Index of Audio Reviews
This is list of all the audio book
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
W-Z, located on LPR. These audio books are listed alphabetically by title.
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- Wake-Up Call: The Political Education of a 9/11 Widow, by Kristen Breitweiser.
This book chronicles the journey of one of the 9-11 widows, known as The Jersey Girls, to come to terms with her husband's death and to discover the truth about what really went wrong on that fateful day.
- Walk Away the Pounds, by Leslie Sansone.
An inspirational book that teaches you how to easily and effectively walk away those unwanted pounds.
- A Wanted Man, by Lee Child.
Hitchhiking to Virginia, Jack Reacher gets a ride in a car only to find that his carmates are wanted by the law and are somehow connected to a murder or two.
- WAR, by Sebastian Junger.
In this book, Junger gives breathtaking insight into the truths of war - the fear, the honor, and the trust among men. His on-the-ground account follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.
- Warming the Stone Child: Myths & Stories About Abandonment and the Unmothered Child, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.
A collection of stories about orphans looking to recapture their inner-mother.
- The War That Made America, by Fred Anderson.
A concise history of the French and Indian War that focuses on the 'American' aspects of the war and how the outcome of the war is directly is connected to the start of the American Revolution.
- We the Living, by Ayn Rand.
This is a philosophical book that portrays the impact of the Russian Revolution on three human beings who demand the right to live their own lives and pursue their own happiness.
- The Weeping Werewolf, by Bruce Coville.
The second book in the Moongobble and Me series finds Moongobble and Edward in search of a bottle of Weeping Werewolf's tears. Along the way they uncover a secret from Edward's past that will change his life forever.
- Welcome to Your Crisis, by Laura Day.
How to Use the Power of Crisis to Create the Life You Want. A self-help book that will help you to find the good in every crisis.
- "What Do You Care What Other People Think?", by Richard P. Feynman.
This book, by the brilliant physicist Richard P. Feynman, will make you laugh, and it may make you cry. It includes essays on how he became a scientist, the death of his first wife, Arlene, who died of TB while Feynman was working with Oppenheimer on the Atomic Bomb. A large portion of this book also chronicles his dealings with bureaucrats, and his work on the Rogers Commission that investigated the destruction of the space shuttle, Challenger.
- What Katy Did, by Susan Coolidge.
This a heartwarming, and at times, heart wrenching story of a little girl, who wants to grow up to be beautiful and to do something really special that will make her famous. But before she can achieve her goal, she meets with a tragic accident that leaves her partially paralyzed. How Katy deals with the accident, and how it matures her, is the main focus of this children's story.
- What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures, by Malcolm Gladwell.
Nineteen thought-provoking essays that were drawn from Gladwell's numerous works that previously appeared in The New Yorker magazine.
- The White and the Gold: The French Regime in Canada, By Thomas B. Costain.
In this book, Costain explores the early history of French Regime in Canada, up to the end of French and Indian War.
- White Coolies, by Betty Jeffrey.
On February 12, 1942 the Vyner Brooke left Singapore carrying a full complement of refugees, including 65 Australian nursing sisters. Two days later, the ship was sunk by the Japanese. Fifty-three nurses reached Bangka Island. Of these, 21 were machined gunned to death after surrendering to the Japanese. The remaining 32 nurses were taken prisoners and spent the next three and half years struggling to survive. White Coolies is the story of their epic ordeal.
- Who Let the Dogs In?, by Molly Ivins.
Incredible Political Animals I Have Known. A witty collection of columns that put the spotlight on the numerous politicians from Roland Regan and H. Ross Perot to Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld that Ivins has written about.
- Wicked Business, by Janet Evanovich.
Lizzy and Diesel set out to find a murder and recover a priceless relic in this fast paced mystery.
- The Widow of the South, by Robert Hicks.
Based on the life of Carrie McGavock, this novel tells the story of the Battle of Franklin, the more than 9,000 men who died during this bloody Civil War battle, and the one man who awakened the heart of a depressed and lonely woman.
