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How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen

How to Talk So Little Kids Will L...

by Joanna Faber

Over 100,000 copies in print! A must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Gl...

Narrator: Heather Alicia Sim...
Published: 01/10/2017
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Without Merit

Without Merit

by Colleen Hoover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and November 9 comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth.“Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forg...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/03/2017
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Close Enough to Touch

Close Enough to Touch

by Colleen Oakley

A March 2017 Indie Next Pick From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult.Love has ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 03/07/2017
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Far Gone

Far Gone

by Laura Griffin

To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI, and her own demons in this thrilling novel from the author of the bestselling Tracers series.Police detective Andrea Finch is a rising star in her department until a...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 04/15/2014
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The Sea of Tranquility

The Sea of Tranquility

by Katja Millay

I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants or shapeshifters, no angels or superhuman boys to save you. A place where people die and music disintegrates and things suck. I am pressed so hard against the earth b...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Published: 06/04/2013
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The Last Magician

The Last Magician

by Lisa Maxwell

A New York Times bestseller “Splendid.” —Kirkus Reviews “Vivid and compelling.” —BCCB “A smart and feisty female protagonist in whom readers will delight.” —Booklist “Will keep you guessing u...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 07/18/2017
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In the Blood

In the Blood

by Lisa Unger

In the Blood is the Lisa Unger novel we've all been waiting for—and a return to the dark psychological suspense that made Beautiful Lies a bestseller around the world.Lana Granger lives a life of lies. She has told so many lies about where she c...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 01/07/2014
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Fever

Fever

by Mary Beth Keane

This reading group guide for Fever includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book clubThe suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your disc...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 03/12/2013
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Somewhere Out There

Somewhere Out There

by Amy Hatvany

A young mother surrenders her daughters. A loving family quickly adopts one while the other spends her turbulent youth in foster care. What happens when the sisters reunite thirty-five years later to find the woman who abandoned them? Amy Hatvany fear...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 03/01/2016
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The Homesman

The Homesman

by Glendon Swarthout

The Homesman is a devastating, humane story of early pioneers to America's West in the 1850's. It celebrates the ones we hear nothing of the brave women whose hearts and minds were broken by that life of bitter hardship. When a nineteen-year-old mothe...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 02/11/2014
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The Lost Girls of Paris

The Lost Girls of Paris

by Pam Jenoff

From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.1946, ManhattanOne morning while passing through G...

Narrator: Elizabeth Knowelde...
Published: 01/29/2019
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Carniepunk

Carniepunk

by Rachel Caine

While intrepid urban fantasy heroines and heroes fight for the safety of their hometowns, another potential threat lurks on the outskirts of their cities. The traveling carnival is a leftover of a bygone day, a hulking beast that sets down on the outs...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 07/23/2013
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All the Single Ladies

All the Single Ladies

by Rebecca Traister

A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America, this “singularly triumphant work” (Los Angeles Times) by Rebecca Traister “the most brilliant voice on feminism in the country” (Anne L...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 03/01/2016
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Asymmetry

Asymmetry

by Lisa Halliday

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize “Asymmetry is extraordinary...Halliday has written, somehow all at once, a transgressive roman a clef, a novel of ideas and a politically engaged work of metafiction.&r...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 02/06/2018
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Smoke

Smoke

by Ellen Hopkins

Pattyn’s father is dead. Now she’s on the run in this riveting companion to the New York Times bestselling Burned.Pattyn Von Stratten’s father is dead, and Pattyn is on the run. After far too many years of abuse at the hands of her f...

Narrator: January LaVoy
Published: 09/10/2013
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Im Thinking of Ending Things

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

by Iain Reid

In this deeply scary and intensely unnerving debut novel, Jake and a woman known only as “The Girlfriend” are on a drive to visit his parents at their secluded farm. But when Jake leaves “The Girlfriend” stranded at an abandone...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 06/14/2016
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Fallout

Fallout

by Ellen Hopkins

This gripping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Crank trilogy features a refreshed look. Hunter, Autumn, and Summer—three of Kristina Snow’s five children—live in different homes, with different guardians and different ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 02/02/2016
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The Stash Plan

The Stash Plan

by Laura Prepon

From Laura Prepon, star of Orange Is the New Black, and integrative nutritionist Elizabeth Troy comes an exciting 21-day plan combining the latest in food science with ancient dietary wisdom, to shed stubborn weight for good and achieve overall wellne...

Narrator: Laura Prepon
Published: 03/01/2016
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The You Ive Never Known

The You I've Never Known

by Ellen Hopkins

How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? A new novel in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Ellen Hopkins.For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared w...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 01/24/2017
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Cyclone

Cyclone

by Doreen Cronin

Nora’s whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle grade novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Doreen Cronin....

