New Books on CD

In the midst of winter [CD sound recording]: a novel

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by Allende, Isabel,
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (660 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F ALL
Summary A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant, Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile, for her advice.

Wayfaring stranger [CD sound recording] : a novel

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by Burke, James Lee, 1936-
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
Unabridged.
11 sound discs (780 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M BUR
Summary "It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all"--

Wilde in love [CD sound recording]

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by James, Eloisa,
Publisher Harper Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (9 3/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM JAM
Summary Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father's castle, but just as he grasps that he's not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.

Hiddensee [CD sound recording]

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by Maguire, Gregory,
Publisher Harper Audio, [2017]
Unabridged; [Retail edition].
9 audio discs (510 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F MAG
Summary In this imaginative novel rooted in the rich soil of early nineteenth century German Romanticism, beloved New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire twins an origin legend of the famous Nutcracker with the life of Drosselmeier, the toymaker who carves him.

A million little things [CD sound recording]

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by Mallery, Susan
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM MAL
Summary "Zoe Saldivar is more than just single--she's ALONE. She recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend, she works from home and her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship. The day Zoe accidentally traps herself in her attic with her hungry-looking cat, she realizes that it's up to her to stop living in isolation. Her seemingly empty life takes a sudden turn for the complicated--her first new friend is Jen's widowed mom, Pam. The only guy to give her butterflies in a very long time is Jen's brother. And meanwhile, Pam is being very deliberately seduced by Zoe's own smooth-as-tequila father. Pam's flustered, Jen's annoyed and Zoe is beginning to think "alone" doesn't sound so bad, after all"--

Sugar Pine trail [CD sound recording]

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 16:19
by Thayne, RaeAnne,
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (8 1/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM THA
Summary An unlikely attraction brings comfort, joy and unforgettable romance this holiday season!

The glass kitchen [sound recording]

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 04:17
by Lee, Linda Francis.
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2014]
9 sound discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F LEE
Summary Three sisters move from Texas to New York City to open a restaurant in this novel about food, family, and finding true love.

Magic [CD sound recording] : a novel

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 01:15
by Steel, Danielle.
Publisher Brilliance Audio, Inc., 2016.
Unabridged.
7 sound discs (8 hr., 9 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary "A dazzling contemporary novel that vividly portrays the glamorous White Dinners that occur annually in Paris, and the ups and downs of three interconnected couples for whom the dinners have become a tradition. The White Dinner is a love poem to friendship, joy, elegance, and the monuments of Paris. And each year it is an unforgettable summer night, especially for Jean-Philippe Dumas, a longtime participant, and the three couples he's carefully selected to attend this exclusive and cherished event. Interweaving the stories of seven individuals, lives will be forever changed on the eve of one such White Dinner; a night that will lead to new friendships, new love, and of course, magical possibilities"--

If not for you [CD sound recording] : a novel

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 13:10
by Macomber, Debbie,
Publisher Penguin Random House Audio ; Books on Tape, [2017]
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F MAC
Summary "Having lived under her parents' thumb for 25 years, Beth Prudhomme is finally taking charge of her own life. She moves from Chicago to Portland to live near her favorite aunt, finding employment as a music teacher at a local high school and a fast friend in Nichole Nyquist (who readers will recognize from A Girl's Guide to Moving On). Everything is coming together, though her love life leaves something to be desired. Until Nichole introduces Beth to Sam, a tattooed mechanic who's the epitome of her conservative parents' worst nightmare. Beth doesn't want to upset her parents more than she already has, and for himself, Sam has no interest in being set up with a prissy music teacher. But both learn that appearances aren't everything when Beth gets into a car accident and Sam visits her--at first out of obligation, and then because he can't stay away. Yet there are skeletons in Sam's closet that prevent him from ever trusting a woman again, and he knows he doesn't fit into Beth's life. In the end, he'll have to decide if he can ever be worthy of Beth's love and if he is, how far he's willing to go to fight for it"--

Dodge City [CD sound recording]: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:04
by Clavin, Thomas,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
11 audio discs (13 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 978.176 CLA
Summary "Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City's streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with gunmen, horse thieves, and desperadoes of every sort. By the 1870s, Dodge City was known as the most violent and turbulent town in the West. Enter Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. Young and largely self-trained men, the lawmen led the effort that established frontier justice and the rule of law in the American West, and did it in the wickedest place in the United States. When they moved on, Wyatt to Tombstone and Bat to Colorado, a tamed Dodge was left in the hands of Jim Masterson. But before long, Wyatt and Bat, each having had a lawman brother killed, returned to that threatened western Kansas town to team up to restore order again in what became known as the Dodge City War before riding off into the sunset. The true story of their friendship, romances, gunfights, and adventures, along with the remarkable cast of characters they encountered along the way (including Wild Bill Hickock, Jesse James, Doc Holliday, Buffalo Bill Cody, John Wesley Hardin, Billy the Kid, and Theodore Roosevelt) has gone largely untold--lost in the haze of Hollywood films and western fiction, until now"--

