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Talking Book Topics July-August 2015

July–August 2015

About Talking Book Topics

Talking Book Topicsis published bimonthly in audio, large-print, and online formats and distributed at no cost to individuals who are blind or have a physical disability and participate in the Library of Congress reading program. It lists digital audiobooks and magazines available through a network of cooperating libraries and covers news of developments and activities in network library services.

The annotated list in this issue is limited to titles recently added to the national collection, which contains thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including bestsellers, classics, biographies, romance novels, mysteries, and how-to guides. Some books in Spanish are also available. To explore the wide range of books in the national collection, access the NLS International Union Catalog online or contact your local cooperating library.

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Library of Congress, Washington 2015
Catalog Card Number 60-46157
ISSN 0039-9183

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Contents

In Brief

Newsstand

Books for Adults

Adult Fiction

Adult Nonfiction

Books for Children

Childrenʼs Fiction

Childrenʼs Nonfiction

Foreign Language

Audio Magazines

In Brief

New NLS website: That All May Read

If you haven’t done so already, please visit the new NLS website. In addition to information about signing up for the braille and talking-book program, the site has a video featuring nine NLS patrons who discuss their experiences with the program. If you know people who may be eligible for the free braille and talking-book program, please encourage them, their families, and their friends to visit the site and learn more. Help spread the word—so that all may read.

New NLS Facebook page

If you are a fan of the talking book and braille program like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThatAllMayRead—and join the conversation!

BARD Mobile app for Android devices available on Google Play

The BARD Mobile app for Android devices is available for free download from the Google Play store. The BARD Mobile app enables NLS patrons to download audiobooks and magazines directly to their Android devices, provided they have a BARD account. Contact your local cooperating library for more information on BARD.

Newsstand

The following announcements may be of interest to readers. The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped reserves the right to publish announcements selectively, as space permits. The items mentioned, however, are not part of the NLS program and their listings do not imply endorsement.

Netflix provides audio-described series

People who subscribe to the on-demand service Netflix to watch movies and TV shows across multiple devices will now have access to a few select audio-described titles, including Marvel’s Daredevil series. Netflix intends to add more audio-described content, including the political suspense series House of Cards, the comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, Tina Fey’s series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the adventure series Marco Polo. Over time, Netflix has committed to providing audio description for all of its major Netflix original series.

Pharmacy introduces alternative format labels

The pharmacy CVS Health offers the ScripAbility prescription accessibility system, which offers audio, braille, and large-print prescription labels. ScripAbility labels are available for prescriptions ordered for home delivery through its online pharmacy, CVS.com. Consumers who wish to use audio labels may obtain a free ScripTalk reader from Envision America. To request a product from the ScripAbility suite, complete the online request form at https://www.envisionamerica.com/products/scripability/cvs-caremark-patient-approval-form/ External.

Books for Adults

Books listed in this issue of Talking Book Topics were recently sent to cooperating libraries. The complete collection contains a wide range of fiction and nonfiction books, including biographies, classics, westerns, mysteries, romances, and others.

Registered users can also immediately download all titles and magazines from
the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) service at http://nlsbard.loc.gov/. The free BARD Mobile app is available from Apple’s App store for reading audio and braille books on a personal iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. To learn more about the collection or to sign up for BARD service contact your local cooperating library. Regional library telephone numbers are listed on the last pages of this magazine.

These books are listed alphabetically within the headings Adult Fiction and Adult Nonfiction by subject category, author last name, and title. For example the title War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy would be listed in Adult Fiction under the Classics subject category and by the last name Tolstoy.

Note: A notice may appear immediately following the book description to indicate occurrences of violence, strong language, or descriptions of sex. The word “some” before any of these terms indicates an occasional or infrequent occurrence, as in “some strong language.” Commercial audiobooks for which NLS does not have access to the print book may display the notice “unrated,” which means that the book may or may not contain violence, strong language, or descriptions of sex.

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Adult Fiction

Adventure

The Marauders
DB80575 10 hours 20 minutes
by Tom Cooper
read by P.J. Ochlan
The BP oil spill has devastated Gulf Coast shrimpers, pushing them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. Pill-addicted, one-armed treasure-hunter Gus Lindquist—obsessed with finding pirate Jean Lafitte’s lost loot—finds himself on a dangerous collision course with other memorable characters. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Map of Lost Memories
DB80156 14 hours 21 minutes
by Kim Fay
read by Nona Pipes
In 1925, treasure-hunter Irene Blum comes into possession of a map believed to lead to a set of copper scrolls that tell the lost history of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer civilization. She sets out to find them. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2012.

The Young Elites
DB79916 10 hours 5 minutes
by Marie Lu
read by various narrators
Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret Dagger Society and discovers her own dangerous abilities. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Daniel X: Armageddon
DB79258 5 hours 50 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
read by Milo Ventimiglia
Daniel faces dastardly Number Two, who has slowly been amassing an underground army of aliens to help him enslave Earth’s population in preparation for the arrival of Number One—the most powerful alien in the universe and Daniel’s arch-nemesis. Sequel to Daniel X: Game Over (DB 79257). Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2012.

Daniel X: Demons and Druids
DB79256 4 hours 29 minutes
by James Patterson and Adam Sadler
read by Milo Ventimiglia
As Daniel X continues to hunt for intergalactic aliens, he travels to England in search of an outlaw who takes the form of fire and discovers that his friends are in grave danger. Sequel to Daniel X: Watch the Skies (DB 71047). Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2010.

Daniel X: Game Over
DB79257 4 hours 37 minutes
by James Patterson and Ned Rust
read by Milo Ventimiglia
In Tokyo, fifteen-year-old Daniel X faces two of the most dangerous aliens on the planet, who are plotting to use video games to control children and turn them into an army of doom. Sequel to Daniel X: Demons and Druids (DB 79256). Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2011.

Deep Fathom
DB80047 17 hours 0 minutes
by James Rollins
read by Joe Wilson
As solar flares and earthquakes wreak havoc upon the Earth, Air Force One and America’s president vanish. Ex-Navy SEAL Jack Kirkland must embark on a perilous mission aboard Deep Fathom miles below the ocean’s surface to save the world from destruction. Violence and some strong language. 2001.

Excavation
DB80049 15 hours 37 minutes
by James Rollins
read by Don Feldheim
Dr. Henry Conklin discovers a mysterious five-hundred-year-old mummy high in the Andes. While deep in the South American jungle, Conklin’s nephew, Sam, stumbles upon a remarkable site hidden from human eyes for thousands of years. They assemble a team to investigate the dangerous unknown. Violence and some strong language. 2000.

Choke Point: Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon
DB80522 11 hours 45 minutes
by Peter Telep
read by Ray Childs
While the Ghost Recon team fights rebels to rescue the kidnapped American ambassador to Colombia, they discover that rebel groups and South American drug cartels are backing a new Islamic fundamentalist group that plans to control the choke points in the Indian Ocean. Some violence and some strong language. 2012.

Blindness and Physical Disabilities

Blind
DB79520 10 hours 40 minutes
by Rachel DeWoskin
read by Annalie Gernert
After a horrific accident leaves her blind, fifteen-year-old Emma, one of seven children, eagerly starts high school as a sophomore. She finds that nearly everything has changed—sometimes for the better. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets
DB79386 13 hours 6 minutes
by Garth Stein
read by Ray Hagen
Evan Wallace instantly becomes the single parent to Dean, a fourteen-year-old son Evan’s never met, when the boy’s mother dies. His new responsibilities force Ethan to confront his music career and his epilepsy. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2004.

Family

Queen Sugar
DB80375 12 hours 13 minutes
by Natalie Baszile
read by Mare Trevathan
An African American woman from Los Angeles unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm in Louisiana. Charley Bordelon and her eleven-year-old daughter, Micah, arrive just in time for growing season. Charley must deal with her homesick daughter, a bitter brother, and a Louisiana that is mired in the past. 2014.

The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing
DB79244 15 hours 10 minutes
by Mira Jacob
read by Mira Jacob
Amina Eapen returns home to New Mexico from Seattle after her father Thomas, a surgeon, is diagnosed with a brain tumor. When Thomas begins conversing with ghosts, the story of what happened on a trip home to India twenty years before is revealed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Together Tea
DB80127 8 hours 41 minutes
by Marjan Kamali
read by Erin Jones
1996. Twenty-five-year-old Iranian-American Mina is summoned to her parents’ home once again to meet a potential husband. But Mina does not want a husband or the degree she is pursuing. Mother Darya is also at a crossroad, and both women travel to Iran to revisit the past. Some violence. 2013.

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
DB80106 17 hours 25 minutes
by Jan Karon
read by John McDonough
In retirement, Father Tim searches for something to occupy his time, while wife Cynthia continues with her career as a children’s book author. Turning down a chance to run his former parish, he does take over the local bookstore when the owner is in need. Sequel to Light from Heaven (DB 62077). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Child of Mine
DB80020 11 hours 45 minutes
by David Lewis and Beverly Lewis
read by Mary Kane
Since his brother and sister-in-law died four years ago, pilot Jack has been raising their adopted daughter, Nattie, with the help of Amish nanny Laura. Meanwhile, Kelly Maine has never stopped searching for her daughter, who was stolen and sold on the black market eight years ago. 2014.

Us
DB80160 14 hours 9 minutes
by David Nicholls
read by John Jessup
On the eve of a month-long family vacation to visit the capitals of Europe, Connie tells her husband Douglas that she thinks she wants a divorce. Not wanting to cancel the trip, they set out with their seventeen-year-old son, Albie. Douglas tries to rekindle his relationships with both wife and son. Strong language. 2014.

Closed Doors
DB80523 7 hours 33 minutes
by Lisa O’Donnell
read by Erik Sandvold
Eleven-year-old Michael Murray’s mother doesn’t want to report that she was raped in the woods—fearing their Scottish village would look down upon her. Her husband reluctantly agrees, and Michael is told she fell, running from a flasher. But then another woman is attacked. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Reunion
DB79783 7 hours 10 minutes
by Hannah Pittard
read by Julia Whelan
Called home to Atlanta for her father’s funeral, Kate Pulaski is reunited with her siblings, half and step siblings, and multiple stepmothers. Hiding the failure of her marriage and career, Kate must face the fact she is more like her father than she would like. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

A Perfect Life
DB80069 9 hours 7 minutes
by Danielle Steel
read by Kurt Elftmann
Newscaster Blaise McCarthy and her daughter Salima, who is blind, confront respective challenges, cope with celebrity, and work through tragedy, while maintaining an idyllic facade to the outside world. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Vacationers
DB79660 6 hours 40 minutes
by Emma Straub
read by Kristen Sieh
The Posts of Manhattan travel to Mallorca to celebrate the thirty-fifth wedding anniversary of parents Franny and Jim and the high school graduation of daughter Sylvia. Also along are son Bobby, his girlfriend, and family friends Charles and Lawrence. But secret agendas threaten to derail the trip. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Fantasy

Board Stiff
DB80019 11 hours 50 minutes
by Piers Anthony
read by Gregory Gorton
Irrelevant Kandy is the epitome of almost every man’s desire, with her lush midnight-black hair, slender waist, and piercing dark eyes. Not pleased with her appearance, she makes a wish at a well and is turned into a board with knotholes for eyes. But many adventures await her. Sequel to Esrever Doom (DB 79872). 2013.

Ruin and Rising
DB79844 12 hours 3 minutes
by Leigh Bardugo
read by J. Michael McCullough
Following the events in Siege and Storm (DB 79589), Alina and Mal search for Morozova’s last amplifier. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling’s secrets, Alina reveals a past that alters her understanding of their bond and the power she wields. Some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Darkest Part of the Forest
DB80479 8 hours 41 minutes
by Holly Black
read by Lauren Fortgang
In the town of Fairfold, where humans and fae coexist, a boy with horns and sharp ears awakens after generations of sleep. Hazel, who has kept watch over the boy, is swept up in new love, shifts her loyalties, and feels the sting of betrayal. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2015.

The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent
DB80128 9 hours 42 minutes
by Marie Brennan
read by Erin Jones
Three years after the events of A Natural History of Dragons (DB 78261), Isabella, Lady Trent, also known as Mrs. Camherst, travels to war-torn Eriga in search of the tropical swamp-wyrms. Her companions prove to be as vexing as the serpents she searches for. 2014.

The High Druid’s Blade
DB79260 10 hours 22 minutes
by Terry Brooks
read by Simon Vance
Paxon and Chrysallin Leah, the last descendants of a once-prominent magical family, are the protectors of the Sword of Leah. When Chrysallin is kidnapped by an evil sorcerer, Paxon must do all he can to rescue her and keep the Sword out of the sorcerer’s hands. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Kill Me Softly
DB80239 10 hours 55 minutes
by Sarah Cross
read by Kim Mai Guest
When sixteen-year-old Mira runs away to discover her secret past, she finds a place where Grimm’s fairy tales come to life. But she cannot avoid her accursed fate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2012.

The Vampire Files: Volume 2
DB80104 21 hours 28 minutes
by P.N. Elrod
read by Gregory Gorton
Collection of three novels featuring 1930s undead journalist-turned-private-investigator Jack Fleming from The Vampire Files: Volume 1 (DB 78364). In Art in the Blood, Jack solves crimes for which painter Alex Adrian might be responsible. Also includes Fire in the Blood and Blood on the Water. Violence and some strong language. 1992.

Thorn Jack: A Night and Nothing Novel
DB79754 13 hours 20 minutes
by Katherine Harbour
read by Teresa Willis
After her sister’s suicide, Serafina Sullivan—known as Finn to her friends—moves with her professor father to upstate New York. There, she discovers a town filled with unusual residents. When she befriends Jack Fata, Finn is drawn into an otherworldly battle. Violence. 2014.

The Witch with No Name
DB80072 23 hours 24 minutes
by Kim Harrison
read by Margaret Strom
The day of reckoning for the increasing powers of witch and day-walking demon Rachel Morgan, from Undead Pool (DB 78673), has come. Ivy’s soul is threatened and the hostilities brewing among the various factions will come to a head. Some violence and some strong language. 2014.

The Merchant Emperor: The Symphony of Ages, Volume 7
DB79682 16 hours 2 minutes
by Elizabeth Haydon
read by Erin Jones
After the events of The Assassin King (DB 64179), Ashe and Rhapsody are gathering allies for the Cymrian Alliance to battle Talquist, soon to be emperor of Sorbold. Rhapsody goes into hiding with her infant son, but may soon be called to fight. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Waterfall
DB79777 11 hours 22 minutes
by Lauren Kate
read by Erin Spencer
Eureka’s tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis and she has the chance to save the world. However, she may have to give up everything—even love. Sequel to Teardrop (DB 79608). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high readers. 2014.

Salt and Storm
DB79714 10 hours 21 minutes
by Kendall Kulper
read by Lauren Fortgang
Sixteen-year-old Avery Roe wants to take her rightful place as the sea witch of Prince Island. When she foresees her own murder, a harpoon boy named Tane promises to help her change her fate, but requires an unexpected sacrifice. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Dagger’s Path
DB80470 17 hours 52 minutes
by Glenda Larke
read by Will Damron
Saker, Sorrel, Ardhi, and Piper, from The Lascar’s Dagger (DB 80411), travel to Ardhi’s homeland to return a stolen artifact and restore Ardhi to his rightful place. But the companion artifacts have also been stolen, and Ardhi’s people no longer trust him. And enemies have followed them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Lascar’s Dagger
DB80411 19 hours 50 minutes
by Glenda Larke
read by Will Damron
Acting as an envoy to the royal court and spiritual advisor to the future king, Saker Rampion also spies for his order. He overhears a plot threatening both his nation and faith. Fighting for his life after being sentenced to death, his only hope lies with royal handmaiden Sorrel Redwing. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Taliesin: The Pendragon Cycle, Book 1
DB80126 22 hours 6 minutes
by Stephen R. Lawhead
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Charis is raised as a princess of Atlantis, and Taliesin is destined to be a Druid bard. When Atlantis begins to fall, Charis leaves for Ynys Prydein, where she meets Taliesin. Family and politics challenge them, and they must decide if they are to join together. Some violence. 1987.

Magic for Beginners
DB79276 10 hours 45 minutes
by Kelly Link
read by various narrators
Anthology of fantastical stories exploring the limits of the genre. Stories touch on the topics of marriage, superheroes, zombies, and apocalyptic poker parties. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2005.

Red Seas under Red Skies
DB79641 27 hours 10 minutes
by Scott Lynch
read by Jon Huffman
Conman Locke Lamora and his sidekick Jean have fled to Tal Verrar to lick their wounds after the underworld battle in The Lies of Locke Lamora (DB 78165). It is not long until they are back to their old tricks and fleecing the rich of their money. Violence and strong language. 2007.

The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
DB80183 21 hours 25 minutes
by George R.R. Martin and others
read by various narrators
Comprehensive history of the Seven Kingdoms. Provides vividly constructed accounts of the epic battles, bitter rivalries, and daring rebellions that lead to the events in the Game of Thrones series. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

CodeSpell
DB79426 10 hours 48 minutes
by Kelly McCullough
read by Vikas Adam
After his adventures in Cybermancy (DB 79425), computer hacker and demigod Ravirn is enjoying life as a minor chaos power. When the sentient computer that runs the universe catches a virus, Ravirn must correct it—and fight off those who want to rule the world. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

Cybermancy
DB79425 10 hours 42 minutes
by Kelly McCullough
read by Vikas Adam
Ravirn from WebMage (DB 79391) is helping his girlfriend Cerise finalize her computer-science dissertation when Cerise’s webgoblin—and repository of her research—goes missing in hell. Ravirn must travel to the underworld and confront Hades if he is to succeed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.

MythOS
DB79451 10 hours 40 minutes
by Kelly McCullough
read by Vikas Adam
While attempting to fix Necessity—the computer that runs the world—demigod hacker Ravirn is transported to another realm which is run by the Norse pantheon instead of the Greek. Ravirn must find his way home as he tries to navigate an unfamiliar magic operating system. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

SpellCrash
DB79452 9 hours 30 minutes
by Kelly McCullough
read by Vikas Adam
After his adventures in MythOS (DB 79451), demigod hacker Ravirn must tackle an even bigger challenge: rebooting the system that controls the multiverse. Ravirn faces complete chaos if he fails and also risks losing his life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

WebMage
DB79391 11 hours 5 minutes
by Kelly McCullough
read by Vikas Adam
Computer hacker Ravirn, descended from the Greek gods—the Fates in particular—discovers that his great-aunt Atropos is attempting to eliminate free will from humans via computer code. As he fights his aunt, Ravirn unleashes hell on Earth. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

The Winter Long
DB80307 12 hours 1 minute
by Seanan McGuire
read by Mary Robinette Kowal
October “Toby” Daye is still trying to adjust to knowledge revealed in Chimes at Midnight (DB 79927). Simon, the man who turned her into a fish for fourteen years, returns and throws her emerging sense of stability—thanks to friends and loved ones—into chaos. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Falcon Throne
DB79883 35 hours 0 minutes
by Karen Miller
read by Gildart Jackson
Duke Harold of Clemen is deposed by Roric, but Roric is ill-equipped to rule. In neighboring Harcia, troubled royal heir Belfre plots to rule, and eventually conquer Clemen. Unfortunately for both Roric and Belfre, Harold’s son, long presumed dead, threatens all of their plans. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Strange Library
DB80291 1 hour 3 minutes
by Haruki Murakami
read by Kirby Heyborne
A young man goes to the library on what he assumes will be a routine visit. Sent to a hidden corner of the basement, he encounters an old man who imprisons him and forces him to read books on esoteric subjects. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Tales from High Hallack: The Collected Short Stories of Andre Norton, Volume 2
DB79929 10 hours 22 minutes
by Andre Norton
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Seventeen additional stories from the author of Tales from High Hallack, Volume 1 (DB 78180). In “Swamp Dweller,” a young woman acquires a creature for the traveling show she is a part of and discovers things are not as they seem. 2014.

City of Eternal Night
DB80312 12 hours 23 minutes
by Kristen Painter
read by Elijah Alexander
New Orleans. Augustine and Harlow, from House of the Rising Sun (DB 79059), are still adjusting to their new roles. When a young girl is stolen from the largest Fae Mardi Gras ball, they must work together to find her alive and bring her home. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Lost: Witch and Wizard
DB80333 8 hours 30 minutes
by James Patterson and Emily Raymond
read by various narrators
Magical teen siblings Whit and Wisty Allgood struggle against mounting public opposition to magic and a brutal crime wave led by a powerful wizard intent on ruling the City. Sequel to The Kiss (DB 76511). Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth
DB79273 13 hours 0 minutes
by Terry Pratchett and Jacqueline Simpson
read by Michael Fenton-Stevens
Author of the Discworld novels and folklorist Simpson examine the folklore, legends, and myths of Discworld. Includes discussions on the humble hare, the differences between orcs and goblins, and the reason for always finding witches in triads. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

The Science of Discworld
DB79274 13 hours 50 minutes
by Terry Pratchett and others
read by various narrators
Pratchett, author of the Discworld novels, mathematics professor Ian Stewart, and biology professor Jack Cohen examine the science behind the Discworld. Uses example of the Roundworld—a.k.a. Earth—to illustrate discussions. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things
DB80173 3 hours 40 minutes
by Patrick Rothfuss
read by Patrick Rothfuss
Auri lives in a space she calls the Underthing, below the university that Kvothe, from The Wise Man’s Fear (DB 72900), attends. Auri can detect objects’ feelings and desires, and she spends her days putting those objects where they belong. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Ripper Affair
DB79392 10 hours 45 minutes
by Lilith Saintcrow
read by Moira Quirk
Mentath Archibald Clare and Prime sorceress Emma Bannon are called into service by the queen once again. This time women are being murdered in the seedier parts of Londinium. Bannon and Clare must find the killer before the Empire is threatened. Sequel to The Red Plague Affair (DB 77064). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Rise of the King
DB80169 12 hours 42 minutes
by R.A. Salvatore
read by Mark Delgado
After the adventures of Night of the Hunter (DB 78735), Drizzt do’Urden and his Companions of the Hall find themselves united, but still divided. Tos’un Armgo and Tiago Baenre work from the shadows to bring down the Companions as other forces threaten. Some violence. Bestseller. 2014.

Faerie Winter
DB80164 5 hours 59 minutes
by Janni Lee Simner
read by Mary Kane
Unable to get answers from her mother, Liza learns from Karin that, while her own actions may have doomed the fairy and human worlds, she may be able to save them with more training—if the Faerie Queen can first be stopped. Sequel to Bones of Faerie (DB 69333). Some violence. For senior high readers. 2011.

Age of Iron
DB80457 15 hours 18 minutes
by Angus Watson
read by Sean Barrett
Dug Sealskinner travels to join up with the army of King Zadar, who is conquering Britain one village at a time. On his way, Dug meets Lowa, an archer betrayed by Zadar, and Spring, a child who scavenges battlefields . Their mission turns to one of revenge against Zadar. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Friendship

Guitar Notes
DB80216 5 hours 4 minutes
by Mary Amato
read by Mare Trevathan
Tripp, a guitar player, and Lyla, a world-famous cellist, share a practice room at their high school on alternating days. Lyla begins leaving Tripp notes between the strings of his guitar, and an unlikely friendship begins to form as they share songs and secrets. 2012.

General

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
DB78965 8 hours 17 minutes
by Chris Bohjalian
read by Grace Blewer
Half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily lives in an igloo of ice and trash bags and is convinced that everyone will hate her since her drunken father caused the meltdown. She assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Falling out of Time
DB80017 2 hours 30 minutes
by David Grossman
read by Gregory Maupin
Walking Man announces to his wife that he is setting out in search of their son, who has died. As Walking Man travels, other townspeople join him in search of their own loved ones. They all question whether death is truly the end of a person. Translated from Hebrew. 2014.

Local Souls: Novellas
DB80531 13 hours 58 minutes
by Allan Gurganus
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Three novellas set in fictional Falls, North Carolina, from the author of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (DB 30984). The friendship between two married men shifts toward desire; a good-hearted girl disappears on a trip to Africa; and a woman seeks the child she gave up for adoption. Some strong language. 2013.

