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MPIBA Holiday Catalog '21

MPIBA Holiday Catalog '21

Audiobooks featured in the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's Holiday Gift Guide!

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By R. J. Palacio
Narrated by: Ian M. Hawkins & R. J. Palacio
Length: 7 hours 13 minutes


“Perfection.” –The Wall Street Journal

The bestselling author of Wonder returns with an enthralling adventure about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.... Read more »

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Out of My Heart

By Sharon M. Draper
Narrated by: Sisi Aisha Johnson
Length: 7 hours 20 minutes

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp. There have to be... Read more »

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Neon Gods

Dark Olympus: Book #1

By Katee Robert
Narrated by: Zara Hampton-Brown & Barnaby Edwards
Length: 10 hours 39 minutes

Neon Gods

“The perfect modern take on Hades and Persephone. He was a pure and wonderful soul with enough wickedness in the bedroom to make you want him all for yourself. And Persephone was a delight. The perfect girl on the outside with a desire for more behind the curtains...Another fabulous read by Katee and I cannot recommend it enough!”

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By Brian Selznick
Narrated by: Gwendoline Christie & with music by Robert Een
Length: 3 hours 1 minutes

A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound to each other through time and space, memory and dreams. At the center of their relationship is a mystery about the nature of grief and love which will look different to each reader. Kaleidoscope is a feat of storytelling... Read more »

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Rebels of the Ton: Book #3

By Minerva Spencer
Narrated by: Heather Wilds
Length: 11 hours 2 minutes

A mean girl reformed . . .

Once the reigning beauty of her social set, Celia—whom the newspapers dubbed Lady Infamous—has fallen on hard times and is practically destitute, her reputation in shreds. When Celia is forced to attend a society wedding as a companion to an elderly guest, she must confront the clique she once commanded; the gentleman... Read more »

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If the Shoe Fits

A Meant to be Novel

By Julie Murphy
Narrated by: Jen Ponton
Length: 9 hours 51 minutes

If the Shoe Fits

“There simply aren’t enough words in my vocabulary to explain how beautifully Julie Murphy is able to craft such sweet stories. If the Shoe Fits is the Cinderella twist readers have been waiting decades for.”

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Going There (read by Katie Couric)

By Katie Couric
Narrated by: Katie Couric
Length: 15 hours 26 minutes

Heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest, Going There is the deeply personal life story of a girl next door turned household name.

For more than forty years, Katie Couric has been an iconic presence in the media world. In her brutally honest, hilarious, heartbreaking memoir, she reveals what was going on behind the scenes of her sometimes... Read more »

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E.R. Nurses

True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes

By James Patterson & Matt Eversmann
Narrated by: Erin Bennett, Will Collyer, Betsy Foldes Meiman, Christine Lakin, Mela Lee, Tracey Leigh, Roxana Ortega, Sterling Sulieman, Kiff VandenHeuvel & Rick Zieff
Length: 7 hours 23 minutes

They save our lives every day, and we’ve never heard their stories.  The life-or-death intensity of working on the front lines, from America’s greatest unsung heroes.

“The compassion, the work ethic, and the selflessness of nurses … are given the respect they deserve and captured beautifully here.”
–Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurgeon and chief medical... Read more »

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Dream Street

By Tricia Elam Walker
Narrated by: Justin Nicholas-Elam Ruff
Length: 12 minutes

Caldecott Honor, three time Coretta Scott King Award winner, and New York Times bestselling illustrator and her author cousin pay gorgeous homage to the street they grew up on and the loving community that made their childhood special.

Welcome to Dream Street--the best street in the world! It's where love between generations rules, everyone is... Read more »

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Dear Highlights

What Adults Can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids

By Christine French Cully
Narrated by: Christine French Cully, Amy Dickinson, Jamie K. Brown, Carla Corvo, Shaan Dasani, Em Grosland, Greta Jung, Yuuki Luna, Cassandra Morris, Angel Pean, Julie Shields, Allison Strong & Hemi Yeroham
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes

A unique, inside look at American childhood through the conversations between Highlights magazine and its young readers and a call to grown-ups to make time to actively listen to the children in their lives.

