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  • Perfect On Paper

    Perfect On Paper

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,General
    Author: Maria Murnane
    Duration: 10:46:00

    Waverly Bryson is a successful businesswoman in her late 20s who almost has it all: a dream job in sports PR, two best friends, and a bar where everybody knows her name. What she doesn't have is a ring on her finger. And after being ditched at the altar, she's in no hurry to get one. Besides, plenty ... [ more ]

  • Scar Tissue

    Scar Tissue

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Marcus Sakey
    Duration: 02:30:33

    An anthology of seven short stories: * The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away (nominated for Thriller and Macavity Awards) * The Days When You Were Anything Else * No One * Gravity and Need * As Breathing * Cobalt * The Time Before the Last These stories of men and women pushed to-and b ... [ more ]

  • One Way or Another

    One Way or Another

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels
    Author: Rhonda Bowen
    Duration: 09:09:00

    Listeners always find something special in Rhonda Bowen's sweet tales of faith, love, and redemption. In One Way or Another, cutthroat Atlanta reporter Toni Shields is looking for a scoop at Jacob House, a local rehab center, when she locks horns with the clinic's director, Adam Bayne. Adam doesn't ... [ more ]

  • Vlad All Over

    Vlad All Over

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Chick Lit,General
    Author: Beth Orsoff
    Duration: 09:25:00

    Gwen Andersen loves being a schoolteacher, but she isn't exactly raking in the big bucks. With her bank account shrinking by the minute, she needs a well-paying summer job if she's going to hold onto the childhood home she inherited from her parents. So when the father of one of her students asks he ... [ more ]

  • Giving Quilt

    Giving Quilt

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
    Duration: 11:16:00

    Jennifer Chiaverini's Elm Creek Quilts novels are as lovingly crafted and heartwarming as the homemade quilts featured prominently in each story. The milestone 20th entry in this charming series, The Giving Quilt chronicles the week after Thanksgiving- Quiltsgiving- as residents of Elm Creek Manor f ... [ more ]

  • Better Than Sex

    Better Than Sex

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Hunter S. Thompson
    Duration: 07:21:00

    A pioneer of the New Journalism movement, Hunter S. Thompson wrote with a fire that captured the attention of millions. Here Thompson delivers a mind-bending view of the 1992 presidential race, packed with all the horror, sacrifice, lust, and glory that made this campaign so utterly fascinating. ... [ more ]

  • Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

    Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Hunter S. Thompson
    Duration: 12:47:00

    Generation of Swine, the second volume of the legendary Dr. Hunter S. Thompson's bestselling Gonzo Papers, was first published in 1988 and is now back in print. Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best -- cover ... [ more ]

  • Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

    Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Connie Willis
    Duration: 16:53:00

    Few authors have had careers as successful as that of Connie Willis. Inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and recently awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Willis is still going strong. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from scr ... [ more ]

  • Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Genre: Poetry,Literature
    Author: Caroline Kennedy
    Duration: 02:39:41

    Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature, especially poetry. Once you can express yourself, she wrote, you can tell the world what you want from it...All the changes in the world, for good or evil, were first brought about by words. Now, Caroline Kennedy shares her mother's favorite poems and the ... [ more ]

  • Rebirth: A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart

    Rebirth: A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart

    Genre: Literature,Novels
    Author: Kamal Ravikant
    Duration: 07:08:35

    From the author of the bestsellers Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It and Live Your Truth comes Rebirth, an inspiring novel about the magic that happens when you learn to follow your heart. After the death of his estranged father, Amit takes his parent's ashes to the Ganges to fulfill a ... [ more ]

  • Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing

    Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing

    Genre: Business,Literature,Instructional
    Author: Roy Peter Clark
    Duration: 08:12:00

    Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts. Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text ... [ more ]

  • Necklace

    Necklace

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Guy de Maupassant
    Duration: 00:21:00

    A lesson on the power of vanity, “The Necklace” tells the story of Madame Mathilde Loisel and her husband. Mathilde always imagined herself as a socialite with beautiful gowns and wonderful jewels. Her husband, however, is a lowly clerk and the two have little money. Desperate to attend an important ... [ more ]

  • St. Augustine in 90 Minutes

    St. Augustine in 90 Minutes

    Genre: Literature,Philosophy,Classics
    Author: Paul Strathern
    Duration: 01:15:00

    In St. Augustine in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of St. Augustine's life and ideas and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. ... [ more ]

  • Abominable Man: A Martin Beck Police Mystery

    Abominable Man: A Martin Beck Police Mystery

    Genre: Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Novels,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Novels
    Author: Maj Sjowall, Per Wahlöö
    Duration: 05:31:00

    The bloody murder of a police captain in his hospital room exposes the particularly unsavory history of a man who spent forty years practicing a horrible blend of strong-arm police work and shear brutality. Nonetheless, Martin Beck and his colleagues scour Stockholm for the murderer, a demented and ... [ more ]

  • For the Time Being

    For the Time Being

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Annie Dillard
    Duration: 05:04:00

    From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being, her most profound narrative to date. With her keen eye, penchant for paradox, and yearning for truth, Dillard renews our ability to discover ... [ more ]

  • Lamb: A Novel

    Lamb: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Relationships,Literature,Novels
    Author: Bonnie Nadzam
    Duration: 05:51:00

    Lamb traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unp ... [ more ]

  • Thirty-Three Teeth: The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 2

    Thirty-Three Teeth: The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 2

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Novels,Classic Detectives
    Author: Colin Cotterill
    Duration: 06:42:00

    Feisty Dr. Siri Paiboun is no respecter of persons or party; at his age he feels he can afford to be independent. In this, the second novel in the series, he travels to Luang Prabang, where he communes with the deposed king who is resigned to his fate: it was predicted long ago. And he attends a con ... [ more ]

  • Death On The Air and Other Stories

    Death On The Air and Other Stories

    Genre: Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Short Stories
    Author: Ngaio Marsh
    Duration: 06:31:00

    Death on the Air and Other Stories serves as the perfect introduction to Ngaio Marsh and her creation, Inspector Roderick Alleyn, or as a nostalgic journey for their many fans. The book concludes with a script written for the television series Crown Court. ... [ more ]

  • Before Lunch

    Before Lunch

    Genre: Fiction,Relationships,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit
    Author: Angela Thirkell
    Duration: 08:20:00

    For those who have read and reread Austen, Trollope, and Dickens, discovering a novel by Angela Thirkell is akin to finding gold in an abandoned mine. Long out of print, her novels are currently enjoying a minor renaissance. As the title of this bright, unashamedly nostalgic novel suggests, Thi ... [ more ]

  • Distant Beacon

    Distant Beacon

    Genre: Romance,Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels,Chick Lit,General,Chick Lit,Romance,Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels,Chick Lit,General,Chick Lit
    Author: Janette Oke, T. Davis Bunn
    Duration: 06:51:00

    Anne and Nicole are together again at the Harrow estate in England, but they find themselves facing divergent futures. While Anne comfortably settles into British life, Nicole once again searches the far horizon. Despite the raging War of Independence, she sets sail for the American colonies to mana ... [ more ]