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New Arrivals - Downloadable Audio Books
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera knew by accepting the love of John Hayden, she'd be forced to live forever in the Underworld. But now her happiness and safety are threatened because the Furies have discovered that John has broken one of their strictest rules, and the only way to fix the balance is for someone to die.
Mr. Docker, a new science teacher, is a crazy inventor who blows things up, uses potatoes for power, and has A.J. and his friends wondering whether science is for nerds or is the coolest subject ever.
Well over a century has passed since the publication of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in 1876, but time has done little to diminish the appeal and enjoyment of this classic story of growing up in midwestern America. The world Mark Twain envisioned for his precocious hero is a "boy-perfect" one, where life is perpetual vacation, where good and evil are clearly defined, awe-inspiring contradictions, and where the joys of independent discovery always outweigh the severity of punishment. "Although my book is intended for the entertainment of boys and girls, I hope it will not be shunned by men and women on that account, for part of my plan has been to try to pleasantly remind adults of what they once were themselves, and of how they felt and thought and talked, and what queer enterprises they sometimes engaged in."-Mark Twain
Taskforce operator Pike Logan and his partner Jennifer Cahill go against a Chechen suicide bomber intent on releasing a deadly, genetically mutated virus. Traversing the globe to stop this catastrophe, the two soon discover there is a more dangerous enemy lurking in the shadows.
While spending the month of August on the Massachusetts shore with her father, stepmother, and their new baby, almost thirteen-year-old Maggie finds beauty in and draws strength from a great blue heron, even as the family around her unravels.
The discovery of a murdered body disguised as a cornfield scarecrow becomes the first of several disturbing events in a scenic Virginia community, where Harry and her husband prepare for the local Halloween festivities and uncover a lucrative conspiracy.
When lonely, ten-year-old Hal learns that his wealthy but neglectful parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal's grandparents live.
As punishment for their perpetual infighting, the Nerd Girls and the ThreePees (Pretty, Popular, Perfect) must compete together in the Academic Septhalon.
Marlow, Conrad's famous maritime wanderer and narrator, spins a story with a mysterious thread.
Devon McAllister flees danger with her daughter and ends up in Thunder Point, Oregon, where she meets widowed father Spencer Lawson, a man who can teach her about safety and stability.
Presents five dozen sonnets of Shakespeare, including some of the best known in all of English literature.
When their home next to a brook is destroyed by beavers, a large family of golden mice is aided by Poppy the deer mouse and her grumpy porcupine friend, who in the process forges a relationship with the son he had abandoned.
Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis crafts poetic portraits of civil rights luminaries in this important work. From Coretta Scott King and Gandhi to Nelson Mandela and Jackie Robinson, When Thunder Comes resounds with the voices of heroes who changed the world.
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
My fond parents being both carried off by smallpox, it was put into my head of going to London. But what should gentle Fanny do in that wicked city? What lay in wait to corrupt her innocence? All is revealed in this unbridled, lusty romp through 18th-century England.
In 1972 Cambridge student Serena Frome's intelligence and beauty land her a job with England's intelligence agency, MI5. In an attempt to monitor writers' politics, MI5 tasks Serena with infiltrating the literary circle of author Tom Healy. But soon matters of trust and identity subvert the operation.
Andrews combines his seven key resolutions to succeeding in life with an inspiring tale about a man who makes a spiritual journey to visit seven famous historical figures who deliver words of wisdom.
Feeling neglected on his birthday, Ereth, the cantankerous old porcupine, sets out looking for his favorite treat and instead finds himself acting as "mother" to three young fox kits.
Envy turns to admiration and finally to friendship for Goat and Unicorn.
Sybella's duty as Death's assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped. Love and romance, history and magic, vengeance and salvation converge.
One of the greatest love stories ever written, Jane Eyre is the tale of a young woman entangled with the powerful Mr Rochester. What lurks in the attic at Thornfield, the ancestral home of the surly Mr Rochester? Will the governess Jane Eyre discover his secret; and having discovered it, live to regret that knowledge? Battling inside Jane are passion and prudence; she struggles to survive the turmoil they cause.
An average mother of two working in investigation fraud gets drawn into a shady and eccentric underworld after looking into the finances of a billionaire computer geek.
Using straightforward discussions and concrete examples, the authors show those still adjusting to their corner office how to get the most out of workers. Learn how to hire employees, manage employees, and discipline staff, all with advice that is both commonsense and thoughtful.
Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine on board ship and in the New World.
Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure, Inc." challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge.