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Table of Contents

In Brief

Books for Adults

Adult Fiction

Adult Nonfiction

Books for Children

Children's Fiction

Children's Nonfiction

Foreign Language

Audio Magazines

In Brief

NLS celebrates its 90th anniversary

March 3, 2021, marked the 90th anniversary of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. NLS will be celebrating throughout 2021 by sharing historical tidbits, interviews, and congratulations from the Library of Congress and others. To follow along as we commemorate our history or share your own experiences with NLS, join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thatallmayread External.

NLS virtual jazz concert available on YouTube

Patrons who missed the live virtual concert on March 3 featuring jazz pianist and NLS patron Matthew Whitaker may still listen to the concert on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/loc External. The concert kicked off the NLS 90th anniversary celebration and was preceded by an interview with Whitaker, which is also available on YouTube. For more information about Matthew Whitaker, check out the NLS Music Notes blog at https://blogs.loc.gov/nls-music-notes or the Library of Congress event page at https://go.usa.gov/xsCzy External.

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library online offerings

The Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library in New York City offers free, interactive Zoom workshops on assistive technology, braille, and books. To receive invitations and reminders about upcoming workshops, email [email protected]ps.com to join the Tech and Culture mailing list. The library has also launched a new podcast called Talkin’ Talking Books. Each episode will feature library staff, volunteers, and patrons engaging in lively and light-hearted conversation about books available through NLS. The first episode can be accessed at http://bit.ly/39AlP4a. For more information about Andrew Heiskell’s offerings, visit www.nypl.org/locations/heiskell External or call 212-621-0627.

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.

IRS releases more accessible 2020 tax documents

The IRS continues to update its website with accessible 2020 tax documents in 508-compliant PDF and BRF formats. Forms can be downloaded from www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/accessible-irs-tax-products External. Patrons who prefer hardcopy braille or large print forms can obtain them by calling the tax form telephone number at 800-829-3676. If you wish to receive a copy of your tax notice in braille or large print, please call the tax assistance telephone number at 800-829-1040.

Monthly accessibility webinars available from Freedom Scientific

Patrons who use JAWS, Fusion, or ZoomText may find the free webinars offered by creator Freedom Scientific useful. Webinars are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at 12 noon Eastern Time and can be accessed at www.freedomscientific.com/training/freewebinars External. Recent topics have included using JAWS to access Microsoft Teams, using JAWS to host a Zoom meeting, and braille literacy. Recordings of all previous webinars are available from the Freedom Scientific website as streaming audio or video.

Free braille children’s books available in BRF

Scholastic and American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults have collaborated to release Tracey West’s Dragon Masters series free in BRF. This seventeen-book series follows various eight-year-olds and their dragon partners. The protagonist of books sixteen, Tessa, is blind. All books can be downloaded from www.actionfund.org/resources/dragon-masters. Books one through fourteen are also available as digital talking books from NLS, beginning with Dragon Masters Books 1–6 (DB96217).

Tactile Images announces new partnership with Getty and NFB

Tactile Images, Getty Images, and the National Federation of the Blind have joined forces to make millions of culturally important images available in accessible formats to museums and other educational institutions around the world. Several traveling exhibits have already been developed, including George Washington: Founding Father and Vincent van Gogh: Masterworks. More exhibits are to follow. While many museums around the world are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, patrons can look forward to new and more accessible displays when cultural institutions reopen. For more information, visit https://tactileimages.com.

Accessible Pharmacy offers home delivery and consultations

Launched in 2020, Accessible Pharmacy is a home delivery pharmacy specializing in the needs of blind and low vision individuals. It offers more than ten different types of packaging, including ScripTalk, as well as patient education services. For more information, visit www.accessiblepharmacy.com External or call 215-799-9900. Accessible Pharmacy has also formed a partnership with Be My Eyes, and its experts can be accessed through the Specialized Help section on the Be My Eyes app for patrons who already subscribe to that service.

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

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird
DB98810 11 hours 53 minutes
by Josie Silver
read by Olivia Vinall
Lydia loses her lover of more than a decade when Freddie dies in a car accident. Deeply grieving, it takes her time to move on. Meanwhile, in her dreams, she has another chance at her old life with Freddie. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Family

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters
DB99032 13 hours 13 minutes
by Balli Kaur Jaswal
read by various narrators
The Shergill sisters--buttoned-up principal Rajni, struggling actress Jezmeen, and duty-bound Shirina--travel to India to honor their mother's deathbed wishes. Each faces a momentous decision, and they take the time to reflect on their next steps. Family secrets are also revealed. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Little Gods
DB98696 9 hours 5 minutes
by Meng Jin
read by various narrators
Su Lan gives birth to her daughter Liya the night of the suppression of the Tiananmen Square protests. A brilliant physicist, Su Lan's mind begins to unravel. Seventeen years later, she dies unexpectedly. Liya--who has grown up in America--must return Su Lan's ashes to China. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Searching for Sylvie Lee
DB95575 11 hours 43 minutes
by Jean Kwok
read by various narrators
Sylvie Lee was raised abroad by her grandmother because her Chinese immigrant parents were too poor to keep her. When she disappears on a trip to the Netherlands to visit her dying grandmother, her younger sister Amy retraces her movements to find answers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Two-Family House
DB97949 8 hours 56 minutes
by Lynda Cohen Loigman
read by Barrie Kreinik
1947. Neighbors and sisters by marriage, Rose and Helen, each give birth to children within minutes of each other at home in the middle of a blizzard. While life seems to return to normal, cracks permeate their deeply forged bond, and it begins to unravel. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

The Revisioners
DB99031 8 hours 25 minutes
by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
read by various narrators
To provide a better school for her son, Ava moves in with her white grandmother, Martha. Martha's behavior grows erratic. Ava's ancestor, Josephine, faces her own challenges in 1924 as a black woman who owns her farm. Their stories begin to converge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Fantasy

False Value
DB98902 11 hours 7 minutes
by Ben Aaronovitch
read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
London cop and magical practitioner Peter Grant has left the Metropolitan Police, taking a security job with a tech startup founded by Silicon Valley guru Terrence Skinner. His boss wants Peter's help catching a rat at the company, but magical problems still follow Peter. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Smoke Bitten
DB98862 10 hours 12 minutes
by Patricia Briggs
read by Lorelei King
Centuries ago, the fae dwelt in Underhill, until the doors were locked against them. The prisoners of the fae were left behind, but now one has escaped. It can look like anyone, its bite puts you in its control, and it is now in coyote-shifter Mercy Thompson Hauptman's territory. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Conceal, Don't Feel: A Twisted Tale
DB98850 6 hours 49 minutes
by Jen Calonita
read by Rachel Matthews
When Elsa begins to remember fragments of her childhood, she sets out from Arendelle to find Anna, the sister she has forgotten. Commercial audiobook. For junior and senior high readers. 2019.

Competence
DB98653 11 hours 54 minutes
by Gail Carriger
read by Moira Quirk
Alone in Singapore, Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship. When she uncovers rumors of a new kind of vampire, Prim and the crew of the Spotted Custard embark on a mission to Peru. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

American Hippo: River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and New Stories
DB99049 8 hours 9 minutes
by Sarah Gailey
read by Stephen Van Doren
The novellas River of Teeth and Taste of Marrow, in which hippos rule the swamp of the former Mississippi River. Originally introduced as an alternative meat source, the feral hippos rule the vast bayou by the 1890s. Winslow Houndstooth gathers a motley crew to win back that land. Violence and strong language. 2018.

The Scribbly Man
DB98771 3 hours 53 minutes
by Terry Goodkind
read by John Skelley
After centuries of bitter feuds and bloodshed, First Wizard Richard and Mother Confessor Kahlan have engineered a fair, peaceful kingdom. But they receive a threat that will destroy everything they have fought for. First of a series of novellas that follow the Sword of Truth series. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The City We Became
DB98901 16 hours 14 minutes
by N.K. Jemisin
read by Robin Miles
Every great city has a soul. New York City? She's got six, all newly awakened to their power. But every city also has a dark side. An ancient evil stirs, threatening to destroy New York and her six newborn avatars unless they can come together to stop it. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The House in the Cerulean Sea
DB98951 12 hours 15 minutes
by TJ Klune
read by Daniel Henning
As a case worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, Linus Baker spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in government-sanctioned orphanages. He is unexpectedly given a highly classified assignment: travel to a remote island orphanage where six dangerous children reside. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Dragon Republic: The Poppy War, Book 2
DB97920 23 hours 48 minutes
by R.F. Kuang
read by Emily Woo Zeller
Rin is an addict on the run from the commands of the fiery Phoenix god, who blessed Rin with her power. Though she doesn't want to live, she refuses to die until she gets revenge on the Empress who betrayed Rin's homeland to its enemies. Sequel to The Poppy War (DB92191). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Sevenwaters, Books 4-6
DB96721 50 hours 41 minutes
by Juliet Marillier
read by various narrators
Three fantasy novels set in ancient Ireland, written 2008-2012. In Heir to Sevenwaters, Clodagh's baby brother is stolen from Sevenwaters, and she must travel to the Otherworld to save him. Also includes Seer of Sevenwaters and Flame of Sevenwaters. Some descriptions of sex. 2013.

Nameless Queen
DB98928 9 hours 22 minutes
by Rebecca McLaughlin
read by Emma Galvin
In the city of Seriden, everyone expected the king's daughter, Esther, would inherit the throne. Instead, it went to a thief called Coin. She is a Nameless--no family, no legal rights, and no standing in society. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.

The Husband Hunter's Guide to London
DB99102 8 hours 33 minutes
by Kate Moore
read by Faith Potts
The daughter of a British intelligence agent, Jane Fawkener is confused when her father disappears after sending her a copy of The Husband Hunter's Guide to London. Convinced the book has hidden a covert message, she investigates while a government escort follows her every move. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2018.

Follow Me to Ground
DB98944 4 hours 23 minutes
by Sue Rainsford
read by various narrators
Ada and her father live on the edge of a village where they use their healing powers to help sick locals by cracking open their damaged bodies or temporarily burying them in the reviving, dangerous Ground nearby. Ada is uninterested in those she helps, until she meets Samson. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Seeker
DB98847 10 hours 22 minutes
by Veronica Rossi
read by various narrators
After sealing Sebastian in a dark dimension with the demon Samrael, Daryn loses her visions and must lead the riders into a shadowy realm to rescue him. Sequel to Riders (DB83752). Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2017.

Blood of Elves
DB98082 10 hours 57 minutes
by Andrzej Sapkowski
read by Peter Kenny
Geralt of Rivia, the assassin known as The Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child with the power to change the world. As war threatens and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all. Translated from the 1994 Polish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

Fortune and Fate
DB99095 15 hours 4 minutes
by Sharon Shinn
read by Eva Wilhelm
Wen, a former elite warrior Rider, is haunted by her failure to protect King Baryn and heartbroken by her lover's marriage to another. After Wen saves Karryn, daughter of one of the rebels, Karryn's uncle Jasper rewards Wen with an offer to train a cadre of bodyguards. Some strong language. 2008.

Soot
DB98831 22 hours 13 minutes
by Dan Vyleta
read by various narrators
It is 1909, ten years after Thomas, Charlie, and Livia released Smoke upon the world. Thomas is in India researching the origins of Smoke. Meanwhile Eleanor Renfrew, niece of the cruel Lord Protector of England, hides from her uncle in Canada. Sequel to Smoke (DB84506). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Flamebringer: A Heartstone Novel
DB98769 10 hours 43 minutes
by Elle Katharine White
read by Billie Fulford-Brown
Tristan Wydrick, sworn enemy of House Daired, is back from the dead and commands forces bent on Arle's destruction. Aliza and Alastair Daired, along with their dragon Akarra, are far from home, trapped in the icy northern wastes by Wydrick's treachery. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

General

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line
DB98647 9 hours 41 minutes
by Deepa Anappara
read by various narrators
Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality police shows. When a classmate goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from TV to find him. He asks friends Pari and Faiz to be his assistants, while other children start disappearing from their urban Indian neighborhood. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Regrets
DB98648 6 hours 48 minutes
by Amy Bonnafons
read by various narrators
Rachel has been watching the same young man sitting at her Brooklyn bus stop. Their chemistry is undeniable, but there's just one problem: he is dead. Thomas can't cross over to the afterlife until he completes a ninety-day stint on earth, while forbidden from getting involved with the living. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Everywhere You Don't Belong
DB98891 7 hours 17 minutes
by Gabriel Bump
read by Korey Jackson
Claude McKay Love grows up on the South Side of Chicago. His Civil Rights-era grandmother is the primary influence on his life as she tries to shape him into a principled man. After riots consume his neighborhood, he leaves Chicago--but he can never shed his experiences. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Small Days and Nights
DB98752 8 hours 51 minutes
by Tishani Doshi
read by Siiri Scott
Grace Marisola leaves behind a failing marriage in the United States when she returns to India to bury her mother. She discovers family secrets--including an institutionalized older sister. Grace brings Lucia to the house she has inherited and works to build a new life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Girl, Woman, Other
DB98756 11 hours 9 minutes
by Bernardine Evaristo
read by Anna-Maria Nabirye
Twelve characters lead vastly different lives in modern Britain. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, they all intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Booker Prize. 2019.

A Good Neighborhood
DB98910 10 hours 38 minutes
by Therese Anne Fowler
read by Ella Turenne
In the tight-knit neighborhood of Oak Knoll, North Carolina, African American professor Valerie Alston-Holt lives with her bi-racial son, Xavier. When a local TV celebrity and his family build a huge house next door, the neighbors clash over damage to a tree on Valerie's property. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Lost in the Spanish Quarter
DB98641 13 hours 41 minutes
by Heddi Goodrich
read by Lisa Flanagan
Heddi has come to Naples to study, but she and her fellow students learn more as they explore the Spanish Quarter of the city. She meets Pietro and they fall in love as each tries to discover their place in the world. Translated from the original Italian edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Writers & Lovers
DB98766 8 hours 16 minutes
by Lily King
read by Stacey Glemboski
Blindsided by her mother's sudden death and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody arrives in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan, but determined to live a creative life. When she falls for two very different men at the same time, her world fractures even more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Temporary
DB98758 5 hours 6 minutes
by Hilary Leichter
read by Mare Trevathan
A young woman works for a temp agency in positions from the menial to the absurd. One day she shines shoes, while another she is a pirate. She fills increasingly bizarre placements in search of steadiness, connection, and something, at last, to call her own. Some strong language. 2020.

Oona Out of Order
DB98703 11 hours 32 minutes
by Margarita Montimore
read by Brittany Pressley
Nineteen-year-old Oona Lockhart is at a crossroads in her life when she attends a New Year's Eve party in 1982. At midnight, she faints and awakens thirty-two years later. A stranger informs her that with each passing year she will leap to another age at random. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Love Story of Missy Carmichael
DB99047 9 hours 56 minutes
by Beth Morrey
read by Harriet Walter
At seventy-nine, Missy Carmichael is estranged or separated from her family and her great love is gone. The last thing Missy expects is for two perfect strangers and one spirited dog to break through her prickly exterior and show Missy just how much love she still has to give. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Cactus League
DB98762 8 hours 56 minutes
by Emily Nemens
read by Eva Wilhelm
Jason Goodyear, star outfielder for the Los Angeles Lions, is with his team in the hot Arizona desert for their annual spring training. Handsome, famous, and talented, Goodyear is nonetheless coming apart at the seams, and everyone around him wants to know his secrets. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2020.

Such a Fun Age
DB97929 10 hours 1 minute
by Kiley Reid
read by Nicole Lewis
African American babysitter Emira Tucker is accused by a security guard of having kidnapped the toddler she is caring for when she takes the girl to an upscale market. The incident is caught on film and her white employer is determined to make things right. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2019.

