New Arrivals · Downloadable Audiobooks

September 23, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The bone clocks [electronic resource]

September 22, 2014
Mitchell, David (David Stephen)
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, Inc. ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2014, p2012.
1 online resource (24 hr., 33 min.)
Narrated by Jessica Lauren Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, Steven Crossley, Laurel Lefkow and Anna Bentinck.
Title from title screen.
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Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: A sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as "the radio people," Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life. For Holly has caught the attention of a cabal of dangerous mystics-and their enemies. But her lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred. This unsolved mystery will echo through every decade of Holly's life, affecting all the people Holly loves - even the ones who are not yet born...

The children act [electronic resource]

September 22, 2014
McEwan, Ian.
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, Inc. ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2014, [2014]
1 online resource (6 hr., 13 min.)
Narrated by Lindsay Duncan.
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Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law. Often the outcome of a case seems simple from the outside, the course of action to ensure a child's welfare obvious. But the law requires more rigor than mere pragmatism, and Fiona is expert in considering the sensitivities of culture and religion when handing down her verdicts. But Fiona's professional success belies domestic strife. Her husband, Jack, asks her to consider an open marriage and, after an argument, moves out of their house. His departure leaves her adrift, wondering whether it was not love she had lost so much as a modern form of respectability; whether it was not contempt and ostracism she really fears. She decides to throw herself into her work, especially a complex case involving a seventeen-year-old boy whose parents will not permit a lifesaving blood transfusion because it conflicts with their beliefs as Jehovah's Witnesses. But Jack doesn't leave her thoughts, and the pressure to resolve the case'as well as her crumbling marriage'tests Fiona in ways that will keep readers thoroughly enthralled until the last stunning page.

Massacre canyon [electronic resource] : the Family Jensen

September 22, 2014
Johnstone, William W.
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, Inc. ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2014, [2014]
1 online resource.
Narrated by Jack Garrett.
Title from title screen.
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Two outlaw brothers have been leaving a blood-trail on their way to infamy on the western frontier. Until bounty hunter Luke Jensen catches one of the black-hearted Kroll brothers away from his gang. But while Luke is trying to get Mordecai Kroll from jail to justice, he's ambushed by the Kroll gang and taken prisoner. And that draws Luke's own brother Smoke Jensen into the fight, guns drawn. . . Brothers By Blood. Brothers By Battle. With Smoke Jensen comes fire--adopted son Matt and lifelong friend Preacher, who storm into battle to save Luke Jensen from the Krolls. With trigger-happy back-stabbers, cutthroat outriders, and murdering devils joining the fray, the deadly mayhem paints the harsh landscape an unforgiving red--a place where Jensen's enemies go to die. .

How the world sees you [electronic resource] : discover your highest value through the science of fascination

September 19, 2014
Hogshead, Sally, author.
New York : HarperCollins, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Sally Hogshead.
Duration: 12:20:36
In How the World Sees You, author and personal branding expert Sally Hogshead applies the principles of fascination triggers to understanding "personality brands" - how individuals use different triggers, to influence, persuade, and captivate others. You already know how you see yourself and the world. But how does the world see you? If you want to be heard and remembered, if you want people to take action on your ideas and opinions, then you need to get the full picture. Effective messages build a cause-and-effect cycle that creates action. Each time you communicate, you will either be heard, or you will be ignored. In How the World Sees You, Sally Hogshead reveals which triggers individuals inherently use when interacting with others. Through her extensive, in-depth proprietary research ranging from market studies to neuroscience, she presents a set of archetypes, or style of persuasion, of different personality brands designed to help individuals understand their strengths and weaknesses and the pros and cons of each. Inviting readers to take an online assessment, she then explains their results and helps them develop new talents, create more productive teams, and hire ideal employees. How the World Sees You coaches readers to focus not only on their strengths, but on the distinctive qualities and characteristics that make them different, not just better. As she persuasively shows, Different beats Good every time.

Panic in a suitcase [electronic resource] : a novel

September 19, 2014
Akhtiorskaya, Yelena, author.
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Duration: 09:35:41
In this tale of two decades in the life of an immigrant household, the experience of a single family artfully reflects the fall of Communism and the rise of globalization. Ironies, subtle and glaring, are revealed: the Nasmertovs left Odessa for Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with a huge sense of finality, only to find that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they thought. The dissolution of the Soviet Union makes returning just a matter of a plane ticket, and the Russian-owned shops in their adopted neighborhood stock even the most obscure comforts of home. Pursuing the American Dream once meant giving up everything, but does the dream still work if the past is always within reach? If the Nasmertov parents can afford only to look forward, learning the rules of aspiration, the family's youngest, Frida, can only look back.

