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The beloved Christmas quilt - three stories of family, romance, and Amish faith. by The beloved Christmas quilt - three stories of family, romance, and Amish faith.

Luella's Promise, By Wanda E. Brunstetter: Luella Ebersol has been caregiver for a dying woman and her young son. When Dena Lapp gives Luella her favorite quilt, she makes Luella promise to pass it down to her daughter. But Luella isn't sure she will ever marry if she can't find someone with maturity and faith like Dena's husband Atlee Zook. Karen's Gift, By Jean Brunstetter: Karen Allgyer and her husband moved to a slow-paced village to raise their children, but Karen longs for the closeness of

Oct 17, 2017
The blackbird season - a novel by Moretti, Kate, author. The blackbird season - a novel

In a quiet Pennsylvania town, a thousand dead starlings fall onto a high school baseball field, unleashing a horrifying and unexpected chain of events that will rock the close-knit community. Beloved baseball coach and teacher Nate Winters and his wife, Alicia, are well respected throughout town. That is, until one of the many reporters investigating the bizarre bird phenomenon catches Nate embracing a wayward student, Lucia Hamm, in front of a sleazy motel. Lucia soon buoys the scandal by claim

Oct 17, 2017
The Chick and the Dead by Valentine, Carla. The Chick and the Dead

Taking the listener through the process of an autopsy while also describing the history and changing cultures of our relationship with the dead.

Oct 19, 2017
The Floating World by Babst, C. Morgan. The Floating World

C. Morgan Babst takes listeners into the heart of Hurricane Katrina with the story of the Boisdores, whose roots stretch back nearly to the foundation of New Orleans. Though the storm is fast approaching the Louisiana coast, Cora, the family's fragile elder daughter, refuses to leave the city, forcing her parents to evacuate without her, setting off a chain of events that leaves their marriage in shambles and Cora catatonic.

Oct 19, 2017
The Four by Galloway, Scott. The Four

Through analysis that's both rigorous and entertaining, Galloway outlines the path for the next trillion dollar company, the Fifth Horseman, and points to which companies are in the running. Uber for example or, less obvious, Microsoft and Starbucks. As with Peter Thiel's Zero to One; listeners will come away with fresh, game changing insights about what it takes to win in today's economy.

Oct 18, 2017
The good people by Kent, Hannah, 1985- The good people

"Based on true events in nineteenth century Ireland, Hannah Kent's startling new novel tells the story of three women, drawn together to rescue child from a superstitious community. Nora, bereft after the death of her husband, finds herself alone and caring for her grandson Micheál, who can neither speak nor walk. A handmaid, Mary, arrives to help Nóra just as rumours begin to spread that Micheál is a changeling child who is bringing bad luck to the valley. Determined to banish evil, Nora and Ma

Oct 20, 2017
The house of mirth by Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. The house of mirth

Lily Bart enjoys an equitable standing within the New York City elite. Although she has received generous proposals from wealthy suitors, Lily remains single with hope for an honest and loving marriage. However, her life takes an unexpected twist when a nasty bit of gossip instigates her long descent down the social ladder. Lily escapes the city by joining an acquaintance on a cruise. But this, too, causes irreparable damage to her reputation, and soon Lily finds herself disowned and friendless.

Oct 17, 2017
The Man From the Train by James, Bill. The Man From the Train

Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villasca, Iowa, murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all of these families lived within walking distance to a train station. When celebrated baseball statisticia

Oct 18, 2017
The Misfit's Manifesto by Yuknavitch, Lidia. The Misfit's Manifesto

A self-defined misfit makes a powerful case for not fitting in, for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path.

Oct 19, 2017
The Once and Future Liberal by Lilla, Mark. The Once and Future Liberal

Mark Lilla offers an impassioned, tough-minded, and stinging look at the failure of American liberalism over the past two generations. Instead, as Lilla argues, American liberalism fell under the spell of identity politics, with disastrous consequences. Driven originally by a sincere desire to protect the most vulnerable Americans, the left has now unwittingly balkanized the electorate, encouraged self-absorption rather than solidarity, and invested its energies in social movements rather than i

Oct 18, 2017
The party by Day, Elizabeth, 1978- author. The party

In a single evening, two married couples will come to question everything they thought they knew about each other, as the long-buried secret at the heart of their friendship comes to the surface, culminating in an explosive act of violence.

Oct 18, 2017
The Prague Sonata by Morrow, Bradford. The Prague Sonata

In the early days of the new millennium, pages of a worn and weathered original sonata manuscript, the gift of a Czech immigrant living out her final days in Queens, come come into the hands of Meta Taverner, a young musicologist whose concert piano career was cut short by an injury. To Meta's eye, it appears to be an authentic eighteenth-century work; to her discerning ear, the music rendered there is commanding, hauntingly beautiful, clearly the undiscovered composition of a master. But there

Oct 19, 2017
The refugees by Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- author, narrator. The refugees

With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husband is suffering from dementia and starts to confuse her for a former lover, to a girl living in Ho Chi Minh City whose older half sister comes back from America having seemingly accomplis

Oct 17, 2017
The relive box and other stories by Boyle, T. Coraghessan, author, narrator. The relive box and other stories

A boisterous collection of short stories from the astonishingly inventive and bestselling writer of The Harder They Come; and The Terranauts.

Oct 18, 2017
The rise and fall of Adam and Eve by Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943- The rise and fall of Adam and Eve

Stephen Greenblatt explores the enduring story of humanity's first parents. Tracking the tale into the deep past, Greenblatt uncovers the tremendous theological, artistic, and cultural investment over centuries that made these fictional figures so profoundly resonant in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim worlds and, finally, so very 'real' to millions of people even in the present.

Oct 17, 2017
The rules of magic by Hoffman, Alice, author. The rules of magic

Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles, no books about magic. And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand

Oct 17, 2017
The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Adams, Ellery. The Secret, Book & Scone Society

In a quirky small-town club in Miracle Springs, the key to happiness, friendship, and solving murders can all be found within the pages of the right book.

Oct 19, 2017
The Smear by Attkisson, Sharyl. The Smear

Ever wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times best selling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty tricks those in power use to influence your opinions.

Oct 18, 2017
The State of Affairs by Perel, Esther. The State of Affairs

Iconic couples' therapist and bestselling author of 'Mating in Captivity', Esther Perel returns with a groundbreaking and provocative look at infidelity, arguing for a more nuanced and less judgmental conversation about transgressions.An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity. And yet this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood. Adultery has existed since marriage was invented, and so too the prohibition against it - in fact, it

Oct 19, 2017
The Stolen Marriage by Chamberlain, Diane. The Stolen Marriage

In 1944, twenty-three-year-old Tess DeMello abruptly ends her engagement to the love of her life when she marries a mysterious stranger and moves to Hickory, North Carolina, a small town struggling with racial tension and the hardships imposed by World War II. Tess's new husband, Henry Kraft, is a secretive man who often stays out all night, hides money from his new wife, and shows no interest in making love. Tess quickly realizes she's trapped in a strange and loveless marriage with no way out.

Oct 18, 2017

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