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Aravind Adiga, Vikas Adam, narrator
Description: Danny, formerly Dhananjaya Rajaratnam, is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, Australia, denied refugee status after he fled from Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he's been trying to create a new identity for himself. But then one morning, Danny learns a female client of his has been murdered, and he suspects that a local doctor did the deed. Suddenly Danny is confronted with a choice: Come forward with his knowledge about the crime and risk being deported? Or say nothing, and let justice go undone?
Call Number: FIC Adi
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Joyce Carol Oates, Xe Sands, narrator, HighBridge Audio ,
Description: Joyce Carol Oates, a queenpin of the noir genre, has brought her keen and discerning eye to the curation of an outstanding anthology of brand-new top-shelf short stories (and poems by Margaret Atwood!). While bad men are not always the victims in these tales, they get their due often enough to satisfy listeners who are sick and tired of the gendered status quo, or who just want to have a little bit of fun at the expense of a crumbling patriarchal society. This stylistically diverse collection will make you squirm in your seat, stay up at night, laugh out loud, and inevitably wish for more.
Call Number: FIC Cut
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Terry McMillan
Description: Loretha Curry's life is full. A little crowded sometimes, but full indeed. On the eve of her sixty-eighth birthday, she has a booming beauty supply empire, a gaggle of lifelong friends, and a husband who's still got moves that surprise. True, she's carrying a few more pounds than she should be, but she's not one of those women who thinks her best days are behind her, and she's determined to prove her mother, her twin sister, and everyone else with that outdated view of aging wrong; it's not all downhill from here. But when an unexpected loss turns her world upside down, Loretha will have to summon all her strength, resourcefulness, and determination to keep on thriving, pursue joy, heal old wounds, and chart new paths. With a little help from her friends, of course.
Call Number: FIC McM
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Jennifer Hillier, Kirsten Potter, narrator
Description: Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They're admired in their community and are a loving family until their world falls apart the day their son Sebastian is taken. A year later, Marin is a shadow of herself. The FBI search has gone cold. The publicity has faded. She and her husband rarely speak. She hires a P.I. to pick up where the police left off, but instead of finding Sebastian, she learns that Derek is having an affair with a younger woman. This discovery sparks Marin back to life. She's lost her son; she's not about to lose her husband, too. Kenzie is an enemy with a face, which means this is a problem Marin can fix. Permanently.
Call Number: FIC Hil
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Sheena Kamal, Bahni Turpin, narrator
Description: Nora Watts has a talent for seeing what lies beneath strangers' surfaces, and for knowing what they're working hard to keep hidden. Somehow, it's the people closest to her she has trouble truly connecting with. In the case of Bonnie, the teenage daughter Nora gave up for adoption, she has to keep trying. For Bonnie has a target on her back--and it's all because of Nora. Two years ago, Bonnie was kidnapped by the wealthy Zhang family. Though Nora rescued her, she made a powerful enemy in Dao, a mysterious triad enforcer and former head of the Zhangs' private security. Now Dao is out for revenge, and she needs to track him down in order to keep herself--and Bonnie--safe. On Dao's trail, Nora forms an unlikely partnership with Bernard Lam, an eccentric playboy billionaire with his own mysterious grudge to bear, and reunites with Jon Brazuca, ex-cop turned private investigator and Nora's occasional ally. From Canada to southeast Asia, they pursue Dao, uncovering a shadowy criminal cabal. But soon, the trail will lead full circle to Vancouver, the only home Nora's ever known, and right to the heart of her brutal past.
Call Number: FIC Kam
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Christopher Moore, Euan Morton, narrator,
Description: Inspired by Shakespeare's most-performed play, finds The Serpent of Venice's Pocket of Dog Snogging assuming the duties of a murdered Puck to identify hidden adversaries who have complicated an arranged marriage.
