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Talking Book Topics July–August 2022

Volume 88, Number 4

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Table of Contents

In Brief

BBR to cease large-print publication at end of FY22

Due to the worldwide paper shortage and declining subscriber numbers, the last large-print issue of Braille Book Review (BBR) will be September–October 2022. This will not affect production of other accessible versions of BBR. It will remain available in hardcopy braille, ebraille, and HTML.

  • To subscribe to BBR in hardcopy braille, contact your cooperating network library. A list of email addresses and phone numbers is available on the final pages of this publication. They may also be found at www.loc.gov/nls/findyourlibrary.
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    • Once logged into the BARD website, select Braille Book Review (braille) in the drop-down menu Magazines by Title and then select Subscribe to Braille Book Review (braille). Individual issues can also be downloaded.
    • Using the BARD Mobile app, select Get Books, then Browse Magazines, then Braille Magazines, then Braille Book Review (braille). If you are using the app visually, tap the + symbol at the top of the screen to subscribe. If you are using Voiceover, this button is labeled Subscribe.
  • To view BBR in HTML, visit www.loc.gov/nls/bbr.

The same supply chain issues have also affected Talking Book Topics (TBT), which ceased large-print publication after the January–February 2022 issue. TBT remains available in HTML and PDF at www.loc.gov/nls/tbt and in audio from BARD, BARD Mobile, or via by-mail magazine on cartridge subscription. An abridged version of TBT is also included in the braille edition of BBR.

NLS magazine changes
The following magazines are no longer being produced by NLS or the NLS network. No new issues will be released, although you may still download archived back issues from BARD.

  • Cowboys & Indians (audio)
  • Eating Well (braille)
  • ESPN: The Magazine (braille)
  • Martha Stewart Living (braille)
  • Parents (braille)
  • People en Español (audio)

Today’s Parent will become available in braille beginning in October as a replacement to Parents. Replacements for other discontinued magazines will be announced once selected.

NLS launches Braille-on-Demand pilot

This summer, NLS is launching a two-year pilot for Braille on Demand. Braille on Demand will allow NLS patrons to request hard copies of any braille books currently on BARD that they would like to read on paper and keep. All currently registered NLS patrons, including overseas patrons, will be able order one book per month during the pilot. Materials will be mailed directly to the requesting patron. For more information on requesting your braille on demand books, please contact your network library.

NLS Patron Engagement Section launches virtual programs

As part of its effort to provide services, programs, and resources directly to patrons that will enhance their library experience, the newly formed Patron Engagement Section will be hosting a virtual Monthly BARD Review on Zoom. This program will occur the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Eastern, starting on August 11. Each Review will last for one hour and will discuss a predetermined topic about a component of BARD usage or a specific BARD product. After the prepared training, patrons will have an opportunity to ask any questions that they may have regarding the topic of the evening or any other aspect of BARD.

To join the August 11 session, visit https://loc.zoomgov.com/j/1611161911?pwd=bVh5ejFsWFBlL21KY0VqaHlRMUlSQT09 External or call in by telephone at 1-669-254-5252 (meeting ID 161 116 1911).
The Patron Engagement Section is also launching a quarterly Patron Corner program. The first Patron Corner, held on June 13, 2022, covered Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Collection Selection, but Did Not Have the Vehicle to Ask. For future information on upcoming Patron Engagement Section programs, visit www.loc.gov/nls/about/services.

Newsstand

The following announcements may be of interest to readers. The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled reserves the right to publish announcements selectively, as space permits. The items mentioned below are not part of the NLS program, and their listings do not imply endorsement or support. Prices and details about listed items were correct at the time of compilation but are subject to change.

COVID tests available by mail

The US government has made a third round of free COVID-19 tests available to all US residents via USPS delivery. To order tests, please visit www.covid.gov/tests External or call 800-232-0233. If you have difficulty obtaining or using the tests, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has assembled a clearinghouse of information on test accessibility at https://nfb.org/covidtests External.

APH releases Send to Braille 2.0

The American Printing House for the Blind has released an update of its free Send to Braille application, which allows Windows users to quickly create machine-translated braille files in BRL (unformatted MicroBraille) format. Version 2.0 allows the simultaneous conversion of multiple files and includes many back-end updates for smoother function. For more information, visit https://tech.aph.org/lt External.

Fable launches online course platform

Fable, an online platform that connects companies in need of accessibility testers with people with disabilities, has launched Fable Pathways, a free skills development program that shares online courses for people with disabilities, by people with disabilities. The inaugural courses are “Getting Started in Web Development” and “Becoming a Manager.” For more information and to view the free courses, visit https://makeitfable.com/pathways.

New website lists accessible programs

Laufware recently launched a directory of accessible Windows programs. Categories include Audio Players, Keyboard Shortcuts, Screen Readers, and many others. More than two hundred programs are listed. The website also highlights podcasts of interest to the blind and low-vision community. For more information, visit www.laufware.com External.

Bookshare launches free reading apps, human-narrated audiobooks

Benetech has recently released several enhancements to its Bookshare library program, including a suite of free reading apps for web, iOS, Android, and Alexa and the addition of five thousand human-narrated audiobooks. Bookshare is available individuals who have a qualifying reading or perceptual disability, a visual impairment, or a physical disability that affects their ability to read printed works. Membership is free to qualified US students and $50 a year for US adults. For more information, visit www.bookshare.org 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 may also immediately download all titles and magazines from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) service at https://nlsbard.loc.gov. The free BARD Mobile app is available from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s Appstore for reading talking books on your personal smart phone or tablet. To learn more about the collection or to sign up for BARD, contact your local cooperating library.

Books within the headings Adult Fiction and Adult Nonfiction are listed alphabetically 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.

Adult Fiction

Adventure

Fast Ice: A Novel from the NUMA Files
DB103259 10 hours 48 minutes
by Clive Cussler and Graham
read by Scott Brick
After the disappearance of a NUMA colleague in the Antarctic, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala head to the southern outpost. There they find photographic evidence of a Luftwaffe expedition in 1939 that has present-day consequences. They must fight against a madman determined to unleash a Nazi-era plot. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103259 Fast Ice: A Novel from the NUMA Files

The Speed of Falling Objects
DB102536 7 hours 55 minutes
by Nancy Richardson Fischer
read by Caitlin Davies
After losing an eye in a childhood accident, Danielle worked hard to relearn her perception of movement and space. When her dad asks her to join him on his survivalist show, Danny is eager for adventure--and then their plane crashes in the Amazon. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.
DB102536 The Speed of Falling Objects

The Bone Spindle
DB106708 11 hours 46 minutes
by Leslie Vedder
read by Lindsey Dorcus
When she pricks her finger on a bone spindle, treasure hunter Fi is stuck with the spirit of Briar Rose, a prince under a sleeping curse, and must team up with a tough-as-dirt girl warrior to free the prince--and herself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106708 The Bone Spindle

Fantasy

Reaper of Souls
DB102754 13 hours 28 minutes
by Rena Barron
read by Robin Miles
Achieving long-coveted magic at a devastating price, Arrah returns to tribal lands to search for the remnants of her ancestors while struggling to decipher her mysterious connection to the Demon King. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102754 Reaper of Souls

The Atlas Six
DB105936 14 hours 19 minutes
by Olivie Blake
read by Abigail Maupin
Every year, six uniquely talented magicians are selected to compete for initiation into the secretive Alexandrian Society. Libby, Nico, Reina, Parisa, Callum, and Tristan make up the latest group. The six must fight to survive and prove themselves the best to avoid elimination. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB105936 The Atlas Six

Wild Sign
DB102771 11 hours 26 minutes
by Patricia Briggs
read by Holter Graham
When all the inhabitants of a small town in the wilds of California go missing, the FBI taps werewolves Charles and Anna to investigate. Sequel to Burn Bright (DB90930). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102771 Wild Sign

The Blacktongue Thief: Blacktongue, Book 1
DB105908 12 hours 28 minutes
by Christopher Buehlman
read by Christopher Buehlman
Thief Kinch Na Shannack unsuccessfully attempts to rob Galva, a knight and handmaiden of the goddess of death. Their fates become entwined on a journey where the pair face common enemies and uncommon dangers, such as krakens and flesh-hungry goblins. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105908 The Blacktongue Thief: Blacktongue, Book 1

Wild Seed
DB105866 11 hours 12 minutes
by Octavia E. Butler
read by Robin Miles
Immortals Doro and Anyanwu meet in the long-ago past. Doro survives by stealing bodies, while Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can heal others. Though many humans have tried to kill the both of them, neither has ever faced a true rival before. Their struggles stretch across centuries. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1980.
DB105866 Wild Seed

The Swallowed Man
DB102492 4 hours 14 minutes
by Edward Carey
read by Edward Carey
In this reimagining of the Pinocchio story, Geppetto reflects on fatherhood, loss, pride, regret, and the strange events of his life during the years he spends within the belly of a sea beast. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102492 The Swallowed Man

His Broken Angel: A Glorious Victorious Darcys Novella
DB106001 3 hours 8 minutes
by Beth Ciotta
read by Lindsey Pierce
A time traveler from the future with preternatural healing abilities, Doc Blue has long hidden his identity and powers from all who know him. When healing the sister of a close ally proves more difficult than anticipated, however, Doc must reveal his secrets. Violence and strong language. 2013.
DB106001 His Broken Angel: A Glorious Victorious Darcys Novella

Bride of the Castle: Castle Perilous, Book 8
DB106284 5 hours 0 minutes
by John DeChancie
read by Shawn Hertel
Gene and Linda's upcoming wedding is bringing out positive changes in Castle Perilous. When the groom prefers confronting barbarians over entertaining his guests, a battle ensues. Sequel to Castle Spellbound (DB106273). Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 1994.
DB106284 Bride of the Castle: Castle Perilous, Book 8

Master of Poisons
DB102568 15 hours 39 minutes
by Andrea Hairston
read by various narrators
A poison desert that eats good farmland and turns the water foul spreads across the Arkhysian Empire. An exiled former spymaster fights to save his homeland, and a young woman training to be a powerful griot tests the limits of her knowledge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102568 Master of Poisons

Rafael
DB102514 7 hours 23 minutes
by Laurell K. Hamilton
read by Kimberly Alexis
Rafael, king of the wererats, must fight to the death to defend his crown. He wants his close ally, Anita Blake, with him as he faces an opponent unlike any he's faced before. But some of his people fear Rafael
is too dependent on Anita and the vampires. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102514 Rafael

Beyond the End of the World
DB106755 13 hours 22 minutes
by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
read by various narrators
While Nimh struggles to recall her identity in the cloudlands, an impostor wields her name with deadly purpose. Below, North looks to the sky, desperate to join the ones he loves and return to his world. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106755 Beyond the End of the World

A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking
DB106680 8 hours 33 minutes
by T. Kingfisher
read by Patricia Santomasso
Mona's magic is different: her familiar is a sourdough starter, and her powers only work on baked goods. But when she finds a dead body on the bakery floor, it appears that Mona may be an assassin's next target. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB106680 A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking

The King's Deryni
DB105710 20 hours 46 minutes
by Katherine Kurtz
read by Eva Wilhelm
Conclusion to the Childe Morgan trilogy, in which Alaric grows into his role as King Brion's Deryni, using his magic to protect him from nearly unbeatable foes while facing deep-seated prejudice against his kind. Some violence. 2014.
DB105710 The King's Deryni

A Court of Silver Flames
DB102759 26 hours 8 minutes
by Sarah J. Maas
read by Stina Nielsen
As Nesta struggles to find her place in her new world, feelings ignite between her and the infuriating Cassian. This intensifies after they are forced into close quarters. Meanwhile, a new alliance threatens the fragile peace of the realms. Sequel to A Court of Frost and Starlight (DB91121). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102759 A Court of Silver Flames

The Unkindest Tide
DB106334 12 hours 0 minutes
by Seanan McGuire
read by Mary Robinette Kowal
The time has come for the Selkies to settle centuries-old debts owed to the sea witch, and Toby must play a part in that. Toby and Luidaeg call a convocation of the Selkies, but they soon face obstacles to fulfilling the bargain. Sequel to Night and Silence (DB92665). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106334 The Unkindest Tide

Echoes and Empires
DB106674 11 hours 39 minutes
by Morgan Rhodes
read by Cassandra Campbell
Snarky seventeen-year-old Josslyn Drake gets infected by a dangerous piece of forbidden magic and teams up with wanted criminal Jericho Nox to remove the spell corrupting her soul. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106674 Echoes and Empires

The Crystal Cave: The Arthurian Saga, Book 1
DB102660 16 hours 54 minutes
by Mary Stewart
read by Derek Perkins
Young Myrdden Emrys--who will later be known as Merlin--leads a dangerous childhood full of visions. As he grows up and fulfills his destiny, he rises to greatness for his power. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1970.
DB102660 The Crystal Cave: The Arthurian Saga, Book 1

Tiger Queen
DB102444 8 hours 13 minutes
by Annie Sullivan
read by Lora Brown
In the isolated desert kingdom of Achra, sixteen-year-old Princess Kateri flees the palace and trains with the rebel Desert Boys to overthrow the cruel captain of the guard. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.
DB102444 Tiger Queen

The Jasmine Throne
DB105925 19 hours 45 minutes
by Tasha Suri
read by Shiromi Arserio
Exiled princess Malini dreams of vengeance and of stealing a throne while imprisoned in an ancient temple. Priestess Priya works as a servant at the temple, keeping her past secret and hoping to save her family. When Malini learns of Priya's true nature, however, they join forces to achieve their goals. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105925 The Jasmine Throne

Questland
DB106568 9 hours 30 minutes
by Carrie Vaughn
read by Erin Bennett
Literature professor Dr. Addie Cox is surprised when eccentric billionaire Harris Lang offers her a job after one of his employees goes rogue. He wants her to infiltrate an isolated resort he has built that simulates a tech-powered fantasy-world experience, complete with dragons and magic. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106568 Questland

The Hidden Palace
DB106687 16 hours 21 minutes
by Helene Wecker
read by George Guidall
Chava and Ahmad struggle to pass as humans in the bustling world of 1900s Manhattan. Those who have interacted with the pair find their lives changed. Sequel to The Golem and the Jinni (DB76801). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106687 The Hidden Palace

General

Tortuga
DB106572 9 hours 46 minutes
by Rudolfo Anaya
read by Timothy Andrés Pabon
In this semi-autobiographical novel, a teen sustains an injury while swimming in irrigation ditches with friends. He is hospitalized for an arduous period of time. Winner of the 1980 American Book Award. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1979.
DB106572 Tortuga

Brown Girls
DB106444 4 hours 29 minutes
by Daphne Palasi Andreades
read by Tashi Thomas
In Queens, New York, young women of color like Nadira, Gabby, Naz, Trish, Angelique, and countless others attempt to reconcile their immigrant backgrounds with the American culture in which they come of age. Here, they become friends for life--or so they vow. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106444 Brown Girls

Long Live the Cartel
DB105932 7 hours 26 minutes
by Ashley and JaQuavis
read by L. Steven Taylor
When the Diamond family of Miami has to deal with the sins of the father, karma comes for Carter "CJ" Jones II. The life his father never wanted for him calls to CJ, and the allure of family tradition sucks him in so deep that he falls victim to the game. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105932 Long Live the Cartel

Black Buck
DB102521 11 hours 16 minutes
by Mateo Askaripour
read by Zeno Robinson
Unambitious, twenty-two-year-old Darren lives in Brooklyn with his mother, who wants nothing more than to see him live up to his potential. A chance encounter with Rhett Daniels, CEO of NYC's hottest tech startup, results in an exclusive invitation for Darren to join his elite sales team. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102521 Black Buck

The Smash-Up
DB102562 10 hours 58 minutes
by Ali Benjamin
read by various narrators
Filmmaker Zo and her husband Ethan moved from Brooklyn to rural Massachusetts for some peace. Their peace is shaken when Zo becomes involved in a local women's political activist group while Ethan lusts after the nanny and learns his former partner in a tech start-up faces sexual misconduct charges. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102562 The Smash-Up

Friends & Foes
DB103263 9 hours 18 minutes
by ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray
read by Patricia R. Floyd
Rachel and Jasmine each plot to get her husband elected as head of the American Baptist Coalition. After the two women are ousted from Oprah’s studio for causing a commotion, Rachel discovers the body of a shady preacher. Though they are at odds, Jasmine helps Rachel prove her innocence. Commercial audiobook. 2013.
DB103263 Friends & Foes

Assembly
DB105906 2 hours 1 minutes
by Natasha Brown
read by Pippa Bennett-Warner
A Black British woman is preparing to attend a lavish garden party at her boyfriend's family estate in the English countryside. At the same time, she is dealing with a recent cancer diagnosis that leaves her tempted to walk away from her life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105906 Assembly

A Dog's Courage
DB103252 10 hours 21 minutes
by W. Bruce Cameron
read by Ann Marie Lee
Bella was once a lost dog, but now she lives happily with her people, Lucas and Olivia, only occasionally recalling the hardships in her past. A weekend camping trip turns into a struggle for survival when the Rocky Mountains are engulfed by wildfire. Sequel to A Dog’s Way Home (DB88104). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103252 A Dog's Courage

A Land More Kind Than Home
DB102621 8 hours 59 minutes
by Wily Cash
read by various narrators
Carson Chambliss is an ex-con and born-again preacher in a small North Carolina town. When an autistic boy called Stump sees something he shouldn’t, Chambliss decides to hold a special healing service that will destroy a family and shake the town. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.
DB102621 A Land More Kind Than Home

The Family Chao
DB106766 11 hours 1 minutes
by Lan Samantha Chang
read by Brian Nishii
The residents of Haven, Wisconsin, have dined on the Fine Chao restaurant's delicious Americanized Chinese food for thirty-five years, content to ignore any unsavory whispers about the family owners. But when the three sons are all back in Haven, the Chao family's secrets and simmering resentments erupt at last. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106766 The Family Chao

Infinite Country
DB102478 5 hours 0 minutes
by Patricia Engel
read by Inés del Castillo
Talia is being held at a correctional facility for girls in the mountains of Colombia after committing an impulsive act of violence. She urgently needs to get back home to Bogotá, where her father and a plane ticket to the United States are waiting for her. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102478 Infinite Country

The Trees
DB105970 9 hours 8 minutes
by Percival Everett
read by Dwayne Glapion
Two Mississippi Bureau of Investigation detectives arrive in the rural town of Money to look into a string of brutal murders, and meet resistance from local law enforcement and racist white townsfolk. At each crime scene there is a second dead body: that of a man who resembles Emmett Till. Violence and strong language. 2021.
DB105970 The Trees

Of Women and Salt
DB102766 7 hours 10 minutes
by Gabriela Garcia
read by Frankie Corzo
Jeanette is a recovering drug addict and daughter of a Cuban immigrant who wants to know more about her mother Carmen's family. Alternating with that family history in Cuba is Jeanette's present-day struggles with her addiction while she tries to help a neighbor in trouble with ICE. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102766 Of Women and Salt

The Liar
DB106769 8 hours 16 minutes
by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
read by Ajjaz Awad
Nofar is an average Israeli teenage girl--so average, in fact, that she's almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer long, she is desperate for some kind of escape. One afternoon, a terrible lie slips from her tongue, and suddenly everyone wants to talk to her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106769 The Liar

Admiring Silence
DB105974 7 hours 38 minutes
by Abdulrazak Gurnah
read by Mark Ashby
A man escapes from Zanzibar to England. In his new country, he quickly forgets how it feels to belong. But when he meets a beautiful, rebellious woman named Emma, he hides his past from his new family and his present circumstance from his family back in Zanzibar. Written by 2021 Nobel laureate for Literature. Some strong language. 1996.
DB105974 Admiring Silence

Burntcoat
DB106587 6 hours 10 minutes
by Sarah Hall
read by Louise Brealey
In an unnamed British city, the virus is spreading and, like everyone else, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness retreats inside. She isolates herself in her immense studio, Burntcoat, with Halit, the lover she barely knows. As life outside changes irreparably, inside Burntcoat
Edith and Halit also find themselves changed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106587 Burntcoat

A Bright Ray of Darkness
DB102561 7 hours 41 minutes
by Ethan Hawke
read by Ethan Hawke
A young man disgusted with himself after the collapse of his marriage tries to manage the wreckage of his personal life with whiskey and sex. What saves him is theater: in particular, the challenge of performing in a production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV for a brilliant director. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102561 A Bright Ray of Darkness

The Family Next Door
DB106332 9 hours 3 minutes
by Sally Hepworth
read by Barrie Kreinik
Essie seems to have the perfect life, but she still has lingering guilt about the time she almost abandoned her newborn baby. She becomes close with her new neighbor, Isabelle, who seems to have moved to the neighborhood with a secret agenda. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106332 The Family Next Door

The Removed
DB102680 7 hours 10 minutes
by Brandon Hobson
read by various narrators
As National Cherokee Day approaches, the Echota family still grieves their teenage son, Ray-Ray, who was killed in a police shooting fifteen years ago. The mother, Maria, is dealing with the onset of Alzheimer's in her husband, Ernest. Meanwhile both surviving children face struggles of their own. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102680 The Removed

The Kindest Lie
DB102560 11 hours 8 minutes
by Nancy Johnson
read by Shayna Small
Needing to reconnect with the baby she gave up for adoption years earlier, an Ivy League-educated African American engineer uncovers devastating family secrets before her bond with a young white misfit scandalizes her racially torn community. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102560 The Kindest Lie

The Blessings
DB103238 8 hours 18 minutes
by Elise Juska
read by Thérèse Plummer
The Blessings
are a close-knit Irish American family in Philadelphia. Over the years, four generations get together for important life events, both happy and tragic. When husband and father John Blessing is diagnosed with cancer, the family must support each other more than ever. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.
DB103238 The Blessings

Tales from the Cafe
DB106589 5 hours 35 minutes
by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
read by Kevin Shen
In a back alley in Tokyo, there is a café that offers the chance to travel back in time. Four patrons revisit moments with family, friends, and lovers. Each one must face up to the past to move on with their lives. Sequel to Before the Coffee Gets Cold (DB102743). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106589 Tales from the Cafe

A Drop of Patience
DB106330 6 hours 7 minutes
by William Melvin Kelley
read by Jay Smooth
At the age of five, Ludlow Washington is given up by his parents to a brutal, white-run state institution for blind African American children, where everyone is taught music. He becomes a successful jazz musician, but struggles to balance family and his music. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1965.
DB106330 A Drop of Patience

Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings
DB104573 37 hours 42 minutes
by Ring Lardner
read by Ryan Dalusung
Collection of stories, newspaper articles, plays, letters and more from one of the most popular writers of the Jazz Age. Most known for his sports writing, this collection includes the novel You Know Me Al, about an egotistical baseball pitcher. 2013.
DB104573 Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings

My Year Abroad
DB102515 16 hours 38 minutes
by Chang-rae Lee
read by Lawrence Kao
Chinese American entrepreneur Pong Lou sees something intriguing in bored college student Tiller and takes him under his wing. When Pong brings him along on a trip across Asia, Tiller is pulled into eye-opening experiences that transform his view of the world, of Pong, and of himself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102515 My Year Abroad

The War for Gloria
DB105885 16 hours 53 minutes
by Atticus Lish
read by Chris Andrew Ciulla
Corey Goltz grows up in working-class Boston as the only child of Gloria, who has always given her son everything she can. When he is fifteen, the world comes crashing down upon him, when Gloria is diagnosed with ALS and, too late, his estranged father, Leonard, reenters the picture. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105885 The War for Gloria

Loop
DB105941 4 hours 46 minutes
by Brenda Lozano
read by Erin Jones
Recovering from an unspecified accident, a woman finds herself in waiting rooms of different kinds: airport departure lounges, doctors' surgeries, and above all at home, awaiting the return of her boyfriend, who has travelled to Spain following the death of his mother. Translated from the 2014 Spanish edition. Strong language. 2019.
DB105941 Loop

Thunder and Rain
DB106613 12 hours 19 minutes
by Charles Martin
read by various narrators
As a result of his hard exterior and lonely tendencies, retired Texas Ranger Tyler Steele finds himself a single father alone in the world. His solitude is broken by Samantha and her daughter, Hope, who are on the run from a seemingly inescapable situation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.
DB106613 Thunder and Rain

A Promise of Ankles: A 44 Scotland Street Novel
DB102555 10 hours 0 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Robert Ian McKenzie
For the residents of 44 Scotland Street, life in Edinburgh is a thing to be relished. There are new faces to excite Domenica's anthropological imagination, precious moments with his triplets for Matthew to savor, and the prospect of a trip to the promised land of Glasgow for young Bertie. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102555 A Promise of Ankles: A 44 Scotland Street Novel

Fake Accounts
DB103257 10 hours 16 minutes
by Lauren Oyler
read by Rebecca Lowman
While snooping on her boyfriend's phone, a young woman discovers that he is a popular online conspiracy theorist. With no reason to stay in New York, she flees to Berlin and embarks on her own cycles of manipulation in the daily spaces of her life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103257 Fake Accounts

Memories in the Drift
DB106112 12 hours 42 minutes
by Melissa Payne
read by Elizabeth Rose
Ten years ago, Claire Hines lost her unborn child--and her short-term memory--following a heartrending tragedy. Living in a remote Alaska town, she uses notebooks, to-do lists, and her father's support to make it through each day. But then two people she would prefer to forget come back into her life. Strong language. 2020.
DB106112 Memories in the Drift

In an Instant
DB106111 10 hours 34 minutes
by Suzanne Redfearn
read by Mary March
Life is over in an instant for sixteen-year-old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain. Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to survive. Strong language and some violence. 2020.
DB106111 In an Instant

The Island of Missing Trees
DB106690 11 hours 46 minutes
by Elif Shafak
read by various narrators
Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, meet at a taverna on the island they both call home. In the taverna, hidden beneath garlands of garlic, chili peppers, and creeping honeysuckle, Kostas and Defne grow in their forbidden love for each other. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106690 The Island of Missing Trees

Perestroika in Paris
DB102678 8 hours 23 minutes
by Jane Smiley
read by Suzanne Toren
Paras, short for Perestroika, is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and--she's a curious filly--wanders all the way to the City of Light. She's dazzled and often mystified by the sights, sounds, and smells around her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102678 Perestroika in Paris

Life after Death
DB102677 16 hours 4 minutes
by Sister Souljah
read by Nia Long
Winter Santiaga is out of prison. She's eager to pay back her enemies, rebuild her father's empire, reset his crown, and ultimately to snatch Midnight back into her life no matter who had him while she was locked up. Sequel to The Coldest Winter Ever (DB57412). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102677 Life after Death

Trust
DB106588 5 hours 42 minutes
by Domenico Starnone
read by various narrators
After yet another terrible argument with boyfriend Pietro, Teresa gets an idea: they should tell each other something they've never told another person, something they're too ashamed to tell anyone. Even after their relationship ends, they are bonded by the secrets they shared. Translated from the 2019 Italian edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106588 Trust

The Affair
DB102727 8 hours 12 minutes
by Danielle Steel
read by Jim Frangione
When Rose McCarthy's staff at Mode magazine pitches a cover shoot with Hollywood's hottest young actress, the actress's sizzling affair with a bestselling French author is exposed. The author happens to be Rose's son-in-law, which creates a painful dilemma for her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102727 The Affair

The Words We Whisper
DB105673 10 hours 57 minutes
by Mary Ellen Taylor
read by Jill Fox
As a hospice nurse, Zara Mitchell has seen plenty of death. So when her sister asks her to help care for their ailing grandmother, Zara agrees. As she sorts through relics of her grandmother’s past, she reconnects with a man she is attracted to. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB105673 The Words We Whisper

Oligarchy
DB104642 5 hours 45 minutes
by Scarlett Thomas
read by Lindsey Pierce
Natasha, the daughter of a Russian oligarch, arrives at a vast English boarding school, where she soon discovers that the headmaster gives special treatment to the skinniest girls. Tash finds herself thrown into the school's unfamiliar world of fierce pecking orders and eating disorders. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2019.
DB104642 Oligarchy

Honor
DB106610 11 hours 22 minutes
by Thrity Umrigar
read by Sneha Mathan
Indian American journalist Smita has reluctantly returned to India to cover a story. As she follows the case of Meena--a Hindu woman attacked for marrying a Muslim man--Smita comes face to face with a society where tradition carries more weight than one's own heart. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106610 Honor

Finding Riley: Forever Home Series, Book 2
DB106745 5 hours 37 minutes
by Dan Walsh
read by Hillary Huber
John is homeless, living in the woods of Florida. Jeffrey and his family are returning from a vacation in Disneyworld. When they stop to give their dog Riley a break, he runs off into the woods. As Christmas approaches, Riley makes new friends at the homeless camp, but Jeffrey misses his dog. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB106745 Finding Riley: Forever Home Series, Book 2