Five Windows
DB96809 5 hours 48 minutes
by Jon Roemer
read by Bill Delaney
A San Francisco publisher spends his days holed up in his apartment poring over manuscripts. He looks out his window one day to see three houses go up in flames. Afterwards, he finds himself watching his neighbors with suspicion, only to find them watching him the same way. Some strong language. 2019.

In Five Years
DB98798 6 hours 46 minutes
by Rebecca Serle
read by Megan Hilty
Newly engaged Manhattan lawyer Dannie Kohan has a plan for the next five years. But when she goes to sleep she wakes up in a different apartment, beside a very different man. It's the same night, five years in the future. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Redhead by the Side of the Road
DB99044 4 hours 53 minutes
by Anne Tyler
read by MacLeod Andrews
Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit as a self-employed tech expert and superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building. But one day his routines are blown apart when his girlfriend is evicted and a teenager shows up at Micah's door claiming to be his son. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Barn 8
DB98859 7 hours 37 minutes
by Deb Olin Unferth
read by Brittany Pressley
Two auditors for the US egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night. Janey and Cleveland assemble a precarious, quarrelsome team and descend on the farm on a dark spring evening, but catastrophe ensues. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sharks in the Time of Saviors
DB98952 10 hours 41 minutes
by Kawai Strong Washburn
read by various narrators
In 1995, seven-year-old Hawaiian boy Nainoa Flores falls overboard on a ship. He is rescued by sharks, which his family believes marks him as favored by the gods. But as time passes, this supposed divine favor begins to drive the family apart. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Historical Fiction

Lost Boy Found
DB98750 8 hours 21 minutes
by Kirsten Alexander
read by Andi Arndt
1913. One afternoon, four-year-old Sonny goes missing. His wealthy parents search for years. When a young boy is found in the company of a tramp, people believe it could be Sonny. But an unwed farm worker, Grace, also lays claim to the boy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Silver Music Box
DB98482 8 hours 6 minutes
by Mina Baites
read by Kristin Allison
1914. Silversmith Johann Blumenthal creates a work of art for his son Paul before he leaves to fight in the war. As Paul grows up, he finds his family frequently under attack for their Jewish faith. In 1963, Lilian Morrison learns about her true past. Translated from the German edition. Some violence. 2017.

Modern Girls
DB97945 13 hours 23 minutes
by Jennifer S. Brown
read by Elizabeth Wiley
1935. Dottie is doing well for herself, but on the same day she receives a promotion she realizes she is pregnant by a man who is not her beau. Her mother Rose, longing for a fresh start, also realizes she's pregnant. They must face their choices. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

Hannah's War
DB98747 8 hours 0 minutes
by Jan Eliasberg
read by Orlagh Cassidy
Berlin, 1938. Physicist Dr. Hannah Weiss knows she is on the verge of splitting the atom, but as a Jewish woman living under the Nazi regime, she finds her work belittled then stolen. Seven years later, she is in America under suspicion of spying. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Tell Them of Battles, Kings & Elephants
DB98997 3 hours 6 minutes
by Mathias Énard
read by Eva Wilhelm
Constantinople, 1506. Famed artist Michelangelo Buonarroti has arrived to work for the Sultan after breaking with Pope Julius II. Michelangelo spends his days exploring the city, as he prepares to build a new bridge over the Golden Horn. Translated from the 2010 French edition. Some violence. 2018.

The Night Watchman
DB98896 13 hours 35 minutes
by Louise Erdrich
read by Louise Erdrich
1953. Thomas Wazhashk tries to balance the demands of his night watchman job with his responsibilities as a Chippewa Council member. A bill purporting emancipation for Native American tribes is wending its way through Congress and may have complicated consequences. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

City of Flickering Light
DB98853 11 hours 35 minutes
by Juliette Fay
read by Lisa Flanagan
1920s. Irene is determined to take hold of her new life--even if it means jumping from a moving train to escape the burlesque show she's in. She's followed by friends Millie and Henry. They head to the burgeoning town of Hollywood intent on making new lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Search for Joyful
DB98995 9 hours 46 minutes
by Benedict Freedman and Nancy Freedman
read by Eva Wilhelm
Kathy, the adopted Cree daughter of Mike and Kathy Flannigan from Mrs. Mike (DB10973), feels the need to be a part of the WWII war effort and moves to Montreal to attend nursing school. There, she learns more of the world through her relationships with two men. Some descriptions of sex. 2002.

The Animals at Lockwood Manor
DB99112 9 hours 51 minutes
by Jane Healey
read by Kristin Allison
Hetty Cartwright supervises the evacuation of a natural history collection from London to Lockwood Manor to escape potential bombing by the Germans. She meets the lady of the house, Lucy, and becomes fascinated by her even as Hetty cares for her collection. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.

Arroyo
DB98655 14 hours 39 minutes
by Chip Jacobs
read by Joel Richards
Two timelines--one in 1913 and one in 1993--follow inventor Nick Chance and his clairvoyant dog. In both lifetimes, their lives are entwined with the history of Pasadena, California, and its landmark Colorado Street Bridge. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2019.

Caging Skies
DB98690 10 hours 30 minutes
by Christine Leunens
read by Steven Jay Cohen
Vienna, 1940s. Johannes Betzler is an avid member of the Hitler Youth, but discovers his parents have been hiding a Jewish girl named Elsa in their home. When his parents disappear, he becomes Elsa's only hope for survival. Basis for Jojo Rabbit, winner of 2020 Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Mirror & the Light
DB98825 38 hours 14 minutes
by Hilary Mantel
read by various narrators
After the events of Bring Up the Bodies (DB74880), royal advisor Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with those who celebrate the demise of King Henry VIII's recently dead wife, Anne Boleyn. But rebellion and a capricious king threaten the religious reform and power Cromwell craves. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2019.

Deacon King Kong
DB98819 14 hours 8 minutes
by James McBride
read by Dominic Hoffman
1969. On a cloudy September morning, Deacon Cuffy Lambkin--known as Sportcoat to his friends--walks into the plaza of a Brooklyn project and shoots the local drug dealer point blank in the face. His reasons for this uncharacteristic act of violence slowly unfold. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Land beyond the Sea
DB98824 31 hours 13 minutes
by Sharon Kay Penman
read by Anne Flosnik
The court of the Kingdom of Jerusalem is filled with tension as the Crusaders attempt to repel the Muslim army led by Saladin. King Amalric takes a new wife, but soon dies. His son Baldwin faces his own challenges as leprosy slowly kills him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sea of Memories
DB98481 8 hours 37 minutes
by Fiona Valpy
read by Mare Trevathan
Kendra is asked by her Granny Ella to write Ella's story. In 1938, Ella travels to the Île de Ré, where she meets Christophe. She finds a freedom she has never known before as they explore the island. When war breaks out, she returns to Scotland, where she meets Angus. 2018.

All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris
DB98631 14 hours 19 minutes
by Beatriz Williams and others
read by various narrators
The upheavals of Europe, and their effects through the generations, play out against the backdrop of the Ritz hotel in Paris. In 1914, Aurelie faces conflicting loyalties as she falls for a German officer. In 1942, Daisy counters her husband, a Nazi collaborator. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Wicked Redhead: A Wicked City Novel
DB97950 12 hours 9 minutes
by Beatriz Williams
read by various narrators
1924. Gin Kelly, from The Wicked City (DB87530), and Oliver Anson have fled to Cocoa Beach, Florida. But when Anson disappears, it's up to Gin to use all her wits and wiles to find him. In 1998, Ella Gilbert finds out more about the mysterious woman. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Book of Lost Friends
DB98888 15 hours 9 minutes
by Lisa Wingate
read by various narrators
1867. Three women--Hannie who has been freed from enslavement, plantation heiress Lavinia, and Lavinia's Creole half-sister Juneau Jane--travel to Texas in search of family and fortune. In 1987, the results of their quest reverberate in Augustine, Louisiana, where Benedetta teaches in a poor rural school. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

The Lost Diary of M
DB99029 7 hours 51 minutes
by Paul Wolfe
read by Cassandra Campbell
Mary Pinchot Meyer records her adventures and indiscretions as a divorced Georgetown socialite in her diary--including her tumultuous affair with President John F. Kennedy. As the ex-wife of a CIA chief, she knows when she is being surveilled. But she is determined to record her life. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Lost Book of Adana Moreau
DB98697 9 hours 31 minutes
by Michael Zapata
read by Coral Peña
A young Dominicana, Adana, leaves her homeland for a new start in New Orleans, where she marries a pirate. They have a son, Maxwell. Adana writes a well-received novel, but falls gravely ill before finishing the sequel which she and Maxwell destroy. Years later, it reappears. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Human Relationships

Amnesty
DB98787 8 hours 37 minutes
by Aravind Adiga
read by Vikas Adam
Cleaner Dhananjaya, known as Danny to others, fled Sri Lanka to Australia four years ago. Despite his immigration status, he feels he is finally close to a normal life with girlfriend Sonja--until he finds out one of his clients has been murdered. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sunset Beach
DB95236 14 hours 34 minutes
by Mary Kay Andrews
read by various narrators
When her mother dies, Drue Campbell inherits a run-down bungalow on the beach and sees her father for the first time in twenty years. Out of work, she reluctantly agrees to take a job at her father's law firm, where his new wife--Drue's old schoolmate--also works. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Belly Up
DB98169 9 hours 2 minutes
by Eva Darrows
read by Almarie Guerra
Seventeen-year-old Serendipity "Sara" planned on attending an Ivy League college to study English. Instead, she's moving in with her battle-ax of a grandmother and about to start a new school--pregnant. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

The Black Cathedral
DB98689 6 hours 25 minutes
by Marcial Gala
read by various narrators
The newly-arrived Stuart family upends the marginal neighborhood they've moved to when patriarch Arturo hears God commanding him to build a temple and make Cienfuegos the new Jerusalem. The neighborhood's residents have many and differing thoughts on the project. Translated from the 2012 Spanish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Full Disclosure
DB98097 9 hours 35 minutes
by Camryn Garrett
read by Adenrele Ojo
Simone, seventeen, HIV-positive and in love for the first time, decides that facing potential bullies head-on may be better than protecting her secret. Strong language and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

Valencia and Valentine
DB96812 10 hours 22 minutes
by Suzy Krause
read by Barbara Rappaport
Valencia, a timid debt collector with OCD, is afraid of many things, including flying. Valencia's therapist suggests that she fly somewhere before her upcoming birthday. Meanwhile, Mrs. Valentine is an eccentric old woman desperate for company, whose new cleaning girl provides a listening ear for her life's story. 2019.

Sisters by Choice
DB98704 10 hours 45 minutes
by Susan Mallery
read by Tanya Eby
Three cousins each face some big life decisions. Control-freak Sophie returns home after her business burns down, determined to rebuild. Kristine wants to open a bakery, but worries about her marriage. Heather wants to go to college on the mainland, but her mother keeps having crises. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

It's Not All Downhill from Here
DB98947 10 hours 12 minutes
by Terry McMillan
read by Terry McMillan
On the eve of her sixty-seventh birthday, Loretha Curry has a booming beauty-supply empire, a gaggle of lifelong friends, and a husband whose moves still surprise her. She certainly doesn't think her best days are behind her. But an unexpected loss turns her world upside down. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Before I Go
DB98899 10 hours 31 minutes
by Colleen Oakley
read by various narrators
Daisy thought she had beat her breast cancer, only to find that it is back worse than ever. Her biggest fear in the face of death is what will happen to her brilliant but charmingly helpless husband, so she decides to find him a new wife. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

The Numbers Game
DB98732 8 hours 32 minutes
by Danielle Steel
read by Michael Braun
Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. But when Eileen discovers that Paul is having an affair with a younger woman, she wonders whether it is too late for her to start over. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

The Spaces between Us
DB98247 8 hours 15 minutes
by Stacia Tolman
read by Eva Wilhelm
Outcasts and best friends Serena Velasco and Melody Grimshaw strive to survive high school and break away from their bleak factory town. But a quest for success and an independent study cause a rift between them. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

Fugly
DB98985 8 hours 56 minutes
by Claire Waller
read by Eva Wilhelm
Defined as nothing but fat in the real world, Beth Soames specializes in trolling beautiful girls online. But two new friendships, one online and one offline, make her question her behavior. Strong language and some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

Impossible Music
DB97913 6 hours 39 minutes
by Sean Williams
read by David Linski
In a class for the newly deaf, musician Simon meets G and his quest to create an entirely new form of music helps him better understand her, himself, and his relationship to the hearing world. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

When You Were Everything
DB98927 10 hours 19 minutes
by Ashley Woodfolk
read by Imani Parks
New York City. Teenagers Cleo and Layla deal with the implosion of their friendship in a nonlinear narrative. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

LGBT Themes

Enter the Aardvark
DB98822 5 hours 42 minutes
by Jessica Anthony
read by Matt Amendt
Young Republican congressman Alexander Paine Wilson is planning his reelection campaign when a mysterious delivery arrives at his townhouse. Inside is a gigantic taxidermied aardvark. As he tries to unravel the mystery of why it was sent to him, he also struggles with his sexuality. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sugar Run
DB98942 11 hours 11 minutes
by Mesha Maren
read by Hillary Huber
Eighteen years ago, Jodi was sentenced to life in prison as a seventeen-year-old. Newly released, she heads south in search of a person she left behind. She meets Miranda, a troubled young mother, and they work together for a new start to their lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Medical Themes

Double Blind
DB98777 8 hours 54 minutes
by Brandilyn Collins
read by Rebecca Gallagher
Suddenly widowed and the survivor of a near-fatal attack, twenty-nine-year old Lisa Newberry is wracked with grief and despair. Then, she hears of a medical trial for a tiny brain chip that emits electrical pulses to heal severe depression. At rope's end, Lisa offers herself as a candidate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Mystery and Detective

Victim 2117: A Department Q Novel
DB98723 14 hours 18 minutes
by Jussi Adler-Olsen
read by Graeme Malcolm
The newspaper refers to the body only as Victim 2117--the two-thousand-one-hundred-and-seventeenth refugee to die in the Mediterranean Sea. But the death sets off a chain of events that throws Department Q, Copenhagen’s cold cases division led by Detective Carl Mørck, into a deeply dangerous--and deeply personal--case. Translated from the Danish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Death of Kings
DB98779 11 hours 28 minutes
by Rennie Airth
read by John Curless
In 1938, a beautiful actress was murdered on the estate of a close friend of the Prince of Wales. The confession of a local troublemaker swiftly brings the case to a close. But in 1949, the reappearance of a jade necklace raises enough questions to call Inspector Madden out of retirement. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Beating about the Bush
DB98330 6 hours 40 minutes
by M.C. Beaton
read by Penelope Keith
After poor elderly Mrs. Dunwiddy is found dead, Agatha digs into the complicated case, facing off with everyone from secretive factory bosses to Russian officials. Agatha also finds herself grappling with intensifying feelings for her friend and occasional lover, Sir Charles Fraith. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Red Lotus
DB98728 12 hours 4 minutes
by Chris Bohjalian
read by Rebecca Lowman
After six months of dating, Alexis and Austin go on a Vietnam bike tour so that Austin can pay his respects to the place where his father and uncle fought in the war. But as Alexis waits for him to return from a solo ride, Austin vanishes into thin air. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Torso in the Town
DB99017 8 hours 16 minutes
by Simon Brett
read by Ralph Cosham
A dinner party at an English mansion with some stuffy, not-very-close friends is not exactly Jude's cup of tea--but the practically mummified torso of a woman found in the cellar is right up her alley. Jude elicits the help of her reluctant neighbor, Carole, to help solve the case. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2003.

