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What would be possible if you followed through on your best intentions? What could you accomplish if you could stay focused and overcome distractions? What if you had the power to become “indistractable?”
International bestselling author, former Stanford lecturer, and behavioral design expert, Nir Eyal, wrote Silicon Valley’s handbook for making technology habit-forming. Five years after publishing Hooked, Eyal reveals distraction’s Achilles’ heel in his groundbreaking new book.
In Indistractable, Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction. He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our devices: Abstinence is impractical and often makes us want more.
Eyal lays bare the secret of finally doing what you say you will do with a four-step, research-backed model. Indistractable reveals the key to getting the best out of technology, without letting it get the best of us.
Inside, Eyal overturns conventional wisdom and reveals:
-Why distraction at work is a symptom of a dysfunctional company culture—and how to fix it
- What really drives human behavior and why “time management is pain management”
- Why your relationships (and your sex life) depend on you becoming indistractable
- How to raise indistractable children in an increasingly distracting world
- And more!
Enter to win one of 100 Kindle editions of the time travel thriller, “Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers” by Richard Todd.
"Todd grippingly conjures a what-if time-travel scenario that’s unusually believable.” — Kirkus
"★★★★★ Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers is a wonderful piece of work with great actions scenes and a fantastic storyline that would be enjoyed by a wide audience."— Manhattan Book Review
"★★★★★ The integration of the time travel storyline with the real events that happened on that day are seamless. If I didn’t know better, I would think this could have really happened."— Manhattan Book Review
"★★★★★ (4.5) The Twin Towers is a compelling, fascinating read that ends with the reader anxious for the sequel.” — San Francisco Book Review
“★★★★★ (4.5)...the reader is kept hooked to the very end where there’s a great cliffhanger." — San Francisco Book Review
"★★★★★ Richard Todd does a great job of hooking the reader and making them commiserate with the characters who are very well developed and multidimensional. If you like time travel, then Richard Todd's Time Tunnel series is definitely the book for you." — Seattle Book Review
The first book in the Time Tunnel series, “Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers,” re-imagines 9/11 as a critical inflection point in time, the outcome of which the government determines must be altered in order to reverse the course of the American empire.
She’s woken up in a life she doesn’t recognise – with a daughter she doesn’t remember.
When Charlotte McKay wakes up in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there, all she wants is to go back to the perfect London flat she shares with her husband, and the impressive career she’s worked so hard to build. But something’s not right. Her husband David is at her bedside – but so is a three-year-old girl, and she’s calling Charlotte ‘Mummy’…
Charlotte’s first instinct is panic. When – why – did she have a child? What about her promotion, her independence, her romantic weekends with David? She loved being that woman: how can she have turned into the stay-at-home mother she swore she’d never be?
Back at home, she dives into her unfamiliar world, hoping to piece together the mystery of her transformation. But faced with so much that feels foreign and unnatural, will she ever be happy in a life she can’t remember having – or wanting to have?
It’s strike—and counterstrike—as John Dempsey takes the fight to the Russians in a riveting Tier One Thriller by the Wall Street Journal bestselling authors of American Operator.
When shadow warrior and former Tier One Navy SEAL John Dempsey goes undercover to meet with a Vory arms dealer, he thinks he’s laying the groundwork to penetrate the Russian criminal underground. Instead, he walks into a trap orchestrated by Zeta, the secret Russian task force behind a recent assassination attempt on the US President. For Dempsey and his team, the only way out is to lay waste to the Russians, putting a target on Ember’s back.
With Ember pitted against Zeta, a dangerous game of strike and counterstrike ensues—sanctioned in the halls of the Kremlin and the White House but disavowed to the world. As the line between espionage, counterterrorism, and spec ops blurs, Ember is ordered to eliminate their ultimate adversary, which means taking the fight against Zeta to Russian soil. But like a phoenix risen from the Cold War embers, Zeta is more capable than anyone imagines, and the Russians retaliate with an operation that will find Dempsey and task force Ember battling for survival.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an unexpected love story of family, secrets, and the most intimate of deceptions.