Joan Is Okay
DB106795 6 hours 38 minutes
by Weike Wang
read by Catherine Ho
Joan is an ICU physician at a busy New York City hospital, the daughter of Chinese parents who returned to China. Joan's whole life has been about study and work, but when Joan's father suddenly dies, her mother returns to America, now more determined than ever to connect with Joan. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106795 Joan Is Okay

I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness
DB105884 8 hours 32 minutes
by Claire Vaye Watkins
read by Kristen Sieh
Leaving behind her husband and their baby daughter, a writer gets on a flight for a speaking engagement in Reno. Her temporary escape from domestic duties and an opportunity to reconnect with old friends mutates into an extended time away, and a descent into the past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105884 I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness

The Inland Sea
DB102705 7 hours 25 minutes
by Madeleine Watts
read by Lindsey Pierce
A young writer begins working part-time as an emergency dispatch operator in Sydney, Australia. Over the course of an eight-hour shift, she is dropped into hundreds of crises, hearing only pieces of each. Meanwhile, her own life is in a self-destructive spiral. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB102705 The Inland Sea

Historical Fiction

The Tubman Command
DB102458 11 hours 39 minutes
by Elizabeth Cobbs
read by Adrean Rivers
1863. Formerly enslaved Harriet Tubman works as a spy for the Union Army on the coast of South Carolina. She has devised a plan for a plantation raid, and General David Hunter puts her in charge of her own team. Violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2019.
DB102458 The Tubman Command

The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family
DB106228 7 hours 7 minutes
by Joshua Cohen
read by Steven Carpenter
Corbin College, New York; 1959. Ruben Blum, a Jewish historian, is on a hiring committee to review the application of an exiled Israeli scholar. When Benzion Netanyahu shows up for an interview, family unexpectedly in tow, Blum plays the reluctant host to the guests. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB106228 The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family

War Lord
DB102576 13 hours 23 minutes
by Bernard Cornwell
read by various narrators
Warrior king, Lord Uhtred of Bebbanburg, faces chaos as England is under attack and Northumbria is the last kingdom standing--though armies threaten from all sides. Uhtred is torn between loyalty and sworn oaths as he prepares for what may be his final battle. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102576 War Lord

The Magnolia Palace
DB106550 11 hours 11 minutes
by Fiona Davis
read by Karissa Vacker
Eight months since losing her mother in the Spanish flu outbreak of 1919, twenty-one-year-old artists’ model Lillian Carter's life has completely fallen apart. When her modeling work dries up and she needs a safe haven, Lillian takes a job as a private secretary for the wealthy Frick family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106550 The Magnolia Palace

Stars of Alabama
DB106393 9 hours 42 minutes
by Sean Dietrich
read by Sean Dietrich
When fifteen-year-old Marigold becomes pregnant during the Great Depression, she is rejected by her family. And when she loses her baby in the forest, her whole world turns upside down. Meanwhile, migrant workers Vern and Paul discover the baby and take it upon themselves to care for her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106393 Stars of Alabama

The Poisoned Crown
DB106394 8 hours 25 minutes
by Maurice Druon
read by Peter Joyce
Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with Princess Clémence of Hungary and makes her his new queen. However, the matter of the succession is far from assured, as Louis embarks on an ill-fated war against Flanders. Sequel to The Strangled Queen (DB105165). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1956.
DB106394 The Poisoned Crown

The Voyage of the Morning Light
DB102676 13 hours 21 minutes
by Marina Endicott
read by Eva Kaminsky
After their stern father dies, Thea brings her twenty-years-younger half-sister Kay with her to Nova Scotia so Thea can finally marry her fiancé, a ship's captain. The new family sails to Micronesia where the sisters must confront what society demands of them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102676 The Voyage of the Morning Light

Small World
DB106318 16 hours 3 minutes
by Jonathan Evison
read by William DeMeritt
In the 1850s, a group travels across the country via train, including a pair of Irish orphans, a runaway slave, and an immigrant from China. In 2019, descendents of those early travelers board another intercontinental train, seeking their own version of the American Dream. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106318 Small World

Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
DB106798 3 hours 49 minutes
by Kim Fay
read by various narrators
In 1962, Joan Bergstrom, a twenty-seven-year-old just starting out as a food writer in Los Angeles, sends a fan letter and a gift of saffron to fifty-nine-year-old Imogen Fortier, a columnist from the Pacific Northwest. Their correspondence turns into a life-changing friendship. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106798 Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love

Shiloh
DB102651 4 hours 57 minutes
by Shelby Foote
read by Peter Berkrot
1862. On the eve of the battle, the forces of the Union Army, led by Major General Ulysses Grant, and the Confederate Army, led by General Albert Sidney Johnston gather in Tennessee. Soldiers of all levels from both sides live their experiences of battle. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1952.
DB102651 Shiloh

These Violent Delights
DB102495 14 hours 17 minutes
by Chloe Gong
read by Cindy Kay
Shanghai, 1926. Eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, heir of the Scarlet Gang, and her first love-turned-rival Roma Montagov, leader of the White Flowers, must work together when mysterious deaths threaten their city. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB102495 These Violent Delights

All We Left Behind
DB105975 8 hours 34 minutes
by Danielle R. Graham
read by Mark Ashby
Vancouver, 1940. Sweethearts Hayden and Chidori are in love, but after Pearl Harbor, Chidori and her family are now seen as the enemy and forced into an internment camp. Powerless to help them, Hayden joins the air force to bring about an end to this devastating war. Some violence and some strong language. 2020.
DB105975 All We Left Behind

The Christie Affair
DB106614 10 hours 27 minutes
by Nina de Gramont
read by Lucy Scott
London, 1925. After Archie Christie tells his famous wife, author Agatha Christie, that he is having an affair and wants a divorce, Agatha disappears for eleven days. Based on these real events, this novel explores the story of Archie's mistress, Nan O'Dea. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106614 The Christie Affair

Cathedral
DB102600 17 hours 1 minutes
by Ben Hopkins
read by Mark Ashby
The construction of a cathedral during the 13th and 14th centuries in the Rhineland town of Hagenburg unites a vast array of characters. From the bishop to local merchants and lowly stonecutters, everyone, even the town's Jewish denizens, is affected by the slow rise of Hagenburg's Cathedral. Strong language and some violence. 2021.
DB102600 Cathedral

Zorrie
DB102689 4 hours 44 minutes
by Laird Hunt
read by Jessica Wortham
As a girl, Zorrie
Underwood's hardscrabble home county was the only constant in her young life. After losing both her parents, Zorrie moved in with her aunt, whose own death orphaned Zorrie
all over again, casting her off into the perilous realities of rural, Depression-era Indiana. Some strong language. 2021.
DB102689 Zorrie

The Nobleman's Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks
DB105872 14 hours 41 minutes
by Mackenzi Lee
read by Christian Coulson
Desperate to escape his father's high expectations and his own grief in the aftermath of his mother's passing, sole heir Adrian Montague embarks on a search for his disowned siblings after discovering that he is not an only child. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB105872 The Nobleman's Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks

The Chanel Sisters
DB102615 9 hours 37 minutes
by Judithe Little
read by Saskia Maarleveld
Abandoned by their family at a young age, Antoinette and Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel have grown up under the guidance of nuns preparing them for simple lives as the wives of tradesmen or shopkeepers. But the Chanel sisters know they are destined for something better. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102615 The Chanel Sisters

The Paris Bookseller
DB106551 10 hours 40 minutes
by Kerri Maher
read by Lauryn Allman
When bookish young American Sylvia Beach opens Shakespeare and Company on a quiet street in Paris in 1919, she has no idea that she and her new bookstore will change the course of literature itself. She forges friendships with many of the most important writers of the era. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106551 The Paris Bookseller

More Miracle Than Bird
DB102674 9 hours 25 minutes
by Alice Miller
read by Polly Lee
As World War I rages, Georgie Hyde-Lees works in a hospital. She is drawn to the wounded and heartbroken Lieutenant Pike. She befriends him, but realizes he might need more than she can give. Her nights are spent with poet W.B. Yeats and a clandestine society. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102674 More Miracle Than Bird

The Stolen Lady: A Novel of World War II and the Mona Lisa
DB106703 13 hours 12 minutes
by Laura Morelli
read by various narrators
In 1939, Anne works at the Louvre, racing to pack up the museum’s art treasures--including the Mona Lisa. In 15th-century Italy, Leonardo da Vinci is commissioned to paint a portrait of Lisa, the wife of a silk trader, while Lisa's servant Bellina is caught up in a plot against the Medicis. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106703 The Stolen Lady: A Novel of World War II and the Mona Lisa

The Committed
DB103246 12 hours 31 minutes
by Viet Thanh Nguyen
read by Francois Chou
A Vietnamese man arrives in Paris in the early 1980s with his blood brother Bon. The pair try to overcome their pasts and ensure their futures by engaging in capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. Sequel to The Sympathizer (DB82047). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103246 The Committed

The Lost Apothecary
DB102587 10 hours 21 minutes
by Sarah Penner
read by various narrators
In eighteenth-century London, Nella runs an apothecary shop selling well-disguised poisons for women to use against the oppressive men in their lives. Meanwhile in present-day London, aspiring historian Caroline stumbles upon a clue to the long-unsolved apothecary murders while dealing with the failure of her marriage. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102587 The Lost Apothecary

The City Beautiful
DB106736 12 hours 49 minutes
by Aden Polydoros
read by Maxwell Glick
Chicago, 1893. Alter's family fled the oppression they faced in their native Romania. When his best friend, Yakov, becomes the latest victim in a long line of murdered Jewish boys, Alter enters a dangerous world searching for a killer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Sydney Taylor Book Award. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106736 The City Beautiful

The Rose Code
DB102559 15 hours 44 minutes
by Kate Quinn
read by Saskia Maarleveld
1940. As England prepares to fight the Nazis, three very different women answer the call to mysterious country estate Bletchley Park, where the best minds in Britain train to break German military codes. Debutante Osla, self-made Mab, and local spinster Beth become friends, until rumors circulate of a traitor at Bletchley. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102559 The Rose Code

West with Giraffes
DB102687 10 hours 0 minutes
by Lynda Rutledge
read by Jack Fox
As the Great Depression lingers, Americans long for wonder. They find it in two giraffes who miraculously survive a hurricane while crossing the Atlantic. In a twelve-day road trip, Woodrow Wilson Nickel drives a custom truck to deliver the giraffes to the San Diego Zoo. Some violence and some strong language. 2021.
DB102687 West with Giraffes

The Summer Garden
DB106749 34 hours 36 minutes
by Paullina Simons
read by James Langton
Miraculously reunited, Russian couple Tatiana and Alexander now have a beautiful son, Anthony. The ordeals they endured have changed them--and after living apart in a world laid waste, they must now find a way to live together in post-World War II America. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2005.
DB106749 The Summer Garden

Black Cake
DB106558 12 hours 4 minutes
by Charmaine Wilkerson
read by various narrators
In present-day California, Eleanor Bennett's death leaves behind a puzzling inheritance for her two estranged children, Byron and Benny: a traditional Caribbean black cake and a voice recording. In the message, she shares the story of escaping her island home under suspicion of murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106558 Black Cake

Band of Sisters
DB102464 16 hours 1 minutes
by Lauren Willig
read by Julia Whelan
In 1917, former scholarship student Kate Moran joins her fellow Smith College alumnus Emmie Van Alden in volunteering to travel to Europe to help French civilians near the front lines. She is soon surrounded by desperate families in villages decimated by German bombs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102464 Band of Sisters

Human Relationships

The Closest I've Come
DB102534 7 hours 34 minutes
by Fred Aceves
read by Christian Barillas
Marcos Rivas is desperate to escape the projects, his neglectful mother, and her abusive boyfriend. When he is picked for a program targeting smart students who are underperforming, Marcos initially resists. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2017.
DB102534 The Closest I've Come

The Chosen One: A First-Generation Ivy League Odyssey
DB106784 9 hours 27 minutes
by Echo Brown
read by various narrators
Despite graduating at the top of her class in Cleveland, first-generation Black student Echo struggles to keep up in demanding courses at Dartmouth College, where the campus is not the promised rainbow-colored utopia. After attending a hypnotist event, Echo sees things others cannot and worries about her slipping sanity. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106784 The Chosen One: A First-Generation Ivy League Odyssey

Muted
DB102773 5 hours 45 minutes
by Tami Charles
read by Tami Charles
A novel in verse. Seventeen-year-old Denver yearns to escape her small, very white hometown and achieve her dreams of singing with one of the biggest R&B stars. When events spiral out of control, Denver confronts the exploitation within the music industry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102773 Muted

The Truth about Forever
DB102447 11 hours 29 minutes
by Sarah Dessen
read by Rebecca Soler
Macy suppresses sorrow for a year and a half after her father’s death, but finally learns to grieve--and to live a little--on her summer job at a zany catering business. There she connects with Wes, whose mother has also died. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2004.
DB102447 The Truth about Forever

Home Is Not a Country
DB102671 3 hours 14 minutes
by Safia Elhillo
read by various narrators
A novel in verse. When the ground is pulled out from under her, Nima grapples with the phantom of a life not chosen. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102671 Home Is Not a Country

The Life I'm In
DB102622 9 hours 24 minutes
by Sharon G. Flake
read by various narrators
After losing her parents and suffering from a series of unfortunate events, Char fights to break free of a dangerous web of human trafficking. Companion to The Skin I'm In (DB62736). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102622 The Life I'm In

The Bookshop of Second Chances
DB103240 12 hours 14 minutes
by Jackie Fraser
read by Ell Potter
Thea Mottram is having a bad month, having lost her job and her cheating husband. When she learns that a relative in Scotland has passed away, leaving her his home and an antique book collection, she decides a trip to the small coastal village is the perfect escape. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103240 The Bookshop of Second Chances

List of Ten
DB106278 9 hours 12 minutes
by Halli Gomez
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
A suicidal teen fighting the symptoms of Tourette syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder creates a bucket list of ten goals to achieve by the tenth anniversary of his diagnosis before a newcomer with her own troubled history unknowingly offers him more hopeful perspectives. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106278 List of Ten

Lighthouse Cove
DB106596 3 hours 33 minutes
by Rachel Hanna
read by Becky Brabham
Emma Mackenzie arrives as the new keeper of the renovated lighthouse in the South Carolina town of Seagrove. She hopes that the quiet of her new home will bring her peace, but she can’t outrun her own past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106596 Lighthouse Cove

Good Eggs
DB106748 10 hours 20 minutes
by Rebecca Hardiman
read by various narrators
Recently unemployed Dubliner Kevin Gogarty is already at his wits' end taking care of his children while his wife travels to exotic locales for work. When his eighty-three-year-old mother is caught shoplifting yet again, he has no choice but to hire a caretaker to keep an eye on her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106748 Good Eggs

With Love from London
DB106679 11 hours 28 minutes
by Sarah Jio
read by various narrators
When Valentina Baker was only eleven years old, her mother, Eloise, unexpectedly fled to her native London, leaving Val and her father on their own in California. Now a divorced librarian in her thirties, Val receives word that Eloise has died, leaving Val her mother's apartment and bookshop. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106679 With Love from London

Me (Moth)
DB105871 3 hours 25 minutes
by Amber McBride
read by Amber McBride
Moth, who lost her family in an accident, and Sani, who is battling ongoing depression, take a road trip that has them chasing ghosts and searching for ancestors, which helps them move forward in surprising and unforgettable ways. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB105871 Me (Moth)

The Bookstore on the Beach
DB103241 12 hours 41 minutes
by Brenda Novak
read by Amy McFadden
Eighteen months ago, Autumn Divac's husband went missing. With her two teenage children, Autumn goes home for the summer to the charming beachside town where she was raised. She seeks comfort working alongside her mother and aunt at their bookshop and runs into the man she once loved. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103241 The Bookstore on the Beach

Ain't Burned All the Bright
DB106809 0 hours 39 minutes
by Jason Reynolds
read by various narrators
A novel in verse. A young Black boy grapples with what it means to be Black and unable to breathe, and how the people and things you love most are actually the oxygen you need. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106809 Ain't Burned All the Bright

One in a Million
DB102482 4 hours 49 minutes
by Kimberla Lawson Roby
read by Nehassaiu deGannes
Kennedi Mason has been married for ten years to her soul mate. She’s excited to receive a piece of news and is sure that her husband, Blake, will be over the moon. But when she sees Blake that evening, he has a special announcement of his own. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
DB102482 One in a Million

Between Me and You
DB106282 10 hours 15 minutes
by Allison Winn Scotch
read by Shawn Hertel
When their paths first cross, Ben Livingston is a fledgling screenwriter on the brink of success; Tatum Connelly is a struggling actress tending bar in a New York City dive. They fall in love and marry but, as the years go by, Tatum's stardom rises while Ben's fades. Strong language. 2018.
DB106282 Between Me and You

The Hunger
DB106158 4 hours 51 minutes
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Fifteen-year-old Paula's perfectionism drives everything in her life, from her grades to her body image. But a history project about Paula's grandmother reveals parallels with her own struggles. Strong language and some violence. For senior high and older readers. 1999.
DB106158 The Hunger

The Lightness
DB102635 9 hours 58 minutes
by Emily Temple
read by Brittany Pressley
A year after her father attended a meditation retreat at the Levitation Center and disappeared, teenager Olivia runs away from home and enrolls in the center's summer program for troubled teens. She is soon drawn into a group of close-knit girls whose personal quests may lead to danger. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102635 The Lightness

The Escape of Light
DB102535 9 hours 10 minutes
by Fred Venturini
read by Ryan Burke
Teenage burn survivor Wilder Tate faces the challenges of high school, but in the aftermath of tragedy he discovers the capacity to forgive and empathize, learning the importance of healing from the inside out. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.
DB102535 The Escape of Light

Rescuing Finley: A Forever Home Novel, Book 1
DB106390 7 hours 53 minutes
by Dan Walsh
read by Hillary Huber
Finley is a mostly golden retriever rescue dog who powerfully impacts three tragic lives and puts all of them on a road toward redemption and healing. They include Amy, a young woman sent to prison, and Chris, a veteran dealing with PTSD. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.
DB106390 Rescuing Finley: A Forever Home Novel, Book 1

The Secret Women
DB102640 7 hours 35 minutes
by Sheila Williams
read by Zakiya Young
Elise Armstrong, Carmen Bradshaw, and Dee Dee Davis meet in yoga class. On the surface they're completely different--except they've all lost their mothers recently. The women come together to help sort through the detritus of their mothers' lives. But each of their mothers held a secret. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102640 The Secret Women

Punching the Air
DB102501 4 hours 32 minutes
by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
read by Ethan Herisse
A novel in verse. Sixteen-year-old Amal's bright future is upended: the Black teen is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and sent to prison. Fighting despair and rage, Amal turns to the refuge of his words, his art. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB102501 Punching the Air

Mystery and Detective

Plainly Murder: An Amish Quilt Shop Mystery
DB102598 3 hours 17 minutes
by Isabella Alan
read by Eva Wilhelm
Angela Braddock has moved to the Amish community of Rolling Brook to help out her Aunt Eleanor, who owns a quilt shop. When the quilting circle mourns the passing of their oldest member, rumors surrounding the death of the woman's son ten years before lead Angie to investigate. 2013.
DB102598 Plainly Murder: An Amish Quilt Shop Mystery

Appointment in May: A Dave Garrett Mystery
DB102701 8 hours 39 minutes
by Neil Albert
read by Dwayne Glapion
Private investigator Dave Garrett is hired by a divorce lawyer to locate the client's estranged wife. Dave and his assistant Lisa handily do the job, but the woman's husband has them continue following her. When the wife dies in a possible accident, Dave's instincts flare. Violence and strong language. 1994.
DB102701 Appointment in May: A Dave Garrett Mystery

The Dark Heart of Florence
DB102673 10 hours 22 minutes
by Tasha Alexander
read by Bianca Amato
1903. As tensions build between England and Germany, Lady Emily and her husband Colin Hargreaves, agent of the Crown, are drawn to Florence. The palazzo of Colin's daughter is the site of burglaries with international ramifications. Emily finds herself investigating murder as Colin runs a top secret mission. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102673 The Dark Heart of Florence

Kneaded to Death
DB106752 8 hours 15 minutes
by Winnie Archer
read by Emily Durante
Photographer Ivy Culpepper has been struggling and doing soul-searching since returning to seaside Santa Sofia, California. When she takes a bread-making class at Yeast of Eden, she bonds with owner Olaya Solis. But when a classmate is found dead, Ivy must help clear Olaya. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB106752 Kneaded to Death

Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold
DB102646 6 hours 20 minutes
by Nancy Atherton
read by Christina Moore
At Emma Harris's annual Christmas party, the weather takes a turn for the worst and the guests stay overnight. During a house tour, Tilly Trout identifies a chapel room and discovers glittering gold treasure in a hidden compartment. What is it, and how did Tilly know it was there? Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102646 Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold

Lie in Plain Sight
DB102706 11 hours 11 minutes
by Maggie Barbieri
read by Elizabeth Rose
When her employee's daughter goes missing, baker Maeve Conlon feels responsible because she was the one who gave permission for the teen to drive herself home. Maeve digs into the secrets kept by the small town of Farringville. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2016.
DB102706 Lie in Plain Sight

Handbook for Homicide
DB102620 9 hours 12 minutes
by Lorna Barrett
read by Cassandra Campbell
Bookshop owner Tricia Miles was not expecting to return from vacation to a Navy veteran found dead behind her store, nor was she expecting her assistant manager Pixie to be wrongfully accused of the murder. Armed with a single clue, Tricia must investigate before Pixie is sunk. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102620 Handbook for Homicide

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie
DB102481 7 hours 25 minutes
by Marie Benedict
read by Nicola Barber
Historical novel explores the mystery surrounding the disappearance of author Agatha Christie in December 1926. Finding her empty car at the edge of a deep pond, investigators unleashed an unprecedented manhunt. Eleven days later, she reappeared, claiming amnesia and providing no explanations for her time away. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102481 The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

Road of Bones: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery
DB106620 11 hours 32 minutes
by James R. Benn
read by Peter Berkrot
Billy Boyle and Big Mike Miecznikowski are assigned to investigate a double murder of intelligence agents--one American and one Soviet--on an airfield in Ukraine. Billy is paired with a KGB agent with his own agenda. As the investigation spirals, Billy is aided by the Night Witches. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106620 Road of Bones: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery

Rough Justice: Three Ben Kincaid Stories
DB102457 2 hours 21 minutes
by William Bernhardt
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Collection of three stories featuring lawyer Ben Kincaid. In "Yuletide Justice," Ben and his assistant Christina McCall must solve a mystery for their neighbor to resolve their frosty relations. "What We're Here For" sees Ben helping a disfigured fashion model. "After Hours" features Ben's former brother-in-law, homicide detective Mike Morelli. 2014.
DB102457 Rough Justice: Three Ben Kincaid Stories

Let's Get Lost: A Matthew Scudder Story
DB105968 0 hours 39 minutes
by Lawrence Block
read by Dwayne Glapion
Matthew Scudder still has his gold detective badge, he's seeing Elaine Mardell, and is still living with his wife Anita in Syosset. He's soon dealing with a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly and a cover-up of a cover-up. 2000.
DB105968 Let's Get Lost: A Matthew Scudder Story

Death on a Winter's Day
DB105940 10 hours 29 minutes
by Verity Bright
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Amateur sleuth Lady Eleanor Swift has been invited by friends to spend Christmas in Scotland. But when an unpopular business associate of her host is found dead and the host arrested, Eleanor must discover who the killer is amongst the other guests. Some violence. 2021.
DB105940 Death on a Winter's Day

Mrs. Jeffries Demands Justice
DB102645 9 hours 44 minutes
by Emily Brightwell
read by Jennifer M. Dixon
The unsavory Inspector Nigel Nivens made many enemies after attempting to hobble Inspector Witherspoon's last investigation. Now, Witherspoon and his secret sleuth Mrs. Jeffries are the only hope for Nivens' salvation after his case goes belly up and Nivens is framed for murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102645 Mrs. Jeffries Demands Justice

Checking Out Crime: A Bookmobile Cat Mystery
DB103244 9 hours 21 minutes
by Laurie Cass
read by Erin Bennett
Librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat Eddie always brake for trouble. When Minnie sees a car speeding down the road and then comes across a dead bicyclist, she assumes she just missed witnessing a hit-and-run. She's determined to discover the culprit, but finds complications. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103244 Checking Out Crime: A Bookmobile Cat Mystery

Fatal Fried Rice
DB106099 7 hours 10 minutes
by Vivien Chien
read by Kathleen Li
Lana Lee has all the business instincts to make her family's Chinese restaurant a success. But not so much with the cooking instincts. She heads to culinary school on the sly. But when her instructor is murdered, Lana must find the killer and clear her name. Some violence and some strong language. 2021.
DB106099 Fatal Fried Rice

Here Comes the Fudge: A Candy-Coated Mystery
DB106000 6 hours 6 minutes
by Nancy Coco
read by Kristin Allison
Fudge shop owner Allie McMurphy has a lot of duties as maid of honor, but she never expected one to be clearing the groom of murder. After discovering Shane standing over a dead body and holding a bloody knife, she must do her best to discover the truth. Some violence. 2021.
DB106000 Here Comes the Fudge: A Candy-Coated Mystery

Digging Up History
DB102631 5 hours 6 minutes
by Sheila Connolly
read by Marguerite Gavin
A summer intern at the Preservation Society discovers a hand-drawn map of Philadelphia bound in an antique book spine. Society president Nell Pratt believes this map may hold valuable secrets, especially since the area is about to be excavated for a new real estate development. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102631 Digging Up History

Murder at the Wedding
DB106341 7 hours 1 minutes
by Helena Dixon
read by Kristin Allison
Kitty Underhay is honored to be a bridesmaid at her cousin Lucy's wedding to a reluctant groom. But as she joins in the revels, a valet is shot dead. The man next to him, the best man, has been receiving death threats, and Kitty must find a murderer. Some violence. 2021.
DB106341 Murder at the Wedding

The Corpse at the Crystal Palace: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery
DB102629 10 hours 35 minutes
by Carola Dunn
read by Lucy Rayner
Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher leads a family outing to the Crystal Palace in London. All goes swimmingly until Nanny Gilpin slips away near the ladies room, only to be spotted chasing another nanny through the palace. When yet another nanny is found dead, Daisy is determined to help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB102629 The Corpse at the Crystal Palace: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

The Bone Vault
DB106750 12 hours 41 minutes
by Linda Fairstein
read by Barbara Rosenblat
District attorney Alexandra Cooper teams up with homicide detective Mike Chapman when a corpse is found in a sarcophagus being shipped back to Egypt. They identify the body as a former researcher at the Cloisters and uncover shady dealings within the museum community. Some violence and some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2003.
DB106750 The Bone Vault

Murder in Season
DB102636 8 hours 31 minutes
by Jessica Fletcher
read by Laural Merlington
Two sets of bones dated centuries apart are found on Jessica Fletcher's property, which sparks an investigation into a mystery that has long plagued Cabot Cove. Jessica must hurry to solve yet another murder, or this Christmas may be her last. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102636 Murder in Season

I Killed Zoe Spanos
DB102477 10 hours 44 minutes
by Kit Frick
read by various narrators
Working as a nanny in the Hamptons before starting college, Anna learns of her weird connection to a missing girl, but after she confesses to manslaughter, a podcast producer helps reveal life-changing truths. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB102477 I Killed Zoe Spanos

A Death Long Overdue
DB102470 8 hours 35 minutes
by Eva Gates
read by Elise Arsenault
The former Lighthouse Library director may not have been pleasant to the guests at Bertie James's 40th-anniversary college reunion, but nobody expected to find her lifeless body floating by the pier. Now Lucy, assistant librarian, worries she'll be in deep water next if she can't find the killer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102470 A Death Long Overdue

Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel
DB106319 21 hours 31 minutes
by Elizabeth George
read by Simon Vance
Acting Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley is assigned to the case of a detective who has died after being in a coma. It is only after her death that the murderous act precipitating it is discovered. He must tread carefully due to her work on a special task force. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106319 Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel

Inherit the Word
DB106339 10 hours 21 minutes
by Daryl Wood Gerber
read by Gabriella Cavallero
As the Cookbook Nook prepares to host Crystal Cove's upcoming Grill Fest, old grudges flare up amongst competing chefs. Not even grilled cheese can soothe fiery tempers. When the eight-time champ is found murdered behind the café, the local diner owner--and Jenna's "second mother"--is suspected. Jenna must find the real killer. Some violence. 2014.
DB106339 Inherit the Word