Doom Fox
DB80092 10 hours 14 minutes
by Iceberg Slim
read by Joe Wilson
Life in a Los Angeles ghetto during the years immediately after World War II. Boxer Joe Allen yearns for Reba, a playmate from his youth; but he must deal with the harsh realities of life, including drugs and murder. Introduction by Ice-T. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 1998.

Trick Baby: The Story of a White Negro and Long White Con: The Biggest Score of His Life
DB80284 15 hours 21 minutes
by Iceberg Slim
read by Bob Moore
Two street-lit novels featuring African American Johnny O’Brien, better known as “White Folks” because of his light complexion. Taken under the wing of old man “Blue,” Johnny perfects the con game. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore
DB78966 7 hours 57 minutes
by Walter Mosley
read by Bahni Turpin
Debbie Dare has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult-entertainment industry when she discovers her husband, a film producer, dead in a hot tub electrocution with a starlet he was “auditioning.” Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Fortune and Fame
DB80192 9 hours 9 minutes
by Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley
read by Theresa Conkin
Jasmine and Rachel, from Friends and Foes (DB 77404), find themselves the stars of the reality television show First Ladies. Jasmine is unsure of making her private life so public, but Rachel cannot wait. When they arrive on the show, they realize they will once again need to band together. 2014.

Where There’s Smoke and Larger Than Life
DB80295 4 hours 0 minutes
by Jodi Picoult
read by various narrators
In the short story “Where There’s Smoke,” Picoult introduces psychic Serenity Jones, from her novel Leaving Time (DB 79657). The novella Larger Than Life is set in the wilds of Africa, and introduces elephant researcher Alice, another character from the same novel. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Spinning Heart
DB79200 4 hours 19 minutes
by Donal Ryan
read by Bill Delaney
Ireland. Residents of a small village in Tipperary are dealing with the fallout of the economy. Each tells a personal story in a unique voice, and as they do, another story begins to emerge. Strong language and some violence. 2012.

Astonish Me
DB79722 10 hours 13 minutes
by Maggie Shipstead
read by Rebecca Lowman
Although young American dancer Joan helps Soviet ballet star Arslan Rusakov defect in 1975, she knows she will never possess Arslan or be a prima ballerina. She quits, marries a good man, and has a child. But her son is a prodigy—pulling Joan back into ballet. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Jaguar’s Children
DB80574 9 hours 25 minutes
by John Vaillant
read by various narrators
Hector Lazaro and fourteen other illegal immigrants traveling from Oaxaca are trapped in a truck in the desert, outside of Tucson. He uses his friend Cesar’s cellphone to find help. As their water dwindles, so do their hopes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Great Glass Sea
DB80014 20 hours 11 minutes
by Josh Weil
read by Alec Volz
Russia, the near future. A folkloric tale of twin brothers, Yarik and Dima, both part of the workforce of the world’s largest greenhouse, the Oranzheria. After an encounter with the Oranzheria’s owner, Yarik begins the climb up the promotion ladder, while Dima dreams of another future. Strong language. 2014.

Season to Taste
DB79423 5 hours 34 minutes
by Natalie Young
read by Gemma Whelan
Lizzie Prain has murdered her husband Jacob. Using her cooking skills to prepare him for disposal, she reflects on her life with him and ruminates over plans for the future now that he is gone. An unexpected friendship soon threatens to derail her attempts at escape. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Gothics

The Quick
DB79077 18 hours 50 minutes
by Lauren Owen
read by Simon Slater
1893. While visiting London, young poet James Norbury disappears off the street. His sister Charlotte leaves her home in Yorkshire to search for answers. Her quest leads her to mysterious happenings in 1868 and a secret society called the Aegolius Club. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Historical Fiction

Take Me Home
DB79246 9 hours 39 minutes
by Dorothy Garlock
read by Dani Cervone
Wisconsin, 1945. A month before Olivia’s best friend Billy is to ship off for training, he proposes marriage. Not wanting to break his heart, Olivia accepts. But all she can think of is the mysterious Peter who saved her life—and who has his own dark secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Lighthouse Road
DB79324 8 hours 51 minutes
by Peter Geye
read by Conrad Feininger
Minnesota, 1896. Recent Norwegian immigrant Thea Eide gives birth to her son, Odd Einar. Twenty-four years later Odd reflects on his life with his adoptive family and his love of the wrong woman. Flashbacks between Thea’s and Odd’s lives show the past can haunt. Some descriptions of sex. 2012.

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
DB79060 16 hours 22 minutes
by Susan Jane Gilman
read by Susan Jane Gilman
1913. Malka Bialystoker helps her father trick her mother into emigrating to America to flee the Russian pogroms. There, Malka’s father abandons them, her mother goes insane, and Malka is critically injured. Taken in by the Dinello family, she grows first to love and then to hate them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

I Pity the Poor Immigrant
DB80310 7 hours 11 minutes
by Zachary Lazar
read by Cassandra Campbell
Fictional journalist probes the life of mobster Meyer Lansky, who walked away from his 1972 trial a free man, but was denied citizenship when he sought refuge in Israel. As Hannah Groff’s investigation deepens, she discovers Lansky’s former mistress Gila Konig, a Holocaust survivor. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Two Hotel Francforts
DB80122 8 hours 11 minutes
by David Leavitt
read by Alec Volz
1940. Refugees from Paris, Pete and Julia Winters arrive in Lisbon to take the SS Manhattan home to America. While waiting for the ship to arrive, they explore the town and meet Edward and Iris Freleng. Pete and Edward begin an affair. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

The Figures of Beauty
DB80300 10 hours 6 minutes
by David Macfarlane
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Teresa relates the story of her father, Oliver Hughson, and his love affair with her mother, Anna, in turbulent 1968 Italy. Intertwined are stories of Teresa’s life as an adult and an accident in a marble quarry that affects future generations. Some strong language. 2014.

In the Night of Time
DB80051 29 hours 56 minutes
by Antonio Muñoz Molina
read by J.P. Linton
1936. Ignacio Abel arrives at Penn Station in New York, leaving his wife and family behind in war-torn Madrid as he searches for his American lover. He reflects on the events that have brought him to this moment. Translated from the Spanish. Some violence. 2013.

Lila
DB79899 11 hours 3 minutes
by Marilynne Robinson
read by Laura Giannarelli
Lila, from Gilead (DB 59561), finds herself on the porch of a quiet church in Gilead, Iowa. A drifter from a young age, she is disconcerted when she is taken in by, and eventually marries, the preacher, John Ames. She considers what she will tell the son she has. Bestseller. 2014.

China Dolls
DB78964 15 hours 14 minutes
by Lisa See
read by Jodi Long
In 1938, three girls competing for showgirl roles at San Francisco’s “Oriental” nightclub become friends. American-born Chinese Grace has fled an abusive father; Helen’s Chinese family has deep Chinatown roots; and Japanese Ruby is passing as Chinese. Then everything changes with the attack on Pearl Harbor. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Smoke at Dawn: A Novel of the Civil War
DB79076 19 hours 45 minutes
by Jeff Shaara
read by Paul Michael
1863. The Army of the Cumberland mobilizes for a confrontation in Chattanooga. After defeat and retreat from Chickamauga Creek, General William Rosencrans is relieved of duty and replaced by General George Thomas by the recently promoted General Ulysses Grant. Sequel to A Chain of Thunder (DB 76869). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Some Luck
DB79659 14 hours 50 minutes
by Jane Smiley
read by Lorelei King
Iowa, 1920. Walter and Rosanna Langdon farm their land with an eye to the future of their children, Frankie, Joey, Lillian, Henry, and Claire. As the Depression, World War II, and the Cold War rip through their lives, oldest Frankie navigates family expectations and his own. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War: An Irish Country Novel #9
DB80167 13 hours 6 minutes
by Patrick Taylor
read by David Cutler
Doctor Fingal O’Reilly from Fingal O’Reilly, Irish Doctor (DB 77938) and his young colleagues are faced with an outbreak of German measles in Ballybucklebo, Northern Ireland, as well as housekeeper Kinky’s wedding. As they try to cope, Fingal reflects on his time during World War II aboard the HMS Warspite. 2014.

Lisette’s List
DB79716 13 hours 10 minutes
by Susan Vreeland
read by Kim Bubbs
Lisette, twenty, and her husband André leave Paris in 1937 to care for his grandfather, Pascal, in Provence. Lisette resents leaving the city, but she is enchanted by Pascal’s art collection. When war breaks out, André is called to fight and hides Pascal’s collection to keep it from the Nazis. Lisette vows to recover the precious paintings. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

A Mad, Wicked Folly
DB78969 11 hours 15 minutes
by Sharon Biggs Waller
read by Katherine McEwan
London, 1909. As the world of debutante balls and high society obligations closes in around her, seventeen-year-old Victoria must figure out just how much she is willing to sacrifice to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Holidays

The Mistletoe Promise
DB80430 4 hours 37 minutes
by Richard Paul Evans
read by Kristin Allison
Three years after Elise divorced her husband for cheating, another holiday season rolls around, sending her into a funk. Then Nicholas Derr approaches her in the food court where they both eat and offers a contract in which they pretend to be in a relationship. Neither expects the consequences. Bestseller. 2014.

Winter Street
DB79830 6 hours 54 minutes
by Elin Hilderbrand
read by Erin Bennett
When Kelley Quinn, owner of the Winter Street Inn, discovers his second wife, Mitzi, kissing the hired Santa, his world implodes and he lists the inn for sale. The grown children from his first marriage come to help, but they have their own issues. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Human Relationships

The Law of Loving Others
DB80473 6 hours 11 minutes
by Kate Axelrod
read by Hallie Cooper-Novack
After Emma returns home from boarding school, she realizes her mother is suffering from a schizophrenic break down. Suddenly Emma’s entire childhood and identity are called into question. A new friend at the hospital, brooding Phil, helps her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2015.

The Betrayers
DB80340 6 hours 38 minutes
by David Bezmozgis
read by Christopher Lane
Israeli politician and former Soviet dissident Baruch Kotler has repudiated the prime minister. To get away from public scrutiny, he heads to Yalta with his young mistress, Leora. There he discovers the owner of the vacation cottage was the man who had him sent to the gulag. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Eternal Wonder
DB79662 9 hours 29 minutes
by Pearl S. Buck
read by Brian Hemmingsen
While trying to sort out his future, precocious Randolph “Rann” Colfax visits his grandfather in New York City. His grandfather’s tales of life in the Far East lead Rann to travels and people he could never have imagined. Some descriptions of sex. 2013.

Love Saves the Day
DB80123 12 hours 37 minutes
by Gwen Cooper
read by Carol Dines
Losing her home when her owner passes away, the brown tabby cat, Prudence, is taken in by her former owner’s grieving daughter. But Laura, to avoid the pain of past losses and memories of her dynamic relationship with her mother, maintains a meticulously organized life, without much room for a cat. 2013.

The End of Always
DB80498 9 hours 51 minutes
by Randi Davenport
read by Noelle Kayser
Wisconsin. Seventeen-year-old Marie Reehs supposedly loses her mother to an “accident.” But Marie knows her father’s ways and privately questions what happened. When she falls in love with August Bethke, who helped bring her mother home, their affair scandalizes the town—and Marie soon discovers August’s true nature. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

I Was Here
DB80474 7 hours 53 minutes
by Gayle Forman
read by Jorjeana Marie
In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend’s footsteps and makes some startling discoveries. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2015.

The One and Only
DB79525 15 hours 0 minutes
by Emily Giffin
read by Sofia Willingham
Shea Rigsby is struggling to end her relationship with her boyfriend when the mother of her best friend passes away. This leaves the door open for Shea to begin a relationship with her best friend’s dad, Clive Carr, on whom she has had a longtime crush. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Girls like Us
DB80270 3 hours 45 minutes
by Gail Giles
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Graduates of their school’s special-education program, Quincy and Biddy are placed together in their first independent apartment and begin new jobs. Their adult status comes with challenges, but they find common ground and discover a strong friendship. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
DB80153 8 hours 19 minutes
by Eimear McBride
read by Mare Trevathan
Written in a demanding, fragmentary style, the novel recreates the state of mind of a young Irish woman whose relationships with her family and her world are fractured. She struggles to cope with her brother’s disability, her mother’s instability, and an abusive uncle. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Perfectly Good White Boy
DB80157 9 hours 16 minutes
by Carrie Mesrobian
read by Erik Sandvold
After losing his virginity to an older girl who dumps him at the end of the summer, Sean decides to join the Marines. But first he must survive his senior year of high school. Strong language and descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Wingshooters
DB80207 7 hours 56 minutes
by Nina Revoyr
read by Emily Pike Stewart
Young Michelle LeBeau is left in the care of her grandparents in 1970s rural Wisconsin, while her father searches for her mother. Michelle is half-Japanese in an insular community that is otherwise white. When a black family moves to town, racial tensions reach a breaking point. Violence and strong language. 2011.

When I Was the Greatest
DB80631 6 hours 5 minutes
by Jason Reynolds
read by J.B. Adkins
Ali and his sister Jazz live in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood and try to stay out of trouble. But when they and their neighbors go to the wrong party, one gets hurt and another leaves with a target on his back. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth
DB80408 13 hours 35 minutes
by Chris Scotton
read by Robert Petkoff
Kentucky, 1985. After the accidental death of his three-year-old brother, fourteen-year-old Kevin and his mother retreat to her Appalachian hometown of Medgar, where Kevin befriends local boy Buzzy. When Buzzy witnesses the beating of an anti-mining activist, Buzzy and Kevin come under threat while camping with Kevin’s grandfather. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Girls from Corona del Mar
DB79242 9 hours 35 minutes
by Rufi Thorpe
read by Rebecca Lowman
Best friends Mia and Lorrie Ann are growing up in the lower-middle-class suburb of Corona del Mar, California. Mia thinks Lorrie Ann’s life is golden, especially compared to Mia’s life with an alcoholic mother. Then tragedy strikes Lorrie Ann and the trajectories of their lives diverge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Wildflower
DB80311 7 hours 42 minutes
by Alecia Whitaker
read by Alecia Whitaker
Sixteen-year-old Bird Barrett is discovered by a country-music record label while playing in her family’s bluegrass band. As her star rises, she must learn to stay true to her roots, while navigating a brave new world of glamour and gold records in Nashville, Tennessee. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Belzhar
DB79723 8 hours 8 minutes
by Meg Wolitzer
read by Jorjeana Marie
Suffering from the loss of her boyfriend Reeve, fifteen-year-old Jam Gallahue is sent to a therapeutic, mysterious boarding school in Vermont. But a journal-writing assignment transports her to the magical realm of Belzhar, where she and Reeve can be together. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Humor

The Way of All Fish
DB80010 10 hours 1 minute
by Martha Grimes
read by Bruce Huntey
In this sequel to Foul Matter (DB 57107), hit men Candy and Karl return to help writer Cindy Sella, who is struggling with both writer’s block and a lawsuit by her unscrupulous former agent, L. Bass Hess. Some strong language. 2014.

Inspiration

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition
DB79105 1 hour 29 minutes
by Richard Bach
read by Dave Corey
Inspirational fantasy about a gull who refuses to conform. This edition contains the previously unpublished part four and Last Words by the author. 1970.

Legal Themes

The Competition
DB79718 13 hours 19 minutes
by Marcia Clark
read by January LaVoy
After a Columbine-style shooting at a high school in the San Fernando Valley, two of the dead students are identified as the killers, who are believed to have committed a mutual suicide. But prosecutor Rachel Knight and detective Bailey Keller soon realize that the facts don’t add up. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Gray Mountain
DB79768 14 hours 48 minutes
by John Grisham
read by Catherine Tabor
Furloughed Wall Street attorney Samantha Kofer is offered an unpaid year-long stint at an Appalachian legal aid clinic with the slim chance of returning to her old job when done. Entering the murky world of coal mining, Samantha is soon engulfed in litigation that turns deadly. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Betrayed: A Rosato & Associates Novel
DB80210 9 hours 4 minutes
by Lisa Scottoline
read by Kristin Allison
Attorney Judy Carrier is reeling over her aunt Barb’s news of breast cancer, when they learn that Barb’s housekeeper and best friend, Iris, was found dead in her car from a supposed heart attack after leaving Barb’s house. Suspecting foul play, Judy investigates. Some violence and some strong language. 2014.

Medical Themes

The Fever
DB79711 9 hours 15 minutes
by Megan Abbott
read by various narrators
Tom Nash is a popular teacher and father of two teens—hockey star Eli and diligent student Deenie. Their stability is disrupted when Deenie’s best friend has a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. As rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread, a series of tightly held secrets emerges. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Mystery and Detective

Death of a Liar
DB80569 5 hours 20 minutes
by M.C. Beaton
read by Graeme Malcolm
Because a woman from the small village of Cromish in the Scottish Highlands has lied before, Sergeant Hamish Macbeth doesn’t believe her report of an intruder. But when her body is found in her home, Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Witchcraft Mysteries, Books 1–3
DB79913 25 hours 27 minutes
by Juliet Blackwell
read by Mare Trevathan
Books one through three, written between 2009 and 2011, featuring a San Francisco witch who solves mysteries and runs a vintage clothing boutique with her miniature potbellied pig, Oscar. Includes Secondhand Spirits, A Cast-Off Coven, and Hexes and Hemlines. Some strong language. 2011.

Witchcraft Mysteries, Books 4–6
DB79930 26 hours 23 minutes
by Juliet Blackwell
read by Abigail Maupin
Books four through six, written between 2012 and 2014, featuring vintage clothing-shop owner and practicing witch Lily and her familiar, Oscar the pig, as mystery solvers. Includes In a Witch’s Wardrobe, Tarnished and Torn, and A Vision in Velvet. Some strong language. 2014.

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
DB80252 10 hours 55 minutes
by Alan Bradley
read by Jayne Entwistle
Twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce laments her predicament when her father and Aunt Felicity ship her off to Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy across the sea in Canada. But the budding chemist and sleuth is cheered when a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a bedroom chimney. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Robert B. Parker’s Blind Spot: A Jesse Stone Novel
DB79424 9 hours 2 minutes
by Reed Farrel Coleman
read by James Naughton
Police Chief Jesse Stone’s reunion with his old Triple-A baseball team in New York City is cut short when, in Paradise, a young woman is found murdered and her boyfriend, a son of one of the town’s most prominent families, is missing and presumed kidnapped. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Necessary as Blood
DB80302 12 hours 6 minutes
by Deborah Crombie
read by Gabriella Cavallero
When Pakistani lawyer Naz Malik is found dead on a Saturday in the summer, Gemma James—drawn into the case by mutual friends who take in Naz’s small daughter—is alarmed to learn Naz’s wife, artist Sandra Gilles, had vanished without a trace that May. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

You Know Who Killed Me: An Amos Walker Novel
DB80533 5 hours 37 minutes
by Loren D. Estleman
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Straight out of rehab, Detroit PI Amos Walker is asked by the sheriff to run down numerous tips about the murder of an Iroquois Heights city worker shot in his basement rec room. The victim’s widow has plastered the area with billboards saying “you know who killed me.” Strong language and some violence. 2014.

Angora Alibi: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80561 10 hours 4 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
The Seaside Knitters of Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, find they must take time away from their needles and yarn to confront a murder and untangle a mystery before a certain baby is brought into the world. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Death by Cashmere: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80491 9 hours 57 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
Not long after Isabel “Izzy” Chambers opens up a knitting shop in the sleepy fishing town of Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, a diverse group of women begins congregating each week to form the Seaside Knitters. When Izzy’s renter drowns mysteriously, the women decide to investigate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

A Fatal Fleece: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80560 11 hours 7 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
This summer in Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, one of the Seaside Knitters gets tangled up with a precocious granddaughter, and another stands accused of sending a local resident on a permanent vacation. The other knitters rally around their friends. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Moon Spinners: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80493 10 hours 21 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
The Seaside Knitters—wearing their finest knitting creations—are attending a special yacht-club dinner held to honor Gracie’s aunt. Under the full moon, a local scuba-dive club witnesses a blood-red Ferrari flying off a cliff. Gracie’s aunt was behind the wheel—and was murdered. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Murder in Merino: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80562 10 hours 40 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
It’s autumn in Sea Harbor, and as the tourists leave, a mysterious guest arrives. When she’s implicated in a crime, the Seaside Knitters must quickly table their knitting project and search out a motive for murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Wedding Shawl: A Seaside Knitters Mystery
DB80559 10 hours 31 minutes
by Sally Goldenbaum
read by Julie McKay
The Seaside Knitters have pitched in to help with a friend’s wedding, including knitting a beautiful lace shawl. But the plans get complicated when the wedding party’s hair stylist, Tiffany, is found dead. Rumors start to circulate about Tiffany’s past and her connection to an unsolved murder years ago. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Murder and Mendelssohn: A Phryne Fisher Mystery
DB80013 13 hours 48 minutes
by Kerry Greenwood
read by J. Michael McCullough
Assisting Detective Inspector Jack Robinson in the investigation of an unpopular orchestra conductor’s murder, Miss Fisher becomes suspicious of a charismatic code-breaker who has captured her friend John Wilson’s affections. Some violence and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Monogram Murders: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery
DB79909 10 hours 36 minutes
by Sophie Hannah
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Retired Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is at a London coffee house when a terrified young woman confides to him that she is about to be killed—and that she deserves it. Then Poirot learns that three guests at a fashionable London hotel have just been murdered in separate rooms. 2014.

The Big Thaw
DB80046 12 hours 4 minutes
by Donald Harstad
read by John Jessup
Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman catches Fred Grothler during a late-night chase on the snowy rural Iowa roads. Fred confesses to being the driver in a series of recent burglaries, but his main concern is that his accomplices—two cousins—never came out of the last house. Violence and strong language. 2000.

Laughed ’til He Died
DB80530 8 hours 19 minutes
by Carolyn Hart
read by Mare Trevathan
When three deaths are linked to the youth recreation center in Broward’s Rock, the center’s director asks PI Max Darling to clear her name. Max’s wife, bookstore owner Annie, helps him investigate the three complex murders. 2010.

Closely Akin to Murder: A Claire Malloy Mystery
DB80524 6 hours 52 minutes
by Joan Hess
read by Mare Trevathan
Prestigious scientist Ronnie Landonwood asks her friend Claire Malloy for help when she is threatened by someone from her sordid past. Years ago Ronnie served time after killing a producer who tried to rape her in Acapulco. Now she needs Claire to go back there to find the blackmailer. 1996.

Copycat Killing: A Magical Cats Mystery
DB78963 9 hours 50 minutes
by Sofie Kelly
read by Cassandra Campbell
The small Minnesota town of Mayville Heights is faced with a flood, while the librarian Kathleen Paulson, her two cats, and detective Marcus Gordon try to solve the mystery of the drowning death of local artist and mask-maker Jaeger Merrill. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Till Death, The Sacrifice, The Gathering
DB79479 30 hours 31 minutes
by William X. Kienzle
read by Ray Foushee
Three series entries, written between 2000 and 2002, featuring sleuthing Father Koesler. Passion within a group of priests and nuns leads to death. A bomb goes off as an Episcopal priest converts to Catholic priesthood. Father Koesler suspects a long-ago friend of murder. Some violence and some strong language. 2002.

A Tightly Raveled Mind
DB80433 8 hours 6 minutes
by Diane Lawson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Psychoanalyst Nora Goodman is shocked when a patient blows himself up. When yet another patient dies mysteriously, Nora—sure that these are murders—hires a private investigator. Meanwhile Nora’s own life is a mess—including her marriage to an overbearing psychiatrist. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Best American Mystery Stories, 2014
DB80090 18 hours 8 minutes
edited by Laura Lippman
read by Erik Sandvold
Collection of twenty previously published short stories. In Megan Abbott’s “My Heart Is Either Broken,” a man slowly begins to doubt his wife’s story of how their toddler went missing. Authors include Russell Banks, Annie Proulx, and James Lee Burke. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Devil’s Company
DB80150 17 hours 39 minutes
by David Liss
read by Erik Sandvold
1722. Master of disguise, Londoner Benjamin Weaver finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse against wealthy schemer Jerome Cobb. To secure the welfare of England, Weaver must infiltrate the East India Company and uncover a secret plot of corporate rivals, foreign spies, and government operatives. Some strong language. 2010.

