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Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith  ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Rosalyn Landor
6 Discs

Charles Darwin published The Origin of Specie, his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859 and nearly 150 years later, the theory of evolution continues to create tension between the scientific and religious communities.  That same debate raged within Darwin himself, and played an important part in his marriage: his wife, Emma, was quite religious, and her faith gave Charles a great deal to consider as he worked on a theory that continues to spark intense debates.  Charles and Emma is a thought-provoking account of the marriage behind evolutionary theory: how their personal lives affected his work and vice versa. 

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The Girl who Chased the Moon ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Rebecca Lowman
6 discs

Emily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother’s life. Such as, why did Dulcie Shelby leave her hometown so suddenly? And why did she vow never to return? But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew, a reclusive, real-life gentle giant, she realizes that mysteries aren’t solved in Mullaby, they’re a way of life. Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood. Unexplained lights skip across the yard at midnight. And a neighbor bakes hope in the form of cakes.

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Bridget Jones’s Diary ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Tracie Bennett

Bridget is a self-involved, 30-something, woman concerned with her weight, appearance and securing a boyfriend. In her diary she tracks her life during a twelve-month span, beginning with her New Year’s Resolutions. Her resolutions include quitting smoking, drinking less, losing weight, finding a boyfriend, getting a better career, and not dating emotionally unavailable men.

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Amanda’s Wedding ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Tanya Eby

Melanie and Fran are two charmingly wisecracking young Londoners who simply can’t believe it when their old schoolfriend Amanda, Satan’s own PR agent, manages to get herself hitched to Scottish lord, Fraser McConnel.   All Amanda,  the social -climbing queen of preen, cares about is the title she’ll soon have. She’s got Fraser by the nuptials, and she has no intention of letting go. Gentle, decent Fraser is completely innocent Amanda’s wiles, so Mel and Fran join forces with Fraser’s adorable younger brother Angus to sabotage the mismatch of the century.

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Cause Celeb ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Bernadette Quigley

Twenty-something Rosie Richardson leaves her hotshot boyfriend the glitzy life of London’s celebrity scene for a job running a refugee camp in the African jungle. After a struggle, Rosie learns that the only way to bring in the food is to call on the celebrity clout of the people she left behind.

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Best of Friends ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Davina Porter

The rich and complex story of Gina and Laurence, friends since their teens but never in love. Now Gina’s husband no longer likes his wife and daughter, and when Gina turns to her dearest friend for comfort, she places both of their marriages in jeopardy.

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Life Class ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Russell Boulter
6 discs

In the spring of 1914, a group of young students gather in an art studio for a life-drawing class. Paul Tarrant and Elinor Brooke are two components of a love triangle, and at the outset of the war, they turn to each other. After volunteering for the Red Cross, Paul must confront the fact that life, love, and art will never be the same for him.

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