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December 15, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Books on CD

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

 

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THE UNCONSOLED (CD)

THE UNCONSOLED (CD)
Ishiguro, Kazuo

The setting is a nameless Central European city where Ryder, a renowned pianist, has come to give the most important performance of his life. Instead, he finds himself diverted on a series of cryptic and infuriating errands that nevertheless provide him with vital clues to his own past.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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WILDE IN LOVE (CD)

WILDE IN LOVE (CD)
James, Eloisa

Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father's castle, but just as he grasps that he's not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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2001 - A SPACE ODYSSEY (CD)

2001 - A SPACE ODYSSEY (CD)
Clarke, Arthur C.

This allegory about humanity's exploration of the universe, and the universe's reaction to humanity, was the basis for director Stanley Kubrick's immortal film, and lives on as a hallmark achievement in storytelling.


Format: Audiobook CD
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THE AUSTEN ESCAPE (CD)

THE AUSTEN ESCAPE (CD)
Reay, Katherine

Mary Davies lives and works in Austin, Texas, as an industrial engineer. She has an orderly and productive life, a job and colleagues that she enjoys, particularly a certain adorable, intelligent, and hilarious consultant. But something is missing for Mary. When her estranged and emotionally fragile childhood friend Isabel Dwyer offers Mary a two-week stay in a gorgeous manor house in Bath, Mary reluctantly agrees to come along, in hopes that the holiday will shake up her quiet life in just the right ways. But Mary gets more than she bargained for when Isabel loses her memory and fully believes that she lives in Regency England.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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BEST DAY EVER (CD)

BEST DAY EVER (CD)
Rouda, Kaira

Kaira Rouda weaves a gripping, tautly suspenseful tale of deception and betrayal dark enough to destroy a marriage, or a life.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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CAT'S CRADLE (CD)

CAT'S CRADLE (CD)
Vonnegut, Kurt

Kurt Vonnegut takes listeners to a Caribbean banana republic where a religion called Bokononism, invented by a Calypso singer, is secretly practiced, away from the prying eyes of the inhabitants' maniacal dictator. Throughout the novel a sense of doom looms over the characters, hinting at a critique of modern day society.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 3 on 3 copies

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GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN (CD)

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN (CD)
Baldwin, James

Author James Baldwin chronicles Harlem and the black experience through the eyes of a fourteen-year-old boy, the stepson of a Pentecostal minister. Set in March of 1935 against a backdrop of an inevitably changing world consumed by racial tension, Baldwin chronicles his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention and discovery. An American classic.


Format: Audiobook CD
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ANOTHER COUNTRY (CD)

ANOTHER COUNTRY (CD)
Baldwin, James

When jazz musician Rufus Scott commits suicide, it sends shock waves through his circle of friends. Stunned, they struggle to come to terms with what happened. However, as they look for answers, they discover some troubling facts.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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THE GOOD EARTH (CD)

THE GOOD EARTH (CD)
Buck, Pearl S.

Chinese peasant Wang Lung is a humble farmer, taking great pleasure in working the land and grateful for the sustenance it provides to his family. This way of life is shattered when flood and drought force him to abandon farming and seek employment in the city.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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THE SUN ALSO RISES (CD)

THE SUN ALSO RISES (CD)
Hemingway, Ernest

Jake Barnes, a permanently wounded veteran of World War I, has become an expatriate, traveling around Europe looking for excitement. Following along with him is a group of friends which includes the alluring Brett Ashley. From the wild nightclubs of Paris to the bloody bullfighting rings of Pamplona, this motley group of travelers share abundant revelry and romance.


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