His Majesty’s Hope
DB79393 10 hours 30 minutes
by Susan Elia Macneal
read by Susan Duerden
After serving as a secret agent protecting Princess Elizabeth, intrepid spy and expert code breaker Maggie Hope is now an elite member of the Special Operations Executive—a black ops organization designed to aid the British effort abroad—and her first assignment sends her straight into Nazi-controlled Berlin. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent
DB79394 9 hours 45 minutes
by Susan Elia Macneal
read by Susan Duerden
After an undercover mission in WWII Berlin, British agent Maggie Hope is teaching at her old spy-training camp in western Scotland. When a close friend of Maggie’s and two other ballerinas fall strangely ill, Maggie partners with MI-5 to uncover the truth behind their unusual symptoms. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Designated Daughters
DB79782 7 hours 50 minutes
by Margaret Maron
read by Margaret Maron
When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to ailing Aunt Rachel’s bedside, she assumes the worst, but arrives at the hospice center to find the dying woman awake and talking. However, less than an hour later, Aunt Rachel is found dead—smothered with a pillow. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Three Can Keep a Secret and Proof Positive
DB80098 21 hours 24 minutes
by Archer Mayor
read by Erik Sandvold
Two mysteries, written between 2013 and 2014, feature Vermont Bureau of Investigation’s Joe Gunther. In the wake of Hurricane Irene, Joe’s team investigates a missing patient and an unearthed, rock-filled coffin. A burglar finds a dead hoarder who may have been murdered. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Last Winter, We Parted
DB80606 5 hours 1 minute
by Fuminori Nakamura
read by Erik Sandvold
A young writer is composing a biography of a photographer convicted of killing two models by setting them on fire. The writer slips further into darkness as he investigates other sources, no longer sure of either the case or himself. First published in Japanese in 2013. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Long Way Home: A Three Pines Mystery
DB79627 11 hours 53 minutes
by Louise Penny
read by Anne Hancock
Now happily retired in the village of Three Pines, ex-Chief Inspector of Homicide Armand Gamache is loath to take on another investigation. But neighbor Clara Morrow needs his help when her artist husband doesn’t return for their agreed-upon reunion after a year-long separation. Some violence and some strong language. 2014.

Blood on the Water: A William Monk Novel
DB80015 10 hours 25 minutes
by Anne Perry
read by Barry Bernson
When Monk witnesses an explosion on a river pleasure boat, he and other rescuers are able to save only fifty of the passengers. The high-profile case is taken away from Monk’s river police by the commissioner, but given back after an arrest leads to disaster. Some violence. 2014.

Leaving Time
DB79657 15 hours 13 minutes
by Jodi Picoult
read by various narrators
Jenna Metcalf has never stopped searching for her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe that Alice—a scientist who studied grief among elephants—would abandon her own young child, Jenna now enlists the help of a psychic and a PI. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Children of the Revolution: An Inspector Banks Novel
DB79942 15 hours 2 minutes
by Peter Robinson
read by Jim Zeiger
Although he has been living frugally since his dismissal for sexual misconduct four years ago, ex-college lecturer Gavin Miller is found murdered with five thousand euros in his pocket. DCI Alan Banks soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, linked to the victim since the 1970s. Some strong language. 2014.

Martin Beck Mysteries: Books 1–5
DB79835 30 hours 40 minutes
by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
read by Jack Fox
In Roseanna, Stockholm detective inspector Martin Beck investigates an unidentified woman’s rape and murder. Also includes The Man Who Went Up in Smoke, The Man on the Balcony, The Laughing Policeman, and The Fire Engine That Disappeared. Written between 1965 and 1969. Translated from the Swedish. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 1969.

Forty Days without Shadow
DB80176 15 hours 20 minutes
by Olivier Truc
read by Malcolm Hillgartner
Tomorrow, thirty minutes of daylight will end the polar night in Kautokeino, a small village in northern Norway. But in the last hours of darkness, an ancient drum is stolen and one of the last reindeer herders is murdered. Officer Klemet Nango and his young partner Nina Nansen investigate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Monument to Murder, Experiment in Murder, Undiplomatic Murder
DB80258 36 hours 7 minutes
by Margaret Truman and Donald Bain
read by Erik Sandvold
Three entries, written between 2011 and 2014, in a series of mysteries set in Washington, D.C. In Undiplomatic Murder, a State Department agent reverts to his PI past, as he seeks vengeance when his daughter is killed by a suicide bomber in a D.C. cafe. Some violence and some strong language. 2014.

The Fire Dance
DB80078 9 hours 18 minutes
by Helene Tursten
read by Jill Fox
In 1989, young dance student Sophie is suspected in the burning of her family’s house, which killed her stepfather—but it is declared an accident. Now in 2004, when detective Huss investigates Sophie’s own death by fire, she looks at the old case. First published in Swedish in 2005. Violence and strong language. 2014.

The Case Is Closed
DB79065 7 hours 53 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
Miss Silver must use all of her sleuthing skills to uncover the culprit in the slippery Everton case, especially since the wrong man has already spent a year in jail for a murder he didn’t commit! Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1937.

The Case of William Smith
DB79068 7 hours 57 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
William Smith lost his memory in the war and asks Miss Maud Silver to investigate his earlier life and learn whether or not an old enemy is out to harm him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1948.

The Catherine Wheel
DB79070 8 hours 40 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
The old cliffside Catherine Wheel Inn—once a home for pirates and smugglers—is now the scene of a murder. An ad in the paper draws a mixed bunch for a family reunion, eager to discover the secrets of their ancestry. When one is murdered, Maud Silver investigates. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1949.

Eternity Ring
DB79069 8 hours 16 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
Frank Abbott, who was cut out of his grandmother’s will when he joined the police force, pairs up again with governess-turned-private-investigator Maud Silver. This case involves his cousin Cecily, whose father is the closest thing Frank has to his own late father. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1948.

Key: A Miss Silver Mystery
DB78928 7 hours 51 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
It’s nearing the end of World War II, and Michael Harsh has been working on a secret government project for years. Finally he is ready to hand over the formula. But the next morning he is dead. It looks like suicide. Only Miss Silver knows it’s murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1944.

Miss Silver Comes to Stay
DB79071 8 hours 2 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
James Lessiter’s return to Lenton after many years to claim his family estate opens old wounds. When he is found bludgeoned to death by a fire poker, the suspects are too numerous to count. Miss Silver, who is in town on a visit, investigates. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1949.

Miss Silver Intervenes
DB79067 7 hours 25 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
A chance encounter returns Meade Underwood’s fiancé Giles Armitage to her after he lost his memory in a shipwreck and disappeared for a time. But when a woman from that lost period is viciously murdered, Giles becomes the chief suspect, and Miss Silver must solve the mystery. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1943.

Out of the Past
DB79073 8 hours 34 minutes
by Patricia Wentworth
read by Diana Bishop
Carmona is lucky when rascal Alan Field disappears before their wedding. Several years later, Alan reappears—desperate for money—and concocts a blackmail plan that spirals out of control. By the time the first body appears, prim detective Maud Silver is already on the case. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1953.

Occult and Horror

Famous Last Words
DB80632 7 hours 55 minutes
by Katie Alender
read by Nora Hunter
Willa reluctantly moves to California with her mother and stepfather, a film director. But her real problem is that she keeps seeing unreal things, like a dead body in the swimming pool; and her visions may be connected to a serial killer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Burn for Me: A Hidden Legacy Novel
DB80162 10 hours 46 minutes
by Ilona Andrews
read by Mary Kane
Detective Nevada Baylor, of Baylor Investigative Agency, plans to bring in a suspect in a volatile case. Her quarry is a magic user who can set anything on fire. But then she’s kidnapped by a handsome billionaire with the same target. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2014.

Redeemed: House of Night
DB80070 10 hours 39 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
Series finale. In trouble, Zoey Redbird, from Revealed (DB 77889), surrenders herself to the Tulsa Police. Meanwhile, Neferet has made herself known to mortals and prepares to enslave Tulsa’s citizens. One final battle remains between good and evil. Strong language, descriptions of sex, and some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Girl from the Well
DB80023 8 hours 12 minutes
by Rin Chupeco
read by Julie-Ann Elliott
Okiku has wandered the world for centuries, freeing the innocent ghosts and taking the lives of killers. But when she meets a moody teen, she knows he needs to be freed from the demonic malevolence that clings to him. Some violence and some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Boy Who Drew Monsters
DB79939 9 hours 55 minutes
by Keith Donohue
read by John Haag
After nearly drowning, 10-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters—that take on a horrifying life of their own. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Unbreakable: The Legion, Book 1
DB80672 6 hours 48 minutes
by Kami Garcia
read by Candice Accola
Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society, the Legion, formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2013.

Unmarked: The Legion, Book 2
DB80673 8 hours 50 minutes
by Kami Garcia
read by Christine Lakin
As Kennedy Waters and her companions learn more about their ancient secret society, its longtime rivals the Illuminati, and Kennedy’s mysterious family, they wonder whether she is really meant to be a member of the Legion. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Krewe of Hunters, Books 11–14
DB80466 37 hours 54 minutes
by Heather Graham
read by various narrators
Books eleven through fourteen, written between 2013 and 2014, feature the FBI’s paranormal team that investigates the unexplained. Four supernatural thrillers, including The Night Is Forever, The Cursed, The Hexed, and The Betrayed. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Last American Vampire
DB80410 14 hours 15 minutes
by Seth Grahame-Smith
read by MacLeod Andrews
In Reconstruction-era America, vampire Henry Sturges searches for renewed purpose in the wake of his friend Abraham Lincoln’s shocking death. He travels to England for an unexpected encounter with Jack the Ripper and then returns to experience the events of the next century. Sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (DB 70658). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Balthazar
DB80149 9 hours 20 minutes
by Claudia Gray
read by Mare Trevathan
Vampire Balthazar emerges from his isolation to help Skye Tierney, a psychic girl from Evernight Academy. But when Skye catches the attention of the cruel master vampire responsible for murdering Balthazar’s family, revenge comes within Balthazar’s reach. Some violence and some strong language. Sequel to Afterlife (DB 73703). For senior high and older readers. 2012.

Horrorstör
DB80227 5 hours 31 minutes
by Grady Hendrix
read by Colleen Delany
After strange things start happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, three employees volunteer to work an overnight shift to investigate. But what they discover is more horrifying than they could have imagined. 2014.

Charley Davidson Series, Books 1–4
DB80427 41 hours 23 minutes
by Darynda Jones
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Books one through four, written between 2011 and 2012, featuring part-time investigator and full-time Grim Reaper, Charley Davidson. Paranormal tales include: First Grave on the Right, Second Grave on the Left, Third Grave Dead Ahead, and Fourth Grave beneath My Feet. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2012.

Hexed
DB79191 8 hours 35 minutes
by Michelle Krys
read by Tai Alexandra Ricci
Sixteen-year-old Indigo Blackwood finds her perfect cheerleader’s life threatened when a stranger tells her the family Bible just stolen from her mom’s occult shop could mean the end to all witches—including Indigo herself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

An English Ghost Story
DB80152 9 hours 38 minutes
by Kim Newman
read by Kristin Allison
A dysfunctional British family exchanges life in the big city for the sleepy Somerset countryside. The Naremores’ new home, The Hollow, embraces them and creates rare peace and harmony within the family—but then the house turns on them. Some violence. 2014.

Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles
DB79887 18 hours 54 minutes
by Anne Rice
read by Simon Vance
The vampire world is in crisis: the undead have been proliferating out of control, huge massacres are carried out, and a voice is persuading older vampires to slay young ones. They turn to Lestat, who reluctantly agrees to deal with the new threat. Sequel to Blood Canticle (DB 57172). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Her Last Whisper
DB79886 14 hours 0 minutes
by Karen Robards
read by Ann Marie Lee
When beautiful single women begin vanishing from Las Vegas hotels, all signs indicate that a psychopath is on the prowl in Sin City. Agent Bartoli’s FBI colleague fears that her missing sister is the killer’s type. They turn to serial-killer expert Charlotte Stone for help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Last Kiss Goodbye
DB79885 13 hours 41 minutes
by Karen Robards
read by Ann Marie Lee
Helped by her ability to see dead people who demand justice, psychiatrist Charlotte “Charlie” Stone has dedicated her career to exploring the darkest territory of all: the hearts and minds of serial killers. Now she has thwarted a homicidal maniac, and he wants her to pay. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Last Victim
DB79884 13 hours 41 minutes
by Karen Robards
read by Ann Marie Lee
At sixteen, Charlotte “Charlie” Stone’s best friend and her family were butchered. As a criminal pathology expert, Charlie hides the fact that she has interacted with her dead friend’s spirit. Now—fifteen years later—another family is murdered and the daughter kidnapped. Suspecting the same killer, the FBI needs Charlie’s help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
DB80405 6 hours 40 minutes
by Martyn Waites
read by Penelope Rawlins
England, 1940. As bombs drop on London, schoolteacher Eve Parkins shepherds a group of children to the countryside and settles with them in Eel Marsh House. Surrounded by tidal marshes, the house appears to be sinking. In this desolate setting, they realize they may have been safer in London. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Psychological Themes

Munich Airport
DB80568 9 hours 55 minutes
by Greg Baxter
read by Kevin Stillwell
A man waits in the Munich Airport with his father to claim the body of his sister, who was found in a Berlin apartment, dead from starvation. He reflects on his relationships with his sister and father and on what has changed now that his sister is gone. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Inappropriate Behavior
DB78987 6 hours 34 minutes
by Murray Farish
read by Brian Hemmingsen
Nine stories of characters dealing with the line between sanity and pathology in modern America. In the title story, George and Miranda Putnam struggle with their son’s disruptive behavior and George’s unemployment. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Boy Who Could See Demons
DB79261 10 hours 36 minutes
by Carolyn Jess-Cooke
read by various narrators
A child psychologist comes up against a dangerous career-defining case that threatens to unravel her own painful past. It also jeopardizes the life of a ten-year-old boy who is coping with his mother’s latest suicide attempt and who can see the impossible. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Romance

The Gamble
DB79010 25 hours 15 minutes
by Kristen Ashley
read by Emma Taylor
Nina Sheridan leaves her clueless fiancé behind in England for time to rethink their engagement in the Colorado mountains. In the rented rustic cabin, she finds owner Holden Maxwell. When Nina falls ill, Holden nurses her. But a secret from his past threatens their growing attraction. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Lady Luck
DB79011 22 hours 5 minutes
by Kristen Ashley
read by Emma Taylor
Determined to turn her luck around, Lexie Berry promises to pick up high-stakes poker player Ty Walker when he is released from prison. As Ty begins hunting down those who framed him for a crime he did not commit, he realizes Lexie may be his salvation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Sweet Dreams
DB79014 25 hours 5 minutes
by Kristen Ashley
read by Emma Taylor
As part of reinventing her life, divorcée Lauren Graham takes a job as a waitress in a biker bar. While there, she strikes sparks off part-owner Tatum Jackson. But Tatum’s other job as a bounty hunter soon gets in the way of their tumultuous romance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

The Lone Warrior: Once upon a Time in the West
DB80079 9 hours 15 minutes
by Lori Austin
read by Teresa Willis
Rose Varner hunts down reclusive former Confederate soldier Luke Phelan to help find her three-year-old daughter, who was kidnapped by the Cheyenne a year ago. He reluctantly agrees despite his troubled past living within the tribe. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

When Day Breaks
DB80099 9 hours 32 minutes
by Maya Banks
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Daryl Swanson, or “Swanny” as his Kelly Group International teammates call him, is always up for a new mission. But his next assignment, protecting model Eden, stirs his blood and makes him dream of the impossible. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2014.

Captive Hearts Trilogy
DB79631 36 hours 57 minutes
by Grace Burrowes
read by Carol Dines
Trilogy featuring men tortured by the effects of war. In The Captive, a duke tormented by his enemies finds solace in love. In The Traitor, a baron labeled as a traitor finds inner peace with passion. In The Laird, a man reclaims his Highland bride. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

What a Lady Needs for Christmas
DB80144 10 hours 28 minutes
by Grace Burrowes
read by Abigail Maupin
To escape a scandal, Lady Joan Flynn agrees to marry ambitious mill owner Dante Hartwell, who hopes to find a wellborn wife for business reasons. But soon their marriage grows into something more than a mere convenience. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2014.

At Bluebonnet Lake: Texas Crossroads, Book 1
DB80087 12 hours 32 minutes
by Amanda Cabot
read by Emily Pike Stewart
The last thing marketing executive Kate Sherwood needs is a man, but when she visits a dilapidated resort in Texas for a month with her grandmother, she can’t stop her attraction to the handsome handyman Greg. When a promotion is within her grasp, Kate questions what is important. 2014.

The Dog Park
DB80100 8 hours 13 minutes
by Laura Caldwell
read by Emily Maixner
Stylist Jessica Champlin and her ex-husband, investigative journalist Sebastian Hess, tried to make their marriage work and in the end agreed on joint custody of their dog, Baxter. When Baxter rescues a little girl and the video goes viral, Jess’s and Sebastian’s lives take some unexpected turns. 2014.

The Homecoming
DB80050 8 hours 53 minutes
by Robyn Carr
read by Gabriella Cavallero
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. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Vixen in Velvet
DB80054 10 hours 45 minutes
by Loretta Chase
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Because of a family obligation, Simon Blair, Marquess of Lisburne, reluctantly returns to London, where he hopes to seduce talented dressmaker Leonie Noirot. She, however, has no time for his nonsense because she is obsessed with transforming his cousin, the dowdy Lady Gladys, into a swan. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Lady in Black
DB80529 7 hours 36 minutes
by Christina Dodd
read by Mare Trevathan
Widowed young mother Margaret Guarneri works as a butler for a wealthy ninety-two-year-old Houstonian named Jim Donovan. When Donovan gets threatening notes, his grandson Reid arrives—and although he and Margaret distrust each other, their attraction is undeniable. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 1993.

No Limits
DB79813 13 hours 18 minutes
by Lori Foster
read by Carol Dines
Three years ago, mixed-martial-arts star Cannon Colter rescued Yvette Sweeny from kidnappers, only to put an end to her romantic notions. Reunited because of Yvette’s grandfather, Cannon is torn between his pent-up desire and the need to protect her. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Lord and Lady Spy Series, Books 1–3
DB79818 32 hours 58 minutes
by Shana Galen
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Books one through three, written between 2011 and 2014, featuring English spies, special agents, and romance-inducing clandestine missions carried out after the Napoleonic wars. Trio includes Lord and Lady Spy, True Spies, and Love and Let Spy. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

What I Love about You
DB80119 8 hours 30 minutes
by Rachel Gibson
read by Carol Dines
After her husband runs off with a younger woman, Natalie Cooper, now a single mother managing a photo store, finds herself drawn to her surly neighbor, Blake Junger. But his self-induced exile is interrupted by Natalie’s young daughter. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Sister Betty Says I Do
DB80204 8 hours 48 minutes
by Pat G’Orge-Walker
read by Erin Jones
Sister Betty Becton from No Ordinary Noel (DB 75716) has agreed to marry Freddie Noel, a fellow parishioner of the Crossing Over Sanctuary Church. But as their wedding day approaches, interference from busybodies and a secret of Freddie’s threaten their happiness together. 2013.

Any Man I Want
DB80115 7 hours 37 minutes
by Michele Grant
read by Erin Jones
Beautiful Katrina is a pampered princess, and Carter is a retired pro football player. After Katrina makes a dangerous decision and Carter comes to her rescue, the two become romantically involved. But for the relationship to succeed, both need to compromise. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Pretty Boy Problems
DB80145 8 hours 3 minutes
by Michele Grant
read by Andy Pyle
Avery Beauregard Montgomery breezes through life because of his dazzling looks, but his brother and sister-in-law are fed up with his attitude and kick him out. Undaunted, Beau moves to his sister’s condo and is intrigued to find it occupied by an exceptional woman. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2014.

The Conspiracy of Us
DB80475 9 hours 36 minutes
by Maggie Hall
read by Julia Whelan
When sixteen-year-old Avery West learns her family is part of a powerful and dangerous secret society—and that her own life is in danger, she must follow a trail of clues across Europe. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2015.

The Prince Who Loved Me
DB80004 10 hours 5 minutes
by Karen Hawkins
read by Theresa Conkin
Bookish Bronwyn Murdoch is glad that her stepmother has given up on playing matchmaker for her and is focusing on Bronwyn’s stepsister. But when a visiting prince next door is determined to have a dalliance with Bronwyn, she decides to beat him at his game. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Revenant: A Demonica Novel
DB80290 12 hours 2 minutes
by Larissa Ione
read by Hillary Huber
Fallen angel Revenant discovers he has a twin brother who possesses everything Revenant was denied. Caught in a tug of war between heaven and hell, he weighs his thirst for revenge against his desire for Blaspheme—a female whose very origins could deliver him into salvation or destruction. Sequel to Reaver (DB 77734). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Just the Sexiest Man Alive
DB80124 9 hours 57 minutes
by Julie James
read by Suzanne Duvall
When lawyer Taylor Donovan is assigned to coach Hollywood heartthrob Jason Andrews for a legal-thriller role, she refuses to fall victim to his charms and fame. But her rejections intrigue him, and they both wonder if they have each met their match. Descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2014.

Dangerous Curves Ahead, Thrown for a Curve, Gentlemen Prefer Curves
DB80428 31 hours 57 minutes
by Sugar Jamison
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Three romances, written between 2013 and 2014, featuring curvy heroines and the men that adore them. In Dangerous Curves Ahead, Ellis changes her life, opens up a plus-size boutique, and bumps into a former crush in a bakery. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

When the Rogue Returns
DB80143 10 hours 27 minutes
by Sabrina Jeffries
read by J. Michael McCullough
1818. When young bride Isabella uses her talent for creating exquisite imitation jewels, she and her husband Victor Cale become unwitting pawns in a criminal scheme that ruins their lives. Ten years later, Victor and Isabella are reunited, and secrets emerge. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2014.

Bad Boys in Kilts
DB79518 12 hours 5 minutes
by Donna Kauffman
read by Chloe Lynn
Three hot tales featuring Scottish brothers and the women they fall for. In “Bottoms Up” bad boy Brodie loves his pub and the life it provides, but tomboy Kat shows him what he is missing. Also includes “On Tap” and “Night Watch.” Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

The Great Scot
DB79519 12 hours 52 minutes
by Donna Kauffman
read by Chloe Lynn
Location coordinator Erin McGregor knows she’s finally found the perfect setting for her romance reality show, Your Prince Charming. But she gets more than she bargained for in the Scottish Highlands . . . romantic moors, windswept cliffs, misty lochs, and a four-hundred-year-old castle with gorgeous chieftain Dylan Chisholm. Companion to Bad Boys in Kilts (DB 79518). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.

The Secret of Pembrooke Park
DB80431 14 hours 54 minutes
by Julie Klassen
read by Gabriella Cavallero
After persuading her father to gamble on a risky investment, Abigail Foster and her family face financial ruin and move to the mysteriously abandoned manor house, Pembrooke Park. But the house holds secrets and a treasure that Abigail can’t ignore. 2014.

Five Days in Skye
DB80141 8 hours 28 minutes
by Carla Laureano
read by Erin Jones
Instead of heading to Tahiti for her dream vacation, thirty-year-old Andrea Sullivan is sent to the Isle of Skye to land celebrity chef James MacDonald as a client for her hospitality consulting firm. She soon realizes God works in mysterious ways. RITA Award. 2013.