Mr. Monk in Trouble
DB106106 8 hours 11 minutes
by Lee Goldberg
read by Mary March
In 1962, train robbers supposedly dumped their loot in the town of Trouble, California. The crime was never solved and the stolen money never recovered. When the town's watchman is murdered, Adrian Monk and Natalie are called in to investigate. Strong language and some violence. 2009.
DB106106 Mr. Monk in Trouble

Triple Witch
DB102446 9 hours 27 minutes
by Sarah Graves
read by Lindsay Ellison
Murder strikes in Eastport when Ellie's old flame, hometown bad boy Kenny Mumford, is found with a bullet in his head. Crime begins to explode in Eastport, and when amateur sleuth Jacobia Tiptree's ex-husband shows up, she has a blueprint for more danger than one old house can hold. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1999.
DB102446 Triple Witch

City of Masks: A Cree Black Novel
DB106445 15 hours 51 minutes
by Daniel Hecht
read by Anna Fields
Questioning his sister Lila's sanity after she moves into their ancestral home in New Orleans, Ronald Beauforte enlists the assistance of Seattle-based ghostbusting psychologist Cree Black. Cree must uncover the Beauforte family's history to discover what's haunting Lila while also fighting off her own ghosts. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2003.
DB106445 City of Masks: A Cree Black Novel

Silent Parade
DB106317 12 hours 35 minutes
by Keigo Higashino
read by David Shih
Physics professor and occasional police consultant Manabu Yukawa is called in by his friend Detective Chief Inspector Kusanagi to investigate the murder of a suspected killer. Yukawa must unravel not only this murder, but the ones the man was suspected of committing. Translated from the 2018 Japanese edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106317 Silent Parade

Mrs. Malory and a Time to Die
DB102460 5 hours 49 minutes
by Hazel Holt
read by Kristin Allison
Mrs. Malory's granddaughter starts horse riding lessons at the Taviscombe stables, run by Charlie and Jo Hamilton. When Charlie is killed in suspicious circumstances, Sheila Malory is all too ready to gossip her way to the answer. 2008.
DB102460 Mrs. Malory and a Time to Die

The Red Palace
DB106804 8 hours 43 minutes
by June Hur
read by Michelle H. Lee
Korea, 1758. While investigating a series of grisly murders, eighteen-year-old palace nurse Hyeon navigates royal and political intrigue and becomes entangled with a young police inspector. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106804 The Red Palace

Good Girl, Bad Blood
DB102633 10 hours 50 minutes
by Holly Jackson
read by various narrators
After solving the murder case and creating a viral true-crime podcast together, Pip and Ravi both swear off sleuthing until a friend goes missing on a deadly anniversary. Sequel to A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (DB98616). Strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102633 Good Girl, Bad Blood

Missing and Endangered: A Brady Novel of Suspense
DB102548 10 hours 31 minutes
by J.A. Jance
read by Hillary Huber
Jennifer Brady returns to Northern Arizona University for her sophomore year, and her new roommate, Beth Rankin, is a brilliant sixteen-year-old. When Beth goes missing, Jenny calls in her mom, sheriff Joanna Brady. Beth is found, but is now the target of a criminal bent on revenge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102548 Missing and Endangered: A Brady Novel of Suspense

A Bad Day for Sunshine
DB102628 11 hours 42 minutes
by Darynda Jones
read by Lorelei King
Sunshine Vicram has returned home to Del Sol, New Mexico, as the newly elected sheriff after her meddlesome parents nominated her on the ballot. She thinks it will be quiet, but the town is soon embroiled in a nationwide manhunt. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102628 A Bad Day for Sunshine

Under a Gilded Moon
DB102739 13 hours 53 minutes
by Joy Jordan-Lake
read by Gabriella Cavallero
North Carolina, 1895. Called home to the Appalachians after two years of college in New York City, Kerry MacGregor must hold together her family's land. But the powerful Vanderbilt family isn't her only problem as she's drawn into intrigues. Some violence and some strong language. 2020.
DB102739 Under a Gilded Moon

Hooked on a Feline: A Magical Cats Mystery
DB105924 7 hours 24 minutes
by Sofie Kelly
read by Cassandra Campbell
Librarian Kathleen and her detective boyfriend Marcus are looking forward to the closing concert of the local music festival. But when one of the band members is discovered dead, Kathleen suspects foul play and is sure she and her cats Owen and Hercules can solve the murder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105924 Hooked on a Feline: A Magical Cats Mystery

Later
DB102648 6 hours 35 minutes
by Stephen King
read by Seth Numrich
An NYPD detective draws Jamie, a young boy born with the unnatural ability to communicate with the dead, into the pursuit of a killer. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102648 Later

Somebody Killed His Editor: Holmes & Moriarity, Book 1
DB105943 8 hours 21 minutes
by Josh Lanyon
read by Alec Volz
Recently dumped--by both his editor and boyfriend--mystery writer Christopher Holmes heads to an isolated writers conference where he runs into an old flame--and the body of his ex-editor. Ex-cop J.X. Moriarity must find the killer and ignore his attraction to Christopher. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2016.
DB105943 Somebody Killed His Editor: Holmes & Moriarity, Book 1

Homicide and Halo-Halo
DB106466 8 hours 56 minutes
by Mia P. Manansala
read by Danice Cabanela
Lila Macapagal is not looking forward to the start of summer, especially because she still has two eligible bachelors trying to court her, and she can't commit to opening her new café. But when a teen beauty pageant judge is murdered, Lila must help her cousin Bernadette. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106466 Homicide and Halo-Halo

The Surrogate Thief
DB106754 8 hours 16 minutes
by Archer Mayor
read by Tom Taylorson
On its surface, Brattleboro, Vermont, is the epitome of the genteel, post-industrial New England mill town. But that surface hides darkness. Thirty years earlier, Joe Gunther, distracted by his wife's fatal battle with cancer, let a murder case go cold. Now, Joe must find the killer who still lurks. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2004.
DB106754 The Surrogate Thief

The Joy and Light Bus Company
DB105926 8 hours 11 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Bianca Amato
Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are worried when their friend Mr. Matekoni is being encouraged to mortgage his property to pursue a new business endeavor. Meanwhile, a client is concerned his elderly father is being taken advantage of when he learns his father has changed his will. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105926 The Joy and Light Bus Company

For Batter or Worse
DB105918 7 hours 0 minutes
by Jenn McKinlay
read by Susan Boyce
The Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery is booming, and Mel and Joe prepare for their wedding. Everything seems to be going well, until Mel meets the head chef at the resort where they are getting married and he insults Mel's bakery. When the man is murdered, Mel and crew must find the killer. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105918 For Batter or Worse

Death and the Dutch Uncle
DB102702 8 hours 19 minutes
by Patricia Moyes
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
The murder of a small-time gambler in a seedy English pub normally wouldn't attract much attention, but Scotland Yard Inspector Henry Tibbett sees connections to another murder. Henry and his wife Emmy, if their hunches pay off, may be facing an international killer. Some strong language. 1968.
DB102702 Death and the Dutch Uncle

Cat Chase the Moon: A Joe Grey Mystery
DB105910 7 hours 48 minutes
by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
read by Susan Boyce
Feline private investigator Joe Grey and his tabby lady Dulcie are frantic when their teen kitten, Courtney, goes missing. Courtney's been kidnapped, but doesn't fear until her kidnapper begins making sly moves. Joe Grey, Dulcie, and their two- and four-legged friends search everywhere for Courtney. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB105910 Cat Chase the Moon: A Joe Grey Mystery

Tequila Four: An Althea Rose Novel
DB106474 5 hours 28 minutes
by Tricia O'Malley
read by Amy Melissa Bentley
Tequila Key isn't exactly used to billionaire CEOs sailing their yachts into town. But Chadwick Harrington is trying to hide out from the media circus after he privatized a patented cure for Alzheimer's. When he's kidnapped, his security chief forces psychics Althea Rose and Miss Elva to find him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB106474 Tequila Four: An Althea Rose Novel

Silver Lies: A Silver Rush Mystery
DB106103 14 hours 15 minutes
by Ann Parker
read by Emily Pike Stewart
In the Rocky Mountain boomtown of Leadville, the body of precious-metals assayer Joe Rose is found behind Inez's saloon. Most of the town dismisses the death as an accident, but when Joe's widow asks Inez to settle Joe's affairs, Inez uncovers more than she bargained for. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2003.
DB106103 Silver Lies: A Silver Rush Mystery

Copp on Fire: A Joe Copp Thriller
DB106543 5 hours 39 minutes
by Don Pendleton
read by Gene Engene
Private investigator Joe Copp's latest case takes him to the backlots of Hollywood. The subjects of a stakeout begin dying one by one. When an undercover narcotics cop is nearly killed, Joe is charged with being an accomplice to murder. He must find the real killer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1988.
DB106543 Copp on Fire: A Joe Copp Thriller

Speaker of Mandarin: A New Inspector Wexford Mystery
DB102738 7 hours 9 minutes
by Ruth Rendell
read by David Hartley-Margolin
While touring China, odd things happen to Chief Inspector Wexford. He wonders if the green tea he's constantly drinking is inducing hallucinations. But when he returns to England, his first case is the murder of a woman who had also been on the tour. Some violence and some strong language. 1983.
DB102738 Speaker of Mandarin: A New Inspector Wexford Mystery

Abandoned in Death
DB106775 13 hours 18 minutes
by J.D. Robb
read by Susan Ericksen
When a woman is found dead on a bench in a New York City playground with a note that says "Bad Mommy," Eve Dallas knows she must pull in NYPSD's top profiler. Eve soon realizes other women resembling the victim are missing, and she must work fast to save them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106775 Abandoned in Death

Many Rivers to Cross: A DCI Banks Novel
DB102765 11 hours 35 minutes
by Peter Robinson
read by Simon Prebble
When the body of a young Middle Eastern boy is found in a wheelie bin, Detective Superintendent Alan Banks knows his team must tread carefully as they investigate. They soon discover the boy was murdered elsewhere. But Banks is distracted by a close friend's precarious situation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102765 Many Rivers to Cross: A DCI Banks Novel

Ink, Red, Dead: The Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series, Book 3
DB102459 6 hours 11 minutes
by Joanna Campbell Slan
read by Mare Trevathan
Craft store employee Kiki Lowenstein arrives at a client's home for a crop party, but everything seems...off. The client can't be found, and everything's a mess. She calls in the St. Louis police. While searching for the client, a body is found. Kiki's got more problems than dead bodies. 2011.
DB102459 Ink, Red, Dead: The Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series, Book 3

Dear Miss Kopp
DB105913 8 hours 22 minutes
by Amy Stewart
read by Christina Moore
With the US entering World War I, oldest sister Constance Kopp works on the home front doing intelligence work, youngest sister Fleurette travels the country entertaining troops, and middle sister Norma works in France. When Norma's roommate is accused of stealing, she works to find the true culprit. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105913 Dear Miss Kopp

Three Men Out: A Nero Wolfe Mystery
DB102696 5 hours 33 minutes
by Rex Stout
read by Jared Zak
A collection of three novellas originally published in the American Magazine, featuring private detective Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin. Includes Invitation to Murder, The Zero Clue, and This Won't Kill You, in which Wolfe investigates a killing at the World Series. Some strong language. 1952.
DB102696 Three Men Out: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

Chasms and Charms
DB106462 12 hours 2 minutes
by Natalie Summers
read by Amy Melissa Bentley
Amalie has her first witch exam looming. Her plate's full with practice exams, a mystery man with family secrets, preteen Taylin skipping school, and finally getting asked on a date by a hot detective. Then, one of her aunts shows up with blood on her hands. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106462 Chasms and Charms

Jackpot
DB102684 9 hours 57 minutes
by James Swain
read by Ray Foushee
Ex-cop Tony Valentine heads to Nevada to settle a score with the last of the ruthless con men who gunned down his brother-in-law. With his son Gerry, they track down the cold-blooded Bronco Marchese, while also helping the police figure out who's remotely stealing jackpots. Strong language and some violence. 2010.
DB102684 Jackpot

The Silence of the White City
DB102675 16 hours 16 minutes
by Eva García Sáenz
read by Henry Leyva
The city of Vitoria is being held hostage by a serial killer who stages the bodies--and seems to be replicating murders from twenty years ago. Inspector Unai López de Ayala, known as "Kraken," is tasked with finding the killer. Translated from the 2016 Spanish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102675 The Silence of the White City

Murder on Wall Street: A Gaslight Mystery
DB106469 9 hours 15 minutes
by Victoria Thompson
read by Suzanne Toren
Prominent--and despised--society banker Hayden Norcross is shot in cold blood, and the prime suspect is reformed gangster Jack Robinson. Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her detective husband Frank believe Jack to be innocent, but they must find Hayden's real killer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106469 Murder on Wall Street: A Gaslight Mystery

Deep into the Dark
DB105641 9 hours 2 minutes
by P.J. Tracy
read by Abby Craden
Sam Easton is a troubled veteran trying to rebuild his life. When the abusive boyfriend of a friend turns up dead, Sam is the prime suspect. LAPD Detective Margaret Nolan is sympathetic to Sam's troubles and can't see him as a murderer. She needs to uncover secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105641 Deep into the Dark

A Peculiar Combination: An Electra McDonnell Novel
DB106778 9 hours 40 minutes
by Ashley Weaver
read by Alison Larkin
London, 1940. Electra "Ellie" McDonnell comes from a long line of lawbreakers. When Ellie and her Uncle Mick are caught red-handed while attempting to steal jewels, they're offered a chance to help the war effort. Instead of blueprints, Ellie finds a dead German spy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106778 A Peculiar Combination: An Electra McDonnell Novel

The Unquiet Heart
DB105895 7 hours 54 minutes
by Kaite Welsh
read by Mary Jane Wells
Medical student Sarah Gilchrist has no intention of marrying her dull fiancé, Miles. But when he is arrested for a murder she is sure he did not commit, she works to help clear him. She discovers family secrets, and circles back to her mercurial professor, Gregory Merchiston. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB105895 The Unquiet Heart

Julius Katz and Archie
DB106277 8 hours 54 minutes
by Dave Zeltserman
read by Joe Wilson
Julius Katz is likely the laziest detective, but he has help in the form of his digital assistant Archie, who has the soul of a hard-boiled PI. Mystery writer Kenneth Kingston asks for help in finding out who wants him dead, but there are many options. Violence and some strong language. 2011.
DB106277 Julius Katz and Archie

Occult and Horror

Ghoster
DB102475 11 hours 28 minutes
by Jason Arnopp
read by Katy Sobey
Convinced that she's been ghosted by her boyfriend, Kate discovers that Scott and his possessions have completely vanished--except for his cell phone. Kate refuses to leave the apartment until she discovers what happened him. But the deeper she dives into Scott's digital history the more disturbed she becomes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102475 Ghoster

The House of Dust
DB105948 14 hours 54 minutes
by Noah Broyles
read by Doug Ramsdell
Failing crime writer Bradley Ellison and former prostitute Missy Holiday find themselves drawn to a decrepit house in rural Tennessee, fleeing a world turned against them. Soon Brad and Missy discover that something hides behind the quiet, something that manifests itself in bizarre symbols and disturbing funeral rites. 2021.
DB105948 The House of Dust

Clown in a Cornfield
DB102466 8 hours 46 minutes
by Adam Cesare
read by Jesse Vilinsky
Quinn and her father believe they've moved to a boring town. But during a charming town holiday, Frendo, a creepy clown mascot, goes on a killing spree, culling the rotten crop of kids who live there. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB102466 Clown in a Cornfield

The Haunting Season: Eight Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights
DB105999 7 hours 24 minutes
by Bridget Collins and others
read by Mare Trevathan
Eight master storytellers of the sinister and the macabre pen seasonal ghost stories for an original anthology. In Andrew Michael Hurley's "The Hanging of the Greens," a man once devoted to God cautions about good deeds during the holidays. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB105999 The Haunting Season: Eight Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights

Body Shocks
DB105946 17 hours 9 minutes
edited by Ellen Datlow
read by Jared Zak
An anthology of short horror stories featuring damage or mutilation to the body, including parasite infestation, aliens, physical transformations, and more. In Seanan McGuire's "Spores," engineered food causes a fruit fungus to run amuck. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB105946 Body Shocks

The Lost Girls: A Vampire Revenge Story
DB106452 8 hours 28 minutes
by Sonia Hartl
read by Justis Bolding
Stuck with crimped hair since the 1980s, when her ex-boyfriend Elton turned her into a vampire, Holly teams up with two of his former girlfriends, Rose and Ida, to kill him before he can trick another girl into eternal adolescence. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106452 The Lost Girls: A Vampire Revenge Story

Best New Horror, Volume 29
DB102722 23 hours 15 minutes
edited by Stephen Jones
read by Eva Wilhelm
Twenty-one tales of horror and the supernatural from 2017. Includes Tim Lebbon's "In Stone," Ramsey Campbell's "Speaking Still," and works by Helen Marshall, Alison Moore, Garth Nix, and others. Provides an overview of the genre, necrology, and useful addresses. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2019.
DB102722 Best New Horror, Volume 29

The Lost Village
DB102752 9 hours 45 minutes
by Camilla Sten
read by Angela Dawe
Documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt obsesses over the history of "The Lost Village" and the residents who suddenly vanished. When her small crew begins filming in the remote mining town, terrifying events unfold. Translated from the 2019 Swedish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102752 The Lost Village

Religious Themes

Hidden Places
DB105888 15 hours 4 minutes
by Lynn Austin
read by Ruth Ann Phimister
A deep yearning for home had led Eliza to Wyatt Orchards ten years ago. Now widowed with three young children, she faces mounting debts. When a stranger appears at her doorstep, Eliza guesses he is no different than the others searching for work during the Depression. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2001.
DB105888 Hidden Places

Private Sins
DB106229 4 hours 35 minutes
by Brenda Barrett
read by Carl Stewart
Kelly, the lonely wife of a busy pastor, has an affair with Chris, an elder in their church. When she becomes pregnant, she cannot be sure who is father of her baby. It will take faith and love to heal the wounds in her marriage. 2012.
DB106229 Private Sins

Firefly Cove
DB102632 8 hours 40 minutes
by Davis Bunn
read by Graham Winton
Since the age of seven, Lucius Quarterfield has known his heart condition meant he might not live to see his next birthday. Now, at twenty-eight, he's returning to the Miramar Bay, the only place he ever felt happy, near the only woman he ever truly wanted. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB102632 Firefly Cove

The Coffee Corner: An Amish Marketplace Novel
DB102520 7 hours 30 minutes
by Amy Clipston
read by Lauren Berst
Bethany Gingerich runs a busy coffee and donut stand at the Amish market. Micah Zook and his grandfather, Enos, visit Bethany every Saturday before going to work at Enos's furniture shop. Bethany has a crush on Micah, and steps in to help him when tragedy strikes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102520 The Coffee Corner: An Amish Marketplace Novel

Lonestar Secrets
DB102530 8 hours 30 minutes
by Colleen Coble
read by Aimee Lilly
Shannon Astor returns home to get her life back on track and take over as the local veterinarian in Bluebird Crossing, Texas. She catches a glimpse of Jack MacGowan and his five-year-old daughter, Faith, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Shannon's own daughter Kylie. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
DB102530 Lonestar Secrets

The Newcomer: An Amish Beginnings Novel
DB102657 9 hours 9 minutes
by Suzanne Woods Fisher
read by Rachel Botchan
In 1737, Anna König is eager to start a new life in the Pennsylvania frontier with Bairn Bauer after their shipboard romance. But as Bairn realizes what it means to be Amish in the New World, he returns to sea, hoping Anna will wait for him. Sequel to Anna's Crossing (DB100806). Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB102657 The Newcomer: An Amish Beginnings Novel

Amish Weddings: Neighbors of Lancaster County, Book 3
DB105904 12 hours 57 minutes
by Leslie Gould
read by Stina Nielsen
Rose Lehman has always known whom she wants to marry: the bishop's son, Reuben Byler. But then Trevor, the handsome Army buddy of her future brother-in-law, visits Lancaster County, and Reuben starts to seem dull by comparison. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB105904 Amish Weddings: Neighbors of Lancaster County, Book 3

Courting Misfortune: The Joplin Chronicles, Book 1
DB106683 11 hours 13 minutes
by Regina Jennings
read by Ann Richardson
Assigned to find the kidnapped daughter of a mob boss, Pinkerton operative Calista York is sent to a rowdy mining town in Missouri. But she faces the obstacle of missionary Matthew Cook. He's as determined to stop a local baby raffle as he is to stop the reckless Miss York. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106683 Courting Misfortune: The Joplin Chronicles, Book 1

The Preacher's Son
DB102688 9 hours 20 minutes
by Patricia Johns
read by Abigail Maupin
The Amish residents of Bountiful, Pennsylvania, are stunned when preacher Abe Yoder is imprisoned for fraud. To support his sisters, Abe’s son Isaiah takes a job in the Glick family's book-binding shop, though it means working alongside a woman who has every reason to resent him. 2021.
DB102688 The Preacher's Son

A Distant Shore
DB103251 9 hours 30 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury
read by various narrators
Reconnecting with a woman whose life he saved when they were both children, FBI agent Jack Ryder finds himself falling unexpectedly in love during a dangerous mission involving the woman's arranged marriage to a drug kingpin. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103251 A Distant Shore

Shadows of Swanford Abbey
DB106553 13 hours 32 minutes
by Julie Klassen
read by Elizabeth Jasicki
In pursuit of an author who could help get her brother published, Rebecca Lane stays at Swanford Abbey, a grand hotel rumored to be haunted. It is there she encounters Sir Frederick--the man who broke her heart. When a mysterious death occurs, Rebecca is one of the suspects. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106553 Shadows of Swanford Abbey

Beaded Hope
DB102729 11 hours 17 minutes
by Cathy Liggett
read by Kristin Allison
Four American women, all with their own challenges, embark on a mission trip to South Africa. Their lives are changed as they encounter a group of South African women who suffer from AIDS yet demonstrate great joy and faith in the face of overwhelming adversity. 2010.
DB102729 Beaded Hope

When Crickets Cry
DB102577 11 hours 3 minutes
by Charles Martin
read by Adam Verner
One summer day, Reese stops to buy lemonade from a small girl, Annie, at a roadside stand. Reese recognizes the import of the scar visible on Annie's chest. But when an accident endangers Annie's life, Reese must come out of hiding and face his past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.
DB102577 When Crickets Cry

Destined for You: Ladies of the Lake
DB106813 10 hours 1 minutes
by Tracie Peterson
read by Stephanie Cozart
Duluth, 1869. After scarlet fever kills her mother and siblings, Gloriana Womack is dedicated to holding together what's left of her fractured family. Luke Carson arrives in Duluth to shepherd the construction of the railroad and reunite with his brother. Tragedy soon links the two together. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106813 Destined for You: Ladies of the Lake

Expectant Amish Widows Box Set: Books 16-19
DB102605 14 hours 34 minutes
by Samantha Price
read by Eva Wilhelm
Four books focusing on the lives of Amish women who must deal with pregnancies after being widowed. In Amish Widow's Trust, Rachel feels guilt after her husband is killed running an errand for her. Includes The Amish Potato Farmer's Widow, Amish Widow's Tears, and Amish Widow's Heart. 2020.
DB102605 Expectant Amish Widows Box Set: Books 16-19

The Lady's Mine
DB106765 15 hours 23 minutes
by Francine Rivers
read by Kate Forbes
1875. When Kathryn Walsh arrives in the tiny mining town of Calvada, falling in love is the farthest thing from her mind. She has come to claim an inheritance from her uncle: a defunct newspaper office. She meets saloon owner and mayor Matthias Beck, and decides to relaunch the paper. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106765 The Lady's Mine

Nothing Short of Wondrous: American Wonders Collection, Book 2
DB102637 10 hours 50 minutes
by Regina Scott
read by Rachel Botchan
Yellowstone National Park, 1886. When a sassy widowed hotel owner partners with a world-weary cavalry officer to defend the country's first national park and save the last wild buffalo herd in Yellowstone from poachers, they discover that two wounded hearts can lead to one powerful love. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102637 Nothing Short of Wondrous: American Wonders Collection, Book 2

The Truth about Fame: Faith & Fortune, Book 2
DB105839 6 hours 54 minutes
by Toni Shiloh
read by Patryce Williams
Born to two famous parents, African American supermodel Tori Bell is used to being in the spotlight. But when she attracts a stalker, her handsome new bodyguard’s plan to flush out the danger is to propose a fake engagement. The engagement might be fake, but the feelings are soon real. 2020.
DB105839 The Truth about Fame: Faith & Fortune, Book 2

Just Look Up
DB106565 12 hours 29 minutes
by Courtney Walsh
read by Matilda Novak
Interior designer Lane Kelley is about to land her dream promotion when devastating news draws her back home to Harbor Pointe, Michigan. Former soldier Ryan Brooks is happy to see the girl he once secretly loved, but has a hard time getting around her emotional walls. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB106565 Just Look Up

A Season of Change: An Amish Inn Novel
DB106316 7 hours 41 minutes
by Beth Wiseman
read by Lauren Berst
Sisters Esther and Lizzie have a new employee, Rose Petersheim, to help them tend to The Peony Inn. But their old matchmaking ways have stayed the same. The sisters focus their efforts on the lovely twenty-five-year-old Rose and the new local handyman, Benjamin. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106316 A Season of Change: An Amish Inn Novel

The Patriot Bride: The Daughters of the Mayflower
DB102708 8 hours 54 minutes
by Kimberley Woodhouse
read by Elizabeth Rose
Faith Jackson is a wealthy widow and staunch supporter of the Patriot cause. When a message needs to get to a spy among the Loyalists, Faith volunteers and in turn meets Matthew Weber, a man whose friendship with both Ben Franklin and Franklin’s Loyalist son William puts him in a difficult position. 2018.
DB102708 The Patriot Bride: The Daughters of the Mayflower

Romance

The Enemy
DB106109 9 hours 7 minutes
by Sarah Adams
read by Gabriella Cavallero
The war between June and Ryan started when they were kids. Now Ryan is a famous chef, and he’s visiting Charleston, South Carolina. for the wedding of their friends. June assumes the battle is back on, but Ryan just wants to win her heart. 2020.
DB106109 The Enemy

Duels & Deception
DB104633 10 hours 17 minutes
by Cindy Anstey
read by Gabriella Cavallero
1800s. A young heiress and a law clerk are caught up in a kidnapping plot to steal her fortune, but as their investigation delves deeper and their affections for each other grow, Lydia starts to wonder what she truly wants. For senior high and older readers. 2017.
DB104633 Duels & Deception

The Spanish Love Deception
DB106611 14 hours 36 minutes
by Elena Armas
read by Scarlette Hayes
Catalina Martín needs a date to a family wedding being held in Spain--especially as her ex will be there. She is surprised when her coworker and mortal enemy, Aaron Blackford, volunteers to go with her and pretend to be her boyfriend. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106611 The Spanish Love Deception

Wild like the Wind
DB105887 13 hours 45 minutes
by Kristen Ashley
read by Kate Russell
When the Chaos Motorcycle Club needs someone to do the tough job, they call on Hound. For years Hound has secretly been in love with a woman he cannot have--the widow of one of his club brothers who is raising two children alone. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB105887 Wild like the Wind

Love in Color: Mythical Tales from around the World, Retold
DB106577 8 hours 40 minutes
by Bolu Babalola
read by various narrators
A collection of love stories retold from global myths, folktales, and histories. A goddess longs to be truly seen. A businesswoman attempts a great leap in her love life. A spokeswoman must decide whether to uphold her family's politics or follow her heart. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106577 Love in Color: Mythical Tales from around the World, Retold

Never Love a Highlander
DB105934 8 hours 31 minutes
by Maya Banks
read by Kirsten Potter
Caelen McCabe's young, reckless heart nearly destroyed his clan. Now, putting family loyalty above all else, he steps up to marry his older brother's jilted bride and salvage the uneasy alliance between two clans. While beautiful Rionna McDonald is a fit wife for any man, Caelen trusts no woman. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.
DB105934 Never Love a Highlander

Clean Lines
DB103245 9 hours 0 minutes
by Freya Barker
read by various narrators
When her surly teenage son moves back to live with ER physician Naomi Waters, a wave of trouble follows him. Sheriff Joe Morris blew his chance with Naomi, and if he gets an opportunity to get close to Naomi again, Joe is determined to protect her and her son. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.
DB103245 Clean Lines

