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New Audiobooks

                                Recent Additions to The Ferguson Library Collection

All selections below are unabridged versions of the original books on compact disc or Playaway portable audiobook.  For downloadable audiobooks, please visit the Library's digital media page.

 

Parmar, Priya
Vanessa and Her Sister
FIC PARMAR
Compact Disc Edition

In this historical novel, sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf are just beginning to discover themselves as women and artists. Through a reenvisioning of the Bloomsbury group, Parmar's novel sparkles, just as the sisters must have done in their time.  Source: Booklist, Dec 15, 2014

Saval, Nikil
Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
651.09 S264c
Compact Disc Edition

You mean this place where we go five days a week has a history?  From 'Bartleby the Scrivener' to ‘The Office’, this book reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work gets done.  A funny and sometimes disturbing anatomy of the white collar world. Source: From the Publisher


Box, C. J.
Stone Cold
FIC BOX
Compact Disc Edition

Everything about the man is a mystery:  the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disappearances.  Source: From the Publisher

 

Bradley, Alan
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
MYS BRADLEY
Compact Disc Edition

Flavia DeLuce is sent to Miss Bodycote's Female Academy to train for a hereditary role in a secret organization.  A dead body popping out of the chimney in Flavia's room the first night would arouse anyone's curiosity!  Source: Library Journal, Dec 05, 2014 


Waters, Sarah
The Paying Guests
FIC WATERS
Compact Disc Edition

In 1922 London,  widowed Mrs. Wray has the genteel manners and spacious manse common to her social set. But there isn't enough money for Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter to live on, so they must take in a  couple who are looking to move up the social ladder.  A tale soaked in atmosphere.  Source: Library Journal, Nov 01, 2014 


Woods, Stuart
Insatiable Appetites
FIC WOODS
Compact Disc Edition

Former detective Stone Barrington is awaiting the results of the presidential election.  But soon he finds himself grappling with a more personal problem:  his father-in-law has passed away, resulting in the release of his insane ex-wife, Dolce, from the Italian convent she was consigned to after her last breakdown.  Source: Booklist, Dec 15, 2014

 


White, Karen
A Long Time Gone
FIC WHITE
Compact Disc Edition

When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had.  But nine years to the day since she left, that's exactly what happens. Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children, and searching for the secrets of her family.  Source: From the Publisher

 

 

O’Nan, Stewart
West of Sunset
FIC ONAN
Compact Disc Edition

Novelist O'Nan explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's final years, when he worked unhappily as a Hollywood screenwriter. The novelist is on the skids after the publication of "The Crack-Up," his self-deprecating essay that drew scathing reviews and may have ruined his career.  The slide into drugs, alcoholism and heart disease is tragic to behold.  Source: Library Journal, Nov 15, 2014