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Random House Audio (Firm)

Works: 76 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 9,159 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Star Wars fiction  Humor 
Classifications: PS3555.V2126, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Random House Audio (Firm)
Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While she was writing columns for The Irish Times and her best-selling novels, Maeve Binchy also had in mind to write a book that revolved around one street with many characters coming and going. Every once in a while, she would write about one these people. She would then put it in a drawer. "For the future," she would say. The future is now. Just around the corner from St. Jarlath's Crescent (which readers will recognize from Minding Frankie) is Chestnut Street, where neighbors come and go. Behind their closed doors we encounter very different people with different life circumstances, occupations, and sensibilities. Written with the humor and understanding that are earmarks of Maeve Binchy's work, it is a pleasure to be part of this world with all of its joys and sorrows, to get to know the good and the bad, and ultimately to have our hearts warmed by her storytelling"--
Blossom Street brides by Debbie Macomber( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does a perfect wedding mean there will be a perfect marriage? Three women meet and find strength in their friendship, aid in their troubles. Lydia adopted a daughter thinking her life would feel complete, yet distressing memories from the child's history threatens to destroy their happiness. Lauren wishes for marriage and family, but her boyfriend won't commit. Will romance with a stranger be the 'happy ever after' she's looking for?
Shadow woman by Linda Howard( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizette Henry wakes up one morning and makes a terrifying discovery. She doesn't recognize the face she sees in the mirror. She remembers what she looks like, but her reflection is someone else's. To add to the shock, two years seem to have disappeared from her life. Someone has gone to great and inexplicable lengths to keep those missing years hidden forever. But the past always finds a way to return. Strange memories soon begin to surface, along with some unusual skills and talents
The redeemer by Jo Nesbø( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Christmas approaches, Detective Harry Hole investigates the murder of a Salvation Army singer, who turns out to have been shot by mistake
For all time by Jude Deveraux( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair at an elegant little chapel in the woods, followed by dinner and dancing, all while moonlight blankets the festivities in a romantic glow. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from a bridesmaid, Toby Wyndam
The twelve tribes of Hattie : [a novel] by Ayana Mathis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises with grit and mettle and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave. She vows to prepare them for the calamitous difficulty they are sure to face in their later lives, to meet a world that will not love them, a world that will not be kind. Captured here in twelve luminous narrative threads, their lives tell the story of a mother's monumental courage and the journey of a nation
The engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evelyn has been married to her husband for forty years-- forty years since he slipped off her first wedding ring and put his own in its place. Delphine has seen both sides of love-- the ecstatic, glorious highs of seduction, and the bitter, spiteful fury that descends when it's over. James, a paramedic who works the night shift, knows his wife's family thinks she could have done better; while Kate, partnered with Dan for a decade, has seen every kind of wedding-- beach weddings, backyard weddings, castle weddings-- and has vowed never, ever, to have one of her own. As these lives and marriages unfold in surprising ways, we meet Frances Gerety, a young advertising copywriter in 1947. Frances is working on the De Beers campaign and she needs a signature line, so, one night before bed, she scribbles a phrase on a scrap of paper: 'A Diamond Is Forever.' And that line changes everything"--Publisher's web page
The future of the mind : [the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind] by Michio Kaku( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in history, the secrets of the living brain are being revealed by a battery of high tech brain scans devised by physicists. Now what was once solely the province of science fiction has become a startling reality. Recording memories, telepathy, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis are not only possible; they already exist
Thrive : [the third metric to redefining success and creating a life of well-being, wisdom, and wonder] by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the success of her acclaimed Third Metric conference, Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post, is writing a book that offers women (and men) a new definition of success, one that focused not only on career advancement, but on the equally important goals of health and wellbeing, personal fulfillment, giving back and living a life of purpose and meaning