Call Number: FIC Moo
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Darcey Bell, Vivienne Leheny, narrator, Carly Robins, narrator, Pete Simonelli, narrator, Nancy Peterson, narrator
Description: One woman's life is turned upside down when her brother brings his new girlfriend to visit, but no one is telling the truth about who they are.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Sarah Pinsker, Christina Delaine, narrator
Description: It is one of the most anticipated science fiction and fantasy collections of recent years. Pinsker has shot like a star across the firmament with stories multiply nominated for awards as well as Sturgeon and Nebula Award wins. In the baker's dozen stories gathered here, listeners travel to the past and future, and explore the weirder points of the present. The journey is the thing as Pinsker weaves music, memory, technology, history, mystery, love, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships and cruise ships, on highways and high seas, in murder houses and tree houses. They feature runaways, fiddle-playing astronauts, and retired time travelers; they are weird, wired, hopeful, haunting, and deeply human. They are often described as beautiful, but Pinsker also knows that the heart wants what the heart wants and that is not always right, or easy.
Call Number: FIC Pin
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Richard Ford, Stephen Mendel, narrator, , ,
Description: A landmark new collection of stories from Richard Ford that showcases his brilliance, sensitivity, and trademark wit and candor.
Call Number: FIC For
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Hilary Leichter, Carly Robins, narrator
Description: A young woman's workplace is the size of the world. As a temporary worker, she fills increasingly bizarre placements in search of steadiness, connection, and something, at last, to call her own.
Call Number: FIC Lei
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
B. A. Paris, Beth Eyre, narrator, Peter Noble, narrator
Description: It's Livia's 40th birthday, and her husband Adam is throwing her the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding they never had. Everyone she loves will be there, except her daughter Marnie, who's studying abroad. But although Livia loves Marnie, she's secretly glad she won't be there. Livia has recently uncovered a secret about their daughter which, if revealed, will shake the foundation of their family to its core.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Maxine Mei-Fung Chung, Jo Mei, narrator, Frazer Douglas, narrator
Description: Alexa Wú nearly has her life together, but she is manipulated by a series of alternate personas that run her life, and it's a constant struggle to keep her other "selves" in check.
Call Number: FIC Chu
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Sandie Jones, Kristin Atherton, narrator
Description: Sisters Kate and Lauren meet for Sunday lunch every week without fail, especially after the loss of their father. But a knock at the door is about to change everything. A young woman by the name of Jess holds a note with the results of a DNA test, claiming to be their half sister. As the fallout starts, it's clear that they are all hiding secrets, and perhaps this family isn't as perfect as it appears.
Call Number: FIC Jon
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Amy Meyerson, Cassandra Campbell, narrator
Description: The Millers are far from perfect. When their grandmother, Helen, passes away, they find the Florentine Diamond, a 137-carat yellow gemstone that went missing from the Austrian Empire a century ago, hidden among her possessions. As the Millers race to determine whether they are the rightful heirs to the diamond, they uncover a past more tragic and powerful than they ever could have imagined.
Call Number: FIC Mey
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Katherine St. John, Christine Lakin, narrator
Description: Belle likes to think herself immune to the dizzying effects of fabulous wealth. But when her best friend, Summer, invites her on a glamorous girls' getaway to the Mediterranean aboard her billionaire boyfriend's yacht, the only sensible answer is yes. Belle hopes the trip will be a much-needed break from her stalled acting career and uniquely humiliating waitressing job, but once aboard the luxurious yacht, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems. The dream vacation quickly devolves into a nightmare as Belle and the handful of other girlfriends Summer has invited are treated more like prisoners than guests by their controlling host, and Belle comes to see Summer for what she truly is: a vicious gold digger who will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Belle soon realizes she's going to have to keep her wits about her-, and her own big secret close to her chest, if she wants to make it off the yacht alive.
Call Number: FIC St. J
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Sonia Faruqi, Lauren Ezzo, narrator
Description: Coralline is a mermaid engaged to the man of her dreams, and Izar is a human man set on gaining riches. When their worlds collide, can they make an impossible choice?
Call Number: FIC Far
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Christina Clancy, Tavia Gilbert, narrator
Description: For three very different siblings, a summer house on Cape Cod holds their childhood memories, their tangled family history, and their most closely guarded secrets.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Menna van Praag, Adjoa Andoh, narrator
Description: As children, Goldie, Liyana, Scarlet, and Bea dreamed of a strange otherworld. Here, in this shadowland of Everwhere, the four girls, half-sisters connected by blood and magic, began to nurture their elemental powers together. But at thirteen, the sisters were ripped from Everwhere and separated. Now, five years later, they search for one another and yearn to rediscover their unique and supernatural strengths. To realize their full potential, the sisters must return to the land of their childhood dreams. But Everwhere can only be accessed through certain gates at 3:33 A.M. on the night of a new moon. As Goldie, Liyana, Scarlet, and Bea are beset with the challenges of their earthly lives, they must prepare for a battle that lies ahead. On their eighteenth birthday, they will partake in a gladiatorial fight with their father's soldiers. If they survive, they will face their father, who will let them live if they turn dark, which would be fair, if only the sisters knew what was coming.
