Searching for: "Robin Miles"

  • Glade B. Curtis

    Your Pregnancy Week by Week: Third Trimester is the most medically current and comprehensive pregnancy guide available. Doctors recommend it. Reviewers praise it. Pregnant couples rely on it. With more than seventy new topics covered, and completely updated to keep up with trends, new products, and safety recommendations, this comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use sixth edition of the guide includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of baby's developmental milestones each week; up-to-date information about medical tests and procedures; tips on nutrition and lifestyle and the ways actions affect baby; safe weekly exercises to help mother stay in shape; comfortable, helpful...read more

  • Glade B. Curtis

    Your Pregnancy Week by Week is the most medically current and comprehensive pregnancy guide available. Doctors recommend it. Reviewers praise it. Pregnant couples rely on it. With more than seventy new topics covered, and completely updated to keep up with trends, new products, and safety recommendations, this comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use sixth edition of the guide includes: detailed descriptions of baby's developmental milestones each week, up-to-date information about medical tests and procedures, tips on nutrition and lifestyle and the ways actions affect baby, safe weekly exercises to help mother stay in shape, and comfortable, helpful hints for the father-to-be and...read more

  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Introduction by New York Times bestselling author Henry Louis Gates Jr.  Spanning more than 35 years of work, the first comprehensive collection of essays, criticism, and articles by the legendary author of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston, showcasing the evolution of her distinctive style as an archivist and author. “One of the greatest writers of our time.”—Toni Morrison You Don’t Know Us Negroes is the quintessential gathering of provocative essays from one of the world’s most celebrated writers, Zora Neale Hurston. Spanning more than three decades and penned during the backdrop of the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, Montgomery bus boycott,...read more

  • Zora Neale Hurston

    ‘One of the greatest writers of our time.’ Toni Morrison ‘You Don’t Know Us Negroes adds immeasurably to our understanding of Hurston … her words make it impossible for readers to consider her anything but one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century.’ The New York Times Book Review With an introduction by New York Times bestselling author Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Genevieve West The first comprehensive collection of essays, criticism, and articles by the legendary author of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston You Don’t Know Us Negroes is the...read more

  • Sadeqa Johnson

    A Best Book of 2021 by NPR and Christian Science Monitor Called “wholly engrossing” by New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Grissom, this “fully immersive” (Lisa Wingate, #1 bestselling author of Before We Were Yours) story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia. Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Delores Brown has lived a relatively sheltered life. Shielded by her mother’s position as the estate’s medicine woman and cherished by the Master’s sister, she is set apart from the others on the plantation, belonging to neither world. ...read more

  • Brian Price

    The mighty river has broken. Everyone wants to get to the other side. Ain't that always the way? Multi-award-winning voice talent Robin Miles doesn't just read this taut, comic, poetic, searching narrative, she inhabits the characters like they are part of her soul, from Katie's mother to Jensen P. Jensen to Dan Dan the Wandering Man. Author Brian Price and Robin Miles have worked together many times before (2017 Audie Award winner for Best Drama, In the Embers), and once again collaborate in this lyrical, restless search for the mud and the mist that make...read more

  • James Patterson

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Women's War by James Patterson, read by Robin Miles. James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. I will avenge my husband and children. Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder. And they have nothing left to...read more

  • Jenna Glass

    In a feminist fantasy epic, a revolutionary spell gives women the ability to control their own fertility—with consequences that rock their patriarchal society to its core. “A compulsive read, riveting characters, life-or-death stakes . . . a smashing book!”—Tamora Pierce When a nobleman’s first duty is to produce a male heir, women are treated like possessions and bargaining chips. But as the aftereffects of a world-altering spell ripple out physically and culturally, women at last have a bargaining chip of their own. And two women in particular find themselves at the liberating crossroads of change. Alys is the widowed mother of two adolescent...read more

  • James Patterson

    I will avenge my husband and children. Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team of women warriors have vowed to avenge her family's murder. And they have nothing left to lose.... BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON - Novels you can devour in a few hours - Impossible to stop reading - All original content from James...read more

  • Tamera Alexander

    Christy Award-winning author Tamera Alexander crafts magnificent tales that touch the heart and move the soul. Here widow Rachel Boyd struggles to keep her Colorado ranch afloat and provide for her young sons. When her cattle grow sick, she turns to Timber Ridge's doctor, Rand Brookston, for help. She tries to suppress her attraction to the caring bachelor, but when a wealthy tycoon begins to court her, she must choose between the security of riches or the risks of true...read more

  • Renée Rosen

    In the middle of the twentieth century, the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, drawing the attention of entrepreneurs like the Chess brothers. Their label, Chess Records, helped shape that music into the Chicago Blues, the soundtrack for a transformative era in American history. But, for Leeba Groski, Chess Records was just where she worked ... Leeba doesn't exactly fit in, but her passion for music and her talented piano playing captures the attention of her neighbor, Leonard Chess, who offers her a job at his new record company. What begins as answering phones and filing becomes much more as Leeba comes into her own as a songwriter and befriends performers like Muddy...read more

  • Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

    Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019 A New York Times Editor’s Pick People Best Books Fall 2019 Chicago Tribune 28 Books You Need to Read Now Booklist’s Top Ten Sci-Tech Books of 2019 “It blew my mind to discover that teenage animals and teenage humans are so similar. Both are naive risk-takers. I loved this book!” —Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation A revelatory investigation of human and animal adolescence and young adulthood from the New York Times bestselling authors of Zoobiquity. With Wildhood, Harvard evolutionary biologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and award-winning science...read more

  • Octavia E. Butler

    DDoro knows no higher authority than himself. An ancient spirit with boundless powers, he possesses humans, killing without remorse as he jumps from body to body to sustain his own life. With a lonely eternity ahead of him, Doro breeds supernaturally gifted humans into empires that obey his every desire. He fears no one-until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is an entity like Doro and yet different. She can heal with a bite and transform her own body, mending injuries and reversing aging. She uses her powers to cure her neighbors and birth entire tribes, surrounding herself with kindred who both fear and respect her. No one poses a true threat to Anyanwu-until she meets Doro. The moment Doro...read more

  • Greg Howard

    A middle grade debut that's a heartrending coming-of-age tale, perfect for fans of Bridge to Terabithia and Counting By 7s. Eleven-year-old Riley believes in the whispers, magical fairies that will grant you wishes if you leave them tributes. Riley has a lot of wishes. He wishes bullies at school would stop picking on him. He wishes Dylan, his 8th grade crush, liked him, and Riley wishes he would stop wetting the bed. But most of all, Riley wishes for his mom to come back home. She disappeared a few months ago, and Riley is determined to crack the case. He even meets with a detective, Frank, to go over his witness statement time and time again. Frustrated with the lack of progress in...read more

  • Abigail Gewirtz

    In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr. Abigail Gewirtz shows how to use the most basic tool at your disposal—conversation—to give children real help in dealing with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by problems in the world, from active shooter drills to climate change. But it's not just how to talk to your kids, it's also what to say. The heart of When the World Feels like a Scary Place is a series of conversation scripts—with actual dialogue, talking points, prompts, and insightful asides—that are each age-appropriate and centered around different issues. Along the way are tips about staying calm in an anxious world; the way children react...read more

  • Victoria Jamieson

    An Odyssey Honor audiobook and National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel—adapted for audio—is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl. Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar knows his nonverbal brother needs. So when Omar has the opportunity to go to school, he knows it might be a chance to change their future . . . but it would also mean leaving his brother, the only family member he has left, every day. ...read more

  • Donna Franklin

    According to renowned sociology scholar Donna L. Franklin, relationships between American black men and women are in a state of crisis. The schism between black men and women is the result of complex, large-scale societal, economic, and cultural trends, and the African-American legacy of slavery. Franklin asserts that black men and women need to learn how to work to together for the health and maintenance of the family. In What's Love Got to Do With It? Franklin offers readers a path to healing their own troubled relationships. With narrator Robin Miles incisive reading, this important text breathes with...read more

  • Marlo Thomas

    Power couple Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue have created a compelling and intimate collection of intriguing conversations with famous couples about their enduring marriages and how they have made them last through the challenges we all share. What makes a marriage last? Who doesn’t want to know the answer to that question? To unlock this mystery, iconic couple Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue crisscrossed the country and conducted intimate conversations with forty celebrated couples whose long marriages they’ve admired—from award-winning actors, athletes, and newsmakers to writers, comedians, musicians, and a former U.S. president and...read more

  • Uwem Akpan

    Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately. The eight-year-old narrator of 'An Ex-Mas Feast' needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school. Even when his twelve-year-old sister takes to the streets to raise these meager funds, his dream can't be granted. Food comes first. His family lives in a street shanty in Nairobi, Kenya, but their way of both loving and taking advantage of each other strikes a universal chord. In the second of his stories published in a New Yorker special fiction issue, Akpan takes us far beyond what we thought we knew...read more

  • Chibundu Onuzo

    When army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows it is time to desert his post. As he travels toward Lagos with Yemi, his junior officer, and into the heart of a political scandal involving Nigeria's education minister, Chike becomes the leader of a new platoon, a band of runaways who share his desire for a different kind of life. Among them is Fineboy, a fighter with a rebel group, desperate to pursue his dream of becoming a radio DJ; Isoken, a 16-year-old girl whose father is thought to have been killed by rebels; and the beautiful Oma, escaping a wealthy, abusive husband. Full of humor and heart, Welcome to Lagos is a high-spirited novel about aspirations...read more