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LoveReading4Kids Top 10

  1. The Beatrix Potter Collection The Beatrix Potter Collection
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  2. A Bear Called Paddington A Bear Called Paddington
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  3. Cookie! (Book 3): Cookie and the Most Mysterious Mystery in the World Cookie! (Book 3): Cookie and the Most Mysterious Mystery in the World
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  4. Grimwood: Laugh your head off with the funniest new series of the year, from award-winning Nadia Shi Grimwood: Laugh your head off with the funniest new series of the year, from award-winning Nadia Shi
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  5. A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning
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  6. Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest
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  7. New Kid New Kid
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  8. Cane Warriors Cane Warriors
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  9. When The World Was Ours When The World Was Ours
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  10. Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood
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Rosetown Summer

Rosetown Summer

Author: Cynthia Rylant Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/07/2021

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant comes the sweet and resonant follow-up to the critically acclaimed Rosetown, continuing the story of nine-year-old Flora Smallwood's life in quiet Rosetown, Indiana. It is August in Rosetown, Indiana. Ten-year-old Flora is having a calm and busy summer filled with old friends and new projects, dear pets, and, of course, many hours at her favorite place: Wings and a Chair Used Books. It is her constant and her comfort. But change may be ahead for Wings and a Chair, and Flora is uneasy about what it will bring.

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Cormorant Lake: A Novel

Cormorant Lake: A Novel

Author: Faith Merino Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/05/2021

On a cold November night, Evelyn Van Pelt steals her roommate's two underfed and neglected little girls from their beds and drives to the northwestern hometown she fled fourteen years earlier-Cormorant Lake. There, hidden in the mountains and woods, dense with fog and the cold of winter, Evelyn grapples with the guilt of what she's done, and as she attempts to reconcile her wild independence with the responsibilities of parenthood, she reconnects with the two women who raised her-her foster mother, Nan, and her biological mother, Jubilee. But by coming home, she has set in motion a series of events that will revive the decades-old tragedy that haunts Cormorant Lake-and lead her to confront the high cost of protecting her secret. At once fantastical and deeply rooted in the natural world, Faith Merino's deeply affecting and spirited debut novel explores the shape of family, the enduring bonds of friendship, and the imperfections of motherhood-messy and beautiful, instinctive and learned, temporal but permanently life-altering.

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Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America

Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America

Author: Gigi Georges Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/05/2021

In Downeast, Gigi Georges follows five girls as they come of age in one of the most challenging and geographically isolated regions on the Eastern seaboard. Their stories reveal surprising truths about rural America and offer hope for its future. “It’s almost impossible not to care about these fierce young women and cheer for their hard-won successes” (Kirkus) in this “heartfelt portrait” and “worthy tribute” (Publishers Weekly). Nestled in Maine’s far northeast corner, Washington County sits an hour’s drive from the heart of famed and bustling Acadia National Park. Yet it’s a world away. For Willow, Vivian, Mckenna, Audrey, and Josie—five teenage girls caught between tradition and transformation in this remote region—it is home. Downeast follows their journeys of heartbreak and hope in uncertain times, creating a nuanced and unique portrait of rural America with women at its center. Willow lives in the shadow of an abusive, drug-addicted father and searches for stability through photography and love. Vivian, a gifted writer, feels stifled by her church and town, and struggles to break free without severing family ties. Mckenna is a softball pitching phenom whose passion is the lobster-fishing she learned at her father’s knee. Audrey is a beloved high school basketball star who earns a coveted college scholarship but questions her chosen path. Josie, a Yale-bound valedictorian, is determined to take the world by storm.  All five girls know the pain and joy of life in a region whose rugged beauty and stoicism mask dwindling populations, vanishing job opportunities, and pervasive opioid addiction.  As the girls reach adulthood, they discover that despite significant challenges, there is much to celebrate in “the valley of the overlooked.” Their stories remind us of the value of timeless ideals: strength of family and community, reverence for nature’s rule, dignity in cracked hands and muddied shoes, and the enduring power of home. Revealed through the eyes of Willow, Vivian, Mckenna, Audrey, and Josie, Downeast is based on four years of intimate reporting. The result is a beautifully rendered, emotionally startling, and vital book. Downeast will break readers’ hearts yet offer them hope, providing answers to what the future may hold for rural America.

