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Whats a Dog For

What's a Dog For?

by John Homans

John Homans adopted his dog, Stella, from a shelter for all the usual reasons: fond memories of dogs from his past, a companion for his son, an excuse for long walks around the neighborhood. Soon enough, she is happily ensconced in the daily workings ...

Narrator: Don Hagen
Published: 11/13/2012
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What We Saw at Night

What We Saw at Night

by Jacquelyn Mitchard

In a small hospital town, a trio of teens rebel against their fatal diagnosis of XP (an allergy to sunlight) with late night Parkour, an extreme sport of daredevil risks. On a random summer night, while scaling a building like any other, the three hap...

The What We Saw at Night Series #1
Narrator: Rebecca Gibel
Published: 01/01/2013
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What Alice Forgot

What Alice Forgot

by Liane Moriarty

What would happen if you were visited by your younger self, and got a chance for a do-over?Alice Love is twenty-nine years old, madly in love with her husband, and pregnant with their first child. So imagine her surprise when, after a fall, she comes ...

Narrator: Tamara Lovatt Smit...
Published: 09/20/2011
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Acheron

Acheron

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The most anticipated story in the blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. The never-before-revealed story of the Dark-Hunter leader, Acheron. He was made human in order to escape death, but in death he was reborn a god. . . Eleven thousand years ago a god ...

Dark-Hunter
Narrator: Holter Graham
Published: 08/01/2008
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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

by Rick Warren

This book has transformed millions of lives. Are you ready for a change?   Since its release, The Purpose Driven Life has been translated into eighty-five different languages and has become the “Bestselling non-fiction hardback bo...

The Purpose Driven Life
Narrator: Dr. Rick Warren
Published: 10/23/2012
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What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure

by Oprah Winfrey

After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life," Oprah has penned one ...

Narrator: Oprah Winfrey
Published: 09/02/2014
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What She Left for Me

What She Left for Me

by Tracie Peterson

Award-winning, best-selling author of over 60 books, Tracie Peterson skillfully explores the deepest tests of faith and forgiveness. In What She Left for Me, a preacher’s wife must lean on her battered family for healing. When Jana McGuire r...

Narrator: Linda Stephens
Published: 06/26/2006
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What I Did for Love

What I Did for Love

by Susan Elizabeth Phillip...

“Writing with both sharp wit and terrific emotional warmth, Phillips delivers another of her supremely satisfying contemporary romances.”—Chicago Tribune Perennial New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is ea...

Narrator: Julia Gibson
Published: 01/27/2009
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War What Is It Good For

War! What Is It Good For?

by Ian Morris

From the author of Why the West Rules—for Now, a powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better.

Narrator: Derek Perkins
Published: 04/15/2014
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But What If Were Wrong

But What If We're Wrong?

by Chuck Klosterman

Chuck Klosterman is the bestselling author of seven books of nonfiction (including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and I Wear the Black Hat) and two novels (Downtown Owl and The Visible Man). He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post...

Narrator: Chuck Klosterman
Published: 06/07/2016
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For What Its Worth

For What It's Worth

by Les Gold

Businesses these days talk a lot about figuring out what the customer wants. Well, here's your first lesson: the customer doesn't know what he wants. This book is going to show you how to convince him he wants the thing you're selling. Les Gold has ...

Narrator: Walter Dixon
Published: 06/18/2013
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What You Wish For

What You Wish For

by Mark Edwards

Marie Walker has vanished from the face of the earth….Her besotted boyfriend, newspaper photographer Richard Thompson, vows to find her, convinced that Marie's unusual beliefs hold the key.But a shocking discovery makes him question if he ever r...

Narrator: Ralph Lister
Published: 08/12/2014
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What Are You Hungry For

What Are You Hungry For?

by Deepak Chopra

Basis for the upcoming PBS Special!After promoting this message worldwide for thirty years, bestselling author Deepak Chopra focuses on the huge problem of weight control in America with exciting new concepts. What Are You Hungry For? is the...

Narrator: Deepak Chopra
Published: 11/12/2013
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Whats the Number for 911

What's the Number for 911?

by Leland Gregory

America's 911 system is supposed to be for emergencies only. But some people apparently didn't get the memo, because the following are some of their responses when asked by dispatchers, "What's your emergency?" - "Yeah, I want to order a pizza." - "I'...

Narrator: Danielle Ferland
Published: 07/17/2009
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What I Lived For

What I Lived For

by Joyce Oates

Jerome &quot;Corky&quot; Corchoran is a well-liked, well-connected, but morally bankrupt real estate developer who one day tragically discovers that he can no longer finesse his way through life with his &quot;Irish charm.&quot;<br&...

Narrator: Jay Sanders
Published: 09/17/2008
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What We Keep

What We Keep

by Elizabeth Berg

Ginny Young is on a plane, en route to see her mother, whom she hasnt seen or spoken to for thirty-five years. She thinks back to the summer of 1958, when she and her sister, Sharla, were young girls. Moving back and forth in time between the girl she...

