New Arrivals - Audio Books
Glenn Beck uncovers the politically motivated truth behind the continual failures of the American educational system and offers real, tangible solutions for change. The debate over education rages hotter than ever. Going point by point with a well-reasoned, fact-based analysis, Beck proves that it's not more money schools need, it's a complete refocusing of priorities and a total restructuring of the relationship between local schools and the federal government.
A young American lawyer and a Zambian police officer work together to uncover the identiy of a young Zambian girl who has been brutally assaulted and find out the person who is behind the crime.
In Tibetan Peach Pie, Robbins turns his unparalleled literary sensibility inward, stitching together stories of his unconventional life, from his Appalachian childhood to his globetrotting adventures--told in his unique voice that combines the sweet and sly, the spiritual and earthy.
Illuminates how brain development impacts teenagers' behavior and relationships. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, he explores exciting ways in which understanding how the teenage brain functions can help parents make what is in fact an incredibly positive period of growth, change, and experimentation in their children's lives less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.
"Sheriff Walt Longmire is sinking into high-plains winter discontent when his former boss, Lucian Conally, asks him to take on a mercy case in an adjacent county. Detective Gerald Holman is dead and Lucian wants to know what drove his old friend to take his own life. With the clock ticking on the birth of his first grandchild, Walt learns that the by-the-book detective might have suppressed evidence concerning three missing women. Digging deeper, Walt uncovers an incriminating secret so dark that it threatens to claim other lives even before the sheriff can serve justice--Wyoming style.
What scared the author was the secret world of sugar: hidden in bacon, crackers, salad dressing, and baby food. Schaub challenged her husband and two daughters to join her on a quest to eat no added sugar for an entire year. She uncovered the real costs of our sugar-heavy diet: a multitude of health problems. The stories, tips, and recipes she shares throw light on the questionable nutritional advice given over the years and shows that it is possible to eat with less and even no added sugar.
Marie-Laure has been blind since the age of six. Her father builds a perfect miniature of their Paris neighbourhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. But when the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a dangerous secret. Werner is a German orphan, destined to labour in the same mine that claimed his father's life, until he discovers a knack for engineering. His talent wins him a place at a brutal military academy, but his way out of obscurity is built on suffering. At the same time, far away in a walled city by the sea, an old man discovers new worlds without ever setting foot outside his home. But all around him, impending danger closes in.
"When pro baseball player Chase Walker first meets Amanda at her restaurant, it's love at first sight. While Amanda can't help noticing the superstar with the Greek-god-build, he doesn't have a chance of getting to first--or any other--base with her. A successful entrepreneur who's built her business from scratch, Amanda doesn't need a Prince Charming to sweep her off her feet. And a curvy girl who likes to cook and eat isn't interested in being around the catty, stick-thin herd of females chasing Chase and his teammates. But Chase isn't about to strike out. A man who isn't interested in playing the field, he's a monogamist who wants an independent woman like Amanda. His hopes rally when she discovers that squeaky-clean Chase has a few sexy and very secret pre-game rituals that turn the smart, headstrong businesswoman on--and into his number one fan. Then a tabloid discovers the truth and turns their spanking good fun into a late- night punchline. Is Amanda ready to let loose and swing for the fences? Or will the pressure of Chase's stardom force them to call it quits?" -- from publisher's web site.
Follows the inimitable Scotland Yard Superintendent's investigation into a cold-case involving a vertigo sufferer's fatal accident after a young girl's death in the same house.
With the United States facing an imminent and devastating attack, America's new president must turn to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country's history. Code-named "Gold Dust" and "Blackbird," they are shrouded in absolute secrecy because either of them, if discovered, will constitute an act of war.
Emma Dockery is obsessed with finding a link between the unsolved cases that number in the hundreds. So obsessed she has taken a leave from the FBI, has covered her bedroom walls with the newspaper clippings, and has recurring nightmares. No one believes her when she says they are all connected, until she finds evidence that cannot be ignored. More crimes happen without explanation, motives, weapons, or suspects. Could only one person really be to blame for all of them?
From her years as a spirited, secretive child, through her university studies--a period of exquisite freedom that imbued her with a profound appreciation of friendship and a love of travel--to her escape to a new life in California, Frances Mayes exuberantly recreates the intense relationships of her past, recounting the bitter and sweet stories of her complicated family.
While investigating the brutal murder of a novelist who had just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knew, which would ruin many lives, P.I. Cormoran Strike must race against time to catch a killer unlike any he has ever encountered before.
Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy.
After noticing that his identity has been stolen and used to create various social media accounts, Paul O'Rourke, a man with a troubled past, begins to wonder if his virtual alter ego is actually a better version of himself.
Women are the future of American business. According to a recent Nielsen report, women will control two-thirds of American consumer wealth in less than a decade. And yet almost all business and success literature is still written for men, dispensing advice that doesn't take into account women's unique strengths or address the demands of family life on mothers.
A deadly multi-vehicle pile-up on San Diego's historic Cabrillo bridge is thought of as a horrific accident; until Kendra Michaels arrives on the scene and perceives it as something much more sinister. Blind for decades and now sighted, Kendra's unusual skill for observation is highly sought after by both the FBI and CIA. Now her amazing conclusions open up a multi-jurisdictional investigation that once again teams her with the FBI and federal agent Adam Kyle.
Chicago wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy, Nicodemus Archleone, break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld.
The irascible A. J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose. One night upon closing, he discovers a toddler in his children's section with a note from her mother saying she can no longer raise her. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the transformation of both bookstore and owner, especially to the lovely yet eccentric sales rep, Amelia Loman.
Dabney is a 48-year-old fifth generation Nantucketer and has had a lifelong gift of matchmaking (52 couples still together to her credit). But when she discovers she is dying of cancer, she sets out to find matches for a few people very close to home: her husband; her lover journalist; and her daughter, Agnes, who is engaged to be married to the wrong man. As time slips away from Dabney, she is determined to find matches for those she loves most, but at what cost to her own relationships?
Lanconian heir Graydon Montgomery bonds with hardworking Toby Wyndam, who is fatefully able to tell him apart from his twin but who he cannot pursue because of his arranged marriage to a woman he does not love.
A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife.
A novel about a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing.
When Hadleigh Stevens makes a marriage pact with her single friends, she wasn't expecting Tripp Galloway to return to Bliss County, Wyoming, and once again meddle with her marriage plans.
Jim Stegner has seen his share of violence and loss. Years ago he shot a man in a bar. His marriage disintegrated. In the wake of tragedy, Jim abandoned the art scene of Santa Fe to start fresh in the valleys of rural Colorado. Now he spends his days painting and fly-fishing, trying to find a way to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. But one afternoon, on a dirt road, Jim comes across a man beating a small horse, and a brutal encounter rips his quiet life wide open.