Loving Rose: The Redemption of Malcolm Sinclair
DB79837 12 hours 48 minutes
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Somerset, 1838. Miraculously spared from death, Malcolm Sinclair erases the notorious man he once was and reinvents himself as Thomas Glendower. During his transformation, he discovers a secretive lady, Rose, and her two children living in his secluded manor and provides his protection as her enemy closes in. 2014.

The Millionaire Affair
DB79035 8 hours 43 minutes
by Jessica Lemmon
read by Kevin Stillwell
When ad executive Landon Downey is given custody of his nephew for a week, he asks childhood friend Kimber Reynolds to act as his live-in nanny. Kimber decides that the temporary arrangement is the perfect time to act on her high-school crush on him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel
DB79597 8 hours 50 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Lorelei King
Summer is a busy season at the bed-and-breakfast, and proprietor Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor spend a lot of time together keeping the property running. After some folks’ good-natured comments on a relationship blossoming, Jo Marie analyzes their friendship and her feelings toward Mark. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

All the Bright Places
DB80476 11 hours 6 minutes
by Jennifer Niven
read by various narrators
When Theodore and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school—both teetering on the edge—it’s the beginning of an unlikely relationship. They journey to discover the natural wonders of the state of Indiana, and hope to save each other. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Summer of You
DB79277 13 hours 0 minutes
by Kate Noble
read by Alison Larkin
Lady Jane Cummings is certain that her summer is ruined when she is forced to reside at isolated Merrymere Lake with her reckless brother and ailing father. But one bit of gossip catches Jane’s attention: rumors that a new resident is also an elusive highwayman. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Crazy Thing Called Love
DB80142 11 hours 57 minutes
by Molly O’Keefe
read by Carol Dines
Morning television host Madelyn Cornish is determined to make it to the big network shows. When her producer suggests a makeover story, Madelyn is not sure how to handle the proposed subject: bad-boy hockey star Billy Wilkins—her ex-husband. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. RITA Award. 2013.

Heroes Are My Weakness
DB79804 13 hours 53 minutes
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
read by J. Michael McCullough
A down-on-her-luck actress, reduced to staging kids’ puppet shows, finds herself trapped on a remote island off the coast of Maine with a sexy horror novelist who knows a dozen ways to kill with his bare hands. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Not Quite a Wife
DB79923 9 hours 53 minutes
by Mary Jo Putney
read by Jill Fox
Ten years after Lord James Kirkland and his wife Laurel left each other, an unfortunate circumstance reunites the reluctant couple. One night of passion ignites needs long denied, and Laurel must decide if she can accept her husband’s questionable past. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Blood Magick
DB80091 9 hours 53 minutes
by Nora Roberts
read by Kristin Allison
Branna O’Dwyer, the successful proprietor of the Dark Witch shop, which carries special handmade items, yearns for a forbidden love with Finbar Burke—descendant of evil sorcerer Cabhan. One final battle remains. Sequel to Shadow Spell (DB 78437). Descriptions of sex, some strong language, and some violence. Bestseller. 2014.

The Collector
DB78813 17 hours 12 minutes
by Nora Roberts
read by Laura Giannarelli
Professional house sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder-suicide through binoculars soon after beginning her latest job. As the investigation progresses, she comes to the attention of a man in search of a missing treasure, and meets artist Ashton Archer. Explicit descriptions of sex, some strong language, and some violence. 2014.

Blue Flame
DB79289 10 hours 54 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Laura Heisler
Callie Hayes prides herself as the hardworking manager of the Blue Flame, Arizona’s most remote, relaxing guest ranch. She’s given everything to the ranch—body, heart, and soul—three things that go haywire when her sexy employer, San Diego firefighter Jake Rawlings, suddenly shows up to recuperate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2004.

Merry Christmas, Baby: A Lucky Harbor Short Story
DB80287 1 hour 34 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Angela Starling
A very pregnant Chloe plans to escape her marital troubles at the town Christmas party. Sheriff Sawyer Thompson hopes to surprise Chloe at the holiday shindig and get a chance to set things right, but a blizzard blows in with an unexpected arrival. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Seeing Red
DB79278 10 hours 25 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Laura Heisler
After a warehouse fire devastates her world, Summer Abrams leaves her home and her best friend, Joe Walker, behind. Twelve years later, Summer returns to Ocean Beach in search of answers and gets singed by her heated attraction to the town’s fire marshal, Joe. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Smart and Sexy
DB79280 8 hours 30 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Lillian Claire
Noah Fisher has worked for months to make Sky High the most prestigious charter airline in California. But when he’s hijacked by Bailey Sinclair, gorgeous widow of one of Sky High’s wealthiest former clients, circumstances cause their relationship to soar. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Strong and Sexy
DB79281 8 hours 40 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Lillian Claire
Shayne Mahoney is a laid-back, easygoing rebel in his family. But running Sky High Air is a dream come true for him, especially with in-flight specials like kissing the clientele—except when one claims to witness a murder and puts both of them in danger. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.

Superb and Sexy
DB79282 8 hours 20 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Lillian Claire
Brody, the brooding, bad-boy pilot of Sky High Air, may have met his match with Maddie, Sky High’s wisecracking, gorgeous concierge. When he discovers that she and her twin sister Leena have gotten themselves into some big-time trouble, he jumps at the chance to help. Sequel to Strong and Sexy (DB 79281). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

White Heat
DB79279 10 hours 25 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Laura Heisler
Army brat, bush pilot Lyndie Anderson is hired to drop off hotshot firefighter Griffin Moore to battle a blaze threatening a rural Mexican town. Although scarred by survivor’s guilt, Griffin can’t resist the sparks of their attraction while they work together and yearns for more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2004.

Pegasus
DB80303 10 hours 57 minutes
by Danielle Steel
read by Gabriella Cavallero
World war is impending, and part-Jewish aristocrat Nicolas von Bingen must flee to America with his sons and Lipizzaner horses, hoping to rebuild their lives. But he leaves behind his friend Alex and his daughter. As the families face the challenges of war, they bond over the magnificent stallion, Pegasus. Some descriptions of sex. 2014.

On Sunset Beach: The Chesapeake Diaries, Book 8
DB80096 8 hours 44 minutes
by Mariah Stewart
read by Kristin Allison
While premiering her new exhibit in St. Dennis, art gallery owner Carly Summit matches wits with Ford Sinclair, the reporter assigned to cover her show. Sinclair is haunted and deeply cynical after a military career in war-torn Africa. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Immortal
DB80028 10 hours 50 minutes
by J.R. Ward
read by Eric G. Dove
Determined to keep the virgin Sissy Barten away from demon Devina, fallen angel Jim Heron tries to undermine Devina’s last attempts to win their game and bring hell to earth. Sequel to Possession (DB 79253). Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Afterworlds
DB79849 18 hours 36 minutes
by Scott Westerfeld
read by Emily Maixner
In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy’s novel, slips into the “Afterworld” to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide. Both face challenges and fall in love. Strong language and some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Devaney Brothers: Daniel
DB80103 7 hours 14 minutes
by Sherryl Woods
read by Laura Giannarelli
When a runaway teen surfaces at Molly Creighton’s tavern, child advocate Daniel Devaney investigates and accepts responsibility for his and Molly’s breakup four years earlier. Their overwhelming attraction remains, but Molly fears risking her heart again. Sequel to Michael and Patrick (DB 79155). Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2003.

Blind Faith
DB80563 12 hours 8 minutes
by Rebecca Zanetti
read by Karen White
Genetically engineered Nate Dean, brother to Matt and Shane from Forgotten Sins (DB 79135) and Sweet Revenge (DB 79136), is reunited with Audrey, a woman he fell in love with when he was held captive in a military compound. But she has deadly secrets of her own. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Science Fiction

Deadly Shores: Destroyermen
DB79733 18 hours 31 minutes
by Taylor Anderson
read by John Haag
Trouble remains as Lemurians and humans have their own agendas, which may not be in the best interests of the Alliance. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy suspects that an unknown power is bent on aiding the Grik. Sequel to Storm Surge (DB 77235). Violence and some strong language. 2014.

The Churn: An Expanse Novella
DB79033 2 hours 31 minutes
by James S.A. Corey
read by Erik Davies
Before he joins the crew of the Rocinante, Amos Burton lives in a Baltimore that either kills or consumes its residents. There he learns to navigate the criminal underworld to survive. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Cibola Burn
DB79032 21 hours 25 minutes
by James S.A. Corey
read by Erik Davies
The crew of the Rocinante, from Abaddon’s Gate (DB 77025), is sent to Ilus to negotiate peace between the independent human settlers and a corporate colony ship. However, the more captain Jim Holden investigates, the more he believes he and his crew have been set up to fail. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Gods of Risk: An Expanse Novella
DB79034 2 hours 37 minutes
by James S.A. Corey
read by Erik Davies
In the Martian city of Londres Nova, sixteen-year-old David Draper wants to study chemistry at university. But before he can claim a spot, he is drawn into manufacturing for a drug dealer. When his friend goes missing, it is up to David to find her—if he can ditch his aunt, a former marine. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Rule of Thoughts
DB79720 10 hours 13 minutes
by James Dashner
read by Erik Davies
After surviving the events in The Eye of Minds (DB 77516), Michael and his friends, Sarah and Bryson, are still being chased by cyber-terrorist Kaine—a computer program that has become sentient. And now the government is after them, too. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Peripheral
DB80171 14 hours 5 minutes
by William Gibson
read by Lorelei King
While filling in for her brother to beta test a game, Flynne Fisher witnesses what she believes is a murder. Eighty years later, publicist Wilf Netherton and Detective Inspector Ainsley Lowbeer reach back across time to enlist Flynne’s help in investigating a woman’s disappearance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Symbiont
DB80292 16 hours 50 minutes
by Mira Grant
read by Christine Lakin
San Francisco. Sal Mitchell and her boyfriend Nathan are dealing with the revelations of Parasite (DB 77689). They must fight off the hordes of people whose parasites have attacked and taken over the hosts’ bodies. Then there are the people who want the parasites to win. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

This Shattered World
DB80572 12 hours 45 minutes
by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
read by various narrators
Flynn, leader of the rebellion on Avon, captures Jubilee “Lee” Chase, captain of the forces sent to crush the terraformed planet’s rebellious colonists. But later events cause Flynn to save Lee, and the two flee together. Some violence and some strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Ancillary Sword
DB79781 11 hours 45 minutes
by Ann Leckie
read by Adjoa Andoh
After the events of Ancillary Justice (DB 79102), Breq and her crew are ordered to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant Breq once knew—a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood. What Breq finds on Athoek makes her question the ability to deliver justice. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

California
DB79262 12 hours 28 minutes
by Edan Lepucki
read by Emma Galvin
Two years after Cal and Frida left a decaying Los Angeles, Frida ends up pregnant. Worried for the safety of their unborn child, they head to a nearby settlement called the Land. What they discover there makes them question their decision. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Station Eleven
DB79693 10 hours 43 minutes
by Emily St. John Mandel
read by Kirsten Potter
On the eve of civilization’s collapse due to a pandemic, actor Arthur Leander dies on stage while performing King Lear. Eight-year-old Kirsten Raymonde is also in the play, and as she grows older, she discovers secrets of their new dystopia link back to Arthur. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Enders
DB78967 7 hours 59 minutes
by Lissa Price
read by Rebecca Lowman
With the Prime Destinations body bank destroyed, Callie no longer has to rent herself out to creepy Enders. But Enders can still get inside her mind and make her do things she doesn’t want to do. Sequel to Starters (DB 75095). Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Year Zero
DB79694 9 hours 55 minutes
by Rob Reid
read by John Hodgman
Lawyer Nick Carter is shocked when he is approached by aliens Carly and Frampton. Earth has bankrupted the universe due to massive copyright infringements committed by the extraterrestrials since 1977. It is up to Nick and his copyright law skills to save the universe. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow
DB79772 10 hours 31 minutes
by Thomas Sweterlitsch
read by Adam Paul
Pittsburgh. Ten years after an apocalyptic attack, Dominic Braxton investigates insurance claims using the Archive—a virtual reality replica of the city—and reliving his time with his wife, who died in the attack. However, he uncovers an apparent murder, which leads back to the creators of the Archive. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Last Orders: The War That Came Early
DB79751 13 hours 58 minutes
by Harry Turtledove
read by Bruce Huntey
The Nazis’ power in Germany is fracturing, and, as a last-ditch effort, Hitler declares war on the United States. The United States still has Japan to worry about, but the war seems to be winding down. Sequel to Two Fronts (DB 77267). Violence and strong language. 2014.

Acceptance
DB80085 9 hours 54 minutes
by Jeff VanderMeer
read by Gary Tipton
The world of Area X and Southern Reach is collapsing in on itself after the events of Authority (DB 79406). One more team is sent to unearth the secrets of the mysterious land. The answers to its creation may lie closer to home than they imagined. Some violence. 2014.

Short Stories

Problems with People: Stories
DB79461 5 hours 16 minutes
by David Guterson
read by Michael Russotto
Collection of ten short stories by the author of Snow Falling on Cedars (DB 40688) exploring love and the need for human connection. In “Paradise,” an older couple who met online talk about past loves on their first night together. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Honeydew: Stories
DB80413 9 hours 35 minutes
by Edith Pearlman
read by Suzanne Toren
Twenty new stories from the prize-winning author of Binocular Vision (DB 74296). The title story involves an affair, an illegitimate pregnancy, anorexia, and adolescent drug use, and evokes the interior life of young Emily Knapp, who wishes she were a bug. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

I Want to Show You More
DB80093 5 hours 36 minutes
by Jamie Quatro
read by Mare Trevathan
Fifteen connected stories exploring the world of a mother in her mid-thirties who is having an extramarital affair. The various stages of revelation, acceptance, and forgiveness are scrutinized. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

Spies and Espionage

Twelve Days
DB80636 13 hours 10 minutes
by Alex Berenson
read by George Guidall
John Wells has only twelve days to stop the United States from being tricked into invading Iran after he and his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto uncover a false-flag operation. But no one at the White House will listen. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

A Map of Betrayal
DB80301 10 hours 56 minutes
by Ha Jin
read by Nona Pipes
After her mother dies, Maryland professor Lilian Shang receives her late father’s journal from his former lover. Gary Shang was long ago exposed as a Chinese mole in the CIA. His surprising diary leads Lilian to China to seek out the family he left behind. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Suspense

Dare Me
DB79027 9 hours 12 minutes
by Megan Abbott
read by Khristine Hvam
Addy and Beth are seniors who rule the intensely competitive cheer squad—until a young coach arrives. When Coach Colette draws Addy and the other cheerleaders into her life, only Beth rejects the new regime. Then a suicide focuses a police investigation on Colette and her squad. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Tehran Noir
DB80245 10 hours 46 minutes
edited by Salar Abdoh
read by various narrators
Anthology of fifteen crime stories by authors who, for the most part, still live in Tehran. Provides insider’s explorations of the different neighborhoods in one of the world’s most volatile cities. Translated from Persian. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Whiplash River
DB80434 9 hours 4 minutes
by Lou Berney
read by Mare Trevathan
In the follow-up to Gutshot Straight (DB 72294), ex-con Shake Bouchon has fulfilled his dream of owning a beachfront restaurant, but he is deeply in debt. When a string of bad luck leaves his restaurant on fire, Shake turns back to crime. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2012.

Bittersweet
DB78962 13 hours 40 minutes
by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
read by Cassandra Campbell
Unassuming Mabel wins a scholarship to a prestigious college where she befriends a beautiful girl of privilege and joins her friend for a lakeside summer vacation surrounded by wealthy vacationers. But Mabel discovers morally ambiguous truths about her friend’s family fortune. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Silenced, Stalked, Stolen
DB79555 35 hours 5 minutes
by Allison Brennan
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Three books, written between 2012 and 2013, feature FBI trainee Lucy Kincaid, who also solves crimes with PI boyfriend Sean Rogan. A prostitute linked to a congressman is killed; a reporter linked to Lucy is murdered; and Sean is in danger. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

The Dark Hour and The Black List
DB80016 19 hours 29 minutes
by Robin Burcell
read by Teresa Willis
Books three and four of the series featuring FBI Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick. In Dark Hour, the assassination of a prominent U.S. senator and a high-profile killing in Amsterdam are part of a master plan for a biological nightmare. Strong language and some violence. 2012.

The Kill Order
DB80372 13 hours 21 minutes
by Robin Burcell
read by Jim Zeiger
A list of numbers called the Devil’s Key, which poses a national security threat, is accidentally released when a copy machine from agent Sydney Fitzpatrick’s office is discarded before erasing the hard drive. A frantic and deadly race to find it begins. Includes the novella The Last Second. Violence and strong language. 2014.

The Wolf
DB79524 8 hours 55 minutes
by Lorenzo Carcaterra
read by Keith Szarabajka
Vincent Marelli—known as the Wolf—is running the biggest criminal operation in the world when his wife and daughters are murdered by terrorists. Marelli vows to protect his interests and his son by unleashing the full strength of international organized crime against every known working terrorist group. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Stranger You Know
DB80246 14 hours 8 minutes
by Jane Casey
read by Sarah Coomes
Three London women are strangled in their homes, apparently the work of the same sadistic killer. With no sign of break-ins, it appears that the women let their attacker in willingly. The evidence starts to point to a shocking suspect: Maeve Kerrigan’s partner, DCI Josh Derwent. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Raging Heat
DB79778 11 hours 15 minutes
by Richard Castle
read by Robert Petkoff
When a murdered illegal immigrant falls from the sky, NYPD homicide detective Nikki Heat’s investigation quickly captures the imagination of her boyfriend, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jameson Rook. But Rook’s inquiry concludes that Detective Heat has arrested the wrong man for the murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel
DB80205 9 hours 15 minutes
by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
read by Carol Dines
Reality television producer Laurie Moran, last seen in I’ve Got You under My Skin (DB 78644), now focuses on the cold case of UCLA student Susan Dempsey, who was murdered on her way to an acting audition. The original suspects are now tech billionaires and Hollywood elite. Some violence. 2014.

Red on Red
DB79243 17 hours 10 minutes
by Edward Conlon
read by Mark Deakins
NYPD detectives investigate the hanging suicide of a lonely immigrant in Inwood Hill Park, a serial rapist preying on upper Manhattan, a troubled Catholic schoolgirl who appears in the wrong place with uncanny regularity, and a savage gang war erupting over a case of mistaken identity. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

The Burning Room
DB79833 10 hours 10 minutes
by Michael Connelly
read by Titus Welliver
In the LAPD’s Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Wolf in Winter
DB80161 14 hours 14 minutes
by John Connolly
read by Joe Wilson
After his own unsuccessful search, Jude, a homeless Portland man, decides to hire PI Charlie Parker to track down his daughter—also homeless—who was last seen heading to Prosperous, Maine, for a job. Jude is killed before Parker even starts—so he never realizes the evil his daughter has encountered. Violence and strong language. 2014.

The Lost Key
DB79859 13 hours 7 minutes
by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison
read by Don Feldheim
Former Scotland Yard inspector, now a newly trained FBI agent, Nicholas Drummond is called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be—and Pearce’s adult children have disappeared. Sequel to The Final Cut (DB 77544). Strong language and some violence. 2014.

A Wanted Woman
DB79422 14 hours 29 minutes
by Eric Jerome Dickey
read by various narrators
When an assassin’s Trinidad contract goes bad under the watchful eye of a bank security camera, there is nowhere for her to hide from the local warlords. Her employers send her to Barbados, but with scant protection and no passport, the island paradise becomes her prison. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

A Small Indiscretion
DB80460 10 hours 10 minutes
by Jan Ellison
read by Kathe Mazur
Annie Black is married to a good man and settled in San Francisco, with children and a successful career. Then a photograph arrives in her mailbox, igniting an old longing and setting off a chain of events that rocks the foundations of her marriage. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Job
DB80040 7 hours 3 minutes
by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
read by Scott Brick
The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O’Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox—bring down the world’s most-wanted and untouchable felons. This time it’s the brutal leader of a global drug-smuggling empire. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Dick Francis’s Damage
DB80151 11 hours 10 minutes
by Felix Francis
read by Joe Wilson
When undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Is it connected to the trainer’s administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Some strong language. 2014.

Don’t Turn Around Trilogy
DB79543 26 hours 0 minutes
by Michelle Gagnon
read by Abigail Maupin
Trilogy written between 2012 and 2014 includes Don’t Turn Around, Don’t Look Now, and Don’t Let Go. In Don’t Turn Around, Noa wakes up on an operating table with no memory of how she got there and learns the truth behind a sinister corporation. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Gangsterland
DB80528 13 hours 31 minutes
by Tod Goldberg
read by Erik Sandvold
Legendary Chicago hit man Sal Cupertine finally makes a mistake when he kills three undercover FBI agents. The Mafia gives Sal a new face and a new identity as Las Vegas rabbi David Cohen. But an FBI agent is after him, and Sal really misses his wife and kid. Violence and strong language. 2014.

Run
DB79614 8 hours 44 minutes
by Andrew Grant
read by Jon Lindstrom
Highly successful computer consultant and software designer Marc Bowman walks into his job at a major tech company one morning only to find himself fired on the spot, stonewalled by his boss, and ushered out of the building. Then things get much worse. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Angel with a Bullet
DB79057 8 hours 45 minutes
by M.C. Grant
read by Amy Rubinate
Wisecracking reporter Dixie Flynn works the San Francisco crime beat. When she’s assigned to look into the death of her former lover, artist Diego Chino, Dixie’s instincts tell her there’s more behind the apparent suicide than the police are letting on. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Devil with a Gun
DB79058 7 hours 15 minutes
by M.C. Grant
read by Amy Rubinate
Investigating a cryptic classified ad, crime-beat journalist Dixie Flynn finds herself entering the seedy realm of a brutal Russian mobster. Before long, Dixie’s simple missing-father story has turned into a violent battle of wills as she tries to help a woman escape the mob. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

The Walled City
DB80309 10 hours 31 minutes
by Ryan Graudin
read by various narrators
Trapped in a brothel inside the Walled City for two years, Mei Yee dreams of escape while watching the other girls fail in their attempts. Meanwhile, Jin Ling lives with street gangs, passing as a boy while searching for her sister Mei Yee. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

Saving Grace
DB80467 9 hours 26 minutes
by Jane Green
read by Kristin Allison
Grace Chapman dreads the day her novelist husband’s assistant is due to leave—knowing she will then face the full brunt of his escalating temper. So Grace is thrilled when Beth arrives—she seems the perfect replacement—until things begin to go horribly wrong. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

The Third Rail
DB79241 7 hours 5 minutes
by Michael Harvey
read by Stephen Hoye
A woman is shot waiting for her train, a second woman gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Then a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. Cynical cop-turned-private-investigator Michael Kelly is there when all hell breaks loose in Chicago. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

The Summer of Dead Toys
DB79536 11 hours 6 minutes
by Antonio Hill
read by Mark Bramhall
Transplanted Argentine Hector Salgado is a police inspector in Barcelona. While investigating a routine accidental death—a college student who fell from a balcony in one of Barcelona’s ritzier neighborhoods—Salgado soon realizes that the teen’s death was not all that simple. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

The Perfect Witness
DB80101 11 hours 46 minutes
by Iris Johansen
read by Emily Maixner
After her father, a mob boss, is murdered, sixteen-year-old Teresa Casali is running from men who want to kill her because of her ability to read people’s memories. She is rescued by stranger Andre Mandak, who gives her a new identity—but has plans for her skills. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Descent
DB80525 11 hours 40 minutes
by Tim Johnston
read by Kristin Allison
Eighteen-year-old track star Caitlin Courtland chose a family trip to the Colorado Rockies as a graduation gift. She is running with her sixteen-year-old brother, who is following by bike, when she is abducted. The novel follows each Courtland family member during the next two years. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2015.