Narrator: Stephanie Roberts
Published: 05/01/2002
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What the F

What the F

by Benjamin K. Bergen

Nearly everyone swears-whether it's over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet, we sit idly by as words are banned from television and censored in books. We insist that people excise profanity from their...

Narrator: Benjamin K. Bergen...
Published: 10/01/2016
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Sweet Ache

Sweet Ache

by K. Bromberg

K. Bromberg is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Driven Trilogy (including Driven, Fueled, and Crashed). K. lives in Southern California with her husband and three children. When she needs a break from the daily...

Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 06/02/2015
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What Life Are You Waiting For

What Life Are You Waiting For?

by Pete Hise

The clock is running, but it&rsquo;s not too late.The life you once dared to dream of is still available to you. Pete Hise invites you to rediscover the shocking truth of the gospel that has the power to rebuild faulty foundations of identity and ...

Narrator: Pete Hise
Published: 05/01/2014
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Love Loss and What We Ate

Love, Loss, and What We Ate

by Padma Lakshmi

A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Ate traces the arc of Padma Lakshmi’s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera—a tantalizing blend of ...

Narrator: Padma Lakshmi
Published: 03/08/2016
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What Janie Found

What Janie Found

by Caroline B. Cooney

Janie Johnson has been on an emotional roller-coaster ride ever since she saw her face on the side of a milk carton. At first she thought the people she called Mom and Dad had kidnapped her. Then she learned they were only trying to protect her. Final...

The Janie Johnson (Face on the Milk Carton) series #4
Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan
Published: 04/16/2001
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Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

by Jeffrey Archer

Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno? When Ross Buchanan ...

The Clifton Chronicles
Narrator: Alex Jennings
Published: 03/11/2014
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What Is the What

What Is the What

by Dave Eggers

In a heartrending and astonishing novel, Dave Eggers illuminates the history of the civil war in Sudan through the eyes of Valentino Achak Deng, a refugee now living in the United States. We follow his life as hes driven from his home as a boy and wal...

Narrator: Dion Graham
Published: 07/01/2007
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Be Careful What You Pray For

Be Careful What You Pray For

by Kimberla Lawson Roby

New York Times best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby dishes out the juiciest of tales. Be Careful What You Pray For—the sequel to her popular The Best of Everything—is another delicious page-turner. Alicia Black’s first marriage ...

Narrator: Caroline Clay
Published: 08/19/2010
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What We Have

What We Have

by Amy Boesky

At thirty-two, Amy Boesky thought she had it all figured out: a wonderful new man in her life, a great job, and the (nearly) perfect home. For once, she was almost able to shake the terrible fear that had gripped her for as long as she could remember...

Narrator: Elizabeth London
Published: 11/08/2010
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What the Fun

What the Fun?!

by Donna Bozzo

Where is the fun in your family's life? Have you sunk so deep in the day-to-day crunch of life, you've forgotten how to make things fun? What The Fun?! answers every parent's question, What can I do to make my family happy? Creating more fun in yo...

Narrator: Donna Bozzo
Published: 07/01/2016
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No Longer at Ease

No Longer at Ease

by Chinua Achebe

The story of a man whose foreign education has separated him from his African roots and made him parts of a ruling elite whose corruption he finds repugnant. More than thirty years after it was first written, this novel remains a brilliant statement o...

Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 03/13/2015
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What Angels Fear

What Angels Fear

by C. S. Harris

It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene ...

Sebastian St. Cyr #1
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 12/12/2014
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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

With over eight million copies in print world wide, Achebe's work is a definitive novel in African literature. Filled with powerful language and finely drawn characters, Things Fall Apart also shimmers with the sounds and sights of village life. Okonk...

The African Trilogy
Narrator: Peter Francis Jame...
Published: 07/22/2003
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What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World

What We Found in the Sofa and How...

by Henry Clark

When River, Freak, and Fiona discover a rare zucchini-colored crayon between the cushions of a mysterious sofa at their bus stop, they quickly find themselves in the middle of an evil plot to conquer the world! The plot's mastermind, Edward Disin, is ...

Narrator: Bryan Kennedy
Published: 07/02/2013
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Its Not What You Sell Its What You Stand For

It's Not What You Sell, It's What...

by Haley Rushing

Roy Spence has helped organizations such as Southwest Airlines, BMW, the University of Texas, Wal-Mart, the Clinton Global Initiative, and many others achieve greatness by obsessing about one big idea: purpose. Simply put, purpose is a definitive stat...

Narrator: Bill Weideman
Published: 02/05/2009
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What We Talk About When We Talk About God

What We Talk About When We Talk A...

by Rob Bell

"I've written this book because there's a growing sense that when it comes to God, we're at the end of one era and the start of another, an entire mode of understanding and talking about God is dying as something new is being birthed."—from What...

