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  • Esther: A Royal Beauty | Angela Hunt

    Esther: A Royal Beauty

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Angela Hunt
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan, Kevin R. Free
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When Xerxes, king of Persia, issues a call for beautiful young women, Hadassah, a Jewish orphan living in Susa, is forcibly taken to the palace of the pagan ruler. After months of preparation, the girl known to the Persians as Esther wins the king's heart and a queen's crown. But because her situation is uncertain, she keeps her ethnic identity a secret until she learns that an evil and ambitious man has won the king's permission to exterminate all Jews - young and old, powerful, and helpless.

    Sara R. Clifton says: "Excellent retelling."
  • Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots | Deborah Feldman

    Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Deborah Feldman
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In this captivating memoir, Deborah Feldman takes listeners on an eye-opening journey into Orthodox Jewish culture. Raised in the suffocating world of Brooklyn’s Satmar Hasidim, Feldman was told what to read and who she was allowed to talk to. Married off at 17, she suffered from anxiety and was shamed by an inability to please her older husband. But after giving birth to a son at age 19, Feldman realized it was time to tear up her roots and make her own path in life.

    Ella says: "A one-sided glimpse into a secretive world"
  • The Hired Girl | Laura Amy Schlitz

    The Hired Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Laura Amy Schlitz
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Ever since the untimely death of her mother, 14-year-old Joan Skraggs has been desperately unhappy. Under the thumb of her cruel father and three sullen brothers, Joan lives like a servant on their farm just outside of Lancaster, forever cooking, cleaning, and attending to the many demands of the home. But she has little freedom and less support from her family for her love of reading and blossoming interest in education.

    Tanya says: "An Instant Classic"
  • Bathsheba: Reluctant Beauty | Angela Hunt

    Bathsheba: Reluctant Beauty

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Angela Hunt
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan, Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    After sending his army to besiege another king's capital, King David forces himself on Bathsheba, a loyal soldier's wife. When her resulting pregnancy forces the king to murder her husband and add her to his harem, Bathsheba struggles to protect her son while dealing with the effects of a dark prophecy and deadly curse on the king's household. Combining historical facts with detailed fiction, Angela Hunt paints a realistic portrait of the beautiful woman who struggled to survive the dire results of divine judgment.

    Avid Reader says: "Outstanding in every way!!"
  • Kirsten: An American Girl | Janet Beeler Shaw

    Kirsten: An American Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Janet Beeler Shaw
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    The American Girl brand is synonymous with wholesome, empowering tales about young women growing up in America, even as the country grows, too. Each girl’s story documents with unsurpassed charm and wit the people, places, and events she witnesses. Taking place in 1854, Kirsten’s stories follow the young Swedish immigrant and her family as they attempt to start a new life on a farm in frontier Minnesota.

    E says: "Wholesome and Clean Books!"
  • Certain Girls | Jennifer Weiner

    Certain Girls

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Jennifer Weiner
    • Narrated By Julie Dretzin, Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel - a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of her life - became an overnight bestseller, she dropped out of the public eye and turned to writing science fiction under a pseudonym. She's happily married and has settled into a life that's wonderfully predictable. As preparations for her daughter Joy's bat mitzvah begin, everything seems right in Cannie's world. Then Joy discovers the novel Cannie wrote years before and suddenly finds herself faced with what she thinks is the truth about her own conception - the story her mother hid.

    Alison says: "Way too long, not enough action ..."
  • Egypt's Sister: A Novel of Cleopatra | Angela Hunt

    Egypt's Sister: A Novel of Cleopatra

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Angela Hunt
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Five decades before the birth of Christ, Chava, daughter of the royal tutor, grows up with Urbi, a princess in Alexandria's royal palace. When Urbi becomes Queen Cleopatra, Chava vows to be a faithful friend no matter what - but after she and Cleopatra have an argument, she finds herself imprisoned and sold into slavery. Torn from her family, her community, and her elevated place in Alexandrian society, Chava finds herself cast off and alone in Rome.

    Lesley says: "Great book"
  • Along for the Ride | Sarah Dessen

    Along for the Ride

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    It's been so long since Auden slept at night. Ever since her parents' divorce - or since the fighting started. Now she has the chance to spend a carefree summer with her dad and his new family in the charming beach town where they live.A job in a clothes boutique introduces Auden to the world of girls: their talk, their friendship, their crushes. She missed out on all that, too busy being the perfect daughter to her demanding mother. Then she meets Eli, an intriguing loner and a fellow insomniac.

    Julie says: "Not a romance story"
  • Kommandant's Girl | Pam Jenoff

    Kommandant's Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    September 1939. Overnight, Jewish 19-year-old Emma Bau's world is turned upside down when Germany invades Poland. And after only six weeks of marriage, her husband Jacob, a member of the Resistance, is forced to flee. Escaping the ghetto, Emma assumes a new, Christian identity and finds work at Nazi headquarters. As secretary to the charismatic Kommandant Richwalder, Emma vows to use her unique position to gather intelligence for the Resistance - by any means necessary.

    Stevon says: "quite the story"
  • The Imposter | Suzanne Woods Fisher

    The Imposter

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Suzanne Woods Fisher
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Katrina Stoltzfus thought she had life and love all figured out: She was going to marry John and live happily ever after. Those plans started to crumble when her father moved the family to Stoney Ridge then completely collapsed when John decided to marry someone else.