The Golem of Hollywood
DB80073 18 hours 3 minutes
by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman
read by John Rubinstein
Waking up beside a beautiful woman he has no memory of meeting, Detective Jacob Lev investigates a Hollywood Division murder case involving a severed head, an ominous message in Hebrew, and the legend of the Golem of Prague. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Easy Money
DB79516 19 hours 45 minutes
by Jens Lapidus
read by Bruce Turk
First book in the Stockholm Noir trilogy. As the paths of two young drug-circuit antiheroes—student JW and Latino ex-con Jorge—intertwine in Stockholm, they find themselves mercilessly pitted against one another in a world where allegiances are hard-won, revenge is hard-fought, and a way out of it all is even harder to come by. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

Life Deluxe
DB79656 20 hours 24 minutes
by Jens Lapidus
read by Bruce Turk
Finalé of the Stockholm Noir trilogy. The power and respect commanded by Stockholm’s largest criminal organization may be passed from Serbian crime boss Radovan Kranjic to his twenty-two-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, Deputy Inspector Martin Hägerström has gone deep undercover; and former drug dealer Jorge, who was recently released from prison, plans to pull off an audacious heist and flee the country. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Never Fuck Up
DB79517 19 hours 25 minutes
by Jens Lapidus
read by David Ackroyd
Second book in the Stockholm Noir trilogy. Ex-con Mahmud, indebted to a Turkish drug lord, agrees to a brutal job. Niklas—a former security contractor in Iraq—metes out his own particular brand of justice after a murder in his Stockholm building. Thomas, the volatile cop investigating the murder, goes off the grid. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

The Second Deadly Sin
DB80037 11 hours 43 minutes
by Åsa Larsson
read by Gabrielle Glaister
After the remains of a human hand are discovered inside a bear’s stomach, a woman in nearby Kurravaara is found viciously murdered in her bed, and her orphaned grandson appears to be missing. Attorney Rebecka Martinsson begins delving into the victim’s tragic family history. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Until Thy Wrath Be Past
DB80038 10 hours 28 minutes
by Åsa Larsson
read by Gabrielle Glaister
When the body of a young woman surfaces in the River Torne in northern Sweden, prosecutor Rebecka Martinsson and police inspector Anna-Maria Mella launch a murder and missing-person investigation that becomes entangled with old rumors of a German supply plane that mysteriously disappeared in 1943. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

House of Glass
DB80217 7 hours 8 minutes
by Sophie Littlefield
read by Kristin Allison
Jen Glass is having a bad week. Her long-absent father dies, she suspects her laid-off husband of infidelity, and now two men—who seem to know everything about her family—are holding the family hostage until they can withdraw all of their money. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Mister X
DB80330 12 hours 40 minutes
by John Lutz
read by Scott Brick
Five years ago, a killer claimed the lives of six women. Ex-homicide detective Frank Quinn is shocked to see one of the dead women in his office. Actually, she’s the identical twin of the last victim, and she wants Quinn to find her sister’s murderer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

The Night Spider
DB80415 12 hours 5 minutes
by John Lutz
read by Scott Brick
A serial killer known as the Night Spider murders women while they sleep in their beds behind securely locked doors in high-rise buildings. He leaves his victims wrapped in their bed sheets. The few clues left point to a wall-crawling, glass-cutting predator, who easily eludes the police. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2003.

Pulse
DB80332 13 hours 20 minutes
by John Lutz
read by Scott Brick
Homicide detective turned PI Frank Quinn has seen this handiwork before: it’s the work of notorious serial killer Daniel Danielle, who blurs the line between male and female, human and monster. Danielle disappeared ten years ago. Is a copycat repeating the crimes—or has Danielle made a deadly return? Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Serial
DB80331 14 hours 5 minutes
by John Lutz
read by Scott Brick
Frank Quinn recognizes the victim of a twisted serial killer. Years ago, as a homicide detective, he saved her young life. Now the hunt is on, and Quinn welcomes it. It’s not the ritual weapon that makes this killer so disturbing—it’s who he kills and how he makes them suffer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Urge to Kill
DB80329 13 hours 5 minutes
by John Lutz
read by Scott Brick
Homicide detective Frank Quinn can’t stay retired in a city terrorized by bloody brutality. Quinn and his team hunt a psychopath who lures beautiful women into a night of unbridled passion, then wakes them to a vicious, drawn-out death. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Blood of My Blood
DB79590 10 hours 55 minutes
by Barry Lyga
read by Charlie Thurston
Jazz Dent, his girlfriend Connie, and his best friend Howie are all facing their own personal horrors involving serial killer escapee Billy Dent and must stop him—to stay alive. Sequel to Game (DB 76683). Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Weight of Blood
DB79247 10 hours 0 minutes
by Laura McHugh
read by various narrators
In her Ozark Mountains town, folks still whisper about Lucy Dane’s mother, a stranger who married Carl Dane and then vanished when Lucy was small. Now almost grown, Lucy experiences another loss when her missing friend is found murdered and placed on display. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

K.A.R.M.A.
DB79061 6 hours 55 minutes
by Grant McKenzie
read by Noah Michael Levine
Seattle-based freelance photojournalist Tom Hackett is always looking for the perfect front-page splash, but when he stumbles into the bloody path of the mysterious group known as K.A.R.M.A., he quickly discovers that their thirst for revenge is unquenchable—and they won’t let anyone get in their way. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Port of Sorrow
DB79063 8 hours 20 minutes
by Grant McKenzie
read by Kris Chung
Female impersonator Finn’s latest stop on the stripper circuit is the coastal town of Port Sorrow. Rookie deputy sheriff Julia Rusk scans the rowdy audience for signs of a suspected serial rapist. A shotgun blast brings these two strangers together as a young stripper bleeds out. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Switch
DB79078 8 hours 3 minutes
by Grant McKenzie
read by Noah Michael Levine
Security guard Sam White’s life falls apart when he arrives home to a smoking ruin with the bodies of his wife and daughter inside. Then he receives a phone call from a stranger who claims that his wife and child are actually alive and Sam can still save them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

Cobra
DB80089 13 hours 37 minutes
by Deon Meyer
read by Andy Pyle
Captain Benny Griessel heads up the team investigating the triple murder surrounding the kidnapping of a heavily guarded Englishman from a guest house in the Cape Town wine country. Meanwhile a pickpocket unwittingly steals something crucial to the case. Originally published in Afrikaans in 2013. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Ruin Falls
DB79013 11 hours 50 minutes
by Jenny Milchman
read by Cassandra Campbell
Liz’s husband, Paul, has decided that, despite a strained relationship with his parents, the family should visit their farm in western New York. After a overnight stop at a hotel, Liz’s children disappear, and then Paul vanishes too. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

I Love You More
DB79521 10 hours 5 minutes
by Jennifer Murphy
read by various narrators
Picasso Lane is twelve years old when her father, Oliver, is murdered at their summer beach house. Her mother, Diana, is the primary suspect—until the police discover his second wife, and then his third. The women say they have never met—but Picasso knows otherwise. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Thief and Evil and the Mask
DB80071 11 hours 16 minutes
by Fuminori Nakamura
read by Mark Delgado
Two novels translated in 2012 and 2013. The Thief follows a Tokyo pickpocket, while Evil and the Mask features a young man whose father tells him he was created to be a cancer on the world. Originally published in Japanese in 2009 and 2010. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

Bad Wolf
DB80296 18 hours 48 minutes
by Nele Neuhaus
read by Erik Sandvold
The body of a brutally murdered, unidentified, sixteen-year-old girl washes up on a river bank outside of Frankfurt. Weeks later, a popular TV reporter is attacked, raped, and locked in the trunk of her own car. Inspectors Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein investigate. Originally published in German in 2012. Some violence and some strong language. 2013.

The Famous and the Dead: A Charlie Hood Novel
DB80371 12 hours 14 minutes
by T. Jefferson Parker
read by David Hartley-Margolin
As L.A. sheriff’s deputy Charlie Hood continues his undercover work with the ATF as Charlie Diamonds, he monitors the dual life of deputy Bradley Jones, son of Hood’s late lover. Their lives are turned upside down by a diminutive devil named Mike Finnegan. Violence and strong language. 2013.

Invisible
DB79192 9 hours 15 minutes
by James Patterson and David Ellis
read by various narrators
Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved kidnappings, rapes, and murders, Emmy Dockery has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Not even Emmy’s ex-boyfriend, FBI field agent Harrison “Books” Bookman, believes that the cases are connected. Then Emmy finds a piece of evidence that Books can’t ignore. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Private India: City on Fire
DB80030 7 hours 50 minutes
by James Patterson
read by various narrators
Jack Morgan opens the Mumbai branch of his elite detective agency, Private, with top agent Santosh Wagh. Santosh goes on the hunt for a killer who is targeting seemingly unconnected women and placing strange objects at their death scenes in a series of chilling rituals. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Private Vegas
DB80414 7 hours 33 minutes
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
read by Jay Snyder
Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters. But a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin—and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he’s witnessed before. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories
DB80249 7 hours 23 minutes
by George Pelecanos
read by Dion Graham
In the title novella, a television cop show writer gets caught up in a drama more real than anything he could have conjured for a script. In one of the collection’s short stories, Greek-American Spero Lucas and his wife adopt an interracial trio of sons. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

A String of Beads: A Jane Whitefield Novel
DB80432 13 hours 32 minutes
by Thomas Perry
read by Joe Wilson
Knowing her skills, Jane Whitefield’s Seneca tribe asks for her help when her childhood friend Jimmy is framed for murder. Learning that men have been placed in jail to kill Jimmy, she and Jimmy go on the run. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2015.

The Lost Island: A Gideon Crew Novel
DB79534 10 hours 52 minutes
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
read by David Collins
Gideon Crew—brilliant scientist and master thief—accepts a mission to steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, on display in New York City. Afterwards, Gideon realizes that hidden beneath the page’s illustration is a treasure map from the time of the ancient Greeks. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The 6th Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel
DB79819 14 hours 7 minutes
by James Rollins
read by Jeff Allin
A military research station buried in the remote Sierra Nevada Mountains broadcasts a frantic distress call that ends with a chilling order: “There’s been a breach. Failsafe initiated. No matter the outcome: Kill us . . . kill us all.” Now the Sigma team must contend with the apocalyptic aftermath. Violence. Bestseller. 2014.

Subterranean
DB80007 15 hours 0 minutes
by James Rollins
read by John Polk
Archaeologist Ashley Carter and a team of specialists attempt to explore a subterranean labyrinth deep beneath the Antarctic ice. They soon discover that the deadly maze holds things that should not be disturbed. Violence and strong language. 1999.

Deadline
DB79802 10 hours 41 minutes
by John Sandford
read by John Polk
After a college friend persuades Virgil Flowers to help his rural neighbors by investigating a series of dognappings, Virgil discovers a meth lab in the area. Meanwhile, attempts by the local school board to hide its corruption lead to a reporter’s murder. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2014.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
DB79390 15 hours 13 minutes
by David Shafer
read by Bernard Setaro Clark
Non-profit worker and kindergarten teacher Leila Majnoun, trust-fund baby Leo Crane, and drug-addicted self-help guru Mark Deveraux are caught up in an ideological war between the Committee—an international organization controlling the media—and its rival, Dear Diary. Trust is at a premium. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Angel’s Gate
DB79238 9 hours 53 minutes
by P.G. Sturges
read by P.G. Sturges
Dick Henry—a.k.a. the Shortcut Man—is drawn into a case involving aging Los Angeles movie mogul Howard Hogue, who keeps a stable of young starlets available for his highly ritualized private attentions. Henry is retained by the sister of a young woman who has gone missing. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Tribulations of the Shortcut Man
DB79240 6 hours 30 minutes
by P.G. Sturges
read by P.G. Sturges
In this follow-up to Shortcut Man (DB 74310) fixer Dick Henry reluctantly provides assistance to an old girlfriend, pole dancer Pussy Grace, when her rich developer septuagenarian boyfriend inexplicably cuts off communication with her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Black Irish
DB79395 10 hours 0 minutes
by Stephan Talty
read by David H. Lawrence XVII
Absalom “Abbie” Kearney—the adopted daughter of a revered cop—has returned to South Buffalo as a police detective after graduating from Harvard. The investigation of a sadistic killing in a church basement takes a shocking twist into her own family’s past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Hangman
DB79396 10 hours 40 minutes
by Stephan Talty
read by David H. Lawrence XVII
Pursuing an escaped serial killer to the city limits of Buffalo, homicide detective Abbie Kearney is horrified when teenage girls begin to go missing, a situation that reveals precinct corruption and suggests that the killer is being helped. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell
DB80344 10 hours 9 minutes
by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
read by Rebecca Lowman
The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite numerous shady dealings and high-profile scandals. But when a woman claims that she was brutally assaulted in one of its rooms and left for dead by a staff member, the owners turn to PI Veronica Mars for help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Helsinki Noir
DB80558 9 hours 16 minutes
edited by James Thompson
read by various narrators
Helsinki’s endless fjords, bays, and islands offer plenty of places to dump a body and—with less than six hours of winter daylight—hiding in dark corners is easy. These fourteen stories include Jukka Petäjä’s “Snowy Sarcophagus,” in which two women’s bodies are discovered preserved in life-size snowmen. Translated from the Finnish. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense
DB79727 10 hours 56 minutes
by Sarah Weinman
read by Nicola Daval
Collection of fourteen previously published stories of crime fiction by women from the 1940s to the 1970s. Includes “The Heroine” by Patricia Highsmith, author of The Talented Mr. Ripley (DB 50315), where a young woman is hired to be a nanny and dreams of being more. Some violence. 2013.

Eyes on You
DB80086 9 hours 58 minutes
by Kate White
read by Carol Dines
A vicious anonymous note at the book-launch party of popular entertainment show cohost Robin Trainer is the beginning of someone’s relentless attack campaign against her. Soon Robin is unemployed and fearing for her life. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

Night Vision
DB80500 10 hours 20 minutes
by Randy Wayne White
read by George Guidall
A lot is going on in the trailer park known as Little Guadalajara, inhabited principally by illegal laborers. When a teenage girl witnesses the park manager killing a man, her only hope for survival is Doc Ford. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Don’t Talk to Strangers
DB79263 13 hours 10 minutes
by Amanda Kyle Williams
read by Ann Marie Lee
Two bodies are found in the Whisper, Georgia, woods—one recently dead, the other decayed from a decade of exposure to the elements. The sheriff needs help tracking down this experienced predator who abducts girls and holds them for months before ending their lives. Enter ex-FBI profiler Keye Street. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Insatiable Appetites
DB80459 7 hours 0 minutes
by Stuart Woods
read by Tony Roberts
Stone Barrington’s recent venture has achieved a great victory, but he is faced with a new challenge—an underhanded foe. Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process reveals secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

I Am the Weapon: The Unknown Assassin
DB79183 7 hours 20 minutes
by Allen Zadoff
read by John Salwin
Sixteen-year-old Boy Nobody, an assassin controlled by the Program, a clandestine group, considers sabotaging his latest mission, because his target reminds him of the normal life he craves. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2013.

Cartwheel
DB79259 14 hours 27 minutes
by Jennifer duBois
read by Emily Rankin
When Lily Hayes arrives in Buenos Aires for her semester abroad, she is enchanted by everything she encounters. Five weeks later, her rather boring roommate Katy is found brutally murdered in their shared home, and Lily is the prime suspect. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

War Stories

The Narrow Road to the Deep North
DB80095 12 hours 39 minutes
by Richard Flanagan
read by Peter Johnson
Seventy-seven-year-old Dorrigo Evans thinks back on his life and relives his time in a Japanese POW camp, where he served as a surgeon, trying to save fellow prisoners from injury and cholera. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Man Booker Prize. Bestseller. 2013.

The Human Body
DB80170 10 hours 20 minutes
by Paolo Giordano
read by Edoardo Ballerini
Afghanistan. Members of a platoon of Italian soldiers ruminate on their lives back home even as they fight the Taliban. Lieutenant Egitto thinks about his family and past romantic failures. Roberto also considers family and becomes friendly with Cederna, an older soldier who looks forward to battle. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Neverhome
DB79591 5 hours 30 minutes
by Laird Hunt
read by Mary Stuart Masterson
Ash Thompson wears the uniform of a Union soldier and through many exploits becomes a legend among the other soldiers. But Ash hides a secret. Ash is really a runaway farmer’s wife—Constance. After witnessing the horrors of war, Ash must decide whether to become Constance again. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Redeployment
DB78988 8 hours 23 minutes
by Phil Klay
read by Chuck Young
Twelve stories about soldiers at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their personal struggles to become reintegrated into society at home. In the title story, a soldier who had to shoot dogs on the battlefield must readjust to life in suburban America. Violence. 2014.

Westerns

Once They Wore the Gray
DB80003 6 hours 10 minutes
by Johnny D. Boggs
read by Jack Fox
To escape the brutal conditions of prisoner-of-war camps, Confederate soldier Gil Metairie and his comrades enlist in the Union Army to join the fighting in the West. Calling themselves the Galvanized Yankees, they discover they must fight not only Indians, but their fellow soldiers. Violence and some strong language. 2001.

Twisted Hills
DB80009 6 hours 0 minutes
by Ralph Cotton
read by Jack Fox
Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack crosses over the border into Agua Fría, Mexico, with hopes that, disguised as a gunslinger, he can rile the leaders of the town’s two rival gangs into fighting each other to death. Violence and strong language. 2014.

Savage Territory, Snake River Slaughter, Dakota Ambush
DB79755 24 hours 57 minutes
by William W. Johnstone
read by John Polk
Books four through six, written between 2009 and 2011, in the series featuring Matt, who was adopted by Smoke Jensen after his family was slaughtered. Matt continues to fight Wild West outlaws, and—in Dakota Ambush—a ruthless English lord. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2011.

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Adult Nonfiction

Animals and Wildlife

The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of “Unadoptables” Taught Me about Service, Hope, and Healing
DB80097 9 hours 50 minutes
by Susannah Charleson
read by Mare Trevathan
Canine search-and-rescue team member describes her career change into training abandoned dogs to assist with a variety of psychiatric conditions, including PTSD and panic attacks. Charleson reveals the personalities of the various dogs she has met, saved, adopted, and trained, including her original search dog and a starving pit-bull puppy. Strong language. 2014.

Biography

American Saint: The Life of Elizabeth Seton
DB79759 11 hours 1 minute
by Joan Barthel
read by Margaret Strom
Barthel, collaborator on Girl Singer (DB 49352), details the life of Elizabeth Anne Seton (1744–1821), the first American-born saint of the Catholic Church. Describes Seton’s early life in Revolutionary New York, her marriage and widowhood, her conversion, and her efforts in starting the first Catholic school in America. 2014.

Abraham Lincoln: A Life; Volume One
DB79440 55 hours 15 minutes
by Michael Burlingame
read by Kerry Dukin
Details the life of sixteenth president of the United States Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). This first volume covers Lincoln’s early childhood as a farm boy in Indiana and Illinois, his troubled relationship with his father, his legal training and political ambitions, and his great personal transformation. 2008.

The Extraordinary Life of Rebecca West
DB79387 11 hours 55 minutes
by Lorna Gibb
read by Laura Giannarelli
Using West’s correspondence, personal papers, media interviews, and conversations with her friends and employees, examines the life of England-born author, journalist, suffragist, and critic Cicely Isabel Fairfield (1892–1983)—otherwise known as Rebecca West. West—whose novels include The Fountain Overflows (DB 54605)—had a son with H.G. Wells. 2014.

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
DB80230 26 hours 46 minutes
by S.C. Gwynne
read by Mary Kane
Author of Empire of the Summer Moon (DB 71705) examines the eventful and tragic life of legendary Stonewall Jackson (1824–1863). As a member of the Confederate pantheon, he embodies the romantic southern notion of the virtuous lost cause. Gwynne provides insight into Jackson’s innovative strategies, battle performance, and personal life. 2014.

The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife’s Memoir
DB80676 9 hours 5 minutes
by Patricia Harman
read by Abby Craden
Memoir of Patricia Harman, a nurse-midwife, who manages a women’s health clinic with her husband, Tom, an ob-gyn, in West Virginia—a practice where patients open their hearts, where they find care and sometimes refuge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Pimp: The Story of My Life
DB79726 10 hours 29 minutes
by Iceberg Slim
read by Julian Thompson
Autobiography of Iceberg Slim (1918–1992), born Robert Beck in Chicago. At the age of eighteen, he was initiated into the life of the pimp. After several stints in jail, Slim gave up the life and turned to writing. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 1969.

Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
DB79744 15 hours 25 minutes
by Robert L. O’Connell
read by Andy Pyle
Historian examines the life of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820–1891), Union general during the Civil War. Details Sherman’s family history and military exploits, including the March to the Sea and Indian Wars campaigns. Explores the impact of his outsized personality and private life on his military career and vice versa. Some violence. 2014.

Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
DB79937 13 hours 52 minutes
by Douglas Perry
read by Jason Culp
Comprehensive portrait of Chicago Bureau of Prohibition agent Eliot Ness (1903–1957), the legendary leader of the Untouchables. Documents the years after his famous confrontation with Al Capone in Chicago, his attempts to end corruption in Cleveland, and his efforts to track the serial murderer called the Cleveland Torso Killer. 2014.

The Autumn Balloon
DB80626 7 hours 10 minutes
by Kenny Porpora
read by Kenny Porpora
Porpora describes his life growing up with an alcoholic mother and an older father whom his mother accused of pedophilia and abuse. Discusses his itinerant childhood as custody was switched from parent to parent, the few friendships he developed in school, and the realization of his sexuality. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor
DB79725 27 hours 42 minutes
by Jonathan Rose
read by George Holmes
Scholar explores the life of Winston Churchill (1874–1965) as a statesman and author. Reveals the profound influence of literature and theater on Churchill’s personal story and on the decisions he made throughout his political career. Analyzes key writings and their public reception: Churchill won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953. 2014.

The Thirteenth Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle
DB80286 5 hours 27 minutes
by Joanne Huist Smith
read by Joanne Huist Smith
Journalist describes receiving mysterious gifts on the twelve days leading up to her first Christmas alone following the death of her husband. Details her efforts, with the help of her three children, to identify the sender of the gifts, and the impact the gifts had on them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

About Alice
DB80573 1 hour 20 minutes
by Calvin Trillin
read by Calvin Trillin
Humorist, columnist for the New Yorker, and author of Messages from My Father (DB 42375) reflects on life with his wife Alice, who died in 2001. Discusses how they first met, their marriage, her battle with lung cancer in 1976, and her work in public television production. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

Love without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All
DB80288 7 hours 45 minutes
by Nick Vujicic and Kanae Vujicic
read by various narrators
In this follow-up to Life without Limits (DB 72475), Nick, an Australian motivational speaker born without limbs, and his Mexican wife Kanae tell their story of meeting, falling in love, marrying, and starting a family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Blindness and Physical Disabilities

Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found
DB80043 7 hours 59 minutes
by Rebecca Alexander
read by Kate Kiley
Autobiography of a woman born with Usher’s syndrome, a genetic condition that causes the gradual loss of hearing and vision. Chronicles the progression of her condition, describes dealing with her diagnosis as a young adult, and recounts a devastating accident that left every bone in her body broken. 2014.

For Younger Readers: Braille and Talking Books, 2012–2013
DB80116 9 hours 47 minutes
by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
read by Lou Harpenau
Catalog of books for young people, from preschool to high school, produced in braille and digital talking-book formats by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped from 2012 to 2013. Includes separate sections for print/braille, very young readers, young adults, and books in Spanish. 2014.

