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    • Over the Top

    • A Raw Journey to Self-Love
    • Written by: Jonathan Van Ness
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Van Ness
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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    A laugh-and-cry-out-loud memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness, sharing never-before-told, deeply personal stories of growing up gay, transforming pain into positivity, and embracing what makes you gorgeously different. 

    Price: CDN$ 15.78

    • Thank You for My Service

    • Written by: Mat Best, Ross Patterson, Nils Parker
    • Narrated by: Mat Best
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Members of the military’s special operations branches share a closely guarded secret: They love their jobs. They relish the opportunity to fight. They are thankful for it, even, and hopeful that maybe they’ll get to kill a bunch of bad guys while they’re at it. You don’t necessarily need to thank them for their service - the pleasure is all theirs. In this hilarious and personal memoir, listeners ride shotgun alongside former Army Ranger and private military contractor and current social media phenomenon Mat Best, into the action and its aftermath, both abroad and at home.

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • Hurricanes

    • A Memoir
    • Written by: Neil Martinez-Belkin, Rick Ross
    • Narrated by: Guy Lockard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
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    Rick Ross is an indomitable presence in the music industry, but few people know his full story. Now, for the first time, Ross offers a vivid, dramatic and unexpectedly candid account of his early childhood, his tumultuous adolescence and his dramatic ascendancy in the world of hip-hop.

    Price: CDN$ 15.78

    • Don't Burn This Book

    • Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason
    • Written by: Dave Rubin, Jordan B. Peterson - foreword
    • Narrated by: Dave Rubin
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    Don't Burn This Book empowers you with time-tested and common-sense principles that can turn the tide against authoritarians on both sides in this increasingly polarized world. This book is a rallying cry for anyone who wants to live freely, which is quickly becoming the most radical belief you could have. 

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Me

    • Elton John Official Autobiography
    • Written by: Elton John
    • Narrated by: Elton John
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
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    In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman. The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest, and moving story of the most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of all time.

    • Elton John Official Autobiography
    • Written by: Elton John
    • Narrated by: Elton John
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 2019-10-15
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • From the Ashes

    • My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way
    • Written by: Jesse Thistle
    • Narrated by: Jesse Thistle
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    In this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high-school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholar, chronicles his life on the streets and how he overcame trauma and addiction to discover the truth about who he is. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himself in the foster-care system with his two brothers, cut off from all they had known. Eventually, the children landed in the home of their paternal grandparents, whose tough-love attitudes quickly resulted in conflicts.

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Perfect Sound Whatever

    • Written by: James Acaster
    • Narrated by: James Acaster
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    James Acaster wakes up heartbroken and alone in New York, his relationship over, a day of disastrous meetings leading him to wonder if comedy is really what he wants to be doing anymore. A constant comfort in James' life has been music, but he's not listened to anything new for a very long time. Idly browsing 'best of the year' lists, it dawns on him that 2016 may have been a grim year for a lot of reasons, but that it seemed to be an iconic year for music. And so begins a life-changing musical odyssey, as James finds himself desperately seeking solace in the music of 2016....

    Price: CDN$ 27.32

    • Permanent Record

    • Written by: Edward Snowden
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs
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    Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying

    • Essays
    • Written by: Bassey Ikpi
    • Narrated by: Bassey Ikpi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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    In I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying, Bassey Ikpi explores her life - as a Nigerian-American immigrant, a black woman, a slam poet, a mother, a daughter, an artist - through the lens of her mental health and diagnosis of bipolar II and anxiety. Her remarkable memoir in essays implodes our preconceptions of the mind and normalcy as Bassey bares her own truths and lies for us all to behold with radical honesty and brutal intimacy.

    Price: CDN$ 15.78

    • Open Side

    • Written by: Sam Warburton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
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    Sam Warburton OBE was not only a titan of Welsh rugby but an icon of the game. Having represented his country as a player and team captain at all junior levels, he propelled himself to international attention in 2011 when named as the youngest ever captain of Wales for the Rugby World Cup. Despite his tender age, Sam's immense displays for club and country were recognised still further in April 2013, when, at just 24, he was named the Lions' captain for the extraordinary 2013 tour to Australia. 

