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Audiobook Update - January 2, 2018

Audiobook Update

Audiobook Update

Tuesday, January 2, 2018


This newsletter consists of new audiobooks on CD purchased by the library.  While it can contain some updates on the Digital Download Center powered by OverDrive, those of you who are interested mostly in downloadable content may also want to subscribe to our new eBook Update which focuses more on updates in eBook publishing related to public libraries as well as highlighting new eBook and audiobook titles.

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The English Wfe
by Lauren Willig


Read by Nicola Barber.

Everything a sister thought she knew about her brother and his wife unravels as she seeks the truth about them in this scandalous Gilded Age tale full of family secrets, affairs, and murder.




Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks 
by Stephen Davis


Read by Christina Delaine.

Stevie Nicks' work and life are equally sexy and interesting, and Davis delves deeply into each, unearthing fresh details from new, intimate interviews and interpreting them to present a rich new portrait of the star.




The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place: A Flavia de Luce Novel
by Alan Bradley


Read by Jayne Entwistle.

In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a notorious vicar had recently dispatched three of his female parishioners by spiking their communion wine with cyanide, Flavia, an expert chemist with a passion for poisons, is ecstatic. If anything could take Flavia's mind off sorrow, it is solving a murder - although one that may lead the young sleuth to an early grave.




Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller 
by James Lee Burke


Read by Rich Orlow and Henry Strozier.

It was to be a simple mission. Nothing more than assessing whether a merchant in the fabled Israeli Diamond Exchange was involved in a scheme that could potentially embarrass the state of Israel. But nothing is ever simple in the world of intelligence...Pike Logan and his team stumble upon much more than they expected, a concerted conspiracy to topple a democratic African country.




The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact 
by Chip & Dan Heath


Read by Jeremy Bobb.

While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insight, pride, and connection. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children?




by James Lee Burke


Read by Will Patton.

During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he's investigating, one which involved the death of the man who took the life of Dave's beloved wife. As he works to clear his name and make sense of the murder, Robicheaux encounters a cast of characters and a resurgence of dark social forces that threaten to destroy all of those whom he loves.




Still Me
by Jojo Moyes


Read by Anna Acton.

What began with Lou's devastating whirlwind romance with Will Traynor in Me Before You and continued with her transition into recovery and life post-Will in After You, now takes a new direction in this novel, in which Lou Clark heads for New York, and finds herself torn between her old life and her new one.




Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say 
by Kelly Corrigan


Read by the author.

A story-driven collection of essays on the twelve powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships, from the New York Times bestselling author of Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place.