Big Lies in a Small Town
DB98727 13 hours 21 minutes
by Diane Chamberlain
read by Susan Bennett
Serving a three-year stint in North Carolina for a crime she did not commit, artist Morgan Christopher is promised she will be released immediately if she restores a 1940 post office mural. Under the grime is a painting of madness, violence, and a conspiracy of small town secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Suicide Run: Three Harry Bosch Stories
DB97953 3 hours 19 minutes
by Michael Connelly
read by Len Cariou
LAPD Detective Harry Bosch in three never-before-collected stories. In the title entry, the apparent suicide of a beautiful young starlet turns out to be much more sinister than it seems. Also includes "Cielo Azul" and "One Dollar Jackpot." Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Rick Cahill, Books 5-6
DB98380 18 hours 41 minutes
by Matt Coyle
read by Mark Ashby
Two mysteries, written in 2018 and 2019, featuring California cop-turned-PI Rick Cahill. In Wrong Light, someone is stalking nighttime radio personality Naomi Hendrix. In Lost Tomorrows, after Cahill's former police partner dies, her sister hires him to investigate what might have been murder. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2019.

Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist
DB97957 6 hours 8 minutes
by Dorothy Gilman
read by Barbara Rosenblat
When an old CIA friend must collect an inflammatory manuscript smuggled out of Iraq into Jordan, Emily Pollifax agrees to provide cover during the trip by posing as his fun-loving elderly cousin. But before the plane even lands, danger begins stalking the sprightly Mrs. Pollifax. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1997.

Mr. Gryce, Books 2-4
DB98284 33 hours 26 minutes
by Anna Katharine Green
read by various narrators
Three mysteries, written 1880-1883, feature New York police detective Ebenezer Gryce and his colleagues. In A Strange Disappearance a diplomat's housekeeper reports her fear that a missing servant girl has been abducted. Also includes The Sword of Damocles and Hand and Ring. 1883.

Bones on the Bayou: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mississippi Delta Short Mystery
DB98718 1 hours 36 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
To honor a group of international investors, Shaw, Mississippi, resurrects the old custom of drifting miniature, lighted Christmas floats down Silver Bayou. Among the investors is notorious womanizer, Enzo Aceto, who meets his match in accomplished flirt Tinkie Bellcase Richmond, Sarah Booth's PI partner. When Enzo disappears, suspicion falls on Tinkie's husband. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Bones to Pick
DB98093 9 hours 51 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Exposé author Quentin McGee has been murdered, and her lover Allison is charged with the crime. Sarah is hired to find the real culprit, but the investigation won't be easy. Quentin has so many enemies, including her own family and all those rich, powerful people mentioned in her book. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2005.

Buried Bones
DB98089 12 hours 5 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Local legend Lawrence Ambrose knows the secrets of everyone in town, and he isn't above spilling the beans in a tell-all biography. But when his biographer turns up dead and the manuscript goes missing, it's up to Sarah to dig up the truth. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1999.

Guru Bones
DB98720 2 hours 0 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Zinnia, Mississippi, rolls out the red carpet for controversial food activist Priya Karsan. When the event turns bizarre--and downright deadly--PI partners Sarah Booth and Tinkie are on the case. But it's the detective agency's four-legged gumshoes, Sweetie Pie, Chablis, and Pluto, who save the day in this novella. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Hallowed Bones
DB98092 10 hours 29 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Doreen Mallory claims to have the gift of healing. So why did her own child die mysteriously? Out to prove Doreen's innocence, sleuthing southern belle Sarah Booth Delaney unearths an explosive, long-buried secret. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2004.

Ham Bones
DB98094 9 hours 10 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
When a big New York theater production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof comes to Zinnia, Mississippi, murder takes center stage. Sarah Booth Delaney, it turns out, is the star suspect, and must put her sleuthing skills to work clearing her own name. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2007.

Jingle Bones
DB98719 1 hour 13 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
In this Christmas novella, pastor's wife Theodora Prince comes calling with a year-old case and cash up front. Sarah Booth must find the truth about the boys who ruined last year's Christmas pageant in time to stop them from doing it again. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

Splintered Bones
DB98090 12 hours 7 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Eulalee has confessed to murdering her husband and she wants Sarah to dig up the dirt on the violent scalawag to prove he got what he deserved. Sarah suspects that her friend is lying through her pearly whites, but why? Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2002.

Them Bones
DB98088 11 hours 10 minutes
by Carolyn Haines
read by Kate Forbes
Sarah Booth Delaney is in a bad way: broke, unemployed, thirty and unwed, about to lose her family's plantation, and bossed around by an antebellum ghost. But this Southern belle isn't licked yet. Involving herself in a slightly shady enterprise, Sarah soon gets roped into a decades-old murder investigation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1999.

The Missing Ones
DB98598 11 hours 23 minutes
by Edwin Hill
read by Karen White
Finisterre Island, off the coast of Maine, is ruggedly beautiful and remote. A young boy disappeared during the summer, and though he was found safely, the incident stirred suspicion among locals. When another child goes missing, Hester Thursby is summoned to the island by a cryptic text. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Hi Five: An IQ Novel
DB98657 12 hours 12 minutes
by Joe Ide
read by Zeno Robinson
Christiana is the daughter of arms dealer Angus Byrne. She's also the sole witness and number one suspect in the murder of her boyfriend. If Isaiah Quintabe can't prove her innocence, Angus will harm the brilliant PI's new girlfriend. The catch: Christiana has multiple personalities--and no one personality saw the entire incident. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Island of the Mad
DB98774 11 hours 17 minutes
by Laurie King
read by Jenny Sterlin
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are summoned when an old friend's beloved aunt fails to return following a supervised outing from Bedlam. After the previous few weeks--with a bloody murder, a terrible loss, and startling revelations about Holmes--Russell is feeling a bit unbalanced herself, but she agrees to help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Hunter Kincaid, Books 1-6
DB96805 42 hours 17 minutes
by Billy Kring
read by Doug Tisdale Jr.
Six mysteries, written 2013-2018, featuring female border patrol agent Hunter Kincaid. In Degüello kidnappers are snatching children off the streets of a Mexican border town. Also includes Quick, Outlaw Road, The Empty Land, Tonton, and Hunter's Moon. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2018.

The Elephant of Surprise
DB98833 4 hours 49 minutes
by Joe R. Lansdale
read by Christopher Ryan Grant
Amidst the worst flood East Texas has seen in years, crime-solving duo Hap and Leonard run across a woman who's had her tongue nearly cut out being pursued by a heavily armed pair of goons. Turns out she survived a mob hit, and the boss has come to clean up the mess. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The King's Justice
DB98875 10 hours 54 minutes
by Susan Elia Macneal
read by Susan Duerden
London, December 1943. When Winston Churchill's secretary turned secret agent Maggie Hope is called upon to look into the theft of a Stradivarius, one of the finest violins ever made, Maggie can't resist. Meanwhile, there's a serial killer on the loose in London, targeting conscientious objectors. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Borderlines
DB98780 10 hours 26 minutes
by Archer Mayor
read by Tom Taylorson
Lieutenant Joe Gunther is in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom investigating a minor embezzling case. It's a pleasant distraction and a chance to reconnect with old friends, but when a house fire reveals itself to be arson, compounded by murder, Gunther can't help but investigate. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 1990.

A Distant View of Everything
DB98669 7 hours 44 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Davina Porter
Amateur sleuth and philosopher Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help when a matchmaker begins to question her latest match. Meanwhile, a new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel Dalhousie and her husband, Jamie--but four-year-old Charlie is none too keen on his newborn brother. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

The Quiet Side of Passion
DB98659 9 hours 3 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Davina Porter
Isabel now has a new au pair and an assistant editor to share her workload. Both women, though, have romantic entanglements that threaten to interfere with their work, and Isabel must decide how best to navigate this tricky domestic situation. Should an employer ever inject herself into her employees' affairs? Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Restoration Heights
DB98869 9 hours 13 minutes
by Wil Medearis
read by Angelo Di Loreto
Reddick, a young, white artist, lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a historically black Brooklyn neighborhood besieged by gentrification. He spends his free time playing basketball at the local Y. He is also the last person to see Hannah before she disappears, so he decides to find out what happened to her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Antique Lover's Mystery, Books 1-5
DB96876 36 hours 57 minutes
by Deborah Morgan
read by Gary Tipton
Five mysteries, written 2001-2006, feature antiques picker and ex-FBI agent Jeff Talbot. In The Majolica Murders Jeff's friend is accused of murdering a dishonest dealer. Also includes Death Is a Cabaret, The Weedless Widow, The Marriage Casket, and Four on the Floor. 2006.

Trouble Is What I Do
DB98724 3 hours 36 minutes
by Walter Mosley
read by Dion Graham
Ninety-two-year-old Mississippi bluesman Phillip "Catfish" Worry needs PI Leonid McGill's help with a simple task: deliver a letter revealing the black lineage of a wealthy heiress and her corrupt father. But when a feared assassin puts a hit on Catfish, Leonid must confront the ghost of his own felonious past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

All That's Bright and Gone
DB98286 7 hours 10 minutes
by Eliza Nellums
read by Kristin Allison
After six-year-old Aoife's mother is hospitalized for mental problems, Aoife--now cared for by her gay uncle--decides that solving the mystery of what happened to her older brother Theo will make her mother well enough to come home. She and her friends--real and imaginary--investigate. 2020.

The Aosawa Murders
DB99103 7 hours 12 minutes
by Riku Onda
read by Peter Holdway
The Aosawas, owners of a prominent local hospital, host a large birthday party. The occasion turns into tragedy when seventeen people die from cyanide in their drinks. The only links to what might have happened are a cryptic verse and the physician's bewitching blind daughter, Hisako. Translated from the 2005 Japanese edition. Some strong language. 2020.

Blindside
DB98664 7 hours 51 minutes
by James Patterson and James O. Born
read by Danny Mastrogiorgio
New York's mayor has a daughter who's missing, and Detective Michael Bennett has a son who's in prison. The two strike a deal. Sources lead Bennett to a homicide in the Bronx. The victim has ties to a sophisticated hacking operation--and also to the mayor's missing twenty-one-year-old computer prodigy daughter. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Bags of Tricks Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
DB98328 6 hours 46 minutes
by Bill Pronzini
read by various narrators
Carpenter and Quincannon must split up to tackle two separate con games, run by two villains with deadly bags of tricks at hand. And when Sabina's life is put in danger, John must rush to save her while grappling with the terrifying realization of exactly how much she means to him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The Flimflam Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
DB98329 6 hours 25 minutes
by Bill Pronzini
read by various narrators
A self-styled medium extraordinaire and his partner use guile and trickery to swindle bereaved men and women eager to contact the spirits of deceased loved ones. John and Sabina must not only unmask these charlatans, but also solve the riddle of an impossible murder in the midst of a séance. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Hide and Seek: An Inspector Rebus Mystery
DB99114 8 hours 1 minute
by Ian Rankin
read by David Hartley-Margolin
A junkie is found dead in an Edinburgh squat, his body laid out with ritual precision. A girl with a past is running scared. Detective Inspector John Rebus senses something evil that must be investigated and brought up into the light. Strong language and some violence. 1990.

Washington Whodunit, Books 4-5
DB98243 14 hours 52 minutes
by Colleen J. Shogan
read by Kristin Allison
Two mysteries, written in 2018 and 2019, feature sleuthing congressional staffer Kit Marshall. In K Street Killing a powerful wealthy man falls to his death during a fundraiser at a Capitol Hill rooftop restaurant. In Gore in the Garden a high-ranking government official is found dead in the US Botanic Garden. Some strong language. 2019.

The Pain Nurse
DB98800 7 hours 49 minutes
by Jon Talton
read by various narrators
Cheryl Beth Wilson, a nurse at Cincinnati Memorial Hospital, finds a doctor brutally murdered. Wilson had been having an affair with the doctor's surgeon husband, making her a suspect. But former homicide detective Will Borders--just out of surgery--sees all the marks of a serial-killer case he supposedly solved years before. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Powers of Arrest
DB98801 7 hours 30 minutes
by Jon Talton
read by Lloyd James
When a star Cincinnati cop is brutally murdered, injured detective Will Borders is assigned to find her killer. The crime bears a chilling similarity to killings on the once-peaceful college campus where his friend Cheryl Beth Wilson teaches nursing. The two young victims were her students. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Guilty Dead
DB97894 9 hours 7 minutes
by P.J. Tracy
read by Sarah Borges
Minnesota's beloved philanthropist Gregory Norwood is found dead on the anniversary of his son's overdose. Detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are called in to handle the delicate case and realize Norwood's death is no suicide. Magozzi calls on Grace MacBride, Monkeewrench Software's founder and chief computer genius for help. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Occult and Horror

The King of Crows: A Diviners Novel
DB98619 22 hours 23 minutes
by Libba Bray
read by January LaVoy
Led by a vision, the Diviners travel to Bountiful, Nebraska, where they must confront their greatest fears and trust each other in order to save the world from catastrophe. Sequel to Before the Devil Breaks You (DB89197). Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.

Into the Pit: Five Nights at Freddy's; Fazbear Frights, Book 1
DB97971 4 hours 52 minutes
by Scott Cawthon and Elley Cooper
read by Suzanne Elise Freeman
Three novellas from the world of Five Nights at Freddy's. Oswald, Sarah, and Millie's deepest desires have a terrifying, and unexpected cost. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

The Creeps
DB98662 8 hours 41 minutes
by John Connolly
read by Tim Gerard Reynolds
When a new toy shop's opening goes terrifyingly awry, Samuel must gather a ragtag band of dwarfs, policemen, and very polite monsters to face down the greatest threat the Multiverse has ever known. Plus there are assorted vampires, a girl with an unnatural fondness for spiders, and highly flammable unfriendly elves. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

The Gates
DB98660 7 hours 4 minutes
by John Connolly
read by Jonathan Cake
Young Samuel Johnson and his dachshund, Boswell, are showing initiative by trick-or-treating a full three days early, which is how they come to witness strange goings-on at 666 Crowley Road, where the Abernathys' flirtation with the underworld accidentally calls forth Satan. Can one small boy defeat evil? Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

The Infernals
DB98661 9 hours 18 minutes
by John Connolly
read by Tim Gerard Reynolds
The demon Mrs. Abernathy seeks revenge for young Samuel Johnson's part in keeping diabolical forces from invading Earth. And when Samuel--and his faithful dachshund, Boswell--are pulled through a portal into the dark realm, she gets her chance to sink her claws into him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

A Lush and Seething Hell: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror
DB97919 12 hours 43 minutes
by John Horner Jacobs
read by various narrators
Two horror novellas that explore violence and depravity in the human condition. The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky looks at life in a South American dictatorship, while My Heart Struck Sorrow features a librarian researching folk songs that might come from the Devil himself. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Cold Storage
DB98949 8 hours 9 minutes
by David Koepp
read by Rupert Friend
When Pentagon bioterror operative Roberto Diaz was sent to investigate a suspected biochemical attack, he found a highly mutative organism capable of extinction-level destruction. He contained it and buried it in cold storage, but decades later the organism has escaped. Diaz is the only one who can stop it. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Devoted
DB99060 15 hours 41 minutes
by Dean Koontz
read by Joe Wilson
Eleven-year-old Woody Bookman believes a monstrous evil was behind his father's death and now threatens him and his mother. Even though the autistic boy never speaks, a uniquely gifted dog named Kipp can hear him. Kipp knows he must get to Woody before it is too late. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2020.

Violet
DB98179 16 hours 48 minutes
by Scott Thomas
read by Cassandra Campbell
When her husband dies, Kris Barlow takes her eight-year-old daughter back to her family's old summer house--the place where Kris lost her own mother to cancer. But a shadow has fallen over the lakeside town, and an old friend awaits her return. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Political Themes

Apeirogon
DB98632 15 hours 22 minutes
by Colum McCann
read by Colum McCann
Palestinian Bassam and Israeli Rami come together after their daughters, ten-year-old Abir and thirteen-year-old Smadar, are killed in violent acts. As they share their stories of their daughters and their histories, they find they have more in common than previously thought, and work for peace. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Committee
DB99110 12 hours 3 minutes
by Sterling Watson
read by Stephen Van Doren
The residents of a 1950s Florida university city find their lives disrupted by the nefarious workings of the Committee. This shadowy group uses the powers of government and the police to investigate and reveal the private lives of citizens. Professor Tom Stall must confront this group when they threaten his life and career. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2020.

