Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty New York Times best-selling memoir of a creative life enriched by her adventures around the world. Building on the success of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes' rich personal essays invite listeners and devoted crafters on excursions to be savored, from a guide who quickly comes to feel like a trusted confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes listeners along on 17 of her most memorable journeys across the globe over the last 15 years, with stories spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a cozy yarn shop in Paris' 13th arrondissement. Also known for her PBS television appearances and hugely popular line of small-batch handcrafted yarns, Parkes weaves her personal blend of wisdom and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth guide that is part personal travel narrative and part cultural history, touching the heart of what it means to live creatively. Join Parkes as she ventures to locales both foreign and familiar in chapters like: "Chasing a Legend in Taos" "Glass, Grass, and the Power of Place: Tacoma, Washington" "A Thing for Socks and a Very Big Plan: Portland, Oregon" "Autumn on the Hudson: The New York Sheep & Wool Festival" "Cashmere Dreams and British Breeds: A Last-Minute Visit to Edinburgh, Scotland" Fans of travel writing, as well as knitters, crocheters, designers, and fiber artists alike, will enjoy the masterful narrative in these intimate tales from a life well crafted. Whether you've committed to exploring your own wanderlust or are an armchair traveler curled up in your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is sure to inspire laughter, tears, and maybe some travel plans of your own. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Clara Parkes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/004610/bk_rand_004610_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
My name is Mackenzie Bartholomew, or at least it was. I’m staring at my dead body, lying in a casket. I was a healthy, 39-year-old mother of three.I have so many questions but very few answers. Was I murdered? Did I commit suicide? I don’t know if I’m in some sort of purgatory or if I’ve gone straight to hell.I’m stuck somewhere in between life and death, forced to travel back in time to relive moments from my past, ones I’d rather forget. I’m desperate to piece together the details surrounding my death. If I don’t, I fear my soul will never find rest.Chock full of family drama, secrets, betrayal, and lies, Somewhere in Between is a psychological thriller with wicked twists that will keep you hooked until the last minute 1. Language: English. Narrator: Erica Maity. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/202543/bk_acx0_202543_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Would you travel the world with a perfect stranger? Fasten your seat belts for an emotional journey filled with humor and adventure. Bachelor and newscaster Pete McCarney buys two plane tickets for a trip around the world with his girlfriend, but they split up shortly before the trip, and he can't get a refund. In a gutsy last-minute move, Pete goes on social media asking for women with his girlfriend's exact name to join him on the trip. Twenty-one women apply, and the ensuing interview process is both awkward and hilarious. When he finally chooses a feisty, headstrong, recently-divorced lawyer, he has no idea what to expect from their worldwide adventures - and neither does Allie James. She has pretty much sworn off men since her divorce. Will either of them get the vacation they were so desperately hoping for?Contains mature themes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: CJ Bloom, Gary Furlong. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/010809/bk_tant_010809_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Budget Travel guide is targeted at students, young people, and anyone else that wants to travel as much as they can without draining their bank account. Travel does not have to be something you save for all year, it can be something you can afford to do every single month! Inside, you will find valuable information on saving as much money as possible on everything from flights and hotels to cruises and special package deals. Here is just some of the stuff you will learn in Budget Travel: The absolute best times of year to take that vacation to guarantee you get the lowest prices. The single biggest money saver in travel. What it is and how you can take advantage of it. Two key things that can have a huge impact on the cost of your vacation. The best places to visit in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. There are places that are dirt cheap to visit in a specific season. How to get huge discounts on hotels. What days of the week have the cheapest prices on flights. Simple tricks you can use to save big money on airline tickets. These are 100% legal, and almost no one knows about them. Best times to travel to Europe, Mexican beaches, Caribbean islands, Asia, Egypt, and more. How to do your "homework" and recognize great deals when you see them so you can take advantage of them right away. There are last minute deals out there that are just insane, and you need to know where to look and what to look for in these deals. How to get the best bargains on package deals. How to go on cheap "round the world" adventures. How to get bargains on cruises. Exactly where to find these amazing travel bargains. Companies often have special deals, but if you don't know where to look, you'll never hear about them. How to get notified of special deals and bargains before everyone else hears about them. How to get special deals and discounts if you're a student or are under 26. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sangita Chauhan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/074273/bk_acx0_074273_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Molly Talbot’s life was practical.She had a job that she was really good at. She was a travel agent extraordinaire - an expert at planning other people's adventures. She had a loving family. She had a nice apartment. Everything is nice and great. Okay. The truth is Molly wasn't living passionately, and she knew it!She wanted to travel and discover the world...but, she shouldn't do that. Because that was irresponsible. Because, she'd have to engage with strangers. Because, if she was going on an adventure, she'd want to plan it.Molly knew all the reasons she had to play it safe. But, when she's forced into a last-minute trip to Paris, she finds herself on an adventure that she could've never planned.Joel Madden had it it all.He was the CEO of a billion-dollar gemstone business. He got to discover hidden gems and show them to the world. And, he got to live in Paris, the city he loved. Everything was perfect.But, when the company's board decides to relocate headquarters to New York, he realizes that he has no real reason to stay in Paris. He realizes that he doesn't have it all because he doesn't have anyone to share his life with.Joel and Molly discover that they are each other's missing pieces.Listen to The Billionaire Tour Guide, book four of The Stone Realty Series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joan Dukore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/213248/bk_acx0_213248_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If you could go anywhere in the world, anywhere at all with no strings attached, where would it be? Every person in the world has an answer to that. It may not be far, or exotic, or even famous, but everyone wants to travel somewhere. The biggest hold up for most people is money. It's not cheap to fly halfway across the world stay in hotels, eat out every night, or see shows and entertainment. What if I told you with a few simple tips you can save thousands on your dream trip? Traveling doesn't need to expensive or overpriced. With this book, you'll learn: How to save hundreds when booking a flight How to add up miles with everyday purchases to find free or discounted flights Tips on how to find cheap flights, even at the last minute Other cheap alternatives to flights How to save money on hotels About free or cheap alternatives to staying in hotels Ideas on how to save money in common tourist places like museums or national parks Information on all-inclusive travel packages and cruises How to work abroad and earn money while traveling A ton of other tips, websites, and ideas that have already helped other travelers save thousands when traveling Don't keep putting off the trip you always wanted to do; this book will show you how to save money while traveling and start making your dream a reality today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Madelyn Morgan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/084242/bk_acx0_084242_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Benjamin and Rumblechm is a story that will keep your children laughing, gasping, and learning from the first minute to the last. As Katie and Jacob travel across Canada with their two eccentric aunts in a minivan named Rumblechum, they learn about history and geography. And with them is their stuffed monkey, Benjamin.Rumblechum transports them through Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the huge province of Ontario, and finally back to their little grey house in Edmonton, Alberta. Their dear calico cat Freedom is at the door to greet them, meowing with excitement and joy, and a mysterious parcel is opened.This is a fictional chapter book suitable for listeners between ages three to six, based on true traveling experiences. Your little ones will love listening through the chapters with whimsical illustrations at the top of each chapter, and you will love sharing the magical story of Benjamin's adventures in Rumblechum. This is a story for all ages, sharing the great country of Canada with a new generation of listeners. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dorian Welte. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/209099/bk_acx0_209099_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Based on the experiences of real-life kidnapping victim Sally Horner and her captor, whose story shocked the nation and inspired Vladimir Nabokov to write his controversial and iconic Lolita, Rust & Stardust is a heart-pounding audiobook by award-winning author T. Greenwood, who at last gives a voice to Sally herself. Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11-year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook from the local Woolworth's, she has no way of knowing that 52 year-old Frank LaSalle, fresh out of prison, is watching her, preparing to make his move. Accosting her outside the store, Frank convinces Sally that he’s an FBI agent who can have her arrested in a minute - unless she does as he says. This chilling audiobook traces the next two harrowing years as Frank mentally and physically assaults Sally while the two of them travel westward from Camden to San Jose, forever altering not only her life, but the lives of her family, friends, and those she meets along the way. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Therese Plummer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/003588/bk_aren_003588_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the ins and outs of traveling to New York from an expert - Erica Stewart. The insiders guide for women traveling to this amazing city! Brimming with insider knowledge, helpful tips, and recommendations to off-the-beaten path attractions, this travel guide helps you discern the good from the bad and the worthy from the overrated. From sightseeing to shopping, clubbing and, of course, feasting like a true New Yorker, let the author guide you through the overwhelming maze of options this magical city has to offer. Are you a female adventurer? Then hop on board and travel with us as we focus on answering your most ardent questions; we’ll calm your fears and highlight all you must know before you go, as well as provide you with all the sources you’ll need before and during your unforgettable vacation. New York is one of those amazing cities one can visit on a last-minute whim. With a near endless array of fantastic attractions and experiences at every turn, and an enormous amount of shareable info, the Big Apple delivers a mammoth sensory overload no matter when, what, how, or why one visits. For solo female travelers, New York can be exciting, soul-reviving, incredibly inspiring, and even a little overwhelming. Yet this safe, eclectic, and insanely vibrant city is one of the world’s most ideal destinations for anyone traveling alone. Over the last two decades, New York has literally transformed itself from one of the US' most crime-ridden cities to one of its safest. Boroughs which were once strife with petty and even violent crime have been restored and gentrified, and are now among the most expensive and sough-after in the country. It’s really quite amazing how this city, which has suffered immense trials in its tumultuous history, has risen from the ranks to stand as one of the most enticing holiday destinations in the world. The abundance of unforgettable sights, amazing shopping, delectable food, art, culture, and 1. Language: English. Narrator: Donna Lorenz Motta. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/105542/bk_acx0_105542_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.