According to the the Audiobook Publisher Association, June is audiobook month. Check out some of these recent, well-reviewed audiobooks or come into the library to choose some for yourself. Audiobooks make great entertainment on summer trips.
Welcome to chemistry’s untold stories. Sam Ken explores the elements in the periodic table as they play out their parts in history, science, mythology, and the arts. Learn about the “mad scientists” who studied them. You will never look at chemistry the same way again.
Crossfire by Dick Francis
Read by Martin Jarvis
Captain Tom Forsyth had no idea he was in for so much trouble when he returned home from the army for the first time in twenty years. To begin with, he finds his estranged mother has been blackmailed. Then he sets out with his military skills to discover the enemy. Can he save his mother’s reputation or will he find himself caught in the crossfire? This is Dick Francis’s last book before his death in February 2010.
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
Read by Gareth Armstrong
Four people whose lives have been upended remember what it is like to be human. A cellist plays at the site of a motor attack to commemorate the deaths of twenty-two friends and neighbors. Two men set out in search of bread and water. A women sniper secretly protect the life of the cellist as her army becomes threatening.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future by Michael J. Fox Read by the Author
Michael J. Fox discusses lessons her learned before and after fame, capitalizing on personal strengths and life before and after Parkinson’s disease.
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Bartlett Hoover
Read by Judith Brackley
John Charles Gilkey stole hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of rare books from libraries and bookstores across the county. Ken Sanders, a book dealer, tirelessly pursued him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett reveals exactly how Sanders ultimately caught him through detective work and a sting operation.