Call Number: FIC Pra
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
S. J. Bolton, Katie Scarfe, narrator
Description: She's got nowhere left to hide. A year ago, in desperation, Felicity Lloyd signed up for a lengthy research trip to the remote island of South Georgia. It was her only way to escape. And now he's coming for her. Freddie Lloyd has served time for murder. Out at last, he's on her trail. And this time, he won't stop until he finds her. Because no matter how far you run, some secrets will always catch up with you.
Call Number: FIC Bol
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Katrine Engberg, Tara Chace, translator, Graeme Malcolm, narrator
Description: When a young woman is discovered brutally murdered in her own apartment, with an intricate pattern of lines carved into her face, Copenhagen police detectives Jeppe Korner and Anette Werner are assigned to the case.
Call Number: FIC Eng
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Maisy Card, Karl O'Brian Williams, narrator
Description: Stanford Solomon has a shocking, thirty-year-old secret. And it's about to change the lives of everyone around him. Stanford Solomon is actually Abel Paisley, a man who faked his own death and stole the identity of his best friend. And now, nearing the end of his life, Stanford is about to meet his firstborn daughter, Irene Paisley, a home health aide who has unwittingly shown up for her first day of work to tend to the father she thought was dead. Revolving around the consequences of Abel's decision the story of the Paisley family is told from colonial Jamaica to present day Harlem. There is Vera, whose widowhood forced her into the role of single mother. There are two daughters and a granddaughter who have never known they are related. And there are others, like the house boy who loved Vera, whose lives might have taken different courses if not for Abel Paisley's actions.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 22, 2020
Rob Doyle, Alan Smyth, narrator
Description: The narrator of Rob Doyle's novel has spent the last two decades traveling, writing, and imbibing drugs and literature in equal measure, funded by brief periods of employment or 'on the dole' in Dublin. Now, stranded between reckless youth and middle age, his travels to far-flung places have acquired a de facto purpose: to aid the contemporary artist's search for universal truth.
Call Number: FIC Doy
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Daina Ramey Berry, Kali N. Gross, Janina Edwards, narrator
Description: This empowering overview emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African-American women, showing how they are, and always have been, instrumental in shaping this country.
Call Number: 305.48896 Ber
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Seema Yasmin, Fahmida Azim, illustrator
Description: A collection of riveting, inspiring, and stereotype-shattering stories that reveal the beauty, diversity, and strength of Muslim women both past and present. Tired of seeing Muslim women portrayed as weak, sheltered, and limited, journalist Seema Yasmin reframes how the world sees them, to reveal everything they CAN do and the incredible, stereotype-shattering ways they are doing it. Featuring 125 full-color illustrations by illustrator Fahmida Azim throughout, Muslim Women Do Things is a celebration of the ways in which past and present Muslim women from around the world are singing, dancing, reading, writing, laughing, experimenting, driving, and rocking their way into the history books. Forget subservient, oppressed damsels--say hello to women who are breaking down barriers using their art, their voices, and their activism, including:Tesnim Sayar from Denmark, a Muslim goth-punk who wears a red tartan mohawk on top of her hijab; American superstar singer SZA, who sings alongside Rihanna and writes songs forBeyoncé; Nura Afia, CoverGirl's first hijabi ambassador; Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, America's first Muslim congresswomen; Ilyana Insyirah, a hijaab-wearing scuba-diving midwife from Australia. Showcasing women who defy categorization, Muslim Women Do Things proves that to be Muslim and a woman is to be many things: strong, vulnerable, trans, disabled, funny, entrepreneurial, burqa or bikini clad, and so much more.
