Audibles Top Five Best Sellers for January 2014

Mysteries & Thrillers: Legal Thriller

The Gods of Guilt by Michael ConnellyThe Gods of Guilt

4.5-star-ratings-100x20(1075 ratings) Written by: Michael Connelly, Narrated by: Peter Giles, Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
Mickey Haller gets the text, “Call me ASAP – 187,” and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life.
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Teens: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Insurgen Divergent Book 2 by Veronica RothInsurgent: Divergent, Book 2

4.5-star-ratings-100x20(5029 ratings) Written by: Veronica Roth, Narrated by: Emma Galvin, Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
One choice can transform you – or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves – and herself – while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
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Fiction: Historical

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe Invention of Wings

4.5-star-ratings-100x20(400 ratings) Written by: Sue Monk Kidd, Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye, Sue Monk Kidd,Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world – and it is now the newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection. Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women.
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Bios & Memoirs: Political Figures

Duty Memoirs of a Secretary at War by Robert M GatesDuty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

4-star-ratings-100x20(96 ratings) Written by: Robert M. Gates, Narrated by: George Newbern, Robert M. Gates, Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, he was happily serving as president of Texas A&M University. But when he was asked to help a nation mired in two wars and to aid the troops doing the fighting, he answered what he felt was the call of duty.
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Mysteries & Thrillers: Suspense

Dead Eye A Grey Man Novel by Mark GreaneyDead Eye: A Gray Man Novel

4.5-star-ratings-100x20(574 ratings) Written by: Mark Greaney, Narrated by: Jay Snyder,Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
Ex-CIA master assassin Court Gentry has always prided himself on his ability to disappear at will, to fly below the radar and exist in the shadows – to survive as the near-mythical Gray Man. But when he takes revenge upon a former employer who betrayed him, he exposes himself to something he’s never had to face before. A killer who is just like him. Code-named Dead Eye, Russell Whitlock is a graduate of the same ultra-secret Autonomous Asset Program that trained and once controlled Gentry.
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I was a Children's Librarian for 8 years and worked in Administration for several more. I love blogging about books, information, and other library related topics. Most of my blogs are book reviews.