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  • Everything I Never Told You: A Novel | Celeste Ng

    Everything I Never Told You: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Celeste Ng
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
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    Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet.… So begins the story in this exquisite debut novel about a Chinese American family living in a small town in 1970s Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos.

    colprubin says: "Character Novel"
  • Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong | James W. Loewen

    Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By James W. Loewen
    • Narrated By Brian Keeler
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    This national best seller is an entertaining, informative, and sometimes shocking expose of the way history is taught to American students. Lies My Teacher Told Me won the American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship.

    Timothy says: "Of course he has an agenda. He wrote a book!"
  • What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained | Robert L. Wolke

    What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Robert L. Wolke
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
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    Why is red meat red? How do they decaffeinate coffee? Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus and award-winning Washington Post food columnist Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping you interpret confusing advertising and labeling.

    Teddy says: "Everything you want to know about Kitchen Science"
  • The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism | Edward E. Baptist

    The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Edward E. Baptist
    • Narrated By Ron Butler
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    In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution.

    D. Littman says: "outstanding, beautiful work of history"
  • Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind | Biz Stone

    Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Biz Stone
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter - the social media platform that singlehandedly changed the way the world works. Now, Biz tells fascinating, pivotal, and personal stories from his early life and his careers at Google and Twitter, sharing his knowledge about the nature and importance of ingenuity today.

    Dane says: "A Great insight into a unique mind"
  • I Was Told There'd Be Cake | Sloane Crosley

    I Was Told There'd Be Cake

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Sloane Crosley
    • Narrated By Sloane Crosley
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    Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions-or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character that's aiming for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life.

    Eleanor says: "So self-involved"
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told | Fulton Oursler

    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Fulton Oursler
    • Narrated By Edward Herrmann
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    Available for the first time in audio, Fulton Oursler's 1949 novel about the life of Jesus Christ was written with powerful simplicity and set against a rich historical background. Using a fictionalized narrative, Oursler takes events from the Gospels of the New Testament and adds imaginative dialogues and personalities to recreate the first century, while maintaining Biblical integrity. Library Journal called it "...as real and contemporary as a newspaper report."

  • Truth Be Told | Hank Phillippi Ryan

    Truth Be Told

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Hank Phillippi Ryan
    • Narrated By Xe Sands
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    Truth Be Told, part of the bestselling Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series by Agatha, Anthony, Mary Higgins Clark, and Macavity Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan, begins with tragedy: a middle-class family evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this heartbreaking story - and on other foreclosures - reporter Ryland soon learns the truth behind a big-bucks scheme and the surprising players who will stop at nothing, including murder, to keep their goal a secret.

    Felicia The Geeky Blogger says: "Enjoyed it!"
  • Lies My Girlfriend Told Me | Julie Anne Peters

    Lies My Girlfriend Told Me

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Julie Anne Peters
    • Narrated By Christine Lakin
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    When Alix's charismatic girlfriend, Swanee, dies from sudden cardiac arrest, Alix is overcome with despair. As she searches Swanee's room for mementos of their relationship, she finds Swanee's cell phone, pinging with dozens of texts sent from a mysterious contact, L.T. The most recent text reads: "Please tell me what I did. Please, Swan. Te amo. I love you." Shocked and betrayed, Alix learns that Swanee has been leading a double life - secretly dating a girl named Liana the entire time she's been with Alix.

  • Amazing Tales from the Chicago Cubs Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told | Bob Logan,Pete Cava

    Amazing Tales from the Chicago Cubs Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Bob Logan, Pete Cava
    • Narrated By Richard Davidson
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    A thrilling collection of Cubs stories for America's most devoted fans. Amazing Stories From the Cubs Dugout is crammed with stories, quotes, and anecdotes about the greatest Cubs players of past and present. The story of the Cubs is part legend, part pathos; heroic and, on occasion, hilarious. Enjoy the heartbreak and joy of unforgettable afternoons at Wrigley Field. Without a doubt Amazing Stories From the Cubs Dugout is a must for any Chicago Cubs fan.

  • Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told you About the War Between the States | Cormac O'Brien

    Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told you About the War Between the States

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Cormac O'Brien
    • Narrated By Allen O'Reilly
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    Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy - complete with hundreds of little-known and downright bizarre facts. For example, you’ll discover that: Mary Todd Lincoln claimed to receive valuable military strategies from ghosts in the spirit world and that Jefferson Davis once imported camels for soldiers stationed in the American southwest.

    Ira S. Saposnik says: "no secrets here"
  • Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites... And Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths from the Secular and Christian Media | Bradley R.E. Wright

    Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites... And Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths from the Secular and Christian Media

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Bradley R.E. Wright
    • Narrated By Bradley R.E. Wright
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    What if all the bad news you've been hearing about Christians isn't true? Here are some facts that may surprise you: Evangelicals are more respected by society today than they were 20 years ago. Divorce rates of Christian couples are lower than those of nonbelievers. The percentage of young people who attend church has held steady over the past 20 years. All these statements are true, yet we’ve been told the opposite time and time again. Why is the church being misled?