Call Number: 305.48697 Yas
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler
Description: An award-winning conflict consultant offers a new path to take when agreement and collaboration seem impossible and teaches listeners that when conflict resolution fails, they can achieve conflict freedom instead, even without others' cooperation.
Call Number: 303.69 Gol
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Jerry Mitchell
Description: An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases, decades after they had gotten away with murder.
Call Number: 364.1523 Mit
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Suzanne Falter
Description: Suzanne Falter shares simple, bite-sized suggestions to help listeners ease onto the path of effective self-care in a way that feels doable rather than demanding.
Call Number: 613.04244 Fal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Willie Mays, John Shea, Bob Costas, foreword, Larry Herron, narrator, Julian McWilliams, narrator
Description: The baseball hall of famer and congressional Medal of Freedom winner Willie Mays shares inspirational life stories and lessons.
Call Number: 796.357 May
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 17, 2020
Iain MacGregor, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, narrator
Description: East Germany built the Berlin Wall in the early 1960s, an eleven-foot-high barrier manned around the clock by guards who shot to kill. Over the next twenty-eight years, at least five thousand people attempted to break through. Here is a powerful, fascinating, and groundbreaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States confronted the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Call Number: 943.155 Mac
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Robert Michael Gates, George Newbern, narrator
Description: Robert M. Gates deconstructs the ways in which leaders have used the instruments of power available to them. With forthright judgments of the performance of past presidents and their senior-most advisers, firsthand knowledge, and insider stories, Gates argues that U.S. national security in the future will require learning, and abiding by, the lessons of the past, and re-creating those capabilities that the misuse of power has cost the nation.
Call Number: 973.929 Gat
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 2, 2020
Loretta Lynn, Patsy Lynn Russell, Dolly Parton
Description: Patsy and Loretta were two trailblazers who'd be damned if they'd let men or convention tell them how to sing or perform. Together they stood up to venues shortchanging female singers and put their foot down with demanding managers. Instead of competing against each other, they forged a friendship. They leaned on each other while balancing touring and raising children, writing songs and making dinner. They were taking on the industry togerher, and they seemed to be winning when, on March 5, 1963, Patsy's plane went down just outside Nashville. That day, Loretta's life as she'd known it stopped, and she's spent the rest of her career trying to honor her friend and what they started all those years ago.
Call Number: 920 Lyn
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 1, 2020
Roman Dial, Fred Sanders, narrator
Description: Scientist and explorer Roman Dial writes the memoir of his son's disappearance in Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park. Dial searches for answers while experiencing a profound sense of loss.
Call Number: 917.286 Dia
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Haben Girma
Description: This book tells the incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage.
Call Number: B Gir
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
Val Kilmer, Will Forte, narrator, George Newbern, narrator, Mare Winningham, narrator
Description: Legendary actor Val Kilmer shares the stories behind his most beloved roles, reminisces about his star-studded career and love life, and reveals the truth behind his recent health struggles in a remarkably candid autobiography.
Call Number: B Kil
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 16, 2020
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Amnesty : A Novel
Aravind Adiga, Vikas Adam, narrator
FIC Adi
The Roxy Letters
