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September–October 2012

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Library of Congress, Washington 2012
Catalog Card Number 60-46157
ISSN 0039-9183

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Newsstand    

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

NFB-NEWSLINE accessible through new iOS app

NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers may now use NFB-NEWSLINE Mobile, a free app, to access newspapers, magazines, and television listings through their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. For more information about the app, visit http://nfbnewslineonline.org/nlmobile.htm.

Accessible museum tours in New York City

The Whitney Museum of American Art and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), both in New York City, offer accessible tours that incorporate both verbal description and the opportunity to touch objects in the museums’ collections.

The Whitney’s free tours last ninety minutes and are held monthly or by request. To obtain more information e-mail accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (212) 570-7789.

Science Sense tours at the AMNH are free with museum admission and take place approximately once per month. Upcoming tour topics include Mexico and Central America, on October 18; vertebrate origins, on November 11; and primitive and advanced mammals, on December 12. Advance registration is required. To obtain more information e-mail accessibility@amnh.org or call (212) 313-7565.

Audio Bibles available in nineteen languages

Aurora Ministries has expanded its digital talking-book cartridge offerings to include Bibles in nineteen languages, including Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin. Patrons interested in receiving a free Bible may send a blank cartridge to Audio Bibles for the Blind, PO Box 621, Bradenton, FL 34206. For a $15 donation, Aurora Ministries will supply the cartridge. For more information and a complete list of available languages, e-mail Allen Decker at adecker@auroraministries.org or call (941) 748-3031, extension 102.

Television networks to provide described programming

Several television networks, including ABC, CBS, Fox, and TNT, have each added approximately four hours a week of described video programming. These accessible offerings are required under the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA). For more information on the CVAA, a list of described programs, and instructions for accessing described video, visit http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/video-description.

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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. Contact your cooperating library to learn more about the wide range of books available in the collection.

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Adult Nonfiction

The Letters of Noël Coward     DB 66025
26 hours 39 minutes
edited by Barry Day
read by Anne Hancock
English dramatist/actor’s correspondence. Literature. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2007.

The Motion Paradox: The 2,500-Year-Old Puzzle behind All the Mysteries of Time and Space     DB 67287
9 hours 0 minutes
by Joseph Mazur
read by Ray Childs
Advancements in understanding mechanisms of the universe. Science and Technology. 2007.

Inside the Revolution     DB 69344
19 hours 40 minutes
by Joel C. Rosenberg
read by Mel Foster
Evangelical Christian’s insight into the Muslim world. World History. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Confessions of an Alien Hunter: A Scientist’s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence     DB 69345
10 hours 24 minutes
by Seth Shostak
read by Patrick Lawlor
SETI astronomer discusses the probability of finding E.T. Astronomy. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life.     DB 69356
18 hours 34 minutes
by Robert T. Kiyosaki
read by various narrators
Information on investing in real estate. Consumerism. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Bliss to You: Trixie’s Guide to a Happy Life     DB 69378
1 hour 2 minutes
by Dean Koontz
read by Teryn McKewin
Bestselling author’s guide to happiness. Animals and Wildlife. 2008.

Beyond Ava and Aiden: The Enlightened Guide to Naming Your Baby     DB 69903
6 hours 33 minutes
by Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela Redmond Satran
read by Anne Hancock
Guide to selecting a name for baby. Family. 2009.

The Beginner’s Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving     DB 70055
3 hours 35 minutes
by Charles Beiderman and William Johnston
read by Butch Hoover
Tools, tips, and techniques for novices. Hobbies and Crafts. 1993.

Venturer Handbook and Ranger Handbook     DB 70165
8 hours 38 minutes
by Boy Scouts of America
read by Michael Scherer
Scout guides. For junior and senior high and older readers. Sports and Recreation.1999.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book; One Hundred One Stories of Courage, Support, and Love     DB 70319
11 hours 3 minutes
by Jack Canfield and others read by Brian Conn
Inspiring essays from cancer patients and their supporters. Inspiration. 2009.

Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941–1945     DB 70321
29 hours 44 minutes
by Andrew Roberts
read by Butch Hoover
Allied U.S. and British leaders plot to win WWII. War. 2009.

Mutiny: The True Events That Inspired The Hunt for Red October     DB 70323
10 hours 9 minutes
by David Hagberg and Boris Gindin
read by Roy Avers
Former Soviet submarine officer’s account of 1975 mutiny. World History. 2008.

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know     DB 70356
11 hours 32 minutes
by Alexandra Horowitz
read by Kerry Dukin
The world from a dog’s point of view. Animals and Wildlife. 2009.

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy     DB 70368
21 hours 4 minutes
by Antony Beevor
read by Lou Harpenau
Details of the 1944 Allied invasion of France. War. Violence. 2009.

The American Future: A History     DB 70369
16 hours 18 minutes
by Simon Schama
read by Lou Harpenau
Examines U.S. crises in a historical approach. U.S. History. 2009.

Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing     DB 70407
14 hours 35 minutes
edited by Rob Spillman
read by Catherine Byers
Sampler of essays and stories from thirty different authors. Literature. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

One Hundred Questions and Answers about Pancreatic Cancer     DB 70663
6 hours 14 minutes
by Eileen O’Reilly and Joanne Frankel Kelvin
read by Carol Dines
Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic cancer. Medicine and Health. 2010.

On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System     DB 70665
15 hours 16 minutes
by Henry M. Paulson
read by Lou Harpenau
Former treasury secretary chronicles economic crisis. Business and Economics. Bestseller. 2009.

Living Well beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor’s Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins     DB 70666
20 hours 24 minutes
by Marisa C. Weiss and Ellen Weiss
read by Kerry Dukin
How to get on with living after cancer treatment. Medicine and Health. 2010.

Biblical Literacy: The Essential Bible Stories Everyone Needs to Know     DB 70670
11 hours 57 minutes
by Timothy Beal
read by Jack Fox
Historical and cultural influence of scriptures. Religion. 2009.

The Citizen’s Constitution: An Annotated Guide     DB 70672
12 hours 32 minutes
by Seth Lipsky
read by Butch Hoover
Layman’s guide to the U.S. Constitution in plain English. Legal Issues. 2009.

Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution     DB 70674
15 hours 8 minutes
by Nick Lane
read by Butch Hoover
Biochemist provides insight on evolutionary milestones. Science and Technology. 2009.

Behind the Yellow Tape: On the Road with Some of America’s Hardest Working Crime Scene Investigators     DB 70675
8 hours 38 minutes
by Jarrett Hallcox and Amy Welch
read by Jon Huffman
Describes work of the real CSIs. Crime. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

Parallel Play: Growing Up with Undiagnosed Asperger’s     DB 70677
5 hours 8 minutes
by Tim Page
read by Barry Bernson
Noted music critic describes his lifelong unease. Biography. Some strong language. 2009.

The Road out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders     DB 70678
10 hours 45 minutes
by Anthony Flacco
read by John Polk
Account of 1920s serial killer/rapist and his nephew/victim. Crime. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink     DB 70680
16 hours 19 minutes
by Jane Goodall
read by Kerry Dukin
Observations of formerly endangered species. Animals and Wildlife. 2009.

One Pot French     DB 70686
4 hours 15 minutes
by Jean-Pierre Challet
read by Gary Tipton
Lyon-born chef adapts one-pot meals to French cuisine. Cooking. 2008.

Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story     DB 70706
7 hours 49 minutes
by Lang Lang
read by Andy Pyle
Memoir of Chinese piano virtuoso. Music. 2008.

On the Porch: Creating Your Place to Watch the World Go By     DB 70708
3 hours 55 minutes
by James M. Crisp and Sandra L. Mahoney
read by Lou Harpenau
Choosing among the different roles a porch can play. General. 2006.

First Budget Smarts: Get Smart with Your Money     DB 70720
1 hour 33 minutes
by Judy Monroe Peterson
read by Kerry Dukin
Guide to financial responsibility. For senior high readers. Business and Economics. 2010.

First Credit Cards and Credit Smarts: Get Smart with Your Money     DB 70721
1 hour 26 minutes
by Ann Byers
read by Kerry Dukin
Understanding credit. For senior high and older readers. Consumerism. 2010.

Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times     DB 70724
5 hours 2 minutes
by Bill Boyarsky
read by Barry Bernson
Examination of newspaper owners’ influence on Los Angeles. Journalism and the Media. 2009.

No Apology: The Case for American Greatness     DB 70753
14 hours 4 minutes
by Mitt Romney
read by Bill Wallace
Former Massachusetts governor’s call to action. Government and Politics. Bestseller. 2010.

The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America     DB 70847
8 hours 14 minutes
by Steven Johnson
read by Jon Huffman
British chemist and minister Joseph Priestley (1733–1804). Science and Technology. 2008.

Late Edition: A Love Story     DB 70868
11 hours 53 minutes
by Bob Greene
read by Guy Williams
Journalist reminisces about the newspaper industry. Journalism and the Media. 2009.

No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, 1864     DB 70872
17 hours 54 minutes
by Richard Slotkin
read by Jake Williams
Civil War trench warfare leads to massacre of black troops. U.S. History. Violence and strong language. 2009.

Ayn Rand and the World She Made     DB 70879
23 hours 24 minutes
by Anne C. Heller
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Biography of novelist and philosopher. Biography. 2009.

The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America     DB 70880
14 hours 32 minutes
by Raymond Arsenault
read by Jill Ferris
Recognizing a milestone civil rights event. Music. 2009.

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Securing the City: Inside America’s Best Counterterror Force—the NYPD     DB 70881
11 hours 58 minutes
by Christopher Dickey
read by Jake Williams
Journalist chronicles NYPD’s counterterrorism efforts. Government and Politics. Some strong language. 2009.

King of the Club: Richard Grasso and the Survival of the New York Stock Exchange     DB 70889
14 hours 6 minutes
by Charles Gasparino
read by Jake Williams
Biography of former head of NYSE. Biography. Some strong language. 2007.

The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide: Ten Weekend Tours and More than Four Hundred Sites, from Antietam to Zagonyi’s Charge     DB 70950
31 hours 14 minutes
by Michael Weeks
read by Patrick Downer
Guide to places associated with the Civil War. Travel. 2009.

Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement     DB 71032
21 hours 5 minutes
by Patricia Sullivan
read by Bob Moore
History of the NAACP. U.S. History. Some strong language. 2009.

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy     DB 71034
14 hours 28 minutes
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
read by Bob Moore
Prizewinning economist discusses changing the system. Business and Economics. 2010.

A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-first Century     DB 71035
9 hours 11 minutes
by Cristina Nehring
read by Mary Kane
Explores romantic love in literature and modern society. Marriage and Sex. 2009.

Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain     DB 71037
12 hours 33 minutes
by Marty Appel
read by Robert Sams
Life and career of New York Yankees baseball catcher. Biography. 2009.

Spoken from the Heart     DB 71205
21 hours 22 minutes
by Laura Bush
read by Jill Ferris
Autobiography of former first lady. Biography. Bestseller. 2010.

Part of the Pride: My Life among the Big Cats of Africa     DB 71211
9 hours 44 minutes
by Kevin Richardson
read by Guy Williams
South African animal custodian explains his bonding method. Animals and Wildlife. 2009.

Peace with God     DB 71233
9 hours 35 minutes
by Billy Graham
read by Bill Wallace
Minister offers guide to personal peace using scripture. Religion. 1991.

Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems     DB 71248
9 hours 56 minutes
by John Ashbery
read by Jim Zeiger
Poet’s favorites from ten major collections. Poetry. 2007.

Not without Hope     DB 71249
8 hours 31 minutes
by Nick Schuyler and Jeré Longman
read by Erik Sandvold
Recounting of deadly 2009 boating accident by sole survivor. Adventure. Some strong language. 2010.

Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa     DB 71251
7 hours 20 minutes
by R.A. Scotti
read by Gabriella Cavallero
The 1911 theft of a da Vinci portrait from the Louvre in Paris. The Arts. 2009.

Making Sense of Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Create the Brightest Future for Your Child with the Best Treatment Options     DB 71256
20 hours 12 minutes
by James Coplan
read by Ray Childs
Developmental pediatrician analyzes autism. Medicine and Health. 2010.

Weekends at Bellevue     DB 71267
12 hours 7 minutes
by Julie Holland
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Doctor recounts nine years working in psychiatric ER. Psychology and Self Help. Some strong language. 2009.

The Lost Tombs of Thebes: Life in Paradise     DB 71275
6 hours 40 minutes
by Zahi Hawass
read by Mark Ashby
Egyptologist examines details of noblemen’s tombs. World History. 2009.

Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Zhao Ziyang     DB 71276
12 hours 23 minutes
by Zhao Ziyang
read by Mark Ashby
Posthumously published memoir by deposed Chinese premier. World History. 2009.

