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The Storyteller of Casablanca

Fiona Valpy

Morocco, 1941. Twelve-year-old Josie and her family fled Nazi-occupied France for Casablanca, where they awaited safe passage to America. Seventy years later, Zoe is a wife and mother living as an expat in an unfamiliar place. But when she discovers Josie's diary from the 1940s beneath the floorboards of her daughter's bedroom, Zoe enters the inner world of young Josie. 2021.

Book Length: 9 hours 19 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB107192

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Home Front Girls

Suzanne Rudd Hayes and Loretta Nyhan

It's January 1943 when Rita Vincenzo receives her first letter from Glory Whitehall. Glory is an effervescent young mother from New England. Rita is a Midwestern professor's wife with a generous, old soul. These two women have nothing in common except one powerful bond: the men they love are fighting in a war a world away from home. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

Book Length: 9 hours 13 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB107875

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Black Food Stories, Art & Recipes from Across the African Diaspora

Oriana Koren and Bryant Terry

Collection of recipes, poetry, and essays from over one hundred people of African heritage from around the world. Topics are broken into the themes of Motherland; Migrations; Spirituality; Leisure and Lifestyle; Land, Liberation, and Food Justice; Black Women, Food, and Power; Black, Queer, Food; Radical Self-Care; and Black Future. Strong language. 2021

Book Length: 11 hours 49 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB105987

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A Fifth of Tequila

Tricia O’Malley

Psychic Althea Rose is tired of fame, especially with the tabloid photographers who take photos of her in unflattering positions. Then she finds out a famous TV producer wants to sign her and Miss Elva to a reality show. Althea's life is complicated first by a rival psychic, and then by accusations of murder. Strong language and some violence. 2018.

Book Length: 5 hours 16 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB107407

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Dean R. Koontz

Raised in an orphanage, never knowing his parents, Quinn Quicksilver had a happy if unexceptional life--until the day of "strange magnetism." Now Quinn is on the run from government agents, and who knows what else, fleeing for his life. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2022.

Book Length: 10 hours 20 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB107115

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The Magic School Bus Makes A Rainbow: A Book About Color

Joanna Cole

The ever-inquisitive kids in Ms. Frizzle's class ride on board the Magic School Bus into a white-light pinball machine to learn about the dazzling wonders of color and light. For grades K-3.

Book Length: 17 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC16499

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Miracles of South Carolina: True Stories of Grace in the Palmetto State

Robbie Goodall Boman

Miracles of South Carolina is for believers and skeptics alike. In these pages you will find true stories of grace, many told publicly for the first time. From a Providentially Inscribed Bible to a lakeside guardian angel to forewarnings, saving voices, and comforting visions.

Book Length: 3 hours 25 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC16472

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Miracles of the Upstate: True Stories of Grace in the South Carolina Upcountry

Robbie Goodall Boman

Miracles of the Upstate is for the skeptic as much as it is for the believer. Doubts plague us all, but here you will find a collection of true stories of the miraculous, told by those who experienced them. Right here, in the Upcountry. Robbie Boman's latest collection of miracle stories includes experiences from across the Upstate. They involve visions of the afterlife and the future, support from family already passed on, and visits by angels with messages of comfort. There are miraculous healings, moments of divine guidance, and answered prayers. Some accounts are small, others are so grand as to be almost unbelievable. Together, they can shake you to your core. Miracles of the Upstate holds proof that miracles occur. Unrated.

Book Length: 3 hours 38 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC16477

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Reunion on Edisto: An Edisto Island Mystery, Book 7

C. Hope Clark

Edisto Beach Police Chief Callie Morgan has no desire to relive her senior year and the nightmare of a murder and a suicide that shook her high school to its core. But when the reunion committee convenes on Edisto Beach for a planning retreat, she has no choice. Every person on the committee could be a suspect in the unsolved murder, and one classmate, now a bestselling author, threatens to weave them into a tell-all true crime novel. Until she disappears the first night of the committee retreat. Callie must sort fact from fiction in a race against the clock to find a cold case murderer who may have just killed again. Contains some strong language.

Book Length: 10 hours 57 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC16489

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Lowcountry Boondoggle: A Liz Talbot Mystery, Book 9

Susan M. Boyer

Private investigators Liz Talbot and Nate Andrews thought they'd put Darius Baker's troubles to rest-then his recently discovered son ropes him into a hemp farm investment with his college buddies. When a beloved Charleston professor-and potential investor-is murdered, Liz and Nate discover Darius keeps the PIs on speed dial. A shocking number of people had reasons to want the genteel, bow tie wearing, tea-drinking professor dead. Was it one of his many girlfriends or a disgruntled student? Or perhaps Murray was killed because his failure to invest meant the hemp farm trio's dreams were going up in smoke? Though Liz's long-dead best friend, Colleen, warns her the stakes are far higher than Liz imagines, she is hell-bent on finding the no-good killer among the bevy of suspects. But will the price of justice be more than Liz can bear?

Book Length: 7 Hours 14 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC16490

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