Conradin, a ten-year-old boy, rebels against his strict guardian when he invents a new religion which idolizes his pet polecat-ferret, Sredni Vashtar. Conradin hides Sredni Vashtar and prays to him in secret. When the guardian begins a search for the boy’s new god, Conradin’s worship is answered with disturbing results. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Phillip J. Mather. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/000282/bk_mike_000282_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Peewee idolizes Jake, a big brother whose dreams of auto mechanic glory are fueled by the hard road coming to link their Indiana town and futures with the 20th century. And motoring down the road comes Irene Ridpath, a young librarian with plans to astonish them all and turn Peewee´s life upside down. This novel, with its quirky characters, folksy setting, classic cars, and hilariously larger-than-life moments, is vintage Richard Peck, an offbeat, deliciously wicked comedy that is also unexpectedly moving. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lara Everly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000342/bk_lili_000342_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a young man chooses a forbidden calling, he must prove his worth...or watch his kingdom fall. Sixteen-year-old Augum Stone is a warlock prodigy suffocating under the weight of expectations. Students idolize him. Nobles plot to exploit him. Commoners think he´s a miracle-maker. And with invasion looming, his already war-weakened kingdom expects him to be its champion. But Augum doesn´t want to be a pawn in someone else´s game. He´ll forge his own path: that of the Arcaner - not a warlock or a knight, but a lethal combination of both. Legend says Arcaners once had the power to summon dragons. If true, it could change everything. Resurrecting the Arcaner path comes with consequences, however. Scandal. Malice. Treachery. And a harrowing test of character. He must survive. He must prove he´s worthy of an ancient path. And he must save the kingdom...before it´s too late. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gary Furlong. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/011656/bk_tant_011656_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Daniel Eastbriar has finally made good use of that camcorder his parents gave him for his birthday. How? He has secretly recorded his overbearing mother Annie, or Hitler with breasts, having her ´´afternoon delight´´ with their neighbor. Not a normal activity for an 18 year old boy and his sister but it´s a last ditch effort to expose her double life to their spineless father. For years Daniel and Sam have endured their mother´s abuse; Daniel because he is gay, Sam because she idolizes him, but now he has the tape of his mother acting like an amateur porn queen. That should change things, right? Until the tape disappears. Known for recording his workout sessions in his room, that camera is always on. When Sam finds Daniel dead, hanging by the very belt she bought him for his birthday, she struggles to move on with her life. Left without an ally in her own home she tries to overcome her resentment towards Daniel for leaving her. In the midst of starting her life over, Sam uncovers Daniel´s camcorder and is forced to see with her own eyes that her family´s dysfunction runs deeper that she could ever dream. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Beverly Ann Astley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085135/bk_acx0_085135_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In a small Minnesota mining town, young Krissa is sheltered from her violent father by Danny, the brother she idolizes. Danny, a budding musician, is determined to escape with his sister in tow. When the pair finally succeed, they meet Quinn, a privileged and wealthy college student. Drawn together by a passion for music, Danny and Quinn set up a successful pop group. As their stars begin to rise, Danny falls in love with fame, and Quinn and Krissa fall in love with each other. But the higher Danny, Quinn and Krissa climb, the faster their worlds crumble, until they part. Sixteen years later their paths cross once again, three fallen stars. Danny is gravely ill. Quinn and Krissa are still in love. But to hear the music again, the three must face their joined pasts and use the lessons to create a better future. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Natasha Soudek. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028803/bk_adbl_028803_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.