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New Arrivals - Downloadable Audio Books
In a drunken haze Michael Henchard sells his wife and child to a sailor for five guineas at the local fair. The next morning Henchard awakes, realizes the magnitude of what he has done, and swears he will not drink again. More than two decades later, Henchard has grown wealthy and is the Mayor of Casterbridge--but he can never escape the tragic repercussions of his past.
Hatton provides the true, inside story of the UCLA Olympic Laboratory--the drug-detection team that tests athletes for banned performance-enhancing drugs, focusing on the 2002 Olympics, in which 3 cross-country skiers were stripped of their medals because the "night Olympic team" worked tirelessly to test and expose a brand new performance-enhancing drug.
Unveiling the principle of "Massive Action," Cardone shows individuals how to push past the standard three levels of action and push on to the fourth--the level of action that guarantees the realization of goals and dreams. Exploding business myths and clich?, The 10X Rule is indispensible for anyone looking to remove luck and chance from his or her business equation.
Fifteen-year-old Rilla, the daughter of Anne Shirley Blythe, grows from a carefree, irresponsible girl into a strong and capable young woman during the war years, 1914-1918.
Taken from her home on an Aegean island as a six-year-old girl, Anaxandra calls on the protection of her goddess while she poses as two different princesses over the next six years, before ending up as a servant in the company of Helen and Paris as they make their way to Troy.
Sean O'Neil, CEO of the sales and management training and recruitment company One to One Leadership, teams up with management expert John Kulisek to offer a breakthrough program for managers looking to get the most out of their subordinates. By first identifying the 16 different employee types, O'Neil and Kulisek go on to outline strategies for effectively driving their performance.
Maggie Tulliver is a girl of uncontrollable romantic ideals. But her brother, along with most of society, cannot accept her brashness and vitality. Narrator Jill Tanner gracefully unfolds this tragic tale of love and loss.
When a girl she had met at an inner city church is murdered, fifteen-year-old Macey channels her grief into a school project that leads her to uncover prejudice she had not imagined in her grandparents and their wealthy Connecticut community.
Warrillow speaks from personal experience when he chronicles the tale of Alex--the head of a start-up advertising agency looking to sell his profitable business. The key, according to family friend Ted, is to build a successful business that stands on its own once its creator is out of the picture. Ted goes further and outlines strategies designed to build just such a company.
Three timeless stories that will whisk you into exotic lands and unforgettable adventures.
Captures a story of passion, courage, and triumph through Bayard's own words and archival photographs, and through spirituals and protest songs that Bayard often sang.
Tracy shows managers how to super-charge their efforts to maximize their employees' output. He presents simple, easily adaptable strategies for motivating and inspiring employees so that productivity and success spread naturally throughout all aspects of the company.
When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back.
A lonely duck at the zoo takes an egg home with him, but when it hatches he is shocked by what emerges.
William Gladstone, Richard Greninger, and John Selby draw upon the work of Charles Haanel, author of The Master Key System, to present a powerful and easy-to-use guide for gaining wealth and happiness. Partly inspired by Napoleon Hill's Law of Attraction, Tapping the Source provides a day-to-day plan for stimulating the process by which success and achievement are manifested.
Have you ever wondered just how a glow stick works? Or why those glow-in-the-dark stars you stick on your ceiling keep on shining? Anita Sitarski answers these questions and more, giving listeners the inside scoop on everything that glows.
A biography of American novelist Stephenie Meyer, author of the best-selling Twilight saga.
Radically altering the notion of where great ideas come from, Boynton and Fischer present an eclectic group of past and present business leaders who succeeded by looking for new and innovative ideas all around them and then putting those ideas into practice.
Brett and Tom are crazy about video games. Now they're ready to take on the best one of all -- Rodomonte's Revenge.
Jodie Harland and Bethan Keane had little in common before the plight of a homeless dog brought them together, but from that day on the two young girls were bound together as best friends. As different as night and day in personality and interests, their friendship grows strong through shared joys, trials, and, finally, a devastating loss faced together.
Kessler outlines the new paradigm facing businesspeople around the world. The era of easy money and easy jobs is over, and playing it safe is no longer the path to success. As everyone becomes entrepreneurs, the only way to reach financial goals is by taking risks. Kessler shows listeners how to properly assess risk and make the most out of any opportunity.
While climbing the sheer mountain face known as Devil's Wall, the Rock Jockeys stumble upon the empty wreckage of a B-17 Bomber, unearthing a gruesome secret. Includes valuable information on climbing equipment, techniques and safety.
NFL kicker Jason Elam and writer-pastor Steve Yohn provide an insider's look at pro football and counterterrorism that takes listeners inside a mind bent on revenge. When a stadium bomb kills thousands, football's premier linebacker--a former special ops commando--joins an elite military unit to disrupt future terrorist plans.
Comm shows potential Internet business leaders how to use all of these techniques and more to build a successful, profitable enterprise from scratch.
Jim Stanton's father has a new job at Folsom National Laboratories. When Jim goes hiking, he meets a strange girl who warns him about what the Stantons will have to sacrifice for their new, comfortable life.