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  • Katherine Center

    'In this charming listen, narrator Therese Plummer portrays Cassie Hanwell--a confident, talented firefighter whose solitary life is upended when her estranged mother asks her to relocate to Boston...A wonderful story of forgiveness, friendship, love, and hope.' — AudioFile From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new audiobook about courage, hope, and learning to love against all odds. Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she's seen her fair share of them, and she's a total pro at other people's tragedies. But when her estranged and ailing mother asks her to give up her...read more

  • Katherine Center

    From Katherine Center, New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away, comes a short story The Girl in the Plane, featuring Cassie Hanwell, the courageous female firefighter at the heart of Things You Save in a Fire. This audio edition is read by the...read more

  • Katherine Center

    'Joyfully and warmly narrated by [Therese] Plummer, this is a beautiful story about grasping happiness and joy alongside immense sorrow and pain...This warm-hearted listen with an energetic narrator is sure to please.' -- Booklist This program includes an author's note, read by the author From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel full of heart and hope. Samantha Casey is a school librarian who loves her job, the kids, and her school family with passion and joy for living. But she wasn’t always that way. Duncan Carpenter is the new school principal who lives by rules and regulations, guided by the knowledge that bad things can...read more

  • Katherine Center

    From Katherine Center, New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away, comes a short story, The Guy at the Wedding. **This audio edition is read by the...read more

  • Katherine Center

    From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable audiobook about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she’s worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiancé she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment. In the hospital and forced to face the possibility that nothing will ever be the same again, Maggie must confront the unthinkable. First there is her fiancé, Chip, who wallows in self-pity while...read more

  • Katherine Center

    If your life fell apart, could you start again? The New York Times bestseller. 'If you read just one book this year, read How to Walk Away' Nina George, author of The Little Paris Bookshop Maggie Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked so hard and so long for: her dream job, a fiancé she adores and the promise of a perfect life just around the corner. But on what should have been the happiest day of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a single catastrophic moment. In hospital Maggie is forced to confront the unthinkable. First there is her fiancé, Charlie, wallowing in self-pity while demanding forgiveness. Then there's her sister Kit,...read more

  • Katherine Center

    Filled with wit and heart, Get Lucky by Katherine Center explores the deep bonds of sisterhood. Sarah Harper's whole world revolved around her job at a New York advertising agency before an email snafu got her fired. Now she's seeking refuge at her sister Mackie's home in Houston. But Mackie, who's unable to get pregnant, is also down-and-out these days. So Sarah decides to do something good and becomes a surrogate mother. '[A] touching novel populated with quirky and lovable characters .'...read more

  • Katherine Center

    Lanie Coates’s life is spinning out of control. She’s piled everything she owns into a U-Haul and driven with her husband, Peter, and their three little boys from their cozy Texas home to a multiflight walkup in the Northeast. She’s left behind family, friends, and a comfortable life–all so her husband can realize his dream of becoming a professional musician. But somewhere in the eye of her personal hurricane, it hits Lanie that she once had dreams too. These days, Lanie always seems to rank herself dead last–and when another mom accidentally criticizes her appearance, it’s the final straw. Fifteen years, three babies, and more pounds than...read more

  • Katherine Center

    In this exuberant novel, a thirtysomething-year-old womanembarks on a wilderness survival course and discovers that sometimes you haveto leave things behind in order to find yourself. A year after getting divorced, Helen Carpenter, thirty-two,lets her annoying younger brother talk her into signing up for a wildernesssurvival course. It's supposed to be a chance for her to pull herself togetheragain, but when she discovers that her brother's even more annoying best friendis also coming on the trip, she can't imagine how it will be anything otherthan a disaster. Thus begins the strangest adventure of Helen's well-behavedlife: three weeks in the remotest wilderness of a mountain range in...read more

  • Katherine Center

    A new mother must adjust to a life she never asked for—and learns that sometimes the worst thing that can happen is exactly what you’ve been waiting for—in this spirited novel from the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away and Things You Save in a Fire “Charming . . . cleverly told and uncommonly appealing.”—People Very pregnant and not quite married, Jenny Harris doesn’t mind that she and her live-in fiancé, Dean, accidentally started their family a little earlier than planned. But Dean is acting distant, and the night he runs out for cigarettes and doesn’t come back, he demotes himself...read more

  • Katherine Center

    Dear Libby, It occurs to me that you and your two children have been living with your mother for-Dear Lord!-two whole years, and I'm writing to see if you'd like to be rescued. The letter comes out of the blue, and just in time for Libby Moran, who-after the sudden death of her husband, Danny-went to stay with her hypercritical mother. Now her crazy Aunt Jean has offered Libby an escape: a job and a place to live on her farm in the Texas Hill Country. Before she can talk herself out of it, Libby is packing the minivan, grabbing the kids, and hitting the road. Life on Aunt Jean's goat farm is both more wonderful and more mysterious than Libby could have imagined. Beyond the animals and...read more