Thursday, October 16, 2014

Weekly eHighlights: Audio edition



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The Usual Suspects: Guaranteed Bestsellers

Maya Banks – Keep Me Safe – Harper Audio, read by Jeffrey Kaffer

Clive Cussler – The Eye of Heaven and Havana Storm – Books on Tape, read by Scott Brick

Lena Dunham – Not That Kind of Girl - Books on Tape, read by the author

Tana French – The Secret Place – Books on Tape, read by Stephen Hogan & Lara Hutchinson

Tess Gerritsen – Under the Knife – Dreamscape Media, read by Erin Yuen

John Grisham – Gray Mountain – Books on Tape, read by Catherine Taber

Elin Hilderbrand – Winter Street – Blackstone, read by Erin Bennett

Darynda Jones – Seventh Grave and No Body – Macmillan Audio, read by Lorelei King

Sophie Kinsella – Shopaholic to the Stars – Books on Tape, read by Clare Corbett

Marie Lu – The Young Elites – Books on Tape, read by Carla Corvo & Lannon Killea

Debbie MacomberMr. Christmas – Books on Tape, read by Elyse Mirto

Cathy MaxwellThe Groom Says Yes – Harper Audio, read by Mary Jane Wells

James PattersonSaving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride) – Hachette Audio, read by Kasey Lee Huizinga

James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge – Burn – Blackstone, read by Danny Mastrogiorgio

Jodi Picoult – Where There’s Smoke (Short Story) and Larger Than Life (Novella) – Books on Tape, read by Kathe Mazur & Rebecca Lowman

Marilynne Robinson – Lila – Macmillan Audio, read by Maggie Hoffman

Fiction Tilly Bagshawe – Sidney Sheldon’s Chasing Tomorrow Harper Audio, read by Michael Cramer Bestselling author Sidney Sheldon’s most popular heroine–international thief Tracy Whitney of Tomorrow Comes–is back in this sequel. Someone is pulling off murders in all of the cities where the retired Tracy pulled off her best capers, and pointing the evidence at her.

Diane Chamberlain – The Silent SisterMacmillan Audio, read by Susan Bennett Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, 20 years later, she finds evidence to the contrary. Ranked No. 4 in sales by Macmillan.

Hilary Mantel – The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories** – Macmillan Audio, read by Jane Carr Ranked No. 3 at Macmillan Audio. By the winner of The Man Booker Award and the bestselling author of Wolf Hall.

Garth Stein – A Sudden Light Simon & Schuster Audio, read by Seth Numrich In the summer of 1990, a young boy discovers family secrets, including a ghost, in a huge estate overlooking Puget Sound. By the author of The Art of Racing in the Rain.

Nonfiction James Carroll – Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age Critically acclaimed and bestselling author James Carroll has explored every aspect of Christianity, faith, and Jesus Christ except this central one: What can we believe about–and how can we believe in–Jesus in the twenty-first century in light of the Holocaust and other atrocities.

Alan Cumming – Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir Harper Audio, read by the author Actor Alan Cumming had no idea, when he agreed to appear on the genealogy television show Who Do You Think You Are? that, not only would he reconnect with his father, but that a secret would be shared that would change his life forever.

Jim Gaffigan – Food: A Love Story Books on Tape, read by the author Stand-up comedian Gaffigan has made a career by rhapsodizing about food: “Choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover.” “Coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water.” Bon appetit!

Atul Gawande – Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Macmillan Audio, read by Robert Petkoff Practicing surgeon Gawande argues that quality of life is what is important to aging and failing patients, and gives examples of more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly. By the author of The Checklist Manifesto. Gawande is a National Book Award finalist, and McArthur Fellow.

Kids & Teens Paolo Bacigalupi – The Doubt Factory Books on Tape, read by Emma Galvin By the National Book Award finalist. Ranked No. 8 at Listening Library.

Allie Condie – Atlantia Books on Tape, read by Rebecca Soler Ranked #2 in sales at Listening Library.

Cornelia Funke – Emma and the Blue Genie Books on Tape, read by Oliver Latsch By the bestselling author of Inkheart.

Lauren Hillenbrand – Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive Books on Tape, read by Edward Herrmann YA version of the adult bestseller and movie.

Garth Nix – Clariel Books on Tape, read by Graeme Malcolm No. 4 in sales at Listening Library.

Tui T. Sutherland – Against the Tide – Scholastic Audio, read by Nicola Barber Book 5 in the bestselling Spirit Animals series.

Bella Thorne – Autumn Falls Books on Tape, read by the author New novel by the well known young actress.

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