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  • A painted house

    A painted house2007

    by John Grisham

    Summary: A moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience.

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  • American wife [eAudio]

    American wife2008

    by Curtis Sittenfeld

    (51,780)

    Summary: Alice Blackwell is the president's wife, the former school librarian is thrust into a position of power and influence, privilege and responsibility. During her husband's second term she must face contradictions when her beliefs disagree with his.

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  • Bleak House [downloadable audiobook]

    Bleak House2006

    by Charles Dickens

    (98,855)

    Summary: Bleak House follows the fortunes and relationships of three characters whose fates are tied to the obscure inheritance case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, which is tied up in endless litigation. While many...  more »

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  • The prime of Miss Jean Brodie [downloadable audiobook]

    The prime of Miss Jean Brodie2007

    by Muriel Spark

    (43,346)

    Summary: In the classic work that launched a play, a movie, and a song, Muriel Spark tells the darkly intriguing story of an eccentric Edinburgh teacher and the intense relationship she develops with six of...  more »

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  • Nicholas Nickleby [downloadable audiobook]

    Nicholas Nickleby2008

    by Charles Dickens

    (40,400)

    Summary: The most gorgeously theatrical of all Dickens's novels, Nicholas Nickleby follows the delightful adventures of a hearty young hero in nineteenth-century England. Nicholas, a gentleman's son fallen...  more »

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  • The adventures of Tom Sawyer [downloadable audiobook]

    The adventures of Tom Sawyer1997

    by Mark Twain

    (770,714)

    Summary: A humorous and nostalgic book depicting the carefree days of boyhood in a small Midwestern town during the mid-1800's.

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  • David Copperfield [downloadable audiobook]

    David Copperfield1992

    by Charles Dickens

    (201,370)

    Summary: David Copperfield firmly embraces the eternal freshness, the comic delights, the tender warmth, and the ghastly horrors of childhood. It is a timeless tale of a thoughtful orphan discovering how to...  more »

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  • Cold Sassy tree [downloadable audiobook] / [a novel]

    Cold Sassy tree1993

    by Olive Ann Burns

    (98,296)

    Summary: Tom Parker's enlightened reading greatly enhances the emotive effect of the novel. With an impressive array of consistently natural voices, he involves the listener directly in the drama of the...  more »

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  • Great expectations [downloadable audiobook]

    Great expectations2005

    by Charles Dickens

    (661,389)

    Summary: Standing as one of the most revered works in all of English literature, 'Great expectations' traces the development of Philip Pirrip, called Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations to a man of depth...  more »

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  • Oliver Twist [downloadable audiobook]

    Oliver Twist1995

    by Charles Dickens

    (324,162)

    Summary: With the publication of this fiercely comic second novel, Charles Dickens's eminent literary reputation was firmly established. "Oliver Twist" was, according to Edgar Johnson, "a clarion peal...  more »

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  • Emma [downloadable audiobook]

    Emma2000

    by Jane Austen

    (664,600)

    Summary: First published in 1816 and considered one of Jane Austen's finest works, Emma is a humorous portrayal of a heroine whose injudicious interferences in the life of a young parlour-boarder in a...  more »

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  • Daisy Miller [downloadable audiobook]

    Daisy Miller2006

    by Henry James

    Summary: Frederick Winterbourne, an American expatriate visiting at Vevey, Switzerland, meets commonplace, newly rich Mrs. Miller from Schenectady, N.Y., her mischievous small son, Randolph, and her daughter,...  more »

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  • Middlemarch [downloadable audiobook]

    Middlemarch2006

    by George Eliot

    (100,448)

    Summary: Middlemarch is a recognized masterpiece that explores the complex social world of 19th century England. It is concerned with the lives of several ordinary people, albeit ones with high social...  more »

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  • Captains courageous [downloadable audiobook]

    Captains courageous2007

    by Rudyard Kipling

    Summary: This wonderful classic combines three unbeatable elements: a sea story, living characters, and a protagonist who undergoes a character transformation. Harvey Cheyne is the pampered son of a...  more »

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  • The god of animals [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    The god of animals / a novel2007

    by Aryn Kyle

    Summary: When her older sister runs away to marry a rodeo cowboy, Alice Winston is left to bear the brunt of her family's troubles -- a depressed, bed-ridden mother, a reticent, overworked father, and a...  more »

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  • South of Broad [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    South of Broad / a novel2009

    by Pat Conroy

    (42,086)

    Summary: The publishing event of the season: The one and only Pat Conroy returns, with a big, sprawling novel that is at once a love letter to Charleston and to lifelong friendship. Against the sumptuous...  more »

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  • Someday this pain will be useful to you [downloadable audiobook]

    Someday this pain will be useful to you2008

    by Peter Cameron

    (12,683)

    Summary: Eighteen-year-old James living in New York City with his older sister and divorced mother struggles to find a direction for his life.

