DANCING THE DIGITAL TUNE:THE 5 PRINCIPLES OF COMPETING IN A DIGITAL WORLD Manish Grover
This warm, nuanced, hilarious story about friendship, fortitude - and dancing is impossible not to fall in love with. Jenny´s voice is fresh and convincing, and she handles both darker and lighter elements of the story with equal panache. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nicola Barber. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020362/bk_adbl_020362_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Max Tobin brings his all-male dance company to Steeple Martin, with his new ballet, Pendle, based on the infamous Pendle Witch Trials, due to be performed at the Oast Theatre. There have been unpleasant incidents during rehearsals in London, and Max asks Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran Wolfe to look into them.To everyone’s surprise, the incidents continue at the Oast, and their seriousness escalates until, inevitably, someone is murdered. While the police look into the murder, Libby and Fran wonder why someone seemed so set against the ballet. Were occult forces at work, or was there a more worldly, personal motive? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patience Tomlinson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/004119/bk_isis_004119_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Award-winning Karma Wilson, author of Bear Snores On, has created the delightful Hilda Hippo - a hippo who loves to dance despite all the noise she makes while doing so. It’s just that the Ka-bump! Ka-bump! Crash! Crash! Crash! noises disturb her jungle friends. Maybe Hilda could take up knitting? But knitting doesn’t quite suit the would-be ballerina. Perhaps she and her friends can find some sort of compromise! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin R. Free. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/006465/bk_reco_006465_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Budding ballerina, Bethany St.Clair wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and in pain. After celebrating her fourteenth birthday at the Nutcracker ballet with her parents, she remembers beginning the car ride home to unwrap her final birthday present. Her life unravels before her when she realizes she is the sole survivor from the vehicle. With a severely broken leg and a crushed spirit, Bethany is left in the loving care of her aunt Alice, and the young ballerina´s desperate struggles begin. Dealing with unimaginable grief, Bethany embarks on a new chapter in her life, living with her young Christian aunt. A waging war in Bethany´s heart pulls her further away from God, and her only hope of comfort is beyond her reach. How long until she can dance again? One evening, Bethany discovers the unopened birthday present from her parents, but is unable to muster the emotional strength to unwrap it. She buries it beneath her bed; the constant reminder of that fateful night hidden from sight. Every day brings its own mountains for Bethany to climb, and she is forced to choose between old friends and new, forgiveness and bitterness, and ultimately life and death. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Semida. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/012732/bk_acx0_012732_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
During the 1970s, Verdi’s relationship with street-smart Johnson leads her to heroin and the brink of destruction. Rescued by a conservative professor willing to give up everything for her, she lives a quiet, comfortable life for 20 years--until Johnson returns to re-ignite old passions. Pulled uncontrollably toward the reckless appetites of her youth, Verdi struggles to understand her desires and to decide where she wants life to take her next. Best-selling author Diane McKinney-Whetstone fills this lush, lyrical novel with the steamy intensity of great jazz music. Myra Lucretia Taylor adds a rich, rhythmic voice to Verdi’s dangerous, intoxicating, and utterly unforgettable dance of self-discovery. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Myra Lucretia Taylor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/006000/bk_reco_006000_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dancing Lessons centers on Ever, a young man with Asperger´s syndrome who seeks the instruction of a Broadway dancer to learn enough dancing to survive an awards dinner. The dancer, Senga, however, is recovering from an injury that may stop her dancing career permanently. As their relationship unfolds, they´re both caught off-guard by the discoveries - both hilarious and heartwarming - that they make about each other and about themselves. Directed by Julianne Boyd. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paige Davis, John Cariani. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/001360/bk_naxo_001360_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Finding himself the man of the family, London dancing master Alec Valcourt moves his mother and sister to remote Devonshire, hoping to start over. But he is stunned to learn the village matriarch has prohibited all dancing, for reasons buried deep in her past. Alec finds an unlikely ally in the matriarch´s daughter. Though he´s initially wary of Julia Midwinter´s reckless flirtation, he comes to realize her bold exterior disguises a vulnerable soul - and hidden sorrows of her own. Julia is quickly attracted to the handsome dancing master - a man her mother would never approve of - but she cannot imagine why Mr. Valcourt would leave London, or why he evades questions about his past. With Alec´s help, can Julia uncover old secrets and restore life to her somber village...and to her mother´s tattered heart? Filled with mystery and romance, The Dancing Master brings to life the intriguing profession of those who taught essential social graces for ladies and gentlemen hoping to make a ´´good match´´ in Regency England. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Sastre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/007508/bk_reco_007508_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller. High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sir Ian McKellen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/001394/bk_hcuk_001394_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.