Bringing Up Girls     DB 71281
12 hours 41 minutes
by James C. Dobson
read by Bill Wallace
Child rearing. Companion to Bringing Up Boys (DB/RC 55094). Family. Bestseller. 2010.

Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports     DB 71299
15 hours 15 minutes
edited by Lissa Smith
read by Kristin Allison
Essays that chronicle the achievements of women athletes. Sports and Recreation. 1998.

Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted     DB 71340
17 hours 6 minutes
by Daniel G. Amen
read by Ray Childs
Doctor links better brain function to better bodies. Medicine and Health. Bestseller. 2010.

The Best Kind of Different: Our Family’s Journey with Asperger’s Syndrome     DB 71367
7 hours 26 minutes
by Shonda Schilling
read by Kristin Allison
Wife of baseball player deals with son’s Asperger syndrome. Medicine and Health. 2010.

Stylized: A Slightly Obsessive History of Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style     DB 71377
7 hours 42 minutes
by Mark Garvey
read by Guy Williams
Homage to these guidelines for good grammar and style. Language. 2009.

Oil: Diminishing Resources     DB 71386
2 hours 8 minutes
by Timothy Gardner
read by Kristin Allison
Examines U.S. dependence on oil. For senior high readers. Science and Technology. 2009.

Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific; a Young Marine’s Stirring Account of Combat in World War II     DB 71404
9 hours 17 minutes
by Robert Leckie
read by Michael Scherer
War memoirs of American marine who fought in the Pacific. War. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 1957.

Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball     DB 71410
16 hours 53 minutes
by Bill Madden
read by Gregory Gorton
Biography of controversial New York Yankees owner. Biography. Strong language. Bestseller. 2010.

The Promise: President Obama, Year One     DB 71411
22 hours 17 minutes
by Jonathan Alter
read by James Konicek
Journalist chronicles the president’s first year in office. Government and Politics. Bestseller. 2010.

Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder     DB 71434
10 hours 57 minutes
by Kent Nerburn
read by Jim Zeiger
White author records Native American’s thoughts. Biography. 2002.

Seven Days of Rage: The Deadly Crime Spree of the Craigslist Killer     DB 71436
4 hours 58 minutes
by Paul LaRosa and Maria Cramer
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Medical student robbed women who placed Craigslist ads. Crime. 2009.

Iraq Uncensored: Perspectives     DB 71453
3 hours 44 minutes
edited by James M. Ludes
read by Joe Wilson
Essays on the Iraq war. For senior high and older readers. War. 2009.

The Darkest Night: Two Sisters, a Brutal Murder, and the Loss of Innocence in a Small Town     DB 71455
11 hours 8 minutes
by Ron Franscell
read by Joe Wilson
Casper, Wyoming, violent crime and its aftermath. Crime. Violence and strong language. 2007.

In an Antique Land: History in the Guise of a Traveler’s Tale     DB 71564
9 hours 35 minutes
by Amitav Ghosh
read by Simon Vance
Twelfth-century slave and his Egyptian village then and now. Travel. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 1992.

Role Models     DB 71591
8 hours 4 minutes
by John Waters
read by Gregory Gorton
Essays describing cult-film director’s favorite people. Stage and Screen. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2010.

The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People     DB 71616
13 hours 22 minutes
by Jonathan Schell
read by Mark Ashby
Alternatives to war for settling political differences. Social Sciences. 2003.

Soul of a Dog: Reflections on the Spirits of the Animals of Bedlam Farm     DB 71625
5 hours 41 minutes
by Jon Katz
read by Patrick Downer
Anecdotal musings on the mysteries of animal consciousness. Animals and Wildlife. 2009.

Borges: A Life     DB 71626
25 hours 7 minutes
by Edwin Williamson
read by Mark Ashby
Biography of blind Argentine author and librarian. Biography. 2004.

Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson—a Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic     DB 71646
9 hours 10 minutes
by Peter C. Mancall
read by Bob Moore
Fifth and final voyage of explorer Henry Hudson in 1610. Travel. 2009.

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates     DB 71647
9 hours 0 minutes
by Wes Moore
read by Bob Moore
Rhodes scholar compares his life to criminal with same name. Biography. Violence and strong language. 2010.

The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath     DB 71692
9 hours 52 minutes
by Philip Carlo
read by Bob Moore
Chronicles killings of mobster Tommy “Karate” Pitera. Crime. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos     DB 72630
15 hours 58 minutes
by Brian Greene
read by Lou Harpenau
Bestselling author explores the idea of multiple universes. Astronomy. Bestseller. 2011.

Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History     DB 73020
11 hours 19 minutes
by Kalee Thompson
read by Ray Childs
Fishing crew’s 2008 rescue in Bering Sea. Adventure. Some strong language. 2010.

Russia against Napoleon: The True Story of the Campaigns of War and Peace     DB 73520
25 hours 13 minutes
by Dominic Lieven
read by Barry Bernson
Describes Russia’s tactics against Napoleon’s army. War. 2009.

The Cleaner Plate Club     DB 73522
11 hours 4 minutes
by Beth Bader and Ali Benjamin
read by Kerry Dukin
Encouraging children to eat fresh, wholesome foods. Cooking. 2010.

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Guardians of the Sea: History of the United States Coast Guard, 1915 to the Present     DB 73537
20 hours 8 minutes
by Robert Erwin Johnson
read by Kerry Dukin
Operation and organization of nation’s fifth armed force. U.S. History. 1987.

The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them     DB 73544
9 hours 25 minutes
by Elif Batuman
read by Erin Jones
Woman’s pursuit of a PhD while immersed in all things Russian. Literature. Whiting Award for Nonfiction. 2010.

Chuck Close: Life     DB 73629
14 hours 23 minutes
by Christopher Finch
read by J.P. Linton
Biography of American painter of larger-than-life portraits. Biography. 2010.

In Peace and War: A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point     DB 73630
20 hours 32 minutes
by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank and Chloë G. Kline
read by Peter Johnson
Marine academy history, education, and training. U.S. History. 2008.

Exiles in Eden: Life among the Ruins of Florida’s Great Recession     DB 73635
8 hours 23 minutes
by Paul Reyes
read by Bill Blechingberg
Explores the foreclosure crisis in Florida. Business and Economics. 2010.

The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth     DB 73679
29 hours 38 minutes
by Robert Graves
read by George Backman
Examines mythology, poetry, and gender in the western world. Poetry. 1952.

Surviving after Cancer: Living the New Normal     DB 73769
10 hours 13 minutes
by Anne Katz
read by Jill Ferris
Nurse offers advice for people who have beaten cancer. Medicine and Health. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s     DB 73770
8 hours 34 minutes
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
read by Kristin Allison
Creation of L.A. as a modern-art mecca. The Arts. Bestseller. 2011.

1812: The Navy’s War     DB 73784
21 hours 48 minutes
by George C. Daughan
read by Jake Williams
Naval battles. Sequel to If by Sea (DB 67361). U.S. History. 2011.

Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President     DB 73790
22 hours 46 minutes
by Ron Suskind
read by Jake Williams
Obama administration’s attempts to repair the economy. U.S. History. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir     DB 73796
24 hours 22 minutes
by Dick Cheney
read by Jim Zeiger
Autobiography of former U.S. vice president. Government and Politics. Bestseller. 2011.

Unlikely Friendships: Forty-seven Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom     DB 73802
3 hours 7 minutes
by Jennifer S. Holland
read by Kristin Allison
Profiles of cross-species relationships. Animals and Wildlife. Bestseller. 2011.

The Best American Sports Writing, 2011     DB 73803
17 hours 13 minutes
edited by Jane Leavy
read by Erik Sandvold
Twenty-nine selections from U.S. and Canadian magazines. Sports and Recreation. Strong language. 2011.

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back     DB 73805
16 hours 22 minutes
by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
read by Jake Williams
Call to change American society. U.S. History. Bestseller. 2011.

Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft     DB 73807
13 hours 57 minutes
by Paul Allen
read by Bill Wallace
Autobiography of computer scientist. Biography. 2011.

Prime Time     DB 73811
13 hours 19 minutes
by Jane Fonda
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Actress and work-out guru’s tips for successful aging. Medicine and Health. Bestseller. 2011.

The Last Place You’d Look: True Stories of Missing Persons and the People Who Search for Them     DB 73820
11 hours 8 minutes
by Carole Moore
read by Catherine Byers
Examines case studies of missing persons and their families. Crime. Some violence. 2011.

The Complete Book of Bone Health     DB 73855
17 hours 38 minutes
by Diane L. Schneider
read by Kerry Dukin
Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Medicine and Health. 2011.

Our Bodies, Ourselves     DB 73857
54 hours 13 minutes
by The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
read by Kerry Dukin
Updated version of women’s health and sexuality book. Medicine and Health. 2011.

Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961–1969     DB 73880
12 hours 7 minutes
by David Eisenhower
read by Barry Bernson
Retired years. Sequel to Eisenhower at War (RC 24966). U.S. History. 2010.

Eat Greens: Seasonal Recipes to Enjoy in Abundance     DB 73882
5 hours 38 minutes
by Barbara Scott-Goodman and Liz Trovato
read by Kerry Dukin
Dishes that feature a variety of green vegetables. Cooking. 2011.

How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower     DB 73890
19 hours 51 minutes
by Adrian Goldsworthy
read by Lou Harpenau
Gradual demise of western Roman empire. World History. 2009.

Chinaberry Sidewalks     DB 73893
9 hours 34 minutes
by Rodney Crowell
read by Andy Pyle
Autobiography of country music singer/songwriter. Music. Strong language and some violence. 2011.

The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World’s Greatest Traveller     DB 73898
8 hours 29 minutes
by Giles Milton
read by Gary Tipton
Historian traces travels of fourteenth-century Englishman. Travel. 1996.

Unveiling Mary Magdalene: Discover the Truth about a Not-So-Bad Girl of the Bible     DB 73902
11 hours 46 minutes
by Liz Curtis Higgs
read by J. Michael McCullough
Explores female disciple using fiction and Bible verses. Religion. 2001.

Big Chief Elizabeth: The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America     DB 73908
11 hours 51 minutes
by Giles Milton
read by Gregory Maupin
Early English adventurers who reached North America. U.S. History. Some violence. 2000.

The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White     DB 73911
15 hours 37 minutes
by Daniel J. Sharfstein
read by John Polk
Three diverse Southern families pass as white. Social Sciences. 2011.

Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them     DB 73912
7 hours 53 minutes
by Ted Danson
read by Andy Pyle
Actor-turned-environmental activist calls for action. Nature and the Environment. 2011.

Winning the Battle against Prostate Cancer: Get the Treatment That Is Right for You     DB 73934
13 hours 53 minutes
by Gerald Chodak
read by Dan Bloom
Physician’s advice for prostate cancer patients, families. Medicine and Health. 2011.

Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Brain Cancer     DB 73936
5 hours 32 minutes
by Deanna Glass-Macenka and Alessandro Olivi
read by Jill Ferris
Guide to brain cancer treatment options. Medicine and Health. 2011.

Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, Fifth Edition     DB 73964
5 hours 30 minutes
by Randall T. Schapiro
read by Annie Wauters
Effective management of immune system disease. Medicine and Health. 2010.

A History of the World in One Hundred Objects     DB 73997
19 hours 53 minutes
by Neil MacGregor
read by Barry Bernson
Museum collection represents development of civilization. World History. Bestseller. 2010.

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him     DB 74020
9 hours 28 minutes
by Luis Carlos Montalván
read by Guy Williams
Service dog helps army veteran heal. Animals and Wildlife. 2011.

All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir     DB 74022
17 hours 5 minutes
by Ashley Judd
read by Anne Hancock
Actress turned activist deals with her troubled past. Biography. 2011.

Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy; Interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., 1964     DB 74038
12 hours 50 minutes
by Jacqueline Kennedy
read by Kerry Dukin
Original interviews with former First Lady. U.S. History. Bestseller. 2011.

American Diabetes Association: Guide to Raising a Child with Diabetes     DB 74039
7 hours 17 minutes
by Jean Betschart-Roemer
read by Theresa Conkin
Parenting advice for those with diabetic children. Medicine and Health. 2011.

The Time of Our Lives     DB 74042
7 hours 3 minutes
by Tom Brokaw
read by Barry Bernson
Journalist examines America’s past and ponders its future. U.S. History. Bestseller. 2011.

Blue Nights     DB 74045
4 hours 7 minutes
by Joan Didion
read by J. Michael McCullough
Companion to The Year of Magical Thinking (DB/RC 61740). Biography. Bestseller. 2011.

Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? And Other Concerns     DB 74046
5 hours 34 minutes
by Mindy Kaling
read by Jill Fox
Writer/actor from the tv series The Office on work and personal life. Humor. Bestseller. 2011.

Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope     DB 74049
11 hours 44 minutes
by Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly
read by Barry Bernson
Congresswoman’s recovery after assassination attempt. Biography. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability     DB 74050
13 hours 13 minutes
edited by Jennifer Bartlett and others read by Mitzi Friedlander
Disability through the lenses of poetry and essays. Poetry. 2011.

F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers     DB 74051
0 hours 36 minutes
by Richard Benson
read by Jack Fox
Incorrect but inventive answers to school test questions. Humor. Bestseller. 2011.

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Portrait of a Monster: Joran van der Sloot, a Murder in Peru, and the Natalee Holloway Mystery     DB 74053
11 hours 32 minutes
by Lisa Pulitzer and Cole Thompson
read by Theresa Conkin
Profile of Dutch-born suspect in two cases. Crime. Some violence and some strong language. 2011.

One Hundred Questions and Answers about Liver Cancer     DB 74054
4 hours 56 minutes
by Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa and Ronald P. DeMatteo
read by Kerry Dukin
Doctors discuss risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Medicine and Health. 2012.

West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life     DB 74058
13 hours 29 minutes
by Jerry West and Jonathan Coleman
read by Alec Volz
Autobiography of L.A. Lakers basketball legend. Sports and Recreation. Strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

Spontaneous Happiness     DB 74060
8 hours 20 minutes
by Andrew Weil
read by Gary Tipton
Strategies for achieving optimum emotional well-being. Medicine and Health. Bestseller. 2011.

Then Again     DB 74063
7 hours 27 minutes
by Diane Keaton
read by Erin Jones
Actress discusses career, motherhood, and her own mother. Stage and Screen. Strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains     DB 74072
9 hours 51 minutes
by Nicholas Carr
read by Bill Wallace
The Internet’s influence on our neural pathways. Computers. Pulitzer Prize finalist. 2010.

What Nurses Know: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome     DB 74073
6 hours 33 minutes
by Lorraine Steefel
read by Anne Hancock
Overview, treatment options, and tips for patients. Medicine and Health. 2012.

The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL     DB 74122
12 hours 29 minutes
by Eric Greitens
read by Andy Pyle
Autobiography of humanitarian turned soldier. Biography. Some violence and some strong language. 2011.

Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure     DB 74159
10 hours 58 minutes
by Julia Flynn Siler
read by Joyce Bean
Hawaiian natives resist Western exploitation. U.S. History. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up     DB 74162
5 hours 18 minutes
by Harriet Lerner
read by Natalie Ross
Suggested solutions to various relationship problems. Marriage and Sex. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Obamas     DB 74165
11 hours 40 minutes
by Jodi Kantor
read by Anne Hancock
Portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama in the White House. Government and Politics. Bestseller. 2012.

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History     DB 74166
11 hours 32 minutes
by Chris Kyle
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Navy SEAL sharpshooter’s experiences in Iraq. War. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2012.

The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist’s Release from Captivity in North Korea; a Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiveness     DB 74182
7 hours 52 minutes
by Euna Lee
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Two journalists arrested for their documentary work. Government and Politics. 2010.

The Evolution of Faith: How God Is Creating a Better Christianity     DB 74185
6 hours 28 minutes
by Philip Gulley
read by Bill Wallace
Quaker pastor encourages a progressive approach to faith. Religion. 2011.

Origins: How the Nine Months before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives     DB 74239
9 hours 38 minutes
by Annie Murphy Paul
read by Margaret Strom
The study of fetal development and its implications. Medicine and Health. 2010.

Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age     DB 74244
13 hours 48 minutes
by Susan Jacoby
read by Annie Wauters
Pessimistic, yet realistic, overview of old age in America. Social Sciences. 2011.

The Truth about Physical Fitness and Nutrition     DB 74246
8 hours 48 minutes
by John V. Perritano
read by Margaret Strom
Teen health. For junior and senior high and older readers. Diet and Nutrition.  2011.

The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live—and How You Can Change Them     DB 74255
11 hours 2 minutes
by Richard J. Davidson
read by Arthur Morey
Different ways people respond to life experiences. Science and Technology. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World     DB 74283
30 hours 59 minutes
by Daniel Yergin
read by Mark Ashby
Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the energy crisis. Business and Economics. Bestseller. 2011.

Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain     DB 74289
18 hours 56 minutes
by Hal Holbrook
read by Patrick Downer
Autobiography of American actor. Stage and Screen. 2011.

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Adult Fiction

The Bonehunters: The Malazan Book of the Fallen, Book 6     DB 66197
44 hours 49 minutes
by Steven Erikson
read by John Haag
War among gods. Sequel to Midnight Tides (RC 66032). Fantasy. Violence. 2006.

Dogs and Goddesses     DB 69363
12 hours 44 minutes
by Jennifer Crusie and others read by Renee Raudman
Goddess-turned-dog-trainer leads women to romance. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Cold Choices     DB 69371
19 hours 39 minutes
by Larry Bond
read by Dick Hill
American and Russian submarines collide. War. Strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Wrongful Death     DB 69395
10 hours 16 minutes
by Robert Dugoni
read by Dan John Miller
Lawsuit contends that faulty body armor killed soldier. Legal Issues. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Until It’s Over     DB 69397
10 hours 46 minutes
by Nicci French
read by Anne Flosnik
Roommates suspect that one of them is a killer. Psychological Themes. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Infoquake: Jump 225 Trilogy, Volume 1     DB 69948
16 hours 56 minutes
by David Louis Edelman
read by Ray Childs
Natch is recruited to work on a project programming the human body. Science Fiction. Some strong language. 2006.

Buyout     DB 70336
12 hours 34 minutes
by Alexander C. Irvine
read by John Polk
Private prison offers money for voluntary execution. Science Fiction. Strong language. 2009.

Wild Jinx     DB 70337
9 hours 53 minutes
by Sandra Hill
read by Jill Fox
Former Cajun classmates fall in love during treasure hunt. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2008.

The Manning Brides     DB 70351
10 hours 27 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Erin Jones
Two marriages. Companion to The Manning Grooms (DB 68186). Romance. Some descriptions of sex. 1992.

Wicked All Day     DB 70352
13 hours 8 minutes
by Liz Carlyle
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Engagement woe. Companion to Tempted All Night (DB 68901). Romance. Descriptions of sex. 2009.

Sworn to Silence     DB 70357
12 hours 10 minutes
by Linda Castillo
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Formerly Amish police chief faces serial killer from past. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

The King of Lies     DB 70359
12 hours 4 minutes
by John Hart
read by Jack Fox
North Carolina lawyer becomes suspect in his father’s murder. Suspense. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2006.

After     DB 70364
11 hours 26 minutes
by Amy Efaw
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Teen abandons newborn in dumpster. For senior high readers. Human Relationships. Some violence. 2009.

Diamond Star     DB 70366
20 hours 52 minutes
by Catherine Asaro
read by Jill Fox
Ruby prince travels to Earth to launch singing career. Science Fiction. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

Always and Forever     DB 70488
10 hours 31 minutes
by Beverly Jenkins
read by Annie Wauters
Chicago heiress hires ex-lawman to escort mail-order brides. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Silver Mage: The Silver Wyrm, Book 4     DB 70515
16 hours 49 minutes
by Katharine Kerr
read by Michael Scherer
Final battle. Sequel to The Shadow Isle (DB 70457). Fantasy. Some violence. 2009.

The Night Birds     DB 70570
14 hours 5 minutes
by Thomas Maltman
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Lonely teenager learns family history from mysterious aunt. Historical Fiction. Violence. Alex Award. 2007.

The Memorist     DB 70625
11 hours 7 minutes
by M.J. Rose
read by Phil Gigante
Past-life memories lead musician to Vienna. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2008.

Virgin River: A Virgin River Novel     DB 70659
12 hours 11 minutes
by Robyn Carr
read by Jill Fox
Widowed L.A. nurse finds romance in a small town. Romance. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2007.

Whispering Rock: A Virgin River Novel     DB 70669
11 hours 20 minutes
by Robyn Carr
read by Jill Fox
Cop helps prosecutor attacked by a criminal. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2007.

Jimmy     DB 70679
14 hours 10 minutes
by Robert Whitlow
read by Jack Fox
Developmentally disabled boy tackles many challenges. Human Relationships. 2005.

Forbidden Falls     DB 70681
11 hours 44 minutes
by Robyn Carr
read by Jill Fox
Minister falls in love with former exotic dancer. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

Just Another Hero     DB 70698
6 hours 59 minutes
by Sharon M. Draper
read by Jill Fox
Problems at school. For senior high readers. Growing Up. 2009.

Lethal Legacy: An Alexandra Cooper Mystery     DB 70699
11 hours 41 minutes
by Linda Fairstein
read by Jill Fox
Investigation leads Cooper to the New York Public Library. Legal Themes. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

Nobody’s Perfect: A Dortmunder Mystery     DB 70705
7 hours 7 minutes
by Donald E. Westlake
read by Barry Bernson
Art collector pays criminal gang to steal his painting. Mystery and Detective. Some strong language. 1977.

The White Chip     DB 70715
6 hours 17 minutes
by Nelson C. Nye
read by Bruce Huntey
Unlikely caravan sets out in search of long-lost mine. Westerns. Some violence. 1996.

How to Dazzle a Duke     DB 70716
10 hours 27 minutes
by Claudia Dain
read by J. Michael McCullough
Practical young lady wants to marry a duke. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Last Campaign: A Story of the Hunt for Geronimo     DB 70727
7 hours 1 minute
by Tim Champlin
read by Jack Fox
U.S. soldiers pursue Geronimo into northern Mexico. Westerns. 1996.

MultiReal: Jump 225 Trilogy, Volume 2     DB 70776
20 hours 47 minutes
by David Louis Edelman
read by Ray Childs
Natch battles for control of highly desirable technology. Science Fiction. Some strong language. 2008.

Where the Dead Lay     DB 70796
9 hours 48 minutes
by David Levien
read by Jim Zeiger
Ex-cop’s martial arts instructor is murdered. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

King of the Screwups     DB 70848
8 hours 23 minutes
by K.L. Going
read by Andy Pyle
Senior-year decisions. For senior high readers. Family. Some strong language. 2009.

Tender Morsels     DB 70870
16 hours 43 minutes
by Margo Lanagan
read by Erik Sandvold
Haven in magical world. For senior high and older readers. Fantasy. Violence, descriptions of sex, and some strong language. World Fantasy Award. 2008.

Blood Ties     DB 70912
11 hours 8 minutes
by Kay Hooper
read by Laura Giannarelli
Special Crimes Unit. Sequel to Blood Sins (DB 68293). Occult. Violence and strong language. 2010.

You Bet Your Life: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery     DB 70921
8 hours 54 minutes
by Donald Bain
read by Margaret Strom
Mystery writer tries to clear friend of murder charge. Mystery and Detective. 2002.

A Love to Last Forever: Brides of Gallatin County, Book 2     DB 70941
9 hours 24 minutes
by Tracie Peterson
read by Faith Potts
Religion and secrets threaten to disrupt romance. Romance. 2009.

A Courtesan’s Scandal     DB 71005
11 hours 44 minutes
by Julia London
read by Marni Penning
Duke falls in love with prince’s mistress. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Libby’s London Merchant and Miss Chartley’s Guided Tour     DB 71006
19 hours 36 minutes
by Carla Kelly
read by Corrie James
Regency heroines find love in unexpected places. Romance. 1989.

House Rules     DB 71010
19 hours 8 minutes
by Jodi Picoult
read by Joe Peck
Teen with Asperger’s syndrome is suspect in murder case. Family. Strong language. Bestseller. 2010.

Miss Wonderful     DB 71025
11 hours 3 minutes
by Loretta Chase
read by Annie Wauters
Dandy falls in love with disheveled spinster. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2004.

The Windflower     DB 71027
18 hours 6 minutes
by Sharon Curtis and Tom Curtis
read by Annie Wauters
Innocent young lady kidnapped by pirates. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1984.

Push     DB 71038
4 hours 39 minutes
by Sapphire
read by Colleen Delany
Illiterate pregnant teen finds hope after incestuous abuse. Human Relationships. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. BCALA Literary Award. 1996.

An Infamous Army: A Novel of Love, War, Wellington, and Waterloo     DB 71040
16 hours 7 minutes
by Georgette Heyer
read by Faith Potts
Lady and colonel get engaged on eve of Battle of Waterloo. Romance. 2007.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Dark Zone     DB 71053
11 hours 4 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice
read by Jay Charles
On the trail of a terrorist with a nuclear bomb. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2004.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Payback     DB 71054
12 hours 22 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice
read by Jay Charles
Covert team heads to Peru to thwart military coup. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2005.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Jihad     DB 71055
11 hours 21 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice
read by Jay Charles
Listening device planted inside a terrorist’s skull. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Conspiracy     DB 71056
10 hours 52 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and Jim DeFelice
read by Jay Charles
Agent returns to Vietnam to investigate threats to U.S. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Arctic Gold     DB 71057
12 hours 14 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and William H. Keith
read by Phil Gigante
Russians plot to take Arctic oil. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2009.