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 08/29/2017
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The Unquiet Grave

The Unquiet Grave

by Sharyn McCrumb

From New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb comes a finely wrought novel set in nineteenth-century West Virginia, based on the true story of one of the strangest murder trials in American history—the case of the Greenbrier Ghost.Lakin,...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/12/2017
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The Secret to Southern Charm

The Secret to Southern Charm

by Kristy Woodson Harvey

One of Southern Living’s Best Spring Break Reads Leaving fans “practically [begging] for a sequel” (Bookpage), critically acclaimed author Kristy Woodson Harvey returns with the second novel in her beloved Peachtree Bluff series, fea...

Narrator: Janet Metzger
Published: 04/03/2018
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Carniepunk The Sweeter the Juice

Carniepunk: The Sweeter the Juice...

by Mark Henry

Author of the Amanda Feral series Mark Henry lends his brilliantly twisted imagination to the gripping Carniepunk anthology in this creepy zombie short story.When the zombie apocalypse overtakes New York City, a trip to Coney Island is the most fright...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/09/2014
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Prayers the Devil Answers

Prayers the Devil Answers

by Sharyn McCrumb

Sharyn McCrumb, New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Ballad series, examines one of the most famous public executions in US history in her stunning and powerfully written Depression-era novel.Years later, after the tragedy, someone remem...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 05/10/2016
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Girl in Snow

Girl in Snow

by Danya Kukafka

“An exciting debut from a talented new voice. Girl in Snow is a propulsive mystery set in a suburban community marked by unsettling voyeurism. Danya Kukafka patiently reveals layers of her characters’ inner lives—their ugliness and v...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 08/01/2017
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Bad Girls with Perfect Faces

Bad Girls with Perfect Faces

by Lynn Weingarten

From the New York Times bestselling author of Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls comes a stylish thriller about the darkness that lurks inside all of us.When I looked up, his smile was wide and real. “Ready?” he said. I faked a smile back....

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/31/2017
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The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried

The Past and Other Things That Sh...

by Shaun David Hutchinson

**Hypable’s Most Anticipated Queer YA Books of 2019**Book Riot’s 25 YA Book to Add to Your Winter TBR and Most Anticipated 2019 LGBTQ Reads**BookBub’s Best Teen Books Coming Out in 2019** “A fearless and brutal look at friendsh...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 02/19/2019
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Outside the Lines

Outside the Lines

by Amy Hatvany

When Eden was ten years old she found her father, David, bleeding out on the bathroom floor. His suicide attempt is the last straw for Eden’s mother, Lydia, who has nursed her artist husband through over a decade of his steadily declining mental...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 12/10/2013
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Catching Air

Catching Air

by Sarah Pekkanen

This reading group guide for Catching Air includes discussion questions and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. W...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 05/06/2014
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Out of Reach

Out of Reach

by Carrie Arcos

How do you find someone who doesn't want to be found? A girl searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets in this darkly lyrical novel. Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, bu...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 11/13/2012
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The Edge of the Earth

The Edge of the Earth

by Christina Schwarz

This reading group guide for The Edge of the Earth includes discussion questions and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your disc...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 04/02/2013
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Impossible Odds

Impossible Odds

by Jessica Buchanan

A harrowing and heartwrenching memoir of humanitarian aid worker Jessica Buchanan’s kidnapping by Somali land pirates, her three months in captivity, her rescue by the Navy SEALs, and her husband’s extraordinary efforts to help bring her h...

Narrator: Anthony Flacco
Published: 05/14/2013
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Evercrossed

Evercrossed

by Elizabeth Chandler

Ivy and Tristan have both moved on—Tristan to the other side of the afterlife, and Ivy with sweet, dependable Will. But when another serious car accident injures Ivy to the point of near death, she meets up with Tristan at the place of “in...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 03/08/2011
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Carniepunk A Duet with Darkness

Carniepunk: A Duet with Darkness

by Allison Pang

Don’t miss this urban fantasy short story featuring Abby Sinclair in the spellbinding Carniepunk anthology collection, from bestselling author Allison Pang!Having just quit Julliard, disillusioned fiddler Melanie St. James finds herself as part ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/09/2014
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Carniepunk The Cold Girl

Carniepunk: The Cold Girl

by Rachel Caine

From the mesmerizing Carniepunk anthology, a vampire short story from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine—the author who brought you the immensely popular Morganville Vampires series.When Kiley learns firsthand what evil lurks in the ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/09/2014
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The Undying

