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  1. How Not To Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss Audiobook How Not To Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
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  2. ZED Audiobook ZED
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  3. 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct Audiobook 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct
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  4. Who Did You Tell?: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Rumour Audiobook Who Did You Tell?: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Rumour
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  5. Seven Worlds One Planet Audiobook Seven Worlds One Planet
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  6. The Librarian of Auschwitz: The heart-breaking international bestseller based on the incredible true Audiobook The Librarian of Auschwitz: The heart-breaking international bestseller based on the incredible true
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  7. How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy in a World of Comparison, Disappointment, and Unmet Expec Audiobook How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy in a World of Comparison, Disappointment, and Unmet Expec
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  8. The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Audiobook The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More
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  9. The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose Audiobook The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose
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Chicken Scratch Audiobook

Chicken Scratch

Author: Becki Willis Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: November 2019

When Madison Reynolds finds herself widowed and penniless before forty, she does the only thing she knows to do-she packs up her teenage twins and moves back home with her eighty-year-old grandmother. To make ends meet, Madison opens In a Pinch Temporary Services. Her first real client is Ronny Gleason, but when she shows up for the first day of work at the Gleason Poultry Farm, Madison makes a gruesome discovery. The dead body she finds belongs to Mr. Gleason. When a local man is arrested for murder, Madison takes on the job of proving his innocence. Even though she is not a private investigator, both mothers are desperate: Lucy Ngyen to clear her son's name, and Madison to pay her bills. But as she begins asking questions around town, her interference is not welcome. With a daughter determined to go back to Dallas, a son settling into small town life, a feisty grandmother who knows all the town gossip, bill collectors calling, and now someone trying to keep her silent, Madison has no time for re-kindling her high school crush with police chief Brash deCordova. She has her hands full just trying to stay alive. If she survives her amateur investigation, Maddy has a decision to make. Will she go back to her life in Dallas, or will she build a new life here in The Sisters?

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Exit Wounds: Nineteen Tales of Mystery from the Modern Masters of Crime Audiobook

Exit Wounds: Nineteen Tales of Mystery from the Modern Masters of Crime

Exit Wounds is a thrilling anthology of crime stories written by masters of the genre, including Dean Koontz, Val McDermid, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Elly Griffiths, Dennis Lehane, Joe R. Lansdale, and others. After an introduction by the editors, Paul B. Kane and Marie O'Regan, this collection includes the following stories: "The Bully" by Jeffery Deaver"Dead Weight" by Fiona Cummins"Like a Glass Jaw" by Mark Billingham"On The Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier" by John Connolly"The Pitcher" by Sarah Hilary"Disciplined" by Martyn Waites"The Consumers" by Dennis Lehane"Voices through the Wall" by Alex Gray"Wet with Rain" by Lee Child"Happy Holidays" by Val McDermid"Fool You Twice" by Steph Broadribb"Lebensraum" by Christopher Fowler"Dancing towards the Blade" by Mark Billingham"Kittens" by Dean Koontz"Take My Hand" by A. K. Benedict"Dressed to Kill" by James Oswald"Booty and the Beast" by Joe R. Lansdale"The New Lad" by Paul Finch"The Recipe" by Louise Jensen

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The Third Mrs. Durst Audiobook

The Third Mrs. Durst

Author: Ann Aguirre Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: October 2019

Some people just need killing. Marlena Altizer Durst lives in her husband's shadow. He controls her every move-what she wears, the food she eats, and the friends she's allowed to make. If she disobeys, there are . . . consequences. And he has all the power. To outsiders, it seems that she leads a fairy-tale life. But nobody ever wonders if Cinderella was happy after she married the prince. Marlena has traded freedom and safety for luxurious imprisonment, and most days, that seems like a bad bargain. Death may be the only exit she's allowed. Just like his first wife. And his second. Unless she flips the script.

