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No Two Persons

Though this work is billed as a novel, listeners may find that it rings truest when approached as a collection of interconnected short stories. For fans of contemplative, bookish books.

The Shadow-Line

Loosely based on Conrad’s (Heart of Darkness) personal maritime experiences and told from the perspective of the now older and wizened captain, this is a winner for libraries looking to update their selection of audio classics.

George: A Magpie Memoir

Listeners interested in birds and animal rescue will enjoy this winsome peek into a magpie’s personality and habits.

What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World’s Most Enigmatic Birds

Admirers of Ackerman’s previous birding books and fans of our feathered friends will relish this foray into the secretive lives of owls. This is an easy listen that gains strength as it progresses, without technical jargon bogging it down.

Welcome to the Circus of Baseball: A Story of the Perfect Summer at the Perfect Ballpark at the Perfect Time

This audiobook is an easy score worth the ticket price and a special treat for those yearning for bygone-era baseball or 1990s nostalgia.

A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe

A worthy update to any Poe or biography collection, sure to attract listeners who might bypass something headier.

The Golden Spoon

Enhanced by its grand setting, strong characters, and superb narration, this audio is a delight. With a Hulu limited series in the future, listeners won’t want to pass this dish over.

Take What You Need

Suggested, but not essential, for libraries of the Southern Allegheny Mountain region. Those interested in metal sculpting may find the metalwork process compelling.

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

All the trimmings of an admirable shipwreck story are present, including scurvy, mutiny, controversy, and foul weather. Combined with Graham’s hardy narration, Grann’s latest is a riveting must-listen. Expect broad listener appeal and high demand for this enthralling seafaring tale.

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