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36 revolutionary figures of history
"36 lectures from our extensive catalog of courses--a collection that offers piercing insights and great lessons on some of world history's most transformative figures. This Great Courses collection takes you across time and around the globe, and puts you in the presence of ancient kings, medieval poets, modern prime ministers--and even some figures you may not have considered to be as revolutionary as they are. Without the contributions of these remarkable people, the world as they knew it (and as we know it today) would never be the same" -- from publisher's web site.
The symphony Greenberg, Robert, 1954-
A twenty-four Lecture course that traces the development of the symphony from its roots in the opera of the Baroque period to the present.
The concerto Greenberg, Robert, 1954-
24 lectures exploring the range and history of the concerto from its beginnings in the late 1600s through the twentieth century.
Unphiltered Robertson, Phil.
Phil Robertson shares his views on faith, and how it has totally changed his way of life and how he treats others. His family and how he raised his kids and is raising grandkids while teaching them the life principles he lives by. Ducks and the business principles that started the Duck Commander Empire. Marriage, including what he's learned from his own marriage, and of course, his opinions on controversial topics like gun control, taxes, prayer in school, and the government.
Orange is the new black Kerman, Piper.
Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered the suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past caught up with her. From her first strip search to her final release, Kerman shares the dramatic story of her fifteen months behind bars.
N is for noose Grafton, Sue.
Private investigator Kinsey Millhone is back, sassy, and self-reliant as ever. Visiting a small town in the Sierras, Kinsey aids a recent widow, Selma Newquist, who believes that her detective husband did not die of a heart attack as reported, but from foul play. Kinsey sifts through the paper trail Tom Newquist left behind, trying to discover what he was investigating before he died. Kinsey is about to call it quits when she is severely beaten in her motel room.
Live original Robertson, Sadie.
Sadie Robertson represents everything that a well-adjusted teenager should be, even while growing up in the spotlight on Duck Dynasty. She exhibits poise, respect for her family and friends, and a faith that influences her choices. Everyone wants to know how a family as eclectic as the Robertsons are raising such confident, fun, family-loving kids. With the audiobook, Sadie sheds light on the values instilled by her family that make her the person she is.
Low midnight Vaughn, Carrie.
The hiding place Boom, Corrie Ten.
During the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, Corrie Ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their pains, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. Here is a story aglow with the glory of God and the courage of a quiet Christian spinster whose life was transformed by it.
Henry vi part three Shakespeare, William.
Audio Partners Publishing and Arkangel Productions present a fully-dramatized production of William Shakespeare's final installment of Henry VI, which chronicles the aftermath of the death of King Henry V of England. A stark divide in English royalty develops when the Lancastrians, head by Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou, declare war on the Yorkists, head by the Earl of Warwick and Richard III. Audiences witness murder, betrayal, and forced exile in this violent and dramatic epic.
The handsome man's deluxe cafe Smith, Alexander McCall.
Mma Makutsi has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, she's decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe. But even 'Miss 97 Per Cent' can't quite meet all the demands of running a business-not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to accept all the help she can get-even if it comes from a completely unexpected source.
Fuzzy nation Scalzi, John.
Jack is an independent contractor surveying the planet Zarathustra for ZaraCorp. Then Jack discovers a seam of unimaginably valuable jewels, to which he manages to lay legal claim just as ZaraCorp is canceling their contract with him for his part in causing the collapse. When a small furry biped (and its family) shows up, it dawns on Jack that ZaraCorp may stop at nothing to eliminate the 'fuzzys' before their existence becomes more widely known.
Abiding in mindfulness volume 3: on dhamma Goldstein, Joseph.
Presents the Insight Meditation Society cofounder's profound analysis of the fourth foundation of mindfulness. Exploring the phenomena known in the Pali language as dhamma (in this context meaning 'categories of experience'), this 18-hour course investigates the traditional Hindrances, the Aggregates of Clinging, the Sense-Bases and their Fetters, the Four Noble Truths, and more.
The history of Christian theology Cary, Phillip, 1958-
In these thirty-six lectures, Professor Cary offers an overview of the development of Christian theology, from the writings of St. Paul and the formation of doctrines in the Middle Ages, through the Protestant Reformation, to the Vatican Councils.
Medical school for everyone : grand rounds cases
Still life Penny, Louise.
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's just a tragic hunting accident, but Gamache knows something isn't quite right, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless hunter.
The colour of magic Pratchett, Terry.
On a world supported on four elephants standing on the back of the great A'Tuin, a giant turtle swimming slowly through the interstellar gulf, an eccentric expedition sets out to the edge of the planet. This title, which launched the legendary Discworld series, introduces the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.
Surely you're joking, mr. feynman! Feynman, Richard P..
In this intriguing memoir, Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman chronicles the story behind his many achievements, including solving the mystery of liquid helium, becoming the first person to paint a naked female bullfighter, and cracking the supposedly uncrackable safes that the U.S. government used to store their Atomic Bomb secrets.
The lonely men L'Amour, Louis.
Tell sets out to cross the border into the Sierra Madres in order to bring back his nephew who has been kidnapped by Apache Indians. Unfortunately, Tell isn't alone on his journey as brutal Apache lurk throughout the terrain. Tell soon finds himself wondering if this is really a rescue mission or an Apache ambush set by his own sister-in-law?
Game of thrones Martin, George R. R..
Long ago, an enigmatic event forever changed the seasons in Winterfell. Thus the land was blessed with lush summers and simultaneously cursed with harsh winters. Now, Winterfell's borders are being increasingly encroached, forcing the prominent Stark family to defend its kingdom from enemies both old and new, including the rival Lannister House and a legendary demon.
Dexter is delicious Lindsay, Jeff.