Count Your Lucky Stars
DB106764 11 hours 4 minutes
by Alexandria Bellefleur
read by Lauren Sweet
Margot Cooper doesn't do relationships. But now her entire crew has found "the one," and she's beginning to feel like a fifth wheel. While touring a wedding venue with her engaged friends, Margot comes face-to-face with Olivia Grant--her childhood friend, and first love. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106764 Count Your Lucky Stars

Speakeasy
DB106456 9 hours 36 minutes
by Sarina Bowen
read by various narrators
When May Shipley sees her girlfriend’s car at a local bar, she stops to say hello. She finds her lover kissing someone else, but luckily bar owner and family friend Alec Rossi is there to help her out. Alec and May discover they have unexpected chemistry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106456 Speakeasy

I Love This Bar
DB102527 9 hours 39 minutes
by Carolyn Brown
read by Cassandra Myles
Daisy O’Dell doesn’t need anything but her bar, the Honky Tonk, and the occasional work using her veterinary tech skills to take care of the pets in Erath County, Texas. But when cowboy Jarod McBroy walks in one day, her whole life is thrown into turmoil. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102527 I Love This Bar

Guild Boss
DB105921 8 hours 50 minutes
by Jayne Castle
read by Barbara Rosenblat
When Gabriel Jones rescues Lucy Bell from the tunnels under Illusion Town after she is kidnapped, she knows she should be grateful. But her professional reputation as a weather channeler is ruined until Gabriel offers her a job. Meanwhile, the kidnapper is still determined to finish the job. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105921 Guild Boss

Call It Magic
DB103242 9 hours 16 minutes
by Janet Chapman
read by Allyson Ryan
Before she started her new job on the Spellbound Falls Fire and Rescue Team, Katy MacBain disappeared for three weeks. She doesn't understand why interim fire chief Gunnar Wolfe seems determined to uncover the truth of what happened to her during that time. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB103242 Call It Magic

Ten Things I Hate about the Duke: A Difficult Dukes Novel
DB102494 12 hours 20 minutes
by Loretta Chase
read by Kate Reading
In this Regency retelling of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, Cassandra is outspoken, opinionated, and unwilling to marry. Her aristocratic father decides that unless Cassandra weds, her younger sister cannot have a London season. A frustrated Cassandra leaves London, and meets the rakish Duke of Ashmont. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102494 Ten Things I Hate about the Duke: A Difficult Dukes Novel

Texas Forever
DB102512 9 hours 6 minutes
by Janet Dailey
read by Graham Winton
As Rimrock Ranch's heir apparent, Erin Tyler is expected to do the right thing, marry the right man, and take the reins of her family's legacy when the time comes. Which is why she's completely shaken by her attraction to her father's latest hire. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102512 Texas Forever

Well Matched
DB105882 9 hours 33 minutes
by Jen DeLuca
read by Brittany Pressley
Now that single mother April Parker's daughter is off to college, she’s ready to move on and asks her friend Mitch to help get her house ready to sell. In exchange, Mitch wants April to pretend to be his girlfriend at a family gathering. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105882 Well Matched

The Dating Plan
DB102617 11 hours 27 minutes
by Sara Desai
read by Soneela Nankani
Daisy Patel is a software engineer who understands lists and logic. With her life all planned out, the one thing she can't give her family is the marriage they expect. Left with few options, she asks her childhood crush Liam Murphy to be her decoy fiancé. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102617 The Dating Plan

Dark Illusion
DB102746 13 hours 50 minutes
by Christine Feehan
read by Jim Frangione
Mage Julija's attempt to warn the Carpathians of the coming threat has failed and put a target on her back. After centuries locked away in a monastery in the Carpathian Mountains, Isai can't believe he's found his lifemate, but Julija is afraid that Isai only wants to control her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102746 Dark Illusion

How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe
DB106688 11 hours 54 minutes
by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
read by Kyla Garcia
When seventeen-year-old Star Fuentez reaches social media stardom, her polar-opposite twin, Moon, becomes "merch girl" on a tour bus full of beautiful influencers and the grumpy but attractive Santiago Philips. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Pura Belpré Award. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106688 How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe

The Investigator: Norcross Security #1
DB106117 7 hours 1 minutes
by Anna Hackett
read by Lindsey Pierce
Museum curator Haven McKinney has recently escaped a bad ex and started a new life for herself in San Francisco. She loves her job at the Hutton Museum, but she’s desperately trying not to notice her boss’s brother: hotshot investigator Rhys Norcross. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB106117 The Investigator: Norcross Security #1

Divine Tarot: An Elder Races Collection
DB106464 5 hours 49 minutes
by Thea Harrison
read by Sophie Eastlake
Two novellas set in the world of the Elder Races. In True Colors, a schoolteacher finds her mate in the midst of a murder investigation. In Natural Evil, a woman finds what she thinks is a dog, half dead on the side of the highway. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.
DB106464 Divine Tarot: An Elder Races Collection

Under One Roof
DB106706 3 hours 41 minutes
by Ali Hazelwood
read by Emma Wilder
As an environmental engineer, Mara knows all about the delicate nature of ecosystems. There are rules to follow, something her detestable big-oil lawyer of a roommate knows nothing about. But the more she gets to know Liam, the harder it is for Mara to hate him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106706 Under One Roof

Never Fall for Your Fiancée
DB105933 11 hours 31 minutes
by Virginia Heath
read by various narrators
The last thing Hugh Standish, Earl of Fareham, ever wants is a wife. Unfortunately for him, his mother is determined to find him one, even from across the ocean. So Hugh invents a fake fiancée to keep his mother's matchmaking ways at bay. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105933 Never Fall for Your Fiancée

Act Your Age, Eve Brown
DB102611 10 hours 54 minutes
by Talia Hibbert
read by Ione Butler
Eve Brown has a hard time sticking with anything for long, and her parents have just shut off her trust fund. She applies for a job as a chef at a country bed and breakfast, but immediately clashes with Jacob, the owner. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102611 Act Your Age, Eve Brown

The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels
DB105880 10 hours 5 minutes
by India Holton
read by Elizabeth Knowelden
Cecilia Bassingthwaite is the ideal Victorian lady. She's also a thief, like the other members of the Wisteria Society crime sorority. Ned Lightbourne is a sometime assassin who is smitten with Cecilia from the moment they meet. Unfortunately, that happens to be while he's under direct orders to kill her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105880 The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels

Ugly Love
DB106675 9 hours 16 minutes
by Colleen Hoover
read by various narrators
When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, the only thing they have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. He doesn't want love, she doesn't have time for love, but their arrangement will only work if they stick to the rules: never ask about the past and never expect a future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.
DB106675 Ugly Love

Wild Rain: Women Who Dare
DB102585 8 hours 18 minutes
by Beverly Jenkins
read by Kim Staunton
Spring Lee has survived scandal to claim her own little slice of Paradise, Wyoming. Garrett escaped slavery years ago and is now a reporter in Washington. He's traveled west to interview Dr. Colton Lee for an article, yet it's Lee's fearless sister, Spring, who captures his interest. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102585 Wild Rain: Women Who Dare

Love Sisters, Books 1-3
DB102695 11 hours 14 minutes
by Christina C. Jones
read by Simi Howe
Three contemporary romance novellas featuring three African American sisters. In I Think I Might Love You, Jaclyn Love is a magnet that attracts both trouble and sexy veterinarian Kaden Davenport. Also includes I Think I Might Need You and I Think I Might Want You. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2019.
DB102695 Love Sisters, Books 1-3

Lightning in a Mirror
DB106566 8 hours 36 minutes
by Jayne Ann Krentz
read by Sandra Michelle
Olivia LeClair's experiment with speed dating is not going well. First, there was the date from hell who tried to murder her; now, the mysterious Harlan Rancourt--thought to be dead--sits down at her table and tells her she's the only one who can help him locate the legendary Vortex lab. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106566 Lightning in a Mirror

Tweet Cute
DB106599 10 hours 12 minutes
by Emma Lord
read by various narrators
Two teens' spat about their families' eateries turns into a viral Twitter war. Little do they know, while they're publicly duking it out with snarky memes and retweet battles, they're also falling for each other in real life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB106599 Tweet Cute

Sleeper
DB102737 7 hours 8 minutes
by Kayley Loring
read by Kristin Allison
Movie star Shane is a chronic insomniac with five-year-old twins. When his nanny quits, the only replacement he can find on short notice is his best friend’s sister, Willa. The kids fall in love with Willa, and Shane might not be too far behind. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2019.
DB102737 Sleeper

Just Not That into Billionaires
DB106746 7 hours 54 minutes
by Annika Martin
read by various narrators
Francine is stunned when she discovers she's been married for years to Benny, the nerdy frenemy she worked with one summer in Vegas. She tracks Benny down, surprised to find that he is now a billionaire. He'll sign the paperwork if she spends the next three weeks playing his adoring wife. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106746 Just Not That into Billionaires

The Siren of Sussex
DB106385 13 hours 49 minutes
by Mimi Matthews
read by various narrators
Evelyn Maltravers, Victorian high society's most daring equestrienne, needs to marry well to repair her family’s declining fortunes. But she finds love and an unexpected ally in her fight for independence in the arms of London's most sought-after half-Indian tailor. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106385 The Siren of Sussex

Rocket Science
DB102736 8 hours 59 minutes
by Emily Mayer
read by Kristin Allison
Aerospace engineer Lennon might be brilliant, but she knows she needs to work on her social skills. She agrees to let her friend set her up on a date with professional soccer player Sebastian, but their date doesn’t go well. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB102736 Rocket Science

Highlander Unmasked
DB106386 11 hours 51 minutes
by Monica McCarty
read by Antony Ferguson
Meg Mackinnon needs a strong husband by her side to defend her clan's holdings, but her search has been hampered by burning fantasies of the man who rescued her from outlaws. Alex MacLeod pretends to be a mercenary with no loyalties, yet he is clearly much more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.
DB106386 Highlander Unmasked

Better Than People
DB106768 7 hours 22 minutes
by Roan Parrish
read by James Cavenaugh
Simon Burke has always preferred animals to people. When the adoption for his own dog is unexpectedly put on hold, Simon turns to the PetShare app. The menagerie owned by grumpy children's book illustrator Jack Matheson is just what Simon needs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106768 Better Than People

Kiss an Angel
DB105928 11 hours 27 minutes
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
read by Anna Fields
Daisy Devreaux can either go to jail or marry the mystery man her father has chosen for her. Alex Markov has no intention of playing the loving bridegroom to a spoiled brat, and puts her to work in his broken-down traveling circus. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.
DB105928 Kiss an Angel

First Comes Like
DB102474 11 hours 13 minutes
by Alisha Rai
read by various narrators
Beauty influencer Jia Ahmed decides it is finally time to meet Bollywood actor Dev Dixit, the man she has been chatting with for months online. When he doesn’t know her, Jia realizes she has been catfished. To avoid embarrassment, she asks Dev to pretend to date her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102474 First Comes Like

The Summer of Lost Letters
DB106600 12 hours 37 minutes
by Hannah Reynolds
read by Imani Jade Powers
The discovery of a packet of old letters sends seventeen-year-old Abby Schoenberg to Nantucket to unravel a family mystery about her grandmother's past. But things get complicated when Abby meets the cute grandson of a prominent family who wants to stop her from investigating. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106600 The Summer of Lost Letters

Electric Idol
DB106612 10 hours 56 minutes
by Katee Robert
read by various narrators
When her family executed a coup that dethroned Zeus himself, Psyche knew she was in trouble, but she wasn't prepared for Aphrodite to demand her literal heart as payment--or for Aphrodite's gorgeous son to be the one determined to strike the blow. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106612 Electric Idol

The Way Back to You
DB102584 8 hours 39 minutes
by Sharon Sala
read by Amy Rubinate
Retired firefighter Sully sets out to find his birth mother, and ends up in Blessings, Georgia. A new surprise awaits him here, but of the best kind--his childhood sweetheart Melissa, whom he hasn't seen since she moved away when they were teens. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102584 The Way Back to You

Falling for the Highlander
DB102656 9 hours 55 minutes
by Lynsay Sands
read by Elle Newlands
When her half-brother tries to barter her for some horses he wants to buy, Lady Murine Carmichael runs away, straight into the arms of Dougall Buchanan, the man who refused her brother's offer. He becomes her protector as he helps her to escape. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB102656 Falling for the Highlander

Holding on to Chaos: Blue Moon, Book 5
DB106160 11 hours 12 minutes
by Lucy Score
read by Mare Trevathan
When Eva Merill moved to Blue Moon to be close to her family, she didn’t think about how hard it would be to keep her secrets in the world’s nosiest town. Especially once she catches the attention of local sheriff Donovan Cardona. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2017.
DB106160 Holding on to Chaos: Blue Moon, Book 5

The Queer Principles of Kit Webb
DB105886 9 hours 14 minutes
by Cat Sebastian
read by Joel Leslie
Kit Webb has left his days as a highwayman behind him. But dreary days at his coffee shop make him pine for the heady rush of thievery. When a handsome yet arrogant aristocrat storms into his shop, Kit realizes he can’t deny this highborn man whatever he desires. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105886 The Queer Principles of Kit Webb

The Family You Makedawn
DB106591 9 hours 36 minutes
by Jill Shalvis
read by Erin Mallon
During a huge snowstorm, Levi is stranded on a ski lift with a beautiful stranger named Jane. Thinking he is going to die, he calls his mother and impulsively tells her Jane is his girlfriend. When they survive the storm, Levi convinces Jane they need to pretend to be together. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106591 The Family You Make

The Rogue of Fifth Avenue
DB102558 9 hours 44 minutes
by Joanna Shupe
read by Justine Eyre
New York City, 1891. In serving the wealthy of New York society, lawyer Frank Tripp has finally gained the respectability and security his own upbringing lacked. There's no issue he cannot fix, except for the beautiful and reckless daughter of an important client who doesn't seem to understand the word danger. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102558 The Rogue of Fifth Avenue

One Night on the Island
DB106692 10 hours 24 minutes
by Josie Silver
read by various narrators
For her thirtieth birthday, dating columnist Cleo Wilder has booked a stay on a remote Irish island, where she can think about her love life and her career. Unfortunately, a mix-up with the bookings means Mack Sullivan also is expecting to stay at the one-room hideaway. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106692 One Night on the Island

Weather Girl
DB106324 10 hours 44 minutes
by Rachel Lynn Solomon
read by Sarah Mollo-Christensen
TV meteorologist Ari Abrams looks up to her boss, legendary weatherwoman Torrance Hale, but the constant bickering between Torrance and her ex-husband has her at her wit’s end. She teams up with sports reporter Russell Barringer to solve their bosses’ relationship issues. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106324 Weather Girl

Famine
DB102730 13 hours 8 minutes
by Laura Thalassa
read by Mare Trevathan
Ana da Silva always assumed she'd die young, she just never expected it to be at the hands of Famine, the haunting immortal who spared her life years ago. When sees him again, she is stabbed and left for dead. Only, she doesn't quite die. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB102730 Famine

A Touch of Stone and Snow
DB102528 12 hours 18 minutes
by Milla Vane
read by Nicole Poole
When Lizzan leads the Kothan army against demons and wraiths, only to see her soldiers massacred, she is called a coward and a deserter. Now a mercenary for hire, Lizzan encounters warriors seeking alliances with the northern kingdoms. Among them is Aerax, the man who sent her into exile. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102528 A Touch of Stone and Snow

Thrill Ride: Black Knights Inc.
DB102658 9 hours 53 minutes
by Julie Ann Walker
read by Abby Craden
Rock Babineaux's job is to get information, but when something goes horribly wrong, Rock finds himself on the run from his own government. Convinced of his innocence, Vanessa Cordero will follow Rock through the treacherous streets of Chicago and to the Costa Rican jungle to help him prove it. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.
DB102658 Thrill Ride: Black Knights Inc.

#Awestruck
DB106006 9 hours 34 minutes
by Sariah Wilson
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Ambitious intern Ashton Bailey is close to her dream of being a sports announcer. All she has to do is prove that too-perfect-to-be-true NFL quarterback Evan Dawson isn't quite as wholesome as his contract requires. It's also the perfect opportunity to get delicious payback on the boy who broke her teenage heart. 2019.
DB106006 #Awestruck

Much Ado about You
DB102516 11 hours 29 minutes
by Samantha Young
read by Imani Jade Powers
After being passed over for promotion at work, Evie realizes she needs to make a change. She books a holiday package in a quaint English village that comes with a temporary position at the local bookstore, Much Ado About Books, and is drawn into the lives of the locals. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102516 Much Ado about You

Gettin' Buck Wild: Sex Chronicles II
DB106563 8 hours 3 minutes
by Zane
read by Nicole Small
A collection of erotic short stories by the author of The Sex Chronicles (DB97401). Scenarios run the gamut from committed, monogamous couples looking to experiment to wild, single sisters who form a very unconventional sorority. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2002.
DB106563 Gettin' Buck Wild: Sex Chronicles II

Driven
DB106446 10 hours 15 minutes
by Rebecca Zanetti
read by Roger Wayne
Angus Force, leader of the Deep Ops team, is determined to hunt down the serial killer he'd once shot dead--or so he thought. But an anonymous source reports that Lassiter is alive and the psychologist for Deep Ops, Nari Zhang, is his latest obsession. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106446 Driven

Science Fiction

Doubleblind
DB102599 10 hours 22 minutes
by Ann Aguirre
read by Eva Wilhelm
Sirantha Jax isn't known for diplomatic finesse. As a jumper who navigates ships through grimspace, she's used to fighting first and taking names later. She's not exactly the obvious choice to sell the Conglomerate to the Ithtorians, but that's just what she has to do. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.
DB102599 Doubleblind

Trouble on Paradise: An Exforce Novella
DB105971 6 hours 18 minutes
by Craig Alanson
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
The crew of the UN Expeditionary Force's pirate starship the Flying Dutchman are attempting to enjoy a luxury vacation cruise. Meanwhile, UNEF troops remain stranded on an alien-controlled planet. Sequel to Expeditionary Force, Books 3-4 (DB97800). Violence and strong language. 2016.
DB105971 Trouble on Paradise: An Exforce Novella

Light from Uncommon Stars
DB105930 13 hours 15 minutes
by Ryka Aoki
read by Cindy Kay
Shizuka has made a deal with the devil to deliver the souls of violin prodigies, and when she meets a talented young transgender runaway, she knows she's found her final candidate. But when Shizuka meets retired starship captain Lan Tran, her plans are soon derailed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105930 Light from Uncommon Stars

Waking Romeo
DB106677 10 hours 6 minutes
by Kathryn Barker
read by various narrators
In 2083, eighteen-year-old Jules is still reeling from the end of her romance with Romeo--which left him in a coma and left her a social outcast--when Ellis arrives from another time, on a mission to revive Romeo and possibly rewrite the future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106677 Waking Romeo

The Fall of Koli: The Rampart Trilogy, Book 3
DB103258 17 hours 0 minutes
by M.R. Carey
read by various narrators
Koli has come a long way since his exiling and search for fabled tech of the Old Times. Now, Koli and his companions discover the source of the mysterious signal they have been following and learn more than they bargained for. Sequel to The Trials of Koli (DB101369). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103258 The Fall of Koli: The Rampart Trilogy, Book 3

Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town
DB105858 11 hours 47 minutes
by Adam Christopher
read by David Pittu
When Eleven discovers a box in the basement labeled "New York," she asks Chief Jim Hopper a long list of questions about his past he had hoped to avoid. Sequel to Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds (DB94103). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB105858 Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town

The Upper World
DB106376 9 hours 9 minutes
by Femi Fadugba
read by various narrators
During arguably the worst week of Esso's life, an accident knocks him into an incredible world, a place beyond space or time, where he can see glimpses of the past and future. But what he sees is disturbing, and he wants to change the course of history. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106376 The Upper World

The Fallen Star
DB106731 13 hours 34 minutes
by Claudia Gray
read by Marc Thompson
The vicious Nihil raiders have repeatedly attempted to bring the golden age of the High Republic. Throughout, the Starlight Beacon has welcomed survivors and refugees. But the Nihil, led by Marchion Ro, are preparing their most daring attack yet, and the Beacon may be at risk. Sequel to The Rising Storm (DB104243). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106731 The Fallen Star

Dune: The Lady of Caladan
DB106733 19 hours 40 minutes
by Brian Herbert and Kevin J.
read by Scott Brick
Mother of Paul and consort to Leto Atreides, Lady Jessica's choices have shaped an empire. Now, she must reckon with her betrayal of the Bene Gesserit and decide if her loyalty to the Sisterhood is greater than the love of her family. Sequel to Dune: The Duke of Caladan (DB106732). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106733 Dune: The Lady of Caladan

Klara and the Sun
DB102764 10 hours 19 minutes
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read by Sura Siu
Klara, an Artificial Friend, possesses great observational skills and loves to watch the humans around her. When she is purchased to act as a companion for an ill girl, she studies the emotions of her new family closely and tries to learn from them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102764 Klara and the Sun

Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves
DB106785 10 hours 27 minutes
by Meg Long
read by Laurie Catherine Winkel
On a frozen wasteland of a planet, seventeen-year-old Sena and a she-wolf, Iska, run from a ruthless syndicate boss intent on trapping them both. Sena and Iska join the planet's annual race to reach precious exocarbon as their chance to get off-world. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106785 Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves

A Desolation Called Peace: Teixcalaan, Book 2
DB102760 17 hours 35 minutes
by Arkady Martine
read by Amy Landon
An alien armada lurks on the edges of Teixcalaanli space, refusing to communicate. Running out of options, Fleet Captain Nine Hibiscus sends Mahit Dzmare and Three Seagrass as a diplomatic envoy. Sequel to A Memory Called Empire (DB94528). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102760 A Desolation Called Peace: Teixcalaan, Book 2

The Body Scout
DB106541 9 hours 51 minutes
by Lincoln Michel
read by Greg Chun
A scout for gene-edited baseball talent, Kobo can't afford his own mods when his brother is murdered. Determined to find the killer, Kobo uncovers more than he imagined after plunging headfirst into the world of high-level body modification. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106541 The Body Scout

A History of What Comes Next: Take Them to the Stars, Book 1
DB103267 9 hours 25 minutes
by Sylvain Neuvel
read by various narrators
Over the course of ninety-nine generations consisting of mother-daughter pairs, Mia's mysterious family has pushed humanity ever closer to achieving spaceflight. Mia's turn comes at the dawn of rocketry, and her mission is to secure the future of the space race. Meanwhile, a rival family seeks to eliminate Mia and her family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103267 A History of What Comes Next: Take Them to the Stars, Book 1

Doors of Sleep: Journals of Zaxony Delatree
DB102703 9 hours 9 minutes
by Tim Pratt
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
Every time Zax Delatree falls asleep, he travels to a new reality. Unable to control his destination, he must live by his wits. Someone unwelcome catches wind of his ability and tracks Zax in hopes of using his blood to harness his power. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB102703 Doors of Sleep: Journals of Zaxony Delatree

Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2
DB103265 13 hours 4 minutes
by A.G. Riddle
read by Edoardo Ballerini
Dr. Peyton Shaw and her mother hunt down Dr. Paul Kraus's missing research on DNA. If they can decrypt the secrets hidden in the human genome that Kraus discovered, Shaw may be able to stop a global conspiracy. Sequel to Pandemic (DB103172). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB103265 Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2

Roxy
DB106375 11 hours 0 minutes
by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman
read by various narrators
Isaac and Ivy Ramsey are the victims of the bet between two manufactured gods: the seductive and lethal Roxy
(OxyContin), and the smart, high-achieving Addison (Adderall). The wager: a contest to see who can bring their mark to a rave that has raged since the beginning of time. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106375 Roxy

Lesser Evil: Thrawn Ascendancy, Book 3
DB105929 23 hours 15 minutes
by Timothy Zahn
read by Marc Thompson
Led by the Nine Ruling Families, the Chiss Ascendancy has long been a center of power and peace. As a cunning foe has created division among the families, however, the Ascendancy slips closer to civil war. Sequel to Greater Good (DB103415). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB105929 Lesser Evil: Thrawn Ascendancy, Book 3

Short Stories

The Human Comedy: Selected Stories
DB105483 17 hours 48 minutes
by Honoré de Balzac
read by Stephen Van Doren
Nine newly translated stories from the famed ninteenth century French author's collection of interlinked writings, which delves deeply into French society from 1815 to 1848. Stories touch on the darker sides of reality and document the rise of capitalism and the fall of the nobility. 2014.
DB105483 The Human Comedy: Selected Stories

Collected Stories
DB102569 15 hours 32 minutes
by Shirley Hazzard
read by Susan Lyons
Nearly thirty short stories including the Cliffs of Fall and People in Glass Houses collections, previously uncollected works, and two previously unpublished stories. The wide-ranging themes include everything from struggles between beauty and pragmatism to satires of bureaucracy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102569 Collected Stories

Fly Already: Stories
DB106575 5 hours 44 minutes
by Etgar Keret
read by various narrators
Short stories grappling with parenthood, war, drugs, food, love, and humanity's inability to communicate. A young boy navigates a youth army in a post-apocalyptic world. Two unlikely people connect through a beachside smoke. A father tries to shield his son from the inevitable. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106575 Fly Already: Stories

Reality: And Other Stories
DB106576 5 hours 1 minutes
by John Lanchester
read by various narrators
Ghost stories for the digital age that explore disconnection and distraction. A man haunts a country house searching for a cell signal. Contestants on a reality show are surprisingly hellish. A translator starts hearing strange things on his headset. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106576 Reality: And Other Stories

Recitatif: A Story
DB106803 1 hours 56 minutes
by Toni Morrison
read by various narrators
In this short story, two childhood best friends find each other again as adults. Despite contrasting perspectives on everything, the bond of their shared experiences persists. While racial identity is crucial in their relationship, coding to allow readers to identify which woman is white and which is Black is removed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1983.
DB106803 Recitatif: A Story

Filthy Animals
DB106448 7 hours 44 minutes
by Brandon Taylor
read by various narrators
A series of linked short stories from the author of Real Life (DB98508) about a group of young creatives in the American Midwest. A young man navigates fraught romantic encounters. A young woman battles cancer. A group of teenagers explodes violently. A little girl drives her babysitter to the brink. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106448 Filthy Animals

Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket
DB105535 4 hours 25 minutes
by Hilma Wolitzer
read by Ali Cheff
Collection of stories, most originally published in the 1960s and '70s, that bring new light to the domestic world. In the title story, a bystander tries to calm a woman who loses her cool at the grocery store. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB105535 Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket

Spies and Espionage

The Chancellor Manuscript
DB102683 16 hours 37 minutes
by Robert Ludlum
read by Grover Gardner
An investigative reporter and novelist tracks down an unbelievable story of government deception that he hears from a stranger on the beach. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1977.
DB102683 The Chancellor Manuscript

The Voter File: A Jack Sharpe Political Thriller
DB106578 11 hours 57 minutes
by David Pepper
read by various narrators
Fired from his national news job, Jack's only lead is a series of voice mails from a grad student named Tori Justice, who swears she has observed an impossible election result. Sharpe learns that voter files have been controlled to manipulate the election outcome. Sequel to The Wingman (DB106297). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106578 The Voter File: A Jack Sharpe Political Thriller

Crown Jewel: Simon Riske, Book 2
DB103247 12 hours 1 minutes
by Christopher Reich
read by Paul Michael
A brutal team of professional gamblers have targeted the casinos of Monte Carlo, leaving chaos in their wake. Simon Riske knows Monte Carlo well from his own time as a thrill-seeking thief, making him the perfect person to outmaneuver the villains. Sequel to The Take (DB90174). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB103247 Crown Jewel: Simon Riske, Book 2

End of Days
DB106730 12 hours 13 minutes
by Brad Taylor
read by Rich Orlow
When the former head of Israeli intelligence is murdered, Mossad calls on Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill. While signs point to an Iranian-funded militia group, something isn't adding up. It's up to the two taskforce operators to uncover the truth before it's too late. Sequel to American Traitor (DB102075). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106730 End of Days

Suspense

Robert B. Parker's Bye Bye Baby
DB106399 6 hours 44 minutes
by Ace Atkins
read by Joe Mantegna
Rising politician Carolina Garcia-Ramirez is facing her second campaign in Boston. Her incendiary progressive politics have generated multiple death threats. Her chief of staff reaches out to Spenser for security and investigative assistance. He soon crosses paths with a white supremacist group and must save the congresswoman. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106399 Robert B. Parker's Bye Bye Baby

Everything We Didn't Say
DB106789 12 hours 24 minutes
by Nicole Baart
read by Emily Tremaine
Juniper "June" Baker left behind the tiny town of Jericho, Iowa, when her younger brother was accused of murder the summer she graduated from high school. Now she's back to help an ill friend, repair the relationship with her teen daughter, and settle the questions around the murders. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106789 Everything We Didn't Say