Stephen Coonts’ Deep Black: Sea of Terror     DB 71058
14 hours 49 minutes
by Stephen Coonts and William H. Keith
read by Phil Gigante
Hijacked ships head to New York City. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

The Reluctant Heiress     DB 71217
8 hours 48 minutes
by Eva Ibbotson
read by Kristin Allison
Originally titled Magic Flutes. For senior high readers. Romance. 1982.

Pandemonium     DB 71235
10 hours 41 minutes
by Daryl Gregory
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Demons randomly possess people. Fantasy. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2008.

By Blood We Live     DB 71241
24 hours 9 minutes
edited by John Joseph Adams
read by Kristin Allison
Compilation of thirty-six vampire short stories. Occult. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Surrender Becomes Her     DB 71253
10 hours 16 minutes
by Shirlee Busbee
read by Mare Trevathan
Country gentleman marries his former ward. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

A Happy Marriage     DB 71258
13 hours 29 minutes
by Rafael Yglesias
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Autobiographical novel of author’s marriage and his wife’s death. Family. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Killer Summer     DB 71285
10 hours 9 minutes
by Ridley Pearson
read by Jim Zeiger
Idaho lawman uncovers elaborate plot linked to wine auction. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. 2009.

The Admiral’s Daughter: A Kydd Sea Adventure     DB 71290
12 hours 42 minutes
by Julian Stockwin
read by Erik Sandvold
Difficult decision. Sequel to Command (DB 71228). Adventure. Some violence and some strong language. 2007.

Hourglass     DB 71292
7 hours 50 minutes
by Claudia Gray
read by Mare Trevathan
Sequel to Stargazer (DB 69454). For senior high readers. Occult. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

A Tapestry of Spells     DB 71293
9 hours 50 minutes
by Lynn Kurland
read by Kristin Allison
Ruith and Sarah race to stop the use of the dark arts. Fantasy. 2010.

Time Travelers Never Die     DB 71294
12 hours 41 minutes
by Jack McDevitt
read by Jim Zeiger
Shel searches the past for his missing father. Science Fiction. 2009.

The Privateer’s Revenge: A Kydd Sea Adventure     DB 71297
12 hours 21 minutes
by Julian Stockwin
read by Erik Sandvold
Losing command. Sequel to Admiral’s Daughter (DB 71290). Adventure. Some violence and some strong language. 2008.

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A Date You Can’t Refuse     DB 71298
10 hours 14 minutes
by Harley Jane Kozak
read by Mare Trevathan
Wollie goes undercover for the FBI. Mystery and Detective. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

Invasion: A Kydd Sea Adventure     DB 71301
12 hours 19 minutes
by Julian Stockwin
read by Erik Sandvold
Napoleonic war. Sequel to The Privateer’s Revenge (DB 71297). Adventure. 2009.

Scarlett Fever     DB 71302
9 hours 59 minutes
by Maureen Johnson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Sequel to Suite Scarlett (DB 67726). For senior high readers. Human Relationships. 2010.

Summer of Two Wishes     DB 71304
10 hours 41 minutes
by Julia London
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Remarried soldier’s widow learns that her first husband is alive. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2009.

Bodily Harm     DB 71305
12 hours 25 minutes
by Robert Dugoni
read by Jim Zeiger
Child’s death spurs investigation of toy industry. Legal Themes. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

City of Dreams     DB 71306
18 hours 38 minutes
by William Martin
read by Jim Zeiger
Couple searches New York City for priceless bonds. Mystery and Detective. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Elizabeth Street: A Novel Based on True Events     DB 71308
12 hours 53 minutes
by Laurie Fabiano
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Gangsters prey on Italian immigrants in New York City. Historical Fiction. 2006.

Honeysuckle Summer: The Sweet Magnolias     DB 71309
10 hours 40 minutes
by Sherryl Woods
read by Mary Robinette Kowal
Agoraphobic falls in love with sheriff’s deputy. Romance. Bestseller. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Hannah’s List     DB 71310
10 hours 15 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Fred Stella
Widower encouraged to remarry by wife’s posthumous letter. Romance. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Ghost Shadow: Bone Island Trilogy, Book 1     DB 71312
9 hours 31 minutes
by Heather Graham
read by Angela Dawe
Woman communes with ghosts to find killer. Occult. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Infamous     DB 71314
15 hours 21 minutes
by Suzanne Brockmann
read by various narrators
Two people fall in love with the help of a ghost. Romance. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Kiss Me if You Can     DB 71316
8 hours 56 minutes
by Carly Phillips
read by Sherri Slater
Reporter falls in love while researching an old robbery. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Orchard Valley Brides: Norah and Lone Star Lovin’     DB 71317
9 hours 33 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Tanya Eby
Love. Companion to Orchard Valley Grooms (DB 71061). Romance. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

The Imperfectionists     DB 71341
9 hours 40 minutes
by Tom Rachman
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Fifty years of an English-language newspaper in Rome. General. Strong language. Bestseller. 2010.

Sixth Covenant: The A.D. Chronicles, Book 6     DB 71342
10 hours 57 minutes
by Bodie Thoene and Brock Thoene
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Herod’s deadly order. Religious Themes. Some violence. 2007.

Show No Mercy and Take No Prisoners     DB 71343
15 hours 46 minutes
by Cindy Gerard
read by Mare Trevathan
First two novels in the Black Ops, Inc., series. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2008.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Inheritance Trilogy, Book 1     DB 71347
11 hours 32 minutes
by N.K. Jemisin
read by Kristin Allison
Yeine Darr battles cousins for the Arameri throne. Fantasy. Violence and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

The Walk     DB 71348
5 hours 40 minutes
by Richard Paul Evans
read by Guy Williams
Man who has lost everything decides to walk across country. Adventure. 2010.

Sand Sharks: A Deborah Knott Mystery, Book 15     DB 71349
7 hours 38 minutes
by Margaret Maron
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Attorneys’ convention turns deadly. Mystery and Detective. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

Capitol Offense     DB 71354
10 hours 20 minutes
by William Bernhardt
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Kincaid defends man accused of murdering a Tulsa detective. Legal Themes. Some strong language. 2009.

Alibi     DB 71363
5 hours 45 minutes
by Teri Woods
read by Mare Trevathan
Stripper provides alibi for murderer in 1986 Philadelphia. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Lake Shore Limited     DB 71364
10 hours 55 minutes
by Sue Miller
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Play gives playwright’s friend uncomfortable insights. Psychological Themes. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

Bad Things Happen     DB 71365
11 hours 20 minutes
by Harry Dolan
read by Jim Zeiger
Michigan magazine editor suspected in series of deaths. Suspense. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

In Great Waters     DB 71366
14 hours 12 minutes
by Kit Whitfield
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Alternate history of Venice where merfolk control the seas. Fantasy. Some strong language. 2009.

Finnikin of the Rock     DB 71375
11 hours 0 minutes
by Melina Marchetta
read by Kristin Allison
Finnikin safeguards Lumatere. For senior high readers. Fantasy. 2008.

Perfect Match     DB 71376
14 hours 15 minutes
by Jodi Picoult
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Mother takes justice into her own hands. Legal Themes. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2002.

Keeping Faith     DB 71379
17 hours 45 minutes
by Jodi Picoult
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Divorced woman’s young daughter performs religious miracles. Psychological Themes. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 1999.

The Vast Fields of Ordinary     DB 71380
9 hours 7 minutes
by Nick Burd
read by Erik Sandvold
Teen boy falls for another boy. For senior high readers. Human Relationships. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Stonewall Book Award. 2009.

The Husband Habit     DB 71384
9 hours 34 minutes
by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Chef falls for married men until she meets an army pilot. Romance. Some descriptions of sex. 2009.

Before I Forget     DB 71387
14 hours 10 minutes
by Leonard Pitts
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Three generations of African American men make amends. Family. Strong language and some violence. 2009.

Hexes     DB 71391
9 hours 19 minutes
by Tom Piccirilli
read by Joe Wilson
Matthew returns to his hometown to confront an evil. Occult. Violence and some strong language. 1999.

Veracity     DB 71392
11 hours 3 minutes
by Laura Bynum
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2045. Populace terrorized by a new government order. Science Fiction. Some strong language. 2010.

Blood Born     DB 71395
14 hours 20 minutes
by Linda Howard and Linda Jones
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Vampire rescues female human conduit from rebel plot. Occult. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

House of Reckoning     DB 71396
9 hours 52 minutes
by John Saul
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Teens unwittingly channel evil ghosts from a mansion’s history. Occult. Violence. 2009.

The Untamed Bride: The Black Cobra Quartet     DB 71408
13 hours 20 minutes
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Colleen Delany
1822. British officer finds love while pursuing terrorist. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2009.

The Spy: An Isaac Bell Adventure     DB 71413
12 hours 30 minutes
by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
read by Robert Sams
Pre-WWI spies sabotage American arms makers. Adventure. Some violence. Bestseller. 2010.

Never Say Never     DB 71426
10 hours 42 minutes
by Lisa Wingate
read by Kristin Allison
Footloose woman falls in love with Texan. Romance. 2010.

Savage Desert: A Western Duo     DB 71427
7 hours 26 minutes
by Lewis B. Patten
read by Joe Wilson
Two western novellas of love and revenge. Westerns. Some violence and some strong language. 1953.

That Holiday Feeling     DB 71428
7 hours 51 minutes
by Debbie Macomber and others read by Kristin Allison
Three novellas of holiday romance. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Practice Makes Perfect     DB 71435
7 hours 51 minutes
by Julie James
read by Kristin Allison
Two attorneys fight for promotions and fall in love. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

That Perfect Someone     DB 71440
9 hours 8 minutes
by Johanna Lindsey
read by Kristin Allison
Lady’s long-missing fiancé returns to London. Romance. Descriptions of sex. 2010.

The Perfect Match     DB 71443
10 hours 41 minutes
by Kimberly Cates
read by Kristin Allison
Pet-store owner falls in love with single dad. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2007.

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The Red Tree     DB 71450
11 hours 8 minutes
by Caitlín R. Kiernan
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Lesbian writer’s fatal obsession with an ancient oak tree. Occult. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Coming Home: The Chesapeake Diaries     DB 71451
9 hours 17 minutes
by Mariah Stewart
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Unexpected romance at a small-town wedding. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

The Next Best Thing     DB 71461
10 hours 55 minutes
by Kristan Higgins
read by Kristin Allison
Young widow decides to find a new husband. Romance. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Killstraight: A Western Story     DB 71468
7 hours 55 minutes
by Johnny D. Boggs
read by Joe Wilson
Comanche looks into case of friend executed for murder. Westerns. 2008.

Tell-All     DB 71469
5 hours 9 minutes
by Chuck Palahniuk
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Tale of fading movie star and her faithful companion. Human Relationships. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Welcome to Harmony     DB 71471
8 hours 7 minutes
by Jodi Thomas
read by Kristin Allison
Foster teen takes on a new identity. Family. Some strong language. 2010.

The Vision     DB 71560
7 hours 25 minutes
by Dean Koontz
read by Dan John Miller
Psychic channels the mind of a serial killer. Occult. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 1977.

Discord’s Apple     DB 71563
9 hours 16 minutes
by Carrie Vaughn
read by various narrators
Magical storeroom must be guarded against evil. Fantasy. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Shadow Zone     DB 71565
10 hours 44 minutes
by Iris Johansen
read by Jennifer Van Dyck
Lost underwater city yields revealing artifact. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Rosemary and Rue: An October Daye Novel     DB 71567
11 hours 21 minutes
by Seanan McGuire
read by Mary Robinette Kowal
Changeling PI investigates murder of an elven countess. Fantasy. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Death’s Excellent Vacation     DB 71580
13 hours 0 minutes
edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner
read by various narrators
Collection of thirteen paranormal fantasy stories. Fantasy. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Efrain’s Secret     DB 71584
7 hours 31 minutes
by Sofia Quintero
read by Peter Johnson
Ambitious teen’s journey. For senior high readers. Human Relationships. Some violence and some strong language. 2010.

The River     DB 71585
5 hours 14 minutes
by Mary Jane Beaufrand
read by Catherine Byers
Teen investigates friend’s death. For senior high readers. Suspense. Some strong language. 2010.

Brainchild     DB 71586
11 hours 37 minutes
by John Saul
read by Catherine Byers
Spirit seeks vengeance for past evil deed. Occult. Some violence. 1985.

The Elusive Bride: The Black Cobra Quartet     DB 71588
15 hours 12 minutes
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Colleen Delany
Governor’s daughter, on the run, falls for British officer. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2010.

Private: Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, London, Chicago, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Rome     DB 71593
6 hours 56 minutes
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
read by Gregory Gorton
PI with worldwide branches takes on three cases. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. Bestseller. 2010.

