gothic tales, and is ...

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Blackwater by Claire McGowan

Blackwater

Claire McGowan

eAudiobook

They all thought she was dead. But now she's back. Golden girl Zoe's been dead for ten years, her body dragged from the river Black after a night out to celebrate the end of school. But now a woman who says she's Zoe has turned up in her hometown of....

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Raymond Chandler by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

eAudiobook

They never came tougher than Marlowe, a cynical, world-weary, wise-cracking shamus whose honesty in a dishonest world sent him down the mean streets again and again in search of some kind of justice. Ed Bishop stars as Philip Marlowe in these powerfu...

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The No. 1 ladies detective agency Vol. 5  by Alexander McCall Smith

The No. 1 ladies detective agency Vol. 5

Alexander McCall Smith

eAudiobook

The fifth and final collection of BBC Radio 4 dramatisations, adapted by Alexander McCall Smith from his own bestselling books'Touching, rhythmic, and laugh-out-loud hilarious' AudioFile Magazine'Must-listen ... beautifully cast, precisely timed, sim...

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Come as you are by Emily Nagoski

Come as you are

Emily Nagoski

eAudiobook

A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski's game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life. For much of the 20th and...

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50 shades of the USA by Anna McNuff

50 shades of the USA

Anna McNuff

eAudiobook

Disillusioned with corporate London life and with no previous experience as a long-distance cyclist, Anna decides to clamber atop a beautiful pink bicycle (named Boudica) and set out on an 11,000-mile journey on her own, through each and every state of...

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Admissions by Kendra James

Admissions

Kendra James

eAudiobook

Kendra James began her professional life selling a lie. As an admissions officer specializing in diversity recruitment for select prep schools, her job was persuading students and families to embark on the same perilous journey, attending cutthroat and...

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The usual Santas

The usual Santas

eAudiobook

Sixteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors! Featuring short crime fiction by: Helene Tursten, Mick Herron, Martin Limon, Timothy Hallinan, Mette Ivie Harrison, Colin Cotterill, Ed Lin, Stuart Neville, Tod Gol...

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Inspector Morse, BBC radio drama collection by Colin Dexter

Inspector Morse, BBC radio drama collection

Colin Dexter

eAudiobook

Last Seen Wearing: Inspector Morse is reluctant to take over an old missing person case from a dead colleague. But two years, three months and two days after teenager Valerie Taylor's disappearance, somebody decides to supply some surprising new evidence....

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Move the body, heal the mind by Jennifer J. Heisz

Move the body, heal the mind

Jennifer J. Heisz

eAudiobook

A noted neuroscientist reveals groundbreaking research on how fitness and exercise can combat mental health conditions such as anxiety, dementia, ADHD, and depression, and offers a plan for improving focus, creativity, and sleep. Jennifer Heisz share...

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The final twist by Jeffery Deaver

The final twist

Jeffery Deaver

eAudiobook

The gripping new thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Jeffery Deaver Twist left. Unique Investigator Colter Shaw is searching for the answer to his father's final, posthumous riddle. It will lead him to evidence that will topple the secret...

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Animal, vegetable, junk by Mark Bittman

Animal, vegetable, junk

Mark Bittman

eAudiobook

The history of Homo sapiens is usually told as a story of technology or economics. But there is a more fundamental driver: food. How we hunted and gathered explains our emergence as a new species and our earliest technology; our first food systems, from...

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The power of writing it down by Allison Fallon

The power of writing it down

Allison Fallon

eAudiobook

Discover the power of (finally) getting unstuck, claiming your clarity, and becoming the person whose life you want to live--all through a simple self-care practice you can build into your daily routine. For anyone who's trying to make sense of their...

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The proof is in the plants by Simon Hill

The proof is in the plants

Simon Hill

eAudiobook

Our health is in crisis and so is our climate. What if there was a way of eating that may help us live healthier for longer and protect the future of our planet, too? The good news is that evidence now shows a plant-based diet may offer us exactly that...

