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THE HAPPIEST KIDS IN THE WORLD How Dutch Parents Help Their Kids (and Themselves) by Doing Less

by Rina Mae Acosta, Michele Hutchison | Read by Henrietta Meire, Karen White

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Authors Rina Mae Acosta, an American, and Michele Hutchison, a Briton, both moved to the Netherlands to be with their Dutch husbands and to start their families. Taking turns, Acosta and Hutchison describe their experiences with child-rearing in the Netherlands. Their respective sections alternate between American narrator Karen White and British narrator Henrietta Meire, a... Read More


THE KINDNESS CHALLENGE Thirty Days to Improve Any Relationship

by Shaunti Feldhahn | Read by Shaunti Feldhahn

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Shaunti Feldhahn performs her straightforward guide to improving relationships through acts of kindness with a contagious sense of enthusiasm and discovery. Feldhahn lays out the details of her 30-Day Kindness Challenge in a way that will make receptive listeners feel primed to try out some of the patterns of words, thoughts, and deeds that she suggests even if they aren't... Read More


LET IT GO Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life

by Peter Walsh | Read by Gary Furlong

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Narrator Gary Furlong's gentle Irish accent guides listeners through the process of downsizing their possessions--whether it's due to moving, a desired change in lifestyle, or having to clear out another person's belongings when that person is unable to do so. In steering listeners through all the common-sense considerations, such as making decisions, dividing belongings, and... Read More


LET ME OUT Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life

by Peter Himmelman | Read by Peter Himmelman

HighBridge Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Musician and communications expert Peter Himmelman gives an earnest, if muted, narration of his guide to getting past the things that prevent us from achieving our goals and dreams. Himmelman offers encouragement and exercises to stop negative thinking and start taking active steps to achieve goals--advice one can find from other sources. But his enthusiasm as a writer and... Read More


LIFT OFF From the Classroom to the Stars

by Donovan Livingston, Wes Moore [Foreword] | Read by Donovan Livingston

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Educator Donovan Livingston performs the short, powerful speech that caused a sensation after he gave it at the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation in 2016. He imbues his words with the cadence and rhythm of poetry--which it is--using stars and astronomy as a metaphor for students' potential as well as their challenges and struggles. Donovan's voice is powerful and... Read More

THE MIRACLE Six Steps to Enlightenment

by Joe Vitale | Read by Don Hagen

Gildan Media | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Narrator Don Hagen brings gravitas to his performance of Vitale's guide to personal betterment. Exploring one's subconscious and eliminating self-defeating thoughts are the keys to manifesting one's desires, Vitale says. Hagen delivers Vitale's explanations, examples, and exercises at a measured pace, leading listeners through the discussion in a way that gives them room to... Read More



by Mitch Horowitz | Read by Mitch Horowitz

Gildan Media | Unabridged
Personal Growth

A longtime student of human potential movements, Mitch Horowitz narrates his latest book with the appealing confidence and clarity of a seasoned voice professional. His performance commands attention to his message even when he's offering a plethora of familiar prescriptions that, from someone else, would sound formulaic. A publishing executive, Horowitz is a genial yet... Read More


OPTION B Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Earphones Award Winner

by Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant | Read by Elisa Donovan

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Narrator Elisa Donovan's palpable empathy adds to her authentic delivery of this profound and personal audio. With relaxed pacing and conversational phrasing, she makes the pathos and advice unfold with unfailing grace. Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's reactions to the unexpected death of her husband in 2015 constitute the core narrative, which features descriptions of how... Read More

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