Fly Away Home     DB 71594
13 hours 22 minutes
by Jennifer Weiner
read by Faith Potts
Politician’s affair sparks change in his wife and daughters. Family. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2010.

The Border Lord’s Bride     DB 71596
17 hours 34 minutes
by Bertrice Small
read by Colleen Delany
Displaced Highland heiress marries a border lord. Romance. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2007.

Living Proof: A Charlie Resnick Mystery     DB 71597
8 hours 2 minutes
by John Harvey
read by David Cutler
Resnick deals with stabbed johns and a targeted crime writer. Mystery and Detective. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1995.

A Dream to Call My Own: Brides of Gallatin County, Book 3     DB 71598
9 hours 12 minutes
by Tracie Peterson
read by Faith Potts
Woman seeking her father’s killer finds love with deputy. Romance. 2009.

Betrayals: A Strange Angels Novel     DB 71599
8 hours 27 minutes
by Lili St. Crow
read by Mary Kane
Secret training facility. For senior high and older readers. Occult. Violence and strong language. 2009.

Lone Wolf     DB 71602
9 hours 27 minutes
by Linwood Barclay
read by Gregory Gorton
Mystery surrounds a bear-mauled corpse at fishing camp. Suspense. Violence and strong language. 2006.

At the Gates of Darkness: The Demonwar Saga, Book 2     DB 71604
9 hours 7 minutes
by Raymond E. Feist
read by Mark Delgado
New threat. Sequel to Rides a Dread Legion (DB 69135). Fantasy. Some violence and some strong language. 2010.

Prayer of the Dragon     DB 71606
12 hours 15 minutes
by Eliot Pattison
read by Steven Carpenter
Former Chinese investigator assists Navajo in Tibet. Mystery and Detective. 2007.

Heat Stroke: Weather Warden, Book 2     DB 71613
9 hours 49 minutes
by Rachel Caine
read by Faith Potts
Djinn are dying. Sequel to Ill Wind (DB/RC 70146). Fantasy. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2004.

The Dead-Tossed Waves     DB 71614
10 hours 44 minutes
by Carrie Ryan
read by Mary Kane
Gabry’s secure world disappears. For senior high readers. Occult. Violence.  2010.

The Hoopster     DB 71618
4 hours 15 minutes
by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
read by Mark Delgado
Racism article has mixed results. For senior high readers. Human Relationships. Violence and some strong language. 2005.

Vanished     DB 71619
11 hours 39 minutes
by Joseph Finder
read by Robert Sams
Man helps his sister-in-law find his missing brother. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. 2009.

The Tin Drum     DB 71622
22 hours 46 minutes
by Günter Grass
read by Mark Ashby
2009 translation of Nobel Prize winner’s Nazi-regime novel. Historical Fiction. Violence and descriptions of sex. 2009.

Last Rites: A Charlie Resnick Mystery     DB 71627
9 hours 22 minutes
by John Harvey
read by David Cutler
Prisoner escapes during his mother’s funeral. Mystery and Detective. Strong language and some violence. 1998.

Tempt Me if You Can     DB 71628
8 hours 21 minutes
by Janet Chapman
read by Colleen Delany
Unlikely couple. Sequel to The Man Must Marry (DB 68021). Romance. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Burned: House of Night     DB 71630
10 hours 29 minutes
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
read by Mary Kane
Vampire teens in peril. For senior high readers. Occult. Strong language. 2010.

Hip-Hop High School     DB 71637
7 hours 57 minutes
by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
read by Colleen Delany
Sequel to The Hoopster (DB 71618). For senior high readers. Human Relationships. Violence and some strong language. 2006.

Veil of Night     DB 71834
12 hours 19 minutes
by Linda Howard
read by Suzanne Toren
Detective’s new lover becomes a murder suspect. Suspense. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2010.

Death in a White Tie: An Inspector Roderick Alleyn Mystery     DB 73378
11 hours 52 minutes
by Ngaio Marsh
read by George Holmes
Alleyn’s friend is murdered during a blackmail investigation. Mystery and Detective. 1938.

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-seventh Annual Collection     DB 73481
43 hours 44 minutes
edited by Gardner Dozois
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Thirty-two short tales published in 2009. Science Fiction. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume 21     DB 73531
19 hours 51 minutes
edited by Stephen Jones
read by Erin Jones
Nineteen tales of terror from Stephen King and others. Occult. Strong language and some violence. 2010.

The Widower’s Tale     DB 73540
16 hours 1 minute
by Julia Glass
read by Gary Tipton
Long-widowed, retired Harvard librarian’s life changes. Human Relationships. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

The Monstrumologist     DB 73550
11 hours 2 minutes
by Rick Yancey
read by Mike Stefanelli
Real monsters. For junior and senior high and older readers. Occult. Some violence.  2009.

The Crisis     DB 73602
19 hours 29 minutes
by David Poyer
read by Robert Sams
Naval commander on a humanitarian mission to Arab land. War. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Knitting Diaries     DB 73631
9 hours 49 minutes
by Debbie Macomber and others read by Gail Nelson
Three romances featuring people who knit. Romance. 2011.

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The Fig Tree Murder: A Mamur Zapt Mystery     DB 73637
6 hours 7 minutes
by Michael Pearce
read by George Holmes
Murder on an Egyptian railway track. Mystery and Detective. 1996.

A Gift to Last     DB 73638
5 hours 38 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Rosie Berrido
Two Christmas novellas. Holidays. 1998.

To Beguile a Beast     DB 73639
10 hours 13 minutes
by Elizabeth Hoyt
read by Alice Jones
Duke’s mistress flees to Scotland with their two children. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.

Disaster Status     DB 73641
11 hours 10 minutes
by Candace Calvert
read by Suzanne Toren
Fire fighter and nurse fall in love in ER. Medical Themes. 2010.

Rise of the Blood Royal: The Destinies of Blood and Stone, Volume 3     DB 73643
26 hours 41 minutes
by Robert Newcomb
read by Richard Davidson
Final destiny. Sequel to A March into Darkness (DB 73060). Fantasy. Violence and some descriptions of sex. 2008.

The Land of Green Plums     DB 73646
8 hours 59 minutes
by Herta Müller
read by Terry Donnelly
Youthful ideals in a totalitarian Romania. Literature. 1996.

Serendipity     DB 73817
9 hours 50 minutes
by Carly Phillips
read by Nona Pipes
Spoiled rich girl returns to hometown broke. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Hate List     DB 73823
10 hours 6 minutes
by Jennifer Brown
read by Randye Kaye
School shooting. For senior high and older readers. Human Relationships. Some violence and some strong language. 2009.

Valley Forge: George Washington and the Crucible of Victory     DB 73862
16 hours 53 minutes
by Newt Gingrich and others read by Jack Fox
Colonial army suffers during winter in Pennsylvania. Historical Fiction. Some violence and some strong language. 2010.

Forever     DB 73863
10 hours 48 minutes
by Maggie Stiefvater
read by Erin Jones
Grace, now a wolf, is in danger. Sequel to Linger (DB 71975). For senior high and older readers. Occult. Descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2011.

The Map of All Things: Terra Incognita, Book 2     DB 73864
18 hours 51 minutes
by Kevin J. Anderson
read by Gary Tipton
War and tragedies continue between Tierra and Uraba. Fantasy. Violence and some strong language. 2010.

Blindsighted     DB 73865
11 hours 37 minutes
by Karin Slaughter
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Serial killer loose in Georgia college town. Mystery and Detective. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

Notorious Pleasures     DB 73866
11 hours 20 minutes
by Elizabeth Hoyt
read by J. Michael McCullough
Lady falls in love with her future brother-in-law. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2011.

The Dakota Cipher: An Ethan Gage Adventure     DB 73867
10 hours 31 minutes
by William Dietrich
read by Jack Fox
Treasure hunt. Sequel to The Rosetta Key (DB 73294). Historical Fiction. 2009.

Nemesis     DB 73868
17 hours 6 minutes
by Jo Nesbo
read by Jon Huffman
Oslo detective juggles bank robbery and death of old flame. Mystery and Detective. Violence and strong language. 2008.

The Curse of the Wendigo: The Monstrumologist     DB 73869
10 hours 27 minutes
by Rick Yancey
read by Mike Stefanelli
Flesh eater. For junior and senior high and older readers. Occult. Some violence. 2010.

Deep State     DB 73872
12 hours 37 minutes
by Walter Jon Williams
read by Jill Fox
New project. Sequel to This Is Not a Game (DB 69258). Science Fiction. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2011.

The Heiress     DB 73874
10 hours 11 minutes
by Lynsay Sands
read by Theresa Conkin
A poor husband is needed. Sequel to The Countess (DB 73484). Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2011.

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi; Ascension     DB 73875
16 hours 25 minutes
by Christie Golden
read by Alec Volz
Jedi Order seeks peace. Sequel to Conviction (DB 73496). Science Fiction. 2011.

Salute the Dark: Shadows of the Apt     DB 73877
17 hours 19 minutes
by Adrian Tchaikovsky
read by John Polk
Uctebri’s plans. Sequel to Blood of the Mantis (DB 73226). Fantasy. Violence and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Sunset Bridge     DB 73878
16 hours 32 minutes
by Emilie Richards
read by Carol Dines
Florida women’s lives change before a hurricane hits. Romance. 2011.

The Vault     DB 73879
10 hours 54 minutes
by Boyd Morrison
read by Ray Foushee
King Midas’s treasure. Companion to The Ark (DB 72290). Adventure. Violence and some strong language. 2011.

At the Edge of Honor     DB 73883
9 hours 31 minutes
by Robert N. Macomber
read by Ray Foushee
East Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. Adventure. 2002.

The Measure of the Magic: Legends of Shannara     DB 73885
13 hours 20 minutes
by Terry Brooks
read by Jack Fox
Demon. Sequel to Bearers of the Black Staff (DB 72238). Fantasy. Some violence. 2011.

Kisscut     DB 73886
12 hours 53 minutes
by Karin Slaughter
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Crimes against children. Sequel to Blindsighted (DB 73865). Mystery and Detective. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2002.

The Silver Branch     DB 73887
6 hours 52 minutes
by Rosemary Sutcliff
read by Jack Fox
Intrigue. For junior and senior high and older readers. Historical Fiction. 1957.

Wish You Were Here     DB 73889
11 hours 10 minutes
by Christie Ridgway
read by Carol Dines
Two sisters get involved with guests at their island inn. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Wildthorn     DB 73891
10 hours 2 minutes
by Jane Eagland
read by J. Michael McCullough
Victorian girl sent to Bedlam, falls for female attendant. For senior high and older readers. Historical Fiction. Some descriptions of sex. 2009.

The Sundown Chaser     DB 73892
6 hours 42 minutes
by Dusty Richards
read by Jack Fox
Horse thief searches for the sons he deserted. Westerns. 2009.

The Eagle     DB 73894
8 hours 27 minutes
by Rosemary Sutcliff
read by Jack Fox
Lost legion. For junior and senior high and older readers. Historical Fiction. 1954.

Rescue     DB 73895
7 hours 20 minutes
by Anita Shreve
read by Gregory Maupin
Young EMT’s involvement with crash victim changes his life. Human Relationships. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

Mind Storm     DB 73896
10 hours 39 minutes
by K.M. Ruiz
read by Theresa Conkin
After nuclear war, a changed humanity struggles to survive. Science Fiction. Some violence and some strong language. 2011.

Point of Honor: The Continuing Exploits of Lt. Peter Wake, United States Navy     DB 73897
11 hours 11 minutes
by Robert N. Macomber
read by Ray Foushee
War and love. Sequel to At the Edge of Honor (DB 73883). Adventure. 2003.

Now You See Her     DB 73900
10 hours 51 minutes
by Joy Fielding
read by Mitzi Friedlander
Woman on vacation sees the daughter she thought was dead. Suspense. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Redemption: Redemption Series, Book 1     DB 73901
13 hours 40 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury
read by Carol Dines
Sunday school teacher struggles with her adulterous husband. Family. 2002.

Shine     DB 73903
8 hours 31 minutes
by Lauren Myracle
read by Jill Fox
Hate crime. For senior high and older readers. Mystery and Detective. Violence and strong language. 2011.

Leaving: Bailey Flanigan, Book 1     DB 73906
11 hours 24 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury
read by Theresa Conkin
Bailey has an opportunity to pursue a career on Broadway. Romance. 2011.

The Athena Project: A Thriller     DB 73907
8 hours 6 minutes
by Brad Thor
read by Erin Jones
Female counterterrorism squadron goes after arms dealer. Spies and Espionage. Violence and some strong language. 2010.

The Stormchasers     DB 73909
13 hours 58 minutes
by Jenna Blum
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Journalist hunts for her storm-chasing bipolar twin. General. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2010.