Little Broken Things
DB105889 11 hours 34 minutes
by Nicole Baart
read by Susan Bennett
Quinn Cruz is shocked when her aloof older sister Nora arrives after being absent for a year with a little girl in tow. Nora gives Quinn custody of the little girl, Lucy, and then disappears. Quinn tries to care for Lucy as Nora wanted, while Nora is fighting for her life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB105889 Little Broken Things

The Angler's Tale
DB106336 6 hours 16 minutes
by Jack Benton
read by David Hartley-Margolin
In an attempt to leave his problems with the bottle behind, former soldier-turned-private detective John "Slim" Hardy joins a fishing package holiday in Dartmouth, South Devon. But when a fellow guest is attacked, Slim must find a potential killer. Violence and some strong language. 2020.
DB106336 The Angler's Tale

The Kaiser's Web
DB102546 14 hours 34 minutes
by Steve Berry
read by various narrators
In the waning days of the bitter election for the next Chancellor of Germany, a secret World War II-era dossier from a Soviet spy comes to light. Cotton Malone needs to unravel conspiracies involving Hitler's death, the disappearance of Nazi gold, and secrets of the candidates. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102546 The Kaiser's Web

Cry Baby
DB102454 11 hours 9 minutes
by Mark Billingham
read by Kristin Allison
One summer day, two boys run into the woods next to a playground. But only one returns. Detective Sergeant Tom Thorne is assigned to find him. His job is complicated when two people connected to the missing boy are murdered. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB102454 Cry Baby

Firekeeper's Daughter
DB102762 14 hours 16 minutes
by Angeline Boulley
read by Isabella Star LaBlanc
Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother. When Daunis witnesses a shocking murder, she reluctantly agrees to go undercover, drawing on her knowledge of chemistry and Ojibwe traditional medicine to track down the source of a new drug. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102762 Firekeeper's Daughter

Dark Sky: A Joe Pickett Novel
DB102652 9 hours 33 minutes
by C.J. Box
read by David Chandler
Game warden Joe Pickett is coerced by Wyoming's governor to take a tech baron into the wilderness on an elk hunting trip. But as they venture further away from society, Joe realizes they are the ones being hunted. Nate Romanowski and his daughter Sheridan follow Joe to help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102652 Dark Sky: A Joe Pickett Novel

Hunted
DB102731 12 hours 28 minutes
by Suzanne Brockmann and Barb Han
read by Kristin Allison
Two romantic suspense novels first published in 1997 and 2015. In Brockmann's Love with the Proper Stranger, an undercover FBI agent searches for a serial killer and tries not to fall in love. Includes Barb Han's Texas Prey. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2015.
DB102731 Hunted

The Devil's Hand
DB103250 14 hours 39 minutes
by Jack Carr
read by Ray Porter
Former Navy SEAL James Reece is entrusted with a top-secret CIA mission twenty years in the making. A new, young, and popular president has taken office in the US, but he has a secret. Meanwhile, a PhD student has gained access to a bioweapon thought to be classified. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103250 The Devil's Hand

The Sentinel
DB102488 10 hours 42 minutes
by Lee Child and Andrew Child
read by Scott Brick
One morning Reacher ends up in a town near Pleasantville, Tennessee. But there's nothing pleasant about it. Spotting a hapless soul walking into an ambush, Reacher intervenes. The man he saves is Rusty Rutherford--an unassuming IT manager--recently fired after a cyberattack locked up the town's data, records, information, and secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102488 The Sentinel

The Family Plot
DB105917 10 hours 32 minutes
by Megan Collins
read by Emily Tremaine
Twenty-six-year-old Dahlia Lighthouse is haunted by her upbringing in a secluded island mansion by true crime-obsessed parents. Her twin brother Andy disappeared when they were sixteen. But when she returns home after her father's death, it's to find Andy's body in the plot. Her family's reactions are disturbing. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105917 The Family Plot

Devil House
DB106779 11 hours 19 minutes
by John Darnielle
read by John Darnielle
Gage Chandler's mother always said he was descended from kings. Now a true crime writer, he's offered a chance to move into a house where murders happened during the 1980s Satanic Panic. The move brings him to his past and a puzzle he must solve. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106779 Devil House

The Good Killer
DB102653 9 hours 18 minutes
by Harry Dolan
read by James Patrick Cronin
Former soldier Sean Tennant and his lover Molly Winter are living quietly in Houston when Sean stops an active shooter. Sean's newfound notoriety brings him to the attention to the two men he thought he'd safely left behind in his past. Sean and Molly must evade their deadly enemies. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102653 The Good Killer

The Final Child
DB106116 15 hours 21 minutes
by Fran Dorricott
read by Elizabeth Rose
As a child, Erin and her brother Alex were kidnapped by a serial killer known as the Father. Erin escaped, but Alex was never seen again. When a relative of other victims wants to interview Erin years later, Erin wants to leave the past behind. But haunting gifts begin showing up. Violence and strong language. 2021.
DB106116 The Final Child

Judas Kiss
DB105671 10 hours 31 minutes
by J.T. Ellison
read by Theresa Conkin
Lieutenant Taylor Jackson finds the media frenzy around the death of pregnant Corinne Wolff particularly off-putting--especially when Corinne is linked to an amateur porn site. Then someone uses titillating footage of Taylor to implicate her in murder. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.
DB105671 Judas Kiss

Dancing on Glass
DB105996 12 hours 39 minutes
by Pamela Binnings Ewen
read by Kristin Allison
1974. Young attorney Amalise meets magnetic artist Phillip and falls for him. Her childhood best friend Jude only sees danger and warns her, but Amalise marries Phillip. As her career progresses, Phillip's demeanor changes and his dark side is revealed. Amalise worries about her safety. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2011.
DB105996 Dancing on Glass

Turn to Stone: A Jonathan Stride Novella
DB105894 5 hours 32 minutes
by Brian Freeman
read by Joe Barrett
Duluth detective Jonathan Stride makes what he believes to be a fly-by visit to his mother's resting place. While there, one of the local policemen pulls up and commits suicide. After giving his statement, Stride is asked to unofficially investigate by the officer's widow, while the sheriff asks him to leave. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.
DB105894 Turn to Stone: A Jonathan Stride Novella

The Dark Corners of the Night: An UNSUB Novel
DB102616 12 hours 4 minutes
by Meg Gardiner
read by Hillary Huber
FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix returns to Los Angeles to assist with the Midnight Man case--a serial killer whose methods test Caitlin's skills and dedication. The key to unlocking this killer's psyche and solving the case may lie in Caitlin's own past. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102616 The Dark Corners of the Night: An UNSUB Novel

Dreaming Death
DB102556 9 hours 10 minutes
by Heather Graham
read by Roger Wayne
Ever since she was a child, Stacey Hanson has had strange dreams--and sometimes they come true. Her skills and experience led her straight to the FBI's Krewe of Hunters. Now a serial killer is stalking Washington, DC, and people are scared. And it will be Stacey's first case. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102556 Dreaming Death

Reckless Girls
DB106455 7 hours 45 minutes
by Rachel Hawkins
read by Barrie Kreinik
On a desolated island with a deadly history set in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a group of six twenty-somethings gather for what is supposed to be a hedonistic vacation. But when one person goes missing and another turns up dead, they must find what stalks them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106455 Reckless Girls

Anthem
DB106616 15 hours 27 minutes
by Noah Hawley
read by various narrators
Simon Oliver is trying to recover from his sister's tragic passing, but breaks out from the institution where he's been staying. He joins up with Louise and the Prophet on a quest for the Wizard. On the way, they meet up with a man whose sister is being held captive. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106616 Anthem

The Last Good Girl
DB106468 9 hours 26 minutes
by Allison Leotta
read by Tavia Gilbert
Prosecutor Anna Curtis is brought in when college freshman Emily Shapiro goes missing and the prime suspect, Dylan Highsmith, is the son of a prominent state politician. Anna hits walls as she tries to locate Emily alive, but many look to protect Dylan's reputation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.
DB106468 The Last Good Girl

The Accomplice
DB106326 11 hours 40 minutes
by Lisa Lutz
read by Lisa Flanagan
Charmingly privileged Owen Mann and cautiously secretive Luna Grey become best friends in college. They are so close, people wonder why they aren't a couple. They're still best friends when Luna finds Owen's wife brutally murdered. Luna must confront secrets of their past to find the truth. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106326 The Accomplice

A Reasonable Doubt
DB102639 7 hours 14 minutes
by Phillip Margolin
read by Thérèse Plummer
Criminal defense attorney and former MMA fighter Robin Lockwood doesn't believe in magic, but she questions the work of Robert Chesterfield--a magician connected to suspicious deaths and former client of her firm. When Chesterfield turns up dead after his greatest trick, Robin must untangle the case's twisted threads. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102639 A Reasonable Doubt

The Art of Falling
DB106781 9 hours 21 minutes
by Danielle McLaughlin
read by Alana Kerr Collins
After the heartbreak of discovering her husband's affair, Nessa McCormack is rebuilding her marriage. Also she's been appointed to lead an exhibition for a beloved artist. But two people threaten her happy future: one with secrets about Nessa's past, and the other with a mysterious connection to the artist. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106781 The Art of Falling

Bitter Pill
DB102511 8 hours 40 minutes
by Fern Michaels
read by Laural Merlington
For the Sisterhood, there is no mission more satisfying than helping a friend in need. When Myra Rutledge learns her childhood friend Charlotte has spent tens of thousands of dollars on natural herbal remedies, she becomes suspicious of Charlotte’s doctors. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102511 Bitter Pill

At the End of Everything
DB106810 9 hours 57 minutes
by Marieke Nijkamp
read by various narrators
A group of teens at the Hope Juvenile Treatment Center are shocked to discover their guards have abandoned them. But their joy turns to fear when they learn a catastrophic pandemic has occurred outside their walls, turning their freedom into a fight for survival. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2022.
DB106810 At the End of Everything

The Red Book
DB102768 8 hours 38 minutes
by James Patterson and David Ellis
read by Edoardo Ballerini
Detective Billy Harney is used to weeks where getting shot in the head, being stalked by a state's attorney, and accused of murder is par for the course. But his instincts flare when a drive-by shooting turns political. Worse, his past holds the answers he needs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102768 The Red Book

Copp in Shock: A Joe Copp Thriller
DB106617 6 hours 53 minutes
by Don Pendleton
read by Gene Engene
Private investigator Joe Copp is dealing with a case of partial amnesia after nearly being killed with his own gun. He's also under investigation for murder--of his wife. His search for the truth leads him to the Mammoth Lakes mountain resort, where he must face possible insanity. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1992.
DB106617 Copp in Shock: A Joe Copp Thriller

Five Total Strangers
DB103262 7 hours 58 minutes
by Natalie D. Richards
read by Devon Sorvari
When a blizzard strands Mira and a group of strangers at the Newark airport, they decide to take a chance and drive home together the rest of the way. But the road conditions are not the only mortal danger they face. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB103262 Five Total Strangers

No One Will Miss Her
DB106567 9 hours 50 minutes
by Kat Rosenfield
read by various narrators
Detective Ian Bird is called to a junkyard in rural Maine, where the yard is burning and town pariah Lizzie Ouellette is dead. As scandal spreads through the town, his investigations lead to a social media influencer and wife of a disgraced billionaire. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106567 No One Will Miss Her

The Au Pair
DB105907 11 hours 33 minutes
by Emma Rous
read by various narrators
Hours after Seraphine and her twin brother were born at the family's Norfolk estate, their mother threw herself from nearby cliffs and the au pair fled. Now an adult, Seraphine mourns her father's recent death. While settling the estate, she finds a photograph that leads to family secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB105907 The Au Pair

Slowly We Die
DB102716 11 hours 25 minutes
by Emelie Schepp
read by Eva Wilhelm
Special prosecutor Jana Berzelius is faced with a number of gruesome murders committed using a surgical scalpel. The cases seem to be tied to a medical malpractice case from years ago. But the killer remains elusive. Translated from the 2016 Swedish edition. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2018.
DB102716 Slowly We Die

The Silence of the Sea
DB102685 13 hours 15 minutes
by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir
read by Jill Fox
When a luxury yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier and is found to have no inhabitants, attorney and sleuth Thóra Gudmundsdóttir investigates. The yacht left Lisbon with a family--but Thóra thinks she sees one of the missing children. Translated from the 2011 Icelandic edition. Strong language and some violence. 2014.
DB102685 The Silence of the Sea

You Will Know the Truth
DB106113 7 hours 59 minutes
by Leslie T. Thornton
read by Lindsey Pierce
DC Public Defender Nicki Jo Lewis is assigned a gruesome murder case. The further she digs into the case, the more secrets she encounters, including ones that lead to the back doors of the White House. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB106113 You Will Know the Truth

We Begin at the End
DB102654 10 hours 34 minutes
by Chris Whitaker
read by George Newbern
Thirteen-year-old Duchess Day Radley considers herself an outlaw, but she's responsible for her five-year-old brother Robin and her mother Star. Chief Walk Dubois tries to watch out for Star and her family, but is tormented by sending his best friend Vincent King to jail. Now Vincent's back in town. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.
DB102654 We Begin at the End

The Other Me
DB106694 10 hours 58 minutes
by Sarah Zachrich Jeng
read by Nicol Zanzarella
On the night of her birthday, Kelly Holter is attending the opening exhibition of an artist friend. Not feeling well, she heads to the bathroom--and enters another life. She's back in Michigan and married to a man she barely remembers. Kelly must solve the mystery of her lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106694 The Other Me

Westerns

A Grave for Lassiter
DB105920 8 hours 13 minutes
by Loren Zane Grey
read by Ed Sala
Deadly gunfighter Lassiter is called to the town of Bluegate to help Josh Falconer save his failing business. When Lassiter arrives to find Josh dead, he seeks vengeance against those responsible. Sequel to The Lassiter Luck (DB105958). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.
DB105920 A Grave for Lassiter

Grand Canyon Thunder
DB105953 16 hours 14 minutes
by Gary McCarthy
read by John Haag
Three desperate men abandon a Grand Canyon expedition after months of hardship and starvation. Only mountain man William Dunn could survive high up on the wild, uncharted North Rim. Haunted by guilt and driven by love, Dunn casts his fate across the Grand Canyon. Violence and strong language. 2015.
DB105953 Grand Canyon Thunder

Coldiron: Judge and Executioner
DB105939 7 hours 24 minutes
by F.M. Parker
read by Jack Fox
Luke Coldiron has fought hard to build his sprawling horse-breeding ranch in the wilderness. When a private army of killers comes north from Mexico to loot Coldiron's land, he is determined to face them down. Meanwhile, a beautiful woman from Coldiron's past appears with a blood score to settle. Violence and strong language. 1984.
DB105939 Coldiron: Judge and Executioner

Home to Texas
DB106110 7 hours 35 minutes
by Frank Roderus
read by Joe Wilson
Charlie McMurty is feeling pretty good after bringing a herd north and finding himself in possession of enough money to pay his debts and buy a ranch. On the way back to Texas, however, he is robbed and left for dead. Sequel to Finding Nevada (DB23619). Violence and strong language. 2018.
DB106110 Home to Texas

The Two Medicine River
DB106573 11 hours 34 minutes
by Richard S. Wheeler
read by Michael Taylor
A Blackfoot woman and a white man meet along the banks of the Two Medicine River. Marie Therese de Paris is on a vision quest, and Peter Kipp hopes to join his father in the American Fur Company. Torn by conflicting loyalties, they share a single destiny. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.
DB106573 The Two Medicine River

Adult Nonfiction

Animals and Wildlife

Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life
DB102529 3 hours 26 minutes
by John Gray
read by Simon Vance
Philosopher discovers in cats a way of living that is unburdened by anxiety and self-consciousness, showing how they embody answers to the big questions of love and attachment, mortality, morality, and the Self. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102529 Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life

Arts

Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer
DB106388 7 hours 15 minutes
by Rax King
read by Rax King
Podcaster presents a collection of personal essays about the joys of low pop culture and bad taste. Each essay revolves around a different maligned cultural artifact, providing thoughtful, even romantic meditations on desire, love, and the power of nostalgia. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106388 Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design
DB102539 10 hours 52 minutes
by Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt
read by Roman Mars
Mars, host of the podcast of the same title, and Kohlstedt, the podcast's director and producer, examine the design decisions that go into the ways American communities operate. Examples include graffiti marks on sidewalks, fire escapes and new buildings, and dancing inflatables at businesses. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102539 The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

Women in the Picture: What Culture Does with Female Bodies
DB106325 6 hours 43 minutes
by Catherine McCormack
read by Patty Nieman
Art curator and lecturer examines how women are depicted in Western art through the male gaze. Contrasts typical female depictions from art, fashion, advertisements, and social media with the work of women artists who offer alternative images for exploring women's identity, sexuality, race, and power. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106325 Women in the Picture: What Culture Does with Female Bodies

All of the Marvels: A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told
DB105903 12 hours 29 minutes
by Douglas Wolk
read by Douglas Wolk
According to the author, the superhero comic books that Marvel Comics has published since 1961 are the longest continuous, self-contained work of fiction ever created. Wolk read all 27,000+ comics that make up the Marvel Universe and attempts to make sense of their cultural context and influence. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105903 All of the Marvels: A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told

Biography

Landwhale: On Turning Insults into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass
DB106451 8 hours 19 minutes
by Jes Baker
read by Jes Baker
An irreverent memoir exploring the author's experiences growing up fat, her struggles with dating, her role in the body positivity movement, and her perspective on size discrimination. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106451 Landwhale: On Turning Insults into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass

Eyes to the Wind: A Memoir of Love and Death, Hope and Resistance
DB106562 9 hours 46 minutes
by Ady Barkan
read by various narrators
Memoir reflecting on receiving a fatal diagnosis of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Ady explores his determination to make the most of his remaining time, live a life of purpose, and commit himself as an advocate for social justice. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106562 Eyes to the Wind: A Memoir of Love and Death, Hope and Resistance

Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom
DB106783 14 hours 0 minutes
by Carl Bernstein
read by various narrators
The Pulitzer Prize-winning co-author of All the President's Men (DB50574) reflects on his formative years as a teenage newspaper reporter at the Washington Star and the subsequent trajectory of his career. Discusses covering grisly crimes, political rallies, the civil rights movement, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106783 Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom

Sanctuary: A Memoir
DB102566 7 hours 15 minutes
by Emily Rapp Black
read by Emily Rapp Black
Reflects on cultural notions of loss, resilience, and healing, drawing on psychology, neurology, etymology, literature, art, and self-help. Includes vignettes from the author's experiences as a mother, wife, daughter, friend, and teacher. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102566 Sanctuary: A Memoir

Hide-and-Seek with Angels: A Life of J.M. Barrie
DB105947 19 hours 25 minutes
by Lisa Chaney
read by Catherine Byers
Explores the work and personal life of the author of Peter Pan (DB23643), including the rumors about his marriage and his relationship with the orphaned Davies boys. Discusses his childhood in Scotland, his professional triumphs, and his personal tragedies. Some strong language. 2005.
DB105947 Hide-and-Seek with Angels: A Life of J.M. Barrie

The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood
DB102564 6 hours 25 minutes
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
read by J.D. Jackson
The author of Between the World and Me (DB82201) and We Were Eight Years in Power (DB89524) reflects on his father's background, his father's struggles to raise the author and his six siblings, and the challenges faced by Black boys entering manhood in America. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
DB102564 The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood

The Pale-Faced Lie: A True Story
DB102590 11 hours 57 minutes
by David Crow
read by Kaipo Schwab
Author recalls his tumultuous relationship with his father while growing up on the Navajo Indian Reservation. Describes his father's abuse, criminal activity, mistreatment of his wife, and more. Recounts his escape from that life and eventual showdown with his father. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102590 The Pale-Faced Lie: A True Story

The Book of Mychal: The Surprising Life and Heroic Death of Father Mychal Judge
DB106108 16 hours 21 minutes
by Michael Daly
read by Bill Wallace
Recounts the life of Mychal Judge, the New York Fire Department's Chaplain who ministered not only to the city's firefighters, but also its homeless, alcoholics, and AIDS victims. On September 11, 2001, he rushed to the World Trade Center, and was among the first to perish. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2008.
DB106108 The Book of Mychal: The Surprising Life and Heroic Death of Father Mychal Judge

Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall
DB106463 8 hours 39 minutes
by Heather Demetrios
read by Nikki Massoud
Baltimore native Virginia "Dindy" Hall traveled to England to join their Special Operations unit and became an essential part of the Allied mission and the French Resistance, earning the dangerous honor of being named "the most dangerous of all Allied spies" by the Gestapo. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106463 Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall

Let Me Tell You What I Mean
DB102565 4 hours 8 minutes
by Joan Didion
read by various narrators
Early pieces by the author of The Year of Magical Thinking (DB61740). These six essays discuss the press, politics, California robber barons, women, and the author's own self-doubt. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102565 Let Me Tell You What I Mean

Love, Life, & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian
DB106118 12 hours 12 minutes
by Judy Gaman
read by Laura Hatch
Recounts meeting one hundred-year-old Lucille Fleming while writing a book on longevity. Describes the friendship formed with the elegant and spirited woman and reflects on the wisdom and stories Lucille shared before her unexpected death. 2020.
DB106118 Love, Life, & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian

The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
DB106329 7 hours 37 minutes
by Richard Grant
read by Matthew Lloyd Davies
With a troubled history built on slavery and cotton, Natchez, Mississippi, persists as a town of contradictions regarding race, progressive attitudes, Old South traditions, and eccentric residents. The author explores the town's history and conflicted present while profiling many of those who call Natchez home. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.
DB106329 The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi

Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea
DB105916 9 hours 27 minutes
by Sungju Lee and Susan McClelland
read by David Shih
Memoir of Sungju Lee, who grew up in North Korea and learned to fend for himself after his parents disappeared. To survive, young Sungju created a gang and lived by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2016.
DB105916 Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea

On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating
DB106470 6 hours 48 minutes
by Karina Manta
read by Karina Manta
Memoir of Karina Manta, the first female member of USA Figure Skating to come out as queer. Discusses her struggle with body image in a sport that prizes delicate femininity, panic attacks, first crushes, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106470 On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating

Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father
DB106802 7 hours 42 minutes
by Craig Melvin
read by Craig Melvin
A news anchor of NBC's Today show reflects on his relationship with his own father as well as with his own children. He describes his father's tendency toward being absent, his issues with drinking, and the series of surrogate father figures in his life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106802 Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father

For the Love of Dogs: A Deaf Woman's Journey
DB102734 3 hours 18 minutes
by Cynthia Murray and Karen Putz
read by Kristin Allison
A deaf woman explores the impact that hearing service dogs have had on her life, particularly Odie, her very first service dog. Describes the tangible ways her dogs have helped her and how the improvements in her life eventually led her to found a company. 2018.
DB102734 For the Love of Dogs: A Deaf Woman's Journey

Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism
DB106161 11 hours 25 minutes
by John Norris
read by Kristin Allison
Biography of a long-term political columnist who covered most of the major happenings in Washington in the second half of the 20th century, including the McCarthy hearings, Watergate, and the Clinton impeachment, and who was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Strong language and some violence. 2015.
DB106161 Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism

God, Human, Animal, Machine: Technology, Metaphor, and the Search for Meaning
DB106685 9 hours 22 minutes
by Meghan O'Gieblyn
read by Rebecca Lowman
Within the context of the rise of technology and artificial intelligence, the author reexamines the core questions of existence--identity, knowledge, and the purpose of life. Draws on her own personal experiences as a formerly religious person. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106685 God, Human, Animal, Machine: Technology, Metaphor, and the Search for Meaning

The Undertaker's Wife: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Laughter in the Unlikeliest of Places
DB106003 5 hours 5 minutes
by Dee Oliver and Jodie Berndt
read by Kristin Allison
On their first date, Dee's future husband, a fourth-generation funeral director, stopped to pick up a corpse. Dee shares her experience as a mortician's wife, who later became the only white woman working at an African American funeral home. 2015.
DB106003 The Undertaker's Wife: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Laughter in the Unlikeliest of Places

South to America: A Journey below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation
DB106806 16 hours 35 minutes
by Imani Perry
read by Imani Perry
The author of May We Forever Stand (DB96961) journeys through the history, rituals, and landscapes of the American South, providing arguments for why understanding the South is crucial to understanding America. Relays the stories of immigrant communities, artists, enslaved peoples, unsung heroes, and others. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106806 South to America: A Journey below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation

Two-Way Mirror: The Life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
DB106004 13 hours 26 minutes
by Fiona Sampson
read by Kristin Allison
Biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a woman writer in Victorian Europe who was born in 1806. Describes how the poet, best known for her poem beginning "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways," was a revolutionary figure who defied the norms that then governed women. Some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB106004 Two-Way Mirror: The Life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir
DB102761 11 hours 59 minutes
by Sherry Turkle
read by Jill Larson
Psychologist discusses humanity's search for connection in a digital world. Describes her own childhood and how it relates to her research into technology, empathy, and ethics. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102761 The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir

Palm Sunday
DB106814 9 hours 43 minutes
by Kurt Vonnegut
read by Tom Stechschulte
The author of Slaughterhouse-Five (DB64540) and Cat's Cradle (DB15342) reflects on his favorite comedians, country music, a dead friend, a dead marriage, and other aspects of his life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1981.
DB106814 Palm Sunday

Blindness and Physical Disabilities

Confessions of a Labradiva: Another Blonde Leading the Blind
DB106169 9 hours 29 minutes
by Mark Carlson
read by Stephen Van Doren
Author recounts experiences working with Guide Dog Saffron, as well as Saffron's early life at Guide Dogs for the Blind and in training. Reflects on Saffron's entrance to their family and her many differences from her big brother. Sequel to Confessions of a Guide Dog (DB75126). 2021.
DB106169 Confessions of a Labradiva: Another Blonde Leading the Blind

Pathway to Freedom: Broken & Healed; Book 1, How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life
DB106095 9 hours 47 minutes
by Patty Fletcher
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Author reflects on how her decision to gain independence by getting a guide dog helped her build a new life she had never imagined possible. Discusses how she realized soon after that not all was right in her world. Strong language. 2020.
DB106095 Pathway to Freedom: Broken & Healed; Book 1, How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life

Blind Ambition: How to Go from Victim to Visionary
DB106461 5 hours 55 minutes
by Chad E. Foster
read by Zach Hoffman
Tech industry executive reflects on the challenges he faced after losing his vision as a child. Describes how he overcame hurdles and his own perceived limitations to become the first blind person to graduate from the Harvard Business School leadership program and then climbed the corporate ladder. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106461 Blind Ambition: How to Go from Victim to Visionary

Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir
DB106263 7 hours 9 minutes
by James Tate Hill
read by Andy Pyle
Author reflects on his experiences as a blind man. In particular, he discloses the tricks he employed for fifteen years to pass as sighted. He describes the road to finally embracing a different way of life. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2021.
DB106263 Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir

Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity
DB106283 9 hours 6 minutes
by David A. Paterson
read by Dwayne Glapion
Author reflects on accomplishing a career path that led to his appointments as state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of New York. Discusses pushing past people's perceptions of his limitations, the causes he fought for, and his life since leaving office. 2020.
DB106283 Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity

Business and Economics

The Hard Sell: Crime and Punishment at an Opioid Startup
DB106395 9 hours 19 minutes
by Evan Hughes
read by Mike Chamberlain
Journalist profiles the business dealings of an opioid startup business, Insys Therapeutics. Topics include the founder, John Kapoor, who developed their primary product, business practices surrounding the representation and sales of the product, and regulatory investigations that led to a federal lawsuit. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106395 The Hard Sell: Crime and Punishment at an Opioid Startup

Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age
DB103236 14 hours 27 minutes
by Amy Klobuchar
read by various narrators
United States senator from Minnesota presents a history of antitrust legislation from its origins in the United States during the Gilded Age of the late 1800s to the Digital Age of the early twenty-first century. Discusses business practices, the resulting legislation, and possible legislation for the future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103236 Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age

The Lords of Easy Money: How the Federal Reserve Broke the American Economy
DB106797 10 hours 21 minutes
by Christopher Leonard
read by Jacques Roy
Author of The Meat Racket (DB78390) and Kochland (DB96355) studies the work of the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome Powell, from 2010 to 2021. Discusses the policies enacted and their effects, including income inequality, corporate debt, and consumer debt. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106797 The Lords of Easy Money: How the Federal Reserve Broke the American Economy

