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06/30/2015 - 5:01pm

A history of loneliness Cover
John Boyne
Gerard Doyle, narrator
The narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history.
FIC Boy
Jun 8, 2015
Drunken fireworks Cover
Stephen King
Tim Sample, narrator
A salt-of-the-earth Maine native recounts how a friendly annual summer fireworks show rivalry with his neighbor across the lake gradually spirals out of control, with explosive results.
FIC Kin
Jun 30, 2015
Finding Audrey Cover
Sophie Kinsella
Gemma Whelan, narrator
An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.
YA FIC Kin
Jun 8, 2015
Killing Monica: a novel Cover
Candace Bushnell
Thérèse Plummer, narrator
A famous writer must resort to faking her own death in order to get her life back from her most infamous creation--Monica.
FIC Bus
Jun 30, 2015
Nothing but shadows Cover
Cassandra Clare
Sarah Rees Brennan
Nico Mirallegro, narrator
Simon Lewis never thought he'd become a Shadowhunter--and now he has the chance.
YA FIC Cla
Jun 30, 2015
Palace of treason Cover
Jason Matthews
Jeremy Bobb, narrator
Captain Dominika Egorova of the Russian Intelligence Service (SVR) has returned from the West to Moscow. She despises the men she serves, the oligarchs, and crooks, and thugs of Putin's Russia. What no one knows is that Dominika is working for the CIA as Washington's most sensitive penetration of SVR and the Kremlin.
FIC Mat
Jun 9, 2015
The darkling child: the defenders of Shannara Cover
Terry Brooks
Simon Vance, narrator
After taking up his enchanted sword against the dark sorcerer Arcannen, Paxon Leah has become the sworn protector of the Druid order. Now a critical hour is at hand, as a beloved High Druid nears the end of her reign and prepares to pass from the mortal world to the one beyond. There is little time for Paxon to mourn his friend and benefactor before duty summons him. For in a distant corner of the Four Lands, the magic of the wishsong has been detected. Paxon must accompany a Druid emissary to find its source--and ensure the formidable power is not wielded by the wrong hands. But danger is already afoot in the village of Portlow. Gentle traveling minstrel Reyn Frosch possesses the uncanny gift, and curse, of the wishsong. And now his coveted abilities have captured the malevolent interest of none other than Arcannen--whose quest for power is exceeded only by his thirst for vengeance. The lone survivor of a brutal assault on a notorious pirate city, the sorcerer is determined to retaliate against the Federation's elite military guard--and use the devastating power of the wishsong as his ultimate weapon.
FIC Bro
Jun 8, 2015
The fixer: a novel Cover
Joseph Finder
Steven Kearney, narrator
When Rick Hoffman loses his job and apartment, his only option is to move back into the home of his miserable youth, now empty and in decay since his father's stroke. But when he starts to pull it apart, he makes an electrifying discovery that will put his life in peril, and change everything he thought he knew about his father.
FIC Fin
Jun 8, 2015
The heir Cover
Kiera Cass
Brittany Pressley, narrator
Twenty years ago America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon's heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn't expect her Selection to be anything like her parents' fairy-tale love story ... but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn't as impossible as she's always thought.
YA FIC Cas
Jun 8, 2015
The homecoming Cover
Robyn Carr
Thérèse Plummer, narrator
When Seth Sileski, whose professional football career ended before it could start, returns to Thunder Point, he struggles to convince his childhood neighbor and best friend Iris McKinley to forgive him for breaking her heart.
FIC Car
Jun 30, 2015
The ice twins Cover
S. K. Tremayne
Penelope Rawlins
Sandra Duncan
Angus King
One of Sarah's daughters died. But can she be sure which one? A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcroft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity--that she, in fact, is Lydia--their world comes crashing down once again. As winter encroaches, Angus is forced to travel away from the island for work, Sarah is feeling isolated, and Kirstie (or is it Lydia?) is growing more disturbed. When a violent storm leaves Sarah and her daughter stranded, Sarah finds herself tortured by the past--what really happened on that fateful day one of her daughters died?
FIC Tre
Jun 9, 2015
The promise Cover
Robyn Carr
Thérèse Plummer, narrator
Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the dating scene. She's already been burned by a man with kids, and she's come to Thunder Point determined not to repeat past mistakes. When Scott offers her a job, at a much lower salary than she's used to, Peyton is surprisingly eager to accept...at least for now. She's willing to stay for a three-month trial period while she explores other options. Scott and Peyton know the arrangement is temporary--it isn't enough time to build a real relationship, never mind anything with lasting commitment. But love can blossom faster than you think when the timing is right, and this short visit just might hold the promise of forever.
FIC Car
Jun 30, 2015
So you've been publicly shamed Cover
Jon Ronson
A radically empathetic look at public shaming, and shaming as a form of social control. It has become such a big part of our lives it has begun to feel weird and empty when there isn't anyone to be furious about. Whole careers are being ruined by one mistake. A transgression is revealed. Our collective outrage at it has the force of a hurricane. Then we all quickly forget about it and move on to the next one, and it doesn't cross our minds to wonder if the shamed person is okay or in ruins.
152.44 Ron
Jun 9, 2015
Heirs to forgotten kingdoms: journeys into the disappearing religions of the Middle East Cover
Gerard Russell
Michael Page, narrator
From former diplomat Gerard Russell comes a fascinating portrait of seven endangered religions in the Middle East that have roots in the distant past.
200.956 Rus
Jun 30, 2015
Creative schools: the grassroots revolution that's transforming education Cover
Ken Robinson
Lou Aronica
At a time when standardized testing businesses are raking in huge profits, when many schools are struggling, and students and educators everywhere are suffering under the strain, Robinson points the way forward. He argues for an end to outmoded industrial educational system and proposes a highly personalized, organic approach that draws on today's unprecedented technological and professional resources to engage students, develop their love of learning, and enable them to face real challenges.