The American Café     DB 73914
7 hours 36 minutes
by Sara Sue Hoklotubbe
read by Erin Jones
Part-Cherokee restaurateur investigates murder. Mystery and Detective. Some violence. 2011.

Breaking Silence     DB 73915
9 hours 56 minutes
by Linda Castillo
read by Madelyn Buzzard
Amish couple and relative die in their farm’s manure pit. Mystery and Detective. Strong language and some violence. 2011.

Remember: Redemption Series, Book 2     DB 73920
14 hours 20 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury
read by Carol Dines
Ashley Baxter reopens her heart to love and God. Family. 2003.

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Learning: Bailey Flanigan Series, Book 2     DB 73921
11 hours 43 minutes
by Karen Kingsbury
read by Theresa Conkin
Bailey pursues Broadway and Cody coaches football. Romance. 2011.

Zoo City     DB 73927
9 hours 21 minutes
by Lauren Beukes
read by Mary Kane
After a client is murdered, Zinzi uses magic to help. Fantasy. Strong language and descriptions of sex. Arthur C. Clarke Award. 2010.

11/22/63     DB 73931
31 hours 10 minutes
by Stephen King
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Man goes back in time to stop JFK’s assassination. Suspense. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2011.

The Native Star     DB 73945
13 hours 4 minutes
by M.K. Hobson
read by Mare Trevathan
In 1876, witch Emily and warlock Dreadnought flee evil. Fantasy. Some violence. 2010.

The Hidden Goddess     DB 73946
12 hours 53 minutes
by M.K. Hobson
read by Mare Trevathan
Apocalypse looms. Sequel to The Native Star (DB 73945). Fantasy. Some violence. 2011.

The Cat’s Table     DB 73963
7 hours 7 minutes
by Michael Ondaatje
read by Mark Ashby
A boy’s adventures sailing from Ceylon to England. Adventure. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

One of Our Thursdays Is Missing     DB 73979
10 hours 22 minutes
by Jasper Fforde
read by Mary Kane
BookWorld literary detective Thursday Next vanishes. Fantasy. 2011.

I Am Number Four: The Lorien Legacies, Book 1     DB 73995
11 hours 2 minutes
by Pittacus Lore
read by Alec Volz
Young aliens assimilate. For senior high and older readers. Science Fiction. Violence and some strong language. 2010.

The Power of Six: The Lorien Legacies, Book 2     DB 73996
10 hours 12 minutes
by Pittacus Lore
read by Alec Volz
Number Seven’s story. For senior high and older readers. Science Fiction. Violence and some strong language. 2011.

The Running Dream     DB 73998
6 hours 44 minutes
by Wendelin Van Draanen
read by Jill Fox
Runner loses leg. For junior and senior high readers. Blindness and Physical Handicaps. Schneider Award. 2011.

The Cut     DB 73999
8 hours 13 minutes
by George Pelecanos
read by John Polk
Ex-marine Lucas is hired by a dealer to find stolen marijuana. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2011.

Corduroy Mansions     DB 74001
13 hours 52 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Jill Ferris
Affairs of the quirky residents of a London building. Humor. 2009.

Lovin’ Blue     DB 74005
8 hours 10 minutes
by Zuri Day
read by Mare Trevathan
Peace-loving woman thrown together with gun-toting cop. Romance. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

You Killed Wesley Payne     DB 74006
12 hours 1 minute
by Sean Beaudoin
read by Erik Sandvold
Teen PI probes murder. For senior high and older readers. Mystery and Detective. Some strong language. 2011.

The Inheritance     DB 74009
11 hours 30 minutes
by Tamera Alexander
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Young woman tries to save a bankrupt ranch. Romance. Rita Award. 2009.

Midnight Riot     DB 74012
12 hours 45 minutes
by Ben Aaronovitch
read by Erik Sandvold
Murder investigation with paranormal aspects. Fantasy. Violence and strong language. 2011.

Moon over Soho     DB 74013
12 hours 12 minutes
by Ben Aaronovitch
read by Erik Sandvold
Jazz-related murder. Sequel to Midnight Riot (DB 74012). Fantasy. Violence and strong language. 2011.

What Happened to Goodbye     DB 74016
10 hours 11 minutes
by Sarah Dessen
read by Mare Trevathan
Identity struggles. For senior high and older readers. Family. 2011.

Heaven’s Shadow     DB 74018
13 hours 43 minutes
by David S. Goyer and Michael Cassutt
read by Guy Williams
A passing Near-Earth Object shows signs of intelligent life. Science Fiction. Some strong language. 2011.

Salvage the Bones     DB 74033
8 hours 15 minutes
by Jesmyn Ward
read by Erin Jones
Poor black family prepares for Hurricane Katrina. Family. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. National Book Award. 2011.

Crossed     DB 74034
8 hours 18 minutes
by Ally Condie
read by Erin Jones
Sequel to Matched (DB 73525). For senior high and older readers. Romance.  2011.

The Snow Angel     DB 74035
7 hours 21 minutes
by Glenn Beck
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Abused woman reconciles with her friends and family. Family. Bestseller. 2011.

Wyoming Tough     DB 74036
7 hours 6 minutes
by Diana Palmer
read by Theresa Conkin
Rancher and young employee hide their mutual attraction. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2011.

Damned: Life Is Short, Death Is Forever     DB 74040
7 hours 11 minutes
by Chuck Palahniuk
read by Jill Fox
Sarcastic teenager dies and journeys through hell. General. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2011.

The Drop     DB 74043
10 hours 8 minutes
by Michael Connelly
read by Barry Bernson
Puzzling DNA cold case and a councilman’s dead son. Suspense. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2011.

KBL: Kill Bin Laden; a Novel Based on True Events     DB 74044
11 hours 28 minutes
by John Weisman
read by John Polk
CIA hunts for terrorist leader hiding in Pakistan. War. Violence and strong language. 2011.

The Next Always     DB 74048
10 hours 59 minutes
by Nora Roberts
read by Jennifer Hubbard
Widow with young children falls in love. Romance. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2011.

Lost December     DB 74065
6 hours 4 minutes
by Richard Paul Evans
read by Gregory Maupin
Inspirational tale based on the parable of the prodigal son. Inspiration. Bestseller. 2011.

Hidden Away     DB 74079
10 hours 58 minutes
by Maya Banks
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Garrett Kelly tails sister of man who double-crossed him. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2011.

Possess     DB 74081
8 hours 18 minutes
by Gretchen McNeil
read by Kristin Allison
Teenage exorcist. For senior high and older readers. Occult. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. 2011.

Prey     DB 74084
11 hours 56 minutes
by Linda Howard
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Wilderness guide rescued by her competitor. Romance. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

The Best of John W. Campbell     DB 74085
18 hours 20 minutes
edited by Lester del Rey
read by Erik Sandvold
Twelve science-fiction stories, including “Who Goes There?” Science Fiction. 1932.

The Descendants     DB 74087
10 hours 10 minutes
by Kaui Hart Hemmings
read by David Hartley-Margolin
Man invites his comatose wife’s lover over to say goodbye. Human Relationships. Strong language. 2007.

A Need So Beautiful     DB 74089
6 hours 47 minutes
by Suzanne Young
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Dangerous gift. For senior high and older readers. Fantasy. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex.  2011.

The Forbidden Rose     DB 74091
12 hours 0 minutes
by Joanna Bourne
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
British spy and Frenchwoman are both undercover. Romance. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

Silk Is for Seduction     DB 74092
11 hours 37 minutes
by Loretta Chase
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
London dressmaker entices duke in order to gain more business. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Blink and Caution     DB 74094
8 hours 23 minutes
by Tim Wynne-Jones
read by Kristin Allison
Teen witnesses a crime. For senior high and older readers. Suspense. Some violence and some strong language. 2011.

Adrenaline     DB 74096
16 hours 2 minutes
by Jeff Abbott
read by Erik Sandvold
CIA agent is suspected of bombing while his wife vanishes. Suspense. Violence and strong language. 2011.

His Mistress by Christmas: Sinful Family Secrets, Book 1     DB 74097
9 hours 34 minutes
by Victoria Alexander
read by Susan Duerden
She wants to be his mistress; he wants her as his wife. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles     DB 74098
8 hours 10 minutes
by Kevin Hearne
read by Luke Daniels
Druid fights Irish gods and Polish witches in Arizona. Fantasy. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Hexed: The Iron Druid Chronicles     DB 74099
8 hours 56 minutes
by Kevin Hearne
read by Luke Daniels
Druid signs peace pact with local coven of witches. Fantasy. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

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Hammered: The Iron Druid Chronicles     DB 74100
9 hours 39 minutes
by Kevin Hearne
read by Luke Daniels
Druid takes on thunder god to repay debt. Fantasy. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Lionheart     DB 74106
25 hours 16 minutes
by Sharon Kay Penman
read by Mark Delgado
Third Crusade. Sequel to Devil’s Brood (DB 70109). Historical Fiction. 2011.

Locked On     DB 74109
17 hours 29 minutes
by Tom Clancy
read by Lou Diamond Phillips
Pakistani terrorists. Sequel to Dead or Alive (DB 72327). Suspense. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Bonnie     DB 74110
9 hours 55 minutes
by Iris Johansen
read by Jennifer Van Dyck
Trilogy conclusion. Final hunt for Bonnie’s killer. Suspense. Some violence and some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

My Wicked Little Lies: Sinful Family Secrets, Book 2     DB 74111
11 hours 11 minutes
by Victoria Alexander
read by Justine Eyre
Wife must hide espionage past from husband. Romance. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Fault in Our Stars     DB 74112
7 hours 17 minutes
by John Green
read by Kate Rudd
Teen deals with cancer. For senior high and older readers. Human Relationships. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

In Darkness     DB 74114
8 hours 47 minutes
by Nick Lake
read by Benjamin L. Darcie
Haitian boy has visions. For senior high and older readers. Psychological Themes. Strong language and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Moonlight in the Morning     DB 74121
10 hours 40 minutes
by Jude Deveraux
read by J. Michael McCullough
City career woman falls in love in small Virginia town. Romance. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2012.

You—Again     DB 74123
10 hours 28 minutes
by Debbie Macomber
read by Mitzi Friedlander
Two romances featuring women who want their men back. Romance. Bestseller. 1986.

Hidden Summit     DB 74125
8 hours 34 minutes
by Robyn Carr
read by Jill Fox
Two lonely people seek peace in Virgin River. Romance. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2012.

The Parables of Joshua     DB 74133
3 hours 5 minutes
by Joseph F. Girzone
read by Bruce Huntey
New Testament parables recast in the twenty-first century. Religious Themes. 2001.

Covert Warriors     DB 74161
12 hours 38 minutes
by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth
read by Dick Hill
Russians behind Mexican attack on U.S. diplomats. Suspense. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Love in a Nutshell     DB 74163
6 hours 40 minutes
by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly
read by Mare Trevathan
Brewer hires woman to spy on his employees. Romance. Bestseller. 2011.

Down the Darkest Road     DB 74164
12 hours 22 minutes
by Tami Hoag
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Woman goes after man she thinks abducted her daughter. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2012.

Chime     DB 74170
9 hours 47 minutes
by Franny Billingsley
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Briony sees spirits. For senior high and older readers. Occult. 2011.

Born to Die     DB 74171
16 hours 28 minutes
by Lisa Jackson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Killer seeks similar-looking women from Montana. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

The Sisters Brothers     DB 74172
9 hours 3 minutes
by Patrick deWitt
read by Jim Zeiger
Eli and Charlie ride to San Francisco to kill a miner. Westerns. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Embassytown     DB 74173
11 hours 59 minutes
by China Miéville
read by Kristin Allison
New ambassador threatens the peace with the aliens. Science Fiction. 2011.

Buried Secrets     DB 74174
11 hours 38 minutes
by Joseph Finder
read by Jim Zeiger
Daughter buried alive. Sequel to Vanished (DB 71619). Suspense. Violence and strong language. 2011.

Trespasser     DB 74176
11 hours 29 minutes
by Paul Doiron
read by Erik Sandvold
Car accident draws game warden Bowditch into a murder. Suspense. Violence and strong language. 2011.

So Much Pretty     DB 74177
9 hours 49 minutes
by Cara Hoffman
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Small town changed by local crimes. Mystery and Detective. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

Nightwoods     DB 74178
10 hours 44 minutes
by Charles Frazier
read by Jim Zeiger
Killer tracks his stepchildren to their aunt’s lodge. Suspense. Strong language and some violence. 2011.

Shadowborn     DB 74179
13 hours 49 minutes
by Alison Sinclair
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Shadowborn battle. Sequel to Lightborn (DB 73289). Fantasy. 2011.

Zone One     DB 74181
11 hours 16 minutes
by Colson Whitehead
read by Erik Sandvold
Civilians help government retake Manhattan from the undead. Occult. Some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2011.

