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Audiobooks Narrated by Ruth Ann Phimister

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  1. Hello, Summer Audiobook Hello, Summer
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  2. The Court of Miracles Audiobook The Court of Miracles
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  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Audiobook The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
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  4. Whiskey Beach Audiobook Whiskey Beach
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  5. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Audiobook The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
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  6. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer Audiobook Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer
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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  8. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  9. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit Audiobook The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit
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  10. Cross My Heart Audiobook Cross My Heart
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The Devil's Dream Audiobook

The Devil's Dream

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, The Devil's Dream is an animated, lyrical novel that is meant to be savored as spoken word. Consummate storyteller Lee Smith's creation will delight anyone who enjoys the sound of language and a good story. Preacher's son Moses Bailey believed that the fiddle was the voice of the Devil and denied his wife the pleasure of the music she dearly loved. She fiddled for her three children behind her husband's back. Thus begins a magnificent 150-year saga of a musical Southern family featuring barn dances, medicine shows, the Grand Ole Opry, and the evolution of country music from hymns to rockabilly. Generations of authentic, down-home mountain people spring to life, colorful dialects and all, through the magic of several extraordinary narrators. Each chapter, a story in itself, will move listeners with its passion, emotion, warmth, and intimacy.

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Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears Audiobook

Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears

In 1838, thirteen thousand Cherokee were forced to leave their homeland in the Southeast and walk 900 miles to present-day Oklahoma. Hunger, cold, fatigue, and disease threatened their very survival. Their grueling relocation trek-the Trail of Tears-takes on new immediacy and meaning with this stunning work of fiction. Maritole loses not only her home and her settled life in North Carolina, but also many of the people closest to her. A chorus of voices joins hers to vividly recreate the tragic story of the Cherokee removal. Amid wrenching scenes of hardship and pain, there is the underlying strength that ultimately allowed this ancient people to endure. Diane Glancy has received many awards for her writing, including the American Book Award and the Pushcart Prize. Her luminous, poetic prose and memorable characters take on added life with this multi-voice performance by talented narrators. An interview with the author is at the conclusion of this audiobook.

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Loving Jesus Audiobook

Loving Jesus

Author: Mother Teresa Narrator: George Guidall, Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: January 2014

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, Mother Teresa humbly accepted it on behalf of the poorest of the poor to whom she joyfully dedicated her life. Truly a saint for the 20th century, she taught compassion not only for the sick and destitute, but also for the lonely, neglected, and unappreciated who surround us every day. Among Mother Teresa’s concerns were those that plague modern Christians everywhere: abortion, child abuse and neglect, the lack of love in modern family life, and AIDS, which she called “the leprosy of the West.” She gave strength and inspiration to her Missionaries of Charity, and through them her joyful commitment to Christ continues on. The dual narration by Ruth Ann Phimister and George Guidall, as fervent as a prayer, inspires listeners with Mother Teresa’s simple yet profound message about the value and meaning of life. This diminutive, self-effacing nun’s call to love is a bright beacon of hope in an increasingly self-centered world.

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A Virtuous Woman Audiobook

A Virtuous Woman

Author: Kaye Gibbons Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister, Tom Stechschulte Release Date: March 2011

When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life. She was newly widowed after a disastrous marriage to a brutal drifter. He had never asked a woman to do more than help him hitch a mule. They didn't fall in love so much as they simply found each other and held on for dear life. In 'A Virtuous Woman,' Kaye Gibbons transcends her early promise, creating a multilayered and indelibly convincing portrait of two seemingly ill-matched people who somehow miraculously make a marriage."

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Ellen Foster Audiobook

Ellen Foster

Author: Kaye Gibbons Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: January 2011

When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy. I would figure out this or that way and run it down through my head until it got easy." So begins the tale of Ellen Foster, the brave and engaging heroine of Kaye Gibbons's first novel, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Wise, funny, affectionate and true, Ellen Foster is, as Walker Percy called it, "The real thing. Which is to say, a lovely, sometimes heart/wrenching novel...[Ellen Foster] is as much a part of the backwoods South as a Faulkner character and a good deal more endearing.