HRC : state secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Allen takes listeners inside Hillary Clinton's decision to join the Obama Cabinet, her four years in his inner circle as Secretary of State, and the mysterious workings of Bill and Hillary's political machine as she makes her decision about the 2016 election
Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profoundly moving, piercingly frank memoir of learning to live with grief that begins in Sri Lanka on December 26, 2004, when the author lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. Sonali Deraniyagala tells her story without artifice or sentimentality, in the stark language of unfathomable sorrow, anger, and guilt: struggling through the first months following the tragedy, and then reluctantly emerging
Takedown twenty by Janet Evanovich( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn't take him down, he may take her out
Essentialism : the disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Way of the Essentialist isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. It is not a time management strategy or a productivity technique. It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so as to make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter. Essentialism is a whole new way of doing everything. It's about doing less, but better, in every area of life
Star Wars by Timothy Zahn( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Han Solo, cocky smuggler and captain of the Millennium Falcon, just played a key role in the daring raid that destroyed the Death Star and landed the first serious blow to the Empire in its war against the Rebel Alliance. But after losing the reward his heroics earned him, Han's got nothing to celebrate since he's deep in debt to the ruthless crime lord Jabba the Hutt. Then a mysterious stranger offers Han a fortune in exchange for some less-than-legal help with a riskier-than-usual caper
My promised land : [the triumph and tragedy of Israel] by Ari Shavit( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Israel as it has never been told before. Facing unprecedented internal and external pressures, Israel today is at a moment of existential crisis. Through revealing stories of significant events and of ordinary individuals, pioneers, immigrants, entrepreneurs, scientists, army generals, peaceniks, settlers, and Palestinians, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit illuminates many of the pivotal moments of the Zionist century that led Israel to where it is today
Sum it up : [1,098 victories, a couple of irrelevant losses, and a life in perspective] by Pat Head Summitt( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Summit, a country girl from Henrietta, Tennessee, grew up learning the game of basketball with a homemade backboard in a barn against three brothers who gave no quarter. She spent most of her time in the tobacco fields, tending them under the eye of an unyielding father. He would mold a relentless competitor and nonconformist daughter of the South who would go on to set all-time records for victories and forever alter the possibilities for women in an era when they were still told to walk, not run--Container
Not cool : [the hipster elite and their war on you] by Greg Gutfeld( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg Gutfeld, host of Red Eye and cohost of The Five, lays out the battle plan for reclaiming the real American ideal of cool - building businesses, protecting freedom at home and abroad, taking responsibility for one's actions, and leaving other people alone to live as they darn well please. Gutfeld fights back against the culture of phonies, elitists, and creeps who want everyone's souls. It's not a book, it's a weapon, and one should be armed with it at all times
Star Wars by James S. A Corey( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing as James S.A. Corey, make their Star Wars debut in this brand-new epic adventure featuring Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia Organa. The action begins after the destruction of the Death Star in Star Wars
Pilgrim's wilderness : [a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier] by Tom Kizzia( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Pilgrim's Wilderness, veteran Alaska journalist Tom Kizzia unfolds the remarkable, at times harrowing, story of a charismatic spinner of American myths who was not what he seemed, the townspeople caught in his thrall, and the family he brought to the brink of ruin. As Kizzia discovered, Papa Pilgrim was in fact the son of a rich Texas family with ties to Hoover's FBI and strange, oblique connections to the Kennedy assassination and the movie stars of Easy Rider. And as his fight with the government in Alaska grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly difficult to tell whether his children were messianic followers or hostages in desperate need of rescue. In this powerful piece of Americana, written with uncommon grace and high drama, Kizzia uses his unparalleled access to capture an era-defining clash between environmentalists and pioneers ignited by a mesmerizing sociopath who held a town and a family captive."--Container
Annihilation by Drew Karpyshyn( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joined by hot-headed smuggler Teff'ith, with whom Theron Shan has an inexplicable bond, and wise Jedi warrior Gnost-Dural, Darth Karrid's former master, Theron Shan must match wits and weapons with a battle-tested crew of the most cold-blooded dark side disciples. But time is brutally short
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