News from Lake Boobbegone:A Breast Cancer Memoir from the Heart Carolyn Redman
Things are a little complicated for the Beacon Street Girls right now...Charlotte´s dream is to be a writer. But she doesn´t seem to care that The Abigail Adams Junior High opened its newspaper, The Sentinel, to seventh-grade writers. Why? Because she´s got a heartbreaking secret and it involves moving...again! And just when Charlotte really needs her friends, they´ve got major problems of their own. Maeve has a really great idea for a community service project, ´´Blanket Brookline with Love.´´ But try as she might, she can´t seem to get it off the ground. And the new girl, Isabel Martinez, is creating major tension. Avery and Katani don´t like her, but Maeve and Charlotte do. What will this do to the Beacon Street Girls´ friendship? Will it ever be the same? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, Pamella D’Pella, Jennifer Betit Yen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000818/bk_lili_000818_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Can the bad boy of Copper Ridge, Oregon, make good - and win the rodeo girl of his dreams? Kate Garrett keeps life simple - working hard, riding her beloved horses, playing cards with her brothers. Lately, though, she feels a bit restless, especially when family friend Jack Monaghan is around. Sexy and shameless, Jack is the kind of trouble you don´t tangle with unless you want your heart broken. Still, Kate could always use his help in learning how to lasso someone a little less high risk.... Jack can´t pinpoint the moment the Garrett brothers´ little sister suddenly stopped seeming so...little. Now here he is, giving flirting tips to the one woman who needs zero help turning him on. Love´s a game he´s never wanted to play. But he´ll have to hurry up and learn how before the best thing that ever entered his life rides right back out again.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lillian Thayer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/004698/bk_harp_004698_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
During WWI, Cameron Townsend (1896-1982) was told, ´´You´ll do more good selling Bibles in Central America than you would shooting Germans in France.´´ Cameron began by translating the Bible into the language of his Guatemalan friends. Then he started Wycliffe Bible Translators with the dream of making the Good News available in every language. Since 1942, Wycliffe has translated Scripture into hundreds of languages, spreading God´s Word to people everywhere. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Gregory. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hove/001048/bk_hove_001048_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The dazzling collection of stories from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Late in the Day. WINNER OF THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE Two sisters quarrel over an inheritance and a new baby. A housekeeper caring for a helpless old man uncovers secrets from his past. A young girl accepts a lift in a car with a group of strangers. An old friend brings bad news to a dinner party. In these gripping and unsettling stories, the ordinary is made extraordinary and the real things that happen to people turn out to be every bit as mysterious as their dreams.´These well-turned, exceptionally nuanced pieces are solidly evocative of place, period...and sensory detail´ Sunday Times´Few writers give me such consistent pleasure´ Zadie Smith
Changing your demeanor can change your life Melissa McCarty, a veteran news reporter and actress, came close to being a statistic, as a high school dropout who was surrounded by criminals in the rough neighborhoods of Northern California where she grew up. It was her dreams and focused career path in television that helped give her the strength to overcome a past she spent most of her life running from. Fed up watching her friends and older brother, Mikey, succumb to addiction, gangs, and violence, she embarked on a whirlwind journey moving state to state earning her stripes in TV news. With aggressive drive to succeed, Melissa realized there was a silent warfare brewing within her family, suppressing any milestone of success. The enemy and its ability to make those it touched powerless, hopeless, and teetering on deaths door was an undiagnosed mental illnesses that afflicted her brother, her hero, and protector growing up. In News Girls Don´t Cry, Melissa McCarty shares an intense account of what families go through when one must fight mental and emotional wars each day. Her brother, diagnosed with social phobias, bi-polar, and debilitating alcoholism, has been deprived of life. He´d self-destruct as Melissa tried to keep secret the headlines she reported each night that mimicked similar instances in her personal life. Through the pain, there´s discovery of awareness, achieving personal and professional balance, and tackling diseases that still try to stripe her family of living their full potential. It´s an inspiring story of overcoming adversity and welcoming second chances. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anne Valliere. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/049028/bk_acx0_049028_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
2017 RITA FinalistA rebellious cabaret owner and her stubborn chef pursue, life, liberty, and happiness in 1917 Harlem...and find love where they least expect it.After spending half her life pretending to be something she’s not, performance is second nature for cabaret owner Bertha Hines. With the election drawing near and women’s voting rights on the ballot, Bertha decides to use her persuasive skills to push the men of New York City in the right direction.Chef Amir Chowdhury jumped ship in New York to get a taste of the American Dream, only to discover he’s an unwanted ingredient. When ornery Amir reluctantly takes a job at The Cashmere, he thinks he’s hit the bottom of the barrel; however, working at the club reignites his dream of being a force for change. His boss, Bertha, ignites something else in him.Bertha and Amir clash from the start, but her knowledge of politics and his knowledge of dance force them into a detente that fans the flames of latent desire. But Bertha has the vice squad on her tail, and news from home may end Amir’s dream before it comes to fruition. With their pasts and futures stacked against them, can Amir and Bertha hold on to their growing love?Originally appeared in Daughters of A Nation: A Black Suffragette Historical Romance Anthology. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen Chilton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/050907/bk_adbl_050907_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Clinical psychologist and Georgetown University PhD research student Joey ´´G´´ Weston has a passion for Oneirology - the study and analysis of dreams. But that passion proves to be a doubled-edged sword when word gets out that G has discovered and demonstrated the ability to consciously manipulate and freely move about in his dreams. Things heat up as news of his abilities goes viral and entices various governmental agencies to pursue him in an attempt to exploit him...or eliminate him altogether. G quickly discovers the power, tenacity, and unfettered reach of the US Government as he is sequestered by one agency, only to be rescued by yet another, in a quest to validate, test, and exploit his abilities - all in the interest of national security and covert advantage. G eventually finds that he is not the only one who possesses the ability to travel about and manipulate his dreams when he continues to cross paths with one man who seems to be aware of G´s presence while dreaming. The two share glancing encounters at first but eventually confront each other in the alter-conscious domain. G discovers the man to be none other than Khalid Abdul-Hakim, the world´s most wanted terrorist. Hakim is none too happy that he has been discovered and is driven to eliminate the one man who can track his movements and thwart his motivations. In a world where nothing is as it first appears, this clandestine novel brings both reality and alter-reality together in support of parallel storylines that merge into a fascinating ending that leads G to a final encounter with Hakim where he discovers how to rid the world of the elusive terrorist mastermind inside the dream state. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Freeman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/056079/bk_acx0_056079_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Actress Clara McCallum just got her big break. She’s thrilled about landing the lead role in a big WWII film. But her dream-come-true excitement is short-lived. She’s just received devastating news and has been reeling ever since. The last thing Clara wants is to spend Christmas alone in New York City, but she’s determined to stay on location for the movie. Anything for her craft, right? Which is perfect since she’s playing a woman who’ll do anything for the love of doomed soldier Jed Landry. But Clara’s resolve turns to astonishment when she steps off an old-fashioned locomotive from the set and finds herself whisked back in time - and into the arms of the real-life Jed. She’s convinced it’s some sort of hallucination. But before long she finds herself swept away by the handsome soldier and wondering if her plunge into the past could change the course of the future . . . and turn out to be the best Christmas present ever. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005611/bk_brll_005611_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.