    Dion says: "Good overall perspective"
  • Tales from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest 49ers Stories Ever Told | Matt Maiocco,Roger Craig

    Tales from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest 49ers Stories Ever Told

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Matt Maiocco, Roger Craig
    • Narrated By David Crommett
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    The San Francisco 49ers shaped the NFL throughout the 1980s with their unique blend of precision, panache, and preparation. Three decades later, NFL teams are still copying the system and the methods that made the 49ers unlike any other organization in professional sports. Now fans of this dynamic franchise will relive all the action and thrills of 49ers football through the eyes of one of the greatest San Francisco legends of all time: Roger Craig.

  • Tales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Raiders Stories Ever Told | Tom Flores,Matt Fulks

    Tales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Raiders Stories Ever Told

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Tom Flores, Matt Fulks
    • Narrated By Gary Littman
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    It’s almost impossible to talk about Oakland football without bringing up the name of the consummate Raider, Tom Flores. Legendary for both his skills on the field and his coaching guidance from the sideline, Flores has been an integral part of the Raiders organization since its inception in 1960. Now Flores shares the greatest stories and anecdotes from his time with the team in Tales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline.

    GameMaker says: "Disappointing"
  • Tales Never Told Around the Campfire: True Stories of Frontier America | Mark Dugan

    Tales Never Told Around the Campfire: True Stories of Frontier America

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Mark Dugan
    • Narrated By Roy Lunel
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    Ten outlaws, ten states, ten stories of 19th-century fugitives remarkable because the events really took place. Mark Dugan's latest outlaw chase reins in enough evidence to corral the cynics. There is new information on the strange relationship between Wild Bill Hickok, his enemy and victim, David McCanles, and the beautiful Sarah Shull of North Carolina.

    Tim says: "There is a reason the tales were never told"
  • No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Letters to My Grandchildren | John Spooner

    No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Letters to My Grandchildren

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs)
    • By John Spooner
    • Narrated By John Spooner
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    John D. Spooner has carefully crafted a series of essential life lessons that every young person just out of college or high school needs to read before they embark upon their own life's adventures. Told in friendly and reassuring tones, Spooner relates wonderful stories to illustrate and gently guide the next generation of what they can expect when searching for a job, how to know if you've found the right spouse, insights on how to plan for one's financial future, how the internet has changed our lives, dealing with adversity in life, and much, more more.

    A User says: "Good Advice from Gramps"
  • Tales from the Indianapolis 500: A Collection of the Greatest Indy 500 Stories Ever Told | Jack Arute,Jenna Fryer,A. J. Foyt (foreword)

    Tales from the Indianapolis 500: A Collection of the Greatest Indy 500 Stories Ever Told

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Jack Arute, Jenna Fryer, A. J. Foyt (foreword)
    • Narrated By Tony Carnaghi
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    What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection of tales takes listeners inside the most exciting race in America. Tales from the Indianapolis 500 captures horrific collisions and sweet victories from drivers past and present.

  • Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History | Andrew P Napolitano

    Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Andrew P Napolitano
    • Narrated By Andrew P Napolitano
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    America is the land of the free, after all. Does it really matter whether our politicians bend the truth here and there? When the truth is traded for lies, our freedoms are diminished and don’t return. In Lies the Government Told You, Judge Andrew P. Napolitano reveals how America’s freedom, as guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, has been forfeited by a government more protective of its own power than its obligations to preserve our individual liberties.

    Jonnie says: "Great book"
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis | Instaread

    Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis

    • UNABRIDGED (33 mins)
    • By Instaread
    • Narrated By Jason P. Hilton
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    The repressed bitterness, anger, and disappointment simmering for years inside the Lee family finally erupt in Everything I Never Told You after daughter Lydia, her parents' favorite, disappears on May 3, 1977. It is a fine spring day in northern Ohio, where the family lives in Middlewood, a town an hour outside Toledo.

  • Mummy Told Me Not to Tell: The True Story of a Troubled Boy with a Dark Secret | Cathy Glass

    Mummy Told Me Not to Tell: The True Story of a Troubled Boy with a Dark Secret

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Cathy Glass
    • Narrated By Denica Fairman
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    When Reece arrives at Cathy's door aged 7 years old, he has already passed through the hands of four different carers in four weeks. As the details of his short life emerge, it becomes clear that to help him, Cathy will face her biggest challenge yet. The latest title from the author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged. Reece is the last of six siblings to be fostered. Having been in care for four months his aggressive and disruptive behaviour has seen him passed from carer to carer.

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