Dexter, a forensics expert for the Miami Police, kills people in his spare time. However, he only murders other killers who escape justice. In this installment, Dexter is just adjusting to life with a newborn daughter when he's tasked with a missing persons case: a seventeen-year-old girl rumored to hang with Goths who deem themselves vampires. As Dexter investigates, he realizes these vampires are actually cannibals with their appetites now set on Dexter himself.
The 5 love languages Chapman, Dr. Gary.
Dr. Gary Chapman identifies five basic languages of love and then guides couples towards a better understanding of their unique languages of love. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. Skillful communication is within your grasp!
16 lighthouse road Macomber, Debbie.
Family court judge Olivia Lockhart refuses to grant a divorce to Cecilia and Ian Randall, whose marriage has deteriorated in the wake of their daughter's death. Thanks to the officious Olivia, Cecilia and Ian decide to give marriage another try, and, slowly, they're reconciled. Meanwhile, Olivia gains notoriety as a result of her unusual decision, and thereby meets a handsome local journalist.
Vanessa and her sister Parmar, Priya.
London, 1905: The city is alight with change, and the Stephen siblings are at the forefront. Vanessa, Virginia, Thoby, and Adrian are leaving behind their childhood home and taking a house in the leafy heart of avant-garde Bloomsbury. There they bring together a glittering circle of bright, outrageous artistic friends who will grow into legend and come to be known as the Bloomsbury Group. And at the center of this charmed circle are the devoted, gifted sisters.
Small victories Lamott, Anne.
Offers a new message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives. Our victories over hardship and pain may seem small, she writes, but they change us-our perceptions, our perspectives, and our lives. Lamott writes of forgiveness, restoration, and transformation, how we can turn toward love even in the most hopeless situations, how we find the joy in getting lost and our amazement in finally being found.
The peripheral Gibson, William.
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, where jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do-a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building.
Neil patrick harris - choose your own autobiography Harris, Neil Patrick.
This hilarious book has been adapted especially for the audiobook edition so listeners hear all of the same fun and humor from the printed version and don't have to make any decisions or jump around, just kick back, relax and listen. Plus, it features exclusive bonus audio of young Neil delivering an adorable speech.
The narcissist next door Kluger, Jeffrey.
Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: entertainers, politicians, business people, and neighbors. Recognizing and understanding them is crucial to not being overtaken by them. With insight and wit, Jeffrey Kluger frames the surprising new research on narcissism and explains the complex, exasperating personality disorder.
The man who knew too much Leavitt, David.
To solve one of the great mathematical problems of his day, Alan Turing proposed an imaginary computer. Then, attempting to break a Nazi code during World War II, he successfully designed and built one, thus ensuring the Allied victory. Turing became a champion of artificial intelligence, but his work was cut short. As an openly gay man at a time when homosexuality was illegal in England, he was convicted and forced to undergo a humiliating 'treatment' that may have led to his suicide.
Just mercy Stevenson, Bryan.
An unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer's coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.
How we got to now Johnson, Steven.
A new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. The history of innovation over centuries tracing facets of modern life from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes, from the French publisher who invented the phonograph before Edison but forgot to include playback, to the Hollywood movie star who helped invent the technology behind Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Revival King, Stephen.
A young boy, Jamie, and the new minister, Charles Jacobs, share a deep bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, the preacher curses God and mocks all religious belief. Now an adult, Jamie has demons of his own. Addicted to heroin and desperate, Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.
The qb Feldman, Bruce.
The story of a year in the making of those star players, and of the most significant year in QB development in sport's history, with the meteoric rise of various quarterback gurus finally coming to light. It is also the year 5'10" Russell Wilson wins the Super Bowl and for the first time in over 60 years a sub-six-foot QB, Johnny Manziel, gets drafted in the first round, forcing NFL power brokers to re-examine how they look at the position, and the game.
Lincoln and the power of the press Holzer, Harold.
As Lincoln started out in politics he wrote editorials and letters, and spoke to the public directly through the press. When war broke out, Lincoln authorized the most widespread censorship in the nation's history, closing down papers that were 'disloyal' and jailing editors who opposed him. Holzer shows an activist Lincoln through journalists who covered him, politicized newspaper editors battling for power, and a president using the press to speak directly to the people and shape the nation.
Joni mitchell: in her own words Marom, Malka.
This riveting narrative, told in interviews and lyrics, is shared in the hope of illuminating a timeless body of work and inspiring others. Through seven decades of life and art, discussing the influence of Joni Mitchell's childhood, love and loss, playing dives and huge festivals, acclaim and criticism, poverty and affluence, glamorous triumphs and tragic mistakes.
He's so fine Shalvis, Jill.
For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It's the place where folks are friendly to strangers and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone, until she sees a man drowning. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to 'save' him. In fact, he'd like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia.
Good hunting Devine, Jack.
The memoir of Devine's time in the CIA, where he served for more than 30 years, rising to become the acting deputy director of operations, responsible for the agency's spying operations. A story of intrigue and high-stakes maneuvering, more gripping when the fate of geopolitical order hangs in the balance. It also sounds a warning to the nation's decision makers: covert operations, not costly and devastating full-scale interventions, are the best safeguard of America's interests worldwide.
Gone too far Brockmann, Suzanne.
When Sam Starrett shows up at the door of his ex-wife's home, he makes a grisly discovery, his daughter is gone and the body of a woman lies murdered. FBI agent Alyssa Locke's relationship with Sam has been intense and nearly tragic, yet it refuses to end. Unfortunately, she is assigned to the investigation and the two are face to face. With her reputation on the line and her loyalties in question, Alyssa is faced with a dilemma: arrest a man she believes is innocent, or risk her career.
The empty throne Cornwell, Bernard.
Ethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.
Dogwood hill Woods, Sherryl.
