Not sure what to do when you´ve been dumped? Join The Ex-Files society and let them help you. Pete Johnson takes another affectionate and funny look at the ups and downs of teenage life in this sparky tale of love and how to get over it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Lawrence and Gillian Walters. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/001529/bk_bbcw_001529_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the steps needed to develop innovative and mutually beneficial sponsorship relationships. Nancy Michaels divulges the simple 10-step process that she used to gain over $200,000 in sponsorships in one year. You´ll learn how to: Generate a fabulous idea sponsors will embrace Identify and ensure that the corporate vision and goals are in alignment with what your idea accomplishes Introduce this idea to the highest-level person within the corporation Present an outstanding proposal/offer Under-promise and over-deliver Always be willing to increase your value by offering sound advice, even when it´s not to your advantage Be prepared to pounce when you hit the mark Treat the sponsor as a valued client 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nancy Michaels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/spnn/000012/sp_spnn_000012_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The best friend of our youth has no replacement, ever. Though we may start out as ´´two peas in a pod´´, we often lose touch with one another. In this affecting tale of two adults who reclaim their childhood bond after 30 years apart, the comforts of friendship are affirmed with humor and wit. The second story, ´´The Frog Jumped Twice´´, recalls a childhood lesson, learned at no small cost, that comes to full flower in adulthood. As usual, Davis deftly disguises a realization of enduring values in the guise of humor and remembrance. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Donald Davis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/augu/000066/bk_augu_000066_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Most people are familiar with PTSD. But many have not heard of complex PTSD and developmental trauma disorder. As adults, many of us experience symptoms of anxiety and depression. We feel chronically stressed. We have trouble trusting others, or we may even experience feelings of paranoia in our relationships with others. We struggle to define what it is that is bothering us, and we struggle to find ways effective ways to treat it. Adults often seek counseling and medical attention with complaints and symptoms of physical illness, anxiety, depression, mental illness or personality disorders. Many of us fail to connect the dots from what we are experiencing today to the things that we learned and experienced as children. Our habits and memories are forming even before we begin to speak. Many people struggle to realize that the negative habits that we learned often were learned as children or adolescents from others who were poor role models to us. The truth is that childhood neglect, abuse, and emotional trauma can affect us for a lifetime. What we are exposed to even as toddlers can literally affect how our brains develop going forward. Our experiences certainly affect and shape our habits, and many of us pick up negative habits from our parents that we are not even aware of. We learn maladaptive ways to cope with a noisy and chaotic world instead of learning positive and healthy ways to cope. We often use the coping mechanisms that our parents taught us, even if those are pornography, alcohol, sex, violence, drugs and overeating. Many people who experience these maladaptive coping mechanisms often label themselves as feeling ´crazy´ in their adulthood. They struggle to regulate their own emotions in a healthy way. They make poor decisions. They feel as though they are constantly on autopilot in their lives. They don´t realize that these are all natural and human reactions to the trauma that they had gone through. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ashley Huyge. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/058778/bk_acx0_058778_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This scorching story tells of a father and son trying to reach out to each other over years of loss and absence. An almost unbearably moving recording. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Walter Dean Myers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/fcau/000042/pf_fcau_000042_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Released in our new Young Adult Classics format, Henry James´s classic ghost story is a masterpiece of the supernatural. The tale is taken from the diary of a governess, who describes her mounting sense of paranoia at the relationship between her two wards and the ghostly figures that haunt the estate. Menacing, ambiguous and haunted by a pervading sense of evil, The Turn of the Screw is one of the most powerful and enduring tales of the 19th century. Emma Fielding gives a compelling reading of a story in which nothing is certain, and madness lurks around every corner.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emma Fielding, Dermot Kerrigan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/000523/bk_naxo_000523_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In 1790, during the summer of her 16th year, Rosemary makes a new friend. Mrs. DiAngeli and her husband have moved into the village in North Carolina where Rosemary lives. When the girl visits, Mrs. DiAngeli talks and laughs with Rosemary as she would with another adult. Immediately, Rosemary treasures their relationship. But Rosemary knows that her friend is different from the rest of her neighbors.Mrs. DiAngeli is one of the few Catholics in the area. She has artistic gifts and visions that arouse fear and suspicion in the small village. Fueled by religious zeal, the villagers´ distrust first focuses on Mrs. DiAngeli, then includes Rosemary´s strange older sister as well. As Rosemary hears threats to the safety of those she loves, she begins to question the security of the small community.Frances Wood´s magical novel captures the rich fabric of village life in the early years of our country. With her warm narration, Barbara Caruso highlights young Rosemary´s natural curiosity and growing awareness of life´s choices. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Caruso. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/001910/bk_reco_001910_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For fans of Nicola Yoon and Nina LaCour comes a striking novel about difficult choices from acclaimed author Brandy Colbert. Since she was seven years old, Yvonne has had her trusted violin to keep her company, especially in those lonely days after her mother walked out on their family. But with graduation just around the corner, she is forced to face the hard truth that she just might not be good enough to attend a conservatory after high school. Full of doubt about her future and increasingly frustrated by her strained relationship with her successful but emotionally closed-off father, Yvonne meets a street musician and fellow violinist who understands her struggle. He´s mysterious, charming, and different from Warren, the familiar and reliable boy who has her heart. But when Yvonne becomes unexpectedly pregnant, she has to make the most difficult decision yet about her future. From the author of Pointe and Little & Lion, comes another heartfelt novel about the twists and turns that can show up on a path meant only for you. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maya Barton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hach/004583/bk_hach_004583_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´A story that broke my heart and put it back together again. You won’t want to let Gem and Dixie go.” —Sarah Dessen, New York Times bestselling author of Saint Anything From renowned author and National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr comes a deep, nuanced, and gorgeously written story about the complex relationship between two sisters from a broken home. Gem has never known what it is to have security. She’s never known an adult she can truly rely on. But the one constant in her life has been Dixie. Gem grew up taking care of her sister when no one else could: not their mother, whose issues make it hard for her to keep food on the table, and definitely not their father, whose intermittent presence is the only thing worse than his frequent absence. Even as Gem and Dixie have grown apart, they’ve always had each other. When their dad returns home for the first time in years and tries to insert himself back into their lives, Gem finds herself with an unexpected opportunity: three days with Dixie—on their own in Seattle and beyond. But this short trip soon becomes something more, as Gem discovers that that to save herself, she may have to sever the one bond she’s tried so hard to keep. ´´A complex and gripping story centered around the relationship of two sisters from a broken home. This book was so meaningful and realistic´´ (from the Brightly.com review, which named Gem and Dixie one of the best books of 2017). 1. Language: English. Narrator: Julia Whelan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/005946/bk_harp_005946_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.