Psychological Themes

The Teacher
DB99123 5 hours 58 minutes
by Michal Ben-Naftali
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Fictional biography of Elsa Weiss, a teacher who survived the horrors of the Holocaust, but later commits suicide. Thirty years after her death, one of her former students imagines Elsa's life before, during, and after World War II. Translated from the Hebrew edition. Violence. 2019.

The Glass Hotel
DB98955 10 hours 30 minutes
by Emily St. John Mandel
read by Dylan Moore
Vincent Smith is a bartender at an upscale hotel on Vancouver Island when she meets Jonathan Alkaitis, a man running an international Ponzi scheme. She poses as his wife, but walks away after Alkaitis is exposed. Years later, she disappears at sea. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Religious Themes

Aiming for Love: Brides of Hope Mountain, Book 1
DB98767 9 hours 4 minutes
by Mary Connealy
read by Barbara McCulloh
Colorado, 1873. Josephine Nordegren is a skilled archer and one of three sisters who grew up wild and isolated on Hope Mountain. When Dave Warden, a rancher, brings in a herd much too close to the girls' secret home, Jo is too interested to stay away. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Promise of Jesse Woods
DB99037 10 hours 25 minutes
by Chris Fabry
read by Chris Fabry
In 1972, Matt Plumley's family moves to Dogwood, West Virginia, where he quickly bonds with two unlikely friends for a preacher's kid: Dickie Darrel Lee Hancock, a mixed-race boy, and Jesse Woods, a tough-as-nails Appalachian girl. Years later, Matt comes back to Dogwood to confront his past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

Forgiven: Sisters of the Heart, Book 3
DB99043 5 hours 47 minutes
by Shelley Shepard Gray
read by Kirsten Potter
When a fire destroys the Lundy's barn, Winnie Lundy is injured trying to save the animals. Confined in the hospital, away from her Amish community, she forms a friendship with Englisher Samuel Miller. Meanwhile Winnie's brother Jonathan looks into the cause of the fire. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Wanted: Sisters of the Heart, Book 2
DB98908 6 hours 3 minutes
by Shelley Shepard Gray
read by Kirsten Potter
When Amish widower Jonathan Lundy asks twenty-year-old Katie Brenneman to help him take care of his two young girls, she looks forward to getting to know him better. A secret from her rumspringa threatens to come out, leaving Katie afraid her past will ruin her chances for love. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

A Place Called Hope
DB97946 5 hours 39 minutes
by Philip Gulley
read by Paul Bellantoni
Quaker pastor Sam Gardner is asked by the ill Unitarian minister to oversee a wedding in his place. When Sam discovers the couple to be married is two women, his reaction causes hurt feelings and endangers his job. He contemplates change and is offered a new beginning. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Mountains of Grace
DB98905 11 hours 10 minutes
by Kelly Irvin
read by Hayley Cresswell
Amish schoolteacher Mercy turned down her beau Caleb's marriage proposal, afraid to wed a man who never told her he loved her. After a wildfire causes Mercy and her family to evacuate their town, she meets Spencer, a smokejumper different from the men in her community. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Sacrament
DB98644 7 hours 37 minutes
by Olaf Olafsson
read by Jane Copland
Young nun Johanna Marie has been sent to Iceland by the Vatican to investigate misconduct allegations at a school. While she was there, a student witnesses the headmaster fall to his death. Two decades later, the now-grown student calls for Johanna's return. Translated from the 2017 Icelandic edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Cherished Mercy: Heart of the Frontier, Book 3
DB97925 11 hours 1 minute
by Tracie Peterson
read by Stephanie Cozart
Mercy survived the Whitman Massacre as a child, and prays for peace between the native peoples and the white settlers inhabiting the Oregon Territory. To help a family friend, Mercy travels to the Rogue River valley, where she meets Adam, who is ministering to the local tribes there. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

A Breath of Hope: Under Northern Skies, Book 2
DB98470 9 hours 31 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Christina Moore
Nilda Carlson has been saving to go to America to join her brother Rune and his family. When a letter from Einar and Gerd Strand arrives, offering to pay the tickets for her and her brother Ivar, she jumps at the chance. Sequel to The Promise of Dawn (DB98180). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The Promise of Dawn
DB98180 10 hours 53 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Christina Moore
In 1909, Signe, her husband, and their boys emigrated from Norway to Minnesota, dreaming of owning a farm of their own. As Signe and her family work themselves to the bone to repay the cost of their voyage, she trusts in God to get them through these trials. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

A Season of Grace
DB987149 hours 19 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Christina Moore
Since emigrating to Minnesota from Norway, Nilda Carlson’s dreams are coming true. She and her brother have their own house and are planning a dairy herd. The only thing missing for Nilda is love, but soon she has two new suitors. Sequel to A Breath of Hope (DB98470). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

A Song of Joy
DB98765 9 hours 52 minutes
by Lauraine Snelling
read by Christina Moore
Minnesota, 1911. New to America, Nilda Carlson is encouraged by her wealthy mentor to better herself and her community. While her ideas to help other immigrants meet resistance, she finds delight in her piano lessons with a handsome schoolteacher. Sequel to A Season of Grace (DB98714). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Divas of Damascus Road
DB98936 12 hours 59 minutes
by Michelle Stimpson
read by Sharon Washington
Dianne Rucker swore she'd never return home to Dentonville, Texas, but her beloved Aunt Gloria is remarrying. She longs to see the family who took her in after her mother abandoned her. Back in town, her mother's mental state is precarious, and other family members hide secrets. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

The Land beneath Us: Sunrise at Normandy, Book 3
DB98793 10 hours 50 minutes
by Sarah Sundin
read by Sarah Zimmerman
Leah Jones works as a librarian at Camp Forrest, where soldiers like Clay Paxton receive Army Ranger training. When Clay saves Leah from a brutal attack, he offers her a marriage of convenience to save her reputation. After he ships out to train in England for D-day, they write to each other. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

A Matter of Trust: Montana Rescue, Book 3
DB99041 10 hours 25 minutes
by Susan May Warren
read by Cynthia Farrell
When state senator Ella Blair's brother goes missing on a Montana mountain, Gage Watson is part of the rescue team tasked with finding him. His problem is that Ella wants to go along on the mission, even though she and Gage have a complicated history. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Rescue Me: Montana Rescue, Book 2
DB98943 11 hours 40 minutes
by Susan May Warren
read by Cynthia Farrell
When Deputy Sam Brooks commits to something, nothing can sway him--not just in work, but in his relationships. While Sam is committed to Sierra Rose, he gets stranded with Sierra's bleeding-heart hippie sister, Willow, during a youth group trip into Glacier National Park. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Daughters of the Promise, Books 1-4
DB96561 41 hours 13 minutes
by Beth Wiseman
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Four novels of women seeking love in the Amish communities of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, written 2008-2010. In Plain Perfect, Lillian visits her grandparents and falls for an Amish widower with a son. Also includes Plain Pursuit, Plain Promise, and Plain Paradise. 2010.

Home All Along: An Amish Secrets Novel
DB97942 8 hours 4 minutes
by Beth Wiseman
read by Clifton Harris
Charlotte and Daniel, from Love Bears All Things (DB87462), are making their home together in Amish country. Charlotte is even considering a permanent conversion to the Amish way of life, but an unexpected death and mysterious visitor have her questioning her faith and choices. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

A Tailor-Made Bride
DB98799 10 hours 37 minutes
by Karen Witemeyer
read by Nicole Poole
Texas, 1881. J.T. Tucker wants nothing to do with Coventry's new dressmaker, Hannah Richards. He's all too familiar with her kind--shallow women more devoted to fashion than true beauty. Yet, except for her well-tailored clothing, this seamstress is not at all what he expected. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Romance

Undercover Bromance
DB98867 9 hours 10 minutes
by Lyssa Kay Adams
read by Andrew Eiden
Liv Papandreas has a dream job as a sous chef at Nashville's hottest restaurant. When she's blackballed after confronting the restaurant's lecherous owner, she turns to nightclub entrepreneur Braden Mack for help. To win her heart he'll need to call in reinforcements: the Bromance Book Club. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Ride the High Lonesome
DB99093 8 hours 17 minutes
by Rosanne Bittner
read by Eva Wilhelm
Kate Winters is stranded in outlaw country when she stumbles across a cowboy, strung up and left for dead. Luke Bowden vows revenge on the men who tried to kill him, but he's also grateful to Kate for saving him. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2019.

Royally Matched
DB97928 8 hours 56 minutes
by Emma Chase
read by various narrators
Henry, Prince of Wessco, must assume responsibility when his grandmother the Queen is away. After a chance meeting with a television producer, Henry finally makes a decision all on his own: a reality TV dating game show featuring the world's most beautiful blue bloods vying for his attention. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Captives of the Night
DB99094 11 hours 56 minutes
by Loretta Chase
read by Eva Wilhelm
Nine years earlier, Leila Beaumont's criminal father died mysteriously. Now her cruel, cheating husband has been murdered -- with Leila suspected of the crime. Determined to uncover the truth, the beautiful portrait painter turns to the enigmatic Comte d'Esmond for help. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1994.

Dead by Midnight: An I-Team Christmas
DB99059 7 hours 29 minutes
by Pamela Clare
read by Joe Wilson
I-Team members find themselves in the same historic Denver hotel at different holiday parties. What starts out as a fun winter evening with friends soon becomes a brutal fight to survive when the hotel is taken over by a group of ruthless narco-terrorists. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2015.

Shadow's Seduction
DB98242 6 hours 27 minutes
by Kresley Cole
read by Mare Trevathan
Out for a night of carousing the streets of Dacia, vampire Prince Mirceo and his new demon friend Caspion kiss on a dare to impress their women. Their chemistry proves explosive, but a mating bond between the two men is not what either expected. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2017.

Texas Free
DB98473 8 hours 51 minutes
by Janet Dailey
read by Graham Winton
Rose Landro is on the run from her past. Seeking refuge at the Rimrock Ranch, she is ready to claim her grandfather’s land and start fresh. Cattle start disappearing just as she notices handsome stranger Tanner McCade watching her a little too closely. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Wrecking Ball: Hard to Love Series, Book 1
DB98759 9 hours 12 minutes
by P. Dangelico
read by Mare Trevathan
In one fell swoop, Cam has lost her job, her husband, her money, and her home. Desperate, she takes a job as a nanny to the eight-year-old nephew of an NFL star. Focused on winning a Super Bowl, Calvin isn't interested in distractions--including the new nanny. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2017.

Games People Play, Books 1-3
DB96870 40 hours 4 minutes
by HelenKay Dimon
read by Carol Jacobanis
Three novels and a novella of romantic suspense, written in 2017 and 2018. In The Fixer, Emery believes a shadowy man known only as Wren is responsible for the disappearance of her cousin. Also includes The Enforcer, The Negotiator, and The Pretender. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2018.

The Protector: Games People Play
DB98900 9 hours 46 minutes
by HelenKay Dimon
read by Jeremy York
Cate Pendleton's sister died while living in the secretive commune called Salvation. Cate is determined to find out what really happened to her and turns to DC fixer Damon Knox for help. Sparks fly between them, but Damon has his own history with Salvation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

10 Blind Dates
DB98168 7 hours 53 minutes
by Ashley Elston
read by Sophie Amoss
After an unexpected breakup, seventeen-year-old Sophie lets members of her large, eccentric extended family set her up on ten blind dates during Christmas vacation. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

The Silence between Us
DB97850 6 hours 39 minutes
by Alison Gervais
read by Chloe Dolandis
After moving to Colorado, seventeen-year-old Maya, who is deaf, is forced to attend a hearing school. As she navigates her new life, Maya proves that her lack of hearing will not stop her from pursuing her dreams. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

Rosemary Beach, Books 1-3
DB98300 19 hours 58 minutes
by Abbi Glines
read by Theresa Conkin
Three contemporary romances written in 2012 and 2013. In Fallen Too Far, Blaire moves to Rosemary Beach, Florida, to live with her father after her mother dies and falls for her stepbrother, Rush. Their relationship continues in Never Too Far and Forever Too Far. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

The Bachelor
DB98791 8 hours 17 minutes
by Sabrina Jeffries
read by Beverley A. Crick
Lady Gwyn Drake has long concealed an imprudent affair from her youth. But when her former suitor appears, manhandling the heiress and threatening to go public with her secrets, Gwyn needs protecting. Her twin brother hires Joshua Wolfe, the estate's gamekeeper, to keep her safe in London during her debut. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Chasing Cassandra
DB98645 9 hours 1 minute
by Lisa Kleypas
read by Mary Jane Wells
Railway magnate Tom Severin is looking for the perfect wife, and from his first glimpse of Lady Cassandra Ravenel, he's determined to have her. But the beautiful and quick-witted Cassandra is equally determined to marry for love--the one thing he can't give. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Thief of Lanwyn Manor
DB98323 9 hours 45 minutes
by Sarah E. Ladd
read by Jude Mason
Cornwall, England, 1818. Julia Twethewey needs a diversion to mend her broken heart, so when her cousin invites her to Lanwyn Manor, Julia eagerly accepts. The manor is located at the heart of Cornwall's mining industry, and Julia soon realizes something dark lurks within the home's ancient halls. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

19 Love Songs
DB98172 8 hours 44 minutes
by David Levithan
read by various narrators
A collection of fiction, nonfiction, and a story in verse celebrating love. Revisits characters from Two Boys Kissing (DB78286) and Boy Meets Boy (DBC00238). Strong language and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.

The Charmer in Chaps
DB98317 10 hours 7 minutes
by Julia London
read by Tieran Wilder
After a childhood of living in foster homes, Ella Kendall has returned to her hometown of Three Rivers, Texas, and the rundown house she inherited. Luca Prince, a playboy from the wealthiest family in the county, may not remember her from high school, but Ella definitely remembers him. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Jamison Valley, Books 4-6
DB96885 28 hours 45 minutes
by Devney Perry
read by Theresa Conkin
Three contemporary romances, written 2017-2019. In The Outpost, a reporter on the run from the Russian mob takes refuge at a remote mountain outpost. Also includes The Bitterroot Inn and the novella The Candle Palace. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2019.

A Distance Too Grand
DB99046 10 hours 27 minutes
by Regina Scott
read by Rachel Botchan
When Meg Pero's photographer father dies, she takes his place on an Army survey of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in 1871. What she doesn't realize is that the leader of the expedition is none other than the man she once refused to marry. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Wild Montana Skies
DB98863 12 hours 7 minutes
by Susan May Warren
read by Cynthia Farrell
Search and rescue pilot Kacey Fairing is home on leave in Mercy Falls, Montana, twelve years after she joined the military to escape the mistakes of her past. Kacey hopes to reconnect with her daughter, only to learn that the man she once loved is also back in town. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

Science Fiction

Pass of Fire
DB98971 19 hours 53 minutes
by Taylor Anderson
read by William Dufris
The time has come for Matt Reddy and the crew of the USS Walker to lead the human and Lemurian army against the reptilian Grik. Meanwhile, General Shinya and his Army of the Sisters prepare to assault the mysterious El Paso del Fuego. Sequel to River of Bones (DB91888). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

A Beginning at the End
DB98624 11 hours 41 minutes
by Mike Chen
read by Emily Woo Zeller
In the wake of a devastating global pandemic, four survivors with disparate backgrounds struggle to build new lives for themselves. But reports of another outbreak threatens America’s still-fragile society and force the friends to face their past lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Andromeda Evolution
DB97959 10 hours 7 minutes
by Michael Crichton and Daniel H.
read by Julia Whelan
Decades after an extraterrestrial microbe nearly ended humanity, a terrain-mapping drone detects the deadly microparticle's presence. A team of experts investigates the threat, but the microbe is evolving. Sequel to The Andromeda Strain (DB37973). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction
DB96801 38 hours 4 minutes
edited by Gardner Dozois
read by Stephen Van Doren
A curated collection of science fiction short stories selected from two decades of "Year's Best Science Fiction" anthologies. Includes stories by Greg Bear, Ted Chiang, William Gibson, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, Gene Wolfe, and others. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2005.