When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town, especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change everything.
A deadly web Hooper, Kay.
John Brodie is a Guardian, a member of a secret network devoted to protecting the psychics in his charge from a ruthless enemy. Tasha Solomon is unaware of the Guardians' existence, until the night the psychic suffers a shocking and violent attack and Brodie saves her life. Tasha isn't used to depending on anyone, but the assault has left her vulnerable. Now, she is forced to trust that Brodie can guide her toward a safe harbor, one she fears is more elusive with each dark and endless night.
Die again Gerritsen, Tess.
Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to stuff for a museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard's kill. When she realizes the two cases are connected, Rizzoli must track down who, or what, is behind these gruesome deaths.
Dawn of the planet of the apes Irvine, Alex.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Cyador's heirs Modesitt, Jr., L. E..
Decades after the fall of Cyador, its survivors have reestablished themselves in Cigoerne, a fertile country coveted by hostile neighbors in less hospitable lands. Young Lerial, the second son of Duke Kiedron, lives in the shadow of his older brother, Lephi, the heir to their father's realm. Lerial's future seems preordained: he will one day command his brother's forces in defense of Cigoerne, serving at his older sibling's pleasure and no more.
Captivated by you Day, Sylvia.
Gideon is the miracle in Eva's life. Her gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay her demons while refusing to face his own. Their vows should have bound them tighter. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. The darkness of his past threatened everything they'd worked so hard for. They faced a terrible choice: the familiar safety of the lives they'd had before or the fight for a future that suddenly seemed impossible.
The boy who drew monsters Donohue, Keith.
Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, ten-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from the terror they inspire.
Bitter greens Forsyth, Kate.
A historical novel that gorgeously interweaves the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of French novelist Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force. This sumptuous novel holds the stories of three women, braided together to create a compelling tale of desire, black magic, and the redemptive power of love.
As chimney sweepers come to dust Bradley, Alan.
Banished is how twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce laments her predicament, when her father and Aunt Felicity ship her off to Miss Bodycote's Female Academy, the boarding school that her mother, Harriet, once attended across the sea in Canada. The sun has not yet risen on Flavia's first day in captivity when a gift lands at her feet. Flavia being Flavia, a budding chemist and sleuth, that gift is a charred and mummified body, which tumbles out of a bedroom chimney.
The bat Nesbo, Jo.
Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity. He befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is drawn deeper into the case. They discover that this is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, and the pattern points toward a psychopath working his way across the country.
Worthy fights Panetta, Leon.
The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career.
World order Kissinger, Henry.
Grounded in Henry Kissinger's deep study of history and experience as national security advisor and secretary of state, he guides readers on a tour of the globe. It examines the events and ideas that formed the historic concepts of order, their manifestations in contemporary controversies, and the ways in which they might ultimately be reconciled. Provocative and articulate, blending historical insight with prognostication.
What if? Munroe, Randall.
Millions of people visit xkcd.com to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large following. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. In pursuit of answers, Munroe runs computer simulations, pores over stacks of declassified military research memos, solves differential equations, and consults with nuclear reactor operators. His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity, complemented by his signature comics.
What i know for sure Winfrey, Oprah.
The inspirational wisdom Oprah Winfrey shares in her monthly O., The Oprah Magazine column updated, curated, and collected for the first time. Organized by theme, the essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women.
Waking the buddha Strand, Clark.
Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Soka Gakkai International is the largest, most dynamic Buddhist movement in the world today. The author offers insight into how and why the Soka Gakkai, with its commitment to social justice and its egalitarian approach, has become a role model, not only for other schools of Buddhism, but for other religions as well.
Rebel yell Gwynne, S. C..
Civil War general Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson became a great and tragic American hero. General Stonewall Jackson was like no one anyone had ever seen. In April of 1862 he was merely another Confederate general with only a single battle credential in an army fighting in what seemed to be a losing cause. By middle June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western World.
Proxima Baxter, Stephen.
The 27th century: Proxima Centauri, an undistinguished red dwarf star, is the nearest star to the sun and the nearest to host a world, Proxima IV, habitable by humans. But Proxima IV is unlike Earth in many ways. Huddling close to the warmth, orbiting in weeks, it keeps one face to its parent star at all times. One half desert, the other half an ice cap in perpetual darkness. How would it be to live on such a world? Yuri Jones, with 1,000 others, is about to find out.
Nothing personal Burton, Jaci.
In this contemporary romance from bestselling author Jaci Burton, a wealthy casino owner and his devoted assistant discover that matters of the heart never follow the rules of business.
Lila Robinson, Marilynne.
Lila, homeless and alone, steps inside a small-town Iowa church and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to reconcile their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband which paradoxically judges those she loves.
Not that kind of girl Dunham, Lena.
Lena Dunham tells stories about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises that she had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing her body, and having to prove one's self in a meeting full of fifty-year-old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep her up at night.
The innovators Isaacson, Walter.
The computer and the Internet are among the most important inventions of our era, but few people know who created them. Most innovations of the digital age were made collaboratively. There were a lot of fascinating people involved, some ingenious and a few even geniuses. This is the story of these pioneers, hackers, and entrepreneurs, how their minds worked and what made them so creative. It's also a narrative of how their ability to work as teams made them even more creative.
The indifferent stars above Brown, Daniel James.
In this gripping narrative, Daniel James Brown details the tragic story of the doomed Donner party, as seen through the prism of one young woman who survived.
Contact harvest Staten, Joseph.
In the outer-most human colony, known as Harvest for its extremely fertile, soil social tension reaches a boiling point. Anticipating civil war, the government tasks Sergeant Avery Johnson with raising a militia to protect the colony's interest. However, several ancient alien relics are buried on the planet and soon draws the attention of a group of warring aliens know as the Covenant. Now, Johnson must unite the planet against a common enemy.
