No holds on these digital audiobook titles!

August is Inspirational Fiction month here at BCPL and we just added a new digital audiobook service called OneClickdigital that has several Inspirational titles with no holds or waitlists. If you are new to OneClickdigital, watch this short video to get started and then check out some of our favorites:

Where Do I Go? by Neta Jackson
Where Do I Go? book cover
“In Where Do I Go? by Gold Medallion Award winner Neta Jackson, Gabrielle Fairbanks hopes her move to Chicago will help her find real purpose in life. When she stumbles over a homeless woman and into a job as program director of the House of Hope-a downtown women’s homeless shelter-she believes she’s found what she’s been missing. And then her disgruntled husband threatens to divorce her and take custody of their children unless she quits working at the shelter.”

Hidden Places by Lynn Austin
Hidden Places book cover
Hidden Places is a Christy Award winner for excellence in Christian fiction. Fragrant blossoms herald spring, but the orchard is also a place of secrets and heartache. After the death of her husband Frank, Eliza is left with three young children and mounting debts. When a gentle stranger enters her orchard, she experiences a peculiar sensation of familiarity with the man. But will his unknown past jeopardize all that she has fought for?”

 Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen
Lady of Milkwood Manor book cover
“In the style of Jane Austen, debut author Julie Klassen delivers a compelling Regency Era novel. A vicar’s daughter avoids her neighbors’ scorn by finding refuge in London’s Milkweed Manor, a mysterious bastion of old secrets and new life. Trying to conceal her identity, she encounters a former suitor with secrets of his own. Resolved to protect their loved ones, neither realizes the level of self-sacrifice this will require. ‘This strangely sad, yet hopeful tale … will make your heart sing.’ -Edgy Inspirational”

 Against All Odds by Irene Hannon
Against All Odds book cover
“RITA Award winner Irene Hannon has also won the Holt Medallion for her romantic suspense. In this pulse-pounding thriller, the White House orders elite FBI operator Evan Cooper to secure Monica Callahan from a terrorist threat. But since Monica refuses all calls from her senior diplomat father, she sees no need for his round-the- clock protection-until a chilling ‘message’ leaves no doubt. ‘Brava! . a not-to-be-missed reading experience.’-Romantic Times Book Reviews”

–Emily

Emily Kean is the Digital Services Librarian at Boone County Public Library and the consortium administrator for Kentucky Libraries Unbound. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Information Science and has managed electronic resources in special and public libraries for over ten years.

5 reasons to go to the concert at the park this weekend

Appalachian Grass will perform live at Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veteran’s Way in Burlington, on Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

The top 5 reasons you should go to the concert:

  1. It’s bluegrass music!
  2. Appalachian Grass combines bluegrass history and stories with showmanship and humor to deliver top notch entertainment.
  3. This group is known for the quality of their singing; their vocals are a blend of smooth and intricate harmonies that are a delight to hear.
  4. The concert is FREE!
  5. And last but not least, Kitty McIntyre’s show-stopping fiddle trick!

Don’t forget your lawn chairs – the concert will be at Boone Woods Park in Burlington. In case of rain, the concert will be held at the Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington. Inclement weather after 5 p.m. may not allow enough time to move all of the sound equipment and instruments indoors. Call the Rain-Out Hotline at 859-334-2283 for weather updates.

Sponsored by Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks Department