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Author: Pip Williams
Release Date: April 06, 2021
In this remarkable debut based on actual events, as a team of male scholars compiles the first Oxford English Dictionary, one of their daughters decides to collect the "objectionable" words they omit.Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and...
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I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company Cover
Author: Brian Hall
Release Date: March 30, 2021
Brian Hall’s compulsively readable novel vividly re-creates Lewis and Clark’s extraordinary journey into the unknown western frontier. Focusing on the emblematic moments of the participants’ lives, the story unfolds through the...
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Author: Jack Kerouac and Aram Saroyan | Narrator: Ethan Hawke
Release Date: October 06, 2020
A poignant masterpiece of wrenching personal expression from the author of On the Road and The Dharma BumsIn this 1962 novel, Kerouac's alter ego Jack Duluoz, overwhelmed by success and excess, gravitates back and forth between wild bi...
Author: Wendy Holden | Narrator: Katharine Lee McEwan
Release Date: August 25, 2020
“A beautifully woven and exquisitely detailed story of strong upstairs/downstairs women.”—Heather Morris, New York Times bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz   Sunday Times bestselling author Wen...
Author: Dana Vachon and Jim Carrey | Narrator: Jeff Daniels
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim CarreyMeet Jim Carrey. Sure, he's an insanely successful and beloved movie star drowning in wealth and privilege--but he's also lonely. Maybe past his prime. Maybe even . ...
Author: C. W. Gortner | Narrator: Gabrielle De Cuir
Release Date: May 26, 2020
“This novel about Sarah Bernhardt, the iconic French actress, is both a riveting portrait of the artist as a passionate young woman and a luscious historical novel full of period detail.”—Melanie Benjamin, New York Times b...
Author: Ariel Lawhon | Narrator: Peter Ganim and Barrie Kreinik
Release Date: March 31, 2020
"This fully animated portrait of Nancy Wake . . . will fascinate readers of World War II history and thrill fans of fierce, brash, independent women, alike." --LISA WINGATE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours BASED ON THE TH...
Author: Stephanie Marie Thornton | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: March 10, 2020
An intimate portrait of the life of Jackie O…   Few of us can claim to be the authors of our fate. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy knows no other choice. With the eyes of the world watching, Jackie uses her effortless charm and keen intelligen...
Author: Sharon Kay Penman | Narrator: Anne Flosnik
Release Date: March 03, 2020
From the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman comes the story of the reign of King Baldwin IV and the Kingdom of Jerusalem's defense against Saladin's famous army.The Kingdom of Jerusalem, also known as Outremer, i...
Author: Colum McCann | Narrator: Colum McCann
Release Date: February 25, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart.”—Kamila Sha...
Author: Sarah-Jane Stratford | Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin and Sarah-Jane Stratford
Release Date: February 25, 2020
When two brave women flee from the Communist Red Scare, they soon discover that no future is free from the past.Amid the glitz and glamour of 1950s New York, Phoebe Adler pursues her dream of screenwriting. A dream that turns into a living nightmare ...
Author: Kerri Maher | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: February 25, 2020
“Perfect for fans of Grace Kelly, royal-watchers, and fans of biographical fiction alike."—PopSugar   A Library Reads Pick and Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice!A life in snapshots… Grace knows what people see. S...