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The twilight kingdom by Will Shindler

The twilight kingdom

Will Shindler

Audio CD

"The blood of innocents has been spilt, a terrible sequence of events has been set in motion. The forces of darkness are on the move. Deep underground, an army of light prepares itself for the oncoming war. The Doctor's used to winning. Stumbling in,...

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Dear Bill Bryson by Ben Aitken

Dear Bill Bryson

Ben Aitken

Audio CD

"In 2013, travel writer Ben Aitken decided to follow in the footsteps of his hero - literally - and started a journey around the UK, tracing the trip taken by Bill Bryson in his classic tribute to the British Isles, 'Notes from a Small Island.' Staying...

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Musical revolutions by Stuart Isacoff

Musical revolutions

Stuart Isacoff

eAudiobook

From the critically acclaimed author of Temperament, a narrative account of the most defining moments in musical history--classical and jazz--all of which forever altered Western culture "A fascinating journey that begins with the origins of musical ...

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My life in the sunshine by Nabil Ayers

My life in the sunshine

Nabil Ayers

eAudiobook

"Nabil traces the image of his father through song. With growing fascination and heartbreak, he draws out meaning from the shadow of absence, and ultimately redefines what it means to be a family."--Michelle Zauner, New York Times bestselling author of...

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The miracle of Normandy by Alex Gerlis

The miracle of Normandy

Alex Gerlis

eAudiobook

"D-Day marked the start of the Battle for Normandy which in turn led to the liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe and the defeat of Germany. Although it is seen as an unqualified success, the Battle for Normandy was a much more closely fought affair. It...

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Trust & inspire by Stephen M. R. Covey

Trust & inspire

Stephen M. R. Covey

eAudiobook

Bestselling author Stephen Covey has made it his mission to understand trust in organizations. In his new breakthrough leadership book Trust and Inspire, Covey shows that though our world has evolved, our style of leadership still has not--but it's time...

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When they win, you win by Russ Laraway

When they win, you win

Russ Laraway

eAudiobook

This program is read by the author, inspirational business leader Russ Laraway. From the legendary Silicon Valley manager who inspired Radical Candor, the three simple rules for creating happy, engaged teams. Businesses everywhere are plagued by managers...

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I can take it from here by Lisa Forbes

I can take it from here

Lisa Forbes

eAudiobook

An emotional, page-turning account of unhealed trauma and personal transformation that will break your heart and change your mind, in the tradition of Somebody's Daughter, A Piece of Cake, and Jesmyn Ward's Men We ReapedRiveting, honest, and raw, I Can...

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Somewhere we are human

Somewhere we are human

eAudiobook

"[These contributions] touch on so many different facets of the immigrant experience that readers will find much to ponder ... [and] experience how creative writing enriches our understanding of each other and our lives."--BooklistIntroduction by Pul...

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The enchanted life by Sharon Blackie

The enchanted life

Sharon Blackie

eAudiobook

"Taking as her starting point the inspiration and wisdom that can be derived from myth, fairy tales, and folk culture, Dr. Sharon Blackie offers a set of practical and grounded tools for enchanting our lives and the places we live, so leading to a gr...

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That little voice in your head by Mo Gawdat

That little voice in your head

Mo Gawdat

eAudiobook

That Little Voice in Your Head is the practical guide to achieving joy from Mo Gawdat, the internationally bestselling author of Solve for Happy. In this book, Mo reveals how by beating negative self-talk, we can optimize our thinking, turning our greed...

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We learnt about Hitler at the Mickey Mouse Club by Enid Elliott Linder

We learnt about Hitler at the Mickey Mouse Club

Enid Elliott Linder

Audio CD

"Enid Elliot Linder was the daughter of a butler and a lady's maid in service in some of England's grandest country houses. Evoking the lost world of a childhood 'below stairs', Linder's touching memoir describes how her life changed as Britain headed...

