Back New Playaways | Book List

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  New Playaways  
The Counselor

Cormac McCarthy · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

On the eve of becoming a married man, the Counselor makes a risky entrée into the drug trade - and gambles that the consequences won't catch up to him. Along the gritty terrain of the Texas-Mexico border, a respected and recently engaged lawyer throws his stakes into a cocaine trade...
Read More check catalog
 
 
By its Cover: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Donna Leon · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 237
Format: Hardcover

Donna Leon's critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti series has attracted readers the world over with the beauty of its setting, the humanity of its characters, and its fearlessness in exploring politics, morality, and contemporary Italian culture....
Read More check catalog
 
 
Bridge to Haven : a novel

Francine Rivers · Recorded Books
Format: Audio CD

To those who matter in 1950s Hollywood, Lena Scott is the hottest rising star to hit the silver screen since Marilyn Monroe. Few know her real name is Abra. Even fewer know the price she's paid to finally feel like she's somebody.To Pastor Ezekiel Freeman, Abra will always be the little...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Field of Prey

John Sandford · Penguin Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from the 1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner. The night after the fourth of July, Layton Carlson Jr., of Red Wing, Minnesota, finally got lucky. And unlucky.Hed picked the perfect spot to lose his virginity to his girlfriend,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Midnight Crossroad

Charlaine Harris · Recorded Books
Format: Audio CD

From Charlaine Harris the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse the world of Bon Temps Louisiana comes a new darker world - populated by more strangers than friends But then thats how the locals prefer it Welcome to Midnight Texas a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Otherwise Engaged

Amanda Quick · Recorded Books, LLC
Format: Audio CD

The New York Times bestseller!“Quick…has outdone herself with the 19th-century protagonist of Otherwise Engaged.”—The Seattle TimesMiss Amity Doncaster, world traveler, is accustomed to adventure and risk. Benedict Stanbridge, a man of science and a spy for the Crown,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Alexander McCall Smith · Recorded Books, LLC
Format: Audio CD

As Botswana awaits the familiar blessing of the rains and the resumption of the eternal cycle, seismic upheaval is taking place at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Not only is Mr J. L. B. Matekoni attempting to reform himself into a modern husband, but after her marriage to Phuti...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestseller of hope, daring, and the quest for freedom taken on by two unforgettable American women, from the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees.

"A remarkable novel that heightened my sense of what it meant to be a woman - slave...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Frog Music: A Novel

Emma Donoghue · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 405
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat...
Read More check catalog
 
 
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior
Format: Audiobook

[Read by the author -- Jennifer Senior]Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: What are the effects of children on their parents? -- In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior isolates...
Read More check catalog
 
 
People We Meet: Unforgettable Conversations

NPR · HighBridge Company; Unabridged,Original radio broadcast; 2 hours edition
Format: Audio CD

Nationally known NPR on-air personalitiesincluding Melissa Block, David Greene, Rachel Martin, Guy Raz, Scott Simon, Susan Stamberg and many moreshare the lasting impressions made during interviews with a wide variety of exceptional individuals. Each story is introduced by the NPR host...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Death on Blackheath: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Anne Perry · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 302
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLERAnne Perry's superb New York Times bestselling novels set in the glorious reign of Victoria are loved by readers far and wide. Now, with this new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery, Perry returns us to that charmed era, when wealth and power rule - but where, alas,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Bootlegger

Clive Cussler · Penguin Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

Detective Isaac Bell returns in the extraordinary new adventure in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. It is 1920, and both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed...
Read More check catalog