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Cheerful Money

Cheerful Money

by Tad Friend

Tad Friend's family is nothing if not illustrious: his father was president of Swarthmore College, and at Smith his mother came in second in a poetry contest judged by W. H. Auden to Sylvia Plath. For centuries, Wasps like his ancestors dominated Ame...

Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 03/05/2010
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Old Friends

Old Friends

by Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder won the Pulitzer Prize for The Soul of a New Machine. House and Among Schoolchildren were national bestsellers. Now this "crackerjack reporter with a common touch" (Philip Lopate, The Washington Post) has turned his talents to his most ...

Narrator: Lowell George Seib...
Published: 08/25/2008
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A Pirates Heart

A Pirate's Heart

by Catherine Friend

A long lost pirate treasure, four women, and more than one “thief of hearts” share a destiny beyond time. To foil a map thief, librarian Emma Boyd searches for a pirate's long-lost treasure map. She’s aided in her search by investiga...

Narrator: Catherine Friend
Published: 03/16/2016
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Hit By A Farm How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Barn

Hit By A Farm: How I Learned to S...

by Catherine Friend

"Farms have fences. People have boundaries. Mine began crumbling the day I knelt behind a male sheep, reached between his legs, and squeezed his testicles....Janet, the instructor of this course on raising sheep, had indicated it was my turn. 'Grab hi...

Narrator: Catherine Friend
Published: 03/15/2016
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Barn Boot Blues

Barn Boot Blues

by Catherine Friend

Meet Taylor McNamara. She’s twelve. She’s a city girl. But her parents have just moved her onto a sheep farm in the middle of nowhere. She’s trying to get into the spirit of farming, but things aren’t going very well. Meet th...

Narrator: Kate Rudd
Published: 10/02/2012
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Perfect

Perfect

by Natasha Friend

First-time novelist Natasha Friend is a writer with a talent for realistically expressing the fears and uncertainties of today's adolescents in a good story. Perfect has received the Milkweed Prize for Children's Literature and is a Book Sense "Winter...

Narrator: Danielle Ferland
Published: 11/21/2005
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For Keeps

For Keeps

by Natasha Friend

For sixteen years, Josie Gardner and her mom, Kate, have been a team. It's been the Gardner Girls against the world, and that's how Josie likes it. Until one day, they find out that Paul Tucci, Kate's high school boyfriend-the father Josie has never m...

Narrator: Lauren Weisman
Published: 04/06/2010
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A Friend of the Family

A Friend of the Family

by Lauren Grodstein

Pete Dizinoff has spent years working toward a life that would be, by all measures, deemed successful. A skilled internist, he’s built a thriving practice in suburban New Jersey. He has a devoted wife, a network of close friends, and an impr...

Narrator: Rick Adamson
Published: 11/10/2009
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Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends

by Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born and educated in Dublin. She is the author of the bestselling books Tara Road, Evening Class, This Year It Will Be Different, The Glass Lake, The Copper Beech, The Lilac Bus, Silver Wedding, Firefly Summer, Echoes, Light A Penny ...

Narrator: Fionnula Flanagan
Published: 08/01/2000
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Friends for Freedom

Friends for Freedom

by Suzanne Slade

No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it. Despite naysayers,...

Narrator: Lizan Mitchell
Published: 01/09/2015
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Friendship

Friendship

by Emily Gould

From Emily Gould comes Friendship, an engaging debut novel about two friends learning the difference between getting older and growing up.

Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Published: 09/23/2014
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My Friends

My Friends

by Kurt Johnston

Don’t worry, My Friends, from the Middle School Survival Series, will give you all the tips and secrets you need to make the most of your friendships. In the pages of this book, you’ll find helpful friendship tips...

Middle School Survival Series
Narrator: Hewitt James
Published: 10/27/2009
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Friend of the Devil

Friend of the Devil

by Peter Robinson

Two murders . . . two towns . . . two determined cops . . .One morning in March, on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea, a woman named Karen Drew is found in her wheelchair with her throat slit. Back in Eastvale on that same morning, in a tangle o...

Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 02/26/2008
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Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend

by Charles Dickens

A sinister masterpiece, this chilling tale unfolds around drowning, disguises, and doubles, violence, murder, and triumphant love. Characters include young John Harmon, presumed killed on his return to England but very much alive, and Bella Wilfer, o...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 01/01/2006
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A Friend of the Earth

A Friend of the Earth

by T. Coraghessan Boyle

A Friend of the Earth opens in the year 2025, as Tyrone O'Shaughnessy Tidewater ekes out a bleak living in southern California, managing a rock star's private menagerie. Global warming is a reality. The biosphere has collapsed and most of the maj...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 08/18/2000
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A Cup of Friendship

A Cup of Friendship

by Deborah Rodriguez

Deborah Rodriguez is a hairdresser, a motivational speaker, and the author of the bestselling memoir Kabul Beauty School. She spent five years teaching at and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon ...

Narrator: Mozhan Marno
Published: 01/25/2011
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The Best of Friends

The Best of Friends

by Susan Mallery

In high school, studious Jayne Scott and wild child Rebecca Worden became unlikely best friends — a tie that endured even after Rebecca fled her family to live overseas. After Jayne’s mother passed away, she became part unpaid assistant, p...

Narrator: Renee Raudman
Published: 09/28/2010
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Our Friends from Frolix 8

Our Friends from Frolix 8

by Philip K. Dick

In Our Friends from Frolix 8, the world is run by an elite few. And what determines whether one is part of the elite isn’t wealth or privilege, but brains. As children, every citizen of Earth is tested; some are found to be super-smart New Men a...

Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 04/16/2013
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The Best of Friends

The Best of Friends

by Mariana Pasternak

Set in a world of luxury and power, this is the tell-all story of two remarkable women and a friendship that changed both their lives forever.For more than two decades, Mariana Pasternak and Martha Stewart were nearly inseparable. They first met in We...

Narrator: Karen Saltus
Published: 03/16/2010
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Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends

by Charles Gasparino

The bestselling author of The Sellout tells the explosive story of the government’s crackdown on insider-trading networks—an investigation that has already racked up more than 60 convictions.In Circle of Friends, award-winning journalist C...

Narrator: Pete Larkin
Published: 07/02/2013
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The Friends of Jesus

The Friends of Jesus

by Karen Kingsbury

America’s favorite inspirational novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a richly told tale about six of Jesus’ closest friends and companions, bringing biblical truths to life in this captivating continuation of her Life-...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne, Ja...
Published: 07/07/2015
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One Cool Friend

One Cool Friend

by Toni Buzzeo

Award-winning author Toni Buzzeo's stories deliver engaging characters and gentle humor, helping to set young listeners on a path toward a lifetime of reading enjoyment. In One Cool Friend, Elliot spots his ideal pet on a visit to the aquarium-a pengu...

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Published: 03/28/2012
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Worst of Friends

Worst of Friends

by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain

Celebrated for her nonfiction books aimed at young readers, award-winning author Suzanne Tripp Jurmain illuminates historical figures in fun and engaging ways. Worst of Friends draws listeners into the earliest days of America's history to profile the...

Narrator: Richard Poe
Published: 03/28/2012
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Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend

by Charles Dickens

A mysterious boatman on the Thames, a drowned heir, a dustman and his wife, and a host of other Dickens characters populate this novel of relationships between the classes, money, greed and love. The forty-eight characters are presented with remarkabl...

Narrator: David Timson
Published: 04/30/2007
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Four Friends

Four Friends

by Robyn Carr

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr comes the story of four friends determined to find their stride. This honest look at marriage examines the challenges, heartaches and sacrifices along with the joy in discovering what it means to be...