Outside the Box: How Globalization Changed from Moving Stuff to Spreading Ideas
DB102575 9 hours 11 minutes
by Marc Levinson
read by L.J. Ganser
Author of The Box (DB67484) examines the impact of the globalization of business through the lens of the people who eliminated the barriers to it. Topics include the different phases of globalization, specific cases of excess, and fears surrounding globalization. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102575 Outside the Box: How Globalization Changed from Moving Stuff to Spreading Ideas

The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket
DB102487 8 hours 59 minutes
by Benjamin Lorr
read by Benjamin Lorr
Examines the grocery store and related support industries. Topics include the early days of Trader Joe's with the original Trader Joe, the business lives of long-haul truckers, the standards for the labels of "fair trade" and "free range," and labor practices with regards to migrant workers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102487 The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket

Midnight in Vehicle City: General Motors, Flint, and the Strike That Created the Middle Class
DB102547 7 hours 57 minutes
by Edward McClelland
read by Jeff Zinn
Historian chronicles the 1936-7 Flint sit-down strike organized against General Motors that birthed the United Auto Workers union. Details the causes for the strike, the demands of the workers, and the impact on the development of the middle class in America. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102547 Midnight in Vehicle City: General Motors, Flint, and the Strike That Created the Middle Class

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021
DB106401 8 hours 5 minutes
by Thomas Piketty
read by L.J. Ganser
Economist and author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century (DB78789) and Capital and Ideology (DB98934) presents a collection of articles written for the French newspaper Le Monde. Argues for an inclusive and expansive conception of socialism against the backdrop of events between 2016 and 2021. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106401 Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021

Work: A Deep History from the Stone Age to the Age of Robots
DB102655 13 hours 50 minutes
by James Suzman
read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Anthropologist draws on research done in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, biology, zoology, physics, and economics to present an analysis of the effect of work on humans. Ties together the modern culture of work to the prehistoric agricultural revolution. Examines humans relationship with the environment. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102655 Work: A Deep History from the Stone Age to the Age of Robots

Twelve and a Half: Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success
DB106705 5 hours 10 minutes
by Gary Vaynerchuk
read by Gary Vaynerchuk
Social media-based entrepreneur argues for the need of "soft skills" for success in business. These skills and traits include gratitude, self-awareness, accountability, optimism, empathy, kindness, tenacity, curiosity, patience, conviction, humility, and ambition. Provides real-life scenarios and exercises to analyze and develop these skills. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB106705 Twelve and a Half: Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success

Career and Job Training

Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life
DB106552 7 hours 58 minutes
by Francesca Gino
read by Tamara Marston
Behavioral scientist argues that being considered a rebel can be beneficial in a work environment as well as outside of work. Gino highlights specific talents--including novelty, curiosity, diversity, and authenticity--using case studies from her work in fashion and beyond. Includes eight principles for rebel leadership. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106552 Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

How to Talk to Your Boss about Race: Speaking Up without Getting Shut Down
DB106396 6 hours 7 minutes
by Y-Vonne Hutchinson
read by Y-Vonne Hutchinson
Business consultant on diversity, equity, and inclusion presents a guidebook on initiating conversations with management regarding issues in the workplace. Topics include power dynamics, centering marginalized perspectives, and navigating backlash and gaslighting. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106396 How to Talk to Your Boss about Race: Speaking Up without Getting Shut Down

An Authentic Human's Guide to Finding Meaningful Work
DB106107 6 hours 9 minutes
by Deborah Mourey
read by Laura Hatch
Guide to identifying potential jobs and career paths that may provide you with a sense of meaningfulness. Topics include weeding out bad-for-you advice from others, mindset, evaluating potential positions, assessing your strengths and weaknesses, determining your values and educational needs, estimating risk tolerance, and envisioning your future. Some strong language. 2020.
DB106107 An Authentic Human's Guide to Finding Meaningful Work

High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out
DB106792 9 hours 53 minutes
by Amanda Ripley
read by Amanda Ripley
Journalist examines the processes which draw people into high-conflict situations and practices which can be used to get out of those situations. Topics include understanding the source of the conflict, the power behind binary constructs, creating space, and complicating the narrative. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106792 High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out

Cooking

Cooking at Home; Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Recipes (and Love My Microwave)
DB106230 7 hours 17 minutes
by David Chang and Priya
read by James Konicek
Chef and author of Eat a Peach (DB100830) and food writer Krishna present a guide to and collection of recipes for cooking at home and making use of appliances like your microwave. Drawing on lessons learned from their mothers, sections include meat, fish, vegetables, starches, and condiments. Strong language. 2021.
DB106230 Cooking at Home; Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Recipes (and Love My Microwave)

Jew-ish: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch
DB106242 7 hours 6 minutes
by Jake Cohen
read by Mark Ashby
Food writer presents a collection of recipes based on the foods he grew up with as part of his Ashkenazi Jewish heritage, and draws on influences from his husband's Persian-Iraqi traditions. Categories include breakfast, appetizers and snacks, salads, vegetables, carbohydrates, soups and stews, mains, desserts, and drinks. Some strong language. 2021.
DB106242 Jew-ish: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch

The Lighter Step-by-Step Instant Pot Cookbook
DB105949 10 hours 17 minutes
by Jeffrey Eisner
read by Jared Zak
Author of The Step-by-Step Instant Pot Cookbook (DB105694) presents a collection of more recipes intended for use in the Instant Pot, but focusing on making healthier choices. Includes recipes designed for various dietary lifestyles, such as keto, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and vegan. 2021.
DB105949 The Lighter Step-by-Step Instant Pot Cookbook

Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story Remaking a Life from Scratch
DB103261 9 hours 39 minutes
by Erin French
read by Erin French
Chef known for her focus on Maine ingredients and culture, and whose restaurant fills its seats with people from all over the world, presents her journey to becoming who she is. French shares the challenges she has faced--including dealing with drug addiction--and what has brought her joy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103261 Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story Remaking a Life from Scratch

The Taste of Country Cooking
DB102711 9 hours 26 minutes
by Edna Lewis
read by Elizabeth Rose
Collection of recipes arranged into menus and divided by the seasons to highlight ingredients when they are at their best. Stories associated with the recipes reflect on Lewis's youth in a small Virginia Piedmont farming community that had been settled by freed slaves. 1976.
DB102711 The Taste of Country Cooking

Food-Related Stories: Pocket Change Collective
DB106790 0 hours 50 minutes
by Gaby Melian
read by Gaby Melian
Chef and activist Gaby Melian shares her personal journey with food, from growing up in Argentina to her time as a street vendor, and later as Bon Appetit's test kitchen manager. Melian explores how we can develop a relationship with food that's personal, healthy, and thoughtful. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106790 Food-Related Stories: Pocket Change Collective

Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them
DB106593 16 hours 17 minutes
by Dan Saladino
read by Dan Saladino
Journalist examines the shrinking number of food choices and varietals across the world and the business practices which further restrict access to food variation. Saladino highlights stories of individuals, including an indigenous chef refining precolonial recipes, and farmers cultivating Geechee red peas on the Sea Islands of Georgia. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106593 Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them

Crime

A Taste for Poison: Eleven Deadly Molecules and the Killers Who Used Them
DB106704 7 hours 18 minutes
by Neil Bradbury
read by various narrators
Physiologist presents eleven criminal cases in which poison was used, in order to illustrate the mechanics of the poison. Shows the ways some substances can turn from helpful medicine to fatal substance. Poisons include insulin, strychnine, ricin, digoxin, cyanide, potassium, arsenic, and chlorine. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106704 A Taste for Poison: Eleven Deadly Molecules and the Killers Who Used Them

Blood Runs Coal: The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America
DB103239 9 hours 35 minutes
by Mark A. Bradley
read by Perry Daniels
Former attorney for the Department of Justice recounts the murders of 1969 candidate for president of the United Mine Workers of America Joseph "Jock" Yablonski, his wife Margaret, and twenty-five-year-old daughter Charlotte, the events leading up to the 1969 election, and aftermath of the murders. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB103239 Blood Runs Coal: The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America

Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing
DB105976 10 hours 13 minutes
by Sarah Brayne
read by Ali Cheff
Sociologist researches the use of "big data"--the digital traces we leave as we live our lives--by policing organizations. Studies the ways passive surveillance data are used to solve crimes, the use of predictive analytics to deploy resources, and the effect of big data analytics on organizational practices. Strong language. 2021.
DB105976 Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

The Detective in the Dooryard: Reflections of a Maine Cop
DB106787 5 hours 43 minutes
by Timothy Cotton
read by Timothy Cotton
Memoir of Cotton, who has worked as a police officer for more than thirty years. Includes stories about people Cotton encountered through his work in Maine, as he advanced from patrol officer to lieutenant in charge of the criminal investigative division--with stints as homicide detective and polygraph examiner. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106787 The Detective in the Dooryard: Reflections of a Maine Cop

Lord High Executioner: The Legendary Mafia Boss Albert Anastasia
DB106397 8 hours 55 minutes
by Frank Dimatteo and Michael Benson
read by Eric Jason Martin
Profile of Umberto "Albert" Anastasia (1902-1957), who is best known as a hit man for the American mafia. Discusses Anastasia's childhood in Italy and immigration to America; cofounding the crime organization Murder, Inc.; and relationships with other leaders of mafia organizations. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106397 Lord High Executioner: The Legendary Mafia Boss Albert Anastasia

The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth
DB106471 15 hours 45 minutes
by Kristin Henning
read by Karen Chilton
Former public defender analyzes the policing practices surrounding Black youth in the United States. Topics include differing experiences of adolescence, toys, clothing, sexualization of children, education, effects of trauma, results of incarceration on family dynamics, and resilience. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106471 The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth

Sex Cult Nun: Breaking Away from the Children of God, a Wild, Radical Religious Cult
DB106699 13 hours 14 minutes
by Faith Jones
read by Jaime Lamchick
Attorney shares her experiences being raised in the Children of God cult--also known as The Family International--which was founded and run by her grandfather, David Brandt Berg. Topics include the attitudes instilled in children, disputes within the group, leaving the group, and acclimating to wider society. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106699 Sex Cult Nun: Breaking Away from the Children of God, a Wild, Radical Religious Cult

Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob
DB102625 8 hours 30 minutes
by Russell Shorto
read by Russell Shorto
Author of Revolution Song (DB93656) and Amsterdam (DB79292) chronicles his search for more information about his grandfather--a boss in the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, mob--with the help of his ailing father. Examines the impact of family secrets and the experiences of three generations of a family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102625 Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob

Folktales

Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined
DB105923 15 hours 4 minutes
by Stephen Fry
read by Stephen Fry
In this companion to Mythos (DB97936), comedian, novelist, and actor provides his own spin on stories of mortal heroes from classic Greek myths. He recounts tender love affairs and heroic battles alike, exploring each myth's relevance for the early twenty-first century. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105923 Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined

Government and Politics

Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present
DB102755 9 hours 44 minutes
by Ruth Ben-Ghiat
read by Chloe Cannon
Explores the common character traits of authoritarian rulers and profiles these leaders. Examines their strategies that have yielded popular support even as they bring ruin to their countries. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102755 Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present

The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter
DB105867 27 hours 38 minutes
by Kai Bird
read by Arthur Morey
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Prometheus (DB61087) examines Jimmy Carter's single term as president. He examines what distinguishes Carter's presidency from those of his predecessors and traces the arc of his administration to discuss the long-term impact of his time in office. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105867 The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter

Gunfight: My Battle against the Industry That Radicalized America
DB106791
9 hours 53 minutes
by Ryan Busse
read by Ryan Busse
Former firearms executive reflects on America's multibillion-dollar gun industry, arguing that it has contributed to extremism and racism in the United States. Describes his own past role in the industry and his internal shift in perspective. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106791 Gunfight: My Battle against the Industry That Radicalized America

The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero
DB105862 19 hours 27 minutes
by Peter S. Canellos
read by Arthur Morey
Reaccounts the work and legacy of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, whose words helped broaden civil rights in America. The author recounts the trajectory of Harlan's career, the cases on which he broke with his colleagues, and his legacy as a defender of immigrants and people of color. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105862 The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero

One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History
DB102707 10 hours 41 minutes
by Ted Cruz
read by Bill Wallace
Senator who authored A Time for Truth (DB83724) discusses the impact of high court decisions and the power each Supreme Court seat holds given the narrow margin of many votes. Strong language. 2020.
DB102707 One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History

Every Day Is a Gift: A Memoir
DB103255 8 hours 38 minutes
by Tammy Duckworth
read by Tammy Duckworth
US senator and Iraq War veteran reflects on remarkable memories from her life, including the explosion in Iraq that destroyed her legs and mangled one arm. Discusses her struggles with racial discrimination, poverty, and the horrors of war as a child, and recounts her military and political careers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB103255 Every Day Is a Gift: A Memoir

The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America
DB106331 15 hours 11 minutes
by Victor Davis Hanson
read by James Edward Thomas
Author of The Case for Trump (DB94480) argues that open borders, the decline of the middle class, and identity politics have eroded the meaning and value of American citizenship. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB106331 The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America

Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department
DB105861 8 hours 24 minutes
by Elie Honig
read by Elie Honig
Former federal prosecutor examines potential abuses of power committed during Barr's tenure as Attorney General. Discusses his views on the lasting damage likely suffered by the Justice Department, drawing on his own professional experience, and alleges that Barr trampled on the Justice Department's credibility and independence. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105861 Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department

Bring Back Our Girls: The Untold Story of the Global Search for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls
DB102744 11 hours 11 minutes
by Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw
read by Will Damron
Reaccounts the kidnapping of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamic terrorist sect called Boko Haram. Details the rise in awareness of the crime on social media, the girls' experiences in captivity, attempts to recover the girls, and the role of hashtag advocacy in politics. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102744 Bring Back Our Girls: The Untold Story of the Global Search for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls

Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy
DB106676 15 hours 11 minutes
by Jamie Raskin
read by Jamie Raskin
Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin reflects on the impact of the first forty-five days of 2021 on his life and his family. He particularly discusses the tragic suicide of his son on New Year's Eve, the violent insurrection at the US Capitol, and his role in efforts to impeach President Trump. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106676 Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy

Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life
DB106096 15 hours 36 minutes
by Troy R. Saxby
read by Erin Jones
Explores the life and career of Rev. Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray, who worked as a social activist, writer, lawyer, civil rights organizer, campaigner for gender rights, and cofounder of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Some strong language. 2020.
DB106096 Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them
DB106564 7 hours 20 minutes
by Barbara F. Walter
read by Beth Hicks
Political scientist discusses the rise in violent political extremism around the world as well as the rising number of civil wars. Examines what political systems are most likely to face civil war, identifies crucial risk factors, and reveals the warning signs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106564 How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them

Literature

The Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky and the Gentleman Murderer Who Inspired a Masterpiece
DB106701 15 hours 48 minutes
by Kevin Birmingham
read by Robert Petkoff
Author of The Most Dangerous Book (DBC02634) examines the context for the composition of Dostoevsky's famous Crime and Punishment (DB21783). Describes Dostoevsky's exile to Siberia, his studies of criminals, and the sensational story of a notorious Parisian murderer that inspired Raskolnikov. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106701 The Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky and the Gentleman Murderer Who Inspired a Masterpiece

Frederic Dannay, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and the Art of the Detective Short Story
DB102715 11 hours 49 minutes
by Laird R. Blackwell
read by Steven Carpenter
Analyzes the impact of Frederic Dannay, co-author of the Ellery Queen mystery series and founder of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, on the development and continued life of detective-crime stories in short story format. Discusses the career of Ellery Queen, works published in EQMM, and the magazine's lasting impact. 2019.
DB102715 Frederic Dannay, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and the Art of the Detective Short Story

The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Their Friends
DB105865 12 hours 43 minutes
by Humphrey Carpenter
read by Bernard Mayes
Discusses the group of friends called the Inklings, which was founded during the 1930s at Oxford and included renowned authors C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. The author, who also attended Oxford at the time, reconstructs the group's meetings and friendships. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1978.
DB105865 The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Their Friends

Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club
DB103269 15 hours 59 minutes
edited by Martin Edwards
read by various narrators
Essays on crime writing from members of the Detection Club, originally formed in 1930 by British mystery writers. Contributions are from past and current members, including Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Ann Cleeves, and Jon Le Carré. Topics include plots and publishing. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB103269 Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club

The Best American Essays 2016
DB105945 15 hours 56 minutes
edited by Jonathan Franzen and Robert Atwan
read by Catherine Byers
Twenty-three previously published essays exploring various areas of life. Includes essays from Sebastian Junger, Oliver Sacks, Alexander Chee, and Francisco Cantú. In "Pyre," Amitava Kumar reflects on participating in his mother's cremation ceremony. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2016.
DB105945 The Best American Essays 2016

The Letters of Shirley Jackson
DB105864 19 hours 0 minutes
by Shirley Jackson
read by various narrators
Previously unpublished correspondence from the author of The Haunting of Hill House (DB21679) and We Have Always Lived in the Castle (DB26614). Includes letters from over the course of nearly three decades. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105864 The Letters of Shirley Jackson

The Best American Essays 2017
DB105951 14 hours 51 minutes
edited by Leslie Jamison and Robert Atwan
read by Catherine Byers
Twenty previously published essays on all areas of life. Topics range from the beginnings of the universe to the aftermath of a suicide attempt. Features essays from Rachel Kushner and Alan Lightman. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2017.
DB105951 The Best American Essays 2017

Kant's Little Prussian Head & Other Reasons Why I Write
DB102588 11 hours 16 minutes
by Claire Messud
read by Alyssa Bresnahan
Essays by the author of The Burning Girl (DB89740) reflecting on her family, contemporary works of literature, her favorite works of art, her own drive to write, the magic of language, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102588 Kant's Little Prussian Head & Other Reasons Why I Write

The Best American Essays 2021
DB105952 12 hours 25 minutes
edited by Kathryn Schulz and Robert Atwan
read by Carol Jacobanis
Twenty previously published essays covering topics many experienced in some form during 2020. Authors include Gabrielle Hamilton, author of Blood, Bones, & Butter (DB73318); Patricia Lockwood, author of Priestdaddy (DB88242); and Jesmyn Ward, author of Salvage the Bones (DB74033). Violence and strong language. 2021.
DB105952 The Best American Essays 2021

Medicine and Health

The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them
DB102542 10 hours 42 minutes
by Euan Angus Ashley
read by Euan Angus Ashley
Cardiologist details the medicine behind genomic sequencing and the work done by his team and their patients in interpreting genomic research from a medical point of view. Provides specific examples of the ways understanding our genes can provide insights into conditions we experience. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102542 The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them

American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
DB105480 10 hours 41 minutes
by Andrew Cuomo
read by various narrators
Governor Andrew Cuomo describes how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic. Provides a day-by-day account of the catastrophe as it unfolded and offers hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward. Includes supplementary material. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105480 American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

When Force Meets Fate: A Mission to Solve an Invisible Illness
DB102714 10 hours 39 minutes
by Jamison Hill
read by Bill Wallace
Memoir of a man who was in a traumatic car accident and then developed the rare disease of myalgic encephalomyelitis within two years. Chronicles his experiences dealing with going from being a fitness instructor to slowly losing his ability to walk, talk, and eat solid foods. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB102714 When Force Meets Fate: A Mission to Solve an Invisible Illness

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
DB102772 16 hours 8 minutes
by Walter Isaacson
read by various narrators
Author of Leonardo da Vinci (DB89588) and Steve Jobs (DB73682) profiles the life and work of biochemist Jennifer Doudna, a co-recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work on developing CRISPR technology, which allows for editing of genes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102772 The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted
DB102540 13 hours 5 minutes
by Suleika Jaouad
read by Suleika Jaouad
Journalist chronicles her years fighting leukemia after being diagnosed soon after graduating college and the road trip she took to meet the people who wrote to her in response to the New York Times column where she documented her experiences. Examines the mental toll of cancer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102540 Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted

She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
DB106700 4 hours 38 minutes
by Ian Kerner
read by Ian Kerner
Offers advice on sexual technique and philosophy with the aim of a more fulfilling sex life for both partners. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2005.
DB106700 She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman

Phantom Plague: How Tuberculosis Shaped History
DB106695 8 hours 56 minutes
by Vidya Krishnan
read by Sneha Mathan
Journalist narrates the impact of tuberculosis across the world, from the nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Topics include prominent personalities who survived and died from it, the development of treatments, and regional access to its antibiotic cure. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106695 Phantom Plague: How Tuberculosis Shaped History

Music

Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion
DB102586 16 hours 2 minutes
by Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock
read by various narrators
Two music journalists provide an oral history of 1980s hard rock and hair bands. Through interviews with everyone from the musicians to groupies, they give a picture of the hedonistic excess of the period. Bands profiled include Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Ratt, Poison, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102586 Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Hip-Hop History
DB102758 12 hours 33 minutes
by Jeff Chang and Dave "Davey D"
read by various narrators
Award-winning authors explore hip-hop, a generation-defining movement that transformed American politics and culture. Based on original interviews with DJs, b-boys, rappers, activists, and gang members. An American Book Award winner adapted for young adults. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102758 Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Hip-Hop History

Summertime: George Gershwin's Life in Music
DB106457 19 hours 8 minutes
by Richard Crawford
read by David Colacci
Biography of the composer of musicals and classical works from a professor of musicology. Traces Gershwin’s musical development, from his early musical comedies written with his brother Ira to the symphonic jazz pieces of his later career, such as "Rhapsody in Blue." Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB106457 Summertime: George Gershwin's Life in Music

The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard
DB106389 17 hours 54 minutes
by Marc Eliot
read by Marc Eliot
Veteran biographer examines the life of country and bluegrass musician Merle Haggard (1937-2016). Based on more than one hundred interviews, the chronicle covers his youth and early incarcerations, his start in music after leaving San Quentin in 1960, and his evolution as a musician. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106389 The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard

Have a Little Faith: The John Hiatt Story
DB106686 10 hours 5 minutes
by Michael Elliott
read by various narrators
Biography of the singer and songwriter. By the mid-1980s, Hiatt had been dropped from three record labels, ended two marriages, and had fallen deep into substance abuse. It took a stint in rehab and a new marriage to inspire him to record Bring the Family, the 1987 album that turned his career around. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106686 Have a Little Faith: The John Hiatt Story

Chapel of Love: The Story of New Orleans Girl Group the Dixie Cups
DB105956 7 hours 14 minutes
by Rosa Hawkins and Steve Bergsman
read by Laura Hatch
Music journalist, in conversation with one of the members of the iconic girl group, tells the story of the Dixie Cups. Even as they scored hits in the 1960s with songs like "Iko Iko," Hawkins details the exploitation and abuse they suffered under their manager. Some strong language. 2021.
DB105956 Chapel of Love: The Story of New Orleans Girl Group the Dixie Cups

Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar with the Doors
DB106805 9 hours 25 minutes
by Robby Krieger and Jeff Alulis
read by Dennis Boutsikaris
Memoir from the guitarist of the Doors. Includes never-before-told stories from the band's most vital years, and offers a fresh perspective on the most infamous moments of his career. Krieger shares about his life's most difficult struggles, ranging from drug addiction to cancer. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106805 Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar with the Doors

Talking to the Sky: A Memoir
DB105969 10 hours 26 minutes
by Aimee Mayo
read by Laura Hatch
Memoir of a country music songwriter. Describes her difficult youth in Alabama before moving to Nashville with dreams of writing music. Recounts that after years of struggling, she realized her dream and wrote songs for artists like Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2020.
DB105969 Talking to the Sky: A Memoir

Country Music Originals: The Legends and the Lost
DB105957 12 hours 56 minutes
by Tony Russell
read by Shawn Hertel
Music historian draws on new research, rare source material, and his own interviews to bring to life the stories of the men and women who created country music. Dozens of performers are profiled, from legends such as the Carter Family and Gene Autry to lesser-known figures. 2007.
DB105957 Country Music Originals: The Legends and the Lost

Street Player: My Chicago Story
DB102709 10 hours 36 minutes
by Danny Seraphine
read by Joe Wilson
The drummer and co-founder of the band Chicago shares his early music career and the inside story of the group's start in the late 1960s as Chicago Transit Authority. He goes on to tell of their early gigs through their years at the top of the charts. Strong language. 2011.
DB102709 Street Player: My Chicago Story

Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen
DB106788 10 hours 50 minutes
by Brad Tolinski and Chris Gill
read by various narrators
Oral history of the rock guitar icon who was the driving force behind the band Van Halen before his death in 2020. Two music journalists combed their unpublished interview troves to delve into his musical legacy, as well as his lifelong issues with social anxiety and substance abuse. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106788 Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen

King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King
DB105927 17 hours 9 minutes
by Daniel de Visé
read by Cary Hite
Biography of blues legend Riley "Blues Boy" King (1925-2015), based on interviews with friends, family, bandmates, and producers. Explores King’s early life, career highs and lows, and personal struggles. Describes the many ways record companies took advantage of artists of color. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105927 King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King

Nature and the Environment

A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us about the Destiny of the Human Species
DB106398 8 hours 43 minutes
by Rob Dunn
read by Donald Chang
Ecologist presents an argument for adjusting practices of living in order to survive as a species. Uses examples from unusual places, including the London Underground--London's subway system--to illustrate points. Argues for the need to conform with the evolutionary laws of nature. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106398 A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us about the Destiny of the Human Species

Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit
DB106697 5 hours 41 minutes
by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
read by Christine Williams
Naturalist presents research supporting the radical interconnectedness of life on Earth. Argues for the need to live with the earth and the importance of these connections to improve our bodies, thoughts, minds, and spirits. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106697 Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit

Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire
DB105892 11 hours 27 minutes
by Lizzie Johnson
read by Lizzie Johnson
Journalist recounts the destruction of the city of Paradise, California, as part of the initial wave of the Camp Fire on November 8, 2018, resulting in the deaths of eighty-five people. Discusses the root causes of the tragedy, including climate change, the alert system, and infrastructure maintenance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105892 Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire

How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other
DB102634 6 hours 16 minutes
by Naomi Klein and Rebecca Stefoff
read by Katie Ryerson
Award-winning journalist and notable author offer young readers a comprehensive look at our planet's climate. They discuss how we got here, argue that teens should join the fight to protect and reshape the world they will inherit, and provide tools to do so. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB102634 How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future
DB102448 6 hours 23 minutes
by Elizabeth Kolbert
read by Rebecca Lowman
Author of The Sixth Extinction (DB78463) examines whether or not humans can change nature with the intent to save it. Uses case studies to illustrate points including work to preserve the world's rarest fish, turning carbon emissions into stone, and genetically engineering corals. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102448 Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future

The Everybody Ensemble: Donkeys, Essays, and Other Pandemoniums
DB106236 4 hours 21 minutes
by Amy Leach
read by Eva Wilhelm
Twenty-three essays exploring intriguing aspects of nature through prose, poetry, praise songs, and more. Topics include platypuses, astronomer Tycho Brahe and his moose, barnacle goslings, medieval mystics, photosynthetic bacteria, and the biblical figure Job. Some strong language. 2021.
DB106236 The Everybody Ensemble: Donkeys, Essays, and Other Pandemoniums

On Animals
DB105891 10 hours 3 minutes
by Susan Orlean
read by Susan Orlean
Author of The Orchid Thief (DB48462) and The Library Book (DB92869) examines animal-human relationships. Topics include Orlean's keeping of chickens in her backyard, a woman who kept twenty-three tigers as pets in New Jersey, and a whale in Iceland who refused to be set free. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105891 On Animals

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas
DB106693 9 hours 15 minutes
by Jennifer Raff
read by various narrators
Anthropologist studies the first humans to populate the Americas and when they may have arrived. Draws on the results of genomic and genetic research in the twenty-first century to analyze previously proposed theories. Reflects on the impact of genetic research on the oral traditions of indigenous groups. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106693 Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas

Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship
DB106546 10 hours 24 minutes
by Catherine Raven
read by Stacey Glemboski
Biologist and former national park ranger recounts her time spent in an isolated cottage in Montana, where she bonded with a fox. Examines the relationship between wildlife and humans, and reflects on what can be learned from the natural world and the meaning behind loss. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106546 Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship

Philosophy

Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation
DB102491 4 hours 30 minutes
by Bob Roth and Kevin Carr
read by Bob Roth
Transcendental meditation instructor argues meditation practice can help reduce stress, increase productivity, improve health, and bring happiness in just twenty minutes twice a day. Shares techniques and his experience of teaching others. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB102491 Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation

