The Favorite Sister: Jessica Knoll
From Jessica Knoll - author of Luckiest Girl Alive, the instant New York Times best seller and the best-selling debut novel of 2015 - comes a blisteringly paced thriller starring competitive sisters whose dark secrets and lies result in murder when they sign on to a reality TV show. When five hypersuccessful women agree to appear on a reality series set in New York City called Goal Diggers, the producers never expect the season will end in murder.... Brett´s the fan favorite. Tattooed and only 27, the meteoric success of her spin studio - and her recent engagement to her girlfriend - has made her the object of jealousy and vitriol from her castmates. Kelly, Brett´s older sister and business partner, is the most recent recruit, dismissed as a hanger-on by veteran cast. The golden child growing up, she defers to Brett now - a role that requires her to protect their shocking secret. Stephanie, the first black cast member and the oldest, is a successful best-selling author of erotic novels. There have long been whispers about her hot, nonworking actor-husband and his wandering eye, but this season the focus is on the rift that has opened between her and Brett, former best friends - and resentment soon breeds contempt. Lauren, the start-up world´s darling whose drinking has gotten out of control, is Goal Diggers´ recovery narrative - everyone loves a comeback story. And Jen, made rich and famous through her cultishly popular vegan food line plays a holistic hippie for the cameras but is perhaps the most ruthless of them all when the cameras are off. The Favorite Sister explores the invisible barriers that prevent women from rising up the ranks in today´s America - and offers a scathing take on the oft-lionized bonds of sisterhood and the relentless pressure to stay young, relevant, and salable. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ashlie Atkinson, Jenni Barber, Aja Naomi King. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008254/bk_sans_008254_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You Were Always Mom´s Favorite!:Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives Deborah Tannen
Sister witches, sweet Bellony, spunky Araxa, and motherly Scarafina, are cooking up a boiling cauldron of their favorite stew. Little do they know that unexpected, frightful dinner guests are about to arrive. Family, love, and a special ingredient save the day in this charming (and just a little spooky) treat for kids. Includes exciting sound effects for a super fun and immersive audio experience! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lara K Crawford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/114436/bk_acx0_114436_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Reagan Bishop is a pusher. A licensed psychologist who stars on the Wendy Winsberg cable breakout show I Need a Push, Reagan helps participants become their best selves by urging them to overcome obstacles and change behaviors. An overachiever, Reagan is used to delivering results. Despite her overwhelming professional success, Reagan never seems to earn her family´s respect. Her younger sister, Geri, is and always will be the Bishop family favorite. When a national network buys Reagan´s show, the pressures for unreasonably quick results and higher ratings mount. But Reagan´s a clinician, not a magician, and fears witnessing her own personal failings in prime time. (And seriously? Her family will never let her hear the end of it.) Desperate to make the show work and keep her family at bay, Reagan actually listens when the show´s New Age healer offers an unconventional solution¿ Record Nielsen ratings follow. But when Reagan decides to use her newfound power to teach everyone a lesson about sibling rivalry, she´s the one who will be schooled¿ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jen Lancaster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/002288/bk_peng_002288_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sophie Kinsella has conquered the hearts of millions with her New York Times best-selling Shopaholic novels, which feature the irresistible one-woman shopping phenomenon Becky Bloomwood. Now Becky´s back in a hilarious, heartwarming tale of married life, best friends, and long-lost sisters (and the perils of simply having to own an Angel handbag!). What´s a round-the-world honeymoon if you can´t buy the odd souvenir to ship back home? Like the Chinese urns and 20 silk dressing gowns Becky found in Hong Kong, the five kilim rugs from Turkey, the splendid hand-carved dining table (and ten chairs) from Sri Lanka, the, um, huge wooden giraffes from Malawi (that her husband Luke expressly forbade her to buy)... Only now Becky and Luke have returned home to London and Luke is furious. Two truckloads of those souvenirs have cluttered up their usually immaculate loft, and the bills for them are outrageous. Becky´s even maxed out on her second secret credit card, and she doesn´t have a new job yet! Luke insists she go on a budget. And worse: her beloved best friend Suze has found a new best friend while Becky was away. Becky´s feeling rather blue, when her parents deliver some incredible news. She has a long-lost sister! Becky is thrilled! She´s convinced her sister will be a true soulmate. They´ll go shopping together, drink cappuccinos together, have manicures together, and watch their favorite videos together. Until she meets Jessica for the first time and gets the shock of her life. Surely Becky Bloomwood´s sister can´t...hate shopping? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Katherine Kellgren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/000477/bk_rand_000477_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Chekhov’s masterpiece in a full-cast performance starring Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt, Sarah Zimmerman and Jon Hamm. Meet Olga, Masha, and Irina, warm and cultured young sisters who were reared in the exciting hubbub of Moscow, but have been living in the dull, gossipy backwaters of Russia for far too long. With their father’s passing, and the ordinary grip of day-to-day life slowly suffocating them, the urge to return to the city with its rich and exciting life rises to a fever pitch. First performed in 1901, The Three Sisters mixes humor and heartbreak beautifully and is a perennial favorite of actors and audiences alike. This is a full-cast performance starring Tessa Thompson as Irina; Jennifer Westfeldt as Masha; Sarah Zimmerman as Olga; Jon Hamm as Vershinin; Josh Clark as Solyony/Rode; Josh Cooke as Kulygin; Dan Donohue as Tuzenbach; Pamela Dunlap as Anfisa; Marc Halsey as Fedotik; Rebecca Mozo as Natasha; Robert Pine as Chebutykin/Ferapont; Reid Scott as Andrei. Directed by Jenny Sullivan. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, in April, 2011. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt, Sarah Zimmerman, Jon Hamm, Josh Clark, Josh Cooke, Dan Donohue. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000283/pf_latw_000283_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.