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The happiest mommy you know - why putting your kids first is the last thing you should do by Brown, Genevieve Shaw, author, narrator. The happiest mommy you know - why putting your kids first is the last thing you should do

ABC News reporter Genevieve Shaw Brown was hell-bent on raising her kids to like vegetables and eat more than chicken nuggets for dinner. She woke up at five a.m. every morning to prepare perfectly portioned meals of turkey meatballs along with veggies, couscous, mashed cauliflower, and sliced fruit for her small children. Feeling sluggish and tired most of the time, she realized that she had never considered eating what she made for her kids. After that, Brown put herself on the 'Baby Diet.' Sh

Feb 18, 2017
The Hate U Give by Thomas, Angie. The Hate U Give

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name

Feb 21, 2017
The Hearts of Men by Butler, Nickolas. The Hearts of Men

Camp Chippewa, 1962. Nelson Doughty, age thirteen, social outcast and overachiever, is the Bugler, sounding the reveille proudly each morning. Yet this particular summer marks the beginning of an uncertain and tenuous friendship with a popular boy named Jonathan. Over the years, Nelson, irrevocably scarred from the Vietnam War, becomes Scoutmaster of Camp Chippewa, while Jonathan marries, divorces, and turns his father's business into a highly profitable company. And when something unthinkable h

Feb 21, 2017
The innkeeper of Ivy Hill by Klassen, Julie, 1964- The innkeeper of Ivy Hill

When her husband dies suddenly, Jane Bell becomes the reluctant landlady of The Bell, an inn in the village of Ivy Hill. Jane has no idea how to manage a business, but with the town's livelihood at stake and a large loan due, she must quickly find a way to save the inn. Despite their strained relationship, Jane turns to her mother-in-law, Thora, for help.

Feb 18, 2017
The last of August by Cavallaro, Brittany, author. The last of August

In the second brilliant, action packed Charlotte Holmes trilogy, Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are in a chase across Europe to untangle a web of shocking truths about the Holmes and Moriarty families.

Feb 16, 2017
The life she wants by Carr, Robyn. The life she wants

In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in NYC and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. So she goes home to Sonoma County. But starting over isn't easy, and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories, too. And people she'd rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like si

Feb 18, 2017
The orphan's tale by Jenoff, Pam. The orphan's tale

The Nightingale meets Water for Elephants in this powerful story of friendship and sacrifice, set in a traveling circus during World War II.

Feb 21, 2017
The second Mrs. Hockaday - a novel by Rivers, Susan, 1954- author. The second Mrs. Hockaday - a novel

A love story, a story of racial divide, and a story of the South as it fell in the war. This reveals how this generation, and the next, began to see their world anew.

Feb 15, 2017
The True Flag by Kinzer, Stephen. The True Flag

Revealing a piece of forgotten history in The True Flag, Stephen Kinzer transports listeners to the dawn of the twentieth century, when the United States first found itself with the chance to dominate faraway lands. That prospect thrilled some Americans. It horrified others. Their debate gripped the nation. The country's best-known political and intellectual leaders took sides. Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Randolph Hearst pushed for imperial expansion; Mark Twain, Booker T.

Feb 21, 2017
The wish granter by Redwine, C. J., author. The wish granter

The world has turned upside down for Thad and Ari Glavan, the bastard twins of Sundraille's king. Their mother was murdered. The royal family died mysteriously. And now Thad sits on the throne of a kingdom whose streets are suddenly overrun with violence he can't stop. Growing up ignored by the nobility, Ari never wanted to be a proper princess. And when Thad suddenly starts training Ari to take his place, she realizes that her brother's ascension to the throne wasn't fate. It was the work of a

Feb 15, 2017
This Close to Happy by Merkin, Daphne. This Close to Happy

The rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression, written from a woman's perspective and informed by an acute understanding of the implications of this disease over a lifetime.

Feb 21, 2017
Tooth & nail - a Detective Inspector Rebus mystery by Rankin, Ian, author. Tooth & nail - a Detective Inspector Rebus mystery

John Rebus is on a train from Edinburgh to London, where he has been drafted for his expertise on serial killers. The Wolfman could be his toughest case yet - a serial killer named by the press due to a terrifying trademark of taking a bite from each victim. His Scotland Yard opposite number, George Flight, isn't too happy at yet another interference in their investigation. So when Rebus is offered a psychological profile of the murderer by an attractive lady psychologist he is happy to accept.

Feb 18, 2017
Unafraid by Rivers, Francine Unafraid

Feb 16, 2017
Under the Big Black Sun by Doe, John. Under the Big Black Sun

Listeners will travel to the clubs that defined the scene, as well as to the street corners, empty lots, apartment complexes, and squats that served as de facto salons for the musicians, artists, and fringe players that hashed out what would become punk rock in Los Angeles.

Feb 18, 2017
Universal Harvester by Darnielle, John. Universal Harvester

In the late 1990s, Jeremy is working at a video store in a small town. Life in the town takes a dark turn when sinister footage begins to appear on the VHS tapes rented from Jeremy's store.

Feb 21, 2017
Wayfarer by Bracken, Alexandra, author. Wayfarer

Etta Spencer didn't know she was a traveler until the day she emerged both miles and years from her home. Now, robbed of the powerful object that was her only hope of saving her mother, Etta finds herself stranded once more, cut off from Nicholas, the eighteenth century privateer she loves, and her natural time. When Etta inadvertently stumbles into the heart of the Thorns, the renegade travelers who stole the astrolabe from her, she vows to finish what she started and destroy the astrolabe once

Feb 18, 2017
We are okay by LaCour, Nina, author. We are okay

Marin hasn't spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin feels the pull of the life and tragedy she's tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything that's been left unsaid and finall

Feb 18, 2017
What is not yours is not yours by Oyeyemi, Helen. What is not yours is not yours

Playful, ambitious, and exquisitely imagined, this story collection is cleverly built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical. The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret--Oyeyemi's keys not only unlock elements of her characters' lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side.

Feb 18, 2017
When we rise - my life in the movement by Jones, Cleve, author, narrator. When we rise - my life in the movement

The partial inspiration for the forthcoming ABC miniseries from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, executive producer Gus Van Sant, and starring Guy Pearce, Mary-Louise Parker, Carrie Preston, and Rachel Griffiths.From longtime activist Cleve Jones, here is a sweeping, beautifully written memoir about a full and remarkable American life. Jones brings to life the magnetic spell cast by 1970s San Francisco, the drama and heartbreak of the AIDS crisis and the vibrant generation

Feb 15, 2017
Wonderland - how play made the modern world by Johnson, Steven, 1968- Wonderland - how play made the modern world

This history of popular entertainment takes a long-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. Johnson argues that, throughout history, the cutting edge of innovation lies wherever people are working the hardest to keep themselves and others amused.

Feb 15, 2017

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