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A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him 'the bitter neighbor from hell.' B...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 07/29/2014
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The Stranger

The Stranger

by Harlan Coben

#1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense Harlan Coben delivers his most shocking thriller yet, proving that a well-placed lie can help build a wonderful life—and a secret has the same explosive power to destroy it.The Stranger appears ou...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/24/2015
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Silence Fallen

Silence Fallen

by Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series (Fire Touched, Night Broken) and the Alpha and Omega novels, (Dead Heat, Fair Game).

A Mercy Thompson Novel #10
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/07/2017
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Becoming Steve Jobs

Becoming Steve Jobs

by Brent Schlender

#1 New York Times BestsellerThere have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others. Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the e...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/24/2015
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Moonglow

Moonglow

by Michael Chabon

Following on the heels of his New York Times–bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 11/22/2016
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The Heart of Everything That Is

The Heart of Everything That Is

by Bob Drury

This reading group guide for The Heart of Everything That Is includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting ang...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 11/05/2013
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The Inevitable

The Inevitable

by Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly helped launch Wired magazine and was its executive editor for its first seven years. He has written for The New York Times, The Economist, Science, Time, and The Wall Street Journal among many other publications. His previous books include...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 06/07/2016
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Finding Jake

Finding Jake

by Bryan Reardon

A heart-wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of psychological suspense in which a parent is forced to confront what he does—and does not—know about his teenage son, in the vein of Reconstructing Amelia, Defending Jacob, and We Need to ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 02/24/2015
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Duty

Duty

by Robert M Gates

Robert M. Gates served as secretary of defense from 2006 to 2011. He also served as an officer in the United States Air Force and worked for the Central Intelligence Agency before being appointed director of the agency by President George H. W. Bush. ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 01/14/2014
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Things That Matter

Things That Matter

by Charles Krauthammer

 Charles Krauthammer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is a syndicated columnist, political commentator and physi­cian. His column is syndicated to 400 news­papers worldwide. He is a nightly panelist on Fox News’s Special Report w...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 12/10/2013
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Every Fifteen Minutes

Every Fifteen Minutes

by Lisa Scottoline

Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife Alice, he is doing his best as a single Dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 04/14/2015
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Japantown

Japantown

by Barry Lancet

“Best of Debut of the Year” —Suspense Magazine WINNER of the Barry Award for Best Debut Novel Optioned for TV by J.J. Abrams & Warner Bros. In this “sophisticated international thriller” (The New York Times Book Review), ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 12/17/2013
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The Like Switch

The Like Switch

by Jack Schafer

From a former FBI Special Agent specializing in behavior analysis and recruiting spies comes a handbook filled with his proven strategies on how to instantly read people and influence how they perceive you, so you can easily turn on the like switch.Th...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 01/13/2015
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The Brains Way of Healing

The Brain's Way of Healing

by Norman Doidge

NORMAN DOIDGE, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and New York Times bestselling author. He is on the research faculty at Columbia University’s Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City and on the faculty of the Unive...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 01/27/2015
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QB

QB

by Steve Young

In the most candid and compelling sports memoir since Andre Agassi’s riveting bestseller Open, former San Francisco 49er, Super Bowl champion, NFL MVP, and Hall of Famer Steve Young gives readers an unprecedented and stunning inside look at what...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 10/11/2016
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Five Presidents

Five Presidents

by Clint Hill

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November. Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 05/03/2016
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The Ascendant

The Ascendant

by Drew Chapman

Hidden deep within the figures tracking the ups and downs of the stock market lies a terrifying truth: America is under attack. Our government . . . our economy . . . our very way of life are in the crosshairs of a ruthless enemy . . . and no one know...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 01/07/2014
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Last Kiss Goodnight

Last Kiss Goodnight

by Gena Showalter

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Gena Showalter ignites a thrilling new paranormal series with this breathtaking tale of a warrior enslaved by desire, and the woman who frees his soul. THE SWEETEST TEMPTATION . . . Black ops agent...

Last Kiss Goodnight #1
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/26/2013
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438 Days

438 Days

by Jonathan Franklin

438 Days is the miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history—as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews.On November 17, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 11/17/2015
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

The Short and Tragic Life of Robe...

by Jeff Hobbs

A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets—and of one’s own nature—when he returns ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/23/2014
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City of Golden Shadow

City of Golden Shadow

by Tad Williams

Tad Williams has held more jobs than any sane person should admit to—singing in a band, selling shoes, managing a financial institution, throwing newspapers, and designing military manuals, to name just a few. He also hosted a syndicated radio s...