Book Clubbed [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Barrett, Lorna.
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Karen White.
Duration: 08:47:19
Cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is done reading people the riot act. After she's crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her last will and testament. It soon comes to light that Betsy was hiding volumes of dark secrets behind that perpetual frown of hers. And one of them just might have been a motive for murder.

Knockdown [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Graves, Sarah.
Chicago : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2012.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Lindsay Ellison.
Duration: 09:19:49
Jacobia 'Jake' Tiptree is deep in her latest home improvement project when she notices the man repeatedly biking past her house. His face is unsettlingly familiar, but his chilling message seems inexplicable: Blood shows up again. Murder will out. Back in her days as a hotshot financial manager she did business with plenty of shady characters, but she's still baffled as to the identity of her nemesis - until she receives a photo of a murdered man. Now Jake knows what she's up against.

Not that kind of girl [electronic resource] : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

September 19, 2014
Dunham, Lena, 1986-
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by the author.
Duration: 00:00:00

Vertigo 42 [electronic resource] : a Richard Jury mystery

September 19, 2014
Grimes, Martha, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Steve West.
Duration: 11:49:43
Follows the inimitable Scotland Yard Superintendent's investigation into a cold-case involving a vertigo sufferer's fatal accident after a young girl's death in the same house.

A September bride [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Springer, Kathryn, author.
Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2014.
1 online resource
Narrator not specified.
A year's worth of novellas from twelve inspirational romance authors. Happily ever after guaranteed. Annie's always wanted a home and a family. But will pretending to be a bride get her closer to her dreams?

The horse you came in on [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Grimes, Martha
New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Steve West.
Duration: 12:20:50
Richard Jury comes to America to silve the murder of a British citizen. When a young graduate student is murdered at Edgar Allan Poe's gravesite, Jury finds himself deep in an American case involving not only the British corpse, but also the now-dead student, a newly discovered but unauthenticated manuscript in Poe's own handwriting, a blind homeless man who witnessed a murder, and a complex web of events that apparently link them all together.

The first family detail [electronic resource] : Secret Service agents reveal the hidden lives of the presidents

September 19, 2014
Kessler, Ronald, 1943- author.
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Michael Bybee.
Duration: 06:52:13
Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President's Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia and revealing that the Secret Service allowed a third uninvited guest to crash a White House state dinner. Now in The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents, Kessler presents far bigger and more consequential stories that will make headlines about our nation's leaders and the agency sworn to protect them. Kessler widens his scope to include presidential candidates and former presidents after they leave the White House. In particular, he focuses on first ladies and their children and their relationships with the presidents.

Sgt. Reckless [electronic resource] : America's war horse

September 19, 2014
Hutton, Robin L., author.
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Susan Boyce.
Duration: 07:33:41
This is the complete and captivating account of how a would-be Korean racehorse became one of the greatest Marine Corps wartime heroes. Amid an inferno of explosives on a deadly minefield in the Korean War, a four-legged marine proved to be a heroic force of nature. She moved headstrong up and down steep, smoky terrain that no man could travail confidently. In a single day, this small Mongolian mare made fifty-one round-trips carrying nearly five tons of explosives to various gun sites. Sergeant Reckless was her name, and she was the horse renowned for carrying wounded soldiers off the battlefield and making solo trips across combat zones to deliver supplies. A widely celebrated national hero, Reckless was first featured in 1954 in the Saturday Evening Post and in 1997 when Life magazine published an edition lauding history's one hundred all-time heroes. Equine enthusiast Robin Hutton learned about Sergeant Reckless and spearheaded the effort to commission a monument at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia, near the Marine Corps Base Quantico. In July of 2013, the statue was unveiled. A second monument is planned for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, where Reckless lived out her days and is buried.

In the kingdom of ice [electronic resource] : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette

September 19, 2014
Sides, Hampton.
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Arthur Morey.
Duration: 17:30:16
New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded...

Throw out fifty things [electronic resource] : clear the clutter, find your life

September 19, 2014
Blanke, Gail.
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2009.
1 online resource
Read by Gail Blanke.
Throw Out Fifty Things is truly an eye-opener. According to Blanke, our lives are so filled with junk from the past--from dries up tubes of crazy glue to old grudges--that it's a wonder we can get up in the morning, never mind get to work, care for our children and parents, and just put one foot in front of the other.

