New Talking Books added to Collection

August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Midwest Tapes
Listed by Author
 
Shadow in Serenity
Blackstock, Terri
A childhood spent living with her father on a traveling carnival has taught Carny Sullivan how to spot a con man. When Logan Brisco comes to the town of Serenity, Texas, he wins over the entire population. Logan wants to bring an amusement park to town, but Carny is suspicious. As she tries to unveil Logan’s true intentions, Carny finds herself drawn to him in ways that she never imagined.
 
Sisterhood Everlasting
Brashares, Ann / Goethals, Angela (NRT)
All grown up with jobs and men they love, Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget now long for the sisterhood they once shared. When Tibby buys the other three sisters plane tickets for a reunion, the long-lost friends come together for a life-changing gathering.
 
The Race
Cussler, Clive
It is 1910 and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than fifty days. He is even sponsoring Josephine Frost. Frost’s violent-tempered husband has just killed her lover and tried to kill her, and he is bound to make another attempt. Bell has tangled with Harry Frost before; he also knows that Frost won’t be only after his wife, but after Whiteway as well.
 
A Marriage Carol
Fabry, Chris / Chapman, Gary D.
Jake and Marlee, a typical couple, are about to call it quits. Over time they have drifted apart, and the sparks are dead. Marlee is convinced she married the wrong man and Jake feels tied down to the wrong woman. But their lives are about to take a turn. The ghosts of Marriage Past, Marriage Present, and Marriage Future reveal to Jake and Marlee how past choices, present realities, and their potential future might look if they do not change their ways.
 
That Used to Be Us
Friedman, Thomas L. / Mandelbaum, Michael
Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic deficits, and its pattern of energy consumption. They offer a way out of the trap into which the country has fallen, which includes the rediscovery of some of the most valuable traditions and the creation of a new third-party movement.
 
Silver Girl
Hilderbrand, Elin / Metzger, Janet (NRT) / Fraulo, Marianne (NRT)
Facing homelessness and a loss of social standing after her husband cheats rich investors out of billions of dollars, Meredith and her best friend, Connie, who has troubles of her own, escape to Nantucket to heal.
 
Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Lehrer, Jim / Lehrer, Jim (NRT)
The executive editor and anchor of PBS’sNewsHourpresents a lively analysis of political debates from the last two decades through the preparations, executions and mistakes of recent moderators and participants, offering insight into specific high-profile events and decisions. Read by the author.
 
Npr American Chronicles – WWII
Various authors
Released to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, more than two dozen stories from National Public Radio reflect on World War II.
 
The Oscar Wilde Collection: Lady Windermere’s Fan, a Woman of No Importance, an Ideal Husband and the Importance of Being Earnest
Wilde, Oscar
Four classic comedies from one of the greatest playwrights in Western literature are brought together in one collection. Featured are The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere’s Fan; An Ideal Husband; The Picture of Dorian Gray; and A Woman of No Importance.
 
Son of Stone
Woods, Stuart
After an eventful trip to Bel-Air and a reunion with his sophisticated (and very wealthy) former love, Arrington Calder, Stone Barrington is back in New York, and he’s looking to stay closer to home and cash in on his partnership at Woodman & Weld. But Arrington has other plans for Stone, including introducing him to the child he fathered many years ago.
 
Compiled by Darren Nelson
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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