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February 24, 2018

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Books, Movies & Music : Popular Adult Books on CD

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Popular Books on CD for Adults

 

Hundreds of CDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Books on CD for adults.

 

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: [a Novel]

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: [a Novel]
Honeyman, Gail

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. But meeting two other loners may rescue them each from their lives of isolation.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 27 on 7 copies

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Pachinko

Pachinko
Lee, Min Jin

Following one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. So begins a sweeping saga of an exceptional family in exile from its homeland and caught in the indifferent arc of history. Through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, its members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 26 on 7 copies

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Salvage the Bones: [a Novel]

Salvage the Bones: [a Novel]
Ward, Jesmyn

Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 26 on 5 copies

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The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line
Child, Lee

When Jack Reacher finds a West Point class ring in a pawn shop in Wisconsin, he starts searching for Major Serena Sanderson and fights his way through a biker gang and a South Dakota gangster to Wyoming.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 25 on 12 copies

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Spanish: 5

Spanish: 5

Did you know that Spanish is the world's second most commonly spoken language? For Americans, it's one of the easiest to learn, and you won't find anything faster or easier than the Pimsleur Method. Even knowing a little bit of Spanish will make travel to Latin America or Spanish-speaking countries a breeze. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world, learning Spanish will expand your horizons and immeasurably enrich your life. The best part is that it doesn't have to be difficult or take years to master. Thirty minutes a day is all it takes, and we get you speaking right from the first day. Pimsleur courses use a scientifically proven method that puts you in control of your learning. If you've tried other language learning programs but found they simply didn't stick, then you owe it to yourself to give Pimsleur a try.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 24 on 4 copies

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Beneath A Scarlet Sky: [a Novel]

Beneath A Scarlet Sky: [a Novel]
Sullivan, Mark T.

Based on a true story, this novel tells the story of Pino Lella, a normal Italian teenager wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier. After Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler's left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich's most mysterious and powerful commanders. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior, and for the life he dreams they will one day share.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 24 on 6 copies

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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir
Tan, Amy

From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 24 on 6 copies

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Happiness Is A Choice You Make: [lessons From A Year Among the Oldest Old]

Happiness Is A Choice You Make: [lessons From A Year Among the Oldest Old]
Leland, John, 1959-

Set out to meet some of the city's oldest inhabitants for a series on America's fastest growing age group: those over eighty-five. Beyond illuminating what it's like to be old, physically and materially, they provided a life changing education in resilience and joy. They had lived long enough to master the art of living, and they shared their wisdom generously.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 23 on 4 copies

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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

"Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case. Other surprises await our intrepid proprietress in the course of her inquiries. Mma Ramotswe is puzzled when she happens to hear of a local nurse named Mingie Ramotswe. She thought she knew everybody by the name of Ramotswe, and that they were all related. Who is this mystery lady? Then, she is alerted by Mma Potokwani that an unpleasant figure from her past has recently been spotted in town. Mma Ramotswe does her best to avoid the man, but it seems that he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. What could he want from her? With the generosity and good humor that guide all her endeavors, Mma Ramotswe will untangle these questions for herself and for her loved ones, ultimately bringing to light important truths about friendship and family--both the one you're born with and the one you choose"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 23 on 8 copies

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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic
Frum, David, 1960-

Best selling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined the most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed, in this thoughtful and hard-hitting book that is a warning for democracy and America's future.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 23 on 4 copies

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