The Resisters
DB98882 8 hours 53 minutes
by Gish Jen
read by William DeMeritt
A future AutoAmerica is run by artificial intelligence and surveillance, and its people have been divided into the privileged "Netted" and the underclass "Surplus" depending largely upon appearances. A girl with amazing talents for baseball is born to a Surplus family and attracts interest. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Life Below
DB98620 6 hours 2 minutes
by Alexandra Monir
read by various narrators
Doubts continue to plague Naomi and the final teen astronauts selected for the mission to Europa. Meanwhile, Leo searches for a way to warn them. Sequel to The Final Six (DB90420). Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.

Supernova
DB98098 7 hours 34 minutes
by Kass Morgan
read by various narrators
As secrets are revealed, Orelia, Arran, Vesper, and Cormak, along with others at the Quatra Fleet Academy, face significant changes and new challenges. Sequel to Light Years (DB97150). Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

The Last Day
DB98877 12 hours 3 minutes
by Andrew Hunter Murray
read by Gemma Whelan
2059. The world has stopped turning, leaving half of civilization in an endless frozen night, while the other half suffers nothing but burning sun. In isolationist Britain Ellen Hopper receives a letter containing a dangerous secret. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea: Stories
DB98740 11 hours 8 minutes
by Sarah Pinsker
read by Christina Delaine
A collection of speculative short fiction from the Nebula Award-winning author, including one previously unpublished story. Themes include music, memory, technology, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships with settings as varied as highways and high seas, murder houses and treehouses. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Starsight
DB98245 13 hours 8 minutes
by Brandon Sanderson
read by Kristin Allison
After becoming a pilot and learning some disturbing things about what happened to her father, Spensa disguises herself and enters a Krell pilot training program, where she discovers the true purpose of their program. Sequel to Skyward (DB93298). Some violence. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

Hell Divers IV: Wolves
DB97967 9 hours 27 minutes
by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
read by R.C. Bray
Xavier leads an expedition to search for the Metal Islands. The team faces storms, sea monsters, and cannibals and uncovers difficult truths about the history of the war that sent mankind fleeing for the sky. Sequel to Hell Divers III: Deliverance (DB97916). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Mission Critical
DB99104 13 hours 4 minutes
edited by Jonathan Strahan
read by Jonathan Taylor
This anthology of science fiction short stories examines the fragility of human life, especially when it depends upon engines, control systems, and other machines to provide atmosphere, gravity, and even food. Includes stories from Yoon Ha Lee, Greg Egan, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Peter Watts, and others. Some violence and some strong language. 2019.

Docile
DB98884 16 hours 35 minutes
by K.M. Szpara
read by various narrators
Elisha Wilder sells himself as a Docile
to work off family debts, but he refuses to take the drug that will make his servitude more pleasant after witnessing its long-term effects on his mother. Unfortunately, his new owner's family funded the drug and refuse to believe it could have negative consequences. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Spies and Espionage

The List: The Slough House, Book 2.5
DB98096 1 hour 55 minutes
by Mick Herron
read by Gerard Doyle
In the time between books two and three of the series Slough House, Books 1-3 (DB84464), aged spy Dieter Hess died. His handler discovers that Hess had a secret bank account and must investigate whether Hess was a double agent. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Suspense

Alone in the Wild: A Rockton Novel
DB98597 10 hours 35 minutes
by Kelley Armstrong
read by Thérèse Plummer
While on a much needed camping vacation with her boyfriend, Sheriff Eric Dalton, Detective Casey Duncan hears a baby crying in the woods. The sound leads them to a tragic scene: a woman buried under the snow, murdered, a baby still alive in her arms. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Body Double
DB98916 12 hours 29 minutes
by Emily Beyda
read by Emily Rankin
A stranger approaches a young woman at a small-town movie theater and offers her an odd and lucrative position: move to Los Angeles to become the body double of movie star Rosanna Feld. A breakdown forced Rosanna out of the public eye, and she needs a look-alike to take her place. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Bill Tasker, Books 1-3
DB98278 31 hours 55 minutes
by James O. Born
read by Joe Wilson
Three novels, written between 2004 and 2006, feature Florida lawman Bill Tasker. Includes Walking Money, Shock Wave, and Escape Clause, in which Tasker investigates an inmate homicide with prison inspector Renee Chin. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2006.

Long Range
DB98717 10 hours 38 minutes
by C.J. Box
read by David Chandler
When the wife of a prominent local judge is wounded on Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett's turf, signs point to the shot having been taken from an impossible distance. Joe's best friend, Nate Romanowski--who is adjusting to parenthood--is a suspect. Meanwhile, Joe attempts to decipher a startling grizzly attack. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Bitter Falls
DB98311 11 hours 54 minutes
by Rachel Caine
read by Pilar Witherspoon
As Gwen and Sam and her kids continue to face escalating threats, she accepts a PI assignment--finding a male college student who went missing in Tennessee after befriending an old-fashioned looking girl in church. But the job puts her family in even more danger. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2020.

The Boy from the Woods
DB98760 12 hours 28 minutes
by Harlan Coben
read by Joe Wilson
Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods. Now, no one seems to take teen Naomi's disappearance seriously. But attorney Hester--whose grandson told her that Naomi was relentlessly bullied at school--asks Wilde to use his unique skills to find Naomi. Strong language and some violence. Bestseller. 2020.

A Book of Bones
DB98716 22 hours 30 minutes
by John Connolly
read by Jeff Harding
On a lonely moor in England, the body of a young woman is discovered. Another girl lies buried beneath a Saxon mound. To the southeast, the ruins of a priory hide a human skull. Each is a sacrifice, a summons--and something has heard the call. But so has PI Charlie Parker. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Last Time I Saw You
DB97890 8 hours 42 minutes
by Liv Constantine
read by Julia Whelan
Not only is Dr. Kate English the heiress to a large fortune; she has a gorgeous family, a high-flying career, and a beautiful home. Then Kate's mother is found brutally murdered in her own home. Kate's grief quickly turns to horror when she receives an anonymous threatening text. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Strangers She Knows
DB98651 9 hours 10 minutes
by Christina Dodd
read by Vanessa Johansson
Kellen Adams survived having a bullet removed from her brain but offended a maniacal killer. She hopes that living on an obscure, technology-free island off California will mean safety from the murderer who hunts her and her new family. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

When You See Me
DB98486 12 hours 14 minutes
by Lisa Gardner
read by Gabriella Cavallero
FBI agent Kimberly Quincy turns to Boston detective D.D. Warren, confidential informant Flora Dane, and true-crime enthusiast Keith Edgar for help when the skeletal remains of a long-missing young woman are found off a hiking trail in Georgia. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2020.

Scrublands
DB98663 13 hours 19 minutes
by Chris Hammer
read by Rupert Degas
In Riversend--an isolated Australian community afflicted by an endless drought--a young priest kills five parishioners before being taken down himself. A year later, journalist Martin Scarsden arrives to report on how the townspeople are coping. As he begins to hear a different version of the story, a shocking new crime occurs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Whistle in the Dark
DB98333 10 hours 46 minutes
by Emma Healey
read by various narrators
Jen and Hugh Maddox sit by the hospital bedside of their fifteen-year-old daughter, Lana, who was found bloodied, bruised, and disoriented after going missing for four days during a mother-daughter vacation in the country. When Lana claims she can't remember, Jen secretly sets off to retrace her journey. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

You Are Not Alone
DB98913 11 hours 4 minutes
by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
read by various narrators
Love eludes Shay Miller, her job is a dead end, and her life is increasingly lonely. Then Shay meets the Moore sisters, who live a life of glamorous perfection. When they invite Shay into their circle, everything seems better. Shay would die for them to like her. She may have to. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

After the Monsoon
DB98778 14 hours 4 minutes
by Robert Karjel
read by David Colacci
A Swedish army lieutenant drops dead on a shooting range in the desert. Was it an accident or something more nefarious? Ernst Grip, an agent of the Swedish security police, is sent to the Horn of Africa to find out. Translated from the 2016 Swedish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The Rabbit Hunter
DB98606 16 hours 59 minutes
by Lars Kepler
read by Saul Reichlin
A masked stranger stands in the shadows, watching his victim through the window. He will kill him slowly--make him pay. Soon the Rabbit Hunter has claimed another three victims and it’s up to Joona Linna and Saga Bauer to untangle one of the most complex cases of their career. Translated from the 2016 Swedish edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Last Place You Look
DB98870 10 hours 28 minutes
by Kristen Lepionka
read by Allyson Ryan
Blonde teenager Sarah Cook disappeared fifteen years ago, the night her parents were brutally murdered in their Ohio home. Her Black boyfriend was convicted of the murders and is now on death row. When his sister spies Sarah at an area gas station, she hires PI Roxane Weary to find her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

What You Want to See
DB98871 9 hours 0 minutes
by Kristen Lepionka
read by Allyson Ryan
Thinking Marin Strasser is being unfaithful, her fiancé hires PI Roxane Weary. But after Marin is shot to death and Roxane's client becomes a suspect, Roxane discovers that Marin has two previous marriages, an adult son fresh out of prison, and a criminal record of her own. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Just Watch Me
DB98331 12 hours 24 minutes
by Jeff Lindsay
read by Jeff Lindsay
Riley Wolfe is a master thief, expert at disguise, and not averse to violence. He despises the degenerate and immoral rich. He now plans to steal the Crown Jewels of Iran. They are worth billions, but the true attraction for grabbing them is one simple fact: it can’t be done. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Unspeakable Things
DB98302 9 hours 16 minutes
by Jess Lourey
read by Jessica Wortham
Minnesota, 1983. Thirteen-year-old Cassie sleeps in her closet or under her bed, because she's scared to death of her drunken artist father, whom her teacher mother refuses to divorce. But now there is another type of monster to consider--someone is assaulting the boys in her school. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2020.

Missing Daughter
DB98419 10 hours 56 minutes
by Rick Mofina
read by Mark Owen
Ryan and Karen Lane discover their twelve-year-old daughter missing from her bed. A teenage boy was outside her bedroom window that night. A halfway house for convicts recently opened in the neighborhood. Then detectives turn their sights on the Lane family. Days, weeks, months, then agonizing years go by without answers. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Desperate
DB98868 12 hours 13 minutes
by Daniel Palmer
read by Peter Berkrot
Gage Dekker--who still blames himself for the car accident that claimed the lives of his first wife and son--now marries Anna. After a heartbreaking miscarriage, they meet young, pregnant, and homeless, Lily, who agrees to give her baby to Gage and Anna in exchange for financial support. But something isn't right. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

A Small Town
DB98421 11 hours 6 minutes
by Thomas Perry
read by Christina Delaine
A dozen convicts plan a federal prison escape that releases over a thousand raping, murdering prisoners into the nearby town. Law enforcement catches many but--two years later--the twelve masterminds remain free. The town secretly sends cop Leah Hawkins to methodically track them down and kill them. Violence and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Cross Her Heart
DB98804 10 hours 26 minutes
by Sarah Pinborough
read by Antonia Beamish
When single mother Lisa's sixteen-year-old daughter, Ava, is in danger, Lisa turns to her best friend for help. But a long time ago, Lisa broke a promise. And that betrayal hasn't been forgiven. Now, someone is going to make her pay for her sin. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The Night Agent
DB97893 10 hours 50 minutes
by Matthew Quirk
read by Chris Andrew Ciulla
In the White House Situation Room, young FBI Agent Peter Sutherland's job is monitoring an emergency line for a call that finally comes. A terrified young woman tells Peter that her aunt and uncle have just been murdered. Their last words prove there is a Russian mole in the White House. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Cold Heart Creek
DB99072 11 hours 49 minutes
by Lisa Regan
read by Madelyn Buzzard
A husband and wife are found dead at their campsite, and the third camper is missing. A pendant is discovered shoved down the woman's throat. As the detectives interview members from a nearby commune, another person dies, with the same type of pendant in her throat. Violence and strong language. 2019.

Her Silent Cry
DB99122 10 hours 47 minutes
by Lisa Regan
read by Elizabeth Rose
Detective Josie Quinn is at the playground when young Lucy Ross disappears from the carousel. As Josie and her colleagues race the clock to find the child and her abductor, bodies start piling up, and they realize Lucy's overprotective mother has a mysterious past. Strong language and some violence. 2019.

Every Last Breath
DB97879 12 hours 24 minutes
by Juno Rushdan
read by various narrators
Maddox Kinkade is an expert at managing the impossible. Tasked with neutralizing a lethal bioweapon, she turns to the one person capable of helping her stop the threat of pandemic in time: the love of her life, back from the dead and mad as hell at her supposed betrayal. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Saint X
DB98874 12 hours 27 minutes
by Alexis Schaitkin
read by various narrators
Claire was seven when her college-age sister, Alison, disappeared on their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later, Alison's body was found. Now, Claire is working in New York City when she encounters one of the men originally suspected of murdering Alison. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Absolution
DB98722 10 hours 59 minutes
by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
read by Lucy Paterson
A Snapchat video shows a terrified teen. When her body is found, it is marked with a number "2." Detective Huldar brings in child psychologist Freyja to help question the victim's friends. Then another teenager goes missing, more clips appear, and the body with a "3" is found. Translated from the 2016 Icelandic edition. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

A Madness of Sunshine
DB97880 11 hours 1 minute
by Nalini Singh
read by Saskia Maarleveld
After her husband's death, Anahera Rawiri returns to her remote New Zealand hometown of Golden Cove. She learns a local woman has disappeared, and cop Will Gallagher fears there might be a connection to another missing persons case from years before. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Mr. Nobody
DB98658 11 hours 34 minutes
by Catherine Steadman
read by Catherine Steadman
A mute man is found on a British beach with no identification. Neuropsychiatrist Dr. Emma Lewis is asked to come assess the patient. But Emma left this same town fourteen years ago and has taken great pains to cover all traces of her past. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Almost Missed You
DB97956 9 hours 45 minutes
by Jessica Strawser
read by Thérèse Plummer
Three years into their marriage, Violet and Finn have a wonderful little boy. While vacationing, Finn leaves Violet at the beach--packs up the hotel room and disappears with their son. Then Finn shows up on his best friend Caitlin’s doorstep, demanding that she hide them from the authorities. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Not That I Could Tell
DB97955 11 hours 46 minutes
by Jessica Strawser
read by Erin Bennett
When a group of neighborhood women gather around a fire pit one Saturday night, they drink too much, and the conversation turns personal. By Monday morning, one of them is inexplicably gone. A sociable mom, college administrator, and doctor’s wife, the missing woman didn’t even seem bothered by her impending divorce. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Hit List
DB98834 7 hours 14 minutes
by Stuart Woods
read by Tony Roberts
When Stone Barrington finds his name on a hit list, he plans to lie low until the culprit is caught. But when this foe shows no signs of stopping until his deadly objective is realized in full, Stone is left with no choice but to face the problem head-on. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Treason
DB97951 7 hours 20 minutes
by Stuart Woods
read by Tony Roberts
Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in a classified agency----only it soon becomes clear that this renegade was sent by a rival Stone has encountered before. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Westerns

Flintlock, Books 5-6
DB98305 14 hours 42 minutes
by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone
read by Jack Fox
Books five and six of the series, published in 2017 and 2018. In Hell's Gate, young heiress Lucy Cully proposes to pay Sam Flintlock if he spends a full week in the haunted mansion of her murdered uncle. Also includes Pitchfork Pass. Sequel to A Time for Vultures (DB95429). Violence and strong language. 2018.