Narrator: Rob Bell
Published: 03/12/2013
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What Now

What Now?

by Ann Patchett

Based on her lauded commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College, this stirring essay by bestselling author Ann Patchett offers hope and inspiration for anyone at a crossroads, whether graduating, changing careers, or transitioning from one life sta...

Narrator: Ann Patchett
Published: 04/15/2008
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

What We Talk About When We Talk A...

by Nathan Englander

Nathan Englander’s short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and numerous anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Englander is the author of the novel The Ministry of Special Cases...

Narrator: Various Readers
Published: 02/07/2012
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What If

What If?

by Randall Munroe

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroes iconic webcomic. H...

Narrator: Wil Wheaton
Published: 09/02/2014
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Searching for God Knows What

Searching for God Knows What

by Donald Miller

In Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller's provocative and funny new book, he shows readers that the greatest desire of every person is the desire for redemption. Every person is constantly seeking redemption (or at least the feeling of it) in h...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 12/01/2007
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Get Whats Yours for Medicare

Get What's Yours for Medicare

by Philip Moeller

A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What’s Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation’s other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and...

Narrator: James Foster
Published: 10/04/2016
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Cant Remember What I Forgot

Can't Remember What I Forgot

by Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern presents an essential behind-the-scenes foray into the world of cutting-edge memory research that unveils findings about memory loss only now available to general readers.

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 06/30/2008
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Chicken Soup for the Soul What I Learned from the Cat  20 Stories about Laughter and Accepting Help

Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I...

by Amy Newmark

20 Stories about Laughter and Accepting Help Learning to Laugh Learning to Accept Help

Narrator: Fred Stella
Published: 11/20/2010
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Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Do Not Ask What Good We Do

by Robert Draper

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Dead Certain, the definitive book about the Bush Presidency, a revealing and riveting look at the new House of Representatives, elected in the history-making 2010 midterm elections.

Narrator: Holter Graham
Published: 04/24/2012
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Whats So Funny

What's So Funny?

by Tim Conway

Six-time Emmy Award–winning funnyman Tim Conway, best known for his characters on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian.In television history,few entertai...

Narrator: Jane Scovell
Published: 10/29/2013
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There Was a Country

There Was a Country

by Chinua Achebe

From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart comes a longawaited memoir about coming of age with a fragile new nation, then watching it torn asunder in a tragic civil warThe defining experience of Chinua Achebe’s life was the Nigerian civil w...

Narrator: Adewale Akinnuoye-...
Published: 10/11/2012
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The Education of a BritishProtected Child

The Education of a British-Protec...

by Chinua Achebe

From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart and the winner of the Man Booker International Prize comes a new collection of autobiographical essays-his first new book in more than twenty years.

Narrator: Michael Page
Published: 11/16/2009
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Arrow of God

Arrow of God

by Chinua Achebe

Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and son.

Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 06/17/2015
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What Would the Founders Say

What Would the Founders Say?

by Larry Schweikart

The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of A Patriot's History of the United States examines ten current challenges. America is at a crossroads. We face two options: continue our descent toward big government, higher taxes, less individual libert...

Narrator: Sean Pratt
Published: 03/08/2011
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Forgiving What Youll Never Forget

Forgiving What You'll Never Forge...

by Dr. David Stoop

How do you forgive the unforgivable? Forgiveness is an essential part of being a Christian, but that doesn&rsquo;t make it easy. What do we do when confronted with the unforgivable &mdash; an act that shakes our moral foundations to their root...

Narrator: Tom Hatting
Published: 01/17/2017
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Reached

Reached

by Ally Condie

Praise for Matched New York Times Bestseller Publishers Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2010 #1 Pick on the Winter 2010/2011 Kid's Indie Next List YALSA 2011 Best Fiction for Young Readers YALSA 2011 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers ...

Matched
Narrator: Matt Burns
Published: 11/13/2012
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What Is Art

What Is Art?

by Leo Tolstoy

What Is Art? is the result of fifteen years reflection on the nature and purpose of art. Tolstoy claims that all good art is related to the authentic life of the broader community and that the aesthetic value of a work of art is not independent of it...

Narrator: Geoffrey Blaisdell...
Published: 07/23/2008
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Vertical Church

Vertical Church

by James MacDonald

An emergency call, and I rush from my coziness into the dark community where the police have requested a chaplain. Arriving in minutes, I find the family imploding with grief having just discovered their son hanging in the garage. In a moment of unsha...

Narrator: Wayne Shepherd
Published: 08/15/2012
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What We Lost in the Dark

What We Lost in the Dark

by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Allie Kims deathly allergy to sunlight, XP, still confines her to the night. Now that shes lost her best friend Juliet to an apparent suicide, the night has never felt darkereven with Rob at her side. Allie knows why Juliet killed herself: to escape ...

Narrator: Rebecca Gibel
Published: 12/17/2013
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