The journey [electronic resource] : how to live by faith in an uncertain world

September 19, 2014
Graham, Billy, 1918-
New York : Books on Tape, 2008.
1 sound file : digital
Read by John H. Mayer.
Duration: 12:16:14
"You will only make this journey once. What kind of journey will it be?"--Billy Graham. In this culminating work of a lifetime, the remarkable Billy Graham invites you to join him in discovering God's plan for this exciting journey called life. Wherever you are in your journey, you've already learned that life offers a variety of paths. And each fork and crossroad requires a decision. How do you choose the right path and maneuver the inevitable speed bumps and potholes that lie before you? With characteristic clarity and passion the world-renowned author and evangelist leads us step by step, offering insight that only comes from a life spent with God. This magnum opus from Billy Graham, seasoned with personal stories from his own life, offers wisdom, encouragement, hope, and inspiration--for anyone who wants to make the most of ... the journey.

2 in 1 Yoga for Weight Loss [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Fuller, Sue.
Nelson : Yoga 2 Hear, 2009.
1 sound file : digital
Sue Fuller.
Duration: 00:49:49

How we learn [electronic resource] : the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens

September 19, 2014
Carey, Benedict.
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Steve Kramer.
Duration: 07:20:41
In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today--and how we can apply it to our own lives. From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Laziness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success...

A path appears [electronic resource] : transforming lives, creating opportunity

September 19, 2014
Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Oliva Wilde.
Duration: 10:15:17
From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world-a road-map to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Soon to be the basis of a PBS four-hour series...

The lost Island [electronic resource] : a Gideon Crew novel

September 19, 2014
Preston, Douglas J., author.
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by David W. Collins.
Duration: 10:49:36
#1 New York Times bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with the third book in their series featuring the unforgettable character Gideon Crew Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief--is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse. Gideon's task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security...

Dataclysm [electronic resource] : who we are (when we think no one's looking)

September 19, 2014
Rudder, Christian.
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Kaleo Griffith.
Duration: 07:33:34

A face at the window [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Graves, Sarah.
Ashland : BBC Audiobooks America, 2009.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Lindsay Ellison.
Duration: 09:39:55
Back in the day, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree turned profits managing the fortunes of Manhattan's most fortunate. Then she fled the rat race for a stately old fixer-upper in easygoing Eastport, Maine. But now a rat from an even darker corner of Jake's past has turned up ... a killer with a blueprint for demolishing her new life. As a home repair enthusiast, Jake knows that nothing lasts forever -- not windows or doors, not plaster or plumbing. And not good fortune. After more than three decades eluding justice, the man who murdered her mother is finally about to stand trial -- until he vanishes into thin air. Jake has a terrible foreboding of where Ozzie Campbell will turn up next. And while the local police chief is sure she's overreacting, the truth is far worse than even Jake's worst fears.

The divine conspiracy [electronic resource] : Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God.

September 19, 2014
Willard, Dallas.
Escondido : christianaudio, 2007.
1 sound file : digital
Thomas Penny.
Duration: 18:03:48
A renowned teacher and writer of the acclaimed The Spirit of the Disciplines, Dallas Willard, one of today's most brilliant Christian thinkers now offers a timely and challenging call back to the true meaning of Christian discipleship. In The Divine Conspiracy, Willard gracefully weaves biblical teaching, popular culture, science, scholarship, and spiritual practice into a tour de force that shows the necessity of profound changes in how we view our lives and faith.

Bad feminist [electronic resource] : essays

September 19, 2014
Gay, Roxane, author.
New York : HarperCollins, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Bahni Turpin.
Duration: 11:46:49
One of our most indispensable writers . . . on everything that matters

Whisper my name [electronic resource]

September 19, 2014
Michaels, Fern, author.
Chicago : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Emily Durante.
Duration: 04:38:27
Photographer Samantha Blakely is stunned when her beloved friend Gemini Delaney leaves her the controlling interest in her family business, a magazine conglomerate - the same conglomerate that owns Daylight Magazine, where Sam has just landed her dream job as a photojournalist. Then she meets her new boss, Christian Delaney, and his mere gaze leaves her wanting more. But how can she tell him that she's "the" Sam Blakely, who inherited the legacy he'd thought would be his? If he discovers the truth, he'll have every reason to hate her. What Sam needs now is a loophole.

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