Searching for: "Andy Paris"

  • James Frey

    New York Times best-selling author James Frey pens the candid memoir of his recovery from drug and alcohol addictions with My Friend Leonard. After a stint in jail, James is rocked by further tragedy. Teetering on the brink of breakdown, he turns to a friend from rehab, Leonard. A largerthan- life mobster, Leonard becomes James' loyal and generous adoptive father, teaching him to 'live boldly.' The powerful narration of Andy Paris will make listeners wish for their own friend like...read more

  • Catherine Thimmesh

    When three heroic men traveled aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft bound for the moon, the entire world sat glued to their television sets in suspense. But few knew just how much it took to get that far. To put a man on the moon, thousands of people diligently worked behind the scenes. Countless preparations had to be made and no detail, however small, could be overlooked-the lives of the crewmen were at stake. From the seamstresses who wove the multi-layered materials for the spacesuits, to the computer experts who designed and tested the flight software, the combined efforts of many little-known heroes helped make this monumental endeavor a success. Based on NASA transcripts and national...read more

  • Leland Gregory

    America's 911 system is supposed to be for emergencies only. But some people apparently didn't get the memo, because the following are some of their responses when asked by dispatchers, 'What's your emergency?' - 'Yeah, I want to order a pizza.' - 'I've been standing all day and my feet hurt.' - 'I just swallowed a penny. Am I going to die?' - 'I want an officer to come out and take care of a low-flying aircraft.' - 'When does the Burger King open?' New York Times best-selling author Leland H. Gregory III compiles some of the dumbest and occasionally profane (you've been warned) abuses of the 911 system ever recorded. Danielle Ferland and Andy Paris' amusing narration will have listeners...read more

  • Paul Fleischman

    Winner of the Newbery Medal, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a Publishers Weekly Best book of 1993, Bull Run has become a modern classic of historical fiction for young adults. In this brilliant narrative, Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of sixteen different participants. Through an unflinching narrative of the battle of Bull Run, human faces begin to emerge from the faded pages of history. Read by a varied cast of narrators, the characters on both sides spring to vivid life as they share their feelings as the battle of Bull Run rages around them. Intimate and instructive, this recording is a tour de force that will please parents...read more

  • Arthur Phillips

    In the 1990s, five young American expatriates meet in Budapest. As they seeks fortune and success, their lives reflect various facets of a city that is shaped by its history, culture, and the aftermath of...read more

  • David Athey

    English professor and journalist David Athey has written for the Oxford Magazine and Harvard Review. In this humorous and bittersweet debut novel, eccentric 25-year-old Iowa mail carrier Danny Gospel asks God for a happy, normal life. And then one morning, a lovely lady awakens him with a kiss and disappears. Longing to find her, Danny embarks on a quixotic quest for impossible dreams and heavenly...read more

  • Heather Gudenkauf

    Heather Gudenkauf ensnares listeners in the spellbinding web of her suspense-filled debut novel as the mysterious disappearance of two seven-year-old girls dredges up unsettling suspicions and painful secrets in a small Iowa town. Dragged into the woods in pre-dawn darkness, little Calli Clark wants to scream. But she can't. She hasn't breathed a word since being traumatized as a toddler. Soon, her best friend Petra-Calli's voice for the last three years-peers through her bedroom window and is lured into the same woods. Already haunted by the unsolved murder of another local girl who was recently snatched fromher home, Sheriff Martin launches an immediate search for the missing children. In...read more

  • Keith Donohue

    When Henry Day is seven years old, he is kidnapped by ageless beings called changelings, who leave another child in Henry's place, a boy who will be his duplicate. Haunted by memories, both boys are driven to search for the keys to whom they once were before they switched...read more

  • Catherine Asaro

    Two-time Nebula Award winner Catherine Asaro takes her immensely popular Skolian Empire saga to new heights. The renegade son of the Ruby Dynasty, Del prefers rock music to interstellar politics. His singing career has recently gained momentum on Earth, which has an uneasy relationship with his family's empire. But with intergalactic tensions running high, Del finds it harder and harder to avoid family expectations. 'Asaro's Skolian saga is now nearly as long and in many ways as compelling as Dune, if not more so .'-Publishers...read more

  • Colin McAdam

    An award-winning author, Colin McAdam is a master of characterization who paints vivid portraits of the inner forces driving people's darkest desires. In this riveting work, a girl named Fall disappears, leaving behind her good-looking and well-liked boyfriend Julius. Hovering about the proceedings too is Noel, an odd loner who may hold the key to Fall's disappearance. 'A tense literary whodunit .'-Publishers...read more

  • Jaclyn Moriarty

    Best-selling novelist Jaclyn Moriarty has garnered critical acclaim for brilliantly interweaving letters, journal entries, blog postings, and homework assignments into contemporary tales brimming with mystery. Amelia and Riley have transferred to Ashbury for their senior year. In love since they were 14, they dance their nights away and sleepwalk their way through school. Their fellow students long to be drawn into their cool, self-contained world. But when Riley fears he's losing Amelia to the past and asks his peers for help, things take an ominous...read more