Being mortal Gawande, Atul.
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.
The assassination of margaret thatcher and other stories Mantel, Hilary.
Her classic wicked humor in these stories - which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture - brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way.
Agent storm Storm, Morten.
Morten Storm takes listeners inside the jihadist world like never before, showing the daily life of zealous men set on mass murder, from dodging drones with al-Qaeda leaders in the Arabian desert to training in extremist gyms in Britain and performing supply drops in Kenya. He also provides a tantalizing look at his dangerous life undercover, as he traveled the world for missions targeting its most dangerous terrorists and into the world's most powerful spy agencies.
Raging star Young, Moira.
Saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat DeMalo and the Tonton, until she meets him and he confounds all her expectations with his vision of a New Eden. DeMalo wants Saba to join him to create and build a healthy, sustainable world for the chosen few. The choice is clear: to fight DeMalo and try to stop New Eden. Joined by her brother, Saba leads an inexperienced guerilla band against DeMalo, his settlers and the Tonton militia. Saba must act and be willing to pay the price.
The noticer returns Andrews, Andy.
Andy Andrews is reunited with the man who changed everything for him-Jones, also known as 'The Noticer.' As the story unfolds, Jones uses his unique talent of noticing little things that make a big difference. And these 'little things' grant the people of Fairhope, Alabama, a life-changing gift-perspective. What starts as a story of one person's everyday reality unfolds into the extraordinary principles available to anyone looking to create the life for which they were intended.
Love over scotland Smith, Alexander McCall.
The citizens of Scotland Street in Edinburgh take on new adventures in the series' third installment: Domenica Macdonald conducts an anthropological study in the Malacca Straits, young Bertie is able to take a break from psychotherapy to attend his junior orchestra's trip to Paris, Angus Lordie desperately searches for his stolen dog, and a love triangle develops between art students Pat and Wolf and wealthy gallery owner Matthew.
Jesus on trial Limbaugh, David.
David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Beneath the ashes Henry, Sue.
Spring has come to Alaska. Jessie is training a new pack of sled dogs when trouble starts. First, a fire destroys a local tavern and leaves a dead body. Then Jessie's friend, Annie Holman, turns up with a horrible tale of wife abuse. Finally, Jessie's own cabin is burned. Jessie must get to the bottom of the arson outbreak, and to do that she must determine whether her friend is a victim or a maniacal killer.
Arabella Heyer, Georgette.
The story of a poor girl who captures the heart of a handsome and wealthy bachelor. When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris.
A place of wonder Focus on the Family.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Dr. Regis Blackgaard's twin brother Edwin moves to Odyssey. Instead of following in his evil brother's footsteps, Edwin opens a dinner theater. A flash flood threatens the lives of Eugene, Whit, Bernard, and Tom while elsewhere, Jimmy and Lawrence battle a monster named Gorgonzola.
Mission: accomplished Younger, Marshal.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Jimmy signs up to help missionaries and ends up in the jungles of Central America! Robyn has to find the Treasure of LeMonde. before it's too late. Whit, Connie and the whole gang learn that forgiveness and faith go a long way!
Last apprentice - the fury of the seventh son Delaney, Joseph.
Finally, Tom Ward, the spook's last apprentice, will confront the Fiend for the last time. Tom Ward has battled boggarts, ghasts, witches, dark gods, and the most terrifying creatures to roam the earth. He's allied with the witch assassin Grimalkin, with a powerful boggart, and with Alice, the young witch who is also his true love. And he has kept one step ahead of the Fiend, the most evil being in the world. Now, he will vanquish the Fiend once and for all. But it requires a terrible sacrifice.
The midnight zoo Hartnett, Sonya.
Two gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged country-side during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, they discover a menagerie of talking animals. Both the boys and the animals tell their tales and their desire for freedom.
Eat right for your type [the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight] D'Adamo, Peter.
The three marriages Whyte, David.
David Whyte explains how life can be divided into three major relationships, or marriages, and the importance of creating a balance between them. Identifying these marriages as one's relationships with work, partner, and self, Whyte offers advice on how to be more attentive and nurturing in each.
A life in comedy Keillor, Garrison.
On three consecutive Monday evenings in April 2002, humorist Garrison Keillor appeared on stage at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Performing before sold-out crowds, he read personally chosen favorite selections from his many works, both published and unpublished: stories from The New Yorker, chapters from his bestselling novels, news from Lake Wobegon, essays from Time magazine, letters, and even a few pretty good poems.
Tender rebel Lindsey, Johanna.
Roslynn Chadwick has heard all her life about the ruthless rogues who will seek to seduce her only in an effort to get their hands on her fabulous wealth. When Anthony Malory catches her eye, he seems to be the very sort of man she has been warned against. Will she be able to resist his whispered promises?
Invisible monsters Palahniuk, Chuck.
After her jaw is blown off during a shooting on the freeway, supermodel Shannon McFarland is abandoned by her adulterous boyfriend, vice cop Manus, sitting friendless and speechless in the hospital. Enter Brandy Alexander, a transgendered diva, who rescues Shannon from her self-hatred and loneliness and takes Shannon on an adventure through Hollywood. As they take revenge on Manus, author Palahniuk explores various aspects of Shannon's life.
The untold history of the united states Stone, Oliver.
The notion of American exceptionalism warps Americans' understanding of their nation's role in the world. Most are loathed to admit that the United States have any imperial pretensions. But history tells a different story as the authors reveal in this riveting account of the rise and decline of the American empire. They argue that Americans must face their troubling history honestly and forthrightly in order to set a new course for the twenty-first century.
This present darkness Peretti, Frank E..
