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    • Under the Egg

    • By: Laura Marx Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather's painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance masterpiece underneath. That's great news for Theo, who's struggling to hang on to her family's 200-year-old townhouse and support her unstable mother on her grandfather's legacy of $463. There's just one problem: Theo's grandfather was a security guard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and she worries the painting may be stolen.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • You should let the person be able to read along.

    • By Karlos on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Veil of Roses

    • By: Laura Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Tamila Soroush wanted it all. But in the Islamic Republic of Iran, dreams are a dangerous thing for a girl. Tami abandons them…until her twenty-seventh birthday, when her parents give her a one-way ticket to America, hoping she will “go and wake up her luck.” If they have their way, Tami will never return to Iran…which means she has three months to find a husband in America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rooting for freedom

    • By Newman on 07-10-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Gallery

    • By: Laura Marx Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    It's 1929, and 12-year-old Martha has no choice but to work as a maid in the New York City mansion of the wealthy Sewell family. But, despite the Gatsby-like parties and trimmings of success, she suspects something might be deeply wrong in the household - specifically with Rose Sewell, the formerly vivacious lady of the house who now refuses to leave her room. The other servants say Rose is crazy, but scrappy, strong-willed Martha thinks there's more to the story - and that the paintings in the Sewells' gallery contain a hidden message detailing the truth.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Dreaming in English

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Knowing she could never be happy in Iran, Tamila Soroush took her mother’s advice to “Go and wake up your luck” and joined her sister in the United States, where amazing freedoms awaited her. Now, after a spur-of-the-moment exchange of “I do’s” with her true love, Ike Hanson, Tami is eager to start her new life. But not everyone is pleased with their marriage, and Tami’s happily-ever-after is no sure thing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, what a book this turned out to be!

    • By Cialynne1 on 02-24-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • One True Theory of Love

    • By: Laura Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Meg Clark believes in the “hokey pokey” theory of life, Love comes to Meg in the form of Ahmed Bourhani, an exotically handsome Iranian-American who befriends her over a game of chess in a coffee shop. Meg knows that second chances require a leap of faith, and the result is more often a complicated mixed bag than a neatly packaged happily-ever-after. Sometimes in order to heal you have to hurt, but most of all you have to live your life and put your whole self in.

    Regular price: $20.99