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The Big Nowhere

Recommended for adult collections, though with reservations for listeners sensitive to racial and ethnic slurs. Ellroy fans will love it.

Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East

Fans of cultural histories will consider this work a smorgasbord; each chapter offers a glimpse into a little-seen spiritual society that will leave listeners truly fascinated. ["A fascinating and gracefully written study of minority religions, recommended for its appreciation of cultural richness and variety": LJ 10/1/14 review of the Basic hc.]

The Book of Strange New Things

Fans of Faber's other works will enjoy this, as will those who enjoy character-driven sf and open-ended storytelling. ["Recommended for lovers of thought-provoking sf," read the review of the Hogarth: Crown hc, LJ 9/1/14.]

Food: A Love Story

This audiobook will have wide appeal. Fans of food, comedy, and travel writing will find plenty of warm-hearted nostalgia mixed with playful anecdotes of meals enjoyed around the United States and the world.

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

Fans of popular-science books will enjoy the upbeat narration, interactive exercises, and practical scope of this work. Educators, hard-core students, and helicopter parents will get some handy self-help tips from the appendixes. ["This highly engaging read is recommended for educators from early childhood through higher education and beyond," read the review of the Random hc, LJ 9/1/14.]

A Good Marriage

Fans of suspense looking for a quick, high-impact listen will enjoy this tale, as will all fans of King's other works.

The Magician's Land

Fans of low fantasy will enjoy the playfulness with which Grossman blends the modern world with magical myths and childhood stories. New listeners should listen to this series in order. ["The final volume will please fans looking for action, emotion, and, ultimately, closure," read the review of the Viking hc, LJ 6/15/14.]

How To Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

Recommended for graduating college students, beginning entrepreneurs, and "Dilbert" fans.

Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian

Recommended for Saget fans and those who enjoy learning about comedians' process.

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