Psychology and Self-Help

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
DB106793 10 hours 1 minutes
by Elaine N. Aron
read by Barbara Caruso
Psychotherapist and self-identifying highly sensitive person gives guidance on the condition. Explains that while many feel overstimulated every once in a while, for the highly sensitive, it is a way of life. Gives guidance on how highly sensitive people can gain self-awareness and lead richer lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1997.
DB106793 The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind
DB106387 7 hours 24 minutes
by Judson Brewer
read by Judson Brewer
Psychiatrist draws on his research in addiction and bad habits to suggest ways to deal with anxiety. Explains that because anxiety lives in a part of the brain that resists rational thought, it can be hard to break out of anxiety habit loops. Gives advice on discovering triggers and diffusing them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106387 Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
DB106540 8 hours 32 minutes
by Brené Brown
read by Brené Brown
Author of Rising Strong (DB82324) looks at eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. Describes an actionable framework for meaningful connection and suggests ways readers can make new choices. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB106540 Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience

Feeding the Soul (Because It's My Business): Finding Our Way to Joy, Love, and Freedom
DB106333 5 hours 52 minutes
by Tabitha Brown
read by Tabitha Brown
Actress discusses her personal struggles with chronic autoimmune pain, her personal journey of growth and health, and how she learned to listen to what her soul and body needed. Shares lessons and stories from her own life, career, faith, and family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB106333 Feeding the Soul (Because It's My Business): Finding Our Way to Joy, Love, and Freedom

Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness
DB102513 14 hours 33 minutes
by Roy Richard Grinker
read by Lyle Blaker
Anthropologist chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma, from the eighteenth century to today. Uses science, archives, and cross-cultural research to take readers on an international journey to discover the origins of, and variances in, our cultural response to neurodiversity. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102513 Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life
DB102659 13 hours 14 minutes
by Jordan B. Peterson
read by Jordan B. Peterson
In this follow-up to Twelve Rules for Life (DB90384), the author offers strategies for overcoming the cultural, scientific, and psychological forces causing us to tend toward tyranny, and teaches us how to rely instead on our instinct to find meaning and purpose, even when we find ourselves powerless. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB102659 Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward
DB106696 5 hours 32 minutes
by Daniel H. Pink
read by Daniel H. Pink
Drawing on research in social psychology, neuroscience, and biology, the author of Drive (DB70276) debunks the myth of the "no regrets" philosophy of life. He believes understanding how regret works can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and bring greater meaning to our lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106696 The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward

Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World
DB105893 7 hours 47 minutes
by Sharon Salzberg
read by Sharon Salzberg
Guide to using meditation and other mindfulness practices along with action to fight stress, fear, and anxiety, which may lead to burnout. Topics include identifying when change is possible, creating points of action, and creating resilience for long-term advocacy efforts. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105893 Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World

How to Be Single and Happy: Science-Based Strategies for Keeping Your Sanity While Looking for a Soulmate
DB106689 6 hours 49 minutes
by Jennifer L. Taitz
read by Amanda Setton
Advice for single women on navigating modern dating and living their best lives, whether single or partnered. Draws on clinical research, patient interviews, and psychology principles to dispel myths about single life and try to help women cultivate the values and connections that make them happiest. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB106689 How to Be Single and Happy: Science-Based Strategies for Keeping Your Sanity While Looking for a Soulmate

Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself
DB102769 8 hours 3 minutes
by Nedra Glover Tawwab
read by Nedra Glover Tawwab
Counselor and relationship expert discusses the importance of setting healthy personal boundaries. Referencing the latest research in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), she identifies techniques that help express needs clearly to unravel a root problem behind codependency, power struggles, anxiety, depression, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102769 Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself

The Isis (Yssis) Papers: The Keys to the Colors
DB105994 11 hours 59 minutes
by Frances Cress Welsing
read by Duyen Washington
Essays about global and local race relations by an American psychoanalyst who was a proponent of Afrocentrism. Sets forth a definition of racism and explores the ways in which racist treatment has impacted non-white communities around the world. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 1992.
DB105994 The Isis (Yssis) Papers: The Keys to the Colors

Religion

Zen Judaism: For You, a Little Enlightenment
DB102732 0 hours 32 minutes
by David M. Bader
read by Jake Williams
Humorous combining of Zen principles with Jewish culture and wisdom. Includes bits of advice like "If you wish to know The Way, don't ask for directions. Argue." 2002.
DB102732 Zen Judaism: For You, a Little Enlightenment

Demonic Foes: My Twenty-Five Years as a Psychiatrist Investigating Possessions, Diabolic Attacks, and the Paranormal
DB102471 8 hours 11 minutes
by Richard Gallagher
read by Kevin Collins
Psychiatrist, and skeptic, shares his experiences working with those believed to be possessed. Uses cases to illuminate the hidden world of those with possible paranormal abilities. Discusses his work with faith leaders, historical cases of possession, and what defines demonic possession. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102471 Demonic Foes: My Twenty-Five Years as a Psychiatrist Investigating Possessions, Diabolic Attacks, and the Paranormal

Doomed Romance: Broken Hearts, Lost Souls, and Sexual Tumult in Nineteenth-Century America
DB102472 8 hours 37 minutes
by Christine Leigh Heyrman
read by Maggie-Meg Reed
Describes the investigation into the moral character and love life of schoolteacher Martha Parker in 1825 and 1826. Examines the social influences of evangelical Christianity, impact of missionary organizations, and expectations of women. Reflects on the effects of the investigation on the role of women and homosexuals in missionary efforts. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102472 Doomed Romance: Broken Hearts, Lost Souls, and Sexual Tumult in Nineteenth-Century America

Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles
DB106335 7 hours 36 minutes
by Heather Lende
read by Kristin Allison
Essays reflecting on the author’s experience living in Haines, Alaska (population 2,400), a town and landscape that seems to inspire spirituality and community connection. Describes finding faith, forgiveness, loss, and devotion through Alaskan adventures. Some strong language. 2010.
DB106335 Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles

Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You
DB102441 6 hours 11 minutes
by John Ortberg
read by Tommy Cresswell
Author of Everybody's Normal till You Get to Know Them (DB60119) and The Life You've Always Wanted (DB64601) presents a guide to a series of practices to restore your soul. Argues for the importance of spiritually caring for your soul in the here and now. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.
DB102441 Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You

The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place
DB102541 7 hours 35 minutes
by David Sheff
read by Michael Boatman
Examines the life of Jarvis Jay Masters, a man convicted of the murder of a corrections officer and sentenced to death in 1990. Discusses his early life, criminal career, and transformation after discovering the power of meditation. Highlights his influence as a Buddhist thinker. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102541 The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place

The Journey to the Mayflower: God's Outlaws and the Invention of Freedom
DB104641 13 hours 5 minutes
by Stephen Tomkins
read by Kristin Allison
Historian examines the Separatist movement of the Church of England, which gave rise to the pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. Topics covered include the formation of the Separatists during the reign of Queen Mary of England, prominent leaders such as Robert Browne, and their eventual exile. Violence. 2020.
DB104641 The Journey to the Mayflower: God's Outlaws and the Invention of Freedom

Tears to Joy: One Man's Journey through Grief
DB105963 4 hours 46 minutes
by Mike Tucker
read by Bill Wallace
Pastor describes facing his first life-altering loss when his wife of 40 years died. Discusses how he turned to the same resources he once recommended to constituents during grief recovery classes, and shares those resources for others facing grief. 2018.
DB105963 Tears to Joy: One Man's Journey through Grief

Inspired by... the Bible Experience Audio Bible--Today's New International Version, TNIV: Complete Bible; A Dramatic Audio Bible Performed by 400 of Today's Biggest Stars
DB102572 85 hours 58 minutes
published by Zondervan
read by various narrators
Full-cast reading of the New International Version of the Bible. Includes the Old and New Testaments. Readers include Levar Burton, Alfre Woodard, Forest Whitaker, Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Eartha Kitt, Bishop T.D. Jakes, and Samuel L. Jackson. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB102572 Inspired by... the Bible Experience Audio Bible--Today's New International Version, TNIV: Complete Bible; A Dramatic Audio Bible Performed by 400 of Today's Biggest Stars

Science and Technology

In the Shadow of the Moon: America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race
DB105868 6 hours 45 minutes
by Amy Cherrix
read by Josh Horowitz
Recounts the lesser-known rivalry between former Nazi-turned-US Cold War scientist Wernher von Braun and Russian rocket designer Sergei Korolev. Explains how their controversial scientific achievements shaped human history. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB105868 In the Shadow of the Moon: America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race

About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks
DB106780 10 hours 0 minutes
by David Rooney
read by David Rooney
Historian highlights turning points in history through twelve clocks, as well as the role of timepieces in the lives of humans and the ways we navigate the world. Topics include creating order, faith, virtue, markets and commerce, knowledge, empire building, manufacturing, morality, resistance, identity, war, and peace. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106780 About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks

Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution
DB105922 4 hours 34 minutes
by Carlo Rovelli
read by David Rintoul
Author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics (DB84064) and The Order of Time (DB91287) analyzes quantum theory. Discusses the discoveries and theories formed since Werner Heisenberg made a crucial breakthrough on the North Sea island of Helgoland. Translated from the original 2020 Italian edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105922 Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution

The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science
DB102574 8 hours 19 minutes
by Michael Strevens
read by Julian Elfer
Philosopher's perspective on the meaning and origin of science. Strevens weaves an evolutionary history of the scientific method, beginning with free-thinkers like Isaac Newton in the seventeenth-century Scientific Revolution, up to the compartmentalized, dehumanized, efficient science that's responsible for fast-tracking recent progress. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102574 The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science

Social Sciences

The Fire Next Time
DB102571 2 hours 28 minutes
by James Baldwin
read by Jesse Martin
In two essays, combining autobiography with political philosophy, Baldwin expresses how he feels as a Black American in White America. Includes a section on the Black Muslim movement and a meeting with its leader, Elijah Muhammad. Commercial audiobook. 1963.
DB102571 The Fire Next Time

Animal, Vegetable, Junk
DB102612 12 hours 55 minutes
by Mark Bittman
read by Mark Bittman
Author of A Bone to Pick (DB81364) and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian (DB92289) analyzes the ways the drive for food has shaped and influenced human history and culture. Topics include destructive social institutions, climate change, and corporate control of food supply chains. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102612 Animal, Vegetable, Junk

Allies: Real Talk about Showing Up, Screwing Up, and Trying Again
DB106557 6 hours 20 minutes
edited by Shakirah Bourne and Dana Alison Levy
read by various narrators
Sixteen essays that explore what being an ally is, needing an ally, and showing up for friends and strangers. From raw stories of racism and invisible disability to powerful moments of passing the mic, these authors share their truths and invite you to think about your own experiences and choices. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2021.
DB106557 Allies: Real Talk about Showing Up, Screwing Up, and Trying Again

Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty
DB102567 11 hours 27 minutes
by Maurice Chammah
read by Kevin R. Free
A portrait of the death penalty in Texas and its larger implications within the American justice system. Charts the rise and fall of capital punishment in Texas through the eyes of those affected by it, including a judge, a lawyer, death row prisoners, and the executioners themselves. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102567 Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex
DB106422 7 hours 46 minutes
by Angela Chen
read by Natalie Naudus
Author explores perspectives on desire and identity for asexual individuals and discusses what asexuality reveals about gender roles, romance, consent, societal pressures, the intersection of sexuality and identity, and more. She reflects on both her own experiences of asexuality and those of others. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106422 Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex

Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness
DB106796 8 hours 32 minutes
by Laura Coates
read by Laura Coates
Prosecutor for the Department of Justice observes the tensions existing between the idealism of the law and the reality of working within America's legal system. She discusses the gap between what is right and what is lawful, and explores how the pursuit of justice can create injustice at times. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106796 Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness

Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm
DB105860 8 hours 43 minutes
by Robin DiAngelo
read by Robin DiAngelo
Author of White Fragility (DB91860) explores how a culture of "niceness" and white progressiveness can inadvertently cause daily harm to people of color. She identifies common patterns of behavior and breaks down how even they can perpetuate racial harm. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB105860 Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm

The Big Questions Book of Sex & Consent
DB102614 7 hours 34 minutes
by Donna Freitas
read by Donna Freitas
Professor encourages a thoughtful approach in our attitudes about sex and consent. Freitas questions the meaning and purpose of sex, fears about the act, and why consent is more than a yes or no question. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB102614 The Big Questions Book of Sex & Consent

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
DB105912 24 hours 5 minutes
by David Graeber and David Wengrow
read by Mark Williams
Two archaeologists explore reinterpretations of early societal development and reject the common understanding of early mankind as primitive and childlike. Drawing on new understanding and research, the authors theorize about what shape human society may have taken if not in bands of hunter-gatherers as long as previously assumed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB105912 The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

The Women's History of the Modern World: How Radicals, Rebels, and Everywomen Revolutionized the Last 200 Years
DB105863 12 hours 7 minutes
by Rosalind Miles
read by Erin Bennett
Author of Who Cooked the Last Supper? (DB103656) profiles female rebels, reactionaries, and trailblazers who left their mark on history from the French Revolution up through the early twenty-first century. Discusses heads of state, scientists, writers, artists, athletes, religious figures, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105863 The Women's History of the Modern World: How Radicals, Rebels, and Everywomen Revolutionized the Last 200 Years

Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation
DB103243 8 hours 28 minutes
by Anne Helen Petersen
read by Anne Helen Petersen
Examines large-scale burnout in millennials and discusses what cultural shifts led to this phenomenon, the pressures that sustain it, and what societal changes would be needed to alleviate it. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB103243 Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation

The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border
DB102638 2 hours 16 minutes
by Juan Pablo Villalobos
read by various narrators
Interviews teens at various stages of the immigration process to illustrate their stories and the physical and emotional difficulties of their travels. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2019.
DB102638 The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border

Sports and Recreation

Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent
DB102483 5 hours 53 minutes
by Rich Cohen
read by Tim Campbell
Author of The Last Pirate of New York (DB95726) explores the competitive world of youth hockey, drawing on his own experiences as a former player and a devoted hockey parent himself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102483 Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent

Cy Young: The Baseball Life and Career
DB102455 9 hours 52 minutes
by Lew Freedman
read by Jake Williams
Sportswriter's account of Young's (1867-1955) life and baseball career, from his childhood in Ohio to spending years in the minor leagues with the Cleveland Spiders to success in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox as a pitcher and, later, as a manager. 2020.
DB102455 Cy Young: The Baseball Life and Career

Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard
DB102493 10 hours 48 minutes
by Jim Gray
read by various narrators
Hall of Fame broadcaster shares stories and interviews from his long career covering sports. Examines how money, celebrity, and the media interact, and how sports has led to momentous transformations in American society. Interviewees include Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Pete Rose, Tom Brady, and Michael Jordan. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102493 Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard

Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks
DB106707 11 hours 5 minutes
by Chris Herring
read by Brian Hutchison
Sports journalist looks at the origin, evolution, and eventual decline of the New York Knicks basketball team, focusing on the 1990s. The Knicks hired coach Pat Riley in 1991, who radically changed the culture of the franchise--turning them into a team often looking for a fight. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106707 Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks

Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan
DB102456 10 hours 51 minutes
by Jessica Luther and Kavitha A. Davidson
read by Kristin Allison
Two sportswriters explore what it means to be a fan, even as ethical concerns complicate the games we love. Topics discussed include the CTE dangers in contact sports like football, racist mascots, fan favorite players accused of domestic violence, and more. Strong language. 2020.
DB102456 Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan

See You at the Campground: A Guide to Discovering Community, Connection, and a Happier Family in the Great Outdoors
DB105883 8 hours 3 minutes
by Stephanie Puglisi and Jeremy Puglisi
read by various narrators
The authors, parents of infant twins and creators of a podcast on RVing, give advice on the different ways that camping can lead to a happier, healthier family. Topics include hiking with children, navigating RV camping in state parks, and camping in national parks. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB105883 See You at the Campground: A Guide to Discovering Community, Connection, and a Happier Family in the Great Outdoors

Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever
DB102745 6 hours 54 minutes
by Kareem Rosser
read by Landon Woodson
Author describes growing up in a West Philadelphia neighborhood devastated by poverty and violence. He and his brothers stumble upon a stable run by Lezlie Hiner, who offers to teach them to ride, leading the author to become part of the first all-Black national interscholastic polo championship team. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102745 Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever

Stage and Screen

Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office
DB105881 11 hours 17 minutes
by Brian Baumgartner and Ben Silverman
read by various narrators
An actor and producer of The Office team up to provide the inside story of the popular TV show. Based on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with the cast and creators, who share their favorite untold stories, spill secrets, and muse on the show's unlikely success. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2021.
DB105881 Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office

Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today
DB106747 6 hours 50 minutes
by Valerie Bertinelli
read by Valerie Bertinelli
Memoir from actress who began her career on TV’s One Day at a Time. In this collection of personal essays, she discusses her lifelong struggles with feelings of low self-worth, as well as her ongoing issues with weight and body image. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2022.
DB106747 Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today

Walking with Ghosts: A Memoir
DB102499 6 hours 59 minutes
by Gabriel Byrne
read by Gabriel Byrne
Memoir of an award-winning Irish actor. Tells of growing up in Dublin, the oldest of six children born to working-class parents. After early plans to become a priest fizzled, he joined a Dublin theatre group, beginning his forty-year career as an actor on stage and screen. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB102499 Walking with Ghosts: A Memoir

Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World
DB105911 17 hours 39 minutes
by Wil Haygood
read by Cary Hite
Examines 100 years of Black movies--from Gone with the Wind to blaxploitation films to Black Panther--using the struggles and triumphs of the artists, and the films themselves, as a prism to explore Black culture, civil rights, and racism in America. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB105911 Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World

Veronica: The Autobiography of Veronica Lake
DB105944 9 hours 11 minutes
by Veronica Lake
read by Kerry Dukin
Autobiography of screen icon with the peek-a-boo hairstyle who appeared in classic films like 1941's Sullivan’s Travels. Born Connie Ockleman in Brooklyn in 1922, Lake had an ambitious stage mother who called the shots. She chronicles her career, her failed marriages, and her struggles later in life. Some strong language. 1969.
DB105944 Veronica: The Autobiography of Veronica Lake

Harpo Speaks!
DB105678 16 hours 59 minutes
by Harpo Marx and Rowland Barber
read by Doug Ramsdell
Autobiography of the one member of the Marx Brothers who never had a line on film. Describes leaving school in the second grade and gaining life lessons on the streets of New York's Upper East Side and on the vaudeville circuit of the early 1900s. Some strong language. 1961.
DB105678 Harpo Speaks!

Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film
DB105693 26 hours 12 minutes
by Alan K. Rode
read by Mark Ashby
Biography of Academy Award-winning director Michael Curtiz (1886-1962), whose films range from Casablanca to White Christmas. Chronicles his early life in Hungary before immigrating to the United States in 1926. While the director was famously difficult to work with, his films are his legacy. Strong language. 2017.
DB105693 Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather
DB106586 15 hours 5 minutes
by Mark Seal
read by Phil Thron
Magazine editor provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 1972 film The Godfather, drawn from interviews with the director, stars, and the writer of the novel. In addition to the usual creative woes, The Godfather had to contend with unwelcome attention from the mob. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106586 Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather

Camera Man: Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the Twentieth Century
DB106782 12 hours 14 minutes
by Dana Stevens
read by Dana Stevens
Film critic examines the life of groundbreaking filmmaker Buster Keaton, from his humble beginnings in vaudeville with his parents to his meteoric rise to Hollywood stardom during the silent era. Based on research of both Keaton and the early years of the film industry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
DB106782 Camera Man: Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the Twentieth Century

Masterpiece: America’s 50-Year-Old Love Affair with British Television Drama
DB102606 11 hours 34 minutes
by Nancy West
read by Eva Wilhelm
English professor looks at the impact of the PBS anthology program which began in 1971 as Masterpiece Theatre. Provides interviews, commentary, and behind-the-scenes content covering landmark programs from both Masterpiece and the companion program Mystery!, including Upstairs, Downstairs, Downton Abbey, Prime Suspect, and more. 2020.
DB102606 Masterpiece: America’s 50-Year-Old Love Affair with British Television Drama

US History

The War Beat, Pacific: The American Media at War against Japan
DB105676 15 hours 49 minutes
by Steven Casey
read by James Lurie
History of American war correspondents who risked life and limb to report on the critical battles taking place in the Pacific during World War II. Shares new details from primary sources, and sheds light on the struggle between the press and the military. Some violence and some strong language. 2021.
DB105676 The War Beat, Pacific: The American Media at War against Japan

American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day
DB105669 14 hours 43 minutes
by Robert Coram
read by Ray Foushee
Life story of a decorated Air Force veteran who was imprisoned during the Vietnam war alongside John McCain. While best known for his military feats, after retirement he would take up another fight--for better treatment of veterans by the US government. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2007.
DB105669 American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day

Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation
DB106555 19 hours 29 minutes
by Peter Cozzens
read by Mark Bramhall
The author of The Earth Is Weeping (DB88333) profiles the Shawnee leader and his younger brother, Tenskwatawa, who partnered in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States. Explores misconceptions about the pair, discusses their role in cultural revitalization among their people, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB106555 Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters
DB102591 22 hours 24 minutes
by James W. Douglass
read by Pete Larkin
Describes globally significant events leading up to President Kennedy's assassination and the attack itself. Theorizes about potential political forces at work in that death and any subsequent cover-up. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.
DB102591 JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters

World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution
DB102725 18 hours 34 minutes
by Richard Godbeer
read by Mark Ashby
Historian recounts the American Revolution through the experiences of a Philadelphia Quaker couple, Elizabeth Drinker and the merchant Henry Drinker. Spanning roughly fifty years, this account illuminates how patriots often villified, threatened, and killed pacifist Quakers as enemies of the cause. 2019.
DB102725 World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution

Robert E. Lee: A Life
DB106569 22 hours 35 minutes
by Allen C. Guelzo
read by Jason Culp
Author of Lincoln (DB86399) and Gettysburg (DB77018) examines the life and legacy of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Follows him from his upbringing in upscale Virginian society through his military career, decision to side with Virginia's secession, and leadership during the Civil War. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106569 Robert E. Lee: A Life

Radical Sufficiency: Work, Livelihood, and a US Catholic Economic Ethic
DB105982 17 hours 42 minutes
by Christine Firer Hinze
read by Eva Wilhelm
An updated analysis of the teachings of priest-economist Monsignor John A. Ryan (1869-1945), who advocated for social reform through worker justice and a living wage. The author, a professor at Fordham, recommends strategies and policies to fulfill the Christian goal of a dignified livelihood for all. 2021.
DB105982 Radical Sufficiency: Work, Livelihood, and a US Catholic Economic Ethic

Lincoln's Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War--for Better and for Worse
DB103890 18 hours 45 minutes
by Candice Shy Hooper
read by Candice Shy Hooper
Examines the lives and historical impact of Jessie Frémont, Nelly McClellan, Ellen Sherman, and Julia Grant, the wives of Abraham Lincoln's top generals. Discusses how these women influenced both their husbands and President Lincoln throughout the course of the American Civil War. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
DB103890 Lincoln's Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War--for Better and for Worse

The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History
DB105964 10 hours 44 minutes
by Norman Mailer
read by Shawn Hertel
In this autobiographical non-fiction novel, the author chronicles the famed October 1967 March on the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War. Describes his own participation and appraises the myths, heroes, and demons of the 1960s. Strong language. Pulitzer Prize. 1968.
DB105964 The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History

The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America
DB106571 6 hours 55 minutes
by Matthew Pearl
read by Jeremy Arthur
Author of The Dante Club (DB55723) recounts the kidnapping of pioneer Daniel Boone's daughter Jemima by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party. Details the following events in the larger context of westward expansion, Native American relations, and America's transition from colony to nation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106571 The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America

Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization
DB102486 8 hours 9 minutes
by Joe Scarborough
read by Joe Scarborough
Host of MSNBC's Morning Joe discusses President Harry Truman's efforts to fend off Soviet threats at the dawn of the Cold War through the "Truman Doctrine." Describes the larger global context of the conflict and examines events in both Washington and Europe in order to analyze the changing geopolitics. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102486 Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization

The Man Who Hated Women: Sex, Censorship, and Civil Liberties in the Gilded Age
DB105672 12 hours 54 minutes
by Amy Sohn
read by Kerry Dukin
History of Anthony Comstock, a US postal inspector, and his eponymous laws, which made it illegal to mail contraceptives and obscene material in 1873. Details the lives of eight women who challenged his outlook and laws, including Victoria C. Woodhull, the first woman presidential candidate. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2021.
DB105672 The Man Who Hated Women: Sex, Censorship, and Civil Liberties in the Gilded Age

The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
DB106475 25 hours 22 minutes
by Karen Tumulty
read by Kate Reading
Examines the life and legacy of First Lady Nancy Reagan, particularly the key role that she played in her husband's political successes. Also discusses Reagan's difficult childhood. Draws on archives, letters, memoirs, and White House records. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106475 The Triumph of Nancy Reagan

Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution
DB105834 6 hours 52 minutes
by Gordon S. Wood
read by Stephen Van Doren
Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the development of US governmental institutions from the 1760s through the early 1800s. Explains the debates over major issues like representation, division of authority, liberty, slavery, public vs. private, and written constitutions. 2021.
DB105834 Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution

World History

Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War
DB106807 11 hours 15 minutes
by Vincent Brown
read by Bill Andrew Quinn
Recounts the 1760 uprising of enslaved West Africans in Jamaica (then called Coromantees). Describes how the insurgency, known as Tacky's Revolt, was eventually put down but had an effect throughout the British Empire. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106807 Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II
DB102741 15 hours 50 minutes
by Winston Groom
read by George Guidall
Author of Shrouds of Glory (DB41009) discusses how Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin came together during World War II despite their vastly different backgrounds and political ideologies. Draws on correspondence among the three leaders. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB102741 The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II

Mudlark: In Search of London's Past along the River Thames
DB102623 9 hours 36 minutes
by Lara Maiklem
read by Xanthe Elbrick
Author discusses her search for historical artifacts in the muddy shores of the River Thames, including finds dating back to the Roman Empire. She reflects on her finds and their historical significance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB102623 Mudlark: In Search of London's Past along the River Thames

The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel
DB106559 10 hours 16 minutes
by Kati Marton
read by various narrators
Examines German Chancellor Angela Merkel's life and discusses what factors may have led to her political success. Identifies trends in Merkel's dealings, issues on which she has focused, and challenges she has faced, including her complicated relationship with President Obama. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106559 The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel

The Language of Thieves: My Family's Obsession with a Secret Code the Nazis Tried to Eliminate
DB102592 7 hours 32 minutes
by Martin Puchner
read by Qarie Marshall
Author recounts learning from his family about a coded language used in Europe called Rotwelsch, which was used primarily by those escaping persecution or down on their luck. He then describes discovering that his grandfather had been a committed Nazi who despised this "language of thieves." Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102592 The Language of Thieves: My Family's Obsession with a Secret Code the Nazis Tried to Eliminate

The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke
DB103407 12 hours 55 minutes
by Timothy Snyder
read by Stephen Van Doren
Historian recounts the life and exploits of Wilhelm von Habsburg. Discusses his coming of age during World War I, his involvement in many international political conflicts, his work as a spy, his love life, and more. 2008.
DB103407 The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke

The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine's Daughters
DB106681 9 hours 4 minutes
by Rachel Trethewey
read by Juliet Stevenson
Draws on previously unpublished family letters to profile former prime minister Winston Churchill's daughters--Diana, Sarah, Marigold, and Mary. Examines their complex family relationships, character traits, and the trajectory of their lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106681 The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine's Daughters

The Nine Lives of Pakistan: Dispatches from a Precarious State
DB102682 11 hours 16 minutes
by Declan Walsh
read by Roger Clark
New York Times correspondent portrays Pakistan through the lives of nine individuals during a tumultuous decade. After describing the political upheaval alongside bravery and idealism, Walsh concludes by describing his own encounter with an intelligence agent and his subsequent deportation from Pakistan. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
DB102682 The Nine Lives of Pakistan: Dispatches from a Precarious State

Churchill's Shadow: The Life and Afterlife of Winston Churchill
DB106682 23 hours 52 minutes
by Geoffrey Wheatcroft
read by Jonathan Keeble
Examines Winston Churchill's life and works separate the man from the myth he so carefully cultivated. Also scrutinizes Churchill's legacy on both sides of the Atlantic. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
DB106682 Churchill's Shadow: The Life and Afterlife of Winston Churchill

Books for Children

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Books are listed alphabetically within the headings Children’s Fiction and Children’s Nonfiction by subject category, author last name, and title. For example, the title Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown would be listed in Children’s Fiction under the Classics subject category and by the last name Brown.

