Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded. She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion.
"A most powerful book"
In the wild, when a wolf knows its time is over, when it knows it is of no more use to its pack, it may sometimes choose to slip away. Dying apart from its family, it stays proud and true to its nature. Humans aren’t so lucky. Luke Warren has spent his life researching wolves. He has written about them, studied their habits intensively, and even lived with them for extended periods of time.
"Typical Jodi Picoult plot, chik lit but good"
Meg Cabot, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Airhead novels, brings listeners the first installment in an exciting fantasy series about the underworld. When 17-year-old Pierce spots John Hayden, her first impression is that he’s a murderer. And she’s right—sort of. Fighting a strange attraction she feels towards John, Pierce struggles to discover what’s really behind a mysterious death—and what she discovers may make her wish she’d stayed in the dark.
Meg Cabot, the number-one New York Times best-selling author of the Airhead novels, offers up this second exciting installment in her Abandon trilogy. In Underworld, John Hayden is holding 17-year-old Pierce Oliviera captive in the world between heaven and hell - supposedly to keep her safe from the vengeful Furies. But Furies aren’t the only danger in this ominous place. Somehow, Pierce has got to find a way to escape - before she’s trapped there forever.
With Awaken, number-one New York Times best-selling author Meg Cabot brings her reimagining of the Persephone myth to a thrilling conclusion. Pierce Oliviera doesn't regret her decision to accept John Hayden and live in the Underworld. But then John revives a human soul, disrupting the balance between life and death - and to restore the balance, someone must die.
Eighteen-year-old Muriel Jorgensen lives on one side of Crabapple Creek. Her family’s closest friends, the Normans, live on the other. For as long as Muriel can remember, the families’ lives have been intertwined, connected by the crossing stones that span the water. But now that Frank Norman—who Muriel is just beginning to think might be more than a friend—has enlisted to fight in the First World War, the future is uncertain.
When Luke Warren is involved in a car accident that leaves him in a coma, his family face an impossible dilemma. His daughter, Cara, will fight everything and everyone to save her father's life. But his son, Edward, can't imagine that a man who once ran with wolves could ever be happy with a different life. Now they must choose: Do they keep Luke alive, hoping for a miracle? Or do they let him go?
"Save your time and money!"
This book chronicles the long history of the fight for women's voting rights, beginning in 1848, with a focus on the years between 1913 and 1920 when the Nineteenth Amendment was passed. The book includes profiles of notable women in the struggle.
Jill Jekel always obeys her parents’ rules. But after her father is murdered, Jill begins to embrace her wild side. Teaming up with handsome but troubled Tristen Hyde, Jill sorts through the secret papers her father left behind. Soon, she and Tristen are recreating the experiments that inspired the classic monster novel, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
"Weak plot coupled with poor narration choice..."
Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black-market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the front line when the Germans invaded. She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion. But one day Hanneke gets a very unusual request. One of her regular customers asks her to find a girl.
Death has her in his grasp. And he’s gorgeous… Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn’t dead. Not this time. But she’s been taken by John Hayden, Lord of the Underworld, to the place between heaven and hell where spirits gather before their final journey. John claims it’s to protect her from the Furies, who are hell-bent on vengeance against him. But could he have other reasons for keeping Pierce close?