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    • The Secret Life of Bees

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lily has grown up believing she accidentally killed her mother when she was four. She not only has her own memory of holding the gun, but her father's account of the event. Now 14, she yearns for her mother, and for forgiveness. Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her father, she has only one friend: Rosaleen, a black servant whose sharp exterior hides a tender heart. South Carolina in the '60s is a place where segregation is still considered a cause worth fighting for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 14-02-2018

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Mermaid Chair

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jessie Sullivan has been married half her life, and has become accustomed to her role. But when she returns to the isolated island where she grew up to establish why her mother has been behaving oddly, she is to find a lot more than she came looking for. A loving, exuberant character, who believes herself to be happy, she has forgotten a hidden part of her spirit - the part represented by the beautiful, vibrant and legendary mermaid carved on a chair in the island's monastery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sue Monk Kidd never dissapoints with her brillianc

    • By Fern on 11-08-2016

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Invention of Wings

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
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    From the celebrated author of the international bes tseller The Secret Life of Bees comes an extraordinary novel about two exceptional women. Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, Hetty 'Handful' Grimke is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic story and great narration

    • By Sam on 04-05-2015

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Secret Life of Bees

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike with its strong, assured voice. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.

    Non-member price: $38.87

    • Travelling with Pomegranates

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd, Ann Kidd Taylor
    • Narrated by: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    An engrossing, touching and uplifting travel memoir from the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and her daughter. Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter Ann chronicle their travels together at a time when each had reached an important turning point in her life. What emerged was a quest for Ann and Sue to redefine themselves and also rediscover one other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Profoundly Healing

    • By Anonymous User on 22-05-2018

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • Traveling with Pomegranates

    • A Mother-Daughter Story
    • By: Sue Monk Kidd, Ann Kidd Taylor
    • Narrated by: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
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    In this intimate dual memoir, she and her daughter, Ann, offer distinct perspectives as a 50-something and a 20-something, each on a quest to redefine herself and to rediscover each other. Between 1998 and 2000, Sue and Ann travel throughout Greece and France. Sue, coming to grips with aging, caught in a creative vacuum, longing to reconnect with her grown daughter, struggles to enlarge a vision of swarming bees into a novel.

    Non-member price: $38.87

    • The Mermaid Chair

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sue Monk Kidd's stunning debut, The Secret Life of Bees, has transformed her into a genuine literary star. Now, in her much-anticipated new novel, Kidd has woven a transcendent tale that will thrill her legion of fans and cement her reputation as one of the most remarkable writers at work today.

    Non-member price: $38.87

    • Die Erfindung der Flügel

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Inka Friedrich, Bibiana Beglau
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Zu ihrem elften Geburtstag erhält Sarah, Tochter reicher Gutsbesitzer, ein ungewöhnliches Geschenk: die zehnjährige Sklavin Hetty, die ihr als Dienstmädchen zur Verfügung stehen soll. Doch Sarah geht das gegen den Strich, und stattdessen bringt sie dem Mädchen Lesen und Schreiben bei - obwohl das streng verboten ist. Gemeinsam kämpfen sie fortan einen schwierigen und mutigen Kampf gegen Zwänge und Konventionen ihrer Zeit - über mehr als dreißig Jahre hinweg.

    Non-member price: $18.12