When my old friend Professor von Volt called to ask for help, I agreed immediately, even though it meant trekking halfway around the world to Mouse Everest! The trip was long and dangerous. I almost froze my tail off along the way. And then I was kidnapped by a Yeti! Yes, it was truly an amazing adventure.
A husband is at first amused when his wife, Ethel, is openly and clumsily pursued by another man. But as the other man persists, Ethel starts to reconsider how happy she really is. The husband's amusement turns to annoyance, then to anger, and despair. A selection from the John Cheever Audio Collection.
General Ike is a book that John Eisenhower always knew he had to write, a tribute from an affectionate and admiring son to a great father. John chose to write about the "military Ike", as opposed to the "political Ike", because Ike cared far more about his career in uniform than about his time in the White House. John Eisenhower masterfully uses the backdrop of Ike's key battles to paint a portrait of his father and his relationships with the great men of his time.
A selection from the John Updike audio collection. These extraordinarily evocative stories depict the generation born in a small-town America during the Depression and growing up in a world where the old sexual morality was turned around and material comforts were easily had. Yet, as these stories reflect so accurately, life was still unsettling, and Updike chronicles telling moments both joyful and painful.
A Stephen King original short story featuring an excerpt from 11.22.63, his latest full-length novel. With the heart of Stand by Me and the genius horror of Christine, Mile 81 is Stephen King unleashing his imagination as he drives past one of those road signs.... At Mile 81 on the Maine Turnpike is a boarded-up rest stop, a place where high-school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high-school kids have always gotten into....
"More suited to an early teen audience maybe"
CEO Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.'s memoir about the extraordinary turnaround of IBM and his transformation of the company into the industry leader of the computer age - the great American business story of our time.
When Louis V. Gerstner became CEO of IBM in 1993, shares had slumped and the company was on the verge of collapse. Hired for his successful management of RJR Nabisco and American Express, Gerstner had no background in technology, but during his seven-year chairmanship, he transformed the company into the leading force of the computer age.
A selection from the John Updike audio collection.
Amy Harper Bellafonte is six years old, and her mother thinks she's the most important person in the whole world. She is.... Anthony Carter doesn't think he could ever be in a worse place than Death Row. He's wrong.... FBI agent Brad Wolgast thinks something beyond imagination is coming. It is.... The Passage.
How far are you willing to go to achieve world peace? While all eyes are on the International Conference on Human Rights held in Germany, nobody can see the intrigue behind the scenes. A web is tightening around the President of the United States, and an even greater threat is about to cast a terrifying global shadow - unless 2 young lovers can reveal that the whole conference is a lie.
For almost seventy years, people the world over have fallen in love with Frank Capra’s classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life. But few of those fans know that Capra’s film was based on a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern, which came to Stern in a dream one night. Unable at first to find a publisher for his evocative tale about a man named George Pratt who ponders suicide until he receives an opportunity to see what the world would be like without him.
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: A Fabumouse Vacation for Geronimo, Book 9 in the popular children's series. Geronimo Stilton needs a holiday, but by the time he can tear himself away from The Rodent's Gazette, all the good trips are booked up. He ends up in a grotty old hotel where he has to share a room with a bunch of gerbils! Can Geronimo find a way to enjoy his holiday or will he head home exhausted? A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Attack of the Bandit Cats, book eight in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. Geronimo and cousin Trap are on the hunt for a legendary island when they're kidnapped by a crew of pirates! And not just any old pirates but pirate cats! Can Geronimo and Trap escape before their kidnappers put mouse on the menu? A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Red Pizzas for a Blue Count, book seven in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. Geronimo's cousin is stuck in Transratania, the land of vampire bats! His sister Thea drags Geronimo along on a rescue mission, but he might be more of a hindrance than a help. After all, he knows that a vampire bat would love to sink its fangs into a tender mouse like him! A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Paws off, Cheddarface! (#6), book six in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. There's a Geronimo Stilton imposter on the loose in New Mouse City and the real Geronimo is furious. Worst of all, the imposter is trying to take over The Rodent's Gazette! Can the genuine Geronimo come up with the master plan he needs to stop the fake one before it's too late? A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Four Mice Deep in the Jungle (#5), book five in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. Geronimo Stilton is not a brave mouse. In fact, he's scared of everything! His sister Thea decides it's time for him to face his fears, so she drags him off to the jungle to face raging rivers, deadly snakes and a diet of bugs. Will Geronimo survive long enough to become King of the Jungle? A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House (#3) in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series - over 60 million copies sold! Geronimo Stilton is lost in a dark and spooky forest. He thinks his luck has turned when he finds an abandoned mansion to shelter in. But he's not as alone as he'd hoped: the house is haunted - by cats! Can Geronimo escape in one piece or has his luck run out? A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid, book two in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. Geronimo is travelling across the scorching Egyptian desert on the back of a grumpy old camel! He's looking for the Great Cheese Pyramid, where the secret of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Mouse World lies hidden. Can Geronimo get past the mummies to claim his prize?
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Geronimo Stilton: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye, book one in the international bestselling Geronimo Stilton series. When Geronimo's sister Thea discovers a mysterious old map showing a secret treasure hidden on a faraway island, Geronimo and his cousin Trap get roped into an action-packed adventure they'll never forget! A huge hit with both avid and reluctant readers aged 5+.
As a revelation of the mind of God to the minds of men and women, Genesis makes a fitting beginning for the story of God's love for his creation, and this, the King James Version of the Old Testament, remains the favorite of millions for both its inspirational and poetic qualities.