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  • Year: 2008
  • An Abundance of Katherines

    Colin has been dumped by his nineteenth Katherine and is no longer a “child prodigy” and definitely not an adult genius. His wise-cracking buddy Hassan decides that the cure for Colin's blues is to take a summer road trip. The smart, quirky characters come to life with Jeff Woodman's gentle, thoughtful interpretation.
  • American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New

    Growing up a ninety-pound weakling tormented by bullies, Matthew Polly dreamed of one day journeying to the Shaolin Temple in China to become a fighter like in his favorite 1970s TV series, Kung Fu
  • Baby Girl

    Sheree, pregnant, confused: helping everyone but herself.
  • Bad Monkeys

    Jane Charlotte earns her living by killing bad people for good reasons in this high-octane, clever thriller of conspiracies, revenge, and secret government agencies.
  • Before I Die

    Tessa enlists her best friend's help in accomplishing her bucket list when she learns she only has months to live.
  • Before I Die

    Tessa is dying of cancer and has only a short time to live. Through humor and pain, Tessa takes listeners through her list of things she must do before she dies – sex, drugs, breaking the law – but the list starts to change as Tessa finds that there are more important things she wants to experience. Parry captures every range of emotion that Tessa experiences.
  • The Black Tattoo

    This intricate fantasy is partly set in modern London and partly set in Hell. Jack follows his friend, Charlie, into Hell in an attempt to save him. Jack, Charlie and their friend, Esme, are pitted against the evil Scourge. If they fail, it will be the end of the universe and all life in it. Lee creates a cast of unique characters.
  • Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

    Jacky is quickly becoming a respected ship's boy aboard the HMS Dolphin. Jacky has a secret that she is struggling to keep from everyone on the ship – she's a girl. Kellgren's Cockney accent brings this rousing tale to life.
  • City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments)

    Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
  • Class Pictures

    Accompanied by essays on the photographer's work and an interview, presents sixty color portraits taken from 2003 to 2006 of students at high schools across the United States who are from different economic, social, and ethnic groups, along with a brief autobiographical statement by each student written at beginning of the sitting.
  • Cupid

    Julius Lester retells this story of Cupid and Psyche in his own inimitable fashion. Henderson was completely into his role of storyteller – funny, dramatic, ironic and delighted to tell you this story.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
  • Dreamquake: Book Two of the Dreamhunter Duet

    Aided by her family and her creation, Nown, Laura investigates the powerful Regulatory Body's involvement in mysterious disappearances and activities and learns, in the process, the true nature of the Place in which dreams are found.
  • Eclipse

    Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob, a werewolf, and her relationship with Edward, a vampire, but when Seattle is ravaged by a mysterious string of killings, the three of them need to decide whether their personal lives are more important than the well-being of an entire city.
  • Ender's Game

    Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive. An accomplished storyteller, Card weaves the everyday experiences of adolescence into broader narratives, addressing universal questions about humanity and society.
  • Ender's Shadow

    An urchin is picked off the street by a nun and sent to war school to become a brilliant space-war strategist. An accomplished storyteller, Card weaves the everyday experiences of adolescence into broader narratives, addressing universal questions about humanity and society.
  • Essex County Vol. 1: Tales From The Farm

    In this stark, moving graphic novel, Lester, a recently orphaned 10-year-old, finds escape in a private fantasy world of aliens and superheroes with his friend, a former hockey player
  • Evolution, Me and Other Freaks of Nature

    Ostracized by her friends for doing what she thought was right, Mena, in studying evolution, finds that she can fight for what she believes in. Vernoff's voice is appropriately young, sweet, and shows growth as Mena finds her way.
  • Extras

    Now that the world is in a complete cultural renaissance, fifteen-year-old Aya Fuse, an Extra, just wants to lay low, so when she discovers the secret lives of the Sly Girls, she wants to report their story, but Aya knows that would propel her into celebrity--a status she's not prepared for.
  • Forever in Blue

    Members of the Sisterhood spend the summer apart from each other, but somehow the Pants bring them back together again. A flawless reading infused with true humor and emotion.
  • Genghis: Birth of an Empire

    Temujin, the abandoned son of a khan, survives the harsh Asian tundra to become one of the world's greatest military leaders in this absorbing historical tale.
  • Glass

    Eighteen-year-old Kristina is determined to manage her crystal meth addiction in order to take care of her newborn son, but when the pull of the drug becomes too strong, her greatest fears are quickly realized.
  • The God of Animals

