Hadley is pretty much the model student: straight A´s, perfect attendance, front row in class. So what if she´s overstressed and overscheduled: She´s got school covered. (Life...not so much.) Ms. Pitt is the kind of teacher who wants you to call her by her first name and puts all the chairs in a circle and tells her students to feel their book reports. Hadley wishes Ms. Pitt would stick to her lesson plan. Ms. Pitt wishes Hadley would lighten up. So when Hadley and Ms. Pitt find themselves switched into each other´s bodies, the first thing they want to do is switch right back. It takes a family crisis, a baffled principal, and a (double) first kiss to help them figure out that change can be pretty enlightening. Even if it is a little freaky! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Stone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/001867/bk_harp_001867_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two quirky and hilarious stories from the best-selling Diana Wynne Jones. Two groups of children learn that while you can choose your friends, dealing with your family can make you wish you could choose a different one…. ´The Four Grannies´: Two children are left alone for a couple of days, while their parents go away on a business trip. They have four very different grandmas - a mean one, a snobby one, an anxious one, and a delicate one. Erg (the boy) tries to make all the grannies leave him alone, but manages to turn them into one ‘Super-Granny´…. ´Auntie Bea´s Day Out´: Annoying Auntie Bea always does things her way. And when she decides to take the three children (Nancy, Debbie and Simon) to the seaside, despite what the signs say, she is determined that they will sit on the small, fenced off and isolated island. It turns out to be a magical island though, and whisks her & the children (and dog) around to different places trying to get rid of them…. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Penelope Rawlins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/001419/bk_hcuk_001419_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
He used to be on the bomb squad, but it´s not until he transfers out that Chris Mankowski really begins juggling with dynamite. Rape and revenge are just the tip of the iceberg in a twisty tale that brings Detroit´s denizens to life - and occasional death - in all their seedy glory. Electrifying, explosive, and unexpected, this is Elmore Leonard at his suspenseful best. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frank Muller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002818/bk_harp_002818_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Bimbo Has Brains bursts with facts, fiction, and fun. Not a run-of-the-mill relationship book, Cathy Burnham Martin delves into the sassy sides of our human nature to reveal why some relationships remain unfulfilling while others blossom and become ultimately satisfying. Her recipes for success flow tastefully, packed with hard truths, while seasoned with plenty of humor. A long-time journalist and corporate communications geek, Martin skillfully unravels stereotypes while relating her own experience and vulnerabilities along the personal growth trail. To help you succeed in your loving relationship, intimate, and often painful, relationship realities are shared, complete with foibles told from both parties´ perspectives. Many names, places, and dates have been changed to protect the guilty...and the innocent. Many highlights in The Bimbo Has Brains go well beyond ´´he said-she said´´. You´ll learn how to avoid what Martin has dubbed as the ´´stresspools´´ of life. You´ll also see the importance of striving for true intimacy on several levels, with the goal of earning the Intimacy High Five. Immediately usable tips range from understanding the big and little differences in age, sexuality, empathy, and communication. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Burnham Martin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088183/bk_acx0_088183_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Maud´s perfect twin sister, Milly, plans a sleepover, Mum forces Maud to have her friends over, too. What can possibly go wrong? Nothing much... just that Maud´s mum might find out about Rotwood High being a school for real monsters! As if that´s not enough, Maud is tricked into looking after Violet, the school hamster, by her archenemy, bitchy-witch Poisonous Penelope. But Violet is no ordinary hamster! She´s a pedigree vampster and an expert cage-breaker. With a vampster on the loose, sleep is the very last thing that happens! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Deryn Edwards. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/006728/bk_bbcw_006728_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Audie Award Finalist, Children´s Titles for Ages Up to 8, 2014 Stink may be super smart and Stink may be uber-clever, but he just can’t seem to turn into a Dolphin. He’s been in the Polliwog swim class for what seems like frog-ever, and still can’t bear to put his face in the water. Then, one day, Stink has a close encounter with a freaky mutant frog. All of a sudden, his froggy senses are tingling! He has an urge to slurp up raisins-that-look-like-flies. He can’t wait to play in the rain and mud. And he has become very interested in the local frog population. Could it be? Is it true? Could Stink be turning into...the Amazing Frog-Boy? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/004734/bk_brll_004734_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As the blockbuster best-seller Freakonomics demonstrated, economics can explain everything - from why people behave the way they do to how governments and businesses organize themselves. But are the basic assumptions and conclusions in Freakonomics true? Does the free market usually lead to unintended and negative consequences? Quite the opposite, says John Lott, who holds a Ph.D. in economics. In fact, says Lott, a wide range of fascinating and peculiar case studies prove the simple adage that if something is more costly, people will do less of it. And, in a refutation of Freakonomics´ most controversial idea, Lott shows why legalized abortion leads to family breakdown, which leads to more crime. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brian Emerson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/002259/bk_blak_002259_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This autobiography is not a ´´he say, she say´´ tell all, but it says enough to keep you listening to the story of my life! The pain came a lot! And I thought the sun would never shine on me, as if I asked for such horrible defeats! But assumption is a terrible way to live! I asked God, ´´Lord, if you put me on a better path, I will not veer off!´´ Thanking him everyday, for guiding me through it all! Finally paying the, correct attention so that I could find.... my Pain to Joy! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lady Abaddon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/096435/bk_acx0_096435_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Brynn’s just transferred to a brand-new school in a town close by. A town in Bizarro World, that is, where academic excellence is the fast track to popularity and Candace - yes, quiet, seemingly insecure Candace - is the reigning queen bee. Brynn’s not sure how she’ll ever fit in to this parallel universe, until one day she notices Candace crumbling under the weight of some serious self-imposed stress. So Brynn takes Candace under her wing and teaches her the fine art of chilling out before she turns into a complete basket case at the tender age of 13. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Davis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/003261/bk_lili_003261_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mystic Caravan Circus is heading to the West Coast, and while everyone is happy for the change of scenery, there´s a pall settling over the group. Poet and Kade are in a good place and planning for a change, but it´s something Poet can´t focus on because she feels as if someone is watching...and whoever it is has evil in his or her heart. The festival location is different, and instead of space, the circus denizens have festival workers and artisans on every side. They´re open and exposed, and hiding their secret has never been more important. When one of their own goes missing, Poet is determined to figure out exactly what´s going on. The answers won´t be easy, though, and there are all different types of evil. A fight is coming, and the enemy is different from anything they´ve ever faced. They´re outnumbered and might find themselves outmaneuvered. Who will survive? More importantly, who will be lost to something even worse than death? Sometimes death really is better. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caitlin Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/110567/bk_acx0_110567_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.