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  • The last song [downloadable audiobook]

    The last song2009

    by Nicholas Sparks

    (509,245)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside down when her parents divorced and her father moved to North Carolina. Three years later her mother decides it would be in...  more »

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  • The magicians [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    The magicians / a novel2009

    by Lev Grossman

    (238,037)

    Summary: A thrilling and original coming-of- age novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world. Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he's still secretly...  more »

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  • Lord of the flies [downloadable audiobook]

    Lord of the flies2003

    by William Golding

    (2,299,752)

    Summary: William Golding's classic novel of primitive savagery and survival is one of the most vividly realized and reviting works in modern fiction. At once a tale of adventure and a merciless allegory on...  more »

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  • Push [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Push / a novel2009

    by Sapphire

    (48,166)

    Summary: An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem...  more »

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  • The girl who fell from the sky [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    The girl who fell from the sky / a novel2010

    by Heidi W Durrow

    (27,638)

    Summary: The daughter of a Danish immigrant and a black G.I., Rachel survives a family tragedy only to face new challenges. Sent to live with her strict African-American grandmother in a racially divided...  more »

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  • The particular sadness of lemon cake [downloadable audiobook]

    The particular sadness of lemon cake2010

    by Aimee Bender

    (61,149)

    Summary: On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents' attention, bites into her mother's homemade lemon-chocolate cake...  more »

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  • Big girl [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Big girl / a novel2010

    by Danielle Steel

    (12,198)

    Summary: Landing her dream job as a high school teacher, Victoria Dawson loves working with her students and wages war on her weight at the gym. Despite tension with her parents, Victoria remains close to her...  more »

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  • The particular sadness of lemon cake [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The particular sadness of lemon cake / a novel2010

    by Aimee Bender

    (61,147)

    Summary: Being able to taste people's emotions in food may at first be horrifying. But young, unassuming Rose Edelstein grows up learning to harness her gift as she becomes aware that there are secrets even her taste buds cannot discern.

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  • The children's book [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The children's book / a novel2009

    by A. S. Byatt

    (16,281)

    Summary: When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of...  more »

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  • The magicians [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The magicians / a novel2009

    by Lev Grossman

    (238,047)

    Summary: As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being...  more »

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  • Wonder when you'll miss me [downloadable ebook]

    Wonder when you'll miss me2003

    by Amanda Davis

    (1,426)

    Summary: Follow sixteen-year-old Faith Duckle in this audacious and darkly funny tale as she moves through the difficult journey from the schoolyard to the harlequin world of the circus. At fifteen, Faith was...  more »

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  • The secret life of bees [downloadable ebook]

    The secret life of bees2003

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (1,129,691)

    Summary: Now in paperback comes the intoxicating debut novel of "one motherless daughter's discover of ... the strange and wondrous places we find love" ("The Washington Post"). Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing work is set in South Carolina in 1964.

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  • Little women [downloadable ebook]

    Little women2009

    by Louisa May Alcott

    (1,708,078)

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  • Mansfield Park [downloadable ebook]

    Mansfield Park2008

    by Jane Austen

    (287,999)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Fanny Price, the child of a poor family, is sent to be raised by her wealthy uncle and his wife at their grand country manor, Mansfield Park.

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  • Velva Jean learns to drive [downloadable ebook]

    Velva Jean learns to drive2009

    by Jennifer Niven

    Summary: Velva Jean dreams of being a big-time singer in Nashville until she falls for Harley Bright, a handsome juvenile delinquent turned preacher, and soon she must choose between keeping her hard-won home and pursuing her dream.

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  • Oliver Twist, or, the Parish boy's progress [downloadable ebook]

    Oliver Twist, or, the Parish boy's progress2005

    by Charles Dickens

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  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [downloadable ebook]

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn2009

    by Mark Twain

    (1,161,852)

    Summary: Huckleberry Finn, an abused outcast, rafts with Jim, a runaway slave, down the Mississippi River, where they have a variety of experiences.

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  • The personal history, adventures, experience & observation of David Copperfield, the younger of Blunderstone Rookery [downloadable ebook] / which he never meant to be published on any account

    The personal history, adventures, experience & observation of David Copperfield, the younger of Blunderstone Rookery / which he never meant to be published on any account2006

    by Charles Dickens

    (201,389)

    Summary: David Copperfield suffers from his abusive stepfather and the betrayal of the scheming Uriah Heep, finds a new life with his formidable aunt, and falls in love with Dora, as he fights to escape his impoverished and unhappy childhood.

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  • Hannah's hope [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Hannah's hope / a novel2005

    by Karen Kingsbury

    (2,310)

    Summary: "A fifteen-year-old girl longs for the father she never knew"--Provided by the publisher.

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  • The children's book [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    The children's book / a novel2009

    by A. S. Byatt

    (16,281)

    Summary: From the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession, a dazzling new novel that spans the years from the Victorian era through World War I and centers around a famous children's book author and the...  more »

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  • Back Creek [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Back Creek / a novel2008

    by Leslie Goetsch

    (17)

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  • Circle of friends [downloadable ebook]

    Circle of friends2007

    by Maeve Binchy

    Summary: It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen. Benny--the only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents ... Eve--the orphaned offspring...  more »

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  • A Christmas story [downloadable ebook]

    A Christmas story2003

    by Jean Shepherd

    (4,120)

    Summary: Ralphie, a nine-year-old boy in 1940s Indiana, dreams of receiving a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas but encounters resistance at every turn when he makes his wish known.

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