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18 and Life on Skid Row

44 ratings

Summary

18 and Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas, to California and finally to Canada and who, at the age of eight, discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career Sebastian Bach has sold over 20 million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist. He is particularly known for the hit singles "I Remember You", "Youth Gone Wild", and "18 & Life" and the albums Skid Row and Slave to the Grind, which became the first ever hard rock album to debut at number one on the Billboard Top 200 and landed him on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Bach then went on to become the first rock star to grace the Broadway stage, with starring roles in Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He also appeared for seven seasons on the hit television show Gilmore Girls. In his memoir Bach recounts lurid tales of excess and debauchery as he toured the world with Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe, Soundgarden, Pantera, Nine Inch Nails, and Guns N' Roses. 18 and Life on Skid Row is the story of hitting it big at a young age and of a band that broke up in its prime. It is the story of a man who achieved his wildest dreams, only to lose his family and then his home. It is a story of perseverance; of wine, women, and song; and of a man who has made his life on the road and always will. 18 and Life on Skid Row is not your ordinary rock memoir, because Sebastian Bach is not your ordinary rock star.

©2016 Sebastian Bach (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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Work From Home: The Ultimate Guide

Summary

This audiobook will show you how you can work from home. Stuck at home, well now you can make money and live a better life. Get paid what you deserve.

©2020 Bruce Walker (P)2021 Bruce Walker

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Angels in Pink: Raina's Story

Summary

Pink Angels and best friends Holly, Raina, and Kathleen have been through a lot over the past year. The summer before their senior year promises to be busy but fun, as Holly and Raina return to their full-time volunteer jobs at the hospital and Kathleen, who needs the money, works at the hospital gift shop. Of course, Raina and Kathleen will be spending as much time as possible with their boyfriends, Hunter and Carson. Holly is happy for her friends, but she can’t help feeling a little left out when hanging out with the two couples. She did finally have a boy interested in her, but the e-mails from her secret admirer, Shy Boy, recently stopped coming. What has she done wrong? Will she ever meet her mystery guy in person? But Holly’s world forever changes when tragedy strikes close to home. It’s not fair that the most loving and giving person she knows is the victim of a random crime. She, Raina, and Kathleen will need each other now more than ever.

©2005 Lurlene McDaniel (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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Behind the Burly Q

1 rating

Summary

By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q, comes the first-ever oral history of American burlesque - as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance. Burlesque was one of America's most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century. Gaudy, bawdy, and spectacular, the shows entertained thousands of paying customers every night of the week. And yet the legacy of burlesque is often vilified and misunderstood, left out of the history books. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance. Lovingly interviewed by burlesque enthusiast Leslie Zemeckis who produced the hit documentary of the same name, are former musicians, strippers, novelty acts, club owners, authors, and historians - assembled here for the first time ever to tell you just what really happened in a burlesque show. From Jack Ruby and Robert Kennedy to Abbott and Costello - burlesque touched every corner of American life. The sexy shows often poked fun at the upper classes, at sex, and at what people were willing to do in the pursuit of sex. Sadly, many of the performers have since passed away, making this their last, and often only interview. Behind the Burly Q is the definitive history of burlesque during its heyday and an invaluable oral history of an American art form. Funny, shocking, unbelievable, and heartbreaking, their stories will touch your hearts. We invite you to peek behind the curtain at the burly show.

©2013 Leslie Zemeckis (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
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Women in Clothes

Summary

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities - famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old - on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than 50 questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style. Writers, activists, and artists including Cindy Sherman, Kim Gordon, Kalpona Akter, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Tavi Gevinson, Miranda July, Sasha Grey, Lena Dunham, and Molly Ringwald answered these questions with photographs, interviews, personal testimonies, and illustrations. Even our most basic clothing choices can give us confidence, show the connection between our appearance and our habits of mind, express our values and our politics, bond us with our friends, and function as armor or disguise. They are the tools we use to reinvent ourselves and to transform how others see us. Women in Clothes embraces the complexity of women's style decisions, revealing the sometimes funny, sometimes strange, always telling impulses that influence our daily ritual of getting dressed. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Defying Jihad

