Weekly Audible Picks December 15th, 2021
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Lost in Lavender (Bennett Sisters Mysteries Book 13)
Details: Facing a crossroads, personal and professional, Elise Bennett runs away to Provence for a farm stay vacation on a picturesque lavender farm. As the only guest who is not a college student Elise feels like an outsider--she can't even plan a decent vacation. Can this girl be saved? Suspense, romance, and humor as the summer heats up in P...
What Alice Forgot
Details: Alice Love is 29 years old, madly in love with her husband, and expecting her first child. Imagine Alice's surprise when she awakens on the floor of a gym and is whisked away to the hospital, where she discovers she's getting divorced, she has three children, and she's 39 years old. Alice must determine whether forgetting is a blessing...
Details: When Carla loses her teenage daughter after an extended period of bullying and harassment, she starts a vendetta against the perpetrator, a boy from her daughter's school. But not everything is as it seems. "A woman with nothing to lose? Satan would bow to her."
Details: Leigh's ordinary life conceals a far from ordinary childhood... a childhood tainted by secrets, shattered by betrayal, and finally shattered by a heinous act of violence. Then a case involving a wealthy man accused of rape arrives on her desk. When she meets the accused, she realizes that his choice of her as his attorney is no acciden...
The House of Gucci: A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed
Details: On March 27, 1995, an unknown gunman assassinated Maurizio Gucci, heir to the fabulous fashion dynasty, as he approached his Milan office. His ex-wife, Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli was sentenced to 29 years in prison in 1998 for arranging his murder. Was she motivated by her glamorous ex's impending marriage to his mistress, Paola Franc...
Princess (The Johnson Family Book 1)
Details: After escaping from an abusive halfway house, "Jack" Elsie Johnson forges her own path forward as a successful model, determined to forget about the town of Harmony, Maine, her family, and the pain of knowing their betrayal almost cost her her life. However, Jared Ross, her first love and the reason she was sent away isn't so easy to ...
Call Me Crazy
Details: In order to inherit the family business, I needed a wife - temporarily. She also required a favor, one that would take nine months to complete. From the no-touching policy on our wedding night to the no-falling-in-love proclamation, we had it all figured out. She’d marry me, I’d give her the means to have the baby she’d always wanted, ...
One Day in December
Details: There are two people. You have ten chances. This is one unforgettable love story. Laurie is convinced that love, at first sight, exists only in movies. But then, one snowy December day, she sees a man through a misted-up bus window and knows he's the one. When their gazes meet, there is a brief moment of pure magic...and then her bus d...
Cloud Cuckoo Land
Details: Anthony Doerr's gorgeous third novel, set in 15th-century Constantinople, a small town in present-day Idaho, and on an interstellar ship decade's in the future. Doerr has created a magnificent tapestry of times and places in Cloud Cuckoo Land that reflects our vast interconnectedness - with other species, with each other, with those wh...
Spark (Burning Moon Book 1)
Details: What's more dangerous to a secret wolf-shifter than vampires moving into town? A tenacious news reporter on the hunt for a story. Jessica Parker, a beautiful and determined reporter, pushes all of Liam's buttons — good and bad. Can he protect the woman who may be his mate from the town's newest blood-sucking residents—without making th...
Calixta: The Vanquishers of Alhambra
Details: Calixta works in an undesirable trade in a world where all people have a trade for life. She woke at the gates of heaven. There she met 20 of the most unlikely of beings. They sent her back to Talbert with some unique gifts. At her return, Evil chased her all over creation. She has some help from an unlikely friend. Will she succeed in...
Details: When a hurricane wreaks havoc on the Florida coast, isolating FantasticLand, the employees find it anything but enjoyable. Five weeks later, authorities tasked with rescuing the survivors are confronted with a horrific scene. Photos of heads on spikes outside of rides and viscera and human bones littering the gift shops quickly go vira...
A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World out of Your Control
Details: Are you worried about a work meeting? Make a list of the things you can and cannot control. "In our power are thought, impulse, will to get, and will to avoid," Epictetus writes, referring to our own attitudes. Discover what you can control and achieve immediate peace of mind.
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Details: Data is essential in today's world. However, because so much data fails to account for gender, because men are treated as the norm and women as outliers, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay a high price for this bias in terms of time, money, and, in some cases, their lives.
A Short Drink of Water
Details: Altman challenges the assumption that being taller is better in her Audible Original A Short Drink of Water. Her journey to empower those on the short end of the stick provides a hilarious and heartfelt look at the differences between tall and short and how people attempt to narrow them both physically and psychologically.
Christmas Party Mystery
Details: Rebekah, Mouse, and R.J. all enjoy hanging out, solving mysteries, and pulling pranks on each other. The air is crisp, and Christmas is quickly approaching. It's time for R.J.'s parents' annual holiday party in town, and this year Mouse has been invited to join Rebekah. Of course, as soon as the three kids meet, a mystery begins.
Wizard for Hire
Details: Ozzy, a fourteen-year-old boy from Oregon, is in desperate need of assistance. His scientist parents were kidnapped after discovering a formula for mind control. Their work was so top-secret that Ozzy is afraid to go to the police, but he fears he'll never find his parents if he doesn't. Then he finds a classified ad in the local newspa...