My estranged twin brother, Julian, was always the wonder boy—and was groomed to become CEO of our ruthless father’s corporation. My mother and me? Left behind. Now, years after tearing our family apart, my father dares to ask me for a favor? Pretend to be Julian while he fights to survive a tragic accident. It can save the company. Nobody will be the wiser. It’ll be our secret.
I can play Dad’s favorite. I’ll do it for Julian. And for my mother, who’ll want for nothing.
But this double life comes with a beauty of a hitch: my very real feelings for Julian’s fiancée, Isobel. Not only am I betraying Julian, I’m deceiving a woman I love. She doesn’t suspect a thing. As lies compound, lines are crossed and loyalties tested, all I can ask myself is…What have I done?
Because sooner or later something’s got to give. There’s no way I’m giving up Isobel. But once the truth is exposed, it might not be my choice at all.
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Addicted to Unhappiness is unique in that it is both optimistic and realistic. It focuses equally on effective strategies for positive change and on combating the forces that oppose self-improvement. If you are you unable to follow through on important resolutions; are frustrated or inefficient at work; have a love life that is unrewarding or filled with conflict; or are plagued by unpleasant emotions for no apparent reason, you may have an addiction to unhappiness. The authors will help you understand how you unknowingly became an addict to unhappiness. And using real-life examples drawn from their clinical experience, they provide insights and effective strategies that will help you choose and maintain the happiness you deserve.
In Addicted to Unhappiness you will discover:
*The origins of your addiction and ways it interferes with your life
*A step-by-step plan to kick your habit
*How to turn setbacks into victories
*The ability to move beyond relationship conflicts and embrace closeness
*Effective ways to get control over painful moods
*A successful approach to achieving a healthy weight and a fit body
Enter for a chance to win one of 100 advance copies of CONJURE WOMEN by Afia Atakora, on sale March 17!
The intimate bonds and transgressions among people and across racial divides, during both slaverytime and freedomtime, are at the heart of this mesmerizing and surprising first novel.
Like her mother, Rue is an all-knowing midwife, healer, and conjurer of curses on the plantation of Marse Charles. Moving back and forth in time between the years before and after the Civil War, Conjure Women tells the story of Rue, the families she cares for, and the mysteries and secrets she knows about the plantation owner's daughter, Varina.
Afia Atakora is a brilliant young writer who creates unforgettable characters, and an enthralling story written in unique and beautiful prose. Conjure Women is imbued with remarkable psychological insight into people and the lengths they will go to save themselves and those they love.
- Ninth House
- The Giver of Stars
- The Beautiful
- Imaginary Friend
- The Fountains of Silence
- The Things We Cannot Say
- The Dressmaker's Gift
- Cilka's Journey
- Olive, Again
- The Grace Year
- The World of Throne of Glass
- The Vine Witch
- The Secret Commonwealth
- The Burning White
- Twice in a Blue Moon
- Drowning With Others
- Find Me
- Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life
- The Never Tilting World
- The Body: A Guide for Occupants
- The Guardians
- Toil & Trouble: A Memoir
- Everything You Are
- Little Voices
- Blue Moon
- Full Throttle
- Into the Crooked Place
- Every Breath
- The Play
- The Play
- How We Fight For Our Lives
- The Shape of Night
- A River of Royal Blood
- The Lying Room
- The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future
- Royal Holiday
- The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson's Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin
- War Girls
- Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me
- The Topeka School
- Now Entering Addamsville
- The Library of the Unwritten
- A Lie for a Lie
- Bloody Genius
- Christmas Shopaholic
- Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity
- The Twisted Ones
- The Night Fire
- Mrs. Miracle
- What Happens in Paradise
- One Night Gone
- I Know You Remember
- Crier's War
- Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators
- The Man Who Saw Everything
- Getting Played
- The Burning Shadow
- A Map of Days
- Reveal Me
- If Only I Could Tell You
- Beyond the Black Door
- Tarnished Are the Stars
- The Library Book
- Reign of Brayshaw
- 10 Blind Dates
- Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women
- Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society
- Baking Me Crazy