New Audiobooks

June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011
Synopsis from Midwest Tapes
 
The Greater Journey
David McCullough
David McCullough chronicles the lives of American artists and scientists who studied in Paris and ultimately changed America because of their experiences. From Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor in America, and abolitionist Charles Sumner to artist Samuel F. B. Morse and literature greats Nathaniel Hawthorne and Mark Twain, Paris has left its mark on the American identity.
 
Hit List
Laurell K. Hamilton
In Laurell K. Hamilton’s New York Times best-selling novels, it’s often hard to tell the good from the evil. Just ask Anita Blake. In the series’ twentieth installment, word has leaked to Anita that hitmen are headed for St. Louis and that she is one of their targets. However, Anita still has some tricks up her sleeve, as she and Edward conspire to ensnare their enemies.
 
Learning
Karen Kingsbury
Bailey is slowly inching toward her dream of becoming an actress while Cody coaches and mentors a high school football team. However, they are slowly drifting apart, and when Cody’s past catches up to him, he is forced to reach out to others for help.
 
Long Gone
Alafair Burke
After a layoff and months of struggling, Alice Humphrey finally lands her dream job managing a new art gallery. According to Drew Campbell, the corporate representative who hires her, the gallery is a passion project for its eccentric owner. Drew assures Alice that the owner will be hands-off, allowing her to run the gallery on her own. Everything is perfect until the morning Alice arrives at work to find the gallery gone and Drew Campbell’s dead body on the floor.
 
NPR Driveway Moments – Dog Tales
Various Authors
Dog lovers will delight in these stories of the sometimes imperfect, always endearing canine companions with which people share their lives. These long and short, straight and curly tales of animals and their devoted human friends are comical, touching, and ultimately unforgettable.
 
Transition – The Story of How I Became a Man
Chaz Bono
At first, America knew the child of Sonny and Cher as Chastity, the cherubic little girl who appeared on her parents’ TV show. But within the past eighteen months, Chaz Bono has entered the public consciousness as the most high-profile transgender person ever. All through the hoopla surrounding his change, Bono has insisted on maintaining his privacy, until now. Here, Bono opens up about his childhood and gradual transformation into who he is today.
 
Trespasser
Paul Doiron
While on patrol one evening, Bowditch receives a call for help: a woman has struck a deer on a secluded road. When he arrives on the scene, he finds blood in the road, but both the driver and the deer have vanished. The details of the disappearance seem eerily familiar as seven years earlier, lobsterman Erland Jefferts was convicted of rape and murder, but his supposed victim was later found alive in what was possibly an elaborate frame up. For Bowditch, doing nothing is not an option.
 
The Unshakable Truth
Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell
Josh and Sean McDowell draw on a lifetime of work to create this comprehensive resource on what Christians believe, why they believe it, how it is relevant to life, and how they can pass it on to the next generation.
 
Compiled by Darren Nelson
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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