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You goddess! by E. (Elizabeth) Foley

You goddess!

E. (Elizabeth) Foley

Audio CD

"Why settle for mere mortal excellence when you could be living like a goddess? This title takes us on a colourful tour of ancient deities and legends through the prism of female power, sharing the mythical stories of 25 goddesses from every corner of...

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Thinsanity by Glenn Mackintosh

Thinsanity

Glenn Mackintosh

Audio CD

"'Thinsanity' transforms the way we approach weight management of the body, by starting with the mind. New scientific developments are offering insights into a compassionate way to make peace with food, fall in love with physical movement, and learn to...

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Semi-gloss by Justine Cullen

Semi-gloss

Justine Cullen

Audio CD

"In her collection of autobiographical essays, fashion magazine editor Justine Cullen takes us on a hilariously candid exploration of her life so far - and all the mistakes she's made along the way. 'Semi-Gloss' is an intimate, sharp and witty look at...

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Son of the brush by Tim Olsen

Son of the brush

Tim Olsen

Audio CD

"Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's most famous living painter, John Olsen. Tim's childhood was dominated by his father's work, travelling to Europe and to communities around Australia as John sought inspiration and artistic fellowship. It was...

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Public enemies by Mark Dapin

Public enemies

Mark Dapin

Audio CD

"In the Australia of the 1960s, '70s and '80s, armed robbers were the top of the criminal food chain. Their dash and violence were celebrated, and men like Ray Denning and Russell 'Mad Dog' Cox were household names long before Underbelly established....

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Of gold and dust by Samantha Wills

Of gold and dust

Samantha Wills

Audio CD

"Samantha Wills started her self-titled jewellery company on the kitchen table of her share house in the eastern suburbs of Sydney when she was just 21 years old. While her rise to the global stage looked meteoric to many, Samantha has said 'It took me...

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Other people's houses by Hilary McPhee

Other people's houses

Hilary McPhee

Audio CD

"Publishing legend Hilary McPhee exchanges one hemisphere for another. Fleeing the aftermath of a failed marriage, she embarks on a writing project in the Middle East, for a member of the Hashemite royal family, a man she greatly respects. Here she f...

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No matter our wreckage by Gemma Carey

No matter our wreckage

Gemma Carey

Audio CD

"When Gemma Carey was 12 years old, a man twice her age would sneak into her bedroom on a weekly basis and sexually assault her. When Gemma was 17, she took the perpetrator to court without anyone else knowing and had him placed on the child sex offe...

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The Mind Strength method by Jodie Lowinger

The Mind Strength method

Jodie Lowinger

Audio CD

"What if you could turn anxiety into your superpower? Dr Jodie Lowinger - clinical psychologist, executive coach and founder of the Anxiety Clinic - is at the forefront of mental health practice and has already helped thousands reframe their anxiety in...

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The long run by Catriona Menzies-Pike

The long run

Catriona Menzies-Pike

Audio CD

"No one ever expected Catriona Menzies-Pike to run a marathon. She hated running, and was a hopeless athlete. When she was twenty her parents died suddenly - and for a decade she was stuck. She started running on a whim, and finally her grief started...

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The lost boys by Paul Byrnes

The lost boys

Paul Byrnes

Audio CD

"In the First World War of 1914-1918, thousands of boys across Australia and New Zealand lied about their age, forged a parent's signature and left to fight on the other side of the world. Though some were as young as thirteen, they soon found they could...

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The killing streets by Tanya Bretherton

The killing streets

Tanya Bretherton

Audio CD

"In December 1932, as the Depression tightened its grip, the body of a woman was found in Queens Park, Sydney. It was a popular park. There were houses in plain view. Yet this woman had been violently murdered without anyone noticing. Other equally brutal...