A Jensen Family Christmas
DB97969 11 hours 21 minutes
by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone
read by Danny Campbell
The Jensen family gathers together at the Sugarloaf Ranch for a Christmas homecoming. Smoke must defend his land, Sally strikes up a new friendship, Ace and Chance prepare to fight a gang of outlaws, Luke rescues three children orphaned in a shootout, and Preacher catches the eye of a beguiling widow. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Preacher's Rage
DB98839 8 hours 29 minutes
by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone
read by Jack Garrett
Preacher and Hawk rescue a woman from ruthless trappers. Though she is white, Caroline was raised by the Crow since childhood. The father and son team face many dangers to escort her back to her people. Sequel to Preacher’s Kill (DB90454). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Robert B. Parker's Buckskin
DB98360 9 hours 24 minutes
by Robert Knott
read by Robert Knott
After Cole and Hitch lay Appaloosa's sheriff to rest, several men are eager to compete for the position. Meanwhile, gold is discovered in the nearby foothills, bringing trouble with mining factions and claim disputes. Sequel to Robert B. Parker's Revelation (DB88150). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Adult Nonfiction

Arts

Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight over a Modernist Masterpiece
DB98889 8 hours 50 minutes
by Alex Beam
read by Kimberly Farr
Chronicles the building of and fight over Farnsworth House in the Chicago suburbs from the time it was first contracted in 1945. Discusses the relationship between architect Mies van der Rohe and client Edith Farnsworth, the resulting legal battle, and its architectural aspects. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sargent's Women: Four Lives behind the Canvas
DB98079 10 hours 34 minutes
by Donna M. Lucey
read by Elizabeth Wiley
Profile of four women--Elizabeth Chanler, Sally Fairchild, Belle Gardner, and Elsie Palmer--who posed for nineteenth-century high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. Describes their lives, the impact of their portraits on the art world, and the scandals in which they were involved. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

How to Be an Artist
DB98823 2 hours 23 minutes
by Jerry Saltz
read by Jerry Saltz
Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic presents a combination of a meditation on what it means to be an artist and a guide on becoming one. Discusses the mindset of being creative, recognizing the conventions of the art you are creating and working beyond them, and addressing creative blocks. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Biography

The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's Evil Genius
DB98806 13 hours 11 minutes
by Bob Batchelor
read by Joe Barrett
Historian recounts the exploits of a notorious criminal mastermind's Prohibition-era bootlegging operation. He discusses Remus's role as the inspiration for The Great Gatsby (DB55714) and details the sensational murder case surrounding Remus's ultimate downfall. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Yellow House
DB98086 14 hours 21 minutes
by Sarah M. Broom
read by Bahni Turpin
Author relates a century of her family history and their collective relationship with a home in a neglected area of New Orleans, even after Hurricane Katrina wiped it off the map. Discusses pride, familial love, issues of class, race, and internalized shame. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice (That Go a Long Way)
DB98970 5 hours 2 minutes
by Barbara Bush
read by various narrators
A collection of advice and life lessons from the former First Lady and author of Reflections: Life after the White House (DB57178). Includes discussion of life, love, family, and the world. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Children of the Land
DB98683 10 hours 9 minutes
by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
read by Tim Andres Pabon
Author recounts experiences growing up as an undocumented immigrant from Mexico in the United States. Discusses the logistics and strain of remaining undetected, as well as his father’s eventual deportation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Ordinary Girls: A Memoir
DB98783 10 hours 11 minutes
by Jaquira Díaz
read by Almarie Guerra
Memoir about growing up in the housing projects of Puerto Rico and Miami Beach. The author recounts her mother’s battle with schizophrenia, her own struggles with depression and sexual assault, and her ultimate journey from despair to hope and love. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Escape Artist
DB98784 8 hours 51 minutes
by Helen Fremont
read by Gabra Zackman
Author recounts experiences growing up in a household that kept its Jewish identity secret due to her parents’ trauma from their memories of the Holocaust. Discusses how this need for secrecy and compartmentalization ultimately affected her own life and relationships. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown
DB98917 9 hours 11 minutes
by Anne Glenconner
read by Anne Glenconner
A memoir from a close member of the royal circle and lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret, who was a friend of Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth II since childhood. Describes her experiences witnessing landmark moments in royal history and shares intimate stories from her time as Princess Margaret’s closest confidante. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Ordinary Hazards
DB98095 4 hours 39 minutes
by Nikki Grimes
read by Nikki Grimes
Acclaimed author and poet Nikki Grimes explores the truth of a harrowing childhood in verse. Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Grimes describes her youth and the healing power of words. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains
DB98842 10 hours 9 minutes
by Ariana Neumann
read by Rebecca Lowman
Author investigates her Jewish family’s experiences during World War II, particularly those of her father, who hid in Berlin. Draws on letters, diaries, and other memorabilia. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Jimmy Neurosis: A Memoir
DB97944 9 hours 57 minutes
by James Oseland
read by James Oseland
Former editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine and former judge of television show Top Chef Masters shares his coming of age in the underground punk scenes of San Francisco and Manhattan in the late-1970s and early-1980s. Discusses prominent people he met, the creative influences on his life, and being gay. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays
DB98878 7 hours 37 minutes
by R. Eric Thomas
read by R. Eric Thomas
Author reflects on reconciling his Christianity with his sexuality, the exhaustion of code-switching, gaining accidental Internet fame, and covering the 2016 election and its aftermath. He reexamines the meaning of "normal" and discusses how to care about an increasingly bleak future. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

I Am Not Your Slave: A Memoir
DB98484 8 hours 40 minutes
by Tupa Tjipombo and Chris
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Recounts being kidnapped and suffering through life in a human trafficking network spanning all of Africa. Describes encounters with gangs, witchdoctors, corrupt police, smugglers, and fellow trafficking victims. Details eventual escape. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2020.

Business and Economics

Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction
DB98854 13 hours 14 minutes
by David Enrich
read by BJ Harrison
Journalist examines the history of Deutsche Bank and its relationship with Donald Trump prior to his assuming the presidency of the United States. Discusses the bank's partnerships with Nazis and Eastern Bloc rulers, business practices in the 1990s, and deals with the Trump and Kushner families. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business
DB98755 12 hours 35 minutes
by Nelson D. Schwartz
read by Jason Culp
Journalist examines the ways the American economy has created class-based access restrictions in all spheres of life, including health care, education, transportation, and home security. Discusses the ways those with monetary means are able to cut red tape while the middle- and working-class fight for limited spots. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Computers

You Look Like a Thing And I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place
DB98087 5 hours 36 minutes
by Janelle Shane
read by Xe Sands
Electrical engineer examines the ways artificial intelligence is already present in our daily lives and its potential uses in the future. Topics discussed include the mechanics behind the technology, the ways it learns and becomes predictive, and its reliance on humans. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Cooking

Life Is a Party: Deliciously Doable Recipes to Make Every Day a Celebration
DB98761 7 hours 40 minutes
by David Burtka and Adeena Sussman
read by Bill Wallace
Chef and actor shares more than one hundred recipes and sixteen party themes--including playlists and planning tips. Includes rules for entertaining such as using nice utensils and preparing your mood beforehand. Recipes accompany party themes and are divided into seasons. 2019.

Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food
DB98941 6 hours 18 minutes
by Ann Hood
read by Nina Alvamar
Author of Something Blue (DB33567) and Knitting Circle (DB64963) shares a collection of essays on her connections to food from her childhood through marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Includes recipes matching the subject of each essay. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The Food in Jars Kitchen: 140 Ways to Cook, Bake, Plate, and Share Your Homemade Pantry
DB98763 6 hours 37 minutes
by Marisa McClellan
read by Eva Wilhelm
Over one hundred recipes to incorporate preserves--including jams, jellies, salsas, and pickles--in everyday dishes. Includes a list of equipment needed. Recipes cover breakfast, dips, spreads, sauces, condiments, salads, sides, braises, soups, roasts, breads, desserts, drinks, and frozen treats. Shares a list of what are considered essential preserves. 2019.

Ageless Vegan: The Secret to Living a Long and Healthy Plant-Based Life
DB98757 5 hours 57 minutes
by Tracye McQuirter and Mary McQuirter
read by Kristin Allison
Vegan lifestyle expert teams with her mother to share their secrets for maintaining a healthy, plant-based lifestyle for more than thirty years. The pair discusses nutrition, building a vegan pantry, and creating a supportive lifestyle. Provides fourteen-step guide to transitioning to vegan foods and one hundred recipes. 2018.

Midwest Made: Big, Bold Baking from the Heartland
DB98764 12 hours 9 minutes
by Shauna Sever
read by Margaret Strom
Food Network contributor shares recipes with deep roots in the Midwest and its many immigrant populations. Shares typical pantry items and her top ten tools. Recipe categories include sweet doughs, pastries, pies, cookies, cakes, bars, other desserts, savories, winter holidays, and core elements. 2019.

Crime

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country
DB98873 14 hours 59 minutes
by Sierra Crane Murdoch
read by Sierra Crane Murdoch
Follows Lissa Yellow Bird, whose home on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota was transformed by the Bakken oil boom, after her 2009 release from prison. Describes her obsessive hunt for clues into the disappearance of a young white oil worker three years later. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI
DB98812 10 hours 46 minutes
by Kate Winkler Dawson
read by Kate Winkler Dawson
Using years of research and thousands of never-before-published primary source materials, explores the life of Edward Oscar Heinrich, who had an uncanny knack for finding clues, establishing evidence, and deducing answers. In the 1930s, Heinrich pioneered the forensic science techniques upon which the American legal system now relies. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions
DB98803 11 hours 49 minutes
by Mark Godsey
read by BJ Harrison
Former hard-nosed prosecutor who later became an attorney for the Ohio Innocence Project shares how innate psychological flaws in judges, police, lawyers, and juries coupled with a "tough on crime" environment can cause investigations to go awry, leading to the convictions of innocent people. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics
DB99021 8 hours 38 minutes
by Bruce Goldfarb
read by Nan McNamara
Biography of Chicago-born socialite Frances Glessner Lee (1878-1962) and her work with dollhouse-scale dioramas to create eighteen scenes used by generations of criminal investigators for training. Discusses her early life and relationships, fascination with legal medicine, and the creation of the Nutshell Studies. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
DB98773 10 hours 14 minutes
by Stacy Horn
read by Pam Ward
Discusses the history of Blackwell's Island, which New York City purchased in 1828. Describes the construction of a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse, and almshouse on the island; the lives of those sent there; and the work done by officials, reformers, and journalists, including Nellie Bly. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

A Life in the Balance: The Billy Wayne Sinclair Story; A Journey from Murder to Redemption inside America's Worst Prison System
DB98489 14 hours 21 minutes
by Billy Wayne Sinclair and Jodie Sinclair
read by Bill Wallace
Memoir of a man written while serving life in prison for a murder that occurred during a bungled 1965 convenience store holdup. He became a respected jailhouse lawyer, an award-winning journalist, a whistleblower, and a driving force behind the integration of Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Coauthored by the journalist he married by proxy. 2000.

Family

Grandmothering: Building Strong Ties with Every Generation
DB98808 8 hours 50 minutes
by Kathleen Stassen Berger
read by Randye Kaye
The author describes the many roles that grandmothers can play in the lives of their children and grandchildren without overstepping, exploring the needs of each stage of childhood. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Folktales

Mythos
DB97936 15 hours 28 minutes
by Stephen Fry
read by Stephen Fry
Comedian, novelist, and actor provides his own spin on the classic Greek myths for the modern age. Retells the stories of the titans and gods as a light account of ribaldry, revelry, warfare, worship, love affairs, slayings, suicides, triumphs, and tragedies. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.

Government and Politics

Someone Is Out to Get Us: A Not So Brief History of Cold War Paranoia and Madness
DB98083 17 hours 23 minutes
by Brian Brown
read by Dan Warren
Examines the unfounded American fears, paranoias, and delusions of the Cold War as well as unsuspected real threats. Discusses a spy cell of aristocratic Englishmen and the true conflicts caused by fearmongering leaders like J. Edgar Hoover, Joseph McCarthy, and Richard Nixon. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America
DB98818 14 hours 18 minutes
by Adam Cohen
read by Dan Woren
The author of Imbeciles (DB84223) presents his views on the shifting political leanings of the Supreme Court in the time between the Nixon and Trump administrations. Surveys significant rulings during that time period and assesses them for any perceived agenda. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents, Their Books, and the Shaping of American History
DB98626 15 hours 41 minutes
by Craig Fehrman
read by Fred Sanders
Journalist provides an overview of books written by American presidents, beginning with Thomas Jefferson and continuing through Donald Trump. Discusses the motivations for these publications, their contents, and their impact on the lives of the authors and society at large. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century
DB97961 9 hours 39 minutes
by Thant Myint-U
read by Assaf Cohen
Historian, former diplomat, and presidential advisor examines the difficulties faced by Burma after years of hardship. Discusses the economic, environmental, social, and political factors that may be threatening the fledgling democracy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Enigma of Clarence Thomas
DB98835 9 hours 53 minutes
by Corey Robin
read by Larry Herron
The author delves into the life, career, and beliefs of Supreme Court judge Clarence Thomas. Posits that the root of his conservative views lies in his identity as a Black nationalist and his views regarding racism. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump
DB97884 12 hours 20 minutes
by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch
read by Mark Deakins
The founders of political opposition research company Fusion GPS recount being hired to investigate the finances of Donald Trump and their subsequent findings. Discusses their involvement with former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele and the series of events that those communications set in motion. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis
DB98923 7 hours 40 minutes
by Greta Thunberg and others
read by Maya Lindh
Young climate activist and her family discuss the internal family crisis that led to their involvement in activism. Recounts Greta’s intense distress about her imperiled future due to climate change and their collective determination to fight their problems at home by taking global action. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin's Russia
DB98134 15 hours 0 minutes
by Joshua Yaffa
read by Fred Sanders
Portrays life in early twenty-first century Russia through profiles of various individuals. Examines politicians, artists, historians, a television channel director, a priest, and a humanitarian. Explores the varying levels of cooperation with the government citizens must engage in to live their lives. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Home Management

The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life
DB98735 8 hours 8 minutes
by Joshua Becker
read by Joshua Becker
The author of The More of Less (DB88012) offers advice on decluttering, suggests guidelines to simplify one’s lifestyle and live more purposefully, and addresses underlying issues that may contribute to over-accumulation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Language

Consider This
DB97965 5 hours 54 minutes
by Chuck Palahniuk
read by various narrators
Novelist who wrote Fight Club (DB83519) provides a behind-the-scenes look at life as a writer, discusses the power of storytelling, and gives writing advice. Provides examples from both classics and his own work. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

LGBT Issues

Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son
DB98739 4 hours 24 minutes
by Richie Jackson
read by Richie Jackson
Written as a letter to his son, a Broadway, TV, and film producer reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America, as well as the progress and setbacks that the American LGBTQ community has experienced over the past fifty years. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir
DB99111 9 hours 56 minutes
by Edie Windsor and Joshua Lyon
read by Kristin Allison
Author describes the path that led her to sue the United States government for federal recognition of her marriage to her partner of more than four decades. Recounts her childhood, realization that she was a lesbian, life in 1950s Greenwich Village, work in computing, and marriages. Some strong language. 2019.

