Drivers, this one’s for you. Keep your eyes on the road and your brain on the move by listening to some of the brightest minds and most entertaining narrators to grace the literary world.
From the moment you enter Village Books in Bellingham, WA, you feel their love of books. So what better choice than Village Books to give us advice on what books to listen to this month? Here’s what booksellers Hayden, Hana, and Claire recommend.
Oprah has gathered her favorite entries from her “What I Know for Sure” column of O, The Oprah Magazine. The essays are grouped by themes, ranging from joy to awe, clarity to power, and much, much more.
Whether you’re going on a long run in the sun or a long road trip from coast to coast, whether you’re digging in the garden or prepping for a big family barbecue, audiobooks are a great companion for summer activities. To help you out, we discounted a few for the month of June.
What If? by Randall Munroe is full of bizarre facts. From what to do if you’re on a submarine in space to the state of water on Mars to the Pitcairn Islands, these are some of the weird tidbits from May’s Book of the Month.
Nobody willingly bares all for the sake of comedy like David Sedaris. Using the mundane and self-deprecation to shine a light on the oft-buried quirkiness of human existence, Sedaris knocks essay after essay out of the park.
May is a fun time. The world wakes back, and we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial. As you dig in your garden, prepare for your first barbecue of the season, or engage in some vigorous spring cleaning, try out an audiobook. As a special offer, we’ve discounted the following audiobooks all month long.
A lifetime of learning has never been easier or more fun with audiobooks. Take a look at our list of brain-boosting books, and discover something new, from how the internet affects the brain in Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows to difference between a fixed and growth mindset in Carol Dweck’s Mindset and much more!
Recently, #WomenWriteFunny was trending on Twitter. We can’t believe that in 2015 this fact of life needs to be stated, but here we are. Some of our favorites include Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maria Semple, and, of course, Jane Austen.
This month’s Indie picks include a magical tale read by a full cast of actors, an ode to economics guaranteed to make you more interesting at dinner parties, and an inspiring memoir. There’s a little something for everyone in these fantastic recommendations from McLean & Eakin, an independent bookstore on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.
There are interesting insight, facts, and pieces of advice in every minute of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck. It was tough to narrow them down to my favorites, but the following quotes are some of the pieces of advice that stayed with me long after I finished listening to Mindset.
From time to time, we all find ourselves stuck, unmotivated, and more likely to plan our next vacation than to answer emails or set up business meetings. Thanks to a few key resources like The 4-Hour Work Week, The Checklist Manifesto, and Die Empty, however, you can learn to better organize your life (both in and out of the office), keep yourself motivated, and grow your business.