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These 70 audiobooks -- purchased and produced with thanks to funding from the BC government's Libraries Branch -- were added to NNELS in early 2017. BC librarians had a hand in choosing some of the books so you'll find some books recorded in this collection that you won't find anywhere else. For more information, see the news release.

  • Author:
    Shaw, Carol Anne
    Summary:

    It's spring break, and 14-year-old Hannah Anderson is spending it with the "Coast-Is-Clear" program, a group committed to cleaning Pacific Rim National Park Reserve's beaches of debris that has drifted across the Pacific from the tragic...

  • Author:
    Schwartz, Ellen
    Summary:

    Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity. Despite Kenny's suspected heart condition,...

  • Author:
    Kelly, Erin Entrada
    Summary:

    Virgil feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia is deaf, smart, and loves everything about nature. Kaori is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. And Chet wishes the...

  • Author:
    Warga, Jasmine
    Summary:

    Getting to know your father after sixteen years of estrangement doesn't happen on one road trip. But as Tal spends more time with Julian and his family, she begins to untangle her parents' secret past, and discovers a part of herself...

  • Author:
    Riggs, Ransom
    Summary:

    Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island, Jacob and his friends must journey to London, encountering new allies, peculiar animals, and other surprises along the way.

  • Author:
    Pesta, Abigail, Uwiringiyimana, Sandra
    Summary:

    A girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sandra was just ten years old when she found herself with a gun pointed at her head. Remarkably, she escaped. Here she tells the story of her survival, of finding her place in a new...

  • Author:
    Christy, Jordan
    Summary:

    Though fashions may change, certain things never go out of style--like your favorite little black dress that can take you from a business meeting to a dinner party to a night on the town. But what makes it work is not the dress, it's...

  • Author:
    Stohl, Margaret
    Summary:

    Everything changed on the day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting.

  • Author:
    Sawyer, Robert J.
    Summary:

    Identity Theft is a hard-boiled detective novella set on Mars. Cassandra and Joshua Wilkins are fossil hunters who have both recently transferred their minds into artificial bodies, but now Joshua has mysteriously disappeared. Cassandra...

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
    Summary:

    In the small Canadian town of Trafalgar, young constable Molly Smith throws herself into solving the murder case of a highly unpopular newcomer to town, hoping to win the approval of her hard-edged supervisor, Sergeant John Winters,...

  • Author:
    Henry, Katie
    Summary:

    Ellis Kimball is prepared for every way the world could end. What she doesn't expect is meeting Hannah Marks, the only girl who knows how it's going to happen. Despite Ellis's anxiety, the two girls become fast friends. But time is...

  • Author:
    Riggs, Ransom
    Summary:

    Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions.

  • Author:
    St. James, Simone
    Summary:

    Three years after her husband, Alex, disappears, Jo Manders travels to the family estate. But all is not well at Wych Elm House, and she learns things about the family that Alex never told her. Just as Jo begins to question the husband...

  • Author:
    Ruiz Zafón, Carlos
    Summary:

    When fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai meets the strange Marina, they begin a journey that transports them to a forgotten, postwar Barcelona, and reveals a dark secret that lies in the mysterious labyrinth beneath the city streets.

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
    Summary:

    Hannah, once a renowned journalist, suffers from a traumatic brain injury. At her sister’s in Canada, she befriends Hila, an Afghan woman also traumatized by war. When Hila disappears, enemies threaten Hannah and her young niece, Lily...

  • Author:
    Watson, Sarah
    Summary:

    Ava, CJ, Jordan, and Martha have been friends since kindergarten. Now they're in their senior year, facing their biggest fears about growing up and growing apart. But there's more than just college on the horizon. One of these girls is...

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
    Summary:

    Photographer Rudolph Steiner goes to Trafalgar to reconnect with the woman who left him but ends up dead. Suspicion falls on his former love—now the wife of Trafalgar’s police sergeant. The sergeant must decide where his loyalties lie:...

  • Author:
    Coulthurst, Audrey
    Summary:

    Princesses Denna and Mare are in love and together at last, only to face a new set of dangers. When the two arrive in Zumorda, a place where Denna can learn to control her powers, an attack on a border town leads to a hasty plea for...

  • Author:
    Thomas, Angie
    Summary:

    Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least get some streams on her mix tape. But when her mom unexpectedly loses her job and homelessness stares her family down, Bri no longer just wants to...

  • Author:
    McCarthy, Cori, Capetta, Amy Rose
    Summary:

    When Ari crash lands on Old Earth, and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she becomes the forty-second reincarnation of King Arthur. Now all she has to do is train under Merlin, defeat the greatest evil in the universe...

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