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The Only Harmless Great Thing Audiobook

The Only Harmless Great Thing

Author: Brooke Bolander Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: October 2019

Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novelette Finalist for the Hugo, Locus, Shirley Jackson, and Sturgeon Awards The Only Harmless Great Thing is a heart-wrenching alternative history by Brooke Bolander that imagines an intersection between the Radium Girls and noble, sentient elephants. In the early years of the twentieth century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey, slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time, an Indian elephant was deliberately put to death by electricity in Coney Island. These are the facts. Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and injustice crying out to be righted. Prepare yourself for a wrenching journey that crosses eras, chronicling histories of cruelty both grand and petty in search of meaning and justice.

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Artist Without a Brush Audiobook

Artist Without a Brush

Author: R. Hammond Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: September 2019

Imagine painting without a paintbrush... When Kit arrives at the art camp and discovers she has forgotten her paintbrushes, she begins to despair. She hopes the fabled 'Prince of Paint', savior of artists, will rescue her. With the help of friends and a little perseverance, Kit manages to improvise her art in new and fun ways. She rescues a prince along the way!

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Praying with One Eye Open: Mormons and Murder in Nineteenth-Century Appalachian Georgia Audiobook

Praying with One Eye Open: Mormons and Murder in Nineteenth-Century Appalachian Georgia

Author: Mary Ella Engel Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: September 2019

In 1878, Elder Joseph Standing traveled into the Appalachian mountains of North Georgia, seeking converts for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sixteen months later, he was dead, murdered by a group of twelve men. Most accounts of this event have linked Standing's murder to the virulent nineteenth-century anti-Mormonism that also took the life of prophet Joseph Smith and to an enduring southern tradition of extralegal violence. Historian Mary Ella Engel adopts a different approach, arguing that the mob violence against Standing was a local event, best understood at the local level. Her examination of Standing's murder carefully situates it in the disquiet created by missionaries' successes in the North Georgia community. As Georgia converts typically abandoned the state for Mormon colonies in the West, a disquiet situated within a wider narrative of post-Reconstruction Mormon outmigration to colonies in the West. In this rich context, the murder reveals the complex social relationships that linked North Georgians-families, kin, neighbors, and coreligionists-and illuminates how mob violence attempted to resolve the psychological dissonance and gender anxieties created by Mormon missionaries.

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The Whispering of the Willows: An Historic Appalachian Drama Audiobook

The Whispering of the Willows: An Historic Appalachian Drama

Author: Tonya Jewel Blessing Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: August 2019

Set against the superstitions and old time religion in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, author Tonya Jewel Blessing tells a difficult, yet redemptive story of a blossoming young woman who is accompanied by her friends and her foes on a journey towards hope and healing. Love weaves through gut-wrenching circumstances and dismal poverty where Emerald Ashby grows strong despite grievous wrongs committed against her. In this desperate historical setting, mysterious disappearances lead to traps set for the innocent. Now, when key individuals begin carving out a rescue plan, Emerald Ashby sets a few of her own traps. What will be their measure of success? Cleverly suspenseful and sweetly spoken, the storyteller's unassuming voice transforms an Appalachian trail of tears into holy terror against an evil that stalks the innocent. In The Whispering of the Willows, an Appalachian marriage practice might be compared to the modern sex trade which exploits young females. Not since Catherine Marshall's strong heroine named Christy, has an Appalachian drama come to life like The Whispering of the Willows.

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Codependency for Dummies Audiobook

Codependency for Dummies

Author: Darlene Lancer Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: July 2019

Codependency For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the most comprehensive book on the topic to date. Written in plain English and packed with sensitive, authoritative information, it describes the history, symptoms, causes, and relationship dynamics of codependency. The majority of the book is devoted to healing and lays out a clear plan for recovery with exercises, practical advice, and daily reminders to help you know, honor, protect, and express yourself. New to this edition are chapters on working the Twelve Steps to recover from codependency and how therapists/coaches/nurses are affected by codependency. Codependence is primarily a learned behavior from our family of origin. Some cultures have it to a greater degree than others-some still see it as a normal way of living. Yet the costs of codependence can include distrust, faulty expectations, passive-aggressiveness, control, self-neglect, over-focus on others, manipulation, intimacy issues, and a slew of other harmful traits. Codependence causes serious pain and affects the majority of Americans-not just women and loved ones of addicts. Codependency For Dummies, 2nd Edition offers authoritative and trusted guidance on ways to raise your self-esteem, detach and let go, set boundaries, recognize healthy vs. dysfunctional relationships, overcome guilt and resentment, and much more.

