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Comfort Audiobooks That Will Brighten Your Day

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I’ve been under the weather with a very bad cold, and there hasn’t been much that’s made me happy, with the exception of Simon Prebble’s narration of THE PERFECT LOVER (Harper Audio) by Stephanie Laurens. Whenever the misery gets especially miserable, I hit play and sink into his all-encompassing storytelling. THE PERFECT LOVER is one of Laurens’s early “Cynster” novels, recently recorded by Prebble, and it makes ideal comfort listening. The main character, Simon (okay, yes, two Simons), arrives at a Regency house party and is immediately intrigued by a longtime acquaintance, Portia. Prebble’s aloof yet dominant voice for Cynster embodies aristocratic arrogance without a smidge of overacting. (Important aside — I would really like that voice for the emergency alert system on the…

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BookTrib Q&A with Rachel Hollis, Best Selling Author, Founder and CEO of Chic Media

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There are books meant to guide us, and books to make us laugh, and rarely do they go hand-in-hand. At least, not until founder and CEO of Chic Media Rachel Hollis came along. Her latest book, Girl, Wash Your Face (by the way, this is excellent advice) is a best seller, stories from Hollis’ own life giving new layers of understanding and compassion for those moments we all seem to fall into, but can never seem to get ourselves out of. Funny, clever and witty with an abundance of compassion and honesty, Rachel Hollis is definitely the one woman you want giving you advice. BookTrib sat down with Rachel for a quick Q&A about inspiration, writing mindsets, upcoming books, and more!  …

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