Otherland
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 10/30/2014
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Basket Case

Basket Case

by Carl Hiaasen

1Regarding the death of James Bradley Stomarti: what first catches my attention is his age.Thirty-nine. That’s seven years younger than I am.I’m drawn to the young and old, but who isn’t? The most avidly read obituaries are of those ...

Narrator: George Newbern,Car...
Published: 04/30/2013
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Sleeping Late On Judgement Day

Sleeping Late On Judgement Day

by Tad Williams

Where does an angel go when he's been to Hell and back? Renegade angel Bobby Dollar does not have an easy afterlife. After surviving the myriad gruesome dangers Hell oh-so-kindly offered him, Bobby has returned empty-handed his demon girlfriend Cas...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/02/2014
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Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm

by J. B. Bernstein

J.B. Bernstein had reached the pinnacle of his profession. As the founder of his own sports agency, he represented such superstar athletes as Barry Bonds, Emmitt Smith, and Barry Sanders. He was on a first-name basis with icons like Michael Jordan and...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 04/01/2014
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Boys Life

Boy's Life

by Robert McCammon

From #1 New York Times bestselling award winning author Robert McCammon, a novel that Publishers Weekly calls “both a mystery that will satisfy the most finicky aficionado and a boisterous travelogue.”Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometow...

Narrator: George Newbern,Ric...
Published: 10/07/2014
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River of Blue Fire

River of Blue Fire

by Tad Williams

Tad Williams has held more jobs than any sane person should admit to—singing in a band, selling shoes, managing a financial institution, throwing newspapers, and designing military manuals, to name just a few. He also hosted a syndicated radio s...

Otherland
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 10/30/2014
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The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

by Charles Martin

Charles Martin is the author of seven novels. He and his family live in Jacksonville, Florida.From the Hardcover edition.

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 06/01/2010
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Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit

by Laura Hillenbrand

Charles Howard had the feel of a gigantic onrushing machine: You had to either climb on or leap out of the way. He would sweep into a room, working a cigarette in his fingers, and people would trail him like pilot fish. They couldn’t help themse...

Narrator: George Newbern,Cam...
Published: 11/16/2010
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Parkland

Parkland

by Vincent Bugliosi

Now a major motion picture! The exciting and definitive narrative of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.In Parkland (originally titled Four Days in November), author Vincent Bugliosi “has definitively explained t...

Narrator: George Newbern,Edw...
Published: 09/10/2013
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The Power of the Other

The Power of the Other

by Henry Cloud

An expert on the psychology of leadership and the bestselling author of Integrity, Necessary Endings, and Boundaries For Leaders identifies the critical ingredient for personal and professional wellbeing.Most leadership coaching focuses on helping lea...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 05/03/2016
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Black and Blue

Black and Blue

by Gena Showalter

He is every woman’s fantasy Corbin Blue is a man of many talents. One of the most powerful otherworlders ever born, he is wealthy, a professional football star, and a legend in the bedroom. But only a select few know he is also a black ops ag...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 10/22/2013
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Sick Puppy

Sick Puppy

by Carl Hiaasen

When Palmer Stoat notices the black pickup truck following him on the highway, he fears his precious Range Rover is about to be carjacked. But Twilly Spree, the man tailing Stoat, has vengeance, not sport-utility vehicles, on his mind. Idealistic, ind...

Narrator: George Newbern,Unk...
Published: 04/09/2013
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Mountain of Black Glass

Mountain of Black Glass

by Tad Williams

Tad Williams has held more jobs than any sane person should admit to—singing in a band, selling shoes, managing a financial institution, throwing newspapers, and designing military manuals, to name just a few. He also hosted a syndicated radio s...

Otherland
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/17/2015
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Sea of Silver Light

Sea of Silver Light

by Tad Williams

A group of adventurers searching for a cure for comatose children find themselves trapped in a sequence of virtual worlds, the only opponents of a conspiracy of the rich to live forever in a dream. Now, they are forced to make an uneasy alliance with ...

Otherland #4
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/17/2015
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Gone South

Gone South

by Robert McCammon

It was hell's season, and the air smelled of burning children...With “one of the most arresting first sentences in contemporary writing” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), Robert McCammon unfurls his visionary masterpiece of survival, red...

