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  Cover Art: The Daring Ladies of Lowell Alcott, Kate
The Daring Ladies of Lowell
Eager to escape life on her family's farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of the mill girls. Read by Cassandra Campbell.
2014
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Carry the One: a Novel Anshaw, Carol
Carry the One: a Novel
In the hours following Carmen's wedding reception, a car with drunk and sleepy guests accidently hits and kills a girl on a dark country road. For the next 25 years, those involved connect, disconnect and reconnect with each other and their victim. Read by Rene´e Raudman.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Sandcastle Girls Bohjalian, Chris
The Sandcastle Girls
Told through the eyes of Laura Petrosian, Elizabeth and Armen's great-granddaughter. After seeing an exhibit of photographs of the Armenian victims, she discovers letters and photos and begins to piece her great-grandparents' story together. Read by Cassandra Campbell and Alison Fraser.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Remarkable Creatures: a Novel Chevalier, Tracy
Remarkable Creatures: a Novel
When Mary, an amateur archaeologist, discovers a fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community, Mary turns to Elizabeth Philpot. Together, they make their way through the evolving 19th century scientific discovery. Read by Charlotte Parry and Susan Lyons.
2010
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Four Ms. Bradwells Clayton, Meg Waite
The Four Ms. Bradwells
Nicknamed the Ms. Bradwells in law school, the four women have stayed close for thirty years. But when Betts's Supreme Court nomination is threatened by questions about a mysterious death decades ago, they retreat to the scene of the crime to untangle the past. Read by Karen White.
2011
Adult Fiction CD
  Cover Art: The Orchardist: a Novel Coplin, Amanda
The Orchardist: a Novel
At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a gentle solitary orchardist, Talmadge, tends to apples and apricots. Then two feral, pregnant girls and armed gunmen set Talmadge on an irrevocable course not only to save and protect but to reconcile the ghosts of his own troubled past. Read by Mark Bramhall.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: 1356: a Novel Cornwell, Bernard
1356: a Novel
On September 19, 1356, a severly outnumbered English army faced off against the French at the Battle of Poitiers. But what seemed like certain defeat became instead the most decisive English victory of the Hundred Years' War. Read by Jack Hawkins.
2013
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: This is How You Lose her Di´az, Junot
This is How You Lose her
A collection of stories that explores the heartbreak and radiance of love as it is shaped by passion, betrayal, and the echoes of intimacy. Read by the author.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: How We are Hungry: Stories Eggers, Dave
How We are Hungry: Stories
A collection of short stories presents a compelling cast of characters who struggle with inconvenient revelations, from the deserts of Egypt to the side of Interstate 5. Read by Dion Graham.
2011
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Stockholm Octavo Engelmann, Karen
The Stockholm Octavo
Emil Larsson, a self-satisfied bureaucrat in the Office of Customs and Excise in 1791 Stockholm, is a drinker, card player, and contented bachelor, until Mrs. Sofia Sparrow, a fortune-teller, shares with him a vision she has had: a golden path that will lead him to love and connection. Read by Simon Vance.
2013
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: You Know When the Men are Gone Fallon, Siobhan
You Know When the Men are Gone
A collection of interconnected stories relate the experiences of Fort Hood military wives who share a poignant vigil during which they raise children while waiting for their husbands to return. Read by Cassandra Campbell.
2011
Adult Fiction CD
  Cover Art: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Fountain, Ben
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
A satire set in Texas during America's war in Iraq. Follows the surviving members of the heroic Bravo Squad through one exhausting stop in their media-intensive "Victory Tour" at Texas Stadium. Read by Oliver Wyman.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: We are All Completely Beside Ourselves Fowler, Karen Joy.
We are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister. Read by Orlagh Cassidy.
2013
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Isle of Palms Frank, Dorothea Benton
Isle of Palms
Follows the fortunes of the dysfunctional Abbot family. Looking to set her life aright, Anna returns to her South Carolina lowcountry hometown. As she attempts to right past wrongs, Anna receives help and support from a quirky cast of lovable locals. Read by Robin Miles.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Skios Frayn, Michael
Skios
Dr. Norman Wilfred, an authority on the scientific organization of science is giving the annual keynote address. He turns out to be surprisingly youthful and handsome. Everyone is soon eating out of his hands including Nikki, the foundation's organizer. Read by Robin Sachs.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Austenland: a Novel By Shannon Hale. Hale, Shannon
Austenland: a Novel By Shannon Hale.
Charlotte Kinder is eager to escape the numbness she feels after her divorce. Deciding to get away, she visits the Regency-themed Pembrook Park resort in England, where talented actors set the perfect scene. But with everyone playing a role, it's hard to distinguish reality from fantasy. Read by Katherine Kellgren.
2007
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Benediction Haruf, Kent.
Benediction
When Lewis is diagnosed with terminal cancer his wife and daughter try to make his last days as comfortable as possible. All three feel the bitter absence of estranged son, Frank. Next door, a young girl named Alice moves in with her grandmother and contends with her own painful memories. Read by Mark Bramhall.
2013
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: A Prayer for Owen Meany Irving, John
A Prayer for Owen Meany
In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys are playing in a Little League baseball game. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to him after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. Read by Joe Barrett.
2009
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: a Novel Joyce, Rachel
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: a Novel
Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance. Read by Jim Broadbent.
2012
Adult Fiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Lacuna: a Novel Kingsolver, Barbara.
The Lacuna: a Novel
"The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds -- Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s -- and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events"--Provided by publisher. Read by the author.
2009
Adult Fiction Audiobook
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