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In Royal Service to the Queen Cover
Author: Tessa Arlen
Release Date: June 29, 2021
The revealing story of Queen Elizabeth II's beloved governess, Marion Crawford, who spent sixteen years of her life in loyal service to the royal family and was later shunned by those she has loved and served. Marion Crawford can remember each of the...
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The Great Mistake Cover
Author: Jonathan Lee
Release Date: June 15, 2021
From the acclaimed author of High Dive comes an enveloping, exultant novel of New York City at the turn of the twentieth century, a story of one man's rise to fame and fortune, and his mysterious murder.Andrew Haswell Green is dead, shot at the vener...
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The Personal Librarian Cover
Author: Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
Release Date: June 01, 2021
The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian--who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bes...
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Dancer Cover
Author: Colum McCann
Release Date: April 27, 2021
Taking his inspiration from biographical facts, novelist Colum McCann tells the erotically charged story of the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev through the cast of those who knew him.There is Anna Vasileva, Rudi's first ballet teacher, who rescues her ...
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The Dictionary of Lost Words Cover
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.“A marvelous fiction about the p...
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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...
I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company Cover
Author: Nancy Horan
Release Date: February 09, 2021
I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current. So writes Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she struggles to justify her clandestine love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright....
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...