Narrator: Therese Plummer
Published: 03/24/2014
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Friends Forever

Friends Forever

by Danielle Steel

Five children meet on the first day of kindergarten. In the years that follow, they become friends and more than friends. Together, they will find strength, meet challenges, face life’s adventures, endure loss, face stark realities, and open the...

Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 07/24/2012
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

by George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins, the internationally-acclaimed grand master of crime fiction, returns to thrill listeners with this riveting tale of cops, robbers, and big city low life. An expertly crafted story of loyalty and betrayal, it is peppered with wonderf...

Narrator: Mark Hammer
Published: 01/17/2005
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Friends and Lovers

Friends and Lovers

by Eric Jerome Dickey

From the #1 Blackboard best-selling author of Cheaters (F0019) comes this story of two couples looking for lasting love. Friends and Lovers is filled with the colorful dialog, vivid characters, and sophistication that have become Dickey's trademarks. ...

Narrator: Patricia R. Floyd
Published: 10/20/2003
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My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

by Mary O'Hara

It seems Ken can't do anything right. He loses saddle blankets and breaks reins . . . but then comes the worst news yet: a report card so bad that he has to repeat a grade. How can you tame the dreamy mind of a boy who stares out of the window ins...

Narrator: Michael Louis Well...
Published: 12/27/2005
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My Friend Leonard

My Friend Leonard

by James Frey

New York Times best-selling author James Frey pens the candid memoir of his recovery from drug and alcohol addictions with My Friend Leonard. After a stint in jail, James is rocked by further tragedy. Teetering on the brink of breakdown, he turns ...

Narrator: Andy Paris
Published: 11/03/2005
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More than Friends

More than Friends

by Barbara Delinsky

Friendship, love, and forgiveness... The Maxwells and the Popes have been friends forever. The women were college roommates, their husbands are partners in the same law firm, their kids have grown up next door to each other, and the two families shar...

Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat,...
Published: 03/08/2011
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Friends Like Us

Friends Like Us

by Lauren Fox

For Willa Jacobs, seeing her best friend, Jane Weston, is like looking in a mirror on a really good day. Strangers assume they are sisters, a comparison Willa secretly enjoys. They share an apartment, clothing, and groceries, eking out rent with part-...

Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Published: 02/14/2012
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The Friends We Keep

The Friends We Keep

by Susan Mallery

After five years as a stay-at-home mom, Gabby Schaefer can't wait to return to work. Oh, to use the bathroom in peace! No twins clamoring at the door, no husband barging in, no stepdaughter throwing a tantrum. But when her plans are derailed by some s...

Mischief Bay #2
Narrator: Tanya Eby
Published: 02/23/2016
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Best Friends

Best Friends

by Martha Moody

Martha Moody's first novel examines the dynamics of friendship between two very different women. Meeting as college roommates, the girls are surprised to learn that, despite their many differences, the two form a bond that will last a lifetime.

Narrator: Renee Raudman
Published: 12/24/2007
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Conspiracy of Friends

Conspiracy of Friends

by Alexander McCall Smith

It seems the universe itself is conspiring against the residents of Corduroy Mansions, as they all find themselves struggling with their nearest and dearest. Oedipus Snark’s mother, Berthea, is still at work on her scathing biography of her son&...

Corduroy Mansions #3
Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 06/12/2012
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A Spy Among Friends

A Spy Among Friends

by Ben Macintyre

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counter...

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 07/29/2014
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The Little Friend

The Little Friend

by Donna Tartt

For the rest of her life, Charlotte Cleve would blame herself for her son’s death because she had decided to have the Mother’s Day dinner at six in the evening instead of noon, after church, which is when the Cleves usually had it. Dissati...

Narrator: Karen White,Donna ...
Published: 09/24/2002
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Mortal Friends

Mortal Friends

by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

“Murder, blackmail, and betrayal, all set against the glittering backdrop of Washington society.” —The Today Show No one knows the world of high society better that New York Times bestselling author Jane Stanton Hitchc...

Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck
Published: 06/30/2009
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BarrierFree Friendships

Barrier-Free Friendships

by Joni Eareckson Tada

Each of us knows someone who is hearing, visually, or mentally impaired, or physically disabled. Millions more suffer from invisible disabilities that can be just as devastating. Writing from her own experience as a person with a disability Joni Earec...

Narrator: Connie Wetzell
Published: 11/29/2011
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The Andalucian Friend

The Andalucian Friend

by Alexander Soderberg

ALEXANDER SÖDERBERG has worked as a screenwriter for Swedish television. His work includes the TV adaptations of Camilla Läckberg's and Åke Edwardsson's novels. He lives in the countryside in the south of Sweden with his wife and child...

Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Published: 03/12/2013
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Friendship Bread

Friendship Bread

by Darien Gee

An anonymous gift sends a woman on a journey she never could have anticipated.   One afternoon, Julia Evarts and her five-year-old daughter, Gracie, arrive home to find an unexpected gift on the front porch: a homemade loaf of Amish Friendship Br...

Narrator: Nancy Linari
Published: 04/05/2011
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Friends  Fauxs

Friends & Fauxs

by Tracie Howard

Chapter 1Midas Touch, Brandon's imposing 191-foot yacht, floated serenely in spite of the churn of afternoon waves that lapped seductively at Saint-Tropez's sandy coastline. He'd recently taken possession of the decadent--even by yachting standards--v...

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Published: 07/28/2009
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The False Friend

The False Friend

by Myla Goldberg

MYLA GOLDBERG is the author of the bestselling Bee Season, which was a New York Times Notable Book in 2000, later made into a film; and Wickett’s Remedy. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Narrator: Myla Goldberg
Published: 10/05/2010
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Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire

by C.D.B. Bryan

Drafted into the US Army, Michael Mullen left his family's Iowa farm in September 1969 to fight for his country in Vietnam. Six months later, Michael was killed, not by the North Vietnamese, but by artillery fire from friendly forces. With the gove...

Narrator: Mauro Hantman
Published: 01/24/2017
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Adora Finds a Friend

Adora Finds a Friend

by Shana Muldoon Zappa; Ah...

Adora can be aloof and opinionated and she must learn, through her Wishworld mission, to accept help and ideas from others. On this mission, which was originally set for Cassie, Adora is set to help a super sensitive and shy Wisher who must try to mak...

The Star Darlings Series #10
Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Published: 11/11/2016
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Friend Or Fiend with the Pain and the Great One

Friend Or Fiend? with the Pain an...

by Judy Blume

What’s the difference between a friend and a fiend?Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. Their teenage cousins have turned int...

Narrator: Judy Blume
Published: 05/12/2009
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Friends of Whitmore

Friends of Whitmore

by Michael Famighetti

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Narrator: Alexander Cendese
Published: 09/24/2013
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Darkness My Old Friend

Darkness, My Old Friend

by Lisa Unger

Chapter OneJones Cooper feared death. The dread of it woke him in the night, sat him bolt upright and drew all the breath from his lungs, narrowed his esophagus, had him rasping in the dark. It turned all the normal shadows of the bedroom that he shar...

Narrator: Nancy Linari
Published: 08/09/2011
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Otter Hello Sea Friends

Otter: Hello, Sea Friends!

by Sam Garton

Otter—the irrepressible picture book character sure to be adored by fans of Llama Llama—takes a trip to visit sea friends and meet all the animals that live in the ocean.Otter: Hello, Sea Friends! is a My First I Can Read book, which means...

Narrator: Courtney Shaw
Published: 10/04/2016
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A Freneau Sampler

A Freneau Sampler

by Joe Bevilacqua

As heard on Sirius XM Radio and NPR stations! Philip Morin Freneau (January 2, 1752December 18, 1832) was a notable American poet, nationalist, polemicist, sea captain, and newspaper editor, sometimes called the Poet of the American Revolution. This ...

Narrator: a full cast
Published: 04/01/2013
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