  • Ben Marcus

    Ben Marcus has received numerous awards for his groundbreaking fiction, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and three Pushcart Prizes. In The Flame Alphabet, Marcus creates a chilling world where the speech of children is killing their parents. After being forced to leave their daughter Esther to fend for herself, Sam and Claire end up at a government lab intent on creating non-lethal speech. But when Sam discovers the truth about what's going on there, he realizes reuniting with his daughter is the only way to keep his...read more

  • Brendan Halpin

    Authors Emily Franklin and Brendan Halpin-both known for their popular young adult novels-team up to pen this dishy tale of a celebrity fauxmance. Teen stars Fielding Withers and Charlie Tracker share an onscreen romance as Jenna and Jonah on their hit television show. Even better for fans, Fielding and Charlie are together in real life as well-or at least that's what everybody believes. When the paparazzi expose the offscreen fling as nothing more than a publicity stunt, Fielding and Charlie disappear to let things cool down. And that's when things between them genuinely start to heat...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Amelia 'Amy' DeVries, a 24-year-old violinist, is disillusioned with life and love after the collapse of her long-running romance. Weary of endless rehearsals and performances, Amy sets out on a road trip through the Pennsylvania mountains. She leaves her cell phone behind so life's demands can't intrude on her solitude. She doesn't know, nor care, where she will end up. When her car breaks down deep in the mountains, Amy realizes the flaw in her 'no cell phone' plan. She abandons her car and walks the winding roads, searching for help. Following the smell of woodsmoke and the sound of music, she finds a rustic log cabin. There she meets a young Amishman--and through him a community--that...read more

  • Rick Mofina

    A loving family,fracturing under pressure. Jeff Griffin, a mechanic, and his wife, Sarah, travel from Montana to Manhattan to give their nine-year-old son, Cole, his dream vacation as they secretly face the heart-wrenching turmoil that has them teetering on divorce. In the wake of their heartbreak, a mother and son disappear. While sightseeing near Times Square, Jeff steps into a store to buy batteries for their camera-but upon returning to the street he finds that Sarah and Cole have vanished. A frantic father searches for clues as time ticks down. Battling his anguish and police suspicions, Jeff fights to rescue Sarah and Cole. He knows now that the love he and Sarah have is worth saving....read more

  • A.M. Homes

    A.M. Homes is acclaimed for her unnerving looks at suburban life in such searing works as The Safety of Objects, Jack, and Music for Torching. May We Be Forgiven stars Harold Silver, a historian who's always been jealous of his successful brother, George. But when the hot-tempered George is institutionalized for committing a violent act, Harold finds himself comforting his brother's wife and children. What follows is a scathing examination of a family so fractured it may never be whole...read more

  • Walter Jon Williams

    Walter Jon Williams regularly draws praise for pushing the limits of the science fiction genre. His third novel featuring AR (augmented reality) games designer Dagmar Shaw, The Fourth Wall follows Sean, a washed-up child actor recruited to star in Dagmar's latest movie project. But when people on set start dying, Sean wonders if Dagmar's secretive behavior is hiding a more dangerous game. 'Williams and Dagmar fans will rejoice, and it should attract the near-futurists and techno-thriller crowd as well.'-Kirkus...read more

  • Will Mcintosh

    Will McIntosh's richly imagined fiction has earned a Hugo Award and been named a Nebula Award finalist. In Hitchers, Finn Darby suffers the deaths of his wife and abusive, alcoholic grandfather. Taking over his grandfather's comic strip -- against the dead man's last wish -- Finn sees it become more popular than ever. But after surviving a catastrophic terrorist attack, Finn begins channeling his grandfather's voice. It seems he's picked up a hitcher, and he's not the only one. The dead have returned to possess the living, and no one is safe from their...read more

  • J. Scott Savage

    For readers who like thrills with their laughs, Case File 13 is a satisfying new series that blends irreverent humor, page-turning adventure, a mysterious narrator, and the kind of authentic characters that will leave young readers convinced this story is about their own best friends. Case File 13: Zombie Kid follows three monster-obsessed friends who must solve fiendishly funny mysteries in their creepy hometown. Nick, Carter, and Angelo are obsessed with all things monster. And every Halloween they get to show off their monster-knowledge with elaborate homemade costumes. But this year, a surprise trip to the house of an aunt who may have been a voodoo queen throws a major wrench into...read more

  • Dan Gutman

    With more than 29 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! It’s Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! What would happen if a kid ate a million hundred pounds of chocolate in one night? One thing’s for sure—when the kids from Ella Mentry School go trick-or-treating, it will be a Halloween to remember. Join A.J. and the gang from My Weird School in this special series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more. This is one weird Halloween special you won't want to...read more