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The Secret History ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Donna Tartt
22:8

Bunny is dead. Richard along with his Greek Studies classmates are responsible for the murder Bunny only to cover up another shameful secret .  Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.

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Parrot and Olivier in American  ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Humphrey Bower

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Olivier is the traumatized child of aristocratic survivors of the French Revolution. Parrot is the motherless son of an itinerant English printer. They are born on different sides of history, but their lives will be connected in the United States by an enigmatic one-armed marquis.

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Day After Night ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Dagmara Dominczyk
7 discs

Four young women haunted by unspeakable memories and losses, afraid to begin to hope, find salvation in the bonds of friendship and shared experience even as they confront the challenge of re-creating themselves in a strange new country. Based on the extraordinary true story of the October 1945 rescue of more than two hundred Jewish prisoners from the Atlit internment camp outside Haifa.

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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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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Simon Prebble
26 discs

Set in a world where the study of theoretical magic is common, but the practice of it is unheard of, the story follows the exploits of England’s only two practical magicians, the bookish Mr. Norrell and the affable Jonathan Strange, as they struggle to revive the country’s magic in very different ways. Mr. Norrell is content to publish opaque, opinionated pieces on magic’s uses and misuses, but Strange is fascinated by the legend and lore of the Raven King, the so-called father of English magic.

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