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Posts Tagged ‘Memoir’

America on the Road: Chasing the Great American Road Trip

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Celebrate your Mom with the gift of Audiobooks!

Mother’s Day is a very special day. Take the time to celebrate your mother and shower her with appreciation. We think one of the best ways you can do that is with audiobooks. Here are a few titles we think should be on every mother’s bookshelves.

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Countdown to President’s Day

Since President Barack Obama was just inaugurated for his second term and graced the nation with the State of the Union, let’s kick off the President’s Day listening suggestions with a couple of his own titles.

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Get Back to Work! (But not until Tuesday…)

There’s nothing like a long weekend to make you appreciate the Presidents, and of course with all this extra time you have on your hands, why not continue to listen to our audiobook suggestions?  Today’s choices are from another Grammy Award winning Commander in Chief, William Jefferson Clinton!

President Clinton gives us his views on the challenges [...]

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More President’s Day Listens!



President George W. Bush’s memoir DECISION POINTS is a must listen for Modern American History lovers. The 43rd President of the United States of America chronicles the defining decisions of his personal and political life. Learn about how he made the decision to run for office, and how he chose his closest and  most trusted advisors. It’s also [...]

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Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake – Written and Read by Anna Quindlen

In this irresistible memoir, the New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize Anna Quindlen writes about looking back and ahead—and celebrating it all—as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, and more.
As she did in her beloved New York Times columns, and in A [...]

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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

I haven’t picked up this book in years, but I’m still affected by Morrison’s incredible story. Listening to it is a completely new experience; Pecola is just as devastating and her jealousy, just as relatable, especially now, when the differences between those who struggle, and those who have it all, is the widest it’s ever [...]

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Chinaberry Sidewalks by Rodney Crowell, Behind the Audiobook

An intimate behind the scenes look at the recording of Chinaberry Sidewalks, a new memoir from acclaimed musician Rodney Crowell.

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Kathe Mazur discusses narrating Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex

After her experience in the studio narrating Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex, Kathe Mazur wrote us to talk about the recording process.

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