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The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt

The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt

Author: Audrey Clare Farley Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/04/2021

For readers of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a page-turning drama of fortunes, eugenics and women's reproductive rights framed by the sordid court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother. At the turn of the twentieth century, American women began to reject Victorian propriety in favor of passion and livelihood outside the home. This alarmed authorities, who feared certain "over-sexed" women could destroy civilization if allowed to reproduce and pass on their defects. Set against this backdrop, The Unfit Heiress chronicles the fight for inheritance, both genetic and monetary, between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her mother Maryon. In 1934, aided by a California eugenics law, the socialite Maryon Cooper Hewitt had her "promiscuous" daughter declared feebleminded and sterilized without her knowledge. She did this to deprive Ann of millions of dollars from her father's estate, which contained a child-bearing stipulation. When a sensational court case ensued, the American public was captivated. So were eugenicists, who saw an opportunity to restrict reproductive rights in America for decades to come. This riveting story unfolds through the brilliant research of Audrey Clare Farley, who captures the interior lives of these women on the pages and poses questions that remain relevant today: What does it mean to be "unfit" for motherhood? In the battle for reproductive rights, can we forgive the women who side against us? And can we forgive our mothers if they are the ones who inflict the deepest wounds?

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Near the Bone

Near the Bone

Author: Christina Henry Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/04/2021

A woman trapped on a mountain attempts to survive more than one kind of monster, in a dread-inducing horror novel from the national bestselling author Christina Henry. Mattie can't remember a time before she and William lived alone on a mountain together. She must never make him upset. But when Mattie discovers the mutilated body of a fox in the woods, she realizes that they're not alone after all. There's something in the woods that wasn't there before, something that makes strange cries in the night, something with sharp teeth and claws. When three strangers appear on the mountaintop looking for the creature in the woods, Mattie knows their presence will anger William. Terrible things happen when William is angry.

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Hummingbird Salamander

Hummingbird Salamander

Author: Jeff VanderMeer Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/04/2021

’Frankly superb.  This pummelling eco-thriller camouflages the true ‘understory’ of societal collapse, and glows in the dark with original thinking’ David Mitchell, author of Utopia Avenue A speculative thriller about the end of all things, set in the Pacific Northwest. A harrowing descent into a secret world. Security consultant and former wrestler 'Jane Smith' receives an envelope with a key to a storage unit that holds a taxidermied hummingbird and clues leading her to a taxidermied salamander. Silvina, the dead woman who left the note, is a reputed ecoterrorist and the daughter of an Argentine industrialist. By taking the hummingbird from the storage unit, Jane sets in motion a series of events that quickly spin beyond her control.    Soon, Jane and her family are in danger, with few allies to help her make sense of the true scope of the peril. Is the only way to safety to follow in Silvina’s footsteps? Is it too late to stop? As she desperately seeks answers about why Silvina contacted her, time is running out—for her and possibly for the world.    Hummingbird Salamander is Jeff VanderMeer at his brilliant, cinematic best, wrapping profound questions about climate change, identity, and the world we live in into a tightly plotted thriller full of unexpected twists and elaborate conspiracy.

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Tales of Pain and Wonder

Tales of Pain and Wonder

This collection of twenty-two short stories by the author of Daughter of Hounds and Alabaster firmly established Caitlín R. Kiernan as one of the preeminent voices in dark fantasy today. Through a cycle of interconnected narratives, Kiernan unflinchingly explores a surreal world where the fantastic and the mundane are never separated by more than the insubstantial thickness of a shadow. From the murderous backstreets of New Orleans to an abandoned shipyard of the Hudson River, from sun-weary Los Angeles to a maze of dank and forgotten tunnels beneath Manhattan, these stories present a landscape at once alien and undeniably familiar.