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The long goodbye by P. J. (Pamela J.) Parker

The long goodbye

P. J. (Pamela J.) Parker

Audio CD

"Spanning three generations of a rural Queensland farming family, 'The Long Goodbye' is an unforgettable story of love and loss by an outstanding new writer of originality and remarkable skill. When Pamela's ageing mother succumbs to advanced dementia...

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In my past life I was Cleopatra by Amal Awad

In my past life I was Cleopatra

Amal Awad

Audio CD

"For as long as humans have existed, we have consulted everything from the stars to stones with symbols on them. As an Arab Muslim, Amal Awad grew up with a keen awareness of all the unseen forces at play in her life - superstition, fatalism and magical...

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Fathoms by Rebecca Giggs

Fathoms

Rebecca Giggs

Audio CD

"When Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whale stranded on an Australian beach, she began to wonder how the lives of whales might shed light on the condition of our seas. How do whales experience environmental change? Has our connection to these fa...

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Eleven bats by Anthony Moffitt

Eleven bats

Anthony Moffitt

Audio CD

"Anthony 'Harry' Moffitt spent more than 20 years in the SAS. Alongside the SAS, Harry's other lifetime love is cricket. An improvised game of cricket was often the circuit-breaker Harry and his team needed after the tension of operations. He began a...

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Brave new humans by Sarah Dingle

Brave new humans

Sarah Dingle

Audio CD

"Journalist Sarah Dingle was 27 when she learnt that her identity was a lie. Over dinner one night, her mother casually mentioned Sarah had been conceived using a sperm donor. The man who'd raised Sarah wasn't her father; in fact, she had no idea who...

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Call of the reed warbler by Charles Massy

Call of the reed warbler

Charles Massy

Audio CD

"In 'Call of the Reed Warbler', Charles Massy explores regenerative agriculture & the vital connection between our soil & our health. It is the story of how a grassroots revolution a true underground insurgency can save the planet, help reduce & reve...

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Body image warrior by Chelsea Bonner

Body image warrior

Chelsea Bonner

Audio CD

"The modelling and advertising industries persistently tell women they're fat, ugly and abnormal if they conform to anything other than a western ideal of beauty. In 2002 Chelsea Bonner founded BELLA, a modelling agency focused on healthy body size a...

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The boy in the dress by Jonathan Butler

The boy in the dress

Jonathan Butler

Audio CD

"On a balmy Townsville night in 1944, young serviceman Warwick Meale is found beaten to death under a bridge. The army and police do not, or will not, conduct a proper investigation and history forgets the killer - until now. Nearly eighty years on, ...

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Australian farming families by Deb Hunt

Australian farming families

Deb Hunt

Audio CD

"Deb Hunt sets out to discover what makes what makes Australian farming families tick. She travels tens of thousands of kilometres to properties at either end of the country, from a vast, dusty cattle run in outback Queensland to the wheat belt of We...

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This farming life by Tim Saunders

This farming life

Tim Saunders

Audio CD

"Farmer Tim Saunders manages to incorporate some writing into his days, and here he describes his life through the seasons: summer - shearing, slaughter, crop harvest, conservation; autumn - floods, trading stock, drenching, dagging; winter - maize h...

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Dirty work by Eyal Press

Dirty work

Eyal Press

Audio CD

"Guards who patrol the wards of America's most violent and abusive prisons. Undocumented immigrants who man the 'kill floors' of industrial slaughterhouses. Roustabouts who drill for oil on offshore rigs. And drone operators who kill people from thousands...

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A short history of Islamic thought by Fitzroy Morrissey

A short history of Islamic thought

Fitzroy Morrissey

Audio CD

"Day after day we read of the caliphate and the Qur'an, of Sunni and Shi'a, Salafis and Sufis, integration and isolation, radicals and refugees. Almost a quarter of the world's populate is Muslim. It is clear that understanding the modern world requi...

