Penguin presents the audiobook edition of This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada, read by Skye Bennett.Catarina thought they´d stopped the Hydra virus. She was wrong. After laying everything on the line to decrypt the vaccine, Cat realises that Lachlan´s daemon code is in the panel of every person on the planet. With it, he can reprogram humanity. She, Cole and Leoben set out to stop him, but they´re on a timer. Cartaxus - the shadowy corporation that´s both helped and hindered them - has a deadly end game in play. The virus is evolving, the vaccine is dying, and if Cat can´t find Lachlan in three days, they´ll use lethal code to wipe out everyone. Their path takes them to Entropia, an underground city deep in the desert and home to the most extreme gene hackers, run by the queen of coding, Regina. Struggling with the revelations about her past and plagued by strange visions, what Cat finds in Entropia is more than just a trail to Lachlan. Because in the vaulted chambers of Regina´s kingdom, Cat is forced to question everything she knows and everyone she trusts, and discovers that the biggest threat of all may be buried in her own mind. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Skye Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pauk/001729/bk_pauk_001729_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Brooklynn Summers has a plan for her life: graduate from high school, get into a top fashion school, prove to her family that she´s not a failure. She wishes someone in her life understood her need to create because her parents sure don´t support her dreams, her sister hates her, and the deadlines are soon approaching. Enter Grayson Banks. There are a few things in life Brooklynn can´t stand: mismatched patterns, cheap polyester, and Grayson. No boy has ever publicly humiliated Brooklynn like Grayson has. When he suddenly moved away in eighth grade, Brooklynn happily wished him good riddance. But on the first day of senior year, Grayson comes back, with his piercing blue eyes and a smile that melts icebergs; he is not exactly the boy Brooklynn remembers. She quickly realizes that Grayson´s intentions have completely shifted, but she´s not sure if she can put their past behind her. Grayson understands Brooklynn´s creative ambitions and he devises a plan to showcase her work to the world. When the two agree to work together, suddenly, there is more than just fabric paint that´s having a chemical reaction to its environment. Brooklynn cannot help but feel pulled into Grayson´s arms, but memories and misunderstandings surface, putting in danger whatever small comradeship these two childhood enemies have constructed. Can Brooklynn overcome her own insecurities, finally making her dreams come true - even a dream she didn´t know she had? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laura Darrell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022210/bk_acx0_022210_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You might think that working in the video game industry is all fun and, well, games. Jobs like combat designer and animator sound pretty exciting. But do you know what it really takes to do one of these jobs? Do you have the skills? The knowledge? Are you ready to work hard? Game designers create the images, sounds, and action that gamers enjoy. Find out if you can handle a job in this fast-paced industry. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Book Buddy Digital Media. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lrnr/000652/bk_lrnr_000652_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Cat thought the Hydra epidemic was over, but when new cases pop up, Cat must team up with an enemy to fix the vaccine before the virus spirals out of control in this thrilling sequel to This Mortal Coil, which New York Times best-selling author Amie Kaufman says ´´redefines ‘unputdownable.´”The nightmare of the outbreak is finally over, but Cat’s fight has only just begun.Exhausted, wounded, and reeling from revelations that have shaken her to her core, Cat is at a breaking point. Camped in the woods with Cole and Leoben, she’s working day and night, desperate to find a way to stop Lachlan’s plan to reprogram humanity. But she’s failing - Cat can’t even control her newly regrown panel, and try as she might to ignore them, she keeps seeing glitching visions from her past everywhere she turns.When news arrives that the Hydra virus might not be as dead as they’d thought, the group is pushed into an uneasy alliance with Cartaxus to hunt down Lachlan and fix the vaccine. Their search takes them to Entropia, a city of genehackers hidden deep in the desert that could also hold the answers about Cat’s past that she’s been searching for.But when confronted with lies and betrayals, Cat is forced to question everything she knows and everyone she trusts. And while Lachlan is always two steps ahead, the biggest threat to Cat may be the secrets buried in her own mind. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Skye Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008971/bk_sans_008971_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I want you to do something with the place. Something epic. After being entrusted with her brother´s Los Angeles apartment for the summer as a graduation gift, Emi Price isn´t sure how to fulfill his one condition: that something great take place there while he´s gone. Emi may be a talented young production designer, already beginning to thrive in the competitive film industry, but she still feels like an average teen, floundering when it comes to romance. But when she and her best friend, Charlotte, discover a mysterious letter at the estate sale of a Hollywood film legend, Emi must move beyond the walls of her carefully crafted world to chase down the loose ends of a movie icon’s hidden life, leading her to uncover a decades’ old secret and the potential for something truly epic: love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jorjeana Marie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/003287/bk_lili_003287_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Third Wheel is the hilarious next book in the brilliant, best-selling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Available here as an unabridged audio download. Perfect for readers of 8+ and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans. Also now a box office-busting major motion franchise with the third Wimpy Kid movie, Dog Days released in the UK in August 2012! Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? The Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he’s worried he’ll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn’t have any prospects either but that’s small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end, you never know who’s going to be lucky in love... Share in the hilarious adventures of everyone’s favourite wimpy kid, Greg Heffley, in the highly-anticipated seventh book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Winner of Blue Peter’s Best Book of the Last 10 Years award. Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number-one New York Times best-selling author. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica website, which was named one of Time magazine’s 50 Best Websites. He lives in Massachusetts, USA. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Russell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pauk/000360/bk_pauk_000360_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the world. - Archimedes In Charles River Editors´ History for Kids series, your children can learn about history´s most important people and events in an easy, entertaining, and educational way. The concise but comprehensive book will keep your kid´s attention all the way to the end. Over 1500 years before Leonardo Da Vinci became the Renaissance Man, antiquity had its own in the form of Archimedes, one of the most famous Ancient Greeks. An engineer, mathematician, physicist, scientist, and astronomer all rolled into one, Archimedes has been credited for making groundbreaking discoveries - some of which are undoubtedly fact and others that are almost certainly myth. Regardless, he´s considered the first man to determine a way to measure an object´s mass, and also the first man to realize that refracting the Sun´s light could burn something, and theorizing the existence of lasers over two millennia before they existed. People still use the design of the Archimedes´ screw in water pumps today, and modern scholars have tried to link him to the recently discovered Antikythera mechanism, an ancient ´´computer´´ of sorts that used mechanics to accurately chart astronomical data depending on the date it was set to. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tracey Norman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092524/bk_acx0_092524_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Perfect for ages 7-9.´´For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life. I have been trying to arrange my affairs in such a way that I can devote my entire time for a few months to experiment in this field.” - Wilbur Wright, 1900The lives of Wilbur and Orville Wright are quintessential American stories. Growing up in America’s heartland, the boys lived very ordinary lives with five other siblings and worked in printing jobs and repair jobs that involved tinkering with tools and bicycles. But at the end of the 20th century, one of the brothers’ passions became an obsession, especially for Wilbur, who would later write, ´´My brother and I became seriously interested in the problem of human flight in 1899.´´The Wright Brothers initially underestimated the difficulties involved in flying, and they were apparently surprised by the fact that so many others were working on solving the ´´problem of human flight´´ already. Decades before their own historic plane would end up in the National Air and Space Museum, Wilbur and Orville asked the Smithsonian for reading materials and brushed up on everything from the works of their contemporaries to Leonardo Da Vinci. Undeterred by the work and the fact that several would-be pioneers died in crashes trying to control gliders, the Wright Brothers tested out gliding at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina for several years, working to perfect pilot control before trying powered flight.In December 1903, the brothers had done enough scientific work with concepts like lift to help their aeronautical designs, and they had the technical know-how to work with engines. On December 17, the brothers took turns making history’s first successful powered flights. The fourth and final flight lasted nearly a minute and covered nearly 900 feet. The Wright Flyer I h 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tracey Norman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/103742/bk_acx0_103742_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When twelve-year-old Cove Bernstein becomes the target of a school-wide bullying campaign, she sets out to find a way to leave her home on Martha’s Vineyard for New York City, where her best friend lives. But Cove discovers that friends can appear in the unlikeliest places, and maybe home isn’t the worst place to be after all.Jennifer Blecher’s debut novel is a voice-driven story about bullying, friendship, and self-reliance that hits the sweet spot for fans of Ali Benjamin’s The Thing About Jellyfish and Erin Entrada Kelly’s You Go First. Twelve-year-old Cove Bernstein’s year has gone from bad to worse. First, her best friend, Nina, moved from Martha’s Vineyard to New York City. Then, without Nina around, Cove became the target of a bullying campaign at school. Escape seems impossible.But opportunities can appear when you least expect them. Cove’s visit to a secondhand clothing store leads her to a surprising chance to visit Nina, but only if she can win a coveted place in a kids-only design competition. Cove doesn’t know how to sew, but her friend at the retirement home, Anna, has promised to teach her. And things start really looking up when a new kid at school, Jack, begins appearing everywhere Cove goes.Then Cove makes a big mistake. One that could ruin every good thing that has happened to her this year. One that she doesn’t know how to undo.Jennifer Blecher’s accessible and beautifully written debut novel explores actions and consequences, loneliness, bullying, and finding your voice. This voice-driven friendship story is for fans of Rebecca Stead’s Goodbye Stranger and Jodi Kendall’s The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kathleen McInerney. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/008725/bk_harp_008725_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.