370.973 Rob
Jun 15, 2015
Ghettoside: a true story of murder in America Cover
Jill Leovy
Rebecca Lowman, narrator
Discusses the hundreds of murders that occur in Los Angeles each year, and focuses on the story of the dedicated group of detectives who pursued justice at any cost in the killing of Bryant Tennelle.--Publisher's description.
364.1523 Leo
Jun 9, 2015
The Blue Zones solution: eating and living like the world's healthiest people Cover
Dan Buettner
Joe Barrett, narrator
Dan Buettner lays out a proven plan to maximize your health based on the practices of the world's healthiest people. For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's identified as "Blue Zones"--those places with the world's longest-lived, and thus healthiest, people. With this book's audacious belief that the lifestyles of the world's Blue Zones could be adapted and replicated in towns across North America, you'll be inspired by the specific stories of the people, foods, and routines of our healthy elders; understand the role community, family, and naturally healthy habits can play to improve our diet and health; and learn the exact foods--including the fifty superfoods of longevity and dozens of recipes adapted for Western tastes and markets--that offer delicious ways to eat your way to optimum health.
613.2 Bue
Jun 9, 2015
A Kim Jong-il production: the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power Cover
Paul Fischer
Stephen Park, narrator
Before becoming the world's most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios. Despite having ultimate control, he was underwhelmed by the pool of talent available to him and in 1978 took drastic steps, ordering his agents to kidnap Choi Eun-Hee (Madame Choi)--South Korea's most famous actress--and her ex-husband Shin Sang-Ok, the country's most famous filmmaker.
791.4309 Fis
Jun 9, 2015
City of lies: love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran Cover
Ramita Navai
Sylvia Lisle, narrator
This is Real Tehran: A City that is hidden from view and rarely written about, where survival depends on an intricate network of lies and subterfuge. It is a place where mullahs visit prostitutes, drug kingpins run crystal meth kitchens, surgeons restore girls' virginity and homemade porn is uploaded to the Internet and sold in the bazaars. Plotted around the city's great central thoroughfare, Vali Asr Street, City of Lies chronicles the lives of eight protagonists drawn from across the spectrum of Iranian society. This is a world of gangsters, socialites, dutiful housewives and volunteer militiamen -- ordinary people forced to lead extraordinary lives. Based on extensive interviews and research, City of Lies is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of modern Iran, and of what it is to live, love and survive under one of the world's most repressive regimes.
955.25 Nav
Jun 9, 2015
Pirate hunters: treasure, obsession, and the search for a legendary pirate ship Cover
Robert Kurson
Ray Porter, narrator
A thrilling new true adventure of deep-sea diving and danger, historic mystery and suspense. Two men, John Chatterton and John Mattera, are determined to find the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister, even though finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. If Chatterton and Mattera succeed, they will make history; it will be the second time ever that a pirate ship has been discovered and positively identified.
910.9163 Kur
Jun 15, 2015
Roosevelt and Stalin: portrait of a partnership Cover
Susan Butler
George Guidall, narrator
Butler explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, reassessing in-depth how the two men became partners, how they shared the same outlook for the postwar world, and how they formed an uneasy but deep friendship, shaping the world's political stage from the war to the decades leading up to and into the new century.
940.532 But
Jun 30, 2015
The greatest knight: the remarkable life of William Marshal, the power behind five English thrones Cover
Thomas S. Asbridge
Derek Perkins, narrator
Thomas Asbridge draws upon the thirteenth-century biography and an array of other contemporary evidence to present a compelling account of William Marshal's life and times. Asbridge follows Marshal on his journey from rural England onto the battlefields of France, to the desert castles of the Holy Land and the verdant shores of Ireland, charting the unparalleled rise to prominence of a man bound to a code of honour, yet driven by unquenchable ambition.
942.03 Asb
Jun 18, 2015
The residence: inside the private world of the White House Cover
Kate Andersen Brower
Karen White, narrator
Inc Blackstone Audio
America's first families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers, and others who tend to the needs of the president and the first family. These dedicated professionals maintain the six-floor mansion's 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, 3 elevators, and 8 staircases, and prepare everything from hors d'oeuvres for intimate gatherings to meals served at elaborate state dinners. Over the course of the day, they gather in the lower level's basement kitchen to share stories, trade secrets, forge lifelong friendships, and sometimes even fall in love.
975.3 Bro
Jun 9, 2015
Elon Musk: Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future Cover
Ashlee Vance
Fred Sanders, narrator
An exciting narrative in the tradition of Michael Lewis which uses the extraordinary life of the entrepreneur Elon Musk, arguably the most powerful man in Silicon Valley, to look at America's return to a culture of inventors and "makers" that is more Thomas Edison than Eric Schmidt.
B Mus
Jun 9, 2015
Whatever... love is love: questioning the labels we give ourselves Cover
Maria Bello
The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love, and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life situation.
B Bel
Jun 30, 2015
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Gerard Doyle, narrator
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Michael Page, narrator
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Tim Sample, narrator
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Lou Aronica
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Gemma Whelan, narrator
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Rebecca Lowman, narrator
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Thérèse Plummer, narrator
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Joe Barrett, narrator
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Nico Mirallegro, narrator
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Paul Fischer
Stephen Park, narrator
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Jeremy Bobb, narrator
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Sylvia Lisle, narrator
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Terry Brooks
Simon Vance, narrator
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Robert Kurson
Ray Porter, narrator
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Joseph Finder
Steven Kearney, narrator
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George Guidall, narrator
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Brittany Pressley, narrator
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Derek Perkins, narrator
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Thérèse Plummer, narrator
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Karen White, narrator
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Thérèse Plummer, narrator
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