Every year, tens of thousands of children write to Highlights magazine, sharing their hopes and dreams, worries and concerns, as if they... Read more »

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Cloud Cuckoo Land

A Novel

By Anthony Doerr
Narrated by: Marin Ireland & Simon Jones
Length: 14 hours 51 minutes

Cloud Cuckoo Land

“Spanning from the final days of Constantinople to the distant space-exploring future, this is about how stories resonant across space and time. I know that readers will emerge from its pages grateful: for our connections with each other, how great art outlasts all of us, how together we are all writing one big story, imperfect and hopeful.”

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Blind Tiger

By Sandra Brown
Narrated by: Jason Culp
Length: 15 hours 55 minutes

The year 1920 comes in with a roar in this rousing and suspenseful novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown. Prohibition is the new law of the land, but murder, mayhem, lust, and greed are already institutions in the Moonshine Capitol of Texas.
Thatcher Hutton, a war-weary soldier on the way back to his cowboy life, jumps from... Read more »

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Black Birds in the Sky

The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

By Brandy Colbert
Narrated by: Brandy Colbert & Kristyl Dawn Tift
Length: 5 hours 25 minutes

A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre.

In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched across the train tracks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and into its predominantly...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Book #16

By Jeff Kinney
Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
Length: 1 hours 52 minutes

Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix. After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he reluctantly agrees to sign up for basketball. Tryouts are a mess, and Greg is sure he won’t make the cut.... Read more »

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A Novel

By Richard Powers
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
Length: 7 hours 50 minutes


Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize
Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction

A heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory.

I never believed the diagnoses the doctors settled on my son. When a condition gets three different names... Read more »

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Being Texan

Essays, Recipes, and Advice for the Lone Star Way of Life

By Editors of Texas Monthly
Narrated by: Matt Godfrey, Luis Selgas, Coleen Marlo, Michael Crouch, Karissa Vacker, Megan Tusing, Charlie Kevin, Ramon de Ocampo, Janina Edwards & Soneela Nankani
Length: 8 hours 43 minutes

The editors of Texas Monthly explore what it means to be a Texan in this anthology packed with essays, reportage, recipes, and recommendations from their renowned list of contributors.

Big hats, big trucks, big oil fortunes—Texas clichés all. And while those elements do flourish throughout Texas, they alone hardly define the place. The Lone Star...

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Barakah Beats

By Maleeha Siddiqui
Narrated by: Salena Qureshi
Length: 5 hours 19 minutes

Twelve-year-old Nimra Sharif has spent her whole life in Islamic school, but now it's time to go to "real school." Nimra's nervous, but as long as she has Jenna, her best friend who already goes to the public school, she figures she can take on just about anything. Unfortunately, middle school is hard. The teachers are mean, the schedule is... Read more »

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Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World

The highly anticipated sequel to the multi-award-winning international bestseller Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Narrated by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Length: 10 hours 1 minutes

The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved cult classic about family, friendship and first love, from award-winning author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. This lyrical novel will enrapture readers of John Green, Love, Simon and Call me by your Name

A love story like no other.

In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys fell in... Read more »

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A Snake Falls to Earth

By Darcie Little Badger
Narrated by: Shaun Taylor-Corbett & Kinsale Hueston
Length: 10 hours 35 minutes

Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She’s always felt there was something more out there. She still believes in the old stories. Oli is a cottonmouth kid, from the land of spirits and monsters. Like all cottonmouths, he’s been cast from home. He’s found a new one on the banks of the bottomless lake. Nina and Oli have no idea the other exists.... Read more »

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A Carnival of Snackery

Diaries (2003-2020)

By David Sedaris
Narrated by: David Sedaris & Tracey Ullman
Length: 17 hours 8 minutes

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.

If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between... Read more »

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