Business and Economics

#Girlboss
DB79697 4 hours 43 minutes
by Sophia Amoruso
read by Sara Jes Austell
Founder, CEO, and creative director of Nasty Gal tells how, starting as a seller on eBay, she expanded her online enterprise to a one-hundred-million-dollar business with 350 employees. Discusses her personal growth and financial history. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!
DB80456 11 hours 20 minutes
by Nicholas Carlson
read by Kiff VandenHeuvel
Journalist profiles the CEO of Yahoo and reviews her first years in the position. Discusses Mayer’s experiences as an executive at Google, the fevered reception that greeted her at Yahoo, and controversial decisions she has made. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund
DB79596 16 hours 35 minutes
by Anita Raghavan
read by Dan Woren
Journalist examines the rise of Indian Americans in corporate America, and focuses specifically on the trials of Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Kumar Gupta for insider trading. Discusses how ties formed in school provided them with access to confidential information. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Uncontainable: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives
DB80293 7 hours 29 minutes
by Kip Tindell
read by Kip Tindell
Chairman and CEO of the Container Store explains how, in 1978, he and his partners implemented their recognition that people were eager to find solutions to save both space and time. Discusses the company’s values-based business philosophy, centering on employee satisfaction, responsive customer service, and strict merchandising. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Cooking

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
DB79661 14 hours 35 minutes
by Dan Barber
read by Dan Barber
Chef observes two historical stages of the American dining experience: the first was dominated by industrially produced meat; the second comprised grass-fed meat and organic greens. Barber proposes progression to a third stage based on seasonal productivity, whole grains, and small portions of locally available free-range meats. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Bon Appetempt: A Coming-of-Age Story (with Recipes!)
DB80637 8 hours 46 minutes
by Amelia Morris
read by Amelia Morris
Food blogger’s memoir of significant events in her life and the part played by cooking. Discusses beginning her blog after a chocolate cake disaster on Christmas, and tells of having an essay—that was originally rejected by another publication—named a best culinary essay on Saveur‘s food blog awards. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage
DB79560 6 hours 38 minutes
by Molly Wizenberg
read by Laura Godfrey Dunlop
Food blogger reflects on opening a pizzeria with her husband—the one passionate about it—a little over a year after they were first married. Discusses selecting a site, renovating it, hiring staff, and running the restaurant while balancing their relationship. 2014.

Crime

Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade
DB78624 7 hours 30 minutes
by Walter Kirn
read by Ray Hagen
Kirn, author of Up in the Air (DB 53856), recounts his fifteen-year long-distance friendship with a man he knew as Clark Rockefeller. Relates learning in 2008 that the man was an imposter and was wanted for a 1985 murder. Explores the clues Kirn overlooked. Bestseller. 2014.

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
DB80674 13 hours 27 minutes
by Jill Leovy
read by Rebecca Lowman
The kaleidoscopic story of the quintessential, but mostly ignored, American murder—one young black man slaying another—and driven detectives like John Skaggs, whose creed is to pursue justice for forgotten victims at all costs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
DB79028 11 hours 8 minutes
by Steven Levingston
read by John Lee
Covers the gruesome 1889 murder of French court official Toussaint-Augustin Gouffé by con man Michel Eyraud and his mistress Gabrielle Bompard, the international manhunt, and the sensational trial that addressed the limits of hypnotic power. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Met Her on the Mountain: A Forty-Year Quest to Solve the Appalachian Cold-Case Murder of Nancy Morgan
DB80322 8 hours 24 minutes
by Mark I. Pinsky
read by Kurt Elftmann
Journalist reexamines the 1970 murder of federal antipoverty worker Nancy Dean Morgan, found naked, hogtied, and strangled in the backseat of her car in Madison County in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Pinsky outlines the inept investigation that followed and his own years-long quest for the truth. Some strong language. 2013.

Diet and Nutrition

I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting
DB80412 2 hours 30 minutes
by Rebecca Harrington
read by Rebecca Harrington
Harrington describes, undertakes, and evaluates a variety of diets and nutritional plans endorsed by celebrities throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Examines diets touted by Beyoncé, Karl Lagerfeld, Greta Garbo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Victoria Beckham, and Sophia Loren, among others. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The DASH Diet Younger You: Shed Twenty Years—and Pounds—in Just Ten Weeks
DB80471 4 hours 37 minutes
by Marla Heller
read by Courtney Patterson
Provides tips on how to enjoy a diet of antioxidant-rich superfoods, satisfying plant-based meals, and foods that promote healthy gut bacteria. Author claims the regimen will lead to visible and measurable results—including lowering blood pressure and cholesterol without medication. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Education

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities
DB79325 12 hours 5 minutes
by Craig Steven Wilder
read by Chuck Young
Examination of the development of the American academic system and its active involvement in the suppression of non-white culture and the institution of slavery. Discusses the economic impact on the American college and the perceived mission to evangelize and convert non-Christians. 2013.

Family

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
DB79879 8 hours 20 minutes
by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
read by various narrators
The authors of The Whole-Brain Child (DB 74711)—a clinical professor of psychiatry and a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist—explore the child-raising challenge of discipline. They explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

General

Maeve’s Times: In Her Own Words
DB80289 11 hours 55 minutes
by Maeve Binchy
read by Kate Binchy
Five decades of selected writings published in the Irish Times by the bestselling novelist, self-described as “obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of other people’s lives.” Topics include the royal wedding, boring airplane companions, Samuel Beckett, Margaret Thatcher, senior moments, and life as a waitress. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Government and Politics

One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future
DB79695 6 hours 20 minutes
by Ben Carson and Candy Carson
read by Prentice Onayemi
Conservative commentator and doctor shares his vision for the United States to deal with the challenges he sees as threatening the future of the country: growing national debt, poor education, Obamacare, and media elitism. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Liberalism: The Life of an Idea
DB79838 20 hours 10 minutes
by Edmund Fawcett
read by Bill Burton
Journalist examines the history and development of liberal principles in the political sphere. Details liberalism’s early years in Europe through the thinking of Guizot, Tocqueville, and Spencer. Discusses its maturation, from the late 1800s through the mid-twentieth century, and assesses its standing in the early twenty-first century. 2014.

Flashpoints
DB80683 11 hours 43 minutes
by George Friedman
read by various narrators
Author of The Next 100 Years (DB 68611) examines the state of Europe in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Discusses the impacts of World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and the formation of the European Union. Theorizes about its coming future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
DB78954 18 hours 25 minutes
by Timothy F. Geithner
read by Timothy F. Geithner
Former United States Secretary of the Treasury (2009–2013) shares his personal journey to becoming one of the world’s financial leaders. Examines his experiences with New York financial markets and how those experiences influenced his decisions as head of the Treasury. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence
DB80042 7 hours 43 minutes
by Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly
read by Erik Synnestvedt
Former United States Congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt and her husband, a former astronaut, discuss their efforts to enact responsible gun-ownership legislation. Relates the shooting attack on Giffords left six dead and thirteen injured, and assesses the influence of the National Rifle Association. Some violence. 2014.

Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World
DB79420 6 hours 40 minutes
by Kirsten Gillibrand
read by various narrators
Gillibrand (born 1966), who assumed Hillary Clinton’s senate seat in 2009, discusses what led her into public service. Advocates for political activism by women at all levels—from local parent-teacher associations to federal office. Includes a foreword by Hillary Clinton. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
DB79829 19 hours 30 minutes
by Leon Panetta
read by Leon Panetta
American statesman, lawyer, and professor recalls his nearly fifty years of government and public service. Panetta reflects on the values that guided his efforts under several administrations—as a member of Congress, White House chief of staff, CIA director, and secretary of defense. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea
DB79834 9 hours 30 minutes
by Paul Ryan
read by various narrators
Wisconsin congressman and one-time Republican candidate for vice-president outlines his political vision for the United States. Analyzes the 2012 presidential election and the state of the Republican Party in the twenty-first century. Critiques the progressive movement and offers his plan for the future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Rise of ISIS: A Threat We Can’t Ignore
DB80487 2 hours 46 minutes
by Jay Sekulow
read by Michael Scherer
Attorney Sekulow details research into the practices, financing, and organization of terrorist groups, especially the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Hamas. Discusses the development of the Islamic State among groups competing for followers such as al Qaeda, and ways locals are fighting back. Some violence. Bestseller. 2014.

On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
DB79827 40 hours 55 minutes
by Richard Norton Smith
read by Paul Michael
Historian examines the life of former vice president Nelson Rockefeller (1908–1979). Details his early childhood as a grandson of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, early political career, bids for the presidency, and personal life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change
DB80203 9 hours 16 minutes
by Barbara Winslow
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Biography of Shirley Chisholm (1924–2005), who, in 1968, became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. Describes her early childhood in Brooklyn and Barbados, years as a teacher and community activist, work as a New York state legislator, and campaign for president of the United States in 1972. 2014.

Humor

Food: A Love Story
DB79832 7 hours 20 minutes
by Jim Gaffigan
read by Jim Gaffigan
Stand-up comedian and author of Dad Is Fat (DB 76916) Gaffigan discusses his love and hatred of a variety of foods favored in the American diet, including bacon, McDonald’s, Cinnabon, Hot Pockets, and kale. Ruminates on why coconut water was invented and how bread is ranked. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees . . . and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have
DB79190 5 hours 40 minutes
by Bill Geist and Willie Geist
read by various narrators
Father-and-son TV hosts and bestselling authors share humorous stories of their relationship in a bantering back-and-forth style, riffing on everything from music and sports to summer camp, driving lessons, and family life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2013.

Journalism and the Media

Deadline Artists: America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns
DB78377 21 hours 18 minutes
edited by John Avlon and others
read by Conrad Feininger
More than one hundred and fifty newspaper articles and columns published between 1757—an item by Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard’s Almanack—and 2011. Includes pieces by Damon Runyon, Walter Lippmann, Jimmy Breslin, Pete Hamill, Mike Royko, Herb Caen, Erma Bombeck, Molly Ivins, Hunter S. Thompson, William Raspberry, Kathleen Parker, and others. 2011.

Blue-Eyed Boy: A Memoir
DB79842 8 hours 56 minutes
by Robert Timberg
read by Jack Fox
Retired journalist for the Baltimore Sun and author of John McCain (DB 49113) reflects on his life, beginning with his time at the Naval Academy. Discusses his service in Vietnam—which resulted in severe facial injuries days before he was to return home. Considers his journalism career and personal life. 2014.

Legal Issues

Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win
DB79888 9 hours 0 minutes
by Paul Barrett
read by Joe Ochman
Journalist investigates the case filed in 1993 against Texaco—later acquired by Chevron—on behalf of a group of Ecuadorian Indians by Steven Donziger, only two years out of law school. Details the history of the case, the high-value judgment, and the countersuit against Donziger. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
DB80237 15 hours 0 minutes
by Jo Becker
read by Jamie Leonhart
Pulitzer Prize-winner Becker explores the history of the court battles over California Proposition 8, which outlawed gay marriage. Details the personalities involved on both sides of the issue as well as within the judiciary. Examines simultaneous deliberations regarding the Defense of Marriage Act at the federal level. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution
DB79753 13 hours 37 minutes
by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz
read by Jack Fox
Constitutional law professors analyze the decisions made by the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John Roberts. Argues the Court has played a critical role in redefining American life and liberties with decisions on issues such as healthcare, campaign finance reform, freedom of speech, and presidential power. 2014.

Literature

Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
DB80025 20 hours 35 minutes
edited by Franklin Foer
read by Robert Sams
Centenary collection of more than fifty essays originally published in the New Republic magazine, covering one hundred years of American liberalism. In “The Birth-Control Raid,” Margaret Sanger exposes the violation of civil liberties in an unlawful 1929 raid on the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau in New York City. 2014.

The Best American Essays, 2010
DB79618 11 hours 37 minutes
edited by Christopher Hitchens
read by Mare Trevathan
Collection of twenty-one essays selected by the late Hitchens, author of Mortality (DB 75452). Includes “Speaking in Tongues” by Zadie Smith, author of NW (DB 75525), in which she discusses the ways people change how they speak to be more accepted by the predominant cultural community. 2010.

Portrait inside My Head: Essays
DB80168 12 hours 29 minutes
by Phillip Lopate
read by Gary Telles
Literary critic and essayist, author of Portrait of My Body (DB 45241), discusses his relationships over the years with people—including his rivalry with radio-host brother Leonard—places, ideas, and things. Examines how his life has changed over the years. Some strong language. 2013.

A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction
DB79880 9 hours 10 minutes
by Terry Pratchett
read by Michael Fenton Stevens
Collection of nonfiction writings—the earliest dating from the 1970s—by the author of the Discworld series, which includes Raising Steam (DB 78642). Discusses his work and how he has dealt with Alzheimer’s. Foreword by Neil Gaiman, Pratchett’s co-author of Good Omens (DB 37043). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life
DB79326 13 hours 35 minutes
by Tom Robbins
read by Don Hagen
Author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (DB 14636) and Wild Ducks Flying Backward (DB 61310) shares his unconventional life, from growing up in Appalachia during the Great Depression to moving to the West Coast during the 1960s and starting his career as a novelist. 2014.

Medicine and Health

Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage, and Love
DB79239 8 hours 55 minutes
by Bret Baier
read by Bret Baier
A journalist describes caring for his critically ill newborn son, who needed three open-heart surgeries and seven angioplasties. Baier reflects on past challenges as he looks forward with hope, chronicling his path to national prominence as a television anchor, as well as this unexpected journey. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me
DB79421 8 hours 53 minutes
by Bryan Bishop
read by Bryan Bishop
The author recounts getting diagnosed at thirty with an inoperable brain tumor, just as his career on The Adam Carolla Show was taking off and he was newly engaged. Suddenly facing a troubling schedule of radiation and chemotherapy, Bishop found refuge in comedy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
DB80458 17 hours 10 minutes
by Steven Brill
read by Dan Woren
Prize-winning journalist’s sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care through the End of Life
DB80088 9 hours 43 minutes
by Ira Byock
read by Jack Fox
Medical doctor specializing in hospice and palliative care outlines strategies for preparing and carrying out end-of-life plans for oneself and for loved ones. Discusses complex matters, from whether to issue “do not resuscitate” orders to what hospice care means and the state of twenty-first-century medicine. 2012.

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery
DB80625 12 hours 5 minutes
by Robert Dunn
read by Robert Fass
Biologist Dunn chronicles the history of cardiac research and treatment, from the ancient Greek healer Galen and Leonardo da Vinci to Nobel laureate Werner Forssmann, who catheterized his own heart while under local anesthetic in 1929. Discusses folklore and myth surrounding the heart, as well as research into its workings. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work
DB79030 9 hours 31 minutes
by Yoni Freedhoff
read by Yoni Freedhoff
Obesity specialist describes his program for breaking down the negative thought patterns that prevent people from losing weight and keeping it off. Instructs how to maintain a healthy, enjoyable lifestyle while making any weight-loss diet more effective. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
DB80380 9 hours 33 minutes
by Atul Gawande
read by Gary Telles
Surgeon and author of Complications (DB 56061) and The Checklist Manifesto (DB 70422) examines the state of end-of-life care in the twenty-first century. Discusses medical advances that have extended life expectancy, the limited training of physicians on discussing mortality with patients and family members, and ways to be honest. Bestseller. 2014.

Run, Don’t Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center
DB79814 8 hours 44 minutes
by Adele Levine
read by Nancy Lynne Walters
Physical therapist describes her time working at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 2005 to 2011. Shares the stories of many patients, often amputees injured due to improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Iraq or Afghanistan. Explains the impact of her work on her personal life. 2014.

It Was Me All Along
DB80250 7 hours 17 minutes
by Andie Mitchell
read by Andie Mitchell
Memoir of weight loss by a young food blogger who battled body-image issues and overcame food addiction and secretive eating to find self-acceptance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

A Breast Cancer Alphabet
DB79029 2 hours 33 minutes
by Madhulika Sikka
read by Madhulika Sikka
News executive and breast cancer survivor offers a navigation guide to the road from diagnosis to treatment and beyond in hopes of demystifying breast cancer for others. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Music

Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac; the Autobiography
DB79769 10 hours 19 minutes
by Mick Fleetwood and Anthony Bozza
read by various narrators
Founder of Fleetwood Mac, drummer Fleetwood shares his early life in Cornwall, England, the early days of the band with original members John McVie and Peter Green, and the transition to the current lineup, which includes Stevie Nicks, Lindsay Buckingham, and Christine McVie. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
DB80338 12 hours 35 minutes
by Herbie Hancock
read by Herbie Hancock
Grammy Award-winner Hancock (born 1940) reflects on his life and career. Discusses growing up on Chicago’s South Side, discovering music and jazz, playing in Miles Davis’s band, his solo career, drug addiction, becoming a Buddhist, and his work as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78 rpm Records
DB79811 10 hours 55 minutes
by Amanda Petrusich
read by Kerry Dukin
Music critic examines the world of collectors of 78 rpm records—made from fragile shellac. Describes the personalities involved, the coded language used among collectors, the economy developed around the practice, and the historical import of the rare recordings. 2014.

Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
DB79771 17 hours 21 minutes
by David Ritz
read by Brad Raymond
Ritz, author of Ray Charles (DB 46564) and coauthor of When I Left Home (DB 75698), examines the life of legendary singer Aretha Franklin (born 1942). Discusses her childhood in Detroit, her personal struggles impacted by phenomenal career success, and her legacy to the music industry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Billy Joel
DB79831 13 hours 0 minutes
by Fred Schruers
read by Kirk Thornton
Journalist examines the life of Grammy Award-winner Billy Joel (born 1949), drawing on more than a hundred hours of interviews with the singer-songwriter. Details Joel’s early life growing up on Long Island, musical influences, career, and personal life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Nature and the Environment

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us
DB80045 12 hours 48 minutes
by Diane Ackerman
read by Catherine Byers
Author of Dawn Light (DB 70564) and other books on natural history explores the pros and cons of humans being the dominant force shaping the planet. 2014.

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
DB79676 24 hours 0 minutes
by Dan Fagin
read by John Haag
Pulitzer Prize-winning author recounts the decades-long saga of the New Jersey seaside town plagued by childhood cancers caused by air and water pollution that resulted from the indiscriminate dumping of toxic chemicals. The case culminated in 2001 with one of the largest legal settlements in the annals of toxic dumping. 2013.

Eyes Wide Open: Going behind the Environmental Headlines
DB80163 6 hours 7 minutes
by Paul Fleischman
read by Patrick Downer
Wake-up call and tool kit for understanding the current state of our environment and the attitudes and policies that shape our future. Highlights methods for teens to understand the bigger picture and suggests ways for individuals to help. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2014.

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
DB79790 8 hours 48 minutes
by Martin Windrow
read by Michael Russotto
Military historian Windrow recounts the years he spent living with two owls: first Wellington, who was given to Windrow by his brother, a falconer; and second, Mumble, who stayed with the author for fifteen years. Describes adjusting to keeping an owl and his grief when Wellington escaped. 2014.

Philosophy

Nature’s God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
DB79847 19 hours 33 minutes
by Matthew Stewart
read by Ray Foushee
Author of The Courtier and the Heretic (DB 64820) examines the philosophical genealogy of the leaders of the American Revolution. Considers the meanings behind “Nature’s God,” “self-evident,” and other familiar phrases in the documents produced during that period. Evaluates subsequent changes in historians’ understanding of the values of the time. 2014.

Poetry

Bicentennial: Poems
DB79869 0 hours 59 minutes
by Dan Chiasson
read by Christopher Walker
Twenty-one poems that explore the cyclical nature of history, as well as the intimate history of one person. “Obituary” ruminates on reading about the life of a relative after he has passed away. The title poem reflects on being a child in 1976 and having children of one’s own. 2014.

The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse/El Libro Penguin del Verso Español
DB78510 15 hours 16 minutes
edited by J.M. Cohen
read by various narrators
Third edition of this classic bilingual poetry collection, first published in 1956, offers examples from the twelfth to the mid-twentieth centuries. Includes plain prose translations and introductions to previous editions in English. (Tercera edición de una colección bilingüe de poesía publicada por primera vez en 1956, que reúne obras maestras de la poesía española desde el siglo doce al mediados del siglo veinte. Incluye, en inglés, traducciones en prosa llana y las introducciones de las ediciones anteriores.) English/Spanish language. 1988.

Psychology and Self-Help

The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life
DB79419 7 hours 30 minutes
by Chris Guillebeau
read by George Newbern
Entrepreneur shares insights he learned while traveling the globe on his own quest to visit all of the countries of the world by the age of thirty-five. Discusses the impact of questing on long-term happiness. Shares personal stories of other questers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now
DB80140 6 hours 42 minutes
by Meg Jay
read by Nancy Lynne Walters
Psychologist Jay outlines challenges facing young adults in their twenties, under the headings of work, love, and the brain and the body. Argues that the adage “thirty is the new twenty” is incorrect. Uses composite portraits of previous clients to illustrate issues. 2012.

The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
DB80577 6 hours 35 minutes
by Wes Moore
read by Wes Moore
Author of The Other Wes Moore (DB 71647) further examines his rise from a disadvantaged inner-city Baltimore child to a Rhodes scholar, service in Afghanistan, and success on Wall Street. Reflects on the ways these experiences shaped his work as a motivational speaker and community advocate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking)
DB79540 7 hours 36 minutes
by Christian Rudder
read by Kaleo Griffith
Founder of online dating site OKCupid discusses what the data we share online tells other users, corporations, and the government about ourselves. Examines information from Google, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, OKCupid, and other sites to discern the state of human nature in the twenty-first century. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Congratulations, by the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness
DB79031 0 hours 14 minutes
by George Saunders
read by George Saunders
Expanded version of convocation speech delivered by the author to the 2013 graduating class of Syracuse University. Discusses what he calls “failures of kindness” and what we can do to be more kind. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Religion

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
DB80314 20 hours 9 minutes
by Karen Armstrong
read by Karen Armstrong
Author of A History of God (DB 38536) investigates connections between religion and violence. Provides a survey of the history of religion, from Mesopotamia to the twenty-first century, and compares the practices of religious systems with the acceptance of violence in the corresponding societies. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

On Hinduism
DB78756 31 hours 41 minutes
by Wendy Doniger
read by Ken Kliban
Noted Indologist presents a collection of essays spanning her five-decade career. Doniger examines such themes as “On Being Hindu,” “Women and Other Genders,” and “Illusion and Reality in the Hindu Epics,” and analyzes the divergent belief systems of the Indian subcontinent that converge under the rubric of the Hindu faith. 2014.

Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel
DB80120 13 hours 10 minutes
by David Limbaugh
read by Lou Harpenau
Attorney and brother of conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh analyzes the reliability and truthfulness of the Christian Bible. Addresses concerns and challenges raised by skeptics. Discusses archaeological support for the text and asserts that Christianity is compatible with the scientific method. Bestseller. 2014.

One Nation, under Gods: A New American History
DB80564 17 hours 47 minutes
by Peter Manseau
read by Kevin Stillwell
Author of Rag and Bone (DB 71097) examines the religious history of the United States, emphasizing diversity, conflict, and interaction among adherents of varied traditions, including Native American, Norse, and Abrahamic. Also explores the influence of later arrivals such as Buddhism and Sikhism, and domestic latecomers like Mormonism and Scientology. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
DB80226 8 hours 32 minutes
by F.E. Peters
read by Bob Moore
Comparative-religion scholar traces the development of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from the sixth century BCE to the Middle Ages. Considers the scriptures, spiritual promises, communities, laws, ways of worshipping, and other topics of each religion. Discusses their confluences and divergences. 2004.

Universal Aspects of the Kabbalah and Judaism
DB79047 10 hours 2 minutes
by Leo Schaya
read by Ken Kliban
Collection of writings by comparative-religion-scholar Schaya (1916–1986) examining Judaism and the mystical doctrines of the Kabbalah. Analyzes texts to speculate on a universal foundation for Jewish tradition. 2014.

Science and Technology

Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life among the Stars
DB79805 10 hours 32 minutes
by Lee Billings
read by Lou Harpenau
Journalist examines the growth of discoveries of exoplanets—planets that orbit stars other than the Sun—in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and what it means for the identification of extraterrestrial life. Profiles astronomers and planetary scientists responsible for this batch of identified planets. 2013.

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
DB79914 13 hours 30 minutes
by Jordan Ellenberg
read by Jordan Ellenberg
Mathematician—and former child prodigy—reveals the mathematical patterns and principles that underlie everyday life. Ellenberg argues that math is an extension of common sense and can be learned by paying attention to aspects of the world around us—including electoral politics, the stock market, and grocery shopping. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
DB80006 7 hours 15 minutes
by Mark Miodownik
read by Scott Reynolds
Professor of materials science discusses the many forms that base materials take in our lives, from the steel of the razor blade that slashed his back in an attack when he was thirteen to the five meteorites that have hit a single house in Bosnia. Explains the developmental history of the materials. 2013.

