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    Here are more than sixty heartwarming stories of faith. These are stories about the true gifts of Christmas—answered prayers, real-life angels, and inexplicable miracles. They are the stories of people who gained a greater understanding of the true meaning of Christmas, some through a word or gesture from their fellow man, others through a miraculous event that could only have come from God. The writings are drawn from the archives of Guideposts magazine and complemented by selections from Pearl S. Buck, Billy Graham, Catherine Marshall, and...read more

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    All it takes to rewrite the rules is a little fresh ink in this remarkable YA anthology from thirteen of the most recognizable, diverse authors writing today including Nicola Yoon, Jason Reynolds, Melissa de la Cruz, and many more, and published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. This collection features ten short stories, a graphic short story, and a one-act play from Walter Dean Myers never before in-print. It will give readers the opportunity to discover how the next chapter is up to them. 'I absolutely love this mix of established and newer talents, and I'm really intrigued and excited by the mixed formats.' --BookRiot Careful--you are holding fresh ink. And not...read more

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    '...a remarkable audio experience that emphasizes the revolutionary power of LGBTQ voices and provides an invaluable record of a community that refuses to be silenced.' -AudioFile magazine Earphones Award winner For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White. June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which is considered the most significant event in the gay liberation movement, and the catalyst for the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States. Drawing from the New York Public...read more

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    Sid Perks came from Birmingham and ran the village shop with Polly. After that, he became the landlord of the Bull pub at the heart of the village, where he remained for the rest of his...read more

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    Walter was everyone’s 'Old pal' and loveable rogue. An unsuccessful farmer who turned to haulage. A carver of cribs and love spoons who took 17 years to propose - only to be turned down. And of course father to the world weary...read more

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    In this compilation, Phil Archer and Tom Forrest lie in wait for a poacher - and Bob Larkin accidentally gets shot. Plans to run electricity pylons through Ambridge cause uproar, and Dan Archer discovers a case of fowl pest. Also, Walter Gabriel’s sheep are attacked by stray...read more

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    Tom Forrest brother to Doris and uncle to Jack, Phil and Christine. Tom like his father before him worked as gamekeeper. Purveyor of folk lore, Tom was born, married and died in...read more

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    Separated from his wife and children, gamekeeper George Barford took to drink and even attempted suicide. The woman who vowed to turn his life around was - curiously - the local barmaid...read more

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    The story of Phil and Grace’s troubled courtship and all too brief marriage. Grace was the Fairbrothers’ daughter, Phil their farm manager, and so they were on unequal footing from the start. Grace’s money and social status continued to cast a shadow even after her...read more

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    Jack was Dan and Doris’ other son, Peggy was the girl from the East End of London; together they ran the Bull pub in the village, but Jack’s addictions to alcohol and gambling caused problems in this...read more

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    The courtship and wedding of Tony (Jack and Peggy Archer’s son), and Pat Lewis, the girl from Wales with an independent...read more

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    Mid-Wales: and a lonely bachelor avoids personal contact as much as humanly possible, despite the best efforts of his well-meaning but nosey next door neighbours. Gwilym Lloyd whiles away his time, pottering in the garden, learning the harmonica and writing letters to women serving long-term prison sentences in various jails around the world. Women that he knows he'll never have to meet. When South Londoner Layla O'Dowd is released on early parole and suddenly shows up on the the doorstep of Gwilym's rural Welsh cottage out of the blue, his whole world is turned upside down. In the modern social media jungle of internet profiles and identity theft, the art of letter writing may seem...read more

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    Highlights from the AudioGO range of Doctor Who titles. Includes clips from: Doctor Who at the BBC, Doctor Who and the Daleks, The Tenth Planet, The Wheel of Ice, The Invasion, Doctor Who and the War Games, The Mind of Evil, Vengeance of the Stones, City of Death, The Stuff of Nightmares (Hornets' Nest 1), Babblesphere, Earthshock, Slipback, Paradise Towers, Tales from the TARDIS Volume 2, Only Human, The Last Voyage, Touched by an Angel, The Jade Pyramid and Genesis of the...read more

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    This show, centered on a character called The Whistler, was an American radio drama that ran from 1942 until 1955. The Whistler was a mysterious narrator who told of various murder stories. When you hear the footsteps and the whistle, be prepared for a haunting...read more

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    Dan Holiday, risk taking reporter turned author, is back! Played to tough guy perfection by movie star Alan Ladd, Holiday continues to find mystery and mayhem around every corner thanks to his unique approach to obtaining new material for his stories. Using an ad placed in the paper he works for, Holiday answers each response, either offering help to those in trouble or finding out someone wants him framed, injured, or even dead. Hard as nails when he needs to be, Holiday also presents a very human everyman character in each adventure, thanks largely to Ladd's trademark ability to play a 'tough guy with a heart' in various roles. Follow Holiday on a roller coaster of death and danger in...read more

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    The Vagina Book is an essential guide packed with invaluable information about sexual health that everybody should know, but might be too afraid to ask. With sections on anatomy, periods, hormones, sex, contraception, fertility, hair care, and so much more, this fun-to-read guide helps readers make healthy decisions for their bodies. Compelling personal essays from a diverse group of luminary figures-including Margaret Cho, Roxane Gay, and Blair Imani-are sprinkled throughout, enriching the pages with beauty, strength, and honesty. *From OB/GYN Dr. Jennifer Conti and the team behind the beloved Thinx period products *Dispenses with taboos and misinformation about vaginas and...read more

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    "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." These short pieces are pleasant listening for anyone with a love of nature. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer "In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out and see her riches and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth."...read more

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    This compilation contains the funniest sketches of the award-winning and immensely popular BBC Radio 4 series. Featuring the unique vocal talents of Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Mark Perry, Kevin Connelly and Phil Cornwell; ably assisted by Alistair McGowan, Simon Lipson and Kate Robbins; this is cutting-edge comedy combined with razor-sharp impressions from the hilarious Dead Ringers team. The Archers goes interactive, Ruth gets some bad news ('Oh nooo!') and Brian 'Hard Man' Perkins takes on The Weakest Link's Anne Robinson - and wins. Patrick Moore books a taxi to Uranus for a very reasonable five dollars, Charlotte Green gets sexed-up ('Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just pleased...read more

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    This first volume of readings features twelve stories of excitement and adventure in distant times and places. In The Curse of Peladon (read by Jon Pertwee), the Doctor and Jo visit a primitive planet where they encounter a delegation of aliens- including the Ice Warriors. In Kinda (read by Peter Davison), a serpent at the heart of paradise poses danger for the TARDIS crew and a human survey team. Attack of the Cybermen (read by Colin Baker) sees the Cybermen embarking on a plan to change history...by crashing Halley's Comet into Earth. Out of the Darkness (read by Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant) comprises three gripping original short stories starring the Sixth Doctor and Peri; while...read more

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    The two most treasured documents of American freedom together on one audiobook. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal… Drafted by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 as an act of rebellion, The Declaration of Independence powerfully expresses the political principles of an emerging nation. As justification for severing ties with England, The Declaration presented a list of grievances against the King and declared the colonies to be sovereign states. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings...read more