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She Lies Close

She Lies Close

Author: Sharon Doering Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/02/2021

A compulsive debut thriller about motherhood, obsession, and how far we'd go to protect the ones we love ?Five-year-old Ava Boone vanished without a trace six months ago. No witnesses, no sightings or arrests. But Grace Wright just moved in next door to the only suspect the case had: quiet, middle-aged Leland Ernest. Recently divorced, Grace uprooted her two small children to start again and hopes the move will reset her crippling insomnia. With whispered neighborhood gossip and increasingly sleepless nights, Grace develops a fierce obsession with Leland and the safety of her children. Could she really be living next door to a child-kidnapper? A murderer? With reality and dream blurring more each day, Grace desperately pursues the truth-following Ava's family, demanding answers from the police-and then a body is discovered.

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You Don't Belong Here: How Three Women Rewrote the Story of War

You Don't Belong Here: How Three Women Rewrote the Story of War

Author: Elizabeth Becker Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/02/2021

The long-buried story of three extraordinary female journalists who permanently shattered the barriers to women covering war   Kate Webb, an Australian iconoclast, Catherine Leroy, a French daredevil photographer, and Frances FitzGerald, a blue-blood American intellectual, arrived in Vietnam with starkly different life experiences but one shared purpose: to report on the most consequential story of the decade. At a time when women were considered unfit to be foreign reporters, Frankie, Catherine, and Kate   challenged the rules imposed on them by the military, ignored the belittlement of their male peers, and ultimately altered the craft of war reportage for generations.   In You Don't Belong Here, Elizabeth Becker uses these women's work and lives to illuminate the Vietnam War from the 1965 American buildup, the expansion into Cambodia, and the American defeat and its aftermath. Arriving herself in the last years of the war, Becker writes as a historian and a witness of the times.   What emerges is an unforgettable story of three journalists forging their place in a land of men, often at great personal sacrifice. Deeply reported and filled with personal letters, interviews, and profound insight, You Don't Belong Here fills a void in the history of women and of war.

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Beneath an Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan, Vol. 2

Beneath an Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan, Vol. 2

In his Locus review of Two Worlds and In Between-the first volume of The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan-Gary K. Wolfe wrote, "...it makes you wish the second volume were here now." Well, the long wait is over. Beneath an Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan Volume Two completes this ambitious undertaking, collecting the finest of Kiernan's stories from 2004 to 2012, selected by the author herself. The book includes twenty-five short stories and one poem, plus the short novel Black Helicopters-over two hundred thousand words of fiction, including the World Fantasy Award-winning "The Prayer of Ninety Cats."

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A Is for Alien

A Is for Alien

A is for Alien is award-winning author Caitlín R. Kiernan's first collection devoted entirely to her science-fiction work. It includes the critically acclaimed novelette Riding the White Bull, along with seven other tales of a less-than-utopian future. Ranging from the wastelands and mountains of Mars to the streets of a late twenty-first century Manhattan, from the moons of Europa and Saturn to an iceless Antarctica, these tales bring Kiernan's trademark brand of the eco-gothic to bear on what it means to be human and the paths and decisions that may face mankind only a little farther along.

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Seasonal Self-Care Rituals: Eat, Breathe, Move, and Sleep Better—According to Your Dosha

Seasonal Self-Care Rituals: Eat, Breathe, Move, and Sleep Better—According to Your Dosha

Author: Susan Weis-Bohlen Narrator: Lisa Flanagan Release Date: 01/12/2020

Reap the health benefits of Ayurveda and optimize your seasonal habits with powerful, personalized self-care rituals to achieve permanent weight loss, increased focus, and emotional wellness. According to the ancient texts of Ayurveda, "All diseases begin at the junctions of the seasons." When we push against the essence of each season—staying up late in the winter, eating sweet, heavy foods in the spring, or neglecting our skin in the summer—we fall out of sync with nature and optimal health. Drawing on more than a decade of experience, Chopra-certified teacher Susan Weis-Bohlen guides readers through simple yet profoundly effective, dosha-specific remedies and rituals—including food & drink, meditation, yoga, essential oils, chakra alignment, mantra, and breath work—to support your ideal body weight, increased focus and mental clarity, a healthier microbiome, improved stamina, better sleep, and emotional wellness. Featuring an all-new new dosha quiz measuring both mind and body constitution—Seasonal Self-Care Rituals is an essential guide to year-round health.

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