When a skeptical reporter and pastor begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous New Age plot to subjugate the townspeople, and eventually the entire human race.
Talon Kagawa, Julie.
Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon are positioned to take over the world. Ember and Dante Hill were trained to infiltrate society. They are hunted by Order soldier Garret, but he cannot kill unless he is certain of his prey, and nothing is certain about Ember. Faced with Ember's bravery, Garret begins to question everything that the order has ingrained in him.
The one Cass, Kiera.
When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown, or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the end of the competition approaches, and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose, and how hard she'll have to fight for the future she wants.
The slow regard of silent things Rothfuss, Patrick.
Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place. Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.
Lucky bang Coonts, Deborah.
Having a blast on the 4th of July in Vegas takes on a whole new meaning for Lucky O'Toole, head of customer relations for the Babylon, a major Strip property, when she discovers a bomb in a friend's restaurant and narrowly escapes becoming part of the 'explosive entertainment.' And this wasn't the first time. Years ago, when Lucky was small, she'd had another narrow escape. Could the two be related?
Lords of the north Cornwell, Bernard.
Returning to his northern home after the events of The Pale Horseman, Twenty-one-year-old Saxon warrior Uhtred of Bebbanburg finds himself amidst a crusade led by the self-proclaimed ruler of Northumbria.
Kiss of midnight Adrian, Lara.
When Gabrielle Maxwell witnesses a murder outside of a crowded dance club, she is thrust into a realm she never knew existed, a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and a blood war is about to ignite.
I must say Short, Martin.
This deeply private man brings listeners into the circle of his family life, from raising his children to the legendary parties he and his wife hosted in their Los Angeles home. He recounts the pain of losing a brother and both parents by the time he was twenty, and of the devastating death of Nancy, his wife of thirty years, in 2010. Despite the hardships, Short's life has been full of laughter, and he remains perennially upbeat.
The genotype diet D'Adamo, Peter J..
The author of the internationally bestselling Eat Right 4 Your Type breaks new ground with the first diet plan based on an individual's unique genetic code.
Duggars, the: 20 and counting! Duggar, Jim Bob.
Listeners will learn about the Duggars' marriage, how they communicate effectively, make family decisions, and find quality time alone. They'll discover how the Duggars manage to educate all their children at home, while providing experiences that go beyond the family walls, through vacations and educational trips. And they'll see how the Duggar family manages their finances and lives debt-free even when they built their own 7,000-square-foot house.
The battle for rondo Rodda, Emily.
Peril awaits Leo and Mimi on their return to the fantastic world of Rondo. With the help of Rondo's seven best witches and wizards, their friends have made plans to combat attacks of the Blue Queen. But it soon becomes clear that defense is no longer enough. The queen has a dragon on her side, and is plotting a terrible revenge on all those who have defied her. A daring plan, a reckless quest and a mysterious prophecy test the friends' wits and courage to the limit.
Turning points in modern history Liulevicius, Vejas G.
"Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe-- from China to the Americas to New Zealand-- to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. Taught by award-winning history professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these 24 thought-provoking lectures tell the amazing story of how life as we know it developed-- at times advancing in one brilliant instant and at other times, in painstaking degrees. Starting in the early 15th century and culminating in the age of social media, you'll encounter astounding threads that weave through the centuries, joining these turning points in ways that may come as a revelation. You'll also witness turning points with repercussions we can only speculate about because they are still very much in the process of turning" -- From publisher's web site.
Modern Hebrew. IIB, The complete course
Presents a beginning language learning program designed to teach the listener modern Hebrew in progressive steps.
Modern Hebrew. IIA, The complete course
Presents a beginning language learning program designed to teach the listener modern Hebrew in progressive steps.
Noisy Nora Wells, Rosemary.
Feeling neglected, Nora makes more and more noise to attract her parents' attention.
Bark, George Feiffer, Jules.
Bark, George Feiffer, Jules.
Red Mars Robinson, Kim Stanley.
For centuries, the red planet has enticed the people of Earth. Now an international group of scientists has colonized Mars. Leaving Earth forever, these 100 people have traveled nine months to reach their new home. This is the remarkable story of the world they create.
Green Mars Robinson, Kim Stanley.
One generation after the first pioneers begin to transform Mars into an Earthlike planet, the first grown children born on Mars, led by Peter Clayborne, rebel against colonization in an effort to preserve Mars's natural state.
The young elites Lu, Marie.
Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood plague: marked by a jagged scar, snow-white hair and lashes. Cast out by her family, Adelina has finally found a place to belong within the secret society of Young Elites. To some, the Elites are heroes, here to save innocents in desperate situations. But to the Inquisition Axis, the white-robed soldiers of Kenettra, they are monsters with demonic powers that must be brought to justice.
The witch's boy Barnhill, Kelly.
When Ned and his brother fall into a raging river, only Ned survives. Though Ned grows up weak and slow, it's Ned who summons the strength to protect all when the Bandit King comes to steal the magic of Ned's mother, a witch. In another kingdom lives the daughter of the Bandit King. Her mother's last words to her were: The wrong boy will save your life and you will save his. When Aine and Ned meet, they must trust each other to return the magic to its place to stop a war about to boil over.
Wild rover no more Meyer, L. A..
Jacky Faber is framed as passing confidential U.S. information to the British. Forced to flee Boston, she goes undercover as a governess for a prominent Puritan family. When outed by a nosy postmaster, she deserts the respectability of her position, dons a leotard and slippers, and poses as a Russian tightrope walker in a traveling circus. But the law soon catches up with her, and prospects do not look good.
The whispering skull Stroud, Jonathan.
Lockwood & Co. hasn't made much progress in the last six months. Things look up when a new client hires them to be present at the excavation of Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in the ghost jar. Bickerstaff's coffin gets raided and a strange glass object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes believes the relic to be highly dangerous, and he wants it found.
