Weekly Audible Picks December 29th, 2021
It's that time of the week again! Enjoy these Audible Picks before the new year!
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Rembrandt Rides a Bike: A Julia Fairchild Mystery
Details: A troupe of women are tap dancing in cities along the Rhine River. One of them disappears and is presumed dead. Valuable art vanishes from museums where Julia Fairchild has been and her face shows up in the security footage. She must prove her innocence while looking for her missing fellow dancer and the art thieves.
Something in the Water
Details: Mark is a gorgeous investment banker with big plans, and Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the verge of a professional breakthrough. They embark on a romantic honeymoon to the beautiful island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, sand, and each other. They then discover something in the water while scuba diving in the pure blue sea....
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
Fade (Paxton Locke Book 1)
Details: In my line of work, there are two types of customers — the ones with real problems and the ones who are flat-out crazy. Unfortunately, the vast majority of my clientele consists of the latter. Call my job what you will. I keep it simple. My name is Paxton Locke and I banish the restless dead. Today, though, ghosts are the least of my pr...
Genre: True Crime
The Devil in the White City
Details: The Devil in the White City transports the listener to a time of majesty and wonder, enhanced by a supporting cast of real-life figures such as Buffalo Bill, Theodore Dreiser, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Edison, and others. In this fascinating story of the master builder, the killer, and the great fair that consumed them all, Erik Larson's...
Genre: Steamy Romance
Neutral Grounds (French Quarter Collection Book 3)
Details: She's the only woman he's ever struggled to forget and now she's his, but only for one year. They say opposites attract, and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to CeCe and Shep. But what happens when the two most anti-marriage people in the French Quarter start enjoying the act?
Genre: Steamy Romance
Field of Scars
Details: This dark romance follows the outlaw prince of Basel and the king of Dresden - childhood friends. Prince Reedric is summoned by the new king of Dresden, igniting a fire in both men. Unforeseen circumstances force Reedric to face the ultimate abuser of his past while at the same time accepting and cultivating powers he has refused to emb...
Genre: Clean Romance
The Hating Game
Details: Lucy Hutton has always believed that the nice girl will land the top job. She's lovely and obliging, and she takes pride in the fact that everyone at Bexley & Gamin adores her. Except for Joshua Templeman, who is ruthlessly efficient, immaculately dressed, and physically imposing. And it's a shared resentment.
Genre: Literature and Fiction
How Lulu Lost Her Mind
Details: Lou Ann, a.k.a. Lulu the Love Guru, has made a fortune preaching sex, love, and relationship advice to American women, mostly by disobeying her mother's example. However, when her mother requires full-time care, Lou Ann unwillingly chooses to walk away from the spotlight and fulfill her mother's desires. Lou Ann realizes that very littl...
My Second Chance Mate
Details: A sweet experience turns sour when Harmony's mate rejects her, so she stays away to heal. But when she feels shivers down her spine upon seeing Trevor, she thinks the Moon Goddess must be playing her tricks, especially when he rejects her too. Is Harmony done with mates, or is she finally getting the love of her life with her second cha...
The Shadow Order (Crossroads Witch Book 1)
Details: If you love magic, romance, funny unique characters, and plot twists that will keep your pulse racing, you'll love Crossroads Witch Book 1! Readers are calling this new urban fantasy series, amazing with strong female leads and full of excitement and suspense!
Genre: Science Fiction
Details: One firm now possesses all of the world's resources, thanks to early investments in genetic engineering and food science. However, a growing resistance is striving to redistribute both land and power, and one of the company's original founders will return to headquarters, intent to destroy everything he helped establish, in a key moment...
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Details: Have you ever felt overworked or overworked? Do you feel busy and underutilized at the same time? Are you frequently occupied but not productive? Do you ever feel that other people's agendas are continuously stealing your time? If you responded yes to any of these questions, the Way of the Essentialist is the way out.
Genre: Biography and Memoir
Crying in H Mart
Details: Michelle Zauner tells of growing up in Eugene, Oregon, as one of the few Asian-American students; of struggling with her mother's particular high expectations of her; of painful adolescence; and of cherished months spent in her grandmother's tiny apartment in Seoul, where she and her mother would bond late at night over heaping plates o...
Genre: Children 5-7 years
Details: Disney's Encanto tells the story of an exceptional family who lives in a lovely, magical area called Encanto in the Colombian mountains. Every member of the Madrigal family possesses a special ability, ranging from superhuman strength to the ability to heal. Except for Mirabel, that is.
Genre: Children 8-12 years
A Place to Hang the Moon
Details: It's 1940, and William, 12, Edmund, 11, and Anna, nine, are indifferent about the death of their grandmother, who has been looking after them since their parents died. However, the children require a guardian, which is scarce in London during World War II, especially if they are to remain together. Could a major exodus of youngsters fro...