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              The Lobster Kings
                

              The Lobster Kings (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Zentner, Alexi; Read by Campbell, Cassandra

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              The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for three hundred years, and they ve been blessed with the bounty of the sea. But for the Kingses, every blessing comes with a curse. Woody Kings, the leader of the island s lobster fishing community and the family patriarch, teeters... on the throne. Cordelia, the oldest of Woody s three daughters, stands to inherit the crown after the death of her brother. To do so, however, she has to fend off meth dealers from the mainland while navigating sibling rivalry and the vulnerable nature of her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman. A love story and a modern epic in the grand Shakespearean vein that introduces a fiery and unforgettable heroine, The Lobster Kings is the story of Cordelia s struggle to maintain her island s way of life in the face of danger from offshore and the rich, looming, mythic legacy of her family s namesake.
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              ISBN 9781482990959
              Released NZ 27 May 2014
              Publisher Blackstone Audiobooks
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              The Bright Hour
               

              The Bright Hour (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Riggs, Nina; Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Heyborne, Kirby

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              'We are breathless, but we love the days. They are promises. They are the only way to walk from one night to the other.' Nina Riggs was just 37 years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer - one small spot. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and ...married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. How does one live each day, 'unattached to outcome'? How does one approach the moments, big and small, with both love and honesty? Exploring motherhood, marriage, friendship and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nina Riggs's breathtaking memoir continues the urgent conversation that Paul Kalanithi began in his gorgeous When Breath Becomes Air. She asks, what makes a meaningful life when one has limited time? Brilliantly written, disarmingly funny and deeply moving, The Bright Hour is about how to love all the days, even the bad ones, and it's about the way literature, especially Emerson, and Nina's other muse, Montaigne, can be a balm and a form of prayer. It's a book about looking death squarely in the face and saying 'this is what will be'. Especially poignant in these uncertain times, The Bright Hour urges us to live well and not lose sight of what makes us human: love, art, music, words.
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              ISBN 9781489426543
              Published NZ 28 Feb 2018
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Bright Hour
               

              The Bright Hour (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              By Riggs, Nina; Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Heyborne, Kirby

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              'We are breathless, but we love the days. They are promises. They are the only way to walk from one night to the other.' Nina Riggs was just 37 years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer - one small spot. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and ...married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. How does one live each day, 'unattached to outcome'? How does one approach the moments, big and small, with both love and honesty? Exploring motherhood, marriage, friendship and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nina Riggs's breathtaking memoir continues the urgent conversation that Paul Kalanithi began in his gorgeous When Breath Becomes Air. She asks, what makes a meaningful life when one has limited time? Brilliantly written, disarmingly funny and deeply moving, The Bright Hour is about how to love all the days, even the bad ones, and it's about the way literature, especially Emerson, and Nina's other muse, Montaigne, can be a balm and a form of prayer. It's a book about looking death squarely in the face and saying 'this is what will be'. Especially poignant in these uncertain times, The Bright Hour urges us to live well and not lose sight of what makes us human: love, art, music, words.
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              ISBN 9781489426536
              Published NZ 28 Feb 2018
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
               

              The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              By Skloot, Rebecca; Read by Turpin, Bahni; Campbell, Cassandra

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              Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine.

              ISBN 9781509811779
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2016
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              The Choices We Make
               

              The Choices We Make (Audio CD / Audio, Abridged edition)

              By Brown, Karma; Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Marie, Jorjeana

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              Bestselling author, Karma Brown returns with an unforgettable story that explores the intricate dynamics of friendship and parenthood. Hannah and Kate became friends in the fifth grade, when Hannah hit a boy for looking up Kate's skirt with a mirror. While they've been close as s...isters ever since, Hannah can't help but feel envious of the little family Kate and her husband, David, have created - complete with two perfect little girls. She and Ben have been trying for years to have a baby, so when they receive the news that she will likely never get pregnant, Hannah's heartbreak is overwhelming. But just as they begin to tentatively explore the other options, it's Kate's turn to do the rescuing. Not only does she offer to be Hannah's surrogate, but Kate is willing to use her own eggs to do so. Full of renewed hope, excitement and gratitude, these two families embark on an incredible journey toward parenthood ...until a devastating tragedy puts everything these women have worked toward at risk of falling apart. Poignant and refreshingly honest, The Choices We Make is a powerful tale of an incredible friendship and the risks we take to make our dreams come true.
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              ISBN 9781489375827
              Published NZ 28 Jan 2017
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              The Choices We Make
               

              The Choices We Make (Audio disc / Other, Abridged edition)

              By Brown, Karma; Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Marie, Jorjeana