    After her older sister elopes, 12-year-old Alice is left behind on the family's rundown Colorado horse farm to cope with her distant parents and the unsolved murder of a classmate.
  • Graffiti L.A.: Street Styles and Art

    L.A. tagged.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    In his seventh and final year at Hogwarts, Harry and his friends have decided not to return, bound by Professor Dumbledore's dying wish to find and destroy the Horcruxes where He Who Cannot Be Named has stored the pieces of his soul. Once again, Jim Dale does not disappoint – a tour de force.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.
  • I Am the Messenger

    After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.
  • Jazz

    Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music.
  • Life As We Knew It

    Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Bauer tells this funny, frightening, realistic story of survival, family and hope.
  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    Beah tells, in his own words, his harrowing experiences as a child soldier in the Sierra Leone civil war.
  • Mao's Last Dancer

    Cunxin's life story as a ballet dancer under Mao's control at the Beijing Dance Academy is a moving and fantastic exploration of one man's determination to find freedom. English's flawless performance enhances this beautiful and simple story.
  • Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

    The time has come for Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel to face their ultimate enemy and, despite many obstacles, try to save the world from a sinister plan to re-engineer a select population into a scientifically superior master race.
  • Mimus

    Prince Florin is taken prisoner by a neighboring kingdom and is forced to become a court jester. Caulfield's charming accent adds texture and excitement through his great characterizations and varied storytelling.
  • Mister Pip

    On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations.
  • The Name of the Wind

    Homeless thief Kvothe wins a place at the school of magic, where he hopes to learn more about the mysterious Chandrian, who murdered his parents.
  • The Night Birds

    Asa, a Minnesota boy growing up in the nineteenth century, learns secrets about his family's violent, complicated past following the bloody Dakota Conflict of 1862.
  • The Off Season

    High school junior D.J. staggers under the weight of caring for her badly injured brother, her responsibilities on the dairy farm, a changing relationship with her friend Brian, and her own athletic aspirations. Moore is D.J. with her sweet voice, upbeat delivery and that Midwestern accent.
  • One Whole and Perfect Day

    As her irritating family prepares to celebrate her grandfather's eightieth birthday, sixteen-year-old Lily yearns for just one whole perfect day together.
  • Peak

    A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest. De Ocampo puts the listener right in the middle of the action.
  • Quaking

    In a Pennsylvania town where anti-war sentiments are treated with contempt and violence, Matt, a fourteen-year-old girl living with a Quaker family, deals with the demons of her past as she battles bullies of the present, eventually learning to trust in others as well as herself.
  • Repossessed

    A fallen angel, tired of being unappreciated while doing his pointless, demeaning job, leaves Hell, enters the body of a seventeen-year-old boy, and tries to experience the full range of human feelings before being caught and punished, while the boy's family and friends puzzle over his changed behavior.
  • The Rules of Survival

    The Rules of Survival tells a tale of a family trying to survive in the clutches of an abusive mother. Passer's calm, measured voice allows the listener to share in their struggles.
  • Samurai Shortstop

    While obtaining a Western education at a prestigious Japanese boarding school in 1890, sixteen-year-old Toyo also receives traditional samurai training which has profound effects on both his baseball game and his relationship with his father. Morey's narration comes alive on the baseball field, delivering play-by-play with the excitement and enthusiasm of a modern commentator.
  • Skulduggery Pleasant

    Rupert Degas fleshes out a  cast of characters including a “tweenage” girl, nefarious villains,  and a skeleton detective.  Music and sound effects mirror the mood of this bone-rattling mystery.
  • Soul Eater: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 3

    Kidnapped by Soul Eaters, Wolf is taken to the desolate, freezing Far North leaving Torak and Renn to fight for their very survival while trying to save his pack brother. McKellan continues to weave the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness.

  • The Spellman Files

    Isabel can't quit her private investigator job; she works for her family, and they'll kill her if she tries to leave. A quickly paced, quirky mystery.
  • The Sweet Far Thing

    At Spence Academy, sixteen-year-old Gemma Doyle continues preparing for her London debut while struggling to determine how best to use magic to resolve a power struggle in the enchanted world of the realms, and to protect her own world and loved ones.
  • Thin

    Starving themselves to death.
  • Thirteen Reasons Why

    Hannah Baker has left Clay a message - a message for him and the other people who made her life so unbearable that she felt she had no choice but to end it. One of those books that excels in its audio interpretation, two accomplished readers take this very moving story and make it fly.
  • Treasure Island

    Stevenson's pirate classic elegantly unfolds as Alfred Molina's panoply of accents and the soundscape of the sea place listeners aboard the Hispaniola.