Love Letters     DB 74184
10 hours 58 minutes
by Katie Fforde
read by Kristin Allison
Innocent young woman seduced by Irish author. Romance. Some strong language. 2009.

Catch Me     DB 74224
13 hours 13 minutes
by Lisa Gardner
read by Kirsten Potter
Woman whose two friends were killed knows that she’s next. Suspense. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

Copper Beach     DB 74225
9 hours 5 minutes
by Jayne Ann Krentz
read by Tanya Eby
Clairvoyant bookseller searches for powerful text. Romance. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

77 Shadow Street     DB 74227
14 hours 16 minutes
by Dean Koontz
read by Peter Berkrot
Prestigious manor conceals dark forces. Occult. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

The Jaguar     DB 74229
12 hours 33 minutes
by T. Jefferson Parker
read by David Colacci
Rogue deputy’s wife is kidnapped. Suspense. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Reasons for Marriage     DB 74231
9 hours 19 minutes
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Helen Stern
Desire for an heir leads a rake to love. Romance. Some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 1995.

The Informant     DB 74236
9 hours 43 minutes
by Thomas Perry
read by Michael Scherer
Assassin returns. Sequel to Sleeping Dogs (DB 56732). Suspense. Violence and strong language. 2011.

Pirate King: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes     DB 74237
11 hours 1 minute
by Laurie R. King
read by Colleen Delany
Real pirates hired to join film crew in Portugal. Mystery and Detective. 2011.

The Nomination: A Novel of Suspense     DB 74238
11 hours 12 minutes
by William G. Tapply
read by Gary Telles
Wholesome-seeming Supreme Court nominee has shameful past. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

The Map of Time     DB 74240
19 hours 54 minutes
by Félix J. Palma
read by Robert Sams
Bereaved man travels through time to try to save his love. Science Fiction. 2008.

Imperial Earth     DB 74241
10 hours 9 minutes
by Arthur C. Clarke
read by Mark Delgado
Man from Saturn’s moon Titan travels to Earth to be cloned. Science Fiction. 1976.

Crave: A Novel of the Fallen Angels     DB 74254
13 hours 30 minutes
by J.R. Ward
read by Eric Dove
AWOL soldier falls in love with his public defender. Romance. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

Summer Rental     DB 74258
12 hours 38 minutes
by Mary Kay Andrews
read by Kristin Allison
Longtime women friends share beach house. General. Strong language and some violence. 2011.

Fragile     DB 74263
13 hours 27 minutes
by Lisa Unger
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
Girl’s disappearance triggers memories of old case. Suspense. Some violence and some strong language. 2010.

Saint’s Gate     DB 74266
8 hours 39 minutes
by Carla Neggers
read by Kristin Allison
Former nun-turned-FBI agent investigates murder. Suspense. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

The Demon’s Surrender: The Demon’s Lexicon Trilogy, Book 3     DB 74268
10 hours 38 minutes
by Sarah Rees Brennan
read by Kristin Allison
Saving the goblin market. For senior high and older readers. Fantasy. Some violence and some strong language.  2011.

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Raylan     DB 74284
7 hours 2 minutes
by Elmore Leonard
read by Gregory Gorton
U.S. marshal investigates kidney theft and mine corruption. Suspense. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2012.

Chaosbound: The Eighth Book of the Runelords     DB 74285
11 hours 4 minutes
by David Farland
read by Mary Kane
Worlds merge. Sequel to The Wyrmling Horde (DB 67886). Fantasy. Violence. 2009.

Feast Day of Fools     DB 74292
16 hours 52 minutes
by James Lee Burke
read by Robert Sams
Texas sheriff deals with serial killer. Mystery and Detective. Violence and strong language. 2011.

Daughters-in-Law     DB 74293
9 hours 52 minutes
by Joanna Trollope
read by Annie Wauters
Controlling mother-in-law challenged by new family member. Family. 2011.

Alice in Charge     DB 74295
6 hours 19 minutes
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
read by Kristin Allison
Senior year. For senior high and older readers. Growing Up. 2010.

Kill Shot: An American Assassin Thriller     DB 74325
10 hours 17 minutes
by Vince Flynn
read by Jack Fox
CIA assassin pursued by terrorists and fellow operatives. Suspense. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2012.

Sixteen Brides     DB 74450
11 hours 41 minutes
by Stephanie Grace Whitson
read by Faith Potts
After the Civil War women head west for fresh start. Romance. 2010.

The Web of Titan: A Galahad Book     DB 74454
7 hours 25 minutes
by Dom Testa
read by Eva Wilhelm
Sequel to The Comet’s Curse (DB 71776). For senior high and older readers. Science Fiction. 2006.

Incredibly Alice     DB 74460
8 hours 3 minutes
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
read by Margaret Strom
Last semester in school. For senior high and older readers. Growing Up. Some descriptions of sex. 2011.

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Books for Children

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Children's Nonfiction

Budgeting Tips for Kids: Money Matters; a Kid’s Guide to Money     DB 70682
0 hours 45 minutes
by Tamra Orr
read by Kerry Dukin
Handling personal expenses. For grades 3-6. General. 2009.

Archers, Alchemists, and Ninety-eight Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved or Loathed     DB 70693
3 hours 32 minutes
by Priscilla Galloway
read by Butch Hoover
Jobs inside and outside castles. For grades 4-7. History. 2003.

Cowboys and Coffin Makers: One Hundred Nineteenth-Century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied     DB 70694
3 hours 34 minutes
by Laurie Coulter
read by Butch Hoover
Occupations from the past. For grades 4-7. History. 2007.

Ballplayers and Bonesetters: One Hundred Ancient Aztec and Maya Jobs You Might Have Adored or Abhorred     DB 70695
3 hours 7 minutes
by Laurie Coulter
read by Butch Hoover
Working in ancient Mexico. For grades 4-7. History. 2008.

The Random House Book of Bible Stories     DB 70709
3 hours 11 minutes
retold by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
read by Jack Fox
Stories from Old and New Testaments. For grades 3-6. Religious Themes.  2009.

Learn to Speak Music     DB 70710
2 hours 6 minutes
by John Crossingham
read by Mike Stefanelli
Guide to creating and performing your songs. For grades 6-9. Music. 2009.

Combat-Wounded Dogs     DB 70711
0 hours 27 minutes
by Sunita Apte
read by Carol Dines
Military work dogs injured on duty. For grades 3-6. Animals. 2010.

Seizure-Alert Dogs     DB 70712
0 hours 26 minutes
by Margaret Fetty
read by Carol Dines
Training service dogs to respond. For grades 3-6. Animals. 2010.

Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist     DB 70714
1 hour 48 minutes
by Peter Lourie
read by Andy Pyle
Studying whales with the Iñupiaq in Alaska. For grades 4-7. Science and Technology. 2009.

Benjamin Franklin, American Genius: His Life and Ideas, with Twenty-one Activities     DB 70737
5 hours 17 minutes
by Brandon Marie Miller
read by Andy Pyle
Biography of colonial celebrity. For grades 4-7. Biography. 2010.

Quicksand: HIV/AIDS in Our Lives     DB 70744
2 hours 24 minutes
by Anonymous
read by Erin Jones
Discusses disease. For grades 6-9 and older readers. Medicine and Health. 2009.

Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers     DB 70745
5 hours 5 minutes
by Gary Blackwood
read by Alec Volz
Secret communication in wars and peacetime. For grades 5-8. History.

Is There Life on Other Planets? And Other Questions about Space     DB 71457
0 hours 51 minutes
by Gregory L. Vogt
read by Dan Bloom
Discusses astronauts and space topics. For grades 3-6. Astronomy.

America’s Black Founders: Revolutionary Heroes and Early Leaders; with Twenty-one Activities     DB 71643
4 hours 58 minutes
by Nancy I. Sanders
read by Bob Moore
Honors early African American leaders. For grades 4-7. History. 2010.

Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum     DB 71676
0 hours 18 minutes
by Meghan McCarthy
read by Robert Sams
Accountant made first bubble gum in 1928. For grades K-3. Science and Technology. 2010.

Becoming Invisible: From Camouflage to Cloaks     DB 72783
1 hour 9 minutes
by Carla Mooney
read by Dan Bloom
History and uses of invisibility technology. For grades 3-6. Science and Technology. 2011.

Terezín: Voices from the Holocaust     DB 73814
2 hours 12 minutes
by Ruth Thomson
read by Catherine Byers
Jewish transit camp in WWII. For grades 5-8. History. 2011.

Kids with Special Needs: IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), Eleven Books     DB 73888
8 hours 3 minutes
by Sheila Stewart and others read by Kerry Dukin
Eleven books cover chronic conditions. For grades 2-4. Blindness and Physical Handicaps. 2011.

Poop Collectors, Armpit Sniffers, and More: The Yucky Jobs Book     DB 73904
0 hours 35 minutes
by Alvin Silverstein and others read by Mike Stefanelli
Dangerous and dirty jobs. For grades 3-6. Career and Job Training. 2011.

Christopher Columbus: Master Italian Navigator in the Court of Spain     DB 74233
1 hour 36 minutes
by Martha Kneib
read by Eileen Stevens
Biography of explorer. For grades 4-7 and older readers. Biography. Commercial audiobook. 2003.

Davy Crockett: The Legend of the Wild Frontier     DB 74250
1 hour 36 minutes
by Richard Bruce Winders
read by Benjamin Becker
American folk hero and politician. For grades 4-7. Biography. Commercial audiobook. 2001.

Henry Hudson: English Explorer of the Northwest Passage     DB 74256
1 hour 40 minutes
by Josepha Sherman
read by Eileen Stevens
Seventeenth-century navigator. For grades 4-7. Biography. Commercial audiobook. 2002.

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Children's Fiction

Leon and the Champion Chip     DB 70231
8 hours 37 minutes
by Allen Kurzweil
read by Dan Bloom
Leon enters potato-chip-tasting contest. For grades 3-6. School. 2005.

Return to the Hundred Acre Wood: In Which Winnie-the-Pooh Enjoys Further Adventures with Christopher Robin and His Friends     DB 70689
2 hours 50 minutes
by David Benedictus
read by Jack Fox
Authorized sequel with ten new stories. For grades K-3. Adventure. 2009.

Duplikate     DB 70690
5 hours 19 minutes
by Cherry Cheva
read by Theresa Conkin
Computer-generated twin helps senior girl. Humor. For grades 6-9. 2009.

The Birthday Storm: Sassy, Book 2     DB 70713
2 hours 21 minutes
by Sharon M. Draper
read by Jill Fox
Hurricane heads for Grammy’s town. For grades 2-4. Family. 2009.

Ivy and Bean Bound to Be Bad: Book 5     DB 70739
1 hour 9 minutes
by Annie Barrows
read by Jill Fox
Ivy wants Bean to be good for a change. For grades 2-4. Friendship. 2008.

The Great Alaska Adventure! Junior Explorer Series, Book 2     DB 70743
1 hour 10 minutes
by Jeff Corwin
read by Brian Conn
Florida boy sees climate change in Alaska. For grades 2-4. Adventure. 2010.

Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Practicing the Piano (But She Does Love Being in Recitals)     DB 70946
1 hour 56 minutes
by Peggy Gifford
read by Laura Giannarelli
Moxy’s first piano recital. For grades 2-4. Family. 2009.

Star in the Forest     DB 71242
2 hours 20 minutes
by Laura Resau
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Mexican father deported from U.S. home. For grades 3-6. Family. 2010.

The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1     DB 71322
14 hours 44 minutes
by Rick Riordan
read by various narrators
Adventure to save dad. For grades 5-8 and older readers. Adventure. Some violence. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

The Siege of Macindaw: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 6     DB 71344
9 hours 45 minutes
by John Flanagan
read by Erik Sandvold
Renegade knight holds Castle Macindaw. For grades 5-8. Adventure.  2008.

Erak’s Ransom: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 7     DB 71353
13 hours 6 minutes
by John Flanagan
read by Erik Sandvold
Apprentice Will’s desert adventure. For grades 5-8. Adventure. 2007.

The Last Best Days of Summer     DB 71393
4 hours 18 minutes
by Valerie Hobbs
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Grandmother’s advice centers Lucy. For grades 4-7. Blindness and Physical Handicaps. 2010.

Blindsided     DB 71417
6 hours 4 minutes
by Priscilla Cummings
read by Annie Wauters
At fourteen Natalie confronts blindness. For grades 6-9. Blindness and Physical Handicaps. Some violence. 2010.

Tollins: Explosive Tales for Children     DB 71431
1 hour 54 minutes
by Conn Iggulden
read by Erik Sandvold
Three adventures about small, winged folk. For grades 3-6. Fantasy. 2009.

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Seaglass Summer     DB 71452
3 hours 14 minutes
by Anjali Banerjee
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Poppy works with her veterinarian uncle. For grades 3-6. Animals. 2010.