Literature

Literary Criticism: Essays on Literature; American Writers; English Writers
DB96662 58 hours 15 minutes
by Henry James
read by Stephen Van Doren
Collection of critiques by renowned novelist Henry James (1843-1916). This first volume features his critical writings and appreciation of the works of famous authors, from Edgar Allan Poe to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Includes theoretical essays "The Art of Fiction" and "The Future of the Novel." 1984.

Dad Jokes: The Good. The Bad. The Terrible
DB96807 1 hour 45 minutes
by Jimmy Niro
read by Bill Delaney
A collection of jokes that a corny dad would tell his kids. The jokes are heavy on puns and silly wordplay. 2018.

Medicine and Health

Food Fix: How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet--One Bite at a Time
DB98914 12 hours 18 minutes
by Mark Hyman
read by Mark Hyman
Physician discusses how to grow, produce, and consume food to resolve the world's health, environmental, social, and economic crises. Explains how food and agriculture policies are corrupted by money and lobbies that drive the spread of obesity and food-related chronic disease, climate change, poverty, violence, and educational achievement gaps. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes
DB98915 14 hours 17 minutes
by Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro
read by various narrators
Maintains that while eating a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet improves short-term blood glucose control, that diet also increases the long-term risk for chronic diseases. Proposes instead eating a low-fat plant-based whole-food diet to reverse insulin resistance in all types of diabetes. Includes more than thirty nutrient-dense recipes and other supplemental material. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety: 100 Simple Practices to Find Peace Right Now
DB97954 5 hours 1 minute
by Michael Smith
read by Tim Pabon
Psychologist and meditation instructor shares one hundred breathing and mindfulness exercises to reduce nervousness and fear. Describes how the exercises were developed to target specific types of anxiety, whether they involve time of day, physical circumstances, or stressors like insomnia. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Music

More Myself: A Journey
DB98906 9 hours 58 minutes
by Alicia Keys
read by various narrators
Memoir of a multiple Grammy-winning musician who grew up in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City, the only child of a single mother. Describes her journey as an artist and her recollections of those who helped her on her rise to the top. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Open Book: A Memoir
DB98656 11 hours 24 minutes
by Jessica Simpson
read by Jessica Simpson
Memoir of the pop singer and reality TV star. Examines her own life and famous romantic relationships, sharing insights about her own need to please and what it felt like to be thought of as a walking blonde joke. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Nature and the Environment

The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here
DB98827 6 hours 45 minutes
by Hope Jahren
read by Hope Jahren
Author of Lab Girl (DB84436) examines the causes and outcomes contributing to climate change. Topics covered include the ways humans arrived at life in the twenty-first century; industrialized food production of products like grain, meat, fish, and sugar; energy consumption; and physical impacts on natural formations. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

This Is Chance! The Shaking of an All-American City, a Voice That Held It Together
DB98828 8 hours 25 minutes
by Jon Mooallem
read by Ray Porter
Chronicles the earthquake that struck Anchorage, Alaska, in 1964--rated as the most powerful in American history. Focuses on the work of part-time reporter Genie Chance, who provided real-time coverage and instructions via radio station KENI for fifty-nine continuous hours, and its impact on the community. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther
DB99023 9 hours 47 minutes
by Craig Pittman
read by Mike Chamberlain
Journalist recounts efforts to bring the Florida panther back from the brink of extinction, which pivoted on the accidental death of one specific specimen. Discusses the personalities involved, positive and negative effects of scientific study, and points of weirdness that seem specific to Florida. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Philosophy

Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die: The Complexities of Assisted Dying
DB98989 3 hours 50 minutes
by Nikki Tate
read by Jean Cochran
Examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives. Considers the context, the law, practical and philosophical views, the nature of suffering, and defining a good death. For junior and senior high readers. 2019.

Poetry

The Crying Book
DB98483 3 hours 44 minutes
by Heather Christle
read by Kristin Allison
Poet wrestles with the concepts and impacts of death, mental illness, grief, joy, impending motherhood, and the role of crying in female agency. Some strong language. 2019.

Poetry and Tales
DB96174 53 hours 38 minutes
by Edgar Allan Poe
read by Stephen Van Doren
Collection of Edgar Allan Poe's poetry and tales presented chronologically to showcase his development as a writer. Includes the five scenes from "Politian," his one attempt at drama. Edited by Patrick F. Quinn. 1984.

Psychology and Self-Help

Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes
DB96264 10 hours 36 minutes
by Jessica Pan
read by Laura Godfrey Dunlop
British journalist and self-described introvert describes her experiment of living like an extrovert for a year. She tackles personal challenges such as talking to strangers, hosting a dinner party, traveling on her own, and performing stand-up comedy. Some strong language. 2019.

The Gift of Forgiveness: Inspiring Stories from Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgivable
DB98912 4 hours 40 minutes
by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt
read by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt
Collects interviews exploring forgiveness. Contributors--both famous and not--include those who have struggled with forgiveness, those still struggling, and those who have been able to forgive what might seem truly unforgivable. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2020.

Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation
DB99067 12 hours 56 minutes
by Michael Zielenziger
read by Barry Bernson
Journalist explores societal shifts in modern Japan. Discusses trends emerging after the Japanese economic collapse of the 1990s, including hikikomori--single men who close themselves away like hermits in their apartments. Describes how young women are breaking from tradition and rejecting marriage and motherhood. 2006.

Religion

D.L. Moody: A Life; Innovator, Evangelist, World-Changer
DB98084 8 hours 43 minutes
by Kevin Belmonte
read by Grover Gardner
Biography of D.L. Moody (1837-1899), founder of the Moody Bible Institute among other endeavors. Discusses his early years growing up in New England, his calling to serve Jesus, his evangelical work in Chicago, the development of his missions, and his legacy. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2014.

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha
DB97947 12 hours 18 minutes
by Tara Brach
read by Cassandra Campbell
Psychotherapist and meditation teacher presents a guide to developing an understanding of ourselves in order to live more richly. Provides personal stories, case histories, interpretations of Buddhist tales, and guided meditations. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2003.

Jesus Revolution: How God Transformed an Unlikely Generation and How He Can Do It Again Today
DB97943 7 hours 38 minutes
by Greg Laurie and Ellen Vaughn
read by Nan McNamara
Recounts the revivalist movement of the 1960s and 70s and analyzes ways it can impact faith movements of the early-twenty-first century. Examines the social history of the movement, prominent figures, and its loss of traction in the 1980s. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Done with That: Escape the Struggle of Your Old Life
DB98478 5 hours 58 minutes
by Bob Merritt
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Pastor of megachurch presents a guide to better understanding a new life in communion with Christ. Discusses the struggles of leaving behind your old way of living, being honest about what you value, working through the transition, and understanding what you gain by giving up other things. 2019.

Religion as We Know It: An Origin Story
DB97948 3 hours 25 minutes
by Jack Miles
read by David Cochran Heath
Author of God (DB41337) and Christ (DB55196) presents a meditation on the study of religion which is an expansion of his introductions to the Norton Anthology of World Religions, Volume 1 (DB82222) and Volume 2 (DB82210). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Broken Faith: Inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, One of America's Most Dangerous Cults
DB98634 12 hours 22 minutes
by Mitch Weiss and Holbrook
read by Vivienne Leheny
Examines the Word of Faith Fellowship, an evangelical Christian group which was formed in 1979 and has been accused of being a cult. Discusses the life and leadership style of founder Jane Whaley, the experiences of those who have left the group, and accusations of child abuse. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Science and Technology

The Weil Conjectures: On Math and the Pursuit of the Unknown
DB96675 5 hours 43 minutes
by Karen Olsson
read by Nora Achrati
Author of All the Houses (DB83708) examines the lives of siblings Simone Weil--a philosopher, mystic, and social activist--and André--an influential mathematician. Reflects on the ways math and intellectual history intertwine, and the ways math has influenced her own life. 2019.

Social Sciences

A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home
DB99082 6 hours 19 minutes
edited by Nicole Chung and Mensah Demary
read by Theresa Conkin
Essays from various writers highlight the human side of immigration policies and polarized rhetoric through personal stories. Authors include Victoria Blanco, Nina Li Coomes, Nur Nasreen Ibrahim, and Porochista Khakpour. Strong language and some violence. 2020.

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
DB98817 6 hours 55 minutes
by Cathy Park Hong
read by Cathy Park Hong
Author reflects on her experiences living as an Asian American in the early twenty-first century. Traces the author’s relationship with language, shame, depression, poetry, family, and female friendship. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World
DB98816 10 hours 1 minute
by Janice Kaplan
read by Janice Kaplan
The author of The Gratitude Diaries (DB82454) reflects on women geniuses and their accomplishments throughout history. Also draws on interviews with women geniuses at work in the early twenty-first century, including Nobel Prize winner Frances Arnold and AI expert Fei-Fei Li. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
DB98638 7 hours 0 minutes
by Mikki Kendall
read by Mikki Kendall
Eighteen essays examining feminism and its need to intersect with race, class, and sexual orientation. Topics discussed include gun violence, food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, earning a living wage, and access to medical care. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope
DB98135 9 hours 45 minutes
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
read by various narrators
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Half the Sky (DB70300) examine life for working-class Americans and discuss the issues they face. Studies the disappearance of many blue-collar jobs, deaths related to drugs and alcohol, suicide, and the long-term damage of public policy mistakes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Busted in New York and Other Essays
DB99066 16 hours 12 minutes
by Darryl Pinckney
read by Jon Huffman
Essays from literary critic and novelist about racial history that blend the personal and the social. Traces the lineage of Black intellectual history, discusses the literary Black diaspora, and reflects on Obama's first presidential campaign. Strong language. 2019.

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise
DB98921 7 hours 17 minutes
by Eduardo Porter
read by various narrators
Examines the potential role of racism in stunting the development of nearly every institution crucial for building a healthy American society, including organized labor, public education, and the social safety net. Illuminates ways that America may be able to construct a more cohesive society. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
DB98751 5 hours 22 minutes
by Layla F. Saad
read by Layla F. Saad
Twenty-eight day guide to examining the ways white supremacy influences your life. Provides exercises to assist in dismantling those thought processes. Topics include definitions, anti-Blackness, racial stereotypes, allyship, power differentials, and continuing the work. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Before and after Loss: A Neurologist's Perspective on Loss, Grief, and Our Brain
DB98802 5 hours 59 minutes
by Lisa M. Shulman
read by Donna Postel
Neurologist describes a personal story of loss and her journey to understand the science behind the mind-altering experience of grief. Explores the emerging neuroscience of emotional trauma as the cause of brain injury and traces the interface between the experience of profound loss and the search for emotional restoration. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women
DB98918 8 hours 5 minutes
edited by Lizzie Skurnick
read by various narrators
Female writers explore the obvious and subtle ways the hidden meanings of words can limit or liberate women. Includes essays from Laura Lipmann, Meg Wolizer, Jennifer Weiner, Rebecca Traister, and others. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change the World
DB98734 9 hours 11 minutes
edited by Jessica Valenti and Jaclyn Friedman
read by various narrators
Prominent women discuss the potential positive social impacts of taking women seriously on a wide range of issues. Essays explore topics including reproduction, health care, and violence. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sports and Recreation

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
DB98792 9 hours 11 minutes
by Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
read by Leon Nixon
Discusses the turbulent backdrop of a segregated United States and describes the dilemma of sixteen black men and two black women on whether to participate in or boycott the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany. Focuses on five of these athletes. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Back Roads to March: The Unsung, Unheralded, and Unknown Heroes of a College Basketball Season
DB98811 14 hours 11 minutes
by John Feinstein
read by John Feinstein
Legendary sportswriter and author of The Legends Club (DB84012) looks at the underdogs of college basketball. Profiles some of the smaller programs who no one expects to win, who can't attract the most coveted high school recruits, and who rarely send their players on to the NBA. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Half Broke: A Memoir
DB98796 8 hours 14 minutes
by Ginger Gaffney
read by Christa Lewis
Top-ranked horse trainer describes her time at an alternative prison ranch in New Mexico. Discusses bringing together emotionally shattered and often drug-addicted prisoners with abused or abandoned horses, teaching both to trust. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Sports Makes You Type Faster: The Entire World of Sports by One of America's Most Famous Sportswriters
DB98485 6 hours 13 minutes
by Dan Jenkins
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Essays from a sports journalist who was a feature writer for Sports Illustrated for twenty-five years, as well as an essayist for Golf Digest. While golf appears frequently, there are essays on many other sports and sports personalities. 2018.

Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation
DB97924 7 hours 46 minutes
by Michael Powell
read by Darrell Dennis
Journalist looks at a Navajo high school basketball team from northern Arizona. Examines the team members' struggles with everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family and chronicles the broader challenges and obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Stage and Screen

The Movie Musical!
DB98081 24 hours 22 minutes
by Jeanine Basinger
read by Erin Bennett
Film historian chronicles the story of the movie musical, from Fred Astaire to La La Land. Analyzes the many ways song and dance have been used in film, portrays some of the iconic musical stars, and shares insights into musicals both famous and obscure. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s
DB98954 14 hours 22 minutes
by Andy Greene
read by various narrators
Oral history of the TV program The Office, which ran from 2005 to 2013. Interviews the show's creators, writers, and actors. Shares behind-the-scenes stories and favorite moments from its origins on British TV to the slow rating start of the American reboot. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

High on Arrival
DB96673 12 hours 0 minutes
by Mackenzie Phillips and Hilary
read by Celeste Lawson
Memoir of the actress best known for her role in the TV series One Day at a Time (1975-1984). Shares her unconventional childhood as the daughter of musician John Phillips, her own career, and her long struggles with addictions. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Way We All Became the Brady Bunch: How the Canceled Sitcom Became the Beloved Pop Culture Icon We Are Still Talking about Today
DB97923 7 hours 57 minutes
by Kimberly Potts
read by Chloe Cannon
Pop culture writer looks at the television program The Brady Bunch, which aired from 1969 to 1974. Examines the show's lasting influence--despite low ratings and critical reviews--and provides behind-the-scenes insight into the production and casting of the iconic sitcom. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker
DB98953 10 hours 9 minutes
by Barry Sonnenfeld
read by Barry Sonnenfeld
Successful director of films including Men in Black discusses his childhood in New York, his early work in the film industry (including a memorable period as a cameraman in the porn industry), and the opportunities that helped him forge a career as a film and television director. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
DB98702 13 hours 22 minutes
by Sheila Weller
read by Saskia Maarleveld
Journalist examines the life of the actress and writer most famous for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Explores her childhood as the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, her acting career, her struggles with addiction and mental illnesses, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

US History

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington
DB98883 6 hours 42 minutes
by Alexis Coe
read by various narrators
In this biography of America's first president, the author examines George Washington's life outside of his most famous moments. Discusses the changes he made after marrying Martha, his lesser-known activities during the Revolutionary War, what happened when he faced his own hypocrisy of owning slaves, and his death. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership
DB98625 11 hours 3 minutes
by Edward J. Larson
read by Andrew Tell
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian offers up a dual biography examining the decades-long relationship between Founding Fathers George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Discusses their teamwork in achieving American independence and then strengthening the new country. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It
DB96532 32 hours 15 minutes
edited by Brooks D. Simpson and others
read by Kristin Allison
More than one hundred twenty pieces drawn from letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs that create a firsthand narrative of the first year of the Civil War. 2011.

The Civil War: The Third Year Told by Those Who Lived It
DB96540 35 hours 13 minutes
edited by Brooks D. Simpson
read by Ken Kliban
Presents firsthand accounts of the third year of the Civil War, spanning the crucial months from January 1863 to March 1864. Collection of letters, diary entries, speeches, articles, messages, and poems from the participants and observers of the time. 2013.

