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Author: Helen Fielding | Narrator: Samantha Bond
Release Date: October 29, 2013

A GoodReads Reader's Choice

Bridget Jones—one of the most beloved characters in modern literature (v.g.)—is back. In Helen Fielding's wildly funny, hotly anticipated new novel, Bridget faces a few rather pressing questions.   

What do you do when your girlfriend’s sixtieth birthday party is the same day as your boyfriend’s thirtieth.

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Author: David Levithan | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: August 28, 2012

In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a "wise, wildly unique" love story about A, a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.

Every day a different body.

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Author: Rebecca Stead | Narrator: Jesse Bernstein
Release Date: August 07, 2012

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me. a story about spies, games, and friendship.
 
The first day Georges (the S is silent) moves into a new Brooklyn apartment, he sees a sign taped to a door in the basement.

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Author: Alexander McCall Smith | Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Release Date: April 10, 2012
THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.
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Author: Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright | Narrator: Katherine Kellgren and Robin Sachs
Release Date: January 10, 2012
Tired of dodging fishwives’ brooms and carriage wheels, alley cat Skilley yearns for the comfort of Ye olde Cheshire Cheese, a popular London inn. When he hears that the innkeeper is in need of a mouser, he hatches a scheme so audacious it will surely set him up for the rest of his nine lives.
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Author: Jon Roberts and Evan Wright | Narrator: Various and Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 01, 2011
The true story of super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the documentary Cocaine Cowboys. 
 
American Desperado is Roberts’ no-holds-barred account of being born into Mafia royalty, witnessing his first murder at the age of seven, becoming a hunter-assassin in Vietnam, returning to New York to become--at age 22--one of the city’s leading nightclub impresarios, then journeying to Miami where in a few short years he would rise to become the Medellin Cartel’s most effective smuggler.
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Author: Sally M. Walker | Narrator: J. R. Horne
Release Date: April 24, 2007
Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Medal

For more than one hundred years, a submarine lay buried beneath the ocean floor near Charleston, South Carolina. This Civil War stealth weapon–the H. L. Hunley–made history in 1864 as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship.
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Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer | Narrator: Emily Bauer
Release Date: November 21, 2006
When Miranda first hears the warnings that a meteor is headed on a collision path with the moon, they just sound like an excuse for extra homework assignments. But her disbelief turns to fear in a split second as the entire world witnesses a lunar impact that knocks the moon closer in orbit, catastrophically altering the earth’s climate.
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Author: Barack Obama | Narrator: Barack Obama
Release Date: October 17, 2006
In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what Obama called “the audacity of hope.
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Author: John Boyne | Narrator: Michael Maloney
Release Date: September 26, 2006
BONUS FEATURE. Conversation between the author and the editor, David Fickling.

Berlin 1942

When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do.
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Author: Markus Zusak | Narrator: Allan Corduner
Release Date: September 19, 2006
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.
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Author: Dean Koontz | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: May 30, 2006
With each and every new novel, Dean Koontz raises the stakes—and the pulse rate—higher than any other author. Now, in what may be his most suspenseful and heartfelt novel ever, he brings us the story of an ordinary man whose extraordinary commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption to the mystery of love itself—and to a showdown with the darkness that would destroy it forever.
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