4 ratings

Summary

If you truly love Allah, you will die for him. Your death will mean much reward for you and your family in heaven. Only death will prove your love. It was the final test. A chance to win not only the love of Allah, but the love of her father - something she had never been able to earn. Esther took a deep breath and raised her hand in the air. At the age of 18, she had just volunteered to become a suicide bomber. Defying Jihad is the true story of a girl growing up under radical Islamic rule, trained to believe her ultimate purpose was to serve Allah by dying as a jihadist. But two nights before she was to leave forever, she had a dream...one that would change the course of her destiny. Against all odds, Esther became a follower of Jesus - even though leaving Islam meant her death sentence. But rather than kill her immediately, Esther's furious father challenged her to a series of public debates with Muslim scholars: the Bible versus the Quran. If Esther won, she might yet survive. But if the Muslim clerics won, Esther must renounce her Christian faith. For an entire month - if she lived that long - Esther would be brought before the mob daily to defend her newfound faith. Would God give her the words to argue against Muslim leaders, former friends, and even her own family? Defying Jihad is an amazing story of a woman prepared to surrender all for Jesus - and whose life transformed from terror to overwhelming love.

©2019 Esther Ahmad and Craig Borlase (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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You Lost Him at Hello

1 rating

Summary

She used to make the same mistakes we've all made with men - until she realized that the winning formula to attracting the right guy lay in skills she already had. As a successful saleswoman, Jess has practiced the techniques in promoting a product, finding the right approach, making the pitch, and closing deal after deal. Once she started to apply these same techniques to the dating scene, her love life made a complete 180, and she found herself with more interested men than she knew what to do with.

©2012 McCann, Jess. (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Jess McCann
Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
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The Dancing Goddesses

Summary

A fascinating exploration of an ancient system of beliefs and its links to the evolution of dance. From southern Greece to northern Russia, people have long believed in female spirits, bringers of fertility, who spend their nights and days dancing in the fields and forests. So appealing were these spirit-maidens that they also took up residence in 19th-century Romantic literature. Archaeologist and linguist by profession, folk dancer by avocation, Elizabeth Wayland Barber has sleuthed through ethnographic lore and archaeological reports of east and southeast Europe, translating enchanting folktales about these "dancing goddesses" as well as eyewitness accounts of traditional rituals - texts that offer new perspectives on dance in agrarian society. She then traces these goddesses and their dances back through the Romans and Greeks to the first farmers of Europe. Along the way, she locates the origins of many customs, including coloring Easter eggs and throwing rice at the bride. The result is a detective story like no other and a joyful reminder of the human need to dance.

©2013 Elizabeth Wayland Barber (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story

Summary

Pink Angels and best friends Holly, Raina, and Kathleen have been through a lot over the past year. The summer before their senior year promises to be busy but fun, as Holly and Raina return to their full-time volunteer jobs at the hospital and Kathleen, who needs the money, works at the hospital gift shop. Of course, Raina and Kathleen will be spending as much time as possible with their boyfriends, Hunter and Carson. Holly is happy for her friends, but she can’t help feeling a little left out when hanging out with the two couples. She did finally have a boy interested in her, but the emails from her secret admirer, Shy Boy, recently stopped coming. What has she done wrong? Will she ever meet her mystery guy in person? But Holly’s world forever changes when tragedy strikes close to home. It’s not fair that the most loving and giving person she knows is the victim of a random crime. She, Raina, and Kathleen will need each other now more than ever.

©2005 Lurlene McDaniel (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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Ballads of Suburbia

Summary

Ballads are the kinds of songs that Kara McNaughton likes best. Not the cliche ones where a diva hits her dramatic high note or a rock band tones it down a couple of notches for the ladies, but the true ballads: the punk rocker or the country crooner reminding their listeners of the numerous ways to screw things up. In high school, Kara helped maintain the "Stories of Suburbia" notebook, which contained newspaper articles about bizarre, tragic events from suburbs all over America, and personal vignettes that Kara dubbed "ballads" written by her friends in Oak Park, just outside of Chicago. But Kara never wrote her own ballad. Before she could figure out what her song was about, she left town suddenly at the end of her junior year. Now, four years later, Kara returns to her hometown to face the music, needing to revisit the disastrous events that led to her leaving, in order to move on with her life. Intensely powerful and utterly engaging, Ballads of Suburbia explores the heartbreaking moments when life changes unexpectedly, and reveals the consequences of being forced to grow up too soon.

©2009 Stephanie Kuehnert (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
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The Milk of Birds

Summary

This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur. Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper.... Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but when a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs her with an American donor, Nawra dictates her thank-you letters. Putting her experiences into words begins to free her from her devastating past - and to brighten the path to her future. K. C. is an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, who hates reading and writing - or anything that smacks of school. But as Nawra pours grief and joy into her letters, she inspires K. C. to see beyond her own struggles. And as K. C. opens her heart in her responses to Nawra, she becomes both a dedicated friend and a passionate activist for Darfur. In this poetic tale of unlikely sisterhood, debut author Sylvia Whitman captures the friendship between two girls who teach each other compassion and share a remarkable bond that bridges two continents.

©2013 Sylvia Whitman (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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Treading Water

Summary

When the Vet Volunteers find some abandoned ducklings, they know there's no time to lose. Without a mother, the ducklings must learn to swim on their own. But where did they come from? When Brenna and the rest of the Volunteers learn that the ducklings are abandoned Easter pets, they hatch a plan to educate their community about baby animals - but they also must teach the ducklings to swim before it's too late.

©2014 Laurie Halse Anderson (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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Spectrum

Summary

New York City: home to world-renowned museums, theater, restaurants, iconic sports franchises. Central Park. Wall Street. And an infamous serial killer who's terrorized the Big Apple for decades. The year is 1995 and the NYPD has just graduated a promising new patrol officer named Karen Vail. The rookie's first day on the job is anything but easy when she finds herself at the crime scene of a young woman murdered in an unusual manner. Vail is unsure of what she's looking at or what it means - but it's a case that will weigh on her mind for nearly 20 years. As the years pass, Vail's career takes unexpected twists and turns - as does the case that's come to be known as Hades. Now a skilled FBI profiler, will Vail be in a better position to catch the killer? Or will Hades prove to be Karen Vail's hell on earth? The character who has captivated many people worldwide - and who won the praise of literary giants Michael Connelly, James Patterson, and Nelson DeMille - returns in a story that captures the experiences that shaped the revered profiler and made her the top cop she is today.

©2014 Alan Jacobson, This edition published in 2014 by Open Road Integrated Media, Inc. (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
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The Beach Quilt

Summary

Set in a picturesque Maine beach town, best-selling author Holly Chamberlin's heartwarming and insightful novel delves into the choices and changes faced by two families over the course of one eventful summer. Everyone in Yorktide, Maine, knows 16-year-old Sarah Bauer. She's a good student and a dutiful daughter, as well as a beloved best friend to Cordelia Kane. So it's a surprise to all when sensible Sarah reveals that she is pregnant. Though shocked, Sarah's family is supportive. But while Sarah reconciles herself to a new and different future, the consequences ripple in all directions. Her father - a proud, old-time Mainer - tries to find more work to defray expenses. Her younger sister grapples with a secret she can't share. Cordelia feels abandoned, and Cordelia's mother faces the repercussions of a long-ago decision. As Sarah's mother, Cindy, frets about how she'll juggle childcare with her job at the local quilting store, she seizes on an idea: to band together and make a baby quilt. Piece by piece, a beautiful design emerges. And as it progresses, reflecting the hopes and cares of the women who create it, each will find strength in the friendship and love that sustains them, in hardship and in joy...

©2014 Elise Smith (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
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Sex Work

1 rating

Summary

A landmark collection of writings by street prostitutes, exotic dancers, nude models, escorts, porn stars, and massage parlor workers. Since publication in 1987, Sex Work has generated much discussion and has changed the language we use to talk about sex for money.

©1998 Frederique Delacoste and Pricilla Alexander (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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The Duet

2 ratings

Summary

The Number-One Best Seller in General Humor - Best-Selling Romantic Comedy and New Adult Romance When 27-year-old pop sensation Brooklyn Heart steps in front of a microphone, her love songs enchant audiences worldwide. But when it comes to her own love life, the only spell she's under is a dry one. So when her label slots her for a Grammy performance with the sexy and soulful Jason Monroe, she can't help but entertain certain fantasies...those in which her G-string gets more play than her guitars'. Only one problem. Jason is a lyrical lone wolf who isn't happy about sharing the stage - nor his ranch - with the sassy singer. But while it may seem like a song entitled "Jason Monroe Is an Arrogant Ho" basically writes itself, their label and their millions of fans are expecting recording gold.... They're expecting The Duet. A fun & sexy romantic comedy.

©2014 R. S. Grey (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: R. S. Grey
Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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Love, InshAllah

1 rating

Summary

Romance, dating, sex and - Muslim women? In this groundbreaking collection, 25 American Muslim writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their search for love openly for the first time, showing just how varied the search for love can be - from singles' events and online dating, to college flirtations and arranged marriages, all with a uniquely Muslim twist. These stories are filled with passion and hope, loss and longing: A quintessential blonde California girl travels abroad to escape suffocating responsibilities at home, only to fall in love with a handsome Brazilian stranger she may never see again. An orthodox African-American woman must face her growing attraction to her female friend. A young girl defies her South Asian parents' cultural expectations with an interracial relationship. And a Southern woman agrees to consider an arranged marriage, with surprising results. These compelling stories of love and romance create an irresistible balance of heart-warming and tantalizing, always revealing and deeply relatable.

©2012 Ayesha Mattu, Nura Maznavi (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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Death in Cyprus

Summary

Twenty-year-old Amanda Derrington is on an extended cruise with her uncle when she decides to make a short trip to the sun-washed island of Cyprus. But even before the ship arrives in the port, there is a suspicious death. Once the passengers reach the island, it soon becomes clear that the death was in fact an act of murder. What Amanda had meant to be a pleasant excursion quickly takes a turn for the worse in this classic novel of suspense and romance by one of our most celebrated writers.

©1984 M.M. Kaye (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: M. M. Kaye
Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
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Bell of the Desert

Summary

"I believe the Arabs will unite under a fearless warrior-" Gertrude Bell had a dream - to unite the thousands of tribal clans in Arabia into a single great nation. Putting her political brilliance and deep cultural knowledge of Arabia to the ultimate test, she developed a plan to do just that. But with the onset of The War to End All Wars, her success rests not only on stubborn politicians who believe a woman’s true place is in the kitchen, but on the Arabic tribes setting aside their differences and fighting as one for freedom. As political bargaining and intrigue threaten to unravel her plans at the seams, Gertrude begins to doubt whether this once-great nation will ever rise to glory again….

©2012 Alan Gold (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Alan Gold
Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
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Plain Girl

Summary

An Amish girl, Esther feels like "one black bird against the sky" in her plain clothes. So when she's forced to attend public school she's terrified. She fears the new world she must enter, fears the way she sticks out next to other kids, and--most of all--fears she may do what her brother did: Run away and join the sinful but great wide world she's only just discovering.

©1983, 1955 Virginia Sorensen (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
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All That I Need

Summary

In best-selling author Francis Ray’s latest Grayson Friends novel All That I Need, two lost souls come together to discover what matters most of all - love comes with no guarantee. Lance Saxton is a self-made man who enjoys every moment of his success. Running an auction house allows him to manage his own time and travel the world on a moment’s notice - so why rush to settle down? The question answers itself…until he crosses paths with a beautiful, spirited travel writer who makes him second-guess his sense of independence - and leaves him wanting more. But it's always worth the risk. What’s love got to do with it? Fallon Marshall is at the peak of her career as a journalist. Any story she wants she can get. So when she hears about an auction being held at a fabled old estate in Santa Fe, New Mexico, off she goes…only to meet a man who makes her question her priorities. Maybe it’s time for Fallon to stop running away in search of adventure…and just fall into Lance’s arms?

©2013 Francis Ray (P)2013 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Francis Ray
Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
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The Truth About Everything

1 rating

Summary

Life is an uncertain morphing of the beautiful and devastating, the reckless and ordained, the inconsequential and cataclysmal. Brianna Wiest writes about her own experiences and truths of life as they pertain to the greater universe in this first compilation of her work. The selected pieces are ones to turn to when you are in need of answers, comfort and a little tough love now and again. Brianna provides a place of solace and understanding while still perpetuating her beliefs as they pertain to the reality of our individual journeys. The Truth About Everything asks you to challenge what you thought to be true, take the spiritual journey, and come out on the other end with your own story to tell.

©2013 Thought Catalog (P)2013 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
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Dark Channel

Summary

People from across the country and around the globe are coming to the mountain retreat of Hester Thorne, the enthralling leader of the Universal Enlightened Alliance. They are coming to hear the comforting wisdom and messages of peace offered by Orrin, the centuries-old entity that Hester channels. They are coming to donate their money and time to Hester, the Alliance and Orrin. And some are chosen to make a more significant contribution...a greater sacrifice. Jordan Cross is looking for a reporter who disappeared while investigating the truth behind the Alliance....Lauren Schroeder is trying to find her husband, who joined the Alliance and kidnapped their son....Together, they will go behind the Universal Enlightened Alliance’s false front of crystals and meditation and life-affirming positivity to discover the terrifying truth of an ancient cult bent on tearing down the wall between this world and one of unspeakable evil. The process has begun and the final dark rites are underway. It may already be too late...

©1992 Ray Garton (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Ray Garton
Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
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Was It Something I Said

Summary

It's not unusual for Jess McCann to receive a frantic late-night call from one of her clients, asking for advice while out on a date. And every single girl knows the frustration of saying the wrong thing at the wrong time and wishing she could take it back and say something better. Well, now you can get it right the first time around with McCann's indispensable dating survival guide.

©2013 Jess McCann (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Jess McCann
Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
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Blood Work

Summary

In December 1667, maverick physician Jean Denis transfused calf’s blood into one of Paris’s most notorious madmen. Days later, the madman was dead and Denis was framed for murder. A riveting expos of the fierce debates, deadly politics, and cutthroat rivalries behind the first transfusion experiments, Blood Work takes us from dissection rooms in palaces to the streets of Paris, providing an unforgettable portrait of an era that wrestled with the same questions about morality and experimentation that haunt medical science today.

©2011 Holly Tucker (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Holly Tucker
Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
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Lies and Prophecy

Summary

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and prophecy. Kim thought majoring in divination would prepare her for the future. But even with her foresight warning her of trouble, she’s taken by surprise when an unknown force attacks Julian, her enigmatic classmate and friend. Her gifts can’t protect him against further attacks and an inexplicable string of disappearances . . . and if she’s reading the omens right, Julian isn’t the only one in danger. Kim knows she isn't ready for this. But if she wants to save Julian - and herself - she'll have to prove her own prophecies wrong.

©2012 Marie Brennan (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
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Sift

Summary

The summer I graduated from high school, I raced out of my small Virginian town to seek my culinary dreams in the big city. I couldn't afford New York City, though, so I settled in Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love wasn't The Big Apple, but it had its charms and pockets of culinary splendor. I hadn't minded because it was only temporary. After culinary school, I planned to do as I'd been dying to do since I was a little girl and roam the earth and splurge on its fruits. More than five years later, I was still in Philly, living with the same roommate I'd had when I had first moved, working as a pastry chef in a bakery across the bridge in New Jersey, and I had Cade. Caden was my on and off again boyfriend of four years. I loved him, even when I hated him. Our relationship was hot and cold, hard and fast, sexy and heartbreaking. It wasn't until I was with Caden that I understood that passion could be just as terrible as it was beautiful. I didn't know until him that passion could make you burn as well as burn you. Being with Caden was like being addicted to thrill-seeking adventures. You know there is a danger in it, and it makes your heart race and adrenaline pump into your body. Sometimes you nail it and the rush is breathtaking and amazing. Sometimes you miss, and there is fear and regret in your heart as you fall to the unforgiving ground. After one particularly hard fall, I went home to Virginia for a long weekend. That was where I became reacquainted with my brother's old college friend Connor. That's when I learned that passion could be a slow, sweet burn. And it could incinerate me and turn me to ashes.

©2016 LD Davis (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: L. D. Davis
Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
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Love from London

Summary

There’s a new Love in the Old World. Love Bukowski is finally in London! Her term abroad at the London Academy of Drama and Music promises to be anything but average. After leaving Hadley Hall - as well as her dad, who’s got a new girlfriend, and her beloved Aunt Mable, who is fighting serious health issues - Love faces a new set of challenges across the pond: Voice lessons, keeping up with Arabella and her new friends, and falling for a Brit who is completely off limits. Will Love turn around and retreat to the world she’s left behind? Or choose to dig deeper into all that London, and love, have to offer?

©2006 Emily Franklin (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
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A Girl Named Digit

Summary

Farrah "Digit" Higgins may be going to MIT in the fall, but this L.A. high school genius has left her geek self behind in another school district so she can blend in with the popular crowd at Santa Monica High and actually enjoy her senior year. But when Farrah, the daughter of a UCLA math professor, unknowingly cracks a terrorist group's number sequence, her laid-back senior year gets a lot more interesting. Soon she is personally investigating the case, on the run from terrorists, and faking her own kidnapping - all while trying to convince a young, hot FBI agent to take her seriously. So much for blending in...

©2012 Annabel Monaghan (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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Summer of Love

Summary

School’s out for summer, but Love’s romantic education is still in session. Senior year of high school looms large for Love Bukowski after a tumultuous junior year of romance and heartbreak. But for now, Love is ready for summer break on Martha’s Vineyard. Running her Aunt Mable’s cafe with her best friend Arabella may not be glamorous, but it will at least be fun and perhaps just the refresher she needs after the crazy year she’s had. Plus, Mable’s created a treasure map of clues that will bring her closer to the truth about her family.

©2007 Emily Franklin (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 7 hrs
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Labor of Love

Summary

Love finally connects with her mother - and finds her whole world turned upside down. Big changes are afoot for Love Bukowski. Just when she meets her half-sister for the first time in Los Angeles, she gets a call from her long-lost mother and hops a plane back to Martha’s Vineyard. Love is ready to embrace the new and exciting steps toward her senior year - but in Massachusetts, she finds more than she bargained for. Her mom is still not there, her boyfriend, Charlie, has changed from a down-to-earth guy into someone she’s not sure she knows anymore, and her old flame Jacob is wearing his heart on his short-sleeved tee. She could use some advice, but her dad doesn’t have all the answers. Arabella’s in California, and her best buddy Chris has distractions of his own. Only one woman can clear things up - one who’s never been a part of Love’s life before.

©2007 Emily Franklin (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
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The Child Taker

Summary

A stand-alone novel based on high-profile child abductions, which have been followed by millions of concerned parents on the news. Five-year-old twins are abducted from a tent in the Lake District and the hunt for a dangerous paedophile ring begins. Police procedure follows the premise that 60% of abducted children are murdered within the first four hours of being taken. The first hour is called "The golden hour" and the longer a child is missing, the less chance there is of them being recovered unharmed. The Child Taker follows the desperate search for the missing twins.

©2008 Conrad Jones (P)2014 Conrad Jones

Narrator: Julia Farhat
Author: Conrad Jones
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
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