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              Bestselling author, Karma Brown returns with an unforgettable story that explores the intricate dynamics of friendship and parenthood. Hannah and Kate became friends in the fifth grade, when Hannah hit a boy for looking up Kate's skirt with a mirror. While they've been close as s...isters ever since, Hannah can't help but feel envious of the little family Kate and her husband, David, have created - complete with two perfect little girls. She and Ben have been trying for years to have a baby, so when they receive the news that she will likely never get pregnant, Hannah's heartbreak is overwhelming. But just as they begin to tentatively explore the other options, it's Kate's turn to do the rescuing. Not only does she offer to be Hannah's surrogate, but Kate is willing to use her own eggs to do so. Full of renewed hope, excitement and gratitude, these two families embark on an incredible journey toward parenthood ...until a devastating tragedy puts everything these women have worked toward at risk of falling apart. Poignant and refreshingly honest, The Choices We Make is a powerful tale of an incredible friendship and the risks we take to make our dreams come true.
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              ISBN 9781489375834
              Published NZ 28 Jan 2017
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Truth According To Us
               

              The Truth According To Us (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              Read by Lee, Ann Marie; Morey, Arthur; Farr, Kimberly; Campbell, Cassandra; Sands, Tara

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              The long-awaited new novel from the co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; a wise and charming story of loyalty and forgiveness, memory and truth, and the courage it takes to do what's right. 'I can't stand this poky little town any more. How can I bear i...t for three more months? Today alone has lasted years ...' Disinherited by her father, the debutante Miss Layla Beck is forced to spend the hot summer of 1938 in Macedonia, West Virginia, and is tasked with recording the small town's history. She arrives with one goal: to get out as quickly as possible. Macedonia's history seems simple enough - brief and uneventful. Then Layla meets the Romeyns: Jottie, Willa, Felix, Emmett, a family at once entertaining, eccentric, seductive, and inextricably bound up in Macedonia's biggest secret. It's a secret all the townsfolk have a stake in, and as Layla delves into town legend, hidden truths emerge that reveal an altogether different history, one that has left hearts and lives broken. Layla soon realises that some secrets should stay hidden forever.
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              ISBN 9781489077653
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2015
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              The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

              The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Skloot, Rebecca; Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Turpin, Bahni

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              Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta's family did not learn of her 'im...mortality' until more than 20 years after her death, with devastating consequences ... Rebecca Skloot's fascinating account is the story of the life, and afterlife, of one woman who changed the medical world forever. Balancing the beauty and drama of scientific discovery with dark questions about who owns the stuff our bodies are made of, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is an extraordinary journey in search of the soul and story of a real woman, whose cells live on today in all four corners of the world.
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              ISBN 9780655637356
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2019
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              Small Great Things: A Novel
               

              Small Great Things: A Novel (Audio disc / Other, Simultaneous Release)

              Read by Campbell, Cassandra; Fliakos, Ari; McDonald, Audra

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              #1 bestselling author A woman is caught in a gripping moral dilemma that resonates far beyond her place in time and history in #1 New York Times bestseller Jodi Picoult's latest. 'I don't want that nurse touching my baby.' Those are the instructions from the newborn child's paren...ts. However, when the baby goes into cardiac arrest, Ruth, a nurse of twenty years' experience, sees no option but to assist. But the baby dies. And Ruth is charged with negligent homicide. Ruth is shattered and bewildered as she tries to come to terms with her situation. She finds different kinds of support from her sister, a fiery radical, and her teenage son, but it is to Kennedy McQuarrie, a white middle-class lawyer, to whom she entrusts her case, and her future. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear. For the privileged to prosper, they come to realise, others have to suffer. Racism takes many forms and is reinforced by the structures of our society. In gripping dramas like Nineteen Minutes, My Sister's Keeper and The Pact, Jodi Picoult has explored the big issues of our time through characters whose lives resonate with us. Here we see once again her unrivalled ability to immerse us in a story whose issues will linger with us long after the final page has been turned.
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              ISBN 9781489365736
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2016
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              Margaret Atwood Giftpack: The Heart Goes Last / The Blind Assassin

              Margaret Atwood Giftpack: The Heart Goes Last / The Blind Assassin (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Atwood, Margaret; Read by King, Lorelei; Campbell, Cassandra; Deakins, Mark

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              Two utterly brilliant audiobooks that are as visionary and richly imagined as The Handmaid's Tale Discover the author behind international sensation, The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood. A #1 bestselling and Man Booker-Prize winning author, Atwood has published 17 novels among ...numerous poetry, anthologies, children's books and works of non-fiction. Known for crafting absorbing stories with unforgettable impact, this pack is the ultimate gift for those craving more of Atwood's stunning literary talent.
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              ISBN 9780655643517
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
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