Fat People is an entirely unique fictional look at the emotions and experiences of those who live to eat: the estrangement, loneliness, embarrassment, fear, defeated sexuality, unresolved anger, but also the simple pleasure of food. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Schubart, Bruce Campbell, Kathryn Blume. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/144125/bk_acx0_144125_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Henry Culyer Bunner is considered a comedic genius of the short story form. Known for choosing distinctly American themes and characters, his stories are often seen as trivial, merely expanded anecdotes, yet they are so vitally treated that they grip and remain, and, often, lift and chasten. Here is ´´The Nice People,´´ one of his best known sketches - a story of people, assumptions, and societal expectations. Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott O´Neill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/006057/bk_blak_006057_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The moon people are afraid. Something lurks in the darkness. Manifred is assigned to find a human child because only a human child is brave enough to banish what lurks in the darkness. Michael is that child. By the light of the moon, he sails in Manifred´s moonship to help the moon people. What could be hiding in the shadows of the moon? Will Michael be brave enough to help his newfound friends? In this whimsical book, Michael learns that bravery comes from within the heart, and Manifred realizes that often times there is nothing to fear but fear itself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer L. Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/047868/bk_acx0_047868_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Funny People, Steve Allen conveys by anecdote and example the unique genius of four of the great comedians who have delighted our lives: Jack Benny, George Burns, Milton Berle, and Jimmy Durante. Laugh along with Steve Allen in this witty and perceptive exploration into comedy and comedians. Steve Allen, who has written best-selling books on lots of subjects, has now written one in the field for which millions of Americans consider him to be the longest reigning authority. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jack Benny, Milton Berle, George Burns, Jimmy Durante. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000271/bk_pnix_000271_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two new Appalachian stories from the author of the award-winning Listening for the Crack of Dawn - an ideal introduction to contemporary storytelling for adults. Both stories are based upon real people. In the first, a disastrous birthday enables a child to learn more than an adult possibly could. In the second, two unusual people live their conviction that people are more important than things.With ´´Party People´´, anybody who has ever suffered Birthday Party Anxiety will identify with the boy whose story is told. ´´Otto and Marguerite´´ is about a mom and pop musical team who refused to accept more than $10 per night for dance hall work. Otto and Marguerite´s ideas on how just about everything should be done will leave you laughing through your tears. For Adults and Young Adults 1. Language: English. Narrator: Donald Davis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/augu/000019/bk_augu_000019_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Just Your Everyday People by Fred Yager and Jan Yager is the second thriller by this dynamic husband and wife couple. In this standalone suspense novel, in addition to being a pause-resister of a thriller, the novel deals with the potentially dire consequences of withholding information and practical jokes. What starts out as a night of dining, drinking, and dirty dancing evolves into a twisted and deadly black hole of suspense and terror, showing just how fragile the barrier is between a mundane, everyday life and a macabre nightmare lurking just below the surface of suburbia. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kay Nazarchyk. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/014473/bk_acx0_014473_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Raging River, priestess of the Sun People, has just done the unthinkable. The Sun People are bound by an ancient law, left by the long-vanished Sky People: They must never kill. To other tribes, who have no such law, the Sun People are easy prey who will not defend themselves. Their game is poached, their stores raided, their women abducted, their men are killed for sport. But when Raging River and her sister are attacked by a Wolf People raiding party, River fights back and kills one of the warriors. Worse, she has killed the son of their chief. Now, with the Wolf People vowing revenge and her people facing annihilation, River must do the impossible. She must prove herself as priestess. She must find the mythical Sky People. The Sky People is a fast-paced novella of revenge and redemption that explores new territory for number-one international best seller Terry Goodkind. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mia Barron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/013112/bk_reco_013112_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You, Me and Other People is the life-affirming, heartbreaking and ultimately stunning debut novel from Fionnuala Kearney. They say every family has skeletons in their closet...but what happens when you open the door and they won´t stop tumbling out? For Adam and Beth, the first secret wasn´t the last; it was just the beginning. You think you can imagine the worst thing that could happen to your family, but there are some secrets that change everything.... And then the question is, how can you piece together a future when your past is being rewritten? For fans of Liane Moriarty, Jojo Moyes and David Nicholls. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Penelope Rawlins, Kris Milnes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/002095/bk_hcuk_002095_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Shadow People, national best-selling author James Swain’s brilliant follow-up to Dark Magic, magician Peter Warlock has a dark secret. He’s a psychic who peers into the future, using the information to alert the authorities to pending trouble. During a séance, Peter is confronted by a group of evil spirits called shadow people, beings who have the power to kidnap a person’s soul. Peter is taken to another plane, where he confronts a serial killer about to claim his next victim. It’s a harrowing encounter that Peter only barely manages to survive. Peter soon realizes that the shadow people are connected to the serial killer and that he is a member of the Order of Astrum, a group of evil psychics who murdered his parents years ago. He must find the serial killer before he claims his next victim. To save many lives, Peter may have to tap into a legacy that he has always dreaded - and a power that may consume him. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbca/001432/bk_bbca_001432_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.