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Thursday, July 12, 2012

New Audiobooks!

Gold, by Chris Cleave
What would you sacrifice for the people you love?
Gold is a triumph of superbly paced, heart-in-throat storytelling. With great humanity and glorious prose, Chris Cleave examines the values that lie at the heart of our most intimate relationships, and the choices we make when lives are at stake and everything is on the line.

The Years of Lyndon Johnson, The Passage of Power, by Robert A. Caro
A latest entry in the award-winning series that includes The Path to Power profiles the 36th President's volatile relationships with John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, describes JFK's assassination from Johnson's viewpoint and recounts his accomplishments as president before the Vietnam War.

The Next Best Thing, by Jennifer Weiner
Believing she is realizing her dreams when her sitcom is bought, television writer Ruth Saunders finds her happiness threatened by demanding actors and executives as well as an unrequited crush on her boss and her septuagenarian grandmother's upcoming wedding.

True Believers, by Kurt Andersen
Withdrawing herself from consideration for Supreme Court Judgeship, distinguished judge Karen Hollander reflects on the reasons for her decision while remembering her coming of age in 1960s America, during which she experienced a formative event that reverberates in the cultural landscape of her present-day life.

The Red Chamber, by Pauline Chen
In this dazzling debut, Pauline A. Chen draws the reader deep into the secret, exquisite world of the women's quarters of an aristocratic household, where the burnish of wealth and refinement mask a harsher truth: marriageable girls are traded like chattel for the family's advancement, and to choose to love is to risk everything.

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