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December 16, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Books on CD

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Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Books on CD for adults.

 

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976

When authorities rule the death of wealthy widow Mrs. Ferrars a suicide, suspicions arise that she may have been responsible for the death of her husband. However, when her lover, Roger Ackroyd, is soon murdered, detective Hercule Poirot uncovers shocking and unexpected conclusions.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Salvage the Bones: [a Novel]

Salvage the Bones: [a Novel]
Ward, Jesmyn

Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 16 on 5 copies

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The Revolution of Marina M

The Revolution of Marina M
Fitch, Janet, 1955-

St. Petersburg, New Year's Day, 1916: Marina Makarova is as old as the century. A young woman of privilege, she writes poetry, dreams of a dashing young officer, and aches to break out of the constraints of her genteel life. But this life is about to be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tides, Marina will join the marches for workers' rights, fall in love with a radical young poet, spy for the Bolsheviks, and betray everything she holds dear, before being betrayed in turn.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 3 on 3 copies

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The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories

The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976

A collection of Agatha Christie short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and including the story that inspired the classic film thrilller.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner
Dick, Philip K.

In 21st century Los Angeles, a retired police officer is called upon to terminate androids that have illegally returned to Earth from their off-world slave duties.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Phasma

Phasma
Dawson, Delilah S.

One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins--and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 3 on 3 copies

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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

"Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case. Other surprises await our intrepid proprietress in the course of her inquiries. Mma Ramotswe is puzzled when she happens to hear of a local nurse named Mingie Ramotswe. She thought she knew everybody by the name of Ramotswe, and that they were all related. Who is this mystery lady? Then, she is alerted by Mma Potokwani that an unpleasant figure from her past has recently been spotted in town. Mma Ramotswe does her best to avoid the man, but it seems that he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. What could he want from her? With the generosity and good humor that guide all her endeavors, Mma Ramotswe will untangle these questions for herself and for her loved ones, ultimately bringing to light important truths about friendship and family--both the one you're born with and the one you choose"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 36 on 8 copies

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TWIN PEAKS (CD)

TWIN PEAKS (CD)
Frost, Mark

Tells listeners what happened to key characters in the twenty-five years in between the events of the first series and the second, offering details and insights fans will be clamoring for. The audiobook also adds context and commentary to the strange and cosmic happenings of the new series. For fans around the world begging for more, Mark Frost's final take laid out in this audiobook will be required reading.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 6 on 3 copies

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THE UNCONSOLED (CD)

THE UNCONSOLED (CD)
Ishiguro, Kazuo

The setting is a nameless Central European city where Ryder, a renowned pianist, has come to give the most important performance of his life. Instead, he finds himself diverted on a series of cryptic and infuriating errands that nevertheless provide him with vital clues to his own past.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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WILDE IN LOVE (CD)

WILDE IN LOVE (CD)
James, Eloisa

Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father's castle, but just as he grasps that he's not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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