Dynamite Dinah     DB 71456
2 hours 39 minutes
by Claudia Mills
read by Kristin Allison
Dinah’s baby brother gets all the attention. For grades 3-6. Family. 1990.

Chasing Orion     DB 71459
6 hours 43 minutes
by Kathryn Lasky
read by Kristin Allison
Teen with polio wants relief. For grades 6-9. Historical Fiction. 2010.

Warp Speed     DB 73640
6 hours 34 minutes
by Lisa Yee
read by Jason Griffith
Running could change seventh-grader’s life. For grades 5-8. School.  2011.

On to Oregon!     DB 73819
5 hours 31 minutes
by Honoré Morrow
read by J.P. Linton
Thirteen-year-old leads siblings westward. For grades 5-8. Westerns. 1926.

The Girl Who Could Fly     DB 73824
8 hours 59 minutes
by Victoria Forester
read by Nona Pipes
Exceptional girl attends a dangerous school. For grades 5-8. Science Fiction. 2008.

The Twisted Claw     DB 73871
3 hours 35 minutes
by Franklin W. Dixon
read by Brian Conn
Hardy Boys search for stolen pirate treasure. For grades 4-7. Mystery. 1939.

Then     DB 73876
4 hours 29 minutes
by Morris Gleitzman
read by Andy Pyle
Felix and Zelda flee from Nazis. For grades 6-9. Historical Fiction. Some violence. 2008.

The Disappearing Floor     DB 73884
3 hours 47 minutes
by Franklin W. Dixon
read by Brian Conn
Hardy Boys tackle multiple challenges in dual mysteries. For grades 4-7. Mystery. 1940.

Mystery of The Flying Express     DB 73899
4 hours 1 minute
by Franklin W. Dixon
read by Andy Pyle
Hardy Boys hired to protect a ferryboat. For grades 4-7. Mystery. 1941.

The Emerald Atlas: The Books of Beginning, Book 1     DB 73905
12 hours 56 minutes
by John Stephens
read by Andy Pyle
Three siblings find a green magical book. For grades 4-7. Fantasy. 2011.

Hothead     DB 73910
3 hours 9 minutes
by Cal Ripken Jr.
read by Bruce Huntey
Baseball star has temper tantrums on field. For grades 4-7. Sports. 2011.

The Clue of the Broken Blade     DB 73913
3 hours 56 minutes
by Franklin W. Dixon
read by Andy Pyle
Hardy Boys search for long-lost sword. For grades 4-7. Mystery. 1942.

Found: The Magic Thief, Book 3     DB 73917
6 hours 12 minutes
by Sarah Prineas
read by Mike Stefanelli
Connwaer’s quest to Dragon Mountain. For grades 4-7. Fantasy. 2010.

Everybody Bugs Out     DB 73918
4 hours 19 minutes
by Leslie Margolis
read by Jill Fox
Annabelle and friend like the same boy. For grades 4-7. Friendship. 2011.

The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2     DB 74000
14 hours 5 minutes
by Rick Riordan
read by Jill Fox
Quest to free Thanatos and fulfill prophecy. For grades 4-7. Adventure. 2011.

Queen Sophie Hartley     DB 74128
2 hours 17 minutes
by Stephanie Greene
read by Jill Fox
Sophie longs for a royal tiara. For grades 3-6. Family. 2005.

Eliza’s Freedom Road: An Underground Railroad Diary     DB 74136
3 hours 18 minutes
by Jerdine Nolen
read by Erin Jones
Virginia slave girl runs away to Canada. For grades 3-6. Historical Fiction. 2011.

Snook Alone     DB 74138
0 hours 21 minutes
by Marilyn Nelson
read by Erin Jones
Dog waits on island for owner’s return. For grades K-3. Animals. 2010.

Sophie Hartley, on Strike     DB 74141
2 hours 31 minutes
by Stephanie Greene
read by Jill Fox
Hartley kids refuse to do chores. For grades 3-6. Family. 2006.

Happy Birthday, Sophie Hartley     DB 74152
2 hours 34 minutes
by Stephanie Greene
read by Jill Fox
Did Sophie’s family forget her birthday? For grades 3-6. Family. 2010.

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Popular Clone     DB 74160
6 hours 31 minutes
by M.E. Castle
read by Joshua Swanson
Kid genius clones self. For grades 4-7 and older readers. Humor. Commercial audiobook. 2012.

The Prisoner of Cell 25: Michael Vey     DB 74183
11 hours 0 minutes
by Richard Paul Evans
read by Erik Sandvold
Teens discover powers. For grades 6-9 and older readers. Fantasy. Some violence. 2011.

Checkmate: The Cruisers     DB 74230
2 hours 29 minutes
by Walter Dean Myers
read by Kevin R. Free
Gifted student may have drug problem. For grades 5-8. School. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

It’s the First Day of School . . . Forever!     DB 74242
2 hours 46 minutes
by R.L. Stine
read by Michael Scherer
Sixth-grader keeps repeating first day. For grades 3-6. Scary Stories. 2011.

The Flint Heart: A Fairy Story; Freely Abridged from Eden Phillpotts’s 1910 Fantasy     DB 74251
4 hours 13 minutes
by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson
read by Ralph Lister
A magical amulet brings power and despair. For grades 3-6. Fantasy. Commercial audiobook. 2011.

Sparrow Road     DB 74261
5 hours 25 minutes
by Sheila O’Connor
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Raine discovers a secret about her past. For grades 5-8. Family. 2011.

The Friendship Doll     DB 74262
4 hours 58 minutes
by Kirby Larson
read by Gabriella Cavallero
Japanese dolls tour United States. For grades 4-7. Friendship. Newbery Honor Book. 2011.

The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale     DB 74273
5 hours 45 minutes
by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright
read by Erik Sandvold
Cat and mice band together at London inn. For grades 4-7. Animals. 2011.

The Underdogs     DB 74288
6 hours 10 minutes
by Mike Lupica
read by Mark Ashby
Football saves dying town. For grades 5-8 and older readers. Sports. 2011.

Max and Maddy and the Chocolate Money Mystery     DB 74294
1 hour 19 minutes
by Alexander McCall Smith
read by Erik Sandvold
Dogs commit bank robberies. For grades 2-4. Mystery. 1997.

A Bundle of Trouble: A Rebecca Mystery     DB 74448
3 hours 31 minutes
by Kathryn Reiss
read by Margaret Strom
Kidnappers on the loose. For grades 4-7. Mystery. 2011.

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Foreign Language Books

The following titles are available in the languages designated. Have you registered for BARD? It's easy! Contact your cooperating library to find out how.

Spanish

Más Allá de Mí (Reaching Out)     DB 68985
5 horas 35 minutos
por Francisco Jiménez
leído por Gilberto Cabrera
Universidad. Para lectores adolescentes, jóvenes, y adultos. Belpré Honor Book. 2009.

Cuentos Breves para Leer en la Cama (Stories to Read in Bed)     DB 68997
4 horas 23 minutos
editado por Juantxu Herguera Casado y Alfredo Blanco Solís
leído por María Pino
Cuentos de diecisiete autores hispanos para leer en la cama. Descripciones de índole sexual y lenguaje injurioso. 2009.

Hablando Bien Se Entiende la Gente: Consejos Idiomáticos de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (Speaking Well Makes the World Go ’Round: Idiomatic Tips from the North American Academy of the Spanish Language)     DB 69000
4 horas 53 minutos
editado por Gerardo Piña-Rosales y otros leído por Juan Ramírez
Errores mas comunes que cometen los hispanohablantes. 2010.

Sonia Sotomayor: Una Sabia Decisión (Sonia Sotomayor: A Wise Decision)     DB 70952
6 horas 22 minutos
por editores de El Diario La Prensa y Mario Szichman
leído por María Pino
Biografía de la primera juez hispana en la Corte Suprema. 2010.

Cuentos de Matrimonios (Stories of Marriages)     DB 70953
7 horas 30 minutos
compilado por Claudia Piñeiro
leído por María Pino
Colección de cuentos sobre la institución del matrimonio. 2010.

En Busca de Emma: Dos Padres, Una Hija, y el Sueño de Una Familia (In Search of Emma: Two Fathers, a Daughter, and the Dream of a Family)     DB 70955
9 horas 38 minutos
por Armando Lucas Correa
leído por Juan Ramírez
Periodista describe su viaje a la paternidad. 2009.

La Segunda Vida de Bree Tanner (The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner)     DB 70958
5 horas 19 minutos
por Stephenie Meyer
leído por María Pino
Acompaña la novela Eclipse (DB 67972). Algunas descripciones de violencia. Para lectores de alta secundaria y mayores. 2010.

Las Grandes Traiciones de México (The Great Treasons of Mexico)     DB 70960
14 horas 37 minutos
por Francisco Martín Moreno
leído por Juan Ramírez
Analiza las transgresiones de héroes Mexicanos. 1997.

Nuestra Señora de la Noche (Our Lady of the Night)     DB 70963
12 horas 14 minutos
por Mayra Santos-Febres
leído por María Pino
La vida de una madama y mujer de negocios Puertorriqueña. Lenguage injurioso y algunas descripciones de violencia y de índole sexual. 2006.

En el Clóset (In the Closet)     DB 72973
6 horas 42 minutos
por Guadalupe Loaeza
leído por Rosie Berrido
Breves biografías de más de cuarenta personas homosexuales. 2011.

Marina     DB 72976
7 horas 32 minutos
por Carlos Ruiz Zafón
leído por Jorge Pupo
Un misterio. Para lectores de alta secundaria y mayores. 2007.

El País de las Mujeres (The Country of Women)     DB 72977
9 horas 1 minuto
por Gioconda Belli
leído por Rosie Berrido
El origin del Partido de la Izquierda Erótica. 2010.

Cada Día Es Viernes: Cómo Ser Más Feliz Siete Días por Semana (Every Day a Friday: How to Be Happier Seven Days a Week)     DB 72984
14 horas 16 minutos
por Joel Osteen
leído por Juan Ramírez
El Pastor Osteen describe la felicidad. 2011.

Breves Historias para Dormir: Autores del Mundo; Cuentos, Fábulas, y Leyendas (Short Bedtimes Stories: Authors of the World; Tales, Fables, and Legends)     DB 72986
5 horas 58 minutos
traducido por Susana Andrés
leído por María Pino
Cuentos breves del mundo entero. K-3 y lectores mayores. 2008.

El Tiempo Entre Costuras (The Time in Between)     DB 72987
12 horas 41 minutos
por María Dueñas
leído por María Pino
Sira Quiro es reclutada para trabajar en la causa británica. Algunas descripciones de violencia y de lenguaje injurioso. 2011.

Los Funerales de la Mamá Grande (The Big Mama’s Funerals)     DB 72990
3 horas 49 minutos
por Gabriel García Márquez
leído por Jorge Pupo
Una selección de cuentos ambientados en Macondo. 2010.

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Audio Magazines

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For a free subscription to these magazines, contact your cooperating library.

American Heritage (quarterly)
Analog Science Fiction and Fact (10 issues)
Asimov’s Science Fiction (10 issues)
The Atlantic Monthly (10 issues)
Das Beste aus Reader’s Digest
(German; 12 issues)
Bon Appétit (monthly)
Consumer Reports (monthly)
Contemporary Sound Track: A Review of Pop, Jazz, Rock, and Country (bimonthly)
Cricket (for children, on one cassette with National Geographic Kids;
9 issues)
Diabetes Forecast (monthly)
Discover (10 issues)
Ebony (11 issues)
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (10 issues)
Foreign Affairs (6 issues)
France-Amérique (French; 11 issues)
Good Housekeeping (monthly)
Health and Nutrition Newsletters (includes The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter—Health after Fifty, Mayo Clinic Health Letter, and Nutrition Action Healthletter; monthly)
Horticulture (6 issues)
Magazine of the Month (monthly)
Money (11 or 12 issues)
The Musical Mainstream (quarterly)
The Nation (46 issues)
National Geographic (monthly)
National Geographic Kids (for children and teens, on one cassette with Cricket; 10 issues)
National Review (24 issues)
The New York Times Book Review (weekly)
Odyssey (9 issues)
Outdoor Life (10 issues)
People (51 issues)
People en Español (Spanish; 11 issues)
QST (monthly)
Quarterly Music Magazine (quarterly)
Smart Computing (monthly)
Sound & Vision (8 issues)
Spider (magazine for children; 9 issues)
Sports Illustrated (51 issues)
Sports Illustrated Kids (monthly)
Talking Book Topics (bimonthly, also contains selections from NLS News irregularly)
Travel & Leisure (monthly)
True West (monthly)
Vanidades (Spanish; 12 issues)
The Week (48 issues)
The Writer (12 issues)
Young Adult Magazine of the Month (monthly)

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Posted on 2013-06-28