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November 2014 Fiction and Mystery Audiobooks

BCD  Adler-Olsen
     The Marco Effect
by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  Read by Graeme Malcolm.  12 discs.  15+ hours.

MP3 Barclay
     No Safe House
by Linwood Barclay.  Read by Brian O’Neill and Graham Winton.  One disc.  12+ hours.

BCD Mystery Beaton
     The Blood of an Englishman
by M.C. Beaton.   Read by Alison Larkin.  6 discs.  7 hours.

BCD Burke
     Wayfaring Strange
r by James Lee Burke.  Read by Will Patton. 11 discs.  13 hours.

BCD Carroll
     Warburg in Rome
by James Carroll.  Read by David Doersch.  10 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Cass
     The Elite
by Kiera Cass.  Read by Amy Rubinate.  7 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Clark
     The Competition
by Marcia Clark.  Read by January LaVoy.  11 discs. 1 3+ hours.

Not Just for Teens

Recently teen books have become very popular with adult readers.  Many people enjoyed reading The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.  As the Teen Librarian, most of my personal reading is in the teen book area.  I still read an occasional “Adult “ title and enjoy a wide range of adult authors.  However, I find that many “teen” books are fun and exciting to read with complex ideas, plots and relevancy.   The following are some of my personal favorites.

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly [ separared by centuries, a teen tries to cope with the tragic deaths of two young boys]

Cover image for Revolution

October 2014 Fiction and Mystery Audiobooks

BCD Cain
     One Kick
by Chelsea Cain.  Read by Heather Lind.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Child
     Persona
l by Lee Child. Read by Dick Hill.  10 discs.  13 hours.

BCD Coulter
     The Lost Key
by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Elllison.  Read by Renee Raudman. 11 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Cussler
     The Eye of Heaven
by Clive Cussler.  Read by Scott Brick.  9 discs.  11 hours.

BCD Dewoskin
     Blind
by Rachel Dewoskin. Read by Annalie Gernert.  9 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Ellroy
    Perfidia
by James Ellroy.  Read by Craig Wasson.  22 discs.  28 hours.

BCD French
     The Secret Place
by Tana French.  Read by Stephen Hogan and Lara Hutchinson.  16 discs.  20 hours.

BCD Gaffney

Fiction Audiobooks September 2014

BCD Addison
      The Garden of Burning Sand
by Corban Addison.  Read by Robin Miles.  12 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Bertino
     2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas
by Marie Helene Bertino.  Read by Angela Goethals.  6 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Bloom
     Lucky Us
by Amy Bloom.  Read by Alicyn Packard.  6 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Bohjalian
     Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
by Chris Bohjalian.  Read by Grace Blewer.  7 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Brooks
      The High Druid’s Blade: the defenders of Shannara
by Terry Brooks.  Read by Simon Vance.  9 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Brown
     Mean Streak
by Sandra Brown.  Read by Jonathan Davis.  10 discs.  12 hours.

BCD Coelho

Battle of the Books Team 2014

Our team members are [top row] Sandra Charalel, Ally Eisenberg, Priyanka Ramanathan, Karen Zollinger, Nicholas Procino and Mary Phillips (coach), [bottom row] Vicki Cheung, John Walters, and Grace Singleton.

NonFiction Audiobooks September 2014

BCD B Clinton
     Hard Choices
by Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Read by Kathleen Chalfant and the author.  21 discs.  26 hours.

BCD B Philby
     A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the great betrayal
by Ben Macintyre.  Read by John Lee.  9 discs.  11 hours.

BCD B Salinger
     J.D. Salinger: the escape artist
by Thomas Beller.  Read by Grover Gardner.  5 discs.  5+ hours.

BCD 155.9 Sharp
      The Emotional Calendar: understanding seasonal influences and milestones to become happier, more fulfilled, and in
control of your life by John R. Sharp. M.D.  Read by Arthur Morey.  7 discs.  8 hours.

BCD 306.209 Stein
     American Panic: a history of who scares us and why
by Mark Stein.  Read by David Drummond.  8 discs.  10 hours.

MP3 320.1 Mickl

Teen Summer Reading Club Update

 

August Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Addison
     The Goblin Emperor
by Katherine Addison.  Read by Kyle McCarley.  13 discs.  16 hours.

BCD Andrews
     Save the Date
by Mary Kay Andrews.  Read by Kathleen McInerney.  11 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Science Fiction Card
     Earth Awakens
by Orson Scott Card.  Read by Stephen Hoye, Arthur Morey and Stefan Rudnicki.  12 discs.  15 hours.

BCD Colfer
     The Hangman’s Revolution
by Eoin Colfer.  Read by Maxwell Caufield.  9 discs.   11 hours

BCD Connor
     The Things You Kiss Goodbye
by Leslie Connor.  Read by Lauren Fortgang.  7 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Deveraux
     For All Time
by Jude Deveraux.  Read by Kirsten Potter.  10 discs.  11+ hours.

BCD Faceoff

Hup Cap Artists

 

Ansa Thomas, Priyanka Ramanathan and Sudarshan Sundar display their unique Hub Cap art work.  This week's winner of The Book in the Bottle is Tara Patale for The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells.  We still have Renaissance Tickets for Reading Club Members.  It's not too late to join and win a ticket.  Our current Book in a Bottle has no entries, so I will give you some very strong hints.  The title of the book can be found on one of the Reading lists, and the title also appears on the bottom of the bottle.  See if you can play detective and select the title and author.  Good Luck!

Pictures of the Week

                    

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