Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Your Playaway fix

Our latest quarterly shipment of Playaway audiobooks is here and on the shelf!  For those of you who love these little grab-n-go gems, we have some of the biggest names in fiction to entertain you:
  • Jasper Fforde has added to his fantasy/mystery/time travel/humorous fiction series with One of Our Thursdays is Missing.  There's trouble in BookWorld, but where is detective Thursday Next? 
  • W.E.B. Griffin brings espionage adventure to the fore with The Outlaws, the latest Presidential Agent novel.  Covert agent Charlie Castillo has to track down biological agents and avert a worldwide catastrophe.
  • Donna Leon's 20th Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery is Drawing Conclusions.  Fans of Leon will love this latest installment, which focuses on the death of a widow who was sheltering abused women in her home.
  • Alexander McCall Smith finally celebrates the wedding of Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti in The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, the 12th book in the Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency series.
  • Francine Pascal revisits her wildly popular Sweet Valley High series with Sweet Valley Confidential.  The Wakefield twins are all grown up now, but the angst keeps coming.
  • Jodi Picoult blends themes of infertility, music, gay rights and evangelical Christianity into her latest novel, Sing You Home.  Picoult wrote the lyrics to the songs included in this recording.
  • Stuart Woods is back with another Stone Barrington novel.  Strategic Moves sees Stone receiving a million dollar bonus from his admiring bosses at the law firm, but his clients soon involve him in murder, embezzlement and CIA intrigue.

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