    Price: CDN$ 16.38

    • Name Drop

    • Written by: Ross Mathews
    • Length: 9 hrs
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    Television personality Ross Mathews likes telling stories. He was always outrageous and hilariously honest, even when the biggest celebrity he knew was his favorite lunch lady in the school cafeteria. Now that he has Hollywood experience - from interning behind the scenes at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to judging RuPaul’s Drag Race - he has a lot to talk about.

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Dear Girls

    • Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life
    • Written by: Ali Wong
    • Narrated by: Ali Wong
    • Length: 9 hrs
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    Ali Wong's heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.

    • Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life
    • Written by: Ali Wong
    • Narrated by: Ali Wong
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Release date: 2019-10-15
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Into the Planet

    • My Life as a Cave Diver
    • Written by: Jill Heinerth
    • Narrated by: Jill Heinerth
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
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    As one of the most celebrated cave divers in the world, Jill Heinerth has seen the planet in a way almost no one has. In a workday, she might swim below your home, through conduits in volcanoes or cracks in the world's largest iceberg. She's an explorer, a scientist's eyes and hands underwater - discovering new species and examining our finite freshwater reserves - and a filmmaker documenting the wonders of underwater life. Often the lone woman in a male-dominated domain, she tests the limits of human endurance at every tight turn, risking her life with each mission.

    Price: CDN$ 49.13

    • To Love and Let Go

    • Written by: Rachel Brathen
    • Narrated by: Rachel Brathen
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    While on her way to teach a yoga retreat in March 2014, Rachel Brathen collapses at an airport, brought to her knees by excruciating stomach pains. She is rushed to the hospital on the tiny island of Bonaire and hours later forced to undergo surgery. When she wakes up from anesthesia, her boyfriend is weeping at her bedside. While Rachel was struck down with seemingly mysterious pain, her best friend, Andrea, sustained fatal injuries as a result of a car accident. Rachel and Andrea had a magical friendship.

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Race Against Time

    • Written by: Jerry Mitchell
    • Length: 11 hrs
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Price: CDN$ 28.41

    • Medallion Status

    • True Stories from Secret Rooms
    • Written by: John Hodgman
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    After spending most of his 20s pursuing a career as a literary agent, John Hodgman decided to try his own hand at writing. Following an appearance to promote one of his books on The Daily Show, he was invited to return as a contributor. This led to an unexpected and, frankly, implausible career in front of the camera that has lasted to this very day, or at least until 2016.

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Permanent Midnight

    • A Memoir (20th Anniversary Edition)
    • Written by: Jerry Stahl, Nic Sheff - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jerry Stahl, Scott Merriman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
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    A searing confessional infused with the darkest humor, Permanent Midnight chronicles the opiated abyss of a Hollywood screenwriter and his formidable climb into sobriety. Made into a major motion picture starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, Permanent Midnight is revered by critics and an ever-growing cult of devoted fans as one of the most compelling contemporary memoirs.

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • The Book of Gutsy Women

    • Written by: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton
    • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton
    • Length: 14 hrs
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    Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them - women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

    • Written by: Cathy Glass
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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    Aneta and Filip, the children’s parents, are distraught when their children are taken into care. Aneta maintains she is innocent of harming them, while Filip appears bewildered and out of his depth. It’s true the family has never come to the attention of the social services before and little Kit and Molly appear to have been well looked after, but Kit has a broken arm and bruises on his face. Could it be they were a result of a genuine accident as Aneta is claiming?

    Price: CDN$ 12.78

    • Wild Game

    • My Mother, Her Lover, and Me
    • Written by: Adrienne Brodeur
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: Not yet known
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    On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was 14, her mother, Malabar, woke her at midnight with five simple words that would set the course of both of their lives for years to come: Ben Souther just kissed me. Adrienne instantly became her mother’s confidante and helpmate, blossoming in the sudden light of her attention, and from then on, Malabar came to rely on her daughter to help orchestrate what would become an epic affair with her husband’s closest friend.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

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