The Undying

by Ethan Reid

THEY HAVE COME FROM THE STARS…In this riveting apocalyptic thriller for fans of The Passage and The Walking Dead, a mysterious event plunges Paris into darkness and a young American must lead her friends to safety—and escape the ravenous &...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/07/2014
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Carniepunk Daughter of the Midway the Mermaid and the Open Lonely Sea

Carniepunk: Daughter of the Midwa...

by Seanan McGuire

From New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire, a haunting urban fantasy short story in the Carniepunk anthology—for fans of all things circus, supernatural, and mysterious…It’s been seventeen years since the last time AdaR...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 12/16/2014
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Carniepunk The Three Lives of Lydia

Carniepunk: The Three Lives of Ly...

by Delilah S. Dawson

Set in the enchanting land of Sang, a Blud series urban fantasy short story by the winner of Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Steampunk, Delilah S. Dawson, from the thrilling Carniepunk anthology.The question isn’t whether C...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 12/16/2014
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Carniepunk Hells Menagerie

Carniepunk: Hell's Menagerie

by Kelly Gay

A Charlie Madigan short story—from the series praised for “intricate world-building and richly complex characters” (Publishers Weekly)—as it first appeared in the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 12/16/2014
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Carniepunk Recession of the Divine

Carniepunk: Recession of the Divi...

by Hillary Jacques

Urban fantasy author Hillary Jacques spins a mesmerizing tale of investigation and gods for the Carniepunk anthology—a collection of darkly supernatural short stories you won’t be able to put down!Olivia Locke, formerly the Greek titan Mne...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 12/16/2014
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The Undying Shades

The Undying: Shades

by Ethan Reid

The Undying “screams for a sequel” (Publishers Weekly)—and Ethan Reid delivers, in this riveting follow-up to “a thriller that brings a genuinely fresh take to a monstrous mythology” (Andrew Pyper, #1 bestselling author o...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 05/12/2015
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The New Hunger

The New Hunger

by Isaac Marion

The must-read prequel to the “strange and unexpected” (Audrey Niffenegger) and “highly original” (Seattle Times) zombie love story Warm Bodies—the New York Times bestseller and inspiration for the hit film—from the ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/06/2015
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The Diabolic

The Diabolic

by S. J. Kincaid

“The perfect kind of high-pressure adventure.” —TeenVogue.com A New York Times bestseller! Red Queen meets The Hunger Games in this epic novel about what happens when a senator’s daughter is summoned to the galactic court as a ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 11/01/2016
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The Heart of Henry Quantum

The Heart of Henry Quantum

by Pepper Harding

In the bestselling tradition of A Man Called Ove and the beloved film Love Actually, a quirky, socially awkward man goes on a quest to find his wife a last-minute Christmas gift and encounters several distractions—including bumping into his ex-g...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/25/2016
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Magic and Loss

Magic and Loss

by Virginia Heffernan

Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the “best living writers of English prose”) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet.Since its inception, the I...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 06/07/2016
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The Perfect Mix

The Perfect Mix

by Helen Rothberg, PhD

In the tradition of the popular business classics Leadership Is an Art and What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School, Dr. Helen Rothberg, a sought-after consultant to CEOs and entrepreneurs, reveals memorable insights about leadership...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 06/20/2017
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Feral Youth

Feral Youth

by Shaun David Hutchinson

Ten teens are left alone in the wilderness during a three-day survival test in this multi-authored novel edited by award-winning author Shaun David Hutchinson.At Zeppelin Bend, an outdoor-education program designed to teach troubled youth the value of...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/05/2017
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The Comfort Food Diaries

The Comfort Food Diaries

by Emily Nunn

In the tradition of Elizabeth Gilbert and Ruth Reichl, former New Yorker editor Emily Nunn chronicles her journey to heal old wounds and find comfort in the face of loss through travel, home-cooked food, and the company of friends and family.One life-...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 09/26/2017
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Run for Something

Run for Something

by Amanda Litman

The must-have guide for young progressives looking to run for local office, complete with contributions from elected officials and political operatives.You’ve been depressed since the night of November 8, 2016. You wore black to work the next mo...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 10/03/2017
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The Beast Is an Animal

The Beast Is an Animal

by Peternelle van Arsdale

A YALSA (YOUNG ADULT LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATION) 2018 AMAZING AUDIOBOOKS FOR YOUNG ADULTS SELECTION! A girl with a secret talent must save her village from the encroaching darkness in this haunting and deeply satisfying tale.Alys was seven when the ...

Narrator: Candace Thaxton
Published: 02/28/2017
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