    Paula N. Testerman says: "Great story!"
  • Rebecca: An American Girl | Jacqueline Dembar Greene

    Rebecca: An American Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Jacqueline Dembar Greene
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    In these six stories from the uplifting American Girl series, a young girl living in 1914 New York learns what it’s like to grow up in the big city. Rebecca Rubin has big dreams of becoming an actress, but her parentsdon’t think girls are cut out for performing. As Rebecca searches for alternatives, she finds new ways to fulfill dreams that she never thought possible.

    Karen says: "Excellent Audio Presentation"
  • Margot | Jillian Cantor

    Margot

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Jillian Cantor
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Anne Frank has long been a symbol of bravery and hope, but there were two sisters hidden in the annex, two young Jewish girls, one a cultural icon made famous by her published diary and the other, nearly forgotten. In the spring of 1959, The Diary of Anne Frank has just come to the silver screen to great acclaim, and a young woman named Margie Franklin is working in Philadelphia as a secretary at a Jewish law firm. On the surface she lives a quiet life, but Margie has a secret: a life she once lived, a past and a religion she has denied, and a family and a country she left behind.

    Amy D. Caldwell says: "Had higher hopes for this intriguing story..."
  • The Arsonist | Stephanie Oakes

    The Arsonist

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Stephanie Oakes
    • Narrated By Fajer Al-Kaisi, Morgan Hallett, Rachel Botchan
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    In this offering from Morris Award finalist Stephanie Oakes, three riveting points of view are woven together in a story that's part historical mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable. When Molly gets a package leading her to Pepper, they're tasked with solving a decades-old mystery: find out who killed Ava back in 1989. Using Ava's diary for clues, Molly and Pepper realize there's more to her life - and death - than meets the eye. Someone is lying to them. And someone out there is guiding them along, desperate for answers.

  • The Missing | Beverly Lewis

    The Missing

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Beverly Lewis
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    In Beverly Lewis' enthralling sequel to her New York Times best-selling novel The Secret, two young ladies - one Amish, the other English - join forces to solve the mystery of a mother gone missing and a disease gone wild. Will these hurting souls find what they seek - or will they discover much more?"

    Stevon says: "another good one"
  • The Return | Suzanne Woods Fisher

    The Return

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Suzanne Woods Fisher
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Beautiful and winsome, Betsy Zook never questioned her family's rigid expectations, nor those of devoted Hans, but then she never had to. Not until the night when she's taken captive in a surprise Indian raid. During her captivity, Betsy faces brutality and hardship but also unexpected kindness. She draws strength from native Caleb, who encourages her to find God in all circumstances. She finds herself torn between her pious upbringing and the intense new feelings this compelling man awakens within her.

    Linda says: "The Return"
  • An Untamed Heart | Lauraine Snelling

    An Untamed Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Lauraine Snelling
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Eighteen-year-old Ingeborg Strand is certain she is destined to be an old maid. She's had several suitors but none she deemed worthy of spending her life with. That is, until she meets a university student from Oslo, and feelings stronger than friendship begin to develop between them. But tragedy strikes, and the future begins to look bleaker than ever. Grief settles heavily over Ingeborg, and her mother suggests that she leave Norway and start afresh in America, as so many others have done before her.

    Nancy Monteyro says: "Slow start"
  • Adoring Addie: Courtships of Lancaster County, Book 2 | Leslie Gould

    Adoring Addie: Courtships of Lancaster County, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Leslie Gould
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    The Cramers and Mosiers have been angry with each other for as long as anyone can remember. Things had cooled to a simmer... until Addie Cramer and Jonathan Mosier fell head over heels for each other. Now old tensions are renewed, and Addie's parents insist she marry stolid and uninspiring Phillip Eicher. Distraught at a future apart, the two decide their best hope is to reconcile the two families... but that means digging into the past to see what tore them apart. Will their love be enough to keep them together or will long-held secrets ruin their chance at happiness?

    susan says: "romeo and juliet goes amish"
  • The Devoted: The Bishop's Family, Book 3 | Suzanne Woods Fisher

    The Devoted: The Bishop's Family, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Suzanne Woods Fisher
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Bright, curious, and restless, Ruthie Stoltzfus loves her family but is stuck in a sea of indecision about her future: Should she stay Amish? Or should she leave? She's done all she can to prepare to go - passed the GED, saved her money - but she can't quite set her journey into motion. Patrick Kelly is a young man on a journey of his own. He's come to Stoney Ridge to convert to the Amish and has given himself 30 days to learn the language, drive a buggy, and adapt to "everything Plain". Time, to Patrick, is of the essence.

    Amazon Customer says: "Wonderful!"
  • The Prophetess: Deborah's Story | Jill Eileen Smith

    The Prophetess: Deborah's Story

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jill Eileen Smith
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Outspoken and fearless, Deborah has faith in God but struggles to see the potential her own life holds. As an Israelite woman, she'll marry, have a family, and seek to teach her children about Adonai - and those tasks seem to be more than enough to occupy her time. But God has another plan for her. Israel has been under the near constant terror of Canaan's armies for 20 years, and now God has called Deborah to deliver her people from this oppression. Will her family understand?

    John MacLure says: "Biblical Characters That Touch The Heart"
  • Women of the Bible: Abigail's Story | Ann Burton

    Women of the Bible: Abigail's Story

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ann Burton
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
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    Ann Burton's critically acclaimed first novel in this compelling Biblical series tells the fictionalized tale of a young Jewish woman who makes pottery to support her family. But when her brother's huge gambling debt threatens to enslave them, she convinces his creditor to marry her and forgive the debt. After her husband sends her to manage his herds in the hills, Abigail grows fond of the rustic inhabitants - and of an enigmatic shepherd soldier who's on a collision course with her husband.

    Cayce says: "Wordy"
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