Featured New Audiobooks for March
World War Z : an oral history of the zombie war by Max Brooks (BOOKS ON CD) -- This is the fictional, searing, gruesome account of the decade-long period when civilization stood on the brink of extinction due to a viral plague that transformed anyone it infected into a ghoulish creature with an appetite for living flesh, as told by the civilians, soldiers, and politicians who survived it.
A week in winter by Maeve Binchy (BOOKS ON CD) -- Stoneyville is a small town on the coast of Ireland where all the families know each other. When Chicky decides to take an old decaying mansion, Stone House, and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, the town thinks she is crazy. Finally the first week of paying guests arrive: You will laugh and cry as you spend the week with this odd group who share their secrets and might even have some of their dreams come true.
Semper fidelis : a novel of the roman empire by Ruth Downie (BOOKS ON CD/MP3) -- Resuming his medical duties in the Twentieth legion in Roman-occupied Britain, Gaius Petreius Ruso investigates an outbreak of mysterious injuries and deaths and discovers possible links to the revered Centurion Geminus and the long-awaited Emperor Hadrian.
The vikings : a history by Robert Ferguson (BOOKS ON CD/MP3 948 F) -- Presents a history of the Nordic warriors and explorers who plundered and traded their way across Europe, and discusses how their conquests helped spread and enhance accomplishments in the arts, culture, and government.
Between you and me by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus (BOOKS ON CD) -- Twenty-seven-year-old Logan Wade has built a life for herself in New York City, far from her unhappy childhood in Oklahoma. But when she gets the call that her famous cousin needs a new assistant, it's an offer she can't refuse. Logan hasn't seen Kelsey since they were separated as kids; in the meantime, Kelsey Wade has become one of Fortune Magazine's most powerful celebrities and carrion for the paparazzi. But the joy at their reunion is overshadowed by the toxic dynamic between Kelsey and her controlling parents. As Kelsey grasps desperately at a "real" life, Logan risks everything to try and give her cousin the one thing she has never known--happiness. As Kelsey unravels in the most horribly public way Logan finds that she will ultimately have to choose between saving her cousin and saving herself.
The night ranger by Alex Berenson (BOOKS ON CD) -- When four Americans are kidnapped, John Wells heads to East Africa to track the Somali bandits responsible--and to keep the U.S. out of an unnecessary war.
The neuroscience of change : a compassion-based program for personal transformation by Kelly McGonigal (BOOKS ON CD/612.82 M) -- In The Neuroscience of Change, Dr. Kelly McGonigal weaves the newest findings of science with Eastern contemplative wisdom to give listeners a revolutionary process for personal transformation. Six sessions provide breakthrough ideas supported by clinical research, guided practices, and real-world exercises for making self-awareness and compassion the basis for meaningful change, choosing deep "wantpower" instead of brute willpower, dealing with setbacks and the inner critic, and more.