Children's Fiction

Adventure

The Way to Rio Luna
DB102697 7 hours 20 minutes
by Zoraida Córdova
read by Gabriela García
Danny Monteverde, an eleven-year-old living in a foster group home, believes in magic and the enchanted land of Rio Luna. One day he finds a mysterious book in the library that contains a map to Rio Luna and a way to find Pili, his missing sister. For grades 3-6. 2020.
DB102697 The Way to Rio Luna

Escape from Falaise: Ranger's Apprentice; the Royal Ranger, Book 5
DB105915 7 hours 39 minutes
by John Flanagan
read by John Keating
Held captive by the dangerous Baron Lassigny, Will and his fearless young apprentice Maddie must outwit the Baron to escape, with the help of their friends from home. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2021.
DB105915 Escape from Falaise: Ranger's Apprentice; the Royal Ranger, Book 5

Pirate Stew
DB102523 0 hours 13 minutes
by Neil Gaiman
read by Neil Gaiman
Long John, the ship's cook, has a whole crew of wild pirates and two kids in tow. He's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon! Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2020.
DB102523 Pirate Stew

The Animal Rescue Agency No. 1: Case File; Little Claws
DB103235 2 hours 47 minutes
by Eliot Schrefer
read by Reba Buhr
When polar bear cub Little Claws floats away on an ice floe, his mom Big Claws turns to the Animal Rescue Agency for help. The agency run by Esquire Fox and a blustery old rooster, Mr. Pepper, speedily responds to all critters in need! Commercial audiobook. For grades 2-4. 2021.
DB103235 The Animal Rescue Agency No. 1: Case File; Little Claws

Family

Breathing Underwater
DB106276 5 hours 16 minutes
by Sarah Allen
read by Mary March
During a road trip, thirteen-year-old Olivia, a budding photographer, tries to recreate a Treasure Hunt she once shared with her sixteen-year-old sister, Ruth, while watching for signs that Ruth's depression is back. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106276 Breathing Underwater

Almost Flying
DB106460 8 hours 40 minutes
by Jake Maia Arlow
read by Em Grosland
When her dad suddenly announces that he's engaged to a woman with a daughter, Dalia's schemes for the summer turn upside down. As the future sisters, Dalia and Alexa, and their friends enjoy an amusement park vacation, Dalia begins to suspect that she might have more-than-friend feelings for a new friend, Rani. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106460 Almost Flying

Child of the Universe
DB102595 0 hours 11 minutes
by Ray Jayawardhana
read by Eva Wilhelm
A father communicates his love for his daughter by telling about her connections with the greater universe. For preschool-grade 2. 2020.
DB102595 Child of the Universe

Coquí in the City
DB106561 0 hours 12 minutes
by Nomar Perez
read by Almarie Guerra
When Miguel and his parents move from Puerto Rico to the US mainland, Miguel misses their home, his grandparents, and his pet frog, Coquí. But he soon realizes that New York City has more in common with back home than he initially thought. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB106561 Coquí in the City

Our Table
DB106002 0 hours 9 minutes
by Peter H. Reynolds
read by Carl Stewart
A little girl named Violet diligently works to reunite her family and bring them back together--at their table. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB106002 Our Table

Genesis Begins Again
DB103264 8 hours 50 minutes
by Alicia D. Williams
read by Alicia D. Williams
Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family’s troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as she is. Commercial audiobook. John Steptoe Award. For grades 5-8. 2019.
DB103264 Genesis Begins Again

Maizy Chen's Last Chance
DB106799 4 hours 43 minutes
by Lisa Yee
read by Yu-Li Alice Shen
Maizy Chen visits her estranged grandparents, who own and run a Chinese restaurant in Last Chance, Minnesota. As her visit lengthens, she makes unexpected discoveries about her family's history and herself. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2022.
DB106799 Maizy Chen's Last Chance

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao
DB106443 0 hours 11 minutes
by Kat Zhang
read by Cindy Kay
Amy is determined to make a perfect dumpling as her parents and grandmother do, but hers are always too empty, too full, or not pinched together properly. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2019.
DB106443 Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Fantasy

One True King: The School for Good and Evil
DB102669 18 hours 46 minutes
by Soman Chainani
read by Polly Lee
A final set of tests and challenges will determine who will be the king of Camelot. Sequel to A Crystal of Time (DB96053). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2020.
DB102669 One True King: The School for Good and Evil

The Pod and the Bog: Zoey and Sassafras
DB105873 1 hours 8 minutes
by Asia Citro
read by Janina Edwards
An old friend visits Zoey with a glowing seed pod. Zoey, Sassafras and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious and rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust! Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2018.
DB105873 The Pod and the Bog: Zoey and Sassafras

The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
DB102445 4 hours 34 minutes
by Adrianna Cuevas
read by Anthony Rey Perez
When his father gets deployed to Afghanistan, Nestor and his mother move in with his Cuban abuela. Nestor tries to keep his ability to communicate with animals a secret, but the town is threatened by a witch that transforms the residents into animals. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.
DB102445 The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

Bo and the Dragon-Pup: Unicorn Diaries
DB106254 0 hours 31 minutes
by Rebecca Elliott
read by Margaret Strom
When items go missing from the Sparklegrove School for Unicorns, all the clues left behind point to dragons. Although they have never seen one, the unicorns come up with a plan to investigate. For grades K-3. 2020.
DB106254 Bo and the Dragon-Pup: Unicorn Diaries

Creatures of the Flood: Bamboo Kingdom
DB106328 6 hours 58 minutes
by Erin Hunter
read by Lillie Ricciardi
Three young pandas set out on separate journeys to save their homes and families in the Bamboo Kingdom. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB106328 Creatures of the Flood: Bamboo Kingdom

Anya and the Nightingale
DB103237 9 hours 30 minutes
by Sofiya Pasternack
read by Laura Knight Keating
Thirteen-year-old Anya sets out to find her missing father but instead travels to Kiev, where she meets the tsar, dines with a rabbi, and works to rescue two brothers from a dangerous monster lurking beneath the city. Sequel to Anya and the Dragon (DB96858). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2020.
DB103237 Anya and the Nightingale

The Endless King: Knights of the Borrowed Dark
DB105844 10 hours 43 minutes
by Dave Rudden
read by Jon Pinnow
Knight training has barely begun before an unexpected arrival appears with news that throws the fortress into uproar. The Endless King has fallen, his dark realm rising in a brutal civil war. When the conflict strikes closer to home, Denizen and his friends face their greatest challenge yet. For grades 5-8. 2018.
DB105844 The Endless King: Knights of the Borrowed Dark

StarChaser: TodHunter Moon, Book 3
DB102442 9 hours 28 minutes
by Angie Sage
read by Nicola Barber
With the UnRaveling threatening to destroy the kingdom, Alice TodHunter embarks on a dangerous journey to find a new KeyStone that may have the power to save the castle and its Magyk. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2016.
DB102442 StarChaser: TodHunter Moon, Book 3

Gloom Town
DB104576 6 hours 34 minutes
by Ronald L. Smith
read by Dawn Ursula
Twelve-year-old Rory and his friend Izzy foil the plans of Lord Foxglove, for whom Rory works as a valet, and his inhuman accomplices, who are trying to take over the world. For grades 4-7. 2020.
DB104576 Gloom Town

The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy
DB105869 9 hours 50 minutes
by Anne Ursu
read by Elise Arsenault
After her brother Luka's sorcerer testing day turns into a disaster, Marya's parents blame her. The Guild orders her to attend Dragomir Academy, a school for wayward girls. But instead, she finds friendship and ultimately discovers her talents. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB105869 The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy

Growing Up

Stacey's Extraordinary Words
DB106554 0 hours 16 minutes
by Stacey Abrams
read by Stacey Abrams
When she is chosen to compete in the local spelling bee, Stacey learns that, win or lose, her words are powerful, and sometimes perseverance is the most important word of all. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2021.
DB106554 Stacey's Extraordinary Words

Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration
DB102480 0 hours 13 minutes
by Samara Cole Doyon
read by Chrystal Bethell
Joyful girls celebrate feeling at home in one's own beautiful brown skin. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2020.
DB102480 Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration

My Little Brave Girl
DB102774 0 hours 6 minutes
by Hilary Duff
read by Hilary Duff
An empowering message to little girls to reach higher, dream bigger, and approach the world with their hearts wide open. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB102774 My Little Brave Girl

Playing the Cards You're Dealt
DB106454 6 hours 9 minutes
by Varian Johnson
read by Dion Graham
While Anthony's friends are stressing about homework and girls, Ant has only one thing on his mind: how he'll measure up to his father's expectations at the card table. When his best friend gets grounded, the new girl in the class becomes an unexpected spades partner. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB106454 Playing the Cards You're Dealt

That Thing about Bollywood
DB106322 8 hours 1 minutes
by Supriya Kelkar
read by Soneela Nankani
Sonali cannot bring herself to share her feelings. But when she wakes up one day and begins to involuntarily burst into Bollywood songs and dance routines that showcase her emotions, she realizes she has to find her voice and stop holding things inside. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106322 That Thing about Bollywood

Hey Black Child
DB104591 0 hours 25 minutes
by Useni Eugene Perkins
read by Dawn Ursula
A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates Black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals. Includes supplemental material. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2017.
DB104591 Hey Black Child

Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury
DB106516 0 hours 15 minutes
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
read by Susan Spain
A celebration of Black and brown babies and the joy, tender moments, and boundless love shared between children and their caregivers. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB106516 Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury

Shady Baby
DB105874 0 hours 8 minutes
by Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Jr.
read by Gabrielle Union
After a long morning of being fabulous, Shady Baby
heads to the park for a relaxing play session, only to find some kids picking on others. Shady flashes them a look--her famous side-eye--and teaches them that it's better to play nice. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB105874 Shady Baby

Dream Street
DB105914 0 hours 13 minutes
by Tricia Elam Walker
read by Justin Nicholas-Elam Ruff
Cousins pay homage to the street they grew up on and the loving community that made their childhood special. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB105914 Dream Street

Historical Fiction

Kingdom's Dawn: Kingdom, Book 1
DB105783 3 hours 48 minutes
by Chuck Black
read by various narrators
Sixteen-year-old Leinad, a farmer, learns that his calling is to help thwart the Dark Knight and his Shadow Warriors, who are trying to stop the King from restoring the kingdom of Arrethtrae to glory. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2006.
DB105783 Kingdom's Dawn: Kingdom, Book 1

Overground Railroad
DB102767 0 hours 15 minutes
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
read by various narrators
Ruth Ellen, a young Black girl, tells the story of her family's train journey from North Carolina to New York City as part of the Great Migration. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2020.
DB102767 Overground Railroad

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna
DB106811 5 hours 17 minutes
by Alda P. Dobbs
read by Ana Osorio
During the Mexican Revolution, twelve-year-old Petra Luna flees north with her abuelita and siblings in search of a safe place to live a better life. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106811 Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

Titanic, Books 1-2
DB102728 7 hours 15 minutes
by Gordon Korman
read by Gabriella Cavallero
In Unsinkable, the lives of four young passengers aboard the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic become linked. Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie try to determine if a killer is on board--and then an iceberg appears in Collision Course. For grades 4-7. 2011.
DB102728 Titanic, Books 1-2

Escape from Chernobyl
DB106285 5 hours 8 minutes
by Andy Marino
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
Two young siblings flee the Chernobyl disaster with their parents, but the Communist Party is on their heels. Meanwhile, the friends and family they left behind contend with a disinformation campaign that's determined to pretend nothing is wrong--even as deadly radiation spills into the air. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB106285 Escape from Chernobyl

The Swallows' Flight
DB106321 7 hours 6 minutes
by Hilary McKay
read by Katherine Press
The lives of two sets of best friends, Kate and Ruby in England and Erik and Hans in Germany, as well as a stray dog in London are brought together in unexpected ways during World War II. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB106321 The Swallows' Flight

The Welcome Chair
DB105972 0 hours 24 minutes
by Rosemary Wells
read by Mary March
A treasured wooden chair is passed down from family to family, with each new owner carving the word "welcome" in a new language. For grades K-3. 2021.
DB105972 The Welcome Chair

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA
DB102498 3 hours 56 minutes
by Brenda Woods
read by John Kroft
Twelve-year-old Gabriel gains a new perspective when he becomes friends with Meriwether, a Black World War II hero who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2019.
DB102498 The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

Humor

Genius Camp: The Smartest Kid in the Universe
DB105919 6 hours 15 minutes
by Chris Grabenstein
read by Kirby Heyborne
Twelve-year-old Jake McQuade--the smartest kid in the universe--goes to a camp for geniuses, where he goes up against the Virtuoso quantum computer, the smartest machine in the universe. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2021.
DB105919 Genius Camp: The Smartest Kid in the Universe

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End
DB102747 1 hours 45 minutes
by Jeff Kinney
read by Ramon De Ocampo
In the family's cross-country camping trip, Greg Heffley and his family find themselves stranded at a sad RV park. When the rain starts to fall, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6 and older readers. 2020.
DB102747 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End

It's a Zoo in Here! Middle School
DB106737 4 hours 29 minutes
by James Patterson and Brian Sitts
read by Mark Sanderlin
Rafe is horrified that he has to go to summer school, but instead of three weeks in a schoolroom, he finds himself at BushyTail animal refuge. It is hard, smelly work, and he needs to use the experience to produce a first-class science report. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2022.
DB106737 It's a Zoo in Here! Middle School

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh
DB106275 6 hours 14 minutes
by Helen Rutter
read by Guy Williams
Billy Plimpton wants to be a famous comedian, but his stutter gets in the way. He decides to avoid talking in his new school. However, Billy's newfound silence manages to draw the attention of the school bully. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB106275 The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast
DB105967 0 hours 10 minutes
by David Ezra Stein
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
The little red chicken wakes up hungry for one thing: cookies! Papa thinks nursery rhymes would make a better morning treat--and an excuse to rest in bed a little longer. But with little Chicken, nothing happens quite as planned. For preschool-grade 2. 2021.
DB105967 Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast

Scary Stories

The Ghost in the Third Row
DB102619 3 hours 17 minutes
by Bruce Coville
read by Christina Moore
While auditioning for a play, Nina, a sixth grader, sees a ghost sitting in the audience. As strange things happen at the theater, Nina decides to do some ghost hunting on her own. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 1987.
DB102619 The Ghost in the Third Row

Hide and Seeker
DB102704 8 hours 21 minutes
by Daka Hermon
read by Dwayne Glapion
After mysteriously disappearing for a year, Zee freaks out when his friends--Justin, Nia, and Lyric--play an odd game of hide-and-seek. Soon his friends are pulled into a shadowy world ruled by a monstrous, shape-shifting Seeker and forced to play a terrifying game. For grades 4-7. 2020.
DB102704 Hide and Seeker

The Stitchers: Fright Watch
DB105876 6 hours 34 minutes
by Lorien Lawrence
read by Rebecca Gibel
Thirteen-year-olds Quinn Parker and Mike Warren uncover the awful truth about their strange neighbors and the gruesome secret of how they stay young. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2020.
DB105876 The Stitchers: Fright Watch

Ghosts Don't Ride Bikes, Do They? Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol, Book 2
DB106212 0 hours 35 minutes
by Andres Miedoso
read by James Johnson
After Andres discovers a haunted bike park, he calls best friend Desmond, a ghost investigator. For grades 2-4. 2017.
DB106212 Ghosts Don't Ride Bikes, Do They? Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol, Book 2

The Ash House
DB102742 7 hours 4 minutes
by Angharad Walker
read by Simon Vance
When eleven-year-old Sol arrives at the Ash House, desperate for a cure for his complex pain syndrome, he finds a community of odd children long abandoned by their mysterious Headmaster. And they all dread the Doctor's visits. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB102742 The Ash House

School

Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk!
DB106453 7 hours 33 minutes
by Greg Howard
read by Michael Crouch
In Charleston, South Carolina, a young business entrepreneur, newly out as gay, starts his own junior talent agency and signs a thirteen-year-old aspiring drag queen as his first client. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.
DB106453 Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk!

One Kid's Trash
DB105875 5 hours 42 minutes
by Jamie Sumner
read by Mark Sanderlin
When his father moves them halfway across Colorado, eleven-year-old Hugo is surprised that his remarkable talent for garbology makes him popular for the first time in his life. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB105875 One Kid's Trash

Science Fiction

Escape the Vortex: Voyagers, Book 5
DB103253 3 hours 59 minutes
by Jeanne DuPrau
read by Robbie Daymond
When the Alpha team stops on planet Tundra, they quickly realize the frozen landscape, while beautiful, could be deadly. Their mission becomes even more hazardous after the Omega team requests assistance. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2016.
DB103253 Escape the Vortex: Voyagers, Book 5

Short Stories

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
DB102479 4 hours 1 minutes
by Jason Reynolds
read by various narrators
Ten interconnected short stories that all take place in the same day about kids walking home from school. Read by a full cast. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2019.
DB102479 Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks

Sports Stories

Polo Cowboy
DB106286 6 hours 14 minutes
by G. Neri
read by Dwayne Glapion
Cole gets a job as a stable hand for the polo team at George Washington Military Academy, where the players are rich, white, and stuck-up--all except Ruthie, the team's first and only girl. As Cole and Ruthie become friends, he imagines a different future for himself. Sequel to Ghetto Cowboy (DB74503). For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106286 Polo Cowboy

Children's Nonfiction

Biography

Lizzie Demands a Seat! Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights
DB106294 0 hours 35 minutes
by Beth Anderson
read by Phaedra Eason
One hundred years before Rosa Parks took her stand, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Jennings tried unsuccessfully to board a streetcar in New York City on her way to church. Jennings took her case to court--where future president Chester Arthur represented her--and won, setting a precedent. For grades K-3. 2020.
DB106294 Lizzie Demands a Seat! Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights

African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History
DB105902 3 hours 41 minutes
by Tracey Baptiste
read by Karen Chilton
Short biographies of rulers, educators, inventors, scholars, and explorers who helped shape the African continent and the world, from ancient times through the tumultuous sixteenth century. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB105902 African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History

While I Was Away
DB102726 7 hours 4 minutes
by Waka T. Brown
read by Chieko Hidaka
Author recounts what happened when she was twelve and her parents began to suspect she couldn't understand the Japanese they spoke to her. They made a drastic decision to send her to Tokyo to live for several months with her strict grandmother. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2020.
DB102726 While I Was Away

Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou
DB106579 0 hours 34 minutes
by Bethany Hegedus
read by Cherise Boothe
Biography of African American writer, performer, and activist Maya Angelou, who rose above a childhood of trauma and emotional pain to become one of the most inspiring voices of our lifetime. Includes a forward by her grandson Colin Johnson. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2019.
DB106579 Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou

The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
DB106735 0 hours 16 minutes
by Cynthia Levinson
read by Tara Sands
Chronicles the life of artist, immigrant, and activist Ben Shahn. Shahn used his art to raise awareness for social justice, bringing working people's stories to life. Commercial audiobook. Sibert Award. For grades K-3. 2021.
DB106735 The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art

First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great
DB105984 2 hours 57 minutes
by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace
read by Mark Ashby
Celebrates the genius, diversity, and grit of immigrants and refugees who are artists, athletes, educators, journalists, activists, inventors, and more. Includes profiles of Madeleine Albright, Sergey Brin, Mother Jones, Yo-Yo Ma, Adriana Ocampo, and others. For grades 4-7. 2018.
DB105984 First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great

The Genius under the Table: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain
DB106449 2 hours 55 minutes
by Eugene Yelchin
read by Eugene Yelchin
With equal amounts of charm and solemnity, award-winning author and artist Eugene Yelchin recounts in detail his childhood in Cold War Russia as a young boy desperate to understand his place in his family. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2021.
DB106449 The Genius under the Table: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain

Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler
DB106570 1 hours 33 minutes
by Ibi Zoboi
read by various narrators
Acclaimed novelist recounts the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced a childhood that shaped her into a groundbreaking science fiction storyteller. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2022.
DB106570 Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler

Science and Technology

The Super Cool Science of Harry Potter: The Spell-Binding Science behind the Magic, Creatures, Witches, and Wizards of the Potter Universe!
DB102597 3 hours 15 minutes
by Mark Brake
read by Mark Ashby
Collects real-life facts, science, and history behind the magical world of Harry Potter. Discusses prophecies, flesh-eating plants, potions, and if there are hidden railway stations in London. For grades 4-7. 2020.
DB102597 The Super Cool Science of Harry Potter: The Spell-Binding Science behind the Magic, Creatures, Witches, and Wizards of the Potter Universe!

A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!
DB102641 0 hours 15 minutes
by Alison Donald
read by various narrators
Tells how a chemist, Harry Coover, and his team investigated materials to make for plastics. Instead they invented super glue in their lab! Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2020.
DB102641 A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!

Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner
DB105185 0 hours 35 minutes
by Janice N. Harrington
read by Jake Williams
Award-winning poet and children's author recounts the life of Charles Henry Turner. Turner was a pioneer in animal behavior, an entomologist, a high school science teacher, and a leading African American scientist of his time. For grades 2-4. 2019.
DB105185 Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Chemistry for Kids; Homemade Science Experiments and Activities Inspired by Awesome Chemists, Past and Present
DB105985 5 hours 5 minutes
by Liz Lee Heinecke
read by Mark Ashby
Chemistry guide that features biographies of leading chemists, accompanied by accessible, hands-on experiments and activities to bring the history and principles of chemistry alive. Fun lab experiments include fragrance distillation, building different elements, and creating a home remedy for sunburn. For grades 3-6. 2020.
DB105985 The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Chemistry for Kids; Homemade Science Experiments and Activities Inspired by Awesome Chemists, Past and Present

This Raindrop Has a Billion Stories to Tell
DB102770 0 hours 13 minutes
by Linda Ragsdale
read by Simon Vance
A single raindrop highlights the importance of water conservation and the water cycle. Commercial audiobook. For grades K-3. 2020.
DB102770 This Raindrop Has a Billion Stories to Tell

Save the Crash-test Dummies
DB105848 2 hours 42 minutes
by Jennifer Swanson
read by Michael Russotto
History of car production that offers a front-seat view of the science and engineering that make the world's most important vehicle safe for us to drive. For grades 4-7. 2021.
DB105848 Save the Crash-test Dummies

Foreign Language

Spanish

El Gaucho Insufrible (The Insufferable Gaucho)
DB105898 4 horas 53 minutos
por Roberto Bolaño
leído por Alejandro Vargas-Lugo
Una colección de cuentos del conocido autor chileno, incluyendo el relato titular, en el que un abogado argentino se reimagina como gaucho en las pampas. En "El Policía de las Ratas", un detective ratón se gana el apodo de "Pepe el Tira" en las alcantarillas. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial. Premio Altazor.
(A collection of short stories by the well-known Chilean author, including the titular story, in which an Argentine lawyer reimagines himself as a gaucho out on the pampas. In "The Rat's Policeman," a mouse detective earns the nickname of "Pepe the Tyrant" down in the sewers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Altazor Prize. Spanish language.) 2003.
DB105898 El Gaucho Insufrible (The Insufferable Gaucho)

Luna (Moon)
DB102526 13 horas 43 minutos
por Ana Coello
leído por varios narradores
Tras la muerte de su madre, Sara tiene que mudarse a otra ciudad, donde aparecen tres alumnos desconcertantes en su nuevo colegio. Uno de ellos, Luca, genera en ella emociones inesperadas, y se adentran en lo desconocido, sin imaginar que no hay vuelta atrás. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial.
(After the death of her mother, Sara has to move to another city, where three disconcerting students appear in her new school. One of them, Luca, generates unexpected emotions in her, and they move into the unknown, without imagining that there is no turning back. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Spanish language.) 2018.
DB102526 Luna (Moon)

Aura (Aura)
DB102463 1 horas 31 minutos
por Carlos Fuentes
leído por varios narradores
El joven estudiante Felipe Montero es empleado en la casa de una viuda anciana para redactar las memorias de su difunto esposo. Allí conoce a Aura, su hermosa sobrina de ojos verdes, de quién Montero se enamora apasionadamente. Pero su pasión da lugar al horror cuando, poco a poco, descubre la extraña verdad acerca de Aura y de su relación con su tía. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial.
(Young scholar Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There he meets Aura, her beautiful green-eyed niece with whom he falls passionately in love. But his passion gives way to horror as he gradually learns the truth about Aura and her relationship with her aunt. Unrated. Commercial audiobook.) 1962.
DB102463 Aura

Una Tierra Prometida (A Promised Land)
DB102504 36 horas 7 minutos
por Barack Obama
leído por Víctor Sabi
El primer volumen de las memorias presidenciales de Barack Obama, que relata su viaje desde la juventud hasta la presidencia de los Estados Unidos de América. Habla de sus aspiraciones iniciales, la trayectoria de su carrera política, los momentos más importantes de su primer mandato y unas observaciones sobre la política estadounidense. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial. Traducido del inglés.
(The first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs, recounting his journey from youth to president of the United States of America. He discusses his early aspirations, the trajectory of his political career, landmark moments of his first term, and reflections on American politics. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller.) 2020.
DB102504 Una Tierra Prometida (A Promised Land)

Musicofilia: Relatos de la Música y el Cerebro (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain)
DB105977 18 horas 27 minutos
por Oliver Sacks
leído por Luis Alberto Orozco
Neurólogo y autor del bestseller Despertares (DBG16687) investiga el modo en que la música afecta al cerebro humano observando las experiencias individuales de pacientes, músicos y gente corriente. Describe condiciones como las convulsiones y alucinaciones musicales y la epilepsia musicogénica. También explora los efectos calmantes del sonido. Traducido de la edición en inglés de 2007.
(Neurologist and author of the bestselling Awakenings (DB33438) investigates the way music affects the human brain by observing the individual experiences of patients, musicians, and ordinary people. Describes conditions such as musical seizures and hallucinations and musicogenic epilepsy. Also explores the calming effects of sound.) 2009.
DB105977 Musicofilia: Relatos de la Música y el Cerebro (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain)

Yacay en la Isla de la Furia (Yacay on the Island of Fury)
DB105854 2 horas 57 minutos
por Luz María del Valle
read by Carlos Zertuche
Guiados por los hombres-salamandra, Yacay y sus amigos emprenden un viaje peligroso en el que descubrirán secretos sobre su propio pasado y se enfrentarán a numerosos retos. Todos ellos deberán dar lo mejor de sí mismos para triunfar en este final de la serie. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial. Para grados 5-8.
(Guided by the salamander-men, Yacay and his friends set off on a perilous journey where they will uncover secrets about their own past and face many challenges. They must all give their best in order to succeed in this series finale. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. Spanish language.) 2015.
DB105854 Yacay en la Isla de la Furia (Yacay on the Island of Fury)

Audio Magazines

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AARP Bulletin (10 issues) and AARP The Magazine (6 issues) on one cartridge
American History (6 issues)
Analog Science Fiction and Fact (6 issues)
Asimov’s Science Fiction (6 issues)
Atlantic Monthly (10 issues)
Audubon (5 issues)
Das Beste aus Reader’s Digest (German; 12 issues)
Bon Appétit (10 issues)
Consumer Reports (12 issues)
Contemporary Sound Track: A Review of Pop, Jazz, Rock, and Country (6 issues)
Cricket (9 issues)
Discover (10 issues)
The Economist (51 issues)
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (6 issues)
Essence (6 issues)
Foreign Affairs (6 issues)
France-Amérique (French; 12 issues)
Good Housekeeping (12 issues)
Harper’s Bazaar Magazine (12 issues)
Health and Nutrition Newsletters [includes Scientific American—Health after Fifty (12 issues), Mayo Clinic Health Letter, (12 issues) and Nutrition Action Healthletter (10 issues)]
Horticulture (6 issues)
Humpty Dumpty (6 issues)
Jack and Jill (6 issues)
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (12 issues)
Magazine of the Month (12 issues)
Muse (9 issues)
Musical Mainstream (4 issues)
The Nation (35 issues)
National Geographic (12 issues)
National Geographic Kids [includes Cricket (9 issues)] (10 issues)
National Review (24 issues)
The New Yorker (52 issues)
The New York Times Book Review (52 issues)
Outdoor Life (4 issues)
People (52 issues)
Piano Technicians Journal (12 issues)
QST: Devoted Entirely to Amateur Radio (12 issues)
Quarterly Music Magazine (4 issues)
Reader’s Digest (10 issues)
Rolling Stone (12 issues)
Smithsonian (11 issues)
Sound & Vision (10 issues)
Southern Living (13 issues)
Spider (for children; 9 issues)
Sports Illustrated (27 issues)
Sports Illustrated Kids (11 issues)
Talking Book Topics (6 issues; also contains NLS News, published in 4 issues)
Travel & Leisure (12 issues)
True West (10 issues)
Vital Speeches of the Day (12 issues)
The Week (48 issues)
Wired (12 issues)
The Writer (12 issues)
Yankee Magazine (6 issues)

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