Narrator: George Newbern,Wil...
Published: 06/02/2015
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The Dirty Streets of Heaven

The Dirty Streets of Heaven

by Tad Williams

Tad Williams has held more jobs than any sane person should admit to—singing in a band, selling shoes, managing a financial institution, throwing newspapers, and designing military manuals, to name just a few. He also hosted a syndicated radio s...

Bobby Dollar #1
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/27/2012
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How We Got to Now

How We Got to Now

by Steven Johnson

Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, on sale November 15, 2016. From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legac...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/30/2014
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Happy Hour in Hell

Happy Hour in Hell

by Tad Williams

I’ve been told to go to Hell more times than I can count. But this time I’m actually going. My name’s Bobby Dollar, sometimes known as Doloriel, and of course, Hell isn’t a great place for someone like me—I’m an ang...

Bobby Dollar #2
Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/12/2013
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The Promise of Stardust

The Promise of Stardust

by Priscille Sibley

Matt Beaulieu was two years old the first time he held Elle McClure in his arms, seventeen when he first kissed her under a sky filled with shooting stars, and thirty-three when they wed. Now in their late thirties, the deeply devoted couple has every...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 06/11/2013
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For the Win

For the Win

by Cory Doctorow

At any hour of the day or night, millions of people around the globe are engrossed in multiplayer online games, questing and battling to win virtual gold, jewels, and precious artifacts. Meanwhile, millions of “gold farmers” toil in electr...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 05/11/2010
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Think of a Number Dave Gurney No1

Think of a Number (Dave Gurney, N...

by John Verdon

JOHN VERDON has held several executive positions with Manhattan advertising firms, but like his protagonist, he recently relocated with his wife to rural upstate New York.  Think of a Number is his first novel.From the Hardcover edition.

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 07/06/2010
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Buried Memories

Buried Memories

by Irene Pence

From author Irene Pence, the horrific true story of the cold-blooded killer known as the Texas Black Widow.

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 07/16/2014
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The Happiness of Pursuit

The Happiness of Pursuit

by Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur, traveler, and New York Times bestselling author.  His first two books were The Art of Non-Conformity and The $100 Startup.  Recently, he completed his quest to visit every country in the world before the ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/09/2014
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The Thin Green Line

The Thin Green Line

by Paul Sullivan

The “Wealth Matters” columnist of The New York Times reveals the habits, worldviews, and practices that lead to true wealth—and why it’s more important to be “wealthy” than “rich.”For the better part of ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 03/10/2015
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Machines of Loving Grace

Machines of Loving Grace

by John Markoff

This new era offers the promise of immensely powerful machines, but it also reframes a question first raised more than half a century ago, when the intelligent machine was born. Will we control these systems, or will they control us? In this sweeping ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 08/25/2015
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A Thousand Naked Strangers

A Thousand Naked Strangers

by Kevin Hazzard

A former paramedic’s visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlanta’s mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe.In the aftermath of 9/11 Kevin H...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 01/05/2016
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One Perfect Lie

One Perfect Lie

by Lisa Scottoline

A handsome stranger moves to the small Pennsylvania town of Central Valley, and his name is Chris Brennan. He’s applying for a job as a teacher and varsity baseball coach at the local high school, and he looks perfect, on paper. B...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 04/11/2017
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All the Winters After

All the Winters After

by Sere Prince Halverson

Alaska doesn't forgive mistakesThat's what Kachemak Winkel's mother used to tell him. A lot of mistakes were made that awful day twenty years ago, when she died in a plane crash with Kache's father and brother--and Kache still feels responsible. He fl...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 02/16/2016
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Ghosts of Manhattan

Ghosts of Manhattan

by Douglas Brunt

A wryly comic, first-person debut novel offering a withering view of life on Wall Street from the perspective of an unhappy insider who is too hooked on the money to find a way out, even as his career is ruining his marriage and corroding his soul. ...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 12/18/2012
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Lucky You

Lucky You

by Carl Hiaasen

Grange, Florida, is famous for its miracles--the weeping fiberglass Madonna, the Road-Stain Jesus, the stigmata man. And now it has JoLayne Lucks, unlikely winner of the state lottery.Unfortunately, JoLayne's winning ticket isn't the only one. The oth...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 04/09/2013
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