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The Trouble With Cowboys Audiobook

The Trouble With Cowboys

Author: Victoria James Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: July 2019

Eight years ago, Tyler Donnelly left Wishing River, Montana, after a terrible fight with his father and swore he'd never return. But when his father has a stroke, guilt and duty drive him home, and nothing is as he remembers--from the run-down ranch to Lainey Sullivan, who is all grown up now. And darn if he can't seem to stay away. Lainey's late grandma left her two things: the family diner and a deep-seated mistrust of cowboys. So when Tyler quietly rides back into town looking better than hot apple pie, she knows she's in trouble. But she owes his dad everything, and she's determined to show Ty what it means to be part of a small town...and part of a family. Lainey's courage pushes Ty to want to make Wishing River into a home again-together. But one of them is harboring a secret that could change everything.

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The Islanders: A Novel Audiobook

The Islanders: A Novel

Author: Meg Mitchell Moore Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: June 2019

J. Courtney Sullivan’s Maine meets the works of Elin Hilderbrand in this delicious summer read involving three strangers, one island, and a season packed with unexpected romance, well-meaning lies, and damaging secrets. Anthony Puckett was a rising literary star. The son of an uber-famous thriller writer, Anthony’s debut novel spent two years on the bestseller list and won the adoration of critics. But something went very wrong with his second work. Now Anthony’s borrowing an old college’s friend’s crumbling beach house on Block Island in the hopes that solitude will help him get back to the person he used to be. Joy Sousa owns and runs Block Island’s beloved whoopie pie café. She came to this quiet space eleven years ago, newly divorced and with a young daughter, and built a life for them here. To her customers and friends, Joy is a model of independence, hard-working and happy. And mostly she is. But this summer she’s thrown off balance. A food truck from a famous New York City brand is roving around the island, selling goodies—and threatening her business. Lu Trusdale is spending the summer on her in-laws’ dime, living on Block Island with her two young sons while her surgeon husband commutes to the mainland hospital. When Lu’s second son was born, she and her husband made a deal: he’d work and she’d quit her corporate law job to stay home with the boys. But a few years ago, Lu quietly began working on a private project that has becoming increasingly demanding on her time. Torn between her work and home, she’s beginning to question that deal she made. Over the twelve short weeks of summer, these three strangers will meet and grow close, will share secrets and bury lies. And as the promise of June turns into the chilly nights of August, the truth will come out, forcing each of them to decide what they value most, and what they are willing to give up to keep it.

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Love at the Shore: Based on the Hallmark Channel Original Movie Audiobook

Love at the Shore: Based on the Hallmark Channel Original Movie

Author: Teri Wilson Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: June 2019

Jenna, a single mom and successful author, has five weeks to deliver her next young adult novel to the publisher. This year's summer getaway with her kids will be a working vacation. The only problem? Lucas, the devil-may-care surfer in the beach rental next to hers. He cranks up his music at night, hosts loud volleyball matches, and allows his dog to run around at will. Jenna often blames him for her writer's block. But before long, she begins to see a new side of her neighbor at the shore. Maybe opposites do attract...but will that attraction fade like a sunset once summer is gone? This funny, emotional romance includes a free Hallmark original recipe for Shrimp Scampi.

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Dark Storm Audiobook

Dark Storm

Author: Karen Harper Narrator: Courtney Patterson Release Date: May 2019

There are some forces you can’t outrun… Forensic psychologist Claire Markwood has experienced her share of disaster. But nothing could prepare her for her sister, Darcy, going missing. Claire rushes to the butterfly sanctuary where Darcy has been working, prepared to do what she does best—work the clues. But her sister, along with her car and some of the sanctuary’s rarest species of butterflies, has seemingly vanished without a trace. Amid a flurry of mysterious leads and dead ends, Claire and her criminal lawyer husband, Nick, tap every resource at their disposal. But the deeper they dig, the more unsettling the case becomes, dredging up old family secrets that shake the foundation of everything Claire thought to be true. Because some secrets aren’t just threatening—they’re deadly.

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