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
DB80377 11 hours 27 minutes
by Bill Nye
read by Bill Wallace
Nye, who won an Emmy for the TV show Bill Nye the Science Guy, discusses the history and mechanics of evolution, how its practical effects can be witnessed, and how it plays into the search for alien life. Reports on his debate in February 2014 with creationist Ken Ham. Bestseller. 2014.

Creation: How Science Is Reinventing Life Itself
DB80022 8 hours 59 minutes
by Adam Rutherford
read by Mark Delgado
Geneticist examines scientific advancements that have enabled the creation of specialized genes and other modifications of DNA, such as that which causes goats to produce spider silk in their milk. Discusses the ways those developments provide insights into the origin of life. 2013.

Social Sciences

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
DB80639 7 hours 55 minutes
by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald
read by Eric Martin
An exploration of the hidden biases carried from cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. The authors question the extent to which hidden biases unconsciously shape humanity’s preferences and judgments, and they test for them scientifically using the Implicit Association Test. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care
DB80080 12 hours 38 minutes
by Cris Beam
read by Kerry Dukin
Author of Transparent (DBC 00201) explores the system of American foster care. Using the construct of a year in foster care, Beam follows the process of children from birth through aging out of the system at eighteen. Discusses the emotional and physical impacts on foster children. 2013.

Beyond Good Intentions: A Journey into the Realities of International Aid
DB80638 10 hours 12 minutes
by Tori Hogan
read by Robin Miles
After serving as an intern for an aid association in her youth in Kenya, Hogan is forced by the words of a young boy to reconsider her views on helping those in need. Years later, she returned to investigate the effectiveness or potential harm of various aid efforts throughout the continent. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
DB80082 8 hours 5 minutes
by Katha Pollitt
read by Carol Dines
Author of Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism (DB 41125) argues that abortion should be a moral right with positive social implications. Supports expansive and fair-minded discussion of this issue, which, many years after the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, remains deeply polarizing. 2014.

Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something That Matters
DB80001 7 hours 47 minutes
by Laurie Ann Thompson
read by Nancy Lynne Walters
Guide to empowering oneself in a highly connected, socially conscious world using passions and digital tools to effect real change. Contains accounts of successful projects, step-by-step templates for applied change-making, and a variety of resources. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2014.

Sports and Recreation

Sir Bobby Charlton: My Manchester United Years; The Autobiography
DB80081 15 hours 34 minutes
by Bobby Charlton
read by Andy Pyle
Charlton (born 1937) reflects on his early childhood, the natural ability that led to his being recruited for Manchester United at fifteen, and his career with United until his retirement as a player in 1973. Discusses the 1958 Munich airplane crash and the 1966 World Cup run. 2007.

Wooden: A Coach’s Life
DB80308 26 hours 10 minutes
by Seth Davis
read by Stephen McLaughlin
Biography of John Wooden (1910–2010), legendary men’s basketball coach for UCLA from 1948 to 1975. Describes his early childhood in Indiana, playing for Purdue University in the 1930s, and the evolution of his coaching style. Parallels Wooden’s career with the development of the game. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Parcells: A Football Life
DB79828 26 hours 11 minutes
by Bill Parcells and Nunyo Demasio
read by Jason Culp
Pro-football Hall of Fame coach Parcells (born 1941) reflects on his career and the teams he worked for, including the Air Force Academy, the New York Giants, the New England Patriots, the New York Jets, and the Dallas Cowboys. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Closer
DB79418 6 hours 28 minutes
by Mariano Rivera
read by Jon Curry
Memoir by Rivera (born 1969), who joined the New York Yankees in 1995 and served as one of the team’s most successful closing pitchers until his retirement in 2013. Discusses his years with the team, the rivalry with the Red Sox, and his Christian faith. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Stage and Screen

Sets, Lights, and Lunacy: A Stage Designer’s Adventures on Broadway and in Opera
DB80648 6 hours 50 minutes
by Lloyd Burlingame
read by A. J. Stetson
New York stage designer’s recollections of adventures on Broadway and in opera, focusing on the 1960s and ’70s. Burlingame relates tales of his collaborations with Franco Zeffirelli, Peter Brook, and George Roy Hill, among others; and his encounters with divas Beverly Sills, Joan Sutherland, and Leontyne Price. 2013.

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
DB80255 8 hours 45 minutes
by Cary Elwes
read by Bill Wallace
Elwes, who starred as Westley, a.k.a. the Dread Pirate Roberts, in The Princess Bride, reminisces about the making of the legendary film, from the time he was originally cast through the final days of production. Includes a foreword by Rob Reiner and epilogue by Norman Lear. Bestseller. 2014.

I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star
DB78968 5 hours 33 minutes
by Judy Greer
read by Judy Greer
Known for her roles as the best friend in the movies 13 Going on 30 and The Wedding Planner, Greer discusses her road to stardom, the nature of celebrity, and dealing with fans who recognize her without seeming to know exactly who she is. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Watch Me
DB80378 10 hours 51 minutes
by Anjelica Huston
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Oscar winner and author of A Story Lately Told (DB 77854) reflects on her life from 1973. Discusses her personal relationships, especially with long-time lover Jack Nicholson and husband Robert Graham; her acting career; and her involvement with her family, including her father, Oscar-winning director John Huston. 2014.

True Love
DB80175 3 hours 10 minutes
by Jennifer Lopez
read by Jennifer Lopez
Actress and singer Lopez (born 1969) reflects on a two-year span of her life that included upheaval with a world tour and divorce from her husband, Marc Anthony. Recognizes the need to love yourself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Yes Please
DB80350 9 hours 6 minutes
by Amy Poehler
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Emmy Award-winning star of television show Parks and Recreation, Poehler (born 1971) ruminates on what she has learned so far in her life. Describes growing up in Massachusetts, development of her improv skills in Chicago, show business, divorce, and personal and professional relationships. Strong language. Bestseller. 2014.

There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
DB80407 12 hours 55 minutes
by Brooke Shields
read by Brooke Shields
Memoir of actress-model, reflecting on her relationship with her mother Teri (1933–2012). Details Teri’s life growing up in New Jersey, her relationship with Brooke’s father Francis, and her controversial management of Brooke’s professional career, starting in early childhood. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film
DB79604 10 hours 28 minutes
by Kenneth Turan
read by Ray Hagen
Film critic Turan analyzes fifty-four films from the 1910s—Fantômas—to the 2000s—Footnote. Discusses the strengths and weaknesses of each film and the impact the film had on the industry. Analyzes the impact of directors like Leo McCarey, Ernst Lubitsch, and Orson Welles and includes them as “Double Features” in the book. Provides “What to Watch Next” and “Further Reading” for each film. 2014.

Olivier
DB80002 14 hours 27 minutes
by Philip Ziegler
read by Gregory Maupin
Author of Man of Letters (DB 63163) chronicles the life of English actor and director Laurence Olivier (1907–1989). Describes his childhood as the son of minor gentry, his career in the theater, the rocky time he had when first starting in Hollywood, and his personal and professional relationships. 2013.

Travel

Carsick
DB79557 9 hours 53 minutes
by John Waters
read by Brian Hemmingsen
Film director and author of Role Models (DB 71591) chronicles his trip hitchhiking across America from his home in Baltimore to his co-op in San Francisco in 2012. Details what it took to find rides and the people he met in his travels. Strong language. Bestseller. 2014.

U.S. History

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
DB80094 15 hours 0 minutes
by Karen Abbott
read by Kristin Allison
Profiles of four women and their service during the Civil War. Discusses Emma Edmonds, who disguised herself as a man and fought for the Union Army; Belle Boyd, who was a Confederate spy; Rose O’Neal Greenhow, another Confederate spy; and Elizabeth Van Lew, who spied for the Union. 2014.

James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
DB79696 18 hours 39 minutes
by Lynne Cheney
read by Eliza Foss
Former Second Lady of the United States examines the life of Madison (1751–1836), founding father and fourth president of the United States. Details his rise in leadership of the nascent country as well as the political landscape after the Revolution. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
DB80624 10 hours 31 minutes
by Eric Jay Dolin
read by A.T. Chandler
Historian examines the importance of trade with China for the early American republic. Discusses trading missions and the challenges they encountered, including pirates; the goods exchanged; and the impact of the availability of Chinese items on the everyday life of an American citizen. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Lost Region: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History
DB80229 5 hours 54 minutes
by Jon K. Lauck
read by Gary Telles
Historian argues for greater importance to be placed on the Midwest, especially the areas dominated by prairies. Details reasons why the region has been traditionally overlooked, and why attention should be paid to its agriculture, literature, and art. 2013.

The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky
DB80215 12 hours 51 minutes
by Kent Nerburn
read by Guy Williams
Author of Neither Wolf nor Dog (DB 71434) and The Wolf at Twilight (DB 71467) recounts reconnecting with the people he met and described in the earlier stories. A dream prods him to uncover the truth behind Yellow Bird’s disappearance and unhappy fate. 2013.

Slave Narratives of the Underground Railroad
DB80005 10 hours 42 minutes
edited by Christine Rudisel and Bob Blaisdell
read by Jon Huffman
Thirty-one contemporaneous first-hand accounts of men and women who escaped from slavery during the mid-nineteenth century. Includes narratives by Frederick Douglass (c. 1818–1895), Sojourner Truth (c. 1797–1883), and Harriet Tubman (c. 1822–1913). Some violence. 2014.

Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year
DB80571 6 hours 15 minutes
by Tavis Smiley
read by Tavis Smiley
Author of The Covenant with Black America (DB 62404) examines the twelve months leading up to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. Discusses attacks on his message by the press and his rejection by the black middle class, militants, and politicians. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Trapped under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness
DB79523 15 hours 30 minutes
by Neil Swidey
read by David H. Lawrence XVII
Examines the tragedy during the 1990s Boston Harbor cleanup effort—which consisted of a state-of-the-art treatment plant and ten-mile-long tunnel to carry waste far out to sea. Five divers were sent on a perilous mission into the tunnel and not all of them came out alive. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America
DB80623 16 hours 19 minutes
by Scott Weidensaul
read by Paul Boehmer
Historian describes the early explorations of the American frontier, which was bordered on the west by the Appalachian Mountains and extended from the Maritimes in the north to Florida in the south. Discusses relations between European settlers and Native Americans. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Thirteen Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
DB80174 7 hours 45 minutes
by Mitchell Zuckoff
read by Mitchell Zuckoff
Journalist presents the accounts of the five surviving CIA contract operators who helped to repel the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012. Discusses decisions made and actions taken. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

War

The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
DB80012 17 hours 19 minutes
by Nigel Hamilton
read by Barry Bernson
Biographer examines the development of America’s military efforts in World War II under the command of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945) during the first two years of engagement in the conflict. Considers Roosevelt’s administrative personality, appointments to leadership, and strategic alliances with Stalin and Churchill. 2014.

Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam
DB79904 43 hours 6 minutes
by James G. Hershberg
read by Mark Ashby
Historian investigates the 1966 Polish-Italian peace initiative—code named “Marigold”—to end the Vietnam War. Uses previously unavailable sources to refute the assertions of President Lyndon Johnson that the Hanoi government was against peace negotiations at that time. Some strong language. 2012.

No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL
DB80409 6 hours 40 minutes
by Mark Owen
read by Paul Michael
Author of No Easy Day (DB 75401)—about the killing of Osama bin Laden—describes growing up in Alaska, his training as a Navy SEAL, and missions in Afghanistan and Iraq. Discusses lessons learned and explains his decision to leave the Navy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light under German Occupation, 1940–1944
DB79417 14 hours 3 minutes
by Ronald C. Rosbottom
read by Malcolm Hillgartner
European-Studies professor chronicles the invasion, surrender, occupation by, and eventual liberation of Paris from German forces during World War II. Details daily life for ordinary Parisians, as well as that of resistance fighters and Jews. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War
DB80576 7 hours 30 minutes
by Bing West
read by Ray Porter
War correspondent and Marine veteran West describes being embedded with the third platoon of a Marine rifle company stationed in Afghanistan in January 2011. Discusses the platoon’s mission to clear the Taliban from a poppy-farming community, the fifty percent casualty rate suffered by the platoon, and rebuilding efforts. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Women’s Concerns

Bad Feminist
DB80463 10 hours 33 minutes
by Roxane Gay
read by Kristin Allison
Thirty-seven essays, by the author of An Untamed State (DB 80159), from a feminist point of view—which she describes as “bad” because, as a human, she is flawed and has conflicting thoughts and impulses. Discusses sexuality, race, gender, politics, and more. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2014.

The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones
DB79504 8 hours 5 minutes
by Sandra Tsing Loh
read by Celeste Lawson
Collection of twenty-five essays exploring Loh’s experience with menopause. Discusses the onset of menopause, dealing with two preteen daughters, an elderly father’s legal and marital escapades, and the vagaries of aging. Some strong language. 2014.

Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Booth Luce
DB79684 30 hours 32 minutes
by Sylvia Jukes Morris
read by Kerry Dukin
Traces the life of the playwright, congresswoman, and first American female to be appointed to a major ambassadorial position abroad. Covers Luce’s advocacy for women’s equality and the deep personal losses that shaped her life. 2014.

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
DB80294 10 hours 55 minutes
by Jenny Nordberg
read by Kirsten Potter
An investigative journalist follows the subculture of unwanted girls in Afghanistan, who live as socially favored boys through childhood and puberty, only to be later forced into marriage and childbirth. Charts their dramatic life cycles and examines their subversive actions that parallel those of oppressed groups elsewhere. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

World History

Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
DB78986 6 hours 22 minutes
by Carol Berkin
read by Kate Kiley
Biography of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose brief marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of the disapproving Napoleon Bonaparte, became enmeshed in the diplomatic and political histories of the United States, France, and England. 2014.

The Parthenon Enigma
DB80247 12 hours 13 minutes
by Joan Breton Connelly
read by John Lee
Archaeologist argues for reinterpretation of the friezes from the Parthenon in Athens, now housed in the British Museum as part of the Elgin Marbles. Uses once buried archaeological evidence to claim the statues depict that the mythological origin story of Athens, centered on the sacrifice of a virgin princess. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Secret Lives of the Tsars: Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
DB79275 12 hours 28 minutes
by Michael Farquhar
read by Enn Reitel
Author of A Treasury of Great American Scandals (DB 56899) details the lives and scandals of the Russian tsars, the Romanovs, from Ivan V and Peter I in the late 1600s to the last of the family, Nicholas II, who died with his family in 1918 during the Russian Revolution. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

No Good Men among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes
DB79895 10 hours 52 minutes
by Anand Gopal
read by Peter Johnson
Journalist scrutinizes the lives of three Afghans to comprehend the effects of American intervention. Gopal tells the stories of a Taliban commander, a U.S.-backed warlord, and a village housewife. Describes the day-to-day life of each and how their lives have changed. Some violence. 2014.

The French Intifada: The Long War between France and Its Arabs
DB79645 16 hours 7 minutes
by Andrew Hussey
read by J.P. Linton
English historian explores the roots of conflict in the relationship between France and its own French-Arab population—former subjects of French colonial possessions in North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Hussey combines scholarly research with ethnographic accounts and personal-experience stories to depict a violent, unstable post-colonial predicament. Violence and some strong language. 2014.

A Spy among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
DB79245 11 hours 0 minutes
by Ben MacIntyre
read by John Lee
Personal papers and never-before-seen British intelligence files are used to describe the treason committed by twentieth-century spy Kim Philby, who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War while secretly working for the enemy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

A History of Ethiopia
DB80224 12 hours 31 minutes
by Harold G. Marcus
read by Mark Ashby
Historian examines the development of Ethiopia from 1270 to 2000. Discusses the country’s monarchical period, when the country was governed by rulers believed to have descended from King Solomon; colonial encroachment by the Ottoman Empire and European powers; and the political upheaval of the twentieth century with the creation of the state of Eritrea. 2002.

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
DB79724 16 hours 44 minutes
by Evan Osnos
read by various narrators
Journalist uses his experiences living in China between 2005 and 2013 to examine the state of the country—especially that of individuals. Features stories of a soldier who defected to China from Taiwan, a scholar who began an influential dating service, and subversive artist Ai Weiwei. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France
DB80313 9 hours 6 minutes
by Susan Ottaway
read by Catherine Harvey
The true story of sisters Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, who were British special agents during World War II. Jacqueline was a courier for the French Resistance. Eileen, who was posted to Nazi-occupied France to send encoded messages for the Allies, was captured and tortured by the Nazis before escaping. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
DB80306 8 hours 22 minutes
by Mary Elise Sarotte
read by Elisabeth Rodgers
History professor examines the events leading up to the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Details the history of the region, the causes that led to the creation of the Wall in 1961, the culture of East Germany, and the chaos that followed Communism’s fall. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
DB79881 11 hours 55 minutes
by Lawrence Wright
read by Mark Bramhall
Author of Going Clear (DB 76200) examines the religious, political, and cultural determinants of the negotiations that led to 1978’s Camp David Accords. Profiles U.S. president Jimmy Carter, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin. Details the events of each day of the conference. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

Books for Children

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Children’s Fiction

Adventure

The Chicken Squad
DB80363 0 hours 29 minutes
by Doreen Cronin
read by Gregory Maupin
When the squirrel Tail comes barreling into the chicken coop hysterically ranting about a big, scary, green thing in the yard, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar investigate this strange object. For grades 2-4. 2014.

Scorpion Mountain: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 5
DB80334 12 hours 55 minutes
by John Flanagan
read by John Keating
Hal, his Brotherband crew, and the Ranger Gilan have freed the twelve Araluens sold into slavery. Returning to Araluen, Gilan is given a new mission by King Duncan: protect his daughter’s life. A deadly sect known as the Scorpion Cult wants her dead. Sequel to Slaves of Socorro (DB 79474). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2014.

The Glass Sentence: Mapmakers, Book 1
DB79545 14 hours 43 minutes
by S.E. Grove
read by Theresa Conkin
The world is transformed by 1799’s Great Disruption—a moment when all of the continents were flung into different time periods. In 1891, thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo search for Sophia’s uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston’s foremost “cartologer,” who has been kidnapped. For grades 6-9. 2014.

Fire and Ice: Spirit Animals
DB80565 5 hours 31 minutes
by Shannon Hale
read by Nicola Barber
Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan, supported by their spirit animals, follow a lead in the cold North, only to arrive in a deceptively beautiful village where everything is not as it seems. Sequel to Blood Ties (DB 78857). Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2014.

How to Catch a Bogle
DB78970 7 hours 13 minutes
by Catherine Jinks
read by Mandy Williams
In 1870s London, Birdie, a young orphan girl, becomes the apprentice to Alfred the Bogler, who traps monsters suspected of eating children. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2014.

Icefall
DB80496 9 hours 20 minutes
by Matthew J. Kirby
read by Jenna Lamia
Princess Solveig and her siblings are trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen fjord, along with an army of restless soldiers, all awaiting news of the king’s victory in battle—but a traitor lurks in their midst. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2011.

The Map to Everywhere
DB80172 11 hours 5 minutes
by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis
read by John Glouchevitch
Twelve-year-old Fin, a master thief from the pirate world of Khaznot Quay, and twelve-year-old Marrill, of Arizona, cross paths in the magical world of the Pirate Stream while on a quest for a mysterious map. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2014.

Rise and Fall: Spirit Animals
DB80567 5 hours 12 minutes
by Eliot Schrefer
read by Nicola Barber
A devastating betrayal scatters the team of young heroes and their spirit animals, who have already sacrificed much in their quest for the talismans, and more is yet to come. Sequel to Against the Tide (DB 80566). Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2015.

The Rain Came Down
DB79773 0 hours 14 minutes
by David Shannon
read by Bruce Bailey Johnson
An unexpected rain shower causes hilarious chaos among the members of a small community. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2009.

Eruption: Storm Runners
DB79787 3 hours 30 minutes
by Roland Smith
read by Ramon de Ocampo
Chase heads south of the border with his friend Nicole Rossi to track down the Rossi Brothers Circus—lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, and all—after a massive earthquake hits Mexico. Meanwhile, a volcano threatens to erupt! Sequel to The Surge (DB 79786). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2012.

Storm Runners
DB79785 3 hours 10 minutes
by Roland Smith
read by Ramon de Ocampo
Twelve-year-old Chase Masters travels the country with his father, a storm runner, but he is tested in ways he never could have imagined when he and a new friend are caught in a hurricane near St. Petersburg, Florida. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2011.

The Surge: Storm Runners
DB79786 2 hours 35 minutes
by Roland Smith
read by Ramon de Ocampo
After barely surviving a terrifying hurricane, Chase and his friends Nicole and Rashawn have made it to the safety of Nicole’s family farm. But flood waters are rising and dangerous circus animals are on the loose. Sequel to Storm Runners (DB 79785). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2011.

Against the Tide: Spirit Animals
DB80566 5 hours 0 minutes
by Tui T. Sutherland
read by Nicola Barber
Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. But a traitor in the group seems to be in league with their shadowy pursuers. Sequel to Fire and Ice (DB 80565). Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2014.

I Survived Series, Books 1–10
DB80018 13 hours 14 minutes
by Lauren Tarshis
read by Alec Volz
Books one through ten, written between 2010 and 2014, feature kids surviving terrifying and exciting events throughout history. Includes The Attacks of September 11, 2001; The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863; The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941; The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79; Hurricane Katrina, 2005; and more. For grades 3-6. 2014.

Animals

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume 1
DB80240 0 hours 55 minutes
by Kate DiCamillo
read by Arthur Morey
Leroy Ninker dreams of being a cowboy. He has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn’t have is a horse—until he meets Maybelline, and then it’s love at first sight. But when Leroy forgets a rule when caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Commercial audiobook. For grades 2-4. 2014.

Dash
DB79541 5 hours 23 minutes
by Kirby Larson
read by Kathy Hsieh
When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash. Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world, the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2014.

What Do You Do with a Kangaroo?
DB80421 0 hours 17 minutes
by Mercer Mayer
read by Jane Casserly
A bossy kangaroo jumps into a little girl’s house, refuses to leave, and starts inviting other animals to join him. What would you do? Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2 and older readers. 2008.

Five Little Penguins Slipping on the Ice
DB80419 0 hours 8 minutes
by Steve Metzger
read by Fred Berman
One by one the little penguins fall and hurt themselves, much to the dismay of their mother and doctor. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2 and older readers. 2008.

Family

Keeping Safe the Stars
DB79925 7 hours 24 minutes
by Sheila O’Connor
read by Jennifer Hubbard
In 1970s rural Minnesota, thirteen-year-old Pride Star has been raised to be independent. But when her grandfather is hospitalized with a brain infection, she must accept help from friends and neighbors in caring for eleven-year-old Nightingale and six-year-old Baby. For grades 5-8. 2012.

The Truth about Twinkie Pie
DB80570 7 hours 3 minutes
by Kat Yeh
read by Cassandra Morris
When twelve-year-old GiGi and her big sister move to Long Island from South Carolina for GiGi to attend a fancy new private school, GiGi has a new recipe for success. But the discovery of a family secret turns her life upside-down. Commercial audiobook. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2015.

Fantasy

A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons
DB79023 2 hours 42 minutes
by Cressida Cowell
read by David Tennant
It’s Hiccup’s birthday, but he needs to save his dragon, Toothless, from being banished. He sneaks into the Meathead Public Library to steal the Vikings’ sacred book, but must brave the Hairy Scary Librarian, the army of Meathead warriors, and the driller dragons. Sequel to How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale (DB 79022). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2008.

How to Break a Dragon’s Heart
DB79025 4 hours 40 minutes
by Cressida Cowell
read by David Tennant
Young Viking Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, stranded with his dragon, Toothless, on the Beach of the Broken Heart, is hunted by an old enemy and tries to save his best friend Fishlegs from the Beast. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2009.

