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  • Fortress of Solitude

    Fortress of Solitude

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,General
    Author: Jonathan Lethem
    Duration: 18:38:00

    This is the story of two boys, Dylan Ebdus and Mingus Rude. They are friends and neighbors, but because Dylan is white and Mingus is black, their friendship is not simple. This is the story of their Brooklyn neighborhood, which is almost exclusively black despite the first whispers of something that ... [ more ]

  • Home to Big Stone Gap

    Home to Big Stone Gap

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit,Chick Lit
    Author: Adriana Trigiani
    Duration: 05:05:00

    Millions of readers around the world have fallen in love with the novels of the New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani. In Home to Big Stone Gap, she tells her most powerful story yet, full of humor and heart, wisdom and hope. Nestled in the lush Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, th ... [ more ]

  • Widows of Eastwick

    Widows of Eastwick

    Genre: Fiction,Literature
    Author: John Updike
    Duration: 10:59:00

    More than three decades have passed since the events described in John Updike's The Witches of Eastwick. The three divorcĂ©es–Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie–have left town, remarried, and become widows. They cope with their grief and solitude as widows do: they travel the world, to such forei ... [ more ]

  • McNally's Dilemma: An Archy McNally Novel

    McNally's Dilemma: An Archy McNally Novel

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Lawrence Sanders
    Duration: 03:00:00

    Palm Beach private investigator Archy McNally takes on the murder of a socialite and uncovers a thorny tangle of blackmail and deceit, south Florida style. Playboy Geoffrey Williams is dead. But it's not a search for the killer that brings Archy McNally to the case; the lovely Melva Williams re ... [ more ]

  • McNally's Luck

    McNally's Luck

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Lawrence Sanders
    Duration: 03:02:00

    From the Bestselling Author of McNally's Secret It's hazy, hot and humid in the Palm Beach world of the rich and famous, but charming, sophisticated - and street smart - investigator Archibald McNally keeps his cool, solving discreet cases for a select group of posh clients. ... [ more ]

  • Flash

    Flash

    Genre: Fiction,Suspense,Relationships,Literature,Chick Lit
    Author: Barbara Garrick
    Duration: 02:59:00

    Olivia Chantry may keep her desk in disarray, but she's a dynamo when it comes to business; her Seattle-based company -- Light Fantastic -- organizes dazzling events that create the flash her clients need to promote their products and causes. Her success almost makes up for a marriage that ended in ... [ more ]

  • Texas City, 1947

    Texas City, 1947

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,General
    Author: James Lee Burke
    Duration: 00:55:00

    A short story from one of the country's most-acclaimed and popular novelists James Lee Burke's story collection, JESUS OUT TO SEA. ... [ more ]

  • Book of Unholy Mischief

    Book of Unholy Mischief

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Action & Adventure
    Author: Elle Newmark
    Duration: 05:43:00

    In a world of violence and intrigue, who guards the truth? It is 1498, the dawn of the Renaissance, and Venice teems with rumors of an ancient book that holds the secret to unimaginable power. It is an alchemist's dream, with recipes for gold, immortality, and undying love. Everyone, rich and p ... [ more ]

  • Book of Unholy Mischief

    Book of Unholy Mischief

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Action & Adventure
    Author: Elle Newmark
    Duration: 11:30:00

    In a world of violence and intrigue, who guards the truth? It is 1498, the dawn of the Renaissance, and Venice teems with rumors of an ancient book that holds the secret to unimaginable power. It is an alchemist's dream, with recipes for gold, immortality, and undying love. Everyone, rich and p ... [ more ]

  • All Over Creation

    All Over Creation

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Modern Fiction,Chick Lit
    Author: Ruth Ozeki
    Duration: 15:38:00

    Yumi Fuller is a rebellious daughter returning to her family's Idaho potato farm to help her ailing parents who finds herself in a firestorm over genetically engineered spuds in this tale of family, food, and corporate greed. Blackstone Audie Award Winner *Extended track length may prohibi ... [ more ]

  • Captains Courageous

    Captains Courageous

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 05:57:00

    Harvey Cheyne is the pampered son of a multi-millionaire who falls off an ocean liner and is rescued by a small fishing boat. Life at sea with the boat's gruff captain quickly teaches Harvey respect, toughness and gratitude, transforming his self-centeredness into the difficult but fulfilling realm ... [ more ]

  • Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays

    Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays

    Genre: Literature,Politics,Essays and Anthologies,Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Thomas Sowell
    Duration: 06:25:00

    Sowell's essays paint some hard truths, which are backed by his brilliant scholarship. He discusses many of the extraordinary ideas that preoccupy the liberal political agenda, exposing their flaws and submitting them to reprimand. He lays bare the errors of such phenomena as affirmative action ... [ more ]

  • Dark Eden: A Novel

    Dark Eden: A Novel

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Chris Beckett
    Duration: 15:13:00

    On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest’s lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among the ... [ more ]

  • Bit on the Side: Stories

    Bit on the Side: Stories

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: William Trevor
    Duration: 05:58:00

    William Trevor is truly a Chekhov for our age, and a new collection of stories from him is always a cause for celebration. In these twelve stories, a waiter divulges his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife; a woman repeats the story of her parents? unstable marriage after a horrible tragedy; a sch ... [ more ]

  • Secret Society of Demolition Writers

    Secret Society of Demolition Writers

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Novels,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Novels
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 07:31:00

    What would you write if no one knew who you were? In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition Writers. Here is a one-of-a-kind collection by famous authors writing anonymousl ... [ more ]

  • Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories [With eBook]

    Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories [With eBook]

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories,Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,Classic Fiction
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 07:06:00

    Mark Twain explores the darker side of humanity with his typical sardonic wit in this unique collection of mysterious and supernatural tales, highlighted by the classic novelette The Mysterious Stranger. ** Please contact member services for additional documents. ... [ more ]

  • Plea of Insanity

    Plea of Insanity

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Novels
    Author: Jilliane Hoffman
    Duration: 12:42:00

    In this novel by the bestselling author of Retribution, a young prosecutor works a high-stakes murder trial with deeply personal implications. ... [ more ]

  • Nose Down, Eyes Up

    Nose Down, Eyes Up

    Genre: Fiction,Comedy,Relationships,Literature,Classic,Satire & Parody,Novels,General
    Author: Merrill Markoe
    Duration: 08:02:00

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking in Circles Before Lying Down comes a hilarious novel about a man who won't grow up, his confused relationships with women, and his four (talking) dogs. ... [ more ]

  • The Eyes of Heisenberg

    The Eyes of Heisenberg

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Novels,Legal Thriller,General
    Author: Frank Herbert
    Duration: 06:28:00

    Public Law 10927 was clear and direct. Parents were permitted to watch the genetic alterations of their gametes by skilled surgeons...only no one ever requested it. When Lizbeth and Harvey Durant decided to invoke the Law, when Dr. Potter did not rearrange the most unusual genetic structure of ... [ more ]

  • I Sing the Body Electric!

    I Sing the Body Electric!

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels
    Author: Ray Bradbury
    Duration: 16:07:00

    The mind of Ray Bradbury is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the verdant Irish countryside to the coldest reaches of outer space. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast set of emotions that bring strength and ... [ more ]