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Self: Come In, We’re Open

We’re included more listening titles on the topic of exploring how we think, make decisions, and impact the world around us. Heather Havrilesky’s subtitle “…Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life” seems to sum up our choices nicely.

Live Happy
LIVE HAPPY: TEN PRACTICES FOR CHOOSING JOY

Deborah K. Heisz, read by Karen White
Harper Audio
Intuitive, well-crafted advice for making your life more joyous

How To Be A Person In The World
HOW TO BE A PERSON IN THE WORLD: ASK POLLY’S GUIDE THROUGH THE PARADOXES OF MODERN LIFE

Heather Havrilesky, read by Heather Havrilesky
Random House Audio
Advice on becoming a good person, partner, worker, and citizen

The Power Of Paradox
THE POWER PARADOX: HOW WE GAIN AND LOSE INFLUENCE

Dacher Keltner, read by Kaleo Griffith
Penguin Audio
How empathy and collaboration can increase the difference you make in life

Old Age: A Beginner's Guide
OLD AGE: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE

Michael Kinsley, read by Danny Campbell
Random House Audio
Earphones Award Winner
Thinking about your life, getting ready for death—in a good way

Meet The New You
 MEET THE NEW YOU: A 21-DAY PLAN FOR EMBRACING FRESH ATTITUDES AND FOCUSED HABITS FOR REAL LIFE CHANGE
Elisa Pulliam, read by Renee Ertl
Oasis Audio
A Christian coach shows how to find your value and purpose.

For more SELF recommendations, browse AudioFile’s newest personal growth reviews!

Behind the Mic: The Mothers

When we heard Adenrele Ojo perform Brit Bennett’s novel about three teenagers as their lives intertwine, we knew that listeners should get this audiobook on their must-lists. Follow AudioFile Behind the Mic and watch Adenrele Ojo tell us more about THE MOTHERS. You won’t hesitate to start listening.

“Brit Bennett kept me on an emotional roller-coaster. I was totally invested.”—Adenrele Ojo

The Mothers

THE MOTHERS
by Brit Bennet, read by Adenrele Ojo
Penguin Audio
Earphones Award Winner

Adenrele delivers the beautiful, powerful language and the memorable, real-life characters. The Mothers, those church ladies who see all and think they know all, will be just one part of this great listen. Listen to a sound clip of Adenrele and read our full review here!

Adenrele Ojo
Photo: David Wendell Boykins

See AudioFile’s Q & A with Adenrele in a guest post on Book Riot!

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Tease: November New Releases

November 1st, 2016:

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THE FIX UP
Kendall Ryan, read by Ava Erickson John Lange
Blackstone Audio

A SURE THING
Marie Harte, read by CJ Bloom
Tantor Media

I SEE YOU
Molly McAdams, read by Em Eldridge & Graham Halstead
Harper Audio

BODYGUARD
Jessica Linden, read by Erin Cottrell
Hachette Audio

DAZZLING
Elizabeth Hayley, read by Kristin Kalbli
Hachette Audio

WORTH THE RISK
Jamie Beck, read by Scott Merriman
Brilliance Audio

WHAT YOU DO TO ME
Barbara Longley, read by Terri Clark Linden
Brilliance Audio

November 8th, 2016:

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LEOPARD’S FURY
Christine Feehan, read by Jim Frangione
Recorded Books

ONE SNOWY NIGHT
Jill Shalvis, read by Karen White
Harper Audio

HOLD ME COWBOY
Maisey Yates, read by Lillian Thayer
Harlequin Audio

SUDDENLY DATING
Julia London, read by Cristina Panfilio
Brilliance Audio

TURBULENT DESIRES
Melody Anne, read by Terri Clark Linden
Brilliance Audio

November 15th, 2016:

HER HOPES AND DREAMS
Terri Osburn, read by Karen Peakes
Brilliance Audio

FILTHY RICH
Raine Miller, read by Jeremy York & Sienna Frances
Brilliance Audio

November 22nd, 2016:

ALL THE DEAD GIRLS
Rita Herron, read by Eric G. Dove
Brilliance Audio

November 29th, 2016:

Size Matters

THE VISCOUNT AND THE VIXEN
Lorraine Heath, read by Helen Lloyd
Harper Audio

SIZE MATTERS
Alison Bliss, read by Violet Strong
Hachette Audio


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Solve: The Deal

We’ve been talking about the Strand Originals Series all month—these audiobook shorts deliver mystery in small bites. Great suspense, terrific authors, and intriguing listening.

The Deal

THE DEAL
by Michael Palmer & Matthew Palmer, read by Fleet Cooper
Hachette Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award

“Fleet Cooper definitely lavishes his listeners with a treasure.”  Listen to a sound clip of Fleet and read our full review here.

Browse our newest mystery reviews to find your next great listen!

Self: Love Warrior

Author-narrator Glennon Doyle Melton bravely and expressively shares her struggles—with addiction, love, intimacy, and self-truth.

Love WarriorLOVE WARRIOR
written and narrated by Glennon Doyle Melton
Macmillan Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award

This powerful memoir will move you—even if books for a better life are not your usual listening fare. So many of Melton’s challenges are universal to us all. Listen to a sound clip of Glennon and read our full review here

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