World History

Last Stop Auschwitz: My Story of Survival from within the Camp
DB98813 7 hours 40 minutes
by Eliazar de Wind
read by Robert Fass
The author recounts his experiences when he and his wife were shipped to the infamous Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp. Describes the battle for survival the pair faced and the difficulties they underwent even as the war drew to a close. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny
DB99105 9 hours 36 minutes
by Daisy Dunn
read by Mark Ashby
A literary biography of Pliny the Younger, a survivor of the historic Vesuvius eruption who became a Roman lawyer, senator, poet, and representative of the Emperor. Also recounts his adoption by his uncle, the author of the Natural History and explores the impact of life with him. 2019.

Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis
DB98849 7 hours 49 minutes
by K. R. Gaddy
read by Natasha Soudek
Historian chronicles the efforts of the Edelweiss Pirates, working-class German teens who sabotaged the Nazis during the Third Reich and suffered consequences for their resistance during and after World War II. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2020.

Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East
DB98785 16 hours 36 minutes
by Kim Ghattas
read by various narrators
The author of Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton (DBC02644) examines the rivalry between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran, identifying its root in the 1979 Iranian revolution. Discusses the role this cultural tension played in the 1991 US invasion of Iraq, 9/11 terrorist attacks, and rise of ISIS. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

The Fire and the Darkness: The Bombing of Dresden, 1945
DB98814 13 hours 52 minutes
by Sinclair McKay
read by Leighton Pugh
Recounts a devastating attack conducted by British bombers on the German city of Dresden. Examines life in the city just prior to the attack, tracks the bombing itself, and reflects on the subsequent reconstruction and recovery Dresden faced. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.

They Will Have to Die Now: Mosul and the Fall of the Caliphate
DB97958 9 hours 42 minutes
by James Verini
read by Ray Porter
Journalistic account of the climactic Battle of Mosul in the struggle against the Islamic State. Follows the experiences of two brothers from Mosul and their families, an Iraqi major, Kurdish militiamen, and an American sergeant. Draws comparisons to historic conflict. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Betrayal in Berlin: The True Story of the Cold War's Most Audacious Espionage Operation
DB98688 17 hours 49 minutes
by Steve Vogel
read by Joel Richards
Describes the espionage operations conducted using the Berlin Tunnel, a secret tunnel that crossed the border between the American and Soviet sectors of the city. Also conveys the actions of a traitor, code-named Agent Diamond, who betrayed the enterprise. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

Books for Children

Listed books were recently sent to cooperating libraries. Books and magazines are also available for immediate download from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) site at https://nlsbard.loc.gov . To order books or sign up for BARD, contact your local cooperating library.

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

96 Miles
DB99009 8 hours 2 minutes
by J.L. Esplin
read by Robbie Daymond
After a massive blackout hits rural Nevada, two brothers become desperate and decide to cross a deadly desert in search of help. Commercial audiobook. For grades 6-9. 2020.

Pigboy
DB98848 1 hour 17 minutes
by Vicki Grant
read by Narrator Unknown
Targeted by bullies, Dan Hogg dreads the field trip to a heritage farm that raises pigs. When their tour guide happens to be an angry, tattooed farmer, Dan suspects something is off, but never imagined how bad things can get. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2006.

Family

Clean Getaway
DB98099 3 hours 58 minutes
by Nic Stone
read by Dion Graham
When the run-ins at school have led to a lockdown at home, Scoob jumps at the chance to go with G'ma on an impromptu road trip using a strange, old green pamphlet as their guide. But their Winnebago adventure soon turns into uncertainty. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2020.

Roll with It
DB97973 4 hours 32 minutes
by Jamie Sumner
read by Candace Thaxton
Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her mother to small-town Oklahoma to help care for her grandfather, who has dementia. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2019.

Fantasy

The Goblin War
DB99107 7 hours 0 minutes
by Hilari Bell
read by Peter Holdway
After crossing over from the Otherworld where they have been trapped in mortal danger, Tobin and Makenna must figure out how to help Jeriah stop an army of barbarians from taking over their Realm. Sequel to The Goblin Gate (DB72299). For grades 6-9. 2011.

Ancient, Strange, and Lovely: The Dragon Chronicles
DB97908 6 hours 34 minutes
by Susan Fletcher
read by Leslie Bellair
Fourteen-year-old Bryn must try to find a way to save a baby dragon from a dangerous modern world that seems to have no place for something so ancient. Sequel to Sign of the Dove (DB52532). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2013.

Frostfire
DB98845 6 hours 10 minutes
by Jamie Smith
read by Catherine Ho
Chosen for the honor of bonding with a frostsliver, a fragment of the sentient glacier, Sabira embarks on the dangerous pilgrimage to the top of the mountain. But when a huge avalanche traps her and destroys the pass, Sabira is determined to find another way home. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2018.

Friendship

Here in the Real World
DB98681 5 hours 30 minutes
by Sara Pennypacker
read by Noah Galvin
Immersing himself in a fantasy world of knights and chivalry, introverted Ware is sent to a summer camp designed around social interactions and begins building a castle-like private space while clashing with a fellow misfit. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.

Nessie Quest
DB98742 9 hours 33 minutes
by Melissa Savage
read by various narrators
Twelve-year-old Adelaide Ru Fitzhugh reluctantly joins her parents in Scotland for the summer, where she and new friends Dax and Hammy Bean search for the Loch Ness Monster. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2020.

Growing Up

King and the Dragonflies
DB98682 5 hours 6 minutes
by Kacen Callender
read by Ron Butler
In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.

Holidays

Hanukkah Bear
DB97860 0 hours 13 minutes
by Eric A. Kimmel
read by Laural Merlington
On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2013.

Humor

The Best of Iggy
DB97976 1 hour 7 minutes
by Annie Barrows
read by Kate Reinders
Relates three times that nine-year-old Iggy got into trouble, two of which he does not regret and one for which he is very, very sorry. Commercial audiobook. For grades 2-4. 2020.

Dog's Best Friend: Middle School
DB99132 3 hours 14 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
read by Bryan Kennedy
When he spots his grandmother standing on the free-meal line at the local soup kitchen, Rafe creates a dog-walking business plan. But his huge money-making neighborhood empire gets competition. Sequel to Just My Rotten Luck (DB99131). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2016.

Escape to Australia: Middle School
DB99133 3 hours 15 minutes
by James Patterson and Martin Chatterton
read by Michael Crouch
The trip to Australia Rafe has won starts badly, but after connecting with a group of misfits he finds a way to do what he does best--create mayhem. Sequel to Dog's Best Friend (DB99132). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2017.

From Hero to Zero: Middle School
DB99134 3 hours 35 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
read by Michael Crouch
When Rafe is forced to work on a project side by side with his crush and her too-perfect boyfriend, he thinks it might be even worse than his roommate assignment for the London class trip. Sequel to Escape to Australia (DB99133). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2018.

Just My Rotten Luck: Middle School
DB99131 4 hours 30 minutes
by James Patterson and Chris
read by Bryan Kennedy
A new year begins and it is starting to look depressingly like the old one. But Rafe discovers a way of dealing with his bullying nemesis and flag-football teammate, Miller the Killer. Sequel to Save Rafe! (DB99130). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2015.

Mystery and Detective

Andi Unstoppable: An Andi Boggs Novel
DB89065 3 hours 33 minutes
by Amanda Flower
read by Mare Trevathan
Andi and her best friend Colin team up with her rival Ava to compete in a seventh-grade science project to be the first to spot a rare bird in the woods. They run into the town's resident ghost instead and investigate. For grades 4-7. 2015.

The Winterhouse Mysteries
DB97970 9 hours 51 minutes
by Ben Guterson
read by Sophie Amoss
After finally settling in at the Winterhouse Hotel, Elizabeth and Freddy are drawn into an ominous mystery involving unnatural tremors, eerie cries, and a rare book. Sequel to The Secrets of Winterhouse (DB93130). Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.

Religious Themes

Best Family Ever: A Baxter Family Children Story
DB98679 5 hours 26 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury and Tyler Russell
read by various narrators
When news comes that the Baxter family must move from Michigan to Bloomington, Indiana, the five Baxter siblings are reluctant to leave the only home and friends they have ever known. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2019.

Scary Stories

The Alchemist's Shadow: Watch Hollow
DB98843 4 hours 27 minutes
by Gregory Funaro
read by Reba Buhr
Shortly after the Kojima twins arrive from England, claiming to be the rightful heirs to Blackford House, a great evil enters the home, turning it into an ever-changing labyrinth. Lucy and Oliver join forces with the twins to fight it. Sequel to Watch Hollow (DB94147). Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2020.

Revenge of the Invisible Boy: Goosebumps SlappyWorld
DB98846 2 hours 47 minutes
by R.L. Stine
read by various narrators
After an embarrassing failure at Magic Club, Frankie wants revenge against Ari, who ruins everyone's tricks. A legendary magician comes to town to perform his daring stunts, and Frankie sees an opportunity to get even with Ari. But then everything goes wrong. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2019.

Science Fiction

The Last Book in the Universe
DB99010 4 hours 27 minutes
by Rodman Philbrick
read by Jeremy Davies
On a ruined post-apocalyptic Earth, young Spaz struggles to find his dying sister, helped by an old man who remembers how to read, a five-year-old, and a genetically improved girl. The hazardous trek through toxic regions ruled by gangs leads them to a forbidden Eden. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2000.

Sports Stories

Black Brother, Black Brother
DB98876 4 hours 38 minutes
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
read by Barrie Buckner
Suspended unjustly from elite Middlefield Prep, Donte Ellison studies fencing with a former champion, hoping to put the racist fencing team captain in his place. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2020.

Children's Nonfiction

Biography

The Story of Civil Rights Hero John Lewis
DB95974 1 hour 30 minutes
by Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson
read by Gary Telles
Recounts the life of US Representative John Lewis, whose work for civil rights included chairing the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and demonstrating on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. For grades 3-6. 2018.

The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
DB94260 3 hours 56 minutes
by John Hendrix
read by Ryan Dalusung
Recounts the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor who started a church in Germany that opposed Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party. Describes Bonhoeffer's alliance with conspirators who sought to kill Hitler, his imprisonment, and his execution just weeks before Germany's surrender. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2018.

Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson
DB95871 5 hours 21 minutes
by Katherine Johnson
read by Heather Alicia Simms
NASA mathematician discusses her childhood, her exceptional aptitude in math, the challenges she faced as an African American girl growing up in an era of brutal racism and sexism, and her contributions to several space missions. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2019.

General

Scholastic Book of World Records 2020
DB98248 5 hours 16 minutes
by Cynthia O'Brien and others
read by Mark Ashby
Collection of amazing world records in the areas of popular culture, sports, science, nature, and technology. Includes a section for the United States. For grades 3-6 and older readers. 2019.

Sports and Recreation

Scholastic Year in Sports 2020
DB98249 7 hours 5 minutes
by James Buckley, Jr.
read by David DeBoy
Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of 2019, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis. For grades 3-6 and older readers. 2019.

John Madden: Game for Life
DB95735 3 hours 27 minutes
by Peter Richmond
read by Chris Browning
Explores the life of legendary NFL coach, announcer, and video game personality John Madden. As head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Madden won more games than any other coach in Raiders history and earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2019.

Foreign Language

Español

Los libros presentes en esta edición de Talking Book Topics (Temas de Libros Parlantes) se enviaron recientemente a las bibliotecas de cooperación. La colección completa contiene una amplia gama de libros de ficción y no ficción, incluyendo biografías, clásicos, de vaqueros, misterio, romance y otros.

Los usuarios registrados también pueden descargar de inmediato todos los títulos y revistas del servicio de Descarga de Lectura en Braille y Audio del NLS (BARD) en https://nlsbard.loc.gov. La aplicación móvil de BARD está disponible en la App Store, Google Play, y en la Appstore de Amazon para leer audiolibros en su teléfono inteligente o su tableta personal. Para conocer más sobre la colección o para registrarse para utilizar BARD, comuníquese con su biblioteca de cooperación local. Los números de teléfono y las direcciones de correo electrónico de las bibliotecas regionales se encuentran en las últimas páginas de esta revista.

Nota: Puede aparecer un aviso inmediatamente a continuación de la descripción del libro para indicar escenas de violencia, lenguaje violento o descripciones de sexo. La palabra “algunas” antes de cualquiera de estos términos indica un hecho ocasional o poco frecuente, como por ejemplo “lenguaje violento poco frecuente”. Los audiolibros comerciales de los cuales el NLS no tiene acceso al libro impreso, pueden presentar el aviso “sin calificación”, lo que significa que el libro puede contener o no violencia, lenguaje violento o descripciones de sexo.

Patria (Homeland)
DB92492 20 horas 32 minutos
por Fernando Aramburu
leído por María Pino
Amigos de un pasado lejano--Bittori, Txato, Miren, y Joxian--se enfrentan a una amarga cosecha de fanatismo y violencia en Euskadi, el País Vasco. Violencia, lenguaje injurioso, y descripciones de índole sexual. 2016. (Friends from a distant past--Bittori, Txato, Miren, and Joxian--confront a bitter harvest of fanaticism and violence in Euskadi, the Basque Country. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2016.)

Via Rapida al Cielo (Fast Lane to Heaven)
DB93451 9 horas 31 minutos
por Ned Dougherty
leído por Nelson Brennes
Un ex agente inmobiliario de Nueva York y dueño de un club nocturno describe su experiencia cercana a la muerte en 1984 que fue el catalizador de un encuentro con un espíritu que más tarde reconoció como la Virgen María. Sin calificación. Audiolibro comercial. 2004. (A former New York real estate broker and nightclub owner describes his near-death experience in 1984 that was the catalyst for an encounter with a spirit he later recognized to be the Virgin Mary. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2004.)

Cuentos Completos 2 (Complete Stories 2)
DB94595 22 horas 38 minutos
por Rubem Fonseca
leído por Catherine Nunez
El segundo volumen de los cuentos completos del autor brasileño Rubem Fonseca (nacido en 1925). Incluye los libros Novela negra y otras historias (1992), Historias de amor (1997), y La Cofradía de los Espadas (1998). Traducido del portugués. Violencia, lenguaje injurioso, y descripciones de índole sexual. 2018. (The second volume of the collected stories of the Brazilian author Rubem Fonseca (born in 1925). Includes the books Novela negra y otras historias (1992), Historias de amor (1997), and La cofradía de los espadas (1998). Translated from Portuguese. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2018.)

Lo Que Fue de Ella (Where She Went)
DB95680 6 horas 41 minutos
por Gayle Forman
leído por María Pino
Adam, una emergente estrella del rock, y la exitosa violonchelista Mia, de Si Decido Quedarme (DB95672), se reúnen en Nueva York y se vuelven a conectar después de los horribles eventos que los separaron años antes. Traducido del inglés. Lenguaje injurioso y descripciones de índole sexual. Para lectores de alta secundaria y mayores. 2012. (Rising rock star Adam and successful cellist Mia, from Si Decido Quedarme (DB95672), reunite in New York and reconnect after the horrific events that tore them apart years earlier. Strong language and descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2012.)

Audio Magazines

For a free subscription to these magazines, contact your cooperating library or access https://nlsbard.loc.gov/nlsbardprod/login/NLS BARD to subscribe.

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)
The Atlantic (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)
Cowboys and Indians (8 issues)
Cricket (for children, on one cartridge with National Geographic Kids; 10 issues)
Diabetes Forecast (6 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) External
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (12 issues)
Kiplinger’s Retirement Report (12 issues)
Magazine of the Month (12 issues)
Missouri Conservationist (12 issues)
Money (10 issues)
Muse (9 issues)
Musical Mainstream (4 issues)
The Nation (35 issues)
National Geographic (12 issues)
National Geographic Kids (for children and teens, on one cartridge with Cricket; 10 issues)
National Review (24 issues)
The New Yorker (52 issues)
The New York Times Book Review (52 issues)
Oklahoma Today (6 issues)
Outdoor Life (4 issues)
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