How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm
DB79024 3 hours 49 minutes
by Cressida Cowell
read by David Tennant
Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the reluctant Viking hero, has three months, five days, and six hours to discover America, return to Berk, save his father, battle polar-serpents, and win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Sequel to How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm (DB 79024). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2008.

How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale
DB79022 3 hours 51 minutes
by Cressida Cowell
read by David Tennant
Young Viking Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must return a stolen fire egg to stop a volcano from erupting and to save the tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the exterminator dragons. Sequel to How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse (DB 78728). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2007.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
DB78958 6 hours 20 minutes
by Karen Foxlee
read by Jayne Entwistle
After the death of her mother, eleven-year-old Ophelia suspends her disbelief in things nonscientific when she meets an extraordinary boy trapped in a museum where her father works. Together they embark on a quest to stop his captor—the evil Snow Queen. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2014.

The Princess in Black
DB80353 0 hours 20 minutes
by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
read by Erin Jones
Princess Magnolia lives a double life, and when Duchess Wigtower pops in for tea, she almost discovers Magnolia’s carefully guarded secret—that she is really the monster-fighting Princess in Black. For grades K-3 and older readers. 2014.

The Storybook of Legends: Ever After High
DB80186 6 hours 4 minutes
by Shannon Hale
read by Kathleen McInerny
At Ever After High, a boarding school for the sons and daughters of famous fairy-tale characters, students Apple White and Raven Queen face the moment when they must choose whether to follow their destinies or change them. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2013.

Friendship

The Biggest Snowman Ever
DB79775 0 hours 16 minutes
by Steven Kroll
read by Oliver Wyman
When the mayor of Mouseville announces a contest, mice Clayton and Desmond compete to win the prize for building the biggest snowman. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2 and older readers. 2009.

Growing Up

Fish in a Tree
DB80497 5 hours 46 minutes
by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
read by Kathleen McInerny
Bullied and moved from different schools, sixth grader Ally creatively distracts anyone from discovering that she has problems reading. But one teacher, Mr. Daniels, helps her understand that she has dyslexia and encourages Ally to understand her feelings in a new way. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2015.

Jessica Darling’s It List: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness and Perfection
DB80184 4 hours 52 minutes
by Megan McCafferty
read by Olivia Tennet
The day before seventh grade begins, twelve-year-old Jessica Darling gets a list from her sister, whose popularity and beauty made her a junior-high standout. But when Jessica tries to follow the advice, all goes awry. She even loses her best friend. Commercial audiobook. For grades 6-9. 2013.

Ruby the Copycat
DB80418 0 hours 17 minutes
by Peggy Rathmann
read by Kirsten Krohn
It’s the first day of class for Ruby at a new school. When her classmate Angela wears a flowered dress, suddenly Ruby’s wearing one too, and her copycat behavior causes problems. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2 and older readers. 2007.

A Bad Case of Stripes
DB79891 0 hours 26 minutes
by David Shannon
read by Jane Casserly
In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2007.

Sons from Afar
DB79843 8 hours 15 minutes
by Cynthia Voigt
read by Gregory Maupin
Six years after coming to live with their grandmother, siblings James and Sammy Tillerman go in search of their long-lost father. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 1987.

Historical Fiction

The Paper Cowboy
DB79770 9 hours 43 minutes
by Kristin Levine
read by Lincoln Hoppe
In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home and among his Catholic-school friends. But when he takes over his hospitalized sister’s paper route, he’s introduced to neighbors he can rely on for help. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2014.

Holidays

The Angel Tree
DB80225 4 hours 36 minutes
by Daphne Benedis-Grab
read by Faith Potts
Every Christmas in the small town of Pine River, a tree appears in the town square and people tie wishes to it; but nobody knows where the tree comes from. This year, four children are determined to solve the mystery of the Angel Tree. For grades 4-7. 2014.

Guinea Pigs Online: Christmas Quest
DB80305 1 hour 37 minutes
by Jennifer Gray and Amanda Swift
read by Oliver Hembrough
It’s Christmas in Strawberry Park and squeaky guinea pig pals Coco and Fuzzy are decorating the hutch and rocking around their broccoli Christmas tree. But when something valuable is stolen, the furry friends find themselves on their way to Peru for a thrilling adventure. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2014.

Zen Ghosts
DB80422 0 hours 21 minutes
by Jon J. Muth
read by David Pittu
When siblings Addy, Michael, and Karl finish trick-or-treating, their good friend Stillwater the panda has one more special surprise in store for them. A mysterious visitor is about to tell them a spine-tingling story, perfect for Halloween. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3 and older readers. 2012.

March Mischief: Calendar Mysteries
DB79104 0 hours 50 minutes
by Ron Roy
read by Dave Corey
When three leprechaun statues disappear just before St. Patrick’s Day, Bradley, Brian, Nate, Lucy, and other friends follow clues to solve the mystery. Sequel to February Friend (DB 78922). For grades 2-4. 2010.

Humor

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
DB79950 2 hours 43 minutes
by Mo O’Hara
read by Andy Pyle
Tom saves his goldfish, Frankie, from his evil scientist brother’s toxic green gunk. But then he starts to notice there’s something weird about Frankie—he’s a zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers out for revenge. For grades 2-4. 2013.

Mystery

Andi Unexpected: An Andi Boggs Novel
DB80136 5 hours 4 minutes
by Amanda Flower
read by Jennifer Hubbard
After the death of her parents, twelve-year-old Andora “Andi” Boggs discovers evidence of her forgotten namesake, a missing relative, which leads her into a family mystery rooted in the Great Depression. For grades 4-7. 2013.

Andi under Pressure: An Andi Boggs Novel
DB80263 4 hours 3 minutes
by Amanda Flower
read by Jennifer Hubbard
While attending a prestigious science camp, twelve-year-old Andi and her new best friend, Colin Carter, investigate a series of practical jokes being blamed on a sweet, elderly janitor. For grades 4-7. 2014.

Greenglass House
DB80154 10 hours 49 minutes
by Kate Milford
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
At Greenglass House, a smuggler’s inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeeper’s adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing. But soon guests arrive with strange stories about the house. Milo and Meddy, the cook’s daughter, investigate them and their tales. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2014.

April Adventure: Calendar Mysteries
DB79338 0 hours 50 minutes
by Ron Roy
read by Dave Corey
Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy follow clues on an Easter treasure hunt, while trying to figure out who set it up for them. Sequel to March Mischief (DB 79104). For grades 2-4. 2010.

The Whispering Skull: Lockwood and Co., Book 2
DB79721 11 hours 39 minutes
by Jonathan Stroud
read by Katie Lyons
Lockwood & Co. are hired to investigate Edmund Bickerstaff, a deceased Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Meanwhile Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in a ghost jar. Sequel to The Screaming Staircase (DB 78207). Commercial audiobook. For grades 6-9. 2014.

Scary Stories

Nightmares!
DB79717 7 hours 35 minutes
by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller
read by Jason Segel
Twelve-year-old Charlie is sure his new stepmother is a witch. Also, to make matters worse, he and his friends must stop nightmares from taking over their town before it’s too late. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2014.

School

Ella the Elegant Elephant
DB80417 0 hours 26 minutes
by Carmela D’Amico and Steven D’Amico
read by Diana Canova
Ella’s counting the days until the first day of school, but not because she’s eager to start! On the contrary, as the littlest elephant on Elephant Island, she’s terribly nervous about the other kids she’ll meet. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2 and older readers. 2006.

The Great Greene Heist
DB79874 5 hours 31 minutes
by Varian Johnson
read by Kurt Elftmann
After the last disaster, prankster Jackson Greene tries to fix his reputation at Maplewood Middle School. But when fellow student Keith tries to steal the election for school president from Jackson’s former best friend Gabriela, Jackson assembles a team to thwart the challenger. For grades 5-8. 2014.

Get Me Out of Here! Middle School
DB79255 3 hours 29 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
read by Bryan Kennedy
After surviving sixth grade, Rafe starts seventh grade at an art school in the big city. But when he discovers the students are competitive, Rafe sets out to improve his art by expanding his life experiences. Sequel to Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life (DB 79254). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2012.

How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill: Middle School
DB79398 4 hours 25 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
read by Bryan Kennedy
When Rafe Khatchadorian is sent to Camp Wannamorra, he teams up with his bunkmates to fend off an attack by the popular kids. Sequel to My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar (DB 79397). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2013.

Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life
DB79254 4 hours 10 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
read by Bryan Kennedy
When Rafe Khatchadorian enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, “Leo the Silent,” to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school’s code of conduct. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2011.

My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar: Middle School
DB79397 3 hours 30 minutes
by James Patterson and Lisa Papademetriou
read by Cassandra Morris
Georgia Khatchadorian plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother Rafe failed. Sequel to Get Me Out of Here! (DB 79255). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2013.

Third Grade Angels
DB79882 1 hour 40 minutes
by Jerry Spinelli
read by Johnny Heller
George “Suds” Morton competes with his third-grade classmates to earn the first halo of the year for good behavior, but being good turns out to be more stressful than he anticipated. Prequel to Fourth Grade Rats (DB 46601). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2012.

Science Fiction

Turnabout
DB80008 5 hours 36 minutes
by Margaret Peterson Haddix
read by Jennifer Hubbard
After secretly receiving injections at the age of one hundred that are meant to reverse the aging process, Melly and Anny Beth grow younger until, as teenagers, they try to find a guardian to take care of them when they return to infancy. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2000.

On a Clear Day
DB79719 6 hours 19 minutes
by Walter Dean Myers
read by Rebecca Soler
In 2035, Dahlia Grillo, a sixteen-year-old math whiz, joins six other American teens traveling to England to meet with groups from around the world in hopes of stopping C8, the companies that control nearly everything for their own benefit. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2014.

Tall Tales

Myth-O-Mania, Books 1–6
DB79683 20 hours 22 minutes
by Kate McMullan
read by John Polk
Greek and Roman gods mythology series includes: Have a Hot Time, Hades!; Phone Home, Persephone!; Say Cheese, Medusa!; Nice Shot, Cupid!; Stop That Bull, Theseus!; and Keep a Lid on It, Pandora! For grades 4-7. 2012.

The Gingerbread Man
DB79889 0 hours 17 minutes
by Karen Schmidt
read by Bruce Bailey Johnson
After a daring escape from the oven, the Gingerbread Man is chased by a little boy, an old man and woman, a group of farmers, a bear, and a wolf—and he outruns them all! But will the clever fox outsmart the quick cookie? Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2007.

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Children’s Nonfiction

Animals

Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands
DB80358 0 hours 28 minutes
by Katherine Roy
read by Gregory Maupin
Discusses the ocean’s most fearsome and famous predator, the great white shark, and the scientists who study them—just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. For grades 3-6. 2014.

Biography

Great Minds of Science Series
DB80193 3 hours 45 minutes
by Jennifer Joline Anderson and others
read by Ray Foushee
Six brief biographies of notable scientists, with fun and engaging facts. Includes Albert Einstein: Revolutionary Physicist, Isaac Newton: Genius Mathematician and Physicist, Marie Curie: Physics and Chemistry Pioneer, Stephen Hawking: Extraordinary Theoretical Physicist, Temple Grandin: Inspiring Animal-Behavior Scientist, and Thomas Edison: World-Changing Inventor. For grades 4-7. 2014.

Government and Law

What We Stand For Series
DB80206 0 hours 22 minutes
by Anders Hanson
read by Erin Jones
Six books that teach younger readers about the importance of supporting essential values. Collection includes Do Something for Others, Everyone Is Equal, Keeping the Peace, Land of the Free, No Bullies Allowed!, and Stand Up for Yourself. For grades 2-4. 2014.

History

Because They Marched: The People’s Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America
DB80317 2 hours 1 minute
by Russell Freedman
read by Ken Jackson
Award-winning author tells the story of the 1965 march for voting rights that went from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama—a pivotal event in the civil rights movement. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2014.

Nature

Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth
DB80137 0 hours 37 minutes
by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Authors present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Warns that humans are burning fossil fuels too rapidly and that Earth’s climate is destabilizing. For grades 2-4. 2014.

Sports

The NFL’s Greatest Teams, Books 1–8
DB80196 2 hours 52 minutes
by Marcia Zappa
read by Alec Volz
Collection of books highlighting the history of the National Football League, the legendary teams, and their star players. The first eight books in this series are Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers. For grades 3-6. 2014.

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Yo Te Siento (I Feel You)
DB79968 7 horas 42 minutos
por Irene Cao
leído por Irma Bello
La vida que Elena y Filippo han comenzado juntos en Roma es prácticamente perfecta. Pero sólo hace falta un encuentro casual para reavivar la pasión entre Elena y Leonardo. Traducido del italiano. Continuación de Yo Te Miro (DB 79955). Lenguaje injurioso y descripciones de índole sexual. (The life that Elena and Filippo have started together in Rome is practically perfect. But it only takes a chance encounter to reignite the passion between Elena and Leonardo. Translated from the Italian. Sequel to Yo Te Miro (DB 79955). Strong language and descriptions of sex.) 2014.

El Mundo de Afuera (The Outside World)
DB78000 8 horas 39 minutos
por Jorge Franco
leído por Peter Pereyra
Medellín, 1971. Isolda vive encerrada en un castillo extraño y fascinante. La atmósfera de irrealidad que se respira resulta opresiva para la adolescente, que encuentra en el bosque que lo rodea la única tregua posible a su soledad. (Medellín, 1971. Isolda lives locked in a strange and fascinating castle. The atmosphere of unreality that permeates her is oppressive to the teenager, who finds in the forest that surrounds the castle the only respite from her loneliness.) 2014.

El Libro Penguin del Verso Español/Penguin Book of Spanish Verse
DB78510 15 horas 16 minutos
redacto por J.M. Cohen
leído por varios narradores
Tercera edición de una colección bilingüe de poesía publicada por primera vez en 1956, que reúne obras maestras de la poesía española desde el siglo doce al mediados del siglo veinte. Incluye, en inglés, traducciones en prosa llana y las introducciones de las ediciones anteriores. (Third edition of this classic bilingual poetry collection, first published in 1956, offers examples from the twelfth to the mid-twentieth centuries. Includes plain prose translations and introductions to previous editions in English. English/Spanish language.) 1988.

Vlad
DB79973 2 horas 17 minutos
por Carlos Fuentes
leído por Jorge Pupo
Después de siglos de guerra y escasez de sangre en Europa del Este, el muerto viviente Vlad el Empalador se traslada a México y ofrece la vida eterna a cambio de servicios jurídicos e inmobiliarios. Violencia. (After centuries of war and blood shortages in Eastern Europe, an undead Vlad the Impaler moves to Mexico and offers eternal life in exchange for legal and real estate services. Violence.) 2010.

La Distancia entre Nosotros (The Distance between Us)
DB79963 12 horas 30 minutos
por Reyna Grande
leído por María Pino
Un libro de memorias que relata las experiencias de la familia de Grande cuando sus padres salieron de México en busca del sueño americano. Cuando su madre regresa, ella se prepara para su propio viaje a ” El Otro Lado” para vivir con el hombre que ha poseído su imaginación durante años—su padre ausente. (A memoir chronicling Grande’s family history in the aftermath of her parents leaving Mexico in search of the American Dream. Upon her mother’s return, Grande prepares for her own journey to “the Other Side” to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years—her absent father.) 2013.

Amor Verdadero (True Love)
DB79974 4 horas 17 minutos
por Jennifer Lopez
leído por María Pino
La actriz y cantante hispana López (nacida en 1969) refleja en un período de dos años de su vida, que incluyó la agitación de una gira mundial y el divorcio de su marido, Marc Anthony. Reconoce la necesidad de amarse a sí mismo. Traducido del inglés. (Actress and singer Lopez (born 1969) reflects on a two-year span of her life that included the upheaval of a world tour and divorce from her husband, Marc Anthony. Recognizes the need to love yourself.) 2014.

El Príncipe (The Prince)
DB79982 4 horas 42 minutos
por Nicolás Maquiavelo
leído por Fernando Ontiveros
El tratado classico de la filosofía política escrito en 1513 por el funcionario Florentino y pensador Nicolás Maquiavelo (1469–1527) describe la adquisición, el ejercicio, y mantenimiento del poder político. Traducción de 1821 por el escritor español Alberto Lista, con una nueva introducción, cronología, y bibliografía por Melquíades Prieto. (Classic treatise on political philosophy, written in 1513 by Florentine civil servant and thinker Niccolo Machiavelli (1469–1527), describing the acquisition, exercise, and maintenance of political power. 1821 translation by the Spanish writer Alberto Lista, with a new introduction, chronology, and bibliography by Melquíades Prieto.) 2013.

La Búsqueda: El Niño Que Se Enfrentó a Los Nazis (Waldek: The Boy Who Defied the Nazis)
DB77995 15 horas 5 minutos
por Blanca Miosi
leído por Aurelio Dominguez
Relato de ficción sobre la vida del marido de la autora, Waldek Grodek, quien cuando era niño fue arrestado y enviado a los campos de concentración de Auschwitz y Mauthausen. Descripciones de violencia y de lenguaje injurioso. (Fictionalized account of the author’s husband, Waldek Grodek, who as a young boy was sent to the Auschwitz and Mauthausen concentration camps. Violence and strong language.) 2012.

Tiempo de Canallas: El Amor y La Muerte en Medio de la Guerra Fría (Time of Scoundrels: Love and Death in the Middle of the Cold War)
DB79966 10 horas 5 minutos
por Carlos Alberto Montaner
leído por Paul Gamache
España, 1947. Rafael Mallo, preso en una cárcel franquista, está a la agónica espera de que lo fusilen. Un escritor trotskista formado en Moscú, Mallo lleva siete años encerrado. Sorprendentemente, lo ponen en libertad y se reencuentra con una antigua amante. (Spain, 1947. Rafael Mallo, an inmate in a Francoist prison, agonizes while awaiting a firing squad. A Trotskyist writer educated in Moscow, Mallo has been imprisoned seven years. Surprisingly, he is suddenly released and reunited with a former lover.) 2014.

Iris
DB79956 12 horas 54 minutos
por Edmundo Paz Soldán
leído por Walter Krochmal
En un futuro no muy lejano, en una región tóxica llamada Iris, se encuentra el Perímetro, territorio de las fuerzas colonizadoras. En el Perímetro viven Xavier, un soldado que debe lidiar con una traumática herida de combate, y el capitán Reynolds y su unidad, que, deciden emprender su guerra particular contra los irisinos. Violencia. (In the not-so-distant future, in a toxic region called Iris, exists a colony known as the Perimeter. Within the Perimeter live Xavier, a soldier dealing with a traumatic combat wound, and Captain Reynolds and his unit, who are embarking on their own private war against the Irisians. Violence.) 2014.

Corsarios de Levante (Pirates of the Levant)
DB79954 10 horas 0 minutos
por Arturo Pérez-Reverte
leído por Walter Krochmal
1627. El capitán Diego Alatriste y un joven de diecisiete años de edad, íñigo Balboa, se unen a la tripulación de un galeón español. Ellos pelean con los piratas berberiscos a lo largo del Levante y sobreviven a una feroz batalla en Malta. Lenguaje injurioso y algunas descripciones de violencia. (1627. Captain Diego Alatriste and seventeen-year-old íñigo Balboa join the crew of a Spanish galleon. They skirmish with Barbary pirates along the Levant and survive a fierce battle in Malta. Strong language and some violence.) 2006.

Divergente (Divergent)
DB79961 13 horas 4 minutos
por Veronica Roth
leído por Gabriela Garcia
En la ciudad de Chicago del futuro, la sociedad está dividida en cinco facciones. Durante la Ceremonia de la Elección, Beatrice Prior, una joven de dieciséis años de edad, tiene que decidir a qué facción debe dedicar su vida. Pero Beatrice descubre que ella es una anomalía—una divergente—que no encaja en cualquier grupo. Descripciones de violencia y lenguaje injurioso. Traducido del inglés. (In a future Chicago, society is divided into five factions. During the Choosing Ceremony, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must pick her lifelong faction. But Beatrice discovers she is an anomaly—a divergent—who does not fit in with any group. Violence and strong language.) 2011.

Las Criaturas del Más Allá y Zombie Town (The Creatures from Beyond Beyond and Zombie Town)
DB79969 3 horas 38 minutos
por R.L. Stine
leído por Jorge Pupo
Dos cuentos de miedo para niños. En Las Criaturas del Más Allá, hermanos gemelos se van de vacaciones a una casa donde viven criaturas alienígenas. En Zombie Town lo último que Mike y Karen esperan cuando van al cine es que los monstruos podrían salir de la pantalla. Para los grados 4-7. (Two scary tales for children. In Las Criaturas del Más Allá, twin brothers go on vacation to a house where alien creatures live. In Zombie Town, the last thing Mike and Karen expect when they go to the movies is that monsters could exit the screen. For grades 4-7.) 2013.

Semblanzas íntimas (Intimate Portraits)
DB79976 4 horas 1 minuto
por Corín Tellado
leído por Nadia Garzon
Cole es una joven que ama en silencio a Burt, patrón del rancho donde su padre trabaja como capataz. A medida que su relación se desarrolla, ella aprende que las situaciones más humillantes pueden terminar como una prueba de amor verdadero. (Cole is a young woman who is secretly in love with Burt, the owner of the farm where her father works as a supervisor. As their relationship unfolds, she learns that the most humiliating situations can end up as a test of true love.) 1984.

Con Todo Mi Humor, Alexis Valdés (With All My Humor, Alexis Valdés)
DB79967 4 horas 7 minutos
por Alexis Valdés
leído por Juan Carlos Rueda
El comediante de origen cubano y personaje popular de la televisión española relata una serie de anécdotas humorísticas sobre su vida. Lenguaje injurioso y descripciones de índole sexual. (Cuban-born comedian and popular Spanish television personality relates a number of humorous anecdotes about his life and adventures. Strong language and descriptions of sex.) 2013.

Meditaciones Para Mujeres Que Hacen Demasiado (Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much)
DB79962 9 horas 28 minutos
por Anne Wilson Schaef
leído por Miriam Miranda
Una colección de 365 meditaciones—combinadas con citas de mujeres de diferentes edades, culturas y perspectivas— elaboradas por la autora para combatir el ritmo febril de la vida moderna. (A collection of 365 meditations—combined with quotes from women of different ages, cultureser the feverish pace of modern life.) 2014.

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American History (6 issues)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact (10 issues)

Asimov’s Science Fiction (10 issues)

The Atlantic (10 issues)

Das Beste aus Reader’s Digest (German; 12 issues)

Bon Appétit (monthly)

Consumer Reports (monthly)

Contemporary Sound Track: A Review of Pop, Jazz, Rock, and Country (bimonthly)

Cricket (for children, on one cartridge with National Geographic Kids; 9 issues)

Diabetes Forecast (monthly)

Discover (10 issues)

Ebony (11 issues)

The Economist (51 issues)

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (10 issues)

Foreign Affairs (6 issues)

France-Amérique (French; 11 issues)

Good Housekeeping (12 issues)

Health and Nutrition Newsletters (includes Scientific American—Health after Fifty, Mayo Clinic, Health Letter, and Nutrition Action Healthletter; monthly)

Horticulture (6 issues)

Magazine of the Month (monthly)

Money (11 issues)

Muse (9 issues)

The Musical Mainstream (quarterly)

The Nation (42 issues)

National Geographic (monthly)

National Geographic Kids (for children and teens, on one cartridge with Cricket; 10 issues)

National Review (24 issues)

The New York Times Book Review (weekly)

Outdoor Life (10 issues)

People (51 issues)

People en Español (Spanish; 11 issues)

Piano Technicians Journal (monthly)

QST (monthly)

Quarterly Music Magazine (quarterly)

Sound & Vision (10 issues)

Spider (for children; 9 issues)

Sports Illustrated (50 issues)

Sports Illustrated Kids (11 issues)

Talking Book Topics (bimonthly; also contains NLS News, published quarterly)

Travel & Leisure (monthly)

True West (10 issues)

Vanidades (Spanish; 11 issues)

The Week (48 issues)

Wired (monthly)

The Writer (12 issues)

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