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ECHO [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Ryan
Author's First Name: 
Pam Munoz
Narrator's First Name: 
Mark
Narrator's Last Name: 
Bramhall
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 A harmonica connects three main stories set in Germany, Pennsylvania, and California during the WWII era. Music figures largely in the story and the audiobook format allows the music to be fully integrated. This audiobook takes an already strong novel to an even higher level.

A DRAGON'S GUIDE TO THE CARE AND FEEDING OF HUMANS

A DRAGON'S GUIDE TO THE CARE AND FEEDING OF HUMANS
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Yep
Author's First Name: 
Laurence
Second Author's First Name: 
Joanne
Second Author's Last Name: 
Ryder
Narrator's First Name: 
Susan
Narrator's Last Name: 
Denaker
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 The voice of curmudgeonly dragon Miss Drake is outstanding in this wonderful tale of magic, loss, and friendship. Despite different assumptions, Miss Drake thinks she has a new pet human while Winnie thinks she has a new pet dragon, a friendship is forged. Winnie is a talented artist whose drawings magically crawl off the page into an unsuspecting San Francisco. Will the two friends be able to corral the creatures? A great family listen.

THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bradley
Author's First Name: 
Kimberly Brubaker
Narrator's First Name: 
Jayne
Narrator's Last Name: 
Entwistle
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 Ada only knows her family's one room London flat and the occasional glimpse of the outside world through her window. When Hitler threatens to bomb London, she flees with her younger brother Jamie to the county. Entwistle moves brilliantly between regional and class dialects, emotions and actions, drawing the listener into the widening world of Ada and her brother.

HOMELAND [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Doctorow
Author's First Name: 
Cory
Narrator's First Name: 
Wil
Narrator's Last Name: 
Wheaton
Publisher: 
Blackstone Audio
Publication Date: 
2014

Wil Wheaton narrates this companion, part suspenseful thriller, part instruction guide, to Little Brother (Random House Audio, 2010). Marcus Yallow’s hacktivist past finds him in the form of a trove of Wikileaks-type documents about everything from the financial crisis to Homeland Security.

THE WHISPERING SKULL [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stroud
Author's First Name: 
Jonathan
Narrator's First Name: 
Katie
Narrator's Last Name: 
Lyons
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

The psychic detectives at Lockwood & Co. find their pursuit more dangerous than expected – especially when a mysterious talking skull starts sharing its secrets. Lyons’ audio is enthralling and this sequel to The Screaming Staircase (Random House Audio, 2013) stands on its own.

UNBROKEN [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Hillenbrand
Author's First Name: 
Laura
Narrator's First Name: 
Edward
Narrator's Last Name: 
Herrmann
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

Former Olympian Louis Zamperini’s fortitude and sheer willpower were lifesaving during his Japanese POW experiences. Hermann conveys with unsentimental gravitas Zamperini’s heroism as he endures torture and deprivation at the hands of a vicious Japanese commandant.

THE FAMILY ROMANOV: MURDER, REBELLION & THE FALL OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Fleming
Author's First Name: 
Candace
Narrator's First Name: 
Kimberly
Narrator's Last Name: 
Farr
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

History at its best: a riveting account of the lives of Nicholas and Alexandra. Farr’s superb narration conveys the remarkable story of their opulent lives, the abject poverty of their people, the influence of Rasputin and the beginning of Communism.

BROWN GIRL DREAMING [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Woodson
Author's First Name: 
Jacqueline
Narrator's First Name: 
Jacqueline
Narrator's Last Name: 
Woodson
Publisher: 
Audible
Publication Date: 
2014

Woodson shares her life and influences as she grew from a child in South Carolina to a young woman in Brooklyn in a remarkable, lyrical memoir. It is stories that sustain her all along and foreshadow the brilliant career that awaits her. Woodson’s mellifluous voice complements her text perfectly and makes the poetry soar.

HALF BAD [AUDIOBOOK]

Half Bad by Sally Green
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Green
Author's First Name: 
Sally
Narrator's First Name: 
Carl
Narrator's Last Name: 
Prekopp
Publisher: 
Penguin Audiobooks
Publication Date: 
2014

Nathan’s life is full of contradictions in this fantastical mystery. Prekopp’s skillfully paced narration introduces Nathan’s white witch mother and black witch father, his oldest sister's hatred and brother's love through a rollercoaster of shifting settings and emotions.

REVOLUTION [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Wiles
Author's First Name: 
Deborah
Narrator's First Name: 
Stacey
Narrator's Last Name: 
Aswad
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

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