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The uncaged sky by Kylie Moore-Gilbert

The uncaged sky

Kylie Moore-Gilbert

Audio CD

"On September 12th, 2018 British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert was arrested at Tehran Airport by Iran's feared Islamic Revolutionary Guards. Convicted of espionage in a shadowy trial presided over by Iran's most notorious judge, Dr Moore-Gilbert...

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The poisonous solicitor by Stephen Bates

The poisonous solicitor

Stephen Bates

Audio CD

"In 1922, Major Herbert Armstrong, a Hay-on-Wye solicitor, was found guilty of, and executed for, poisoning his wife, Katharine, with arsenic. Armstrong's case has all the ingredients of a classic murder mystery, from a plot by Agatha Christie or Dor...

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Beyond Bitcoin by Steven Boykey Sidley

Beyond Bitcoin

Steven Boykey Sidley

Audio CD

"After over a decade of Bitcoin, which has now moved beyond lore and hype into an increasingly robust star in the firmament of global assets, a new and more important question has arisen. What happens beyond Bitcoin? The answer is decentralised finance...

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Our biggest experiment by Alice R. Bell

Our biggest experiment

Alice R. Bell

Audio CD

"'Our Biggest Experiment' tells the story of how the world became addicted to fossil fuels, how we discovered that electricity may be our saviour and how renewable energy is far from a 20th century discovery. Dr Alice Bell cuts through the jargon and...

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A field guide to larking by Lara Maiklem

A field guide to larking

Lara Maiklem

Audio CD

"To lark is to get out and about, to explore the world around us and to discover the little treasures hiding in plain sight. We think, of course, of mudlarking but there is also beachlarking, fieldlarking or even simply exploring your own home with fresh...

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The world's strongest audiobook by Eddie Hall

The world's strongest audiobook

Eddie Hall

Audio CD

"Go behind the scenes with Eddie as we follow his incredible journey from World's Strongest Man to competing in 'The Heaviest Boxing Match in History', featuring training diaries, 10 rounds of mental preparation, and documentary clips. You'll hear ex...

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The secret prison governor by author Anonymous

The secret prison governor

author Anonymous

Audio CD

"The Secret Prison Governor has spent decades surrounded by every type of prisoner known to man, from petty thieves and common drug dealers to crime bosses and dangerous serial killers. Since starting as a rookie, he has experienced the reality of the...

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Hello, stranger by Will Buckingham

Hello, stranger

Will Buckingham

Audio CD

"We navigate our interactions with strangers according to a host of unwritten rules, rituals and (sometimes awkward) attempts at politeness. But what if the people we meet were not a problem, but a gift? When philosopher and traveller Will Buckingham's...

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A father's plea by Kamalle Dabboussy

A father's plea

Kamalle Dabboussy

Audio CD

"When Mariam married her childhood sweetheart in a fairytale Sydney wedding, her father Kamalle dreamed of a beautiful future for his family. When the young couple and their baby daughter went on an overseas holiday, he couldn't have been happier. But...

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SAS ghost patrol by Damien Lewis

SAS ghost patrol

Damien Lewis

Audio CD

"This is the explosive true story of the day in 1942 when the SAS donned Nazi uniforms to perpetrate the most audacious and daring mission of the war. Beyond top secret, deniable in the extreme (and of course enjoying Churchill's enthusiastic blessing),...

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A secret sisterhood by Emily Midorikawa

A secret sisterhood

Emily Midorikawa

Audio CD

"Drawing on letters and diaries, some of which have never been published before, and new documents uncovered during the authors' research, the creative connections explored here reveal: Jane Austen's bond with a family servant, the amateur playwright...

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In search of madness by Brendan (Brendan D.) Kelly

In search of madness

Brendan (Brendan D.) Kelly

Audio CD

"Who is 'mad'? Who is not? And who decides? In this fascinating new exploration of mental illness, Professor Brendan Kelly examines 'madness' in history and how we have responded to it over the centuries. We travel from the psychiatric institutions of...

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