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  • Living with the Dead

    Living with the Dead

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit,Other Series
    Author: Kelley Armstrong
    Duration: 13:03:00

    They're smart, sexy, and supernatural: they're the men and women of the Otherworld'a realm of witches, ghosts, and werewolves who live unseen among us. Only now a reckless killer has torn down the wall, trapping one very human woman in the supernatural cross fire. Robyn Peltier moved ... [ more ]

  • Waste Land

    Waste Land

    Genre: Poetry,Literature
    Author: T.S. Eliot
    Duration: 00:22:56

    The Waste Land is a highly influential 433-line modernist poem by T. S. Eliot. It is perhaps the most famous and most written-about long poem of the 20th century, dealing with the decline of civilization and the impossibility of recovering meaning in life. Despite the alleged obscurity of the poem-i ... [ more ]

  • Up To No Good

    Up To No Good

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Modern Fiction,General
    Author: Carl Weber
    Duration: 10:44:00

    Carl Weber is the New York Times best-selling author of such bawdy, riotous novels as So You Call Yourself a Man and Baby Momma Drama. In Up to No Good, Weber demonstrates his storytelling panache and keen insight into his characters' complicated lives. 'Carl Weber shows staying power and ... [ more ]

  • Paradise Valley

    Paradise Valley

    Genre: Romance,Fiction,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit,General,Chick Lit
    Author: Robyn Carr
    Duration: 12:31:00

    Best-selling author Robyn Carr pens a captivating tale from her Virgin River series in Paradise Valley. Rick Scudder joined the Marine Corps with high hopes, but left with a broken spirit and a shattered body. Pushing away everyone close to him, he forsakes the help of his surrogate father Jack and ... [ more ]

  • True Love and Other Disasters

    True Love and Other Disasters

    Genre: Romance,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit
    Author: Rachel Gibson
    Duration: 08:10:00

    USA Today best-selling author Rachel Gibson is acclaimed for her quick-witted and endearing novels. In True Love and Other Disasters, Gibson blends romance and the violent world of hockey to craft a 'steamy story with plenty of fast-paced action on and off the ice' (Booklist). When the own ... [ more ]

  • Middlemarch


    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: George Eliot
    Duration: 32:03:00

    Dorothea Brooke is a thoughtful and idealistic young woman determined to make a difference with her life. Enamored of a man whom she believes is setting this example, she unwittingly traps herself into a loveless marriage. Her parallel is Tertius Lydgate, a visionary young doctor from the city, whos ... [ more ]

  • I'd Know You Anywhere

    I'd Know You Anywhere

    Genre: Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels
    Author: Laura Lippman
    Duration: 11:14:00

    The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author returns with a new stand-alone novel'a powerful and utterly riveting tale that skillfully moves between past and present to explore the lasting effects of crime on a victim's life....I'd Know You Anywhere Eliza Benedict cherishes her peaceful, ord ... [ more ]

  • Walden


    Genre: Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Henry David Thoreau
    Duration: 11:43:00

    Walden is the classic account of two years spent by Henry David Thoreau living at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. ... [ more ]

  • Breakfast with Buddha

    Breakfast with Buddha

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,Fiction,Relationships,Literature,Philosophy,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Novels,Buddhism,Teaching Stories
    Author: Roland Merullo
    Duration: 09:37:00

    The only thing certain about a journey is that it has a beginning and an end---for you never know what may happen along the way. And so it is with Breakfast with Buddha, a journey into the minds and souls of two very different men---one of them in search of the truth, the other a man who may have al ... [ more ]

  • Allegory of the Cave: An Excerpt from The Republic

    Allegory of the Cave: An Excerpt from The Republic

    Genre: Literature,Philosophy,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Plato
    Duration: 00:09:00

    Plato's description of what it is like to be a philosopher - a lover of wisdom. ... [ more ]

  • Ropa Vieja

    Ropa Vieja

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories,Chick Lit,Women Detectives,Chick Lit
    Author: Laura Lippman
    Duration: 00:36:00

    Lippman shows herself to be a master of short them fast, like a glutton, or slowly to savor each one. Either way, this is a treasure. - Library Journal Ropa Vieja Tess Monaghan sets aside murder to solve a case of food poisoning -- it appears that a beloved Orioles pitcher ... [ more ]

  • Obsession


    Genre: Fiction,Relationships,Literature,Chick Lit,Modern Fiction,Chick Lit
    Author: Gloria Vanderbilt
    Duration: 02:35:00

    The marriages of desire . . . From the multitalented and versatile Gloria Vanderbilt comes a passionate, sensual, witty, and puzzling tale of erotic obsession, beauty, and revenge, told in tandem by two women obsessed with the same man'and, ultimately, with each other. Talbot Bin ... [ more ]

  • Best of Friends: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Busines

    Best of Friends: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Busines

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Comedy,Short Stories,Fiction,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Mac Barnett
    Duration: 00:36:00

    It's here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszka's Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featu ... [ more ]

  • Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

    Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Sam Weller
    Duration: 14:14:00

    What do you imagine when you hear the name . . . Bradbury? You might see rockets to Mars. Or bizarre circuses where otherworldly acts whirl in the center ring. Perhaps you travel to a dystopian future, where books are set ablaze . . . or to an out-of-the-way sideshow, where animated illustratio ... [ more ]

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet

    Genre: Poetry,Literature,Poetry,Literature
    Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
    Duration: 01:45:00

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, read by Max Deacon and Dan Stevens. At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, su ... [ more ]

  • Cookbook Collector

    Cookbook Collector

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Allegra Goodman
    Duration: 15:45:00

    Heralded as a modern day Jane Austen by USA Today, National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Allegra Goodman has compelled and delighted hundreds of thousands of readers. Now, in her most ambitious work yet, Goodman weaves together the worlds of Silicon Valley and rare book ... [ more ]

  • Mauritius Command

    Mauritius Command

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,General
    Author: Patrick O'Brian
    Duration: 05:09:00

    The fourth of the Aubrey/Maturin series opens with Captain Jack Aubrey gloomily ashore on half-pay until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant. Once there he is to mount an expedition against the French-held islan ... [ more ]

  • Forest


    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels
    Author: Edward Rutherfurd
    Duration: 05:17:00

    AS ENTERTAINING AS SARUM AND RUTHERFURD'S OTHER SWEEPING NOVEL OF BRITISH HISTORY, LONDON. -The Boston Globe Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that combines fact with fiction and covers 900 years in the history of New Forest, a 100,000-acre woodland in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches ... [ more ]

  • Bittersweet


    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Modern Fiction
    Author: Danielle Steel
    Duration: 10:41:00

    In Bittersweet, Danielle Steel has written a novel for our times, a story of choices and new beginnings. India Taylor lived in a world of manicured lawns and neatly maintained calendars: a merry-go-round of Little League, piano lessons, and Cape Cod summer vacations. With four wonderful chi ... [ more ]

  • New York Stories

    New York Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: John O'Hara, Steven Goldleaf
    Duration: 13:08:00

    Collected for the first time, the New York stories of John O'Hara, 'among the greatest short story writers in English, or in any other language' (Brendan Gill, Here at The New Yorker)Collected for the first time, here are the New York stories of one of the twentieth century definitive chroniclers of ... [ more ]