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Sixteen Brides Audiobook

Sixteen Brides

Author: Stephanie Grace Whitson Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: October 2010

In Sixteen Brides by Christy Award finalist Stephanie Grace Whitson, Civil War widows living in St. Louis are lured west by promises of prime homesteads in a booming community. When the unsuspecting women arrive at Plum Grove, Nebraska, sparks fly as they meet bachelors convinced they've come to marry them. The widows will need all the courage and faith they can muster to survive these unwanted circumstances-especially since appearances are so deceiving.

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Indigo Blue Audiobook

Indigo Blue

Author: Catherine Anderson Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: August 2010

One of romance fiction's most popular storytellers, Catherine Anderson hits the New York Times best-seller list with each of her scintillating works. Reissued after being out of print for many years, Indigo Blue is one of Anderson's early gems. In it, a high-spirited woman named Indigo-who is half Comanche and half white-lives a solitary existence among the Oregon folk who don't understand her. But that all changes when Jake Rand rolls into town.

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Comanche Heart Audiobook

Comanche Heart

Author: Catherine Anderson Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: November 2009

New York Times best-selling author Catherine Anderson tells the gripping tale of a woman running from violence and toward a quiet future. Years have passed since Amy Masters escaped the brutal Texas plains to become a schoolteacher in Oregon. But now that Comanche warrior Swift Antelope has galloped back into her life, she'll have to explore her heart for the courage to trust again.

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Murder Shoots the Bull Audiobook

Murder Shoots the Bull

Author: Anne George Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: August 2009

Agatha Award-winning author Anne George deftly blends comedy and suspense in her engaging series. Retired school teacher Patricia Anne has a knack for landing right in the middle of murder investigations, but this time she is fighting to clear the accused. Patricia Anne has been good friends with her neighbor Mitzi for 40 years. She's surprised when she sees Mitzi's husband Arthur having lunch at the Hunan Hut with an attractive woman. She's positively shocked when that same woman drops dead moments later. Then Arthur is accused of murder, their home catches fire, and he gets shot in the butt. Patricia Anne knows she has to do something to help the poor man. That means enlisting the aid of her flamboyant sister Mary Alice for a little detective work. Anne George's gentle humor combined with a cast of colorful characters make Murder Shoots the Bull a delight. Ruth Anne Phimister's sparkling narration is full of Southern charm.

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Murder Gets a Life Audiobook

Murder Gets a Life

Author: Anne George Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: June 2009

Anne George's best-selling Southern Sisters mysteries offer delightful mixtures of offbeat characters, charming humor, and intriguing crimes. In Murder Gets a Life, middle-aged sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Ann are sleuthing their way through a mystery that is hotter than Alabama in August. Mary Alice's son has married Sunshine, a petite blond who is cute as a button. Her family, however, lives in a junk-filled trailer compound dotted with rusty engines and pit bulls. When Mary Alice and Patricia Ann pay a call on the family, the sisters hardly have time to meet Sunshine's spirit-channeling grandmother before they stumble over a large corpse on her floor. The local sheriff just can't seem to get moving in the summer heat. So it's up to the Southern Sisters to discover who the dead man is, and why Sunshine has suddenly disappeared. So grab a glass of sweet tea and get ready to spend a few hours with two of the most resourceful sleuths south of the Mason-Dixon line.

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Diamond Willow Audiobook

Diamond Willow

Award-winning author Helen Frost takes us into the breathtaking Alaskan winter landscape in this thrilling adventure with a touch of fantasy. Twelve-year-old Willow-whose heritage is both Athabascan Indian and European-wants nothing more than to mush the sled dogs to her grandparents' home. After pressing her parents for some time, she is finally allowed to go alone. But when she commits a critical mistake, Willow wonders how she'll ever make things right again.

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Comanche Moon Audiobook

Comanche Moon

Author: Catherine Anderson Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister Release Date: November 2008

New York Times best-selling author Catherine Anderson pens riveting historical romances. Loretta Simpson lost her parents to a daring Comanche raid seven years ago-and now she lives as a mute with her extended family. Meanwhile, Comanche Hunter of the Wolf sees her as the embodiment of an ancient prophesy and chooses her for marriage. Still fearful of his tribe, Loretta soon finds her will bending, even as conflict between their two peoples intensifies.

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