- The Wild Duck, by Henrik Ibsen.
An innovative drama of truth and liberty, and one of Ibsen's most frequently staged plays.
- Wild Fire, by Nelson DeMille.
When a Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent goes missing, it falls upon Detective John Corey and his wife, FBI Agent Kate Mayfield to uncover the truth. What they find turns even these hardened agents cold - a plot to destroy American cities with nuclear devices...
- Wild Thing, by Josh Bazell.
Dr. Pietro Brnwa is back, and he is still in a lot of trouble. Not only is the mob after him, but he's taken a job protecting a self-destructive palaeontologist hunting for mythical monsters. Can things get any worse for this former hitman?
- The Will of The Empress, by Tamora Pierce.
Pierce reunites the heroes of the Circle of Magic in this suspenseful sequel that pits the teenaged Sandry, Tris, Daja, and Briar against the Empress Berenene.
- The Wingless Bird, by Catherine Cookson.
An absorbing story of love and the harsh realities of Britain's class system.
- Witch & Wizard, by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet.
Imagine you wake up and the world around you - life as you know it - has changed in an instant. That's what has happened to Whit Allgood and his sister, Whisty. They went to sleep as normal teenagers, and woke up as wanted criminals. Accused of holding incredible powers...
- The Witness for the Prosecution & Other Stories: 5 Complete Stories, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of Christie mysteries that includes: The Witness for the Prosecution, The Red Signal, The Fourth man, S.O.S., and The Mystery of the Blue Jar.
- Wolfe at Quebec, by Christopher Hibbert.
In this short work, Hibbert chronicles the last year of Major-General James Wolfe's life, and his leadership at the battle for Quebec at the decisive engagement fought between the British and the French on the Plains of Abraham. When the battle ended, Quebec was to fall to English hands, and Wolfe, at the advanced age of 32, was destined to die from the wounds he received in the battle.
- Wolfwalker, by Tara K. Harper.
Ember Dion is a healer and a wolfwalker. She is also a skilled woodsmen and sword fighter. But is it, perhaps, her skill as a wolfwalker that best defines her. A wolfwalker is an individual who can telepathically communicate with wolves. In this rollicking adventure tale, Dion and Hishn, her wolf, struggle to survive a series of challenges while on the trail of a band of raiders who have kidnaped three young girls, whom they intend to sell as harem slaves.
- Women's Murder Club: Box Set Volume I, by James Patterson.
This is an audiobook box set of the first three books in the Women's Murder Club series: 1st to Die, 2nd Chance, and 3rd Degree.
- Women's Murder Club Box Set, Volume 2, by James Patterson
This is an audiobook box set of books 4-6 in the Women's Murder Club series: The 4th of July, The 5th Horseman, and The 6th Target.
- World War I, by S. L. A. Marshall.
This book provides a solid historical overview of the causes, prosecution, and consequences of World War I. Written in an energetic and authoritative style, this book is eminently readable.
- Worst Case, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.
Detective Michael Bennett, a widower and father of ten children, is on the hunt for a serial kidnapper/killer who is kidnapping the children of wealthy families and then making the kids answer a quiz. If they give the wrong answer - they die. Can Bennett catch this maniac before the case is given to the FBI?
- Yes, Chef, by Marcus Samuelsson.
Born in Ethiopia and adopted by a Swedish couple when he was orphaned at the age of three, this is a candid memoir about one man's journey from a dust village in Africa to becoming an award winning chef and restauranteur.
- Your Best Life Now
, by Joel Osteen.
7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential - a step by step guide, for Christians, on how to succeed in life.
- The Zebra-Striped Hearse, by Ross MacDonald.
This is a wonderfully crafted detective novel, full of dark images and unspoken evils. This is MacDonald's tenth novel featuring the detective Lew Archer. In this audio production, the novel is read by a full-cast.
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