Mary Pauline Lowry, Jayme Mattler, narrator
FIC Low
Broken
Don Winslow, Ray Porter, narrator
FIC Win
The Second Home
Christina Clancy, Tavia Gilbert, narrator
FIC Cla
Cutting Edge : New Stories Of Mystery And Crime By Women Writers
Joyce Carol Oates, Xe Sands, narrator, HighBridge Audio ,
FIC Cut
The Secrets Of Love Story Bridge : A Novel
Phaedra Patrick, Matthew Lloyd Davies, narrator
FIC Pat
Dance Away With Me
Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Nicole Poole, narrator
FIC Phi
The Sisters Grimm
Menna van Praag, Adjoa Andoh, narrator
FIC Pra
Hard Cash Valley
Brian Panowich, Brian Troxell, narrator
FIC Pan
The Split : A Novel
S. J. Bolton, Katie Scarfe, narrator
FIC Bol
It's Not All Downhill From Here : A Novel
Terry McMillan
FIC McM
The Tenant
Katrine Engberg, Tara Chace, translator, Graeme Malcolm, narrator
FIC Eng
Little Secrets : A Novel
Jennifer Hillier, Kirsten Potter, narrator
FIC Hil
These Ghosts Are Family : A Novel
Maisy Card, Karl O'Brian Williams, narrator
FIC Car
No Going Back : A Novel
Sheena Kamal, Bahni Turpin, narrator
FIC Kam
Threshold
Rob Doyle, Alan Smyth, narrator
FIC Doy
On Ocean Boulevard
Mary Alice Monroe, Cassandra Campbell, narrator
FIC Mon
To Wake The Giant : A Novel Of Pearl Harbor
Jeff Shaara, Mark Bramhall, narrator
FIC Sha
Shakespeare For Squirrels: A Novel
Christopher Moore, Euan Morton, narrator,
FIC Moo
A Black Women's History Of The United States
Daina Ramey Berry, Kali N. Gross, Janina Edwards, narrator
305.48896 Ber
Something She's Not Telling Us
Darcey Bell, Vivienne Leheny, narrator, Carly Robins, narrator, Pete Simonelli, narrator, Nancy Peterson, narrator
FIC Bel
Muslim Women Are Everything : Stereotype-shattering Stories Of Courage, Inspiration, And Adventure
Seema Yasmin, Fahmida Azim, illustrator
305.48697 Yas
Sooner Or Later Everything Falls Into The Sea : Stories
Sarah Pinsker, Christina Delaine, narrator
FIC Pin
Optimal Outcomes : Free Yourself From Conflict At Work, At Home, And In Life
Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler
303.69 Gol
Sorry For Your Trouble : Stories
Richard Ford, Stephen Mendel, narrator, , ,
FIC For
Race Against Time : A Reporter Reopens The Unsolved Murder Cases Of The Civil Rights Era
Jerry Mitchell
364.1523 Mit
Temporary
Hilary Leichter, Carly Robins, narrator
FIC Lei
The Elephant In The Room : One Fat Man's Quest To Get Smaller In A Growing America
Tommy Tomlinson,
616.398 Tom
The Ancestor : A Novel
Danielle Trussoni, Heather Masters, narrator
FIC Tru
The Extremely Busy Woman's Guide To Self-care : Do Less, Achieve More, And Live The Life You Want
Suzanne Falter
613.04244 Fal
The Business Of Lovers
Eric Jerome Dickey, Dominic Hoffman, narrator, Amir Abdullah, narrator
FIC Dic
24 : Life Stories And Lessons From The Say Hey Kid
Willie Mays, John Shea, Bob Costas, foreword, Larry Herron, narrator, Julian McWilliams, narrator
796.357 May
The Dilemma
B. A. Paris, Beth Eyre, narrator, Peter Noble, narrator
FIC Par
Navigate Your Stars
Jesmyn Ward
814.6 War
The Eighth Girl : A Novel
Maxine Mei-Fung Chung, Jo Mei, narrator, Frazer Douglas, narrator
FIC Chu
Checkpoint Charlie : The Cold War, The Berlin Wall, And The Most Dangerous Place On Earth
Iain MacGregor, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, narrator
943.155 Mac
The Half Sister
Sandie Jones, Kristin Atherton, narrator
FIC Jon
Exercise Of Power : American Failures, Successes, And A New Path Forward In The Post-cold War World
Robert Michael Gates, George Newbern, narrator
973.929 Gat
The Imperfects
Amy Meyerson, Cassandra Campbell, narrator
FIC Mey
Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust : My Friendship With Patsy Cline
Loretta Lynn, Patsy Lynn Russell, Dolly Parton
920 Lyn
The Lies That Bind : A Novel
Emily Giffin, Brittany Pressley, narrator, Will Damron, narrator, Vikas Adam, narrator
FIC Gri
The Adventurer's Son : A Memoir
Roman Dial, Fred Sanders, narrator
917.286 Dia
The Lion's Den
Katherine St. John, Christine Lakin, narrator
FIC St. J
Haben : The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law
Haben Girma
B Gir
The Oyster Thief
Sonia Faruqi, Lauren Ezzo, narrator
FIC Far
I'm Your Huckleberry : A Memoir
Val Kilmer, Will Forte, narrator, George Newbern, narrator, Mare Winningham, narrator
B Kil
The Paris Hours : A Novel
Alex George, Raphael Corkhill, narrator
FIC Geo