Visitors Card, Orson Scott.
Rigg's journey comes to an epic and explosive conclusion as everything that has been building up finally comes to pass, and Rigg is forced to put his powers to the test in order to save his world and end the war once and for all.
Under the blood-red sun Salisbury, Graham.
Tomikazu's world is destroyed when Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese. Tomi's father and grandfather--both born in Japan--are arrested, and Tomi must help his mother and sister survive. It's a terrifying time to be Japanese American.
Unbroken Hillenbrand, Laura.
In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.
Stone cold touch Armentrout, Jennifer L..
Layla Shaw is trying to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. Her impossibly gorgeous best friend, Zayne, is forever off-limits thanks to the mysterious powers of her soul-stealing kiss. The Warden clan that has always protected her is suddenly keeping dangerous secrets. And she can barely think about Roth, the wickedly hot demon prince who understood her in ways no one else could. Then, when she least expects it, Roth returns, bringing news that could change her world forever.
Stolen De La Cruz, Melissa.
Nat who's now fighting for the majestic Blue meant saying goodbye to Wes, breaking both their hearts. Wes and his team travel to the indoor city of El Dorado looking for his sister, but when they are caught on the wrong side of the RSA's strict new laws, Wes is forced to do the unthinkable, surrender and rejoin the military's quest in the same land Nat is struggling to protect. Now he and Nat find themselves on opposing sides of a war that could potentially destroy what's left of the world.
Shouldn't you be in school? Snicket, Lemony.
Do you smell smoke? Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that? What kind of education have you had?
The rogue knight Mull, Brandon.
Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts, but when his friends were kidnapped on Halloween he had to try and save them. Now he's trapped in a world that lies between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. Cole's search for his friends has led him to Elloweer, another of the five kingdoms that make up The Outskirts. He's accompanied by Mira, Twitch, and Jace - new friends he's met here in the Outskirts who each have their own important missions.
Redeemed Cast, P. C..
Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals. A Dark Goddess is loose on Tulsa and the world. No single vampyre is strong enough to vanquish her, unless that creature has the power to summon the elements as well as the ability to wield Old Magick. Only Zoey Redbird is heir to such power, but because of the consequences of using Old Magick, she is unable to help. Find out who will win and who will lose in this epic battle of Light versus Darkness.
Percy jackson's greek gods Riordan, Rick.
Percy Jackson wants to share his knowledge of the Greek Gods so others can benefit and survive. The son of Poseidon adds his own magic and sarcastic asides, to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who's who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. Percy does not hold back.
Michael vey - hunt for jade dragon Evans, Richard Paul.
Michael, Taylor, Ostin and the rest of the Electroclan head to China in search of a girl who may have discovered why Michael and his friends became electric. Her name is Lin Julung, or Jade Dragon, and she's a child prodigy with an IQ higher than Einstein's-and Ostin's.
Pennyroyal academy Larson, M. A..
A girl from the forest arrives in a bustling kingdom with no name and no idea why she is there, only to find herself at the center of a world at war. She enlists at Pennyroyal Academy, where princesses and knights are trained to battle the two great menaces of the day: witches and dragons. There, given the name 'Evie,' she must endure a harsh training regimen under the steely glare of her Fairy Drillsergeant, while also navigating an entirely new world of friends and enemies.
The madman of piney woods Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Benji and Red couldn't be more different. They aren't friends. They don't even live in the same town. But their fates are entwined. A chance meeting leads the boys to discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Both of them have encountered a strange presence in the forest, watching them, tracking them.
Leroy ninker saddles up Dicamillo, Kate.
Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse - until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Can Leroy wrestle fate to the ground, rescue the horse of his heart, and lasso loneliness for good?
Judy moody declares independence McDonald, Megan.
When Judy meets an English girl named Tori at the Tea Party ship, she is gobsmacked to learn how many liberties her British friend enjoys such as her very own phone, and pounds of allowance. When doing her chores doesn't earn Judy Moody more rights, and staging a revolt in the form of a tea-throwing Boston Tub Party has her dad reading the riot act, Judy is forced to retreat. Who would guess that a crisis involving her brother, Stink, would finally give Judy a chance to prove her independence.
Island of legends McMann, Lisa.
As Alex grows more confident in his role as the mage of Artime, he expands his skills and brings his first creature to life-with results that are both painful and wonderful. A team from Artime heads out to rescue Sky and Crow's mother from underwater Pirate Island and discovers there are more creatures than they ever imagined in the ocean surrounding the islands-and not all of them are friendly.
Infinite sea, the - the second book of the 5th wave Yancey, Rick.
Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds people together is gone. Cassie and her friends haven't seen the depths to which the Others will sink, nor have the Others seen the heights to which humanity will rise, in the ultimate battle between life and death, hope and despair, love and hate.
How to betray a dragon's hero Cowell, Cressida.
Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an impending battle and the possible destruction of everything he knows.
Found Coben, Harlan.
It's been eight months since Mickey Bolitar witnessed the death of his father. Eight months of lies, dark secrets, and unanswered questions. Mickey's sophomore year brings on its own set of troubles: Ema surprises with news that she has an online boyfriend, and he's vanished. As he's searching for Ema's missing boyfriend, Mickey and his friends are pulled deeper into the mysteries of the Abeona Shelter, risking their lives, until Mickey finally comes face-to-face with the truth about his father.
Five, six, seven, nate! Federle, Tim.
Armed with a one-way ticket to New York City, small-town theater geek Nate is off to start rehearsals for E.T.: The Broadway Musical. It's everything he ever practiced his autograph for! But as thrilling as Broadway is, rehearsals are nothing like Nate expects: they're full of intimidating child stars, cut-throat understudies, and a director who can't even remember Nate's name. As the countdown to opening night starts to feel like a time bomb, Nate may need a showbiz miracle.
