Pretty Monsters: Stories
By Kelly Link
DBC 4065, Available as BARD Download
Dueling Librarians, unhelpful wizards, and possibly carnivorous sofas are among the remarkable creatures that inhabit this collection of ten short stories. Young Adult. 2010.
Pretty Monsters: Stories
Quiet Dell: A Novel
By Jayne Anne Phillips
DBC 4047, LT 16634, Available as BARD Download
In West Virginia to cover the shocking murder of a lonely widow and her three children, a Depression era journalist from Chicago, one of the few women on her paper, joins forces with an unconventional photographer to dig deeper into the truth in this haunting novel based on actual events. 2013.
The Road to Woodstock
By Michael Lang with Holly George-Warren
DBC 3858, Available as BARD Download
The rock impressario who masterminded the 1969 rock festival on a farm in upstate New York recalls his crucial role in the three days of peace, love and music that forever defined a generation. 2010.
By Katherine Rundell
DBC 11549, Available as BARD Download
A 12-year-old girl in search of her mother flees to Paris with her eccentric guardian and discovers a band of children who are hidden in plain sight – on rooftops. Set in the Victorian era, this is a novel about finding the impossible in what is possible. Grades 6-9. 2013.
Tales of Maritime Maine: The Vanished Years of the Maine Coast Brought to Life in Three Absorbing Tales
By Bryan Stevenson
DBC 11424, Available as BARD Download
The terrible beauty of the north Atlantic enlivens these three fictional tales of sea-faring men who struggled, sacrificed, and discovered their truest selves along the rocky coast of Maine. 1987.
Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England
By Stephen Long
DBC 11434, Available as BARD Download
The most damaging weather event in New England’s recorded history, the 1938 hurricane killed hundreds of people, flattened countless structures, and forever changed the ecology of the region. This far-reaching book examines the consequences of extreme weather as it chronicles the complex interplay among forests, commerce and people. 2016.
We Show What We Have Learned and Other Stories
By Clare Beams
DBC 11551, Available as BARD Download
A teacher who literally falls apart before her students, a grandmother who is growing younger, and a landscape architect who designs a road to nowhere are among the haunting characters in this eerie and elegant collection of short stories. 2016.
And the Mountains Echoed
By Khaled Hosseini
DB 76761, LT 15249, Available as BARD Download
Afghanistan, 1952. Ten-year-old Abdullah cares for and protects his three-year-old sister Pari. Their father remarries and the world around them changes, but Pari remains Abdullah's focus--even after she is given up for adoption to another family. Bestseller. 2013.
By Hannah Kent
DB 77177, Available as BARD download
Iceland, 1829. Convicted of murdering two men, Agnes is sent to live at a farm while she awaits execution. In the months Agnes stays with them, the farmer's wife and daughters discover the motive behind the crime. Based on a true story. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.