Queen of America

A Novel
By Luis Alberto Urrea

The setting is Mexico, 1892, the Tomochic rebellion. Teresita Urrea’s people considered her a saint, and spiritual leader. The title Saint of Cabora embarrassed the humble young woman. Teresita was strong with a heart of gold. The people looked to her as their leader. Her...

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Republic, Lost

How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It
By Lawrence Lessig

"Listening to Republic: How Money Corrupts Congress-and a Plan to Stop It" by Lawrence Lessig reminded me of the importance of staying informed, staying pro-active, and getting involved. This is our nation and yet we as citizens have become lazy, contrite and apathetic. When a...

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The Cut (Spero Lucas)

By George Pelecanos

Ex Marine and Iraq vet Spero Lucas works as an investigator for a Washington, D.C. defense attorney. He also has a side business finding lost items for people. Drug runner Anwan Hawkins, in jail awaiting trial, hires Lucas to find two shipments of marijuana stolen...

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Your Dog: The Owner's Manual

Hundreds of Secrets, Surprises, and Solutions for Raising a Happy, Healthy Dog
By Dr. Marty Becker

"You Dog: The Owner’s Manual" by Dr Marty Becker and Gina Spadafori, audio format osing the right dog for your lifestyle. If you are going to be gone a lot you do not need a dependent breed. If you live a sedentary life you do...

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Area 51

An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
By Annie Jacobsen

In a remote, desolate area of New Mexico lies a compound so top secret that it wasn't even known about until an insider leaked information to the world. This was not just any government project. No, the workings inside this highly secure area was from...

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The Girl in the Garden

By Kamala Nair and Anitha Gandhi

A young American-born girl is taken to her mother's home country of India to "visit" for the summer. Sensing estrangement between her parents, she is skeptical that it is merely a trip to the homeland. What she finds over that summer launches her into a...

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The 5 Levels of Leadership

Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential
By John C. Maxwell

Seriously, who doesn't like a book by John Maxwell? As a business manager, I have read his previous business books. As a Christian professor in our college I use the John Maxwell Leadership bible. So I chose this audio book because I already knew what...

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What Good Is God?

In Search of a Faith That Matters
By Philip Yancey

This was my first audio book in 15 years. I had tried a fiction audio book years ago but couldn't drive and keep up with the plot at the same time. Thankfully, this book was a subject that I could listen to like a conversation...

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The Nature Principle

By Richard Louv

Vitamin N! That would be nature and her attributes to our health, mind, body and soul. Richard Louv shares the wealth of knowledge gained in extensive research, his own lifestyle of loving nature and the tragic loss of his own father whose demise happened shortly...

Long Walk to Freedom

Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
By Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and elected President of South Africa, tells his life story with the help of Richard Stengel. Mandela is truly a hero of our times as he stood for the dignity of all men at a time when...