Bone box [CD sound recording] : a Decker/Lazarus novel

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:04
by Kellerman, Faye,
Publisher Harper Audio, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
11 audio discs (12 3/4 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M KEL
Summary Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome, decades-old, unsolved murders, pointing to a diabolical, serial killer who's been hiding in plain sight.

Dangerous games [CD sound recording] : a novel

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:04
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Recorded Books, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary "Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world--from riots in America to protests on the streets of Tehran. With her daughter in college, and working alongside cameraman Ben Chapman, a deeply private ex-Navy SEAL, Alix revels in the risks and whirlwind pace of her work. But her latest assignment puts her at the center of an explosive story that will reshape many lives, including her own: investigating damning allegations involving the vice president of the United States, Tony Clark. Alix starts with a nationally revered woman who may be the key to exposing frightening secrets. Olympia Foster is the fragile, reclusive widow of America's most admired senator, who had been destined for the presidency before an assassin's bullet felled him. Since then, Olympia has found emotional support from Clark, who once wanted her as his wife and now stands as her protector and confidant. When Alix begins to dig deeper, federal agents pick up the trail. Then the threats begin. As the stakes rise in this dangerous game, Alix needs Ben's help as never before. And soon they realize they are grappling with an adversary far more sinister than they had imagined"--

Unqualified [CD sound recording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:03
by Faris, Anna, 1976-
Publisher Penguin Audio, 2017.
6 audio discs (6 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 791.45028 FAR
Summary Anna Faris has advice for listeners. And it's great advice, because she's been through it all, and she wants to tell listeners what she's learned. Her comic memoir and first book, will share Anna's candid, sympathetic, and entertaining stories of love lost and won.

Orphan X [CD sound recording]: a novel

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:03
by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
Publisher Brilliance Audio ; Distributed by Recorded Books, [2016], ℗2015.
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (11 hr., 22 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HUR
Summary The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It's said that when he's reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he's no legend. Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets--i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear. Now, however, someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X. Someone who is getting closer and closer. And will exploit Evan's weakness--his work as The Nowhere Man--to find him and eliminate him.

Blessed in the darkness [CD sound recording]: how all things are working for your good

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:03
by Osteen, Joel,
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (7 hr., 38 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 248.86 OST
Summary We may not realize it, but when we feel buried in dark places, we are being blessed. With Blessed in the Darkness, you will learn how to draw closer to God and trust Him when life doesn't make sense.

The Vietnam War [CD sound recording]: an intimate history

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:03
by Ward, Geoffrey C.,
Publisher Penguin Random House Audio Publishing, [2017] ℗2017
Abridged.
8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 959.7043 VIE
Summary Now, continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed collaborations, the authors draw on dozens and dozens of interviews in America and Vietnam to give listeners the perspectives of people involved at all levels of the war: US and Vietnamese soldiers and their families, high-level officials in America and Vietnam, antiwar protestors, POWs, and many more. The book plunges listeners into the chaos and intensity of combat, even as it explains the rationale that got us into Vietnam and kept us there for so many years. Rather than taking sides, the book seeks to understand why the war happened the way it did, and to clarify its complicated legacy.

The Rooster Bar [CD sound recording]

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:51
by Grisham, John,
Publisher Random House Audio ; Books on Tape, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (10 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F GRI
Summary Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place . But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in the Great Law School Scam.

Quick & dirty [CD sound recording]

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:51
by Woods, Stuart,
Publisher Penguin Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F WOO
Summary Stone Barrington is the master of keeping calm and collected under fire, but his latest case will challenge even his tireless aplomb.

The cutthroat [CD sound recording] : an Isaac Bell adventure

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 03:45
by Cussler, Clive,
Publisher Penguin Audio : Books on Tape, [2017]
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (approximately 9 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F CUS
Summary "The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate--petite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims--there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time"--

I can't make this up [CD sound recording]: life lessons

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:35
by Hart, Kevin, 1979-
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (11 hr., 17 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 792.702 HAR
Summary Superstar, comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include, the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and listeners have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in themselves since Old Yeller.

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