Emma and the blue genie Funke, Cornelia.
One night, Emma finds a mysterious green bottle floating in the ocean. When she pulls out the stopper, she sets a blue genie free! Most genies grant three wishes, but Karim can't grant even one anymore. A yellow genie stole his magic nose ring, leaving him small, powerless, and trapped in that bottle. Emma and her noodle-tailed dog have to help Karim get his nose ring and his magic back!
Egg & spoon Maguire, Gregory.
Elena lives in the poor Russian countryside. Her father is dead and her brothers have been forced into the Tsar's army. Her mother is dying, and there is no food. But then a train arrives carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family, a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena's age. When the two girls meet, an adventure is set in motion that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and Baba Yaga, the witch of Russian folklore.
The doll people set sail Martin, Ann M..
Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families are whisked out to sea when the Palmers accidentally place them in a box destined for charity donation. And it turns out they're not alone, there are plenty of other doll people on the ship, too. After traveling thousands of miles, will they be able to find their way home?
Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul Kinney, Jeff.
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in Jeff Kinney's ninth installment of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Danger down the nile Patterson, James.
Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids to wet-and-wild jungles, not to mention grave encounters with diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys, in order to find the treasure and save the day.
Confessions - the paris mysteries Patterson, James.
After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old skeletons in the closet, Tandy Angel is finally reunited with her lost love in Paris. But as he grows increasingly distant, Tandy is confronted with disturbing questions about him, as well as what really happened to her long-dead sister. With no way to tell anymore who in her life she can trust, how will Tandy ever get to the bottom of the countless secrets her parents kept from her?
Clariel Nix, Garth.
Clariel is the daughter of the one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen and, most importantly, to the King. When her family moves to the city of Belisaere, there are rumors that her mother is next in line for the throne. However, Clariel wants no part of it, a natural hunter, all she ever thinks about is escaping the city's confining walls and journeying back to the quiet, green world of the Great Forest.
Calendar mysteries - books 7-13 Roy, Ron.
Includes July is for Jitters, August is for Acrobat, September Sneakers, October Ogre, November Night, December Dog, and New Year's Eve Thieves.
Brown girl dreaming Woodson, Jacqueline.
Stories of the author's childhood from the '60s and '70s told in prose.
The book of secrets Voigt, Cynthia.
Someone is breaking windows and setting fires in the old city, but the shopkeepers won't say a word about the culprits. Why are they keeping these thugs' secrets?When the mayor begs for help, Max agrees to take the case, putting himself in grave danger. It's a race to catch up with the vandals before they catch him.
Blue lily, lily blue Stiefvater, Maggie.
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can be lost.
The blood of olympus Riordan, Rick.
Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen, all of them, and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood, the blood of Olympus, in order to wake.
Black ice Fitzpatrick, Becca.
Britt has never been that adventurous, but that's about to change. Wanting to impress her ex-boyfriend, Britt convinces best friend Korbie to take a trip with her and go trekking through the Grand Teton Mountains in Wyoming. But when a freak storm leaves the girls stranded, they seek shelter in a cabin and find two knights in shining armor, Shaun and Mason are also hiding out. But all is not as it seems, and Britt quickly discovers that the guys are there for reasons other than hiking.
Belzhar Wolitzer, Meg.
A depressed girl is sent to a special boarding school to heal after her boyfriend's death. She takes an English class that focuses on Sylvia Plath. With a touch of magical realism, the girl's journal writing leads her to Belzhar, a place where she can meet her lost love again. But there are hidden truths on her path to reclaim her loss.
Atlantia Condie, Ally.
For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamed of the sand and sky above, of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio's true self and the powerful siren voice she has long hidden, she has nothing left to lose.
Against the tide Sutherland, Tui T..
The sun is shining in the Hundred Isles, and yet the path forward seems crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. Throughout their journey the young heroes have been hounded by pursuers, who always seem to know just where to find them. Now they know why.
Afterworlds Westerfeld, Scott.
Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends, she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings. Told in alternating chapters is Darcy's novel, a suspenseful thriller about Lizzie, a teen who slips into the Afterworld - a place between the living and the dead- to survive a terrorist attack.
Flirting with disaster Woods, Sherryl.
Opposites attract, but they don't last. At least that's what improper Southern belle Maggie Forsythe thinks after being unceremoniously dumped two weeks before getting hitched to a man even her mother approves of. Maggie has never given two figs what anyone thinks, so why is she hiding away from her South Carolina Low Country home?
The silver pigs Davis, Lindsey.
It is A.D. 70, when Roman P.I. Marcus Didius Falco runs into comely Sosia Camillina on the steps of the Forum. It seems she's being chased by a few unsavories for a stockpile of silver pigs (silver ingots) but Falco wants more information. What he gets is a whiff of treason and a one-way ticket to his own funeral pyre.
What's it like to be married to me? Dillow, Linda.
Extremely intimate and honest, Linda Dillow shares the best and worst things she has done in her nearly fifty years of marriage as she leads listeners into God's heart for what their marriage could be. With guidance for making a Marriage Purpose Statement, this program is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of having a better marriage.
Steadfast Campbell, Jack.
Geary and the crew of the Dauntless have managed to safely escort important alien representatives to Earth. But before they can make tracks for home, two of Geary's key lieutenants vanish. The search for his missing men leads Geary on a far-flung chase, ultimately ending at the one spot in space from which all humans have been banned: The moon Europa. Any ship that lands there must stay or be destroyed, leaving Geary to face the most profound moral dilemma of his life.
The promise Crais, Robert.
Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice. These are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case, until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown.
Growing up duggar Duggar, Jana.
The four eldest Duggar girls, Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger, open up about the blessings and advantages of living the Duggar lifestyle. They open up about their own personal faith and convictions, boys, dating, manners, living in a large family, politics, and much more. Learn how the family navigates the difficult years between twelve and sixteen and what the girls look for in a man, all in a frank and fun audiobook that will inspire teens and adults alike.
The dog O'Neill, Joseph.
Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis. In Dubai at the height of its self-invention as a futuristic Shangri-la, he struggles with his new position as the "family officer" of the capricious and very rich Batros family.
204 rosewood lane Macomber, Debbie.
Grace, a seemingly reserved librarian, shows the town of Cedar Cove what she is truly made of when her husband mysteriously vanishes, forcing her to call upon her inner strength and courage to help her two daughters deal with his disappearance.
Once burned Frost, Jeaniene.
After a tragic accident scarred her body and destroyed her dreams, Leila never imagined that the worst was still to come: a terrifying ability to channel electricity and to see a person's darkest secrets through a single touch. Leila is doomed to a life of solitude, until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world's most infamous vampire. He's the Prince of Night, Vlad Tepesh.
Night's honor Harrison, Thea.
On the run, Tess knows that she's vulnerable on her own amongst the Elder Races. So she becomes the human attendant of a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind. While her position gives her safety, her protector turns out to be more than she bargained for. Xavier is both terrifying and alluring, and Tess can't ignore his innate sense of integrity and self-restraint. She must learn to navigate the dangers of Xavier's world, both to her life and to her heart. But the biggest threat comes from her past.
The narrow road to the deep north Flanagan, Richard.
In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thailand-Burma Death Railway in 1943, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. His life is a daily struggle to save the men under his command, until he receives a letter that will change him forever. It tells a story of death, love, and family, exploring the many forms of good and evil, as one man comes of age and prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.
The midwife Petersheim, Jolina.
At Hopen Haus, a home for unwed mothers, Amelia's due date gets closer, Midwife Rhoda must face her past regrets and those she left behind in order to heal and let love and forgiveness set them all free.
Hexed Hearne, Kevin.
Atticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn't care much for witches. Still, he's about to make nice with the local coven by signing a treaty when suddenly the witch population in Tempe, Arizona quadruples overnight. And the new girls have a dark history on the German side of World War II. With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas, and a sexy Celtic goddess vying for his attention, Atticus is having trouble scheduling the witch hunt.
The paying guests Waters, Sarah.
It is 1922, and London is tense. In South London, life is about to be transformed as impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. With the arrival of Lilian and Leonard Barber, a modern young couple, the routines of the house will be shaken up in unexpected ways. Little do the Wrays know just how profoundly their new tenants will alter the course of Frances's life or, how far-reaching, and how devastating, the disturbances will be.
The man in the window Cohen, Jon.
Since he was disfigured in a fire sixteen years ago, recluse Louis Malone has remained hidden from the prying eyes of his neighbors in the small town of Waverly. Across town, Iris Shula, a lonely and unlovely nurse knows, at thirty-seven, it is unlikely that her Prince Charming will ever appear. But Iris is about to learn how wrong she is. When Louis accidently falls out of his second story window these two kindred souls are brought together. What unfolds is a most unlikely love story.
Flesh and blood Cornwell, Patricia.
It's Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday, and she's about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids' game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there's been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has been shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries.
The fatal tree Lawhead, Stephen R..
The evidence is compelling. Not only is The End of Everything approaching, it's approaching rapidly. Desperation sends the Questors to the four corners of the universe in search of answers.
Citizens creek Tademy, Lalita.
The evocative story of a once-enslaved man who buys his freedom after serving as a translator during the American Indian Wars, and his granddaughter, who sustains his legacy of courage.
Dead but not forgotten Harris, Charlaine.
A collection of original Sookie Stackhouse stories written by authors handpicked by Charlaine Harris herself.
The cinderella murder Clark, Mary Higgins.
Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Now she has the ideal case to feature in an episode: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. With the help of lawyer and host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows it will get great ratings, especially when the suspects include Hollywood's elite and tech billionaires. It is perfect for the silver screen, but is Cinderella's murderer ready for a close-up?
The burning room Connelly, Michael.
Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case. Beginning with the bullet that's been lodged for years in the victim's spine, they must pull new leads from years-old information, which soon reveal that this shooting may have been anything but random.
Betrayed Scottoline, Lisa.
Judy's best friend is a new partner and almost a new bride. Judy is not jealous, but not happy either as she questions her career and love life. When she learns that her Aunt Vicky has been diagnosed with breast cancer, she races to her aunt's side. She finds her aunt is dealing with the sudden death of a friend, Emelia, an undocumented worker. Her death looks unnatural to Judy, so she investigates, which leads her into an underground world far more dangerous than she ever imagined.
The ties that bind Focus on the Family.
Who knew that two events could trigger so much drama in Odyssey? Wooton's announcement about a family of detectives leads to suspicion and intrigue. Whit's challenge of some popular ideas causes a difficult tug-of-war between conviction and compromise. And the surprise arrival of a few friends and former adversaries creates the perfect blend of excitement, comedy, and important life lessons for everyone.
The lonely lake monster Selfors, Suzanne.
Pearl Petal and Ben Silverstein can't wait for their first official day as apprentices of Dr. Woo, veterinarian for imaginary creatures, that is, until they are tasked with clipping sasquatch's toenails. Then Pearl spots a monster in the lake behind the hospital. Though they were told not to leave the building for any reason, Pearl sets off for a closer look, with Ben trailing cautiously behind. The outing goes awry when Ben is captured and held hostage on an island in the middle of the lake.